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Democrats have tied an increase in the debt ceiling to a bill that funds the government into December, setting off a war with Republicans, who refuse to raise the cap out of opposition to President Biden’s agenda — even if it means grinding the country to a halt.
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Solomon Carter Fuller works in his lab. (Meta Warrick Fuller collection/New York Public Library)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Solomon Carter Fuller was a neurologist, the first U.S. psychiatrist of African descent and the person who, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s research, arguably did the most to reveal the true nature of the disease.
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President Joe Biden, right, speaks during a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Oval Office on Tuesday. (AP)
The prime minister headed to the White House Tuesday — by Amtrak, an emissions-conserving choice that no doubt appealed to the American president with a Delaware train station named after him.
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The measure seeks an independent examination of America’s longest war and demands clarity on how the Biden administration intends to conduct counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan.
Donald Trump did not then and does not now care about the validity of the claims he makes, only the outcome those claims might generate.
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It said it was opening a civil rights investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) ban, pressing its fight with GOP governors over their pandemic policies. The Education Dept. had earlier said that its Office of Civil Rights was investigating Iowa, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.
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A months-long, citywide celebration of Thomas’s art includes a major retrospective, a symposium and more.
A crowd of up to 12,000 will gather to watch Lydia R. Diamond’s play, about the first woman to play in the Negro Leagues, on the Nationals Park video scoreboard.
Ross was named Edelman’s chief executive of U.S. operations in April, making her the first Black woman to lead a major public relations firm.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in New York this week for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. (Reuters)
The British prime minister has dodged the question for years. Various publications have gone with five, six or seven offspring. His biographers have fudged the issue.
When you make sure you are there for your friends, but don't always really feel their pain, are you being dishonest?
She checks husband’s phone for texts to other women, and he’s exasperated.
Couple was supposed to pick up dinner for four. Instead they phoned their regrets with little notice.
“Bewilderment,” longlisted for a National Book Award, follows a widower desperate to help his neurodivergent son.
A traveling exhibition, now at the Colby College Museum of Art, introduces the beloved African American artist to a new generation.
This anthology by Kwame Mbalia is comprised of stories that have always existed but rarely get told.
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