Tag: Social affairs

Looking at Tokyo Olympics through the lens of the 1964 Games

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TOKYO — Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that...

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been displayed prominently inside of the Tennessee...

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol...

Jolie-Pitt divorce judge disqualified by appeals court

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LOS ANGELES — A California appeals court on Friday disqualified a private judge being used by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce...

Volunteers hunting for Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ become targets

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MEXICO CITY — The mainly female volunteers who fan out across Mexico to hunt for the bodies of murdered relatives are themselves increasingly being...

George Young: HS teacher to architect of Giants’ Super Bowls

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — In an era when NFL teams chose general managers from the ranks of former players, coaches and personnel executives, George...

UN Security Council slams decision to reopen Cyprus suburb

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned the decision by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots to reopen a residential section of an abandoned suburb...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Virus’s impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

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SAN DIEGO — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with...

Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As U.S. regulators weigh giving the final stamp of approval for certain COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states hard hit by...