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Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines I was half a mile into the mine shaft, and my heart was racing. Hunched underneath the low ceiling and hardly able to see, I was following along by listening to the splashes of the men’s steps in front of me. The …

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U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain

U.S. Women's Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain

U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain “Whenever I have broken ribs or torn cartilage, I have to stop playing golf because the turn is so painful,” he said. “I couldn’t imagine swinging a golf club for four hours.” The world No. 6 Brooke Henderson, a former hockey goaltender, …

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They Saved the Crew. Now It’s Playing in M.L.S. Cup.

They Saved the Crew. Now It's Playing in M.L.S. Cup.

They Saved the Crew. Now It’s Playing in M.L.S. Cup. They Saved the Crew. Now It’s Playing in M.L.S. Cup. The Columbus Crew is not supposed to be here right now. Not “here,” as in Major League Soccer’s championship game, M.L.S. Cup, against the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night — though for some fans that feels unlikely enough. But here, …

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Black Goalkeepers and Europe’s Uneven Playing Field

Black Goalkeepers and Europe's Uneven Playing Field

Black Goalkeepers and Europe’s Uneven Playing Field Black Goalkeepers and Europe’s Uneven Playing Field On the surface, Chelsea’s victory against Rennes in the Champions League a few weeks ago was just another of those disposable, check-box exercises that litter the group stages of the competition. Chelsea, the heavy favorite — the team with superior financial firepower, a deeper squad and …

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Sacha Baron Cohen on the ‘Borat’ Sequel and Playing Abbie Hoffman

Sacha Baron Cohen on the 'Borat' Sequel and Playing Abbie Hoffman

Sacha Baron Cohen on the ‘Borat’ Sequel and Playing Abbie Hoffman Sacha Baron Cohen on the ‘Borat’ Sequel and Playing Abbie Hoffman He refused for many years to give interviews as himself. He would occasionally speak as his characters. He tended to let critiques pass without rebuttal, as when journalists wondered if Ali G was in the tradition of Al …

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Biden news live: Latest election updates as AOC says McConnell ‘playing with fire’

Biden news live: Latest election updates as AOC says McConnell ‘playing with fire’

Biden news live: Latest election updates as AOC says McConnell ‘playing with fire’ Biden news live: Latest election updates as AOC says McConnell ‘playing with fire’ Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden warns opponent over ‘abuse of power’ In comments made on Sunday, the Joe Biden-backing New York progressive described McConnell as “a man who does not care about a dying …

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The Timeless Pleasure of Playing Games

The Timeless Pleasure of Playing Games

The Timeless Pleasure of Playing Games The Timeless Pleasure of Playing Games Welcome. One of the conversations I find myself having frequently with loved ones in recent months is about how we experience time passing. Is it plodding, each month seeming, since March, to contain twice as many days? Or is it careening by, a windblown mess of calendar pages …

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The Nets Are Playing Hard. But Can They Dethrone the Raptors?

The Nets Are Playing Hard. But Can They Dethrone the Raptors?

The Nets Are Playing Hard. But Can They Dethrone the Raptors? The Nets Are Playing Hard. But Can They Dethrone the Raptors? The Nets had a difficult regular season. Their two best players, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, missed all or most of the season. Their highly regarded coach, Kenny Atkinson, stepped down in March. Caris LeVert missed significant time …

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A Paleontologist’s Guide to Playing with Your Dinosaur Obsessed Kid

A Paleontologist’s Guide to Playing with Your Dinosaur Obsessed Kid

A Paleontologist’s Guide to Playing with Your Dinosaur Obsessed Kid A Paleontologist’s Guide to Playing with Your Dinosaur Obsessed Kid The simplest way is take them on virtual field trips to museum’s fossil collections, like at the Smithsonian or at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. While you’re there, take a moment to share some fun dinosaur facts. …

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Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies

Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies

Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice’ in Her Playing, Dies Ida Haendel, the Polish-born prodigy with a fiery sound and unassailable technique who became one of the foremost violinists of her generation, died on July 1 in Pembroke Park, Fla. Her nephew Richard Grunberg, who confirmed …

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