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A Boeing 737 Max at the Rento­n Munic­ipal Airpo­rt in Rento­n, Wash., on 19 May. The New York Times

Chinese airlines demand payouts from Boeing

737 Max remains grounded as Boeing works on a software fix for control system.   Boeing is facing compensation claims...

Rihanna at the Fenty label launch; (right) models wearing attires from Rihanna’s collection.

So what does Rihanna’s first Fenty collection look like?

The rollout continued in Paris on Wednesday afternoon, as an army of international fashion editors descended on a glossy shop...

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Google’s Duplex uses AI to mimic humans (sometimes)

On a recent afternoon at the Lao Thai Kitchen restaurant, the telephone rang and the caller ID read “Google Assistant.”...

Illustration by Tosa Mitsuoki, who did a series on The Tale of Genji.

The Tale of Genji: A literary masterpiece and the art it inspired

The Tale of Genji, written in early-11th-century Japan, has inspired a thousand years of great art, some of which is...

The architect I.M. Pei in New York, 1 March 1965.

I.M. Pei, a master whose buildings dazzled the world, is dead at 102

I.M. Pei, who began his long career designing buildings for a New York real estate developer and ended it as...

Balloons being used for decoration for a fashion show in Florida on 2 April 2019. The third global helium shortage in the past 14 years is in part because it is so difficult to store.

The global helium shortage is real, but don’t blame party balloons

Party City, one of the country’s leading suppliers of colorful balloons, disposable tablecloths and small signs declaring “Oh, Kale Yeah!,”...

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Tech-savvy city bans a crime- fighting tool: Facial recognition

San Francisco, long at the heart of the technology revolution, took a stand against potential abuse on Tuesday by banning...

Adults between the ages of 18 and 25 believe theirs is the most narcissistic and entitled living generation.

Attention young people: This narcissism study is all about you

Kids these days. For more than two millenniums, older adults have claimed that their younger counterparts are uniquely self-absorbed. Young...

An installation work at the Venice Biennale 2019.

At Venice Biennale, the art’s for sale, if you know the right people

The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale, now open to the public, epitomises how conflicted today’s art world feels about...

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Pasolini review: One rebellious filmmaker’s tribute to another

In the autumn of 1975, at the Rome apartment he shares with his mother and a cousin, Pier Paolo Pasolini...

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Europe is reining in tech giants. But some say it’s going too far

In Spain, activists were convicted for social media posts that violated an expanded anti-terrorism law. The Twitter accounts of German...

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Ancient rock art in the plains of India

Researchers have discovered Stone Age rock carvings—which could be between 10,000 to 40,000 years old—on a stony hilltop south of...