Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Midday Roundup: PS4 debuts, plus gay marriage rift in the UMC

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/15/13, 01:10 pm

Console contest. Sony’s PlayStation 4, the first new PlayStation model in seven years, went on sale at midnight last night. The PS4’s release comes just before the new Microsoft Xbox One hits the market next week. The two game consoles will be in fierce competition for the No. 1 sales slot this Christmas. Experts predict the PS4 will have the advantage in the market because of its lower cost ($400 vs. Xbox’s $500).

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Obama: You can keep your plans ... for now

Healthcare | The president proposes a short-term fix for those whose insurance plans have been canceled because of Obamacare
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/14/13, 02:33 pm

Privately insured Americans whose insurance was deemed unworthy under Obamacare can keep their plans one more year, President Barack Obama said today. In a news conference announcing the policy shift, Obama tried to calm public fury and address his own party’s concerns that he reneged on his promise to allow people to keep their insurance plans if they wanted to.

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Midday Roundup: Tacloban's misery recalls Superdome scene

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/14/13, 12:56 pm

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