Thanks to my friends at the English Companion Ning, I found out about the NY Times Blog called After Deadline.
About This Blog
To better inform readers of the story behind each story, Times Topics blog provides access to the contents of NYTimes.com and the most informative sources on the Web on hundreds of subjects. This blog provides a place for informed discussion about the events and circumstances that shape the news and lets readers in on those conversations.
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