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Facing federal and state inquiries surrounding his fund-raising practices, Mayor Bill de Blasio has shifted his re-election strategies. [Read More]
Take your medical news and recommendations with a dose of healthy skepticism, especially regarding nutrition. [Read More]
A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday. The Turkish Boeing 747 crashed... [Read More]
The plane was approaching the airport in the capital when it crashed, killing at least 30 people, most of them on the ground. The cause of the crash was unclear. [Read More]
Male manakins, Panamanian birds, have acrobatic courtship dances. Scientists wanted to know if the activity was testosterone-related. [Read More]
Male manakins leap, flip and snap their wings to attract females. With a bit of testosterone the females perform some of the same difficult acrobatics. [Read More]
Nearly one in five Americans now lives in a state where terminally ill patients may legally choose to end their lives with prescriptions from a doctor. [Read More]
Daliyah Marie Arana is somewhat of a child prodigy: She read her first book at 2 years and 11 months. Now 4 years old, she has finished more 1,000 books, a feat that... [Read More]
Books that have been challenged or banned offer parents an opportunity to talk about difficult topics. [Read More]
Eight men hold as much money as the 3.6 billion people who make up the world's poorest half, the charity Oxfam said in a report that highlighted inequality. [Read More]
Poplar trees blanket the country with balls of fuzz, which irritate people's eyes and even disrupt traffic. The government has resorted to drastic measures to stop the fluff. [Read More]
The crowds at the new Adidas and Nike superstores are not inclined to sweat. [Read More]
Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, is accused of ordering large donations to the family of President Park Geun-hye's confidante and two foundations. [Read More]
Five leaders in creative fields share their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and play. [Read More]
Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency. [Read More]
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life. [Read More]
As opioid abuse rises, so does the number of children in foster care. [Read More]
An industry that helped the islands become a place of rich diversity has faded, but it has left a lasting mark. [Read More]
Since his death, the civil rights leader has been appropriated for all sorts of causes. [Read More]
Amazon's voice-controlled Echo device is "always getting smarter" — but making us dumber. [Read More]
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