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Lens Blog: Confronting Sexuality and Identity in China

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - July 30, 2014 - 4:00am
A chance conversation at a Beijing bar led Tomoko Kikuchi to explore the world of drag queens in a society where attitudes have slowly changed....
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In Search of the Next Andrew Wiggins

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - July 30, 2014 - 4:00am
Nike’s youth basketball league is the largest incubator of teenage talent. For one coach in the Bronx, it might be too much to take....
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Israeli Shells Said to Hit School in Gaza, Killing 15

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - July 30, 2014 - 1:31am
The United Nations-run school was serving as a shelter for Palestinians fleeing attacks in other parts of Gaza....
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More Californians Sign Up for Health Plans, Survey Says, but Holdouts May Be Hard to Get

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 11:02pm
A survey from the Kaiser Foundation said many previously uninsured Californians had been able to get coverage, through either Medicaid or private insurers....
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Well: Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 11:01pm
Even small amounts of vigorous exercise could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality.
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Sports of The Times: Michael Sam Focuses On Making the Rams, Not History

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:54pm
For Michael Sam, who disclosed in February that he is gay, the goal is to talk less about his historical role and impact on the game and more about his attempt to land a roster spot with the St. Louis Rams....
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Memo From South Africa: Honoring a Filmmaker in the Shadow of Apartheid

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:43pm
Although he did not oppose apartheid, Tonie van der Merwe created movies exclusively for blacks, launching the careers of many actors and technicians in the ’70s and ’80s.
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NYU Langone Medical Center to Get $1.13 Billion in Storm Aid

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:35pm
The award will be used to restore damaged buildings and to protect the medical center, which is by the East River, from future flooding....
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As Sanctions Pile Up, Russians’ Alarm Grows Over Putin Tactics

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:28pm
Fears are growing that the festering turmoil in Ukraine and the new round of sanctions announced Tuesday will damage the economy to the extent that ordinary Russians feel it....
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Police Bullets Abruptly Ended an Invisible Life, Lived in the Open

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:22pm
To many in New York, the man who was killed Monday in a gun battle with law enforcement officers was known as John; thousands of miles away, the police were hunting for the same man....
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In Church Attics, Clues to the Private Life of Early America

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 9:04pm
Historians are racing against time to find and preserve records from more than 250 years ago that were kept by New England congregations....
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DealBook: Profits Soaring After Disgrace at Steven Cohen’s Hedge Fund

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 8:56pm
The billionaire investor’s revamped firm, Point72 Asset Management, generated a profit of nearly $1 billion for the first half of this year.
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DealBook: As Talks Falter, Bond Default by Argentina Appears Likely

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 8:47pm
Argentina is likely to default on billions of dollars of bonds on Wednesday as talks between both sides appeared to break down....
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Capital Looks to Next Step After Defeat on Gun Rights

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 8:37pm
In the aftermath of a court victory for advocates of firearm ownership, the District of Columbia is weighing an appeal or a new law....
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Immigrant Mothers Released From Holding Centers, but With Ankle Monitors

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - July 29, 2014 - 8:36pm
With a surge in mothers traveling with children across the border, but few spaces to hold families, the government is expanding the use of electronic bracelets....
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