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How the Pandemic Is Imperiling a Working-Class College

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 14:27
The coronavirus has hurt Indiana University of Pennsylvania, but its financial problems were planted years ago.
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This Astrologer Has Some Things to Tell Kara Swisher

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:48
Chani Nicholas demystifies a $2.2 billion industry (and reads Kara’s birth chart).
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How Officers Killed Breonna Taylor

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:36
None of the police officers who raided her home wore body cameras. Our video reconstructs the critical sequence of events that led to a fatal outcome.
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Some Relief in Sight for Americans After Trump Signs Stimulus Bill

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:36
The measure will bring $600 checks for most Americans, and restore lapsed jobless benefits, in the face of what Dr. Anthony Fauci warns may be a further post-holiday surge in cases. Here’s the latest in pandemic news.
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Watching Earth Burn

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:00
For 10 days in September, satellites in orbit sent tragic evidence of climate change’s destructive power.
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Two Cities and Two Weddings — but Only One Couple

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:58
Kelly Orians and Thomas Frampton had two weddings in one day, one in Washington and the other in New Orleans, so family members would not have to risk traveling during the pandemic.
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Soothing Anxiety and Stress: Advice From the Year in Well

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:54
Exercise, new news habits, even dipping your face into an icy plunge pool are among the steps you can take for a mellower new year.
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The Most-Read Stories of 2020

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:26
And what else you need to know today.
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‘I Want to Be at the Table When the Next Donald Trump Shows Up’

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:24
What’s your resolution for the next four years?
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How a Small Bar Battled to Survive the Coronavirus: An Update

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 12:00
We chart the trials of a tavern in Oakland, Calif., that was thriving until the pandemic brought economic and emotional turmoil.
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The Girl Scouts Accuse the Boy Scouts of Unfair Competition in Trademark Dispute

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:52
The use of the terms “scouts” and “scouting” in the recruitment of girls is a focus of a legal and public relations feud between the organizations.
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Italy Turns to Flower Power to Help Spread Vaccine Message

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:34
The architect Stefano Boeri has designed primrose-themed pavilions where coronavirus shots will be given, but not everybody is thrilled with the idea.
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The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
Fifty years on, the mathematician’s best known (and, to him, least favorite) creation confirms that “uncertainty is the only certainty.”
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After the Vaccine: Sore Arm, Yes. Headache, Maybe. Regrets, No.

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
Here is what some of the first Americans to be vaccinated against Covid-19 are saying about how they felt afterward, with some side effects but no second thoughts.
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With Phil Niekro's Death, Baseball Has Lost the Knuckleball and Its Master

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
Phil Niekro is the seventh member of the Baseball Hall of Fame to die this year. The pitch he perfected also appears to be lost.
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Not Just Another Pipeline

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
The expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline is a breathtaking betrayal of Minnesota’s Indigenous communities — and the environment.
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The 48 Mountains That Held My Grief

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
After my son Ben died by suicide, I turned to hiking. I found myself: broken, but braver.
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A Cheerleader’s Vulgar Message Prompts a First Amendment Showdown

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
A Pennsylvania school district has asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether students may be disciplined for what they say on social media.
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Design Works Prints From Tillett Textiles are Back

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
In the late 1960s, Tillett Textiles teamed up with designers in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, for a historically significant collaboration. Now the prints are being reissued.
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Silicon Valley Isn't Over Just Because Tech Companies Are Moving Away

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 11:00
The obituary for California’s tech industry has been written before, and it will be rewritten again and again and again.
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