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What Do France's Yellow-Vest Protesters Want? - The Atlantic
French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to figure out what they want. It’s not an easy task.
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Moving Dung Is a Dirty Job. These Beetles Live for It. - The New York Times
Deployed on farms, industrious dung beetles clean up livestock waste, improve soil and reduce harmful bacteria.
science  1 
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Older Americans Are Awash in Antibiotics - The New York Times
The drugs are not just overprescribed. They often pose special risks to older patients, including tendon problems, nerve damage and mental health issues.
health  1 
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Massacre of Children in Peru Might Have Been a Sacrifice to Stop Bad Weather - The New York Times
Nearly 140 child skeletons were revealed at the site last year. And now researchers say it may have been a response to an El Niño event.
archaeology  1 
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If We Blow Up an Asteroid, It Might Put Itself Back Together - The New York Times
Despite what Hollywood tells us, stopping an asteroid from creating an extinction-level event by blowing it up may not work.
1  science 
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Racing Against China, U.S. Reveals Details of $500 Million Supercomputer - The New York Times
Lab officials predict it will be the first American machine to reach a milestone called “exascale” performance, surpassing a quintillion calculations per second.
1  tech  china 
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Trump Rebukes General Motors and Union Over Idling of Lordstown Plant - The New York Times
In a Twitter barrage, the president called on G.M. and the United Auto Workers to start talks that would put an Ohio factory back to work.
manufacturing  autos  1 
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Donna Brazile, Former Democratic Party Chair, Is Hired by Fox News - The New York Times
Ms. Brazile, who managed Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign, will be an analyst on President Trump’s favorite network.
1  journalism 
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Opinion | The Anatomy of White Terror - The New York Times
Anders Breivik, the Norwegian terrorist, was diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. Brenton Tarrant, who is accused of killing 50 worshipers in New Zealand, displays similar traits.
opinion  1 
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Opinion | Getting Real About Rural America - The New York Times
Nobody knows how to reverse the heartland’s decline.
1  krugman 
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Opinion | The Attack That Broke the Net’s Safety Net - The New York Times
A killer determined to make terrorism go viral beat a system designed to keep the worst of the web out of sight.
1  editorial  internet 
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Alan B. Krueger, Economic Aide to Clinton and Obama, Is Dead at 58 - The New York Times
A labor economist, Princeton scholar, Treasury official and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. The police said the cause was suicide.
obituary  economics  1 
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Trump Administration Proposes $86 Billion Spy Budget to Take On Russia and China - The New York Times
The proposed budget, which contains a 6 percent increase, covers expenses as diverse as spy satellites, cyberweapons and the C.I.A.’s network of overseas spies and informants.
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Homeland Security Chief Cites Top Threat to U.S. (It’s Not the Border) - The New York Times
In a speech outlining her department’s focus in the coming year, Kirstjen Nielsen said that cybersecurity — not illegal immigration — topped her list of national security threats.
6 hours ago by noiseguy
‘Be Weak & Die!’ Seeking Clues Behind Trump’s Weekend Twitter Barrage - The New York Times
The profusion of more than 50 tweets, which stoked new tensions and nursed past grievances, came as the president was largely idle and skipped his regular weekend trip to his Florida estate.
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Flooding in the Midwest: Why the Water Is So High - The New York Times
When a warm rain fell on a flat, frozen landscape, “the ingredients were in place.”
natural.disaster  1 
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Elizabeth Warren Calls for Ending Electoral College - The New York Times
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, campaigning in Mississippi, also called for the state to adopt a new flag that no longer has the Confederate battle flag emblem.
6 hours ago by noiseguy
Supreme Court Weighs Race Challenge to Virginia Voting Map - The New York Times
The case, which is making its second appearance at the court, featured a squabble among officials over who was authorized to pursue an appeal on behalf of the state.
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