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If Biden Wants to Be Like F.D.R., He Needs the Left

Sat, 11/21/2020 - 01:10
Radical agitation helped bring Social Security and much of the New Deal into being.
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‘People of Color’ Do Not Belong to the Democratic Party

Sat, 11/21/2020 - 00:18
It’s past time to start seeing voters the way they see themselves.
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Donald Trump Is Leaving Behind Blueprints to End Democracy

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 23:54
And I fear there’s no going back.
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Signs of Recent Volcanic Eruption on Mars Hint at Habitats for Life

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 23:40
Not thought to be volcanically active, Mars may have experienced an eruption just 53,000 years ago.
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House Race Between Tenney and Brindisi Is Down to 100-Vote Margin

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 22:21
Claudia Tenney seemed poised to avenge her 2018 defeat to Rep. Anthony Brindisi, a Democrat, but her election night lead has shrunk to roughly 100 votes.
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The 10 Best Books Through Time

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 22:09
A look at our picks from the past 16 years.
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Pfizer Applies for Emergency F.D.A. Approval for Covid-19 Vaccine

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 21:15
A large team of regulators at the agency will take about three weeks to review an application spanning thousands of pages.
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A Designer’s Endlessly Adaptable Nigerian Stew

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 17:24
Niyi Okuboyejo makes his efo riro with turkey and yams, but you should feel free to experiment. It’s a dish, he says, that rewards improvisation.
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With ‘Sylvie’s Love,’ Eugene Ashe Returns With a Big Hollywood Romance

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 16:00
For his second feature, Ashe, the writer and director of the Amazon film, was influenced by the photographer Gordon Parks and the singer Nancy Wilson.
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Nina Chanel Abney Imagines a Queer Black Utopia

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 15:41
The artist’s new body of work depicts life outside of the city, in a rural idyll free of the white gaze.
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A Lie and a Pizza Shop: Why Australian Officials Reversed a Lockdown

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 15:27
South Australia imposed tight statewide restrictions based on what a man had said about his relationship to a restaurant. And then the authorities learned the truth.
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Making Financial Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 15:00
The president-elect is considering tax changes that could affect stock sales, selling a family business and leaving money to heirs. But we still don’t know how much he’ll be able to do.
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It’s Easier to Get a Tax Deduction for Donations This Year

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 15:00
Under the pandemic relief program, taxpayers can deduct up to $300, even if they take the standard deduction. And even if $300 doesn’t sound like much, it’s “a big deal” to the needy.
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The Best Video Games to Get Lost In This Holiday Season

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 14:00
A ninth-century Viking adventure, a game about robots that literally feels good to play and an escape from hell: Here is what’s new across gaming systems to satisfy players of all stripes.
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It’s Never Been Harder to Be the New Kid on the Block

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 14:00
Moving to a new place is never easy. It’s even harder, and lonelier, when no one is supposed to come within six feet of you.
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Mall Santas Are Making Concessions to the Coronavirus

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 13:04
With the pandemic raging, malls are overhauling their Santa Claus traditions this Christmas to include virtual visits, holiday-themed masks and shields to reduce the risk of infection.
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When the Pandemic Came to Rural Wisconsin

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 12:11
As the coronavirus spread, a public servant tried to prepare her conservative community for the worst-case scenario. Now it’s here.
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Republicans Supporting Trump, Remember: Lies Have a Long Half-Life

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 02:14
The president’s actions are disgraceful and damaging to our democracy.
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San Francisco’s School Plan Could Offer Other Districts Hope

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 01:59
With relatively low virus rates, the city faces a dilemma over a return to in-person instruction.
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Derek Fordjour, From Anguish to Transcendence

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 15:15
Woven into his new work at Petzel Gallery are lessons drawn from his own journey to art stardom, and from a year of Black grief.
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