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Upsides for Some Remote Workers; Lost Pay and Security for Others

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 20:10
Working from home creates economic winners and losers. It can benefit highly skilled employees but depress others’ wages and make it hard to organize.
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The Death Penalty Can Ensure ‘Justice Is Being Done’

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 20:03
A top Justice Department official says for many Americans the death penalty is a difficult issue on moral, religious and policy grounds. But as a legal issue, it is straightforward.
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Medical Schools Have Historically Been Wrong on Race

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 20:00
While the blatant horrors of the past are gone, the ideas that fueled race-based medicine stubbornly linger. We can change.
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Israel Says It Thwarted a Hezbollah Raid at Lebanon Border

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 19:45
The Israeli military says it repelled a raid by Hezbollah in a disputed area along its northern border. Hezbollah denied carrying out an operation. No casualties were reported.
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Why Montana Is a Test Case for Democrats’ Winning the Senate

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 18:53
The race between Steve Daines, the Republican incumbent, and Steve Bullock could prove crucial in a year when Democrats need to win in conservative-leaning states where President Trump may still prevail.
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Taliban Executes Female Prison Guard, and U.N. Raises Concern Over Afghan Violence

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 18:41
The guard was abducted while traveling to her home village and later killed. The United Nations says civilians continue to bear the brunt of the Afghan conflict.
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Miami Marlins Outbreak Postpones 2 Games and Rocks M.L.B.’s Return

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 18:40
At least 14 members of the team, including 12 players, have tested positive after playing three games in Philadelphia this weekend. The Yankees’ game at the Phillies was also called off.
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Donald Trump Is the Best Ever President in the History of the Cosmos

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 18:07
That’s no more fantastical than the rest of his re-election campaign.
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Kansai Yamamoto, Designer With Ziggy Stardust as a Client, Dies at 76

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:48
Unapologetically flamboyant, he shaped the look of David Bowie’s alter ego and also worked with Elton John and Stevie Wonder.
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Hotels Are Promoting the Nostalgia of the Family Road Trip

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:48
Their campaigns have moved from focusing on cleanliness to appeals to people who want “to get out of the house.”
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The Doctor Behind the Disputed Covid Data

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:39
Dr. Sapan Desai, who supplied the data for two prominent and later retracted studies, is said to have a history of cutting corners and misrepresenting information in pursuit of his ambitions.
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Kenneth L. Marcus, Education Dept.'s Civil Rights Chief Steps Down

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:12
Kenneth L. Marcus was nominated as the head of the Office of Civil Rights in the face of a chorus of opposition. He leaves after a tenure marked by dissension and disputes.
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Here Are the U.S. States With Travel Restrictions

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:50
Nearly half of the states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.
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Coming of Age on Mars

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:40
In a new book, planetary scientist Sarah Stewart Johnson recalls how the Red Planet drew her to become a scientist.
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We’ll Be Wearing Masks for a While. Why Not Make Them Nice?

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:36
Motorized air purifiers and heated sanitizers. Breathable fabrics and chic prints. With face coverings here to stay, consumers are starting to demand more than cheap throwaways.
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Joe Biden’s Vice-Presidential Pick: Who’s in the Running?

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 16:06
Here are 13 women who have been under consideration by Mr. Biden, and why each might be chosen — and might not be.
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A Trumpless Future Is Hard to Get Your Head Around

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:36
Can Biden — and his vice-presidential pick — take us there?
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Melania Trump Will Renovate White House Rose Garden

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:30
The first lady’s renovation of the garden, a signature showcase of power used by presidents for decades, is taking place as her husband enters a crucial stretch of his re-election effort.
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The Celebrity Bookshelf Detective Is Back

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 14:51
We peer over the shoulders of Gwyneth Paltrow, Regina King, Charlamagne tha God, Yo-Yo Ma and others for a glimpse at their reading habits.
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U.K.'s New Coronavirus Tactic: Urge Britons to Lose Weight

New York Times Front Page - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 14:42
The prime minister, who cited his own problems with obesity, said his hospitalization with Covid-19 had prompted his push to tighten regulations on junk food.
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