Joe Hernandez

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Joe Hernandez appears in the following:

Summer on Stage: This Season's Notable Musicals

Friday, May 31, 2013

A young man grappling for meaning in life, surrounded by acrobats in hoops. A sung-through adaptation of the Russian novel "War and Peace." And a pop-star musical about the former first lady of the Philippines.

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Nocera: Big Ten Regretting Rutgers Decision? Not for a Second

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Big Ten isn’t likely thinking twice about having Rutgers join the conference next year despite scandals that have dogged its athletic department, according to New York Times columnist Joe Nocera said.

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Metro-North Track Inspected 2 Days Before Derailment, Official Says

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

An official at the Federal Railroad Administration says the agency inspected the area where a commuter train derailed and collided with another in Connecticut last week just two days before the accident.

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Christie on His Weight: 'It's Not a Career Issue'

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his decision to undergo gastric band surgery to lose weight was not a career move — and that he has no interest in becoming a role model. 

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Reclusive Lauryn Hill Gets Jail Time for Tax Evasion

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

"She has said that she wanted to drop out of the music industry for the safety of her family, of her children, to raise them outside of that spotlight of celebrity." — Eric Danton, ...

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Escaped Prisoner Caught in Upper Manhattan

Monday, May 06, 2013

Police say they've caught the18-year-old  fugitive who's escape shut down train lines across upper Manhattan.

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Boston Bombings: WNYC's Full Coverage

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Residents of Newtown, Connecticut were running in Monday’s Boston Marathon, in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Thomas Abrams was among them, runni...

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Where in the Solar System Is Voyager 1?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Last week, a new study alleged that Voyager 1 had burst through the heliosphere into interstellar space. NASA quickly shot down that explanation, explaining that the craft is still wi...

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Senator Dianne Feinstein on Drones, Assault Weapons Ban

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

After this month's Senate-floor filibuster by Senator Rand Paul, the debate over the Obama administration's drone program have been reignited. And a debate that never left — gun contr...

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Cyprus Rejects E.U. Bailout Deal

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Lawmakers in Cyprus turned down a €10 billion package from the European Union yesterday, calling it not a bailout but blackmail. It would have taxed ordinary bank deposits and left bo...

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Older Americans Are Working Longer and Retiring Later

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Continuing our thread this week about the changing American workplace, here's a fact about the changing American workforce: it's getting older. But the current workplace isn't set up ...

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Lessons in Revitalizing Cities

Monday, March 04, 2013

With Detroit falling deeper into debt and the local government helpless to respond, governor Rick Snyder declared a financial emergency in the city on Friday. The next step is to appo...

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Are Manufactured Crises the New Norm?

Friday, March 01, 2013

Two seasoned D.C. watchers join The Takeaway to discuss federal money management in the days ahead. Andrea Seabrook hosts the DecodeDC podcast, and Todd Zwillich is the Takeaway Washi...

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Washington Braces for Sequestration

Friday, March 01, 2013

Today's deadline for a deal on the sequester is expected to come and go without an agreement between Congress and President Obama. Todd Zwillich spoke to some small business owners in...

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Want to Give Back? Get a Job on Wall Street

Thursday, February 28, 2013

According to Oxford ethicist William MacAskill, the most effective route to "making a difference" in the world is not to work for a charity but to donate loads of cash instead. And th...

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Study Finds Common Genetic Thread in Five Psychiatric Diseases

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A new study published in The Lancet today has found a common genetic thread running through five well-known psychiatric diseases. Scientists hope the findings will clear up how these ...

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Sequester Cuts Felt in American Classrooms

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Those automatic spending cuts, known in Washington and beyond as the "sequester," just won't go away. And unless Congress stops it from happening, the "sequester" will kick in this Fr...

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Our 'Unstable' Universe Could Be Wiped Out by a New One

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Dr. Joseph Lykken of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory posits that "vacuum instability," that a universe will blow up like a bubble in our universe and sweep across it, consum...

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Is Mary Jo White a Tough Cop or a Wall Street Insider?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

President Obama's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, continues to receive praise and criticism for her background. By some, she's hailed as the tou...

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Sequestration Could Jack Up the Price of Meat

Monday, February 18, 2013

While the cuts haven't come yet, Takeaway political correspondent Todd Zwillich reports that the sequester deadline will probably come and go, automatically enacting those across-the-...

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