Facebook Apologizes for Overstating Video Metrics

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:54
The social media network was leaving out videos viewed for less than three seconds, which greatly inflated the figures presented to advertisers and publishers.
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Video of Keith L. Scott Police Encounter

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:00
Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith L. Scott, recorded the moments before and after the shooting of her husband by the police in Charlotte, N.C. The video includes graphic violence and disturbing language.
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Terry Jones of Monty Python Has Dementia, His Family Says

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:00
The actor, 74, is best known for his roles in the British comedy troupe and as a director or writer of works like “Life of Brian” and “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”
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Snapshot: Geena Davis Talks About ‘The Exorcist’ and Women Onscreen

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:59
Ms. Davis is playing Angela Rance, a Chicago hotel manager, wife and mother, in Fox’s retooling of the 1973 horror classic.
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Sufi Sect of Islam Draws ‘Spiritual Vagabonds’ in New York

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:49
Americans joining the mystical branch of the religion see their faith as peaceful and worry about rising anti-Muslim sentiments.
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Robert Gottlieb: Avid Reader, Reluctant Writer

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:24
Mr. Gottlieb has been the editorial midwife to works by writers like Toni Morrison, Joseph Heller and Robert Caro. In his new memoir, he writes about the editing life.
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F.Y.I.: Health Grades for New York Restaurants: Why No F’s?

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:19
A look inside the city’s rating system for its 24,000 dining establishments.
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‘Doomsday Today in Aleppo’: Assad and Russian Forces Bombard City

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:17
The airstrikes are a clear sign that the Syrian government is determined to use military force to stamp out the rebel movement and seize territory.
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John D. Loudermilk, Who Wrote ‘Tobacco Road’ and ‘Indian Reservation,’ Dies at 82

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:15
The country singer and songwriter wrote dozens of hits in the 1960s and ’70s, performed by artists including Eddie Cochran and Paul Revere and the Raiders.
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The Playlist: The Weeknd, Leonard Cohen and Dirty Projectors All Want It Darker

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:56
The nine songs and videos that caught our pop critics’ attention this week, from Common’s “Black America Again” to LVL Up’s “The Closing Door.”
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A Lost Art on Broadway: Sneaking In for Act 2

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:24
Slipping in with crowds during intermission, known as second-acting, was once a rite of passage for students and starving actors. But theaters no longer turn a blind eye to the practice.
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What to Cook: What to Cook This Weekend

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:10
Get into making pizza while thinking of questions to ask Martha Stewart.
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N.F.L. Week 3: Schedule and Predictions

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:59
Six teams in the N.F.L. are winless this season. Here’s what to expect in Week 3.
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College Republicans, Once ‘the Best Party on Campus,’ Endure Taunts Over Trump

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:57
Their party’s nominee has attacked conservative heroes and traditions and caused dissension, doubt and widespread mockery from liberal classmates.
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The Saturday Profile: An Expert on Chinese Medicine, but No New Age Healer

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 07:30
Paul U. Unschuld has done more to promote Chinese medicine than perhaps any other Westerner, but he sees it more as a clue to the culture than as an exotic cure.
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‘Miss Peregrine’ and Tim Burton: The Making of a Film Fable

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 07:24
For “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” based on a novel by Ransom Riggs, Mr. Burton sketched characters and more to create a new world.
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Voter Registration Deadlines, State by State

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 07:24
It’s not too late. Here’s a handy list, from red to blue and everything in between.
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Going Live From Charlotte

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 07:13
Richard Wright Jr., 29, of Charlotte, N.C., participated in a third night of protests in the city on Thursday, after a police shooting of a black man ignited demonstrations. “I really felt in my heart I wanted to be about something,” Mr. Wright said.
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New York Today: New York Today: How ’Bout Our Apples?

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 06:58
Friday: Biting into the history of our apples, weekend events, and the Great Hurricane of 1938.
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The Run-Up: Trump’s Ghostwriter Explains How to Beat Him in a Debate

New York Times - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 06:36
The author who wrote “The Art of the Deal” for Donald Trump explains what advice he’s giving Hillary Clinton for Monday’s debate.
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