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    Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations

    Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations


    Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, arriving to deliver a speech in Naypyidaw on Tuesday addressing the plight of the country’s Rohingya ethnic...

    In her first speech since the crisis started, the de facto leader of Myanmar defended the security forces despite accusations of ethnic cleansing.
    ‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop

    ‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: A Reporter’s Accidental Scoop


    Ty Cobb (right), a member of President Trump’s legal team, discussing details of the team’s response to the Russia investigations with John M. Dowd, the president’s lead outside attorney in the investigations, at BLT Steak in...

    Kenneth P. Vogel overheard a conversation at a Washington steakhouse that led to a story on the White House legal team’s internal discord over the Russia investigations.
    Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article

    Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article


    Nicole Eramo, a former associate dean at the University of Virginia, leaving court last year with her lawyer Tom Clare. Ms. Eramo won a $3 million jury award in her lawsuit against Rolling Stone over its discredited article but later reached a settlement...

    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.
    Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S.

    Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S.


    In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump assailed North Korea, Iran and...

    In a bellicose speech to the U.N., Trump took swipes at North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, framing the need to confront them as a battle of good versus evil.
    Senate Panel Cancels Meeting With Trump Lawyer Over Public Comments

    Senate Panel Cancels Meeting With Trump Lawyer Over Public Comments


    Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s lawyer, was scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed session at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday. The session was...

    The lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, said the rush to presume guilt was “un-American.” Senators had asked that he not speak publicly, and they quickly shut down the meeting.
    International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017

    International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017


    John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. International visitors to the United States declined by close to 700,000 in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the previous...

    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.
    Making ‘Mother!,’ the Year’s Most Divisive Film

    Making ‘Mother!,’ the Year’s Most Divisive Film


    Javier Bardem, left; Jennifer Lawrence; and Darren Aronofsky. Their film “Mother!” has divided — and perplexed —...

    Is it the most confusing movie of 2017 or merely the most provocative? Darren Aronofsky, Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem explain the movie.

    Hurricane Maria Batters Dominica


    Hurricane Maria tore roofs off of houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto...

    Hurricane Maria tore roofs off of houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
    Document Revives Mystery of Vatican Teenager Who Vanished in ’83

    Document Revives Mystery of Vatican Teenager Who Vanished in ’83


    Pietro Orlandi holds a picture of his sister Emanuela with a message that reads, “March for Truth and Justice” in St. Peter’s Square in...

    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.
    Justice Delayed: 10 Years in Jail, but Still Awaiting Trial

    Justice Delayed: 10 Years in Jail, but Still Awaiting Trial


    Childhood photos of Kharon Davis are on display at his grandparents’ home in Dothan,...

    Kharon Davis was 22 when he was charged with murder in Dothan, Ala. He has served half the minimum sentence, but has yet to have his day in court.
    Harvey and Irma Wiped Out Our Kitchens. Still, We Cook.

    Harvey and Irma Wiped Out Our Kitchens. Still, We Cook.


    After a day spent hauling flood-soaked belongings from their home in the Nottingham Forest of Houston, Linda and Jon Fabian sit on their lawn with a few glasses of...

    America has never lost so many stoves and pantries at once, but home cooks are intent on finding a way — any way — to make meals.

    Watch Live: World Leaders Speak at U.N. General Assembly


    World leaders are addressing nuclear weapons, climate change and more at the United Nations General Assembly in New...

    World leaders are addressing nuclear weapons, climate change and more at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
    California Today: California Today: What if Legal Pot Costs More Than Black-Market Pot?

    California Today: California Today: What if Legal Pot Costs More Than Black-Market Pot?


    People viewed products at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition, a trade show, in Los Angeles last Friday. The legal sale of recreational marijuana in California is set to begin in...

    Tuesday: Looming trouble with black-market marijuana, a raucous news conference for Nancy Pelosi, and the pain of San Diego’s Charger fans.
    News Analysis: Hamas Offer Reflects Pressure From Egypt and Fatah

    News Analysis: Hamas Offer Reflects Pressure From Egypt and Fatah


    Members of security forces loyal to Hamas patrolling the border with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip, last...

    The militant group that controls Gaza agreed to Palestinian Authority demands, but said nothing about disarming. In the past, hopes for unity have been dashed.
    As Warren and Sanders Jockey for Support, One Takes a Road More Traveled

    As Warren and Sanders Jockey for Support, One Takes a Road More Traveled


    Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has been opening up about herself to satisfy the electorate’s hunger for personal...

    Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are taking different paths to win new fans ahead of 2020. The outcome will say much about the Democrats’ future.
    Health Bill Tests a Signature Senate Bond: John McCain and Lindsey Graham

    Health Bill Tests a Signature Senate Bond: John McCain and Lindsey Graham


    Senators John McCain, left, and Lindsey Graham at the Capitol in February. “I can’t think of anything I’ve done of consequence, politically, that hasn’t been with John,” Mr. Graham...

    The bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act bears the name of Mr. Graham, but Mr. McCain, who helped sink an earlier repeal attempt, has remained undecided.

    A Family’s Return to Mosul


    Thousands have been returning to western Mosul after Iraqi forces pushed ISIS out of the city. The Salman family moves back amid risks and widespread damage to their neighborhood. They now hope to...

    Thousands have been returning to western Mosul after Iraqi forces pushed ISIS out of the city. The Salman family moves back amid risks and widespread damage to their neighborhood. They now hope to rebuild.
    With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

    With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone


    Paul J. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, in June 2016. Prosecutors in the Russia investigation told Mr. Manafort they planned to indict him, two people close to the investigation...

    Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has aggressively used warrants and subpoenas for the Russia investigation, sending a message in Washington.

    Georgia Tech Student Leader Is Shot Dead by Campus Police


    Scout Schultz, 21, the president of the gay and transgender student group, left behind suicide notes, was carrying a knife and yelled “shoot me” at the officers. One...

    Scout Schultz, 21, the president of the gay and transgender student group, left behind suicide notes, was carrying a knife and yelled “shoot me” at the officers. One did.
    Gin Wong, Who Designed Futuristic Buildings in Los Angeles, Dies at 94

    Gin Wong, Who Designed Futuristic Buildings in Los Angeles, Dies at 94


    Gin Wong and Ron Wagley, the chief executive of Transamerica Insurance, with a model of the Transamerica Corporation’s pyramid-shaped building in San Francisco. Mr. Wong supervised its...

    Perhaps best known for a Union 76 gas station in Beverly Hills, Mr. Wong also did design work for the Los Angeles airport and CBS Television City.
    Skin Deep: Have No Fear: It’s Just Eyeliner

    Skin Deep: Have No Fear: It’s Just Eyeliner


    The makeup artist Nick Barose used a metallic purple liquid liner to achieve this winged look and painted-on lower...

    A flash of bright eye makeup feels fresh this fall, even for the color-averse. Here’s how to make it work for you.
    Banksy Strikes Again, With Nod to Basquiat

    Banksy Strikes Again, With Nod to Basquiat


    A mural painted by the artist Banksy, near the Barbican Center in London. The art work appeared to herald the start of a major of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work, opening on Thursday at the...

    Two new Banksys, which appear to be a homage, of sorts, have popped up at the Barbican Center, days ahead of a show of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work.
    When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough

    When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough


    Black and Hispanic students make up a larger share of freshman enrollment at Pomona College in California than at most other selective...

    Black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at top schools nationwide, despite affirmative action. Some schools, though, saw gains.
    Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes

    Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes


    A set of Olympic rings were unveiled at Trocadéro Plaza in Paris on Wednesday after the city was officially named as host of the 2024 Summer Games. Paris had made three failed Olympic bids over the previous 25...

    The French capital built on its past failures, putting sports first, stressing unity, pushing its environmental credentials and embracing the “L word”: lobbying.
    He’s on Wanted Posters in U.S., and Campaign Posters in Pakistan

    He’s on Wanted Posters in U.S., and Campaign Posters in Pakistan


    Supporters of Jamaat-ud-Dawa protested the house arrest of the organization’s leader, Hafiz Saeed, in Islamabad, Pakistan, early this...

    Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has a $10 million American bounty on his head but lives in the open in Pakistan. Now, he has become the face of a new political party.

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