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A bird's-eye view of Bloomberg's New York

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In Hudson Yards, rows of commuter trains sit in neat parallel lines, bordered by the High Line. The Statue of Liberty appears to stand no taller than a tourist’s souvenir amid the waters of New York Harbor. No longer derelict and abandoned, Brooklyn’s piers carve rectangles of green into the …

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Baby hippo Fiona lifts spirits at Ohio zoo

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CINCINNATI — A prematurely born hippo in Ohio has been providing regular doses of happiness for animal lovers, in a show of public affection that’s also given an emotional lift to Cincinnati Zoo workers. After months of backlash over the zoo’s fatal shooting of Harambe, a gorilla who became a …

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Sheryl Sandberg on living “Option B”

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Sheryl Sandberg is one of social media’s top executives, and a mother of two, who — not so long ago — suddenly found herself a widow. She talks with Norah O’Donnell of “CBS This Morning”:  “Dave was my rock,” said Sheryl Sandberg. “Dave was my best friend long before we …

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Scott Simon on baseball and the power of art

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Baseball’s defending world champions have no greater fan than our Contributor Scott Simon of NPR, author of the new book “My Cubs: A Love Story”:  As it appeared on newsstands on September 4, 1948. Saturday Evening Post My Uncle Charlie is at the center of a great American painting. And …

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