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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Jersey City shootout kills officer, civilians

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/10/19, 05:26 pm

Police do not believe the gun battle that led to multiple deaths in Jersey City, N.J., on Tuesday was an act of terror. Gunfire rang out for about an hour in the early afternoon in an area with a kosher supermarket, a Catholic school, a hair salon, and other shops. Doctors pronounced a police officer dead at the hospital, and authorities found additional casualties, including civilians, inside the supermarket. Preliminary reports said six people died in the violence.

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Austerity czar of the ’80s dies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/09/19, 01:03 pm

Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman whose hard-nosed monetary policy conquered out-of-control inflation, has died. He was 92.

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A Manny in full

Entertainment | A former Boston Red Sox great trades disgrace for God’s grace
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/06/19, 05:30 pm

Manny Ramirez left Boston in 2008 in a tide of bitterness, but the former major league baseball star has since returned on a wave of forgiveness. The 2004 World Series MVP said he’s not the same man who fought with teammates, pushed a 64-year-old administrative staff member to the ground, and feigned a knee injury to get out of playing in his final year with the Red Sox—and he gives all the credit to Jesus Christ.

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