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Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped and nonprofits are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:29:44 GMT)

From Highly Paid Federal Worker to Uber Driver: The Side Hustles of the Shutdown
Furloughed government employees desperate for income have become unlikely entrants into America’s gig economy, substitute teaching, babysitting and delivering food.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:07 GMT)

Feature: Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost?
The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:03 GMT)

Trump Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers
President Trump says he wants to reduce drug prices, but some patients could face higher out-of-pocket costs for medicines and other goods and services.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:03:23 GMT)

Deripaska and Allies Could Benefit From Sanctions Deal, Document Shows
The Trump administration’s agreement to lift sanctions on the empire of the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska would allow him to pay off substantial debt.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:12:12 GMT)

Giuliani Says His Moscow Trump Tower Comments Were ‘Hypothetical’
The president’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, said his own widely reported statements about when talks about the skyscraper project might have ended were only “hypothetical.”
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:40:25 GMT)

When the Whole Country Reviews a Play, Referees Can’t Always Join
A blown call in the N.F.C. championship game on Sunday exposed a weakness in the N.F.L.’s rule book, as officials cannot review certain judgment calls despite numerous video replays.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:03:47 GMT)

El Chapo Trial Suggests Trump’s Wall Would Do Little to Stop Drug Smuggling
Though the president’s pet project has never been mentioned in 10 weeks of testimony, the trial does have something to add to the debate about it.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:53:43 GMT)

What Made the TV Show ‘You’ a Hit? Netflix
The show drew virtually no audience when it premiered on Lifetime in September. Now that it’s streaming, it’s a different story.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:52:14 GMT)

Review: Lifetime’s ‘You’ Lets You Stalk the Stalker
In “You,” debuting Sunday on Lifetime, a dangerous man becomes violently obsessed with a self-absorbed young woman.
(Fri, 07 Sep 2018 21:35:33 GMT)

Kamala Harris, Academy Award Nominations, Australian Open: Your Tuesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:00:04 GMT)

New York Today: N.Y. Today: Single-Use Plastic Bags May Soon Be Banned
States like California and Hawaii have already banned plastic bags. Is New York next?
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:27:07 GMT)

Roe v. Wade Is at Risk. Here’s How to Prepare.
Abortion rights are under threat from the Supreme Court. But states can take critical actions.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:21:03 GMT)

May the Best Woman Win
Sexism helped elect Trump. That’s no reason not to run a woman against him.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:33:43 GMT)

Donald Trump Did Something Right
His administration has ordered hospitals to reveal their prices. If patients and politicians pay attention, this could be a big deal.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:49:31 GMT)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Hike Idea Is Not About Soaking the Rich
It’s about curtailing inequality and saving democracy.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:04 GMT)

How We Destroy Lives Today
Will the Covington Catholic High School fiasco change social media?
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:58:56 GMT)

A Mayor Is Murdered, a Country Hums With Violence
In Poland, hateful language is ubiquitous. Its consequences can be deadly.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:40:51 GMT)

The Economy Won’t Rescue Trump
Sorry, Donald, no morning in America for you.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:12:06 GMT)

If Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Talk, Britain Is Waiting
Facebook leadership has a history of lashing out instead of opening up.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:00:09 GMT)

The Stone: Socrates Wants You to Tidy Up, Too
What reading an ancient Greek dialogue can tell us about the Marie Kondo craze.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:03 GMT)

They Still Like Steve King Here
The Iowa congressman has been saying offensive things for years but many of his supporters don’t seem concerned.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:00:03 GMT)

The Stone: In Memoriam: What Would Gary Gutting Do?
The influential philosopher and educator, who died Friday, exemplified the spirit of engagement, uncompromising thought and civility we need today.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:41:20 GMT)

How the Irish Won Their Freedom
A century ago, Irish nationalists broke from Britain — and set the mold for decades of independence movements.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:17:32 GMT)

A Museum for K.G.B. Aficionados? Da!
The new K.G.B. Spy Museum houses artifacts that tell the story of the rise of the Soviet Union’s intelligence agency.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:00:10 GMT)

These Days, ‘You Practically Need a Ph.D.’ to Figure Out Frequent-Flier Status
Airlines’ most valuable customers — the ones who fly and spend the most — get lots of perks. For everyone else, it has become more complicated to qualify.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:16:54 GMT)

DealBook: Chilling Davos: A Bleak Warning on Global Division and Debt
An influential financier says investors should pay heed to growing risks and social tensions — a message resonating at the World Economic Forum.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:03 GMT)

The Carpetbagger: What to Expect From the 2019 Oscar Nominations
Could Bradley Cooper and Alfonso Cuarón be the most-nominated men? Will ‘Black Panther’ make the best picture field? A look at possible records and upsets.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:31:38 GMT)

Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold
The Northeast and Midwest were socked with a sudden drop in temperatures, setting off a new wave of woes: bitter wind chills, frozen car engines, canceled flights.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:29:22 GMT)

Trump Lays Wreath at Brief Visit to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
President Trump’s stop — to observe a moment of silence without extended public remarks — appeared to be a last-minute addition to his calendar.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:27:09 GMT)

Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City Player, Is Said to Be on Missing Plane
A soccer player who recently moved to the English Premier League club was thought to be aboard a flight that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:13:53 GMT)

Philippine Law Would Make 9-Year-Olds Criminally Liable
President Rodrigo Duterte has sought the change as a way to deter drug gangs from using children. Rights advocates called it a “stark mockery” of child development.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:54:41 GMT)

After Deadly Assault on Afghan Base, Taliban Sit for Talks With U.S. Diplomats
At least 40 Afghans working for the country’s intelligence agency were killed in a militant assault on their base in Wardak Province, one of the single deadliest such attacks in 17 years of war.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 04:27:26 GMT)

How Huawei Wooed Europe With Sponsorships, Investments and Promises
As the Chinese telecommunications giant faces scrutiny over its security, its careful cultivation of European governments and customers is at risk of unraveling.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:10 GMT)

For Democrats, South Carolina Already Looms Large for the 2020 Race
In an increasingly diverse Democratic Party, South Carolina will be the first presidential primary in which a majority of voters will be African-American.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:13 GMT)

After Viral Video, Families of Covington Are Swiftly Circling to Protect Their Boys
A Catholic high school in Kentucky has been thrust into a firestorm that touched seemingly every raw nerve in this polarized country — race, President Trump and the behavior of young white men.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:28:57 GMT)

Want to Close the Pay Gap? Pay Transparency Will Help
It may not be the cure-all to inequity, but we need a starting point.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 03:00:01 GMT)

The Elderly and Driving: When Is It Time to Hit the Brakes?
Prince Philip, 97, was involved in a car accident outside London. For families everywhere, the incident raises all-too-familiar questions.
(Sat, 19 Jan 2019 06:37:20 GMT)

Tech Tip: The Easy (and Free) Way to Make a Budget Spreadsheet
With a little time, typing and easy-to-use software, you can quickly see your financial picture much more thoroughly and better plan for the future.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:36:57 GMT)

What Professional Organizers Really Do, and How They Can Help You
When you hear “professional organizer” you may think “reality TV,” but you shouldn’t. Professional organizers can help with projects large and small, and with the psychology of clutter, to boot.
(Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:52:22 GMT)

Surfacing: In Britain, Enraptured by the Wild, Lonely and Remote
Rustic shelters called bothies — more than 100 of which are scattered throughout England, Wales and Scotland — are an indispensable, if little-known, element of British hill culture.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:42:31 GMT)

Critic’s Notebook: The Marvelous Ms. Elaine May
A program at Film Forum showcases her brilliance as a director in movies like “A New Leaf” and, yes, “Ishtar.”
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:52:01 GMT)

Backstage, a ‘School of Rock’ Staffer Faces Graduation
Jill Valentine was head guardian for the musical, which closed Sunday, for almost four years, making sure the child actors were fed, watered and rested.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:01:15 GMT)

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates the Midway Point of Trump’s Presidential Term
Kimmel presented a special, satirical edition of his show, “Intermission Accomplished: A Halftime Tribute to Trump.”
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:07:02 GMT)

It’s the Late, Late, Late Show at the Australian Open
Eight matches in the first seven days of the tournament ended after midnight, forcing players to adjust their sleep schedules.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:36:16 GMT)

The New Health Care: Stuck and Stressed: The Health Costs of Traffic
The physical and psychological toll of brutal commutes can be considerable.
(Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT)

Greenland’s Melting Ice Nears a ‘Tipping Point,’ Scientists Say
With the Arctic warming rapidly, ice loss in Greenland is accelerating and may soon be a major factor in rising sea levels, according to a new study.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 02:44:36 GMT)

Diagnosis: He’d Never Had Allergies, But Suddenly He Had Two Episodes That Nearly Killed Him. Why?
A patient does his own sleuthing and figures out what is putting him into anaphylaxis.
(Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:00:01 GMT)

Doctors: Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective?
Connecting with patients doesn’t just make them think someone cares. It can make a difference for health outcomes.
(Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00:01 GMT)

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