Black Women Wanting Wigs Face Shortage

Ms. Carrtherol, 39, had trouble getting the lace for the cooler, lighter lace-front wigs that are popular. South Korea is a major player in lace manufacturing, and its production was delayed when coronavirus raged through the country earlier this year. Switzerland sold out of lace for a time. Lace closures …

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The Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo Is ‘Built Different’

As Bam Adebayo’s college coach, John Calipari is admittedly biased but also unapologetic when he gushes about his former player and how much the burgeoning Miami Heat star has improved since his lone season at the University of Kentucky. “He reached out to us,” Calipari said. “He was like, ‘Why …

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Opinion | A Battle Over the Battle for the Supreme Court

michelle goldberg I’m Michelle Goldberg. ross douthat I’m Ross Douthat. And this is “The Argument.” [THEME MUSIC] Today, what’s the fate of the Supreme Court? Will Justice Ginsburg’s seat be filled before the election. And amid all this dysfunction, how should the highest court in the land be reformed? Because …

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The Other Supreme Court Fight

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Congressional Republicans say they will respect election results. The Pac-12 will play football. And you can expect a heated debate over “judicial supremacy.” The idea of an all-powerful Supreme Court — a court where justices with lifetime tenure …

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The Field: Policing and Power in Minneapolis

This episode of “The Field” was hosted by Astead Herndon; produced by Austin Mitchell; with help from Asthaa Chaturvedi; and edited by Lisa Tobin and Mike Benoist. Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher This episode contains strong language. …

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Opinion | Will Trump’s Presidency Ever End?

Toward the beginning of a wise and beautifully stated essay about American partisanship and the response to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, the lawyer and political commentator David French wrote, “I have never in my adult life seen such a deep shudder and sense of dread pass through the American …

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Meet California State University’s New Chancellor

Good morning. Earlier this week, the California State University announced its next leader: Joseph Castro, who has served as president of Cal State Fresno since 2013. He’ll be the eighth person to become chancellor of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, but he’ll be the first Californian and the …

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Russia Freezes Navalny’s Assets as He Recovers From Poisoning

MOSCOW — The Russian authorities froze the assets of Aleksei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader poisoned last month, at the behest of a Kremlin-allied businessman known as “Putin’s chef,” Mr. Navalny’s spokeswoman said on Thursday. Mr. Navalny, President Vladimir V. Putin’s most prominent domestic opponent in Russia, was still …

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