Opera Review: Levine Is Impressive in Return to Met With 'Così Fan Tutte' :: The Met's maestro, James Levine, conducted Mozart's "Così Fan Tutte" Tuesday night at the Metropolitan Opera, with a bright young cast.
Officials Detail Premium Costs of Health Plan :: The Obama administration highlighted premiums for consumers in states where the federal government will run new insurance markets starting next week, with costs it said were generally lower than prior estimates.
After Comeback for the Ages, a Last Dash for America's Cup :: After winning seven races in succession, including two Tuesday, Oracle Team USA, the Cup defender, has tied the series with Emirates Team New Zealand at 8-8.
Samsung Electronics to launch smartphone with curved display in October :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/zaqmeeTzvWI/story01.htm
U.S. to Contact Borrowers With New Options for Repaying Student Loans :: Starting next month, the Education Department will send e-mails explaining relief plans to borrowers who seem most vulnerable.
San Francisco Debates a Proposal to Limit Where Dogs Can Roam :: Dog owners in the city are protesting proposed rules that they say drastically limit where the animals can romp without a leash in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Former Chief of Jewish Charity Stole Money Early and Often, Prosecutors Say :: A criminal complaint says William E. Rapfogel was mired in fraud nearly from the start of his 21 years with the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty.
Mother Teresa's Crisis of Faith :: Her secret letters show that she spent almost 50 years without sensing the presence of God in her life. What does her experience teach us about the value of doubt?
Frugal Traveler: With Age Comes (Some) Discounts :: For older travelers, some advice for sorting through the sometimes confusing world of discounts overseas.
Coveted Restaurant Reservations Without the Groveling :: A bit of cleverness can take you far in getting that elusive table.
Opinionator: Deeper Than God: Ronald Dworkin's Religious Atheism :: A final book grapples with a vexing question: to what extent and on what basis should constitutional protection be afforded to religious activities?
From Boyd, with love - Herald Scotland :: http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/herald-view/from-boyd-with-love.22248876
Samsung to unveil smartphone with curved screen - Sydney Morning Herald :: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/samsung-to-unveil-smartphone-with-curved-screen-20130926-2ufq7.html
Man with blue skin dies at 62: Unlikely his condition was responsible - Los Angeles Times :: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-man-blue-skin-dies-20130925,0,6637583.story
Oompa thumpas: Pair dressed as Willy Wonka's men brawl - Metro :: http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/25/men-dressed-as-oompa-loompas-picked-a-fight-with-passers-by-4113016/
Ten Questions with Richard Dawkins :: The evolutionary biologist on new words, his education and, of course, God
Graduates students express concerns with design of Munger residence hall - The Michigan Daily :: http://www.michigandaily.com/news/students-weigh-proposed-graduate-dorm
Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.
EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.
Recipes for Health: Lasagna With Tomato Sauce and Roasted Eggplant :: A delicious and hearty "do-ahead" dish.
Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement :: If markets don't cooperate, the conventional wisdom on how much you can withdraw from your nest egg each year can fall short. What are the alternatives? Here are three of them.
Munger Residences on track with regent approval for design - The Michigan Daily :: http://michigandaily.com/news/regents-approve-design-munger-residence-hall
The World According to Vladimir Putin :: Moscow is taking an ever more controversial stand with the U.S. Why Russia's leader dreams of imperial rebirth