Superheroes to the rescue of storm-battered Puerto Rico

NEW YORK, March 21 — Comic book superheroes are coming to the rescue of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. There’s Batman, and Wonder Woman, of course, and also a Puerto Rican-inspired female...

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Ancient Malay manuscripts available at the click of a mouse

SINGAPORE, March 20 — I felt so elated when I found out that I could now easily read hundreds of Malay manuscripts at the British Library in United Kingdom from anywhere at a click of a...

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Pope appeals to youth in new book ‘God is Young’

VATICAN CITY, March 20 — Pope Francis urged young people yesterday to “take risks” to help the Catholic Church rejuvenate itself, a day before his new book on the subject is released in...

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Rajon Rondo puzzled by Ray Allen’s shots in upcoming book

NEW ORLEANS, March 20 — New Orleans Pelicans’ Rajon Rondo believes money may be the reason his name comes up so often in excerpts from former Celtics teammate Ray Allen’s upcoming...

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Fired FBI chief Comey’s book soars to top of Amazon lists

WASHINGTON, March 19 — Former FBI director James Comey’s forthcoming book has shot to the top of Amazon’s rankings, helped by President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks. One month...

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