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Foes in Afghan War See a Common Threat of Islamic State’s Return

Foes in Afghan War See a Common Threat of Islamic State’s Return

Foes in Afghan War See a Common Threat of Islamic State’s Return Foes in Afghan War See a Common Threat of Islamic State’s Return THE PECH VALLEY, Afghanistan — A valley of wood workshops and green wheat fields, torn apart by violence during two decades of war in eastern Afghanistan, is now strangely quiet — the result of an uneasy …

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Finding Common Ground and Love in Harlem

Finding Common Ground and Love in Harlem

Finding Common Ground and Love in Harlem Finding Common Ground and Love in Harlem Ms. Hunt’s transition from publicist to D.J. was a slow metamorphosis. She grew up in Chesapeake, Va., and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English literature and African-American studies in 2003. Just after, she moved to Mexico City to teach. She hoped …

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In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition.

In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition.

In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition. In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition. LAGOS, Nigeria — During the biggest demonstrations in Nigeria’s recent history, 13 women came together to support their fellow citizens risking their lives to march against police brutality. The women were all in their 20s and …

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What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out

What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out

What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out [With a D.I.Y. sound] there wasn’t a lot of, “Oh, I’ve got to master my instrument and I’ve got to sit there and learn how to play quadruple paradiddles upside …

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For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common

For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common

For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua — Every time he is out at sea, the lobster diver says a prayer just before he drops into the water in what has become a steadfast ritual since he nearly lost his life on a hunt three years …

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Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges 'common sense' gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre President-elect Joe Biden has renewed his calls for stronger gun control measures in the US as he marked the eighth anniversary of the killing of 20 children and six teachers and school staff during …

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G.O.P. officials refused to certify Michigan ballots over issues that are fairly common.

G.O.P. officials refused to certify Michigan ballots over issues that are fairly common.

G.O.P. officials refused to certify Michigan ballots over issues that are fairly common. G.O.P. officials refused to certify Michigan ballots over issues that are fairly common. For a few hours on Tuesday, it looked as though two Republican officials in Wayne County, Mich., might reject the will of hundreds of thousands of voters. The election canvassing board in Wayne County …

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Oil and Gas Groups See ‘Some Common Ground’ in Biden Energy Plan

Oil and Gas Groups See ‘Some Common Ground’ in Biden Energy Plan

Oil and Gas Groups See ‘Some Common Ground’ in Biden Energy Plan Oil and Gas Groups See ‘Some Common Ground’ in Biden Energy Plan HOUSTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. won over environmentalists and liberals when he announced a $2 trillion plan to promote electric vehicles, energy efficiency and other policies intended to address climate change. But the plan released …

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Secret Detentions Become a Common Tool of Repression Under Maduro

Secret Detentions Become a Common Tool of Repression Under Maduro

Secret Detentions Become a Common Tool of Repression Under Maduro Secret Detentions Become a Common Tool of Repression Under Maduro A crush of Venezuelan government agents entered the home brandishing guns but not a warrant, and took Ariana Granadillo away. Over the next week, they confined, beat, interrogated and nearly suffocated her, then let her go as abruptly as they …

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How I Found Common Ground With My Immigrant Dad on a Clay Court

How I Found Common Ground With My Immigrant Dad on a Clay Court

How I Found Common Ground With My Immigrant Dad on a Clay Court How I Found Common Ground With My Immigrant Dad on a Clay Court Most of my childhood friends from our predominantly white New Jersey suburb have a story about how their love of sports began — usually involving their fathers. Shaun’s played catch with him for hours …

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