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Chinese composer Du Yun stunned by Pulitzer win

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The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts (all times local): 6 p.m. When Chinese composer Du Yun heard she won the Pulitzer Prize for music, she thought it was a prank. Yun had just returned from a day of panels at The Culture Summit in Abu Dhabi, and her librettist texted her the good news, which arrived close to midnight for Yun. Thirty-nine-year-old Yun won the prize Monday for “Angel’s Bone,” about a financially struggling couple…

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David Brooks on Donald Trump voters, Colin Kaepernick and growing loss of connection in U.S.

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With his twice-weekly forum on The New York Times Op-Ed page, along with weekly gigs on NPR’s All Things Considered and the PBS NewsHour, David Brooks is regarded as one of the pre-eminent political pundits in the country. So when I had the opportunity to speak with him about an hour-and-a-half before his scheduled appearance at the Palladium in St. Petersburg Wednesday evening, I asked him what he thought the greatest challenge facing the U.S. in 2016. He believes it’s our increasing social…

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