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  1. Disability: My Supercharged, Tricked Out, Bluetooth Wheelchair Life ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New York Times

    My best Route 88 AC transit friend has cancer. He's waiting until the end of the holidays to "turn himself in" to the hospital, where they'll "poke him all over," but he knows in any case he has to do this soon because there's a big lump on his stomach.

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  2. Letter of Recommendation: Letter of Recommendation: iNaturalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The New York Times

    One Christmas, when I was about 8, I received a modern bestiary, a large photo-dense encyclopedia of animals. I had loved animals from toddlerhood - and had begun assembling a small menagerie that would eventually include fish, a rabbit and a fire-bellied toad - but I was not yet acquainted with the staggering diversity of wildlife around the world.

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  3. Katherine Richard, Michael KanadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | The New York Times

    Katherine Taaffe Richard, a daughter of Mary Holloway Richard and Dr. James M. Richard of Oklahoma City, was married Dec. 2 to Michael Christian Kanady, a son of Randi Ann Kanady and Michael B. Kanady, also of Oklahoma City. The Rev.

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  4. Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the Me-Too MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | The New York Times

    The fliers appeared suddenly on a crisp morning in early November. They were scattered among golden leaves on the grounds of Spelman and Morehouse, the side-by-side women's and men's colleges that are two of the country's most celebrated historically black schools.

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  5. Children's Books: Bells Are Ringing! 5 New Holiday Books for ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The New York Times

    A wordless picture book about seeing "The Nutcracker" is an inspired idea, and with utterly enchanting diorama art, McKay makes it feel like an event. A girl and her mother, drawn in sepia tones, are leaving for the theater on a rainy night.

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  6. The Great American Single-Family Home ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The New York Times

    Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, Calif., shows how tough that could be.

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  7. On Campus: The Right Way to Fix UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The New York Times

    Tax universities? The unthinkable is now a live possibility. Congressional plans to tax the endowments of wealthy private schools and the tuition benefits of graduate students have elicited outrage from universities and schadenfreude from Trump supporters .

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  8. Without Obamacare Mandate, 'You Open the Floodgates' for Skimpy Health PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The New York Times

    Kevin and Linda Conroy at home in San Diego this month. Just two months after Ms.

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  9. What to Wear to Smash the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    In late August, a crowd of thousands - primarily leftists and liberals - cascaded down Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley, Calif. They were marching on a spattering of right-wingers, Trump supporters and Nazis who were gathering under the mission to say "no to Marxism in America."

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  10. A Business Tax Fight Erupts Over the 'Haves' and 'Have-Mores'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    Two of the Republican senators who have stepped forward to block the party's dash toward a tax overhaul say they are withholding their support to stick up for Main Street. Big corporations, they argue, are being given preferential treatment compared with smaller businesses that are organized differently and known as pass-throughs.

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  11. California Today: California Today: Graduate Students Fear Tax IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    A Navy veteran, expectant father and nuclear engineering graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley would see his taxes increase by $4,247. Another graduate student at Berkeley, a mother of two who is studying jurisprudence and social policy, would see her federal taxes increase by $1,647.

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  12. How Tax Bills Would Reward Companies That Moved Money OffshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    An office on the island of Jersey for Appleby, a law firm specializing in offshore holdings. The Republican tax plans would lower rates on corporate profits held overseas to encourage American companies to bring the money to the United States.

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  13. Matter: 'Gene Drives' Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | The New York Times

    In 2013, scientists discovered a new way to precisely edit genes - technology called Crispr that raised all sorts of enticing possibilities. Scientists wondered if it might be used to fix hereditary diseases, for example, or to develop new crops.

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  14. Op-Ed Contributor: The Ivory Tower Can't Keep Ignoring TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | The New York Times

    These days, big data, artificial intelligence and the tech platforms that put them to work have huge influence and power. Algorithms choose the information we see when we go online, the jobs we get, the colleges to which we're admitted and the credit cards and insurance we are issued.

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  15. On Campus: How the Ivy League Hides Its CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The New York Times

    Last week, Republicans in Congress proposed a tax on wealthy private-college endowments as part of their make-or-break tax bill. The new tax, if passed, would bring in an estimated $3 billion from 2018 to 2027.

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  16. The Words Men and Women Use When They Write About LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The New York Times

    When writing about love, men are more likely to write about sex, and women about marriage. Women write more about feelings, men about actions.

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  17. Children's Books: A Mark Twain Tale, Brought Back From the DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The New York Times

    By Mark Twain and Philip Stead Illustrated by Erin Stead 152 pp. Doubleday. $24.99.

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  18. California Today: California Today: For Hollywood Hills, Tour Vans Are NuisanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The New York Times

    It's not so easy living up in the Hollywood Hills these days. First it was the onslaught of tourists on foot, clogging the narrow, twisting streets as they used GPS devices in search of the Hollywood sign.

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  19. Op-Ed Contributor: The Paradise Papers Hacking and the Consequences of PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The New York Times

    Last month, the international law firm Appleby announced it had been the victim of a hacking and that information on its clients was in the hands of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, the news gathering organization that broke the story of the Panama Papers in April 2016. On Sunday, material from that hacking became public.

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  20. A.I. Researchers Leave Elon Musk Lab to Begin Robotics Start-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | The New York Times

    From left, Peter Chen, chief executive of Embodied Intelligence; Pieter Abbeel, president and chief scientist; Rocky Duan, chief technology officer; and Tianhao Zhang, research scientist. Their new company is working on ways to teach robots to learn on their own rather than be painstakingly programmed.

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