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UN Approves Kenya’s Mission to Stabilize Haiti
Kenyan security forces are expected to head to Haiti for a year to combat gang violence that has killed thousands.
Democrats Weigh Whether to Rescue McCarthy From G.O.P. Ouster Bid
Party officials said that without promises to address their policy priorities, the speaker should not count on Democratic votes to save him.
Ethnic Serbs in Northern Kosovo Feel ‘Trapped’ by Politics
A deadly gunfight in a Kosovar village raised worries that the troubled Balkan region would be plunged into another conflict, with confusion and fear running high among residents. “I’d like to know who runs this place,” a mechanic said.
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Trump’s Fraud Trial Starts With Attacks on Attorney General and Judge
Donald J. Trump appeared in court as lawyers for New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, painted him as a fraudster. His lawyers said she was out to get the former president.
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The Americans Most Threatened by Eviction: Young Children
About a quarter of Black babies and toddlers in rental households face the threat of eviction in a typical year, a new study says, and all children are disproportionately at risk.
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Horace Ové, Pioneering Black Filmmaker in Britain, Dies at 86
His feature-length film, “Pressure,” mapped the struggles of Black Britons in an era of unyielding racism. He was knighted in 2022.
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What to Know About Laphonza Butler, Newsom’s Appointee to the Senate
Ms. Butler, 44, was chosen on Sunday to fill the vacancy created by the death of Senator Dianne Feinstein.
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Secretary of State Blinken Plays the Guitar to Launch “Music Diplomacy” Initiative
A viral video of Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken introduced Americans to the guitar geek hidden within.
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Microsoft C.E.O. Testifies That Google’s Power in Search Is Ubiquitous
Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, is the government’s biggest-name witness in its landmark antitrust case against Google.
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Putin’s Next Target: U.S. Support for Ukraine, Officials Say
Russian spy agencies and new technologies could be used to push conspiracy theories, U.S. officials say.
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A Public Health Setback
Abortion politics are threatening a successful global AIDS program.
Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus
Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide of the pandemic.
Nobel Prize Awarded to Covid Vaccine Pioneers
The physiology or medicine prize for Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman recognized work that led to the development of vaccines that were administered to billions around the world.
Newsom to Name Emily’s List President as Feinstein Successor
Gov. Gavin Newsom will name Laphonza Butler to fill the vacancy left by the death of Dianne Feinstein.
Wall Street’s Most Hated Regulator Faces a Fundamental Threat
Rohit Chopra, who leads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says he is simply enforcing the law. Bankers call him reckless — a “regulator gone rogue.”
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They Ran for a Better Life, Straight Into a Wildfire
Greek authorities assumed the victims were asylum seekers because no one was looking for missing people locally. And for more than a month, their identities, and the circumstances of their deaths, remained a mystery.
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Gaetz Says He Will Move to Oust McCarthy for Working With Democrats
A day after the Republican speaker turned to Democrats for help passing a stopgap spending bill to avert a shutdown, the far-right congressman promised to try to remove him from his post.
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This Is Why I Hate Banned Books Week
Its proponents trade on the moral currency of defiance, but in practice they are highly conventional.
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Christian Nationalism May Not Be Serious, but It’s Dangerous
This is one reason the Trump won’t break.
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Have Gear, Will Deliver: Why I Carry Supplies to Ukrainian Troops
An army of individuals transport needed nonlethal supplies to Ukrainian military personnel in the field.
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Antakya, Turkey, Struggles to Recover From Earthquake
Seven months after powerful earthquakes battered the historic city of Antakya in southern Turkey, life feels temporary as residents await reconstruction.
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Ukraine’s Government Downplays Uncertainty Over Support From Washington
Kyiv expressed confidence in continued U.S. support for its war against Russia after Congress passed a stopgap funding bill that did not include money for Ukraine.
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Private Security Guards Have Become a Last Resort for Public Safety
In America’s overwhelmed downtowns, private security guards like Michael Bock have become the solution of last resort.
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The Next Supreme Court Term: Guns, Free Speech and More
The justices will explore the scope of the Second Amendment, the fate of the administrative state and limits on free speech on the internet.
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A Nobel Prize Might Lower a Scientist’s Impact
A team of researchers at Stanford find that older scientists are less productive after winning major awards like the Nobel and the MacArthur Fellowship.
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The Honey Pot: What’s Behind the Rise of the New Feminine Care Brand
Brands selling feminine care products have dropped the euphemisms to sell to younger consumers. But are they still capitalizing on old stigmas?
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Willie Francois, a pastor, and Dalijah Franklin, a pole dancer, Marry in New York
Dalijah Franklin first met Willie Francois III after church. She was captivated by his sermon, and he was intrigued by her beauty.
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A Brief History of Consequential Deaths in Congress
Lawmakers’ deaths have sometimes helped to flip partisan control. With an aging, narrowly divided Senate, it could be a possibility again.
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Jamaal Bowman Pulls Fire Alarm Before House Vote on Stopgap Spending Bill
Mr. Bowman, a Democrat, pulled the alarm ahead of a rushed vote on a stopgap funding measure. Two investigations have been opened in the incident.
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Maui Fire Victim Dies After 7 Weeks in Burn Unit
Laurie Allen had to run through a wall of flame to escape the August wildfire. Doctors went to extraordinary lengths to try to save her.
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