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Exclusive First Look: This Is Elsa on Once Upon a Time

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Exclusive First Look: This Is Elsa on Once Upon a Time
Get a glimpse at the Frozen ice queen's small-screen incarnation

Ford Nets $1.3 Billion After Russia Write-off; Solid Results In A Challenging Year

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Big model launches coming later this year are tamping down profits

Mick Jagger on James Brown: “I Copied All His Moves”

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Mick Jagger on James Brown: “I Copied All His Moves”
The legendary rocker talks about the soul king's impact on his life and career

Meet the First Viral Snapchat Stars

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Meet the First Viral Snapchat Stars
The secret to how some Snapchatters earn $100,000 for a week's work and stand out in a medium that is all about disappearing

Study Finds More Than 100 Spots In The Human Genome Linked To Schizophrenia

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Study Finds More Than 100 Spots In The Human Genome Linked To Schizophrenia
Researchers have uncovered more than 100 genetic markers linked to developing schizophrenia – and it turns out that most of us have between 20 to 30 of them.


New plan on student-loan defaults eases repayment

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Once out of prison, some inmates feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks.

Schools chief in Delco is honored

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Last year, Jim Capolupo was thrilled simply to be one of five finalists competing for the title of national superintendent of the year. For the ... more

How to take your student show to Edinburgh Fringe

published about 3 hours ago
How to take your student show to Edinburgh Fringe
Want to see your show at the festival in Edinburgh next year? Read the advice of a student who's going this year Continue reading...

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Upheavals Around the World Challenge Obama and U.S. Foreign Policy

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How is U.S. foreign policy being challenged as crises escalate in countries around the world?

How are teachers relaxing over the summer holidays? Share your pictures

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How are teachers relaxing over the summer holidays? Share your pictures
We'd like to hear from teachers across the country about how you plan on recharging your batteries over the school holidays Continue reading...

Cruise passengers call for stricter government oversight of industry

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Cruise passengers call for stricter government oversight of industry
Angry former cruise ship passengers, including one who said she was raped by a ship employee and a woman who blamed inadequate shipboard medical care ... more

Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

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Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast
Blue whales cluster for long periods in the busy shipping lanes off the California coast, according to a new study that raises concern about collisions between ... more

FDA approves new opioid pain reliever designed to be hard to abuse

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FDA approves new opioid pain reliever designed to be hard to abuse
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new form of the powerful and controversial pain reliever OxyContin that is designed to be more resistant ... more

Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis

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Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis
Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship ... more

World crises drown out Obama's economic message for midterm election

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World crises drown out Obama's economic message for midterm election
As President Obama delivered a pitch to donors at a Democratic fundraiser Tuesday night, events forced him to change a key piece of his by ... more

Eat: A Chinese Caesar Salad With Umami

published about 20 hours ago
Eat: A Chinese Caesar Salad With Umami
Mission Chinese Food’s interpretation on a classic owes more to Japan than Caesar.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: French Food Goes Down

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: French Food Goes Down
Slapping a “homemade” label onto menus isn’t going to reverse a sad trend.

Restaurant Review: Racines NY in TriBeCa

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Restaurant Review: Racines NY in TriBeCa
Dinner and drinks at this TriBeCa “neo-bistro” come as close as anything in Manhattan to the flavors of Paris today.

Letter From Paris: The French Ask, What Is ‘House-Made’?

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Letter From Paris: The French Ask, What Is ‘House-Made’?
A law intended to help restaurant diners know what was made in house is off to a rocky start.

Front Burner: Pizza to Go, and on the Go

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Front Burner: Pizza to Go, and on the Go
Michele Iuliano has devised a wood-burning pizza cart that is stationed in different locations around the city.

Currents: Deals: Discounts at Desiron, Frederick P. Victoria & Son and Aero

published about 12 hours ago
Currents: Deals: Discounts at Desiron, Frederick P. Victoria & Son and Aero
Sales on furniture and lighting.

Currents: Decor: Horns of Plenty

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Currents: Decor: Horns of Plenty
From Unitfive Design in Toronto, a trophy stag that you don’t have to bag.

Currents: Q&A: So Down-to-Earth, You Could Spend Time Haggling

published about 12 hours ago
Currents: Q&A: So Down-to-Earth, You Could Spend Time Haggling
Sean Naftel of the artist duo Attenborough-Naftel on their latest work: a yard sale in a Chelsea gallery.

Currents: Furniture: A Virtual Collective of New York Designers

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Currents: Furniture: A Virtual Collective of New York Designers
WorkOf.com features the goods of some 60 furniture makers, many from Brooklyn.

Currents: Textiles: The Maya Decorators Had It Tough

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Currents: Textiles: The Maya Decorators Had It Tough
Grain’s latest textiles — and the pillows made from them — show off the weaving traditions of their Guatemalan makers.

Commercial Jet Carrying 116 People Vanishes Over West Africa

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Commercial Jet Carrying 116 People Vanishes Over West Africa
Aviation authorities reportedly lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft that had been chartered by Spain's Swiftair about 50 minutes after takeoff.

Commercial Jet Carrying 116 People Vanishes From Radar

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Commercial Jet Carrying 116 People Vanishes From Radar
Aviation authorities reportedly lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft that had been chartered by Spain's Swiftair about 50 minutes after takeoff.

Commercial Jet Vanishes From Radar: Report

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Algerian aviation authorities reportedly lost contact with the Air Algerie aircraft about 50 minutes after takeoff.

FAA Lifts Ban on U.S. Airline Flights to Israel

published about 7 hours ago
FAA Lifts Ban on U.S. Airline Flights to Israel
The FAA said it made the decision after reviewing steps the Israeli government was taking to mitigate risks to civilian aircraft.

Family forced off Southwest Airlines flight after tweeting a complaint

published about 11 hours ago
Family forced off Southwest Airlines flight after tweeting a complaint
A Minneapolis family was asked to get off a Southwest Airlines flight in Colorado because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline’s ... more