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In N.Y.C.’s Spring Virus Surge, a Frightening Echo of 1918 Flu

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 21:42
In March and April, death rates rivaled those seen during the country’s deadliest pandemic, a new study finds. “What 1918 looked like is basically this.”
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Are You Overpraising Your Child?

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 17:07
All those “Good jobs!” might be undermining kids’ independence and self-confidence.
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Episode Four: ‘Here’s Another Fun Thing You Can Do’

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 15:34
Is it possible to limit the power of white parents?
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What Happens When the Season Changes?

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:53
Taking refuge outdoors is still an option.
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New Zealand Beat the Coronavirus Once. Can It Do It Again?

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 11:09
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revived her “go hard, go early” approach as officials grapple with a mysterious cluster that might have originated in a frozen food warehouse.
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Why You Should Still Care About ‘Bicycle Thieves’

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 10:00
On the unforgettable heartbreak and enduring pleasures of an Italian neorealist masterpiece.
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Feel Like You’re Going Out of Your Mind? Consider Your Mind-Set

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 20:03
No one likes to make mistakes, but how you manage them can be a key to a stronger future.
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Berlin’s Art Scene: Are Reports of Its Death Exaggerated?

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 16:51
The news that three top collectors were leaving the city set off a string of negative headlines and prompted soul-searching from artists and administrators.
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A Honeybee’s Tongue Is More Swiss Army Knife Than Ladle

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 00:25
Once again, insects prove to be more complicated than scientists thought they were.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Russia Approves a Virus Vaccine

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:39
The first-of-its-kind announcement comes amid international concerns that the country is rushing approval for political purposes. Britain’s drive to open schools may come at a cost to other businesses.
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Are More Car-Free Streets in N.Y.C.’s Future?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:16
The tension between "those who see cars as evil and those who see cars as essential" intensifies as social distancing puts a premium on space.
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SoftBank Claws Back Into the Black After Historic Losses

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:15
Asset sales and a hot stock market have helped fuel a rebound for the beleaguered Japanese conglomerate, which runs the world’s largest tech fund.
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Seattle Police Chief to Resign as Council Pursues Ambitious Plan to Cut Budget

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 07:48
Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.
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Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:39
Curry led the Golden State Warriors to the N.B.A. finals for five consecutive years, but now he’s not even going to the playoffs. “You miss it badly,” he said.
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Looting in Downtown Chicago: Police Arrest More Than 100 People

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:59
The city briefly raised most of the bridges to the main shopping and business district. Mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the crowd’s actions as “abject criminal behavior.”
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Identical Twins With Two Very Different Destinies

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:55
A father looks to science and faith to understand his son's congenital heart defect.
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Unusual ‘Derecho’ Storms Rip Through Midwest

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:41
The powerful storms, which covered hundreds of miles, brought winds exceeding 100 miles per hour to Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana.
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Fewer Airline Passengers, but a Higher Rate of Illegal Guns in Carry-On Bags

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:16
The Transportation Security Administration found three times more guns per million passengers this July than last, the agency said.
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U.S. Contractor Knew of Explosive Material in Beirut Since at Least 2016

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:21
An American contractor spotted and reported the potential danger at least four years ago, but U.S. officials denied they were aware of the findings until last week, after the blast.
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C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:00
A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.
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