Monday, April 15, 2013
In the course of just a couple of years, a young French ensemble, the Quatuor Ebene (or, in English, the Ebony Quartet) has become big news on the classical scene. They've been known to modestly call themselves "freelance players," but not just any freelance players win Gramophone Magazine's highly sought-after Record of the Year prize, as they did in 2009
Legislation allowing Congress to reject an Iran nuclear pact is expected to sail through the assembly, leaving President Barack Obama with the tough task of selling the deal to skeptical lawmakers. The bill gives Congress 30 days to review any final nuclear deal. During the congressional review period, the President would be able to lift sanctions imposed through presidential action, but would be blocked from easing any of the sanctions imposed by Congress.
Should Congress vote to block removing Cuba from the terrorism list list?