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August 27, 2012

Vol.207 / No.5
Theater
John A. ColemanAugust 27, 2012

America’s many festivals, indoors and out, stage the Bard.

Signs Of the Times

New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan will offer closing prayers at the Democratic National Convention Sept. 6, as he will at the Republican National Convention a week earlier

Columns
Maryann Cusimano LoveAugust 27, 2012

Restrictive voting laws are the opposite of electoral reform.

Signs Of the Times

August 1 is the first possible date when health plans could be required to cover eight new preventive services for women under the Affordable Care Act.

The Word
Peter FeldmeierAugust 27, 2012

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Sept. 9, 2012

Books
Patrick GilgerAugust 27, 2012

The Variations attempts make inroads "on the vast terrain of what cannot be said."

Signs Of the Times

According to one report, women there are almost 50 percent more likely than men to contract the disease.