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Sarah Ruhl on her new play and book of essays

This image released by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation shows Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl. Ruhl's latest play, "The Oldest Boy," opens next month at Lincoln Center and marks the first time she's used puppets in her work. (AP Photo/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspiration for a play can come from anywhere. For Sarah Ruhl’s latest, it came from somewhere close. So close it was in her house all along: It was the baby sitter.

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Thousands attend Oscar Taveras’ Dominican burial

A photo St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Oscar Taveras stands on top of the coffin containing his body during his funeral in Sosua, Dominican Republic, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Taveras died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 22. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic’s north coast for Tuesday’s burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras.

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Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal reunite for B’way

This photo provided by Roundabout Theatre Company shows Ewan McGregor, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, who star in Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Thing," at American Airlines Theatre opening Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. The actors are making their Broadway debut playing lovers.  (AP Photo/Roundabout Theatre Company, Richard Phibbs)

NEW YORK (AP) — She absolutely adores Tom Stoppard. He has never been much of a fan. She fell in love with the playwright’s words at 17. He once had a terrible audition for a Stoppard play and never went back for more.

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Jeff Gordon’s driver’s ed teacher killed in crash

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) — A retired Indiana school principal who was NASCAR star Jeff Gordon’s driver’s education teacher was killed with his wife in a Tennessee crash while returning from watching Gordon race.

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Madame Tussauds DC to add figure of Taylor Swift

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taylor Swift is getting double the love from Madame Tussauds wax museum with her figure being unveiled in both Washington and Hollywood.

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