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LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama read “Mean Tweets” on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, but he was unfazed. After enduring the routine — in which celebrities read hostile Twitter comments about...
Thomas Piketty, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award in nonfiction for “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” spoke to business and economics correspondent Paul Solomon for a story in May. Tonight, the winners of this year’s...
A Washington Post report says that local and state governments are spending less money per pupil than in richer districts. Photo by Fuse/Getty Images Poor children generally find themselves with heavier needs as opposed to other students when...
Illustration of improved Large Hadron Collider in preparation for its second season. Illustration by Daniel Dominguez, Maximilien Brice and Cinzia De Melis/CERN After two years of upgrades and repairs, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Geneva,...
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