[NyTimes] : "Sports fans were glued to it during the Super Bowl. Millions used it to track American election night results. In the morning, the president of the United States sends a daily missive in the form of a tweetstorm.<p>“You don't go a day without hearing about Twitter,” Jack Dorsey, the company's chief …"
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[NyTimes] : "Fact-based journalism is a ridiculous, tautological phrase. It's like talking about oxygen-based human life. There is no other kind. Facts are journalism's foundation; the pursuit of them, without fear or favor, is its main objective.<p>But in this time of President Trump's almost daily “fake news” …"
[NyTimes] : "In the hours after Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, was silenced by her Republican colleagues for “impugning” a fellow senator by reading aloud a letter Coretta Scott King had written that was critical of Jeff Sessions, Republican of Alabama (later confirmed as attorney …"
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[NyTimes] : "The fish-scale gecko has a freaky way of eluding danger. When snatched by an attacker, it rips off its scales and skin so it can slip away unscathed. Basically, it streaks to survive.<p>“It looks like a fish until you grab it, and then it looks like a naked chicken breast,” said Mark D. Scherz, a …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Intel, the world's largest computer chip manufacturer, will invest $7 billion to build a new factory in Arizona, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday after meeting with President Trump in the White House.<p>The factory, which will complement two other factories that Intel …"
[NyTimes] : "Last week, employees at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls got very clear instructions about where to put signs for Ivanka Trump products: in the garbage.<p>The TJX Companies, the retailers' parent company, told employees not to display Ivanka Trump merchandise separately and to throw away Ivanka Trump signs, …"
[NyTimes] : "Adele and Beyoncé, should you happen to read this, consider including the following name in your acceptance speeches on Grammy night: John Billings. He's not an engineer, producer or video director. But he has had a hand in every Grammy — literally — for the past four decades.<p>Known as “the Grammy …"
[NyTimes] : "PARIS — First it was the Netherlands. After President Trump vowed to put “American first,” a Dutch television show made a satirical case for why the president should consider its country second.<p>Now, the race for runner-up has spread. Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Portugal and …"
[NyTimes] : "THE NEW YORK TIMES has a reputation for impeccable editing. Not just because it can turn one particular story into a showpiece, but because it achieves a high level of consistency and polish across its entire report. It's part of what readers pay for, and what they've come to expect.<p>Its editing …"
[NyTimes] : "Standing in front of his 85-foot glass-tile infinity pool overlooking Los Angeles, Bruce Makowsky unveils the centerpiece of the most expensive new home for sale in America.<p>“You ready for the best view?” he asks. A staff member touches an iPad, and a 20-foot 4K-resolution television mounted on a …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — So now we're getting the crazy straight up.<p>The Doomsday Clock is ticking faster, the resistance is growing, and teetotaler Donald Trump already seems drunk with power.<p>He's got the role of his life and he's casting his show: Steve Bannon is his Roy Cohn, the combative hammer and …"
[NyTimes] : "They called him the Beast.<p>David Fajgenbaum was the fittest of his friends at the University of Pennsylvania's medical school, a 6-foot-3 gym addict and former quarterback at Georgetown. His mammoth hands seemed more suited to spiraling footballs than the fine fingerwork a doctor-in-training might …"