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Photo collage of six figures: Edmund Hillary (in climbing gear), Sheryl Sandberg, Jennifer Lopez, Bert and Ernie, and Jackie Robinson

Look at These Big Big Birthdays of 2019

Who turns 21 in 2019? Who turns 50? Who turns 100? Or 200? Would you believe that Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris is already 21? That Hangover goofball Zach Galifianakis is already …..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez smiles in a formal photo, in a blue dress with her dark hair pulled back

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Biography: New!

Our new biography of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now live. She is, among other things: The new U.S. Representative from New York’s 14th District. At age 28, the youngest woman ever to …..

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George H.W. Bush: A Good Man, A Bitter Political Legacy

Any discussion of President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died yesterday at age 94, should start by acknowledging that he was by any measure a public servant, a fine family …..

Medal of Honor winner Florent Groberg stands at attention in his Army uniform, with the blue ribbon of the Medal of Honor around his neck

Medal of Honor Winner Florent Groberg Is Married

Vows — the weekly wedding section of The New York Times — is always good for an unusual courtship story, a meet-cute or even a few tears. This week it …..

Stan Lee Has Died at the ER to the Stars

Marvel Comics mastermind and comic book legend Stan Lee has died at age 95. No cause of death has been given, but The New York Times says that he died …..

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Trump Family Tax Fraud: How Reporters Cracked the Story

Donald Trump has long claimed that he turned “a small loan of a million dollars” from his father into a billion-dollar fortune. Now a special investigation by The New York …..

Brett Kavanaugh smiles in judicial robes and a tidy haircut

Brett Kavanaugh Biography (New!)

Our new Brett Kavanaugh biography is live. Brett Kavanaugh is the U.S. Court of Appeals judge who has been nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump. If …..

‘Professional Crocodile’: A Sincere Endorsement

If you’re looking for a charming picture book for children — or for adults — try the wonderful Professional Crocodile by author Giovanna Zoboli and illustrator Mariachiara di Giorgio. The wordless …..

Manafort: Guilty
Cohen: Guilty

President Donald Trump‘s former campaign manager and personal lawyer both were declared guilty today of crimes including tax fraud, bank fraud, campaign finance cheating, and other illegal financial shenanigans. Paul …..

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Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, “The Queen of Soul,” has died. Her family confirmed that her death was “due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type,” says her BBC obituary. Nearly every news …..

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