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Anthony Mancinelli, World’s Oldest Working Barber, Dies at 108 A barber who spent nearly a century of cutting hair in upstate New York “didn’t know the meaning of the word retired.” https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/nyregion/anthony-mancinelli-dead.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

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Facebook Tests Hiding ‘Likes’ on Social Media Posts The social network, which has been under fire for extreme content on its site, said it was testing making Likes to posts private in Australia. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/technology/facebook-hidden-likes.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

How to Develop an Appetite for Insects Scientists who study bugs are thinking harder about how to turn them into good food. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/science/eating-insects-entomophagy.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

The Honest Beauty of Wild Grasses They once covered great swaths of the United States. Now, humble grasses are returning as focal points in free-spirited bouquets. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/t-magazine/wild-grass.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Rediscovering the Art of Ben Enwonwu Decades after his death, one of Africa’s most famous artists is gaining renewed attention, and his pieces are bringing big prices. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/24/arts/ben-enwonwu-artist-africa.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Maaza Mengiste Sings a Modern Song of War Namwali Serpell reviews “The Shadow King,” a historical novel set during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/books/review/maaza-mengiste-the-shadow-king.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Around the Movie World in 17 Days at the New York Film Festival This year’s edition includes the latest from Martin Scorsese, Pedro Almodóvar, Kelly Reichardt and Bong Joon-ho. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/movies/new-york-film-festival.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Netanyahu’s Amazing Reversal: Election Loser to Presumptive Premier A week after an election appeared to jeopardize his career, Prime Minister Netanyahu is tapped to assemble a government. Israelis are wondering how it happened. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/world/middleeast/israel-netanyahu-gantz-coalition.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

SoftBank Bet Big on Disruptive Companies. Many Have Not Paid Off. The Japanese technology company’s investments in WeWork, Uber, Sprint and other businesses have produced disappointing results, raising questions about how it picks companies. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/business/softbank-wework-masayoshi-son.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

Wall Street Skeptics Poke at Start-Up Bubble Companies like WeWork and Uber were expected to become a new generation of corporate giants. But investors have backed away. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/business/tech-ipo-market.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

‘Spies and Treason’: Read a Transcript of Trump’s Remarks Related to the Whistle-Blower President Trump made remarks to the United States Mission to the United Nations on Thursday, the same day a House committee released a declassified version of a complaint. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/us/politics/trump-treason-spies-whistle-blower.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

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