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Nationals’ Harper Hits Sixth Homer in His Past Three Games, Beating the Braves

Photo Washington’s Bryce Harper hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning against Atlanta. Credit Tommy Gilligan/USA Today Sports, via Reuters Bryce Harper did it again, extending his remarkable homer streak with a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning on Saturday that sent the Washington Nationals over the visiting Atlanta Braves, 8-6. Harper homered for ...

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Life Among the Leopards

In the ancient hills of Jawai in northwest India, locals and big cats have peacefully coexisted for centuries like nowhere else in the world. As safarigoers arrive to experience the unique environment, can the harmony last? Photo An elderly priest descending to Perwa village from a temple devoted to Lord Shiva on Perwa Hill where he lives, one of the ...

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Russia Shows Off Ordnance in Victory Day Parade

Photo On the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany, Russia held its largest military parade since the fall of the Soviet Union. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images MOSCOW — Russia showed off new machines of war, including a highly sophisticated tank, on Saturday in the annual Victory Day military parade through Red Square that marks the ...

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An App That Helps Drivers Earn the Most From Their Trips

Photo Carlos Silva, a driver for ride-hailing services in the San Francisco area, said, “Since I started using Sherpa, with a tap I can see detailed information on how I am doing, how much I’m making.” Credit Carlos Chavarra for The New York Times When Steve Smith began driving for Uber and Lyft several months ago, he concentrated on picking ...

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Liberia Conquers Ebola, but Faces a Crisis of Faith

Photo Worshipers at United God Is Our Light Pentecostal church in Monrovia, Liberia. After an Ebola patient was brought for a healing last year, eight congregants died. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times MONROVIA, Liberia — It decimated hospitals, schools, families, fortunes and, for many, even their faith. Now, it is officially over. The Ebola outbreak has ended ...

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Review: ‘The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’

Continue reading the main story Video Trailer: ‘The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’ A 100-year-old man decides it is not too late to start over. By Music Box Films on Publish Date April 4, 2015. Photo by Music Box Films. The film genre that might be called Old People Behaving Hilariously gets an appealing new entry ...

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Bill Cunningham | Spring Luncheon – NYTimes.com

Continue reading the main story Video Bill Cunningham | Spring Luncheon At the annual event, dress and jacket in blue were favored, as was a dress with a princess line and a flower pattern. By Joanna Nikas on Publish Date May 8, 2015. 1,400 people attended the Frederick Law Olmsted awards luncheon in Central Park, raising $3.6 million. The event ...

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Derrick Rose’s Buzzer-Beater Gives Bulls a Pivotal Win Over the Cavaliers

Photo Teammates hoisted Derrick Rose, second from left, after his game-winning shot against the Cavaliers on Friday. Credit David Banks/USA Today Sports, via Reuters CHICAGO — As a sustained, deafening roar filled the United Center late Friday night, Derrick Rose jogged the length of the court to the Chicago Bulls’ bench, did a 180-degree leap into the arms of Joakim Noah ...

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Airport Security Advances Clash With Privacy Issues

Photo Prof. Octavia Camps, of Northeastern University in Boston, showed technology that tracks people going into restricted areas at airports. Credit Charlie Mahoney for The New York Times BOSTON — At a mock airport in an underground laboratory here at Northeastern University, students pretending to be passengers head through a security exit in the right direction, while a young man ...

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