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In Lieu of Mardi Gras Parades, Artists Are Turning New Orleans Homes Into Wildly Creative ‘House Floats’—See Images Here

The pandemic can’t stop the party in New Orleans, where residents have transformed their homes into stationary Mardi Gras floats to help adapt the city’s traditional pre-Lenten celebrations for the age of social distancing. Last year’s festivities were among the…

/ February 15, 2021
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Biden says Trump should not receive intelligence briefings due to his “erratic behavior”

Donald Trump should not continue to receive intelligence briefings, President Biden told CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell Friday, citing the former president's "erratic behavior." Why it matters: Former presidents usually receive routine intelligence briefings and access to classified information…

/ February 6, 2021
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U.S. Capitol locked down as “March for Trump” mob breach building

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) declared that "help is needed" in a live phone interview with CBS News, in response to a mob breaching the U.S. Capitol and Senate chambers following a "March for Trump" demonstration against certifying Electoral…

/ January 6, 2021
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‘My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other

The events of 2020 turned the world upside down for everyone. But the burden of life in lockdown has predominantly fallen on women, and on mothers in particular, with many pressured to leave the workforce entirely to focus on childcare…

/ January 4, 2021
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Man Called Most Prolific Serial Killer In US History Dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man authorities say was the most prolific serial killer in US history, with nearly 60 confirmed victims, died Wednesday in California. He was 80.Samuel Little, who had diabetes, heart trouble and other ailments, died at…

/ December 31, 2020
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Donald Trump Accused of Sexual Assault by 24th Woman

Advice columnist and journalist E. Jean Carroll publicly accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault on Friday. Carroll is the 24th woman to accuse the president of assault, harassment, or molestation. In an excerpt from her upcoming book, “What Do We Need Men For? A Modest…

/ June 21, 2019
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Noam Chomsky: The Real Election Meddling Isn’t Coming From Russia

Alan MacLeod interviewed Noam Chomsky via Skype on March 13, 2018, for MacLeod’s new book Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent. They discussed the origins of the classic work of media criticism (co-authored with Edward Herman) Manufacturing Consent, the role…

/ June 20, 2019
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Teachers bearing arms makes as much sense as people arming bears. None.

February 19 2018: High school students from across the D.C. area protest gun control laws and gun reform in front of the White House following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Joseph Gruber / Shutterstock When billionaire…

/ August 24, 2018
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Vox Sentences: Disarray down under

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Keeping up with the…

/ August 24, 2018
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The Real Nightmare Behind CBS’s Moonves Theater

The lead up to CBS’s second-quarter earnings call on Thursday afternoon had all the trappings of a made-for-cable-TV opera buffa. Nary a week earlier, the company’s legendary C.E.O. and chairman, Les Moonves, had been accused of sexual misconduct by six…

/ August 3, 2018