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INVISION/AP
                                Jordan Horowitz, producer of “La La Land,” showed the envelope revealing “Moonlight” as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars.

A real surprise ending: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture

INVISION/AP
                                Jordan Horowitz, producer of “La La Land,” showed the envelope revealing “Moonlight” as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 11:52 pm
In an epic flub that drew gasps of horror — and joy — at the Dolby Theater here, Faye Dunaway mistakenly named “La La Land” best picture at the 89th Academy Awards, but in reality “Moonlight” won. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump thinks that the mirror is cracked and the coverage is “fake.” And many in the press, spanning the ideological spectrum, think that he is cracked and that a lot of his pronouncements are fake.

Trump vs. Press: Crazy, Stupid Love

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump thinks that the mirror is cracked and the coverage is “fake.” And many in the press, spanning the ideological spectrum, think that he is cracked and that a lot of his pronouncements are fake.
Trump could not live without the press. It is his crack. He would be adrift and bereft without his sparring partners, lightning rods, scapegoats and amplifiers. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2016
                                Former President Barack Obama and his daughter, Malia, caught a new revival of Arthur Miller’s “The Price” at the American Airlines Theatre in New York.

Obama takes in Broadway show but shuns the spotlight

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2016
                                Former President Barack Obama and his daughter, Malia, caught a new revival of Arthur Miller’s “The Price” at the American Airlines Theatre in New York.

Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 12:33 am
Barack Obama has kept a relatively low profile since leaving office last month, and he largely avoided the spotlight tonight — at least as much as a former president can when he is attending a Broadway show. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS

NYPD lowers cost estimate of guarding Trump and his tower

ASSOCIATED PRESS
It will cost the New York Police Department significantly less to provide presidential protection and to guard Trump Tower than the city had initially estimated, according to the police commissioner, James P. O’Neill. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The Sixers sent Nerlens Noel, top, a promising post defender, to the Mavs in a deal that included a protected first-round pick.

As NBA trade deadline passes, major players stay put

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The Sixers sent Nerlens Noel, top, a promising post defender, to the Mavs in a deal that included a protected first-round pick.
In the absence of any blockbuster deals before the NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday afternoon, several teams made moves that seemed unlikely to upend the league’s power structure. Read More
GETTY IMAGES VIA NEW YORK TIMES
                                The military was one of the last Turkish institutions to forbid the wearing of the hijab.

Turkey allows women in military to wear hijabs

GETTY IMAGES VIA NEW YORK TIMES
                                The military was one of the last Turkish institutions to forbid the wearing of the hijab.
The move highlights a change in the armed forces and society, where the head scarf has been a symbol of the struggle between secular and religious factions. Read More
 
 
COURTESY BARCODE MEDIA / BIPAI
                                A patient high fives Dr. Alan Anderson after a check-up following treatment for kidney cancer. Dr. Anderson is one of the pediatric oncologists from Texas Children’s Hospital who will help train the estimated 4,800 African healthcare professionals as part of the Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence) initiative.

Africa’s kids to get cancer lifeline

COURTESY BARCODE MEDIA / BIPAI
                                A patient high fives Dr. Alan Anderson after a check-up following treatment for kidney cancer. Dr. Anderson is one of the pediatric oncologists from Texas Children’s Hospital who will help train the estimated 4,800 African healthcare professionals as part of the Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence) initiative.
Cancer kills as many as 90 percent of the roughly 100,000 sub-Saharan children who develop the disease annually. Read More
YURI CORTEZ / AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE - GETTY IMAGES VIA NYT
                                Maria Guadalupe Guereca, right, visited the grave of Sergio Hernández Guereca, her son, in Juárez, Mexico, last week.

Justices weigh agent’s cross-border shooting of Mexican teen

YURI CORTEZ / AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE - GETTY IMAGES VIA NYT
                                Maria Guadalupe Guereca, right, visited the grave of Sergio Hernández Guereca, her son, in Juárez, Mexico, last week.
In a case that could further roil relations with Mexico, the Supreme Court considered on Tuesday whether the parents of a 15-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. border guard may sue in U.S. courts. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Verizon will pay $350 million less for Yahoo

ASSOCIATED PRESS
The two companies agreed to reduce the price Verizon will pay for Yahoo’s internet businesses to account for the impact of two huge data breaches. Read More
COURTESY LIBYAN RED CRESCENT VIA NYT
                                Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libyan coast

COURTESY LIBYAN RED CRESCENT VIA NYT
                                Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.
The bodies of 74 migrants were recovered from a beach near the town of Zawiya in western Libya, rescuers said Tuesday, an ominous sign before the high season for Mediterranean crossings. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump will interview four candidates today to replace his dismissed national security adviser, three of them military veterans, but one of the United States’ most prominent retired generals, whose name had been floated, is not in the running.

Who will be Trump’s national security adviser?

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump will interview four candidates today to replace his dismissed national security adviser, three of them military veterans, but one of the United States’ most prominent retired generals, whose name had been floated, is not in the running.
Three of the candidates are military veterans, and the fourth is John Bolton, the former U.N. ambassador. David Petraeus is not in the running. Read More
THE NEW YORK TIMES
                                President Trump kicked off his re-election campaign in Melbourne, Fla., on Saturday.

Fact-Check: What Trump got wrong at his rally

THE NEW YORK TIMES
                                President Trump kicked off his re-election campaign in Melbourne, Fla., on Saturday.
Much seemed familiar Saturday as President Donald Trump held his first campaign rally as president: the hats, the chants and even some of Trump’s misstatements and exaggerations. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Singers Ed Sheeran, left, and Stormzy performed on stage today at the Brit Awards 2017 in London.

Bowie honors, Michael tribute top Brit Awards

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Singers Ed Sheeran, left, and Stormzy performed on stage today at the Brit Awards 2017 in London.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 5:10 pm
The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent — but the ceremony was overshadowed by the much-missed David Bowie and George Michael. Read More
COURTESY US MARINES VIA NYT
                                Robert S. Harward, a retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL, turned down the post in the latest setback for a White House already in turmoil.

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn turns down the job

COURTESY US MARINES VIA NYT
                                Robert S. Harward, a retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL, turned down the post in the latest setback for a White House already in turmoil.
White House officials had scrambled to head off the refusal, asserting as late as Thursday evening that Harward, who is close to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, was still in the running to become Trump’s national security adviser. Read More

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