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Breaking News: Justice Stephen Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the decision said, giving President Biden a chance to name a new justice. Breyer, 83, is the court's oldest justice and the senior member of its liberal wing. nyti.ms/3G7eqq2
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What was once one of the biggest icebergs ever seen has met its end in the South Atlantic. Called A68a, it was nearly 800 feet thick in its prime before it thinned so much that it broke into small pieces that drifted off to nothingness. nyti.ms/3fZp87v
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Ownership of 523 acres of a redwood forest in California was returned to 10 native tribes who will serve as the land’s guardians, a conservation nonprofit said. The area was the hunting, fishing and ceremonial grounds of generations of Indigenous people. nyti.ms/3rQXr6f
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New York City students who test positive for the coronavirus, and those who are unvaccinated and have an exposure, will be required to stay at home for at least five days, not 10, Department of Education officials said. The new policy is effective Jan. 31. nyti.ms/3H4aCHn
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In Opinion “A series of recent analyses reveals the destructive power of polarization across the American political system,” Thomas Edsall writes. The U.S “continues to stand out among nations experiencing the detrimental effects of polarization.” nyti.ms/3IDCin4
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Lost your vax card? It wouldn’t be shocking if that awkwardly sized white card got misplaced. It’s not like it fit in your wallet. Here’s what to do. nyti.ms/3r2SlVr
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In Opinion By decriminalizing drug possession, “Oregon has become the first state to acknowledge that it is impossible to treat addiction as a disease and a crime simultaneously,” Maia Szalavitz, who writes about addiction, says in a guest essay. nyti.ms/3r1wHAU
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Lia Thomas owns the best marks this season among college swimmers in the 200 and 500 freestyle. Her success has put the NCAA's "continually evolving" policy on transgender athletes at the forefront of discussions about inclusion and fair play. nyti.ms/3r2QlfQ
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Prosecutors have charged 11 people with “seditious conspiracy” in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. @AsteadWesley discusses the case and other investigations with @malachybrowne, @heytherehaley, @alanfeuer and @juliehdavis. Join us today at 5 p.m. ET. bird.trom.tf/i/spaces/1YpKkZp…
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The prospects for dozens of migrants lost in the Florida Straits are looking increasingly grim after their boat capsized over the weekend. nyti.ms/349NF7l
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We found 62 words that can be spelled with these seven letters. How many can you make? Don’t forget, your words must include the center letter. nyti.ms/3GYEnJI
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s future is in doubt amid a growing scandal over parties held at 10 Downing Street while Britain was under strict Covid restrictions. Here’s a guide to how he could be forced out, or fight on. nyti.ms/3KHD9F0
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The political scientist Ruy Teixeira co-authored a hugely influential book, published in 2002, arguing that the Democratic Party was poised to dominate U.S. politics. Now, he says, Democrats are getting its lessons all wrong. nyti.ms/3rLX9xA
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As tensions grow over possible Russian military action in Ukraine, Western officials are considering what happens if Russia cuts off the continent's natural gas supply in the depths of winter. Here's a look at some of the key issues. nyti.ms/3II2EEb
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I went back to Mayfield and people I met after the tornado. What I found was heartbreaking. The physical destruction was visible right away, but the mental and emotional toll is now becoming clearer in the nightmares, tears and exhaustion. nytimes.com/2022/01/25/us/to…
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The Kurdish-led militia that has been battling Islamic State fighters for control of a prison in Syria retook the entire complex, a spokesman for the militia said. More than 100 people have been killed since ISIS fighters stormed the facility on Thursday. nyti.ms/3AN4EZr
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Ownership of 523 acres of a redwood forest in California was returned to 10 native tribes who will serve as the land’s guardians, a conservation nonprofit said. The area was the hunting, fishing and ceremonial grounds of generations of Indigenous people. nyti.ms/3rKW4pO
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Older people in the U.S. who regularly breathe even low levels of pollution from smokestacks, automobiles, wildfires and other sources face a greater chance of dying early, according to a major new study that looked at health data from 68.5 million people. nyti.ms/3tVuXLs
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