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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

Corrections: Oct. 17, 2021

By Unknown Author Corrections https://ift.tt/3DRjePU Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. New York Times October 17, 2021 at 05:49AM

With Walk-Off Win, Atlanta Snags an Early Edge Over Dodgers

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By BY ALAN BLINDER Sports https://ift.tt/3pepYD9 Austin Riley’s ninth inning single pushed Atlanta to victory over Los Angeles in Game 1 of the N.L.C.S. — just like his homer did in last year’s Game 1. New York Times Baseball, Playoff Games October 17, 2021 at 05:26AM

Haiti is still reeling from an earthquake and an assassination.

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By BY ANDRÉS R. MARTÍNEZ World https://ift.tt/3lO4nQ3 New York Times October 17, 2021 at 05:16AM

Quotation of the Day: Lead-Tainted Water Flows in Another Michigan City

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper https://ift.tt/3pbunqC Quotation of the Day for Sunday, October 17, 2021. New York Times October 17, 2021 at 05:15AM

Russian Film Crew Wraps Space Station Shoot and Returns to Earth

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By BY JOEY ROULETTE Science https://ift.tt/3AUYuow A Russian actress and film director landed near Russia’s spaceflight base in Kazakhstan after 12 days in orbit. New York Times International Space Station, Movies, Soyuz Project, Space and Astronomy October 17, 2021 at 04:50AM

In the absence of a strong government, religion and churches play a crucial role in Haiti.

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By BY MARIA ABI-HABIB World https://ift.tt/3p9ZmmX New York Times October 17, 2021 at 04:34AM

The Nets Had a Chance to Win Over New York. Now, They’ll Try Again.

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By BY SOPAN DEB Sports https://ift.tt/3ATo3pD Viewed by some as gentrifiers, the Nets finally may have the starpower to win a championship and loosen the grip the city’s other N.B.A. team has on the region. New York Times Fans (Persons), Basketball October 17, 2021 at 04:01AM

Red Sox Power Up, Again and Again, to Even Series With Astros

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By BY JAMES WAGNER Sports https://ift.tt/3vxecVP Grand slams in consecutive innings set the tone in a game that dragged on past four hours but was never in doubt. New York Times Baseball, Playoff Games October 17, 2021 at 03:56AM

American Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti, Officials Say

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By BY MARIA ABI-HABIB World https://ift.tt/2Xk8tG5 Up to 17 missionaries and their family members were taken by gangs in the capital as they were leaving an orphanage Saturday. New York Times Kidnapping and Hostages, Missionaries October 17, 2021 at 02:05AM

Hollywood’s Behind-the-Scenes Workers Reach Deal on New Contract

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By BY BROOKS BARNES Business https://ift.tt/3AMAELp The tentative deal averts a strike set for Monday and a production shutdown at television and movie studios already scrambling to make up for time lost in the pandemic. New York Times Strikes, Organized Labor, Quarantine (Life and Culture), Labor and Jobs, Movies, Work-Life Balance, Wages and Salaries, Production October 17, 2021 at 12:49AM

Syria Accuses Israel of Assassinating Official Near Golan Heights

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By BY RONEN BERGMAN World https://ift.tt/2YR6KIG Midhat Saleh, who oversaw the strategic Golan Heights boundary for Syria, was shot an killed by a sniper, the government said. New York Times Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Druse (Sect), War and Armed Conflicts October 17, 2021 at 12:01AM

Whether Free, Affordable or Pricey, Testing Requirements Can Include a Headache

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By BY CONCEPCIÓN DE LEÓN Travel https://ift.tt/3p5xfoT Coronavirus testing prices vary widely and can reach into the hundreds of dollars, making it hard for some travelers to budget for the added expense. New York Times Tests (Medical), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Travel and Vacations, Budget Travel, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates), Content Type: Service October 16, 2021 at 09:00AM

8 Wedding Gifts That Do Some Good, Too

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By BY DANIELLE BRAFF Style https://ift.tt/3AHnbVj Experts share socially conscious ideas for couples who prefer things that do more than just surprise and delight. New York Times Weddings and Engagements, Gifts, Philanthropy October 16, 2021 at 09:00AM

The Cruel Paradox of Linda Evangelista’s Fate

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By BY RHONDA GARELICK Fashion https://ift.tt/3p8aoJp A world obsessed with women’s hyper-visibility can dispatch them so swiftly to invisibility. New York Times Models (Professional), Beauty (Concept), Face, Age, Chronological, Plastic Surgery October 16, 2021 at 09:00AM

Money Floods the Race for Control of Congress, More Than a Year Early

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By BY SHANE GOLDMACHER U.S. https://ift.tt/3p5wRXt The main House war chests for both Democrats and Republicans have a combined $128 million in the bank — more than double the sum at this point in 2020. New York Times October 16, 2021 at 09:00AM

Did You See That Video of the Subway Rat Hauling the Crab?

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By BY STEVEN KURUTZ Style https://ift.tt/3BSxp6w SubwayCreatures, a popular Instagram account, offers a voyeuristic look at New York’s bizarre and wacky underground. New York Times Subways, Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming October 16, 2021 at 09:00AM

Houston’s Shortstop Was Right on Time With Go-Ahead Homer

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By BY JAMES WAGNER Sports https://ift.tt/3aF1o62 Carlos Correa’s mammoth home run, and over-the-top celebration, gave the Astros a strong start to a battle of pitching-starved teams. New York Times Baseball, Playoff Games October 16, 2021 at 07:08AM

Watch the Launch of NASA’s Lucy Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids

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By BY JOEY ROULETTE Science https://ift.tt/3BMjQ8M The elaborate 12-year journey of the robotic spacecraft will offer close encounters with some of the solar system’s least understood objects. New York Times Space and Astronomy, Jupiter (Planet), Asteroids, Solar System October 16, 2021 at 07:00AM

They Resisted Getting Vaccinated. Here’s Why They Changed Their Minds.

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By BY JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN New York https://ift.tt/3lM7EPO Mandates have prompted a surge in vaccinations among those who had held out. Some report feeling relief; others, anguish and resentment. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Nursing and Nurses October 16, 2021 at 07:00AM

In Senator Manchin’s Home State, Universal Pre-K Is Already a Reality

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By BY DANA GOLDSTEIN Education https://ift.tt/3DPenhN A program in West Virginia, partially rolled out while Joe Manchin was governor, could be a model for the nation. But there were challenges, including the 10 years it took to establish. New York Times Education (Pre-School), Head Start Program, American Families Plan (2021) October 16, 2021 at 07:00AM

Spelling Bee Forum

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By BY ISAAC ARONOW AND DOUG MENNELLA Crosswords & Games https://ift.tt/3pg0sgG Feeling stuck on today’s puzzle? We can help. New York Times October 16, 2021 at 07:00AM

New Zealand Attempts a Record-Setting ‘Vaxathon’

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By BY NATASHA FROST World https://ift.tt/2YYsRNK The country took a different approach to encouraging vaccinations on Saturday, with barbecues, a telethon and the chance to get jabbed in the business-class seat of a Boeing 787. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Maori October 16, 2021 at 04:53AM

Mining for Gold in Australia’s Migrant Past

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By BY YAN ZHUANG World https://ift.tt/3veo5aE “New Gold Mountain” highlights the complications of belonging for immigrants then and now. New York Times Race and Ethnicity, Mines and Mining October 16, 2021 at 03:17AM

Quotation of the Day: Hit Toys for Japanese Adults: The More Mundane the Better

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper https://ift.tt/3aFD2Jg Quotation of the Day for Saturday, October 16, 2021. New York Times October 16, 2021 at 02:45AM

Regional Dog Variety

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By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games https://ift.tt/3p9HIQ6 Erik Agard and Caitlin Reid make a snack of a Saturday puzzle. New York Times Crossword Puzzles October 16, 2021 at 02:00AM

U.S. Pledges to Pay Family of Those Killed in Botched Kabul Drone Strike

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By BY ERIC SCHMITT U.S. https://ift.tt/3DOEaqK The Pentagon offered unspecified amounts to relatives of the 10 civilians who died in Aug. 29 attack and agreed to help relocate those who want to move to the U.S. New York Times United States Defense and Military Forces, Afghanistan War (2001- ), Drones (Pilotless Planes), Civilian Casualties October 16, 2021 at 12:27AM

F.D.A. Panel Unanimously Recommends Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots

By BY SHARON LAFRANIERE, NOAH WEILAND AND CARL ZIMMER Health https://ift.tt/3FQF4EG But many panel members said J. & J. recipients might also benefit from the option of a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna booster, an action that an F.D.A. official said was possible. New York Times Vaccination and Immunization, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Regulation and Deregulation of Industry October 16, 2021 at 12:02AM

Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition

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By BY CORAL DAVENPORT Climate https://ift.tt/3lJBtjH The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change. New York Times Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, United States Politics and Government, Solar Energy, Coal, Carbon Dioxide October 15, 2021 at 11:04PM

Behind the Scenes at a Conservative Rally

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By BY ASTEAD W. HERNDON U.S. https://ift.tt/3p6jLsU Last week, I attended an event aimed at rallying Republicans behind Glenn Youngkin, the party’s nominee for governor in Virginia. But it was mostly about Donald J. Trump. New York Times Politics and Government, United States Politics and Government October 15, 2021 at 11:24PM

David F. Kennedy, Whose Ad Agency Put Nike on the Map, Dies at 82

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By BY TIFFANY HSU Business https://ift.tt/3mX5o7E Breaking from Madison Avenue tradition, he co-founded Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Ore., one of the largest remaining independent agencies. New York Times Advertising and Marketing, Deaths (Obituaries) October 15, 2021 at 11:20PM

Rikers Death Pushes Toll in N.Y.C. Jails to 13 This Year

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By BY JAN RANSOM New York https://ift.tt/2YUOfCZ The man who died contracted the coronavirus while awaiting trial on weapons charges after being unable to post $100,000 bail, his lawyer said. New York Times October 15, 2021 at 11:17PM

Testimony at Lev Parnas Trial Offers Peek at His Place in Trump’s Orbit

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By BY COLIN MOYNIHAN New York https://ift.tt/3j7IPfo Among other things, Adam Laxalt, a U.S. Senate candidate in Nevada, described his suspicions about a donation to his run for governor in 2018. New York Times Campaign Finance, United States Politics and Government, Elections, Senate, Elections, Governors October 15, 2021 at 11:09PM

Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition

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By BY CORAL DAVENPORT Climate https://ift.tt/3aHJv6t The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change. New York Times Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, United States Politics and Government, Solar Energy, Coal, Carbon Dioxide October 15, 2021 at 11:04PM

Bottom 1st: Knebel does his job well.

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By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports https://ift.tt/3BIomFi New York Times October 15, 2021 at 01:28AM

Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary Seeks Bankruptcy Protection to Handle Talc Product Claims

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By BY JESUS JIMÉNEZ Business https://ift.tt/3vl5E43 The company said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing was intended to resolve current and future claims that its products cause cancer. New York Times Bankruptcies, Ovarian Cancer, Suits and Litigation (Civil) October 15, 2021 at 01:17AM

Top 1st: Dodgers waste a single.

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By BY BENJAMIN HOFFMAN Sports https://ift.tt/3vbEoos New York Times October 15, 2021 at 01:16AM

Gary Paulsen, Author of Young-Adult Adventures, Dies at 82

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By BY CLAY RISEN Books https://ift.tt/3AKBqZc His 200 books, among them “Hatchet” and “Dogsong,” inspired generations with their tales of exploration, survival and the bloody reality of the natural world. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Writing and Writers, Books and Literature, genre-books-childrens October 15, 2021 at 12:57AM

Biden Panel Wary of Expanding Supreme Court, but Open to Term Limits

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By BY ADAM LIPTAK U.S. https://ift.tt/3aF7kfg Preliminary draft materials suggested that adding justices might be seen as a “partisan maneuver,” but said that an 18-year tenure merits “serious consideration.” New York Times Term Limits (Political Office), United States Politics and Government October 15, 2021 at 12:46AM

The Giants make some last-minute adjustments.

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By BY SCOTT MILLER Sports https://ift.tt/3j1GmD4 New York Times October 15, 2021 at 12:45AM