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Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Retire State Flag Rooted in the Confederacy

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 00:11
The flag, which has flown since 1894, is poised to come down, becoming yet another emblem of the Confederacy to be removed across the South.
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Taiwan Celebrates Pride With a Public Parade

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:40
Hundreds joined a march in Taipei, making it one of the few places in the world to proceed with such an event during the coronavirus pandemic.
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‘We Could Be Feeling This for the Next Decade’: Virus Hits College Towns

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:18
Opening bars and bringing back football teams have led to new outbreaks. Communities that evolved around campuses face potentially existential losses in population, jobs and revenue.
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How the Floyd Protests Turned Into a 24-Hour ‘Occupy City Hall’ in N.Y.

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:14
Rain or shine, hundreds of protesters have camped outside City Hall around the clock, refusing to leave until the police budget is cut.
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Trump’s Napalm Politics? They Began With Newt

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:07
Gingrich wrote the playbook for it all. The nastiness, the contempt for norms, the transformation of political opponents into enemies.
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India Debates Skin-Tone Bias as Beauty Companies Alter Ads

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:04
America’s intense conversation on race has focused attention on a type of discrimination that has long vexed India.
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Chesapeake Energy, a Shale Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:02
The company helped turn the United States into a gas exporter but became known for an illegal scheme to suppress the price of oil and gas leases.
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How Michael Flynn’s Defense Team Found Powerful Allies

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 22:56
A lawyer for the former national security adviser turned to the attorney general for help, and he delivered, months before a pair of appellate judges handed Mr. Flynn another legal victory.
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Poland Election Tests Democracy in a Pandemic

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 21:55
The incumbent, Andrzej Duda, will face Warsaw’s mayor, Rafal Trzaskowski, on July 12, according to exit polls. Turnout was high in Europe’s first major election during the pandemic.
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‘They Want to Kill Me’: Many Covid Patients Have Terrifying Delirium

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 20:47
Paranoid hallucinations plague many coronavirus patients in I.C.U.s, an experience that can slow recovery and increase risk of depression and cognitive issues.
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4 San Jose Officers Put on Leave Amid Probe Into Racist Facebook Posts

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 20:39
Officials are investigating inflammatory remarks, including anti-Muslim comments, by current and former police officers in a private Facebook group.
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Trump Retweets Racist Video Showing Supporter Yelling ‘White Power’

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 20:15
The president later deleted the tweet, which once again showed his willingness to use social media to amplify some of the most hateful commentary of some of his followers, even at a moment of unrest.
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Broadway League Pledges Change Amid National Uproar Over Racism

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 20:05
The organization will commission a comprehensive survey to get a handle on diversity onstage, backstage and in production offices.
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Charles Webb, Elusive Author of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at 81

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:57
His novel was turned into an era-defining movie, but he was never comfortable with its success, and he chose to live in poverty.
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Boeing 737 Max Test Flights to Begin

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:42
The flights, which could begin as soon as Monday, are a major step in getting the plane flying again.
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Museum of the City of New York: Reduced but Reopening

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:28
After layoffs, furloughs and salary cuts, the museum prepares to reopen with a reduced budget and will present an exhibition about the pandemic.
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Linda Cristal, Who Starred in ‘High Chaparral,’ Dies at 89

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:27
To win the role of the fiery Victoria Cannon, she said, she threw away the script and “made up stories showing love, hate, passion, envy, jealousy, etc.”
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Tammy Duckworth is Biden's Best Running Mate Pick

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:20
She, more than anyone, can get under Trump’s skin.
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Why the $6 Billion N.Y.P.D. Is Now a Target of ‘Defund the Police’

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 18:08
The New York police have taken on a vast purview beyond crime fighting that includes schools and mental health. Officials are now rethinking that.
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Majestic Icon or Invasive Pest? A War Over Australia’s Wild Horses

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 17:28
Scientists say the animals, known as brumbies, must be culled because they are destroying rivers and endangering native wildlife. Rural activists call these efforts an attack on Australian heritage.
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