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What War Can’t Destroy - The New York Times

If South Sudan has anything, it has height; the Dinka and the Nuer, South Sudan’s two largest ethnic groups, are considered among the tallest people on Earth.player Manute Bol, who died in 2010, grew up herding cattle in South Sudan and then made millions.

Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over

Like most relationships we plunge into with hearts aflutter, our love affair with digital technology promised us the world: more friends, money and democracy!The love affair I once enjoyed with digital technology is over — and I know I’m not alone.

Why Can’t We Protect Elephants?

As part of an international effort to curb poaching and protect elephants, the Obama administration tightened restrictions on the domestic sale of ivory and on legal commercial hunting in Africa.I hope a review convinces him to let the ban stand because the last thing elephants need is more people shooting them.

The Double-Stuffed Boat to Haiti

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Kirsten Luce for The New York Times


Kirsten Luce for The New York Times

There are nearly 90,000 Haitian-born immigrants living in New York, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey from 2015.In Haiti, Mr.

Azzedine Alaïa’s Art of Perfection

“It’s always like this, lunch and dinner,” Alaïa says, as plates of roast chicken, puréed carrots and mashed potatoes are served.The top model Naomi Campbell, who has known Alaïa since she was 16 and calls him “papa,” describes his designs as “almost magical.

For Roy Moore, a Long History of Combat and Controversy


The 5,280-pound Ten Commandments monument that Roy Moore had installed in the Alabama Judicial Building in 2001, when he was the state’s chief justice.Credit
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“It was a known fact: Roy Moore liked young girls,” said Faye Gary, a retired Gadsden police officer.

Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82

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Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82

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Azzedine Alaïa, one of the greatest and most uncompromising designers of the 20th and 21st centuries, died on Saturday in Paris.Known as a sculptor of the female form, and worn by women from Michelle Obama to Lady Gaga, Mr.

Days of Greed and Desperation

The Virginia blowout showed that the Trump backlash is real, and will show up in actual votes, not just polls.Add in, too, events that are likely to damage the GOP brand even more.

‘Two Weird Stories’ Meet on


Candice Turner and Brian Lee, accompanied by their son Joseph Lee Turner, walked down the aisle after their ceremony Oct.Yesalonia, a Roman Catholic priest, who led the ceremony, described the couple as “two weird stories on Match.

Thanksgiving Dinner: Ideas and Tips

Lars Klove for The New York Times

Some items on the Thanksgiving shopping list are obvious: turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes.What You Can Make Ahead
When you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner, it is wise to prepare as much in advance as you can.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Aim at Al Franken, an ‘S.N.L.’ Alumnus

But this weekend, the question became especially delicate: How would “Saturday Night Live” take aim at Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, who on Thursday apologized for groping and forcibly kissing Leeann Tweeden, a radio newscaster, during a U.Video by Saturday Night Live

Leading off the “Weekend Update” segment, the co-anchor Colin Jost said, “Thursday is Thanksgiving, and there’s so much to be thankful for this year, unless you’re a human woman.