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Florida, Syria, Fox News: Your Tuesday Briefing
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:13:29 GMT
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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New York Today: New York Today: Albany Agenda
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
Tuesday: Legislation to watch this year, “Malcolm X Speaks”, and a look at key players in Albany.
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After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:10:48 GMT
Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.
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School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:32:26 GMT
Around the country, teachers are reflecting on whether they are prepared to take a bullet for their students. “I think about it all the time,” one said.
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DealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:39:53 GMT
As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.
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How Unwitting Americans Encountered Russian Operatives Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:48:49 GMT
With imperfect English and tireless posting on Facebook and Twitter, Russian trolls summoned Americans to rallies, praised Donald J. Trump and played on political divisions.
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State Officials Say They Are Told Too Little About Election Threats
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:29:15 GMT
Federal officials are slow to share with them the specifics they need to guard against Russian hacking and other attacks on voting integrity, state election officials say.
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Indictment Leaves No Doubt: Russia Backed Trump. But Was It the Difference?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:11:57 GMT
The charges against 13 Russians have injected a new twist into a debate that has consumed the political universe since the final hours of election night: How did Trump do it?
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In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:04:21 GMT
A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the graft and cronyism that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy.
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Feature: The Case Against Google
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:01 GMT
Critics say the search giant is squelching competition before it begins. Should the government step in?
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Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:31:47 GMT
The White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal that engulfed the White House was known for his ambition at Harvard and on Capitol Hill.
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Tools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:27:22 GMT
Beyond facilitating a $130,000 payment to silence a pornographic film actress, Donald Trump’s lawyer spent years making aggressive behind-the-scenes efforts to protect him.
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White House Memo: White House Seeks to Move On From Abuse Scandal. But What Did It Learn?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:43:19 GMT
A better-not-to-know approach in the White House allowed the Rob Porter problem to fester and raises questions about whether officials are capable of creating a better system.
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The Arrest Was a Bust. The Officers Got Overtime Anyway.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
A federal trial in Brooklyn is set to explore the issue of so-called collars for dollars. The implications could be far-reaching.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Missing Conservatism? Just Wait for a Democratic President
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:45:14 GMT
Republicans will complain again about overweening government, accelerating social change and American decline.
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Editorial: The Dirty Little Deals That Would Foul the Environment
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:53:35 GMT
Republicans are adding measures to appropriations bills that would gut protections of the air, water and landscape.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Respect First, Then Gun Control
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:37:40 GMT
One reaction to the Florida school shooting is the shaming of supporters of gun rights. But there’s a more productive approach.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Content of the G.O.P.’s Character
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:35:05 GMT
The personal is political: A bad-faith party attracts bad people.
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Op-Ed Contributors: A Better Way to Protect Mueller
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:45:15 GMT
Robert Bork, criticized for his role in the Saturday Night Massacre, also made sure the president couldn’t easily fire another special prosecutor.
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Op-Ed Columnist: The Madness of American Crowds
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:45:16 GMT
There’s nothing new about Trump, but that’s not necessarily reassuring.
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Fixes: A City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:45:15 GMT
Philadelphia is trying new strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, including planning a supervised site for drug use.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Tara Lipinski: It’s Time to Take Risks in the Rink Again
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:36:37 GMT
America’s female figure skaters came up under a system that rewarded clean skating over innovation. But that doesn’t produce champions.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Nashville’s Mayor Has Stumbled. Who Will Cast the First Stone?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:58:13 GMT
Megan Barry’s affair with a subordinate has her opponents outraged. The rest of us aren’t sure what to think.
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Are Ice Dancing’s King and Queen
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:43:04 GMT
The Canadians modernized ice dancing and skated their way into the history books Tuesday at the Winter Games.
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Russian Fans at the Olympics Are Loud, Proud and Angry
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:39:04 GMT
With many of their best barred from these Games because of doping, Russian athletes have yet to win a gold medal. Their supporters say the fault lies elsewhere.
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Unified Korean Hockey Team Finishes Winless. So Why All the Cheering?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:50:03 GMT
Shouldering a heavy political weight, the team lost its final game, but the outcome was beside the point for many optimistic spectators.
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N.B.A. Owner Backs Lawsuit Against Russian Doping Whistle-Blower
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:00:19 GMT
Mikhail D. Prokhorov, a Russian oligarch and owner of the Nets, is financing a defamation suit that attacks the credibility of Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov.
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German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:28:19 GMT
The brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany.
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Skeptical U.S. Rebuffs Mexico’s Request for Aid in Spyware Inquiry
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:23 GMT
Officials are said to be worried about being used as a fig leaf in the case, which involves the use of surveillance technology to spy on Mexican government critics.
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Syrian Bombardment Kills Nearly 100 in Eastern Ghouta
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:03:08 GMT
Residents of the rebel-held enclave near Damascus described the events as an all-out attack on civilians and infrastructure in order to force a surrender.
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Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:14:24 GMT
Mr. Romney, who has publicly clashed with Mr. Trump in the past, has signaled he plans to serve as a check on the president if he is elected.
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‘Black Panther’ Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:13:41 GMT
The superhero film has broken box office records, and now its soundtrack, featuring Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and SZA, has opened in the top spot.
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Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:17:38 GMT
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
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As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:25:41 GMT
President Trump’s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don’t, deepening resentments.
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Sexual Misconduct Spurs New Elections: The #MeToo Races
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:19 GMT
Nearly a dozen special elections are being held in 2018 to fill vacancies left by lawmakers accused of sexual harassment or misconduct.
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Graffiti Gets Paid at 5Pointz. Now What?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:24 GMT
An unexpected payday suggests an uncertain future for the equally derided and appreciated urban art form.
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Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:52:55 GMT
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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Personal Journeys: Family, Meet My Old Love: Saigon
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
Twenty years after my first visit to the Vietnamese city, would the people I love most love the land I love most?
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Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: Spoilers
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:45:30 GMT
Knowing what’s going to happen can amplify the pleasure of the moviegoing experience.
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Want to Plan for Your Death and Funeral? Here’s How.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:45:01 GMT
Pre-need funeral plans can be complicated, so here is a primer on everything you’ll need to know.
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Personal Health: The Importance of Infants’ Exposure to Micro-Organisms
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:46:53 GMT
Fewer scheduled cesarean deliveries and more breast-feeding could give babies more protective bacteria.
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What to Do With a Day Off
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:11:48 GMT
Step one: Give yourself permission to actually take the day off.
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Standing for 6 Hours Burns an Extra 54 Calories
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:57:56 GMT
You could lose over five pounds in a year by choosing to stand rather than sit — if you didn’t find other ways to make up for the calorie deficit.
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Phys Ed: Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
Eating more protein can significantly augment the effects of lifting weights, a review of research found.
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Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:40:31 GMT
After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she’s tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, “I lead a very dull life.”
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Essay: The Iceman Cometh Out
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:15 GMT
One of Marvel’s X-Men, Iceman, has finally accepted that he is gay in a comic book series that is breaking new ground for the genre.
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T Introduces: From Sign-Language Tutor to Lead Actress
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:15:58 GMT
Lauren Ridloff, who was born deaf, will star onstage opposite Joshua Jackson in “Children of a Lesser God” — her first major theater acting job.
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Trending: Most Sunscreens Can Harm Coral Reefs. What Should Travelers Do?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:14 GMT
Avoiding non-biodegradable sunscreen may be the one solution to coral bleaching travelers have the most immediate and direct influence over.
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By the Book: Kristin Hannah: By the Book
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:47 GMT
The novelist Kristin Hannah would like to discuss women’s history with Margaret Atwood, Hillary Clinton and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Let’s face it, the Notorious R.B.G. is just plain cool.”
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Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:29 GMT
Scientists are racing to understand why immunotherapy drugs have worked for a few cancer patients when the medicines should have had no effect.
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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.
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Out There: Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:36:56 GMT
The Wfirst project, which would have investigated the force of dark energy in the universe and searched for more planets, has been cut from NASA’s proposed budget.
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Personal Health: Contraception for Teenagers
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
Although teenage pregnancy rates have declined, too many teens still use birth control methods incorrectly or inconsistently.
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Arts

An Unlikely Youth Revolution at the Paris Opera
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:32:23 GMT
Nearly 100,000 people younger than 28 came to see the centuries-old company last season, contradicting a worldwide trend of aging opera audiences.
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Watch Ping-Pong Make Its New York Philharmonic Debut
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:39:39 GMT
Table-tennis-playing soloists swing paddles, hand drums, small gongs and even a wine glass in Andy Akiho’s unconventional concerto, “Ricochet.”
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‘Black Panther’ Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:13:41 GMT
The superhero film has broken box office records, and now its soundtrack, featuring Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and SZA, has opened in the top spot.
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Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:00:14 GMT
Geta Bratescu spent most of her career in obscurity in Communist Romania. Late in life she came to international recognition, and now has a major show in Los Angeles.
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Review: In ‘Athena,’ Two Teenage Fencers Parry Ordinary Life
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:26:52 GMT
Girls train, talk and bond in Gracie Gardner’s play, one of several recent works telling the important stories of young women growing up.
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Review: Lee Krasner Gets the Upper Hand in ‘Pollock’
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:31:17 GMT
This bio-play about the married artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner is a surreal sparring match, steeped in alcohol and dripping with paint.
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Books News: Hunting — and Haunted by — a Serial Killer
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:36:10 GMT
Michelle McNamara died before she completed her book about the Golden State Killer; her husband, Patton Oswalt didn’t want her work to be in vain.
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Review: ‘George,’ Like Its Fluxus Subject, Is Playful and Prankish
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:21:41 GMT
A documentary details the rise of the avant-garde art movement founded by George Maciunas, though Fluxus remains as hard as ever to pin down.
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Time’s Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards’ Wins 5 Awards
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:05:45 GMT
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.
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The Carpetbagger: An Oscar-Nominated Transgender Director on His ‘Authentic Self’
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:01 GMT
“People are saying thank you for showing this isn’t something black people have been imagining,” says Yance Ford, director of “Strong Island.”
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Nonfiction: In a New Biography of the Bouvier Women, Jealousies Rule
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
“Jackie, Janet & Lee,” by J. Randy Taraborrelli, reveals bonds as fierce as the scandals that threatened them.
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Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:40:31 GMT
After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she’s tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, “I lead a very dull life.”
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Nonfiction: Who Owns the Elgin Marbles?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
In “The Real Life of the Parthenon,” Patricia Vigderman visits classic sites of the ancient world, exploring their complex, contested heritage.
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Match Book: Dear Match Book: Two Budding Bookworms — and Friends — Seeking Literary Realism
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:01 GMT
Novels for young readers that tackle the complexities of the human condition.
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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and ‘Born in Flames’
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:00:14 GMT
“Thor: Ragnarok” arrives on streaming services. And women lead a revolution in the newly restored fantasy film “Born in Flames.”
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The Alienist: ‘The Alienist’ Season 1, Episode 5: Look at Your Bird, Laszlo
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:00:01 GMT
This week Dr. Kreizler came face to face with a killer — and with how much he has yet to learn.
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Violin, Percussion … and Ping-Pong?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:39:31 GMT
Two U.S. national table tennis champions play each other — at the New York Philharmonic. The unique performance uses sounds from an intense match alongside a full symphony orchestra.
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Books of The Times: A Pulpy New Novel and Juiceless Old Essays From Mario Vargas Llosa
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:20:49 GMT
“The Neighborhood” finds an influential Peruvian industrialist caught in a tabloid scandal, and “Sabers and Utopias” is a collection of political essays from the past five decades.
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Tech Tip: Finding Closed-Caption Content Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
Many streaming video providers offer movies and television shows with embedded text descriptions for those who cannot hear the words being spoken.
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American Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:15:05 GMT
Michael Rohana was attending an event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia when he entered a closed exhibition room and vandalized the 2,000-year-old statue, the authorities say.
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A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:57:36 GMT
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a theater director accused of sexual harassment.
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Essay: The Iceman Cometh Out
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:15 GMT
One of Marvel’s X-Men, Iceman, has finally accepted that he is gay in a comic book series that is breaking new ground for the genre.
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Nonfiction: An Irish Flneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:18 GMT
John Banville’s “Time Pieces” takes the acclaimed novelist back to the Dublin of his youth, recalling people and places that still live in his memory.
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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ and ‘The Dog’
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:00:18 GMT
Stanley Nelson traces the history of historically black colleges, while “The Dog” reveals the real-life star behind “Dog Day Afternoon.”
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A Female Composers’ Competition Announces Its First Winners
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:22 GMT
National Sawdust’s Hildegard Competition, for rising female and non-binary composers, announced three winners, who will present new work on June 12.
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Here and Now: ‘Here and Now’ Season 1, Episode 2: Empathy and Fear
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:19:09 GMT
This week’s episode questioned whether empathy remains a viable mode of personal or political action.
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Review: ‘Is God Is’ Reinvents the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:45:29 GMT
Aleshea Harris’s sensational new play, at Soho Rep, sends twin sisters into a wild, wild West on a bloody mission of vengeance.
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What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:10:37 GMT
Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.
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George London Awards Given to Six Young Singers
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:17:19 GMT
The group of rising opera singers was chosen after a finals concert on Friday at the Morgan Library & Museum.
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With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:59:56 GMT
The movie’s Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths.
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Hear How ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Became a New-Music Showcase
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:54:07 GMT
The daffy Amazon comedy, whose fourth season began streaming on Friday, has emerged as an unlikely destination for some of today’s hippest composers.
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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Inside the Fevered Minds of Sports Fans
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:00:01 GMT
To write “Superfans,” George Dohrmann spoke to everyday fans, academics and scientists about what it is that drives our vicarious competitive mania.
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Did You Watch ‘Black Panther’? Let’s Talk Spoilers
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:03:15 GMT
Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie.
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I Took 7th Graders to See ‘Black Panther.’ Here’s What They Said.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:35:58 GMT
Brooklyn students are enthusiastic — and frank — about the movie. While they were taken with the superhero’s suit, they also saw deeper meanings at work.
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What’s on TV Sunday: The Baftas and the N.B.A. All-Star Game
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:00:13 GMT
“The Shape of Water” leads the way at the Baftas. And John Oliver returns to the desk on “Last Week Tonight.”
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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:43:44 GMT
Our art critic reviews the Obamas’ official portraits. Dan Barry on the distinctly American ritual of school shootings. Norway then and now in the Olympics. WeWork’s plans for world domination. And more.
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Jake Shears, of Scissor Sisters, Stages His Own Comeback
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:52:06 GMT
After years of self-imposed exile, the glam rocker returns to the limelight on Broadway, and with a new memoir chronicling a saucy slice of Downtown New York.
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Books News: A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:32:23 GMT
Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.
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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Medicine for Melancholy’ and ‘Tragedy Girls’
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:00:14 GMT
A brief love affair turns into a day of wonder in “Medicine for Melancholy.” And the comic horror film “Tragedy Girls” arrives on Hulu.
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Weinstein Company Fires David Glasser, Its President
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:45:03 GMT
The move to get rid of the man the Weinsteins called their “third brother” comes at an urgent moment for the troubled company.
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Andr Harvey, Sculptor of the Natural World, Is Dead at 76
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:13:41 GMT
Mr. Harvey was renowned for his intricately detailed, realistic bronze representations of pigs, frogs, turtles and even the occasional human.
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Obama Portraits ‘Push Us to Think More,’ Readers Say
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:30:51 GMT
Times readers said the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unconventional, not unlike the former first couple, while others felt it didn’t capture their spirit.
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‘Unmasked,’ a Musical Celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber, to Open at Playhouse in N.J.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:08:06 GMT
The production, created by Richard Curtis and John Doyle, will feature new songs by the composer and some of his most well-known.
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That Decisive Moment: Yannick, Sooner: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:52:19 GMT
The Philharmonic's next music director, Bach and a piece from the Harlem Renaissance were among the highlights.
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Review: ‘A Small Oak Tree Runs Red’ Unties a Century-Old Noose
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:34:00 GMT
This flawed and devastating play argues that in remaining ignorant of our history, we risk remaining mired in its violence.
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How to Fit All of Asia (and a Food Cart) Into a Museum Cafe?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:27:49 GMT
The chef Deuki Hong and two partners won the job of revamping the menu at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco by breaking the rules.
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Critic’s Notebook: Coming Next Week, on Back-to-Back Nights: Operatic Royalty
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:51:09 GMT
Two of Europe’s greatest singing actresses, Evelyn Herlitzius and Anna Caterina Antonacci, are making rare appearances in New York.
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Popcast: The Complex Intersection Where Rap and the Legal System Collide
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:49:08 GMT
A conversation with a criminal lawyer about the racial politics of legal representation, the Meek Mill saga and the future prospects of incarcerated would-be stars.
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Playlist: The Playlist: Frank Ocean Rescues ‘Moon River,’ and 10 More New Songs
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:55:00 GMT
Hear the week's most notable tracks from Courtney Barnett, Gregory Porter, Tinashe and more.
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Make T Something | Joshua Werber
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:33:59 GMT
The floral artist accepts T's challenge to make an object in under an hour using a few select items —including a copy of The New York Times — and models the results.
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How Does a Political Reporter Write a Memoir? First, Read Books. A Lot of Books.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:33:25 GMT
A reporter who spent a decade covering Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns talks about her adjustment to book leave and finding the “foreign land where writers live.”
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Critic’s Notebook: The Transgressive Appeal of the Comedy Murder Podcast
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:55:26 GMT
Listening to a new crop of podcasts, with drinks in hand, women exact revenge on the true crime genre.
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Review: ‘Riot’ and the Art of Kitsch as Protest
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:56:35 GMT
A rowdy Irish revue from the Dubin-based troupe Thisispopbaby asks the world to make love, not war, and dance, dance, dance.
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Scene City: Orchids and Dragons
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:03:07 GMT
Galas were held for the New York Botanical Garden and the China Institute.
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A Word With: Gillian Jacobs Is Ready to Let Go of Her Fears
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:43:22 GMT
Ms. Jacobs, of “Community” fame, talks about the adrenaline rush of “Kings” at the Public, the gift of empathy and her own #MeToo moments.
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In ‘McMafia,’ Crime’s Tentacles (and a TV Show) Go Global
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:13 GMT
The eight-part series is unusual in mainstream TV-making in having a cast of international actors in major roles, often speaking in their own languages.
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Critic’s Notebook: These Actors Are Off Book. Way Off.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:00:13 GMT
Words on the page are only a start when improvisers and actors collaborate at a monthly show at Upright Citizens Brigade called “Gravid Water.” And that’s just fine with a theater critic.
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Encounters: Laura Benanti Sings With Her Daughter, When She’s Not Impersonating Melania Trump
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:56:13 GMT
Laura Benanti, the cabaret performer and Broadway star, keeps a low profile in her Harlem neighborhood.
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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’: Get Out of My Station
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:55:14 GMT
This week’s episode featured the beloved Snatch Game challenge.
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An Opera Star’s Song Cycle Conjures a Black Man’s Life in America
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:23:37 GMT
“Cycles of My Being,” written for the tenor Lawrence Brownlee by Tyshawn Sorey and Terrance Hayes, grapples with hope and hate.
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Books

Books of The Times: A Pulpy New Novel and Juiceless Old Essays From Mario Vargas Llosa
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:20:49 GMT
“The Neighborhood” finds an influential Peruvian industrialist caught in a tabloid scandal, and “Sabers and Utopias” is a collection of political essays from the past five decades.
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Nonfiction: An Irish Flneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:18 GMT
John Banville’s “Time Pieces” takes the acclaimed novelist back to the Dublin of his youth, recalling people and places that still live in his memory.
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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Inside the Fevered Minds of Sports Fans
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:00:01 GMT
To write “Superfans,” George Dohrmann spoke to everyday fans, academics and scientists about what it is that drives our vicarious competitive mania.
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Books News: A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:32:23 GMT
Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.
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Fiction: Three Lives, and the Tenuous Ties That Bind Them
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:00:24 GMT
In “Asymmetry,” Lisa Halliday weaves the tale of a May-December love affair into the account of an Iraqi-American economist detained at Heathrow.
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Essay: The Iceman Cometh Out
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:15 GMT
One of Marvel’s X-Men, Iceman, has finally accepted that he is gay in a comic book series that is breaking new ground for the genre.
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The Book Review Podcast: Lisa Halliday on ‘Asymmetry’
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:04:22 GMT
Halliday discusses her debut novel, and Naomi Novik and Gerald Jonas remember the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin.
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Nonfiction: In a New Biography of the Bouvier Women, Jealousies Rule
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
“Jackie, Janet & Lee,” by J. Randy Taraborrelli, reveals bonds as fierce as the scandals that threatened them.
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Nonfiction: Who Owns the Elgin Marbles?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
In “The Real Life of the Parthenon,” Patricia Vigderman visits classic sites of the ancient world, exploring their complex, contested heritage.
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Feature: The Elder Statesman of Latin American Literature — and a Writer of Our Moment
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:01 GMT
Mario Vargas Llosa isn’t a household name among American readers. But at 81, he remains a literary and political colossus across the Spanish-speaking world, and his novels have never felt more relevant.
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Match Book: Dear Match Book: Two Budding Bookworms — and Friends — Seeking Literary Realism
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:01 GMT
Novels for young readers that tackle the complexities of the human condition.
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Lerone Bennett Jr., Historian of Black America, Dies at 89
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:58:45 GMT
Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades.
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How Does a Political Reporter Write a Memoir? First, Read Books. A Lot of Books.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:33:25 GMT
A reporter who spent a decade covering Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns talks about her adjustment to book leave and finding the “foreign land where writers live.”
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Fiction: Two Novels Trace Parallels Between Past and Present, or Create Them
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:36 GMT
“The Maze at Windermere,” by Gregory Blake Smith, imagines Newport, R.I., from the 17th century to today. “Peculiar Ground,” by Lucy Hughes-Hallett, does the same for a British estate.
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Inside the List: After Setting Her Hair on Fire, Lisa Gardner Decided to Become a Writer
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:36 GMT
It was the 1980s, she was waitressing, “and there was a lot of Aqua Net involved. I took the hint. No more food service. Lots more time at the keyboard.”
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Fiction: What Would It Be Like to Be 400 Years Old?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:33 GMT
In Matt Haig’s new novel, “How to Stop Time,” the narrator — born in 1581, and still alive today — seems to be having a midlife crisis.
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Children’s Books: One Part Fantasy, One Part Reality Is a Child’s Perfect Formula
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:22 GMT
In the Dory Fantasmagory books, Abby Hanlon finds the humor — and the coping strategies — in a young heroine’s shifting line between imagination and reality.
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Paperback Row
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:24 GMT
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Children’s Books: Great New Books for a Child Just Learning to Read
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:19 GMT
Clever, beautifully illustrated new books from Brian Selznick, Sara Varon and Bryan Collier that are easy to read — and to love.
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Ivory Tower: Science’s Inference Problem: When Data Doesn’t Mean What We Think It Does
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:17 GMT
Three new books on the challenge of drawing confident conclusions from an uncertain world.
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Letters to the Editor
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:01 GMT
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Modern Love: How ‘Lolita’ Freed Me From My Own Humbert
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:14 GMT
A teenager in distress turned to a famous novel with the hope of normalizing her situation. Instead, it provided a road map for escape.
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Children’s Book Industry Has Its #MeToo Moment
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:24:37 GMT
Allegations of mistreatment of women flooded the children’s publishing industry over the past week and ensnared James Dashner, the author of the “Maze Runner” series.
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Books News: Hunting — and Haunted by — a Serial Killer
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:36:10 GMT
Michelle McNamara died before she completed her book about the Golden State Killer; her husband, Patton Oswalt didn’t want her work to be in vain.
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Nonfiction: Arrested at 12, She’s Now an Activist Fighting for Social Justice
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:36:51 GMT
Patrisse Khan-Cullors’s memoir, “When They Call You a Terrorist,” recounts the life of a Black Lives Matter co-founder.
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So You Know Nothing About ‘Harry Potter’? Let’s Catch You Up
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:17:28 GMT
A primer of the books and films to get you ready for the Broadway opening of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two.”
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:50:30 GMT
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Francine Prose on Ursula K. Le Guin.
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Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:05:14 GMT
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Fiction: Was It the Perfect Crime or a Paranoid Fantasy?
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:58 GMT
Junichiro Tanizaki’s early novel “In Black and White” uses nested murder plots to explore the guilt and responsibilities of the writing life.
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By the Book: Kristin Hannah: By the Book
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:47 GMT
The novelist Kristin Hannah would like to discuss women’s history with Margaret Atwood, Hillary Clinton and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Let’s face it, the Notorious R.B.G. is just plain cool.”
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PEN World Voices to Focus on Resistance in America
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:00:13 GMT
The literary festival will feature conversations with Roxane Gay, Colson Whitehead and Jhumpa Lahiri, among others.
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Up Next: All Media All Star
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:49:03 GMT
Tommy Pico’s first novel, “IRL,” won accolades. Now he’s working on his fourth book, his first screenplay and a podcast on Grindr.
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Books of The Times: ‘Scarlet A’ Wants Less Shouting About Abortion and More Talking
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:41:04 GMT
Katie Watson says that with so much focus on “extraordinary” cases, there is something “unreal” about the American conversation about abortion.
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Newsbook: With the Pyeongchang Olympics Underway, 3 Books on the Games
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:06:59 GMT
These books delve into the history of the sporting event and the characters (and controversies) involved.
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That Time the C.I.A. Tried to Recruit Me: Our National Security Reporter on Covering Spies
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:53:58 GMT
Spying is rich fodder for fiction and movies. But entertainment exaggerates, even when it’s created by real secret agents.
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The Shortlist: 3 Books to Help You Understand Millennials and Beyond
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:31 GMT
Whether it’s the modern labor market, a selfie obsession or loneliness brought on by cellphone addiction, here’s what’s wrong with young people.
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Feature: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:27 GMT
In the land of Tolstoy, Turgenev and now Putin, what are the stories Russians are telling themselves?
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Nonfiction: How We Got From Twinkies to Tofu
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:26 GMT
In “Hippie Food,” Jonathan Kauffman tracks the emergence of the organic, politicized diet so many Americans love today.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Alistair MacLean and the Male Romance
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:58:41 GMT
“Years later, I understood that these were in fact romance novels for boys, which means very little romance and lots of danger and battle-forged camaraderie.”
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Books of The Times: First Comes Love, Then Comes What Exactly?
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:24:05 GMT
Two new books, Roseann Lake’s “Leftover in China” and Elizabeth Flock’s “The Heart Is a Shifting Sea,” examine how marriage has withstood breakneck economic growth and social change in China and India.
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Match Book: Dear Match Book: Authors I Can Binge-Read
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:20:34 GMT
Seeking authors with a spate of books I can consume one after another without coming up for air.
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Business

After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:10:48 GMT
Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.
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DealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:39:53 GMT
As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.
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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:13 GMT
Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.
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Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:28:11 GMT
The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects.
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Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:29:38 GMT
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.
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Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:10:06 GMT
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
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The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:12:47 GMT
The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”
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Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:32:09 GMT
Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.
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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.
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1.5 Million Retirees Await Congressional Fix for a Pension Time Bomb
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:09:19 GMT
The agreement to increase government spending reached this month included a deal to craft what could effectively be a federal rescue for pension plans.
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What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:10:37 GMT
Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.
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To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:18:26 GMT
The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.
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We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:31:21 GMT
The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.
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President or Luxury Towers: Either Way, Trump Is the Rage in India
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:51:11 GMT
President Trump’s eldest son is headed to India on a sales trip for the family’s real estate business. Indians are star-struck by a family both rich and famous.
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The WeWork Manifesto: First, Office Space. Next, the World.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:00:26 GMT
The brash, ambitious founders of WeWork, a global network of shared office spaces, want nothing less than to transform the way we work, live and play.
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My Life in WeWorld
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:14:40 GMT
What’s it like to live inside the WeWork bubble? I decided to find out.
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Vocations: At Chobani, Adding Flavor to Yogurt While Watching Calories
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:32:43 GMT
A food scientist tries to convert ideas for enticing flavors into products that don’t contain too many calories and grams of sugar. That balance can be tricky.
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David Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:28:07 GMT
A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control.
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Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:52:55 GMT
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:11 GMT
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
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Q&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:53:52 GMT
Jay Stein explains why the hotel group known for luxury properties in places like New York is expanding to smaller cities in the United States and beyond.
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A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:57:36 GMT
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a theater director accused of sexual harassment.
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Tools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:27:22 GMT
Beyond facilitating a $130,000 payment to silence a pornographic film actress, Donald Trump’s lawyer spent years making aggressive behind-the-scenes efforts to protect him.
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The Week Ahead: A Short Market Week, Walmart Earnings and Warren Buffett’s Letter
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:11:53 GMT
The Berkshire Hathaway boss’s note could preview succession plans. Also, the Fed and the European Central Bank will release details of their recent meetings.
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In Australia, Staying Loyal to Taiwan Can Mean Losing a Job
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:19:12 GMT
Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing’s strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.
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With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:59:56 GMT
The movie’s Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths.
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In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun Control Advocates Look to Connecticut
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:14:20 GMT
Connecticut, which passed a strict gun law after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has seen a sharp drop in the number of gun deaths.
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Christopher Bailey Takes a Final Walk Down the Burberry Runway
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:01:57 GMT
Mr. Bailey is leaving the company he led as both chief designer and C.E.O. A new management team now has to revive the brand’s critical and financial fortunes.
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Lerone Bennett Jr., Historian of Black America, Dies at 89
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:58:45 GMT
Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades.
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Google Legally Fired Diversity Memo Author, Labor Agency Says
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:21:33 GMT
The National Labor Relations Board said the search giant was within its rights when it dismissed an engineer who wrote a contentious memo on gender.
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Media Memo: A Familiar Editorial Split After Parkland Shooting, but Not Everywhere
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:41:14 GMT
A surprise editorial in favor of gun control from the Trump-friendly New York Post appears among a deluge of argument and erroneous reporting.
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Gun Makers Are Reeling Even as Threat of Regulation Recedes
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:34:10 GMT
Although the industry has evaded tighter gun control laws, several manufacturers are struggling with bankruptcy and falling sales.
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Wynn Resorts Will Not Pay Steve Wynn Severance
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:15:51 GMT
Mr. Wynn, who founded the casino company, will forgo up to $330 million in separation compensation and agreed to a two-year noncompete clause.
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Why American Companies Struggle in China
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:41:53 GMT
Venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee, in an interview at The New York Times’s New Work Summit conference, explained what’s holding back American tech firms in China.
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‘To Me, It Was Racist’: N.B.A. Players Respond to Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:42:35 GMT
The Fox News host mocked Mr. James and said basketball stars should not express political opinions. “We will definitely not shut up and dribble,” Mr. James responded.
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Is It ‘Natural’? Consumers, and Lawyers, Want to Know
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:32:07 GMT
When products are labeled natural, the court challenges begin, raising questions about whether labeling is really misleading or simply fodder for a lawsuit.
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Trump Administration Proposes Stiff Penalties on Steel and Aluminum Imports
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:35:02 GMT
The Commerce Department said foreign metals posed a threat to national security, setting the stage for President Trump to consider stiff tariffs.
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Economic View: Why Economists Are Worried About International Trade
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:28:24 GMT
Most agree that the net impact of free trade is beneficial. Yet the Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs suggests that this truth isn’t obvious to everyone.
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Your Money Adviser: Banks Urged to Take On Payday Lenders With Small, Lower-Cost Loans
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:40:19 GMT
A new Pew report says banks and credit unions could help consumers who need fast cash. “Borrowers need a better option,” a Pew official says.
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The Workologist: When Early Retirement Turns Into a Total Bore
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:26:14 GMT
A reader sold his business and, at 55, no longer needs to work. But now he feels adrift and wonders whether to get back into the work force. And if so, how?
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If a Law Bars Asking Your Past Salary, Does It Help or Hurt?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:31:52 GMT
A growing number of state and local laws ban an employer practice that is said to perpetuate pay bias. But some researchers say the move may be counterproductive.
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Wealth Matters: 5 Tips to Weather a Turbulent Stock Market
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:41:42 GMT
Market volatility is normal. Don’t fret. This advice from professionals could help prevent a volatile ride from derailing your financial planning.
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How Good Were the Paydays for Bank Chiefs … and Shareholders?: DealBook Briefing
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:48:59 GMT
Citigroup’s C.E.O. enjoyed a big bump in take-home pay, as did Goldman’s chief. Were those merited?
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While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:32 GMT
Mr. Oliver talks about the new season of his topical HBO comedy series and a challenging interview of Dustin Hoffman that he conducted.
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S.E.C. Blocks Chinese Takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:29:36 GMT
The proposed deal drew sharp criticisms from Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who said it could put the security of United States financial markets at risk.
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Children’s Book Industry Has Its #MeToo Moment
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:24:37 GMT
Allegations of mistreatment of women flooded the children’s publishing industry over the past week and ensnared James Dashner, the author of the “Maze Runner” series.
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‘Black Panther’ Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:56:21 GMT
The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters.
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Education

Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellor
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:32:21 GMT
It’s been hard to find a successor to Carmen Fariña with the skills to run the country’s largest district and a mind-set compatible with the mayor’s.
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In District Known for Failure, Will the State Finally Step In?
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:32:55 GMT
For decades, the Hempstead schools have been marked by corruption, political infighting and low performance. Now leaders face a deadline for change.
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Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 21:58:00 GMT
With nearly 1,200 students signed up, a course that tells students how to lead more satisfying lives may be the largest in university history.
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Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:32:22 GMT
A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.
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Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:17:38 GMT
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
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How Does a Political Reporter Write a Memoir? First, Read Books. A Lot of Books.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:33:25 GMT
A reporter who spent a decade covering Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns talks about her adjustment to book leave and finding the “foreign land where writers live.”
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A University of, by and for the People
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:41:02 GMT
Land-grant colleges give all Americans access to an education no matter how much money their parents have.
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A Mister Rogers Postage Stamp, and a Legacy That’s Anything but Make-Believe
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:16:19 GMT
“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” is marking the 50th anniversary of its American premiere with a new Forever stamp. A biopic starring Tom Hanks has also been announced.
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Health

As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:25:41 GMT
President Trump’s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don’t, deepening resentments.
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Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:29 GMT
Scientists are racing to understand why immunotherapy drugs have worked for a few cancer patients when the medicines should have had no effect.
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The New Old Age: America at Home: Grandparents in the Attic, Children in the Basement
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:35:40 GMT
Multigenerational and shared housing arrangements are on the rise, reversing a decades-long trend.
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Personal Health: Contraception for Teenagers
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
Although teenage pregnancy rates have declined, too many teens still use birth control methods incorrectly or inconsistently.
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Global Health: Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:15:08 GMT
The disease, carried by rodents, is sometimes mild but can lead to hemorrhagic fever and death. W.H.O. has sent additional staff to help contain the outbreak.
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Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Don’t Know Why.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:32:07 GMT
After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious “attack” in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.
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The Flu Vaccine Is Working Better Than Expected, C.D.C. Finds
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:11:33 GMT
A preliminary analysis finds the vaccine 25 percent effective against this year’s dangerous H3N2 strain, and twice as effective in children.
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The New Health Care: How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:18 GMT
Lack of dental care through Medicaid not only harms people’s health, but has negative economic implications as well.
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In Allergy Bullying, Food Can Hurt
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:30:41 GMT
An attack with allergens shown in a “Peter Rabbit” scene mirrors real-life threats to kids’ health, parents say.
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Albertsons to Buy Remnants of Rite Aid Following Walgreens Deal
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:39:36 GMT
The transaction is another sign of the pressure that traditional retailers and pharmacies are facing from consumers shopping online.
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Short-Track Speedskaters Are Lopsided
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:19:13 GMT
They spend hours torqued to the left as they speed around a tight oval. As a result, their bodies are asymmetrical, with much of their right sides bulkier.
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Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.
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Tech Tip: Finding Closed-Caption Content Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
Many streaming video providers offer movies and television shows with embedded text descriptions for those who cannot hear the words being spoken.
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Trending: Most Sunscreens Can Harm Coral Reefs. What Should Travelers Do?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:14 GMT
Avoiding non-biodegradable sunscreen may be the one solution to coral bleaching travelers have the most immediate and direct influence over.
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Man Crashes Truck Into Planned Parenthood Clinic, Police Say
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:03:15 GMT
A suspect was charged after three people, including a pregnant woman, sustained minor injuries in the crash. The authorities would not comment on a motive.
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Still Talking After All These Years
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
At the annual meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the seminars covered the quantum hologram (huh?) and President Trump.
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Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:17:28 GMT
Paul Ryan, Bernie Sanders and others stated facts and falsehoods in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.
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Patricia Frustaci, 63, Dies; Septuplets Put Her in Spotlight
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:44:58 GMT
Her multiple births set a record in 1985, and they led to a medical ordeal, early deaths, a lawsuit and a flood of media attention.
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Ask Well: Do I Get Enough Vitamin D in the Winter?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:00:15 GMT
In higher-latitude cities like Boston, inadequate UVB limits vitamin D synthesis for at least a few months during the winter.
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Two Swiss Athletes Are First at Olympics Confirmed With Norovirus
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:57:17 GMT
The Swiss Olympic delegation, which did not identify the athletes or their sport, said they were sequestered and no longer had symptoms.
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Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:50:50 GMT
A journal says it’s the first documented case of successful inducement of breast-milk production in a transgender woman.
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A Challenge Race Shakes Up the Running Routine
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:07:48 GMT
Races designed to almost guarantee you won’t set a new personal record are becoming increasingly popular among runners who crave something new.
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Living With Cancer: A Cancer Researcher Takes Cancer Personally
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:00:01 GMT
Dr. C. Anthony Blau, who has multiple myeloma, started a company to crowdsource an individualized approach to his disease.
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Lena Dunham Says She Had Hysterectomy After Endometriosis
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:43:00 GMT
Ms. Dunham said that she had the procedure at age 31, but that doctors were reluctant to perform it on a woman of her age.
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Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:51:49 GMT
The test may be able to quickly identify people with suspected brain injuries that could be widely used by the Pentagon and in sports.
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New York Will Investigate Reports of Gay Men Denied Insurance
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:32:24 GMT
Denying men life or disability policies because they take drugs to prevent H.I.V. is discriminatory and may trigger penalties.
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Using Art to Tackle Diabetes in Youth
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:47:30 GMT
The Bigger Picture campaign uses spoken-word poems and music videos to highlight how Type 2 diabetes impacts communities.
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Adolescence: How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:12:33 GMT
It’s often useful for parents to articulate high expectations in one breath and acknowledge the limits of their power in the next.
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Phys Ed: A Before-School Exercise Program May Help Children Thrive
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:11:27 GMT
The BOKS program, consisting of an hour of running, calisthenics and rousing group games, made children feel happier and more energetic.
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Obesity Tied to Survival in Men With Melanoma
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:20:18 GMT
Obese men treated for metastatic melanoma may survive longer than their normal-weight peers.
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Syrian Bombardment Kills Nearly 100 in Eastern Ghouta
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:29:58 GMT
One monitoring group said that the shelling of the rebel-held enclave near Damascus resulted in the deadliest day in years.
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Kenya’s Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:00:23 GMT
The fathers of Kenya’s president and opposition leader were political allies who became adversaries. In a sense, the sons are repeating their battles.
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Skeptical U.S. Rebuffs Mexico’s Request for Aid in Spyware Inquiry
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:23 GMT
Officials are said to be worried about being used as a fig leaf in the case, which involves the use of surveillance technology to spy on Mexican government critics.
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In Ukraine, Corruption Is Now Undermining the Military
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:04:21 GMT
A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the graft and cronyism that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy.
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There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:11 GMT
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
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Kurdish Syria, Where the Fallen Find Fame
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:29:56 GMT
Syria’s Kurds venerate their war dead with enthusiasm and no expense spared, building battlefield morale. The living even take the names of the fallen.
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Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:17:38 GMT
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
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Iran, Deeply Embedded in Syria, Expands ‘Axis of Resistance’
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:55:24 GMT
Iran is training thousands of militiamen in Syria and deploying drones and precision weapons. Its goal, say analysts: a united front in any war with Israel.
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Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:52:55 GMT
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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Unified Korean Hockey Team Finishes Winless. So Why All the Cheering?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:50:03 GMT
Shouldering a heavy political weight, the team lost its final game, but the outcome was beside the point for many optimistic spectators.
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Russian Fans at the Olympics Are Loud, Proud and Angry
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:39:04 GMT
With many of their best barred from these Games because of doping, Russian athletes have yet to win a gold medal. Their supporters say the fault lies elsewhere.
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Iran Plane Crash Leads to Search-and-Rescue Effort at 14,500 Feet
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:17:03 GMT
Because of bad weather conditions, the rescue teams have been unable to use helicopters to fly over the crash site, and its members have climbed Mount Dena in search of debris.
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American Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:15:05 GMT
Michael Rohana was attending an event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia when he entered a closed exhibition room and vandalized the 2,000-year-old statue, the authorities say.
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Oxfam Says Workers in Haiti Threatened Witness to Misconduct
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:14:42 GMT
After revelations about prostitution, the charity released its 2011 investigative report containing more accusations against staff members.
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A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:57:36 GMT
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a theater director accused of sexual harassment.
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Olympic Curling Rocked by Russian Doping Case
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:14:38 GMT
A Russian may lose his bronze medal after failing a doping test in a sport not accustomed to such high-profile cases, but one that is physically demanding.
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Swastikas Discovered at Polish Embassy in Israel
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:13:23 GMT
The obscene graffiti followed a remark by the Polish prime minister defending a new law criminalizing suggestions that Poland was a perpetrator of the Holocaust.
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Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:00:38 GMT
Ex-employees of the Internet Research Agency, which was indicted last week over meddling in the 2016 election, described their often bizarre work lives.
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The Interpreter: Russian Meddling Was a Drop in an Ocean of American-Made Discord
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:39:06 GMT
It does not take much to get Americans to turn against one another. Partisan polarization was well underway before Moscow got involved.
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Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:50:41 GMT
The Indian authorities say a young conflict photographer in Kashmir conspired against them. But journalists insist he was jailed to silence him.
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Netanyahu Faces New Accusations: Did His Adviser Try to Bribe a Judge?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:40:56 GMT
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was already accused of accepting nearly $300,000 in bribes. The latest allegations could amount to obstruction of a criminal investigation.
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Dzongsar Monastery Journal: A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:00:39 GMT
When a uniformed police officer showed up at the monastery, a reporting trip to write about Tibetan traditions turned into something else.
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In Australia, Staying Loyal to Taiwan Can Mean Losing a Job
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:19:12 GMT
Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing’s strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.
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Catalan Politician Leaves for Switzerland Days Before Court Date
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:46:03 GMT
It is not clear whether Anna Gabriel, a leading separatist, will appear in Madrid this week to face possible charges of sedition and rebellion.
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How the E.U.’s Migrant Crisis Reached the Streets of Brussels
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:03:14 GMT
Sudanese migrants are increasingly visible in Brussels, around train stations, in public squares and parks, sometimes sleeping in the streets.
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News Analysis: U.S. Revives Concerns About European Defense Plans, Rattling NATO Allies
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:24:55 GMT
After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.
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ISIS Claims Deadly Attack on Church in Russian Region of Dagestan
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:02:38 GMT
The gunman killed at least five people and wounded several others. ISIS described the assailant as a “soldier of the caliphate,” and members shared a video said to be of him.
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Second Afghan Governor Defies Kabul Order to Resign, Adding to U.S. Headache
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:10:55 GMT
The refusal by Abdul Karim Khadam, who leads Samangan Province, to step down deepened a political schism between President Ashraf Ghani and regional leaders.
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Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Do Not Test Israel’s Resolve’
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:28:32 GMT
Brandishing what he said was part of an Iranian drone shot down by the Israeli military, the prime minister warned in a speech in Munich against crossing Israel’s “red lines.”
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Brendan Cox, Husband of Murdered U.K. Lawmaker, Resigns Over Abuse Accusations
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:29:06 GMT
The husband of Jo Cox stepped down from two charities created in her memory over allegations of inappropriate conduct from 2015.
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66 Feared Dead After Iran Plane Crash
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:33:27 GMT
Aseman Airlines said the plane was carrying 60 passengers and six crew members when it went down in a mountainous region south of Tehran.
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What a Soldier Killed in Niger Left Behind
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:50:54 GMT
Jenna was relieved when her boyfriend, a U.S. Special Forces soldier, told her he was deploying to Africa, rather than to a war zone like Iraq or Afghanistan. When he was killed in an ambush in Niger, she was left with the fragments of their imagined future.
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President or Luxury Towers: Either Way, Trump Is the Rage in India
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:51:11 GMT
President Trump’s eldest son is headed to India on a sales trip for the family’s real estate business. Indians are star-struck by a family both rich and famous.
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4 Israelis Hurt by Bomb Set in Flag at Gaza Fence, Igniting Night of Fighting
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:30:53 GMT
Israel responded with two waves of airstrikes on an attack tunnel and military targets across Gaza. A rocket fired at Israel struck the roof of a home but did not explode.
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In Japan, a Liberal Maverick Is Seeking to Lead a Conservative Party
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:25:59 GMT
Taro Kono, a U.S.-educated political blue blood who has made a name as a liberal nonconformist, is positioning himself to one day replace Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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A Drifting UKIP Ousts Leader at Center of Racism Row
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:51:42 GMT
Henry Bolton, a former army officer, was removed as the head of the party after his girlfriend’s racist text messages were published in a tabloid.
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Pakistan Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Murder and Rape of Girl, 7
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:35:46 GMT
The case caused nationwide outrage and put a spotlight on child sexual abuse in Pakistan. During the trial, the killer, Imran Ali, confessed to seven murders.
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Brazil Looks to Crack Down on Fake News Ahead of Bitter Election
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:01:00 GMT
Officials from the judiciary and law enforcement are teaming up to try to prevent voters from being misled, arguing that freedom of speech cannot come at the cost of a tainted election.
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Fierce but Frail, Malaysia’s Mahathir, 92, Aims to Topple Protégé
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:14:32 GMT
A longtime leader, the former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has allied with opposition figures he once repressed to try to get his old job back in a coming election.
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Russian Trolls Were Sloppy, but Indictment Still ‘Points at the Kremlin’
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:03:54 GMT
When Russian trolling techniques were exported to the United States, it seems to have been done with a lack of discipline and secrecy. But that does not mean the operation lacked high-level support.
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Fire Strikes Hallowed Site in Tibet, the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:50:00 GMT
It was unclear how much damage the blaze did to the ancient Buddhist temple. But to many Tibetans, any harm to the site would be a harsh blow.
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Trump’s National Security Chief Calls Russian Interference ‘Incontrovertible’
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:03:55 GMT
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster accused Moscow of engaging in “disinformation, subversion and espionage.” The comments highlighted a sharp division in the White House on how to talk about Russia’s actions.
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Theresa May, in Munich, Calls for Swift Security Pact and Offers Concession
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:38:53 GMT
The British prime minister, who said the pact should be signed before a “Brexit” deal, announced that Britain would respect the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.
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As Ramaphosa Hails a ‘New Dawn,’ South Africans See More of the Same
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:12:49 GMT
Few in Soweto township expect change now that Cyril Ramaphosa is president. But none can imagine voting against the African National Congress.
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Pope Revives Sexual Abuse Commission Amid Criticism of Vatican
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:25:35 GMT
An American cardinal will head the commission, the Vatican said, and it will include survivors of clergy abuse.
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On Olympics: Why the Pyeongchang Games Are Different From All the Others
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:06:26 GMT
South Korea has imprinted its iridescent style on the Olympics, making it a feast for the senses, with bold food, bright colors and brash graphics.
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The Troll Farm: What We Know About 13 Russians Indicted by the U.S.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:14:20 GMT
Employees and associates of the Internet Research Agency, a shadowy company based in St. Petersburg, are accused of trying to interfere in the 2016 election.
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Multimedia

Living In: East Chelsea, Manhattan: Once Industrial, Now Residential
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:00:50 GMT
At first the shift toward upscale development was gradual, but in the last several years “it’s been an explosion.”
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T’s Best Photos from New York Fashion Week
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:07:28 GMT
From Calvin Klein’s popcorn-strewn set to Carolina Herrera’s final bow, the highlights from the fall/winter 2018 shows.
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Hungry City: At Taqueria El Sinaloense, Regional Dishes Worth an Early Trip
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:24:42 GMT
Only a few dishes on the menu owe allegiance to the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, but they are reason alone to go.
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Live Briefing: Westminster Dog Show 2018: Flynn Is Best in Show
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:16:01 GMT
Flynn, a bichon fris, looked like a cloud and was flying just as high as he won top honors at the 142nd Westminster Dog Show.
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Right at Home: This Old House Is a Chore
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:01:43 GMT
There is a lot to learn when you buy an old house — and what seems like a simple fix can turn into a major project.
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Australia Fare: The New Sydney Hotel Updates the Australian Pub, but Still Plays the Hits
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:00:35 GMT
The watering hole in Hobart, Tasmania, casts a wide net at a time when pubs either gentrify or wither.
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At New York Fashion Week, 48 Hours With Prabal Gurung
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:10:10 GMT
As the designer prepares his fall/winter 2018 collection, he draws inspiration in China’s Mosuo tribe — and female empowerment.
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Restaurant Review: A Chinatown Noodle Dynasty Returns in Style
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:24:42 GMT
Hwa Yuan Szechuan, the restaurant that gave New York cold sesame noodles, resurfaces with a menu that charms rather than overwhelms.
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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:13 GMT
Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.
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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.
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We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:31:21 GMT
The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.
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As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:44:41 GMT
The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.
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Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.


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For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:44:12 GMT
The presidential race has turned into an audition for who could best handle a national economic emergency.


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Drug Label, Maimed Patient and Test for Court
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:39:18 GMT
At issue is whether plaintiffs have the right to sue when the products that hurt them had met federal standards.


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After Impasse, New California Budget Agreement
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:20:47 GMT
California legislative leaders and the governor have come to an agreement on the state budget, which is now roughly three months late.


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California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:01:46 GMT
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.


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Political Memo: Given G.O.P. Predicament, Rangel Opts to Ride Out the Storm
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:09:21 GMT
Democrats believe that a long list of Republican lawmakers with legal troubles makes it impossible for Republicans to gain much ground on the issues of ethics and good government.


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Panel Proposes Broad Changes in Federal Financial Aid for College
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:09:03 GMT
The recommendations included a simpler application, Pell grant maximums linked to the consumer price index and federally financed college savings accounts for children in low-income families.


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Chicago Unveils Multifaceted Plan to Curb Emissions of Heat-Trapping Gases
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:18:44 GMT
The blueprint would change the city’s building codes to promote energy efficiency, and it calls for installing huge solar panels at municipal properties and building alternative fueling stations.


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Vast Bailout by U.S. Proposed in Bid to Stem Financial Crisis
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 13:34:02 GMT
Treasury and Fed officials were discussing with leaders in Congress a plan for the government to buy up distressed mortgages.


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A Bid to Curb Profit Gambit as Banks Fall
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:53:00 GMT
A backlash against short sellers has begun, with regulators in the U.S. and Britain tightening rules and authorities in New York intensifying investigations.


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Bush Emerges After Days of Financial Crisis
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:21:39 GMT
The president spoke briefly on Thursday after remaining largely out of sight as Wall Street has become engulfed by a financial crisis.


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The New McCain: More Aggressive and Scripted on the Campaign Trail
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:19:53 GMT
Senator John McCain’s once easygoing if irreverent campaign presence — endearing to crowds, though often resulting in gaffes — has been put out to pasture.


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Alaska Star May Add Luster to Tarnished Senator
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:10:05 GMT
As Gov. Sarah Palin has moved to the national stage, Senator Ted Stevens, who goes on trial next week, has risen in some opinion polls in Alaska.


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Husband of Alaska Governor Refuses to Testify in Legislature’s Trooper Inquiry
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:47:36 GMT
Todd Palin was one of 13 people subpoenaed in the inquiry into whether Gov. Sarah Palin or members of her administration abused their power in the dismissal of a top state administrator.


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The Ad Campaign: Obama Attacks McCain in a Bid to Attract Hispanic Voters
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:23:26 GMT
A Spanish-language Obama ad misrepresents John McCain’s record on the immigration issue and his relationship with Rush Limbaugh.


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Agency and Bush Are Sued Over Domestic Surveillance
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:28:04 GMT
A privacy group filed a class-action lawsuit on Thursday seeking to halt what it describes as illegal surveillance of Americans’ telephone and Internet traffic.


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Power Still Not Restored to Many in the Midwest
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:09:44 GMT
Remnants of Hurricane Ike swept through the region on Sunday, bringing torrential downpours and strong winds.


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Action Is Sought to Ensure Timely Financing for V.A.
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:37:16 GMT
As the veterans’ health system strains to handle a growing caseload, a move is under way in Congress to avoid yearly delays in financing that can hamper the medical care of the nation’s veterans.


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Simpson Defense Alleges Police Glee in His Arrest
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:54:15 GMT
O. J. Simpson’s legal team began Thursday to mount a defense that will sound familiar to anyone who followed his 1995 murder trial.


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National Briefing | Midwest: Minnesota: Rebuilt Bridge Opens
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:07:42 GMT
Flashing headlights and honking horns penetrated the early-morning sky as police officers and first responders led drivers in a slow procession across the new Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis.


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National Briefing | South: Mississippi: Rearranging the Ballot
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:08:17 GMT
Gov. Haley Barbour agreed to move a special election for Trent Lott’s former Senate seat to near the top of the November ballot, ending a dispute that had threatened to delay the start of absentee voting.


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National Briefing | Northwest: Alaska: Concession in House Race
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:08:46 GMT
Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska conceded to Representative Don Young in the Republican primary for Alaska’s only House seat.


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National Briefing | Immigration: Meat Plant Names Top Executive
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:09:26 GMT
Agriprocessors Inc., an embattled kosher meatpacker with a plant in Postville, Iowa, named a corporate lawyer from New York to be its chief executive, responding to an ultimatum from the leading kosher certifying organization.


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National Briefing | Religion: Pittsburgh Bishop Is Ousted
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:09:48 GMT
An Episcopal bishop, whose diocese is moving toward splitting from the national church, was ousted from ministry.


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National Briefing | Midwest: Illinois: 4 More Murder Charges
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:10:09 GMT
A man charged in the killings of four people who died during a June killing spree in Illinois and Missouri has been charged with murder in four more bludgeoning deaths.


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Bread Stays on Menu for Carp at Pennsylvania Lake
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:11:38 GMT
Every year, an estimated 500,000 people trek to a lake to see a veritable carpet of carp, and the state has temporarily called off a plan to force people to stop feeding bread to the fish.


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Out There: Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:36:56 GMT
The Wfirst project, which would have investigated the force of dark energy in the universe and searched for more planets, has been cut from NASA’s proposed budget.
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Animals Are Losing Their Vagility, or Ability to Roam Freely
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:18 GMT
A study of 57 species shows that human encroachment and development not only harm an animal’s habitat, but may affect their migration patterns and food sources.
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Trilobites: Coffee Beans Are Good for Birds, Fancy Brew or Not
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:57:46 GMT
A study of India’s Western Ghats region found that growing coffee doesn’t interfere with biodiversity, regardless of which bean the farmer chooses.
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Trilobites: The Cuttlefish, a Master of Camouflage, Reveals a New Trick
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:00:23 GMT
These relatives of the octopus and squid save energy by effortlessly extending structures under their skin that help them hide.
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Trilobites: Ancient Artists Carved Camels in Saudi Desert’s Stone
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:47:44 GMT
The unique, life-size relief sculptures of humped creatures and other beasts of burden are about 2,000 years old, but little is known about their origins.
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Trilobites: Borneo Lost More Than 100,000 Orangutans From 1999 to 2015
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:01:27 GMT
Deforestation on the island has harmed the primates, but a study found they also disappeared from more intact forests, suggesting people may be killing them.
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Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:00:50 GMT
While the United States may be weakening protections for wilderness, the creation of Yaguas National Park protects millions of acres from development and deforestation.
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Debunked: The Strange Tale of Pope Gregory and the Rabbits
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:13 GMT
Scientists have often recounted a story about the domestication of rabbits involving a pope and Lent. But it’s just not true.
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Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:14 GMT
The ability of the ancient pests may owe less to their speed than to their tough-shock absorbent exoskeletons. The finding could help engineers design tougher robots.
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Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job.
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There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:11 GMT
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
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Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:32:29 GMT
Scientists are racing to understand why immunotherapy drugs have worked for a few cancer patients when the medicines should have had no effect.
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Q&A: It’s Harder to Make Meals in the Mountains
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:24:26 GMT
Why does it take longer to cook certain foods at higher altitudes? Reduced air pressure.
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Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less Deodorant
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:53:06 GMT
Consumer products like perfume, pesticides and paint can contribute as much to city air pollution as cars.
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Two Swiss Athletes Are First at Olympics Confirmed With Norovirus
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:57:17 GMT
The Swiss Olympic delegation, which did not identify the athletes or their sport, said they were sequestered and no longer had symptoms.
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The Flu Vaccine Is Working Better Than Expected, C.D.C. Finds
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:11:33 GMT
A preliminary analysis finds the vaccine 25 percent effective against this year’s dangerous H3N2 strain, and twice as effective in children.
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Diplomats in Cuba Suffered Brain Injuries. Experts Still Don’t Know Why.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:32:07 GMT
After examining 21 American diplomats said to have been victims of a mysterious “attack” in Havana, medical experts found concussion-like damage but no obvious causes.
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Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:50:50 GMT
A journal says it’s the first documented case of successful inducement of breast-milk production in a transgender woman.
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What to Give Up for Lent? Smoking? Cursing? How About Plastic?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:06:21 GMT
The Church of England has issued a “Plastic Lent Challenge,” with six weeks’ worth of ideas for plastic objects to avoid, from wet wipes to toothbrushes.
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Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:51:49 GMT
The test may be able to quickly identify people with suspected brain injuries that could be widely used by the Pentagon and in sports.
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New York Will Investigate Reports of Gay Men Denied Insurance
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:32:24 GMT
Denying men life or disability policies because they take drugs to prevent H.I.V. is discriminatory and may trigger penalties.
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Australia Diary: Missing a Blue-Tongued Friend
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:11:03 GMT
A reader discovers her husband had a loyal companion while tending to his garden.
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Anne Treisman, Who Studied How We Perceive, Dies at 82
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:32:15 GMT
Her theories on how the brain sorts the avalanche of sensory input it receives to focus on a particular thing have been foundational in the field.
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Trilobites: Some Songbirds Have Brains Specially Designed to Find Mates for Life
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:03:20 GMT
Systems in the brains of male and female songbirds are well-developed and finely tuned, but the wiring is different.
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Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:05:15 GMT
The search for the missing grain led to Trinidad and Thomas Jefferson, and now excitement among African-American chefs.
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Technology

After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:10:48 GMT
Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.
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Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:10:06 GMT
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
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The Shift: On Russia, Facebook Sends a Message It Wishes It Hadn’t
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:10:21 GMT
Some Facebook executives still seem more interested in defending themselves from criticism than owning their mistakes related to the 2016 election.
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Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:29:38 GMT
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.
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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:13 GMT
Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.
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Tech Tip: Finding Closed-Caption Content Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
Many streaming video providers offer movies and television shows with embedded text descriptions for those who cannot hear the words being spoken.
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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:32:07 GMT
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.
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Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:32:09 GMT
Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.
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To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:18:26 GMT
The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.
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Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian Oligarch Indicted by U.S., Is Known as ‘Putin’s Cook’
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:51:05 GMT
The secretive oligarch is one of 13 Russians the special counsel charged on Friday for allegedly meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
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Tech Tip: Creating a Point of Return for Windows
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:16 GMT
While it does not back up personal data, Microsoft’s System Restore feature saves a snapshot of your Windows settings for emergencies.
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Bits: Farhad’s Week in Tech: Netflix Gets a Star, and Google’s Conflicted Ad Blocker
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:13 GMT
A look at the week’s developments in tech, plus a request: Which tech stories would you like to read more about?
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Tyranny of Convenience
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:30:31 GMT
All the personal tasks in our lives are being made easier. But at what cost?
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N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:56:02 GMT
Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.
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Tech Tip: Using Microsoft Apps on a Chromebook
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:24 GMT
If you have a device running the Chrome OS but prefer Microsoft Office to Google Docs, you don’t have to change your ways much.
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F.C.C. Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:26 GMT
An investigation could lead to questions that the F.C.C. chairman, Ajit Pai, has so far tried to avoid answering in public.
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As the Streaming Wars Heat Up, Ryan Murphy Cashes In
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:44:41 GMT
The producer agreed to a $300 million Netflix deal months after Shonda Rhimes signed for $100 million and Apple and Amazon contributed to a manic market.
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White Collar Watch: Should Congress Create a Crypto-Cop?
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:26:10 GMT
The mania over cryptocurrencies has gotten the attention of regulators. But currently, the S.E.C. and C.F.T.C. can only look on at what is happening.
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Tech We’re Using: This Valentine’s Day, Considering Tech That Keeps Couples Together
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:45:53 GMT
Technology has invaded modern relationships. Our Modern Love editor, Daniel Jones, says the most important tech for couples may be the shower.
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Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Let Criminals Hide Their Data Overseas
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:37:21 GMT
Bipartisan legislation before Congress would authorize the U.S. to obtain essential information on criminals and terrorists held on servers abroad.
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Tech Tip: Sampling Twitter (Without an Account)
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:22:37 GMT
You can keep an eye on what people are talking about on Twitter even if you prefer to skip the apps and stick to a flip phone or a web browser.
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Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:14 GMT
The ability of the ancient pests may owe less to their speed than to their tough-shock absorbent exoskeletons. The finding could help engineers design tougher robots.
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Broadcom Now Seeking Fewer of Qualcomm’s Board Seats
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:32:56 GMT
In seeking only six director spots at Qualcomm, Broadcom has effectively lowered the bar for success in its hostile takeover campaign.
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Julian Assange’s Arrest Warrant Is Again Upheld by U.K. Judge
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:01:43 GMT
In her second ruling in a week against the WikiLeaks founder, Judge Emma Arbuthnot suggested that Mr. Assange should leave the Ecuadorean Embassy to face a bail-jumping charge.
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Tech Tip: Picking a Default Account in Mac Mail
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:27:40 GMT
Apple’s Mail program can send and receive messages from multiple accounts, but you can set a preferred address for sending new messages.
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Personal Journeys: Family, Meet My Old Love: Saigon
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:25 GMT
Twenty years after my first visit to the Vietnamese city, would the people I love most love the land I love most?
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The 52 Places Traveler: Chattanooga Is Changing. But Its Charms Remain.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:18:13 GMT
Despite some transformative growing pains, the city may well be one of the most pleasant and livable ones in the United States.
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Cultured Traveler: Retracing America’s Musical Canvas
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:03:48 GMT
In the 3-D film “America’s Musical Journey,” the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc takes viewers on an exuberant exploration of the country’s creative roots.
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Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:52:55 GMT
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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Pursuits: 6 Great Gardens to Visit in Florida
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:48 GMT
From Coral Gables to Sarasota: orchids, azaleas, bromeliads (and butterflies).
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Trending: Most Sunscreens Can Harm Coral Reefs. What Should Travelers Do?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:14 GMT
Avoiding non-biodegradable sunscreen may be the one solution to coral bleaching travelers have the most immediate and direct influence over.
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Q&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:53:52 GMT
Jay Stein explains why the hotel group known for luxury properties in places like New York is expanding to smaller cities in the United States and beyond.
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The Getaway: The Great American Road Trip: Shorter and More Popular Than Ever
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:16 GMT
Seeking convenience and adventure (while avoiding airport security, baggage fees and the hassle of flying with Fido), more travelers are hitting the road.
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bangkok
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:40 GMT
From upstart creative spaces and obscure bars to neighborhoods where a surprising urban tranquillity reigns, Bangkok remains ripe for discovery.
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Frugal Traveler: In Chengdu, Finding Peace in Parks and Heat in Cuisine
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:37 GMT
Exploring one of China’s most exciting, progressive cities on a budget.
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Explorer: At New Zealand Trail Huts, Shelter, Conversation and Community
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:38 GMT
Sometimes there’s solitude. Other times, lively discussions with new friends. And at every stop in the hut system there’s the Intentions Book. It’s must-reading.
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Check In: At an Amsterdam Hotel, Canals and Character
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:25:34 GMT
The Pulitzer Amsterdam celebrates its past but has a flair for modern touches. Don’t miss the bar — or the boat tour.
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How Reversal on Same-Sex Marriage Could Affect Bermuda Tourism
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:00:28 GMT
The tourism authority, which lobbied against the ban, predicts visitor losses in the wake of recent restrictions.
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In Search of Lost Time in Europe’s Sanatoriums
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:30:37 GMT
The facilities created a culture of escapism that persisted even as the world around them changed forever.
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A Good Appetite: A Complex Red Bean Stew From Georgia
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:06:39 GMT
With its mix of raw and browned onions, fresh herbs and a pungent hit of garlic, lobio is a far-from-ordinary bean dish.
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Personal Journeys: At a Yoga Retreat in India: Beach Walks, Body Treatments and Healing
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:36:44 GMT
Guests have many reasons for spending a week of yoga and meditation in Gokarna, but reflection and rejuvenation are priorities.
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The Pour: A Museum Bridges the Divide Between Two Bordeaux
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:35:03 GMT
La Cité du Vin, in the city of Bordeaux, explains the region’s wine culture while also putting it the context of the global wine industry.
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Australia Fare: The New Sydney Hotel Updates the Australian Pub, but Still Plays the Hits
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:00:35 GMT
The watering hole in Hobart, Tasmania, casts a wide net at a time when pubs either gentrify or wither.
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Floyd Cardoz Pivots Again, for an Elusive Ingredient: Fun
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:03:36 GMT
The chef will transform his underperforming SoHo restaurant Paowalla into a lively canteen for Indian street food and snacks, the Bombay Bread Bar.
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Travel Tips: How to Get by in a Country Where You Don’t Know the Language
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:30 GMT
Not knowing the local language is no reason not to travel. Here are some tips to get by from someone who does it all the time.
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5 Places: Five Places to Go in Montmartre
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:23 GMT
Gastronomic Montmartre is on the rise. Arty younger Parisians are flocking to this atmospheric old working-class quarter, which has seen a wave of new and reasonably priced restaurants. One was just awarded a Michelin star.
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International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Ireland
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:30:40 GMT
After rising steadily for four years, home prices in Ireland are nearly what they were before the recession. Still, there are affordable exceptions.
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Chasing the Deal: 10 Affordable European Getaways to Take This Spring
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:21:13 GMT
Springtime in Europe isn’t just beautiful, it’s affordable. Here are some wallet-friendly excursions to expand your horizons.
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Restaurant Review: A Chinatown Noodle Dynasty Returns in Style
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:24:42 GMT
Hwa Yuan Szechuan, the restaurant that gave New York cold sesame noodles, resurfaces with a menu that charms rather than overwhelms.
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Washington

How Unwitting Americans Encountered Russian Operatives Online
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:48:49 GMT
With imperfect English and tireless posting on Facebook and Twitter, Russian trolls summoned Americans to rallies, praised Donald J. Trump and played on political divisions.
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Indictment Leaves No Doubt: Russia Backed Trump. But Was It the Difference?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:11:57 GMT
The charges against 13 Russians have injected a new twist into a debate that has consumed the political universe since the final hours of election night: How did Trump do it?
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Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:31:50 GMT
The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation to revamp background checks.
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Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:14:24 GMT
Mr. Romney, who has publicly clashed with Mr. Trump in the past, has signaled he plans to serve as a check on the president if he is elected.
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Rob Porter’s Charisma and Ambition Disguised Flare-ups of Anger
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:31:47 GMT
The White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal that engulfed the White House was known for his ambition at Harvard and on Capitol Hill.
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Trump Edges Toward a Conventional Republican Approach, at Least on Policy
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:54:31 GMT
For all the ways President Trump has flouted the norms of his office, on policy he comes closer to other modern Republican presidents.
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Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:28:11 GMT
The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects.
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As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:25:41 GMT
President Trump’s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don’t, deepening resentments.
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The Lone Star Long Shot Who Wants to Topple Ted Cruz
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:03:58 GMT
Representative Beto O’Rourke is making a long-shot bid to defeat Ted Cruz and become the first Democrat in Texas to win a statewide office since 1994.
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Sidebar: Will Anthony Kennedy Retire? What Influences a Justice’s Decision
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:32:14 GMT
Among the factors justices have considered in deciding when to step down are party loyalty, judicial legacy and the next presidential election.
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