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Princeton, Woodrow Wilson and my father

Mark Whitaker writes that as Princeton comes to terms with its imperfect legacy on race, it should not forget the first generation of Black scholars and administrators who were sent into battle with so little reinforcement.
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CBS Weekend News, July 11, 2020
Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity; Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
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President Trump pushes for schools to reopen as coronavirus deaths top 135,000; Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached.
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Liberty aren’t complaining about reportedly gross WNBA bubble
Despite reports of bed bugs, boxed lunches and mouse traps, nobody from the New York Liberty is complaining about conditions inside the bubble on the campus of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Unlike their NBA brethren who have complained about food and “Motel 6’’ accommodations at Disney World, the WNBA players are happy to have...
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Chef Daniel Boulud’s ‘terrance’ thrives despite limited outdoor seating
Daniel Boulud reopened his five-star eatery on the Upper East Side last week — and nobody could complain that the atmosphere was stuffy. The legendary chef was busy tending to 10 tables, generously spaced apart on the sidewalk in front of his Michelin-starred restaurant Daniel at 60 E. 65th St. in recognition of health and...
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Lisa Marie Presley's son Benjamin Keough has died at age 27
Benjamin Keough, the son of Lisa Marie Presley and grandson of Elvis Presley, has died in California. He was 27 years old. A representative for Lisa Marie issued a statement to The Associated Press saying she is "heartbroken." CBS Los Angeles reports.
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Lakers' Anthony Davis explains why he won't wear social justice message on jersey for NBA restart
Anthony Davis considered wearing a message on his jersey, but he stuck with his last name because it is "something that is very important to me."        
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Nets in talks with ex-Knick Lance Thomas to join NBA restart roster
The shorthanded Nets are in talks to bring back Lance Thomas, The Post confirmed. Decimated by injuries and coronavirus, the Nets have desperately been adding bodies. Thomas, who was born in Brooklyn, would be their fourth replacement player, and unless someone else tests positive for COVID-19, their last. The Nets had reportedly been close to...
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Bump stock maker seeks compensation from Las Vegas massacre victim fund
The maker of the now-banned gun accessory that worsened the Las Vegas massacre has filed a little-noticed court motion that threatens to wipe out a $1.1 million fund set aside for the victims’ families, The Post has learned. Slide Fire Solutions — the defunct manufacturer of the controversial “bump stock” device that converted Stephen Paddock’s...
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Lakers' Anthony Davis to wear own name on jersey in Orlando
Anthony Davis will wear his own name on the back of his jersey when the Los Angeles Lakers return to action.
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Indiana woman shot, killed after argument with Black Lives Matter supporters, family says
An Indiana woman was fatally shot earlier this month following an alleged argument between her family and a group of Black Lives Matter supporters, her family says. 
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White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
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White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, a
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Richard Gelles, scholar of family violence and child-welfare system, dies at 73
He made headlines while arguing that it was more important to protect children from abuse than to preserve families.
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Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill released from hospital after testing positive for coronavirus
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill was released from a Rhode Island hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus last week.
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Angels aren't shying away from 'difficult conversations' about social injustice
Angels second baseman Tommy La Stella and manager Joe Maddon are using video calls with players to discuss the importance of addressing social inequality.
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Winona Ryder will testify Johnny Depp was ‘never abusive’ to her: report
His ex-wife, Amber Heard, has accused Depp of repeatedly assaulting her during their doomed relationship.
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Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley, has died at age 27
His mother "is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated," a representative for Lisa Marie Presley said in a statement.
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CUNY planning for most classes to be online this fall amid coronavirus concerns
The City University of New York is preparing to keep providing most classes online for the fall semester amid ongoing concerns about the coronavirus. The CUNY Board of Trustees of Trustees approved a resolution last week alerting 275,000-degree seeking students and 6,700 professors at its 25 colleges and professional schools that there’s a strong likelihood...
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Hundreds gathered at a lake. Now, some have Covid-19
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Dodgers' Kenley Jansen reports to camp after having COVID-19
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was late arriving to summer camp after he tested positive for COVID-19.
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Lack of drama gives Mets reason to ‘believe’
The hurdles to a season remain significant, but it’s OK to recognize small victories while stressing the need to stay vigilant. Spring training 2.0 reaches a midpoint Monday — which the Mets will denote by giving the players a day off from workouts — leaving a week and a half before the Braves arrive to...
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Wild bison will be released into the UK for the first time in thousands of years in hopes to revive wildlife
About 10,000 years after the Steppe Bison went extinct, UK's most important wildlife species are now also racing toward extinction.
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Fire damages a nearly 250-year-old California church
California firefighters are investigating the origin of a fire that badly damaged the San Gabriel Mission, a historic 249-year-old Catholic church. CNN affiliates KCAL/KCBS report.
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Starbucks barista who got $100,000 over face mask dust-up: 'This is so mind-blowing'
When Lenin Gutierrez asked a customer to don a mask, she went after him on Facebook. Then thousands of people chipped in to back him through a GoFundMe campaign
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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole lauds Gary Sanchez as domination grows
Gerrit Cole has just one outing left before finally making his Yankees debut on Opening Day against the Nationals in Washington on July 23. And if his effectiveness in Sunday’s simulated game in The Bronx was any indication, Cole seems to be in top form. The $324 million right-hander struck out nine in 5 ²/₃...
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Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies at 27
Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, said. He was 27.
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Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies at 27
Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, said. He was 27.
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Houston leaders call for lockdown as coronavirus cases spike
"Not only do we need a stay home order now, but we need to stick with it this time until the hospitalization curve comes down, not just flattens," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo tweeted Sunday​.
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Street vendor hailed as hero after helping to apprehend carjacker
Fredy Hernández shrugged off any credit for his role in stopping the carjacker. "Man, we're just selling food," he said. "We're not heroes."
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ESPN’s Jay Williams slams NBA players for ‘tone-deaf’ bubble complaints
ESPN basketball analyst Jay Williams ripped players who are complaining about living conditions inside the NBA’s Disney World bubble, calling them “tone deaf” and challenging them to think about the “real everyday working Americans.”
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First US federal execution in 17 years is back on, for now
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh District issued a ruling Sunday which will allow for the first federal prisoner to be executed in 17 years on Monday, pending an appeal to the US Supreme Court.
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First US federal execution in 17 years is back on, for now
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh District issued a ruling Sunday which will allow for the first federal prisoner to be executed in 17 years on Monday, pending an appeal to the US Supreme Court.
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'Atrocious': Schiff reacts to attempt to discredit Fauci
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff weighs in on reports that White House officials are raising questions about Dr. Anthony Fauci for openly disagreeing with President Donald Trump in favor of science.
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Soaring disrespect for cops means big trouble for the most vulnerable New Yorkers
It happened on July 1, but the event captured on Page One of Sunday’s Post captures what’s going horribly wrong across the city right now: a lack of respect for the police, from people on the street, to politicians in their offices. Two police officers have handcuffed a man and are putting him in their...
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It’s not just police: Public servants of all stripes are now under assault
‘Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?” So asks Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker while meeting his social worker, motioning to Gotham outside the window. It isn’t just you or the stuff of superhero thrillers. Gotham — the real Gotham — is in chaos, and disrespect for authority, and not just police authority,...
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Fresh Scrutiny For Fox's Tucker Carlson As Top Writer Quits Over Bigoted Posts
A top writer for Fox News' Tucker Carlson resigns after CNN revealed his racist and sexist posts, reviving criticism of Carlson's commentaries. Carlson is set to address the controversy Monday.
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The speech police go after the peanut gallery
Recently, I came across a piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer that laid out four racist words and phrases that should be banished from the English language. It began like this: “Editor’s note — Please be aware offensive terms are repeated here solely for the purpose of identifying and analyzing them honestly. These terms may upset...
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DeSantis downplayed coronavirus help from New York after Florida health department praised it
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis publicly downplayed New York's role in providing his state with shipments of an antiviral drug to help combat the coronavirus pandemic after a staffer in The Sunshine State's health department had privately praised the assistance, CNN has learned.
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Lisa Marie Presley 'heartbroken' over death of son Benjamin Keough, Elvis Presley's grandson, at 27
Benjamin Keough, the son of Lisa Marie Presley and the grandson of Elvis Presley, has died at 27. Lisa Marie Presley is "heartbroken."        
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How Congress can get the next COVID-relief bill right
With COVID-19 still wreaking economic havoc, both parties want to enact a new federal rescue package before they face voters in the fall. But Congress and the White House must avoid the mistakes they made in the $2 trillion CARES Act, enacted in March. There is no question more federal help is needed. Continued public-health...
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New York horse-racing bookies land millions in PPP loans as critics cry foul
And they’re off — to a government bailout! Five of New York’s state-created horse-racing bookie offices with its Off-Track Betting Corporation are raking in millions of dollars apiece in federal loans meant to keep small businesses afloat amid the coronavirus, The Post has learned — and critics are crying foul. The regional OTBs of Nassau...
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Controversial Clint Frazier makes admirable mask pledge
Forgetting whatever other barnacle issues have latched themselves onto the issue of masks, let’s be perfectly honest about something: They aren’t the most comfortable thing to get used to. That’s not political. That’s not controversial. That’s just how it is. If you wear glasses, they help fog those glasses up, constantly. On hot and humid...
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Rookie Cole Custer wins Kentucky NASCAR Cup Series race
Cole Custer became the first rookie winner in the NASCAR Cup Series in nearly four years, surging to the lead in a four-wide, final-lap scramble Sunday at Kentucky Speedway.
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Wild bison will be released into the UK for the first time in thousands of years in hopes to revive wildlife
About 10,000 years after the Steppe Bison went extinct, UK's most important wildlife species are now also racing toward extinction.
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Free speech is under threat and other commentary
Conservative: Will the Backlash Kill Joe’s Bid? When the hard-left theorist Noam Chomsky thinks bedrock American principles like free speech are under threat, Matthew Continetti observes in The Washington Free Beacon, “it is a sign that . . . things have gotten out of control” — “Joe Biden better be paying attention.” The wokesters are going too...
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Grandson of Elvis Presley has died at age 27, agent says
The son of Lisa Marie Presley has died
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What's on TV Monday: 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us'; MLS Soccer
What's on TV Monday, July 13: 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' on The CW; MLS Soccer; movies on TV; TV talk shows
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Rolls-Royce Wraith Kryptos: This Limited-edition coupe has encoded secret messages
Only 50 models will be built.       
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