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Preventing 2020 Campaign Cyberattacks Won’t Be Easy or Cheap

WASHINGTON — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks continuing well into Donald Trump's presidency. "If you are the Pen...
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Respecting Elders: Maya Angelou Clips Sparks Courtesy Debate

NEW YORK — Put a handle on it. If you don't know what that means, you might not call elders by "Mr.," ''Miss" or "Mrs.," insist that your children do the same or demand it for yourself. If you've heard the term, you're likely familiar with the history of th...
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Round 2 of Teacher Strikes Looks Beyond Pay and Funding

Teachers in Oakland, California, hit the picket lines just as West Virginia teachers went back to class in a kind of coast-to-coast tag-team display of the national teacher unrest that in many places has moved beyond pay to politics, tackling issues like chart...