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John Grisham on Judges, Innocence and the Judgments He Ignores

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By BY ADAM LIPTAK Books https://ift.tt/3peFq27 The best-selling author, whose new book, “The Judge’s List,” is about a murderous member of the bench, talks about the Supreme Court, wrongful convictions and what it means to be “review-proof.” New York Times Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, Content Type: Personal Profile, False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments, genre-books-thriller, Legal Profession, Courts and the Judiciary, Book Trade and Publishing October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

South Korea Reconsiders a Rite of Manhood: the Draft

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By BY JOHN YOON World https://ift.tt/3n32Tkg Military conscription has become less popular. The rules have loosened. But experts still worry about the threat from the North. New York Times Draft and Recruitment (Military), Defense and Military Forces, Polls and Public Opinion, Conscientious Objectors October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

In the Trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers, Unsettling Video Will Have a Starring Role

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By BY RICHARD FAUSSET U.S. https://ift.tt/3n39yux Three white men are charged in the death of Arbery, an unarmed Black man, in a coastal Georgia suburb. Jury selection begins on Monday. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Hate Crimes October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

Roblox, the Gaming Site, Wants to Grow Up Without Sacrificing Child Safety

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By BY KELLEN BROWNING Business https://ift.tt/3AJaCbW The company, which went public earlier this year, has lessons for other internet outfits aiming to attract younger users even as its own audience gets older. New York Times Social Media, Computers and the Internet October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

Will New Covid Treatments Be as Elusive for Poor Countries as Vaccines?

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By BY STEPHANIE NOLEN Health https://ift.tt/3paWaqU Merck has taken a step to make its antiviral pill available in poor nations, but many obstacles remain for broad access to coronavirus drugs. New York Times Molnupiravir (Drug), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

Taking the Times Crossword Out for a Test Solve

By BY STEVEN MOITY Times Insider https://ift.tt/3BRmtWT A meticulous team reviews the crossword, vetting each clue and answer because “there is no such thing as a neutral word.” New York Times Crossword Puzzles, American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, Education (K-12) October 17, 2021 at 09:00AM

Booster Shots, Climate Change, NASA: Your Weekend Briefing

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By BY REMY TUMIN Briefing https://ift.tt/2Z4evLR Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. New York Times October 17, 2021 at 08:18AM

Haitian migrants risk everything to reach the U.S. border.

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By BY AUSTIN RAMZY World https://ift.tt/3aLlQ5c New York Times October 17, 2021 at 07:17AM

Spelling Bee Forum

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By BY ISAAC ARONOW AND DOUG MENNELLA Crosswords & Games https://ift.tt/3C1GA4s Feeling stuck on today’s puzzle? We can help. New York Times October 17, 2021 at 07:00AM

‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes on the N.F.L.’s Jon Gruden Scandal

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By BY DAVE ITZKOFF Arts https://ift.tt/3vgQMUo An episode hosted by Rami Malek also featured appearances from his “No Time to Die” co-star Daniel Craig. New York Times Television October 17, 2021 at 06:44AM

Kidnapping, a threat that has long menaced Haiti, grows worse amid security breakdown.

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By BY AUSTIN RAMZY World https://ift.tt/3j8QdHt New York Times October 17, 2021 at 06:10AM