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Facebook to Turn Over Russian-Linked Ads to Congress
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:02:04 GMT
The company said it would turn over 3,000 ads linked to Russia to Congress after growing scrutiny about its role in last November’s presidential election.
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Skadden, Big New York Law Firm, Faces Questions on Work With Manafort
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:49:41 GMT
The Justice Department wants information about Skadden’s work on behalf of a Russia-aligned former president of Ukraine.
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Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Puerto Rico, Iran: Your Friday Briefing
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:53:08 GMT
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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California Today: California Today: Mexico Has a Quake Warning System. Where is California’s?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:34:48 GMT
Thursday: Checking in on California’s earthquake warning system, pro surfers compete in the San Joaquin Valley, and snow arrives in Tahoe.
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At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:44:53 GMT
At least 30 children died when the earthquake collapsed their school. As the hours passed, rescuers found mostly lifeless bodies, but also some survivors.
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Citizens Mobilize After Mexico Quake
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:53:29 GMT
Volunteers are banding together to help rescue workers clear rubble and distribute resources after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday.
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Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:33:00 GMT
The health insurance industry, which has been cautious about previous bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act, came out sharply against the latest version.
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Public Health: The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:49:40 GMT
Every state would need to make political choices and build brand-new systems in only two years. Remember what happened with HealthCare.gov?
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Trump Moves to Widen U.S. Sanctions on North Korea
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:08:58 GMT
An executive order that the president announced suggested that he was still committed to economic pressure for now, rather than military action.
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South Korea’s Leader Will Be Odd Man Out in Meeting With Trump and Shinzo Abe
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:02:25 GMT
As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.
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Trump Pushes to Revisit Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:24:26 GMT
With a deadline looming, the president seeks support from allies to toughen provisions of the pact rather than scrap it, with mixed reaction from Europeans.
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Aaron Hernandez Found to Have Severe C.T.E.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:01:42 GMT
The former Patriots tight end was convicted of murder in 2015. He was found dead in his prison cell in April.
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Your Daily Mini Crossword
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:01:11 GMT
Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.
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Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:58:46 GMT
Puerto Ricans are facing the crushing devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria — splintered homes, uprooted trees and floodwaters coursing through streets.
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Pressure Mounts on Iraqi Kurds to Cancel Independence Vote
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:42:09 GMT
In a region where few people agree on anything, neighbors and allies are pressing the Kurds to delay a vote they say could unleash violence.
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Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:51:22 GMT
Mrs. Bettencourt, ranked as the world’s richest woman, tried to live down her family’s fascist associations, and her final years were overtaken by scandal.
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In Country Music, Nice Guys Finish First (for Now)
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:20:49 GMT
For most of the 2010s, Nashville was dominated by the masculinity of bro country. But now the pendulum has swung to the other side: Meet the country gentleman.
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Tech We’re Using: Avoiding Cameras While Training the Lens on Food
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:25:04 GMT
Pete Wells, The Times’s restaurant critic, discussed how he avoids cameras to protect his identity and how technology has transformed the dining scene.
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Syrian Refugee Held in London Tube Bombing Is Released
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:22:13 GMT
Five other men remain in custody over the Parsons Greek subway explosion, which injured 30 people.
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Ryanair Apologizes Over Mass Cancellations Caused by Pilot Vacations
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:17:22 GMT
The budget airline has faced a wave of customer anger over the cancellation of 2,100 flights over a six-week period in September and October.
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S.&P. Downgrades China’s Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:57:05 GMT
The firm’s move, spurred by a borrowing spree that it said threatens the world’s No. 2 economy, comes just before a sensitive Communist Party meeting.
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Trump Likened to ‘a Dog Barking’ by North Korea’s Top Envoy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:53:01 GMT
Threatened by President Trump with destruction, North Korea likens the American leader to a yapping canine and worries for his aides.
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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:46:26 GMT
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.
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Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:08:19 GMT
The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.
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Battle Over Confederate Monuments Moves to the Cemeteries
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:12:29 GMT
Calls to remove cemetery monuments are raising questions. Are such monuments really on public display? Should they be treated like the ones in public squares?
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A Marine Le Pen Aide Leaves Far-Right Party
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:01:07 GMT
Florian Philippot said the National Front was taking “a terrible step backward” as it struggled to regroup.
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Monsanto’s Weed Killer, Dicamba, Divides Farmers
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:26:09 GMT
Twenty-five million acres have been planted with genetically modified seeds to encourage the spraying of the chemical. Farmers worry about damage to crops.
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Karachi Journal: Daring to Celebrate, Sect in Pakistan Prepares for Honored Guest
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:28:24 GMT
The Dawoodi Bohras bear the scars of sectarian attacks, but they are going all out to host their sect’s leader for the first time in more than 20 years.
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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:16:46 GMT
It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.
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Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:56 GMT
The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.
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Michael Phelps: A Golden Shoulder to Lean On
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
Phelps, who confronted mental health problems three years ago, has opened his home to Grant Hackett, a friend and fellow Olympian with similar troubles. Phelps has also lent an ear to Tiger Woods.
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On a California Ranch, Perfect Conditions for Pro Surfing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:08:29 GMT
The World Surf League hosted a test event Tuesday at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, Calif., the first time a wave system has been used competitively.
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Art Review: A Head-Spinning, Hope-Inspiring Showcase of Art
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:32 GMT
In Latin American Los Angeles, bridges soar, walls fall. A grand exchange beckons the art traveler to “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.”
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On ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ a Franchise Boldly Goes Into the Serial TV Era
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:30 GMT
The first new “Star Trek” series in more than a decade deals with the demands of long-form storytelling and confronts earthbound production problems.
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The New Yorker Said No, but These Cartoons Just May Make Your Day
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:08:34 GMT
There are likely to be some winners — and a few groaners — at an exhibition of 45 cartoons that didn’t make the cut.
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In Country Music, Nice Guys Finish First (for Now)
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:20:49 GMT
For most of the 2010s, Nashville was dominated by the masculinity of bro country. But now the pendulum has swung to the other side: Meet the country gentleman.
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She’ll Be Back ... but What Will Linda Hamilton’s New ‘Terminator’ Be Like?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:04:42 GMT
James Cameron is breaking new ground by bringing the action heroine back: Older, wiser, tougher and crazier.
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Review: In ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle,’ the Natty Spies Are Back
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:02:45 GMT
This espionage sequel is an emotionally sterile lark, its wounds inflicted with a smirk and a shrug, even if it’s Sir Elton John in the cross hairs.
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Twyla Tharp Presents 47 Years of Choreography. And Performs, Too.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:15:57 GMT
Twyla Tharp Dance returns to New York, with a world premiere to Dylan songs, a staged rehearsal and two classics from the early 1970s.
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Hear What Makes ‘Norma’ the Everest of Opera
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:30:49 GMT
Five reasons that the title role in Bellini’s masterpiece, which opens the Metropolitan Opera’s season on Sept. 25, defines a true diva.
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Forget Fan Fiction. In Nerdlesque, the Garters Come Off.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:36:19 GMT
In this pop-culture twist on burlesque, performers put on tributes to movies and shows like “Doctor Who.” Not a fan? You can still admire the dancing.
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Events for Children in NYC This Week
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:56:19 GMT
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.
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Jimmy Kimmel Wasn’t the First Host to Get Serious About Politics
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:35:22 GMT
When Jimmy Kimmel talked seriously about health care, it was an uncommon moment for him, but other late-night hosts have substituted politics for punch lines.
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Documenta’s Athens Venue Was a Costly Success, Officials Say
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:16:36 GMT
The decision to stage a part of the contemporary art exhibition, always held in Germany, in the Greek capital helped create an $8 million shortfall
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Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:00:13 GMT
Some of the items are claimed by tribes and will likely be returned by the museum as part of its compliance with federal repatriation laws.
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With... Dame Judi Dench: Queen! Bow Down to Tattoo-Flashing Octogenarian Dame Dench
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:16:45 GMT
She’s done with Bond but back in play for “Victoria & Abdul,” dating a jolly nice chap and giving Iago higher marks than Trump.
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Confirm or Deny: Judi Dench
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:59:54 GMT
The dame shares her greatest fears and one of her biggest crushes.
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Critic's Notebook: A French Theater Impresario, Dressed for Excess
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:30:45 GMT
In a visit to BAM, the stage director Olivier Py introduces his drag alter-ego and talks about plans for the Avignon Festival he runs.
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Review: Advantage, Bobby, but Game, Set, Match, Billie Jean in ‘Battle of the Sexes’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:22:03 GMT
Emma Stone plays Billie Jean King and Steve Carell plays Bobby Riggs in a movie about the 1973 tennis match that became a referendum on equality.
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And Now a Fifth ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Is in the Works
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:10:04 GMT
Bryan Cogman, a co-executive producer for “Game of Thrones,” is developing a prequel with George R. R. Martin.
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American Beauties: A Late-Night Radio Drama, With Hints of the Internet to Come
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:26 GMT
Stanley Elkin’s “The Dick Gibson Show,” about a talk-radio host, is a landslide of language, offering gags, wordplay and flights of fancy, sexual and otherwise.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:15:57 GMT
Our guide to new art shows.
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Film Series in NYC This Week
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:05:45 GMT
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
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Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Battle of the Sexes’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:38:23 GMT
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris discuss a sequence from their film featuring Emma Stone and Andrea Riseborough.
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New Trailer: In ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Wes Anderson Returns to Animation
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:33:38 GMT
Using the stop-motion technique, the movie features a starry voice cast that includes Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton and Scarlett Johansson.
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Review: An Anime New York in Netflix’s ‘Neo Yokio’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:24:07 GMT
An affectionate satire of life among the city’s elite is the brainchild of Ezra Koenig, the Vampire Weekend singer and guitarist.
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‘War Paint’ to Close on Broadway in December
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:51:18 GMT
The musical starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole will have its final show on Dec. 30 after 300 performances.
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Review: ‘The Force’ Follows the Oakland Police From Crisis to Crisis
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:56:27 GMT
For his documentary “The Force,” Peter Nicks tracked the crisis-riddled department for two years.
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#SpeakingInDance: The Center of Their Own World
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:12:48 GMT
For “Festival of Dreams” the Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula worked with dancers from It’s Showtime NYC for two weeks.
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Some Cartoons That Missed the Cut
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:26:54 GMT
The New Yorker is highly selective of the cartoons it publishes. Here are cartoons that didn’t make it.
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Exhibition Review: Remember When They Wanted to Build a Parking Lot Over the Hudson?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:00:23 GMT
‘Never Built New York,’ a new exhibition at the Queens Museum, showcases unrealized ideas, from the almost practical to the magical.
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Review: ‘Hong Kong Trilogy,’ Captures the Voices of the People
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:00:22 GMT
More of a poem or a city symphony than a documentary, the film drifts freely, sometimes frustratingly, between real and fictionalized moments.
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Review: Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Stronger’ Loses His Legs in the Boston Bombing
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:00:22 GMT
With raw emotion, David Gordon Green’s “Stronger” tells the true tale of Jeff Bauman, catastrophically injured as he watched the 2013 marathon.
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Review: ‘Loving Vincent’ Paints van Gogh in His Own Images
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00:25 GMT
An innovative biopic explores the Dutch painter’s last days, with the people he rendered on canvas being brought to uncanny life.
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Review: ‘The King’s Choice’ Depicts Norway’s Entry Into World War II
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:45:00 GMT
The movie sluggishly charts how the ceremonial king acquired real negotiating power during a crisis.
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Review: ‘Victoria and Abdul,’ a Royal Friendship in a Nest of Vipers
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:30:00 GMT
“Victoria and Abdul” sees a queen in a life-changing relationship with a Muslim Indian man.
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Review: ‘Unrest,’ a Personal Account of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:05:23 GMT
In this film, Jennifer Brea describes her life that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome hijacked.
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Review: A Sweet Immigrant Story in ‘The Tiger Hunter’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:24 GMT
It’s 1979 and one aspiring engineer is ready for America and to win over his childhood sweetheart.
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Review: Lady Gaga Unplugged, Sort Of, in ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:24 GMT
This documentary depicts Lady Gaga as a disciplined, accomplished performer, but one who inhabits a peculiar isolation despite her fame.
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Review: The Documentary ‘Bobbi Jene’ Finds a Dancer in Flux
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:04 GMT
The film follows Bobbi Jene Smith as she leaves the Batsheva Dance Company to strike out on her own.
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Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Doubles Down on Criticism of Health Care Bill
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:45:51 GMT
Mr. Kimmel excoriated Senator Bill Cassidy and his legislation for a second night, though he said he hoped to avoid “a Kanye-and-Taylor-Swift-type situation.”
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London Theater Reviews: Minds in Meltdown, and a Risk-Taking Director Back on Form
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:31:44 GMT
On the London stage, a portrait of a great British cinematographer falls flat — but a searing portrait of rural life soars.
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What’s on TV Thursday: The Return of ‘Doc Martin’ and ‘Gotham’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:30 GMT
Portwenn’s stiff doctor tries to salvage his marriage for the sake of his baby. And the crime-ridden city of “Gotham” finally gets its hero in Season 4.
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Bernie Casey, Actor Who Glided Away From Football, Dies at 78
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:53:01 GMT
Mr. Casey was known for his work in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka” after an eight-year career as an N.F.L. wide receiver.
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Review: ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ Sticks to the Instruction Manual
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:10:51 GMT
A father, a son and the battle to save a snapped-together city.
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New Trailer: ‘Tomb Raider’ Aims to Mint a New Action Star
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:50:43 GMT
Alicia Vikander takes over for Angelina Jolie in this reboot of the franchise, based on the video game.
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New Trailer: A ‘Jumanji’ for the Video Game Age
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:14:28 GMT
Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart steal the spotlight in the newest preview for the movie, which is due Dec. 20.
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Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Kerry Bishé Reads ‘One Bouquet of Fleeting Beauty, Please’
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:14:20 GMT
On this week’s podcast, the “Halt and Catch Fire” actress reads an essay about why we send flowers.
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Books News: Richard Robinson of Scholastic Honored for Lifetime of Work in Children’s Publishing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:51:13 GMT
Mr. Robinson brought Harry Potter to American readers, among many other highlights in a career also defined by efforts to increase literacy and improve education.
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Street Style: London
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:16:52 GMT
The fashion crowds move to Britain for London Fashion Week, bringing their best street style looks along for the trip.
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Hating ‘Mother!’: Readers Speak Out
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:42:37 GMT
After Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky offered their explanation of the film, you offered your verdict. Thumbs down doesn’t even begin to describe it.
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Republicans Defend Health Bill Against Another Adversary: Jimmy Kimmel
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:11:42 GMT
“I wish he understood completely,” Senator Bill Cassidy, one of the bill’s co-authors, said of Mr. Kimmel, who has been a frequent critic of G.O.P. health legislation.
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Review: A Priceless Violin, a Cut-Rate Caper
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:19:46 GMT
Loosely inspired by a true story, Dan McCormick’s play “The Violin” follows a lost Stradivarius that falls into greedy hands.
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Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:13:42 GMT
Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.
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Album Review: BTS Takes a Different Approach to K-pop: Ease
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:22:34 GMT
On this boy band’s new EP, “Love Yourself: ‘Her’,” the group steps back from the genre’s sometimes manic energy.
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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:22:04 GMT
Bunny Rogers brings her Columbine trilogy to the Whitney; Mary Heilmann’s Process Art is on view at Craig F. Starr Gallery; and more.
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Up Next: The California Designer Behind the Unisex Label Phlemuns
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:58:32 GMT
James Flemons, 28, is perhaps best known for creating the monochromatic outfits in Solange Knowles’s “Don’t Touch My Hair” video.
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Moses Sumney Does Not Sing Love Songs
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:31:13 GMT
The Los Angeles musician questions our culture’s fixation on couples in love on his dreamy debut album, “Aromanticism.”
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5 Operas in 72 Hours: A Philadelphia Festival Is a Test of Survival
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:09:29 GMT
Opera Philadelphia has revamped its programming model, opening its season with O17, a 12-day, 31-performance festival that sprawls across the city.
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Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Accuses Bill Cassidy, G.O.P. Senator Behind Health Bill, of Lying
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:42:07 GMT
Senator Bill Cassidy had promoted what he called the Jimmy Kimmel test, but Mr. Kimmel said that Mr. Cassidy’s own policies didn’t adhere to it.
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Where the Wild Things Are: China’s Art Dreamers at the Guggenheim
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:10:29 GMT
A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.
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Books

American Beauties: A Late-Night Radio Drama, With Hints of the Internet to Come
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:26 GMT
Stanley Elkin’s “The Dick Gibson Show,” about a talk-radio host, is a landslide of language, offering gags, wordplay and flights of fancy, sexual and otherwise.
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Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:13:42 GMT
Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.
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Nonfiction: ‘Streampunks’ Serves Up YouTube’s Greatest Hits
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
Robert Kyncl, YouTube’s chief business officer, delivers a lively, if biased, history of the video-sharing platform’s most noteworthy success stories.
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Books of The Times: On the Road With the Casualties of the Great Recession
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:02:00 GMT
To write “Nomadland,” Jessica Bruder spent three years traveling and working alongside grandparents and others living in school buses and vans seeking seasonal work.
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Nonfiction: The Education of Ellen Pao
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:12 GMT
In “Reset,” the Silicon Valley executive and former venture capitalist explains how she came to question the culture of the tech industry.
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Books News: Richard Robinson of Scholastic Honored for Lifetime of Work in Children’s Publishing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:51:13 GMT
Mr. Robinson brought Harry Potter to American readers, among many other highlights in a career also defined by efforts to increase literacy and improve education.
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Nonfiction: Survival of the Prettiest
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
Darwin’s theory of aesthetics may be the sexiest, most dangerous idea in evolution.
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The Book Review Podcast: Notes From a Crazy Campaign Trail
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:00:06 GMT
Jill Abramson discusses Katy Tur’s new memoir, “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.”
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Nonfiction: When the Governments of the World Agreed to Banish War
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
“The Internationalists,” by Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, argues that a 1928 pact was the beginning of the end of war.
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By the Book: Celeste Ng: By the Book
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:22 GMT
The author of, most recently, “Little Fires Everywhere,” often returns to “The Count of Monte Cristo”: “Right now, I see it as an exploration of the complexities of good and evil and how easily one shifts into the other.”
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Newsbook: For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:45:50 GMT
From conquistadores to modern cultural enclaves, these books trace the centuries-long Latino experience in the United States.
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Phys Ed: Tom Brady’s ‘The TB12 Method’ Is Hefty but Short on Science
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:00:01 GMT
Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes.
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Nonfiction: A Wild and Exacting Food Writer Gets Her Due
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:19 GMT
Patience Gray exerted an outsize influence on the culinary world, as Adam Federman’s biography “Fasting and Feasting” makes clear.
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Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:12 GMT
According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.
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Books News: Whiting Foundation Announces New Grants for Magazines
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:40:19 GMT
The three grants for print and digital publications, designed to “ignite growth,” will total up to $120,000.
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Book News: YouTube Star Hank Green Will Publish His First Novel Next Year
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:34:13 GMT
Following in the footsteps of his older brother, the best-selling novelist John Green, Hank Green will publish his first novel with Dutton.
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Nonfiction: When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:17 GMT
“The Republic for Which It Stands,” Richard White’s broad-ranging history, describes a country lashed by greed and brutality.
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Match Book: Books That Show the Heights of Human Strength, the Limits of Endurance
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:02 GMT
From natural disaster to wild beasts and warfare, tragedies factual and fictional so vivid that they’ll strike terror in the heart of any reader.
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Book News: Will Bill O’Reilly’s Latest ‘Killing’ Book Climb the Charts?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:32:37 GMT
The disgraced TV host is still churning out history books, but without his perch at Fox, can he sell them?
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Books of The Times: A Father and Son Sail Through Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Together
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:26:07 GMT
In “An Odyssey,” Daniel Mendelsohn recounts what happened when his 81-year-old father enrolled in one of his classes at Bard College.
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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Ways We Inherit Historical Traumas
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:00:13 GMT
In “Survivor Café,” Elizabeth Rosner writes about how we recognize and cope with the traumas that directly affected previous generations.
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Table for Three: Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:24 GMT
The former presidential candidate and the politically active actress discuss the hurt of the 2016 election and how they are both moving on.
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Book News: A Green Light Is Given, It’s True, for a Grown-Up Cindy Lou Who
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:58:26 GMT
A federal judge has ruled that “Who’s Holiday!” doesn’t violate the copyright of the Dr. Seuss classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”
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Jerry Pournelle, Science Fiction Novelist and Computer Guide, Dies at 84
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:49:57 GMT
An aerospace consultant, advice columnist, blogger and best-selling author. (And maybe the first to write a novel on a word-processor.)
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Books News: National Book Awards Longlists Are Announced
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:05:32 GMT
Nominees include Jennifer Egan, Lisa Ko, David Grann, Kevin Young and Alarcn.
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Open Book: Gallery of Horrors
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:24:00 GMT
“Paperbacks from Hell” collects hundreds of memorable horror-fiction cover designs.
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Review: A Japanese Writer’s Reveries Inspire ‘Four Nights of Dream’
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:00:13 GMT
The opera has much to admire, but its music and plot weighs down the feather-light beauty of Natsume Soseki’s stories
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Roald Dahl’s Widow Says ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Hero Was Supposed to be Black
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:21:44 GMT
Mr. Dahl’s agent thought it would be a bad idea to have a black main character, his widow and his biographer said in an interview with the BBC.
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Further Reading: Readers Weighed in on the Best Books About the Vietnam War
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:47 GMT
The Times Book Review put together a list of essential reading, but suggestions kept coming in.
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Fiction: A 19th-Century Smuggler in the Peruvian Andes
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:25 GMT
Natasha Pulley’s rambunctious historical novel “The Bedlam Stacks” sends a British adventurer on a magic realist mission to South America.
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Fiction: In Salman Rushdie’s New Novel, the Backdrop Is the Obama Years
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:24 GMT
“The Golden House” tells the story of a billionaire patriarch and his enigmatic family after they arrive in New York.
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Inside the List: Alice Waters’s Grilled Cheese Is Not Like Yours and Mine
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:24 GMT
In her best-selling new memoir, “Coming to My Senses,” the chef recommends a French mountain cheese and homemade sauerkraut for a childhood staple.
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Egos: New in Memoir: Looking for Fulfilling Work in the Gig Economy
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:21 GMT
Books on the golden age of journalism, the brave new world of internet pornography and driving for Uber.
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Fiction: A Mystic Hero in Search of a ‘Beast’
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:21 GMT
The second installment of Paul Kingsnorth’s trilogy, which began with “The Wake,” follows one man’s quest for a creature and a purpose.
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Paperback Row
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:17 GMT
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: A Writer Visits Latvia in Search of Her Roots
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:15 GMT
In her memoir “Among the Living and the Dead,” Inara Verzemnieks learns what happened to her family in World War II.
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The Shortlist: Fiery Collections of Essays From Young Feminist Writers
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:14 GMT
Three explorations of culture as it affects what it means to be a woman.
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Letters to the Editor
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:01 GMT
Readers respond to the value of higher education, a conversation among spies and more.
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Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:43:56 GMT
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Salman Rushdie on importance of “global dialogue.”
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Bookshelf: When the World Called for a Capital
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:26:39 GMT
Whether it’s the United Nations General Assembly or tourists flocking to it, New York remains a world capital. A few new books explain why.
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Essay: After the Hurricane Winds Die Down, Larry McMurtry’s Houston Trilogy Lives On
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:53:59 GMT
Douglas Brinkley on the writer whose fiction has captured the boom city’s relentless appetite for growth.
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Business

Monsanto’s Weed Killer, Dicamba, Divides Farmers
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:26:09 GMT
Twenty-five million acres have been planted with genetically modified seeds to encourage the spraying of the chemical. Farmers worry about damage to crops.
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Common Sense: Tax Reform for the Rich: Reduce the Rates but Lose the Breaks
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:33:14 GMT
Curbing special treatment for state and local taxes, mortgage interest and capital gains could pay for meaningful changes across the board.
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S.&P. Downgrades China’s Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:57:05 GMT
The firm’s move, spurred by a borrowing spree that it said threatens the world’s No. 2 economy, comes just before a sensitive Communist Party meeting.
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Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:56 GMT
The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.
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S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:32:42 GMT
The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.
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KB Home to Cut C.E.O.’s Bonus After His Rant Against Kathy Griffin
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:52:20 GMT
Jeffrey Mezger will have his 2017 bonus cut by 25 percent, the company said, after using sexist and homophobic language against Kathy Griffin, his neighbor.
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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:46:26 GMT
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.
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A Start-Up Slump Is a Drag on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:40:47 GMT
The formation of new companies has failed to bounce back since the recession, and economists say the trend may be holding back wages and productivity.
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Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:35:49 GMT
The Silicon Valley start-up Aeva is developing new sensors that could significantly improve how autonomous vehicles see the road.
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Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:30:54 GMT
The Federal Reserve said a trio of punishing hurricanes were unlikely to reduce the pace of economic growth, and it continued to dismantle its stimulus programs.
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Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:40:52 GMT
A software engineer created a fake version of the website to draw attention to the weak security of the real one. Phishers could easily do the same.
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Tech We’re Using: Avoiding Cameras While Training the Lens on Food
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:25:04 GMT
Pete Wells, The Times’s restaurant critic, discussed how he avoids cameras to protect his identity and how technology has transformed the dining scene.
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The Getaway: How to Use Twitter and Facebook for Emergency Travel Information
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:33 GMT
You don’t have to like social media, but when a natural disaster or emergency strikes, it can provide essential travel tools.
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US Stock Indexes Dip in Afternoon Trading; Oil Falling
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:27:51 GMT
A slide among technology companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower Thursday, wiping out modest gains from a day earlier.
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Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:57:12 GMT
Mrs. Bettencourt, ranked as the world’s richest women, tried to live down her family’s fascist associations, and her final years were overtaken by scandal.
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A Consumer Advocate Battles Equifax and a Storm
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:27:55 GMT
“I managed to respond to the first several hundred emails, but a backlog built up as the hurricane came and went and I transported my father back home.”
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The New Yorker Said No, but These Cartoons Just May Make Your Day
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:08:34 GMT
There are likely to be some winners — and a few groaners — at an exhibition of 45 cartoons that didn’t make the cut.
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Some Cartoons That Missed the Cut
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:26:54 GMT
The New Yorker is highly selective of the cartoons it publishes. Here are cartoons that didn’t make it.
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Book Entry: Review: The Scandalous Friendship That Shaped Adam Smith
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:01:37 GMT
“The Infidel and the Professor” illuminates the deep bond between the father of economics, an establishment man, and the radical skeptic David Hume.
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Morning Agenda: Google Gets Serious About Producing Better Phones
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:31:45 GMT
Its move to hire HTC engineers is intended to improve competition with Apple and Samsung. But the tech giant’s previous foray into handset making did not go so well.
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On ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ a Franchise Boldly Goes Into the Serial TV Era
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:30 GMT
The first new “Star Trek” series in more than a decade deals with the demands of long-form storytelling and confronts earthbound production problems.
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In the Studio: Hervé Pierre Is Designing Melania Trump’s Legacy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:25 GMT
The first lady’s stylist and designer invites us inside his apartment and work space.
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How to Hack Your Brain (for $5,000)
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:01 GMT
The new, new, new age is all about “defragging our nervous systems.”
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Merkel Says Germans ‘Never Had It Better.’ But Many Feel Left Behind.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:06:02 GMT
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s message of strength has dominated the election campaign, but poverty, economic insecurity and income disparity have grown during her tenure.
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Preet Bharara, Ousted Federal Prosecutor, Will Join CNN
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:24:56 GMT
Mr. Bharara, who has become a frequent critic of President Trump since being dismissed by him in March, will be a senior legal analyst for the network.
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How Can U.S. States Fight Climate Change if Trump Quits the Paris Accord?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:52:43 GMT
Fourteen states have vowed to uphold the Paris climate pact with or without the federal government, and a new analysis suggests their efforts are having an impact.
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Entrepreneurship: A Paintbrush in One Hand, and a Drink in the Other
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:36:03 GMT
Paint-and-sip shops, many of them franchise operations, continue to spread as more and more people seek diversions in experiences rather than in buying things.
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White Collar Watch: Hack Will Lead to Little, if Any, Punishment for Equifax
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:33:00 GMT
The chances that Equifax or its executives see significant criminal or civil penalties are low, because of the nature of the attack and a quirk of regulation.
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Waymo Seeks $2.6 Billion From Uber Over a Single Secret
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:35:37 GMT
The self-driving-car unit of Google’s parent company claims that Uber stole several trade secrets. Jury selection could start next month.
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If You Shame Them, Will They Pay?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:25:15 GMT
Forever 21 was selling a T-shirt that looked very similar to an indie designer’s. And it’s not the first time the store has come under fire.
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Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:31:15 GMT
A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants.
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Lillian Ross, Acclaimed Reporter for The New Yorker, Dies at 99
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:31:38 GMT
One of her rules of journalism was, “Do not call attention to yourself.” Yet she did just that in a memoir about her long affair with her celebrated editor.
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San Francisco Chefs Serve Up a Message About Climate Change
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:34:43 GMT
Karen Leibowitz and Anthony Myint, who started Mission Street Food, have new ideas for the Perennial, their restaurant that promotes sustainability.
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Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:20:20 GMT
The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.
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Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:47:04 GMT
The two companies hope a joint venture would be better equipped to tackle chronic problems in the sector. But the deal faces major obstacles.
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Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:56:21 GMT
A British television news report said that the online retailer’s algorithms were automatically offering items that could be used to create an explosive device.
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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 3 Excels, Even if You Don’t Need Cellular
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:32:54 GMT
Date night without your iPhone? That’s now doable with the new cellular Apple Watch, which for the first time can be untethered from your smartphone. Here’s our review.
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Morning Agenda: Masayoshi Son Warns of the Singularity
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:29:14 GMT
The SoftBank founder laid out his predictions for how artificial intelligence will change the world — and how his giant Vision Fund fits into that.
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Building a Better Coral Reef
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:34 GMT
As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions.
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Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:01:15 GMT
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.
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At Italian Vogue, a New Beginning
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:59:23 GMT
When Emanuele Farneti was named editor, the fashion world was shocked. Now he is the host of the biggest party of Milan Fashion Week.
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Senate Republicans Embrace Plan for $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:13 GMT
Senate Republicans, abandoning a key fiscal doctrine, agreed to move ahead on a budget that would add to the federal deficit in order to pave the way for a $1.5 trillion tax cut.
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Executive’s Sexist Rant at Kathy Griffin Prompts Backlash
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:54:03 GMT
Jeffrey Mezger, the C.E.O. of KB Home, used a crude reference to the female anatomy to refer to the comedian during a dispute over a noise complaint.
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As Economy Grows, Fed Set to Shrink Bond Holdings
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:43:25 GMT
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce on Wednesday it will begin to reduce its bond holdings, signaling confidence in the economy’s health.
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Harvard Endowment Reports ‘Disappointing’ 8.1 Percent Return
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:40:31 GMT
The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”
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As the Clintons Step Back From Global Stage, Bloomberg Steps Up
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:20:54 GMT
In a symbolic passing of the guard, Mr. Clinton will be the first speaker Wednesday at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum.
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Economic Scene: Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:32:50 GMT
Earnings are rising at a pace not seen in almost two decades. Will it be enough to draw more people off the bench and into the job market?
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Book News: YouTube Star Hank Green Will Publish His First Novel Next Year
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:34:13 GMT
Following in the footsteps of his older brother, the best-selling novelist John Green, Hank Green will publish his first novel with Dutton.
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Education

High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:43:58 GMT
The technology-focused graduate school, in a set of environmentally conscious buildings, is supposed to spur the development of the local tech sector.
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Bannon Will Address Berkeley, a Hotbed of Conflict Over Free Speech
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 21:19:33 GMT
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.
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After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:10:29 GMT
The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.
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The Education Issue: Education by the Numbers
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:42:24 GMT
Statistics show just how profound the inequalities in America’s education system have become.
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For Teachers Working Through DACA, a Bittersweet Start to the School Year
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 22:59:04 GMT
When the Trump Administration canceled the program allowing them to hold their jobs, immigrants with teaching licenses suddenly faced an uncertain future.
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Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:23 GMT
Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.
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Newsbook: 3 Books on the Importance of Early Education
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:52:45 GMT
As policy makers, teachers, and parents work to expand pre-K programs, here are three books on what children really need.
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Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:27:01 GMT
The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.
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Regents Approve Plan to Evaluate and Improve New York Schools
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 05:02:24 GMT
A federal education law passed during the Obama administration requires states to create a plan for school improvement, which Washington must approve.
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As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:54:15 GMT
Successful schools, analysts say, will increasingly be the ones that expand their programs to suit the changing needs of employers.
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On Campus: My University Is Named for Robert E. Lee. What Now?
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:21:26 GMT
We need to change how we honor this former college president.
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Struggling Schools Improve on Test Scores, but Not All Are Safe
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 22:02:30 GMT
Schools in the city’s Renewal program improved more on state standardized tests in reading and math than the rest of the city’s schools.
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Social Q’s: Should I Track Down the Girl I Bullied in Middle School?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:46:19 GMT
And: offering to help a stepdaughter freeze her eggs, a hostess balks at accepting a gift, and a housekeeper helps herself to the makeup stash.
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Rochester Launches New Inquiry Into Harassment Accusations
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:24:51 GMT
The professor, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, was placed on leave while Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for Manhattan, leads the new investigation.
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South Carolina 5th Graders Are Asked to Explain K.K.K.’s Thinking
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:50:18 GMT
A teacher is on administrative leave after giving an assignment that said: “You are a member of the K.K.K. Why do you think your treatment of African-Americans is justified?”
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For Many Medical Students, the Caribbean Was Warm and Welcoming. Until Now.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:24 GMT
Offshore schools have become an established part of the medical education system, but two deadly hurricanes have damaged some schools and led to evacuations.
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Harvard Endowment Reports ‘Disappointing’ 8.1 Percent Return
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:40:31 GMT
The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”
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Cornell Fraternity Closes Indefinitely After Racially Charged Attack
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:55:02 GMT
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
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9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:26:01 GMT
Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year.
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Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:04:39 GMT
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
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On Campus: When Community College Is Free
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:21:18 GMT
Chicago is experimenting with a K-14 model for educating some of its most successful students.
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Racially Charged Incidents Shake Cornell Campus
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:49:10 GMT
An assault of a black student was at least the second bias-related episode at the Ivy League university since the start of the school year.
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John W. Lewis, China Expert and Vietnam War Critic, Dies at 86
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:05:47 GMT
Professor Lewis opposed the war in Southeast Asia early on and later made unconventional peace overtures to Beijing and North Korea.
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On Campus: Who Gets to Define Campus Rape?
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:21:13 GMT
Betsy DeVos is rolling back the clock on university policies around sexual misconduct.
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Rape Accusations Against Italian Police Dismay Florence
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:12:46 GMT
Two Americans have accused officers of raping them, an unsettling allegation for a city that relies on money spent by foreign students and reveres its Carabinieri police force.
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With Chelsea Manning Invitation, Harvard Got a Discussion It Didn’t Want
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:08:30 GMT
After the university’s Kennedy School gave Manning a visiting fellowship, backlash led to a reversal and criticism from across the political spectrum.
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Sexual Harassment Charges Roil Elite University Department
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:44:53 GMT
University of Rochester faculty members say the administration protected a professor who harassed women, and retaliated against those who complained.
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Possible Hazing Suspected in L.S.U. Student’s Death
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:24:47 GMT
Louisiana State University said it was investigating the death of Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, after he was taken to a hospital from a fraternity.
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Harvard Disinvites Chelsea Manning, and the Feeling Is Mutual
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:21:51 GMT
The dean of the Kennedy School said the selection of Ms. Manning for a fellowship had been a mistake, after protests from current and former C.I.A. officials.
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Health

While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:30:24 GMT
A new survey of employers shows moderate price increases in health benefits despite turmoil in the individual insurance market.
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Global Health: Bill and Melinda Gates Grade the World’s Health
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:18:18 GMT
Poor nations get high marks for meeting important goals. But the Gateses warn that deep aid cuts and donor fatigue still could doom millions.
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Doctors: One Last Visit to See My Patient
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:02 GMT
My patient’s daughter said I should probably come today, so I angled my umbrella into the downpour and didn’t lift it until I arrived at her building.
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‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:32:53 GMT
Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.
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Phys Ed: Tom Brady’s ‘The TB12 Method’ Is Hefty but Short on Science
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:00:01 GMT
Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes.
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In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:09:12 GMT
Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.
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Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:28:38 GMT
Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.
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Personal Health: Giving Migraine Treatments the Best Chance
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:00:13 GMT
To be most effective, new therapies may require patients to recognize and respond to the early warning signs of a migraine.
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Adolescence: The Love Lives of Digital Natives
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:03 GMT
The digital world puts a new spin on some of the timeless challenges of coming of age.
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Michael Phelps: A Golden Shoulder to Lean On
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
Phelps, who confronted mental health problems three years ago, has opened his home to Grant Hackett, a friend and fellow Olympian with similar troubles. Phelps has also lent an ear to Tiger Woods.
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Florida Nursing Home Listed Dead Resident as ‘Resting in Bed,’ State Says
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:08:32 GMT
State officials said a nursing home made late and “dubious” entries in medical records on the morning eight residents died in the post-hurricane heat.
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Dr. Edmond Eger II, 86, Dies; Found Way to Make Anesthesia Safer
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:32:59 GMT
Dr. Eger and colleagues developed a technique to determine the proper dosage of anesthesia in operating rooms all over the world, saving an untold number of lives.
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Public Health: How the Latest Obamacare Repeal Plan Would Work
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:56:28 GMT
States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how.
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A Stress Link to Lupus
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:12:40 GMT
Women exposed to trauma, including serious car crashes or sexual assaults, were at increased risk of developing the autoimmune disorder lupus.
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Republican Leaders Defy Bipartisan Opposition to Health Law Repeal
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:15:36 GMT
Senator Lamar Alexander gave up on his effort to shore up health care markets as his fellow Republicans pressured lawmakers to back the latest Affordable Care Act repeal.
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Chemical Industry Ally Faces Critics in Bid for Top E.P.A. Post
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:08:52 GMT
Michael L. Dourson, who has long run a premier firm for the chemical industry, is set for a confirmation hearing before a Senate panel.
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Voices: How Honesty Could Make You Happier
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:24:53 GMT
An honesty journal can teach you a lot about living a better life.
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The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:00:01 GMT
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.
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Public Health: One Reason to Take the Latest Obamacare Repeal Seriously, and Three Reasons It Could Fail
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:01:29 GMT
The political and procedural hurdles are many, but the hunger for victory among Republicans may overcome all.
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Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:49:50 GMT
A long-shot effort by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy to repeal the Affordable Care Act got new life on Monday, with a showdown vote possible soon.
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Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:06:20 GMT
The European leg of her “Joanne” tour, scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona, will be pushed back to 2018. She had canceled a show in Brazil last week.
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The Checkup: When Adolescents Want Tattoos or Piercings
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:12:12 GMT
Chipped teeth from tongue piercings or infected cartilage are among the health risks parents and pediatricians should watch for.
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Why Are Drug Prices So High? We’re Curious, Too
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:05:01 GMT
The New York Times and ProPublica have teamed up to investigate who is to blame for skyrocketing drug prices — and have turned up some surprising answers.
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Como a Grande Indstria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:13:09 GMT
medida que o crescimento diminui nos pases ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos pases em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para obesidade e problemas de sade.
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I.O.C. Investigation of Russian Doping Might Soon Yield Penalties
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:08:24 GMT
“We feel we have found a number of elements to charge a certain number of athletes,” said a member of the I.O.C.’s executive board.
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Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Weight Loss
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:46:39 GMT
A study found that people with a high ratio of two gut bacteria lost more weight than those with a low ratio.
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Ask Well: Do I Carry a Dangerous Amount of Belly Fat?
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:00:01 GMT
Visceral fat, which collects around the middle, is tied to a host of serious medical problems.
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Modern Love: My Platonic Romance on the Psych Ward
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:00:01 GMT
A patient with mania was told that nobody forms lasting friendships in a psychiatric hospital, but she adored her roommate too much to listen.
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Five Tips for Choosing a Reliable Nursing Home
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:17:12 GMT
Following the deaths of eight Florida nursing home residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, experts offer advice on picking a good facility.
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New Product Is First to Claim It May Reduce Peanut Allergies
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:02:03 GMT
The label of a new powdered peanut product is the first to be allowed to claim it may reduce peanut allergies in susceptible infants.
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International

Battered, Not Broken: Pictures of Mexico After the Quake
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:41:20 GMT
As Mexicans rush to one another’s aid, portraits of a country show that it is already dusting itself off.
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Merkel Says Germans ‘Never Had It Better.’ But Many Feel Left Behind.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:06:02 GMT
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s message of strength has dominated the election campaign, but poverty, economic insecurity and income disparity have grown during her tenure.
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Trump Moves to Widen U.S. Sanctions on North Korea
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:08:58 GMT
An executive order that the president announced suggested that he was still committed to economic pressure for now, rather than military action.
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Mexico Watches Frantic Effort to Rescue Girl From Quake-Hit School
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:53:09 GMT
Emergency workers believe that the girl may still be alive in the rubble of a collapse that killed at least 30 children.
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Trump Likened to ‘a Dog Barking’ by North Korea’s Top Envoy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:53:01 GMT
Threatened by President Trump with destruction, North Korea likens the American leader to a yapping canine and worries for his aides.
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A Marine Le Pen Aide Leaves Far-Right Party
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:01:07 GMT
Florian Philippot said the National Front was taking “a terrible step backward” as it struggled to regroup.
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Monticchiello Journal: A Tuscan Village Bares Its Soul on Stage, Again and Again
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:35:01 GMT
For 50 years, residents have acted out the story of their lives, in a kind of collective self-analysis. This year, they pondered whether their village can survive.
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South Korea’s Leader Will Be Odd Man Out in Meeting With Trump and Shinzo Abe
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:02:25 GMT
As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.
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Karachi Journal: Daring to Celebrate, Sect in Pakistan Prepares for Honored Guest
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:28:24 GMT
The Dawoodi Bohras bear the scars of sectarian attacks, but they are going all out to host their sect’s leader for the first time in more than 20 years.
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Syrian Refugee Held in London Tube Bombing Is Released
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:22:13 GMT
Five other men remain in custody over the Parsons Greek subway explosion, which injured 30 people.
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Pressure Mounts on Iraqi Kurds to Cancel Independence Vote
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:42:09 GMT
In a region where few people agree on anything, neighbors and allies are pressing the Kurds to delay a vote they say could unleash violence.
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Ryanair Apologizes Over Mass Cancellations Caused by Pilot Vacations
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:17:22 GMT
The budget airline has faced a wave of customer anger over the cancellation of 2,100 flights over a six-week period in September and October.
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3 Police Chiefs Are Killed in a Month in a Volatile Afghan District
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:56:40 GMT
The killings in Jaghatu District underscore the high casualties Afghan forces are suffering in defending against a resurgent Taliban.
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Citizens Mobilize After Mexico Quake
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:53:29 GMT
Volunteers are banding together to help rescue workers clear rubble and distribute resources after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday.
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Skadden, Big New York Law Firm, Faces Questions on Work With Manafort
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:49:41 GMT
The Justice Department wants information about Skadden’s work on behalf of a Russia-aligned former president of Ukraine.
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Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:58:38 GMT
Mrs. Bettencourt, ranked as the world’s richest woman, tried to live down her family’s fascist associations, and her final years were overtaken by scandal.
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In New Zealand, a Malay-Chinese Beekeeper Is an Unlikely Envoy for Maoris
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:51:31 GMT
The candidacy of Wetex Kang, the first Asian to run under the Maori Party ticket, is an attempt to see if the party can gain support from a growing Chinese community.
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S.&P. Downgrades China’s Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:57:05 GMT
The firm’s move, spurred by a borrowing spree that it said threatens the world’s No. 2 economy, comes just before a sensitive Communist Party meeting.
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Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:46:14 GMT
Puerto Ricans are facing the crushing devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria — splintered homes, uprooted trees and floodwaters coursing through streets.
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Europe Edition: Mexico, Iran, Catalonia: Your Thursday Briefing
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:19:58 GMT
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Letter 26: Why Is The New York Times in Australia?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:41:33 GMT
This week’s newsletter provides answers to frequently asked questions about The New York Times’s new bureau in Australia.
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Critics Fear Trump’s Attacks on Iran Could Backfire
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:30:17 GMT
Critics of Mr. Trump’s threats to vacate the nuclear agreement with Iran say they may have created empathy for the country — not an outcome he sought.
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Pakistan’s Leader Says Military Has Routed Taliban From Afghan Border
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:10:09 GMT
The U.S. and Afghanistan doubt that claim and say Pakistan must do more to thwart militants.
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‘These Were Our Children’: School Collapses in Mexico Earthquake
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:27:45 GMT
At least 30 children were killed when the Enrique Rebsamen school collapsed in Tuesday’s earthquake.
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Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:43:17 GMT
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Maria, Mexico City, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:01:00 GMT
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Wild Bison Killed After Wandering Across Border Into Germany
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:27:21 GMT
A local official ordered hunters to kill the rare animal last week after it crossed over from Poland. “Animals don’t know country borders,” a conservationist said.
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Emboldened China Wields Its Laws to Silence Critics From Abroad
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:00:19 GMT
The case of a rights activist from Taiwan awaiting sentencing in China for subversion is emblematic of a wider, global campaign, critics say.
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Where to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Victims
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:53:02 GMT
Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.
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Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:19:05 GMT
Two powerful quakes, 12 days apart, have killed hundreds of people in Mexico this month. We look at how, where and why the big ones happen.
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Photos from the Mexico Earthquake
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:00:19 GMT
Photos from the Mexico Earthquake
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At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:44:53 GMT
At least 30 children died when the earthquake collapsed their school. As the hours passed, rescuers found mostly lifeless bodies, but also some survivors.
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Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:08:19 GMT
The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.
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Trump Pushes to Revisit Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:24:26 GMT
With a deadline looming, the president seeks support from allies to toughen provisions of the pact rather than scrap it, with mixed reaction from Europeans.
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As Catalonia Referendum Nears, Tensions Rise in Spain
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:59:54 GMT
The Spanish police have raided regional government offices and detained at least 14 people less than two weeks before a vote Madrid has vowed to block.
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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:16:46 GMT
It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.
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The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:31:13 GMT
The president calls the Iran nuclear deal an “embarrassment,” but ending it would destroy his credibility in any talks over North Korea’s arsenal.
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Mexico City Volunteers Venture Out in Force to Aid Quake Victims
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:33:32 GMT
Parque Espaa, the verdant refuge of dog-walkers and young lovers, became the venue for something else: a frenetic, impromptu relief center.
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In Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb,’ U.S. Taking 50 Refugees From Australia
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:51:07 GMT
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said a group of asylum seekers being held in camps on Nauru and Manus Island would be resettled in the United States.
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U.K. Police Arrest 3 More Over Parsons Green Attack
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:16:10 GMT
The men, ages 25, 30 and 48, were detained in Wales, bringing to five the number of people in custody in connection with the bombing last week on the London Tube.
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Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:27:11 GMT
Thousands of rescue workers plunged into the shattered shells of homes and offices. Officials said the priority is to keep saving people.
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Where the Wild Things Are: China’s Art Dreamers at the Guggenheim
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:10:29 GMT
A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.
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Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly, Signing a Nuclear Pact and Debating Another
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:23:09 GMT
The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea and Iran. Here are the highlights.
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Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:13:23 GMT
Writers from across the political spectrum discuss President Trump’s bellicose address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
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Europe Edition: United Nations, Mexico, Hurricane Maria: Your Wednesday Briefing
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:18:50 GMT
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:01:15 GMT
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.
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Listen: Locals Describe Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:39:17 GMT
With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.
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Multimedia

Restaurant Review: Hunger and Desire, Stripped of Window Dressing, at Prune
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:59:59 GMT
The chef Gabrielle Hamilton’s thoughts on what makes a satisfying dinner are extremely clear.
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Shou Sugi Ban, in Photos
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:03:14 GMT
Examples of the ancient Japanese technique that involves charring a specific kind of Japanese cedar.
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Emmys 2017: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Politics and ‘S.N.L.’ Dominate the Emmys
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:53:50 GMT
“Big Little Lies” and “Veep” also had big nights. Stephen Colbert was the host and President Trump was the through line.
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Living In: Pelham, N.Y.: Close to the City, but With a Friendly Vibe
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:44 GMT
The oldest town in Westchester County, Pelham is a place where people know one another and “there’s nothing cookie-cutter” about the homes.
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The Latest Design Trend: Black and Burned Wood
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:03:15 GMT
An ancient Japanese technique protects cedar by charring it a witchy charcoal. It’s having a renaissance in the West (for less practical reasons).
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Hudson Yards: A New (Far) West Side Story
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:00:55 GMT
While big projects slowly add high-rises to the area, smaller buildings are already opening.
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What I Love: Moiss Kaufman on Marrying Art and Life
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:00:37 GMT
For a playwright and director, sharing an apartment with a husband who’s also a collaborator can get a little messy.
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National

Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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Science

Matter: Clues to Africa’s Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:15 GMT
An analysis of DNA recovered from fossils thousands of years old hints at enormous migrations that shaped the continent.
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Trilobites: How Three Friends Proved That Jellyfish Can Sleep
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:21 GMT
What started as a midnight excursion of curious graduate students turned into a study with implications for basic questions about sleep.
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NASA’s Osiris-Rex Spacecraft Is Headed for a Flyby With Earth
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:22:10 GMT
The spacecraft will make a flyby of Earth on Friday, using the planet’s gravity to steer it toward Bennu, an asteroid it will visit next year.
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Trilobites: For Neanderthals, Growing Big Brains Took More Time
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:58:31 GMT
New research suggests that the brain of a juvenile Neanderthal developed more slowly than that of a similarly aged Homo sapiens child, but scientists don’t yet know why.
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Trilobites: Sea Turtles Appear to Be Bouncing Back Around the World
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:46:44 GMT
Researchers analyzed all existing public data of sea turtle nesting sites around the world and found a tale of “cautionary optimism.”
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Chemical Industry Ally Faces Critics in Bid for Top E.P.A. Post
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:08:52 GMT
Michael L. Dourson, who has long run a premier firm for the chemical industry, is set for a confirmation hearing before a Senate panel.
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Trilobites: Genes Color a Butterfly’s Wings. Now Scientists Want to Do It Themselves.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:16:00 GMT
In two new studies, researchers turned to DNA editing to learn how master genes shape the patterns and colors of butterfly wings.
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By Degrees: The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
Scientific predictions about Earth’s sensitivity to greenhouse gases have generally held up. But no one can predict how much more carbon pollution people will choose to pump out.
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Cassini Vanishes Into Saturn, Its Mission Celebrated and Mourned
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:36:52 GMT
Orbiting the ringed planet since 2004, the spacecraft solved some mysteries and made discoveries that upended our notions about the solar system.
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How to Hack Your Brain (for $5,000)
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:01 GMT
The new, new, new age is all about “defragging our nervous systems.”
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Dr. Edmond Eger II, 86, Dies; Found Way to Make Anesthesia Safer
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:32:59 GMT
Dr. Eger and colleagues developed a technique to determine the proper dosage of anesthesia in operating rooms all over the world, saving an untold number of lives.
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How Can U.S. States Fight Climate Change if Trump Quits the Paris Accord?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:52:43 GMT
Fourteen states have vowed to uphold the Paris climate pact with or without the federal government, and a new analysis suggests their efforts are having an impact.
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Wild Bison Killed After Wandering Across Border Into Germany
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:27:21 GMT
A local official ordered hunters to kill the rare animal last week after it crossed over from Poland. “Animals don’t know country borders,” a conservationist said.
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Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:19:05 GMT
Two powerful quakes, 12 days apart, have killed hundreds of people in Mexico this month. We look at how, where and why the big ones happen.
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Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:27:11 GMT
Thousands of rescue workers plunged into the shattered shells of homes and offices. Officials said the priority is to keep saving people.
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Building a Better Coral Reef
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:34 GMT
As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions.
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Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:14:46 GMT
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
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The 2017 Hurricane Season Really Is More Intense Than Normal
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:58:17 GMT
It’s not your imagination. From Harvey to Irma to Jose to Maria, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season “has been an overachiever by almost every index.”
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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Dominica as Other Islands Brace for Potential Disaster
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:40:24 GMT
The Caribbean islands scrambled to prepare for another big storm, Hurricane Maria, which was barreling through only days after Irma killed more than two dozen.
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U.S. Governors at U.N. Assembly: ‘You Have Allies’ on Climate Change
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:59:07 GMT
As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an increasingly high-profile role on climate change.
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In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:09:12 GMT
Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.
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Boxford Journal: Amateur U.K. Archaeologists Stumble on a Roman Masterpiece
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:30:54 GMT
With just two weeks to dig, a team of local people uncovered a spectacular mosaic, what experts are calling the most important of its kind in 50 years.
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Trump Adviser Tells Ministers U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Accord
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:29:39 GMT
Gary D. Cohn, the White House economic adviser, said at the United Nations that the Trump administration would pull out of the Paris deal unless it was revised.
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What Hurricanes Can Dredge Up: Coffins, Canoes and Creatures
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:41:09 GMT
The floods that came with Harvey and Irma brought some interesting and mysterious things to the surface.
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Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:00:01 GMT
Quick-and-dirty relationship fixes — tested by researchers.
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Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:28:38 GMT
Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.
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Jellyfish Seek Italy’s Warming Seas. Can’t Beat ’Em? Eat ’Em.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:42:36 GMT
With climate change, jellyfish are booming in the Mediterranean, to the point that researchers say there may be little to do but to live with them.
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Trilobites: Three Planets Will Slide Behind the Moon in an Occultation
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:53:05 GMT
The moon will momentarily block Venus, then Mars and then Mercury, offering a vivid reminder of the cosmic clockwork of our solar system.
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British Press Watchdog Says Climate Change Article Was Faulty
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:47:27 GMT
The Mail on Sunday was forced to issue a note saying an article asserting that U.S. researchers had manipulated data was inaccurate.
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Trump Administration Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling Studies
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:16:30 GMT
An Interior Department memo has proposed lifting restrictions on seismic surveys in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which may open it to drilling.
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Como a Grande Indstria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:13:09 GMT
medida que o crescimento diminui nos pases ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos pases em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para obesidade e problemas de sade.
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Rare White Giraffes Cause a Stir in Kenya
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:50:52 GMT
A conservancy captured video footage of the mother and child after a villager tipped off rangers.
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Back to Saturn? Five Missions Proposed to Follow Cassini
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:51:51 GMT
Although NASA does not have yet a follow-up mission to Saturn on its schedule, scientists are dreaming up ideas for one.
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Trilobites: One Night a Year, This Cactus Flower May Surprise You
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:21:19 GMT
A look at the night-blooming cereus, a group of cactus flowers that make a one-night appearance and then disappear.
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The Snow Leopard Is No Longer Endangered. It’s Still at Risk.
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:55:41 GMT
The animals have been reclassified as vulnerable by a leading conservationist group, but poaching and habitat loss still threaten their populations.
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Cassini Is Gone. Here Are the Next Space Missions to Watch Out For.
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:53:10 GMT
Now that Cassini has gone out in a blaze of glory, here's our guide to cosmic missions over the next decade that you should get excited about now.
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Tiger Species Thought Extinct Is Possibly Spotted in Indonesia
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:18:32 GMT
Rangers at a national park in West Java photographed a rare big cat, leading to speculation that it was a Javan tiger, a species declared extinct 40 years ago.
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Technology

Internet Giants Face New Political Resistance in Washington
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:32:42 GMT
Facebook, Google and Amazon are coming under increasing pressure by regulators concerned about their growing power.
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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:46:26 GMT
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.
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Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:56 GMT
The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.
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Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:35:49 GMT
The Silicon Valley start-up Aeva is developing new sensors that could significantly improve how autonomous vehicles see the road.
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The Shift: Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:34:53 GMT
A series of scandals have opened up the possibility that the company may have created something it can’t fully control.
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Facebook to Turn Over Russian-Linked Ads to Congress
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:04:53 GMT
The company said it would turn over 3,000 ads linked to Russia to Congress after growing scrutiny about its role in last November’s presidential election.
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Tech Tip: Retiring the Google Drive Desktop App
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:53:10 GMT
While its current desktop app for Windows and Mac is headed off into the sunset, Google has new apps for backing up and syncing files online.
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How to Hack Your Brain (for $5,000)
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:01 GMT
The new, new, new age is all about “defragging our nervous systems.”
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S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:32:42 GMT
The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.
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Tech We’re Using: Avoiding Cameras While Training the Lens on Food
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:25:04 GMT
Pete Wells, The Times’s restaurant critic, discussed how he avoids cameras to protect his identity and how technology has transformed the dining scene.
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Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:31:15 GMT
A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants.
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Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:20:20 GMT
The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.
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Tech Tip: Getting Social With Waze
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:23:03 GMT
The traffic app is great at giving directions and rerouting around jams, but it also includes features for drivers when they’re not on the road.
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Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:56:21 GMT
A British television news report said that the online retailer’s algorithms were automatically offering items that could be used to create an explosive device.
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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 3 Excels, Even if You Don’t Need Cellular
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:32:54 GMT
Date night without your iPhone? That’s now doable with the new cellular Apple Watch, which for the first time can be untethered from your smartphone. Here’s our review.
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Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:01:15 GMT
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.
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The iPhone 8 Reviews: What the Critics Say
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:01:59 GMT
Reviewers considered the phones a modest upgrade over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but several suggested waiting for the iPhone X.
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An Earthquake Hits and Angelenos Shelter on Twitter
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:24:52 GMT
It may have been mild and standard, but it happened in Los Angeles. So, naturally, earthquake was a trending topic on Twitter by early Tuesday.
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Book News: YouTube Star Hank Green Will Publish His First Novel Next Year
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:34:13 GMT
Following in the footsteps of his older brother, the best-selling novelist John Green, Hank Green will publish his first novel with Dutton.
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Tech Tip: Why Deleted Tweets Still Linger Online
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:55:11 GMT
Even if you kill a Twitter post from your timeline, a search engine may give it a second life until it updates its index files.
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State of the Art: The iPhone 8: A Worthy Refinement Before the Next Generation
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:32:42 GMT
Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a ring of familiarity. But the phones may feel like a solid upgrade from older models because of their new processor.
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High Tech Meets High Art in a 3-D Opera
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:48:23 GMT
Michel van der Aa’s “Blank Out,” at the Park Avenue Armory, brings together a live singer onstage and another who appears only in a 3-D film.
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Tech Tip: Outlook for Android, Plain and Simple
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:03:49 GMT
Microsoft’s mobile version of Outlook for the Android platform doesn’t offer text-formatting options, but it does manage your mailbox.
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How the Internet Kept Humming During 2 Hurricanes
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:23 GMT
While millions lost electricity across Florida, and thousands of homes and businesses were flooded in Miami and Texas, the data centers powering the internet held firm.
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Facebook Faces a New World as Officials Rein In a Wild Web
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:29:51 GMT
The web is not as open as it once was, with nation-states exerting their power over the internet. Facebook and other tech companies are dealing with the consequences.
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How Facebook Is Changing Your Internet
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:41:45 GMT
Behind the scenes, Facebook is involved in high-stakes diplomatic battles across the globe that have begun fragmenting the internet itself.
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Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:40:53 GMT
The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.
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Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:00:19 GMT
New technologies are testing the limits of computer semiconductors. To deal with that, researchers have gone looking for ideas from nature.
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Jerry Pournelle, Science Fiction Novelist and Computer Guide, Dies at 84
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:49:57 GMT
An aerospace consultant, advice columnist, blogger and best-selling author. (And maybe the first to write a novel on a word-processor.)
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Funding Talks at Uber and Lyft Complicate Ride-Hailing Allegiances
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:00:18 GMT
With Uber reportedly nearing a deal with SoftBank and Lyft having held discussions with Alphabet, alliances are shifting quickly in the industry.
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Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:55:44 GMT
For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed.
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Vocations: Serving the Community, Working for Microsoft
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:00:01 GMT
A community development specialist employed by Microsoft tries to help people, especially children, while using the company’s products.
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SoFi Board Says C.E.O. Is Out Immediately Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:41:24 GMT
Mike Cagney, the company’s chief executive, had said earlier this week that he would step down at year’s end.
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Ranting and Rapping Online in China, and Raking In Millions
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:23:27 GMT
Li Tianyou is one of China’s best-known internet personalities and a hero for a generation of disaffected youth from smaller cities and rural areas.
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Tech Tip: Scheduling Your Smartphone for a Little Peace and Quiet
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:23 GMT
If you need a break from the constant stream of alerts, notifications and calls, check your device’s settings for a Do Not Disturb feature.
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Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: New iPhones and Facebook Ads
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:00:03 GMT
Two Times tech reporters discuss the week’s events and developments in Silicon Valley, including a certain Apple iPhone event.
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In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:08:17 GMT
Some members of the famously tech-shunning sect have begun to incorporate cellphones and computers into their lives, raising unique questions about the balance between work and home.
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Google and Facebook Face Criticism for Ads Targeting Racist Sentiments
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:45:27 GMT
Both companies said they would change how their ad systems worked in response to two separate news reports exposing the issues.
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Nikon Picked 32 Photographers to Promote a Camera. All 32 Were Men.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:05:21 GMT
The Tokyo-based company said the women it invited had been unable to attend, but female photographers were unsatisfied by the explanation.
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Google Sued by 3 Female Ex-Employees Who Say It Pays Women Less Than Men
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:35:33 GMT
In a lawsuit filed in state court, the plaintiffs accuse the search giant of systematically discriminating against women in its work force.
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Travel

The Getaway: How to Use Twitter and Facebook for Emergency Travel Information
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:33 GMT
You don’t have to like social media, but when a natural disaster or emergency strikes, it can provide essential travel tools.
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Heads Up: In Landlocked Milan, Try the Fish
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:11:00 GMT
Thanks to the presence of the country’s biggest and most important fish market, Milan’s post-Expo restaurant landscape serves the highest quality seafood.
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Pursuits: In Los Angeles, Hotel Hipness Makes a Grand Return
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:15:32 GMT
Thanks to a new breed of high-rise hotels — complete with public pools and gaggles of fashionable locals — transitory spaces have become permanent hot spots.
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8 Pedestrian-Friendly U.S. Cities to Explore
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:36:28 GMT
In honor of Car Free Day — Friday, Sept. 22 — take stock of these old (and new) pedestrian-friendly American destinations.
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International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:42:23 GMT
The figures, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, included a 10.1 percent drop in European travelers compared to the same period last year.
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Personal Journeys: From Poland to Lithuania: A Writer’s Search for Her Jewish Past
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:05:37 GMT
From the Jewish districts of historic cities to small, out-of-the-way towns once known as shtetls, the author finds remnants of the past at every turn.
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What Happens When Marcus Samuelsson Takes Harlem to London?
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:32:50 GMT
Inspired by the success of Red Rooster Harlem, the celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson opened a twin restaurant in Shoreditch. But can Harlem be replicated?
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Travel Tips: How to Have a Lavish but Affordable Trip to Ireland
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:15 GMT
Dine at pubs (the food is first-rate), avoid July and August travel, hire a driver-guide.
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In New York City, a New Moxy Hotel Has a History
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:29 GMT
A new property — once the New Mills Hotel — will be the design-focused brand’s largest, with 612 rooms, five restaurants and rates starting at $139.
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Where Tourism Thrives in Mexico, Bloodshed and Poverty Are Blocks Away
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:40:07 GMT
A surge of violence has shaken the once-peaceful tourist destination of Los Cabos, exposing stark inequality and longstanding government indifference.
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Road Trip: Hunting for the ‘Promised Land,’ Haunted by Chuck Berry
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:49:21 GMT
The musician’s 1964 hit chronicles the African-American experience in the 20th century. We followed Mr. Berry’s lyrical route to see what had changed.
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The Getaway: After Irma: Caribbean Tourism, Island by Island
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:52:42 GMT
Some places emerged from the hurricane unscathed. Others are in ruins. A look at the damage, bright spots and uncertain future.
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Ryanair Apologizes Over Mass Cancellations Caused by Pilot Vacations
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:17:21 GMT
The budget airline has faced a wave of customer anger over the cancellation of 2,100 flights over a six-week period in September and October.
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Going Local: Is It Possible, as a Foreigner, to Experience a Country as Its People Do?
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:52:41 GMT
Authenticity in travel has become an increasingly implausible endeavor.
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By Design: The Unique Value of Seeing Works in the Wild
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:20:19 GMT
Why three European art parks — outdoor spaces with large-scale, site-specific sculpture — have become essential places to engage with culture.
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36 Hours in Madrid
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:22 GMT
Spend 36 Hours in Madrid, Spain’s vibrant capital.
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T City Guides: T Fashion Editors’ Guide to Milan
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:24:51 GMT
A shortlist of places to relax, enjoy a meal, shop a bit — and find some peace between the shows during fashion week (and always).
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A Hotel Revival in Los Angeles
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:00:19 GMT
Step up to the bar or lounge by the pool in 360 degrees at some of the chic hotels that are inviting guests to a revitalized Los Angeles.
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A Short List of What We Like Right Now
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:49:22 GMT
A new Malick Sidibé retrospective, designer building blocks — and a dream house in Brazil.
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Itineraries: Those On-Time Flight Numbers? They’re Expected to Decline Next Year
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:34:11 GMT
Starting next year, the government will begin counting flights operated by the big airlines’ regional partners — flights more prone to delays.
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One of the Largest Cactus Farms in Africa
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:44:28 GMT
In the tumbledown wilds of the Moroccan desert, it appears like an otherworldly mirage.
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What to Read Before a Jewish Heritage Trip
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:04:38 GMT
These three books explore Jewish culture and how it has evolved since the Holocaust.
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Acid Attack in France Injures at Least 2 American Students
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:10:50 GMT
Four Americans, all in their 20s, were at a train station in Marseille when a woman threw acid on them, officials said. The police said “nothing suggests” it was a terrorist attack.
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‘Price Gouging’ and Hurricane Irma: What Happened and What to Do
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:00:01 GMT
Customers trying to book flights in the lead-up to Irma faced steep price hikes. But were they out of the ordinary?
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Travel Tips: How to Make the Most of a Layover
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:00:19 GMT
Consider a daylong stop, check with airlines about free layover programs, and make sure the destination is a contrast to your vacation location.
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Check In: Sea Captain’s Mansion Restored in High Style as Luxury Hotel
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:48:14 GMT
The Victorian-era Spicer Mansion opened in May 2016 as a boutique hotel in a quiet residential neighborhood in the seafaring town of Mystic, Conn.
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T City Guides: T Fashion Editors’ Guide to London
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:27:32 GMT
A short list of places to relax, enjoy a meal, shop a bit — and find some peace between the shows during fashion week (and always).
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Trending: Hotels That Bring Sports Fans Close to Their Teams
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:00:20 GMT
Properties in Atlanta, Chicago and Green Bay, Wis., will put guests near the action with the Braves, Cubs and Packers.
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Q&A: Why the Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Loves Croatia — and Colorado
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:21 GMT
She trains in New Zealand and Chile, races in Europe and will compete in the Olympics. To fight fatigue, she naps, jogs and snacks on dried mangoes.
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Washington

Skadden, Big New York Law Firm, Faces Questions on Work With Manafort
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:49:41 GMT
The Justice Department wants information about Skadden’s work on behalf of a Russia-aligned former president of Ukraine.
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Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:50:16 GMT
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, is interested in Mr. Trump’s firing of his F.B.I. director and national security adviser and other events.
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Manafort Working on Kurdish Referendum Opposed by U.S.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:21:42 GMT
President Trump’s former campaign chairman has continued soliciting international business even as his past international work is under investigation.
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Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:33:00 GMT
The health insurance industry, which has been cautious about previous bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act, came out sharply against the latest version.
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Jimmy Kimmel Wasn’t the First Host to Get Serious About Politics
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:35:22 GMT
When Jimmy Kimmel talked seriously about health care, it was an uncommon moment for him, but other late-night hosts have substituted politics for punch lines.
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Common Sense: Tax Reform for the Rich: Reduce the Rates but Lose the Breaks
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:33:14 GMT
Curbing special treatment for state and local taxes, mortgage interest and capital gains could pay for meaningful changes across the board.
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Deals With Democrats: Why Trump’s Softening on Immigration Is Unlikely to Splinter His Base
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:00:24 GMT
Many Republican voters support DACA, especially G.O.P. elites, and he could always change his mind. He’s done it before.
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Public Health: The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:49:40 GMT
Every state would need to make political choices and build brand-new systems in only two years. Remember what happened with HealthCare.gov?
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In the Studio: Hervé Pierre Is Designing Melania Trump’s Legacy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:25 GMT
The first lady’s stylist and designer invites us inside his apartment and work space.
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Trump Likened to ‘a Dog Barking’ by North Korea’s Top Envoy
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:53:01 GMT
Threatened by President Trump with destruction, North Korea likens the American leader to a yapping canine and worries for his aides.
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Pentagon Memo: Mattis Shows How to Split With Trump Without Provoking Him
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:52:56 GMT
The secretary of defense has been deft at leveraging the president’s respect for him into room to maneuver on his policy goals.
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Internet Giants Face New Political Resistance in Washington
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:32:42 GMT
Facebook, Google and Amazon are coming under increasing pressure by regulators concerned about their growing power.
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How Can U.S. States Fight Climate Change if Trump Quits the Paris Accord?
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:52:43 GMT
Fourteen states have vowed to uphold the Paris climate pact with or without the federal government, and a new analysis suggests their efforts are having an impact.
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