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  • The Union Future

    David Brooks - Op-Ed Columnist
    18 Dec 2014 | 6:05 pm
    Do the people who have marched over the Brown and Garner cases have the stamina to force change?
  • ArtsBeat: Cuba: A Reading List

    NYT > Books
    By JOHN WILLIAMS
    18 Dec 2014 | 11:43 am
    Recommended books for learning more about Cuba’s history and its relationship to the United States.
  • Op-Ed Contributor: Pakistan’s 9/11?

    NYT > Opinion
    By AYESHA SIDDIQA
    19 Dec 2014 | 4:27 am
    Terrorism endures because the political and military elites’ attitude toward radical groups is opportunistic.
  • Op-Ed Contributor: The Irish Rebellion Over Water

    NYT > Opinion
    By FINTAN O’TOOLE
    19 Dec 2014 | 2:24 am
    After putting up with years of austerity, people finally lost their patience.
  • Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Google: Europe’s Favorite Villain

    NYT > Opinion
    By SYLVIE KAUFFMANN
    19 Dec 2014 | 3:01 am
    Europeans and Americans disagree on how to balance freedom of speech versus privacy. But don’t dismiss the right to be forgotten as European angst.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Books

  • ArtsBeat: Cuba: A Reading List

    By JOHN WILLIAMS
    18 Dec 2014 | 11:43 am
    Recommended books for learning more about Cuba’s history and its relationship to the United States.
  • Dick Cavett: By the Book

    18 Dec 2014 | 7:00 am
    The author of “Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks” is a great fan of rereading. “We’d all have been better off to have read half as many books. Twice.”
  • The Unbreakable Laura Hillenbrand

    By WIL S. HYLTON
    18 Dec 2014 | 5:58 am
    Racked for years by a mysterious illness, the author of “Seabiscuit” and “Unbroken” has defied the odds to write indelible works of history.
  • Michiko Kakutani, Janet Maslin and Dwight Garner’s Favorite Books of 2014

    By JANET MASLIN
    18 Dec 2014 | 5:03 am
    The book critics Janet Maslin, Dwight Garner and Michiko Kakutani list their favorites of 2014.
  • Your Home on a Coffee Table

    By GERALDINE FABRIKANT
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:46 pm
    A recent venture publishes elegant books about private houses as gifts for family and friends.
 
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    NYT > Fashion & Style

  • Year in Style: 2014’s Noteworthy Dressers

    By JOANNA NIKAS
    18 Dec 2014 | 4:03 pm
    Some key style moments this year included Lupita Nyong’o in a Prada dress at the Oscars, Amal Alamuddin in an Oscar de la Renta wedding dress and Rhianna in a see-through gown at the CFDA’s. Here are some noteworthy dressers.
  • 2014’s Noteworthy Dressers

    By JOANNA NIKAS
    18 Dec 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Some key style moments this year included Lupita Nyong’o in a Prada dress at the Oscars, Amal Alamuddin in an Oscar de la Renta wedding dress and Rhianna in a see-through gown at the CFDA’s. Here are some noteworthy dressers.
  • Social Q’s: How to Deal With Holiday Issues

    By PHILIP GALANES
    18 Dec 2014 | 3:12 pm
    Holiday issues: those sexist in-laws; what music to listen to on the way and whether to confess about those non-vegan cookies.
  • T Magazine: Festive Entertaining Tips from the Design Duo Behind Roman and Williams

    By ALEXANDRIA SYMONDS
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Stephen Alesch and Robin Standefer, the husband-and-wife team behind such spaces as the Ace Hotel New York and the Dutch, offer a few personal insights gleaned from years of hosting parties in their apartment.
  • Skin Deep: Beauty Emergency? Time for a House Call

    By MARISA MELTZER
    18 Dec 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Beauty apps and websites ­that can dispatch a styling pro to your home before you step out.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Baseball

  • Padres, Dodgers Finalize Kemp Trade

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night.
  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to Deal

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:28 pm
    The former Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen agreed to a two-year, $8.5 million contract with the Kansas City Royals.
  • A's Trade All-Star Catcher Derek Norris to Padres

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:10 pm
    The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.
  • Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to $8.5 Million, 2-Year Deal

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 3:39 pm
    After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance.
  • Steroids Trial Pushed Back for A-Rod's Cousin

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:39 pm
    A federal judge has delayed for two months the trial of a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez on charges stemming from dealings with the clinic that illegally provided performance-enhancing drugs to baseball players.
 
 
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    Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist

  • Putin’s Bubble Bursts

    18 Dec 2014 | 5:55 pm
    The global plunge in oil prices and the falling ruble have wreaked havoc on the Russian economy. It’s been quite a comedown for the strongman.
  • Wall Street’s Revenge

    14 Dec 2014 | 7:17 pm
    How the Masters of the Universe got politicians to bring back moral hazard.
  • Mad as Hellas

    11 Dec 2014 | 5:56 pm
    Greece appears to be in crisis again. Will we learn the right lessons this time?
  • Recovery at Last?

    7 Dec 2014 | 3:45 pm
    Why we had to wait so long for some decent job numbers.
  • Democrats Against Reform

    4 Dec 2014 | 5:33 pm
    No, Obamacare wasn’t a mistake. Democrats should be celebrating that they did the right thing.
 
 
 
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    NYT > Columnists

  • Putin’s Bubble Bursts

    18 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The global plunge in oil prices and the falling ruble have wreaked havoc on the Russian economy. It’s been quite a comedown for the strongman.
  • The Union Future

    18 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Do the people who have marched over the Brown and Garner cases have the stamina to force change?
  • The Obamas, Race and Slights

    17 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    We can talk about data on white-black bias until we are blue in the face. At some point, it simply comes down to what people believe and how they feel.
  • This Israeli Election Matters

    16 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A nation struggles with its identity.
  • Confronting an Ugly Killer

    16 Dec 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Alzheimer’s is deadly, costly and finally getting the blunt discussion it needs.
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    Charles M. Blow - Op-Ed Columnist

  • The Obamas, Race and Slights

    17 Dec 2014 | 5:24 pm
    We can talk about data on white-black bias until we are blue in the face. At some point, it simply comes down to what people believe and how they feel.
  • America, Who Are We?

    14 Dec 2014 | 7:17 pm
    We can shout and protest, but we must vote, too.
  • This Is Your Moment

    10 Dec 2014 | 3:37 pm
    For young people, it’s a time of civic awakening, a realization that equality must be won — by every generation — because it will never be freely granted.
  • A New Age of Activism

    7 Dec 2014 | 5:56 pm
    The energy pouring into the streets is diffuse and organic, but powerful.
  • The Perfect-Victim Pitfall

    3 Dec 2014 | 2:47 pm
    Following the non-indictments in Ferguson and Staten Island, don’t fall for some counternarrative that doesn’t apply. Change is what we need, badly.
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    David Brooks - Op-Ed Columnist

  • The Union Future

    18 Dec 2014 | 6:05 pm
    Do the people who have marched over the Brown and Garner cases have the stamina to force change?
  • Warren Can Win

    15 Dec 2014 | 6:06 pm
    Elizabeth Warren’s aggressive ethos speaks to the disillusionment of the Democratic left wing. She may yet be their nominee.
  • In Praise of Small Miracles

    11 Dec 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Behavioral economics has given us amazing new policy options to solve local and international problems.
  • The Cop Mind

    8 Dec 2014 | 5:36 pm
    While nothing excuses racist police brutality, the emotional and psychological challenges of being a cop are formidable, and those who bear them deserve respect.
  • Why Elders Smile

    4 Dec 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Why do studies suggest that the happiest age group is people ages 82 to 85?
 
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    Nicholas Kristof - Op-Ed Columnist

  • Welcome Back, Cuba!

    17 Dec 2014 | 6:03 pm
    Sending in gunmen to liberate the Bay of Pigs failed, but perhaps we’ll do better with diplomats, tourists and investors.
  • A Shooter, His Victim and Race

    13 Dec 2014 | 11:30 am
    A black man did a terrible thing as a teenager and has been locked up his whole adult life. The white woman he shot in the face now wants him released. Let’s learn from them.
  • What if Whites Were the Minority?

    10 Dec 2014 | 5:30 pm
    This could be what a white dad tells his teenage son about respecting black authority: It’s a matter of life or death.
  • Gifts That Inspire

    6 Dec 2014 | 12:22 pm
    You Times readers can change lives with any of these holiday gift ideas.
  • Abusing Chickens We Eat

    3 Dec 2014 | 6:18 pm
    When the label says “raised cage free” and has the U.S.D.A.’s seal of approval, you should be able to trust that the animals weren’t tortured, right?
 
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    At War

  • In an Amputee Clinic, Putting on a Happy Face

    By Adele Levine
    11 Dec 2014 | 7:00 am
    Adele Levine, a former physical therapist in the amputee clinic at Walter Reed, writes that caring for wounded soldiers at the height of the Iraq and Afghan wars felt overwhelming at times. But she says clinic life was also happy, and surprisingly, funny.
  • ‘Basetrack Live,’ the Story of a Marine’s Deployment, and His Return Home

    By Teresa Fazio
    13 Nov 2014 | 8:26 am
    Using authentic videos and images, the production offers a realistic perspective on the trials of relationships during deployment, and on how social media can be useful tools.
  • Marines Remember Falluja, 10 Years Later

    By Thomas James Brennan
    10 Nov 2014 | 12:36 pm
    On Nov. 6, 2004, NATO forces launched an assault on Falluja, a city north of Baghdad that had become a magnet for Sunni insurgent forces, and the resulting battle was one of the bloodiest for American forces since Vietnam. Thomas James Brennan fought there with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment; he and other veterans of the assault say that their memories of Falluja will never leave them.
  • Helping Homeless Veterans Locally, and Thinking Bigger

    By Jacob W. Sotak
    7 Nov 2014 | 4:00 am
    VetConnect, a Bronx-based organization devised to combat homelessness among veterans, is also helping them find jobs and health care.
  • Lessons for a Grandfather, Unexpectedly Deployed to Afghanistan

    By James G. Bishop
    4 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Deployed to Afghanistan at 53, as a grandfather, Lt. Col. James Gleason Bishop struggled with the training and the idea of going at all, but found purpose even in the mundane and dangerous parts of his job.
 
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    NYT > Baseball

  • Padres, Dodgers Finalize Kemp Trade

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night.
  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to Deal

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:28 pm
    The former Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen agreed to a two-year, $8.5 million contract with the Kansas City Royals.
  • A's Trade All-Star Catcher Derek Norris to Padres

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 9:10 pm
    The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.
  • Kris Medlen and Royals Agree to $8.5 Million, 2-Year Deal

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 3:39 pm
    After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance.
  • Steroids Trial Pushed Back for A-Rod's Cousin

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Dec 2014 | 1:39 pm
    A federal judge has delayed for two months the trial of a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez on charges stemming from dealings with the clinic that illegally provided performance-enhancing drugs to baseball players.
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    First Draft

  • Today in Politics

    The New York Times
    19 Dec 2014 | 4:04 am
    President Obama will hold a news conference before leaving on Friday for a two-week vacation in Hawaii, and much of the questioning will likely center on plans to renew ties with Cuba.
  • Obama Appointment Reinforces Ties With C.I.A.

    Peter Baker
    18 Dec 2014 | 4:46 pm
    President Obama brought the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency back to the White House to serve as one of his top national security aides.
  • Step One for Securing the White House? A Higher Fence

    Alan Rappeport
    18 Dec 2014 | 12:46 pm
    A group of experts advising the Secret Service on how to provide better protection to the White House has offered its recommendations, and topping the list is a taller fence.
  • Video: Remembering ‘The Colbert Report’

    Axel Gerdau
    18 Dec 2014 | 12:27 pm
    On his late night show on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert made fun of news, politics, and he made some news himself.
  • On the Line: ‘Barack Obama, Formerly of Somerville’

    Jess Bidgood
    18 Dec 2014 | 11:04 am
    Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts took an unexpected call while making his monthly appearance on WGBH, a public radio station in Boston: “Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville.”
 
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    City Room

  • Varmints on Ellis Island

    By Robert Iulo
    19 Dec 2014 | 5:39 am
    Metropolitan Diary: An Ellis Island tour guide recounted the interest shown by four Texas women who had seen traces of the native wildlife.
  • New York Today: Your Last Minute

    By Annie Correal and Andy Newman
    19 Dec 2014 | 2:58 am
    Friday: Send us your holiday-prep photos. Also: partly sunny skies and a precedent-setting tenant case.
  • Seeking Jews With Christmas Trees

    By Andy Newman
    18 Dec 2014 | 6:36 am
    If you are a Jew with a gentile partner who has a story to tell about the first time you agreed to have a Christmas tree, tell it to us.
  • After Ferguson Verdict, a Different Song

    By Alexis Audette
    18 Dec 2014 | 5:52 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Three Motown singers looking for donations on the subway abruptly changed to a somber tune when they saw the headlines.
  • New York Today: Goodbye to Fracking

    By Annie Correal and Andy Newman
    18 Dec 2014 | 2:47 am
    Thursday: Environmentalists celebrate in the streets, gusty weather, and the quest for a quieter jackhammer.
 
 
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