Abraham Vega, 48, ‘Peacemaking’ Texas Sheriff, Dies

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Abraham Vega and Rachel Curry had first met at high school football games in Tahoka, Texas, when she was covering them as a photographer for the school newspaper and he was doing the same for […]

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Bear leaves Ontario home hungry after breaking in to find pizza

What to do when a bear attacks If you encounter a bear making aggressive moves, this is what to do to save your life according to the National Park Service. An Ontario black bear left a local home empty-pawed when it couldn’t find any leftover pizza. A video captured by the Candian home owners’ security […]

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Poland’s Presidential Election Was Close but Voters Remain Far Apart

WARSAW — President Andrzej Duda narrowly won re-election this week, using the same playbook that brought his Law and Justice party to power five years ago: stoking fear and blaming an enemy. In 2015, it was an enemy at the gates: Migrants, who party leaders said carried “all sorts of parasites,” were threatening the nation. […]

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Trump campaign rejects notion Texas is in play: ‘They know that’s a joke’

The Trump campaign on Tuesday mocked claims that Texas could be in play this November, on the heels of former Vice President Joe Biden’s first general election ad in the state. Biden’s ad, which launched in the Lone Star state Tuesday, reflects Democratic hopes that Texas could be competitive amid polling that shows a tight […]

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Aide Posts Cartoon Mocking Fauci as White House Denies Undermining Him

WASHINGTON — White House officials this week have denied trying to undermine Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, for his stark analysis of the coronavirus pandemic. But Dan Scavino, the White House deputy chief of staff for communications, undercut that message by posting a cartoon mocking Dr. Fauci by an artist […]

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How Facebook Handles Climate Misinformation

As Covid-19 spread across the globe early this year, Facebook went into action to combat potentially dangerous disinformation on its site. The company labeled and suppressed misleading content, removed misinformation and directed users to reputable sources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. This swift action stood in sharp contrast to Facebook’s stance […]

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Disabled Do-It-Yourselfers Lead Way to Technology Gains

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. Share your stories or email us at ada@nytimes.com. Technology is changing the ways that disabled people interact with the world; perhaps more important, it’s also shifting how the world interacts with disabled people. […]

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Naya Rivera’s 1st E! Interview: Remembering the Star: Rewind | E! News

In honor of Naya’s life and legacy, take a look back at this interview from 2009 where the actress talks about her role as Santana Lopez in "Glee." #ENews #CelebrityNews #Rewind #NayaRivera Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, […]

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Hong Kong Outbreak, Polish President, Russia-Taliban: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the on what to read, cook, watch and do while staying safe at home. And now for the Back Story on … Moving outdoors In Monday’s edition of The Morning newsletter, David Leonhardt discussed some of the creative ideas that companies, government agencies and other organizations have […]

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Newsom Announces Rollbacks in California’s Reopening Plans

This is a new statewide action. Effective today, every county in the state of California impacted by a requirement now to modify indoor operations, and to expand opportunities for outdoor operations in these specific categories you see on the screen. So the sectors that we’re closing statewide, again restaurants, wineries movie theaters, family entertainment, zoos, […]

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Naya Rivera, 33, Dead: ‘Glee’ Star’s Body Found After Going Missing In CA Lake

This is just incredibly sad. A law enforcement source confirms to HollywoodLife that Naya Rivera, star of the hit show ‘Glee,’ is dead after drowning in a California lake on July 8. Naya Rivera was pronounced dead on July 13, five days after she went missing while boating on Lake Piru, a law enforcement source […]

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Michael Lewis, Who Forged a New Life After Prison, Dies at 65

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After her father, Michael W. Lewis, died on May 14 in Fort Worth, Tamara Griffin was sorting through the belongings in his home. One discovery puzzled her. “As I’m cleaning up his things, I see […]

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‘Siesta Key’ Preview: Chloe Gossips To Juliette & The Girls About Alex & Alyssa’s Relationship

In this EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at the July 14 episode of ‘Siesta Key,’ the girls get together for a lunch date — and Chloe has a LOT to spill about Alex and Alyssa. Chloe Trautman is always known to spill the tea, and she’s at it again on the July 14 episode of Siesta Key. After […]

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‘Siesta Key’ Preview: Chloe Gossips To Juliette & The Girls About Alex & Alyssa’s Relationship

In this EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at the July 14 episode of ‘Siesta Key,’ the girls get together for a lunch date — and Chloe has a LOT to spill about Alex and Alyssa. Chloe Trautman is always known to spill the tea, and she’s at it again on the July 14 episode of Siesta Key. After […]

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Ten-Hut! Mask On! Class of 2024 to West Point amid pandemic

West Point is welcoming its newest class of cadets a bit differently this year because of the pandemic By MICHAEL HILL Associated Press July 13, 2020, 6:52 PM 4 min read WEST POINT, N.Y. — New cadet candidates arriving at the U.S. Military Academy on Monday were promptly tested for COVID-19, stood at attention in […]

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Cuomo says schools in New York can open again once region is in ‘Phase 4’ of coronavirus reopenings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a plan to get students back to the classroom this fall, saying schools can only begin in-person learning once the region has entered “Phase 4” of its reopening. During a press conference Monday, Cuomo announced the state’s plan, which states that schools are able to reopen only if […]

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‘AGT’ Preview: The Ninja Twins Show Off Their Synchronized Dance Moves In Final Auditions

The Ninja Twins bring so much energy and fierceness to their audition in this EXCLUSIVE preview of the July 14 episode of ‘America’s Got Talent.’ The final auditions have arrived, but the talent is still just as memorable as it was when the season first started. The Ninja Twins hit the stage in this EXCLUSIVE […]

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How I Came Out About My Disability

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. Share your stories or email us at ada@nytimes.com. Coming Out With Autism By Ms. Hoang is a romance novelist whose works include “The Kiss Quotient” and “The Bride Test.” Listen to This Story […]

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Fans won’t be allowed at this year’s BMW Championship

Because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, fans will not be allowed at this year’s BMW Championship. | AP Caution over the coronavirus pandemic forced the decision. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 BMW Championship will be played without fans, tournament officials announced Monday. The tournament is part of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoff […]

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This day in sports: Carroll Rosenbloom trades Colts franchise for Rams

Carroll Rosenbloom, the owner of the Baltimore Colts, trades his team for the Rams on this date in 1972 after Robert Irsay and Bud Keland buy the NFL’s Los Angeles franchise from the estate of late owner Dan Reeves for a record $19 million. Rosenbloom promises to honor the contracts of coach Tommy Prothro and […]

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Former Mueller prosecutor writing book on investigation

A top prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller has a book coming out this fall about the two-year investigation into the alleged ties between Russia and the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump. Random House announced Monday that Andrew Weissmann’s “Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller Investigation” will be published Sept. 29. Weissmann, often the […]

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