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Readers Write: Netflix In Africa, Kennedy's Prohibition Role, And Superlative Essayist
Readers write about Netflix’s new original film based in Africa: ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,’ and wonder if Joseph P. Kennedy was truly a bootlegger.
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Where Is Workforce Really Booming? Among The Oldest Workers.
McDonald’s wants to hire 250,000 senior workers. A CVS program avows that ‘Talent is Ageless.’ And nationwide the ranks of older workers are surging.
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European Elections: In Leipzig, A Microcosm Of Germany’s Political Scene
The city of Leipzig is a crucible for liberal European values, but the populist AfD is expected to challenge here in EU parliamentary elections.
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Where Is Workforce Really Booming? Among The Oldest Workers.
McDonald’s wants to hire 250,000 senior workers. A CVS program avows that ‘Talent is Ageless.’ And nationwide the ranks of older workers are surging.
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European Elections: In Leipzig, A Microcosm Of Germany’s Political Scene
The city of Leipzig is a crucible for liberal European values, but the populist AfD is expected to challenge here in EU parliamentary elections.
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Mideast Peace Plan’s Rocky Start: Did US Misread Arab Politics?
The Palestinians have rejected an invitation to an economic conference in Bahrain. That bodes ill for Trump’s Mideast peace plan.
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Why The SAT Needs A Character Check
A new scoring metric by the College Board will help the admission of more disadvantaged applicants by highlighting those who defy their social or economic hardships.
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Reporting In Mexico Isn’t Easy. Under AMLO, It May Get Harder.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s daily press conferences give journalists unprecedented access, but are also a platform to discredit media.
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Points Of Progress: Bedouin Women Are Gaining Ground, And More
Europe's carbon emissions saw a drop in 2018, and Bedouin women's rights are gaining ground.
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‘Stony The Road’ Lays Bare The Failure Of Reconstruction
Historian and television host Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the brief flowering of African American leadership after the Civil War.
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Stories Of D-Day Heroism Shape History
On the 75th anniversary of World War II’s great amphibious assault, a trio of books provides both broad context and individual voices.
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Why It’s OK To Watch Cat Videos
Cat video celebrities like Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub, and Henri represent an oasis of purity and happiness in a complicated media landscape.
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Top Picks: Shuri’s Debut, Vampire Weekend’s Latest, And More
Critic Candace McDuffie on the ‘Avengers’ spinoff comic featuring Shuri from ‘Black Panther,’ Vampire Weekend’s album ‘Father of the Bride,’ and more.
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In This Desert Town, No Traveler Goes Hungry, Even In Ramadan
For centuries, Maan, Jordan, the last oasis before 500 miles of scorching desert, has made it a mission to feed pilgrims and travelers.
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Reporting In Mexico Isn’t Easy. Under AMLO, It May Get Harder.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s daily press conferences give journalists unprecedented access, but are also a platform to discredit media.
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Mideast Peace Plan’s Rocky Start: Did US Misread Arab Politics?
The Palestinians have rejected an invitation to an economic conference in Bahrain. That bodes ill for Trump’s Mideast peace plan.
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Why The SAT Needs A Character Check
A new scoring metric by the College Board will help the admission of more disadvantaged applicants by highlighting those who defy their social or economic hardships.
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‘Walking On Water’ Goes Behind The Scenes With Artist Christo
Director Andrey Paounov's free-form documentary captures the élan of environmental artist Christo as he creates ‘The Floating Piers.’
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‘Aladdin’ Remake Is Missing Original’s Energy
Even the magic carpet looks bummed out in the Disney remake of ‘Aladdin,’ directed and co-written by Guy Ritchie.
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‘Walking On Water’ Goes Behind The Scenes With Artist Christo
Director Andrey Paounov's free-form documentary captures the élan of environmental artist Christo as he creates ‘The Floating Piers.’
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In EU Elections, Far-right Talks Up Migration. But Do Voters Care?
European elections will be all about immigration, if you listen to nationalist and populist politicians. But research indicates that’s not the case.
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Call Of The Wild: Should Colorado Bring Back The Wolf?
Wolf advocates have crafted a ballot initiative proposal that, if approved, would direct the state wildlife agency to manage a reintroduction program.
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What Veterans Want In A Commander In Chief
Both parties want more veterans in Congress; three are seeking the presidency. Many we talked to spoke of a need for strong leadership and humility.
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After India’s Big Election, Time For Inclusion
The victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers him a chance to treat all Indians equally, with no favoritism toward Hindus. The election itself was a reminder of India’s inclusiveness.
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Business Jargon Isn’t In Her Wheelhouse
What is a wheelhouse, and why are businesspeople so concerned with establishing what’s in it?
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‘You Can’t Unhurt A Young Person.’ But You Can Help Them Thrive.
At Hopeworks, Dan Rhoton helps at-risk youths find opportunity by coupling coding and computer training with life readiness coaching.
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The ACLU Attorney Who Fights To Reunite Migrant Families
Lee Gelernt is the lead ACLU attorney on efforts to track down and reunite thousands of separated migrant families.
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What Veterans Want In A Commander In Chief
Both parties want more veterans in Congress; three are seeking the presidency. Many we talked to spoke of a need for strong leadership and humility.
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After India’s Big Election, Time For Inclusion
The victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers him a chance to treat all Indians equally, with no favoritism toward Hindus. The election itself was a reminder of India’s inclusiveness.
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In EU Elections, Far-right Talks Up Migration. But Do Voters Care?
European elections will be all about immigration, if you listen to nationalist and populist politicians. But research indicates that’s not the case.
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