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In an unsettling year, Pete Wells finds many reasons to cheer. The Timess art critics select some of their favorite art books and books related to art of the year. Times staff discuss the highs and lows of the eight-episode season adaptation of Elena Ferrantes novel. The tech industrys obsession with frictionless design has been the source of innumerable problems. University of Lund researchers are measuring terpene particles emitted by spruce/fir forests, which are believed to have a cooling effect on the climate. They believe that planting more of this type of forest could help offset global warming, as Jim Drury reports. Like a Charles Dickens hero, Zain makes his way through a city where cruelty and injustice threaten to overwhelm kindness and decency. Amazon or UPS packages won't be dropped by drones anytime soon, but drones are finally getting a flight plan for business. And it starts in Rwanda. Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges to be honored at Golden Globes with a lifetime achievement award. Simon Thompson reports. Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted noxious smells during their match, media reported on Saturday.
Thursday and Friday are set to be the worst days for congestion, with 2.5million and 2.8million vehicles driving across the country while delays are expected to be worst for motorists heading north. Thats how long Americans spend driving in a lifetime, on average. Seats may not be the first thing to consider when buying a car, but a good one can mean a better ride. Police are hunting forSumiyyah Amejee and her young daughter (pictured together), who vanished from home inSouth Norwood, south London more than 48 hours ago. Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program. Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock. Troubled online stores yesterday joined in the panic-selling sweeping high streets. They cut prices to jumble-sale levels in a desperate attempt to drum up business. A cluster of small, privately held rifle manufacturers are taking market share from larger rivals as they side-step scrutiny from gun control activists and banks, while creating innovative product designs to attract buyers. Democratic Republic of Congo will hold a presidential election on Sunday that could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power, following decades marked by authoritarian rule, coups and deadly conflict. Police said some 5,500 people marched in a protest organised by Flemish right wing parties in the part of the capital where main European Union institutions are located. The indictment is evidence of a crackdown growing from the inquiry by Robert S. Mueller III, who has investigated foreign money devised to manipulate decision-making in Washington.
The comet, called 46P/Wirtanen, will streak near Earth on Sunday and be visible in some places with the naked eye. Our chief film critics choose the films that moved them this year. "It's a historic day," British billionaire Richard Branson said on Thursday, as he celebrated Virgin Galactic's first U.S. commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle program ended in 2011. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Jean Currans dye-transfer prints from film frames, and a stop-time movie by Catherine Opie, continue the 60-year love affair with Hitchcocks Vertigo.
A union-backed bank employee rights group is complaining after Wells Fargo Co declined to meet with members last week, according to a letter sent to Chief Executive Tim Sloan viewed exclusively by...
The tour released a new schedule last week, moving five of its top events to September and October, which officials hope sets up a momentous finish.
Three fragments of rocks retrieved from the moon by a Soviet space mission in 1970 were sold for $855,000 at a New York auction on Thursday. Major League Soccer (MLS) will introduce a single-elimination playoff structure next year that will shorten its season by a month and wrap up all action before the November international break, it said on Monday.
Our top photos from the past week. Three major indices slid more than two percent on concerns about slowing economic growth ahead of anticipated Federal Reserve rate hike this week. Roselle Chen reports.
Companies and factories in England will have a legal obligation to foot the bill for the disposal or recycling of waste packaging they produce under new plans by Britain's environment minister. Ms. Gifford and her co-host, Hoda Kotb, have become fixtures on NBCs morning lineup over the past decade, along with their ever-present glasses of wine.
Let us help you start your day. Prime Minister Theresa May is adamantly opposed to the idea, but many now see it as the way out of Britains Brexit nightmare. Here is a guide to the process. Nigel Slaters newest tome is a guidebook to the winter season, with recipes for mincemeat and flavored spirits, and history and lore. Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Public service debt waivers require 120 payments, meticulous attention to detail and, for a teacher named Jed Shafer, an appeal to a new program. Franco Albinis 1959 Tre Pezzi armchair is updated to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Milan subway system. Dec 7 At U.S. urging, Canada has arrested the CFO of Chinese telecom champion Huawei who happens to be the daughter of founder Ren Zhengfei. Will Beijing retaliate against American CEOs next? Chris Beddor and Pete Sweeney put the move in trade-war perspective. Johnson Johnson said on Monday it plans to buy back up to $5 billion of its stock, after a Reuters report on Friday that the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos wiped about $40 billion from its market value. Tiana Perea from Houston, Texas, decided to dump her boyfriend for cheating. During a speech at her birthday party, Tiana revealed the relationship was over.
Radio stations are pulling the standard from holiday playlists. Cable channels are debating it. And William Shatner is very worked up.
A poll of 20 coaches, players, former players and analysts narrow down the field. Ashleigh Bartys name keeps coming up. Here are five ways things could get bad for everyone.
The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht, translated and edited by Tom Kuhn and David Constantine, brings together more than 1,000 poems. Pour combattre la dsinformation et la radicalisation, la France propose lun des plus grands efforts au monde pour apprendre aux jeunes xE0; identifier les xAB; fake news xBB;. The Bahraini man, Hakeem al-Araibi, had been granted refugee status in Australia, but was detained in Thailand after a request from his home country to extradite him. Chicago Bears A division title in hand doesn't mean Bears head coach Matt Nagy is ready to back off the accelerator. The Bears could still be as low as the No. 4 seed in the NFC depending on the results of the final two games. "Right now, we've got to win," Nagy said Monday. Winning could come with its challenges as linebacker Aaron Lynch (elbow) and safety Eddie Jackson (ankle) are down with injuries. Nagy said the team is hopeful neither injury is season-ending, but there are no expectations The elephants are given baths, decorated, fed herbs and fruit and given a health check-up, all aimed at reducing stress levels. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Could your beautiful tree have creepy crawlers in it? Scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have created a tattoo that is sensitive to UV radiation. when its bearer has been in the sun too long, that tattoo appears, but vanishes with sunscreen. Maheraj Ahmed, 15, was just five when he fled his homeland with his mother Rani Begum, 46 and father Sharif Uddin, 48. Soon he will swap his life in east London for Eton in Berkshire. Jessica Hoppers Night Moves is an episodic memoir, drawn from her diaries, about time spent navigating a music scene that she was documenting. Capernaum explores the plight of a child in the Beirut slums. The director Nadine Labaki wants to harness the dramas power to help other such children. Canadian radio star Jian Ghomeshi was charged with three more counts of sexual assault in a court appearance on Thursday in a widening sex scandal that has prompted suspensions at the country's national public broadcaster. To combat online misinformation and radicalization, one of the worlds largest national internet literacy efforts is teaching students how to spot junk information. A small lizard is among the elite group of animals that race across the surface of water. The mayor of the Chile's Easter Island territory conceded on Monday that the British Museum might be a better home for a massive native Polynesian statue taken by British seamen 150 years ago. Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of one of India's biggest outsourcing companies, says an H-1B visa crackdown would ultimately hurt the U.S. A 'diary' supposedly written by a married dentist who attended an infamous Sex Island festival has emerged online - apparently written in between drug-fuelled romps. This multimedia adaptation for the era of TED Talks and smartphones is visually and aurally striking, but it lacks the spookiness of the original novella. The well-preserved tomb was discovered in Saqqara, an ancient city south of Cairo. Officials called it one of a kind. Just kidding. Our correspondent finds a hockey hotbed there and it already has in fact laid claim to a Stanley Cup. In 1917.
Scientists compiling a record of the atmosphere based on air trapped in Antarctic ice found that rising carbon dioxide has accelerated plant growth. Valbuena and Castillo, former major league players who were playing for a winter league team in their native Venezuela, died Thursday night in a car accident in Yaracuy. 34;This hits all the right notes for me.34; Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder, ended a 10-year streak in which either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi took home the award. The results were leaked online before the announcement.
Two businessmen wanted to be big shots. Prosecutors claim the men bribed several police officials with expensive gifts including prostitutes in return for favors.
Asian share markets stumbled on Tuesday as heightened concerns about a slowing global economy sent Wall Street stocks skidding to their lowest levels in more than a year. The 31-year-old has had a challenging couple of years since he last held the top spot in 2016. Nick Foles, the relief quarterback who led the Eagles to a Super Bowl title last season, has Philadelphia looking like a contender again. An Air New Zealand advertisement released for the Christmas season this week takes a dig at U.S. President Donald Trump by portraying an American boy wearing a "Make Christmas Great Again" red cap being laughed at by other children on Santa's "naughty" list. Women who recently gave birth may have an increased risk of breast cancer that lasts about 20 years. But for most, the overall risk is still small. A familiar lineup of teams, from a familiar list of countries, found their way to the knockout stages, though not all of them were impressive along the way. The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. But nothing is more horrible to an unaccustomed palate than the Icelandic fermented shark. It's the worst. Or so says the expert. The star of The Dark Knight and the director of Anchorman join forces to make a real-life supervillain biopic. Senegal has opened one of Africa's largest art collections, one of a series of new museums on the continent that could eventually receive thousands of artefacts from European museums that were looted during the colonial era. Terrance Hayess hybrid nonfiction book To Float in the Space Between pays homage to the poet Etheridge Knight, with room for personal detours and meditation. From pizza to French toast, Pete Wells chooses his fondest pleasures from a year of eating out. Brazil's Embraer SA will receive the same net proceeds from a deal to sell 80 percent of its commercial jet unit to Boeing Co, even though the U.S. aircraft maker increased the enterprise value which includes debt by 11 percent. Whena film is as unashamedly formulaic as Creed II, the formula had better be a good one. Fortunately, it is. More than seven sequels have passed since the 1976 original. Redmount Capital Partners' chief investment officer tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he think the markets are on the cusp of turning from a bull market into a cyclical bear market. An investigation by ESPN's Outside the Lines found that 28 percent of 111 professional sports arenas in the US had 'high-level safety violations'. and unsanitary conditions. Scientists in Rome injected the skin cells that are sensitive to itch with a chemical. By shining a light on the area, the cells retracted and the sensation stopped, giving new hope for a treatment. Despite Kurdish, Iraqi and American forces arrayed against it, ISIS has been hanging onto its final patch in Syria and still exporting trouble. Revel in the magic of a perfect chicken salad recipe, and plan to make vegan Thai curry regardless of your vegan status. Baltimore, behind a strong running game, pushed Kansas City into overtime. But as he has done all season, Mahomes willed the Chiefs to victory. Suleika Jaouad, a writer from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is chronicling her experiences as a young adult with cancer.
The show winner, 26, seems to already be living a millionaire lifestyle filled with travel by helicopter, designer bags and a whole room dedicated to shoes in her luxurious home. U.S. President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats appeared no closer to reaching a government budget deal by December 21 - with Trump still insisting Congress include $5 billion for a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Vanessa Johnston reports. With marijuana partially legalized in a growing number of states, advocates in Nebraska are pushing for their state to embrace medicinal cannabis. A Colombian tribunal ordered the government on Friday to suspend the awarding of mining licenses until it establishes protected areas, while the mines and energy ministry said it would appeal against the decision. A brief guide to recessions and what can be done about them.
Mr. Zinke is the latest Trump administration official to exit his position facing questions of ethical conflict. When the pros and cons for stocks and the economy over the next year or two are weighed, the risks appear to be dominant, our columnist says. The people have spoken and superheroes continue to rule the movie pack, as Captain America, Iron Man and Batman were among the top winners at the People's Choice awards on Wednesday.
Bien Cuit sells its sourdough secrets, and its starter, for bread-baking novices. The game is a dream matchup for Major League Soccer two of its model franchises meeting for the title before a crowd expected to exceed 70,000.
The automaker said the moves would affect five factories in the United States and Canada. President Trump said he was unhappy with the move. Leo Briggs, of the London-based Dental Defence Union, warned dentists should stop using jargon and teeth codes when speaking to patients so people can be volved in their own care.