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New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 11 sec ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

The Eternal Magic of Beirut

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 13 min ago
For many of us, it’s synonymous with war and strife. But for the artists, chefs, designers, architects and scholars who live there, Beirut will always be a place where ideas and beauty flourished ... and flourish still.

Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 46 min ago
Craig Steven Wright provided digital evidence linking himself with Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym previously tied to the currency’s creator, the BBC said.

California Prepares for Long-Denied Star Turn in Presidential Race

New York Times Headlines - 1 hour 48 min ago
The nation’s most populous state has almost always been an afterthought in the primaries, but this year’s Republican contest promises to change that.

Kerry Seeks Path to Calm in Syria

New York Times Headlines - 2 hours 9 min ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has opened a second day of talks in Geneva aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria amid continuing attacks in Aleppo.

The Science of Fat: After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

New York Times Headlines - 4 hours 2 min ago
Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but a study of them helps explain why they could not keep all of that weight off.

Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6, Episode 2: A Red Rebound

New York Times Headlines - 4 hours 23 min ago
Bran Stark returns, things get tense at Winterfell and Castle Black.

Departing Judge Offers Blunt Defense of Ruling That Ended Stop-and-Frisk

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:01
Shira A. Scheindlin, who became a federal judge in 1994, said ex-Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and ex-Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly “didn’t seem to get” the effect the policy had.

Puerto Rico to Miss Largest Payment to Date

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:15
The United States territory will probably default on even larger and more consequential payments due on July 1 unless Congress enacts rescue legislation.

Stricter Rules for Voter IDs Reshape Races

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 09:07
More than a dozen states will use the laws for the first time in a presidential election this fall, a step researchers say disproportionately affects minority voters.

Ted Cruz Stays Positive Despite Grim Numbers in Indiana

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:57
Two days before what is widely viewed as a must-win primary for Mr. Cruz, a poll showed Donald J. Trump with a lead of 15 points among likely Republican primary voters.

Sports of The Times: Lifted Up by Love, Not Just Basketball

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:53
In a documentary, Baron Davis uses a summer basketball league to convey the compassion and the loyalty that allowed him to go from East Los Angeles to the N.B.A. without leaving home.

Mediator: Letting Stephen Colbert Be Stephen Colbert (Whoever That Is)

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:52
CBS says it brought in a new executive producer for “The Late Show” so Mr. Colbert could focus on hosting. Now the network has to give him room to do what he does best.

China Lending Inflates Real Estate, Stocks, Even Egg Futures

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:42
Beijing’s infusions of cash to support its economy tend to lead to investment bubbles, often in unexpected places, as the commodities market shows.

White House Letter: Malia Obama Rebels, Sort of, by Choosing Harvard

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:25
The president’s older daughter apparently disregarded her parents’ counsel that she need not choose a school with a big name and reputation.

Los Angeles Police Official Resigns Over Racist Emails

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:20
Tom Angel, the sheriff’s chief of staff, sent dozens of emails from his work account in a previous job that mocked Muslims, Latinos and other groups.

Dredging of Miami Port Badly Damaged Coral Reef, Study Finds

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:13
The report found that as much as 81 percent of the reef near the dredging site was buried in sediment, despite a plan to minimize the damage.

Dilma Rousseff, Facing Impeachment in Brazil, Has Alienated Many Allies

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:07
Many political analysts say the president’s slow-motion downfall is tied to an autocratic persona and a go-it-alone work style that has driven away scores of political allies.

Thai Officials Battle Buddhist Monks Over Tigers’ Fate

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:02
The Tiger Temple, a wildlife attraction backed by monks but accused of abuse and exploitation, filed a lawsuit to stop the government from shutting it down.

Halliburton and Baker Hughes Call Off $35 Billion Merger

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 08:00
The deal, announced in November 2014, had been criticized by the Justice Department, which sued to block the plan.