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Un train explose et fait 47 morts. Six ans plus tard, les wagons qui traversent les villes canadiennes ne sont pas plus rassurants.

Des promesses Un train explose et fait 47 morts. Six ans plus tard, les wagons qui traversent les villes canadiennes ne sont pas plus rassurants. Dans la foulée d’une catastrophe, les autorités promettent souvent d’améliorer la situation. Mais le font-elles vraiment? Dans cette série, le New York Times revient sur …

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Messages on the Moon From a World Turned Upside Down

Messages of peace from exiled leaders of nations under Soviet occupation were poignant. Anatols Dinbergs of Latvia spoke of how the moon landing would contribute to the “restoration of freedom to all nations.” But the words of dictators allied with the United States felt distinctly less principled. Chiang Kai-shek of …

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Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

Facebook said in a statement on Saturday that, “by updating the rules for the internet, we can preserve what’s best about it.” The company added, “We want to work with governments and policymakers to design the sort of smart regulation that fosters competition, encourages innovation and protects consumers.” Facebook is …

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50 Years Ago, Canada Was Also in Space

In 1969, like many children, I was somewhat possessed by space travel. In my bedroom were plastic models of space capsules that I, or more accurately my father, had built. And I coveted a card showing that I was on the waiting list for flights on Pan Am’s space travel …

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