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Don Piccard, a Pioneer Who Soared, Is Dead at 94

Don Piccard, a pioneer in the sport of hot-air ballooning and scion of a balloon family whose parents reached the stratosphere, died on Sept. 13 at a hospice center in…

G.O.P. Senators Have a Lot to Say in Ads, but Not Much About Trump

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti, your host on Tuesdays for our coverage of all things media and messaging. Sign…

What Kamala Harris Learned About Power at Howard

WASHINGTON — Lita Rosario remembers when she first noticed the girl named Kamala. Ms. Rosario, a senior at Howard University in 1982, was the only woman on the school’s debate…

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again

The United States may be within months of a profound turning point in the country’s fight against the coronavirus: the first working vaccine. Demonstrating that a new vaccine was safe…

Covid-19 Vaccines Offer Drug Makers Chance at Salvation, Financial and Beyond

For a long time, drug makers have been the most hated industry in America. Companies are blamed for gouging prices on lifesaving drugs and enriching themselves through the opioid crisis,…

The Cleveland Browns Are 4-1 As Moneyball Strategy Pays Off

The Cleveland Browns tried just about everything from 2016 to 2019 in an effort to escape decades of failure: embracing analytics, rejecting analytics, emphasizing character, ignoring character, austere scrimping, lavish…

At Cal, a Covid Survivor Keeps Watch Over Football’s Return

BERKELEY, Calif. — The first true day of football practice felt mostly like any other: players, coaches, balls, whistles. But the head coach wore a mask up to his eyes,…

The only tea you need to soothe a sore throat

A sore throat can give anyone a tough time. Not only does it irritate the throat but can also be accompanied with pain. COVID has left us all even more…

Fauci Says Trump Campaign Ad Uses His Words ‘Completely Out of Context’

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, whose blunt public health advice has frequently been at odds with President Trump, said on Tuesday that a Trump campaign ad quoted him “completely…

Women at the Peace Table Yields Better Results. Why Is It Still So Rare?

“There’s this triple whammy of sexism, racism and systemic flaws in how peace processes are designed.” — Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, the author of “Women Building Peace: What They Do, Why It…