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Jim Kolbe, Openly Gay Republican Congressman, Is Dead at 80

His vote for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 prompted a gay-interest magazine to prepare to out him. He…

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Latvia revokes the license of TV Rain, a major independent Russian channel.

Latvia has revoked the broadcasting license of TV Rain, Russia’s most prominent independent television channel, after a correspondent’s unscripted call…

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A Key Piece of New York City’s Covid Response Is Closing as Cases Rise

The city’s Pandemic Response Lab, which provided mass testing, is shutting down due in part to the prevalence of at-home…

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She Tried to Resist and Found Herself Alone

It was a big deal that Reality Winner’s probation officer let her travel from Texas to her sister’s house in…

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Don Luce, Activist Who Helped End the Vietnam War, Dies at 88

His relentless campaign against the war and his exposure of South Vietnam’s “tiger cages” were instrumental in turning the American…

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What to Know About Strep A Infections Among Children in the U.K.

Several children have died from strep A this season, health officials said on Tuesday. Here is a quick list of…

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Russia continues to manufacture cruise missiles despite Western sanctions, experts say.

Some of the cruise missiles that Russia launched at Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure in late November were manufactured months after the…

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Most Video Game Reboots Stink. But Not the Latest Final Fantasy.

The new Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion was overhauled in graphics and gameplay, making it much better than the…

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Curse Words Around the World Have Something in Common (We Swear)

These four sounds are missing from some of the seven words you can never say on television, and the pattern…

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For Sunak, Like Biden, Dullness Could Be a Secret Weapon

For all their differences, President Biden and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain share a challenge: operating in the wake…

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