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Month: February 2016

Auto Safety Agency Resists Broader Recall of Takata Airbags

Under pressure from some lawmakers to recall all Takata airbags, the nation’s top auto safety regulator responded that such a recall would not improve public safety, and might exceed the agency’s authority. The recalls issued so far have focused on the highest-risk airbags, an approach that the regulator, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, considers […]

Rubio on Trump: "He can't win. He's unelectable"

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Brandee Younger, a Harpist Finding Her Way to Jazz

Photo The harpist Brandee Younger, whose new album, “Wax & Wane,” celebrates influences like Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane. Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times Brandee Younger was a teenager — an aspiring classical harpist, growing up on Long Island — when she came across an eye-opening issue of Harp Column magazine. A trade […]

Japanese Artists Carve a Place in History

New York Even in the soft, diffuse illumination of the Asia Society Museum’s galleries, the 13th-century wood-carved head of a guardian king bursts with fierceness. The first piece we see in “Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan,” he stares so intently that his eyes cross while his mouth—teeth bared, lips taut—is revving […]

Calais 'jungle' refugee camp cleared with tear gas, water cannons

An operation to clear ‘the jungle’ is underway. Against a backdrop of burning huts, workers guarded by scores of French police began tearing down the sprawling migrant camp known as “the jungle” on the outskirts of Calais on Monday. (Carl Court/Getty) Police used tear gas and water cannons to clear the hold-outs. (Carl Court/Getty) (Carl Court/Getty) Reporters captured it on video. […]

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