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Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Mediator: A Long-Delayed Reckoning of the Cost of Silence on Abuse

One reason we’re just hearing about harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly has to do with nondisclosure agreements signed by the accusers.

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Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture found in NJ town hall

In the corner of the council room of the town hall in Madison, New Jersey, sits a sculpture by Auguste Rodin that had been overlooked for years.

Football nytimes.com

Ready, Set, Gone! The N.F.L.’s Disappearing Huddle.

For more than a century, the huddle has been one of the most defining fixtures of American football. But in today’s N.F.L., it’s slowly disappearing.

worldNews reuters.com

U.N. ends month-long Libya talks in Tunisia without proposing new date

TUNIS (Reuters) - Month-long U.N.-backed talks aimed at bridging differences between rival Libyan factions ended on Saturday with no discernable progress towards stabilizing the country and paving the way for elections.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: For the First Time, Hearing the Birds Chirp and the Wind Whistle

Charlen Evans, who has been hearing-impaired her whole life, got a cochlear implant in 2012. She has since returned to college in hopes of someday working with deaf students.

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Opinion: Trump's superpower is being invisible

Which superpower would President Donald Trump choose -- to fly, or be invisible?

domesticNews reuters.com

Lawyer charged alongside Martin Shkreli goes on trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors were presented with a stark choice during opening statements Friday in the trial of Evan Greebel, the lawyer charged with conspiracy alongside former drug executive Martin Shkreli: was he Shkreli's "right hand man," or a victim of his deceit?

environmentNews reuters.com

Residents of shrinking U.S. island reject 'climate victim' label

TANGIER ISLAND, Md (Reuters) - This summer, a delegation of Republican climate activists visited Tangier Island, a speck of grassland in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay, to try to convince its 450 residents to take climate change seriously.

worldNews reuters.com

In Mexican slum, a decades-long wait for quake relief

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - I first visited Camp No. 3 a few days after the Sept. 19 earthquake.

Financial Aid (Education) nytimes.com

Your Money: The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity

New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei posts longest winning streak since 1961 on weaker yen, Abe hopes

TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose for the 14th straight session on Friday to post its longest winning streak in over 50 years, as a weaker yen helped stocks recoup earlier losses.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Baidu signs strategic partnership agreements with Baic Group and King Long

* Baidu signs strategic partnership agreements with Baic Group and King Long to accelerate autonomous driving

worldNews reuters.com

'A long way to go' in German coalition talks, liberal FDP says

BERLIN (Reuters) - There is a long way to go in talks on forming a new German coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a senior member of the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) said after meeting the environmentalist Greens on Thursday.

healthNews reuters.com

Ukraine passes long-delayed health reforms praised by West

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian lawmakers voted through a long-delayed overhaul of the health system on Thursday that the state's Western backers say will raise standards and tackle a culture of bribe-taking in surgeries and hospitals.

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Los Angeles investigating drugmaker after CNN reported its pill was being pushed on the elderly

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has launched an investigation into California-based drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals, the subject of a CNN report into its aggressive targeting of nursing home residents with a drug called Nuedexta that may be unnecessary or unsafe for this population.

healthNews reuters.com

Some middle-class Americans worry Trump health subsidies cut will hurt

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Tom Westerman voted for Donald Trump in last year's election but says he might not do so again after the president cut off billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies.

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'My daddy was a dope dealer': Being a son in the age of mass incarceration

"My daddy was a dope dealer, my daddy was a street n---- ... You may say he ain't s---, but to me he's the realest."

worldNews reuters.com

As battle rages, devastated Philippine city starts its long cleanup

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - War might still be raging in the ruins of the Philippine city of Marawi, but the cleanup has already began.

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This is how long young kids spend on mobile devices

The amount of time young children in the United States spend with mobile screens might raise some eyebrows, as a new report found it has tripled in just four years.

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Nikkei rises a 13th straight day, creating longest win streak since 1988

* Kobe Steel gains after automakers declare some products safe

businessNews reuters.com

China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

LONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a handful of stocks, even as the country struggles to close a huge R&D gap with the West.

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INSIGHT-China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

LONDON/SHANGHAI, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a handful of stocks, even as the country struggles to close a huge R&D gap with the West.

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Video showed driver being beaten at traffic stop; officer fired

A police officer in a Cleveland suburb seen on video repeatedly punching a black motorist during a traffic stop in August has been fired.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. diesel margins to drive refiner profits for third quarter and beyond

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refiners are set to blow past quarterly earnings expectations after margins surged to a two-year peak on the back of a crippling hurricane season that squeezed already tight gasoline and diesel supplies.

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'Project Runway' designer dies at 39

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison tells CNN.

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Longtime AmEx CEO Kenneth Chenault is stepping down

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McCain: Administration not being up front about Niger attack

Sen. John McCain argued Wednesday that the Trump administration is not being forthcoming about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Browsing: Who Doesn’t Like Being First?

Here’s how to get a jump on next season’s trends right now.

healthNews reuters.com

Epidurals may not make labor last longer

(Reuters Health) - Giving pregnant women spinal anesthesia known as an epidural to ease their pain during the late stages of labor and delivery may not prolong the process, a new experiment suggests.

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'Project Runway's' Mychael Knight dies

Fashion designer and popular "Project Runway" contestant Mychael Knight has died, family spokesman Jerris Madison told CNN on Wednesday.

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Gord Downie of Tragically Hip dies at 53

Gord Downie, frontman of the Canadian rock band Tragically Hip, has died, his family said in a statement Wednesday.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Playing by the Rules After Breaking Them in Foster Care

After nine years of tumult moving from home to home, Shaquille Samuel, 23, now possesses a Regents diploma, a food handler’s license and motivation for a brighter future.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Qualifies Support for Senate Deal to Fund Health Subsidies

After voicing support, the president offered a different take on the plan, while its Republican architect predicted it would pass before the end of the year.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Canada's Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies, PM weeps

TORONTO (Reuters) - The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday.

healthNews reuters.com

Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a "probable" case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Canadian singer Gord Downie dies of brain cancer: statement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Gord Downie, the lead singer of Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, has died, according to a statement issued by his family.

companyNews reuters.com

Norwegian Air may strike long-haul passenger deal with JetBlue-CEO

OSLO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle would like to cooperate with U.S. JetBlue Airways on bookings for long-haul passengers, Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos told Reuters on Wednesday.

Television nytimes.com

‘The Walking Dead’ at 100: Still a Hit, but for How Much Longer?

As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.

healthNews reuters.com

Novartis says ‍revolade shows long-term disease control for chronic/persistent immune thrombocytopenia​

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said on Wednesday a long term study of ‍its Revolade drug showed good results in treating chronic and persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) - a condition where patients' blood does not clot normally.

environmentNews reuters.com

China's President Xi says will continue years-long war on smog

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will keep up its years-long battle against smog to ensure "blue skies" and promote a "revolution" in clean energy, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday at the opening ceremony of a key Communist Party congress.

Arthur Cinedar nytimes.com

Arthur Cinader, Who Started J. Crew, Avatar of Preppy Style, Dies at 90

Mr. Cinader created a retail success story by catering to affluent consumers eager to signal a certain Ivy League pedigree in what they wear.

environmentNews reuters.com

Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims.

Schlesinger, Marian Cannon nytimes.com

Marian Cannon Schlesinger, Author and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 105

A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.

Theater nytimes.com

Critic’s Notebook: Bodies in Pain, Protest and Resistance

Works from the Belarus Free Theater and the Freedom Theater explore the drama of confronting authority.

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Trump backs plan by Sens. Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander that would restore key Obamacare subsidies

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal "in principle" to restore Obamacare cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare, according to two Senate aides.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Senators Reach Deal to Fund Subsidies to Health Insurers

The plan by the two senators, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington, would fund the subsidies that President Trump said he would cut off.

businessNews reuters.com

EasyJet sees no need to enter long-haul given M&A options in Europe: CEO

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British budget airline easyJet won't enter the rapidly growing low-cost, long-haul market given its abundance of options to buy parts of failed European airlines, CEO Carolyn McCall said on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Patently tough: Long road ahead for Qualcomm in China case against Apple

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc wants to hit Apple Inc where it hurts most: iPhone sales in China - one of its biggest global markets where most of its flagship smartphones are made.

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California wildfire evacuees allowed home as crews search for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - More evacuees were expected to return home on Tuesday in Northern California where the state's deadliest wildfires have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

environmentNews reuters.com

Searchers pick through burned-out California homes for bodies

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Search-and-rescue teams combed through gutted homes across California's celebrated wine country on Monday, looking for the charred bodies of those killed in the state's deadliest wildfires, as survivors slowly began returning home.

Gates of the Arctic National Park (Alaska) nytimes.com

Trilobites: It’s One of North America’s Quietest Places. Along Came a Bear.

When scientists salvaged recordings from a remote spot in a national park in Alaska, they heard footsteps, sniffs, huffs, a series of crunches, then silence.

environmentNews reuters.com

NHC says 40 percent chance of cyclone near Turks and Caicos Islands

(Reuters) - A low pressure system, about 100 miles east-northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands, has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

environmentNews reuters.com

Oil no longer leaking from pipe after spill in Gulf Of Mexico: LLOG

(Reuters) - LLOG Exploration Offshore said on Monday oil was no longer escaping from a jumper pipeline operated by the company that was fractured, causing a spill into the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.

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Joshua Boyles says he didn't expect the impact of being held for five years to be so severe

Joshua Boyle said the gravity of the situation his family survived is starting to sink in.

Poetry and Poets nytimes.com

Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96

Mr. Wilbur’s poems were praised for their beauty but were criticized for their “mildness.” He was named the nation’s second poet laureate.

Football nytimes.com

N.F.L. Scores: Aaron Rodgers May Miss the Rest of the Season

Rodgers sustained a broken right collarbone in the Packers’ loss to the Vikings. More live scores, and updates and analysis from the N.F.L.’s Week 6.

worldNews reuters.com

Bodies of ambushed travelers found in eastern Congo: chief

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The bodies of 26 people believed killed after an ambush last week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been discovered, most of them with their hands tied and their necks broken, a local chief said on Sunday.

Television nytimes.com

Jimmy Kimmel on Health Care, National Tragedies and Twitter Feuds

Mr. Kimmel, the star of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” discusses the attention he has received for some politically pointed monologues.

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Caribbean tourism faces long road to recovery

The Caribbean is fast approaching tourism season. But this year, some of the islands may not see their vital economic lifeblood.

Hurricane Harvey (2017) nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Storm Victim Finds Help, and Purpose, at a Houston Food Bank

After Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, the Neediest Cases Fund donated to Feeding America, supporting food banks like the one Dorothy Edmundson came to lean on.

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Girl, 8, dies after falling on cruise ship

An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling from a cruise ship's interior atrium to a lower deck, the Miami-Dade Police Department said.

worldNews reuters.com

Europe's migration crisis casts long shadow as Austria votes

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria holds a parliamentary election on Sunday in which a young conservative star hopes to beat the far right at its own game with a hard line on refugees and pledging to prevent a repeat of Europe's migration crisis.

Football nytimes.com

Aaron Hernandez’s Family Drops C.T.E. Suit Against N.F.L., for Now

The family, which sued last month in federal court in Boston, left open the possibility of refiling the case in a different court.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Tradition of Helping Neediest Cases Inspires Readers to Give Back

Donors to the fund, now in its 106th year, have followed in the footsteps of loved ones and mentors, and have also been motivated to contribute by stories they connected with.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

End to Health Care Subsidies Puts Congress in a Tight Spot

Some lawmakers want to fund the payments to insurers that President Trump is cutting off, while the president says Democrats should negotiate with him.

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Trump says he spoke to US Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

President Donald Trump accidentally referred to the US Virgin Islands' governor as their President during a speech Friday -- even though he is technically their President.

Japan nytimes.com

To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly

A combination of evolving social attitudes and competition for talent is forcing companies in Japan to become more welcoming to gay employees.

Argent, Lawrence (1957-2017) nytimes.com

Lawrence Argent, Sculptor Who Was Big on Whimsy, Dies at 60

Mr. Argent was especially known for “I See What You Mean,” a 40-foot-tall blue bear peering into the Colorado Convention Center.

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Democrat Schumer hopeful of deal to continue subsidies (Adds lawsuit has been filed)

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UPDATE 6-U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Democrat Schumer hopeful of deal to continue subsidies (Adds Trump invitation to Democrats, comments about insurers, explanation about who will be most affected with subsidies)

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Woman dies in husband's arms while hiding in swimming pool

When a wildfire engulfed their hilltop rental house without warning, Armando and Carmen Berriz took shelter in a swimming pool, their mouths and noses poking out of the water to gulp the smoky air.

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. states lined up on Friday to sue to block President Donald Trump's move to scrap a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to health insurers that help low-income Americans pay out-of-pocket medical expenses.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. states plan suit to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

* Trump frustrated that Congress failed to dismantle law (Adds planned lawsuits, Schumer comments)

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Trump ends key insurance subsidies, vows to dismantle Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pledged to dismantle Obamacare "step by step" after he scrapped subsidies to health insurers that help low-income Americans pay out-of-pocket medical expenses, a move that raised concerns about chaos in insurance markets and could face legal challenges.

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UPDATE 4-Trump ends key insurance subsidies, vows to dismantle Obamacare

* Trump frustrated that Congress failed to dismantle law (Recasts with latest Trump comments, market updates, adds comments by American Medical Association)

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Trump kills key Obamacare subsidies: What it means for you

President Trump finally made good on his promise to yank funding from a key set of Obamacare subsidies.

topNews reuters.com

Trump calls Puerto Ricans 'wonderful'; reprises comments on island's pre-storm woes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump praised Puerto Rico's people on Friday, calling them "wonderful" and having an "unmatched spirit" as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria and he weathers criticism for his handling of the disaster.

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Trump ends insurance subsidies for poor people

Saying they're "unlawful," President Trump decided to stop the payments to insurance companies that subsidize cheaper plans for low-income people. That could increase premiums for others in the marketplace or potentially drive insurers away completely.

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UPDATE 3-Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a deal with him on healthcare after he scrapped billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to private health insurers for low-income Americans in a move that raised concerns about chaos in insurance markets and could face legal challenges.

healthNews reuters.com

Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a healthcare deal after cutting off Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients in a forceful move that sparked threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.

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EU clears Atlantia-Abertis tie-up as ACS readies rival bid

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/MILAN (Reuters) - Atlantia's 17-billion-euro ($20 billion) bid for fellow toll road operator Abertis won unconditional EU antitrust clearance on Friday as Spanish builder ACS looked to prepare a rival bid.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Mayim Bialik: Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World

I have always had an uncomfortable relationship with being employed in an industry built on the objectification of women.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Along the Mississippi

The Great River Road, the byway that runs next to the Mississippi River, was the organizing principle of a road trip that took a family through the history of this land.

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UPDATE 1-Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.

healthNews reuters.com

Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.

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White House says it can't lawfully pay Obamacare subsidies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will stop payments worth billions of dollars to health insurers to subsidize low-income Americans, the White House said on Thursday, a move health insurers have warned will cause chaos in insurance markets and a spike in premiums.

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White House says Trump will stop subsidies that helped lower-income Americans buy health insurance

Genetics and Heredity nytimes.com

Trilobites: In Easter Island DNA, Evidence of Genetic Loneliness

DNA analysis of Pre-Columbian human remains suggest natives of South America may not have intermingled with the Polynesians who built the fascinating Moai statues.

la Selva, Vincent nytimes.com

Vincent La Selva, Dauntless Founder of New York Grand Opera, Dies at 88

Mr. La Selva’s loftily named troupe, though intended as a people’s opera company, brought masterworks to Carnegie Hall as well as Central Park.

Solitary Confinement nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Why We Ended Long-Term Solitary Confinement in Colorado

It is a form of torture, and it sent inmates out of prison worse than when they arrived.

healthNews reuters.com

After concussion, teen girls may take longer to heal than boys

(Reuters Health) - Female adolescent athletes may take more than twice as long to recover from concussions as their male counterparts, a small study suggests.

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Mystery surrounding ancient Easter Island people deepens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The massive brooding stone figures peering from Easter Island's hillsides are emblematic of the enigmatic people who once thrived on the dot of land in the middle of the Pacific. New genetic research only deepens the mystery around these people.

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'I don't think I'm being fired today,' Kelly says

White House chief of staff John Kelly, making a rare appearance before reporters Thursday, rejected reports that he would soon be departing the White House.

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Russia's Lavrov to Tillerson: Moscow readies lawsuits over seized property

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday that Russia was preparing lawsuits to reclaim what Moscow says was illegally seized property in the United States, Russia's foreign ministry said.

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Wall St. edges along on tepid bank earnings, media stocks drag

(Reuters) - Wall Street was largely unchanged late on Thursday morning as a rise in technology stocks helped negate another tumble in media stocks and results from JPMorgan and Citigroup that failed to enthuse.

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US STOCKS-Wall St edges along on tepid bank earnings, media stocks drag

* Indexes down: Dow 0.04 pct, S&P 0.09 pct, Nasdaq 0.02 pct (Changes comment, updates prices to late morning)

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The little red pill being pushed on the elderly

The maker of a little red pill intended to treat a rare condition is raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a year as it aggressively targets frail and elderly nursing home residents for whom the drug may be unnecessary or even unsafe, a CNN investigation has found.

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Dr. Gupta: Is your doctor being paid by a drug company?

Pharmaceutical companies can pay doctors to help promote their drugs, but not to prescribe them. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why this creates a gray area.

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President suggests island should take responsibility for recovery efforts three weeks after the storm

President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Puerto Rico is going to have to shoulder more responsibility for recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, saying the federal government's emergency responders can't stay there "forever."

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Norway seeks to trim lavish electric car subsidies

OSLO, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Norway plans to trim lavish tax breaks for Tesla and other electric cars that have given it the world's highest rate of battery-vehicle ownership, the right-wing government proposed on Thursday.

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Oxford to become first UK city to ban petrol and diesel cars from center

LONDON (Reuters) - The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its center as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

Disability: You Are Special! Now Stop Being Different

I was taught that my learning disabilities meant I was a problem, not a student.

Jouvet, Michel (1925-2017) nytimes.com

Michel Jouvet, Who Unlocked REM Sleep’s Secrets, Dies at 91

Dr. Jouvet’s research, he wrote, showed that dreaming was “the third state of the brain, as different from sleep as sleep was from waking.”

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16-year-old is a registered sex offender

Lisa Ling explores the legal and social consequences of convicting adolescents and young adults of sex offenses. "This is Life" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.

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Net shorts on U.S. longer-dated bonds fall from record high -JPMorgan

NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The margin of investors who said they had fewer longer-dated Treasuries than their benchmarks over those who held more longer-dated bonds than their benchmarks retreated from a record peak, JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s latest client survey showed on Wednesday. Investors reloaded their bond holdings following a mixed September payrolls reports and on renewed concerns about the tension between the United States and North Korea over the latter's nuclear weapons progra

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Coach Inc. Is Dead. Long Live Tapestry.

The American fashion group is rebranding itself to reflect its new ambitions.

Detainees nytimes.com

Military Is Waiting Longer Before Force-Feeding Hunger Strikers, Detainees Say

The military appears to be letting protesters deteriorate past a point that once prompted medical attention. One lawyer called it a new strategy to stop the hunger strikes.

Anesthesia and Anesthetics nytimes.com

Epidurals Do Not Prolong Labor

Many obstetricians resist giving epidural anesthesia because they believe it lengthens the duration of labor, but a new study found it does not.

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BRIEF-BNP Paribas says will no longer work with companies that are primarily related to Shale

* BNP Paribas takes further measures to accelerate its support of the energy transition

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Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

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US destroyer sails near islands claimed by China

A US Navy destroyer conducted a "freedom of navigation" operation near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, two defense officials told CNN.

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Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near disputed island in South China Sea - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Economic Scene: Why Big Cities Thrive, and Smaller Ones Are Being Left Behind

Population is a growing source of economic cleavage, as larger metropolitan areas adapt better to the disruptions arising from trade and technology.

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Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

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UPDATE 2-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

* Air France, Vietnam Airlines j/v to start Nov. 1 (Adds quote from Vietnam Airlines CEO)

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UPDATE 1-Air France continues long-haul drive with Vietnam Airlines joint venture

PARIS/HANOI, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Air France signed a new joint venture deal with Vietnam Airlines and said it was in advanced talks with India's Jet Airways over a partnership as part of efforts to boost its long-haul network.

worldNews reuters.com

Taiwan President Tsai pledges to defend island's freedoms

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen vowed to defend her island's freedom and democracy in a speech to mark National Day on Tuesday, her second since taking office in May, 2016, and said Taiwan would not bow to pressure.

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Asian shares shrug off Wall St. weakness, dollar steadies

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street, while expectations of another U.S. interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares shrug off Wall St weakness, dollar steadies

* Nikkei reverses early losses, reopening after Monday holiday

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Asian shares shrug off Wall Street gloom, dollar steadies

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street while expectations of a U.S. interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares shrug off Wall St gloom, dollar steadies

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Asian shares gained on Tuesday, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street while expectations of a U.S. interest rate increase this year continued to underpin the dollar.

Football nytimes.com

Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN After Response to Jerry Jones

After Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he’d bench players who “disrespect the flag,” Hill suggested people boycott the team’s sponsors.

New York Giants nytimes.com

Y.A. Tittle, Quarterback Who Led Giants to 3 Title Games, Dies at 90

Tittle endeared himself to New York not as a golden boy but as a muddied, grass-stained scrapper who had been discarded by the 49ers as too slow and too old.

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Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle dies at age 90

(Reuters) - Y.A. Tittle, a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who played for the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants, has died at the age of 90, the 49ers said on Monday.

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Former Salvadoran president Calderon dies at 69

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Former Salvadoran President Armando Calderon, who helped oversee the Central American country's transition from a bloody civil war to peace in the 1990s, has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer, his family said on Monday.

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Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday, not being extended: DHS

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday night and will not be extended, according to a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson.

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BRIEF-Theravance Biopharma reports positive new data from multiple studies of VIBATIV at IDWeek 2017

* Theravance Biopharma reports positive new data from multiple studies of VIBATIV (telavancin) at IDWeek 2017

Football nytimes.com

N.F.L.: JJ Watt Out With Knee Injury; Packers Beat Cowboys

National anthem protests continued in Week 5. On the field, a number of good matchups should help clarify the N.F.L. picture.

environmentNews reuters.com

Gas trucks boom in China as government curbs diesel in war on smog

YUTIAN, China (Reuters) - On a recent morning in Yutian, a dusty town bisected by the highway that connects Beijing to the sea, Su Meiquan strolled into a dealership packed with hulking trucks and prepared to drive off with a brand new rig.

Basketball nytimes.com

Connie Hawkins, Pioneering N.B.A. Hall of Famer, Dies at 75

Hawkins, who made his N.B.A. debut at 27 after being tainted by scandal, became “one of basketball’s great innovators,” the Phoenix Suns said.

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Phoenix Suns Hall of Famer Hawkins dies at age 75

(The Sports Xchange) - Hall of Famer and Phoenix Suns star forward Connie Hawkins, who played seven seasons in the NBA, has died at the age of 75.

Hurricane Maria (2017) nytimes.com

Minus Electrical Grid, Puerto Rico Becomes Generator Island

With 90 percent of the island without power, Puerto Rico has become a place where houses, stores, apartments and public buildings run on diesel generators.

environmentNews reuters.com

German government wants hardware changes to combat diesel crisis: Spiegel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The German government wants carmakers to offer mechanical modifications to engine and exhaust systems for some models, Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

Happiness nytimes.com

Whatever Happened to Just Being Type A?

The author Gretchen Rubin’s division of people into Upholders, Obligers, Questioners and Rebels has earned her a devoted following. But I’m skeptical.

Football nytimes.com

Encounters: Odell Beckham Jr. on a Nike-Powered Swing Through SoHo

The New York Giants star receiver drops by two promotional events and considers whether he’d emulate Mike Tyson.

domesticNews reuters.com

Top Puerto Rico bank says four months too long to wait for power

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico needs to accelerate the timetable for restoring its power grid or else residents will flee for the mainland rather than live without electricity for months, the chairman of the territory's largest bank said on Friday.

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Golf: Caddies find success on and off the course

(Reuters) - Iced coffee company founder, Christmas tree salesman, carpenter, broadcaster.

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Bodies of Egyptians killed by Islamic State in Libya recovered: report

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The bodies of 21 Egyptian Christians killed by Islamic State in its former Libyan stronghold of Sirte have been recovered, the attorney general's office said on Friday.

Football (College) nytimes.com

The Never-Ending Battle Against Sport’s Hidden Foe

The virulent bacteria MRSA flourishes in locker rooms, on gear and on players’ skin, and the fight to prevent infections includes high-tech solutions like a chemical fog.

Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies nytimes.com

In Hong Kong, Folk Remedies Are Sickening Patients

Pathologists at Princess Margaret Hospital discovered more than 1,200 adulterants in supposedly natural supplements, including drugs and animal tissue.

healthNews reuters.com

In Puerto Rico, lives depend on volunteer doctors and diesel generators

OROCOVIS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - At a community center in Orocovis, an isolated agricultural town of 23,000 in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, six oxygen-dependent patients drew breath only with the help of the diesel generator powering their equipment.

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA cites Russian lawmaker

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, RIA news agency cited a Russian lawmaker as saying on Friday.

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Porsche seeks 200 million euro damages from Audi over dieselgate: Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Porsche brand is seeking 200 million euros ($234 million) in damages from its luxury stablemate Audi over costs related to manipulated diesel engines, Bild newspaper reported on Friday.

cnn.com

Insurance giant will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions

In an attempt to reduce opioid use amid a nationwide abuse epidemic, insurance giant Cigna will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions in its group plans beginning January 1.

cnn.com

Survivors remember bodies, blood in Vegas

Survivors share how they tried to help others while also fleeing from danger themselves.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Catalonia Separatism Revives a Long-Dormant Spanish Nationalism

While stirring separatist instincts in Catalonia, the independence referendum has also deepened pride elsewhere in a unified Spanish identity.

Flowers and Plants nytimes.com

Guerrilla Flower Installations That Don’t Last Long at All

Floral artists are taking their cues from ’60s-era happenings, creating public works that offer flashes of beauty — all the more potent for their brevity.

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Libyan sides call Boris Johnson's bodies remark 'unacceptable'

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Senior figures from across Libya's political divides protested on Thursday against remarks by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about clearing dead bodies from the city of Sirte.

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Libyan MPs demand apology from Britain's FM over dead bodies remark

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - The foreign affairs committee of Libya's eastern-based parliament demanded an apology on Thursday from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over a remark about clearing dead bodies from the former Islamic State stronghold of Sirte.

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UPDATE 1-Spanish bank studies moving HQ from Catalonia as business alarm over crisis deepens

BARCELONA/MADRID, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Spain's fifth-largest bank, Sabadell, will consider on Thursday whether to shift its headquarters away from Catalonia in the first major sign that the wealthy region's push for independence from Spain could scare away big business.

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BRIEF-Caledonia Mining says confident of achieving long-term production target of 80,000 ounces in 2021

* Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc says about 14,389 ounces of gold produced in quarter, production in quarter was 15 percent higher than previous quarter (Q2 2017)​

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms nytimes.com

Higher Puerto Rico Death Toll Reflects Survey Across Island

Puerto Rico’s official death toll from Hurricane Maria rose from 16 to 34 as a result of a full accounting that added up piecemeal reports from isolated areas.

Military Tribunals nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Long Reach of Guantánamo Bay Military Commissions

The Supreme Court should resolve whether these tribunals can try people for offenses not recognized as war crimes by international law.

cnn.com

Why Trump can't just erase the island's debt

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Funcef to exercise tag-along rights in Eldorado stake sale

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian pension fund Funcef decided to exercise tag-along rights and sell its 8.53 percent stake in wood pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA to Netherlands-based Paper Excellence BV, according to a statement on Wednesday.

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REFILE-Brazil's Funcef to exercise tag-along rights in Eldorado stake sale

SAO PAULO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian pension fund Funcef decided to exercise tag-along rights and sell its 8.53 percent stake in wood pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA to Netherlands-based Paper Excellence BV, according to a statement on Wednesday.

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Search ends for bodies in Mexico City after earthquake

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The search for victims of an earthquake that killed hundreds in Mexico City ended on Wednesday as rescue workers recovered the body of the last person known to be missing beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings.

environmentNews reuters.com

Vanuatu in final evacuation of island threatened by volcano

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The last residents on Vanuatu's northern island of Ambae will be evacuated on Wednesday, officials said, as a volcano that has been spitting rock and ash into the air for more than a week shows signs of stabilizing.

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Britain's Boris Johnson jokes about dead bodies in Libya

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quipped on Tuesday that Libya can become a new Dubai if it can clear the dead bodies away, the latest gaffe by Britain's top diplomat.

cnn.com

Trump contrasts deaths on island to 'real catastrophe like Katrina'

President Donald Trump told Puerto Rican officials Tuesday they should be "very proud" that hundreds of people haven't died after Hurricane Maria as they did in "a real catastrophe like Katrina."

cnn.com

Trump: Island threw budget out of whack

During a briefing with officials in Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump discussed the death toll and financial impacts of Hurricane Maria.

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FCC wants to speed funding to restore Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands comms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed making available as much as $76.9 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore communications services in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

cnn.com

Most of island still doesn't have cell service

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Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies: state TV

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani died on Tuesday at age 83, Iraqi state TV said, a week after Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region held a referendum on independence.

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Kurdish leader and former Iraqi president Talabani's dies: state TV

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish leader and former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani died on Tuesday, Iraqi state TV said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Celgene and Nimbus Therapeutics enter long-term strategic immunology alliance to develop programs for patients with autoimmune disorders

* Nimbus therapeutics and Celgene enter long-term strategic immunology alliance to develop programs for patients with autoimmune disorders

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Tom Petty, 'distinctively American' rocker, dies aged 66

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66.

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Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest in modern U.S. history

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper's nest in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel and poured gunfire onto a concert below, slaying dozens of people before killing himself.

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WRAPUP 1-Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest in modern U.S. history

* Killer had no criminal record, no sign of political discontent

Pop and Rock Music nytimes.com

Tom Petty Dies; His Lyrics Spoke for Underdogs

Tom Petty, a staple of rock radio through decades with his band the Heartbreakers, has died at 66. Mr. Petty wrote pithy, hardheaded songs that gave 1960s roots a contemporary polish.

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Rocker Tom Petty dies at age 66

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66.

cnn.com

Tragedies to test Trump as nation's comforter

President Donald Trump begins two days of consolation on Tuesday, traveling to storm-battered Puerto Rico before making his way to Las Vegas to view a different type of wreckage at the site of the deadliest shooting in modern US history.

cnn.com

Music legend Tom Petty dies

Rocker Tom Petty died Monday after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, Petty's manager Tony Dimitriades confirmed to CNN.

Petty, Tom nytimes.com

Tom Petty, Staple of Rock Radio With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

A singer, songwriter and guitarist, Mr. Petty melded California rock with a deep Southern heritage in hits like “American Girl” and “Free Fallin’.”

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Rocker Tom Petty dies after cardiac arrest: manager

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran rocker Tom Petty, best known for hits such as "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," died on Monday after he was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest, his manager said. He was 66.

Belousova, Ludmila (1935-2017) nytimes.com

Ludmila Belousova, Russian Who Skated With Husband to Olympic Gold, Dies at 81

She and Oleg Protopopov dominated pairs competition in figure-skating in the 1960s, winning Olympic gold medals with a balletic style.

Arthur Janov nytimes.com

Arthur Janov, Psychologist Who Set the World Screaming, Dies at 93

The father of primal scream therapy, Dr. Janov maintained, not without controversy, that it could cure an array of ills from alcoholism to asthma.

Paley, Tom (1928-2017) nytimes.com

Tom Paley, Who Drove a Folk Revival With Banjo, Guitar and Voice, Dies at 89

Best known for his work with the New Lost City Ramblers, Mr. Paley helped introduce urban audiences to Depression-era rural music.

companyNews reuters.com

German region appeals diesel ban court ruling

BERLIN, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg said it would appeal against a court ruling obliging it to ban diesel cars from the streets of its capital Stuttgart, meaning the ban will not come into force at the start of 2018 as planned.

Jews and Judaism nytimes.com

On Being Jewish, American and a Writer

Three fiction writers and one cartoonist ruminate on Jewish identity and its relationship to Israel and the United States in 2017.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

Footsteps: Vancouver Island, Through an Artist’s Eyes

Revered in British Columbia, little known in the U.S., the artist Emily Carr, born in Victoria in 1871, may be from another era, but amid environmental concerns, her words and images resonate.

Davis, CeDell nytimes.com

CeDell Davis, Bluesman Who Played Guitar With a Knife, Dies at 91

His hands were constricted by polio, so Mr. Davis used a knife along his guitar’s fretboard. A critic helped him gain international attention.

cnn.com

Magazine legend Si Newhouse dies

The magazine industry has lost a legend.

topNews reuters.com

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills two at French train station before being shot dead

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - French soldiers shot and a killed a man on Sunday after he stabbed to death two women at Marseille's main train station, the French interior ministry said, in what police sources called a "likely terrorist act".

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Man kills two people at French train station before being shot dead: police source

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - A French soldier shot dead a man after he stabbed and killed two passers-by at Marseille's main train station on Sunday, the French interior ministry said, in what police sources called a "likely terrorist act".

Newhouse Jr., S.I. nytimes.com

S.I. Newhouse Jr., Publishing Icon Who Ran Condé Nast, Dies at 89

Mr. Newhouse owned The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair and other magazines associated with the golden age of publishing.

worldNews reuters.com

Turkey no longer needs EU membership but won't quit talks - Erdogan

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey no longer needs to join the European Union but will not unilaterally abandon the stalled EU accession talks, President Tayyip Erdogan told parliament on Sunday.

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Djokovic will benefit from long break, says new physio

(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is recovering from a "significant" elbow injury and is keen to get back on the tour again, the 12-times grand slam champion's new physiotherapist Ulises Badio has said.

cnn.com

Game show legend Monty Hall dies at 96

Monty Hall, best known for hosting the game show 'Let's Make a Deal,' died Saturday morning in Los Angeles, his daughter Sharon Hall said.

Hall, Monty nytimes.com

Monty Hall, Co-Creator and Host of ‘Let’s Make a Deal,’ Dies at 96

A smooth-talking personality and ad-libber, he presided over a rollicking game show that, with some interruptions, would last more than 50 years.

cnn.com

Long-lost family surprises shocked war hero

Tony King hadn't seen or spoken to his family since 1981. Last month, under the most incredible circumstances, the WWII vet reunited with his family.

American International Group Inc nytimes.com

U.S. Says A.I.G. Is No Longer ‘Too Big to Fail’ 9 Years After Bailout

Federal regulators voted Friday to no longer classify American International Group as “systemically important,” meaning it will face less oversight.

cnn.com

ACLU urges US to protect citizen accused of being ISIS fighter

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Trump administration to protect the rights of a US citizen detained for allegedly fighting for ISIS in Syria.

cnn.com

Price out, other cabinet members being probed

Tom Price, health and human services secretary, resigned in the midst of a scandal over his use of private planes while other Trump cabinet members are being investigated as well.

Education (K-12) nytimes.com

A Teacher Vanishes Again. This Time, in the Virgin Islands.

Nine years ago, Hannah Upp disappeared in New York and was found weeks later in a fugue state. Now she is missing in the hurricane-devastated Virgin Islands.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Immunoprecise Antibodies reports Q1 2018 results

* For three months ended July 31, 2017 co incurred operating loss of $857,832 compared to profit of $148,939 last year Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Kalmbach, Herbert W (1921-2017) nytimes.com

Herbert Kalmbach, Who Figured in Watergate Payoffs, Dies at 95

Nixon’s personal lawyer was the conduit for hush money to the defendants who bungled the break-in. He pleaded guilty in an illegal fund-raising scheme and served time in jail.

cnn.com

US Virgin Islands are struggling to recover from the storms, too

Do Re Mi Daycare on St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands has been serving students for 20 years.

Rats nytimes.com

Trilobites: The Elusive Giant Coconut-Cracking Rat of the Solomon Islands

A chance encounter with a falling tree let scientists finally confirm the existence of a legendary rodent species in the South Pacific.