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Michael Levenson
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To get a heads-up from meat department staffers about deals, Lisa Tucker will sometimes bring them homemade banana bread. Ms. Tucker tells them: If a discount sticker is about to be slapped on some Boar’s Head bacon, “let me know.”
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Michael Levenson
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The self-declared republic of Transnistria, on the Ukraine border, has been steered by Moscow for decades. During a rare visit, a reporter and photographer get an inside look into how it operates, and hear from Transnistrians their fears of war.
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Michael Levenson
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The Bayraktar TB2 has brought precision air-strike capabilities to Ukraine and other countries. It’s also a diplomatic tool, enabling Turkey’s rise.
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Michael Levenson
2 days ago
Putin faced fresh setbacks Friday over the Ukraine invasion, as Sweden became the second neutral country in two days to move toward joining NATO and the West devised ways to reroute Ukrainian grain past a Russian naval blockade.
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Jesus Jiménez
4 days ago
“My pilot has gone incoherent, and I have no idea how to fly the airplane,” the passenger of a Cessna told air traffic control Tuesday afternoon. by @chrisychung
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Michael Levenson
5 days ago
Russia’s nearly three-month-old invasion of Ukraine has been punctuated by flawed planning, poor intelligence, barbarity and wanton destruction. But obscured in the daily fighting is the geographic reality that Russia has made gains on the ground.
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Michael Levenson
8 days ago
When Rich Strike hit the wire low and long as if he were trying to sneak past a hall monitor, most of the Churchill Downs swells searched their programs to see who wore the 21 saddlecloth.
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Michael Levenson
9 days ago
Ukrainian troops, emboldened by heavy weapons supplied by the West, went on the offensive Friday against Russian forces, seeking to drive them back from two key cities as the war plunged more deeply into a grinding, town-for-town battle.
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Michael Levenson
10 days ago
How it got to Texas remains a mystery. But the most likely path suggests it was taken by an American soldier after a Bavarian king’s villa in Germany, where the bust had been displayed since the 19th century, was bombed by Allied forces.
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The New York Times
10 days ago
A marble bust was sold for $34.99 at a Goodwill store in Austin, Texas, in 2018. Turns out, it was an actual Roman bust from the late 1st century BC or early 1st century AD. How it got to Texas remains a mystery.
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