CDC Suggests Avoiding Open Plan Offices

If followed, the guidelines would transform the everyday experience of employees across the country, from executives to clerical workers. | Continue reading


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There are too many noosed necks, charred bodies and drowned souls for them to deny knowing precisely what they are doing. | Continue reading


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U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students with Ties to China’s Military Schools

The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out. | Continue reading


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Defying Trump, Twitter Doubles Down on Labeling Tweets

Twitter continued fact-checking posts even as President Trump threatened to limit protections for social media companies. | Continue reading


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Legal Shield for Social Media Targeted by Trump

Section 230, from a 1996 federal law, was meant to protect young internet companies from liability. Lawmakers have threatened to change it. | Continue reading


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How to Pick the Right Projector for Your Viewing Needs

Choosing the right projector for your needs can be daunting. Here are some questions to ask before you begin your search. | Continue reading


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‘Ugly Even for Him’: Trump’s Usual Allies Recoil at His Smear of MSNBC Host

The Wall Street Journal and Washington Examiner chastised the president as a top House Republican, Liz Cheney, urged him to “stop” his attacks on Joe Scarborough. | Continue reading


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They Survived the Worst Battles of World War II. and Died of the Virus

Inside the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a man who had served as a jailer to Hitler’s top aide. A man who had rescued Japanese kamikaze pilots from the sea. A man who carried memories of a concentration camp. | Continue reading


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'We Loved Each Other': Fauci Recalls Larry Kramer, Friend and Nemesis

In public, the activist berated the infectious disease expert for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic. | Continue reading


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The Fed should not be directing taxpayer money to further entrench the carbon economy. | Continue reading


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What a Wirecutter Writer (and Rural Homesteader) Can’t Live Without

A pickle packer, a dough whisk, and more farm-life things that can make anyone’s daily chores just a little bit easier. | Continue reading


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Big Companies Harvest Our Data. This Is Who They Think I Am.

Have you ever wondered what kinds of personal data companies are storing about you, and what they think they know? We tried to find out. | Continue reading


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Freud and Faith

In old age, Sigmund Freud, committed atheist, began to see what’s so great about God. | Continue reading


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Executive Order Is Expected to Curtail Protections for Social Media Companies

The move is almost certain to face a court challenge and signals the latest salvo by President Trump to crack down on online platforms. | Continue reading


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Trump Will Sign an Executive Order on Social Media Companies

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order shortly regarding social media companies, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday. | Continue reading


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Why lip-sync impressions like Sarah Cooper’s turned out to be the best way to satirize this president. | Continue reading


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Social media and journalists alike amplify the president’s lies and propaganda. | Continue reading


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Christian Cooper is already back birding at Central Park. “I’m not excusing the racism,” he said. “But I don’t know if her life needed to be torn apart.” | Continue reading


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The Bird Watcher, That Incident and His Conflicted Feelings on Her Fate

Christian Cooper is already back birding at Central Park. “I’m not excusing the racism,” he said. “But I don’t know if her life needed to be torn apart.” | Continue reading


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Larry Kramer, Author and Outspoken AIDS Activist, Dies at 84

He worked hard to shock the country into dealing with AIDS as a public-health emergency. But his often abusive approach could overshadow his achievements. | Continue reading


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MOOCs are back, long live the MOOCs

The pioneering online learning networks offer hard-earned lessons for what works and what doesn’t with online education. | Continue reading


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SpaceX Prepares to Launch Two NASA Astronauts

The Crew Dragon launch is scheduled for Wednesday at 4:33 p.m. Eastern time. | Continue reading


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An ‘Avalanche of Evictions’ Could Be Bearing Down on America’s Renters

The economic downturn is shaping up to be particularly devastating for renters, who are more likely to be lower-income and work hourly jobs cut during the pandemic. | Continue reading


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A Boy, a Bear and a Close Call in the Mountains of Italy

A 12-year-old knew what to do (and what not to) when he crossed paths with a large bear on a hike. A video of the encounter has gone viral. | Continue reading


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White Woman Is Fired After Calling Police on Black Man in Central Park

Video of the incident touched off intense discussions about the history of black people being falsely reported to the police. | Continue reading


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Widower Asks Jack Dorsey to Remove Trump’s False Tweets. Twitter Says No

President Trump has pushed a baseless conspiracy theory about the death of Lori Klausutis, who worked for Joe Scarborough. Her husband wrote to Twitter’s C.E.O. asking that the false tweets be removed. | Continue reading


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After Crowding at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri Officials Urge Quarantine

“It’s irresponsible and dangerous to engage in such high risk behavior just to have some fun over the extended holiday weekend,” said the mayor of St. Louis. | Continue reading


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Widower Asks Jack Dorsey to Remove Trump's False Tweets. Twitter Says No.

On Twitter and at a news conference, the president said Joe Scarborough was responsible for the death of Lori Klausutis, who worked for him when he was a congressman. But Twitter refused her husband’s request to have the false tweets removed. | Continue reading


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The Best Garden Hose, Hose Nozzle, and Hose Reel

After several years of tests, the Dramm ColorStorm is the hose we’d invest in. | Continue reading


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The Best Thermometer for Kids and Adults

After more than 10 hours of research and extensive temperature-taking tests, we think the Vicks ComfortFlex is the best thermometer for most people. | Continue reading


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The Best Hair Clippers for Home Use

Due to the sudden increase in people cutting hair, most picks are out of stock. We still have advice for cutting your hair at home. | Continue reading


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It’s the Year 2120. MasterClass Is the Only School Left

People love success. But can they learn it? | Continue reading


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The Future of College Is Online, and It’s Cheaper

The coronavirus forced a shift to virtual classes, but their continuation could be beneficial even after the pandemic ends. | Continue reading


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The showrunners for the NBC thriller discuss how and why they hired animators to finish the season after the pandemic brought production to a halt. The finale airs Friday night. | Continue reading


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'Aggressive' Rats May Increase During Pandemic, CDC Says

“They’re simply turning on each other” after being deprived of food and waste generated by restaurants that have closed during the pandemic, an expert said. | Continue reading


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Grandmother’s Refusal to Remove Photos from Facebook Tests GDPR

A Dutch court ruled a woman violated Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation after refusing to take down photos of her grandchildren from social media. | Continue reading


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A No. 1 Hit Vanished from Poland’s Charts. It’s Not Going Quietly

In a furor over censorship, prominent broadcasters resigned and artists asked for the state-run radio station at the center of the controversy to stop playing their music. | Continue reading


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You’re Getting Used to Masks. Will You Wear a Face Shield?

The clear plastic guards may be easier to wear, disinfect and reuse than cloth or surgical face coverings, although they don’t entirely replace the need for masks. | Continue reading


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The Unexpected Joys of Lockdown

Despite the tug of our digital realm, life’s true pleasures remain in the analog world. | Continue reading


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Joe Rogan Is the New Mainstream Media

Talking to the podcasting king about his monster Spotify deal. | Continue reading


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What Your Noise-Cancelling Headphones Can and Can’t Do

Before you invest in noise-cancelling headphones, it’s important to understand what kinds of sounds they will and won’t block. | Continue reading


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NY Times Front Page Lists All 100k US Covid Victims

Readers express their appreciation for what one calls a “heartbreaking, breathtaking memorial.” | Continue reading


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Pay Cuts Become a Tool for Some Companies to Avoid Layoffs

“Shared sacrifice” in the white-collar ranks aims to avoid the cost of staffing up again. With no end to the crisis in sight, it is a leap of faith. | Continue reading


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The New Model Media Star Is Only Famous to You

With short videos and paid newsletters, everyone from superstars to half-forgotten former athletes and even journalists can, as one tech figure put it, “monetize individuality.” | Continue reading


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First Inklings of Fame

The class of 2020 has no idea what the future holds — and neither do we. Here’s a look back at some icons starting on their paths to renown. | Continue reading


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The Pandemic Ad Salutes You

In coronavirus-themed commercials, consumption is reframed as a public service performed by heroes, for heroes. | Continue reading


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US Covid-19 Death Toll Nears 100k

A presentation of obituaries and death notices from newspapers around the country tries to frame incalculable loss. | Continue reading


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The Project Behind a Front Page Full of Names

A presentation of obituaries and death notices from newspapers around the country tries to frame incalculable loss. | Continue reading


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