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Bob McGrath, Longtime ‘Sesame Street’ Star, Dies at 90
He was an original cast member who, for nearly half a century, played a sweater-clad and easygoing music teacher who dispensed advice.
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Elon Musk and Matt Taibbi Set Off Debate Over Release of Twitter Files
A release of internal documents from Twitter set off intense debates in the intersecting worlds of media, politics and tech.
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Fred McGriff Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
A popular first baseman who had seasons in which he led both leagues in homers, McGriff was elected by a committee that rejected Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.
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Popular Pastor Returns After His Leave Over an ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship
Matt Chandler of the Village Church in suburban Dallas received a standing ovation after his leave, part of a period of turmoil among evangelical churches.
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Brian Kemp’s Interesting Strategy: Stand Up to Trump, Stump for Walker
Brian Kemp is having a moment.
Donate This Holiday Season: GiveWell Needs Your Help
The fall of Sam Bankman-Fried helps us see the movement’s vices, but that shouldn’t blind us to its virtues, either.
Zelensky Says Price Cap Set on Russian Oil Is Too High
Ukraine’s president criticized the $60-a-barrel limit set by the Group of 7 nations, suggesting that the architects of the plan were “trying to avoid big decisions.”
Losses by T.C.U. and U.S.C. Leave Playoff Powers With Unappealing Choices
The College Football Playoff is expanding to 12 teams in the 2024 season. But right now, it’s having trouble enough finding four worthy contenders.
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By scoring first, Messi sets the tone for Argentina.
Futbol Unites the World
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What Euthanasia Has Done to Canada
A glimpse of how liberalism yields to dystopia.
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Ramaphosa Vows to Fight Impeachment Report and Seek Re-election
The South African president had considered resigning after Parliament released a report last week accusing him of violating his oath of office by obscuring details about a 2020 robbery at his game farm.
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In Georgia, a Heated Senate Race Stirs Mixed Emotions in Black Voters
The contest might have been a showcase of Black political power in the Deep South. But many Black voters say Herschel Walker’s turbulent campaign has marred the moment.
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Druggings, Deaths and Robberies Put New York’s Gay Community on Edge
At first, the men’s deaths were treated as overdoses, until tens of thousands of dollars were found drained from their bank accounts.
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Defaults Loom as Poor Countries Face an Economic Storm
Debt-relief efforts are stalling as developing economies are being hit by higher interest rates, a strong dollar and slowing global growth.
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Landslide Tragedy Turns Italy’s Focus to Illegal Construction
After 11 deaths, a series of government amnesties for illegally built homes is becoming a focus of a blame game.
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