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Makeup Is for Everyone

Now that people of all genders have embraced the rituals of beauty, once seemingly reserved only for women, what does it mean to adorn our faces?

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NBC Says It Will Not Air the Golden Globes in 2022

The group behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been under pressure for its lack of Black members and its financial practices.

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Ed Ward, Rock Critic and Historian, Is Dead at 72

His reviews for Crawdaddy, Rolling Stone and Creem were admired. But his tough criticism at The Austin American-Statesman inspired a “Dump Ed Ward” movement.

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Krysta With a Y Plays Liza With a Z

For Krysta Rodriguez, who stars as Liza Minnelli in the new Netflix series ‘Halston,’ acting and decorating aren’t that far apart.

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A Man Romanced My Daughter for a Green Card. Should I Report Him?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on turning someone in for attempted marriage fraud, telling a friend about his cheating wife — and more.

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A Glass Bridge. Gale-Force Winds. A Moment of Terror High in the Air.

Gusts blew out parts of a glass bridge’s flooring in northeast China, trapping a man and raising questions about the safety of similar hair-raising tourist attractions in the country.

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The Pod Couple

Inside the relatably argumentative, highly downloadable marriage of retired soccer star Abby Wambach and best-selling author Glennon Doyle.

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‘I Need to Know I Tried’

Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.

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The Birds and the Buoys: Using Googly Eyes to Avert Extinction

A pair of looming eyes could scare away seabirds from fishing nets in which they are often entangled.

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Bye-Bye, Bennu: NASA Heads Back to Earth With Asteroid Stash in Tow

The OSIRIS-REX mission will spend two years cruising home with space rock samples that could unlock secrets of the early solar system.

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Nancy Lassalle, Longtime Promoter of Ballet, Dies at 93

In 1941 she studied at George Balanchine’s fledgling dance academy. She was not destined to be a ballerina, but she dedicated her life to Balanchine’s legacy.

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Late Night Can’t Help but Laugh at Trump’s Calling Horse a ‘Junkie’

Jimmy Kimmel called the former president “our own Triple Clown winner” in his monologue about a drug scandal involving the Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit.

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Moving to the City During the Pandemic: ‘This Is the New York I Know.’

The best part of his Upper West Side apartment? It’s a three-minute walk from his daughter’s place.

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At Dhamaka, Chintan Pandya Shows He’s Not Fooling Around

Building on Adda’s forceful home-style menu, the chef goes deeper into uncompromising Indian cooking.

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Stacey Abrams’s Legal Thriller Has Many Moving Pieces

In “While Justice Sleeps,” the veteran author and voting rights activist takes on the Supreme Court, biotech and blackmail — among other topics.

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So Your Car Has Been Recalled. Now What?

Recalls are common, but receiving a notice can still be unnerving. Here’s what to expect.

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To Draw Nature, Pick Up a Pencil and Really Look

With a few basic tips you can begin to draw the creatures around you, and remember the joy they bring.

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Has the Pandemic Changed Dating Forever?

Boundaries. Meaningful connections. “Covid baggage.” Here’s what dating will look like in a post-pandemic world.

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5 Songs to Listen to Right Now

Here are five new and notable songs, including Weezer’s pop-metal throwback and Paul McCartney’s collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers.

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U.S. Lutheran Church Elects Its First Openly Transgender Bishop

The Rev. Megan Rohrer was elected to lead a synod that includes about 200 Lutheran congregations in Northern and Central California.

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The Texas Voting Bill, Explained

The state’s Republican-controlled Legislature is likely to decide this week on a path forward for sweeping new voting restrictions. Here’s what’s in the bill and what could happen in the coming days.

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Helmut Jahn, ‘Convention-Busting’ Architect, Dies at 81

He helped redefine Chicago architecture with his postmodern designs of the Thompson Center and the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport. But he was also known worldwide.

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U.S. Vessel Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Patrol Boats

The incident, in the Strait of Hormuz, was the third time in just over a month that vessels from the two countries have come dangerously close.

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California’s Middle-Class Taxpayers Could Get a Rebate Under Newsom Plan

Faced with a massive state surplus and a looming recall election, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed giving two-thirds of Californians some of their tax money back.

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Efforts to Weed Out Extremists in Law Enforcement Meet Resistance

Oregon, California, Minnesota, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., are seeking to give law enforcement agencies more power to exclude officers with ties to extremist groups.

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Cases of Unruly Airline Passengers Are Soaring, and So Are Federal Fines

Dozens of people face fines of up to $35,000 for assaulting and interfering with flight attendants under a zero-tolerance policy introduced by the F.A.A. this year.

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Washington Post Names A.P. Editor, Sally Buzbee, as Its Top Editor

After more than three decades at respected news service, Ms. Buzbee becomes the successor to the star editor Martin Baron.

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F.B.I. Asking Questions After a Pension Fund Aimed High and Fell Short

The Pennsylvania teachers’ retirement fund put more than half its assets into risky alternative investments. The math didn’t work out, spurring an investigation.

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Can You Have More Than 150 Friends?

A new study questions that figure, known as Dunbar’s number. The Oxford professor for whom it is named, Robin Dunbar, dismissed the findings as “absolutely bonkers.”

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The Lure of H Mart, Where the Shelves Can Seem as Wide as Asia

The huge grocery chain and other megastores like it have revolutionized the way many Asian-Americans shop and eat.

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The Strange New Life of Vaccine Sites

How a crisis can help us rethink space and reimagine the future.

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Times Event: We Need to Talk About Cancel Culture

Trevor Noah, Kara Swisher, Jane Coaston and Ezra Klein debate the merits and dangers of cancel culture, and share a sneak peek at upcoming episodes from Opinion Audio.

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Mother and Daughter Do the Same Job. Why Does One Make $9 More an Hour?

A tale of two home care workers.

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For Richard Branson, the Romance of Space Tourism Meets Reality

Virgin Galactic’s failure to launch exposed the limits of human ingenuity.

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Quintin Jones Is Not Innocent. But He Doesn’t Deserve to Die.

Quintin Phillippe Jones is scheduled to be executed on May 19. Today I tell the story of our friendship in the hope that it will save his life.

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Republicans Are Still Waging War on Workers

Times are good? Punish the unemployed. Times are bad? Punish the unemployed.

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Is the U.S. Learning All the Wrong Lessons From Covid-19?

Michael Lewis on why America’s pandemic response failed so miserably.

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Pope Francis Faces Another German Reformation

The liberal wing of Roman Catholicism tests how far a liberalizing pope will let them go.

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Kathryn Garcia for Mayor

The editorial board’s endorsement for the Democratic mayoral primary.

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Israelis, Palestinians and Their Neighbors Worry: Is This the Big One?

The clashes could quickly blow over, or the unrest could blow up into another Intifada.

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Apple vs. Facebook

How a routine-looking software update became a major confrontation in the long-running conflict between two of the world’s largest tech companies.

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What to Know About Newsom’s Big Budget Surplus Plan

Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed giving at least $600 to millions of California taxpayers.

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Russia School Shooting Kills 7 Students and 2 Employees

Within hours of the shooting in Kazan, a provincial capital, President Vladimir V. Putin said he had ordered a tightening of Russia’s already restrictive laws on civilian ownership of guns.

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Key Takeaways From China’s Census Results

The country is locked in a demographic crisis. But the figures also showed rising education and urbanization levels.

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China’s ‘Long-Term Time Bomb’: Falling Births Stunt Population Growth

Only 12 million babies were born last year, the lowest number of births since 1961, providing fresh evidence of a looming demographic crisis that could complicate Beijing’s ambitions.

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What We Know About the Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack

Reliance on the pipeline has grown as rising domestic production of oil and gas has led to reduced refining capacity in the Northeast.

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F.B.I. Identifies Group Behind Pipeline Hack

The attack by DarkSide, a relatively new criminal group believed to have roots in Eastern Europe, exposed the remarkable vulnerability of key American infrastructure.

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Shootings and Subway Attacks Put Crime at Center of N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Rising concerns over crime have led candidates to issue strong appeals for public safety, less than a year after the city was under pressure to defund the police.

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Final Approval Expected for Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

The Vineyard Wind project, off the coast of Massachusetts, would generate enough electricity to power 400,000 homes.

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I.P.A. Signing Bonuses and Free Subs: Luring Labor as a Beach Economy Booms

Restaurants are cutting lunch hours and gas stations are paying signing bonuses as a beach town’s boom serves as a possible preview to the nation.

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Why Jerusalem’s Aqsa Mosque Is an Arab-Israeli Fuse

The mosque sits on a site sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews, and it is a chronic flash point in the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Israel Hits Gaza With Airstrikes as Hamas Increases Rocket Fire

As localized violence in Jerusalem grew into a cross-border conflict, at least 26 Palestinians, including nine children, were killed, according to officials in Gaza. Two people in Israel were also reported killed.

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Diet Companies See Gains as Americans Try to Drop Pandemic Pounds

In recent weeks and months, as people have ventured out more often, business has jumped for companies that sell plans to help lose weight.

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A Misleading C.D.C. Number

We have a special edition of the newsletter on a misleading C.D.C. statistic.

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To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

The F.D.A.’s authorization of Pfizer’s Covid shot for 12- to 15-year-olds is a milestone in battling the coronavirus, but actually getting them vaccinated involves new challenges.

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Cathie Wood Cuts Apple Stake By 30% And Buys Coinbase, DraftKings - Benzinga

Cathie Wood-led Ark Investment Management shed more shares of Apple Inc (NASDAQ:

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Can the Commodities Rally Continue? - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

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MSNBC completely avoids Jeffrey Epstein bombshell from Gates divorce saga - Fox News

Despite being a 24-hour news network, MSNBC apparently had no time to cover the bombshell development from the high-profile divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates.

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'There's no going back': Ireland's tourism trade prepares to re-open for good - CNBC

Ireland's tourism and hospitality industries have been the worst hit during the pandemic and previous attempts at re-opening have been upended by fresh surges of Covid-19.

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JPMorgan says China tech stocks are in a 'good buying spot' despite regulatory crackdown - CNBC

Howard Wang, head of Greater China equities at JPMorgan Asset Management, said Chinese tech companies have the potential to grow over the long term.

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How One Man's Fight Against An AOL Troll Sealed The Tech Industry's Power - NPR

A fight between a Seattle man and AOL in the mid-1990s led to what has been called "the most important Internet law ruling ever." Decades later, the decision still governs how the web functions.

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Tesla, Palantir, ARK and Apple, Wynn - 5 Things You Must Know Tuesday - TheStreet

Stocks are set to extend a drop fueled by tech selloff; Tesla slumps on a report it has halted a land purchase in Shanghai; ARK slashes its Apple holdings.

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Stocks fall across Europe and Nasdaq futures tumble 1%, as inflation concerns and selloff sentiment spread - MarketWatch

Miners and major oil companies lead the charge into the red, alongside tech and travel stocks

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Dogecoin ($DOGE) Cryptocurrency Price Rises; Elon Musk Asks Should Tesla Use It - Bloomberg

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Factbox: Bitcoin's march towards the mainstream - Reuters

Bitcoin hit a record high just shy of $65,000 last month, the latest landmark on its march to wider acceptance. A growing embrace by major companies and financial firms, particularly in the United States, have fuelled its gains.

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Gas Shortages, Long Lines Across Southeast After Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack - Newsweek

Colonial Pipeline halted operations after reporting that a ransomware cyberattack had affected some of its systems.

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'Shiba Don't Fear Wall Street:' Dogecoin Statue Said To Appear In Front Of Charging Bull - Benzinga

A statue of a Shiba Inu, the mascot of Dogecoin (DOGE), has been placed in front of the iconic “Charging Bull” sculptu...

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Tesla Falls as China Sales Dip, Musk Polls Followers on Dogecoin - Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Tesla Inc. shares slumped in early trading as fresh signs of trouble emerged for its China business while Elon Musk polled Twitter followers...

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Why Soaring Stocks Could Be Bad News For The Economy - NPR

A new book argues that the growing profitability of big business is bad news for workers.

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Two experts on what was behind Monday's Big Tech sell-off - CNBC Television

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McDonald's is changing its coffee cups to promote the Covid-19 vaccine - CNN

McDonald's is partnering with the White House to promote vaccination information on its coffee cups as hesitancy grows about taking the potentially life-saving shot.

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COVID-19 vaccine: FDA grants Pfizer emergency use for children aged 12 to 15 - CBS News

An analysis that included 1,005 vaccine participants in this age group found the vaccine was 100% effective in preventing COVID-19.

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Investors are ignoring a ticking-time-bomb stock market, says this money manager - MarketWatch

Critical information for the U.S. trading day

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Palantir net loss doubles, stock falls after earnings - MarketWatch

Company gives better-than-expected revenue forecast for current quarter

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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Virgin Galactic, Callaway Golf, Palantir & more - CNBC

The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Virgin Galactic, Callaway Golf, Palantir, and more.

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Elon Musk Hosts a Mother’s Day Episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’

The much-discussed Tesla and SpaceX executive took a self-deprecating approach, telling viewers, “I’m pretty good at running human in emulation mode.”

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George Jung, Who Made Millions Smuggling Cocaine, Dies at 78

Part of the Medellín drug cartel, he was imprisoned multiple times and was later played by Johnny Depp in the 2001 movie “Blow.”

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NASA Mars Helicopter Makes One-Way Flight to New Mission

Ingenuity has flown almost flawlessly through the red planet’s thin air and will now assist the science mission of the Perseverance rover.

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Grumpy Dogs Outperform the Friendlies on Some Learning Tests

Dogs that would not be the first choice of many pet owners do better than some of the more agreeable fellows when they have to learn from a stranger.

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For Lolly Adefope, Comedy Is in the Details

The British actress has a sharp eye for the nuances of human behavior, as we see in the new season of Hulu’s “Shrill.”

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‘State Funeral’ Review: Saying Goodbye to Stalin

Sergei Loznitsa’s new found-footage documentary illuminates Soviet life in the immediate aftermath of the dictator’s death.

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How a Wine Spritz Entrepreneur Spends Her Sundays

Jordan Salcito takes time on the weekend to support small businesses, as well as parks and museums, around the city.

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A Marriage That Started With a Search for Justice

Jerome Dixon, who always maintained his innocence during his 21 years in prison, met Raha Dixon two years ago at a talk about racism and social change.

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Meet the Other Social Influencers of the Animal Kingdom

Culture, once considered exclusive to humans, turns out to be widespread in nature.

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Five International Movies to Stream Right Now

This month’s picks: an Indian artist’s journey, a Japanese wild ride, an Egyptian trip into the past, a Nigerian satire and a mysterious French romance.

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How Food May Improve Your Mood

The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.

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2 Oklahoma Boys Pulled From Class for ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-Shirts

In addition to the disciplinary action they have faced, the boys’ mother said that at least one of her three sons has been bullied because of the shirts.

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3 Shot, Including a 4-Year-Old, in Times Square, Police Say

The police said that the child, who was shot in the leg, as well as two other victims, both women, were expected to survive.

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Israeli Court Delays Expulsion of Palestinian Families in East Jerusalem

The threat to evict six families from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah had become a rallying cry for Palestinians.

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Pipeline Shutdown Has Had Little Impact on Supplies So Far

But some energy analysts warned of possible shortages and higher prices if the suspension continues into the week.

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7 Dead in Shooting at Birthday Party in Colorado, Police Say

The gunman shot and killed six adults before taking his own life at a mobile home park, officials said. A motive was not yet known.

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Maya Angelou and Sally Ride Will Be Honored on Quarters

The coins are part of a new U.S. Mint program that will feature as many as 20 American women.

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Ontario’s Premier Wants a Tighter Border. A U.S. Senator Eyes Reopening It.

Although Canada is having its third wave, talk has resumed in the United States about what it will take to reopen the border between the two.

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Ukraine’s Burial Mounds Offer Meaning in a Heap of History

The Scythians, marijuana-smoking nomadic warriors of ancient Ukraine, built thousands of burial mounds that are at risk today. A preservation group finds resonance in them for a country at war.

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Help Wanted: Someone With Money and Connections

SPACs have taken off during the pandemic, and they’re looking for directors who can help find a company to merge with.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘My Madness Will Now Bare Itself’

In “Notes on Grief,” the author mourns the father she lost suddenly in June 2020.

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Musicians Say Streaming Doesn’t Pay. Can the Industry Change?

Services like Spotify and Apple Music pulled the business back from the brink. But artists say they can’t make a living. And their complaints are getting louder.

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I Became a Mother at 25, and I’m Not Sorry I Didn’t Wait

More women are delaying parenthood because they think having kids early will be hard. It is. It’s also great. 

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Liz Cheney and the Big Lies

Vice wasn’t something she always worried about.

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When I Applied to College, I Didn’t Want to ‘Sell My Pain’

Yes, I’m a student from the “hood.” But we have more to offer than our adversity. 

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