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Millennials have a new shopping habit that could spell trouble for Forever 21 and H&M

These days you're as likely to spot a Patagonia fleece on the back of an explorer clambering their way up the side of a mountain face as you are to see it on a hipster sipping coffee in Brooklyn.<p>Practical fashion is en vogue, and it's being driven by millennial customers' desire to shop at brands …

Miley Cyrus

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay - Vox

A new insurance policy expects patients to diagnose themselves.<p>Brittany Cloyd was doubled over in pain when she arrived at Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s emergency room on July 21, 2017.<p>“They got me a wheelchair and wheeled me back to a room immediately,” said Cloyd, 27, who lives in …

Health Care

The U.S. Is About to Get Real Cold Again. Blame It on Global Warming

Because the world is getting warmer, it’s getting colder, too.<p>Crazy as that sounds, there’s an explanation in the northernmost corner of the the …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

There's No Way Out

Trump’s presidency may be a dysfunctional disaster, but there’s no apparent way to end it.<p>Last week, which brought the release of Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i>, was rough for the White House. But this week has been worse still, and the damage has been almost entirely inflicted by the president …

Can Road Salt and Other Pollutants Disrupt Our Circadian Rhythms?

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>Every winter, local …

The Psychology of Inequality

Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor.<p>In 2016, the highest-paid employee of the State of California was Jim Mora, the head coach of U.C.L.A.’s football team. (He has since been fired.) That year, Mora pulled in $3.58 million. Coming in second, with a …

Jeff Sessions’s Endless War on Marijuana

The key to understanding the Trump administration’s approach to policy, it seems, is to look at what most Americans want and then imagine the opposite.<p>Consider the new guidance on marijuana that Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued last week, which reverses Obama-era policy and gives prosecutors …

Cannabis

For Trump, a Glittering Gala Ends a Winter Vacation Rooted in Routine

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — As he walked down the red carpet to begin his New Year’s Eve celebrations Sunday night, President Trump stopped to predict “a tremendous year” ahead.<p>It certainly appeared to be getting off to a lavish start at his Mar-a-Lago club. Before the president arrived — flanked by …

Donald Trump

Kim Jong-un’s Overture Could Drive a Wedge Between South Korea and the U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — Beyond a New Year’s declaration by North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, that he would move to the mass production of nuclear weapons and intercontinental missiles in 2018 lies a canny new strategy to initiate direct talks with South Korea in the hope of driving a wedge into its …

North Korea

Typhoon Haiyan: three die as category 5 storm hits land

Category 5 super-typhoon hits the Philippines as experts predict catastrophic damage from strongest storm ever recorded<p>At least three people have been killed and another seven injured as typhoon Haiyan – thought to be the strongest recorded storm ever to hit land – barrelled through the Philippines …

Pope Francis kisses a disfigured man – and shows politicians the lost virtue of humility

We live in a world of image-conscious leaders, hair primped, faces artfully powdered, photo opportunities carefully devised. The art of image is generally assumed to be both modern and false: the term spin doctor was unknown in Britain before Tony Blair's team made it part of the language. Yet for …

Super Typhoon Haiyan Headed Toward Philippines

Super typhoon Haiyan looms as this year's strongest ocean storm.<p><b>A super typhoon expected to slam into the Philippines on Friday appears on track to become the strongest such storm to develop this year, meteorologists warn.</b><p>With wind speeds exceeding 190 miles an hour (305 kilometers an hour), super …

What's a Typhoon, Anyway?

Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon.<p><b>A powerful typhoon that will hit the Philippines on Friday has triggered mass evacuations from coastal and low-lying areas as the nation's islands brace for the storm's surge.</b><p><b>Super typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda, has strengthened</b> …

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) slams Philippines, may be most powerful typhoon to ever hit land

Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines (13:00 UTC 07/11/2011). Image captured by the geostationary satellites of the Japan Meteorological Agency …

Philippines: thousands evacuated as Typhoon Haiyan strikes

Typhoon Haiyan has hit the Philippines with winds of 195mph, with experts saying "catastrophic damage" will result from what is predicted to be the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded history.<p>Thousands of people have been evacuated and thousands more have fled their homes as the …

This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time

I will remember friends and comrades in private next year, as the solemnity of remembrance has been twisted into a justification for conflict<p>Over the last 10 years the sepia tone of November has become blood-soaked with paper poppies festooning the lapels of our politicians, newsreaders and …