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‘Fallout,’ by Sadie Jones, and More

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‘Fallout,’ by Sadie Jones, and More
Anger, anguish, infidelity and the limits of wealth are among the themes explored in six new novels this month.
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Music Review: Makoto Ozone Plays With the New York Philharmonic

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Music Review: Makoto Ozone Plays With the New York Philharmonic
The New York Philharmonic played a Gershwin and Bernstein program featuring the pianist Makoto Ozone at Avery Fisher Hall.
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Undersea explorer Bob Ballard elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Undersea explorer Bob Ballard elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences
Oceanographer who discovered the wreck of the Titanic named to the new class of the Academy, alongside Al Pacino Continue reading...

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Sound Book,’ by Trevor Cox

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Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Sound Book,’ by Trevor Cox
In “The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World,” Trevor Cox makes the case for more mindful listening with all kinds of sound.
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Critic’s Notebook: Growlers Finding a Refuge in Dance

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Critic’s Notebook: Growlers Finding a Refuge in Dance
Rappers with rough voices, like Lil Jon and Waka Flocka Flame, are increasingly finding dance music to be far more hospitable than hip-hop.
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In Haddonfield, 'diving into history, and learning about nature'

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HADDONFIELD Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1862-1952), the globe-trotting amateur naturalist from Haddonfield, shared his findings with his hometown and the world.

Transportation firm quits Philadelphia School District over loss of trust

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A consultant managing the Philadelphia School District’s transportation department - frustrated by what a source labeled “overtime abuse” by drivers and others - is pulling ... more

The Learning Network: Do You Support Affirmative Action in College Admissions?

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The Learning Network: Do You Support Affirmative Action in College Admissions?
Should public universities be allowed to use race and ethnicity as factors in deciding who is admitted?

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Equipped to Dive, Students Make Aquarium Their Classroom

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When have you had an interesting internship? Would you want to specialize in professional diving in high school if you had the opportunity?

The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, April 24, 2014

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Can you choose the word pair that best completes the sentences from the article?

Bikini-clad Gisele Bündchen stars in new H&M campaign

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Bikini-clad Gisele Bündchen stars in new H&M campaign
The first image from the new H&M Summer campaign was uploaded to the Brazilian supermodel's Facebook page on Wednesday, April 23. Wearing a skimpy swimsuit, ... more

Motherlode Blog: Working-Class Fathers Shouldn’t Be So Easily Dismissed

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Motherlode Blog: Working-Class Fathers Shouldn’t Be So Easily Dismissed
Single motherhood may be a rational economic choice for working-class women, but it’s a choice based on limited options with consequences for the mothers, fathers ... more

Charles James and Me

published about 12 hours ago
Charles James and Me
Four decades ago, a memorable night wearing a gown that will soon be seen by thousands.

The Next Big Thing in Fashion? Big Things

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The Next Big Thing in Fashion? Big Things
Huge silhouettes bring to mind giant lizards without predators or monarchs without a clue.

At the Met Gala, a Strict Dress Code

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At the Met Gala, a Strict Dress Code
Anna Wintour puts out the call for full evening attire.

Table Talk

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Lolita's back, with a bar Ten years ago this month, Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney popped open the door of Lolita, a Mexican BYOB on ... more

Obama’s First Order of Business in Tokyo: Sushi From the Master

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Obama’s First Order of Business in Tokyo: Sushi From the Master
President Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro, whose chef was featured in a documentary, “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”

Against the Grain

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Against the Grain
Artisanal baking goes renegade, combining snail-pace, primordial techniques with a cutting-edge approach.

Critic’s Notebook: Let’s Start With Bread and Water

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Critic’s Notebook: Let’s Start With Bread and Water
At many restaurants, what once was free now must be requested. This must change.

Tartine’s Country Bread: Be Patient, Perfection Is Near

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Tartine’s Country Bread: Be Patient, Perfection Is Near
Chad Robertson’s recipe has reached cult status among passionate home bakers.

Shopping With Joey Roth: Japanese Design: Conflict in the Far East

published about 11 hours ago
You expect it to be simple, but there’s a “crazed energy,” too.

Currents: Shows: Jewish Designers and Modernism

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Currents: Shows: Jewish Designers and Modernism
A San Francisco exhibition looks at the relationship of 34 famous Jewish designers and architects to the most important aesthetic movement of the 20th century.

Deals: Discounts at Gretel Home, John Robshaw, A+R and Miraval

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Deals: Discounts at Gretel Home, John Robshaw, A+R and Miraval
Deals on kitchenware, lamps and pillows.

Rugs: A Star Awaits Its Applause

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Rugs: A Star Awaits Its Applause
David Rockwell’s latest theatrical gesture is a luminous design for the Rug Company.

Events: Embellishments With a Serious Goal

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Events: Embellishments With a Serious Goal
Housing Works’ annual benefit, Design on a Dime, opens Friday.

Dog Bathroom Unveiled at Detroit Airport

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The dog rest area, intended for service dogs in transit, includes fake hydrants and a lawn with sprinklers.

Mountain of Danger: Climate Change Could Make Everest Even Riskier

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Mountain of Danger: Climate Change Could Make Everest Even Riskier
NEW DELHI -- Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer ... more

Sherpas and Climbers Leave Everest After Tragedy

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Sherpas and Climbers Leave Everest After Tragedy
As the fate of Mount Everest climbing season remained up in the air Wednesday with scores of Sherpas walking off the job, climbers and expedition ... more

California Mom and TSA Settle Breast Milk Lawsuit for $75,000

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California Mom and TSA Settle Breast Milk Lawsuit for $75,000
Sometimes it pays to cry over spilled milk.A California mom who was held at an Arizona airport four years ago after an argument with TSA ... more

Personal Journeys: All Aboard the Orient Local

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Personal Journeys: All Aboard the Orient Local
Constructing a contemporary version of the old Orient Express route through Europe, the author cuts across the Continent, encountering a variety of personalities along the ... more