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Bihar Elections 2020 live updates: PM Modi, CM Nitish broke backbone of farmers, says Rahul

PM Modi is addressing three rallies in Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur in poll-bound Bihar today. He is scheduled to hold 12 election rallies in Bihar during the assembly election campaign. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will also address two election rallies today.

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Proceed to Baggage Claim for Your Luggage (and Future Husband)

Jennifer Pollan half-jokingly suggested Zaid Hassan pick her up from the airport after they matched on Hinge in 2018. She didn’t think he’d actually show up.

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Taking ‘a Chronological Romp’ Through State Constitutions

The New-York Historical Society’s crash course in governmental innovation, paused for the pandemic, reopens at just the right moment.

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Meet the Diabolical Ironclad Beetle. It’s Almost Uncrushable.

Just about any other living thing would be liquefied at the forces this insect can withstand.

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No Grumpy Old Men in the World of Chimps

Older male chimps follow a pattern that researchers also see in humans, preferring to have positive relationships with a few good friends.

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Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

Researchers once feared that school reopenings might spread the virus through communities. But so far there is little evidence that it’s happening.

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The Final Debate

And what else you need to know today.

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People who never tested positive turning up with post-Covid issues

India News: A senior citizen suffering from breathlessness, exertion and dry cough visited a Navi Mumbai hospital. The 60-year-old had never tested positive for C

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Final presidential debate: Trump accuses China, India and Russia of not taking care of their 'filthy air'

US News: US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in China, Russia and India as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to t

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Navy demonstrates combat readiness; releases video of missile hitting target

India News: In a demonstration of its combat readiness in strategic sea lanes around India, the Indian Navy on Friday released a video of an anti-ship missile des

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Facebook's public policy head Ankhi Das appears before Parliament committee

India Business News: Facebook's public policy head Ankhi Das appeared before the panel on the issue of data security on Friday. Facebook India representatives were asked s

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Cricket legend Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty

Cricket News: Legendary Indian cricketer and captain of the 1983 World Cup-winning side Kapil Dev has suffered a heart attack and reportedly underwent angioplasty a

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Lalu coming out on bail on November 9, Nitish's farewell next day: Tejashwi

Assembly Elections News: Tejashwi Yadav Friday asserted his father and party supremo Lalu Prasad will come out of jail on November 9 after securing bail in a fodder scam case

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India does have filthy air. But what Trump didn’t say is how much of this is due to the US itself

What US President Donald Trump said today in the debate with his Democratic rival Joe Biden is absolutely correct. India has filthy air and nobody suffers more from this than Indians. Just this week the...

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The Complexity in ‘Where Are You From?’

I lived at the same address throughout my American childhood, but neither of my Chinese-born parents could say exactly where they were from.

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How a Fix-It Guru Spends Her Sundays

Sandra Goldmark can repair a tattered sofa or a broken coffee maker. So many of her neighbors, trapped amid their stuff, are seeking her out.

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In Xi’s Homage to Korean War, a Jab at the U.S.

China is commemorating the war with a barrage of nationalistic propaganda. “They smashed the myth that the American military was invincible,” China’s leader said.

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How the Internet Viewed the Presidential Debate

No, the fly did not reappear.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Review: Coming of Age, One Move at a Time

Anya Taylor-Joy plays a brilliant and troubled young woman who medicates herself with chess in Scott Frank’s mini-series for Netflix.

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Stephen Colbert Celebrates Trump’s Final Debate

“Counting the 2016 Republican primary, we’ve watched him do that 16 times,” Colbert said. “It’s excruciating. It’s like dental surgery and tonight was like getting our last wisdom tooth taken out.”

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‘Temping’ Is a Workplace Drama for One. You’re Hired.

An immersive work at the Wild Project asks the sole audience member to consider the value of life while role playing as an office worker involved in calculating risk of death.

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An iPad Studio Tour Finds Bruce Nauman Pushing Limits

Through the medium of the touchscreen, the pioneering American artist has found a channel to fuse his body and his work space.

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Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe

Movies, podcasts, cemetery walks and more: Our guide to enjoying a socially distant fright fest.

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It’s a Ballot Fight for Survival for Gig Companies Like Uber

A group that also includes Lyft and DoorDash has spent nearly $200 million to support a California proposition that could save them from a new labor law.

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‘We Are Not Going to Lie Down’: A Coronavirus Revolt in England

How a Liverpool gym led a local rebellion against the government’s inscrutable rules.

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Pope’s Remarks on Same-Sex Unions Were Cut From a 2019 Vatican Interview

A Mexican broadcast company says Francis made the comments to its correspondent more than a year ago, and people close to the company say the Vatican then edited them out.

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A #MeToo Awakening Stirs in Iran

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.

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E.U. Debates Whether a Veggie Burger Is Really a Burger

The European Parliament is voting on proposals that would ban products without meat from being labeled burgers or sausages, drawing ire from environmentalists and manufacturers.

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Police Killing of Black Man Sets Off Protests in Illinois

The police in Waukegan, Ill., said Marcellis Stinnette, 19, was fatally shot while riding in a car that went into reverse toward a police officer who had been approaching during an investigation.

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Court blocks Trump from getting undocumented immigrants’ census data for his reapportionment plan.

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Hedge Fund Magnate Is Moving His $41 Billion Firm From N.Y. to Florida

The firm, Elliott Management, led by Paul Singer, will transfer its headquarters to West Palm Beach, Fla., because of the pandemic.

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With Billions at Stake, New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ Label

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., all so-called “anarchist jurisdictions,” are trying to stop the Trump administration from withholding federal funds.

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I Was Done Dating. Then I Joined a Hookup App.

What if the fastest path to a committed relationship is to actively avoid one?

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They Loved N.Y.C. but Lived in Jersey. The Pandemic Changed That.

Hoboken and Jersey City, often nicknamed the “sixth boroughs” of New York City, have their residents back full time.

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Angela Davis Still Believes America Can Change

Since the 1970s, the academic and activist has been an icon of feminism and Black liberation. Today, as the battle for equality wages on, the ideas for which she’s long advocated have finally entered mainstream thought.

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Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?

Since March, federal agencies have been collecting a trove of information. But they refuse to release most of it.

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How Many Americans Will Ayn Rand Kill?

Liberty doesn’t mean freedom to infect other people.

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The Skull in My Backyard

The radicalization of a small American town.

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Lindsey Graham and His Allies Think 50 States Is Plenty

According to the Republican Party, less democracy is better than more.

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In a State of Violence

The people of Nigeria are standing up to a government that seems to hate us.

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That’s the Last We Need to Hear From Trump

He was nasty. He was dishonest. Next, please.

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Biden and Trump’s Final Debate: Who Won?

How their last clash looked to Times Opinion writers.

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Sudden Civility: The Final Presidential Debate

The first matchup between President Trump and Joe Biden was chaotic and ugly. Their final meeting was a more sedate affair.

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Manhattan Hits A Virus Milestone: Median Rent Below $3,000

Soaring inventory and discounted rents in Manhattan have pushed the median to the lowest price in nearly a decade.

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What Will New York Real Estate Look Like Next Year?

City planners, developers and local officials weigh in on how the pandemic could change the city’s housing markets, land use and policy.

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In the West, Lightning Grows as a Cause of Damaging Fires

In the West, wildfires caused by lightning have been growing bigger and occurring more frequently. With climate change, other parts of the country may feel the effects, too.

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Late-Season Wildfires Rampage Through Colorado

After a season of hellish wildfires throughout the West, there is new evidence that climate change and rampant growth are creating perfect breeding grounds for fire.

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‘At Capacity’: Covid-19 Patients Push U.S. Hospitals to Brink

Utah officials issued urgent pleas and said they were planning to open a field hospital, which Wisconsin has already done. At least 14 states have a record number of coronavirus hospitalizations.

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Out of Work in America

We teamed up with local news organizations across the country to document the lives of a dozen Americans who found themselves out of work in the pandemic.

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Trump Campaign Draws Rebuke for Surveilling Philadelphia Voters

President Trump’s campaign has been videotaping voters at ballot drop boxes, a tactic that could amount to illegal voter intimidation, Pennsylvania’s attorney general says.

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Susan Collins Hasn’t Changed Much, but Maine Has

Democrats are angry with her. Republicans see her as disloyal to the president. Her old-fashioned politics? “I don’t know if people respond as well to that anymore,” said her G.O.P. predecessor in the Senate.

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Putin Most Likely Directing Election Interference to Aid Trump, C.I.A. Says

The assessment, which the agency has moderate confidence in, buttresses earlier findings that the Russian president supports President Trump’s re-election.

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What We Know and Don’t About Hunter Biden and a Laptop

President Trump’s allies have promoted claims of corruption aimed at the former vice president’s son in an effort to damage the Biden campaign.

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Who Won the Debate? Political Observers Weigh In

Grading on a curve, political experts said President Trump did not hurt himself. But they said neither did Joe Biden, and that may be all that matters so late in the game.

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NBC’s Kristen Welker Manages to Keep Order at Final Debate

“I’m jealous,” said Chris Wallace, the moderator of the unruly matchup last month, just after the debate, which featured a more civil President Trump.

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Trump Tries One Last Debate Trick: Be Less Like Himself

If voters reject him next month, this will be the chief reason: The 2020 campaign is different, and Donald Trump is not.

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Six Takeaways From the Final Presidential Debate

It was an actual debate with real disagreements. President Trump still struggled for an answer on the coronavirus and Joe Biden waved away character attacks with a “Come on, man!”

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In Calmer Debate, Biden and Trump Offer Sharply Different Visions for Nation

In a more restrained appearance, President Trump depicted Joseph R. Biden Jr. as an ineffectual Washington insider. Mr. Biden accused the president of heartlessness for separating migrant families and inflaming racial tensions.

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Goldman Sachs agrees to largest penalty ever in 1MDB scandal - Times of India

International Business News: NEW YORK: Global financial titan Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $2.

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China's electric car strategy is starting to go global – and the U.S. is lagging behind - CNBC

In a future driven by electric vehicles, China is poised to dominate if the U.S. does not transform its automobile industry in coming years.

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California says 350,000 unemployment benefit debit cards frozen - Los Angeles Times

Faced with a deluge of fraudulent unemployment claims, California officials said Thursday that 350,000 of the debit cards they issued containing benefits have been frozen because of suspicious activity.

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Jim Cramer on Tesla earnings: The doubters were wrong, the believers were right - CNBC Television

CNBC's Jim Cramer broke down and reacted to Tesla's business performance in the third quarter.

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The Cromwell reopens as first adults-only resort on The Strip - News3LV

The Cromwell will resume operations on Oct. 29 at 10 a. m. as the first adults-only resort on the Las Vegas Strip. A part of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. , the boutique hotel and gaming floor will be open seven days a week for guests 21 and over. Guests of all…

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Cuomo warns head of FDA to 'save your soul,' urges against rushed coronavirus vaccine - Fox News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo encouraged Dr. Stephen Hahn, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, to "save your soul" and not kotow to President Trump's demands for an expedited coronavirus vaccine.

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There could be a reason why Pa. just recorded one of its highest single-day totals of COVID-19 cases - WPXI Pittsburgh

There were 133 new COVID-19 cases and one new death reported Thursday in Allegheny County.

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F.T.C. Decision on Pursuing Facebook Antitrust Case Is Said to Be Near - The New York Times

Any action would follow the Justice Department’s landmark suit this week against Google, as a bipartisan tech backlash ramps up.

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Walmart sues United States government over opioid case - Al Jazeera English

Walmart filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Justice and the US Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday.

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Google Shopping launches new tools to let you know if you've found a good deal - Fox Business

The new improvements to Google Shopping comes as online searches for "early deals" have begun to surge ahead of Black Friday and the holiday shopping season.

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Intel Corporation (INTC) CEO Bob Swan on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call October 22, 2020 05:00 PM ET Company Participants Trey Campbell - Director, Investor Relations Bob Swan - Chief Executive Officer George Davis - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participa…

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Presidential debate: Pennsylvanians are divided on fracking. Here’s why. - Vox.com

Trump keeps promoting fracking, but the industry is struggling.

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Gilead's Remdesivir First Drug to Win FDA Approval for Coronavirus - Motley Fool

It had previously received Emergency Use Authorization to treat the disease.

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Huawei's growth slows sharply as U.S. sanctions bite - CNBC

U.S. sanctions, including the blacklisting of Huawei and moves to cut the Chinese company off from key semiconductor supplies, are weighing on the results.

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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates - CNN International

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.

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2021 Ford Bronco build and price configurator is finally live - CNET

You can now spec your dream Bronco, whether you plan to buy one or not. Oh, and some unexpected roof changes is lowering prices on the two priciest trims.

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Tesla owners share first impressions on Full Self-Driving beta’s real-world performance - Teslarati

Tesla owners @tesla_raj and @teslaownersSV recently went out on the open road to conduct a real-world test of the EV automaker’s limited Full Self-Driving beta update. FSD’s limited beta was released in late October 21 to early access Tesla owners, and it’s e…

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Euro zone business activity shrinks once more as Covid second wave surges - CNBC

Economic activity in the euro zone shrunk in October, flash data showed on Friday.

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Coronavirus live updates: After TN CM, Shivraj promises free Covid vaccine for all in MP

With 55,838 new Covid-19 infections, India's total cases surge to 77,06,946. With 702 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,16,616. Total active cases are 7,15,812 after a decrease of 24,278 in last 24 hrs.

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Coronavirus Vaccine: India's first Covid-19 vaccine candidate approved for phase III trials, here's everything you need to know about it

The alarming rise in the number of coronavirus cases in India has surely raised a lot of concern amongst people. Amidst all this chaos, Covaxin, the vaccine candidate developed by Bharat Biotech India Limited (BBIL) in collaboration with Indian Council of Med…

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India, US set for military pact on satellite data during Mike Pompeo visit

India News: NEW DELHI: India is closing in on an agreement with the United States that will give it access to satellite data for better accuracy of missiles and d.

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Trump and Biden’s final debate: What to watch for

US News: Kristen Welker of NBC News will moderate the debate, which will take place in Nashville, Tennessee. It will begin at 9 p.m. Eastern and run for 90 min

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US alleges Iran, Russia meddling in election as Obama jumps into fray

US News: The new allegations, voiced by the FBI and top US intelligence officials, comes amid a domestic crisis of credibility involving arcane rules, arbitrar

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US election roundup: Joe Biden, Donald Trump all set for final debate; emails threatening voters linked to Iran & more

US News: NEW DELHI: The final presidential debate between US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden is all set to begin in few hours.

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RR vs SRH: Pandey, Shankar shine as Hyderabad beat Rajasthan to stay afloat in the playoff race

Cricket News: At his fiery best, Jofra Archer gave Rajasthan Royals a dream start in their pursuit to successfully defend a below-par target of 155 runs. But Manish

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I Used a Sperm Donor. Should I Introduce My Daughter to Her Half Siblings?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to make your donor’s numerous offspring part of your child’s family — and more.

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Think You Have ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure? Think Again

Even levels of blood pressure that are generally considered “normal” may be high enough to foster the development of heart disease, new research shows.

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The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

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Rays Rely on a Bullpen With a Simple Aim: Throw It Over the Plate

A relatively unheralded group of relievers has been crucial to Tampa Bay’s success this year, bucking the trend among recent contenders.

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Two New York Neighborhoods Set the Stage for Decadence and Loss

Performers share fragmented reveries in “Electric Feeling Maybe,” while “Voyeur” brings a touch of Paris to the West Village.

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The Newest Thing in Fashion? Old Clothes

Disposability is no longer chic. A new magazine joins a host of big brands in exploring the joys of upcycling.

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The Little-Known Women Behind Some Well-Known Landscapes

“Women have literally shaped the American landscape and continue to today, but their names and contributions are largely unknown.”

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Think Outside the Opera House, and Inside the Parking Garage

In Detroit, “Twilight: Gods” joins other recent performances that offer a path forward for the arts amid the pandemic.

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7 Months Into the Pandemic and I’m Losing Motivation. Help?!

Not productive? No problem.

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Top Investigator in Google Case Says There ‘Was Not a Rush’ to Sue

Jeffrey A. Rosen, the deputy attorney general, said the Justice Department knew the company would use its many resources to fight the agency.

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‘It’s a New Day’: Sudan Exults in Move to Take It Off List of Terror States

President Trump said on Monday that the U.S. plans to lift Sudan’s 27-year designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, enabling Sudan to access international financial networks.

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Deposition of Ghislaine Maxwell, Charged in Epstein Case, Is Revealed

Ms. Maxwell, who fought to keep the deposition secret, repeatedly denied that she helped Jeffrey Epstein recruit and sexually abuse teenage girls.

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France, Waging a Crackdown, Honors a Teacher and Depicts a Plot in Beheading

Two teenagers were paid about $350 to identify a teacher later decapitated outside his school. As the nation mourns, officials move against what they see as militant Islam.

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Copenhagen Mayor Resigns Amid #MeToo Wave in Denmark

Frank Jensen admitted to harassing numerous women over decades. His case is part of a gathering confrontation in the country over sexual misconduct.

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Hurricane Epsilon Makes a ‘Wobbly’ Northwest Turn in the Atlantic

The storm had swiftly intensified into a Category 3 for a few hours, but weakened as it approached Bermuda.

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Goldman Sachs Malaysia Arm Pleads Guilty in 1MDB Fraud

All told, Goldman will pay billions in penalties and disgorgement in Malaysia, the United States and Hong Kong for its role in the looting of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund.

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A Couple Play the Long Game With Manhattan Amenities. Which of These Options Would You Choose?

Hunting during the pandemic was a challenge for these newlyweds, but it didn’t stop them from seeking out the gyms, pools and shuttles that Manhattan’s newer rental towers offer.

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