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There’s so much more to Korean food than barbecue and bibimbap. Across the U.S., diners are diving deeper into the hearty soups and stews at the heart of this cuisine. Here’s a hit list of must-try winter warmers, plus a few recipes to simmer on the stove at home.

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How to manage the migrant crisis

Since the start of the refugee crisis, we have argued that Europe should welcome persecuted people and carefully manage their entry into European society. Our views have not changed. Countries have a moral and legal duty to provide sanctuary to those who flee grave danger. That approach is disruptive in the short term, but in the medium term, so long as they are allowed to work, refugees assimilate and more than pay for themselves. By contrast, the chaos of recent months shows what happens when politicians fail to take a pan-European approach to what is clearly a pan-European problem. The plan we outline would require a big chunk of cash and a lot of testy negotiations. But it is in every country’s interest to help—because all of them would be worse off if the EU lapses into a xenophobic free-for-all.

The average American will spend 43 days of his life on hold

Residents of Kentucky, North Carolina and West Virginia may be quick to hang up because they live in a culture where politeness is valued, and customer service agents often aren’t that mannerly, says John Busby, the senior vice president of marketing and consumer insights at Marchex; rather than confront them on this, they hang up. (Although, of course, many might be so polite they stay on the line.) On the other hand, New Yorkers may land on top of the list simply because they may, in fact, be less patient or have less time to spend on hold. (The states highlighted in gray on the above map land in the middle of the patience spectrum.)

When Muhammad met Malcolm

IT WAS the collision of sports, race, and politics. On June 10th 1962, Cassius Clay, an up-and-coming boxer, met Malcolm X, a Nation of Islam minister, in a Detroit luncheonette. According to Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, two historians who have written the story of their lives together, this meeting felt preordained. Clay, later to become Muhammad Ali, grew up in a segregated Louisville, Kentucky, and was taught to avoid the violence that awaited those who tried to integrate—though he excelled at one of the world’s most violent sports. Malcolm X too had an intimate history with violence, having lost his father under suspicious circumstances during childhood. But it wasn’t just their early introduction to violence in America that helped them forge a bond. They were also two of the most outspoken and articulate black voices of the 1960s, drawn together by their desire for not only spiritual fulfilment, but also survival. Though their individual lives have been explored through previous books and movies, "Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X" delves into the close kinship these men shared, and the reasons it ultimately fell apart.

The man in the ostrich-skin boots

He would also be the most ardently devoted to the constitution, a fervour itself influenced by his creed—for him, as for the Founding Fathers, Americans’ rights are bestowed by God—and by his background. Before he fled Cuba, Rafael Cruz was tortured, which helps to explain why, for his son, freedom is always imperilled and government constantly on the verge of despotism. To hear him tell it, Obamacare is not just regrettable but tyrannical; gun controls are the high road to the gulag. That vigilance over liberty is widespread in Texas, where he spent most of his childhood (he was born in Canada, which Mr Trump says might disqualify him). He was among a group of teenagers who learned a mnemonic version of the constitution and regurgitated it at clubby lunches. Daniel Hodge, a former colleague and now the governor’s chief of staff, reckons Mr Cruz is a Texan “from his head to his boots”. His lucky pair are made of ostrich skin. 

Here's Why ‘Too Big to Fail’ Is Still a Problem

Too big to fail banks are even bigger today than they were in 2008 when they were already... "too big to fail." So what's changed? Bloomberg's Yalman Onaran looks at whether the American taxpayer might once again have to pick up the tab the next time big banks collapse. (Source: Bloomberg)

This dog walker probably makes more money than you do

Yet Stewart says all this pampering doesn’t even make dogs happier. They’re treated like kings and they think they’re kings, but then they don’t get to call the shots. For example, their owners leave for 10 hours every day. If the dogs were really kings, they wouldn’t let the owner leave for so long. “If a dog barks all day or destroys an apartment, that’s why,” Stewart says. So he offers these tips:

Schism Atop Bridgewater, the World’s Largest Hedge Fund

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio and presumed heir apparent Greg Jensen called for votes on each other’s conduct; using the ‘Pain Button’

Forming an orderly queue

One way to alleviate Greece’s burden would be to hasten the return of some migrants to Turkey from Greece. “Hot returns” of migrants whose asylum bids fail, or who choose not to lodge one, are controversial. But an existing deal between Greece and Turkey to send back asylum-seekers could work if Greece declares Turkey a safe place for third-country nationals and Turkey upgrades its rules to allow them to apply for full asylum (currently only Europeans are eligible). In theory returns could take place in days; in practice it is often more complicated. The aim should be to convince nationals with little chance of protection, such as Moroccans or Pakistanis, that there is no prospect of moving on if they reach Greece. Sources say Turkey may be willing to take such people back, though not the far larger numbers of Syrians or Afghans.

Strong Earthquake Strikes Southern Taiwan

Nine of those killed were inside the apartment building when it toppled over in the city of Tainan, the most heavily damaged area in the magnitude-6.4 quake, Taiwan’s official Central News Agency reported. The quake, which hit shortly before 4 a.m., knocked over or left askew 12 other structures, mostly in Tainan, and injured more than 460, the agency said, citing the Central Emergency Operation Center.

Martin Shkreli calls congressmen ‘imbeciles’ in latest fire hose of tweets

Shkreli fired off a stream of tweets and retweets throughout the day, adding to his already colorful Twitter account. But Shkreli does a whole lot more than throw congressmen under the bus. Here is a collection of Shkreli’s most over-the-top tweets:

Eight Things About Super Bowl 50

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Oil Seen `Lower for Longer' by Morgan Stanley as Forecasts Cut

Low oil prices will persist for longer than previously expected, according to Morgan Stanley, which reduced its quarterly crude forecasts for this year by as much as 51 percent.

Freakonomics on Twitter

One solution to a high dropout rate: create an “old boys’ network.”

Submarines and Jets May Well Be the Future of Cruising

Crystal’s foray into the increasingly crowded world of air cruising makes up a big part of company’s growth in 2016 and beyond. The 13-passenger Bombardier GlobalExpress will be used for charters and to ferry clients to and from its various ships this year. When its two-aisle 777 (seating 88) and 787 Dreamliner (seating 52 ) jets are delivered in 2017, they'll start taking 14-day and 28-day journeys, such as “World’s Best Golf Courses,” which might start in Aberdeen and end in Hong Kong, or “World’s Best Restaurants” route starting in Copenhagen and ending in Sydney.

Republican debate: Live updates -

Welcome to the CNN live blog, where we'll be bringing you in real time all the best moments from the final Republican debate before voting begins in New Hampshire's primary on Tuesday. Coverage for the ABC debate begins at 8 p.m. ET.

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“We’ve concentrated on the physical and chemical aspects of farming but not the biological”

A bit MEH

So do these results vindicate the ad men after all? Not entirely. First, the effects of paid media tend to be short-lived: during the current Republican campaign, the impact of positive ads on polling has been 4.4 times greater during the week they aired than in the subsequent week. This suggests that candidates may do well to imitate Mr Trump and skimp on their media purchases until shortly before the election. Moreover, just because adverts seem to have some persuasive power doesn’t make them the best bang for a campaign’s buck. Political scientists have generally found that “ground game” investments, like knocking on doors and get-out-the-vote efforts, deliver a superior payoff. The victory in Iowa of Mr Cruz, who was heavily out-advertised there but was widely considered to have the best caucus-day operation in the state, shows that ruling the airwaves is not the only way to win.

Sadiq Khan’s road to power

The best argument for him is that, by all accounts, he is a good and likeable manager, aware of his weaknesses and (as his monologue about London’s rival cities suggests) open to external ideas. Unlike Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone, London’s previous mayors, he is a team player. Unlike Ed Miliband, the former Labour leader whose campaign to run the party he led in 2010, he can take criticism. “If there’s a good idea I’ll replicate it; I’m not precious if it’s a Labour idea, a British idea, or not,” he insists. There is one caveat. If—as seems likely—Mr Khan wins on May 5th he will need to build a team that can anchor his mayoralty and give it public-policy ballast. Andrew Adonis, the Labour peer obsessed with detail and currently leading the government’s infrastructure commission, would be an excellent choice of policy chief. With someone like that on board, Mr Khan could prove a fine mayor indeed.

How to Improve Your Job Performance in Two Seconds

Posture matters more than you may think. In fact, there’s evidence that whether you sit up straight or slouch affects the quality of your work. To understand why, it can be helpful to look back at our evolutionary ancestors. Millions of years ago, if you were sitting or lying down, the chances were pretty good you were in a relatively safe spot and could let your guard down. If you were standing or moving around, though, being extra attentive might mean the difference between finding food and becoming prey.

Letters to the editor

Your perceptive Free exchange on the ideological divisions in economics (January 23rd) put its finger on key factors in the unsettled status of economics today. It is hard to think of a Nobel prize in natural sciences being shared between two recipients of opposing views, as has often been the case in economics. Nor does it boost the credibility of the Nobel prize in economics if two joint econometric recipients subsequently precipitate the Long Term Capital Management collapse and its derivative consequences based on their model.

Estate of flux

These demographic changes have had more impact in some places than others, says Mr Murie, who divides Britain’s social housing into three types. The more desirable, modern flats, he says, are probably absorbing some of the new crowd of young, single workers. Pre-war estates—low-rise, spacious and suburban—are still filled with retirees who do not wish to move out. So unpopular post-war estates like Aylesbury—badly maintained high-rise blocks in city centres—are where the poorest and most vulnerable concentrate.

Users Are Outraged Over A Possible Change to Twitter's Algorithm

Some good news for those who aren’t happy about the possible change, the report also said it might be something that you opt in or out of. Based on these reactions, it certainly wouldn’t be surprising if Twitter decided to make it optional. Shares of the tech company have lost more than half of their value over the past year, with analysts continuing to get more bearish on the firm’s prospects despite co-founder Jack Dorsey becoming the CEO once again late last year.

Republicans Fiercely Clash in Last Debate Before New Hampshire Vote

With as many as one-third of the state’s Republicans telling pollsters they’re undecided, the forum at Saint Anselm College in Manchester Saturday evening with seven candidates has the potential to sway the outcome of the first primary in the nation. 


But a ten-minute taxi ride away from Mrs Merkel’s office, in Germany’s foreign ministry, the old Ostpolitik lives on. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the foreign minister, is a Social Democrat. He was also chief of staff for Gerhard Schröder, the Social Democrats’ last chancellor. After losing to Mrs Merkel in 2005 Mr Schröder, a friend of Mr Putin, became chairman of the board of Nord Stream, a German-Russian pipeline that carries Russian gas under the Baltic Sea to Germany. Today Mr Steinmeier reliably plays dove to Mrs Merkel’s hawk.

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Alison Jolly

WHEN the big male appeared, Alison Jolly wanted to run and hide. He was obviously alpha, from the granite forehead to the cleft chin. His soft, precise sounds were instantly obeyed, as law, by the other males in the troop. She observed a strange gentleness, almost courtesy, about him. But as a primatologist, with a doctorate from Yale, she could tell he was dominant by the way the subordinates feared him.

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Were publishers spirited away by zealous security officials guarding Mr. Xi’s reputation?

Putin’s Chechen enforcer

Rank-and-file security officers resent Mr Kadyrov, seeing him as one of the rebels they fought during the first Chechen war. But Mr Kadyrov enjoys protection from Mr Putin, who responded to his protégé’s latest provocations by calling him an effective worker. The Kremlin awarded Mr Kadyrov a medal the day after Nemtsov’s murder, and he continues to receive ample funding from Moscow. Last year, while overall budget transfers to Russia’s regions declined by 3%, funding for Chechnya rose by 8%. Mr Putin has ordered his cabinet to transfer ownership of a large oil and gas company in Chechnya from federal control to that of Mr Kadyrov’s government.

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China's reversal on Internet financing smacked some of hypocrisy. “Exactly what’s going on?”

Sanders looks to have Clinton beaten in New Hampshire -

There is a sense the Clinton campaign accepts she is not going to win here, writes Sebastian Payne

More buyers wanted

Plenty of ministers have been criss-crossing the world during the course of Mr Cameron’s governments with the same aim in mind. Mr Cameron himself has been to India three times. The government has been banqueting the likes of China’s president and India’s prime minister in London, all to improve trade. Yet for all the ministerial airmiles and silver goblets, the country’s exports have remained fairly flat, and have been getting worse since 2012, certainly compared with those of the other big rich economies in the G7. The value of Britain’s exports fell by 1.5% in 2014 from 2013—the only G7 country where exports dropped—and last year’s figures were hardly inspiring, with a 1.5% fall in the three months to November compared with a year earlier. “It has been a disappointment, especially after the devaluation of sterling in 2008-09,” says John Van Reenen, head of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Saturday’s GOP Debate in New Hampshire — Live Blog

Seven GOP candidates face off tonight in New Hampshire for the Republican debate, hosted by ABC News. Among the seven candidates on the stage, there are several for whom a strong showing in New Hampshire is a make-or-break affair. Unlike prior nights, there is no undercard debate. Here is our live blog.

American Airlines is bringing back this free perk...

American Airlines is also expanding its free entertainment options. Customers on domestic flights with in-seat TVs will have access to up to 40 movies, 60 TV shows and 300 music albums.

Slings and arrows

His job will be easier if he can win the backing of his cabinet. Theresa May, his Eurosceptic home secretary and one of several would-be successors, indicated her support for the In camp following the deal. Boris Johnson, London’s mayor and her rival, harrumphed that the prime minister was “making the best of a bad job” and was promptly promised a juicy cabinet post. Mr Cameron is also expected to pass a law to state the primacy of Britain’s Parliament over European institutions. These concessions will not stop a few mainly junior cabinet members joining the Outs.

Three’s a crowd

The concern is that although there are about 30 operators overall, there are only four—EE, O2, Three and Vodafone—that run and maintain the physical infrastructure for mobiles. These are known as Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in the jargon. The other players, such as Lycamobile, are merely Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs); they rent the infrastructure from the MNOs. Virgin Mobile was created as the world’s first MVNO in 1999. Ofcom contends that the reduction of network providers from four to three will allow them to drive a harder bargain with the MVNOs, perhaps putting some out of business and driving up prices. By contrast, the BT-EE deal was acceptable because the two companies—one primarily fixed-line, one mainly mobile—complemented each other, and the new entity should not harm competition in either the mobile or fixed-line markets.

Why I’m pretentious — and proud of it -

I grew up during the 1980s and 1990s in a small country town near Oxford. I was arty but badly co-ordinated on the sports field. Reading, painting and listening to music were escape hatches from the anxieties of my local comprehensive school. I was drawn to books on modern art and the counterculture, to magazine articles about art-house films I had no access to unless they appeared late at night on Channel 4. Money earned from my Saturday job was spent on records I’d heard John Peel play on the radio. I was captivated by my older brother Mark’s record collection: David Bowie, Kate Bush, Japan, Roxy Music, The Smiths.

Fashion’s most exclusive invite -

Jo Ellison parties with the super-rich at Dolce & Gabbana’s ‘Alta Moda’ collections

Microsoft just put a data center under water

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This is the bestselling automobile in America

“All open-bed, light-duty pickups sell extremely well. If you do a search of best selling vehicles from any time frame in the past 40 years you’ll see full-size trucks dominating the top 10 spots. So the F-150 has that going for it right off the bat,” said Karl Bauer, an analyst with Kelley Blue Book. Add to that Ford’s long history of building trucks and its exceptional success in creating “a massive and loyal” customer base for the F-150, he said.

Quantitative analysis: what it is and why you need to do it - Adam H Grimes

That’s really it, and it’s not so intimidating: define a condition; test it, and then look at the results. We can do this with pencil and paper, and, indeed, that is how I started. But, to really do this work, we need good tools. In my next post I’ll share some of the tools I have developed and used over the years, starting with that pencil and paper, through Excel spreadsheets, to convoluted combinations of different tools, to, finally, a robust framework written in Python. I’ll tell you why I think Python is the right choice for much of this work and for many of my readers, and then we’ll dig a lot deeper into what you need to know to use it well.

Pressure Mounts at Turkish-Syrian Border

The children covered their ears. They were used to Russian and Syrian jets carrying out airstrikes, but this time the blast knocked them to the ground.

Obama proposing $10-a-barrel oil tax to pay for clean transportation

President Barack Obama is proposing a $10-a-barrel tax on oil to pay for clean transportation projects, the White House said Thursday.

So you won — but let’s talk about your game - The Big Picture

Sports fans and investors tend to make similar errors. Perhaps the biggest is focusing on outcomes rather than process. Sports fanatics are all Monday morning quarterbacks; they can read you chapter and verse — after the fact — what should have been done late in the game on 4th and goal from the 2-yard line.

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U.S. worries about China's rising microchip might killed the $2.9 billion Philips deal.

EU governments call for stepped-up steel import fight -

EU governments call for stepped-up steel import fight

All the terrible things Hillary Clinton has done — in one big list

So today I’m performing a public service on behalf of all the voters. I went back and re-read all the criticisms and attacks and best-selling “exposes” leveled at Hillary Rodham Clinton over the past quarter century. And I’ve compiled a list of all her High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

Kids Explain Futures Trading

The Meaning of Money: Five and six-year-olds break down the basics of investing in corn, equity, and cocoa futures.

All the terrible things Hillary Clinton has done — in one big list

So today I’m performing a public service on behalf of all the voters. I went back and re-read all the criticisms and attacks and best-selling “exposes” leveled at Hillary Rodham Clinton over the past quarter century. And I’ve compiled a list of all her High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

51 From the archives: the open society and its enemies revisited
52 Ted Cruz's claims about CNN are 'false'
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54 CNN on Twitter
55 Bloomberg mulls a presidential run
56 Drown Your Oil, Gold and Equities Sorrows With a Whisky
57 The Small Warnings Before Cardiac Arrest
58 Noncompete Agreements Hobble Junior Employees
59 Stocking filler
60 Here's Where the Very Rich Like to Travel in the Caribbean
61 Beyond the glitter
62 American Students Know Almost Nothing About Their College Loans
63 The Economist Apps and Digital Editions - The Economist Espresso
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66 Why the English Premier League has been turned upside down
67 Spend Your Bonus on Experiences, Not Things, This Year
68 The end of the line
69 Is Applejack the Next Bourbon?
70 Lifestyle gets blame for 70% to 90% of all cancers
71 Ten Perfect Date Nights in Ten Global Cities
72 East is Eden
73 You Can Buy a Czech Castle for $13,000
74 Beardless youth
75 The Vintage Watch that Inspired Vacheron Constantin’s Latest Creation
76 The StingRay’s tale
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78 Another brutal attack by Boko Haram highlights the weakness of Nigeria’s military
79 Scientists Say Climate Change May Have Fueled Zika Outbreak
80 Broaden Your Bar (Past Whiskey) This Winter
81 Once upon a time
82 The Danny Meyer Restaurant You Don’t Know About—but Should
83 Chicken-little investors, please read the jobs report
84 The accidental Europhile
85 This man wants to upend the world of high-frequency trading
86 Shades of grey
87 Swords and shields
88 Second-Place Trump Buffs Winning Image in South Carolina
89 Meet Martin Shkreli, Internet Star
90 Saudi City of Jeddah Aims to Build World’s Tallest Tower
91 Planet Money by NPR on iTunes
92 Trump Says He’s Not Trigger-Happy, Has Best Temperament
93 Who is in charge?
94 Presidential Race Turned Sharply Negative After Iowa, Analysis Shows
95 Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Has Hidden a Major Purchase From a Spouse
96 Boone Pickens: Watch Out for Recession
97 Big Data reveals the surprising profile of an ISIS recruit
98 New Hampshire GOP Debate: Live Coverage
99 Rising Rubio a Target in Last Debate Before New Hampshire Votes
100 Republicans Eye Quick Obamacare Repeal If Party Wins White House