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At Afghan Peace Talks, Hoping to End Their Fathers’ War

At Afghan Peace Talks, Hoping to End Their Fathers’ War

At Afghan Peace Talks, Hoping to End Their Fathers’ War At Afghan Peace Talks, Hoping to End Their Fathers’ War DOHA, Qatar — They are here to end their fathers’ war. On both sides of the negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are nearly a dozen children of men who played key roles in the Soviet conflict in …

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Bordeaux Women’s Team Hoping to Continue Its Rise After Pandemic

Bordeaux Women's Team Hoping to Continue Its Rise After Pandemic

Bordeaux Women’s Team Hoping to Continue Its Rise After Pandemic Bordeaux Women’s Team Hoping to Continue Its Rise After Pandemic “The secret is not the ideas,” Losa said in a telephone interview this summer. “It’s the people who execute the ideas.” One of the latest moves toward that vision is Bordeaux’s newest addition, Ève Périsset. At 25, she has already …

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Hoping for a Theater Bailout? Better Head to London.

Hoping for a Theater Bailout? Better Head to London.

Hoping for a Theater Bailout? Better Head to London. Hoping for a Theater Bailout? Better Head to London. The last person you’d expect to emerge as the theater’s savior is Boris Johnson. Well, maybe not the very last. On Monday, Johnson, the British prime minister, announced a bailout to keep the arts alive in his country in the wake of …

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Risking Their Lives in Canada’s Pandemic and Hoping That’s Enough to Stay

Risking Their Lives in Canada’s Pandemic and Hoping That’s Enough to Stay

Risking Their Lives in Canada’s Pandemic and Hoping That’s Enough to Stay Risking Their Lives in Canada’s Pandemic and Hoping That’s Enough to Stay MONTREAL — Sterly Lucien, a Haitian orderly in a Quebec nursing home, has had sleepless nights for two years, fearful that she and her young son could be deported at anytime. But the 30-year old may …

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Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy The Carnegie Corporation was among those that declined to pledge to spend more. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was another. Stephen Heintz, its president, said its spending would go up this year but that its board had not yet decided by …

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Italians Flock to Beaches, Hoping Tourists Will Follow

Italians Flock to Beaches, Hoping Tourists Will Follow

Italians Flock to Beaches, Hoping Tourists Will Follow Italians Flock to Beaches, Hoping Tourists Will Follow GIUGLIANO IN CAMPANIA, Italy — The lifeguard turned his back to the water and looked for danger on the sand. All around him at the beach club west of Naples, children on their stomachs dug moats while adults reclined on beach chairs, catching rays, …

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Hoping for a Covid Vaccine and Recalling the One for Smallpox

Hoping for a Covid Vaccine and Recalling the One for Smallpox

Hoping for a Covid Vaccine and Recalling the One for Smallpox Hoping for a Covid Vaccine and Recalling the One for Smallpox As many people check the news compulsively for even the smallest positive word on vaccine development, we are at an anniversary moment in vaccine history. We are between the anniversary of the day — May 14, 1796 — …

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Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes Winter is a 4-year-old chocolate-colored llama with spindly legs, ever-so-slightly askew ears and envy-inducing eyelashes. Some scientists hope she might be an important figure in the fight against the novel coronavirus. She is not a superpowered camelid. Winter was simply the lucky llama chosen by researchers in Belgium, …

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