Ducks bring back Randy Carlyle in quest to win another Stanley Cup

OC Register - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 10:39
ANAHEIM – Haven’t the Ducks ever heard that some things will never be as good as the first time? There is a reason why variations of that phrase exist. The second time around often isn’t. Most movie sequels pale in comparison to the original...
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First Words: Just How ‘Smart’ Do You Want Your Blender to Be?

New York Times - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 05:00
Silicon Valley can upgrade practically any household item these days, but owning one often means giving in to surveillance.
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Finding Common Ground in Interfaith Marriage

New York Times - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 15:07
With the growth of mixed-religion couples in the United States has come new counseling options for couples seeking to work it out.
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Guaranteed Income for All? Switzerland’s Voters Say No Thanks

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 15:21
A proposal to give each adult the equivalent of about $2,560, regardless of employment status, was rejected 77 percent to 23 percent.
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Watchdog That Shepherded Panama Papers Now Constrained by Finances

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 13:42
Financial woes have forced cutbacks at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, even as the effects of the Panama Papers have raised its profile.
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Novak Djokovic Beats Andy Murray to Claim Elusive French Open Title

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 12:36
Djokovic is the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam and third to hold all four of the major singles titles at the same time.
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Could a Muslim Judge Be Donald Trump Neutral? Trump Thinks Not

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 12:11
His remarks came amid growing disapproval from fellow Republicans over Mr. Trump’s attacks on a federal judge overseeing a suit against the defunct Trump University.
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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ Is Latest Sequel to Struggle at Box Office

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:47
Audiences seem to be growing more selective when it comes to series films.
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Panama Papers Reveal How Wealthy Americans Hid Millions Overseas

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:22
Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the center of the trove of revealing documents, offered a menu of services to conceal the true owners.
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Governors Ball Music Festival Cancels Final Day Because of Weather

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:09
Sunday’s performers included Kanye West. Ticket holders were told they would receive refunds.
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Photos: Action, celebration from the CIF-SS baseball and softball championship games

OC Register - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 10:55
The CIF-SS baseball and softball championship games produced some memorable moments over the weekend. The county had several teams capturing championships, some of them for the first time, in games played throughout the region. Check out the...
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Cuomo to Halt State Business With Groups That Back Boycott of Israel

New York Times - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 06:00
The executive order, which will apply to agencies in the New York governor’s administration, is meant to show support for Israel amid a Palestinian-backed economic campaign.
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3% down mortgage: Just what housing needed?

OC Register - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 01:00
Uh-oh! Here we go again? You may have been thinking such anxious thoughts when you heard that Wells Fargo Bank – a major mortgage maker – launched a new home loan that lets house hunters buy with only 3 percent down. Isn’t this the same recipe...
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8 things that great workplaces offer

OC Register - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 01:00
The great workplace may seem like one of those you-know-it-when-you-see-it kind of things. In some ways, measuring high-quality corporate cultures can be tied to very touchy-feely and personal benchmarks. In other ways, it can be as strategic as any...
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Got the best job, the greatest boss? Nominate your company as a Top Workplace

OC Register - Sun, 06/05/2016 - 01:00
Does your company offer great benefits? Do you have the best boss? For the ninth year, the Register, with the help of research partner WorkplaceDynamics, will honor local companies as Top Workplaces for 2016. Companies that offer strong leadership...
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Lens Blog: When Violence Hits Home in Chicago

New York Times - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 21:09
This Memorial Day weekend, Todd Heisler, a New York Times staff photographer, was part of a team that looked closely at the people and neighborhoods affected by that city’s wave of gun violence.
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On Tennis: Serena Williams’s Toughest Rival, This Time, Isn’t Herself

New York Times - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 18:31
Garbiñe Muguruza did not shrink from the pressure and played to win in her victory over Williams at the French Open.
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California Senate Race Is a Tale of Diversity and a Flailing G.O.P.

New York Times - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 16:47
As the state’s open primary on Tuesday approaches, two Democratic women, one black and one Latina, are the leading contenders to advance to the November election.
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Garbiñe Muguruza Upsets Serena Williams in French Open Final

New York Times - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 15:48
The fourth-seeded Spaniard won her first major title and kept Williams from winning her 22nd Grand Slam title, which would have equaled the Open era record.
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Critic's Notebook: Muhammad Ali Evolved From a Blockbuster Fighter to a Country’s Conscience

New York Times - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 14:55
Ali was at the center of American culture in part because he turned boxing into a condition of the American self: Punch or be punched.
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