Wheelchairs, Miguel Cabrera, and 'Impressionism and Fashion'

Esther Zuckerman
October 4, 2012
Wheelchairs, Miguel Cabrera, and 'Impressionism and Fashion'

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Top Stories: Peter Baker writes in his debate analysis piece that the candidates' "largely zinger-free styles may have disguised a fierce clash of views not only over taxes, spending and health care, but over the very role of government in American society in a time of wrenching problems." 

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World: Violence in Iran over economic trouble. 

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U.S.: Sioux tribes are trying to raise $9 million to purchase a parcel of land in the Black Hills, which are considered sacred. 

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New York: Travelers are using wheelchairs to bypass lines at airports.

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Personal Tech: David Pogue on e-readers.

Science: The Pegomastax africanus, a small, early dinosaur, is finally identified "in a slab of red rock that was collected in the early 1960s by scientists working in South Africa." 

Sports: Miguel Cabrera, who won baseball's triple crown, "never lost what everyone agreed he possessed like few others: a discriminating eye at the plate and a sweet, timely and fluidly powerful swing." 

Opinion: Karen L. Cox on Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and being openly gay in the rural South. 

Music: A federally sponsored project, OneBeat, brings together musicians from around the world "to write, produce and record original music and take it on the road for American audiences." 

Movies: Documentarians see problems in a new system of selection for the Oscars, but it was meant as an improvement on the earlier method. 

Fashion & Style: Eric Wilson and Bill Cunningham go to the Musée d’Orsay's "Impressionism and Fashion," drawing parallels to the work being exhibited and the hubbub of Fashion Week.