Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Cheating Scandal

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Cheating Scandal … I’ve ‘Betrayed’ my Daughter 4/8/2019 12:05 PM PDT Breaking News Felicity Huffman has thrown in the towel in her college admissions cheating scandal … pleading guilty, along with 12 other parents and one coach. The former “Desperate Housewives” star was one of 14 people who entered …

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‘I Have Let Whitman Alone’

Edy BrothersWalt Whitman, 1880 In 1855 no one had yet heard anything like the raw, declamatory, and jubilant voice of the self-proclaimed “American, one of the roughs, a kosmos”—Walt Whitman, who in Leaves of Grass, his dazzling poetic debut, announced, “I celebrate myself,/And what I assume you shall assume,/For every atom belonging to me as …

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The Englishman who helped safeguard Japan’s cherry trees

The Sakura Obsession. By Naoko Abe. Knopf; 400 pages; $27.95. Published in Britain as “‘Cherry’ Ingram: The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms” by Chatto & Windus; £18.00. ON MARCH 21ST a Japanese phenologist observed the pink-and-white blossoms on a cherry tree in the Yasukuni shrine in central Tokyo and formally declared the start of the cherry-blossom viewing …

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