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State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World

Advertisement My wife and I were just settling into bed one night when Alexa, the other woman in my life, decided to make herself heard. Without being summoned, the Amazon Echo Dot at my bedside — one of the half-dozen ...

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Ja Rule calls NYCHA’s conditions ‘third world’ at rally

NYCHA’s NOT always there when you call — so rapper Ja Rule joined city pols to turn up the heat on the failing housing agency. “The mayor, the governor, they should all be ashamed of themselves. These are Americans, New ...

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‘In the Body of the World’ review: Eve Ensler’s solo howl

Author and activist Eve Ensler doesn’t tiptoe around a topic. She doesn’t mince words. That unblinking, even brutal, bluntness is a strength in her solo play “In the Body of the World,” at Manhattan Theatre Club and based on her ...

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Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II

Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Described as one of the darkest times in U.S. history, the government incacerated 120,000 citizens and legal residents during World War II. The prisoners only “crime” was their Japanese ancestry. In an ...

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Ancient ‘crayon’ suggests colorful prehistoric world

A newly discovered 10,000-year-old “crayon” may have helped prehistoric ancestors color their world, according to archaeologists at the University of York in England. The crayon-like tool comprised of reddish ocher, a natural mineral pigment, measures 22-mm long (not quite an ...

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This cute baby hippo is just one new reason to visit Disney World

Your next trip to Disney World can feel like your first. The Imagineers at Disney are constantly dreaming up fresh ways for guests to experience the colossal company’s theme parks around the world. That means new attractions, hotel additions, and ...

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Sports world reacts to sentencing of Larry Nassar

After seven days of testimony from more than 160 victims, Larry Nassar was finally sentenced to 175 years in prison on charges of sexual assault. The former U.S. Olympics Gymnastics doctor was told Tuesday by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, “I just ...

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Dolly Parton earns two Guinness World Records

Dolly Parton is now the best in the world — twice. The legendary country singer earned two Guinness World Records, one for most decades with a Top 20 hit on the US Country Songs chart, and another for the most ...

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Yankees, World Series favorites, love being the hated Evil Empire

The world champion Astros are young and deep enough to make the case they’ll be better next season than they were in winning it all in 2017, especially after adding Gerrit Cole to their powerhouse starting rotation. Yet in Las ...

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Pope Francis fears the world is on the brink of nuclear war

Pope Francis shared his fears that the world was on the brink of a nuclear war two days after Hawaiians were mistakenly sent alerts of an impending missile strike. Francis, speaking to reporters before his visit to Chile and Peru, ...

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