Saturday, September 5, 2015

Primo Levi’s defiant humanism

Study finds retirement is good for you

Black Mass: Is Johnny Depp a hit?

BBC - Capital - Weird reasons for being 'out of office'

Welcome to Quantitative Tightening as $12 Trillion Reserves Fall

The U.S. Job Market Just Hit Another Milestone

Don't Use These Lame Acronyms If You Don't Want to Get Nabbed by the Feds

The Refugee Crisis Isn’t a ‘European Problem’

Former Chronicle music critic Robert Commanday dies

Expect lots of cheap shots in the race for mayor of SF

What have Bush and Clinton learned from voters’ attraction to the outsiders?

Insurers seek double-digit rate hikes for 2016, report finds

At Keleti station in Budapest, the refugees could wait no longer

Foreign Journalists Under Fire

Your Next Lesson: White Bordeaux

Startups Dash Into Hot Data-Storage Sector

Fear stalks Burundi as besieged regime turns to torture

Are nukes Competitive?

Garbage and Mattresses

Flüchtlinge Budapest
Zwischen Müll und Matratzen

Seoul shares forecast to seesaw amid global uncertainties


Renovation at Javits Center Alleviates Hazard for Manhattan’s Birds

Lobster rolls and 'HoJo-style' clams at Catch & Release

Garlic & Chives offers Vietnamese cooking with some surprising twists

Ken Burns' 'Civil War' returns to PBS amid a national debate over race

How long until America's newest baby panda is actually cute?

The FBI spied Gabriel García Márquez

Heavy fighting at key Syria town

Oregon judge refuses to perform same-sex marriages

The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures

Kos: the Greek island where refugees and tourists share the same beaches

Whistleblower pans Russia for approach to internet and homosexuality

Left ready to seize Labour economy jobs

Twyla Tharp’s Troupe Prepares for a Milestone Tour

Europe’s Fragmented Response to the Refugee Crisis: Three Charts

G-20 Countries Vow to Refrain From Currency Depreciation

Think Like a Doctor: The Quarterback’s Headache

Migrants reach Munich after ordeal

Japan reopens radiation-hit town

The Narcissist in Chief

The West Village: Bohemian Past, Lofty Prices

‘The Hotel Years,’ by Joseph Roth

The Swedish Museum That BabyBjörn Built

Building for Future, Ithaca Remakes Town Square

Storms Come Up Short on Drought Relief for Caribbean, Florida

At West Point, Annual Pillow Fight Gets Weaponized

Must You Know Scotch Lingo to Enjoy a Single Malt?

The Racial Reality of Policing

The Racial Reality of Policing
Looking at the problem from the other side.

G-20 Wrestles Currency Tension as Zhou Says Bubble Has Burst

A World of Picasso Sculptures in New York City

At S.F. county clerk’s office, it’s love, not hate

Germany prepares for arrival of up to 10,000 people today

‘God’s authority’ creates thorny legal issue

Clinton Relying on Southern Primaries to Fend Off Rivals

The no-praise epidemic

Hands off with Heathrow's pods

The war over tips

Russia may be ramping up its military role in Syria's civil war