Michael Powell

New York Times

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Sports Columnist for the New York Times.

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We hear about the strange story of a performance enhancing drug kingpin who’s been flying under the radar for more than a decade: Thomas Mann and his Magic Mountain of doping.

Arizona man allegedly runs international doping ring

We hear about the strange story of a performance enhancing drug kingpin who’s been flying under the radar for more than a decade: Thomas Mann and his Magic Mountain of doping.

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

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One year ago this week, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis at the hands of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The killing set off the largest civil rights movement the U.S.

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More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

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Starting Tuesday, your Amazon devices, along with everyone else’s in your neighborhood, will be able to connect to each other and the internet systems they use.

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Last year, California passed legislation that requires the Office of the State Attorney General to investigate all police shootings that result in the death of an unarmed civilian.

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California officials laid out new rules — or lack of them — for what reopening on June 15 means. Life will look a lot different than what we’ve been experiencing for well over a year

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Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

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All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

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One year after the murder of George Floyd, an event that catalyzed racial justice movements across the country, organizers in LA gathered at City Hall to encourage activists to…

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