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MoviePass abandons plans to raise prices but limits tickets to three per month

<b>Bottom line:</b> It's all hands on deck at MoviePass. The company ship is taking on water at an alarming rate and is clearly desperate to try anything at …

MoviePass

'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Decoding serving sizes can be downright confusing—so we’ve devised a clever way to help you keep portion sizes in check.<p>If you’re buying a box of …

Nutrition

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

There's a Bus Driver Shortage. And No Wonder.

Why doesn't anyone want to drive the bus?<p>Hauling passengers on a 40-foot city bus has never been glamorous. But Ryan Timlin could at least see the potential back in 2006, when he was earning nearly minimum wage at a St. Paul hardware store and hungry for a change. A friend who worked at Metro …

America created Whitney Houston and then it destroyed her. Her family created Nippy, then did the same.

A new Whitney Houston documentary makes tragedy seem more inevitable than avoidable<p>Of all the telling moments in the new Whitney Houston documentary</i> …

Police Are Nearing an Arrest in Tupac's Murder, According to Reports

Rapper Keffe D made a deathbed confession in a new documentary.<p>On September 7, 1996, Suge Knight and Tupac left a Mike Tyson and Bruce Seldon fight at the MGM Grand to go to Club 662 in Las Vegas. At 11:15 p.m., on the corner of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane, an unidentified white Cadillac pulled up …

Roe v. Wade once again finds itself at the center of Supreme Court nomination fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Roe v. Wade, the landmark opinion that legalized abortion, has always had one very unlikely critic: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.<p>In appearances over the years she has said that the opinion -- decided before she reached the bench -- went too far too fast.<p>Instead of sticking with the extreme …

Pro-choice Movement

Meet the Women Trump Could Nominate to the Supreme Court

Who will Trump pick to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy? We have some clues: “It will be somebody from that list,” the president said …

This 2-year-old has become the face of ‘zero tolerance’

The 2-year-old girl looks up at the adults around her with tears in her frightened eyes, her curls clinging to the side of her face and her mouth opened in a terrified cry.<p>The girl, who was with her mother and others, had rafted across the Rio Grande and were stopped in Texas by US Border Patrol …

Immigration

The bottom line: What happens when families cross the border

Nearly 2,000 child migrants have been separated from their parents in the six weeks following the implementation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' …

Immigration

The Difference Between Being Broke and Being Poor

<i>Words by Erynn Brook | Illustrations by Emily Flake|</i> <i>Longreads | June 2018</i><i>Erynn Brook is a feminist and freelance writer who studies media, people,</i> …

Odd Future: The Death of XXXTentacion and Rap’s Generational Crisis

Rap had never seen an XXXTentacion before. The rapper, who was shot and killed on Monday, was an anomaly for many fans, an artist who rose to …

In rural America, tightened access to Medicaid means tough choices

In March, Casey Britton fed her two 13-page Medicaid renewal applications into an ancient fax machine in Linden, Tennessee’s career center before the …

Trap, Trap, Trap: The Cavs’ Best Shot at Stopping Steph

There are few players in NBA history who can make a defense feel more helpless than a scorching-hot Steph Curry. In the Warriors’ 122-103 win over …

No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change …

Calendars

Trump thrives in areas that lack traditional news outlets

Relentless use of social media and partisan outlets helped him swamp Clinton and exceed Romney’s performance in places lacking trusted local news media.<p>President Donald Trump’s attacks on the mainstream media may be rooted in statistical reality: An extensive review of subscription data and …

Journalism
Journalism

What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Easter Week Around the World (and Hell, if It Exists)

For Christians around the world, Easter is a revered religious holiday: a deep mediation on the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ.<p>From South Africa to India to Israel to Indonesia, the faithful held solemn ceremonies and processions, re-enacted Christ’s suffering on the cross and prayed for …

Christianity

The reign of Lew Alcindor in the age of revolt

When black collegians debated boycotting the Olympics in 1968, he emerged as the most prominent face on campus<p>Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is known as one of …

My 72-Hour Safari in Clinton Country

More than a year into Trump’s presidency, the bubble has closed back over the Acela Corridor, where voters say they do not regret not voting for Trump.<p>On a recent March morning, as a nor’easter walloped an idyllic Brooklyn street with snow, members of the Park Slope Food Coop ambled inside, …

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

Emotional Intelligence

Cecile Richards Plans Her Next Move

Cecile Richards was an activist long before she began her tenure as president of Planned Parenthood. As a teenager in the seventies, she worked …

The Last Great Clothing Store

PHILADELPHIA — In the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s here, as in many big cities, there were dozens of independent men’s clothing stores selling tailored suits, sport coats, dress shirts and “furnishings” (socks, ties, pocket squares) to dapper professionals. Among these were the Arrow Store, Morvilles, …

Selling

How Social Media Can Reveal Overlooked Drug Reactions

When Allison Ruddick was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in October 2014, she turned to the world of hashtags.<p>After her initial diagnosis it wasn't clear if the cancer had metastasized, so she was in for a nerve-wracking wait, she says. She wanted outside advice. "But they don't really …

Who was Austin bomb suspect Mark Anthony Conditt? 2012 blog reveals views

Investigators trying to piece together a portrait of accused serial bomber Mark Conditt can rely on his own words — including a 25-minute recording that police are treating as a confession and a blog that describes his "conservative" political views on topics from the death penalty to …

Austin Bombings

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Senate passes rollback of banking rules enacted after financial crisis

By Erica Werner<p>, Reporter<p>Renae Merle<p>, Reporter<p>The Senate on Wednesday passed the biggest loosening of financial regulations since the economic crisis a decade ago, delivering wide bipartisan support for weakening banking rules despite bitter divisions among Democrats.<p>The bill, which passed 67 votes …

Regulation