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  1. Sessions Says Justice Dept. Has Helped Preserve Free Speech on CampusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The New York Times

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions made clear on Monday that the Justice Department will oppose colleges and universities that stifle free speech on campus, a cause championed by conservatives who say their voices are silenced in higher education. "Today, freedom of speech and thought have come most under attack on the college campus," Mr. Sessions said at a forum on free speech in higher education hosted by the Justice Department.

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  2. New Approach to Breast Reconstruction May Reduce Pain and Weakness for SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The New York Times

    Before Deborah Cohan had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction five years ago, her plastic surgeon explained that he would "create a little pocket" behind her chest muscle and "slip the implant in." Her doctor glossed over the part of the procedure in which the large pectoralis major muscles are detached from some underlying ribs, pulled off the chest wall, then stretched out for several months to accommodate breast implants.

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  3. Meaghan McGrath, Thomas SelbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The New York Times

    Meaghan Rose McGrath and Thomas Vail Selby were married Sept. 15 at Diamond Bear Ranch in Picabo, Idaho.

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  4. Finding Gear for Teens to Try Out HobbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The New York Times

    Get a group of parents of tweens and teens together and soon enough the conversation turns to how busy they all are shuttling multiple kids among multiple activities, clubs and sports. There are advantages to being part of a team, a theater group or a volunteer organization, and many young people thrive on the connections they develop there.

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  5. Aditi Banga, Jonathan SchwartzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The New York Times

    Aditi Banga and Jonathan Ross Schwartz were married Sept. 8 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York.

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  6. Jillian Rodde, David SchraubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The New York Times

    Jillian Marie Rodde and David Harrison Schraub are to be married Sept. 2 in Minneapolis.

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  7. What's on TV Wednesday: 'Into the Wild' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The New York Times

    STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI on Netflix . In this installment of the "Star Wars" franchise, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order and Rey catches up with the elusive Luke Skywalker , hoping to convince him to come back and fight.

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  8. Robert Wood, 95, Dies; Urged Christian Acceptance of Gay PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The New York Times

    The Rev. Robert W. Wood, who boldly urged Christian clergymen in a 1960 book to welcome gay men and women to their churches in a time of widespread prejudice against them, and went on to march in early gay-rights protests, died on Aug. 19 at his home in Concord, N.H. He was 95. Mr. Wood's book "Christ and the Homosexual" was a rare plea by a gay clergyman for equality at a time when local and state laws criminalized the sexual acts of gay, lesbian and bisexual people, and churchmen condemned homosexuality from their pulpits.

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  9. Rotten Tomatoes Adds 200 Critics as It Tries to Be More InclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The New York Times

    Rotten Tomatoes, the powerful review aggregation service , substantially revised its criteria for critics on Tuesday in an effort to include more female and minority voices and better reflect podcast and YouTube reviewing. Who qualifies as a critic has long been a touchy subject for the site, which boils down hundreds of reviews to give films and television shows "fresh" or "rotten" scores on its Tomatometer.

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  10. California Today: California Today: 'Secret Science' in the Salinas Valley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The New York Times

    The Salinas Valley is known as the "Salad Bowl of the World," so it's no surprise that there are a lot of pesticides used in California farm country. We recently paid a visit to the Chamacos project, run by the University of California, Berkeley, which for nearly two decades has been studying the effects of pesticides on the children of Salinas-area farm workers.

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  11. In Liberal Wine Country, Turning Newspaper Readers Into ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | The New York Times

    A weekly newspaper publisher in Northern California is selling stock to its readers, who hope to save their paper and, some of them believe, democracy. "I knew we had to do something different," said Rollie Atkinson, who hopes to raise $400,000 by selling stock to readers of his four weekly newspapers in Sonoma County, Calif.

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  12. Rose Linke, Brian ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The New York Times

    Rose Draper Linke and Brian Christian are to be married Aug. 26 at Piedmont Park in Piedmont, Calif. Ayden LeRoux, a friend of the couple who became a minister of the American Marriage Ministries for the event, is to officiate.

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  13. Elspeth Rollert, Tyler LohmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The New York Times

    Elspeth Paige Rollert and Tyler Charles Cosgrove Lohman are to be married Aug. 26 at the Ebers Sesquicentennial Farm in Comstock Park, Mich. Mela Louise Norman, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, is to officiate.

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  14. 50 Years After Prague Spring, Lessons on FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The New York Times

    In 1968, the question was put to the test when the leader of Czechoslovakia's Communist Party, Alexander Dubcek , initiated a project of liberalization that he said would offer "socialism with a human face." The free press flourished, artists and writers spoke their minds, and Mr. Dubcek stunned Moscow by proclaiming that he wanted to create "a free, modern and profoundly humane society."

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  15. New Zealand Minister Cycles to Hospital to Give BirthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The New York Times

    Since taking office, New Zealand's prime minister has broken boundaries and made headlines by becoming only the second sitting world leader to give birth, taking six weeks of parental leave and returning to her leadership role with a baby in tow and nary a fuss. Julie Anne Genter, minister for women and associate minister for health and transport, posted photographs on social media of her "mostly downhill" trip to the hospital while at full term.

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  16. Children of the CubeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The New York Times

    There were three worthwhile vantage points for "Max Park vs. the World," an exhibition featuring seven of the globe's fastest speedcubers. That's the moniker for the growing faction of people who solve Rubik's Cube-style puzzles at mind-bending speeds.

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  17. Emily Haug, Jonathan HernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | The New York Times

    Emily Jane Haug and Jonathan de Perio Hernandez were married Aug. 11. The Rev. Sean M. Wallace performed the ceremony at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Brooklyn.

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  18. California Today: California Today: Your Questions About Climate and WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The New York Times

    As California firefighters battle historic wildfires across the state, our readers have reached out with questions about the role climate change plays in the intensity and frequency of these blazes. Others have expressed confusion over tweets by President Trump laying the blame on the state's forestry and water management policies.

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  19. letters: A City Grapples With Ride-Hailing AppsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | The New York Times

    " Curbing Uber Won't Fix the Problem " praises the minimum pay for drivers for app-based companies proposed in our recent report to the Taxi and Limousine Commission, while claiming that the City Council's bill to pause the number of new vehicles citywide for one year might make Manhattan streets more clogged and reduce service in the outer boroughs. and evidence do not support the claims about a pause.

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  20. letterS: The Controversy Over Israel's Nationality LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The New York Times

    But his article goes beyond reasonable criticism of the law and the injustices it creates for Israel's minorities and its betrayal of the promise of equality, freedom and justice for all of Israel's citizens found in Israel's Declaration of Independence. is a hateful and baseless claim.

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