Mr. Mueller delivered a lengthy report to Attorney General William P. Barr last month. Two days later, Mr. Barr announced that Mr. Mueller “did not find that the Trump campaign, or anyone associated with it, conspired or coordinated with" Russia. Last winter, not long after I turned 39 — the age, exactly, when my father left — I experienced what I can only explain as a very powerful distance from the life I was living. It was a raw and icy winter in Maine, and I had grown snappy with the tedious details of daily life. What was required of me as a father — attending to the needs of my kids, being a good husband, going to work, fixing stuff around the house — all began to feel so arbitrary and bland.
Two new brands — Clare and Backdrop — have emerged in the past eight months, selling paint through their websites. Convenience and a friction-free life, ideally one in which any desire can be fulfilled through clicking and swiping, is the millennial consumer’s utopia, and now that utopia has colors of its own, with generationally appropriate names like Clare’s “No Filter” (a “light beige with warm undertones”). — AlishaDelivered in 2-3 bussiness days
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The Great Barrier Reef is in grave danger, but a killer drone may just be key in helping it heal. To the Editor:Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InFor any Democrat competing to succeed President Trump as president, solutions to such problems could require not only undoing the damage Mr. Trump has caused — alienating allies, cozying up to autocrats, tearing up international agreements and sowing doubts about America’s role as the lodestar of democracy — but creating a new approach to national security. Coach Jill Ellis made seven changes to the starting lineup she used in the team’s 13-goal thrashing of Thailand last week. And still the readjusted group on Sunday scored three times in the first half — two goals from Carli Lloyd, one from Julie Ertz — and cruised into the knockout stage of the tournament ahead of its final group stage match against Sweden on Thursday.