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Boris Johnson Feels Public Anger in Outcry Over Dominic Cummings

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:07
The image of a powerful official flouting the lockdown rules has struck a nerve in a way that the government’s haphazard response to the virus has not.
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Protesters in Hong Kong Rally Against China’s Tightening Grip

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 08:59
Many sought to oppose a bill that would threaten prison for disrespecting the Chinese national anthem, the latest expression of public anger at Beijing’s encroachment.
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Trump Pushes a Conspiracy Theory That Falsely Accuses a TV Host of Murder

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 08:18
On Twitter and at a news conference, the president said Joe Scarborough was responsible for the death of Lori Klausutis, who worked for him when he was a congressman. But Twitter refused her husband’s request to have the false tweets removed.
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White Woman Is Fired After Calling Police on Black Man in Central Park

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:52
Video of the incident touched off intense discussions about the history of black people being falsely reported to the police.
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How Modi Failed the Pandemic Test

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:00
The starkest failure of the Indian government’s coronavirus strategy has been the devastation it imposed on the country’s workers.
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Tracking Coronavirus

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 05:10
See the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States with detailed maps of cases by county.
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Emergency Child Hunger Program Is Far Behind on Rollout

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 05:09
About a dozen states are seeing an uptick in cases, and California is in “economic free fall” after its early shutdown.
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George Floyd Death: Minneapolis Police Video Leads to Protests

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 04:38
“Being black in America should not be a death sentence,” the city’s mayor said as video of the arrest was widely shared.
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After the Coronavirus, Don't Forget the Paramedics

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 04:18
After 9/11, New York left paramedics behind. I fear the same will happen with the coronavirus.
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Minneapolis Police Narrative Is Challenged in Bystander Video

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:39
The initial police account of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis did not mention that an officer’s knee pinned him to the ground. “Please, I can’t breathe,” he said.
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N.H.L. Announces Plan to Return Straight Into the Playoffs

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:38
Commissioner Gary Bettman and the N.H.L. Players’ Association agreed to terms on resuming the season with a 24-team playoff format that would yield a champion in early autumn.
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Twitter Labels Trump's Tweets for First Time

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:29
Twitter added a link to two of President Trump’s tweets in which he had made false claims about mail-in ballots, urging people to “get the facts.”
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How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA's Astronauts to Orbit

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 01:48
A successful launch on Wednesday could forever change how the world thinks about getting people to space.
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Jimmy Fallon Apologizes for Blackface Skit

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 01:32
In a ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch from 2000, Mr. Fallon appears in blackface while impersonating his fellow comedian Chris Rock.
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HBO Max Wants to ‘Crush’ Netflix. Is It Too Late?

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:59
AT&T’s streaming platform goes live on Wednesday. At $15 a month, it’s more expensive than its rivals and comes at a time when household income is dropping.
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‘It’s the Death Towers’: How the Bronx Became New York’s Virus Hot Spot

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:52
The borough has the city’s highest rates of virus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Could more have been done?
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Republicans Tried to Suppress the Vote in Florida. And Failed.

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:48
Voters overwhelmingly wanted to restore former felons’ voting rights.
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Biden, Urging Face Masks, Calls Trump a ‘Fool’ for Not Wearing One

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:33
Joseph Biden, in his first in-person interview since the coronavirus curtailed his campaign, suggested the president was being “falsely masculine’’ by refusing to wear a mask.
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Jimmy Cobb, Drummer on Miles Davis’s ‘Kind of Blue,’ Dies at 91

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:13
The last surviving member of that landmark album’s sextet, he was a master of understatement, propelling his bandmates with a quiet persistence.
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Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 00:06
Where’s the Republican uproar over what’s gone on under his watch?
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