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Cream of Wheat to Drop Black Chef From Packaging, Company Says

The Black chef will no longer appear on Cream of Wheat packaging where he was the face of the brand for more than a century, the product’s parent company announced in a decision that comes three months ...

Added September 27, 2020

Is Amy Coney Barrett Joining a Supreme Court Built for the Wealthy?

Much of the public anxiety about Amy Coney Barrett — judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Notre Dame law professor and Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court — has focused ...

Added September 27, 2020

Fighting Flares Between Azerbaijan and Armenia

MOSCOW — Fighting that was reported to be fierce broke out on Sunday between Azerbaijan and Armenia and quickly escalated with the two sides claiming action with artillery, helicopter and tanks along a ...

Added September 27, 2020

How to Maintain Peace in Your School Pod

Ivi Kolasi, a parent in Berkeley, Calif., didn’t expect that forming a learning pod for her 2-year-old daughter would take so long, or be so hard. In May, she began trying to find families with children ...

Added September 27, 2020

Brushing Off Criticism, China’s Xi Calls Policies in Xinjiang ‘Totally Correct’

Brushing aside condemnation from Western powers, China’s leader, Xi Jinping, called his policies in the ethnically divided region of Xinjiang a “totally correct” success, and vowed more efforts to imprint ...

Added September 26, 2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Video Shows Police Officer Using Taser on Mask-less Woman

A woman in central Ohio was arrested and shocked with a Taser this week when she declined to leave a middle-school football game after refusing to wear a face covering, the police said.

Added September 26, 2020

What Is the Future of Black Appalachia?

On a warm July day, Ron and Jill Carson sat in a former one-room schoolhouse in Pennington Gap, Va., that until 1965 was the only primary school in town for Black children. The first seven years of Mr ...

Added September 26, 2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Thousands Protest Lockdown Measures in London

Thousands of unmasked demonstrators flouted social distancing rules and gathered in central London on Saturday to protest new lockdown measures.

Added September 26, 2020

Brushing off Criticism, China’s Xi Calls Policies in Xinjiang ‘Totally Correct’

Brushing aside condemnation from Western powers, China’s leader, Xi Jinping, called his policies in the ethnically divided region of Xinjiang a “totally correct” success, and vowed more efforts to imprint ...

Added September 26, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett Is No Ruth Bader Ginsburg

President Trump’s promise to name a woman to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18 at 87, was cynical and insulting to the millions of women who view the late Supreme Court justice as a feminist ...

Added September 26, 2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Under 10 Percent in U.S. Have Antibodies, Study Finds

Less than 10 percent of people in the United States have antibodies to the coronavirus, suggesting that the nation is even further from herd immunity than was previously estimated, according to a study ...

Added September 26, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett and the New, Old Anti-Catholicism

We live in an era where everything is shocking and nothing is surprising. Every major item of news over the last week or so — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, the inevitable Republican hustle to ...

Added September 26, 2020

Under 10 Percent of Americans Have Covid-19 Antibodies, Study Finds

Less than 10 percent of Americans have antibodies to the new coronavirus, suggesting that the nation is even further from herd immunity than had been previously estimated, according to a study published ...

Added September 26, 2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Less Than 10 Percent of Americans Have Antibodies, Study Finds

Less than 10 percent of Americans have antibodies to the new coronavirus, suggesting that the nation is even further from herd immunity than had been previously estimated, according to a study published ...

Added September 26, 2020

Trump Again Says He Would Welcome a ‘Smooth’ Transition. But He Has Conditions.

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Friday night that he would welcome “a smooth, beautiful transition” of power after the election in November but that he would lose only if Democrats cheated — and that ...

Added September 26, 2020

Coronavirus Survey Halted After Workers Faced Racial Slurs, Officials Say

A coronavirus survey in Minnesota was stopped after multiple cases of residents “intimidating and shouting racial and ethnic slurs” at public health workers who had been going door to door, the state Department ...

Added September 26, 2020

Covid-19 Live Updates: Florida Lifts State Restaurant Restrictions as Reopening Moves Ahead

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida lifted state restrictions for restaurants and many other businesses on Friday as the state moved into the next reopening phase.

Added September 26, 2020

Delay of Philip Guston Retrospective Divides the Art World

The decision by four major museums to delay until 2024 a much-awaited retrospective of the modernist painter Philip Guston, which was announced earlier this week, is roiling the art world, with some calling ...

Added September 25, 2020

Cleveland on ‘Family Guy’ to Be Voiced by Arif Zahir

Cleveland Brown has found his new voice: The actor Arif Zahir will take over the role of this friendly “Family Guy” neighbor on the Fox animated series.

Added September 25, 2020

Her Study Center Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Shamsea Alizada’s story could so easily have ended early.

Added September 25, 2020

Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan’s National University Exam.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Shamsea Alizada’s story could so easily have ended early.

Added September 25, 2020

New Initiative Will Grant $156 Million to Arts Groups Run by People of Color

Some of the nation’s most prominent philanthropists and foundations announced plans on Thursday to donate more than $156 million to help arts organizations run by people of color recover from the coronavirus ...

Added September 25, 2020

‘I Feel Sorry for Americans’: A Baffled World Watches the U.S.

BANGKOK — Myanmar is a poor country struggling with open ethnic warfare and a coronavirus outbreak that could overload its broken hospitals. That hasn’t stopped its politicians from commiserating with ...

Added September 25, 2020

A Painter Who Puts It All on the Line

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — The abstract painter Virginia Jaramillo has gotten very good at lines — physically, drawing them to great effect, but also metaphorically crossing them, as a woman of Mexican heritage ...

Added September 25, 2020