Headlines from America
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In his first night out as a private citizen, Chris Christie, the former governor of New Jersey, headed into New York City to catch a show by his idol, Bruce Springsteen.
The e-commerce giant announced a short list of places that could become home to its second headquarters. The process has garnered the kind of enthusiasm normally reserved for bids to host the Olympics.
I don’t think she’s the perfect candidate. But I’m inspired by her willingness to fight back.
With a government shutdown looming, the House planned to vote Thursday on a spending bill that would avert a crisis. But President Trump upended the G.O.P. strategy.
The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.
The biggest increases have come from some groups who in the past were far less likely to have babies: highly educated women, those over 40, and women who have never been married.
The Trump administration announced a new “conscience and religious freedom” office to protect health workers who oppose abortion, sex-changes and some contraception.
Thursday: A change at the top of the High-Speed Rail Authority, Apple’s huge tax payment, lucky escapes in Montecito, Silicon Valley’s foreign workers and finally tech bus attacks.
A water crisis — whether caused by nature, human mismanagement, or both — can be an early warning signal of conflict ahead. Iran is the latest example.
Virtual reality, long-promised, is finally gaining traction in New York video boutiques. But is there more to VR than just games?
The virus is widespread, and the vaccine is a poor match. But while some areas are hit hard, others have been spared, and deaths are not unusually common this season.
Bartlett Sher’s staging of “L’Elisir d’Amore” features Pretty Yende, who will take on an even more demanding role at the Met in April.
In her first sit-down interview, Ms. Farrow accused her father, Woody Allen, of molestation in a conversation with “CBS This Morning.”
Jump scares and monsters: Those are the hallmarks of seminal horror, and the label should be a badge of honor, not something to shun at awards time.
The Astronomical Clock in Prague has been taken apart for maintenance. The city’s clock master has until August to finish restoring it.
The successful trial of a long-range rocket capable of transporting nuclear weapons puts major cities like Shanghai within reach.
The country reported higher annual growth, but implausibly smooth numbers prompt experts to look for other ways to assess the world’s No. 2 economy.
In an early morning tweet, President Trump contradicted his chief of staff and said his position on building a wall between the United States and Mexico had not “evolved.”
The movie thinks it’s saying something profound about human nature and America. But really, it’s off key about so many things.
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