Saturday, March 6, 2021

Culture

U.S. Urges Ethiopia to End Hostilities in Tigray

Speaking to reporters, he said, “We strongly condemn the killings, the forced removals and displacement, the sexual assaults, and other human rights violations and abuses by several parties that multiple organizations have now reported.” Mr. Blinken also asked that...

Biden Administration Announces First Sanctions on Russia in Navalny Case

While the Navalny case was a vivid example of Russian brutality — his F.S.B. attackers stalked him as he traveled across Europe and apparently applied the nerve agent to his underwear — the Biden administration sees SolarWinds as...

Your Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Critics say the merger would create multiple problems, as our colleague Elizabeth Harris writes. Many authors could receive less money, because fewer publishers would exist to bid on their proposals. Writers without a proven track record might struggle...

Abbott Ends Texas Mask Mandate, Says Businesses Can Fully Reopen

“At this time, however, people and businesses don’t need the state telling them how to operate,” he said. The director of the C.D.C., Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said at a White House virus briefing on Monday that she was “really...

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in March

MARCH 2 ‘My First Summer’ Katie Found wrote and directed this film about the bond between two teenage girls, who find each other right when they’re on the precipice of emotional maturity and caught between love and friendship. The accomplished...

How Sexual Assault Allegations Have Divided Mexico’s Governing Party

Eventually, the woman went to the state’s attorney general at the time, Xavier Oléa. In an interview, Mr. Oléa said the woman handed over the photos that Mr. Salgado sent her of the rape and text messages in...

Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan

But since 2018, more than 30 media workers and journalists have been killed in Afghanistan, according to a recent United Nations report. From September 2020 to January of this year, at least six journalists and media workers were...

Vanishing in the Desert, Traditional Bedouin Culture Lives Online

He was speaking in his classic apartment in an old neighborhood of Jerusalem. The bookshelves of his small office were crammed with dictionaries and the chronicles of early travelers to Arabia and the Holy Land. A laptop was...

Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flash Point

That risks increasing public distrust, she said, at a time when governments need perhaps three-quarters of their populations to voluntarily vaccinate. Still, passport-style policies would, in theory, help control the pandemic as a whole, reducing overall infections and economic...
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Cuomo ‘grooming’ claims should’ve been probed: Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer

Gov. Andrew Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer expressed outrage toward his aides for allegedly telling her there was no need to investigate him...

36th Edition: America’s Cup Live free Stream 2021 – Sailing Online Schedule

36th Edition: America’s Cup Live Stream 2021 – Sailing Online Schedule: For the 36th America’s Cup, teams will be sailing in AC75s, or...

Five mid-majors to watch as northeast conference tournaments begin

It’s conference tournament time and the local mid-majors are practicing their steps in hopes of qualifying for the Big Dance. Here are five...

Brett Gardner’s return isn’t a ‘reward’ for his Yankees past

TAMPA — Brett Gardner is back for a 14th season in pinstripes, but not just because of what he did in his first...