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Inside William Barr's Effort to Undermine N.Y. Prosecutors

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:55
The firing of the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan was foreshadowed by a disagreement over a case linked to President Trump.
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‘I Humbly Apologize’: Philadelphia Officials Announce Changes After Protest Response

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:41
The move came hours after a New York Times video revealed that the Philadelphia police had violated the department’s own protocols during a response to a protest this month.
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Texas Governor Pauses Reopening as Coronavirus Cases Soar in Region

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:24
A growing number of states are pausing plans to reopen, amid rising case counts. But Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said shutting back down was the “last thing we want to do.”
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In Norway, Gymgoers Avoid Infections as Virus Recedes

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:22
In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.
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Food Pantries Are No Substitute for the SNAP Program

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:00
Instead of beefing up the SNAP program during the pandemic, the government opts for a return to Depression-era food lines.
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Trump Family Will Ask Second Court to Stop Publication of Tell-All Book

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 23:40
A Queens County, N.Y., judge said his court lacked jurisdiction in the case.
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Fed Caps Dividends and Limits Buybacks by Big Banks

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 23:38
About a quarter of banks would near minimum capital levels in a double dip recession, the Fed said, as it announced its stress-test results.
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'Black Lives Matter' Will Be Painted Outside Trump Tower in N.Y.C.

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 23:36
Mayor de Blasio’s plan drew an inflammatory response from the president, who used it to try to stoke tensions between protesters and the police.
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Texas, Unemployment, ‘Hamilton’: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 23:26
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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America Didn’t Give Up on Covid-19. Republicans Did.

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 23:14
Partisanship has crippled our response.
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A Suicide, an App and a Time for a Reckoning

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:21
Companies like the stock-trading app Robinhood can seem not just careless but also predatory.
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What Is Freedom? Teaching Kids Philosophy in a Pandemic

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:05
Thinking about big questions empowers children to feel more confident about the value of their own ideas, teachers say.
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James Brown’s Will: Is It Inching Toward Closure After 14 Years?

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:33
A decision by the Supreme Court of South Carolina has raised expectations that the many legal fights over the singer’s estate may soon be drawing to a close.
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You’re Probably Inhaling Microplastics Right Now

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:28
A new study found plentiful evidence of these tiny particles in dust in the nation’s most remote places.
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Photographing the Beauty of My Mother’s Decline

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:25
For years, I have been making images of my mother as her dementia progresses. The process brings us closer.
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The Last Days of Pop Smoke

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:49
The Brooklyn rapper was on the verge of an international breakthrough when he was killed in February. Here is the story of his whirlwind final months, told by those who knew him best.
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Trump Overhaul of Campus Sex Assault Rules Wins Surprising Support

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:25
The new approach finds unlikely allies among some feminist scholars, who say colleges and universities were failing to sufficiently protect the rights of young men accused of sexual misconduct.
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We Know How George Floyd Died

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:16
The idea that drugs played a role is just a new version of an old racist myth.
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When Facebook Politics Get Extra Personal

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 19:59
A reader wonders whether it is appropriate to tell the supporters of a certain presidential candidate to get lost, virtually.
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Work-From-Home Could Make the Gender Wage Gap Worse

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 19:32
An increase in remote workers won’t automatically usher in a gender-equal utopia. If we want it, we have to make it so.
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