The New York Times

Trump Disavows ‘Send Her Back’ Chant as G.O.P. Frets Over Ugly Phrase

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his re-election rally Wednesday night when he railed against a Somali-born congresswoman, as Republicans in ...

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Trump’s Crowd Chanted ‘Send Her Back,’ but Republicans Don’t Blame Him

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Thursday tried to distance themselves from the “send her back” chant that broke out at President Trump’s re-election rally Wednesday night when he railed against a Somali-born ...

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Pompeo Calls China's Treatment of Uighurs 'Stain of the Century'

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend ...

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So This Is Where We Are

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Ukraine Plans Overhaul of Citizenship Process After Putin's Passport Offer

KIEV — Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has ordered an overhaul of the process for granting Ukrainian citizenship, in response to a Russian decree expanding the number of Ukrainians who can apply ...

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Protesters Take to Streets to Declare New Ethiopia Region

HAWASSA/ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government ...

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Activists From Sidama Ethnic Group in Ethiopia to Delay Declaring New Region

ADDIS ABABA — The head of a political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and ...

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A Brief History of Squads

It took four years, but there’s a new “it” squad and it’s taking applications.

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Protesters Take to Streets to Declare New Ethiopian Region

HAWASSA, Ethiopia — Protesters in the Ethiopian city of Hawassa blocked roads and burned tires on Thursday after security forces thwarted a meeting of activists to declare a new region for their Sidama ...

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The Myth That Busing Failed

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UN Envoy Says US Sanctions on Myanmar Generals Inadequate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — U.N. envoy Lee Yanghee says the U.S. didn't "go far enough" in sanctions against four top Myanmar generals over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

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Will Trump’s Racism Sink the G.O.P.?

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U.S. Senator Schumer Asks FBI, FTC to Probe Russia's FaceApp Over Security Concerns

(Reuters) - U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app ...

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Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85

On July 21, 1959, Pumpsie Green made his major league debut as an eighth-inning pinch-runner with the Boston Red Sox, then played at shortstop to finish the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey ...

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Racist to the Bone

We’ve Found Trump’s Racist Bones!

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Fed-Up Puerto Ricans March Demanding Governor Resign

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Thousands of people marched toward the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday, carrying Puerto Rican flags and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign.

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Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is only the second-largest in history, but undoubtedly the most frustrating.

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Trump Meets Chinese Uighur, Other Religious Persecution Victims at White House

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar - who the White House said ...

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Ethiopian City Braces for Protests as Activists Promise to Declare New Region

HAWASSA, Ethiopia — Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa ...

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Discarded Windows Give View of Jerusalem's Diversity

JERUSALEM — A project in downtown Jerusalem is using an ornate tower constructed of discarded windows from around the city to give people a view of its diverse cultural past and present and bring life ...

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The Hard Immigration Questions

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Integration vs. White Intransigence

The revival of the argument over school busing illuminates a continuing predicament for Democrats and proponents of racial equality.

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‘I Know Racism When I See It’: Congress Debates Trump’s Tweets

The House voted on Tuesday to condemn President Trump’s attacks against four congresswomen of color as racist. The measure passed 240 to 187, with votes largely falling along party lines.

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Where Segregation Persists, Trouble Persists

The revival of the argument over school busing illuminates a continuing predicament for Democrats and proponents of racial equality.

Added July 17, 2019