The Unveiling

Instead of a pebble to mark our grief or a coin to ease his passage you placed a speaker at the top of his head and suddenly a drumbeat came blasting out of the grass, startling the mourners ...
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24 hours before Jake Paul was set to take Central Park’s Summerstage on Thursday night, would-be concertgoers heard the show would be switching venues, from a sprawling outdoor arena that holds 5500 people to the smaller, subterranean Playstation ...
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Bill Clinton’s Novel Isn’t a Thriller—It’s a Fantasy

There are, of course, more urgent symptoms of America’s civic decline than The President Is Missing, the new thriller co-authored by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. The book makes no claims to serious consideration, either literary or political; ...
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Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold out for draw

Unlike his long-standing rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who put up a stunning show in Sochi the other night, Lionel Messi couldn’t be the inspiration for his side on Saturday. In a game where he was expected to be the ...
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A suicide bomber killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire. The ...
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Nearly 2,000 minors separated from families at US border over 6-week period: figures

Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the US border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The Associated Press. The figures show ...
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'Unauthorised' man's entry into Kulsoom Nawaz's hospital room sparks alarm

Maryam Nawaz speaks to reporters in London about her mother’s health. A man entered Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s hospital room allegedly without permission at London’s Harley Street Clinic on Saturday, sparking alarm among members of the Sharif family. The ...
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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a unicycle—that it almost seems easier to list the things they don’t mess up ...
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The College-Graduation Problem All States Have

Near the beginning of his presidency, Barack Obama gave a speech to Congress that laid out a goal for the future: “By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.” At ...
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