A Unique American Ritual: The School Shooting

From the University of Texas in 1966, to Columbine in 1999 and now Uvalde, the images of school shootings across America are almost indistinguishable.

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Women’s March Madness: South Carolina Still Dominant

At halftime of their first-round game, the top-seeded Gamecocks led 44-4.

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What to Watch in the Women’s NCAA Tournament on Friday

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston and Iowa’s Caitlin Clark, the leading candidates for the Naismith Trophy, will both play, but Friday might be the only opportunity to see some other high-scoring stars.

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Women’s March Madness: What to Watch as Tournament Begins

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston and Iowa’s Caitlin Clark, the leading candidates for the Naismith Trophy, will both play, but Friday might be the only opportunity to see some other high-scoring stars.

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As N.C.A.A. Tournament Ends, So Does Life in Basketball Bubble

The travails of athletes underscore the burdens on athletes in pulling off the three-week basketball bonanza.

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A List of Recent Mass Shootings in the United States

In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities, according to a database compiled by the Violence Project.

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Is It Safe to Go Back to Indoor Group Exercise Class at the Gym?

Indoor fitness classes, which often result in heavy breathing in poorly ventilated rooms, can be risky. Here’s a guide to help you decide if your gym is doing enough to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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How Do Flying Snakes Glide Through the Air? ‘It’s Hard to Believe’

As they wiggle and undulate, the snakes are transforming their bodies for flight.

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What’s the Future of Group Exercise Classes?

In February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea because of Zumba classes.

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