Marty, Longtime Mascot of Mount Washington Observatory, Dies

“He might love you one week and the next week, he wouldn’t come near you,” said an observatory official. “Typical cat.”

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Football’s Boo Birds Are All Cooped Up

N.F.L. fans in the Northeast, lusty booers in normal times, have had to watch their teams’ dim performances from afar, without recourse. “I have no way to release my venom,” one Jets fan said.

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The Dreaded Lanternbug, Scourge of Agriculture, Spreads in New Jersey

The insect poses a serious threat to American crops, particularly vineyards, and inspires creative backyard methods of eliminating them.

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Isaias Live Updates: Fires, Flooding and Tornadoes as Storm Charges Over Land

Isaias, now a tropical storm, made landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, and is causing widespread power outages as it cuts a path north.

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Critics Fear Amtrak Is Using Pandemic to Cut Service That Won’t Return

Members of Congress are angry that the rail agency is asking for more money while planning to lay off staff and reduce services. Smaller communities that rely on rail service could be badly hurt.

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Northeast Forecast Has Cold and Snow On the Way

An Arctic blast will sweep parts of the Northeast, bringing record-cold temperatures and even some snow to states that are coming out of a mild winter.

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Trump Says States Can Start Reopening While Acknowledging the Decision Is Theirs

The guidelines released by the president effectively mean that any restoration of American society will take place on a patchwork basis.

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