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Cricket superstar Virat Kohli to step down as India's T20 captain

Cricket superstar Virat Kohli has said he will step down as India's T20 captain after the T20 World Cup in November.
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Outcry Over Woman Found Guilty of Manslaughter After Suffering Miscarriage
Brittney Poolaw, 21, was sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted in relation to a miscarriage she had in 2020.
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Venezuela halts talks after Maduro ally's extradition to U.S.
Venezuela said Saturday it would halt negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the U.S. of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro.
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As climate disasters increase, a last-gasp FEMA camp for wildfire survivors tests the government’s obligations to the displaced.
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Step back into the past at these 10 gorgeous historic homes in New England, from Rhode Island to Maine.
Solution to Evan Birnholz’s October 17 Post Magazine crossword, “Multiple Choice Test”
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Much of the US Supreme Court's business occurs in private, but there are some customs everyone should know
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The best $160 I ever spent: A session with a Black therapist
Dana Rodriguez for Vox I hadn’t realized how important for my mental health it was to talk with someone like me. Four years ago, during a sticky New York summer, I anxiously sat in the lobby of the clinic waiting to meet my new therapist. Glued to the torn pleather couch in front of the rattling AC (which did nothing to relieve the heat and I was convinced was only there for show), I wondered what this mysterious person would be like. Will they be nice? Will we get along? Will they really listen? I saw a psychiatrist every week at the clinic, which also required me to attend talk therapy. I didn’t have any say in who was assigned to me. I’d been going there for six years. In that time, I’d been with five therapists. The first therapist I saw for only six months. The last one I visited for a year and a half. Some therapistshad helped a bit. There were others who were just doing a job, biding their time until a better opportunity presented itself. The last person had been okay; I didn’t go deep. I mostly spoke about the everyday surface stuff: I’m overworked. I need to take time for myself. I’m concerned about money.She was more like an acquaintance getting paid to listen to me vent. The old clock in the waiting room chimed 3 pm. “She’s late,” I thought. “Is this what I have to look forward to? Someone who’s perpetually late?” Just then a woman appeared at the door, smiling. “Sarah?” “That’s me,” I said, peeling myself from the couch. “I’m Malika,” she said. (For her privacy and mine, I’m not using her real name.) I cocked my head. I hadn’t been expecting this. She was a Black woman, like me. Her 3C curls sat on her shoulders and were at least four inches high on all sides; her hair wasn’t as big as mine, but it was close. Standing there, side by side, we filled the waiting room with Black, natural-hair pride. I took in her brown rimmed glasses with a slight cat-eye and her short, striped summer dress that showed off her toned thighs. Her freshly painted blue toenails peeked out from her strappy sandals. I already felt closer to her than I had to my previous therapist. “I love your outfit,” I said. “Thanks. It’s hot. I couldn’t do pants.” That look was about much more than surviving the heat. It was “I dare you to tell me I look unprofessional”attire. “Follow me. My office is a bit tricky to get to,” she said. We left the lobby, crossed past the main desk, and ascended a flight of stairs. Another welcome desk and two narrow hallways later, we arrived. She opened the door: “After you.” I found myself in a space that made my bathroom feel like a master suite at the Plaza. Somewhere, someone was very bitter about giving up their supply closet. A large rusted fan was shoved into a corner of the windowless room. There was no desk. Instead, a dented metal file cabinet leaned lazily against the wall. Crammed into the remaining space were two yellow cafeteria-style plastic chairs. “Take your pick,” Malika said, gesturing to the seats. I sat in the one the backs of my legs were already touching. Once-white paint was peeling on the opposite wall. The buzzing fluorescent light brought me back to my eighth-grade science class. “I’m sorry, there’s no air conditioner,” she groaned. “If it gets too hot, we can leave the door cracked.” “I’m fine,” I said. It was hotter in here than outside. Yet, I really was fine. She closed the door and sat down across from me, our knees nearly knocking. Our first session was underway. “How do you feel about having a Black therapist?” Well then. The small talk was over. “What kind of question is that?” I blurted. We looked at each other and both laughed. “Have you been asking that of all your patients?” I wanted to know. “I have been, yes. People aren’t used to it.” She was right. It was the first time I’d had a Black therapist and I’d been in therapy more than half my life. I thought about the question again. “I feel relieved.” With white therapists, I couldn’t talk about racism without it being a “teaching moment.” Often that “moment” would take up the entire session. It was exhausting. I would feel worse going out than when I came in. What was I supposed to do about that? Go to therapy to deal with my therapist? As it turned out, that’s exactly what I needed. My partner and I began couples counseling at the same time I started seeing Malika. Our psychologist, who I’ll call Agnes, was nice, experienced, and white. My partner was also white. Once, after attending a party with some of his coworkers, we both came into the appointment with our grievances. “I feel like Sarah was taking it out on me,” my partner complained. “That guy told a joke, and the punchline was that all Black people look alike,” I said as the anger once again welled up within me. “When I told him that was racist, he actually said that he had a Black friend.” I looked at Agnes. Even in her lily-white Long Island world, surely she knew how outrageous this was. “Couldn’t you have avoided him?” she suggested. So much for that. I let out a long sigh. “I didn’t have to. He avoided me,” I said. “So, what was the problem?” she asked. Seriously? “There were no other Black people there. There weren’t even any other POC.” “I don’t see how that relates to the situation,” she said, looking perplexed. Had my partner paid her on the side before the session? “That was the situation,” I explained. “I’m not following,” Agnes replied. “How long before someone else made a remark?” I asked rhetorically. “Did they?” “No. But they could have. I was on edge. And I had no backup. No one alongside me if they did.” “I was alongside you,” my partner interjected. Agnes nodded in agreement with him. “I mean someone who would understand,” I glared. Agnes leaned forward. “Why don’t you help us understand?” Feeling outnumbered, I rolled my eyes, crossed my arms, and sank into the couch. Two days later, I recalled the ridiculousness to Malika. “It’s not our job to educate,” Malika said. She was not frustrated for me; she was frustrated with me. “They can try to understand but will never fully get it. They can’t know what it’s like to be Black.” That is what I needed to hear. She got it. It was “our,” not “your,” and “us,” not “you.” I left feeling strong, supported, and seen. For two years, we congregated in the converted closet. I always felt safe and never judged. Every time police murdered another Black person, Malika already knew what the conversation would be. In those sessions, it wasn’t only me needing her. We needed each other. As our relationship grew, I learned we had more in common than being Black women. We were both queer in heterosexual relationships. We each had white partners. We shared the same sense of humor, practiced similar self-care, and enjoyed the same bad TV. I often wondered what people thought as they passed her office and heard loud laughter escaping under the narrow door. Wednesdays were my refuge. One day as I sat down ready to dive into our session, Malika remained standing. She looked anxious, sad, and excited all at once. “What is it?” I wanted to know. “I have some news,” she began. I took a deep breath and held it. My insides knotted. I knew what was coming. I’d been there before. It was the “It’s not you, it’s me” of therapy. “Noooooooo,” I moaned. “Yes. I’m leaving. I’m going into private practice.” Without hesitation, I made the decision. This wasn’t a relationship I was willing to leave. “I’m coming with you.” She pressed her lips together and slowly shook her head. “Unfortunately, I can’t take your insurance. One session is $160.” “I’ll make it work,” I said, determined. “Are you sure? I know that’s a lot for you. I could help you find someone here ...” But she was already smiling, and the anxious energy had dissipated. She didn’t want us to end either. “If I can follow my hairdresser to an expensive salon, I can follow you into private practice,” I said. “Having someone I trust with my mental health is even more important than finding someone that can do my hair.” If you’re Black, you know what a huge statement that is. Any doubts she might’ve had vanished after that. Malika was right, $160 is a lot for me. As soon as I decided that I was staying with her, I started thinking about how to cut costs. So long, Aunt Jackie’s $10 conditioner. Hello, 99-cent Suave. My shoes could make it another season. Rather than get a new coat, I sponged down my old one, sewed on new buttons, and replaced the broken buckle. I put a hold on my student loans. I didn’t give up my hairdresser completely (I have my limits). I did, however, extend my cuts from every three months to every six. I now left the salon with drip-dry hair rather than have it styled for an extra $25. Two weeks later, I sat with her for the last time at the clinic. I signed the discharge papers and said goodbye to the bleach-mopped lobby, the geriatric air conditioner, and the free Metro cards. At the end of our session, Malika and I both stood up. For the first time, we hugged. It was a long, strong, embrace. “See you on the other side,” I said. The main reason Malika wanted a private practice was so she would be able to work exclusively with Black women. I was one of the chosen ones. Sitting in her new waiting room the following week, I relaxed into a cushioned chair that had yet to be broken in. I leafed through a Psychology Today magazine that not so coincidentally had a Black woman smiling on the cover. My sandals tapped the Pine-Sol polished floor as I walked over to the far wall and checked my makeup in the full-length mirror. I made my way down the hall and fingered through an assortment of herbal teas. Sipping spearmint, with only two minutes to spare, I hurried back to my seat. Right on time as always, Malika came out and greeted me, “Come on in.” Sarah Doneghy is a writer, actor, and activist. She lives in New York City.
Browns vs. Cardinals odds, prediction: Arizona will suffer first loss
The Browns, who are 3-point favorites, will hand the Cardinals their first loss of the season and they will cover.
Our system is biased against reform. Get used to it, Democrats.
It is no good for any Democrat to have their party's legislative priorities pitted against each other.
States must stop letting the ultrawealthy dodge taxes — and the law
South Dakota and others enable corruption with their trust rules.
Man with gunshot wound dies after being thrown from car in NYC
A man died after he was thrown from a vehicle with a gunshot wound to his leg in Brooklyn Sunday morning, police said.
Chris Paul Q&A: WNBA Finals, J.R. Smith's golf game, celebrity bowling on Fox
Phoenix Suns' Chris Paul has his celebrity bowling tournament to benefit the Chris Paul Family Foundation airing Sunday on Fox.
'Squid Game' is a huge hit. That may not be enough for Netflix
For much of this year, Netflix shares have trailed big tech rivals Facebook, Apple and Amazon. That's no longer the case, in part because of the global mega-hit "Squid Game."
Sen. Johnson says Garland’s school order violates parents’ right to free speech
Sen. Ron Johnson blasted Attorney General Merrick Garland for violating parents' constitutional rights by directing the FBI to assist local law enforcement to investigate threats to school officials.
Professional orchestras are featuring works by Black composers while paying homage to their oft-forgotten history
Many major orchestras and opera houses have been performing symphonies, operas, choral works, and shorter compositions by Black composers or of significant meaning to Black audiences. Terence Blanchard, Jessie Montgomery and others spoke with CNN about this recent shift.
Column: St. Francis' offensive linemen are devouring their assignments
The family of St. Francis quarterback Jack Jacobs knows how to build trust: Invite the offensive linemen to dinner once a week and feed the beasts.
Ladies European golf makes debut foray into US
Team Jessica Korda won the Aramco Team Series on Saturday, the first Ladies European Tour event to be held in the US.
College football Week 7 report card: Cheers to Purdue's beer-soaked lineman, jeers to Tennessee's trash-throwing fans
Purdue lineman Greg Long and Kentucky linebacker J.J. Weaver get top marks in college football's Week 7. Tennessee fans fail for their ugly display.
Latinx Tik Tok creators are filling a void and making history
One of the greatest sources of anxiety for Alaina Castillo has been the letter R.
How these Latinx TikTok creators are filling a void and making history
One of the greatest sources of anxiety for Alaina Castillo has been the letter R.
North Korea is slamming 'Squid Game.' Here's why
North Korea is criticizing Netflix's worldwide hit show "Squid Game," slamming it for highlighting the negative aspects of South Korean culture, including consumerism and inequality. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Seattle business owner fears vaccine mandate will lengthen 911 response time: 'I can't get help'
Seattle business owners are fearing the looming vaccine mandate deadline for police officers and firefighters will further lengthen response time to 911 calls, as the city that saw months of violent demonstrations last year already grapples with police staffing shortages and surging crime.
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It’s Official. Brits Want King William, Not King Charles.
Ian Vogler / POOL / AFP) (Photo by IAN VOGLER/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesIf you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, a members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday.William should succeed queen, poll respondents sayMore miserable reading for Prince Charles this morning, as a Mail on Sunday poll confirms that Brits would rather—when the queen dies—that the crown bypass him and land on son Prince William’s head instead. 41 percent of Brits surveyed want William to succeed the queen, compared to 30 percent wanting Charles. Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Opinion: Florida's failure to play up to own standard makes it No. 1 on Week 7 Misery Index
Florida coach Dan Mullen isn't on the hot seat yet, but clear issues are holding the Gators back and have produced a dud of a 2021 season.       
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World Series Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on the World Series, Major League Baseball's annual championship.
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Community grieves loss of Sir Davis Amess after fatal stabbing
British lawmaker Sir David Amess was fatally stabbed while serving his community. Friends and constituents remember him as the moderate Conservative MP who got things done, but also as the animal lover who staged a music concert for people with learning disabilities.
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Wayne Gretzky Fast Facts
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Tim Scott’s massive 2022 war chest fuels more 2024 buzz
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina keeps hauling in massive amounts of campaign cash as he runs for reelection in 2022, and that’s sparking more about a potential 2024 Republican presidential nomination bid.
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Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns: Live stream, time, date, betting odds, how to watch
Kyler Murray and the undefeated Cardinals travel to Cleveland on Sunday to take on former Oklahoma teammate Baker Mayfield and the Browns.       
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Democrats' dilemma: How to keep health care expansion in their big spending bill
For President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats, the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill was a chance to fulfill their longstanding dreams of expanding health care coverage.
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I Learn to Shoot a Bow
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Billionaire Marc Lore outlines how he will build the inclusive, Utopian desert city Telosa
Billionare Marc Lore wanted to be a farmer as a kid – growing something from nothing. Now, he's trying to do just that with a Utopian city of Telosa.       
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Live stream Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots: Time, betting odds, how to watch
The Dallas Cowboys will be trying to beat the New England Patriots for the first time in the Bill Belichick era in a Week 6 matchup on CBS.       
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Strikes are sweeping the labor market as workers wield new leverage
The labor activism runs the gamut of American industry, fueled by the same grievances about pay, benefits and quality of life behind the Great Resignation.
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Mom, please stop: Why sharing too much about kids on social is a bad thing
In this day of living so much of our lives on social media, where do we draw the line in the sand(box) with regards to what we share about our kids?      
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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC Fight Night 195 with Tom Petty, Black Sabbath, AC/DC
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You Season 3 Is the Best Installment Yet—and a Brilliant Send-Up of Suburbia
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Marijuana legalization was a mistake. Highly-concentrated pot is destroying my son's life.
My son's story isn't unique. We can't keep going down this road. We can't keep sacrificing our children on the altar of pot.      
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Supreme Court term limits wouldn’t solve anything
Lifetime tenure is a strength of the high court. Ending that would do more harm than good.
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Regulators badly underestimated the devastation of a possible oil spill off the O.C. coast
This month's spill was over 10 times larger than regulators in the 1970s predicted in the event of an anchor strike on the pipeline. Their miscalculation may have missed an opportunity to enact safeguards, experts say.
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The Most Thrilling Ride Ever: Evolve Hadean Carbon Electric Skateboard
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Giants vs. Rams odds, analysis and predictions for all Week 6 NFL games
The Giants, who are 9.5-point underdogs, will lose by at least 10 points to the Rams on Sunday.
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Help! I Took My Best Friend’s Virginity Before His Wedding. Should I Still Attend the Ceremony?
It might raise some uncomfortable questions if I were to drop out.
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Trump can't always get what he wants
Donald Trump was 23 when the Rolling Stones released a seven-minute song that began with the voices of London's Bach Choir. "...No, you can't always get what you want, you can't always get what you want," the choristers sang, "...but if you try sometime you find, you get what you need."
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Trump can't always get what he wants
Trump was 23 when the Rolling Stones released a seven-minute song that began with the voices of London's Bach Choir. "No, you can't always get what you want," the choristers sang. The theme of wishes denied seems apt for Trump these days, as he rails against the results of an election that was decided a year ago.
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