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 2021-02-26 15:25 

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Russian diplomats had to ride a hand-power railcar out of North Korea due to covid restrictions...

North Korea, in a bid to shield itself and its poor health infrastructure from the pandemic, has halted all train and air transport to neighboring countries....

 2021-02-26 15:14 

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How the spending power of the minimum wage has changed since you were young...

(Assuming you no longer are.)...

 2021-02-26 15:00 

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'Persona 5 Strikers': A great sequel if you've already studied up...

There are enough in-jokes and references to the previous game that newcomers to "Persona 5 Strikers" may feel out-of-the loop, but it offers a fine way to catch up with the old gang....

 2021-02-26 15:00 

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In faraway state houses, a battle brews over making D.C. the 51st state...

A growing number of states have filed resolutions supporting, or opposing, D.C. statehood....

 2021-02-26 15:00 

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Could GoFundMe campaigns save our cultural collections? Las Vegas's Pinball Hall of Fame is banking on it....

A beloved Las Vegas institution turns to its devotees to survive the pandemic....

 2021-02-26 14:57 

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Digital health passports promise to simplify travel, but come with a lack of standards...

There are growing concerns that number of options could complicate matters....

 2021-02-26 14:00 

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Blood is a respected ingredient around the world, but less so in the U.S. A new book aims to change that....

Cooking with blood makes many Americans squeamish, unlike in many other parts of the world. Author Jennifer McLagan wants to demystify it as an ingredient....

 2021-02-26 14:00 

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Digital self-harm: What to do when kids cyberbully themselves...

Unlike physical self-harm, digital self-harm doesn't leave visible scars or land kids in the emergency room, which makes it easier for parents to miss....

 2021-02-26 13:35 

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Russia says U.S. gave only a few minutes warning before strike in Syria...

The notice came too late to "deconflict" the situation, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said....

 2021-02-26 13:22 

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The wave of covid bankruptcies has begun...

Experts warn that because bankruptcies lag other signals of economic distress, a mountain of filings may be to come. New data show what industries might be most at risk....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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This new Azerbaijani bakery offers stories as good as its pastries...

Sharbat in Adams Morgan welcomes visitors with expertly made sweet and savory baked goods from Azerbaijan....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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Rand Paul's ignorant questioning of Rachel Levine showed why we need her in government...

Biden's nominee for assistant secretary of health would be the first transgender official to be confirmed by the Senate....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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Joe Ide's IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel 'Smoke'...

In Ide's fifth novel about Isaiah Quintabe, the private investigator's search for peace proves elusive....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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America and Iran, from fascination to antagonism...

John Ghazvinian traces the evolution of a fraught relationship....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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Why false narratives so often trump reality...

William J. Bernstein examines the pervasiveness of mass delusions....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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Exploring the sense of touch, and why we hunger for contact...

Richard Kearney examines its literary, religious, mythic and psychoanalytic contexts....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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A brain researcher on what Freud got right...

Mark Solms explains that subconscious desires are, in fact, key to our mental lives....

 2021-02-26 12:48 

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Texas vaccination site turned away at least 14 undocumented immigrants over their status, against state policy...

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has apologized after at least 14 people were wrongly denied vaccines over their immigration status....

 2021-02-26 12:13 

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Live updates: Biden to survey winter storm recovery in Texas; House poised to pass coronavirus relief package...

The president is also scheduled to visit a mass vaccination facility in Houston during his Texas trip....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away...

Federal guidelines recommend that people with underlying conditions putting them at increased risk from the coronavirus be prioritized for vaccination. But states are charting their own paths and access to a shot comes down to where you live....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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With vaccinations underway, the economy needs consumers to spend again. But don't overdo it....

As more people get vaccinated many may end up doing some...

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Lpez Obrador is vaccinating Mexico's rural poor first — against the advice of public health professionals...

The populist president campaigned on the slogan "First, the poor." Critics say he's prioritizing his rural supporters over people in harder-hit cities....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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In the galleries: A focus on the intersection of art and movement...

Videos and still images create striking combinations....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Mary Timony's 'Mountains' confused lots of listeners 20 years ago. It always made perfect sense to her....

The spare, skeletal album was a departure from her previous work and not received well. A new reissue allows for a proper reassessment....

 2021-02-26 11:33 

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Some Democrats want to fire the Senate parliamentarian who scuttled $15 minimum-wage plans. It's been done once before....

After MacDonough dashed the majority party's hopes for a $15 minimum wage, some Democrats called the Senate's referee to be fired....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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An Asian American family was being harassed. Neighbors now stand guard each night at their home....

"The neighbors keep watching, and I am very grateful," said Haijun Si, whose home has been targeted by teens who shout racial slurs, hurl rocks and pound on their door....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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Marijuana bills in flux as Virginia's legislative session nears end...

House and Senate negotiators continue to work out differences in legalization bills....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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As fractures emerge among Proud Boys, experts warn of a shift toward extremist violence...

Reports of Enrique Tarrio's past life sparked suspicion in the ranks, with some members taking to social media to denounce the chairman....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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One woman's bomb-filled garden in Nagorno-Karabakh points to lingering perils from war...

Unexploded munitions dot the enclave after last year's fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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Julien Baker questioned her faith. Music helped her embrace the uncertainty....

On "Little Oblivions," Julien Baker's introspective new album, the singer says she allowed herself to "really just kick around in the wreck."...

 2021-02-26 10:43 

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Man dies in crash in Clinton...

Crash happened along Kirby Road....

 2021-02-26 10:21 

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Trump called McConnell a 'hack.' But McConnell says he would 'absolutely' back him if he wins 2024 nomination....

McConnell said in a Fox News interview that he would support Trump, despite slamming the former president for his incitement of the Capitol riot....

 2021-02-26 10:00 

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D.C.-area forecast: Clouds increase today, with rain odds up starting tonight...

Temperatures are mild through the weekend, despite increasing dampness....

 2021-02-26 09:08 

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Dozens of girls are kidnapped from boarding school in Nigeria...

No one has asserted responsibility for the attack, the latest in a scourge plaguing the country's north....

 2021-02-26 08:42 

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Somalia's politicians strike a last-minute deal but fears of conflict remain high...

An agreement to postpone anti-government protests did not yield a new election date....

 2021-02-26 08:00 

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Biden's pick for HHS sued the Trump administration, not a group of nuns...

There's a difference between suing nuns and suing the federal government in a case that nuns decide to join....

 2021-02-26 07:25 

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Live updates: FDA panel to review Johnson & Johnson vaccine; fears over virus on U.S. warships in Middle East...

If cleared, the shot would be the nation's third vaccine against the pathogen, but the only one that provides protection with a single dose....

 2021-02-26 06:00 

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What to watch on Friday: 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' on Hulu...

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 | The new "Tom & Jerry" movie airs on HBO Max....

 2021-02-26 05:00 

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Hints From Heloise: Falling for a scam can be as simple as saying 'yes'...

Don't respond to strange questions from unknown callers. Just hang up....

 2021-02-25 05:00 

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The good news about the global vaccine supply...

With new developments for Covax and favorable signs from national rollouts, the global vaccine supply debate may be moving in a positive direction....

 2021-02-25 05:00 

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Ask Amy: Surgeon's risky behavior must be addressed...

Patient is worried because doctor wears only loose, cloth mask....

 2021-02-25 05:00 

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Hints From Heloise: Every kitchen needs several types of knives...

Tips on what to look for when buying these essential tools....

 2021-02-25 05:00 

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Miss Manners: Get out of Dodge before the abusive mother-in-law visits...

Husband won't say anything to his mother, so wife wants to avoid the situation....

 2021-02-25 04:59 

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Carolyn Hax: What if your daughter and her BFF were really just BFs?...

Everybody needs to accept the growing pains (and let's retire "mean girls" while we're at it)....

 2021-02-25 02:18 

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At postal hearing, Rep. Connolly says he 'will not be lectured' by election deniers...

Northern Virginia lawmaker vents outrage on GOP colleagues, as well as Louis DeJoy....

 2021-02-25 02:14 

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ViacomCBS will enter the streaming wars with Paramount Plus on March 4...

A late streaming entrant makes its case....

 2021-02-25 02:02 

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People are struggling to get vaccine appointments. A 14-year-old stepped in to help....

A high school freshman created a team of volunteers to help hundreds of people register for their shots as opportunities to get vaccinated remain elusive....

 2021-02-25 01:47 

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Biden squeezed on immigration policy, bracing for border crisis...

Facing criticism from liberals and conservatives, Biden attempts to once again welcome immigrants and refugees as health and economic crises engulf the country....

 2021-02-25 01:39 

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Many of Biden's nominees of color run into turbulence in the Senate...

Activists see a pattern imperiling many of Biden's non-White nominees, making their confirmation process rougher and meaner than in previous years and when compared with their White counterparts....

 2021-02-24 23:45 

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Nation's most populous county mandates extra $5 in pandemic 'hero pay' for some grocery workers...

Experts say the passage of a temporary pay bump for some grocery workers in Los Angeles County is notable amid industry opposition....

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