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People gather at a Sept. 21, 2021, rally at the University of Oklahoma calling for more protection for the campus community during the pandemic. (Amit R. Baishya)
Despite increased precautions at many campuses in the summer before students returned, the reality on the ground has hit some faculty members hard as they face crowded rooms full of unmasked students..
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The top late-night comedy hosts will address climate change on their shows Wednesday, in a coordinated effort to get a message across.
Evergrande, China’s second-largest real estate firm, signaled overnight that it would make a $36 million interest payment on Thursday.
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The other half of the book is an account of Joe Biden’s campaign and early presidency, and as the authors shift between narratives, the reader must reckon with wildly differing realities.
Co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall led tributes to the actor, who played Stanford Blatch in the series.
Former Senator Al Franken kicks off his stand up tour this month. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
The recovering politician on Saturday launched “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour,” which pokes fun at many of Franken’s former colleagues. It’s his first extended stand-up stint since he resigned in 2018 after several women accused him of groping and kissing, allegations he has denied.
Don Hollway’s new novel is a fast-paced saga based on the life of Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer.
Dan Stevens plays an automaton designed to be the perfect man, but he’s a little stiff.