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


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


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”


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


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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