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politics
politics
Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State, Dies at 84
The highly distinguished general, who will forever be associated with the war in Iraq, died of complications from COVID-19.
republicans
republicans
Tim Scott Knows What He’s Doing
Why Republican donors are so excited about the South Carolina senator.
uber
uber
Can Anyone Stop the Uberization of the Economy?
How ride-sharing apps are trying to spread the gig-worker model far and wide.
international affairs
international affairs
Group of American Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti: What We Know
A busload of 17 people, including three children, were allegedly kidnapped by a notorious gang outside Port-au-Prince on Saturday.
nuclear arms race
nuclear arms race
China Tested a Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missile: Report
The weapon is harder to track and destroy than a ballistic missile.
politics
politics
Democrats Scramble for Climate Options After Manchin Rejects Clean-Energy Plan
Manchin’s opposition to a key program has reportedly upended Democrats’ climate-policy plans and forced the White House to seek alternatives.
the money game
the money game
Why the ‘Big Short’ Guys Think Bitcoin Is a Bubble
Are they onto something huge again — or just fighting the last war?
crime
crime
Robert Durst Has COVID, Is on Ventilator
The real-estate heir and convicted murder was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday.
puerto rico
puerto rico
Fed Up Over Power Outages, Puerto Ricans Took to the Streets
Thousands marched on Friday to highlight continuing outages, rising bills, and concerns about the privatization of the power grid on the island.
past is prologue
past is prologue
Joe Biden Is Not Jimmy Carter, and This Is Not the 1970s
The right’s facile comparisons of the two presidents miss the vastly different circumstances facing Biden and distort Carter’s record.
politics
politics
British Lawmaker Stabbed to Death During Meeting With Constituents
The gruesome attack has been declared a terrorist incident.
unsolved mysteries
unsolved mysteries
Does Trump Want Me to Think He’s Into Golden Showers?
I do not want to believe the pee-tape story, so I would appreciate it if Trump would stop offering suspicious denials no one asked for.
education
education
Will Ending Gifted and Talented Programs Help Desegregate Schools?
Even parents and advocates of the programs acknowledge how much they have disadvantaged Black and brown students.
assessment
assessment
Can Eric Adams Really Turn 25,000 Hotel Rooms Into Affordable Housing?
Even after all the past year’s closures, that’s a lot of real estate.
tourism
tourism
Fully Vaccinated Travelers Can Visit U.S. Starting November 8
The U.S. will soon allow fully vaccinated visitors from more than 30 countries, including via the borders with Canada and Mexico.

U.S. will be open to vaccinated international travelers on November 8

Travel restrictions that the U.S. imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic will be partially lifted for nearly three dozen countries on Nov. 8, the Biden administration announced Friday. White House assistant press secretary Kevin Munoz said in a tweet that the new policy will begin Nov. 8 and will require foreign national travelers from 33 countries to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. … The new policy will apply to a number of European nations — including the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain — as well as China and Iran, among others.

the national interest
the national interest
5 Theories on What Kyrsten Sinema Wants
Is she just the Glenn Greenwald of senators?
just checking in
just checking in
So What Are Trump’s Cabinet Members Up to These Days?
Ben Carson is starting his own Boy Scouts, Mike Pompeo is denying he plotted to kill Assange, and Wilbur Ross is dreaming of Trump condos on the moon.
virginia gubernatorial election
virginia gubernatorial election
Youngkin Dances Around Insurrection Flag Rally Held to Promote His Candidacy
Bannon and Trump showing up to honor January 6 and Youngkin’s candidacy is not what the candidate needs to charm swing voters.
the city politic
the city politic
De Blasio Could Have a Great Final Act — Under One Condition
The mayor can’t let his gubernatorial dreams prevent him from making tough political decisions.
hurricane ida
hurricane ida
New York Doesn’t Need Its Own Forecast. It Needs a Forecast Communicator.
“It’s very clear that the blatant breakdown of communication is what needs to be adjusted.”
media
media
Nicholas Kristof to Attempt Rare Columnist-to-Politician Pivot
The longtime New York Times columnist is really doing it; he quit the paper as he gears up to run for governor of Oregon.
organized labor
organized labor
Welcome to Striketober
What’s really behind the wave of national strikes at John Deere, Kellogg’s, and more.
intelligencer chats
intelligencer chats
How Government Could Make the Inflation Problem Worse
With politically damaging price increases showing no signs of easing, it may be tempting to take counterproductive measures.
politics
politics
Women and Trans Inmates to Be Transferred Out of Rikers
This move comes as state and local officials are trying to grapple with the crisis at Rikers that has resulted in multiple inmate deaths this year.
january 6
january 6
Trump Doesn’t Care How Ashli Babbitt Died
The grim reality behind the ex-president’s “happy birthday” message to the slain Capitol rioter.