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Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?
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Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?

"We don’t want our paper to serve as a mouthpiece for or against raising the minimum wage."

The debate over the minimum wage is dividing America in unprecedented ways, and how that question continues to be answered throughout the United …

Tories lay in to Jeremy Corbyn with ‘tax bombshell’ advert
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Tories lay in to Jeremy Corbyn with ‘tax bombshell’ advert

The Conservatives have launched a personal attack on Jeremy Corbyn by pasting his picture over an image of a bomb with the slogan: “No bombs for our army, one big bombshell for your family.”

The image of the bomb behind …

Trump and Duterte: A talk to remember
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Trump and Duterte: A talk to remember

Globe and Mail columnist Tabatha Southey.

A Filipino Department of Foreign Affairs transcript of a call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was leaked this week. It appears to show Mr. Trump cold-calling the Philippine leader …

Opening night of PEN World Voice Festival: Can words triumph over weapons?
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Opening night of PEN World Voice Festival: Can words triumph over weapons?

Performances by Patti Smith, Ani DiFranco, Salman Rushdie and others evoke the power of the feminine

Patti Smith (Credit: PEN America/Beowulf Sheehan)

“It has perhaps never been more important for the world’s voices to be heard in America, never more …

Husky softball star Casey Stangel looks to make a name in baseball
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Husky softball star Casey Stangel looks to make a name in baseball

Senior Casey Stangel (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times)

In college softball, her name leads the nation in double-takes.

“When I introduce myself to people I haven’t met, they say, ‘Oh, did you know…,’ and I know exactly what they’re going to …

Ideally, this is what the Bulls will do and say today
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Ideally, this is what the Bulls will do and say today

John Paxson and Gar Forman at a 2015 press conference at the United Center.

Ideally, when Bulls management wonks show up this morning to explain the mess that was the 2016-17 season, it will be just one management wonk who …

15 Kentucky Derby specials and events in Chicago
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15 Kentucky Derby specials and events in Chicago

Kentucky Derby mint juleps at Tavern on Rush (1031 N. Rush St. 312-644-9600). (Tavern on Rush)

There’s no better way to celebrate the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby than to throw on a fancy hat and suck down a …

Bronx streetcorner renamed ‘Kalief Browder Way’ on former Rikers inmate’s 24th birthday
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Bronx streetcorner renamed ‘Kalief Browder Way’ on former Rikers inmate’s 24th birthday

Council Member Ritchie Torres (l.) with Kalief Browder`s Family members (c.) and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (r.).

A Bronx streetcorner was renamed Thursday in honor of Kalief Browder, whose 2015 suicide shined a spotlight on conditions at the troubled Rikers Island …

An Open Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney
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An Open Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney

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The author at home.

Dear Director Mulvaney,

It’s me. A fetus. “How precocious!” you must be thinking. “An unborn child, typing an open letter with its nubby finger-tips.” Please, spare me the condescension. Tapping out this note was a …

The Guardian view on Myanmar: some humans have more rights than others
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The Guardian view on Myanmar: some humans have more rights than others

When Aung San Suu Kyi was finally able to collect her Nobel peace prize in 2012, the committee’s chairman described how her “firmness of principle” in the struggle for human rights and democracy had made her “a moral leader for …