The facilities created a culture of escapism that persisted even as the world around them changed forever.
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Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.
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Torin Yater-Wallace, a 22-year-old from Colorado, has spent much of the last few years recovering from a devastating run of injuries and other health woes.
Many people do not understand how hard it is for homeless families to enter into New York’s shelter system and how difficult it is to get out.
Iran is training thousands of militiamen in Syria and deploying drones and precision weapons. Its goal, say analysts: a united front in any war with Israel.
Recruited primarily from Canada and the United States, they take a particular pride in making sure the ice is just right. The Olympics “are not a place to train people.”
A food scientist tries to convert ideas for enticing flavors into products that don’t contain too many calories and grams of sugar. That balance can be tricky.
The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”
A better-not-to-know approach in the White House allowed the Rob Porter problem to fester and raises questions about whether officials are capable of creating a better system.