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How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign

Operatives used cryptocurrency to obscure their identities and pay for the infrastructure needed to steal emails from Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T19:30:46-04:00
Author: By NATHANIEL POPPER and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Chick-Fil-A Saratoga opening: First 100 could win meals for a year

It is almost time to welcome a new Chick-Fil-A Restaurant to Corpus Christi, specifically the south side of town. The restaurant is set to open next Thursday, July 12, at 5929 Saratoga Blvd. To ce...

Source: Kristv.com
Published At 2018-07-06T10:28:36Z
Author:

Liu Xia, Detained Widow of Nobel Peace Laureate, Leaves China

Ms. Liu’s release from house arrest came almost a year after her husband, the democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, died while in prison.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T01:08:25-04:00
Author: By JANE PERLEZ

New York Today: Are Lemonade Stands Allowed?

Friday: Permits for a summer rite of passage, and the Little Red Lighthouse.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T06:00:01-04:00
Author: By AARON ROBERTSON and ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE

Coast Guard finds cruise ship crew member who had been reported overboard near Cuba

After almost a day of searching, the U.S. Coast Guard found a 33-year-old Norwegian Cruise Line crew member who was reported to have gone overboard 28 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba Saturday afternoon.

Source: Miamiherald.com
Published At 2018-07-01T19:31:35Z
Author: David J. Neal

Live, From the Children’s Ward

At Mount Sinai Hospital, treatment includes medical bingo, making a TV show and writing and recording a song (once the instruments are sterilized).

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T05:00:01-04:00
Author: By ANDY NEWMAN

Starbucks fires barista for mocking stuttering customer with drink label

When the customer said his name was Sam, the barista wrote "SSSam."

Source: The Washington Post
Published At 2018-07-06T01:54:19Z
Author: https://www.facebook.com/tjortenzi

The Fashion Closet, Seen From Inside and Out

AMC’s volatile “Dietland” takes a flamethrower to the beauty industry, while “The Bold Type” offers it a feminist makeover.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T10:00:03-04:00
Author: By JAMES PONIEWOZIK

Trump and Putin, Best Frenemies Forever

It’s good to meet with adversaries. But when Mr. Trump sits down with Mr. Putin, it will be a meeting of kindred spirits. That’s a problem.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T19:47:55-04:00
Author: By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Behind Lincoln Center’s White Travertine Facade: Infighting and Indecision

Four leaders in five years. New initiatives that come and go. Financial pressures. The tumult that is challenging Lincoln Center and its future.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T11:36:53-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL COOPER and ROBIN POGREBIN

$4.7-billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson may open floodgates to lawsuits linking baby powder to cancer

Johnson & Johnson should ready itself for a flood of new lawsuits after a jury ordered the company to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who blamed their ovarian cancer on asbestos in its talc products, legal experts said.

Source: Latimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T20:55:00Z
Author: Jef Feeley and Margaret Cronin Fisk

The Moist Mystery of Scott Pruitt’s Resignation

Why put an end to an unethical reign this gloriously original?

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T17:55:59-04:00
Author: By FRANK BRUNI

Brett Kavanaugh, Thai Rescue, World Cup: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:48:54-04:00
Author: By CHRIS STANFORD

US job growth was likely solid in June despite trade risks

Employers in the United States are thought to have kept up their brisk pace of hiring in June, reflecting the durability of the second-longest U.S. economic expansion on record even in the face of a trade war with China.

Source: The Washington Post
Published At 2018-07-06T07:11:31Z
Author:

Novichok, Poland, Trade War: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T00:25:27-04:00
Author: By MATTHEW SEDACCA

Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts; allergy concerns

Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts on its flights this summer, nixing a snack that has long been nearly synonymous with the carrier itself.

Source: USA Today
Published At 2018-07-10T12:47:54Z
Author: Ben Mutzabaugh

The Making of a Moral Hero: ‘The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela’

A new book assembles 255 letters, both heartbreaking and inspiring, by the former South African president and civil rights activist, who spent more than 27 years in jail.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:01-04:00
Author: By CHARLAYNE HUNTER-GAULT

How Long Can We Live? The Limit Hasn’t Been Reached, Study Finds

The mortality rate flattens among the oldest of the old, a study of elderly Italians concludes, suggesting that the oldest humans have not yet reached the limits of life span.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T14:00:05-04:00
Author: By CARL ZIMMER

Polish Crisis Deepens as Judges Condemn Their Own Court

An open rebellion by members of the Constitutional Tribunal came days after the government began a purge of the Supreme Court.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T18:29:00-04:00
Author: By MARC SANTORA

Michele Roberts on N.B.A. Competitive Imbalance: Don’t Blame the Players

Amid pundits and fans saying the 2016 spike in N.B.A. compensation led to a lopsided league, Roberts defended the players’ union’s position.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T11:42:33-04:00
Author: By KEVIN DRAPER

When a Vegan Gets Gout

Black beans, spinach, asparagus, raisins, chickpeas and hummus, all heart-healthy stuff I’d been eating for years, had to go.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T12:03:16-04:00
Author: By JOSH MAX

Kennedy Retirement Injects an Inflammatory New Issue Into Midterms

Democrats will focus on Justice Kennedy’s replacement in an attempt to motivate voters in the fall, while conservatives will pressure vulnerable Democratic senators in red states.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T21:13:24-04:00
Author: By JONATHAN MARTIN, JEREMY W. PETERS and ELIZABETH DIAS

New York Today: The Tale of Tap Dancing

Tuesday: The history of tap dance in our city, and the “New York Woman” film series.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T06:00:03-04:00
Author: By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE and JONATHAN WOLFE

America First, America Hated, America Alone

Trump intends to bring about the collapse of the liberal international order, in its commitment to open societies and its institutions.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T20:58:04-04:00
Author: By BRET STEPHENS

How Many Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm Themselves? Nearly 1 in 4, Survey Finds.

Rates of self-injury are even higher in parts of the United States, according to government data. Boys are half as likely to harm themselves.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-02T11:31:43-04:00
Author: By EMILY BAUMGAERTNER

Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated

A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-14T05:00:04-04:00
Author: By CHRISTINA CARON

House G.O.P. Breaks Into Open Warfare With Rosenstein, Demanding Files

As Republicans battered Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, in a hearing, a House resolution gave the Justice Department seven days to produce documents.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T13:08:19-04:00
Author: By NICHOLAS FANDOS

The Changing Shape of American Ballet Theater

As the company concludes its eight-week Metropolitan Opera House season, it’s time to survey how the company has revised its image.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:27:00-04:00
Author: By ALASTAIR MACAULAY

South Korea Must Offer Alternatives to Military Draft, Court Rules

The country has jailed hundreds of conscientious objectors every year, mostly Jehovah’s Witnesses. Now such men will be given the option of civilian service.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T07:55:19-04:00
Author: By CHOE SANG-HUN

Widow of union official led 'high-flying lifestyle' on cash meant to train autoworkers: prosecutor

The wife of a late United Auto Workers union official received an 18-month prison sentence Friday as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by the union and automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Source: Fox News
Published At 2018-07-14T09:00:27Z
Author: Dom Calicchio

What to Do if You Spill on Your Laptop

Spilling a drink on your laptop doesn’t have to be a kiss of death and a ticket to a replacement — if you know what to do and act quickly.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T05:00:01-04:00
Author: By WHITSON GORDON

God Made Andrew Cuomo a Feminist. What Kind?

Aiming for a third term, the governor is trying to persuade New York that when it comes to advancing reproductive rights, he is the man for the job.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T05:00:08-04:00
Author: By GINIA BELLAFANTE

In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant ‘Ghettos’

The Danes, who have struggled to integrate non-Western families, are getting tough: From age 1, immigrant children will receive mandatory instruction in “Danish culture.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T23:30:04-04:00
Author: By ELLEN BARRY and MARTIN SELSOE SORENSEN

Benghazi Attacker Gets 22 Years, Disappointing Prosecutors Who Sought Life

A federal judge said the militant, Ahmed Abu Khattala, was essentially convicted of property crimes, which did not warrant a life sentence.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T18:05:14-04:00
Author: By ADAM GOLDMAN

Amazon to Buy PillPack, Jumping Into the Drug Business

The purchase of PillPack, an online pharmacy, is the latest sign of Amazon’s increasing interest in health care.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T10:13:19-04:00
Author: By CLAIRE BALLENTINE and KATIE THOMAS

Trump Versus the Hog-Maker

Harley-Davidson vrooms off to the trade war.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T19:19:25-04:00
Author: By PAUL KRUGMAN

Farting Unicorn Artist Says Elon Musk Stinks

Source: Fortune
Published At 2018-06-28T13:31:00Z
Author: Glenn Fleishman

The Rise and Fall of China’s ‘Stout,’ ‘Dark’ and ‘Not Pretty’ Pop Star

An unlikely reality-show hero has forced the country to confront its rigid ideas of Chinese womanhood.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-30T14:33:46-04:00
Author: By YUAN REN

The White House Is Tearing Down the Wall Between Church and State

Secular and religious Americans should be grateful that laws speak louder than the prayers of the Trump administration.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:33:24-04:00
Author: By SUSAN JACOBY

Papa John's name removed from Louisville stadium following n-word controversy

The University of Louisville in Kentucky announced Friday that it will drop the Papa John’s name from its football stadium as part of the growing fallout over a racial remark made by the pizza chain’s founder.

Source: Fox News
Published At 2018-07-14T10:22:32Z
Author: Stephen Sorace

Skedaddle has had acquisition talks with Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft appear to be pursuing a crowdsourced bus startup called Skedaddle, the latest indication that the ride-hailing companies want to build businesses that cover every mode of transit from last-mile solutions like scooters and bikes to inter-city tra…

Source: TechCrunch
Published At 2018-07-05T20:44:00Z
Author: Kirsten Korosec

With Lime teaming up Uber, can rival Bird afford to go it alone?

Yesterday, we learned that 18-month-old, Bay Area-based electric scooter rental company Lime is joining forces with the ride-hailing giant Uber, which is both investing in the company as part of a $335 million round and planning promote Lime in its mobile app…

Source: TechCrunch
Published At 2018-07-10T13:01:26Z
Author: Connie Loizos

Musk says Tesla pushed out 7000 cars last week, meeting goal of 5000 Model 3s

Analysts have been waiting to see how many Model 3 vehicles the electric car maker has made.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2018-07-01T21:39:41Z
Author: Reuters, with CNBC.com

Prizewinning Catalan Architects Are Happy at Biennale’s Margins

The Pritzker winners RCR are representing their region at a Venice Biennale whose official exhibition is limited to the pavilions of nation states.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T09:48:41-04:00
Author: By RAPHAEL MINDER

Chipotle Wisely Starts Turnaround With Low-Hanging Tacos

The restaurant chain needs to perfect the simple things first.

Source: Bloomberg
Published At 2018-06-28T12:00:37Z
Author: Sarah Halzack

At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T21:30:06-04:00
Author: By MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER

18 Ways to Navigate Stress at the Airport

Even before takeoff, the airport itself can be a stressful phase of travel. Here are strategies for dealing with anxieties and annoyances, large and small.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T05:00:11-04:00
Author: By ELAINE GLUSAC

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

For years, the Israeli spy agency has tried to find the body of a spy who was executed in Syria. It has not found the body but it has found his watch.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T19:48:36-04:00
Author: By RONEN BERGMAN

The Tech You Need to Travel Better

While no product can guarantee a seat upgrade or make your delayed flight arrive on time, a few smart investments can make your next trip more comfortable, more relaxing and less stressful.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By ALAN HENRY

Overlooked No More: Emma Gatewood, First Woman to Conquer the Appalachian Trail Alone

What the woman known as Grandma Gatewood accomplished in 1955 was remarkable. So is the untold story of what she overcame before that.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T16:10:26-04:00
Author: