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He told The Washington Post early in his tenure that he hoped “to get America to where it sees subtle forms of segregation” but at times found himself contending with more blatant ones.Drew S. Days III, first African American to lead civil rights division at Justice Department, dies at 79|Emily Langer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
She contends he had promised the sperm donor would resemble her husband and come from a similar ethnic background.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
As if the ongoing pandemic and economic fallout weren’t enough to contend with, publishers are facing up to a privacy revolution that will upend targeted advertising.Deep Dive: How the future of publishing is taking shape in the ongoing coronavirus crisis era|Pierre Bienaimé|November 17, 2020|Digiday
Long-term, the franchise cannot contend while skating on such thin ice.Ty Lue Inherited A Kawhi Leonard Problem|James L. Jackson|November 13, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Who can win the Masters, who can but won’t and who to pick in your poolAs far as the Masters is concerned, however, DeChambeau has never really contended.Masters picks: The best bets to put on the green jacket|Matt Bonesteel|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The family contends that Muataz was regularly abused and further threatened with rape.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Habsburg army, however, Watson contends, were exceptionally bloodthirsty.How WWI Produced the Holocaust|J.P. O’Malley|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The state contends he hired Joe Gentz, 50, a local roustabout, to kill his wife of 26 years.A Murder in Detroit’s Sexual Underworld|Steve Miller|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More importantly, contends Winroth, the Vikings were acting completely rationally with their raids.How the Vikings Saved Europe and Got a Terrible Reputation|William O’Connor|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The economic recovery in Europe, contends Winroth, “was during the Viking Age.”How the Vikings Saved Europe and Got a Terrible Reputation|William O’Connor|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Navigation everywhere contends with the same monster; the sea is one hydra.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Ribbing87 contends that we must regard it as abnormal when a boy of thirteen or fourteen is obsessed (hanté) by erotic ideas.
He contends that children who go to bed at night healthily tired out, will not be likely to think of masturbation.
He is generally said to have died of grief; but Lepsius contends, that he survived even the accession of Hadrian.
Realism, he contends, is only a vast field of preliminary studies and a store-room of materials.The English Stage|Augustin Filon