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California Pulls The Plug On Uber's Self-Driving Car Experiment

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California has shut down Uber’s short trial of self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco a week after the first of those vehicles blew through a red light.

A Thousand Splendid Suns at ACT: Gripping Drama Burdened by an Overload of Detail

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A proposal of marriage in desperate times: Rasheed (Haysam Kadri) and Laila (Nadine Malouf); his first wife, Mariam (Kate Rigg) watches.

Photos by Kevin Berne



Transforming a novel into a play -- especially one as sprawling as Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns -- inevitably requires difficult choices: how much to keep, how much to cut, how to shape the elements that appear on stage.

Ironically Titled Library Book Finally Returned After 100 Years

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Some people just read more slowly than others.


The San Francisco Public Library newest book is actually one of its oldest: More than a century old.

Pioneer Cabin Tree, Iconic Giant Sequoia With 'Tunnel,' Falls In Storm

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Pioneer Cabin Tree, an iconic giant sequoia in California’s Calaveras Big Trees State Park, was toppled during a massive storm that swept through the state on Sunday.