The New York Times

To workers, with love

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In the new book “Tightrope,” The New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof and wife Sheryl WuDunn, who works in finance and consulting, consider what happened to working class America, particularly in Yamhill, Oregon, site of the Kristof family farm.

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Celebrating a citizen of the world

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The late singer-songwriter, poet and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) was a global icon. A museum in his hometown of Montreal mounted a tribute exhibition to this citizen of the world that’s now on an international tour – with its first stop the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.

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Older sibs are smarter – still

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Older children tend to have higher IQs than their younger brothers and sisters — anywhere from one to three points. It’s a small difference but a significant one, scientists say, one that can mean the difference between a good and a great school, a good and a great career.

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Hats off to Bill

Hats off to Bill

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Famed fashion photographer Bill Cunningham was as noted for his candid shots as for the trusty bike that he rode to capture his subjects. His groundbreaking street photography (and his lifetime of work) is now being honored through an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. Of course, his bike is on display.

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Mother love

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Humans may be the only sentient beings who actually celebrate Mother’s Day with presents, cakes and cards, but we can’t claim to be the only worthy mothers on planet Earth.

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Religion, in fashion

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced the spring exhibition at The Costume Institute will explore “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” Stay tuned to see if there’s a backlash of cosmic proportions.

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