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The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App

There was no comment from Mr. Hurley’s lawyer. The lawsuit was just the latest twist in the rocky road the messaging app has traveled in its short life. Continue reading the main story In March 2014, a school in Massachusetts evacuated its students twice after Yik-Yak-based bomb threats, and during the same month, a high school in California was put ...

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A Football Coach’s Struggle With C.T.E. — and a Guilty Conscience

At first, he scoffed when his wife suggested that he donate his brain for C.T.E. testing, saying “‘I’m going to donate my brain just to prove you wrong,’” Maura Horton said. Affliction, and Opportunity Over time, however, as more neurological functions began to fail, Horton, in quiet moments at home, accepted that he could have C.T.E. and that it might ...

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At Bay Area Restaurant, Roadside Food With a California Accent

Photo Though Dad’s Luncheonette in Half Moon Bay, Calif., occupies an old train caboose, there is no indoor seating. Credit Dad’s Luncheonette Step up to the counter at Dad’s Luncheonette, and two things immediately become apparent. First, the restaurant is an old train caboose, with no indoor seating. Second, the man who descends from the caboose every few minutes to ...

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Jared Kushner’s Beleaguered Tenants – The New York Times

Photo Jared Kushner at the White House this month. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times “Community organizer” is a bully boy taunt for President Trump. “Bibi was an IDF Special Forces commando, while Obama was a community organizer,” Mr. Trump tweeted about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in 2014. And, earlier that year: “America is at a great disadvantage. ...

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During Ramadan, Home Cooks Shine

“When everyone’s standing around, picking from the same platter, suddenly you get a surge of energy,” said Malika Ameen, 42, a cookbook author and pastry chef. “Everyone is chatty and smiling with the anticipation of dinner.” Continue reading the main story Ms. Ameen’s father immigrated to the United States from Pakistan in the 1960s. She grew up in Chicago, where ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Great American Road Trip

“As I’ve traveled around, I’ve sat with children in juvenile detention and opioid addicts, who told me their lives could have turned out differently if they just had something to do, an after-school program or somewhere to go,” said Mr. Zuckerberg, who also received an honorary doctoral degree at the ceremony. “I’ve met factory workers who know their old jobs ...

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How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?

Photo Credit Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Q. Some wineries add sugar to dry red wines after fermentation so that they taste “smoother” to the American palate. How can I find out how much sugar is in what I am drinking? A. To find out how much sugar might have been added to a given wine, your best bet may ...

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Film Series in NYC This Week

Photo Masahiko Shimazu plays one of a pair of brothers who needle their parents to buy a television for the family in Yasujiro Ozu’s “Good Morning,” showing at the Metrograph as part of an Ozu retrospective. See listing below. Credit Janus Films Our guide to film series and special screenings. All our movie reviews are at nytimes.com/reviews/movies. ‘THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS’ ...

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The Second Biggest Fashion Show in Cannes

“We had to fight with the embassy to get him here,” Mr. Plein said before the show, lounging in his silver and white living room, wearing a Philipp Plein white T-shirt with a neon green dollar sign as the logo, drooping faded Philipp Plein jeans and white Philipp Plein sneakers tagged by the graffiti artist Alec Monopoly. Mr. Plein was ...

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Britain Hopes for a New Chapter at the America’s Cup

Despite five well-financed challenges from 1899 to 1930, Lipton never won the Cup, which in his era was one of the premier sporting events. Lipton won plenty of admirers on both sides of the Atlantic as a gallant loser, but he has come to embody Britain’s 166-year history of frustration in the Cup. Continue reading the main story Though it ...

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