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With Splendor and Saints, Hispanic Society Shows Its Treasures

This gem of a museum in Upper Manhattan has reopened with an operatic eye-filler of religious sculptures we’re just learning to appreciate.

Suspect Is Charged in Killing of British M.P.

Police in Britain announced murder charges against 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali of North London in the killing of David Amess, a member of Parliament who was stabbed in the town of Southend while he was meeting with constituents.

Jeannette Altwegg obituary

Last British woman to win an individual ice-skating gold medal at the Winter Olympics

Jeannette Altwegg, who has died aged 90, was the last British woman to win an Olympic individual ice-skating gold medal – at the 1952 Winter Games in Oslo. Her rare and celebrated triumph, at the age of 21, would normally have led to a lucrative professional career – or at least another couple of tilts at the Olympics as an amateur. But in fact Altwegg opted shortly afterwards to leave skating altogether, taking up a domestic position at a home for child refugees in Switzerland before getting married and raising four children. When she unexpectedly came back into the public eye in 2011, she explained unapologetically that “my family has been, and is, my career”.

However, Altwegg also revealed that injury had played a part in her disappearance. “I messed up my knee in my last year of competing and at that time they were not able to operate on it as they are now,” she said. “In a way it’s good to stop when you’re at your peak. It’s nice that you don’t go on and on.”

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Robot artist Ai-Da released by Egyptian border guards

Authorities, who held the robot for 10 days, feared that it may have been hiding covert spy tools.

Natural habitats of 30 cities around the world at risk due to ‘coastal hardening’, study suggests

Researchers estimate 1m sq km of seascape globally has been modified by coastal structures which bring in invasive species and damage habitat

Artificial structures have replaced more than half of the coastline of 30 cities around the world, according to new research suggesting coastal infrastructure will have a significant ecological impact if not well managed.

“Coastal hardening” – replacing natural coastal habitats with seawalls, breakwalls, wharves and other structures – is “consistently extensive” across cities in North America, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, finds a study published on Friday.

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New rose named after one of UK’s first documented black gardeners

John Ystumllyn was abducted from west Africa in 1746 and taken to Gwynedd, north Wales

One of Britain’s first known black gardeners has been honoured with a rose named after him in celebration of his life.

John Ystumllyn, whose original name is unknown, was abducted as an eight-year-old boy in west Africa around 1746 and taken to Gwynedd, north Wales.

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U.S. agrees to drop tariffs on countries that imposed digital services taxes as a global tax...

The agreement comes as more than 130 countries agreed this month to an overhaul of the international tax system that will see nations adopt a global minimum tax of 15 percent.

Elizabeth Warren asks the Fed to release its March 2020 ethics warning regarding trading.

Ms. Warren, a Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, asked the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors to release an email sent to reserve banks.

Amazon sees fresh push to unionise in New York

Warehouse workers in Staten Island hope to organise, in the latest labour push at the firm.

Haunted Houses Need to Terrify You More Than Ever This Halloween

Many haunted attractions, typically a financially lucrative business, were devastated by the 2020 season. This year, they’re hoping to rebound through your frights and screams.

CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters

The CDC said the most common side effects people reported after getting Covid vaccine boosters included pain at the injection site, fatigue, fever and headache.

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1 in 5 gig drivers got unemployment benefits at pandemic peak

About 19% of drivers for online ride-hailing and food-delivery platforms were collecting jobless aid in July 2020, more than other groups, according to a report.

Goldman Sachs wants to build an investor-friendly SPAC business following market bust

Nuclear measurement and analytics company Mirion Technologies started trading on New York Stock Exchange after merging with GS Acquisition Holdings Corp. II.

WeWork prepares to go public through SPAC merger after botched IPO

The office-leasing company halted initial plans for an IPO in 2019 after investors raised concerns over its business model and then-CEO Adam Neumann.

'Plenty of worry in the market,' but this chart suggests the bulls will prevail

Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus, a long-term bull, lists near-term risks that could dampen Wall Street's appetite for stocks.

Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum: Money & Investing

From full finance systems such as Carbon Trading, to specific and new asset classes like Green Bonds, the choice on where to put your cash has never been greater.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Judi Love to miss this week's show with Covid-19

The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.

Ruby Rose alleges unsafe working conditions on 'Batwoman' set

Ruby Rose says unsafe working conditions and a toxic culture on the CW series "Batwoman" led to their departure from the show in 2020.

'Insecure's' Yvonne Orji is going to miss Molly too

Yvonne Orji has some words of wisdom for the character she plays for the upcoming fifth and final season of "Insecure."

Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn't know we needed

What's the relationship status when you swap Twitter avis?

Cara Delevingne's father suggests she was named after in-flight magazine

Origin stories are a powerful part of celebrity culture that can help fans identify with the stars.

Ruby Rose: Warner Bros hits back at Batwoman claims

The actress claimed in her Instagram story that there were poor working conditions on the show.

Bill Turnbull: Classic FM presenter steps back from radio show for health reasons

The former BBC Breakfast host has said "the road has been a bit bumpy recently".

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Review: At the Philharmonic, Contemporary Is King for a Week

Music by Missy Mazzoli, Anthony Davis and John Adams was conducted by Dalia Stasevska, in her debut with the orchestra.

‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ Review: Still Under Warranty

This animated feature, with Zach Galifianakis voicing a malfunctioning robot, sends up technology addiction with a decent amount of wit.

Art Institute of Chicago Ends a Docent Program, and Sets Off a Backlash

The museum’s decision to replace its program for volunteer educators with one that “responds to issues of class and income equity” has drawn criticism.

The Many Styles of Emma Amos, and Her Drive to Get Free

The artist, who died last year, used collage and fabric to break out of painting’s confines. Now her works are on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

‘No Future’ Review: On a Downward Spiral

A recovering addict and a grieving mother follow a self-destructive path in this bleak, understated drama.

What to Do for Halloween in New York City

The Village Halloween Parade is back. Haunted houses have reopened. And we’ve rounded up movies that are not-so scary or are downright horrifying.

Classic Crime Novels That Still Thrill Today

Here’s how we reviewed now-famous mysteries by the likes of Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy Sayers, Dashiell Hammett and more.

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Magic Johnson, le business, la NBA, les Lakers et LeBron

Johnson prédit le nom des prochaines grandes équipes rivales au sein de la N.B.A, et évoque son seul regret du temps où il dirigeait les Los Angeles Lakers.

Kicks Beat Celtics in Opener in Double Overtime

A double-overtime thriller against the Boston Celtics in the season opener had 11 lead changes and 10 ties.

ALCS: Can the Red Sox Get Back on Track?

A pair of ugly losses in a row has Boston reeling. But as the A.L.C.S. shifts to Houston, the Red Sox are buoyed by the idea that they have overcome worse deficits in the past.

Tom Brady congratulates Aaron Rodgers for becoming 'shareholder of the Bears' after celebration...

Tom Brady congratulated Aaron Rodgers for becoming a "shareholder of the Bears" after the Green Bay Packers quarterback's celebration in which he could be heard saying he "owned" the Chicago team.

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Parents, Will You Vaccinate Your Children for Covid?

Tell us whether you plan to have your children immunized and what factors led to your decision.

Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security

Intelligence and defense agencies issued reports warning that the warming planet will increase strife between countries and spur migration.

Fearsome Dinosaur That Stalked Australia Was a Timid Plant Eater

A new analysis of fossilized footprints corrects what earlier scientists mistook for a very early carnivore in the dinosaur era.

Orion: Nasa's Moon-ship is attached to SLS megarocket

Nasa's next-generation spaceship is attached to the rocket that will return people to the Moon.

South Korea’s First Homemade Rocket Launch Declared a Partial Success

The country, which aspires to be a leader in space technology, says it has plans to land an uncrewed craft on the moon by 2030.

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Why the Cable Company Is Selling TVs

It all comes down to having power over what Americans watch and how.

Amazon launches in-store pickup option for items from local businesses

Sellers can offer in-store pickup and fast local delivery to Amazon shoppers who live near the merchant's brick-and-mortar stores.

British entrepreneur sells company to Twitter

Nick D'Aloisio previously sold an app to Yahoo when he was only 17 years old.

Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island to file for union election

Should the NLRB approve their request, it would kick off the second unionization vote at an Amazon warehouse in less than a year.

Blacklisted Chinese tech giant Huawei paid Tony Podesta $500,000 to lobby the White House

Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, paid veteran Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta $500,000 to lobby the White House during the third quarter.

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