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Lucille Bridges, Mother of Ruby Bridges, Dies at 86

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 05:35
In 1960, Ms. Bridges enrolled her daughter Ruby in an all-white school in New Orleans and escorted her there, breaking through segregation.
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Brad Raffensperger, Georgia's Top Elections Official, Is Under Fire

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 05:07
After becoming the target of his own party, Brad Raffensperger authorized a hand recount of the state’s presidential votes.
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UPS to Allow Natural Black Hairstyles and Facial Hair

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 04:36
The policy change comes amid a growing national movement to ban racial discrimination based on people’s natural hairstyle.
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Meet George Jetson? Orlando Unveils Plans for First Flying-Car Hub in U.S.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 04:07
The “vertiport” is scheduled to be completed in 2025 in Orlando, which granted more than $800,000 in potential tax rebates to Lilium, a German aviation company that plans to build and operate the hub.
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Biden Names Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 03:45
Mr. Klain, a lawyer and veteran Democratic operative who first worked for the president-elect in the late 1980s when he was a senator, has been a sharp critic of President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus.
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Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 03:44
The arrival of the new officials has prompted concerns. Their backgrounds offer insights into their policies.
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Trump’s Election Tantrum

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 02:47
His latest fit reminds me of a toddler’s. Except 3-year-olds don’t hold the power of the presidency.
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Trump Stacks the Pentagon and Intel Agencies With Loyalists. To What End?

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 02:33
So far, there is no evidence the appointees harbor a secret agenda or arrived with an action plan. But their sudden appearance amounts to a purge of the Pentagon’s top civilian hierarchy without recent precedent.
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For Pence, the Future Is Tied to Trump as Much as the Present Is

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 02:21
If President Trump announces he will run again in 2024, his vice president’s plans could be derailed.
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Election Showed a Wider Red-Blue Economic Divide

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 02:19
Some partisan differences were scrambled, but places with brighter future prospects swung toward Biden.
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Trump’s Post-Election Tactics Put Him in Unsavory Company

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:50
Denying defeat, claiming fraud and using government machinery to reverse election results are the time-honored tools of dictators.
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New York City Must Hit Pause on Indoor Dining

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:50
City and state officials, with an eye toward keeping schools open, should not wait to impose additional lifesaving restrictions.
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How FTI Drove Influence Campaigns Nationwide for Big Oil

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:43
FTI, a global consulting firm, helped design, staff and run organizations and websites funded by energy companies that can appear to represent grass-roots support for fossil-fuel initiatives.
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Pick the Worst of Trump’s Worst

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:38
A plethora of awful alternatives.
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The Presidential Transition Must Go On

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:36
Joe Biden’s team should be given the official go-ahead for the smooth transfer of power.
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Biden’s Policy Agenda Rests Heavily on Senate Outcome

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:29
Which party controls the Senate will largely dictate how ambitious President-elect Joe Biden can get on taxes, health care, climate change and other policy priorities.
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How Some Conservatives Have Switched to Parler, Rumble and Newsmax

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:22
Since the election, millions have migrated to alternative social media and media sites like Parler, Rumble and Newsmax.
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The Hard Part Is Still to Come for the N.B.A.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 01:08
Managing life in a bubble was far from easy, but the N.B.A. is about to experience life in the real world.
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Jeffrey Toobin Is Fired by The New Yorker

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 00:45
The star journalist exposed himself on a video conference call last month. “We take workplace matters seriously,” a Condé Nast executive said.
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19% Positivity Rate as Outbreak Accelerates in N.J.’s Largest City

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 00:37
After nearly one in five residents who were tested over three days last week were found to have the coronavirus, Newark announced a set of strict new rules.
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