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David Attenborough delivers message to begin 2021 during New Year’s celebrations

David Attenborough delivers message to begin 2021 during New Year’s celebrations

David Attenborough delivers message to begin 2021 during New Year’s celebrations David Attenborough delivers message to begin 2021 during New Year’s celebrations Beloved nature documentarian Sir David Attenborough has delivered a message to ring in the new year. Attenborough appeared on the BBC as 2021 began, narrating the traditional New Year’s Eve fireworks display, which people watched on TV in …

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Trading Blame and Worry, Notre Dame Grapples With Celebration’s Fallout

Trading Blame and Worry, Notre Dame Grapples With Celebration’s Fallout

Trading Blame and Worry, Notre Dame Grapples With Celebration’s Fallout Trading Blame and Worry, Notre Dame Grapples With Celebration’s Fallout And Brian Kelly, the Notre Dame coach, as a way to inspire his players, told them that the fans would storm the field if they won. (The university planned to allow seniors on the field after both teams exited for …

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Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations

Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations

Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations BAGHDAD — A sweltering 125 degrees Fahrenheit in Baghdad on Tuesday; a record 115 degrees in Damascus on Wednesday. And extreme levels of heat in Israel and Lebanon. Several countries in the Middle East experienced record high temperatures this week as many …

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A Nostalgic Look at Fourth of July Celebrations of Yesteryear

A Nostalgic Look at Fourth of July Celebrations of Yesteryear

A Nostalgic Look at Fourth of July Celebrations of Yesteryear A Nostalgic Look at Fourth of July Celebrations of Yesteryear Thumbing through old photographs can be a reliable way of evoking nostalgia. And these black-and-white Independence Day photographs, pulled from The New York Times’s archive, offer a potent dose. We see holiday crowds, marches, amusement parks, parades. We see friends …

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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Livestreaming Today

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Livestreaming Today

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Livestreaming Today Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Livestreaming Today Here are a few of the best events happening on Tuesday and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta With Eva Longoria 1 p.m. on Facebook Live Latin stars — including Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Luis Fonsi, J Balvin, Diane Guerrero, Ana …

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Coronavrus Dims Ramadan Celebrations – The New York Times

Coronavrus Dims Ramadan Celebrations - The New York Times

CAIRO — For over a thousand years, Cairo’s oldest mosques kept their doors open — through the Black Death of the 14th century, the devastating cholera epidemics of the 19th century and the Spanish flu in the winter of 1918 that claimed 140,000 Egyptian lives. Then the coronavirus hit. On the first day of the lockdown at Al Azhar, a …

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National Poetry Month Celebrations Go Online

National Poetry Month Celebrations Go Online

April is National Poetry Month. Even though writers and audiences can’t gather in person because of the coronavirus, verse is happening on Facebook or Zoom, in people’s notebooks and in our earbuds. Some highlights are a sound artist who is making an audio collage of haikus about the pandemic, weekly book release readings from Copper Canyon Press, and the option …

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