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When the Police Treat Software Like Magic

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 18:09
The arrest of a man for a crime he didn’t commit shows the dangers of facial recognition technology.
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How We Got Here: Writers on Race and Racism in America

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 17:26
Amid the most profound social upheaval since the 1960s, these novelists, historians, poets, comedians and activists take a moment to look back to the literature.
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Dog Breeding in the Neolithic Age

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:14
Fossils and modern DNA show the ancient roots of Arctic sled dogs.
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U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 15:37
Special Operations forces used a secret weapon designed to limit civilian casualties to strike the Qaeda veteran this month.
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How to Handle a Mom-Friend Breakup

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 15:34
Those bonds forged when you have babies don’t always last.
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'Korean Art From 1953' Gives a Full View of Modern Art in South Korea

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:00
“Korean Art From 1953,” a lavish new book, is the most significant English-language overview yet of modern and contemporary art on the peninsula.
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The Voters Trump Is Losing

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:06
In six states crucial to the president’s election hopes, our polling found a potentially decisive shift in opinion.
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The Ending of This Louisa May Alcott Story May Disappoint You

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:30
“Aunt Nellie’s Diary” was penned by the famous author when she was only 17. It has been published for the first time in The Strand Magazine.
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Some of France’s Only Live Theater Right Now Is a Historical Affront

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:23
A theme park’s whiz-bang performances are an odd mix of high-quality production values and one-dimensional storytelling. Historians have long disputed the narratives.
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If Black Lives Really Matter to the Rich, Philanthropy Isn't Enough

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:00
Philanthropy alone won’t save the American dream.
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A Virus Walks Into a Bar …

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:00
As communities open up, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the indoor bar scene is uniquely suited to transmission of Covid-19.
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Leo Tolstoy vs. the Police

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:00
Why the great Russian novelist’s critique of state-sponsored violence bears thinking about now.
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How to Raise an Anti-Racist Kid

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 18:43
The books we read, the movies we watch, the friends we make, the doctors we visit and the conversations we have at home all shape our children’s views of race.
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How to Start Meditating

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 15:54
The world is stressful. That’s especially true right now. Here are strategies to take just a few minutes every day to calm your mind and check in with yourself.
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School’s Out. Parental Burnout Isn’t Going Away.

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 15:34
The majority of parents “have no idea how they are going to keep their child occupied all summer.”
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Your Brother (or Sister or Mother) Is Asking for Money. Now What?

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 10:00
Many Americans have lost work in the pandemic, and some are turning to their families for help. That can aggravate some awkward dynamics.
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Sitting All Day May Increase Your Risk of Dying From Cancer

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 10:00
Need another reason to move? Sedentary behavior was linked to an increased risk of fatal cancer.
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Rick Owens Stitches a Souvenir

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 20:46
In the latest installment of our Designer D.I.Y. series, the designer embroiders a lover’s hankie.
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DNA of ‘Irish Pharaoh’ Sheds Light on Ancient Tomb Builders

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 06:11
In one of Europe's most impressive Stone Age burial mounds, researchers found evidence of brother-sister incest that suggests the existence of a ruling elite.
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How Jessie Ware Cooked Her Way Into a Musical Fantasy

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 15:35
The British pop singer and songwriter was feeling stalled. A food podcast with her mother showcased her charming personality — and unlocked her creativity.
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