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Finding Traces of Harriet Tubman on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

A historian marks the 200th birthday of a fearless conductor of the Underground Railroad with a visit to her birthplace, only to learn how climate change is washing away memories of “the ultimate outdoors woman.”

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Will the Specter of Monkeypox Affect Pride Weekend in New York?

Some say they have changed their plans in response to the city’s 39 positive cases, while others plan to carry on as safely as they can.

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Her Father Fled the Nazis. She’s the New U.S. Ambassador to Germany.

For Amy Gutmann, a respected democracy scholar, her role as President Biden’s envoy to Germany is not a job, “it’s a mission,” one both professional and personal.

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N.Y. Republican Quandary: How to Veer Right and Still Win in November

Most of the Republican candidates for governor are embracing conservative stances as the primary nears, but that may turn off moderate voters in November.

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With Kalashnikov Burgers and Black Comedy, Libyans Try to Move On From Conflict

After more than a decade of chaos and war, fed-up Libyans are clamoring for peace — and making clear they’ve had enough violence: “We want to taste life, not death.”

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A Three-Stop Bakery Crawl in the East Village

These bakeries all offer their own unique delights.

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Special Episode: Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

In a decision with sweeping implications, the Supreme Court eliminated the constitutional right to abortion. What comes next?

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The End of Roe

The Supreme Court’s abortion ruling will transform American life and politics.

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‘I Happen to Be in Love.’ The Affair of Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani.

Giuliani’s loyalty to the former president was born in his darkest moment.

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How to Discipline a Rogue Supreme Court

Make use of the constitutional system.

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The Ruling Overturning Roe Is an Insult to Women and the Judicial System

This is the start of a new era of conflict over abortion.

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The End of Roe Is Just the Beginning

An improbable anti-abortion triumph yields an uncertain political future.

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The Supreme Court Puts Gun Rights Above the Human Life

The same week, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill on guns.

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Requiem for the Supreme Court

The decision overturning Roe v. Wade is a stunning moment for America and for its high court.

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Elizabeth Warren and Tina Smith: We’ve Seen What Will Happen Next to America’s Women

Roe is gone, but the fight has just begun.

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The Radical Reign of Clarence Thomas

An out-of-control court sends women back to the Dark Ages.

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The Joy in Finding Your Chosen Family

For L.G.B.T.Q. people, the bonds between friends can be liberating and transformative. Five of these close-knit communities tell their stories.

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The New York Times News Quiz, June 24, 2022

Did you follow the news this week? Take our quiz to see how well you stack up with other Times readers.

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How to Survive a Rental Bidding War

As the rental market convulses with a dearth of listings and intense demand, list prices can be deceptive. Here’s how to handle a bidding war.

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Looking for Affordable Housing in New York? Here’s Where to Find It.

Enter your household income and size, and we’ll tell you what housing programs you may be eligible for and how to apply.

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Norway Mass Shooting Is Being Investigated as Terrorism, Police Say

The attack, which killed two people and seriously wounded 10 others near a gay club in Oslo, came hours before the city’s Pride parade, which has now been canceled.

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The Quest to Beat High Gas Prices

From changing their work hours to driving farther in search of cheaper deals, people have been making crafty calculations to grapple with expensive gasoline.

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Coal Dust and Methane Below, Russian Bombs Above

The war has added a new threat to the dangerous lives of miners in eastern Ukraine.

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Leaving Wish Lists at the Door, Senators Found Consensus on Guns

The bipartisan gun safety legislation that cleared Congress on Friday was the product of weeks of fraught negotiations that started with both sides acknowledging what had to stay off the table.

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Biden Signs Gun Bill Into Law, Ending Years of Stalemate

The bill is the most significant gun measure to clear Congress in nearly three decades, though it falls short of more restrictive gun control proposals that Democrats favor.

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‘It’s Become Real’: Abortion Decision Roils Midterms, Sending Fight to States

Democrats hope the fall of Roe v. Wade will jolt abortion rights supporters into action in midterm elections. But is it enough to turn voters’ attention away from inflation?

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June 24, 2022: The Day Chief Justice Roberts Lost His Court

Outflanked by five impatient and ambitious justices to his right, the chief justice has become powerless to pursue his incremental approach.

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Century-Old State Laws Could Determine Where Abortion Is Legal

In Wisconsin, Michigan and other states, abortion bans that were long considered dormant could determine if access to the procedure survives the overturning of Roe.

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Kavanaugh Gave Private Assurances. Collins Says He ‘Misled’ Her.

“I am a don’t-rock-the-boat kind of judge,” the justice told the senator in a discussion on Roe, according to notes from a meeting before his confirmation.

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In 6-to-3 Ruling, Supreme Court Ends Nearly 50 Years of Abortion Rights

The decision will lead to all but total bans on the procedure in about half of the states.

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Abortion Ruling Poses New Questions About How Far Supreme Court Will Go

The decision overruling Roe v. Wade exposed internal divisions among conservative justices about reconsidering other rights.

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How Abortion Bans Will Ripple Across America

With Roe overturned, the distances many women will need to travel for an abortion will increase drastically. See the range of scenarios.

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In New Orleans, Time-Tested Charms and Some Bright New Baubles

Immersive art, bespoke hotels and restaurants that range from Creole to a ‘tropical roadhouse’ are only a few of the offerings awaiting visitors.

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Hot Weather Carries Risks for Some Dogs More Than Others

Big dogs, older dogs, dogs with flat faces and certain breeds are all at higher risk of heat-related illness or death.

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A Psychedelic Renaissance at the V.A.

Four Veterans Affairs clinicians, frustrated with existing treatments for addiction and PTSD, have turned to drugs the government still deems illegal.

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Psychosis, Addiction, Chronic Vomiting: As Weed Becomes More Potent, Teens Are Getting Sick

With THC levels close to 100 percent, today’s cannabis products are making some teenagers highly dependent and dangerously ill.

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To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat

The Burmese python caught by a team of trackers breaks a record and shows the invasive species surviving in Florida’s ecosystem despite efforts to remove those snakes.

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After Six-Decade Hiatus, Experimental Psychedelic Therapy Returns to the V.A.

A series of clinical trials using MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms represent a resurrection of promising research abandoned in the 1960s.

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Conservatives Lose 2 Races in U.K., Adding to Pressure on Boris Johnson

The double defeat exposed the party’s vulnerabilities and was likely to revive talk of another no-confidence vote against the prime minister.

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How to Cultivate a Green Thumb

If you are known to turn a lush house plant into a rotting carcass, here are a few expert tips for making greenery thrive.

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Taking in the View(s)

No matter how long you’ve been in New York, there’s always a new spot to discover where the city can take your breath away.

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One Elite High School’s Struggle Over Admissions

A fierce debate about the criteria for enrolling students at Lowell, in California, has echoes of the soul-searching happening across the U.S. education system.

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A New Status Quo

The Supreme Court declared that Americans have a broad right to arm themselves in public.

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For the Sake of the World, Pride Must Find Its Politics Again

The boundary between freedom and oppression is thin.

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Beware the Dangers of Sado-Monetarism

The Fed mustn’t get bullied into excessive harshness.

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12 Americans Die of an Overdose Every Hour. We Have the Knowledge to Prevent That.

Why haven’t we solved the addiction crisis?

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The Case for Prosecuting Trump

Jamelle Bouie explores what the Jan. 6 hearings reveal about American democracy.

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No One Is Above the Law, and That Starts With Donald Trump

The prosecution of the former president is not only permissible but required for the sake of American democracy.

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The Jan. 6 Hearings Have Been So Much Better Than I Expected

They might even change a few minds.

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America Is Not Ready for the End of Roe v. Wade

Americans are about to lose a constitutional right. It’s worth fighting for.

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There’s a Way to Outmaneuver the Supreme Court, and Maine Has Found It

The move in a religion case offers hope to those worried about the dominance of the court’s conservative majority.

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Anatomy of a Product Placement

As consumers skip ads and streaming content balloons, brands aim to be everywhere all at once.

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‘Rent, Forever’: The Price of Living in New York City

Most New Yorkers will never own their homes, and yet people keep coming. Why?

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These Homeowners Decided to Rent Again

Some homeowners looked at rising home prices and decided to get out while the going was still good. Now they’re renters again.

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When the Rent Rushes Relationships

Soaring rents across the country have motivated some young couples to move in together earlier than they planned.

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You Don’t Want to Wear a Mask? Do It for Hugh Jackman.

Beginning in July, Broadway will no longer require audiences to mask up. Actors and theater workers aren’t loving the idea.

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‘My Aching Heart Is Shattered Into Little Pieces’

A year ago, Champlain Towers South collapsed in Surfside, Fla. The lives of those who lost loved ones and homes have never been the same.

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How to Start Investing, Even in a Bear Market

The immediate outlook is grim, but low-cost funds that track the entire market can help you prosper over the long term, our columnist says.

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What is a recession, and when is the next one going to begin?

Recessions since World War II have lasted just over 10 months each, on average. The last one, which began in 2020, lasted just two months.

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Fed Confronts a ‘New World’ of Inflation

Central banks had a longstanding playbook for how inflation worked. In the postpandemic era, all bets are off.

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Relief Efforts Intensify in Afghanistan After Devastating Earthquake

Aid has been streaming into the rugged regions hit by the quake on Wednesday. Hundreds were killed and many more are missing, with officials saying that they do not expect to find more survivors.

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Panel Provides New Evidence That G.O.P. Members of Congress Sought Pardons

The House Jan. 6 committee played testimony from former Trump aides who said at least half a dozen Republicans had pre-emptively sought clemency.

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Jan. 6 Panel Outlines Trump’s Bid to Coerce Justice Dept. Officials

The committee’s fifth hearing this month vividly depicted a department that worked frantically to stave off a constitutional crisis under pressure from the president.

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In Russia’s War, China and India Emerge as Financiers

Their purchases of Russian crude are undermining the West’s efforts to isolate the Kremlin and upending the global oil markets.

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In Warsaw Park, Ukraine’s Teen Refugees Hang Out and Hang On

Some fled to Poland’s capital alone. All feel deeply uneasy about the future. For the young Ukrainians packing into Poland’s capital, a park offers a place where they can try to cope, together.

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In One Day, Washington Goes in Two Directions on Guns

The Supreme Court delivered a victory for gun rights, while the Senate passed a gun control bill for the first time in decades.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Law Limiting Guns in Public

The decision, based on a broad interpretation of the Second Amendment, will make it harder for states and localities to restrict guns outside the home.

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States Rush to Revamp Laws After Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling

After some restrictions on gun permits were deemed unconstitutional, legislators announced plans to craft new laws that honor the ruling while still creating limits.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill, Breaking a Decades-Long Impasse

Fifteen Republicans joined Democrats in supporting the measure, helping to shatter a three-decade streak of inaction on substantial gun legislation.

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How State Abortion Laws Could Change if Roe Is Overturned

The New York Times is tracking abortion laws in each state ahead of a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade.

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‘Elvis’ Review: Shocking the King Back to Life

Austin Butler plays the singer, with Tom Hanks as his devilish manager, in Baz Luhrmann’s operatic, chaotic anti-biopic.

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A Do-Anywhere Full-Body Workout

It can be done in barely 30 minutes in a hotel room, garage or even an airport lounge. All you need is a jump rope.

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With Every Stroke, Gaining Confidence In and Out of the Water

As a Black woman with anxiety, swimming was more than technique. It opened new worlds to me and helped my stress fall to the side.

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Scientists Zero In on Origins of the Monkeypox Outbreak

Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since 2018.

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She Fainted During the World Championships. Her Coach Came to the Rescue.

Anita Alvarez, an American artistic swimmer, lost consciousness while performing her solo routine in Budapest. She was “fine” afterward, her coach said.

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New Biden Rules Would Bar Discrimination Against Transgender Students

The proposed rules would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity, among other things; they set up a clash with state lawmakers and conservative groups.

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Inside the Jan. 6 Hearings With Jamie Raskin: A Times Virtual Event

Join us on June 27 to hear a member of the House select committee investigating the attack talk about what the panel has learned, what the public hearings have accomplished and what’s to come.

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Only With Distance

After a horrible divorce, they managed to develop a fragile friendship in their 80s.

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The Supreme Court Case That Could Doom U.S. Climate Goals

The government’s power to tackle pollution is not the only question at stake in a potentially far-reaching lawsuit.

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Shared Suffering

Ukrainians are trying to confront the war’s psychological wounds even as the battles wear on.

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Are Democrats Taking Working-Class Immigrants for Granted?

The win in Texas for Mayra Flores, a Republican who flipped her district, may be short lived but it shouldn’t be ignored.

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When the Backlash Came for Title IX, She Fought Back

Throughout her life, Representative Patsy Mink challenged the status quo. As a leading advocate of Title IX, she defended the bill against those who sought to weaken it.

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Eric Greitens’s Plug for Political Violence Is No Joke

His “RINO hunting” ad shows how chillingly far Republicans will go.

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The Myth of the ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Has Religious Roots

God and guns have become strangely intertwined.

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Why One Progressive Public Defender Hoped for an N.R.A. Victory

Sharone Mitchell Jr. was “never a gun guy.” So why did he side with the N.R.A. in the Supreme Court’s latest case on gun rights?

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If the Supreme Court Claims Power Over Gun Carry Laws, It Will Be Making a Grave Mistake

The court shouldn’t take from the people and their legislatures the authority they have had for centuries to decide where handguns may be carried. 

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Seeking a West Village Rental for Less Than $3,000. Which Option Did She Choose?

When a pandemic price hike forced her out of her one-bedroom apartment, a downtown renter searched for something comparable that she could afford. Here’s what she found.

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This Teen Already Broke Some of Usain Bolt’s Records. He’s Getting Faster.

Erriyon Knighton, just out of high school, has already lowered Bolt’s world junior record in the 200 meters. “It’s almost like he’s a pogo stick,” Knighton’s coach said.

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Overburdened Penn Station Needs More Tracks. But Where Could They Fit?

As debate rages on a plan to renovate the nation’s busiest hub, Amtrak awarded a contract to design a $12 billion expansion that would add train capacity.

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Text ‘A’ for Abortion: How a Texas Group Targets Pregnant Women Online

Every year, hundreds of thousands of women in the United States use Google to search for abortion providers. They often find anti-abortion centers instead.

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In Remote Afghanistan, Scenes From a Deadly Earthquake

Officials said hopes of finding additional survivors were fading as they worked to bring aid to the injured in Paktika Province.

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One Button Could Have ‘Saved More Lives’ in Florida Condo Collapse

Seven minutes elapsed between the initial rumblings and the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside. But a security guard didn’t know how to activate the building’s warning system.

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F.D.A. Orders Juul to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes

The agency ruled against the company’s application to stay on the market, a decisive blow to a once-popular vaping brand that appealed to teenagers.

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Here’s what is in the Senate’s gun bill — and what was left out.

The Senate is considering the most substantial gun safety measure in decades. It includes enhanced background checks for younger buyers and money for mental health and school safety.

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The Senate moved a step closer to passing a bipartisan gun safety bill.

Fifteen Republicans joined Democrats on a test vote, more than enough to break a G.O.P. filibuster and shatter a three-decade-long streak of inaction on substantial gun-related legislation.

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The decision is expected to spur a wave of lawsuits seeking to overturn local gun restrictions.

The ruling loosened the definition of a “sensitive” public space where guns can be banned. Gun owners are almost certain to use it to challenge restrictions.

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Federal Authorities Search Home of Trump Justice Dept. Official

Investigators went to the suburban Washington home of Jeffrey Clark in connection with the sprawling inquiry into the Jan. 6 attack and the effort to overturn the 2020 election.

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Kayaking: An Outdoor Adventure and a Full-Body Workout

Watercraft sales exploded during the pandemic, and many more garages now have kayaks in them. But do you know how to get the best workout in one?

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Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?

Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium and sleep disorders. But changing your diet may be a better option than taking supplements.

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How Bad Are the Germs in Public Restrooms, Really?

Communal bathrooms can harbor plenty of pathogens, but simple precautions will help keep them at bay.

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