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After coronavirus cases top 30, RPI suspends some campus access

11 hours ago   |   Times Union

TROY - An outbreak of coronavirus at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has prompted the school to suspend on-line instruction and take several other steps, RPI said on its...
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Texas and Other States Reopen as Covid Cases Fall

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

As coronavirus cases fall, states are rescinding mask mandates and reopening businesses and schools, prompting people to emerge after months of isolation despite uncertainty...
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How the Cookbooks of 2020 Tell the Stories of Our Pandemic Kitchens

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

From beans and baking projects to vegan and global recipes, the year's best sellers show the ways home cooking changed, and what may lie ahead.
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The Grocery Store of the Mind

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

Vicarious food shopping, from collectible Mini Brands to “Supermarket Sweep,” simulates a lost pleasure.
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Israeli man accused of raping girl, 13, in government-run quarantine hotel

Israeli man accused of raping girl, 13, in government-run quarantine hotel

21 hours ago   |   New York Post

A 21-year-old Israeli man allegedly raped and beat a 13-year-old girl while they were housed in a quarantine hotel operated by the state's welfare system, according to reports...
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More young people fall for online scams amid pandemic, BBB says

More young people fall for online scams amid pandemic, BBB says

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In a significant shift, young people have jumped to the top of the list of online scam victims, according to the Better Business Bureau. "For the last...
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Dances to Learn At Home

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach.
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Alexei Ratmansky: From Hibernation to Bubble Bernstein

1 day ago   |   NY Times

One of the busiest choreographers in ballet is back in the studio, thanks to bubble protocols. “For what I do, and for the language I use, the stage is needed,” Ratmansky said.
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Israel launches Covid-tracking ‘FREEDOM BRACELET' as alternative to quarantine, as court reins in spy agency's contact tracing

Israel launches Covid-tracking ‘FREEDOM BRACELET' as alternative to quarantine, as court reins in spy agency's contact tracing

1 day ago   |   RT

Israel has unveiled a coronavirus tracking bracelet as an alternative for a two-week quarantine for incoming travelers, sparking privacy concerns as a top court moved to curb...
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Tony Awards Voting Starts Now. And It's Going to Be Weird

1 day ago   |   NY Times

No shows are playing, and no one knows when they will come back. Here are answers to six questions about a process even more idiosyncratic than usual.
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Meghan Markle calls bullying claims ‘calculated smear campaign' ahead of...

Meghan Markle calls bullying claims ‘calculated smear campaign' ahead of tell-all

“Let's just call this what it is - a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation," a spokesman said. Read more ...

Nine reported dead as police fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

Nine reported dead as police fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

Local media claim that as many as nine people have died in Myanmar in deadly clashes between security forces and protesters across the country, with videos showing police... Read more ...

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact. Read more ...

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman...

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman confirms, just days before Pope's historic visit

A coalition airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been struck by at least 10 missiles, just two weeks after a rocket attack on US-led forces in northern Iraq... Read more ...

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops, US forces say

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops, US forces say

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not... Read more ...

President Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill

President Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party... Read more ...

Australian AG outs himself as target of rape allegations in 1988 case that...

Australian AG outs himself as target of rape allegations in 1988 case that police consider closed after investigation

Australia's top law official, Christian Porter, has confirmed that he is the target of a historic rape claim which was extensively covered by the media. He emphatically denied... Read more ...

Greenville School District plans for teacher vaccinations to start next week

Greenville School District plans for teacher vaccinations to start next week

Some teachers 'elated' to be able to get COVID-19 vaccine Read more ...

Kapanen scores twice; Pens welcome back fans with 5-2 win

Kapanen scores twice; Pens welcome back fans with 5-2 win

Penguins are tied for the most home wins since the beginning of the 2019-20 season Read more ...

Bruins winger David Pastrnak named NHL Star of the Month

Bruins winger David Pastrnak named NHL Star of the Month

The National Hockey League also recognized another local hero as a star of the month of February for her outstanding community work during the Read more ...