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New York Times Writer Apologizes to Ted Cruz, Worries About Journalism's 'Toxic' Discourse

1 minute ago   |   Newsweek

In his final regular column, opinion writer Frank Bruni said he regretted contributed to the vitriolic tone of the country's political commentary.
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The Supreme Court Delivers a Twist Ending on LGBTQ Discrimination

29 minutes ago   |   The New Republic   |   2 articles

The Supreme Court unanimously sided with a Catholic foster-care agency in Philadelphia that refused to help place children with same-sex couples on Thursday, ruling that the...
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Student Writes About 'Frightening' Prep School Teachings, Felt Like 'Worthless Scum'

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

A student at a New Jersey prep school, responding to a teacher's resignation over the school's adoption of anti-racist policy and curricula, wrote in a letter that the school's...
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Janet Malcolm, Provocative Journalist With a Piercing Eye, Dies at 86

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Her subjects ranged widely, but she took special aim at journalism itself, writing that every journalist “knows that what he does is morally indefensible.”
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You can use credit card points from Citi, Amex, Capital One, and more to save on Amazon purchases, but only a few options offer great value

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like...
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LinkedIn told a China expert remove all mention of the Tiananmen Square massacre from his profile or they would block it in China

LinkedIn told a China expert remove all mention of the Tiananmen Square massacre from his profile or they would block it in China

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A writer and expert on China was told to edit his LinkedIn profile or have it made invisible to Chinese users because it has "prohibited content." Writer...
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Red Sox 2B Christian Arroyo's celebrations worth price of admission

2 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

From bat flips to mound stares to Euro steps, Christian Arroyo's celebrations are worth price of admission, writes John Tomase.
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Veteran US-based Kremlin critic Masha Gessen says Russians are swerving Covid-19 jabs because they ‘lack respect for human life'

Veteran US-based Kremlin critic Masha Gessen says Russians are swerving Covid-19 jabs because they ‘lack respect for human life'

3 hours ago   |   RT

One of the US media's most outspoken Moscow watchers, writer and activist Masha Gessen, courted controversy by telling American TV viewers that Russians are wary of Covid-19...
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Lightning damage costs more than $11,000 on average, but you're usually covered if you have homeowners insurance

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Homeowners insurance covers damage from lightning. Nick Brundle Photography/Getty Images Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make...
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A World Without Fossil Fuels Funding Our Enemies Would Be A Safer World for America

4 hours ago   |   Time

We are a conservative Republican and a progressive Democrat who disagree on a great many things. We write today, however, to highlight an area of strong agreement: a global...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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