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New York City, June 27, 2017
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:18

★★★★ The cool, bright morning seemed continuous with the evening before, but the cars and sidewalks had been splashed down by a shower in betw...

Hamas building buffer zone along Gaza-Egypt border
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:29

Hamas began constructing a security buffer zone between the Gaza Strip and Egypt on Wednesday in an attempt to improve relations with Cairo. World Ne...

Report: Malaysia to stop renewing work permits for North Korea workers
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:20

Malaysia is stiffening unilateral sanctions against North Korean workers in the country, according to Japan's Kyodo news agency. Top News -

Cardinal George Pell, top adviser to Pope, charged with sexual assault
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:30

Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault in his home country of Australia. World ...

More civilians found dead in Philippines as fighting drags on in Marawi
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:18

The mutilated bodies of more than a dozen civilians were found on a street in the Philippines on Wednesday -- killed, officials say, by terrorist mili...

Your Phone Is Here To Give Your Mind A Rest
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:24

What are you using your brain for anyway?Photo; optickIs your smartphone making you stupid?A new study suggest the mere presence of a smartphone red...

Eternity Itself
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:20

Instagramming in VeniceImage: Chris WallaceMaybe Venice wasn’t the best place to go in hopes of breaking, or at least calming somewhat, a debilita...

The Panelists
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:18

Notes on lifeLiana Finck draws what she sees.The Panelists was originally published in The Awl on Medium, where people are continuing the conversati...

Quindar, “Body Techniques”
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:21

You’re soaking in it.Photo: RobertSome mornings when I’m lying in bed before dawn (which, these days, is so early oh my God) I try to imagine a l...

Cybersecurity researcher finds 'vaccine' for global cyberattack
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:19

A cybersecurity researcher said he found a way to disable the so-called "Petya," also known as "NotPetya," ransomware that shut down computers worldwi...

Anti-government protesters drop grenades from helicopter in Venezuela
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:18

The Venezuelan government confirmed that a helicopter flew over two government buildings, launching grenades and firing gunshots. World News -

Scotland puts second independence referendum on hold
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:21

Scotland has delayed plans for a second referendum on independence until there is "sufficient clarity" on Britain's departure from the European Union....

Man spends 3 months in jail when police mistake drywall powder for cocaine
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:34

Florida police put an innocent man in jail for three months after they mistook drywall powder for cocaine powder. Top News -

New York City, June 26, 2017
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:25

★★★★★ At bedtime, there had been discussion about whether to turn the air conditioning on, but before morning came it was necessary to grope...

South Korea police mobilized after conservatives confront anti-THAAD activists
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:23

Conservative South Koreans who favor THAAD deployment confronted anti-THAAD activists near the site in Seongju. World News -

Maybe It’s Time To Retire The Word ‘Straphangers’
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:27

When was the last time you saw a strap?I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the subways in New York have been really bad lately.Subway's Slide ...

IMF reduces U.S. outlook because of policy uncertainties
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:24

The International Monetary Fund reduced its growth forecasts for the U.S. economy because of the uncertain effectiveness of White House policies. Wor...

Please See ‘Baby Driver’ At Least 3 Times In Theaters
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:24

It’s a better investment than three salads.Edgar Wright’s (Shaun Of The Dead! Hot Fuzz! The World’s End! Scott Pilgrim vs. The World!) new film...

Just Right
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:27

Learning why your bear would eat someone.Photo: Rocklin LyonsA recent news item from my hometown: “DEC Monitors Kirkwood for Bear with Stuck Jug [...

How To Look Good Nude
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:18

On Kim Kardashian’s new beauty lineThat’s the real thing about nudes: Do them wrong, and they look cheap as hell. Our eyes are attuned to the min...

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