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American life begins to return to normal, even as some fear it’s too soon.

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By BY JULIE BOSMAN AND LUCY TOMPKINS World https://ift.tt/3uIGnjF New York Times internal-essential March 2, 2021 at 12:37AM

Minneapolis Abandons Plan to Pay Influencers During Officers’ Trials

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By BY NEIL VIGDOR U.S. https://ift.tt/2NVkiO5 The city had faced criticism over plans to pay social media influencers $2,000 each to fight misinformation during the trials of Derek Chauvin and three other former police officers charged in George Floyd’s death. New York Times George Floyd Protests (2020), Black Lives Matter Movement, Social Media, Black People, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides March 2, 2021 at 12:26AM

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By Unknown Author Slideshows https://ift.tt/3dTvAx4 midday-covid-fader New York Times March 2, 2021 at 12:23AM

Far-Right Groups Are Splintering in Wake of the Capitol Riot

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By BY NEIL MACFARQUHAR U.S. https://ift.tt/2NVjbxT The breakdown of larger organizations sets the stage for small groups or lone offenders, who are more difficult to track. New York Times Storming of the US Capitol (Jan, 2021), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Fringe Groups and Movements March 2, 2021 at 12:19AM

Neanderthals Listened to the World Much Like Us

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By BY SABRINA IMBLER Science https://ift.tt/3sJuath A reconstructed Neanderthal ear adds a new piece to the puzzle of whether the early humans could speak. New York Times Neanderthal Man, Archaeology and Anthropology, Language and Languages, Ears and Hearing, Paleontology, Fossils, Voice and Speech, Research, your-feed-science March 2, 2021 at 12:18AM

Irv Cross, First Black Network TV Sports Analyst, Dies at 81

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By BY RICHARD SANDOMIR Sports https://ift.tt/3q8yy3h After playing defensive back in the N.F.L., he made history when he joined CBS Sports’ pregame show, “The NFL Today.” New York Times Football, Television, Black People, Concussions, Deaths (Obituaries) March 2, 2021 at 12:14AM

Smith College and the Failing Liberal Bargain

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By BY BRET STEPHENS Opinion https://ift.tt/3bTjvoS Absolution is off the table. And liberal ideals themselves are up for renegotiation. New York Times Colleges and Universities, Race and Ethnicity, Discrimination March 2, 2021 at 12:13AM

Tanden nomination still up in air after meeting with key Republican senator.

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By BY EMILY COCHRANE AND JIM TANKERSLEY U.S. https://ift.tt/3uUCJ6q New York Times March 2, 2021 at 12:03AM

Too Much Choice Is Hurting America

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By BY PAUL KRUGMAN Opinion https://ift.tt/381ctNH Learning from subprime, health care and electricity. New York Times Health Insurance and Managed Care, Electric Light and Power, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Income Inequality, Pensions and Retirement Plans, Conservatism (US Politics), Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Poverty March 2, 2021 at 12:00AM

Biggie Smalls, the Human Behind the Legend

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By BY JON CARAMANICA Arts https://ift.tt/3bSwk2F The new Netflix documentary “Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell” captures the rapper before fame, and history, got a hold of him. New York Times Rap and Hip-Hop, Documentary Films and Programs, Music March 1, 2021 at 11:56PM

Glimmerglass Festival to Stage Its Operas Outdoors This Summer

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By BY CHRISTINA MORALES Arts https://ift.tt/3dYw84T The festival, in Cooperstown, N.Y., plans to resume performances this summer in “the most ventilated area we could find: the great outdoors.” New York Times Opera, Music, Theater, Summer (Season) March 1, 2021 at 11:54PM

Frontier Airlines canceled a flight, citing maskless passengers.

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By BY MARIE FAZIO World https://ift.tt/3r8nlRz New York Times internal-essential March 1, 2021 at 11:49PM

Where Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Taking the U.S.

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By BY GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO U.S. https://ift.tt/3bP8MMc The president diverges from both Donald Trump and Barack Obama with a complex vision of coalition-building. New York Times United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces, United States Politics and Government, War and Armed Conflicts, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Afghanistan War (2001- ) March 1, 2021 at 11:47PM

U.S. and Mexico ‘Are Stronger When We Stand Together,’ Biden Says

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By BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. https://ift.tt/3sEGIBX President Biden and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico spoke on Monday about the shared challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and immigration, noting the nations’ history of cooperation. New York Times Politics and Government March 1, 2021 at 11:44PM

Prosecutors Investigating Trump Focus on His Finance Chief

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By BY BEN PROTESS, WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM AND MAGGIE HABERMAN New York https://ift.tt/2Oh4mp6 Manhattan district attorney investigators who are examining possible financial fraud have asked witnesses about Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer at the Trump Organization. New York Times Trump Tax Returns, Frauds and Swindling, United States Politics and Government March 1, 2021 at 11:36PM

Biden’s Pick Confirmed as Education Secretary

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By BY ERICA L. GREEN U.S. https://ift.tt/3bPmPkR Miguel A. Cardona, a career educator from Connecticut, will lead the Biden administration’s efforts to reopen most of the nation’s schools shuttered by the coronavirus. New York Times United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus Reopenings, Education (K-12), Private and Sectarian Schools March 1, 2021 at 11:31PM

Frontier Cancels Flight, Citing Maskless Passengers

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By BY MARIE FAZIO U.S. https://ift.tt/3bJMkny The airline’s treatment of the passengers, all Orthodox Jews, drew condemnation and accusations of anti-Semitism from Jewish groups. New York Times Airlines and Airplanes, Jews and Judaism, Hasidism, Anti-Semitism, Discrimination, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) March 1, 2021 at 11:30PM

Arora Akanksha, la auditora de 34 años que se postuló a la Secretaría General de la ONU

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By BY RICK GLADSTONE en Español https://ift.tt/3sFTdgQ Aunque no tiene experiencia diplomática ni el respaldo declarado de ningún país miembro, la ciudadana canadiense originaria de India se postuló a un cargo que hasta ahora no ha ocupado ninguna mujer. New York Times Content Type: Personal Profile, Women and Girls, Workplace Environment, Millennial Generation, Refugees and Displaced Persons March 1, 2021 at 11:28PM

Miguel A. Cardona is confirmed as education secretary.

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By BY ERICA L. GREEN U.S. https://ift.tt/3b7zUXH New York Times March 1, 2021 at 11:15PM

After El Salvador Election, Bukele Is on Verge of Near-Total Control

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By BY OSCAR LOPEZ World https://ift.tt/302GJ6t The party of President Nayib Bukele is set to take a sweeping majority in El Salvador’s Congress, giving the populist leader broad new powers. New York Times Elections, Politics and Government, United States International Relations March 1, 2021 at 11:13PM

This Cheese Is Made for Aging

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By BY FLORENCE FABRICANT Food https://ift.tt/3q6qPmf The latest raw cow’s milk from Meadow Creek is an eight-month aged cheese named for Appalachia. New York Times Cheese March 1, 2021 at 11:05PM

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

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By BY JONATHAN WOLFE U.S. https://ift.tt/3kCuGpP March is shaping up to be a critical month for the vaccine rollout in the United States. New York Times March 1, 2021 at 11:04PM

When Meteorites and Dinosaur Bones Are Art Materials

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By BY MERRELL HAMBLETON T Magazine https://ift.tt/3sJPxdX Monique Péan’s sculptures and fine jewelry designs are meditations on deep time and the origins of humanity. New York Times Art, Sculpture, Jewels and Jewelry, Paleontology, Space and Astronomy March 1, 2021 at 11:03PM