Topic: Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Anne Frank

    Francine Prose tells the story of Anne Frank’s diary: how it come to be written and what happened to it once it appeared in the world.

  • The e-book, the e-reader, and the future of reading

    The e-book, the e-reader, and the future of reading

    As stone tablets gave way the codex, the future of reading is digital – but will the e-reader and the e-book change the nature of how we read?

  • Split life defined alleged Mumbai attack conspirator

    David Coleman Headley lived in two worlds – using a fake name and a fake job to help a terrorist group in Pakistan plan the 2008 Mumbai attack and a potential attack against a Danish newspaper, the FBI says. He pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges Wednesday.

  • Mark the Spot: iPhone app logs poor AT&T coverage

    Horizons Mark the Spot: iPhone app logs poor AT&T coverage

    A new AT&T app makes it easy to report dropped calls and spotty service – does it play into Verizon's hand?

  • A Country Called Amreeka

    The lives of a dozen Arab Americans tell the story of an often strained relationship.

  • New York, terror trial capital of the US

    New York's federal courts have seen many major terrorist trials since the early 1990s, several involving Al Qaeda-linked operatives.

  • New York divided over 9/11 terror trials

    New York has seen seven major terror trials in the past, the most of any city in America. But residents – both ordinary citizens and elected officials – appear to be split over the decision to try the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks in the city.

  • Israel moves to rein in right-wing extremists

    Just ahead of the anniversary of the killing of Yitzhak Rabin – the former Israeli prime minister murdered by a Jewish extemist in 1995 – security forces publicized the arrest of Yaakov Teitel. Murder accusations against Teitel are again fanning concern in Israel about nationalist vigilantes.

  • Chronic City

    Novelist Jonathan Lethem’s ambition and talent outstrip his focus in this provocative tale of urban life.

  • USS New York, made with World Trade Center steel, heads home

    USS New York, made with World Trade Center steel, heads home

    The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.