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Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

Dozens of websites went down briefly around the globe Tuesday, including CNN, The New York Times and Britain’s government home page, after an outage at the cloud computing service Fastly, illustrating how vital a small number of behind-the-scenes companies have become to running the internet. The sites that could not be reached also included some

Opinion

Opinion: 1619 Project Wants to Cancel America. Here’s What They’d Replace it With.

As the New York Times “revisits” its controversial 1619 Project amid growing criticism, one story has largely avoided the media’s attention: What it’s founder — “journalist” Nikole Hannah-Jones — wants to replace America with. For some background, the 1619 Project seeks to redefine American history as systemically racist, built purely on the reprehensible institution of slavery. This

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