Frank Bruni

08/27/2015 - 9:47pm

    As he tried to concentrate on his final college exams, he couldn’t erase the terrifying images in his head, an endless replay of a video he’d seen. It showed two men being killed — their necks noosed, their bodies dragged through the streets and set on fire.

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08/27/2015 - 8:30pm

    In politics, the smallest things often turn out to be the most telling ones, and so it is with the man who was supposed to be the Republican front-runner, who once inspired such rapture among party elders and whose entrance into the presidential race they...

08/20/2015 - 7:15pm

    Teaching can’t compete.

    When the economy improves and job prospects multiply, college students turn their attention elsewhere, to professions that promise more money, more independence,...

08/20/2015 - 6:34pm

    The year 2009 was rough for the Bank of America and its chairman and chief executive, Ken Lewis. On Jan. 1, the bank closed its $50 billion purchase of Merrill Lynch, a deal Lewis had hastily negotiated the previous September, as the financial world...

08/20/2015 - 6:27pm

    In the arid hills that rim this remote town of just 327 people, Tim Kellogg spent countless hours with cattle: feeding them, herding them, even helping them give birth. He was a cowboy through and through.

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08/13/2015 - 3:37pm

    Every year the frenzy to get into highly selective colleges seems to intensify, and every year the news media finds and fawns over the rare students offered admission to all eight Ivy League schools. This year Ronald Nelson, from the Memphis area, was one...

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