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  • Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor.
  • Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...

    U.S. stocks slammed by global fears

    First it was fresh concerns about the fragile Eurozone recovery. Then there was the sudden steep fall in oil prices. Now investors are worrying whether the American economy can pull up a slumping global economy. And overlaying all these — fears...

    Memo to The New Yorker: yesterday's plutocrats weren't 'progressives'

    In a piece about the whining crybabies among our privileged 1%, James Surowiecki of the New Yorker compares the plutocrats of today to those of the past, to the contemporary breed's disadvantage. One hundred years ago, he writes, "industrial magnates ...

    Letters: P.T. Barnum and bitcoins

    Re "Closure leaves bitcoin on the brink," Feb. 26 Sorry, but it's hard to feel the slightest sympathy for anyone who lost money in the recent bitcoin exchange collapse. Reporting by The Times over the years has demonstrated time and again that today's...