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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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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Pearl Harbor prepares for somber anniversary

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/06/19, 02:33 pm

Saturday marks 78 years since the Japanese attack on the base that spurred the United States’ entry into World War II. On Wednesday, Gabriel Romero, a 22-year-old sailor, opened fire in the Pearl Harbor shipyard, killing two people and wounding one other before killing himself. Romero was supposed to be guarding the USS Columbia submarine, which was in the shipyard for maintenance. An unnamed U.S. military official said Romero was unhappy with his commanders, was undergoing counseling, and faced non-judicial punishment for misconduct.

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