SAN NICOLÁS, Mexico — A mystery lies behind the origin of the distinctive forms depicted in the elaborate embroidery stitched in San Nicolás, a pinprick of a mountain village in the central Mexican highlands. But to Glafira Candelaria...
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Monday EveningThe Bob Woodruff Foundation has this show called Stand Up for Heroes, which helps give aid and services to veterans. It was really cool, like a “Daily Show” reunion. It was me, Jon Stewart, John...
Muslim quinces. Double quinces. “Quincenegras.” In the United States, a traditional rite of passage has become a celebration of identity. Source
Giving tired cabinets an upgrade with new hardware is one of the oldest tricks known to decorators — and for good reason. It’s a surprisingly easy way to transform a kitchen or bathroom.The same strategy works just as...
The researchers showed subjects drawings in which a lineup of six otherwise identical images differed only in some aspect of color. The T-shirt of a boy taking a test, for example, was switched from black to blue to...
Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.One secret to reporting that you don’t hear much about is the role of dumb luck.In July, I began...
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Love Letter is a weekly email about relationship highs, lows and woes. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox every Friday.They danced and kissed in 1956. And then, 63 years passed. Now, at 80, former high...
Samantha Wadell, a 33-year-old lawyer with Weiss Wexler & Wornow, had a looming task ahead of her Thursday night after finishing her last case of the day in a Brooklyn court. She had only two hours...

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