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Poll Shows One Hurdle to Reopening Broadway: Fear of Jerks

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:43
A New York Times/Siena College Research Institute poll found that theatergoers who are hesitant to return worry that the people around them won’t follow the rules.
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Two Months Later, the Iditarod Champion May Finally Get a Ride Home

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:52
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thomas Waerner of Norway and his dogs have been stranded in Alaska after finishing the race on March 18.
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The Reopening, in 5 Charts

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:51
As states ease lockdown orders, Americans are eating out, booking flights and buying houses again. Here’s what that looks like.
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The Story of Two Brothers From Mexico

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 11:11
They died within hours of each other. With the pandemic, bringing their bodies home has become an almost impossible task.
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Should a Parent of Two Children Split Inheritance Equally?

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 10:00
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on dividing your estate equally among heirs, taking advantage of the CARES Act and using PayPal to pay contractors.
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Wild Cockatoos Are Just as Smart as Lab-Raised Ones

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 09:00
Previous research suggested that spending a lot of time with humans might make animals more innovative. These birds had another idea.
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How Kobe Bryant Created His Own Olympic Dream Team

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 06:30
Bryant, who is set for posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year, powered the United States to a gold medal in 2008 with his trademark work ethic.
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Richard Anuszkiewicz, Whose Op Art Caught Eyes in the ’60s, Dies at 89

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 22:21
He was a pioneer in manipulating fundamental elements of art to create optical effects — and to make, as he put it, “something romantic out of a very, very mechanistic geometry.”
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‘I Was a Little Nervous as I Finished and Dropped Back Onto the Sidewalk’

New York Times Front Page - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 08:00
Exercising in public, a Valentine’s treat and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
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Immigration Reform, Past and Present

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 21:38
Jia Lynn Yang talks about “One Mighty and Irresistible Tide,” and Judith Newman discusses books that help simplify life.
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My 14-Year-Old Isn’t Social Distancing. What Should I Do?

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 20:41
Covid-19 offers parents and teenagers a limited number of unsatisfying options, but partial solutions may be better than no solution at all.
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The U.S. Is Getting Shorter, as Mapmakers Race to Keep Up

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 20:23
Scientists are hard at work recalibrating where and how the nation physically sits on the planet. It’s not shrinkage — it’s “height modernization.”
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How to Protect Kids’ Ears From Constant Headphone Use

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:16
Volume is not the only measure to consider. Duration also contributes to damage to our kids’ ears.
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How to Tell if It’s More Than Just a Bad Mood

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:00
It is understandable if the coronavirus pandemic has put you in a funk, but depression should be evaluated and treated.
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How to Reduce Your Risk of PTSD in a Post-Covid-19 World

New York Times Front Page - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:30
It’s normal to feel a sense of hopelessness and loneliness in these times. But there are proven and proactive ways for you to get through it.
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Elephants Really Can’t Hold Their Liquor

New York Times Front Page - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 18:51
Humans and other species have a gene mutation that lets them digest alcohol. In other species, it’s missing.
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Mother Sea Turtles Might Be Sneakier Than They Look

New York Times Front Page - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 23:13
The large reptiles make decoy nests to distract predators during an oft-ignored behavior following their egg laying, researchers say.
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Follow the Silk Road, Book by Book

New York Times Front Page - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 14:48
Compiled by our contributors, a reading list for recreating the ancient trade route from the comfort of home.
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