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Newborn Baby Abandoned In Church's Manger Already Being Loved

Saturday, November 28, 2015

A bible story came to life in Queens this week. Jose Moran spent Tuesday morning setting up the Nativity scene at the Holy Child Jesus Church, where he is a custodian. Mr. Moran put up the manger, and went to lunch. And when he came back at about 1 p.m., ...

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The Long Saga Of Spy Jonathan Pollard Continues Even After His Release

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Jonathan Pollard is out of prison, if not totally free, after 30 years. He's on parole for another five years, during which he'll have to wear a GPS ankle bracelet, won't be able to give interviews, or leave for Israel, where he is considered a hero, and says ...

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French Prosecutor Lays Out What Investigators Know About Paris Attacks

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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'I Have Never Seen The City Like This'

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Paris Attacks Lend Urgency To Diplomatic Talks In Vienna

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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The Latest On The Paris Terror Attacks, As Of Saturday Morning

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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In Aftermath Of Paris Attacks, France Ramps Up Border Restrictions

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Nuclear Nightmares Give Way To A New Terror, Seen On Paris Streets

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Millions of people grew up in a time when we had nuclear nightmares. We worried that a few huge bombs might blow up the world, and we rehearsed how we should hide below our school desks if sirens ever sounded.

They'd test those civil defense sirens every Tuesday morning in ...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Killings

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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In A Night Of Terror, A Moment Of Grace On The Soccer Pitch

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Assessing The Devastation, On The Day After The Paris Massacres

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Maybe Journalists Don't Belong At Presidential Debates

Saturday, November 07, 2015

It's tempting to make jokes about the demands Republican candidates made of broadcasters for future debates — and believe me, I have.

But I've also squirmed to see reporters bark at presidential candidates to raise their hands, yes or no, to reply to a question, as if they were schoolchildren ...

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Trick-or-Treating With Princesses, Superheroes And The Pope

Saturday, October 31, 2015

I'd hoped to persuade my daughters to dress up as Angela Merkel and Terry Gross for Halloween tonight. But they've decided to be a goddess and a princess.

Every year or so I try to look at surveys that show which Halloween costumes are most popular. The list must reveal ...

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War, Lace And A Lift From 'Playboy': One Man's Life In Lingerie

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Milton Schwartz might get hauled in front of the Human Resources department these days for the kind of remark that endeared him to generations of women.

"They'd walk in, and he'd say, 'You're a 38B,' " his son, Ben Schwartz, told the Chicago-Sun Times when he father, Milton, died at ...

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Hello, Barbie! What Do You Want To Talk About Today?

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Barbie is about to talk back. She has talked before, with a pull-string in her back, so she could utter a phrase or two, like, "Let's have a pizza party!"

But Mattel is about to roll out Hello Barbie, who has a mic in her waist that connects to a ...

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Panhandler Or Performer? New York City Considers Taxing Time Square Buskers

Saturday, October 03, 2015

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Boyhood Encounter With UFO Inspired Art That Soared Around The World

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Ionel Talpazan thought he saw a UFO when he was a boy, and never stopped seeing them. Of course, he created them.

Ionel Talpazan was 60 years old when he died this week, of diabetes and stroke. He was a boy in a small village in Romania, given up by ...

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Pope Francis Moves Believers And Skeptics Alike

Saturday, September 26, 2015

I covered a papal trip to the United States years ago, and my mother made sure my pockets were packed with mass cards, medallions and her rosary.

I found that a lot of reporters, even those who could be hilariously cynical about religion, were similarly overstuffed. We used to have ...

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What's In A Name? Maybe, The First Recorded Use Of A Swear Word

Saturday, September 19, 2015

One man's obscenity is another man's name.

This week a scholar of medieval history announced he might have found the earliest recorded evidence of what we must call here "the F-word" being used in English to describe intimate relations.

Dr. Paul Booth of Keele University says he was examining court ...

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Germany Now Tempering Its Open Embrace Of Migrants

Saturday, September 19, 2015

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