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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

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Well: Now, a Kiss Isn’t Just a Kiss

September 26, 2016 - 10:58am
Why do we lock lips in romantic relationships? It’s complicated, according to researchers at Oxford University. It’s less about sex and more about assessing potential mates than you may think.

Well: The Scientific 7-Minute Workout

September 26, 2016 - 10:48am
In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of it based on science.

Changbaishan Journal: For South Koreans, a Long Detour to Their Holy Mountain

September 26, 2016 - 9:30am
For Koreans from both North and South, the Cheonji crater lake and the Baekdusan mountain on which it sits are considered the spiritual home of their nations.

The Arnold Palmer: Two Parts Iced Tea, One Part Lemonade

September 26, 2016 - 9:10am
Palmer’s legacy will always be invoked on hot days when an iced tea or a lemonade both sound awfully good.

Presidential Debate, Aleppo, Arnold Palmer: Your Monday Briefing

September 26, 2016 - 8:53am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: Long Island Hosts a Debate

September 26, 2016 - 8:52am
Monday: Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump go face to face, autumn weather, and “New York Tonight.”

California Today: California Today: The Cool Spectacle of Snap’s Spectacles

September 26, 2016 - 8:32am
Monday: L.A. cool versus Silicon Valley geek, a sweet send-off for Vin Scully at Dodger Stadium, and a lemon festival that was light on lemons.

The 2016 Race: Theories of the Race: How Solid Is Hillary Clinton’s Lead?

September 26, 2016 - 8:30am
The relatively large number of undecided voters is partly responsible for the volatility in polling and may point to the importance of the debates.

What We Know About the Details of the Police Shooting in Charlotte

September 26, 2016 - 8:09am
The circumstances of the killing of Keith Lamont Scott have been a source of intense debate. Here are some questions that readers have asked The New York Times.

Millions in U.S. Climb Out of Poverty, at Long Last

September 26, 2016 - 8:03am
In 2015, 3.5 million Americans were able to breach the poverty line as an economic recovery hit a tipping point.

In Charlotte, Activists From Across U.S. Offer Support and Tear Gas Remedies

September 26, 2016 - 8:02am
There were bittersweet reunions this past week among those who had protested police shootings around the nation. “We are returning a favor,” one said.

Mediator: A Moment of Truth for Presidential Debate Moderators

September 26, 2016 - 8:02am
News outlets and fact-checking sites can separate truth from fable after a debate, but it falls to the moderator to interject in the moment when a candidate lies.

First Clinton-Trump Debate Is Framed by Rifts Over Race and Gender

September 26, 2016 - 7:59am
In a campaign that is now a battle over national identity and values, the candidates are more opposed over race and gender than any in decades.

What to Watch as Congress Nears Deadline to Avert Shutdown

September 26, 2016 - 6:47am
The houses have until midnight Friday to come up with a plan to fund the government through early December, or once again, it will be lights out for many operations.

ScienceTake: Pigeons Resist Misguided Leaders

September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
When the leader of a homing pigeon flock goes the wrong way, the flock still finds its way home.

Congress Meets, With 5 Days to Avoid Shutdown Over Funding

September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
A short-term funding bill could meet resistance from Democrats upset that the measure does not include money to address water contamination in Flint, Mich.

How Small Forests Can Help Save the Planet

September 26, 2016 - 5:30am
More than half of the forestland in the United States is held privately by families. Small forests may be a potent weapon against climate change, experts say.

Inside France’s ‘Jungle’: Desperate Migrants Keep Coming to Calais

September 26, 2016 - 5:02am
The camp perched at the edge of the English Channel has doubled in size, a highly visible symbol of Europe’s inability to cope with the migrant influx.

Building Blocks: The Resurrection of Greenwich Street

September 26, 2016 - 5:00am
A section of the Lower Manhattan street was closed when the first World Trade Center came along. It has re-emerged as the area is rebuilt following Sept. 11.

What in the World: Buy Me Some Peanuts and Wiener Nougat

September 26, 2016 - 5:00am
The similarities between the Finnish game of pesapallo and baseball are striking, as are the differences. (Wiener Nougat, a Finnish candy, is not like Cracker Jack.)