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Don't Mourn For Hugh Hefner

The media has painted the Playboy founder as a grandfather figure with naughty past. It needs to stop.<p>On Wednesday night US time, Hugh Hefner died in his sleep.<p>When news broke on Thursday morning, social media was full of tributes to the man who built the Playboy empire. It was one of those rare …

He was shot helping people during the Las Vegas shooting. His heroics helped his photo go viral.

LAS VEGAS — Jonathan Smith is likely to spend the rest of his life with a bullet lodged in the left side of his neck, a never-ending reminder of America’s deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.<p>Smith, a 30-year-old copy machine repairman, was shot Sunday night while trying to help save …

Las Vegas

Nike unveils sporty hijab for Muslim female athletes

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) -- Nike has unveiled a hijab for Muslim female athletes.<p>The Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. …

Harvey Weinstein scandal: A complete list of the 85 accusers

Since <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> published bombshell reports last fall detailing decades of alleged sexual harassment and assault by producer Harvey Weinstein, dozens of women have come forward with similar claims against the movie mogul.<p>Eighty-five women have accused Weinstein of …

Harvey Weinstein

'We found who killed your sister.' 48 years later, a cold case is solved

It should have been an ordinary errand: a trip to a Mid-Wilshire drug store to buy a hair dryer.<p>Wendy Jo Halison drove her prized green Thunderbird down Fairfax Avenue on that Sunday afternoon in 1968, stopping at the Thrifty on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard. After shopping, the 22-year-old art …

Crime

Australia Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s Parliament voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage on Thursday, overcoming years of conservative resistance to enact change that the public had made clear that it wanted.<p>The final approval in the House of Representatives, with just four votes against the …

LGBTQI

A Guide to the Violence in Charlottesville

If you are just catching up on the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Va., or are overwhelmed by the volume of news, here is an overview of The New York Times’s coverage.<p><b>Skirmishes, and then a speeding car</b><p><b>White nationalists</b> gathered on Saturday for a “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, …

Rights & Freedoms