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The Kurdish-led militia that has been battling Islamic State fighters for control of a prison in Syria retook the entire complex, a spokesman for the militia said. More than 100 people have been killed since ISIS fighters stormed the facility on Thursday. nyti.ms/3AN4EZr
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Ownership of 523 acres of a redwood forest in California was returned to 10 native tribes who will serve as the land’s guardians, a conservation nonprofit said. The area was the hunting, fishing and ceremonial grounds of generations of Indigenous people. nyti.ms/3rKW4pO
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Older people in the U.S. who regularly breathe even low levels of pollution from smokestacks, automobiles, wildfires and other sources face a greater chance of dying early, according to a major new study that looked at health data from 68.5 million people. nyti.ms/3tVuXLs
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The 700 boys being held hostage by ISIS fighters in the prison in Hasaka have been detained for going on three years, or more. Now their lives are at risk, and children's advocates say they never should have been there in the first place. nytimes.com/2022/01/26/wor…
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A ruling in an Alabama redistricting case, which found that a new congressional map violated the Voting Rights Act, is reasserting the power of the 56-year-old law — and giving Democrats and civil rights groups hope for beating back gerrymandered maps. nyti.ms/3nYAbSR
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The U.S. is willing to impose personal sanctions against President Vladimir Putin of Russia if he directs Russian forces to invade Ukraine, President Biden said. The warning comes amid an escalating war of words between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine. nyti.ms/3IIupNd
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Hilary Duff plays a lovelorn photographer in “How I Met Your Father,” the sequel to “How I Met Your Mother.” She discusses her wide-ranging career, soul mates and learning to love Lizzie McGuire. nyti.ms/3tYwUXx
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The Justice Department is investigating the fake slates of electors that falsely declared Donald Trump the victor of the 2020 election in seven swing states that Joe Biden had in fact won, a top agency official said. nyti.ms/3nZQoqU
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“Where is Peng Shuai?” The spotlight has shifted away from concerns about the Chinese tennis star’s safety, but some players and fans want it back. Now, messages of support are appearing at the Australian Open. nyti.ms/3qZMwbo
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What are people in the U.S. thinking about the pandemic, and how ready in the nation to discuss living with the virus? A poll, commissioned by The New York Times, tried to find out. Listen to Part 1 of The Daily's look at what the poll revealed. nyti.ms/3u09LE0
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Nearly 700 boys have been held at a Syrian prison for years because their parents joined the Islamic State. Now, ISIS fighters are using the boys as human shields as they battle a Kurdish-led militia to control the facility and free their comrades. nyti.ms/32yb0z3
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With inflation at a 30-year high in the UK, have you noticed price increases already? Have you had to cut back on spending, in ways big or small, because of it? We really want to hear from you. nytimes.com/2022/01/25/bus…
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The Australian government has bought the copyright to the Aboriginal flag. This allows anyone to use and reproduce the flag without permission or paying a fee. “We’ve freed the Aboriginal flag for Australians,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. nyti.ms/3tZFbuc
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While a Covid wave driven by Omicron may be cresting in parts of North America and Europe, the global surge and the world’s wide vaccine gap could set the stage for another dangerous variant, the WHO warned. nyti.ms/3AyZEan
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Frank Dutton, whose investigations into some of the biggest criminal cases in South Africa earned him a reputation as the country’s greatest detective, died on Jan. 20. He was 72. nyti.ms/3KKesb2
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Rafael Nadal beat Denis Shapovalov at the Australian Open on Tuesday to reach the semifinals. He rejected Shapovalov’s complaints about unfairness, saying, “I think he’s wrong.” nyti.ms/33KMH1y
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An Australian aid ship arrived in Tonga, a day after 23 people aboard tested positive for Covid. Cargo was unloaded by machines, a UN spokesman said, amid fears the virus could spread in the remote Pacific nation which, has so far reported one Covid case. nyti.ms/3G21bXP
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"Fashion is in limbo, baby? Well, for once, maybe everyone can relate. It would have been depressing, if sometimes it didn’t look so good." Thoughts on Schiaparelli, Chanel and Dior #couture -- nyti.ms/3H7nkoU
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Germany has hesitated to take forceful measures as the standoff with Russia over Ukraine deepens. This has fueled doubts about what price Berlin is prepared to pay to deter Russia, and even about its reliability as an ally. nyti.ms/3r1GTJH
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Here's a look at some of the highlights worth watching from late-night TV. nyti.ms/3H3cXm9
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A Guatemalan court sentenced five former paramilitary members to 30 years in prison for the rape of Indigenous women during the country's civil war. The women were "treated like animals, sexually violated and subjected to sexual slavery,” a judge said. nyti.ms/3tY319N
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Our Moscow correspondent, Valerie Hopkins, visited Nur-Sultan to understand why Kazakhstan erupted in violent protests. "The protests started over fuel prices, but it became clear that the deeper anger was over economic inequality," she writes. nyti.ms/3nZ3xAv
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I went to Kazakhstan's capital to examine how the legacy of Nursultan Nazarbayev, who led the country for almost 3 decades, even after he had formally stepping down, is evolving now that he has been stripped of his power. 🧵 �@SergeyPonomareve@nytimesenytimes.com/2022/01/25/wor…bZ
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the FTC has taken companies to task for posting fake reviews. this case against Fashion Nova marks its first time going after a company for suppressing negative reviews: nytimes.com/2022/01/25/bus…
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Waves of borrowers in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program are seeing their debts go to zero. We spoke to six borrowers who, all told, have been freed from more than $800,000 in debt. nyti.ms/3IAYhLh
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Biden admin now working with lawmakers behind the scenes to help bridge differences to swiftly pass USICA to address the chip shortage. “There is no other solution. We need more facilities,” ⁦@SecRaimondo⁩ tells me and ⁦@AnaSwanson⁩. nytimes.com/2022/01/25/bus…
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The evidence of a resurgence of ISIS in Syria and Iraq is mounting by the day, nearly three years after the militants lost the last patch of territory of their so-called caliphate. "ISIS is not over," one expert said. nyti.ms/3fVjbbR
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Hace siete años, al elegir a Pekín como sede de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 2022, el Comité Olímpico Internacional enfrentó críticas de los activistas de derechos humanos. Desde entonces, el recelo solo ha aumentado. nyti.ms/3AuzaqJ
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Melania Trump is selling a hat she wore for the French president's 2018 visit to the White House. The auction is turning into a potential victim of the crash in cryptocurrency. nyti.ms/3G26O8f
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A study found four factors that could be identified early in a person’s Covid infection that appeared to correlate with increased risk of "long Covid," including the level of coronavirus RNA in the blood. Further study is needed to confirm the findings. nyti.ms/3ABfrWu
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Sean Caddle, a New Jersey political consultant, admitted to hiring two men to kill a longtime associate who had worked for him on campaigns, officials said. The victim was found fatally stabbed in his burning apartment eight years ago. nyti.ms/3rU6a7E
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The Justice Department is investigating the fake slates of electors that falsely declared Donald Trump the victor of the 2020 election in seven swing states that Joe Biden had in fact won, a top agency official said. nyti.ms/3H3pMga
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“Cuando voy a Sephora, hay muchos productos que me ofrecen beneficios de hidratación y antiedad, y son los mismos que te ofrecen en el pasillo” del supermercado, opinó una analista sobre el auge de las bebidas funcionales. nyti.ms/3rX4Hhg
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Meaty mushrooms, hearty potatoes and roasted poblano peppers for subtle smoky notes and mild heat, combine to create a comforting vegetarian burrito filling in just 30 minutes. nyti.ms/3H3InJ2
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63 artists have been chosen for this year’s Whitney Biennial, which is set to open in April. They are a diverse, intergenerational group, and their artworks aim to make sense of our times. nyti.ms/33M4BB0
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“How could you not see it as a pattern?” Black voters in rural Georgia are protesting a plan to shut down local polling places. nyti.ms/33RQ1HV
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The Black List, a project working to bring attention to high-quality unproduced scripts, was formed 17 years ago with a focus on Hollywood. Now the organization is expanding into theater to help playwrights and musical writers. nyti.ms/3FVxc3P
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In Opinion "Democrats have been led astray by their Trump obsession," writes Christopher Caldwell. "They have misunderstood what the former president represented to voting Americans." nyti.ms/3IzI4pC
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"Bob was bombastic with his love and his friendship," John Stamos said of his longtime friend Bob Saget. In an interview with The New York Times, Stamos reminisced about the many stages of their relationship, as well as the last time they saw each other. nyti.ms/33Rxagf
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A Texas man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempting to smuggle two men into the U.S. in a flag-draped coffin. The crime was uncovered by two Border Patrol employees who happened to be military veterans and sensed that something was amiss, prosecutors said. nyti.ms/3rOOdaI
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Cardi B was awarded $4 million in damages in a libel lawsuit against Tasha K, a YouTuber who posted videos in 2018 claiming that the rapper was a prostitute who had contracted sexually transmitted infections and used cocaine. nyti.ms/342FauB
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A judge has granted Apple a temporary restraining order against a woman accused of stalking and threatening the company’s chief executive, Tim Cook. The woman appeared outside Cook’s California home in October, according to Apple. nyti.ms/34bRbOx
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Day of Rage examines the role of extremists and ordinary Trump supporters on #Jan6th. Watch the film & feel free to ask questions in this Wednesday chat with co-director @malachybrowne, producer @heytherehaley & @AsteadWesley @alanfeuer @juliehdavis. 📽️youtube.com/watch?v=jWJVMo…Ltwitter.com/nytimes/status…u
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Democratic officials who saw their popularity soar for their aggressive response in the pandemic’s early phase are now largely skipping mask mandates and are fighting to keep schools open. nyti.ms/3rTGhF6
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David Ortiz, who led the Boston Red Sox to three World Series titles, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens failed to gain election on their final ballot. nyti.ms/3rX7qY2
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Alcohol disrupts something called sleep architecture, the normal phases of deeper and lighter sleep we go through every night. Although a few drinks before bed may help you drift off faster, “you pay for it in the second half of the night.” nyti.ms/348cQXC
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Update: A federal jury awarded Cardi B an additional $2.8 million on Tuesday, according to separate verdicts filed in a libel lawsuit against a celebrity gossip blogger. nyti.ms/3G37Sca
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Update: A federal jury awarded Cardi B an additional $2.8 million on Tuesday, according to separate verdicts filed in a libel lawsuit against a celebrity gossip blogger. nyti.ms/3G37Sca
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It’s time to put down your No. 2 pencils. Forever. The SAT will go completely digital by 2024 amid questions about whether college admissions tests are fair, or even necessary. How would you do on an SAT/ACT test from twenty years ago? 🧵nyti.ms/3AyTmaIdz
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Gabriel Medina, the No. 1-ranked world champion surfer, said he would not compete in the 2022 World Surf League season and would instead focus on his mental health. He is the latest prominent athlete to prioritize mental health over competition. nyti.ms/3KJE6fT
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