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An archivist at WCCO, a local CBS station in Minneapolis, discovered a video of Prince being interviewed by a reporter in 1970, saying he supported teachers during their strike. Photograph: WCCO

Matthew Liddy, a production manager at WCCO-TV, a CBS station in Minnesota, was watching footage of a 1970 teachers’ strike in Minneapolis in late Feb(...)

Tom Brady had given us the perfect sports ending, it seemed, but it wasn’t enough for him.  Doug Mills/The New York Times

Apparently, we haven’t learned anything from horror movies. If we had, we would have remembered that the villain always returns the very second the wo(...)

The low-head dam in Sydney, Ohio, which claimed the lives of two kayakers in April 2020.

To look at, the low-head dam that runs across the Great Miami River a short distance north of downtown Sidney in western Ohio is a stunning combinatio(...)

American topologist Stephen Smale used to do his research on the beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Where does new mathematics come from? The great French mathematician Henri Poincaré, a brilliant expositor of the scientific method, described how he (...)

The bodies were found on Wednesday in barren, snow-covered terrain just feet from the United States border in Manitoba, Canada. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg

The bodies were found on Wednesday in barren, snow-covered terrain just feet from the United States border in Manitoba, Canada: a man, a woman, a teen(...)

Daniel Carlson nailed a game-winning field goal for Las Vegas. Photograph:  Nick Cammett/Getty Images

A last-second field goal helped the Las Vegas Raiders overcome a Covid-ravaged Cleveland Browns 16-14. The Browns put up a valiant fight despite miss(...)

A Covid-19 testing site at Times Square, New York. The Omicron variant accounts for 13 per cent of Covid cases in New York. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

Health experts have warned the US faces a huge challenge to contain the fast-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19 due to relatively low vaccination r(...)

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves forward Josh Okogie. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

As my son Finn walked from the concourse of Barclays Center into the arena itself last Friday night, his first ever glimpse of an NBA basketball court(...)

Ilhan Omar during a press conference addressing anti-Muslim comments made by Lauren Boebert. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

Observing US politics at close hand since arriving in Washington, one thing stands out; the lack of civility that exists in the discourse not just bet(...)

Passengers travelling to the United States from Ireland and elsewhere will have to undergo testing for Covid-19 within one day of their departure under new measures to be introduced by the Biden administration. Photograph: Emmanuel Croset/AFP via Getty Images

Joe Biden has announced new actions to combat the coronavirus in the US, including a nationwide campaign encouraging vaccine boosters, an expansion of(...)

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