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  • City Room: New York Today: Snows of Mid-April

    By ANNIE CORREAL and ANDY NEWMAN
    16 Apr 2014 | 7:28 am
    What you need to know for Wednesday: a freezing morning, a police unit that spied on Muslims is disbanded, and a birthday party for scary dolls.
  • City Room: Playing Hooky at Grandma’s Deli

    By KATHRYN ANNE SWEENEY
    16 Apr 2014 | 5:33 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Skipping school in May for the delights of a grandmother’s blintzes and pierogies was fun, until…
  • More Talks Expected in ‘Central Park Five’ Lawsuit

    By BENJAMIN WEISER
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:04 pm
    Lawyers for New York City said in a court filing on Tuesday that they expected to resume settlement talks in the lawsuit by five men convicted in the 1989 rape of a jogger in Central Park.
  • After Being Shot, Boy Comforted Family

    By NATE SCHWEBER
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:55 pm
    A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy who was shot twice in the head on Monday stands a 90 percent chance of losing his right eye, his family said.
  • Editorial: Better Rules for Bad Lawyers

    By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:49 pm
    New York needs to adopt uniform standards for disciplining lawyers if citizens are to have confidence in those who represent them.
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    NYT > New York

  • Free School Lunch for All

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Samuel E. Abrams of Teachers College, Columbia University, responds to an editorial.
  • A New York Rivalry Takes an Uneven Turn

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The stage was set before the season for heated conflict between the Knicks and the Nets, but the competition never materialized, mostly because only one team was any good.
  • More Talks Expected in ‘Central Park Five’ Lawsuit

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Lawyers for New York City said in a court filing on Tuesday that they expected to resume settlement talks in the lawsuit by five men convicted in the 1989 rape of a jogger in Central Park.
  • Taking No-Kill Approach With Feral Cat Population

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The practice known as trap, neuter and return has become the preferred way to deal with exploding populations of stray felines in New York City.
  • City Explores Ways to Curb Taxi Speeds

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The Taxi and Limousine Commission has issued a request for information concerning “anti-speeding vehicle technologies,” including anti-speeding devices for cars.
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Fitness & Nutrition

  • Well: Younger Skin Through Exercise

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:07 pm
    Exercise appears to slow and even reverse the effects of aging on the skin.
  • Well: 5 Things to Know About Quinoa

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:23 am
    This week, a new food is appearing on Passover tables around the country. The Orthodox Union, the authority on kosher foods, recently ruled that certain brands of quinoa could carry its “Kosher for Passover” symbol.
  • Well: Beans and Peas Lower Cholesterol

    By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:14 am
    A review of studies found that consuming a few legumes a day appeared to reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol.
  • Hard Cases: Too Much Family Love

    By ABIGAIL ZUGER, M.D.
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:01 am
    Every patient needs a moment alone, as one woman with a terminal illness and a large band of affectionate relatives made clear.
  • Personal Health: A Number That May Not Add Up

    By JANE E. BRODY
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:01 pm
    As a measure of overweight, obesity and health, the body mass index has plenty of drawbacks, researchers say.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > College Football

  • A Top Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Inquiry

    By WALT BOGDANICH
    16 Apr 2014 | 12:45 am
    At Florida State, an accusation against a star athlete prompted neither immediate action, nor an in-depth inquiry, by the university or the Tallahassee Police Department. By the time local prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old and missing important evidence.
  • A Top Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Inquiry

    By WALT BOGDANICH
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:21 pm
    At Florida State, an accusation against Jameis Winston prompted neither action, nor an in-depth inquiry, by the university or the Tallahassee Police Department. By the time prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old.
  • Va. State Player Pleads in Opposing QB Assault

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 11:39 am
    A Virginia State football player pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a November luncheon, the day before the teams were going to play for the league championship.
  • Sports Briefing: Jim Kelly’s Nephew Is Dismissed

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    14 Apr 2014 | 8:37 pm
    Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team two days after he had been benched for the second half of the spring game.
  • Jim Kelly’s Nephew Booted

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team two days after he had been benched for the second half of the spring game.
 
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    NYT > Golf

  • Players Championship Changes to 3-Hole Playoff

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    16 Apr 2014 | 5:54 am
    The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass.
  • Stan Cooke Leads Senior PGA Professional

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:57 pm
    Stan Cooke shot a 7-under 65 in windy conditions Tuesday to take the first-round lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
  • Clemson Freshman Ramsey to Turn Pro

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:51 pm
    Clemson freshman golfer Ashlan Ramsey is turning pro after the school year.
  • A Quiet Post-Masters for Watson, With a Surprise

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 3:03 pm
    Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Fla., and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his wife.
  • Musings From the Masters

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 12:36 pm
    The moment doesn't get much bigger than this — a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Columnists

  • Game of Drones

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    It just might be the right time for a “Top Gun” sequel, considering we’re already on the highway to the danger zone.
  • Not the Same Old, Same Old

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    We’re not dealing anymore with your grandfather’s Israel, and they’re not dealing anymore with your grandmother’s America either.
  • A Long Obedience

    14 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    We often hear the story of Passover as a tale of liberation, but its richest core truth is one of joyful obedience.
  • C.E.O. Pay Goes Up, Up and Away!

    14 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    So much for getting executive compensation under control.
  • The Oldest Hatred, Forever Young

    14 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Well beyond Kansas, anti-Semitism persists.
 
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    NYT > Charles M. Blow

  • The Self-Sort

    11 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    It’s easy to demonize, or simply dismiss, people you don’t know or see.
  • We Should Be in a Rage

    9 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    When will we demand the country we deserve? If we don’t like the path we’re on, we can alter it.
  • The Split of the Ages

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    There is a growing divide between America’s oldest and youngest voters.
  • Crimea and Punishment

    26 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The dance between diplomacy and force, between aggressive responses and appropriate ones, is more complicated than sound bites can convey.
  • Paul Ryan, Culture and Poverty

    21 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Whatever the congressman meant by men “in inner cities,” there is danger where cover is given for corrosive ideas.
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    NYT > David Brooks

  • A Long Obedience

    14 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    We often hear the story of Passover as a tale of liberation, but its richest core truth is one of joyful obedience.
  • The Moral Power of Curiosity

    10 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    “Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis is mostly a book about finance and high-frequency traders. But it’s also a morality tale.
  • What Suffering Does

    7 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    In a culture obsessed with happiness, we should remember that coming to terms with suffering is instructive to the soul.
  • Party All the Time

    3 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The Supreme Court’s McCutcheon decision strengthens democracy by enabling the parties to take back power from major donors.
  • The Employer’s Creed

    31 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The hiring process deeply affects the kind of people we have in our society. A little healthy bias in decision-making might cultivate deeper, fuller human beings.
 
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    NYT > Gail Collins

  • All in the Family, Sort Of

    4 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    More lessons from the campaign trail. When you’re making a photo album, people, no pics of strange pigs or point guards!
  • Surprise! The Rich Won One

    2 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Oligarchs have rights, too, you know. Even the founding fathers said so.
  • A Christie Life Primer

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Let’s discuss the lessons learned from the latest on the bridge-traffic-jam episode.
  • The Season of the Twitch

    26 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Yes, people, November seems so far away, but the campaign trail at this point is filled with missteps and blunders that are fun to follow.
  • This Is What 80 Looks Like

    22 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Gloria Steinem occupies a singular place in American culture as the very face of feminism.
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    NYT > Maureen Dowd

  • Game of Drones

    15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    It just might be the right time for a “Top Gun” sequel, considering we’re already on the highway to the danger zone.
  • A Wit for All Seasons

    12 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    With a quicksilver wit and basic decency, Colbert’s the real deal.
  • Jeb in the Vortex

    8 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    In today’s fire-breathing Republican Party, is Jeb Bush’s race over before it begins?
  • Bring Me My Dragons!

    5 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The power struggles in the nation’s capital seem pallid compared to those in the Seven Kingdoms.
  • Palmy Days for Jerry

    22 Mar 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Moonbeam through a new prism: A more mellow Jerry Brown gets ready to make California history.
 
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    At War

  • Days of Tea and Honey: Memories of a Quiet Iraq

    By BLAKE J. RICE
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:51 pm
    A look back at a time when Marines thought Iraq had finally achieved a tentative peace and were able to take time to simply share a meal with elders.
  • Despite Doubts, a Vote Worth Casting

    By ALI M. LATIFI
    9 Apr 2014 | 2:43 pm
    An Afghan journalist recalls his conflicted feelings toward the nation's first peaceful, democratic transition of power.
  • We Were Just Laughing: Days With Anja Niedringhaus and Kathy Gannon

    By CARLOTTA GALL
    4 Apr 2014 | 7:06 pm
    A reporter who was recently with Anja Niedringhaus and Kathy Gannon of The Associated Press, longtime fellow chroniclers of events in Afghanistan, reflects on the attack on them and the changing environment in the country.
  • A Reporter Clutches Life After a Loss That Hits Home

    By HABIB ZAHORI
    1 Apr 2014 | 9:53 am
    Habib Zahori on losing his friend Sardar Ahmed, a journalist who was killed along with his wife and two of their three children in a Taliban attack on a hotel in Kabul.
  • A Blast and a Wedding

    By THOMAS GIBBONS-NEFF
    31 Mar 2014 | 7:40 am
    A Marine deployed twice to Afghanistan found himself fighting once more as a double amputee to reclaim a life of normalcy.
 
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    The Caucus

  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, April 13

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:42 am
    Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, resigned this week, just weeks after the Obama administration announced seven million had enrolled in the health care exchanges.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, April 6

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    5 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
    The tragic shootings at Fort Hood will dominate the conversation on the Sunday shows — particularly the treatment of mental health problems in the military.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, March 30

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    29 Mar 2014 | 12:23 pm
    The Obama administration unveiled a legislative proposal to put an end to a controversial bulk phone records program this week, a topic that will dominate many conversations on the Sunday shows.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, March 23

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    22 Mar 2014 | 11:46 am
    Russia's decision to annex Crimea and the still missing Malaysian Airlines flight will dominate the conversation on the Sunday talk shows.
  • Pro-Clinton Group Plans Event Focused on Gay and Lesbian Donors

    By AMY CHOZICK
    20 Mar 2014 | 2:36 pm
    A "super PAC" supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton's possible presidential campaign is reaching out to some of New York’s most powerful and wealthy gay and lesbian donors.
 
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    City Room

  • Playing Hooky at Grandma’s Deli

    By KATHRYN ANNE SWEENEY
    16 Apr 2014 | 5:33 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Skipping school in May for the delights of a grandmother's blintzes and pierogies was fun, until...
  • New York Today: Snows of Mid-April

    By ANNIE CORREAL and ANDY NEWMAN
    16 Apr 2014 | 2:49 am
    What you need to know for Wednesday: a freezing morning, a police unit that spied on Muslims is disbanded, and a birthday party for scary dolls.
  • New York Today: Tax Day Ritual Recedes

    By ANDY NEWMAN
    15 Apr 2014 | 2:48 am
    What you need to know for Tuesday: no more frenzy at the main post office, soaking rains, and a monument to an early baseball star.
  • New York Today: Casting a Warm Spell

    By ANDY NEWMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:56 am
    What you need to know for Monday: one more nice day before the rain comes, a new roller rink, and fireworks will return to the East River.
  • Say Spring!

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    13 Apr 2014 | 10:02 pm
    Photo: The weekend brought perfect handball weather to Coney Island.
 
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    Economix

  • On Tax Day: What’s Fair?

    By JARED BERNSTEIN
    15 Apr 2014 | 11:46 am
    If the rich are getting richer, and the middle class incomes are stagnating, it seems fair that the rich pay more in taxes, writes an economist.
  • How Working Women Help the Economy

    By ANNIE LOWREY
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:39 am
    The shift of women into the workplace is one of the less heralded drivers of economic expansion. If American women didn't work, the economy would be about 11 percent smaller.
  • Opportunity for All and Social Innovation: Obama’s Policy Agenda

    By LAURA D'ANDREA TYSON and JONATHAN GREENBLATT
    13 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    The federal government is trying to involve private investors in programs that seek to solve societal problems, an economist and a White House official write.
  • Help for the Big Guys

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    11 Apr 2014 | 3:44 pm
    In 2011, there were 117 tax returns that showed both total income of at least $5 million as well as unemployment insurance income.
  • The Great Moderation Is Back

    By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM
    11 Apr 2014 | 12:03 pm
    The Great Moderation -- that period of relatively steady growth -- is still with us, but it's a little more nuanced, says Jason Furman, head of the president's Council of Economic Advisers.
 
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    Lens

  • Photos That Cross Borders and Challenge Perceptions

    By DAVID GONZALEZ
    16 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    Janet Jarman has followed Marisol from her childhood in Mexico to life as a young mother in the United States, making images that are educating teachers and doctors about the complexities of immigrant life.
  • Pictures of the Day: Boston and Elsewhere

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    15 Apr 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Photos from Boston, Ukraine, Spain and Brazil.
  • From Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Images

    By RENA SILVERMAN
    15 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    Chang Chao-Tang didn't think much of his images of everyday life in Taiwan. More than five decades later, an exhibit highlights the purity of his images, showing "real people and places."
  • Pictures of the Day: Ukraine and Elsewhere

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:46 pm
    Photos from Ukraine, South Africa, Israel and Afghanistan.
  • New York Times Wins Two Photography Pulitzers

    By JAMES ESTRIN
    14 Apr 2014 | 12:05 pm
    The Times swept the 2014 prizes for photography. Tyler Hicks won for his coverage of a terrorist attack at a Nairobi mall. Josh Haner was honored for his images of the slow and painful recovery process of a Boston Marathon bombing survivor.
 
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    Motherlode

  • Recipes for Kids: Bananas, Cold and Custardy

    By CHOPCHOP MAGAZINE
    16 Apr 2014 | 7:16 am
    Whip up plain frozen bananas and end up with a creamy, dreamy dessert.
  • The Decision: One Child, One School

    By JUDY BATALION
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Parents are notoriously anxious yet clueless with their first child. With the preschool decision, I felt additional pressure because after a recent ectopic pregnancy, it looks as if Zee will be our only child.
  • When Not to Speak Your Second Language to Your Children

    By JIM KLING
    14 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    As I fed, changed and rocked our daughter, I practiced my Tagalog phrases—until I sat in on a conference session on early language development, and found out that that's exactly what I shouldn't do.
  • I Have No Idea How Many Calories Are in My Grandmother’s Gefilte Fish

    By JENNIFER WEINER
    13 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    For my daughters, food isn't a troublesome source of calories demanding its weight in exercise. It's holidays, it's funny stories, it's seasons. It's my grandmother's gefilte fish, and all of us cooking it together.
  • The Sixth Stage of Grief: Buying a Puppy

    By JOEL YANOFSKY
    11 Apr 2014 | 1:45 pm
    My adorable son has grown tall, lean and hairy. This explains, in part, the decision to add something unambiguously cute to our life. But Phoebe distracts us from more than just that.
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    Economix» Floyd Norris

  • Help for the Big Guys

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    11 Apr 2014 | 3:44 pm
    In 2011, there were 117 tax returns that showed both total income of at least $5 million as well as unemployment insurance income.
  • After Six Years, a Full (Private-Sector) Recovery

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    4 Apr 2014 | 6:51 am
    The number of private-sector jobs has risen to a record high.
  • The Many Classes of Google Stock

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    2 Apr 2014 | 3:03 pm
    Starting Thursday, the GOOG stock symbol will represent a new class of nonvoting shares. And the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index will now reflect 501 stocks.
  • Shrinking Governments: Good or Bad?

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    7 Mar 2014 | 7:51 am
    The number of government workers in February was down from a year earlier. That has been true every month since the summer of 2009.
  • How to Choose an Auditor

    By FLOYD NORRIS
    6 Mar 2014 | 10:34 am
    Emails shed light on the search for a "clueless" audit partner at the law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf.
 
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    On the Runway

  • The Fashion World as a Good Neighbor

    By JOHN KOBLIN
    3 Apr 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Some big names will host a fund-raiser next month at Highline Stages for the Meatpacking District Improvement Association.
  • Rihanna to Be Honored by CFDA

    By STUART EMMRICH
    24 Mar 2014 | 10:02 am
    The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced the recipient of this year's Fashion Icon Award.
  • A Reflection: Suzy Menkes on the Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott

    By SUZY MENKES
    17 Mar 2014 | 11:55 am
    Designer L’Wren Scott, whose was found dead in her New York apartment on Monday, started her fashion collection eight years ago, building it on her own elegant and towering self.
  • CFDA Award Nominees Are Announced

    By MATTHEW SCHNEIER
    11 Mar 2014 | 3:47 pm
    The Council of Fashion Designers of America’s annual CFDA Awards are the de facto Oscars of American fashion. The nominees for this year’s awards, which will be presented on June 2 at Lincoln Center and hosted by John Waters, were announced Tuesday evening at the Bowery Hotel in Manhattan.
  • Paris Fashion Week Street Style

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    6 Mar 2014 | 11:19 am
    Street-style photos from our NYTimesFashion Instagram account.
 
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    NYT > College Football

  • A Top Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Inquiry

    By WALT BOGDANICH
    16 Apr 2014 | 12:45 am
    At Florida State, an accusation against a star athlete prompted neither immediate action, nor an in-depth inquiry, by the university or the Tallahassee Police Department. By the time local prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old and missing important evidence.
  • A Top Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Inquiry

    By WALT BOGDANICH
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:21 pm
    At Florida State, an accusation against Jameis Winston prompted neither action, nor an in-depth inquiry, by the university or the Tallahassee Police Department. By the time prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old.
  • Va. State Player Pleads in Opposing QB Assault

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 11:39 am
    A Virginia State football player pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a November luncheon, the day before the teams were going to play for the league championship.
  • Sports Briefing: Jim Kelly’s Nephew Is Dismissed

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    14 Apr 2014 | 8:37 pm
    Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team two days after he had been benched for the second half of the spring game.
  • Jim Kelly’s Nephew Booted

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the team two days after he had been benched for the second half of the spring game.
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    NYT > Tennis

  • Nadal Recovers From Shaky Start to Go Through

    By REUTERS
    16 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.
  • Federer & Nadal Into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd Round

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    16 Apr 2014 | 6:54 am
    Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday.
  • Djokovic Strolls Into Monte Carlo Third Round

    By REUTERS
    15 Apr 2014 | 11:33 am
    Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defense with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes on Tuesday to reach the third round.
  • Speedy Djokovic Eases Into Monte Carlo 3rd Round

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:48 am
    Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.
  • Pliskova Breezes Into Malaysian Open 2nd Round

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:54 am
    Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic made a winning start to her defense of the Malaysian Open title by easing past Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-2 in the first round on Tuesday.
 
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    Well

  • Younger Skin Through Exercise

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Exercise appears to slow and even reverse the effects of aging on the skin.
  • 5 Things to Know About Quinoa

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:23 pm
    This week, a new food is appearing on Passover tables around the country. The Orthodox Union, the authority on kosher foods, recently ruled that certain brands of quinoa could carry its “Kosher for Passover” symbol.
  • Too Much Family Love

    By ABIGAIL ZUGER, M.D.
    14 Apr 2014 | 10:39 am
    Every patient needs a moment alone, as one woman with a terminal illness and a large band of affectionate relatives made clear.
  • Beans and Peas Lower Cholesterol

    By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
    14 Apr 2014 | 9:05 am
    A review of studies found that consuming a few legumes a day appeared to reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol.
  • A Number That May Not Add Up

    By JANE E. BRODY
    13 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    As a measure of overweight, obesity and health, the body mass index has plenty of drawbacks, researchers say.
 
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    In Transit

  • New Tours of Johnson’s Glass House

    By DIANE DANIEL
    16 Apr 2014 | 7:57 am
    Philip Johnson's Glass House in Connecticut will begin offering self-guided tours.
  • HotelTonight Goes Beyond the Last Minute

    By RACHEL LEE HARRIS
    15 Apr 2014 | 11:48 am
    A new feature on the HotelTonight app called Look Ahead will allow users check out the booking landscape a week in advance.
  • Once a Palace, Now a Lake Como Hotel

    By SHIVANI VORA
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:27 pm
    Il Palazzo del Vice Re is a new luxury hotel in a region of Italy where most hotels have been in business for decades.
  • When Boating With Young Children

    By RACHEL LEE HARRIS
    14 Apr 2014 | 8:37 am
    Some guidelines for parents who want to take to the high seas with young children.
  • A Whole New Meaning for Food to Go

    By ELAINE GLUSAC
    12 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Top chefs have been known to open satellite restaurants worldwide. Now a few of the world’s most respected chefs are moving abroad for limited culinary residencies.
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    Wordplay

  • Headline of April 16

    By DEB AMLEN
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:00 pm
    A sober reminder from Michael Dewey.
  • Batter’s Reward

    By DEB AMLEN
    14 Apr 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Gary Cee serves up a rewarding Tuesday puzzle.
  • Sol Golomb’s Rectangle Puzzle

    By GARY ANTONICK
    14 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    A rectangle puzzle based on an original by the National Medal of Science recipient Solomon Golomb.
  • Famous Debate Words

    By DEB AMLEN
    13 Apr 2014 | 3:00 pm
    A lesson from Gareth Bain.
  • It’s Taxing

    By DEB AMLEN
    12 Apr 2014 | 3:00 pm
    A puzzle with a timely theme, by Dan Schoenholz.
 
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    Opinionator

  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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    Opinionator

  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
 
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
 
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  • The Gender Wage Gap, by State

    Freakonomics
    15 Apr 2014 | 10:32 am
    We have blogged and written extensively about the gender pay gap, much of which is not attributable to discrimination, as is commonly invoked. President Obama has taken up the cause; he recently signed two executive orders aimed at closing the gap.  Business Insider recently posted a state-by-state breakdown of the gender wage gap. It is interesting to look at but keep in mind the non-discriminatory factors that contribute to the gap, and therefore consider these numbers with some skepticism: Wyoming has the biggest pay gap — the median male full-time worker made $51,932, and the median…
  • The Supply Curve of Viking Raids

    Daniel Hamermesh
    15 Apr 2014 | 7:38 am
    The new exhibition on the Vikings at the British Museum illustrates behavior along supply curves.  The local Anglo-Saxons decided that the best way to keep Viking raiders at bay was to buy them off—to pay tribute.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, this extra payoff merely induced a movement up the supply curve of Viking raids, as more raiding parties realized that there was money to be made by raiding English villages. Perhaps this is a lesson for modernity: don’t negotiate with terrorists!
  • “If Mayors Ruled the World”: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

    Suzie Lechtenberg
    10 Apr 2014 | 6:24 am
    Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg at a MTA ceremony. (Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York) Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “’If Mayors Ruled the World.’” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) The episode expands on an idea from political theorist Benjamin Barber, whose latest book is called If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities.
  • “If Mayors Ruled the World”: Full Transcript

    Freakonomics
    10 Apr 2014 | 6:01 am
    [MUSIC: The Jaguars; “Jaguar Soul” (from My Generation)] Hey podcast listeners. Our new book, Think Like a Freak, will be published on May 12 — as a hardcover,  e-book, audio book, large-print, you name it. And if you pre-order it in any format, from any store, you can get the first chapter now, delivered to your e-mail inbox. Just go to Freakonomics.com/sneakpeek. There’s a lot more information at Freakonomics.com, including our book-tour schedule. It starts in New York City, where Levitt and I will speak and sign books at Symphony Space, and a Barnes & Nobles. We’ll also…
  • Street-Fighting Math MOOC Is Open

    Sanjoy Mahajan
    8 Apr 2014 | 8:42 am
    My mathematically inclined readers are cordially invited to enroll in “6.SFMx: Street-Fighting Math,” which starts today on EdX. Like most (all?) MOOC courses, it is free and open to world, as are all the course materials. So far, I have learned that teaching an entirely online course requires far more effort than teaching in person. Maybe by a factor of 10. Partly, it is the difference between talking to a friend on the phone—you just pick up the phone and start talking—compared to writing a long letter that needs to be thought out. To this difference you add…
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
 
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  • The Civil War Death Toll, Reconsidered

    By NICHOLAS MARSHALL
    15 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Have the horrors of America's bloodiest conflict been overblown -- or at least misunderstood?
  • The Book That Didn’t Exist

    By JASON K. FRIEDMAN
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    No, the absence of 'Goths' in bookstores is no great hole in the world.
  • Happiness and Its Discontents

    By DANIEL M. HAYBRON
    13 Apr 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Are you satisfied with your life? How are you feeling? Does either question tell us what we really want to know?
  • Parental Involvement Is Overrated

    By KEITH ROBINSON and ANGEL L. HARRIS
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    Most of what we do for our kids at school doesn’t matter.
  • Providing the Balm of Truth

    By THERESA BROWN
    12 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am
    An angry family member wanted to give a dying woman aloe vera gel. No one had had time to tell her the truth.
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