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On the Red Couch with New York Times Digital Editor Shreeya Sinha

<i>What motivates a journalist? For Shreeya Sinha, it was the desire to bring context and narrative to current events. While majoring in international relations at Brandeis University, Sinha went to the West Bank to study the socio-economic impact of the Middle East conflict. Turning toward the war’s</i> …

The Week in Review: Measles Spreads, Vaccination Debate Continues

More than 100 people across 14 U.S. states have contracted measles this year as part of an outbreak that began after a December flare-up at Disneyland. Yearly cases have only topped 100 five times since 2001, a benchmark already passed in the first two months of 2015.<p>“There will be more cases…We …

Public Health

The Week in Review: Net Neutrality Rules Pass

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted for new rules Thursday that will regulate broadband Internet as a public utility for the first time. The five-member commission voted along party lines to ensure content is not blocked on the Web and that media companies cannot speed up the Internet …

Net Neutrality

Five Reflections on my last day at the White House

After nearly 3,000 days working for Barack Obama (thanks, Mike Allen, for counting them), today I turn in my badge and my blackberry (yes, I know …

Watch Tom Hanks Lip Sync In Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘I Really Like You’ Video

Carly Rae Jepsen is quickly becoming pop music's unlikliest cool kid. After enlisting some of the indie world's biggest names for her upcoming album, Jepsen has once again flexed her incredible clout by landing Captain America himself for her new video. No, not Chris Evans. We're talking about a …

Tom Hanks

Selma Prepares to Mark 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday