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TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017





Hoda Kotb, a co-host of NBC’s “Today” show, announced Tuesday that she adopted a baby girl. (Chris Pizzello / Invision/AP)

UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 10:02 A.M.

‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program said in an emotional phone interview Tuesday that she adopted a newborn and named her Haley Joy. The 52-year-old Kotb says the baby was born on Valentine’s Day. Kotb says the girl is “the love of my life.”

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Tom Hanks is adding author to his resume. The Oscar-winning actor’s first book, “Uncommon Type: Some Stories,” features 17 stories, each in some way involving a different typewriter. It’s due out Oct. 24. (Jordan Strauss / Invision/AP)

TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 9:22 A.M.

Tom Hank’s debut book is due in October

Among the stories written by Hanks, who owns over 100 typewriters, is one about an immigrant arriving in New York City, another about a bowler who becomes a celebrity and another about an eccentric billionaire.

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TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017

Quality patient care should be provided by all doctors

Dear Doctor: I’ve read about a recent study that found that elderly patients with female doctors fared better than those who were treated by men. I wonder – what do Dr. Ko and Dr. Glazier think about these results? Dear Reader: You’re referring to the results of a study performed by Harvard researchers, published in December 2016 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. To say that it caused a bit of a stir is an understatement. Our colleague Dr. Ashley gave his take on these findings yesterday. Our reactions follow later.

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TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017

The Slice: Let’s see if we can skate by

The clock is ticking down. So let me ask. What are your favorite memories of the Ice Palace at Riverfront Park? Least favorite? Let’s move on. Hit the road, Jack (today’s falling asleep at a concert story): “I went to ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

In this photo provided by Microsoft, Microsoft researcher Ethan Jackson sets up a trap for mosquitoes in Harris County, Texas, in 2016. A new high-tech version trap is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape, and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. (AP)

MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 7 P.M.

New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape – and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite. Whether it really could improve public health is still to be determined.

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