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Everyone Invited: ‘Great Gatsby’ Copyright to End in 2021

NEW YORK — For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from “The Great Gatsby” have been as real to millions of readers as people in their own lives, exemplars and victims of the American pursuit of wealth and status. “I wish it were possib...
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Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

WASHINGTON — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent. The value of Americans' ...
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Go Back Home to Ohio, LeBron James

Sure, I’m happy to see the world’s greatest basketball player join my favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers. But as a Californian, I fear LeBron is the last thing our state needs. His arrival is a high-profi...