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How Science Helps the Warriors Sleep Their Way to Success

For 10 years, Andre Igoudala slept terribly. Back in college, the Golden State Warriors forward would play videogames late into the night. Eventually he’d crash, sometimes as late as 4 am, only to wake up a few hours later for practice. Then came class. When he was lucky, he’d squeeze ...

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Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

NANTES, France — The parliamentary candidates running under the banner of the newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, appear poised to win a crushing electoral majority on Sunday that extends from France’s Alpine heights to the Brittany coast and from the Mediterranean to Paris. Yet his party’s likely sweep of the ...

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Samsung Bribery Scandal Threatens South Korea Success Story

SEOUL, South Korea — Jay Y. Lee, heir to one of the world’s biggest corporate empires, followed in the footsteps of his prominent father. He took charge of key businesses. He hobnobbed with his country’s president. He brought in new ideas. Then, like his father, he was charged with breaking ...

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Venezuela’s Economic Success Fueled Its Electricity Crisis

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In battling its power crisis, Venezuela seems to be pulling out all the stops—well, almost. First, President Nicolas Maduro shut down the country for a week in March, giving citizens an extra three days off of work over the Easter ...

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Brazilian Tennis Player’s Success Follows a Childhood of Obstacles

When Gustavo Kuerten, the three-time French Open champion, refers to a “one-in-a-hundred-million” chance of making it in professional tennis, he is not referring to Novak Djokovic or Serena Williams, who have combined for 32 Grand Slam titles. Those enormous odds more accurately describe Teliana Pereira, a Brazilian compatriot of Kuerten’s ...

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