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Chandrababu Naidu holds second round of talks with Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar

News News: Naidu, who arrived in the national capital on Friday, had met Gandhi, Nationalist Congress Party chief Pawar, Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yada

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T01:30:00Z
Author: Times Of India

Shyam Saran Negi, Independent India's first voter, casts his vote

News News: Shyam Saran Negi was the first voter to exercise the franchise in Independent India's first elections ever in 1952. Today, 102-year-old, Negi again ca

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T02:04:00Z
Author: Times Of India

Pakistan stops much-celebrated offshore drilling as no oil and gas reserves found

Pakistan News: PM Imran Khan earlier this year said Pak won't need to import oil after reserves were found near Karachi coast. "God willing the reserves will be so l

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T02:51:00Z
Author: Times Of India

As India’s Election Ends, Warring Parties Burn a Village

India has seen less violence than usual during this election season, which ends Sunday. But political and sectarian anger left at least one village scarred.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T06:09:56-04:00
Author: By VINDU GOEL and SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help

Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T15:09:14-04:00
Author: By ANNA SCHAVERIEN

The Netherlands Wins Eurovision Without Usual Kitsch or Gimmicks

Behind the scenes of this year’s song contest, the usual political tensions between Israel and Palestinians played out.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T21:20:34-04:00
Author: By ISABEL KERSHNER

SpaceX is suing the government once again, but the reason is a secret - Washington Post

In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”

Source: The Washington Post
Published At 2019-05-18T15:07:52Z
Author:

How Joe Duran came to the U.S. with $200 and sold a $750M business to Goldman Sachs - Yahoo Finance

Traditionally an investment bank, Goldman Sachs has been making the push into wealth management. In its latest move, GS closed a deal to acquire United Capital for $750 million on Thursday. United Capital founder and CEO Joe Duran told his story to Yahoo Fina…

Source: Yahoo.com
Published At 2019-05-18T15:52:00Z
Author:

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S.... - Reuters

Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions.

Source: Reuters
Published At 2019-05-18T20:35:00Z
Author: Kanishka Singh

Meteoric Crypto Recovery: Here’s What Triggered Bitcoin Price Above $8,000 - CCN

The bitcoin price has surged by seven percent in the last several hours from $7,300 to around $8,000 in major markets including the U.S.

Source: Crypto Coins News
Published At 2019-05-19T07:14:02Z
Author: Joseph Young

Lok Sabha elections 2019 live: Violence in Bengal, two BJP candidates' cars vandalised

59 seats are voting today in the last of the 7-phase Lok Sabha polls. Polling as been peaceful overall, with sporadic incidents of violence being repo

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-18T18:58:27Z
Author: Times Of India

PM Modi says fortunate to visit Kedarnath; thanks EC to grant its nod to visit

News News: Modi, who spent around 17 hours at a holy cave near the shrine, offered prayers and performed puja at the temple. He told reporters he did not ask fo

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T00:00:00Z
Author: Times Of India

TMC writes to EC over PM's Kedarnath visit

News News: Trinamool Congress in its letter to the Election Commission objected to the media coverage of PM Modi's trip to Kedarnath and Badrinath over the weeke

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T00:12:00Z
Author: Times Of India

What it is like to work in a gig economy job - Times of India

India News: In a job-parched landscape, India's gig economy is posting rapid growth, but the picture is not as rosy as it promised to be

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-19T07:38:23.1717959Z
Author: Siddharth Tiwari

Doctor, We Need You in the Writer’s Room, Stat

I took a break from the I.C.U. to write on a medical drama. It was a chance to imagine a world where the outcomes followed the script I wanted.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-15T05:00:00-04:00
Author: By DANIELA J. LAMAS, M.D.

Striking Down the Queen Won’t Save You From the Swarm

It’s a common trope in science fiction, but hives in nature are not dependent on any central node for their function.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-14T15:02:29-04:00
Author: By JOSHUA SOKOL

Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat

People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T11:34:52-04:00
Author: By ANAHAD O’CONNOR

The Hot Priest in ‘Fleabag’ Says Kneel, and It’s Never Sounded Sexier

Andrew Scott talks about creating a sensation as the Hot Priest on “Fleabag,” sexuality and religion, and who he’d cast to play himself.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T10:00:01-04:00
Author: By KATHRYN SHATTUCK

Alejandro González Iñárritu Has Words for Hollywood

The director, who is president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, says both the film industry and Netflix need to think bigger.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T20:18:47-04:00
Author: By KYLE BUCHANAN

Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is

The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-14T12:51:27-04:00
Author: By GIA KOURLAS

Elia Suleiman Makes His Way Back to Cannes

The director’s film of displacement resonates beyond Palestine and captures a despair felt across the globe, with a healthy dose of good humor.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-13T05:00:11-04:00
Author: By NICOLAS RAPOLD

‘Booksmart’ and How Hollywood Stopped Fearing Lesbian Teens

With the new comedy from Olivia Wilde, the movie mainstream is finally ready to tell jubilant stories about teenagers who happen to be lesbians.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T04:00:01-04:00
Author: By ELEANOR STANFORD

Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprint?

San Francisco banned it, but many police departments say the technology is used no differently from DNA databases or other crime-fighting tools.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By JULIE BOSMAN and SERGE F. KOVALESKI

It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened?

On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on carbon emissions and coal.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-19T01:44:56-04:00
Author: By DAMIEN CAVE

De Blasio Once Ignored Trump. But in Iowa, It Was All Trump.

The mayor made his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, showing off his new focus on criticizing Mr. Trump.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T18:32:38-04:00
Author: By JEFFERY C. MAYS

To Many Chinese, America Was Like ‘Heaven.’ Now They’re Not So Sure.

As the trade war rages, ambivalence in China about the United States has posed an unusual challenge for the Communist Party.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T03:00:07-04:00
Author: By AMY QIN

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas

About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T00:35:47-04:00
Author: By COLIN MOYNIHAN

Former Argentine President Kirchner Seeks Return to Power, as Vice President

Days before she was set to go on trial for corruption, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced an unexpected political strategy.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T14:27:43-04:00
Author: By ERNESTO LONDOÑO and DANIEL POLITI

Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion

In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T16:44:45-04:00
Author: By PETER BAKER

Biden Delivers Call for National Unity at Philadelphia Rally

Mr. Biden trained his eye squarely on the general election as he cast the contest against President Trump as a struggle for the soul of the country.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T15:07:08-04:00
Author: By KATIE GLUECK

Breaking With Party, G.O.P. Lawmaker Says Trump’s Conduct Reaches ‘Threshold of Impeachment’

Representative Justin Amash, known as a contrarian, accused the president of engaging in “impeachable conduct.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:18:39-04:00
Author: By GLENN THRUSH

My Very Brief Career as the World’s Worst Detective

“Fake it till you make it” didn’t work out so well in my case, and I was fired after three long months.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T05:00:13-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL ROVNER

How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely?

That depends on how you do the research — and then on how you read the results. Here’s what studies show.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T10:19:05-04:00
Author: By KIM TINGLEY

How High School Ruined Leisure

Will kids still do what they like when it won’t help them get into college?

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T14:30:04-04:00
Author: By KJ DELL’ANTONIA

Luddites Shall Inherit the Earth

Someone will have to call our landlines to tell us it’s ours now.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T14:30:04-04:00
Author: By CORA FRAZIER

Religious Men Can Be Devoted Dads, Too

Faith, like feminism, sets high expectations for husbands.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T14:30:12-04:00
Author: By W. BRADFORD WILCOX, JASON S. CARROLL and LAURIE DEROSE

How My Hometown Became the Epicenter of India’s Religious Politics

Hindu nationalists rose to electoral significance from the debris of the mosque they demolished in 1992.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:34:20-04:00
Author: By PRAGYA TIWARI

Black Women in Chicago, Getting Things Done

How the rest of the country can follow them.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T14:30:22-04:00
Author: By SALAMISHAH TILLET

Think You Know Who Will Win ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans Are Betting They Do

There has been a flurry of offshore and European wagering on the finale of the hit HBO show, but betting on a scripted series has its drawbacks.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T10:00:04-04:00
Author: By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

‘Game of Thrones’ Is Going Out Fighting. So Will Its Audience.

The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T15:05:58-04:00
Author: By JAMES PONIEWOZIK

2019 Preakness: War of Will Wins in Dramatic Rebound From Kentucky Derby Loss

War of Will, with Tyler Gaffalione riding once again, was not impeded this time, though another jockey’s tumble at the start provided a scare.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:14:18-04:00
Author: By JOE DRAPE

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks

Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T07:31:46-04:00
Author: By NICHOLAS CASEY

‘This Is a Wave’: Inside the Network of Anti-Abortion Activists Winning Across the Country

The raw cultural momentum of the anti-abortion movement has taken over, and it shows no signs of slowing.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T12:12:28-04:00
Author: By ELIZABETH DIAS, SABRINA TAVERNISE and ALAN BLINDER

Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes

Military officials received expedited requests for paperwork needed to pardon several military members on or around Memorial Day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T15:53:33-04:00
Author: By DAVE PHILIPPS

Highlights From the Video That Brought Down Austria’s Vice Chancellor

A woman who said she was the niece of a Russian oligarch. A villa on Ibiza. A secret videotape. Lots of alcohol.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T11:45:30-04:00
Author: By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE

Austrian Leader Calls for Snap Election After Far-Right Vice Chancellor Resigns

A 2017 video that was secretly filmed showed Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-18T07:06:06-04:00
Author: By KATRIN BENNHOLD and CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE

China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants - ABC News

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news.

Source: ABC News
Published At 2019-05-18T16:17:00Z
Author: The Associated Press

6 Things Johnson & Johnson Wants You to Know About Its Pharmaceuticals - Motley Fool

Here's what management wants investors to know about the future of the company's pharmaceutical segment.

Source: Fool.com
Published At 2019-05-18T16:19:00Z
Author: Cory Renauer

Let's face it, the Uber IPO was a disaster - Stuff.co.nz

ANALYSIS: Could it get any worse for Uber? What does the company's future look like?

Source: Stuff.co.nz
Published At 2019-05-18T17:00:00Z
Author:

Martin Tower implosion: Weather's looking good, and what to expect Sunday morning - lehighvalleylive.com

Foul weather is one thing that could delay the demise of the one-time Bethlehem Steel Corp. global headquarters.

Source: Lehighvalleylive.com
Published At 2019-05-18T17:58:00Z
Author: Kurt Bresswein | For lehighvalleylive.com

What CBS’ Pursuit of Starz Means for CBS, Lionsgate - Variety

CBS’ effort to buy pay TV service Starz from Lionsgate seems on the surface to be a head scratcher. CBS has told Wall Street for years that it has prospered because it brings only two must-ha…

Source: Variety.com
Published At 2019-05-18T18:34:00Z
Author: Cynthia Littleton, Cynthia Littleton

62% of Americans Haven't Made This Key Money Move Yet - The Motley Fool

If you haven't, either, then it's time to get serious.

Source: Fool.com
Published At 2019-05-18T18:36:00Z
Author: Maurie Backman

Elon Musk Says Tesla Needs Financial Micromanagement or It Will Go Broke - Jalopnik

If you look at the news coming out of Tesla over the last year or so, it’s obvious that the company is desperately trying to find ways to decrease operating costs. Whether it’s by closing down dealerships, publicly dismissing LIDAR because it’s too expensive,…

Source: Jalopnik.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:00:00Z
Author: Bradley Brownell

Global Oil Shipping Concerns Rise Over Middle East Tensions - OilPrice.com

Growing tensions in the Middle East have led tanker insurance providers to weigh risks, potentially resulting in higher rates for oil shipments

Source: Oilprice.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:00:00Z
Author: Tim Daiss

Now's the Time to Buy These Stocks - The Motley Fool

A fast-growing online retailer, a toy company, and a real estate developer could outperform from here.

Source: Fool.com
Published At 2019-05-18T19:06:00Z
Author: John Ballard

AOC stands with Buffett in complaint that crisis CEOs were rewarded, but should pay - MarketWatch

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez embraces comments from Warren Buffett, who earlier this month said the net worth of the CEOs should take the hit, not...

Source: Marketwatch.com
Published At 2019-05-18T20:58:00Z
Author: Rachel Koning Beals

50-year-old man pulled from Waikiki waters in critical condition - Hawaii News Now

He was pulled and rushed to the hospital in critical condition, according to EMS.

Source: Hawaiinewsnow.com
Published At 2019-05-18T20:59:00Z
Author: HNN Staff

Tesla Model 3 Tested: Handling Gets A+, Ride & Noise Rank Low: Video - InsideEVs

Alex on Autos continues its deep test drive reviews of the Tesla Model 3 - this time the top of the line Performance version is put to the test.

Source: Insideevs.com
Published At 2019-05-18T21:01:53Z
Author:

How to use Prime Pantry to get groceries and household staples delivered to your door - Business Insider

Here's how to use Amazon's Prime Pantry to save money and get all your groceries and household staples delivered straight to your home.

Source: Business Insider
Published At 2019-05-18T22:00:38Z
Author: Lulu Chang

Overcoming the Top 5 Obstacles to Achieving Retirement Security - The Motley Fool

These practical tips will help you overcome the challenges preventing you from becoming a financially secure senior.

Source: Fool.com
Published At 2019-05-18T22:16:00Z
Author: Christy Bieber

Shoppers disappointed at how fast Target's Vineyard Vines collection selling out - USA TODAY

Shoppers are taking to social media to express disappointment over the Vineyard Vines for Target sale. Many items sold out quickly and landed on eBay.

Source: USA Today
Published At 2019-05-18T22:26:00Z
Author: Kelly Tyko

Loyal Kroger shoppers hold vigil outside closed Dearborn store - Fox 2 Detroit

A lot of upset people in Dearborn today as many gathered for a vigil for a Kroger store, yes you heard right, a Kroger store. 

Source: Fox2detroit.com
Published At 2019-05-18T22:35:00Z
Author: FOX

Police won't let Scottish McDonald's sell milkshakes near Brexit rally - Fox News

A viral video campaign has "shaken" up fast food sales in Scotland this week. Police ordered a McDonald's in Scotland to stop selling milkshakes ahead of an Brexit Party event in Edinburgh on Friday, due to fears people would dunk them on Brexit leader, Nigel…

Source: Fox News
Published At 2019-05-19T00:22:16Z
Author:

Huawei ban ripples across global supply chain - Nikkei Asian Review

Companies vexed by dragnet cast by US export restrictions

Source: Nikkei.com
Published At 2019-05-19T02:02:00Z
Author: TAISEI HOYAMA, Nikkei staff writer

Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday's $270M Powerball drawing? Live results, winning numbers (5/18/2019) - NJ.com

The winning Powerball lottery numbers are drawn Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11 p.m. The Powerball jackpot drawing today (5/18/2019) is worth an estimated $270 million for a single winner. Check back later to see if anyone won Powerball last night.

Source: Nj.com
Published At 2019-05-19T02:45:00Z
Author: Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, Stephen Stirling | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Crypto Markets Surge $18 Billion as Bitcoin Heads Back Towards $8000 - Bitcoinist

The majority of BTC traders and investors who were secretly hoping that Bitcoin price would correct under $6K were dissappointed today.

Source: Bitcoinist.com
Published At 2019-05-19T05:20:53Z
Author:

Times Out & Proud: Time to claim your space with pride

India News: Despite the long awaited September 2018 Supreme Court verdict that decriminalised sex between consenting adults of the same gender, the LGBTQIA+ commu.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-16T19:15:00Z
Author: Times Of India

#MenToo: Court rejects Karan Oberoi's bail plea

A Mumbai court on Friday rejected the bail application filed by Karan Oberoi after listening to extensive arguments

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T04:16:10Z
Author: TIMESOFINDIA.COM

Seeking: Love, acceptance, and the right to live life without apologies

Meet these brave members of the LGBTQIA+ community who have decided to come forward to share their stories and tell

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T13:05:00Z
Author: Nuzhat Aziz

IOC taps US equity oil, extra Saudi supplies to fill Iran void - Times of India

India Business News: NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation has become the first Indian refiner to buy US equity oil — a third-country company’s share of output proportionate t.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T14:54:44Z
Author: Sanjay Datta

After Mars, Venus on Isro’s planetary travel list

India News: For Isro, the next decade will start with interplanetary missions — Xposat to study cosmic radiation in 2020, Aditya L1 to the Sun in 2021, Mars Orbit

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T15:15:00Z
Author: Times Of India

Won’t be able to forgive Pragya for Gandhi remarks: PM Modi

News News: NEW DELHI: Looking to send a strong signal that controversial comments on Mahatma Gandhi will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on F.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T15:26:00Z
Author: Times Of India

ICC World Cup 2019: KL Rahul is game for number four - Times of India

Cricket News: He has not said it in as many words but reserve opener KL Rahul dropped enough hints that he could seamlessly settle into the key number four position

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-05-17T21:21:36Z
Author:

Waste Not, if You Want to Help Secure the Future of the Planet

Companies are experimenting with new definitions of waste and new ways of disposing of it — or avoiding the creation of it altogether

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-12T05:00:12-04:00
Author: By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG

Bedbugs Menaced the Dinosaur Age Before Moving Into Our Mattresses

We may not even be their preferred meal.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T11:00:05-04:00
Author: By BECKY FERREIRA

Scans Suggested the Boy Had Cancer. But No Doctor Could Prove It. Why?

After the pain in his knee spread to other parts of his body, his mother pressed the doctors to figure out what was going on.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-15T05:00:02-04:00
Author: By LISA SANDERS, M.D.

A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers

Gastric bypass surgery works as well in adolescents as it does in adults, researchers report. But the procedure requires a major commitment.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T14:14:53-04:00
Author: By GINA KOLATA

How to Plan a Trip to the Appalachian Mountain Club Huts

Accessible only by foot and connected by the Appalachian Trail, eight huts offer rustic but comfortable hospitality.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-08T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By EMMA L. MCALEAVY

Be Among the First to Visit North Macedonia

It is an ancient land, but as of February it has a new name, giving travelers seeking a cool passport stamp a novel reason to visit.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By ALEX CREVAR

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam

Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T13:25:30-04:00
Author: By ERIC ASIMOV

It Took More Than 40 Days to Make This Cartier Necklace

Capturing one incredible piece in the middle of its creation. This month: a collar meant to resemble an exploding nebula.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-14T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By NANCY HASS

Can We Start Appreciating Indigenous Art on Its Own Terms?

What Australia’s Aboriginal artists and filmmakers are teaching Americans in two radiant shows.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T04:00:06-04:00
Author: By JASON FARAGO

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada

His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T10:29:01-04:00
Author: By IAN AUSTEN

Herman Wouk Wrote Historical Novels. But His True Subject Was Moral Weakness.

In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. Adelle Waldman explains.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T15:54:10-04:00
Author: By ADELLE WALDMAN

SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race

The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T20:39:58-04:00
Author: By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and AMY HARMON

Australia 2019 Election Live Updates: Will Voters Pick a New Path?

Australians face a momentous choice: keep the conservative coalition in power after six years, or hand the government to the center-left Labor opposition. The result could have major implications for policy on climate change, China, immigration and the economy.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T18:13:24-04:00
Author: By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Nxivm Trial: Naked Meetings and Photos for Sex Cult ‘Grandmaster’

Lauren Salzman, a senior member of the group, described how women would array themselves naked in front of the group’s founder as he sat in a chair and lectured.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T17:32:57-04:00
Author: By COLIN MOYNIHAN

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill Criminalizing Abortion at About 8 Weeks of Pregnancy

The Republican-led House, on its final day in session, passed a bill to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T13:06:09-04:00
Author: By SABRINA TAVERNISE and ADEEL HASSAN

Corroded Well Lining Caused Aliso Canyon Gas Leak That Displaced Thousands, Report Says

An inquiry found that SoCalGas had not meaningfully investigated more than 60 leaks before the one in October 2015 that became the largest leak of methane in United States history.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T22:39:44-04:00
Author: By MIHIR ZAVERI

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border

The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T21:00:29-04:00
Author: By ZOLAN KANNO-YOUNGS and PATRICIA MAZZEI

Horse Deaths at Santa Anita and Pimlico: Same Day, Same Track Owner

A filly died after a race at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the 24th at the track since Dec. 26, occurred after a gelding broke down during training.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-17T23:35:42-04:00
Author: By JOE DRAPE

When a Dream Job Means Less Money

In this week’s column: How to handle a double-edged opportunity, and when it’s O.K. to ask a boss about a colleague’s pay. (Never!)

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-05-16T14:08:37-04:00
Author: By KATY LEDERER

Why Does a Bucks Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team

Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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Published At 2019-05-15T17:55:23-04:00
Author: By SCOTT CACCIOLA

1994 Was a Prison of My Own Making

25 years ago was yesterday and a million years ago.

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Published At 2019-05-14T00:02:48-04:00
Author: By CAITY WEAVER

Dear Millennials: The Feeling Is Mutual

Joe Biden dares to take offense at those who specialize in being offended.

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Published At 2019-05-17T20:48:59-04:00
Author: By BRET STEPHENS

When Will Eric Garner Get Justice?

Mayor de Blasio owes Mr. Garner’s family — and the city — answers.

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Published At 2019-05-17T20:12:10-04:00
Author: By MARA GAY

Impeachment Is a Form of Hope

The prosecution of President Andrew Johnson in 1868 was an attempt to restore faith in American’s original ideals.

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Published At 2019-05-17T19:00:17-04:00
Author: By BRENDA WINEAPPLE

The SAT’s Bogus ‘Adversity Score’

Are we really going to rank students on a one-to-100 pseudoscientific index of oppression?

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Published At 2019-05-17T15:02:25-04:00
Author: By THOMAS CHATTERTON WILLIAMS

Does Anyone Actually Want Joe Biden to Be President?

What ‘electability’ seems to mean in 2020 — and what it meant in 2018.

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Published At 2019-05-17T21:34:53-04:00
Author: By JILL FILIPOVIC

Global Trade, Missouri, N.B.A. Playoffs: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Published At 2019-05-17T17:25:41-04:00
Author: By REMY TUMIN and MARCUS PAYADUE