Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76 — National Post

NEW YORK — Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s “San Francisco Sound” both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands performed, has died.

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The Trump Administration Has Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children — TIME

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.

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Digital records mean ancient northwest coast Indigenous art ‘survives’ Rio blaze — National Post

VANCOUVER — Centuries-old artifacts from the Pacific northwest coast are among items lost in the recent fire that destroyed the National Museum of Brazil, but a museum curator in Vancouver says the North American works will live on through digitization.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest Stunt Mocks the Nike Boycott — TIME

Jimmy Kimmel is back just in time. In the wake of Nike choosing former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of the 30th anniversary of their “Just Do It” ad campaign, some critics decided to not only to boycott Nike in the future, but to avenge their past purchases by burning their shoes…

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Mexican experts: nearly 1,000-year-old Maya text authentic — National Post

MEXICO CITY — Fifty-four years after it was sold by looters, an ancient Maya pictographic text was judged authentic by scholars Thursday. Mexico’s National Institute of History and Anthropology said the calendar-style text was made between 1021 and 1154 A.D. and is the oldest known pre-Hispanic document…

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