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Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, is interested in Mr. Trump’s firing of his F.B.I. director and national security adviser and other events.
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Hurricane Maria Strikes and Puerto Rico Goes Dark (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma, a new storm made a direct hit on the island, knocking out its power grid.
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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
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Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Maria, Mexico City, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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California Today: California Today: Amid Housing Pain, Most Californians Have Weighed a Move (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Wednesday: A housing crisis that spans the state, a potentially fatal blow to the delta tunnels project, and a look back at Emperor Norton.
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Manafort Working on Kurdish Referendum Opposed by U.S. (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
President Trump’s former campaign chairman has continued soliciting international business even as his past international work is under investigation.
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Trump Pushes to Revisit Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
With a deadline looming, the president seeks support from allies to toughen provisions of the pact rather than scrap it, with mixed reaction from Europeans.
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The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The president calls the Iran nuclear deal an “embarrassment,” but ending it would destroy his credibility in any talks over North Korea’s arsenal.
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Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly, Signing a Nuclear Pact and Debating Another (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea and Iran. Here are the highlights.
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Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The Federal Reserve said a trio of punishing hurricanes were unlikely to reduce the pace of economic growth, and it continued to dismantle its stimulus programs.
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S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of a Computer Hack Last Year (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.
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A Start-Up Slump Is a Drag on the Economy. Big Business May Be to Blame. (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The formation of new companies has failed to bounce back since the recession, and economists say the trend may be holding back wages and productivity.
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Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The health insurance industry, which has been cautious about previous bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act, came out sharply against the latest version.
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‘Chuck and Nancy,’ Washington’s New Power Couple, Set Sights on Health Care (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer hold no formal reins of power, but the Democratic leaders have emerged as a surprising force.
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Pentagon Memo: Mattis Shows How to Split With Trump Without Provoking Him (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The secretary of defense has been deft at leveraging the president’s respect for him into room to maneuver on his policy goals.
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Voter Fraud? A Trump Nominee Looks as if He Cast an Illegal Ballot (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Jeffrey Gerrish, the president’s nominee to be deputy U.S. Trade Representative, is drawing Senate scrutiny for a vote cast in Virginia after he moved to Maryland.
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Facebook, After ‘Fail’ Over Ads Targeting Racists, Makes Changes (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, promised “more human review and oversight” to make sure offensive terms aren’t used to target ads.
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A Hotel Revival in Los Angeles (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Step up to the bar or lounge by the pool in 360 degrees at some of the chic hotels that are inviting guests to a revitalized Los Angeles.
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Pursuits: In Los Angeles, Hotel Hipness Makes a Grand Return (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Thanks to a new breed of high-rise hotels — complete with public pools and gaggles of fashionable locals — transitory spaces have become permanent hot spots.
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Your Daily Mini Crossword (Tue, 14 Mar 2017)
Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.
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‘These Were Our Children’: School Collapses in Mexico Earthquake (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
At least 30 children were killed when the Enrique Rebsamen school collapsed in Tuesday’s earthquake.
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At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
At least 30 children died when the earthquake collapsed their school. As the hours passed, rescuers found mostly lifeless bodies, but also some survivors.
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Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200 (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Thousands of rescue workers plunged into the shattered shells of homes and offices. Officials said the priority is to keep saving people.
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Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Two powerful quakes, 12 days apart, have killed hundreds of people in Mexico this month. We look at how, where and why the big ones happen.
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Where to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Victims (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.
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The Top 10 Moments of London Fashion Week (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Highlights from the shows, including Burberry, which was “a little more honest, a little less polished.” And oh, minimalism is back.
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‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.
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Jake LaMotta, ‘Raging Bull’ in and Out of the Ring, Dies at 95 (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
LaMotta, who learned to box in a reformatory, won the middleweight championship and inspired an acclaimed film in which he was played by Robert De Niro.
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Review: ‘Raging Bull’ (1980) (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)

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Months After Second Avenue Subway Opening, Safety Testing Is Not Finished (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
In a rush to finish the Second Avenue subway, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority failed to complete final safety testing before opening the line.
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Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.
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In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.
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Florida Nursing Home Listed Dead Resident as ‘Resting in Bed,’ State Says (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
State officials said a nursing home made late and “dubious” entries in medical records on the morning eight residents died in the post-hurricane heat.
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Prosecutors Want Anthony Weiner to Serve About 2 Years in Prison (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The government asked a judge to sentence Mr. Weiner to a prison term of 21 to 27 months for his conviction in a sexting case.
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Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants.
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Lillian Ross, Acclaimed Reporter for The New Yorker, Dies at 99 (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
One of her rules of journalism was, “Do not call attention to yourself.” Yet she did just that in a memoir about her long affair with her celebrated editor.
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Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.
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Preet Bharara, Ousted Federal Prosecutor, Will Join CNN (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Mr. Bharara, who has become a frequent critic of President Trump since being dismissed by him in March, will be a senior legal analyst for the network.
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Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It. (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
A software engineer created a fake version of the website to draw attention to the weak security of the real one. Phishers could easily do the same.
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Trilobites: Sea Turtles Appear to Be Bouncing Back Around the World (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Researchers analyzed all existing public data of sea turtle nesting sites around the world and found a tale of “cautionary optimism.”
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Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
A British television news report said that the online retailer’s algorithms were automatically offering items that could be used to create an explosive device.
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U.S. Taking 50 Refugees From Offshore Camps, Australia Says (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Trump administration would honor an Obama-era deal to resettle the detainees in the United States.
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Economic Scene: Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Earnings are rising at a pace not seen in almost two decades. Will it be enough to draw more people off the bench and into the job market?
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Trump Tweets He Was ‘Saddened’ by ‘Bad’ Emmy Ratings (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Politics dominated the awards show on Sunday, and two days later, the president finally reacted.
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This New G.O.P. Publication Looks a Lot Like a News Website (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The Free Telegraph is funded by the Republican Governors Association, which dismissed criticism that the website amounted to “propaganda.”
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Charles Owens, Golfer, Dies at 85; Novel Putter Brought Late Success (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Owens overcame segregation, severe injuries and, with a long putter, the “yips” to win on the Senior PGA Tour.
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Amid Protests, St. Louis Mayor Walks a Political Tightrope (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Mayor Lyda Krewson promised to curb violence and heal racial divisions. Then a former police officer was acquitted of murder.
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White Baton Rouge Suspect Is Charged With Murder in Killings of Two Black Men (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The police said that the killings may have been racially motivated. The suspect was arrested twice in recent days on unrelated charges but was released.
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While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
A new survey of employers shows moderate price increases in health benefits despite turmoil in the individual insurance market.
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The Latest Design Trend: Black and Burned Wood (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
An ancient Japanese technique protects cedar by charring it a witchy charcoal. It’s having a renaissance in the West (for less practical reasons).
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Forget Fan Fiction. In Nerdlesque, the Garters Come Off. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
In this pop-culture twist on burlesque, performers put on tributes to movies and shows like “Doctor Who.” Not a fan? You can still admire the dancing.
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Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.
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NYT > Education

High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens (Wed, 13 Sep 2017)
The technology-focused graduate school, in a set of environmentally conscious buildings, is supposed to spur the development of the local tech sector.
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Bannon Will Address Berkeley, a Hotbed of Conflict Over Free Speech (Wed, 13 Sep 2017)
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.
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After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools (Tue, 12 Sep 2017)
The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.
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The Education Issue: Education by the Numbers (Tue, 12 Sep 2017)
Statistics show just how profound the inequalities in America’s education system have become.
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For Teachers Working Through DACA, a Bittersweet Start to the School Year (Fri, 08 Sep 2017)
When the Trump Administration canceled the program allowing them to hold their jobs, immigrants with teaching licenses suddenly faced an uncertain future.
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Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules (Tue, 12 Sep 2017)
Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.
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Newsbook: 3 Books on the Importance of Early Education (Wed, 13 Sep 2017)
As policy makers, teachers, and parents work to expand pre-K programs, here are three books on what children really need.
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Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault (Mon, 11 Sep 2017)
The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.
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Regents Approve Plan to Evaluate and Improve New York Schools (Tue, 12 Sep 2017)
A federal education law passed during the Obama administration requires states to create a plan for school improvement, which Washington must approve.
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As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check (Fri, 25 Aug 2017)
Successful schools, analysts say, will increasingly be the ones that expand their programs to suit the changing needs of employers.
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On Campus: My University Is Named for Robert E. Lee. What Now? (Tue, 22 Aug 2017)
We need to change how we honor this former college president.
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Struggling Schools Improve on Test Scores, but Not All Are Safe (Wed, 23 Aug 2017)
Schools in the city’s Renewal program improved more on state standardized tests in reading and math than the rest of the city’s schools.
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Rochester Launches New Inquiry Into Harassment Accusations (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The professor, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, was placed on leave while Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for Manhattan, leads the new investigation.
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South Carolina 5th Graders Are Asked to Explain K.K.K.’s Thinking (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
A teacher is on administrative leave after giving an assignment that said: “You are a member of the K.K.K. Why do you think your treatment of African-Americans is justified?”
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For Many Medical Students, the Caribbean Was Warm and Welcoming. Until Now. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Offshore schools have become an established part of the medical education system, but two deadly hurricanes have damaged some schools and led to evacuations.
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Harvard Endowment Reports ‘Disappointing’ 8.1 Percent Return (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”
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Cornell Fraternity Closes Indefinitely After Racially Charged Attack (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
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9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year.
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Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
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On Campus: When Community College Is Free (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
Chicago is experimenting with a K-14 model for educating some of its most successful students.
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Racially Charged Incidents Shake Cornell Campus (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
An assault of a black student was at least the second bias-related episode at the Ivy League university since the start of the school year.
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John W. Lewis, China Expert and Vietnam War Critic, Dies at 86 (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
Professor Lewis opposed the war in Southeast Asia early on and later made unconventional peace overtures to Beijing and North Korea.
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On Campus: Who Gets to Define Campus Rape? (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
Betsy DeVos is rolling back the clock on university policies around sexual misconduct.
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Rape Accusations Against Italian Police Dismay Florence (Sat, 16 Sep 2017)
Two Americans have accused officers of raping them, an unsettling allegation for a city that relies on money spent by foreign students and reveres its Carabinieri police force.
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With Chelsea Manning Invitation, Harvard Got a Discussion It Didn’t Want (Sat, 16 Sep 2017)
After the university’s Kennedy School gave Manning a visiting fellowship, backlash led to a reversal and criticism from across the political spectrum.
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Sexual Harassment Charges Roil Elite University Department (Fri, 15 Sep 2017)
University of Rochester faculty members say the administration protected a professor who harassed women, and retaliated against those who complained.
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Possible Hazing Suspected in L.S.U. Student’s Death (Fri, 15 Sep 2017)
Louisiana State University said it was investigating the death of Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, after he was taken to a hospital from a fraternity.
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Harvard Disinvites Chelsea Manning, and the Feeling Is Mutual (Fri, 15 Sep 2017)
The dean of the Kennedy School said the selection of Ms. Manning for a fellowship had been a mistake, after protests from current and former C.I.A. officials.
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NYT > World

At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
At least 30 children died when the earthquake collapsed their school. As the hours passed, rescuers found mostly lifeless bodies, but also some survivors.
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Mexico City Volunteers Venture Out in Force to Aid Quake Victims (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Parque España, the verdant refuge of dog-walkers and young lovers, became the venue for something else: a frenetic, impromptu relief center.
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Trump Pushes to Revisit Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
With a deadline looming, the president seeks support from allies to toughen provisions of the pact rather than scrap it, with mixed reaction from Europeans.
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Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly, Signing a Nuclear Pact and Debating Another (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea and Iran. Here are the highlights.
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Karachi Journal: For Honored Guest, Shiite Sect in Pakistan Dares a Celebration (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The Dawoodi Bohras bear the scars of sectarian attacks, but they are going all out to host their sect’s leader for the first time in more than 20 years.
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An Emboldened Beijing Wields China’s Laws to Strike at Overseas Threats (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The case of a rights activist from Taiwan awaiting sentencing in China for subversion is emblematic of a wider, global campaign, critics say.
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As Catalonia Independence Referendum Nears, Madrid Escalates Tensions (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The Spanish police have raided regional government offices and detained at least 14 people less than two weeks before a vote Madrid has vowed to block.
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Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.
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U.K. Police Arrest 3 More Over Parsons Green Attack (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The men, ages 25, 30 and 48, were detained in Wales, bringing to five the number of people in custody in connection with the bombing last week on the London Tube.
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Critics Fear Trump’s Attacks on Iran Could Backfire (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Critics of Mr. Trump’s threats to vacate the nuclear agreement with Iran say they may have created empathy for the country — not an outcome he sought.
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Pakistan’s Leader Says Military Has Routed Taliban From Afghan Border (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The U.S. and Afghanistan doubt that claim and say Pakistan must do more to thwart militants.
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‘These Were Our Children’: School Collapses in Mexico Earthquake (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
At least 30 children were killed when the Enrique Rebsamen school collapsed in Tuesday’s earthquake.
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Mexico City, Hurricane Maria, Iran: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Hurricane Maria, Mexico City, Iran: Your Thursday Briefing (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Wild Bison Killed After Wandering Across Border Into Germany (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
A local official ordered hunters to kill the rare animal last week after it crossed over from Poland. “Animals don’t know country borders,” a conservationist said.
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Battered, Not Broken: Pictures of Mexico After the Quake (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
As Mexicans rush to one another’s aid, portraits of a country that is already dusting itself off.
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Where to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Victims (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.
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Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Two powerful quakes, 12 days apart, have killed hundreds of people in Mexico this month. We look at how, where and why the big ones happen.
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Photos from the Mexico Earthquake (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Photos from the Mexico Earthquake
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Letter 26: Why Australia? (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
This week’s newsletter provides answers to frequently asked questions about The New York Times’s new bureau in Australia.
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Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.
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The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
The president calls the Iran nuclear deal an “embarrassment,” but ending it would destroy his credibility in any talks over North Korea’s arsenal.
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U.S. Taking 50 Refugees From Offshore Camps, Australia Says (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Trump administration would honor an Obama-era deal to resettle the detainees in the United States.
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South Korea’s Leader Will Be Odd Man Out in Meeting With Trump and Shinzo Abe (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.
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Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200 (Thu, 21 Sep 2017)
Thousands of rescue workers plunged into the shattered shells of homes and offices. Officials said the priority is to keep saving people.
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Where the Wild Things Are: China’s Art Dreamers at the Guggenheim (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
A story of China from 1989 to 2008, seen through the eyes of its avant-garde artists.
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Right and Left React to Trump’s Speech at the U.N. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Writers from across the political spectrum discuss President Trump’s bellicose address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
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Europe Edition: United Nations, Mexico, Hurricane Maria: Your Wednesday Briefing (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.
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Listen: Locals Describe Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.
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Trump, Hurricane Maria, Mexico: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Mexico City (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
A deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck close to Mexico City. It comes less than two weeks after the most powerful earthquake in Mexico in a century.
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Asia and Australia Edition: United Nations, Hurricane Maria, Rohingya: Your Wednesday Briefing (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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News Analysis: Trump Offers a Selective View of Sovereignty in U.N. Speech (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
The president declared that nations should respect each other’s sovereignty. But he threatened to act aggressively against some nations, like North Korea and Iran.
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The Breakdown: Why Australia Wasn’t Ready for a Dangerous Flu Season (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
A historically high number of cases have been reported in some states, with the death of a young girl raising alarms.
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Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
In Mexico City, where a school collapsed, ordinary citizens used their bare hands to try to free the students trapped in the rubble.
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Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
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With Combative Style and Epithets, Trump Takes America First to the U.N. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
In a bellicose speech before world leaders, President Trump framed differences with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela as a battle of good versus evil.
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International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017 (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The figures, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, included a 10.1 percent drop in European travelers compared to the same period last year.
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From Truman to Trump: How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the U.N. (Wed, 20 Sep 2017)
With President Trump’s first address to the United Nations on Tuesday, here’s a look at past presidents’ first speeches.
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Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.
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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
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Document Revives Mystery of Vatican Teenager Who Vanished in ’83 (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The document, stolen from an armored cabinet, suggests the Vatican is not telling all it knows about the kidnapping 34 years ago of a teenage girl.
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Fashion Review: ‘Why You’d Want to Do That Is Beyond Me’: London Fashion Week Faces Down Its Critics (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
Shows by Christopher Kane, Erdem Moralioglu and Hussein Chalayan took on — or didn’t — the rapidly changing world outside.
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Giant Monument to Kalashnikov, Creator of AK-47, Is Unveiled in Moscow (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The nationalist ceremony made no mention of the millions killed and wounded by the world’s most prevalent assault weapon.
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The 2017 Hurricane Season Really Is More Intense Than Normal (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
It’s not your imagination. From Harvey to Irma to Jose to Maria, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season “has been an overachiever by almost every index.”
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In Grenfell Inquiry, U.K. Weighs 2 Types of Manslaughter Charge (Tue, 19 Sep 2017)
The investigation into the London high-rise fire may test laws under which organizations can be prosecuted for deaths. Individual charges are also being considered.
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