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Arrested on Rape Charges, Weinstein Posts $1 Million Bail
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:24:03 GMT
Harvey Weinstein presented his passport and a $1 million cashier’s check after he was arraigned on rape and criminal sex act charges involving two women.
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Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest Comes After Monthslong Downward Spiral
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:16:55 GMT
Mr. Weinstein was arrested in New York on Friday. Here’s a look at the producer’s downfall, and how it has been covered by The New York Times.
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Rose McGowan and Other Harvey Weinstein Accusers React: ‘We Got You’
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:50:00 GMT
Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.
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News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiating Playbook Faced Test in North Korea
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:20:31 GMT
The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.
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Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:42:11 GMT
A day after canceling his meeting with Kim Jong-un, President Trump said his administration was back in touch with North Korea and may go ahead with the June 12 get-together.
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Ireland Abortion Vote: ‘It’s Not a Man’s Issue,’ but Male Turnout Is Crucial
Fri, 25 May 2018 04:33:18 GMT
Women are expected to vote in greater numbers in Friday’s referendum. But turnout among male Irish voters — who tend to consider abortion a women’s issue — may be critical.
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Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:18:33 GMT
Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out.
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Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on F.B.I.’s Russia Informant
Fri, 25 May 2018 01:38:12 GMT
The presence of Emmet T. Flood, a lawyer representing the president in the Russia investigation, and John F. Kelly, the chief of staff, at the start of the classified meetings infuriated Democrats.
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At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:51:45 GMT
The meeting, which took place 11 days before the inauguration, preceded a $1 million contract Mr. Cohen received from a firm tied to the Russian oligarch.
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Trump Administration Tells Congress it Has Deal to Revive ZTE
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:04:09 GMT
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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They Shared Drugs. Someone Died. Does That Make Them Killers?
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:33:01 GMT
Prosecutors are increasingly treating overdose deaths as homicides, but they aren’t just going after dealers. Friends, family and fellow users are going to prison.
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Want to Make Money Like a C.E.O.? Work for 275 Years
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:01:11 GMT
For the first time, companies in the U.S. are disclosing how their C.E.O.’s compensation compares with the pay of employees. The results are eye-opening.
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Six C.E.O. Pay Packages That Explain Soaring Executive Compensation
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:55:03 GMT
One chief executive made $102.2 million last year. Another earned 4,987 times her median employee’s pay. This was C.E.O. pay in 2017.
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A Burger, Please: Hold the Tetracycline
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:36:16 GMT
The F.D.A. banned the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals last year. One organic cattle farmer is sure the ban is being flouted.
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Gray Matter: Would You Go to a Republican Doctor?
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:23:30 GMT
Our political leanings distort our assessment of unrelated expertise.
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The Rise of the Muslim Woman Tech Entrepreneur
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:28:36 GMT
Across the Muslim world, a new generation is poised to make an outsized impact on their countries’ prosperity.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Turmoil for Turkey’s Trump
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:00:01 GMT
Incompetence at the top doesn’t really matter, until it does.
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What Philip Roth Didn’t Know About Women Could Fill a Book
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:00:05 GMT
His characters were from the same places in New Jersey that I knew so well. Why didn’t they seem familiar?
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What Irish Women Know
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:00:04 GMT
The fury of having to leave your home to get what you need.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: America Last: Trump’s Attack on the Amazon Job Machine
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:45:04 GMT
Unrestrained strongmen use the state to punish — or silence — their enemies.
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Mourning My White Husband in the Age of Trump
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:23:30 GMT
I grieve for Alan and for the clarity he brought to the issue of race not just as my husband but as a white man in America.
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Alexa, No! Amazon Explains How an Echo Shared a Couple’s Private Conversation
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:06:47 GMT
The digital assistant mistook their words for a set of commands to send an audio recording to a contact, the company said.
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Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates That America Is ‘Respected Again’
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:34:27 GMT
Mr. Trump said the new officers should be proud to be joining a military that he said is now recovering from years of decay. He ended his speech with, “Anchors aweigh!”
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Rachel Dolezal, Who Pretended to Be Black, Is Charged With Welfare Fraud
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:30:17 GMT
She collected $8,850 in public assistance from Washington State from August 2015 to November 2017. Investigators said she misled the state about her income.
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Woman Trafficked by Cult Is Awarded $8 Million: ‘They Took My Childhood’
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:53:27 GMT
Given to a cult in Kansas when she was 11 and forced to work, Kendra Ross, now 26, won what may be the largest award for a single plaintiff in a case of coerced labor.
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Indiana School Shooting Leaves Teacher and Student Wounded
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:33:11 GMT
A male student opened fire at a middle school in suburban Indianapolis on Friday morning, the local authorities said. The suspect was in custody, they said.
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Train Delays, the New Subway Plan and the Perception of Time
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:39:41 GMT
Officials are hoping riders will accept more time with no service in return for less time stuck on trains.
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The Spotted Pig Restaurant Empire Is Fracturing
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:22:46 GMT
Since Ken Friedman was accused of sexual harassment, the business he started with April Bloomfield has shed one restaurant and several key employees.
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Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii: Lava, Ash and Toxic Fumes
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:28:41 GMT
Scenes from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii, which has been erupting for more than 20 days.
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Mayor de Blasio’s Emails, Uncensored and Unforgiving
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:44:06 GMT
A trove of City Hall emails, released under court order, shows a mayor sensitive to news media criticism and quick to lash out at aides.
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Common Sense: ‘Mustang Means Freedom’: Why Ford Is Saving an American Icon
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:05:16 GMT
Ford is phasing out its passenger cars, except one: the Mustang. The car may be only modestly profitable for Ford, but it has deep emotional power.
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Robert Indiana’s Best: A Mini Retrospective
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:54:35 GMT
From Herman Melville to Mae West, pinball machines to a slave ship, Robert Indiana drew his inspiration from American sources, with deeply personal meanings.
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The Pour: Reviving Ancient Spanish Vineyards, Building New Traditions
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:10:32 GMT
In the hills outside of Madrid, Comando G prospects for old vines of garnacha at high altitudes, and makes wonderfully fresh, distinctive wines.
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8 Cheap, Landlord-Friendly Ways to Upgrade Your Rental
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:06:06 GMT
Here are some affordable, luxurious upgrades for your rental that won’t make your landlord mad and are easy to undo when it’s time to move.
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The Tastes of Summer, Ranked
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:40:56 GMT
Peach vs. watermelon. Kielbasa vs. hot dog. Fudgsicle vs. Chipwich. New York Times food critics and writers assess the season’s peak pleasures.
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Match Book: Road Trip Reads
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Whether you’re traveling across the country or just taking a staycation, stock up for summer with these books that are as varied as America itself.
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5 Cheap(ish) Things to Take on Your Summer Camping Trip
Thu, 24 May 2018 03:00:04 GMT
The gear you’ll need to survive in the wilderness. (Or your backyard.)
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O’Keeffe’s Paradise, Lost and Found
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:44:58 GMT
Maui, Wowee: Georgia O’Keeffe’s largely unknown Hawaiian paintings and sketches surface in the Bronx, at the New York Botanical Garden.
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Review: Taking Another Spooky Hike Up ‘Hanging Rock’
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:51:27 GMT
A six-episode series on Amazon retells a tale of Victorian-era repression and vanishing Australian schoolgirls.
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Imagining a World Ruled by Women
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:43:26 GMT
Three plays in Germany present very different ideas about women in roles of authority.
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David Quinn Comes to the Rangers With a Gift for Developing Young Players
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:11:06 GMT
Quinn’s tenure at Boston University was marked by the string of highly touted prospects that came through his system.
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Fiction: A Novel of Kentucky Noir, So Humane It’s Bathed in Light
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:00:04 GMT
Chris Offutt’s new novel, “Country Dark,” is set in the world of backwoods moonshiners.
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Trilobites: Coyotes Conquered North America. Now They’re Heading South.
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:29:03 GMT
New maps seek to update the historical range of our continent’s toughest canids, which have thrived as other predators experienced decline.
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Trilobites: Scientists See Promise in Resurrecting These Rhinos That Are Nearly Extinct
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:15:27 GMT
Even if the technology can bring back the northern white rhinoceros, should we do it?
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Is It a Migraine? Many Patients Don’t Realize What Causes Their Suffering
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:30:36 GMT
Here’s a guide to help you recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand why the signs are so often missed, and think about treatment options.
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Tech We’re Using: Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:29:37 GMT
Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers.
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Arts

Was Robert Indiana’s Last Sculpture This Homage to the Bratwurst?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:13:43 GMT
The sculpture, commissioned by a Wisconsin sausage maker, is provoking more debate about whether the elderly artist authorized all the works sold under his name.
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‘Killing Eve’: The Showrunner and Stars on the Love Story Behind the Sleeper Hit
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:54:28 GMT
The showrunner, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer discuss the BBC America spy thriller, which ends its first season on Sunday.
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The Most Surprising Entry in Venice’s Architecture Biennale? The Vatican’s
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:00:15 GMT
For the Holy See’s first foray into the architecture exhibition, a dozen architects built chapels “for believers and nonbelievers alike.”
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Can Ron Howard Save ‘Solo’?
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:08 GMT
The director stepped in when the original filmmaking team was fired. As for why he agreed to take over, well, we actually can’t print his answer.
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‘Arrested Development’: We Sat Down With the Cast. It Got Raw.
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:30:29 GMT
In a wide-ranging conversation about the new season, cast members became emotional as they discussed accusations of sexual misconduct against Jeffrey Tambor.
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What Philip Roth Taught Me About Being an American Jew
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:29:03 GMT
His books answered the question of how my Jewish education would translate into the real world, should I survive the ordeal of childhood.
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O’Keeffe’s Paradise, Lost and Found
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:44:58 GMT
Maui, Wowee: Georgia O’Keeffe’s largely unknown Hawaiian paintings and sketches surface in the Bronx, at the New York Botanical Garden.
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How Neko Case Finally Unleashed Her Feminist Rage
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:19:52 GMT
The singer and songwriter has spun tragedy into plainly angry action on her new album, “Hell-On.”
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Auction Buyers Are Catching on to African-American Art
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:51:20 GMT
Museums have been re-evaluating their collections to give more prominence to works by black artists. Recent sales in New York show the market is following.
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‘Hair Live!’ Is Coming to NBC in 2019
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:48:45 GMT
The live telecast version of the musical will follow “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which aired in April and starred John Legend and Sara Bareilles.
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Newsbook: During Ramadan, Read These 3 Books by Muslim Authors
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:44:08 GMT
A family epic, a fantastical journey and a children’s book to teach young readers about the religious holiday.
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That Decisive Moment: Happy Error: The Week in Classical Music
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:32 GMT
Terry Riley, Ravel and Leonard Bernstein were among the highlights.
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In the Dance Lab With Martha Graham
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:55:26 GMT
There were hits and misses, and a spirit of exploration, as the Graham company tried out new technologies during a two-week Google residency.
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The Book Review Podcast: David Sedaris on ‘Calypso’
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:06 GMT
Sedaris talks about his latest book, and Alisa Roth discusses “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness.”
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Review: The Philharmonic Points a Trippy Kaleidoscope at the Past
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:49:20 GMT
Luciano Berio’s “Sinfonia,” written for the orchestra in the late 1960s, returned for a run of performances alongside a teeming work by Strauss.
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Playlist: The Playlist: George Clinton Reunites With Parliament, and 13 More New Songs
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:47:02 GMT
Jennifer Lopez, Diplo and Mark Ronson, Joshua Redman and more tracks that caught our critics’ attention this week.
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Critic’s Notebook: Jazz Giants Dave Burrell and Archie Shepp Retrace Their Five-Decade History
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:29:16 GMT
The pianist Mr. Burrell is the lifetime-achievement honoree at the Vision Festival, where the two rejoined forces for a fiery set.
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Scene City: Whitney Museum Honors Three Women
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:54:29 GMT
Benefits were held for the Whitney Museum, Solving Kids’ Cancer, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and PEN America.
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Military History: Fighting Wars Past, Present and Future
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:19:54 GMT
Several new books examine methods of conducting war, from the days of George Washington to the latest developments in cyberwarfare.
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Rose McGowan and Other Harvey Weinstein Accusers React: ‘We Got You’
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:50:00 GMT
Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.
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A Journey Home to Find the Meaning of Fatherhood
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:12:44 GMT
“Fatherland,” now playing in London, is an ambitious, genre-defying work that brings together interviews about what it means to be a parent, enlivened with music and dance.
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He Has Fans, Fame and an Acclaimed ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Opera. So Why Is Charles Wuorinen So Cranky?
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:04:43 GMT
About to turn 80, this composer isn’t backing down from decades of railing against the decline of “high culture.”
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A Word With: Jim Parsons Takes a Break From Sheldon to Play Dad
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:48:59 GMT
Mr. Parsons talks about his new movie, “A Kid Like Jake,” his return to Broadway in “The Boys in the Band” and life beyond “The Big Bang Theory.”
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Chazz Palminteri Is Singing. Sonny Would Tell You to Listen.
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:36:16 GMT
The actor, who first wrote the play as a one-man show in 1989, makes his Broadway musical debut as the gangster Sonny in “A Bronx Tale: The Musical.”
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This Week: Kicking Off SummerStage and Shakespeare in the Park
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:07 GMT
Cue the dusk and the balmy breezes. It's time for open-air plays and concerts in New York.
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The Leibers Are Gone. But Their Bling Is Back.
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:00:08 GMT
The exhibition “Marriage of True Minds Remembered” features rarely seen bags designed by Judith Leiber and four new paintings by Gerson Leiber.
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Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel on Trump’s ‘Dear John’ Letter to Kim Jong-un
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:15:11 GMT
Kimmel said President Trump seemed to be doing a version of “You break up with me? I break up with you.”
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Philip Roth’s Best Book
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:19:01 GMT
20 novelists, critics and historians make their case.
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Crime: Missing Bodies, Missing Killers, Deadly Missed Opportunities
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:11 GMT
In Marilyn Stasio’s column, a pond in Maine and a British choir loft may be crime scenes. World War II Reykjavik and modern-day Glasgow surely are.
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Sketchbook | The Literati: The Sensational Rise and Fall of Truman Capote
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:10 GMT
How the success of “In Cold Blood” led to a quick fame, followed by a long infamy.
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Nonfiction: David Sedaris Has a New Essay Collection. It Changed Alan Cumming’s Whole Worldview.
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:09 GMT
In “Calypso,” Sedaris delivers a caustically funny take on the indignities and banalities of everyday life, Cumming writes.
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Interest Grows in a Master of Choral Mystery and Power
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:07 GMT
A Spoleto Festival performance of Frank Martin’s Mass for Double Choir is part of a small resurgence in the vocal works of this Swiss composer.
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Nonfiction: The French Revolution Made Him an Exile, and a Writer
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:03:50 GMT
Alex Andriesse’s translation of “Memoirs From Beyond the Grave, 1768-1800” follows François-René de Chateaubriand from Europe to America and back.
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Inside the List: ‘I’m the One You Want to Sit Next to When Things Are Dull’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Sweet-and-sour humor permeates Dorothea Benton Frank’s latest Southern comedy of manners, “By Invitation Only.”
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New in Paperback: ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ ‘Compass’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Our back pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Tina Brown on Truman Capote‘s brilliant and tragic life.
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Fiction: 750,000 Germans Fled East Prussia in 1945. A Novelist Imagines One Family’s Exodus.
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
In “All for Nothing,” the German writer Walter Kempowski confronts a long-simmering trauma: the plight of the country’s civilian refugees during World War II.
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Nonfiction: The Fate of Most Silicon Valley Drones: ‘Live Work Work Work Die’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Corey Pein delves into the dark heart of the tech industry, where most are destined not to make it.
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The Shortlist: Wild Animals Gallop, Swim and Scamper Their Way Through These Books
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Three new books tell the story of jellyfish, mustangs and all the many creatures an impassioned veterinarian might encounter.
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Fiction: In the Colorado Desert, a Debut Novelist Finds a Metaphor for Israel and Palestine
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Heather Abel’s novel, “The Optimistic Decade,” takes a seat around the campfire of a back-to-the-land retreat for idealistic young activists in ’80s and ’90s America.
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Children’s Books: In Katherine Applegate’s New Fantasy Novel, Extinction Is Imminent
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
What would it be like to be the final one of your kind? The only surviving member of a human-dog hybrid species tries to keep hope alive.
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Letters to the Editor
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ and ‘Ibiza’
Fri, 25 May 2018 05:00:06 GMT
Amazon releases a new adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s acclaimed 1967 novel. And Gillian Jacobs plays a New Yorker abroad in “Ibiza.”
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RuPaul’s Drag Race: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10, Episode 10: Man Up, Woman Down
Fri, 25 May 2018 02:20:36 GMT
This week contestants were asked to butch themselves up for a fake print ad for “Trade: A manly body spray.”
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Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest Comes After Monthslong Downward Spiral
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:16:55 GMT
Mr. Weinstein was arrested in New York on Friday. Here’s a look at the producer’s downfall, and how it has been covered by The New York Times.
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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: What Do Critics Say? What Do You Say?
Thu, 24 May 2018 23:00:10 GMT
It’s entertaining! It’s not! Alden Ehrenreich is terrific! He’s no Harrison Ford! The reviews are all over the map, and here’s a sampling.
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Art Review: At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:23:21 GMT
With “History Refused to Die: Highlights From the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art makes the case for the art of self-taught black Southerners.
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Review: ‘The Fourth Estate’ Is a Competent but Incomplete Peek Inside The Times
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:35:44 GMT
The Showtime documentary, which chronicles 16 months in the life of The New York Times, is occasionally illuminating. But it also can be superficial and oblivious.
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13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:10 GMT
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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7 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:09 GMT
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:05 GMT
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:06 GMT
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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10 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:06 GMT
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
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14 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:05 GMT
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:05 GMT
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:05 GMT
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
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Morgan Freeman Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by Several Women
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:22:26 GMT
The women told CNN that he inappropriately touched or spoke to them on set, during publicity events and at his production company. He issued an apology.
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Children’s Books: In a Newbery Medalist’s Latest Novel, Friends Find Solace in Words
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:00:10 GMT
In Erin Entrada Kelly’s charming new book, “You Go First,” misfits connect long-distance via online Scrabble. Is it an escape, or the start of a real bond?
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Mia, Ronan and Dylan Farrow Dismiss a Son’s Defense of Woody Allen
Fri, 25 May 2018 02:24:35 GMT
In a 4,600-word essay, the director’s son Moses Farrow cast doubt on his sister’s abuse allegations and accused his mother of abuse.
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Review: Taking Another Spooky Hike Up ‘Hanging Rock’
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:51:27 GMT
A six-episode series on Amazon retells a tale of Victorian-era repression and vanishing Australian schoolgirls.
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Books

Nonfiction: David Sedaris Has a New Essay Collection. It Changed Alan Cumming’s Whole Worldview.
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:09 GMT
In “Calypso,” Sedaris delivers a caustically funny take on the indignities and banalities of everyday life, Cumming writes.
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Profile: David Sedaris Leaves His Audiences Weeping. And Still Wanting More.
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:08 GMT
He loves the crowds, the crowds love him, and his appearances attract hundreds and even thousands of fans. On the eve of publication of his new book, “Calypso,” the love fest continues.
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Philip Roth’s Best Book
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:19:01 GMT
20 novelists, critics and historians make their case.
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What Philip Roth Taught Me About Being an American Jew
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:29:03 GMT
His books answered the question of how my Jewish education would translate into the real world, should I survive the ordeal of childhood.
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By the Book: Lauren Groff: By the Book
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:00:07 GMT
Lauren Groff, author most recently of the story collection “Florida,” sees Mr. Rochester as a villain: “He’s a sociopath who keeps his grieving wife locked in the attic and tries to gaslight poor, plain, abused Jane Eyre then marry her bigamously.”
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Military History: Fighting Wars Past, Present and Future
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:19:54 GMT
Several new books examine methods of conducting war, from the days of George Washington to the latest developments in cyberwarfare.
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Fiction: Stephen King’s Reign of Terror Continues in a New Novel
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:04 GMT
“The Outsider” starts out as a routine police procedural but before long transforms into something much more sinister.
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The Book Review Podcast: David Sedaris on ‘Calypso’
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:06 GMT
Sedaris talks about his latest book, and Alisa Roth discusses “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness.”
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Newsbook: During Ramadan, Read These 3 Books by Muslim Authors
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:44:08 GMT
A family epic, a fantastical journey and a children’s book to teach young readers about the religious holiday.
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Scene City: Whitney Museum Honors Three Women
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:54:29 GMT
Benefits were held for the Whitney Museum, Solving Kids’ Cancer, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and PEN America.
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The Saturday Profile: An Affable Canadian Author With a Penchant for Murder
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:04:02 GMT
The best-selling novelist Louise Penny reflects on her love of Quebec, struggles with alcohol, and how Inspector Gamache changed her life.
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Crime: Missing Bodies, Missing Killers, Deadly Missed Opportunities
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:11 GMT
In Marilyn Stasio’s column, a pond in Maine and a British choir loft may be crime scenes. World War II Reykjavik and modern-day Glasgow surely are.
More...

Sketchbook | The Literati: The Sensational Rise and Fall of Truman Capote
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:10 GMT
How the success of “In Cold Blood” led to a quick fame, followed by a long infamy.
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Nonfiction: The French Revolution Made Him an Exile, and a Writer
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:03:50 GMT
Alex Andriesse’s translation of “Memoirs From Beyond the Grave, 1768-1800” follows François-René de Chateaubriand from Europe to America and back.
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Inside the List: ‘I’m the One You Want to Sit Next to When Things Are Dull’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Sweet-and-sour humor permeates Dorothea Benton Frank’s latest Southern comedy of manners, “By Invitation Only.”
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New in Paperback: ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ ‘Compass’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Our back pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Tina Brown on Truman Capote‘s brilliant and tragic life.
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Fiction: 750,000 Germans Fled East Prussia in 1945. A Novelist Imagines One Family’s Exodus.
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
In “All for Nothing,” the German writer Walter Kempowski confronts a long-simmering trauma: the plight of the country’s civilian refugees during World War II.
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Nonfiction: The Fate of Most Silicon Valley Drones: ‘Live Work Work Work Die’
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Corey Pein delves into the dark heart of the tech industry, where most are destined not to make it.
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The Shortlist: Wild Animals Gallop, Swim and Scamper Their Way Through These Books
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Three new books tell the story of jellyfish, mustangs and all the many creatures an impassioned veterinarian might encounter.
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Fiction: In the Colorado Desert, a Debut Novelist Finds a Metaphor for Israel and Palestine
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Heather Abel’s novel, “The Optimistic Decade,” takes a seat around the campfire of a back-to-the-land retreat for idealistic young activists in ’80s and ’90s America.
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Children’s Books: In Katherine Applegate’s New Fantasy Novel, Extinction Is Imminent
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
What would it be like to be the final one of your kind? The only surviving member of a human-dog hybrid species tries to keep hope alive.
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Letters to the Editor
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Children’s Books: In a Newbery Medalist’s Latest Novel, Friends Find Solace in Words
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:00:10 GMT
In Erin Entrada Kelly’s charming new book, “You Go First,” misfits connect long-distance via online Scrabble. Is it an escape, or the start of a real bond?
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Editors’ Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This Week
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:06:59 GMT
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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How ‘Cursed Child’ Puts Parenting at the Center of the Potterverse
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:21:42 GMT
Two children’s literature experts consider what works in the Broadway play — for kids, sure, but for grown-ups too.
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Critic’s Notebook: Who Is Neville Longbottom, and Why Should I Care? A Potter Newbie on That Broadway Show
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:19:57 GMT
The stagecraft is impressive, but if you’re not familiar with J.K. Rowling’s world of wizards, “Cursed Child” can be a mystifying slog.
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Nonfiction: When a Stroke Felled Her Mother, This Author Ran Away to the Circus
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:00:13 GMT
In “The Electric Woman,” Tessa Fontaine traces her experience of losing her mother against her life as a performer in America’s oldest sideshow.
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Q&A: Why Old Enclaves and New Islands Matter to Travelers
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:42:48 GMT
The author Alastair Bonnett explains why people are drawn to places that offer solitude and surprise.
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Philip Roth’s Newark, the Hometown He Never Really Left
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:47:46 GMT
Mr. Roth wrote of the everyday people, buildings, streets and mores of the city, often with palpable and wistful affection.
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Further Reading: A Philip Roth Reader
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:00:42 GMT
Here is a sampling of reviews of the prolific author’s work, an essay he wrote and an interview he gave.
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Pete Souza’s ‘Shade’ Adapts His Instagram Trolling Into Book Form
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:17:31 GMT
The former White House photographer began subtly posting photos of the Obama era as a way of commenting on President Trump. Now he’s getting more explicit.
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Fiction: A Novel of Kentucky Noir, So Humane It’s Bathed in Light
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:00:04 GMT
Chris Offutt’s new novel, “Country Dark,” is set in the world of backwoods moonshiners.
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Books News: Philip Roth Dies; Philip Roth Readers Tweet
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:51:01 GMT
The way we mourn now? On Twitter. Philip Roth has died at the age of 85, and the Twittersphere is sitting shiva.
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Books of The Times: In ‘The Mirage Factory,’ a Thriving Los Angeles Born From Humble Beginnings
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:59:36 GMT
Gary Krist tells the story of the city through the lives of three people whose restlessness and ambition transformed it in the early decades of the 20th century.
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Book Explores Kim Jong-un’s Feelings About His Mother, and Other Family Tales
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:11:32 GMT
A memoir by Thae Yong-ho, a senior diplomat who defected, also describes Mr. Kim’s brother as a fan of Eric Clapton and portrays tensions within the Kim dynasty.
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A Reader: If You’ve Never Read Philip Roth’s Books, Here’s Where to Start
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:50:37 GMT
The prolific author died on Tuesday. Here are seven of his books that you should read right now.
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An Appraisal: Philip Roth, a Born Spellbinder and Peerless Chronicler of Sex and Death
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:54:45 GMT
Roth’s work had more rage, more wit, more lust, more talk, and more crosscurrents of thought and emotion than any writer of his time.
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Essay: The Mystery Buffs in the White House
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:00:06 GMT
Our presidents’ love of detective fiction has an august history. Craig Fehrman follows the clues.
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Philip Roth, Towering Novelist Who Explored Lust, Jewish Life and America, Dies at 85
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:35:30 GMT
Mr. Roth won almost all the major literary awards and published an exceptional sequence of historical novels in his 60s, an age when many writers are winding down.
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Olga Tokarczuk of Poland Wins Man Booker International Prize
Tue, 22 May 2018 20:45:04 GMT
The author shares the £50,000 prize for “Flights” with the novel’s translator, Jennifer Croft. The award is for works of fiction translated into English.
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Books of The Times: A Darkly Comic Novel Stares Down a Life of Solitude
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:41:44 GMT
In “Mirror, Shoulder, Signal,” the Danish novelist Dorthe Nors continues her intense fascination with aging, and with women who have resisted domestication.
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Nonfiction: The ‘Insane’ Way Our Prison System Handles the Mentally Ill
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:00:04 GMT
In her new book, Alisa Roth details the way the criminal justice system makes the sick even sicker.
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New & Noteworthy
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:04 GMT
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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Match Book: Road Trip Reads
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Whether you’re traveling across the country or just taking a staycation, stock up for summer with these books that are as varied as America itself.
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Voices From the First Bronx Book Festival
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:21:37 GMT
While it might be tempting to proclaim that the borough is back, last weekend’s literary celebration proved it never really left.
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Front Burner: A Tome to Turn to When Life Gives You Lemons
Mon, 21 May 2018 19:56:28 GMT
“Lemonade With Zest” traces a summertime treat to ancient Egypt.
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Business

Trump Administration Tells Congress it Has Deal to Revive ZTE
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:04:09 GMT
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What It Would Take
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:35:57 GMT
Universal state health coverage has rallied Democrats in the governor’s race. But even with the state’s size and wealth, it would be hard to achieve.
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U.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:36:27 GMT
The move by several major news organizations illustrated that some companies would prefer to lose European readers than to risk being hit with stiff penalties.
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G.D.P.R., a New Privacy Law, Makes Europe World’s Leading Tech Watchdog
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:41:49 GMT
The European Union on Friday puts the world’s toughest data privacy rules into effect. The regulations are set to have an outsize impact far beyond Europe.
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Want to Make Money Like a C.E.O.? Work for 275 Years
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:01:11 GMT
For the first time, companies in the U.S. are disclosing how their C.E.O.’s compensation compares with the pay of employees. The results are eye-opening.
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Six C.E.O. Pay Packages That Explain Soaring Executive Compensation
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:55:03 GMT
One chief executive made $102.2 million last year. Another earned 4,987 times her median employee’s pay. This was C.E.O. pay in 2017.
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Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:18:33 GMT
Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out.
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Common Sense: ‘Mustang Means Freedom’: Why Ford Is Saving an American Icon
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:05:16 GMT
Ford is phasing out its passenger cars, except one: the Mustang. The car may be only modestly profitable for Ford, but it has deep emotional power.
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Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:21:35 GMT
A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
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Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:30:57 GMT
Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences. Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run the ads and rules for campaign accounts.
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How Student Debt Can Ruin Home Buying Dreams
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:13 GMT
Going to college may increase your income, but higher student debt levels have kept many millennials out of the home buying market.
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Data Privacy Regulation and Smart Speakers: DealBook Briefing
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:25:44 GMT
The incident of an Amazon Echo recording a couple’s conversation and sending it to a contact raises questions about how to regulate data from smart speakers.
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S&P, Dow Lower on Oil Plunge; Chipmakers Lift Nasdaq
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:30:51 GMT
The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on Friday as a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks, but losses were limited by gains in chipmakers and retail stocks.
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Alexa, No! Amazon Explains How an Echo Shared a Couple’s Private Conversation
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:06:47 GMT
The digital assistant mistook their words for a set of commands to send an audio recording to a contact, the company said.
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The Workologist: Your Job Is More Intense. Your Pay and Title Haven’t Kept Up.
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:00:04 GMT
You’ve been asked to take on a higher-level role. But any decision about a formal promotion has to wait “a few months.” Here’s how to start that conversation right away.
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Economic View: What Advertising History Says About the Future of Fake News
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:11:37 GMT
Technological advances have made it easy to spread fake news. But after these fabrications become familiar, their danger is likely to recede, the economist Austan Goolsbee says.
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PepsiCo to Acquire the Fruit and Veggie Snack Maker Bare Foods
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:12:27 GMT
The deal is the latest move by the food and beverage conglomerate to increase its offerings of healthy snacks.
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Your Money Adviser: Free Tickets. Money. College Savings Plans Try to Stir Up Interest.
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:31:30 GMT
State 529 plans, which allow education savings to grow tax free, have been around for more than 20 years. But many families still don’t know about them.
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The Spotted Pig Restaurant Empire Is Fracturing
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:22:46 GMT
Since Ken Friedman was accused of sexual harassment, the business he started with April Bloomfield has shed one restaurant and several key employees.
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Rose McGowan and Other Harvey Weinstein Accusers React: ‘We Got You’
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:50:00 GMT
Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.
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At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:51:45 GMT
The meeting, which took place 11 days before the inauguration, preceded a $1 million contract Mr. Cohen received from a firm tied to the Russian oligarch.
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Tax Break, or Kickback? Energy Benefit Becomes a Lightning Rod
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:23:38 GMT
A federal incentive aimed at builders is at the center of a dispute over whether public agencies can use it — and how they can pass it along.
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Woman Says She Was Bound, Gagged and Bullied at Work in Scotland
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:01:21 GMT
A fisheries inspector brought a claim of workplace harassment against the Scottish government, alleging she endured years of a toxic environment.
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Jury Awards Apple $539 Million in Samsung Patent Case
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:10:25 GMT
The rivals have been in court over patents since 2011, when Apple filed a lawsuit alleging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets copied its products.
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Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest Comes After Monthslong Downward Spiral
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:16:55 GMT
Mr. Weinstein was arrested in New York on Friday. Here’s a look at the producer’s downfall, and how it has been covered by The New York Times.
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E.U. Settles With Russia’s Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:35:47 GMT
The settlement could mark the end of a long legal tangle. But countries that have long been squeezed by the energy company complained that it should have been fined.
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Inventing New Ways to Solve Old Problems
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:39:48 GMT
Creating businesses that not only help people, but also help people open their eyes.
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Galinhos Journal: ‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:02:54 GMT
In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.
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Elon Musk Declares War on the Media: DealBook Briefing
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:08:16 GMT
Following harsh reviews of Tesla’s Model 3, the C.E.O. says that he has a plan to clean up what he sees as a biased industry.
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Why Is Elon Musk Attacking the Media? We Explain. (Also, Give Us a Good Rating!)
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:37:41 GMT
Mr. Musk and his company, Tesla, have had a rough couple of months resulting in several negative stories in the media. On Wednesday he vented on Twitter.
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Deutsche Bank to Cut 7,000 Jobs
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:55:31 GMT
The announcement is the latest sign of the lender’s curtailed ambition, and comes about a month after it said it would shrink its operations in the United States and Asia.
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Canada Blocks Chinese Takeover on Security Concerns
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:58:02 GMT
The move comes as United States and European leaders grow increasingly skeptical of Chinese deals, often citing concerns about national security.
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Blocked by Trump: Twitter Users Sound Off on Being Barred
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:36:32 GMT
“What he’s done is create an echo chamber,” said one user who was blocked for suggesting that President Trump had a crush on Hillary Clinton.
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States Are Pushing to Keep Federal Regulation Out of Sports Gambling
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:48:56 GMT
Major sports leagues want the federal government involved in overseeing legalized sports betting, but states say that would be an infringement on their rights.
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A Bid to Increase Gun Exports, Stalled After Sandy Hook, Moves Ahead
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:13:41 GMT
The Trump administration is pushing a rule, first proposed under President Obama, to transfer and streamline oversight of commercial firearms exports.
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Trump Initiates Trade Inquiry That Could Lead to Tariffs on Foreign Cars
Thu, 24 May 2018 12:13:43 GMT
President Trump has instructed the commerce secretary to investigate whether imported autos pose a threat to national security, a move that could further strain relations with global allies.
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How to Apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Fix-It Fund
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:31:39 GMT
The Education Department just explained how the “temporarily expanded” program for student loans will work, using $350 million that Congress set aside.
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Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:04:09 GMT
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.
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Emerging Markets Are Worrying Investors, Again
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:16:35 GMT
Argentina and now Turkey have been forced to raise interest rates to defend their currencies from growing pressure on emerging markets.
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Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-election Bid
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:49:35 GMT
The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.
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Regulator Urges Banks to Compete With Payday Lenders
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:54:37 GMT
A federal regulator that once chased banks out of the market for small, emergency loans wants them to get back in.
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The Trouble With the Memphis Airport: No Crowds
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:03:06 GMT
The spacious terminal built for when the Tennessee city was a bustling air travel hub has become a half-deserted white elephant that the airport is spending millions to shrink.
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Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:31:53 GMT
In an effort to ward off a merger with Viacom, the network amended its lawsuit against its parent company. Now it falls to a judge to break the deadlock.
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Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:05:48 GMT
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
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Trump’s Blocking of Twitter Users Is Unconstitutional, Judge Says
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:41:45 GMT
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that President Trump’s practice of blocking Twitter users who criticize him is unconstitutional.
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Fed Minutes Suggest Few Worries of Economy Overheating
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:15:46 GMT
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its May meeting on Wednesday. The minutes indicate officials are more worried about inflation falling below 2 percent than overheating.
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Skin Deep: How to Cure the Makeup Counter Blues
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:01:41 GMT
As the popularity of online beauty shopping continues to grow, the traditional department store makeup counter is getting a new look.
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Education

‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schools
Thu, 17 May 2018 22:09:48 GMT
Despite some opposition to one district’s middle-school integration plan, there is a growing sense in the city that it is time to act on segregation.
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New Jersey Law Codifies School Segregation, Suit Says
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:24:30 GMT
The plaintiffs are looking to force statewide desegregation in one of the most segregated states in the country.
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In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Muted
Sun, 13 May 2018 20:19:17 GMT
The city broke up big failing schools to improve academics, but at the small schools that replaced them, fielding a robust music program is a challenge.
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Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leader
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:22:45 GMT
Travis Brenda defeated Jonathan Shell, a powerful state legislator, in a Republican primary, amid anger over changes to the state pension system.
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Oxford Lifts the Veil on Race, Wealth and Privilege
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:40:26 GMT
For the first time, the British university released data about its admissions, and the figures showed a continuing gap in prospects along racial and economic lines.
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On Campus: Why Being a Foster Child Made Me a Conservative
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:57:19 GMT
My experiences forced me to reflect on what environments are best for children. Certainly not the ones I came from.
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Reader’s Notebook: ‘Assume the Worst’: This Isn’t Your Ordinary Graduation Speech
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:50:52 GMT
In today’s commencement addresses, as evidenced by recent books, inspiration is sometimes superseded by skepticism.
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A State Attorney General Calls Out Betsy DeVos on For-Profit Colleges
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:53:31 GMT
The New Jersey attorney general says federal education officials have stopped cooperating with the state on fraudulent activities at for-profits.
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Why the Teacher Walkout Movement Won’t Reach Every State
Thu, 17 May 2018 13:59:06 GMT
State control of education helps explain why walkouts have happened in North Carolina and five other states, but not in others.
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94 Percent of U.S. Teachers Spend Their Own Money on School Supplies, Survey Finds
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:21:37 GMT
On average, teachers who reported using their own money for the classroom spent $479 each during the school year, according to a Department of Education survey.
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L.G.B.T. Students in Oregon Were Bullied and Forced to Read Bible, Report Says
Wed, 16 May 2018 22:57:39 GMT
A state investigation found “substantial evidence” of discrimination in North Bend, a conservative area on Oregon’s southern coast.
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Assassin’s Creed Has a New Mission: Working in the Classroom
Wed, 16 May 2018 17:10:41 GMT
The long-running historical video game franchise has debuted an educational mode for its latest release, set in Ptolemaic Egypt.
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Georgia State, Leading U.S. in Black Graduates, Is Engine of Social Mobility
Tue, 15 May 2018 21:13:35 GMT
Georgia State, once seen as a night school for white businessmen, has reshaped itself amid a moral awakening and a raft of data-driven experimentation.
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Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits
Sun, 13 May 2018 09:00:08 GMT
A team of lawyers and investigators had looked into advertising at big colleges. Now it mostly processes student loan forgiveness applications.
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His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.
Sat, 12 May 2018 20:46:28 GMT
Hamilton College knew that one of its students was in deep distress before he killed himself. His parents believe they should have been told.
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Your Money: 5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class
Sat, 12 May 2018 16:40:12 GMT
Each year, we ask students to send in college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 responded this year. Here are five that stood out.
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Why Australian College Graduates Feel Sorry for Their American Counterparts
Sun, 13 May 2018 17:47:35 GMT
Readers point to a simpler way to pay back loans and avoid ‘soul-crushing debt.’
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Health

The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:43:42 GMT
In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.
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Global Health: New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow Confusion
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:39:27 GMT
A new vaccine and other experimental drugs now are available to fight the outbreak. But first physicians must overcome the suspicions of a frightened populace.
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Is It a Migraine? Many Patients Don’t Realize What Causes Their Suffering
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:30:36 GMT
Here’s a guide to help you recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand why the signs are so often missed, and think about treatment options.
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Ask Well: Is Shingles Contagious?
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:02 GMT
People who have never had chickenpox are at risk for developing the illness if they come in contact with a shingles patient’s blisters.
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New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:43:28 GMT
Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation’s medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format.
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Phys Ed: Are You a ‘Type D’ Athlete? Relax and Ask for Help
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:00:09 GMT
If you’re more Eeyore than Tigger when it comes to sports, reach out and elicit suggestions.
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Personal Health: How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.
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Doctors: The Doctor Is Cooking
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:18:34 GMT
Here we were, 80 eager physicians from across North America in a large teaching kitchen in northern California.
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Matter: Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:18:20 GMT
The genome obviously varies from person to person. But it can also vary from cell to cell, even within the same individual. The implications of “mosaicism” are enormous.
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Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What It Would Take
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:35:57 GMT
Universal state health coverage has rallied Democrats in the governor’s race. But even with the state’s size and wealth, it would be hard to achieve.
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Is Fish the Food of Love, and Babies?
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:00:01 GMT
Eating more fish was tied to more lovemaking, and more babies.
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How Nighttime Tablet and Phone Use Disturbs Sleep
Wed, 23 May 2018 17:43:15 GMT
When a person used an iPad instead of reading print before bedtime, he or she had a later sleep onset and suppressed levels of melatonin.
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The Boundary Between Abuse and B.D.S.M.
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:54:01 GMT
Politicians accused of abusing their sexual partners have put the community’s practices in the news.
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First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds
Wed, 23 May 2018 22:57:42 GMT
The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.
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Air Pollution Near Power Plants Tied to Premature Births
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:10:58 GMT
Closing coal- and oil-fired power plants is associated with a reduction in preterm births in the surrounding region, researchers report.
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His Wife Died in the Santa Fe School Shooting. The World’s Sympathy May Keep Him Alive.
Tue, 22 May 2018 20:54:48 GMT
William Tisdale’s GoFundMe campaign to pay for medical treatment for a fatal lung disease took off after his wife was killed in the Texas shooting.
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Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:55:11 GMT
A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical system.
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Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith Sues U.S.A. Swimming, Claiming It Ignored Sex Abuse
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:54:18 GMT
The swimmer said in February that her former coach, Sean Hutchison, began grooming her at age 13 and abusing her at 16. He has denied the allegations.
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Global Health: For First Time, W.H.O. Names Some Lab Tests ‘Essential’
Mon, 21 May 2018 17:50:07 GMT
Forty years after creating its “essential medicines” list, which revolutionized the struggle to get drugs to the poor, the agency tackles diagnostics.
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The New Health Care: What Barbershops Can Teach About Delivering Health Care
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
One reason that an experiment to reduce high blood pressure in a high-risk population succeeded is that it adapted its approach to encourage trust.
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Pakistan Has Just One New Polio Case, but Isn’t Declaring Victory Yet
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:47:57 GMT
The country has come tantalizingly close to eradicating the virus in recent years, only to be foiled by instability, mistrust and attacks on vaccinators.
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REgional Australia, PArt 1 of 2: A Booming Economy With a Tragic Price
Mon, 21 May 2018 22:55:42 GMT
Australia is a breadbasket to the world and a globalization success story. So why are its farmers killing themselves?
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Trilobites: The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:52:46 GMT
You may have forgotten about the nucleolus since you took biology class, but scientists think this structure inside every cell in your body may play an important role in aging.
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Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:42:28 GMT
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
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As an Insurer Resists Paying for ‘Avoidable’ E.R. Visits, Patients and Doctors Push Back
Sat, 19 May 2018 15:12:14 GMT
Guessing wrong on when a condition is a life-threatening medical emergency could mean a large bill. Or worse.
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Surfacing: What This 76-Year-Old Man Can Teach About Healing
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:11:36 GMT
“I never lock my door; if people show up at night, I will wake up,” said I Gusti Mangku Sasak, a holistic Usada Bali healer.
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How New Abortion Restrictions Would Affect Women’s Health Care
Mon, 21 May 2018 18:42:04 GMT
The Trump administration’s proposal to bar certain federal funds from abortion providers has raised complicated questions about reproductive health care.
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Trump’s New Health and Human Services Secretary Is a Joyful Regulator
Tue, 22 May 2018 02:09:52 GMT
In an administration with a deregulatory bent, Alex Azar relishes his policymaking powers.
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Technique Used to Find Golden State Killer Leads to a Suspect in 1987 Murders
Sat, 19 May 2018 00:08:14 GMT
A break in the 31-year-long investigation of the killings in Washington State of a young Canadian couple came after DNA was uploaded to an ancestry website.
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Fans at the Royal Wedding, and Their Accessories
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:32:38 GMT
The photographer Alexander Coggin zoomed in on the clavicles of many of the revelers.
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Girlhood Across America, Captured by One Photographer
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:26:43 GMT
Justine Kurland’s images of adolescence are just as poignant 20 years after her project debuted.
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Restaurant Review: Japanese Seafood Without the Painful Price Tag, at Wokuni
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:09:27 GMT
While the sushi scene in New York caters to robber barons, this Midtown restaurant serves insolently fresh fish at reasonable prices.
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On Location: A Minnesota Lake House Built on Legend
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:18 GMT
Most renovations come with surprises. But no one expected those old stories to be true.
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As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns
Mon, 21 May 2018 06:57:40 GMT
An extraordinary ceremony with strong elements of African-American culture showed the couple’s determination to bring Britain’s royal family into the modern world.
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Living In: Shelter Island, N.Y.: A Paradise That Has Its Challenges
Wed, 16 May 2018 22:10:54 GMT
For those who can put up with inconveniences like a lack of shopping, Shelter Island offers any number of charms.
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Hungry City: At Em, the Noodle Soup Anchors a Menu (and a Marriage)
Thu, 17 May 2018 17:26:55 GMT
Among the pho and banh mi at this Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, restaurant is hu tieu, the first dish that the chef Ly Nguyen made for the man who would become her husband.
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Bill Gold, 97, Whose Posters Captured Movie Magic, Is Dead
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:01:36 GMT
Mr. Gold was a behind-the-scenes superstar whose artwork offered moviegoers tantalizing glimpses of the raptures awaiting in the cinema darkness.
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On the Met Gala Red Carpet, Playing It Unsafe
Tue, 08 May 2018 14:56:00 GMT
Reviewing the fabulous extremity (and occasional absurdity) of the Met Gala’s fashion saints and sinners.
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Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:31:53 GMT
In an effort to ward off a merger with Viacom, the network amended its lawsuit against its parent company. Now it falls to a judge to break the deadlock.
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CBS Tries to Sell Its TV Dramas as Its Own Battle Heats Up in Court
Wed, 16 May 2018 23:29:35 GMT
Shari Redstone hopes to merge the network with Viacom. But the CBS head, Leslie Moonves, has other ideas. Now, a judge is working to settle the dispute.
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Restaurant Review: A Hotel Restaurant With Neighborhood-Hangout Appeal
Tue, 15 May 2018 15:39:50 GMT
At Simon & the Whale, the restaurateur Gabriel Stulman conjures the qualities that draw people to his smaller West Village spots.
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On Location: An Angular Beach House That’s Soft Inside
Thu, 17 May 2018 18:14:50 GMT
The oddly shaped house in the Hamptons was dated, but also strangely appealing. Maybe all it needed was an update.
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At Frieze, Your Style Is Your Calling Card
Mon, 14 May 2018 16:04:24 GMT
The scene from last week’s art fairs, where fashion gave art a run for the money.
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Exclusive: A Townhouse Where Nancy Reagan and Danish Royalty Partied
Fri, 11 May 2018 13:30:17 GMT
The home of a former ambassador on the Upper East Side goes on the market for $8.9 million.
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Art Shay, Whose Camera Captured the Famous and the Everyday, Dies at 96
Fri, 11 May 2018 14:12:25 GMT
For Life, Time and other magazines, Mr. Shay photographed Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Muhammad Ali and nine presidents, as well as the streets of Chicago.
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Hungry City: Thai Dishes That Pave a Chef’s Path Home in Elmhurst, Queens
Thu, 10 May 2018 15:27:26 GMT
At Lamoon, Arada Moonroj draws from memories of an upbringing in northern Thailand to create thoughtful, detailed fare.
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Scene City: Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan and Emma Stone Keep Partying After Met Gala
Wed, 09 May 2018 16:09:28 GMT
Olivier Rousteing hosted a party at the Top of the Standard, followed by Rihanna’s blowout at Up & Down.
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Living In: Union City, N.J.: Close to the City, but Still Affordable
Wed, 09 May 2018 15:34:52 GMT
For generations of Cuban immigrants and a growing wave of young professionals, the cliff-top city offers reasonably priced housing and an urban vibe.
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Science

Trilobites: Coyotes Conquered North America. Now They’re Heading South.
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:29:03 GMT
New maps seek to update the historical range of our continent’s toughest canids, which have thrived as other predators experienced decline.
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Grizzly Bears Can Now Be Hunted Near Yellowstone After Wyoming Vote
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:55:20 GMT
Now that grizzly bears have been dropped from the endangered species list, the first big hunt in 43 years is set for September, allowing 22 grizzlies to be shot.
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Trilobites: Scientists See Promise in Resurrecting These Rhinos That Are Nearly Extinct
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:15:27 GMT
Even if the technology can bring back the northern white rhinoceros, should we do it?
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Trilobites: Big Discovery in a Tiny Mammal-Like Skull Found Under a Dinosaur’s Foot
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:33:47 GMT
Paleontologists found a 130 million-year-old haramiyid fossil in Utah, suggesting that the ancient relatives of modern mammals spread farther across the globe than thought.
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Is This the World’s Most Diverse National Park?
Tue, 22 May 2018 16:35:29 GMT
Bringing the numbers to life for the jewel in Bolivia’s conservation crown.
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Matter: Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:18:20 GMT
The genome obviously varies from person to person. But it can also vary from cell to cell, even within the same individual. The implications of “mosaicism” are enormous.
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Alien Asteroids Are Here, Scientists Say. Get Used to Them.
Mon, 21 May 2018 17:00:49 GMT
An asteroid that cohabits an orbit with Jupiter came from outside the solar system.
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Lanternflies Eat Everything in Sight. The U.S. Is Looking Delicious.
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:12 GMT
The invasive insects turned up in Pennsylvania in 2014. Now the state has placed 3,000 square miles under quarantine, and scientists worry the pest will spread.
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Trilobites: The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:52:46 GMT
You may have forgotten about the nucleolus since you took biology class, but scientists think this structure inside every cell in your body may play an important role in aging.
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The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:43:42 GMT
In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.
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Global Health: New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow Confusion
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:39:27 GMT
A new vaccine and other experimental drugs now are available to fight the outbreak. But first physicians must overcome the suspicions of a frightened populace.
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M.L.B. Hired Scientists to Explain Why Home Runs Have Surged. They Couldn’t.
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:37:50 GMT
The ball is not juiced, it’s just more aerodynamic. But not even scientists hired by M.L.B. can explain precisely why.
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Hurricane Season’s Around the Corner. Here’s What to Expect.
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:14:17 GMT
The season begins June 1 and experts predict it will be near normal or above normal, but a single storm can cause tremendous damage if it makes landfall.
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Is It a Migraine? Many Patients Don’t Realize What Causes Their Suffering
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:30:36 GMT
Here’s a guide to help you recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand why the signs are so often missed, and think about treatment options.
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O’Keeffe’s Paradise, Lost and Found
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:44:58 GMT
Maui, Wowee: Georgia O’Keeffe’s largely unknown Hawaiian paintings and sketches surface in the Bronx, at the New York Botanical Garden.
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Using Medicine and Science to Improve the Quality of Life
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:53:13 GMT
Medical and scientific breakthroughs, some with ethical concerns, are being used to help people.
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Taking on Climate Change
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:55:44 GMT
Trying to solve the problems that are affecting our world, and believing that they can make a difference.
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Galinhos Journal: ‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:02:54 GMT
In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.
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How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:02:45 GMT
Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important nutrients.
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They’ve Been to All 417 National Park Sites. How About You?
Wed, 23 May 2018 17:26:35 GMT
A hardy few have visited every park, monument, preserve, battlefield and historic site overseen by the U.S. National Park Service. It can take decades.
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F.Y.I.: The Elusive City Squab
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT
Baby pigeons take only a month to become fully developed and leave the nest, which is usually hidden and high up on a window ledge or rooftop.
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There’s a Sinkhole at the White House. Blame the Swamp. (Really.)
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:33:22 GMT
“Drain the swamp” jabs were abundant on Twitter, but joking aside, the phrase has some geological merit. There is a “legitimate swamp” around the White House, an expert said.
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Take a Number: Every 202,500 Years, Earth Wanders in a New Direction
Mon, 21 May 2018 19:29:33 GMT
The planet’s orbit alternates from elliptical to almost perfectly circular — and has for hundreds of millions of years.
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Global Health: For First Time, W.H.O. Names Some Lab Tests ‘Essential’
Mon, 21 May 2018 17:50:07 GMT
Forty years after creating its “essential medicines” list, which revolutionized the struggle to get drugs to the poor, the agency tackles diagnostics.
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New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:43:28 GMT
Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation’s medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format.
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Nonfiction: How One Company Scammed Silicon Valley. And How It Got Caught.
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:06 GMT
In “Bad Blood,” John Carreyrou tells of the rise and incredible fall of Theranos, the biotech company that was going to revolutionize blood testing.
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Pakistan Has Just One New Polio Case, but Isn’t Declaring Victory Yet
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:47:57 GMT
The country has come tantalizingly close to eradicating the virus in recent years, only to be foiled by instability, mistrust and attacks on vaccinators.
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Technique Used to Find Golden State Killer Leads to a Suspect in 1987 Murders
Sat, 19 May 2018 00:08:14 GMT
A break in the 31-year-long investigation of the killings in Washington State of a young Canadian couple came after DNA was uploaded to an ancestry website.
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Q&A: How Hot Can Lava Get?
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:17:20 GMT
The eruptions at Kilauea offer a glimpse into the range of temperatures for volcanic magma and lava.
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New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on Invention
Fri, 18 May 2018 19:26:27 GMT
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
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Technology

G.D.P.R., a New Privacy Law, Makes Europe World’s Leading Tech Watchdog
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:41:49 GMT
The European Union on Friday puts the world’s toughest data privacy rules into effect. The regulations are set to have an outsize impact far beyond Europe.
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Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:18:33 GMT
Major tech companies took steps to prevent foreign meddling online before voters in Ireland cast ballots on Friday. Here’s how those efforts are working out.
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Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:30:57 GMT
Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences. Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run the ads and rules for campaign accounts.
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Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:04:09 GMT
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.
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Tech Tip: Decoding Windows Error Messages
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:00:08 GMT
Microsoft regularly pushes out security patches and other fixes, but if Windows 10 fails to install them, you can usually find out why.
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Bits: Cecilia’s Week in Tech: It’s G.D.P.R. Day!
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:00:01 GMT
In this week’s newsletter: Europe’s new privacy rules go into effect, and President Trump is told that he cannot block users on Twitter.
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U.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:36:27 GMT
The move by several major news organizations illustrated that some companies would prefer to lose European readers than to risk being hit with stiff penalties.
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Trilobites: Scientists See Promise in Resurrecting These Rhinos That Are Nearly Extinct
Thu, 24 May 2018 20:15:27 GMT
Even if the technology can bring back the northern white rhinoceros, should we do it?
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Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:21:35 GMT
A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
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When Passion and Technology Meet
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:56:42 GMT
Innovators are creating new ways to use technology and help solve problems.
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Tech Tip: Curing the Full-Up Tablet Blues
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:20:01 GMT
If you can’t download more movies and shows because your Android tablet has run out of storage space, consider these expansion options.
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Uber Finds Profits in Leaving Tough Overseas Markets
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:19:35 GMT
The ride-hailing company also announced that it was closing its driverless car testing operations in Arizona after a deadly crash.
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Tech We’re Using: Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:29:37 GMT
Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers.
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Tech Tip: A Wrinkle in Time Keeping
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:00:05 GMT
If you don’t want your phone’s calendar to change time zones when you travel, you can lock down your appointments.
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Tech Fix: Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:56:26 GMT
To comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25, internet companies have been updating their data policies. Here’s how you can benefit.
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Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:38:36 GMT
France has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe for technology investment, but it faces big challenges in its mission to become a leader.
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Instagram (Finally) Adds a Mute Feature
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:48:44 GMT
So desperately needed.
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:53:04 GMT
The chief executive had initially resisted meeting with European authorities, who have emerged as the world’s most assertive watchdog of the technology industry.
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Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk.
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:31:35 GMT
More than two dozen civil rights organizations asked the tech giant to stop selling its image recognition system to law enforcement agencies.
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Tech Tip: How to Adjust Your Mac’s Spelling Controls
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:06 GMT
Like many modern operating systems, macOS has a built-in spell checker that you can use or lose.
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Mark Zuckerberg to Apologize Again, This Time to European Parliament
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:37:31 GMT
Facebook’s chief executive is expected to strike a conciliatory tone about user data on Tuesday when he speaks to members of the European Parliament.
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Is Facebook Just a Platform? A Lawyer to the Stars Says No
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:26:17 GMT
Paul Tweed attracted star clients by suing publishers in Belfast, London and Dublin. He plans to hold the social media giants to the same standards.
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Tesla Model 3 Goes Upscale, and Base-Price Buyers Must Wait
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:37:32 GMT
Elon Musk, the electric-car company’s chief, said Tesla would lose money and die if it began selling the cheapest version of its mass-market car too soon.
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G.E. Spins Off Railroad Business
Mon, 21 May 2018 20:15:46 GMT
G.E.’s unit that manufactures locomotives will be combined with the Wabtec Corporation, in the first move under John Flannery to shed an entire business.
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Former Uber Engineer’s Lawsuit Claims Sexual Harassment
Wed, 23 May 2018 06:29:44 GMT
As Uber works to remake its tarnished image, the company is still dealing with the fallout from its past misdeeds.
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New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:43:28 GMT
Guideposts to powerful treatments may be buried in the nation’s medical records. But there is no easy way to gather those records or to get them into a usable format.
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Tech Tip: Finding Your Contacts in the New Gmail
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:05 GMT
Google’s recent revamp of its mail service has moved a few old features to new places, but you don’t have to look far.
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Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate
Tue, 22 May 2018 16:08:17 GMT
A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network.
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Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:42:28 GMT
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
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Death of a Biohacker
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:39:49 GMT
Aaron Traywick envisioned a future in which self-taught scientists would cure diseases and bend the human body to their will.
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Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:41:40 GMT
Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many.
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Tech Hit This Small Town Hard. Now, Locals Hope It Will Fuel a Revival.
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:39:28 GMT
Holywell, a town in Wales with dozens of local retailers, has struggled with the impacts of online shopping. It is applying technology to try and keep its shops open.
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New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on Invention
Fri, 18 May 2018 19:26:27 GMT
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
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The Getaway: Seeing a City the Old-Fashioned Way: One Step at a Time
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:00:09 GMT
Walking tours, including self-guided walks, are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, attracting ever more travelers interested in exploring their destination in a slow, no-tech fashion: on foot.
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The 52 Places Traveler: Place 14 of 52: Seattle, City of Glass
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:58:46 GMT
I didn’t expect glass to be the theme of my visit to Seattle — but I was captivated. Here are five ways to experience it.
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Chattanooga
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:05:45 GMT
Nearly geeky in its optimism — and all the better for it — this friendly Tennessee city is a breath of fresh air.
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Explorer: A D.I.Y. Trip Through Alaska’s Inside Passage
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:00:14 GMT
Following in the footsteps of John Muir — and millions of modern cruise ship passengers — one marine ferry at a time.
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Travel Tips: 6 Tips to Book the Best Hotel for You
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:00:12 GMT
Booking the best hotel goes beyond just booking the cheapest, or the most centrally located. Here’s how to make sure you find the best fit.
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Q&A: Why Old Enclaves and New Islands Matter to Travelers
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:42:48 GMT
The author Alastair Bonnett explains why people are drawn to places that offer solitude and surprise.
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Pursuits: Searching for Dinosaurs in a Seaside English Town
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:04:36 GMT
A novice fossil hunter immerses himself in the local pastime in the town of Lyme Regis in southwest England, an area that sits on a 95-mile stretch of shoreline known as the Jurassic Coast, a Unesco World Heritage site.
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Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:17:28 GMT
Who has gained and who has lost is a divisive issue for residents, and Europe, as it comes to terms with what its lost decade has wrought.
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36 Hours: What to Pack for a Trip to Chattanooga, Tenn.
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:03:58 GMT
Any trip to Chattanooga, Tenn. will involve three things: great food, friendly people and the great outdoors. Before you go, get ready for the outdoor experience with these essentials.
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They’ve Been to All 417 National Park Sites. How About You?
Wed, 23 May 2018 17:26:35 GMT
A hardy few have visited every park, monument, preserve, battlefield and historic site overseen by the U.S. National Park Service. It can take decades.
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5 Places: Five Places to Shop in Verona
Thu, 24 May 2018 02:54:53 GMT
Shopping isn’t the first thought that springs to mind about Verona, a picturesque city in Italy’s Veneto region. (Think of Romeo and Juliet.) But shops in the town’s historic center are worthy of attention.
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Cultured Traveler: You Have Airport Stories. Now, an Airport Will Write a Story for You.
Mon, 21 May 2018 18:25:22 GMT
As part of a showcase for artists at La Guardia in New York, writers will create fictional tales for fliers — and finish them before they land.
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Grizzly Bears Can Now Be Hunted Near Yellowstone After Wyoming Vote
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:55:20 GMT
Now that grizzly bears have been dropped from the endangered species list, the first big hunt in 43 years is set for September, allowing 22 grizzlies to be shot.
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Irish Expats Travel Home to Vote on Abortion Referendum
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:23:18 GMT
The #HomeToVote hashtag has united Irish citizens making the trip. “I’m coming home for me, for my friends, sisters and all Irish women,” one said.
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I Also Went to the Royal Wedding
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:32:49 GMT
And all I got was a devastating reminder of my own insignificance.
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Australia Fare: Great Mexican Food in Australia Is Scarce. Bar Patrón Isn’t Helping.
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:00:24 GMT
The restaurant, from Neil Perry and the Rockpool Dining Group, offers margaritas and tacos that mostly miss the mark.
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The Pour: Reviving Ancient Spanish Vineyards, Building New Traditions
Thu, 24 May 2018 16:10:32 GMT
In the hills outside of Madrid, Comando G prospects for old vines of garnacha at high altitudes, and makes wonderfully fresh, distinctive wines.
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Skipping School for Cheap Flights? You Could Be Fined in Germany
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:42:36 GMT
Officers in Germany recently caught 21 families trying to travel a few days before official vacations, when tickets often cost less. The fine is up to $1,200.
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Saint-Louis Journal: ‘Wrath of Coastal Erosion’ Is Devouring a Senegal Fishing Hub
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:44:36 GMT
Saint-Louis, on Senegal’s Atlantic coast, has Unesco-protected architecture and a bustling fishing community. But coastal erosion threatens, and is accelerating.
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International Real Estate: House Hunting in … Spain
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:30:28 GMT
While some parts of Spain’s real estate market remain depressed, demand and prices are rising in major cities and tourist destinations like Seville.
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Tech Tip: A Wrinkle in Time Keeping
Wed, 23 May 2018 13:00:05 GMT
If you don’t want your phone’s calendar to change time zones when you travel, you can lock down your appointments.
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Trending: Celebrate 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein With These Festivals
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:00:07 GMT
Wherever you are, there’s likely a Bernstein at 100 concert, festival or performance near you. Here are some notable ones, and how to find one close to home.
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Australia Diary: Big Things and Long Goodbyes
Wed, 23 May 2018 07:40:27 GMT
A poem remembering a last road trip taken together before a long separation.
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10 Gas Station Snacks for Road Trips, Ranked
Thu, 24 May 2018 19:58:04 GMT
Kim Severson, a veteran of hand-to-mouth eating on Interstates, counts down her go-to gas-station treats.
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Street Style: Copenhagen
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:23:28 GMT
In Denmark’s capital, bicycles are the most common accessory.
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London Journal: The Red Phone Box, a British Icon, Stages a Comeback
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:22:34 GMT
Once unwanted relics, the booths are being retooled in imaginative ways, including as cellphone repair shops, tiny cafes and defibrillator sites.
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Restaurant Review: Japanese Seafood Without the Painful Price Tag, at Wokuni
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:09:27 GMT
While the sushi scene in New York caters to robber barons, this Midtown restaurant serves insolently fresh fish at reasonable prices.
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The 52 Places Traveler: Place 13 of 52: On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:32:57 GMT
The reason I’d come to the Rogue River area is because it’s thriving — even in the off-season.
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Chasing the Deal: Four Father’s Day Getaways Worth Taking
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:05 GMT
Give dad an experience this Father’s Day with one of these four budget-friendly vacation packages, designed to please the fathers on our gift lists.
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Venice Journal: A Chance to Spend 99-Plus Years in Venice (in the Afterlife)
Tue, 22 May 2018 06:53:32 GMT
Even if you can’t afford a palazzo on the Grand Canal, you might be able to bid for a plot in the cemetery of San Michele.
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Check In: Close to Nature (and a Nice Pool) in South Carolina
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:54:27 GMT
The Montage Palmetto Bluff offers memorable kayaking in lagoons, soothing design in its rooms and romance throughout.
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Bites: A Mumbai Restaurant Celebrating the Flavors of Goa
Sat, 19 May 2018 09:00:05 GMT
The acclaimed chef Floyd Cardoz is one of the team members behind O Pedro.
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Washington

Trump’s Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on F.B.I.’s Russia Informant
Fri, 25 May 2018 01:38:12 GMT
The presence of Emmet T. Flood, a lawyer representing the president in the Russia investigation, and John F. Kelly, the chief of staff, at the start of the classified meetings infuriated Democrats.
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At Trump Tower, Michael Cohen and Oligarch Discussed Russian Relations
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:51:45 GMT
The meeting, which took place 11 days before the inauguration, preceded a $1 million contract Mr. Cohen received from a firm tied to the Russian oligarch.
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Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:39:46 GMT
Some see Mark S. Inch’s departure as an opening for the Trump administration to endorse sentencing reform — one of the few issues that offer the possibility of a bipartisan deal.
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Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance, Ending Swirl of Questions Over Delay
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:16:53 GMT
Mr. Kushner’s F.B.I. background check had dragged on, fueling questions about whether the special counsel had found evidence that made him a security risk.
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Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates That America Is ‘Respected Again’
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:34:27 GMT
Mr. Trump said the new officers should be proud to be joining a military that he said is now recovering from years of decay. He ended his speech with, “Anchors aweigh!”
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Trump Administration Tells Congress it Has Deal to Revive ZTE
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:04:09 GMT
The move would allow stalled trade negotiations with China to move forward, but is also likely to provoke an intense backlash on Capitol Hill.
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Fact Check of the Day: Trump Distorts Democrats’ Positions on North Korea and MS-13
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:28:49 GMT
President Trump accused Democrats of “rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea” and “coming to the defense of MS-13.” Neither claim is true.
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Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What It Would Take
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:35:57 GMT
Universal state health coverage has rallied Democrats in the governor’s race. But even with the state’s size and wealth, it would be hard to achieve.
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Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:42:11 GMT
A day after canceling his meeting with Kim Jong-un, President Trump said his administration was back in touch with North Korea and may go ahead with the June 12 get-together.
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Tax Break, or Kickback? Energy Benefit Becomes a Lightning Rod
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:23:38 GMT
A federal incentive aimed at builders is at the center of a dispute over whether public agencies can use it — and how they can pass it along.
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As Former SEAL Receives Medal of Honor, a Controversy Is Reignited
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:31:39 GMT
Britt Slabinski, a former leader of Navy SEAL Team 6, received the Medal of Honor for valor in a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan. But it has renewed questions over what exactly happened.
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Concerned by Trump, Some Republicans Quietly Align With Democrats
Fri, 25 May 2018 00:56:05 GMT
Influential liberal donors and operatives are working with Never Trump Republicans to blunt what they view as the president’s threat to democracy.
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Faith Whittlesey, Conservative Voice and Reagan Aide, Dies at 79
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:26:36 GMT
The only woman on the president’s senior staff, she courted the religious right in helping to build a Reagan coalition and alienated feminists.
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Potential Auto Tariffs Prompt Warnings From Industry and Allies
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:08:21 GMT
Economists, lawmakers and industry executives said the threat of tariffs on imported cars threatened to undercut global economic growth and stoke trade tensions even with crucial allies.
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Trump Mulls Options on ZTE as Congress Tries to Force Tough Penalty
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:50:53 GMT
Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, said the administration was considering placing an American compliance team inside the Chinese company to ensure that it wasn’t violating sanctions.
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Trump’s Crackdown on Students Who Overstay Visas Rattles Higher Education
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:43:21 GMT
Educators fear that the harsher penalties, which go into effect in August, could hinder university efforts to attract the brightest minds from overseas.
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Pompeo Flashes Temper Over Question on Trump Business Interests
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:40:43 GMT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got into another testy exchange Thursday, his second in two days, this time over President Trump’s potential conflicts of interest.
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News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiating Playbook Faced Test in North Korea
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:20:31 GMT
The president had sought to deal with Kim Jong-un the same way he had handled real estate negotiations — with threats and flattery. It didn’t work.
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Anatomy of a Breakup: The Turbulent Relationship of Trump and Kim Jong-un
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:39:33 GMT
Here’s a look at what transpired in the whole affair that led us to this point.
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Trump Calls Canceled Summit a ‘Setback’ for North Korea
Thu, 24 May 2018 18:11:16 GMT
President Trump delivered remarks after his earlier announcement that the United States would not participate in a planned meeting with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un.
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