Jerry Brown Made Climate Change His Issue. Now, He’s Not Sure How Much Politicians Can Do.

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:21
The California governor, set to retire in January, made global warming a signature cause. His appraisal: “I don’t know if I’m an optimist. I’m a realist.”
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Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:21
A case filed with federal regulators says the company’s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.
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U.K. Police Investigate New Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:56
The case brings to 11 the number of women in Britain who have accused the American movie producer of sexual misconduct.
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Pussy Riot Activist May Have Been Poisoned, German Doctors Say

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:48
Pyotr Verzilov suddenly lost his sight, speech and mobility after spending time at a Moscow court. He is being treated in a Berlin hospital.
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The Stone: Wittgenstein’s Confession

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:21
Like Socrates, he knew that being honest with oneself is the most philosophical act of all.
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Restaurant Review: Sushi and Kaiseki in an Exceptional One-Man Show

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:13
When Derek Wilcox took over in June, his TriBeCa tasting counter, Shoji at 69 Leonard Street, officially joined the top tier of Japanese restaurants.
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Books of The Times: Blackmail, Murder and Other Bad Behavior Abounds in Robert Galbraith’s ‘Lethal White’

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:22
In the fourth book by Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) featuring the detective Cormoran Strike, the mystery revolves around a well-connected, once-rich, greedy and backstabbing family.
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Republicans Opposing Trump on Trade Face Election Quandary

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:11
Many party leaders in Washington like tax cuts but dislike tariffs. Few Americans share that combination of views.
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Trump Has It Backward: Many Migrants Are Victims of Crime

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:45
Ramped-up enforcement by the United States and Mexico has pushed migrants onto more invisible, risky paths and put them at greater danger.
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Steve McQueen’s Next Project: Thousands of School Photographs

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:13
The artist and film director plans to collect pictures of about 115,000 children in London to try to capture the city’s diversity.
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Anita Hill: How to Get the Kavanaugh Hearings Right

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:48
The Senate Judiciary Committee has a chance to do better by the country than it did nearly three decades ago.
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California Today: California Today: Emmys Reflect Industry Tensions in 2018

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:06
Tuesday: “Game of Thrones” and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” win top awards, Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford will testify, and tech C.E.O.s show off their musical skills.
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The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:21
They would make the current system fairer — and tone down the intensity of the confirmation process.
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Fans of Ranked Voting See an Opportunity in Massachusetts

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:05
After a recount, Lori Trahan won a 10-person primary with less than 21 percent of the vote, far from a majority, which some say is undemocratic.
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Brett Kavanaugh, Yusaku Maezawa, Emmy Awards: Your Tuesday News Briefing

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:28
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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At War: The Hotel in Afghanistan That Refuses to Close Its Doors

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:19
The Bost Hotel, a relic of America’s mid-20th-century presence in Helmand Province, has survived despite being at the center of decades of war.
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China Once Looked Tough on Trade. Now Its Options Are Dwindling.

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:16
Beijing is running out of American goods to target as the trade war intensifies. Other ideas could look like capitulation or worsen the economic damage.
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Trump’s Growing Legal Team Has a Problem: It’s Operating Partly in the Dark

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:48
The president’s lawyers are struggling to understand where the investigations surrounding him are going, and the extent of his legal exposure.
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With a Submarine, Japan Sends a Message in the South China Sea

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:27
A Japanese submarine participated in war games in the crucial waters and is now visiting Vietnam, signaling a more assertive pushback against China.
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What I Saw When I Rode Out Florence

New York Times - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:01
A storm’s violence, and its aftermath.
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