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Hector Figueroa: The Labor Movement Can Rise Again

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 15:43
“It is heartbreaking to witness our movement risk near-irrelevance when workers are ready to take action.”

This baby was born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 15:33
7-Eleven Day typically means free Slurpees for everyone, but this year's celebration turned out more special than usual for one Missouri family.

Watch: Barry's winds rip roof off Louisiana home

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 15:28
A Morgan City, Louisiana, resident recorded video of a mobile home's roof being ripped off as Tropical Storm Barry beared down on the town.

You Call It Starvation. I Call It Biohacking.

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 14:34
Welcome to the bro-y world of extreme dieting. Or is it disordered eating?

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 14:27
The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit.

Can Dante de Blasio Save His Father’s Presidential Campaign?

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 14:22
With Mayor Bill de Blasio trailing badly, his son is heading to Iowa and beyond.

Meet The Afghan Women Fighting to Protect Their Rights

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:57
American diplomats are negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban. We talk to women about the future of freedom for women in Afghanistan.

Scaling Wokeback Mountain

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:32
Disagreeing with the Squad doesn’t make you a racist.

Huge gesture: Sorority scuttles convention and donates its 17,000 prepared meals to storm victims

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:31
As Hurricane Barry approached Louisiana, Delta Sigma Theta sorority scrambled Friday to wrap up its national convention early to escape the storm's impacts in New Orleans.

Serena's march to 24th Grand Slam stopped

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:25
Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win Wimbledon when she beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 on Saturday.

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:00
In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:53
The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world.

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:32
The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination.
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