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  1. ScienceTake: Geckos Can Run on WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New York Times

    Many insects can skate, stride or whirl around on the surface of the water. But larger animals usually have to swim.

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  2. Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs: The Strong May SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The New York Times

    The effects can be seen in the loss of their vibrant colors, a phenomenon known as bleaching. But after ocean temperatures "It's one enormous natural selection event," said Terry Hughes, an expert on coral reefs at James Cook University in Australia and the lead author of a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change .

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  3. letters: An Epidemic of Loneliness in America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The New York Times

    We speculated that many people felt beleaguered by the growing demands for more productivity and longer hours at work, side by side with greater job insecurity, and so they retreated after work, putting less effort into their connections with friends and neighbors. In order to form a community where you live, you need to stay in one place longer than a year or two and create joint projects with others whom you see weekly or bimonthly to achieve that mission.

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  4. 'Yellow Vest' Protests Shook France. Here's the Lesson for Climate Change.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The New York Times

    A pastry maker from northern France, Vincent Picard describes himself as a "militant ecologist" - one who also joined the so-called Yellow Vest protests a movement set off by a planned increase in France's gasoline tax. Mr. Picard, 32, acknowledges that a gas tax might encourage conservation.

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  5. To Make America Richer, Help Poor ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The New York Times

    Research shows that safety net programs keep children in school and out of trouble, and increase their chances of being healthier and living longer. All of this has a positive effect on our economy.

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  6. A Top Huawei Executive Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The New York Times

    A top executive and daughter of the founder of the Chinese tech giant Huawei was arrested on Saturday in Canada at the request of the United States, in a move likely to escalate tensions between the two countries at a delicate moment. The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer, unfolded on the same night that President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China dined together in Buenos Aires and agreed to a 90-day trade truce .

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  7. Bringing Older Americans Back Into the FoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The New York Times

    Marc Freedman is not here to give advice on how to squirrel away dollars and cents for a leisurely retirement. He doesn't want to talk about 401 's, I.R.A.s, or stocks and bonds.

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  8. Streaming: 'The Owl's Legacy' Explores the Glory That Was GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The New York Times

    Chris Marker's 1989 television series, "The Owl's Legacy," is something for the ages. This 13-episode examination of ancient Greece's contribution to the modern world is at once illuminating and confounding, heady but playful.

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  9. It's Cold Outside? Gather Around the Turkey and Argue About Climate Change.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The New York Times

    It's going to be a chilly Thanksgiving in the Northeast, with near-record cold temperatures in some cities. Which means, of course, that you can expect to get an earful from Uncle Walter over your turkey and stuffing about how global warming is just a hoax.

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  10. Overlooked No More: Lilian Rice, Architect Who Lifted a Style in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The New York Times

    Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. With Overlooked, we're adding the stories of remarkable people whose deaths went unreported in The Times.

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  11. Yelena Nam, Nicholas CavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The New York Times

    Yelena Vladimirovna Nam and Nicholas Robert Cavanaugh were married Nov. 17 at the Scripps Seaside Forum, an event space in San Diego. Gonzalo P. Curiel, a federal judge for the Southern District of California, for whom the bride clerked from 2015-16, officiated.

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  12. Paola Garcia, Wail AbboRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The New York Times

    Paola Michelle Garcia and Wail G. Abbo are to be married Nov. 18 in San Francisco. The Rev.

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  13. 'I Don't Really Want to Work for Facebook.' So...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The New York Times

    A job at Facebook sounds pretty plum. The interns make around $8,000 a month , and an entry-level software engineer makes about $140,000 a year .

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  14. Herbert Fingarette, Contrarian Philosopher on Alcoholism, Dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The New York Times

    Herbert Fingarette, a contrarian philosopher who, while plumbing the perplexities of personal responsibility, defined heavy drinking as willful behavior rather than as a potential disease, died on Nov. 2 at his home in Berkeley, Calif. He was 97. Professor Fingarette challenged the theory that alcoholism is a progressive disease that can be dealt with only by abstinence, and he concluded that treatment could include moderated drinking.

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  15. When Hospitals Merge to Save Money, Patients Often Pay MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The New York Times

    The nation's hospitals have been merging at a rapid pace for a decade, forming powerful organizations that influence nearly every health care decision consumers make. But an analysis conducted for The New York Times shows the opposite to be true in many cases.

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  16. 'It's Like Reliving My Past': Harvard Lawsuit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | The New York Times

    In March 1990, L. Ling-chi Wang got on a plane to Washington, where he felt that his words were being twisted. The University of California, Berkeley, professor had recently scored a victory when the school acknowledged it disproportionately hurt Asian-American applicants in its admissions, amid a wave of similar allegations of discrimination sweeping more than a dozen other universities.

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  17. In Superstar Cities, the Rich Get Richer, and They Get AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | The New York Times

    In the end, even Amazon has behaved according to this rule: In the modern tech economy, cities that already have wealth, opportunity, highly educated workers and high salaries will just keep attracting more of them. Of all its options across North America, the company appears to have narrowed its sights to New York and suburban Washington for a huge expansion of high-paying tech jobs.

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  18. In Google Walkout, Workers Reject Silicon Valley IndividualismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | The New York Times

    The most remarkable aspect of the walkout at Google last week may not have been that an estimated 20,000 people participated or that it had global reach, or even that it came together in less than a week. It was the way the organizers identified their action with a broader worker struggle, using language almost unheard-of among affluent tech employees.

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  19. Sonia Sanchez, Nathan BashawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    Sonia Leticia Sanchez and Nathan Edward Bashaw were married Nov. 3 at Pratt Mansions, an event space in New York. Marian Davis Pierce, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated.

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  20. letter: The Trial of Lenny BruceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | The New York Times

    Geiger and I testified that Lenny's act was creative literature, entitled to the free speech protection Bendich had earlier claimed and won for Allen Ginsberg's " cited Judge John M. Woolsey's 1933 opinion that James Joyce's "Ulysses," as a work of literature, was protected by the First " to the court. I read excerpts from Aristophanes, Rabelais, Chaucer and Joyce.

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