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Nursing Home Deaths Plummet

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. We look at four new virus developments — two encouraging, two worrisome. There are two new pieces of encouraging news about the pandemic — and two worrisome developments. Let’s take them one at a time, starting with the positive. 1. Nursing homes deaths […]

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Opinion | Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes

Video by Alexander Stockton and Lucy King transcript Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes A short film offering a firsthand perspective of the brutality of the pandemic inside a Covid-19 I.C.U. I was looking through the window of a Covid I.C.U. And that’s when I realized I might see someone die. I didn’t even know who […]

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Opinion | In Haiti, Coups Are in the Eye of the Beholder

Catherine Buteau, a 33-year-old marketing and communications specialist in Montreal, woke up on Feb. 7 to a lot of missed calls on her phone. Her relatives in Haiti had been desperately calling her. Her father, mother and aunt had been snatched from their beds in Port-au-Prince in the middle of the night. “No one knew […]

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Opinion | Restrict the Vote!

Last year, in his eulogy for Representative John Lewis, President Barack Obama urged Congress to pass a new voting rights act to continue the work of the lifelong civil rights activist. “If politicians want to honor John, and I’m so grateful for the legacy of work of all the Congressional leaders who are here, but […]

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Opinion | The Lies Hollywood Tells About Little Girls

I spent my 13th birthday locked in a hotel room in Toronto. It was July 2000, and I was on a press tour to promote the movie “Thomas and the Magic Railroad.” I had been promised a day off for my birthday, but when I arrived from Los Angeles the night before, I learned I […]

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Opinion | Don’t Go Down the Rabbit Hole

For an academic, Michael Caulfield has an odd request: Stop overthinking what you see online. Mr. Caulfield, a digital literacy expert at Washington State University Vancouver, knows all too well that at this very moment, more people are fighting for the opportunity to lie to you than at perhaps any other point in human history. […]

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Opinion | Don’t Look Away From Amazon Workers’ Latest Union Drive

Donald Trump’s failed and divisive re-election campaign doesn’t immediately come to mind as a model for success in corporate America. Nonetheless, retail giant Amazon seems to have taken some lessons from the former president in its frantic effort to quash a unionization drive underway at one of its warehouses in Alabama. Amazon questioned the legitimacy […]

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Opinion | Impeachment Offers Republicans Grace. They Don’t Want It.

During her impeachment presentation on Wednesday, Stacey Plaskett, who represents the Virgin Islands in the House, explained how Donald Trump winked at violence from his base in the weeks leading up to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. She showed a video of Nick Fuentes, a white supremacist, bellowing through a bullhorn at the second so-called […]

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Opinion | Let’s Not Forget Trump’s Failure to ‘Take Care’

In December 2016, a month before Donald Trump’s inauguration, I wrote a column that I called “Invasion of the Agency Snatchers.” The reference was to the great 1956 science fiction film “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” in which a truckload of giant vegetable pods arrives in a typical American town. Each pod takes over the […]

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SoftBank-backed Kahoot plans $7 billion Oslo listing in coming weeks: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – SoftBank-backed online education firm Kahoot is planning to launch a main market listing on the Oslo bourse in the coming weeks, with the company valuation pegged at $7 billion, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.FILE PHOTO: SoftBank Corp’s logo is pictured at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, February 4, […]