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Russia, Germany, Coronavirus: Your Friday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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‘West Side Story’ Review: Sharks vs. Jets vs. Video
Ivo van Hove’s attention-splintering revival of the immortal 1957 musical features new choreography, a ravishing orchestra and smothering visual effects.
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Why Sanders Will Probably Win the Nomination
Democrats already see reality through the Bernie lens.
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How Amy Klobuchar Suddenly Became a Rival Worth Attacking
Ms. Klobuchar was helped by newspaper endorsements and a relative lack of scrutiny from other candidates — until Wednesday night’s debate.
Morgan Stanley to Buy E-Trade, Linking Wall Street and Main Street
The $13 billion deal will give a powerful Wall Street firm control of a major presence in the world of online brokerages.
Clicking Buy on Amazon? It’s Trying to Prevent a Coronavirus Caveat
The Everything Store, which stocks more than 100 million items, is working to avoid disruptions in its supply chain.
New York Attorney General Accuses N.Y.C. of Fraud Over Taxi Crisis
The state’s attorney general is seeking $810 million from the city to compensate financially struggling taxi medallion owners.
Trump’s New Intelligence Director Faces a Legal Countdown Clock on His Tenure
Under federal law, Richard Grenell, the new acting director of intelligence, may be able to serve only a few weeks unless the president nominates someone to take on the job permanently.
Roger Stone Is Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison
The sentencing played out amid extraordinary upheaval at the Justice Department and a virtual standoff between the president and the attorney general.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s State of the State Speech: Highlights
Thursday: This year, the speech was focused on addressing homelessness. Also: President Trump visited the West.
Leslie Wexner to Step Down as Victoria’s Secret Is Sold
Mr. Wexner, who built L Brands into a retailing force, had come under scrutiny for his ties to the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Democratic Party, Germany, Victoria’s Secret: Your Thursday Briefing
Here's what you need to know.
On College Campuses, Social Media Provides Private Spaces for Thousands
Students want to share real life as it happens, from worries over midterms to concerns about global warming.
Creating Connections
A career center at Brooklyn College provides ‘the aunts and uncles, the friends of the family that these kids don’t have.’
Germany Shootings Leave at Least 11 People Dead, Including Gunman
The body of the suspected attacker was found hours after several people died in shootings at two hookah bars in the central city of Hanau.
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2020 Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Nevada
Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada caucuses.
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When Donald Trump Is the Law
Guess who benefits?
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The Many-Billion-Dollar Debate
Meanwhile, Trump is … unpardonable.
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Rapper Pop Smoke Killed in Los Angeles Home Invasion, Record Label Says
A rising star in rap, he was known for hit songs like “Dior” and “Welcome to the Party.” The police said masked suspects broke into the residence not long after 4 a.m. Wednesday.
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John Rood, Top Defense Official, Latest to Leave After Impeachment Saga
Mr. Rood told Congress that Ukraine had made necessary reforms to justify sending the country aid, undermining an argument made by President Trump’s defenders in the impeachment battle.
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Rod Blagojevich, Coronavirus, Democrats: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here's what you need to know.
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A Criminal Underworld of Child Abuse, Part 1
Child sexual abuse imagery online is now a problem on an almost unfathomable scale.
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What to Watch For as Michael Bloomberg Debates
The former New York mayor is making his debut among his 2020 Democratic rivals.
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Gender Pronouns Can Be Tricky on Campus. Harvard Is Making Them Stick.
The push for personal pronouns like “they/them” and “ze/hir” can ignite a power struggle in college classrooms. The Kennedy School of Government’s solution? Stickers.
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