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Reviving a Centuries-Old Japanese Confectionery Art

Reviving a Centuries-Old Japanese Confectionery Art

Shinri Tezuka’s amezaiku, from left: ping pong pearlscale goldfish, mackerel, yellow comet goldfish, octopus, squid and orange comet goldfish. Plastic sculpture (center) by Rachel Goldsmith.
The Dangerous Lives of the City’s ‘Delivereros’

The Dangerous Lives of the City’s ‘Delivereros’

One of the toughest — and most dangerous — jobs in New York.
The New Old Age: A Retirement Community Turned Away These Married Women

The New Old Age: A Retirement Community Turned Away These Married Women

Mary Walsh, left, and her wife, Beverly Nance, were denied admission to Friendship Village outside St. Louis. “This is not right," Ms. Walsh said. "They shouldn’t be able to do this.”
Some States Sitting on Piles of Cash, and Cities Want a Cut

Some States Sitting on Piles of Cash, and Cities Want a Cut

Broken street lights are saved for spare parts in Lorain, Ohio. Many of the working lights are so old there are no longer parts available to repair them.
Giving Others a Voice in Congress, One Hand-Delivered Letter at a Time

Giving Others a Voice in Congress, One Hand-Delivered Letter at a Time

Debbie Matties, left, and Karen Williams of Herd on the Hill delivering constituent letters with some of the group’s volunteers.
In a Divided Era, One Thing Seems to Unite: Political Anger

In a Divided Era, One Thing Seems to Unite: Political Anger

Supporters of President Trump at a rally in Lewis Center, Ohio, this month. Partisan identification is now a bigger wedge between Americans than race, gender or religion.
‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

The Kushner Companies bought 184 Kent Avenue in 2015, when there were 316 rent-protected tenants in the building; by June of this year, 71 were left.
Best of Late Night: Colbert Razzes Cuomo for Saying America Was ‘Never That Great’

Best of Late Night: Colbert Razzes Cuomo for Saying America Was ‘Never That Great’

Stephen Colbert said Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s attack on President Trump had gone awry. “That is the dumbest thing you can say as a politician,” he said.
Amid an Anti-Muslim Mood, a Museum Appeals for Understanding

Amid an Anti-Muslim Mood, a Museum Appeals for Understanding

A stuffed giraffe that Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Viceroy of Egypt, gave to Grand Duke Leopold II of Tuscany in 1835 is included in “Islamic Art and Florence from the Medici to the 20th Century” at the
Brantley in Britain: What’s in a List? Two Critics on Theater’s Special Relationship

Brantley in Britain: What’s in a List? Two Critics on Theater’s Special Relationship

A scene from Mike Bartlett’s “King Charles III,” which opened to praise in both London and on Broadway.
As Stock Markets Brush Off Trade Tensions, a Warning of Trouble Ahead

As Stock Markets Brush Off Trade Tensions, a Warning of Trouble Ahead

At a copper refinery in Russia. Concern about China, the single largest consumer of the metal, is a reason why prices have been falling.
Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer

Elephants, like their forebears mastodons and mammoths, carry a unique gene whose proteins kill off potentially cancerous cells.
Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

Elon Musk, the chairman and chief executive of the electric-car maker Tesla. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” he said.