New Jhumpa Lahiri novel is scattered, slow

“The Lowland: A Novel” (Alfred A. Knopf), by Jhumpa Lahiri If you’re one of Jhumpa Lahiri’s many adoring fans, someone who is always impatie…

1 week until govt shutdown deadline

With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned — if not rushing — to that end.