Barack Obama’s Biggest Mistake

It rhymes with ‘schneo-liberalism.’ It was an economic disaster and a political dead end. | Continue reading


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This Article Is Spying on You

The same news organizations that do a great job of reporting on privacy problems — have privacy problems. | Continue reading


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The Roots of Regulation Rage

A lot of it is about psychology, not profits. | Continue reading


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Young People Are Going to Save Us All from Office Life

Gen Z-ers and millennials have been called lazy and entitled. Could they, instead, be among the first to understand the proper role of work in life? | Continue reading


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Can the NFL Turn a 360-Pound Rugby Player into a Football Star?

Jordan Mailata had never played football before the Eagles drafted him last year. Now he has to prove himself in one of the sport’s most technically demanding positions | Continue reading


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You Can Disagree Better

2020 is just around the corner. Speaking with people on the other side of the political divide may feel impossible. But it isn’t. Here are three simple tips to use in conversation. | Continue reading


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Why Can’t New York City Build More Gems Like This Queens Library?

The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took a decade and almost died. | Continue reading


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New Mexico Announces Free College for Residents

Under the plan, tuition to all state colleges would be free for students regardless of family income. | Continue reading


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The Awkward but Essential Art of Office Chitchat

We regret to inform you that you need to make small talk with your co-workers. Here’s how to master it. | Continue reading


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How Long Before These Salmon Are Gone? ‘Maybe 20 Years’

Warming waters and a series of dams are making the grueling migration of the Chinook salmon even more deadly — and threatening dozens of other species. | Continue reading


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Physician, Regulate Yourself

If doctors won’t help fix the problems of health care, they shouldn’t be outraged when outsiders try to do it for them. | Continue reading


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Queens Has a Striking New Library. Why Can't the City Build More Gems Like This?

The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took a decade and almost died. | Continue reading


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The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took a decade and almost died. | Continue reading


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What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?

Malfunctions caused two deadly crashes. But an industry that puts unprepared pilots in the cockpit is just as guilty. | Continue reading


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In the United States, racial health disparities have been as foundational as democracy itself. | Continue reading


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How China Unleashed Twitter Trolls to Discredit Hong Kong’s Protesters

Twitter took down nearly 1,000 accounts that it said were part of a state-directed effort to undermine protests. Here is a look at their activities. | Continue reading


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IBM Sells First of New Computers (1993)

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Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff with Congress

Congress wants details of a whistle-blower complaint lodged with the intelligence agencies’ inspector general, but the director of national intelligence balked. | Continue reading


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The Cars’ co-founder, who had a gift for coating clever ideas in radio-friendly rock, has died at 75. | Continue reading


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You're right. You're spending more time sitting on that plane

As the number of travelers has grown and airlines have added flights to accommodate them, waiting is now a bigger part of many flights. | Continue reading


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Men Arrested at Courthouse Say They Were Sent to Test Its Security (NYT)

The two men were arrested late at night after alarms went off, according to documents. The state said it “did not intend, or anticipate, those efforts to include the forced entry into a building.” | Continue reading


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Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves

The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members. | Continue reading


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As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World

Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people. | Continue reading


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Fed Intervenes in Market to Set Its Interest Rate

The move underscores the risks of the Fed’s new approach to setting interest rates. | Continue reading


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Trump Will End California’s Authority to Set Stricter Auto Emissions Rules

The move, expected Wednesday, would strip California of its special authority to set tougher rules on car emissions.  | Continue reading


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Facebook Expands Definition of Terrorist Organizations to Limit Extremism

The change was one of several Facebook announced ahead of a hearing with federal lawmakers on Wednesday. | Continue reading


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The Ups and Downs of Life Without Wheels of My Own

How I’ve been getting by since I ditched my car. | Continue reading


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Thinking Differently in the Golden Age of Smartphones

This is not your typical gadget review. That’s because it is time to rethink when to upgrade your iPhone. | Continue reading


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Personality Tests Are the Astrology of the Office

Psychometric tests like Color Code, Myers-Briggs and DiSC have become a goofy part of corporate life. But what happens when we take them seriously? | Continue reading


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I’ve Been Waiting for a Song Like ‘Glory to Hong Kong’ My Whole Life

I just didn’t realize it. | Continue reading


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Something Special Is Happening in Rural America

There is a “brain gain” afoot that suggests a national homecoming to less bustling spaces. | Continue reading


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What performing everyday tasks with your feet, mouth and chin does to your brain

These two artists do everything with their feet. A new study found that their brain views their toes similarly to fingers. | Continue reading


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Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids?

Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say. | Continue reading


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Almost Everywhere, Fewer Children Are Dying

But their chance of survival still depends on where they are born. | Continue reading


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Gary Larson's the Far Side Teases Its Return

A new era of the strip, with drawings by Gary Larson, is returning. | Continue reading


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WeWork Pushes Back IPO After Chilly Reception from Investors

The company’s parent has been trying to rescue the public offering amid concerns about the high valuation for a business that is deeply unprofitable. | Continue reading


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Step Inside New York's Art Fortress

Nothing to see here! | Continue reading


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What Chinese Students Abroad Think About Hong Kong’s Protests

While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety. | Continue reading


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Equifax Doesn’t Want You to Get Your $125. Here’s What You Can Do

Consumers have a few options for dealing with the data breach settlement. | Continue reading


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So You Think You Dove the Deepest?

Victor Vescovo claims to have set the record for the deepest ocean descent by a human. The director of ‘Titanic’ demands to differ. | Continue reading


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Change Your Perspective to Change Your Life

The Visible Ink program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center gives patients and caregivers a way to explore life after cancer. | Continue reading


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The Distinctly American Ethos of the Grifter

As stories of theft and deception have come to dominate the cultural conversation, it can often feel like grift is a modern phenomenon — but it isn’t. | Continue reading


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The Scientist Who Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair

Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figured it out. It’s a game-changer for crime and surveillance. | Continue reading


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The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected. | Continue reading


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A Marine’s Battlefield View of U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

In February 2010, in the Taliban sanctuary of Marja, we were fighting to let Afghanistan build a democracy. Or something like that. | Continue reading


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Bottled Water Is Sucking Florida Dry

The state’s aquifers are shrinking, yet corporations want to appropriate even more of them. | Continue reading


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A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World

The International Life Sciences Institute, with branches in 17 countries, is funded by giants of the food and drug industries. | Continue reading


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