4 Dead in a Shooting and Fire Near Baltimore, Police Say

Four people died, including a gunman who was shot by the police, after officers and firefighters responded to reports of a shooting and a two-alarm fire on Saturday in Baltimore County, Md., the authorities said. Around 6:40 a.m. on Saturday, the authorities responded to a residential neighborhood in Woodlawn, Md., an unincorporated area about 12…

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Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’ Tells Zuckerberg He’s the Decider

When Mr. Zuckerberg first pitched the idea of a “Facebook Supreme Court” several years ago, he promoted it as a way to make the company’s governance more democratic, by forming an independent body of subject matter experts and giving them the power to hear appeals from users. “I think in any kind of good-functioning democratic…

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Geoff Crowther, 77, Dies; Guided Travelers Looking to Get Lost

After all, Lonely Planet, which was founded by Tony Wheeler with his wife, Maureen, was itself named by mistake. Mr. Wheeler thought he was adopting the name from the lyrics to “Space Captain,” sung by Joe Cocker and written by Matthew Moore — until his wife corrected him. (The actual line is “Once while traveling…

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As Texas Voting Restrictions Near Passage, Democrats Stage Protest

Critics have assailed the voter measures as comparable to the abuses of Jim Crow, an era in which the white political power structure in Texas and other Southern states used tactics such as the now-unconstitutional poll tax and literacy tests to perpetuate segregation and suppress minority voters. House members passed Senate Bill 7 at 3…

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Tsunoda unsure he’s getting the same car as teammate Gasly

Formula One rookie Yuki Tsunoda questioned whether AlphaTauri is giving him the same car as teammate Pierre Gasly after a frustrating qualifying session Saturday for the Spanish Grand Prix. Tsunoda was broadcast cursing on his car radio after being eliminated from the opening segment of qualifying, saying “I cannot believe this car”. He will start…

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