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For City Hall, #MeToo Becomes #YouToo

For City Hall, #MeToo Becomes #YouToo

Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall in March.

Worried About Turkey’s Economic Problems? China’s Could Be Worse

Worried About Turkey’s Economic Problems? China’s Could Be Worse

A currency exchange shop in Istanbul on Monday. The Turkish lira has plunged in value in the last week.

Fair Housing’s New Champions

Fair Housing’s New Champions

A 2015 Harvard study found that young children whose families moved from high-poverty housing projects to neighborhoods offering good jobs and schools grew up to be better-educated and more economically successful adults.

My Father, the Editor, Under Fire

My Father, the Editor, Under Fire

Mahfuz Anam, center, editor of Bangladesh’s most widely circulated English newspaper, The Daily Star, leaving court on Tuesday.

How’s Life in the War Zone? Not Great

How’s Life in the War Zone? Not Great

A vehicle pocked by shrapnel sits abandoned in Donetsk, which broke away from Ukraine in 2014.

How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry

A new tariff on solar panels is likely to reduce the number of jobs for installers, which is the fastest-growing job category in the country.

A Peaceful Decision in Scotland, but Misery Elsewhere

A Peaceful Decision in Scotland, but Misery Elsewhere

Dejected Yes supporters in George Square, Glasgow, on Friday after Scotland voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.

How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

How Bangladesh Made Abortion Safer

This woman in a refugee camp in Bangladesh is among those raped and impregnated by soldiers. After she gave birth to a son, her husband blamed her for the rape and abandoned her.

What My 6-Year-Old Son and I Endured in Family Detention

What My 6-Year-Old Son and I Endured in Family Detention

A dormitory in the Artesia Family Residential Center, a federal detention facility for undocumented immigrant mothers and children in Artesia, N.M., in 2014.

Susan Rice: When America No Longer Is a Global Force for Good

Susan Rice: When America No Longer Is a Global Force for Good

President Trump outlined his National Security Strategy in Washington on Monday.

Israel’s Got Its Own Refugee Dilemma: African ‘Dreamers’

Israel’s Got Its Own Refugee Dilemma: African ‘Dreamers’

A protest in Tel Aviv this month against the Israeli government’s plan to deport African immigrants.

How Did We Get to the Savagery of ‘Tender Age’ Shelters?

How Did We Get to the Savagery of ‘Tender Age’ Shelters?

Casa El Presidente, a tender age shelter run by Southwest Key Programs, in Brownsville, Tex.

How Far America Has Fallen

How Far America Has Fallen

President Trump last month.

Coal’s Continuing Decline

Coal’s Continuing Decline

Dave Van Sickle, a retired miner, suffers from black lung disease and uses a breathing mask.

Time to Get Out of Afghanistan

Time to Get Out of Afghanistan

A member of the United States Air Force at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. President Trump has decided to pull out about half of the 14,000 American troops there.

When Law Is Not Justice

When Law Is Not Justice

Out of the Darkness, the Lord Gave Us Light, 2003


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