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    DealBook

  • Hedge Fund Starts Property Vehicle With a Social Purpose

    By Jenny Anderson
    27 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund plans to buy property that it will then rent to organizations that deliver services like affordable housing, aid for the elderly or care through the National Health Insurance.
  • Wells Fargo Is the First Big Bank Simple Enough to Fail

    By Daniel Indiviglio
    26 Nov 2014 | 11:31 am
    Wells Fargo has secured a conditional stamp of approval from regulators for its living will. The problems for other giant banks are complexity and interconnectedness, writes Daniel Indiviglio of Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Bank of New York Mellon Fires Currency Trader After Internal Review

    By Chad Bray
    26 Nov 2014 | 11:04 am
    The bank, like many of its competitors, reviewed its foreign exchange operations after regulators last year began examining possible collusion between currency traders to potentially manipulate the $5-trillion-a-day currency markets – namely benchmark currency rates.
  • Failed Allergan Deal Strains Valeant’s Business Model

    By Jesse Eisinger
    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals has relied on acquisitions for growth, but it’s not so simple to keep buying and integrating companies, writes Jesse Eisinger in The Trade column.
  • Morning Agenda: Financing for Suit by Steven Cohen’s Ex-Wife

    By Sydney Ember
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:42 am
    Steven A. Cohen's ex-wife gets outside financing for her lawsuit. | 'Poison puts' develop a downside. | Trustee moves to repay Mt. Gox creditors. | Philip A. Falcone to Depart the Harbinger Group.
 
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    NYT > Education

  • After Closing Schools, a Principal Fights to Save a Bronx High School

    By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS
    26 Nov 2014 | 6:10 pm
    Santiago Taveras, once the public face for many school closures during the Bloomberg years, is now working on turning around the troubled DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx.
  • Motherlode Blog: This Thanksgiving, Setting My Family Free

    By NINA CAMIC
    26 Nov 2014 | 3:34 pm
    This year, I understand that my grown children are trying too hard to be with everyone in some fashion over a period of very few days allotted to that purpose.
  • Motherlode Blog: Intensive Thanksgiving

    By SANDRA JOY STEIN
    26 Nov 2014 | 9:27 am
    Before he lost his ability to speak, one of my son’s favorite questions was, “Mommy, what are you thankful for?” Over the Thanksgiving we spent in the intensive care unit, I continued to answer the question he could no longer ask.
  • New York Schools Lose Millions Amid an Inquiry, Comptroller Says

    By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS
    26 Nov 2014 | 7:34 am
    The comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, said New York City had so far missed out on receiving as much as $120 million from the federal government because of an investigation into the Education Department.
  • Opinion: Mishandling Rape

    By JED RUBENFELD
    26 Nov 2014 | 6:45 am
    Colleges are seeing sexual assault where it doesn’t exist while letting dangerous men go free.
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Automobiles

  • Behind the Wheel: Review: 2015 Lamborghini Huracán

    By EZRA DYER
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Whatever other talents the Lamborghini Huracán possesses, its personality is defined by its incredible straight-line performance. It sucks the wind out of you.
  • Retailing: Dealers Move Beyond Doughnuts

    By CAROL COLE-FROWE
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Dealerships are offering perks that go beyond free food. Some have wine, original art and a way to exercise customers’ dogs.
  • Motoring: Manual Locks: A Love Story

    By BETH ROBINSON
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    I bought a vehicle with push-button locks and crank windows, but it embarrassed my children. “Do we have to have this stupid car?” they’d say. “Nobody else we know has to lock the doors when they get out of the car.”
  • Auto Ego: 2 Fieros for Want of a Ferrari

    By JIM KOSCS
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:11 pm
    A New Jersey man has gone through life owning several of his beloved Fieros, a small, plastic-body midengine sporty car that Pontiac offered in 1984-88.
  • Fixes Came Too Late

    By JIM KOSCS
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:11 pm
    The 1984 Pontiac Fiero made its debut with a captivating design and a midengine layout, but disappointment set in quickly as it developed a reputation for a stiff ride and lackluster quality.
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Africa

  • Sierra Leone to Eclipse Liberia in Ebola Cases

    By RICK GLADSTONE
    26 Nov 2014 | 4:18 pm
    The World Health Organization reported more than 600 new cases of Ebola in the week that ended Sunday, more than half of them in Sierra Leone.
  • Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party Bars Vice President From a Top Panel

    ALAN COWELL
    26 Nov 2014 | 2:02 am
    Joice Mujuru, once seen as President Robert G. Mugabe’s heir apparent, was reported to have been disqualified because she had plotted to have him assassinated.
  • World Briefing: Egypt: Apartment Building Collapses

    25 Nov 2014 | 8:19 pm
    An apartment building in Cairo collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 19 people as rescuers and neighbors frantically dug through rubble with their hands to find survivors, the authorities said.
  • U.N. Extends Help for South Sudan

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:30 pm
    The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where a nearly year-old civil conflict has killed thousands of civilians.
  • Runoff Will Decide President of Tunisia

    By CARLOTTA GALL
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:23 pm
    As no presidential candidate secured a majority, the two front-runners in the race will face each other, the election board announced on Tuesday.
 
 
 
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    NYT > Golf

  • Thai Danthai Makes Booming Start to Professional Golf

    By REUTERS
    27 Nov 2014 | 2:13 am
    Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Asian Tour's King's Cup on Thursday.
  • Rory, Adam Have Contrasting Australian Open Starts

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    27 Nov 2014 | 12:55 am
    Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
  • Spieth Upstages McIlroy, Scott at Australian Open

    By REUTERS
    27 Nov 2014 | 12:31 am
    Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott with a four-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
  • Steady as She Goes for Jet-Lagged McIlroy in Sydney

    By REUTERS
    26 Nov 2014 | 7:33 pm
    Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling fatigued from jet-lag and an early alarm call on Thursday but the first round of his Australian Open title defense was by no means a damage limitation exercise.
  • Defending Champ McIlroy Shoots Opening 2-Under 69

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    26 Nov 2014 | 6:25 pm
    Rory McIlroy's defense of his Australian Open title began with a 2-under 69 on a cool, overcast and often drizzly morning at The Australian Golf Club.
 
 
 
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    NYT > Paul Krugman

  • Rock Bottom Economics

    23 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    It’s amazing and depressing that we’ve spent six years at the big zero.
  • Suffer Little Children

    20 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Today’s immigrants are the same as our parents and grandparents were. President Obama is doing the decent thing with his immigration initiative.
  • When Government Succeeds

    16 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    There is a lot of good news that Republicans don’t want you to notice.
  • China, Coal, Climate

    13 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The agreement between China and the United States on carbon emissions is a pretty big deal.
  • Death by Typo

    9 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Politics, not legal reasoning, is behind the assault on Obamacare that is now headed to the Supreme Court.
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    NYT > Thomas L. Friedman

  • News Drumsticks

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Need something to talk about over Thanksgiving dinner? Here are some suggestions.
  • Stampeding Black Elephants

    22 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    What happens when some 6,000 park rangers, scientists, environmentalists and others gather to brainstorm how to guard and expand the earth’s protected areas?
  • Did Dubai Do It?

    18 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    On a visit to Dubai, several conversations pondered whether the crown jewel of the United Arab Emirates caused the Arab awakening.
  • Who Are We?

    15 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    ISIS forces a painful look in the mirror for Arab Muslims.
  • Freud and the Middle East

    11 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Dreams, nightmares and the war against ISIS.
 
 
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    NYT > Joe Nocera

  • Committed to Carbon Goals

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The chief executive of NRG Energy is making his company part of the solution.
  • Uber’s Rough Ride

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The car-service app has engineering talent and business savvy. All it lacks is some grown-ups to manage it.
  • Putin Plays Hardball

    17 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Striking back at a critic of Russian capitalism by putting a dead man on trial.
  • Net Neutrality Rules

    14 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Why is it so hard to achieve a deal when it’s something that everyone wants?
  • Big Money Wins Again in a Romp

    7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The $4 billion spent to influence the outcome of the midterms isn’t as big a problem as the post-election purpose of that spending.
 
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    NYT > Columnists

  • Fury After Ferguson

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This is about whether black boys and men, as well as the people who love them, must fear both the criminal and the cop.
  • Counting Benghazi Blessings

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Congress has been very busy this year, so let’s give thanks for all the investigations into the 2012 attack on an American compound in Libya.
  • Keep Pushing for an Iran Deal

    26 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    If you don’t like the idea of America at war with Islamic State and with Islamic State’s sworn enemy, Iran, double down on diplomacy.
  • News Drumsticks

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Need something to talk about over Thanksgiving dinner? Here are some suggestions.
  • When Italians Meet Turkey

    25 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
     Our Thanksgiving menu tends to sprawl. But then so do our feelings.
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    NYT > Charles M. Blow

  • Fury After Ferguson

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    This is about whether black boys and men, as well as the people who love them, must fear both the criminal and the cop.
  • Bigger Than Immigration

    23 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    For conservatives, this debate is really about the fear of seeing traditional power slip away.
  • The Solid South Will Rise Again

    19 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The region has become so Republican, particularly since President Obama was elected, that there isn’t much left there for the Democrats to salvage.
  • Partisanship Breaks the Government

    16 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Republicans’ goal is to have a destructive fight.
  • Race, to the Finish

    12 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Let’s review how we got to this point where African-Americans vote so overwhelmingly Democratic and are suspicious of Republican motives.
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    NYT > David Brooks

  • The Unifying Leader

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The only way for American political culture to change is for leaders to be more creative in their approach to collaboration.
  • Love and Gravity

    20 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” illustrates how modern science has changed the way we look at love, philosophy and religion.
  • Obama in Winter

    17 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Why has the Obama administration been behaving so strangely since the midterms?
  • The Agency Moment

    13 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A bold letter from George Eliot in July 1852 exemplifies the moment she took the wheel in her life. Everyone comes to that point eventually.
  • The Legacy of Fear

    10 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The post-communist states have not flourished as expected. It is much harder to change a culture and a mind than an economic system.
 
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    NYT > Roger Cohen

  • Keep Pushing for an Iran Deal

    26 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    If you don’t like the idea of America at war with Islamic State and with Islamic State’s sworn enemy, Iran, double down on diplomacy.
  • Two Ideas of Israel-Palestine

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    The killing in a Jerusalem synagogue was vile, and predictable. As Jews know, one day the oppressed fight back.
  • The Horror! The Horror!

    18 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    The nightmare of Islamic State lies less in the barbaric images of beheadings than in the sense of powerlessness they provoke.
  • Mere Human Behavior

    14 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    Few resist. In a time of terror the mass is enthusiastic, compliant, calculating or cowed.
  • The Iran-Ukraine Affair

    11 Nov 2014 | 1:45 pm
    A nuclear deal with Iran is needed, but its price can't be Ukraine's dismemberment and the unraveling of NATO.
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    NYT > Gail Collins

  • Counting Benghazi Blessings

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Congress has been very busy this year, so let’s give thanks for all the investigations into the 2012 attack on an American compound in Libya.
  • Tough Times for Penguins

    19 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    That new era of bipartisan cooperation in Washington didn’t last long. Still, we’re doing better than the king penguins.
  • Congress Extends Itself

    14 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Lots of temporary tax breaks have expired. Do you want them extended? We have a definitive NO from the Koch brothers.
  • The Lame-Duck Dynasty

    12 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Keeping up with Congress these days is almost like watching a reality TV show. What would we name it?
  • Republicans ♥ Pipeline

    7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    For the next Congress, the Keystone pipeline gets voted most likely to succeed.
 
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    NYT > Nicholas Kristof

  • Bill Cosby, U.V.A. and Rape

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Recent high-profile reports of sexual assaults should make us all pause and reflect on a culture that enables violence against women.
  • Immigration Enriches You and Me

    22 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Immigration has not diminished our country, but hugely enriched it.
  • Do Politicians Love Kids?

    19 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    If American politicians are looking for a genuinely bipartisan issue to work together on, here’s a suggestion: invest in early education.
  • When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 4

    15 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In this installment in a series on race, responding to a common refrain that, where the history of slavery and racism is concerned, it’s time to move on.
  • Politicians, Teens and Birth Control

    12 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Teenagers may be terrible at planning ahead, but politicians and our country are, too, by failing to invest in comprehensive sex education and birth control.
 
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    At War

  • ‘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.
  • An Iraq Veteran’s Experience With Chemical Weapons

    By John Ismay
    16 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    John Ismay, a former Navy explosive ordnance disposal officer, found chemical weapons in Iraq his first week.
 
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    City Room

  • Ponytails and Pompoms

    By Tim Torkildson
    26 Nov 2014 | 9:36 am
    A poem for throngs of high-school cheerleaders and marching-band musicians in town to perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
  • A Window Washer Looks Back

    By Richard Kopperdahl
    26 Nov 2014 | 5:38 am
    Metropolitan Diary: The recollections of a man who used to work on a 30-story building in Lower Manhattan with a belt, a brush and a squeegee.
  • New York Today: Snow Snarl

    By Andy Newman
    26 Nov 2014 | 2:51 am
    Wednesday and Thanksgiving: A wintry mess, especially north and west, but less snow in the city. Also: decent parade conditions, a firefighter saves a 6-year-old, and John Lennon's last show.
  • Have Your Holiday Travel Plans Changed Because of the Weather? Tell Us

    By Marc Santora
    25 Nov 2014 | 8:16 am
    Has the weather forecast changed your holiday travel plans? If so, how? The Times wants to hear your story for possible inclusion in our weather coverage.
  • The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at 50

    By J.K. McCauley
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:42 am
    Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to the bridge spanning the narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island, which opened on Nov. 21, 1964.
 
 
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    Opinionator

  • Eat Turkey, Become American

    By Marie Myung-Ok Lee
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:28 am
    Thanksgiving was my Korean family’s annual recommitment ceremony to the United States.
  • How the Civil War Created Thanksgiving

    By Kenneth C. Davis
    25 Nov 2014 | 5:12 pm
    It took the war to make a regional New England holiday into a national one.
  • When Immigrants Lose Their Human Rights

    By Gary Gutting and Joseph Carens
    25 Nov 2014 | 4:30 pm
    Like the feudal system and slavery before it, our current immigration policy ignores our fundamental moral obligations.
  • Surviving Andersonville

    By Ronald S. Coddington
    24 Nov 2014 | 5:43 pm
    The story of one wounded Union soldier who lived through the horrors of the South's worst prison camp.
  • A Gander at Love

    By Anica Mrose Rissi
    23 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    Geese are mean and geese are dumb. But this is not really about geese.
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