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The Thanksgiving Recipes Googled in Every State

nytimes.com — Like many other readers, we were fascinated by the 50-dishes-for-50-states Thanksgiving mega-menu that our colleagues in the Food section recently produced. The piece - and the many reactions to it - got us wondering what a democratic version of the project might look like.
Nov 25, 2014

On a lighter note, according to the NYT the top-Googled Thanksgiving recipe in #Florida is "flan de calabaza"

Nov 25, 2014

RT @DLeonhardt: What combines pasta, fruit, eggs, whipped cream and marshmallows? Frog-eye salad. nytimes.com/interactive/20… pic.twitter.com/F6FicVz5OS

Nov 25, 2014

What combines pasta, fruit, eggs, whipped cream and marshmallows? Frog-eye salad. nytimes.com/interactive/20… pic.twitter.com/F6FicVz5OS

Nov 25, 2014

Am very glad to be leaving the land of stuffed artichoke Thanksgivings for the dirt pudding heartland: nytimes.com/interactive/20…

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Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is expected to release on Wednesday a contentious and long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant linked to asthma, heart disease and premature death.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @nickjuliano: So the ozone rule is coming tomorrow (when everyone will definitely be paying attention to the news...) nytimes.com/2014/11/26/us/…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @bazmaniandevil: For those who missed last 2 yrs of Clinton admin, genius of @podesta44 is tactical ability to apply enviro regulation nyti.ms/1FpJb3g

Nov 25, 2014

For those who missed last 2 yrs of Clinton admin, genius of @podesta44 is tactical ability to apply enviro regulation nyti.ms/1FpJb3g

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The Meaning of the Ferguson Riots

nytimes.com — The St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who in August shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, would have generated widespread anger and disappointment in any case.
Nov 25, 2014

NYT says Ferguson police "justifiably seen as an alien, occupying force ... synonymous with state-sponsored abuse nyti.ms/1FoUPeY

Nov 25, 2014

"McCulloch ... made matters infinitely worse by handling this sensitive investigation in the worst possible way." nytimes.com/2014/11/26/opi…

Nov 25, 2014

NYT ed board: "police officers see black men as expendable figures on the urban landscape, not quite human beings." nytimes.com/2014/11/26/opi…

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New York Times Names Kinsey Wilson to Masthead

nytimes.com — The New York Times has appointed Kinsey Wilson, a former NPR executive and USA Today executive editor, to its masthead to oversee innovation and strategy, the newspaper announced Tuesday. Mr. Wilson, 58, who will begin his new job in February, will collaborate with the editorial and business sides of the organization, the company said in a statement, and will report to the executive editor, Dean Baquet.
Nov 25, 2014

Hiring a 58-year-old to key strategy/tech/innovation position, NYT? That's truly innovative. nytimes.com/2014/11/26/bus…

Nov 25, 2014

New York Times names former NPR chief content officer @kinseywilson as new innovation editor nyti.ms/1Foe3RN #media

Nov 25, 2014

Huzzah! RT @kinseywilson: Thrilled to be joining @nytimes and setting off on a whole new adventure. bit.ly/1uDeyRJ

Nov 25, 2014

Congrats!! RT @kinseywilson: Thrilled to be joining @nytimes and setting off on a whole new adventure. goo.gl/aEMCIF

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For Ferguson Grand Jury, a Mass of Evidence, Much of it Conflicting

nytimes.com — FERGUSON, Mo. - Michael Brown became so angry when he was stopped by Officer Darren Wilson on Canfield Drive here on Aug. 9, his face looked "like a demon." When Mr. Brown reached into the officer's vehicle and fought him for his gun, the Officer Wilson was so physically overpowered that after grabbing Mr. Brown, he "felt like a 5-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan."
Nov 25, 2014

"In the end, it seems, it all came down to Officer Darren Wilson himself ..." nyti.ms/1ro47Bp

Nov 25, 2014

RT @mattblaze: So basically, the prosecutor played the role of defense attorney at the grand jury. nytimes.com/2014/11/26/us/… pic.twitter.com/5NyLYWfC3G

Nov 25, 2014

RT @mattblaze: So basically, the prosecutor played the role of defense attorney at the grand jury. nytimes.com/2014/11/26/us/… pic.twitter.com/5NyLYWfC3G

Nov 25, 2014

"…eyewitness testimony revealed an infinite array of subtle but crucial variations." nytimes.com/2014/11/26/us/…

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What North Dakota Would Look Like if Its Oil Drilling Lines Were Aboveground

nytimes.com — More than 11,000 oil wells have been drilled in North Dakota since 2006, covering the state's agricultural landscape. In all, almost 40,000 miles of well bores have been drilled underground to connect the fracking operations to surface wells. Laid end to end, they would circle the Earth about one and a half times.
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Hagel Submits Resignation as Defense Chief Under Pressure

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama 's Democratic majority in the Senate and a beleaguered national security team that has struggled to stay ahead of an onslaught of global crises.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @tobyharnden: Obama administration official describes Chuck Hagel as "the low-hanging fruit" mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/us/…

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