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U.S.C. to Issue Honorary Degrees to Displaced Japanese Students
Jonathan Kaji, former president of the Asian Pacific Alumni Association at the University of Southern California, has been pushing the school to apologize for its treatment of its Nisei students since 2007.
Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny tackle nuclear war and diplomacy in new crime novel
Louise Penny (left), a best-selling author, and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, paired up to write State of Terror, a new novel that they say is meant to serve as a cautionary tale.
Why Hasn't the New York Times Made Ben Smith Sell His BuzzFeed Options Yet?
On Sept. 26, New York Times media columnist Ben Smith broke a big story.
A Racial Disparity in Schizophrenia Diagnoses in Nursing Homes
Diagnoses for the disorder have soared in the past decade, driven in part by a loophole in regulations. A new study shows the impact has been more severe for Black Americans.
Freehand Hotel's Star Restaurant Simon & the Whale Sinks - and More Closings
More than one year after New York's first indoor dining shutdown, restaurants and bars continue to close their doors.
Cambridge college to return statue looted by British colonialists
A Cambridge college is to return an antique statue to Nigeria, over 120 years after it was looted by British colonial forces.
Shareholder Democracy Is Getting Bigger Trial Runs
Fund investors are rarely asked what concerns them or how they'd vote. But now, several measures aim to do that. Still, it's just a start, our columnist says.
Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze
A Cambridge college is to become the first British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria later this month in what has been described as "a historic moment".
Deadly Clashes in Beirut Escalate Fears Over Lebanon's Dysfunction
The fighting further traumatized the small Mediterranean country, a patchwork of sects that has tumbled into an abyss of devastating political and economic crises.
F.D.A. panel approves Moderna vaccine boosters for high-risk Americans
Following the steps taken for the Pfizer vaccine, a federal committee on Thursday voted to offer the Moderna vaccine booster to people who are at highest risk of serious COVID-19 disease because of their age, underlying health conditions or who have a high risk of viral exposure where they work or live.