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Moscow Moves to Russify Seized Ukraine Land, Signaling Annexation

KRAKOW, Poland — Fresh from its triumph over the last armed Ukrainian resistance in the devastated city of Mariupol, Russia…

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Biden Seeks Swift Effort to Bring Finland and Sweden Into NATO

WASHINGTON — President Biden vowed on Thursday to speed Finland and Sweden to NATO membership, seeking to redraw the map…

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Jeffries Fights New York District Maps: ‘Enough to Make Jim Crow Blush’

Representative Hakeem Jeffries, the second-highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress, has launched an aggressive effort to discredit a proposed ...

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Elspeth Barker, Author of a Single Beloved Novel, Dies at 81

There are novelists, like Thomas Wolfe and Philip Roth, who repeatedly mine their lives for material, each book a thinly…

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Ukrainian oligarch seeks to distance himself from Russia by mulling sale of superyacht.

As his steel mill in Mariupol was being destroyed by Russian bombs, becoming the site of a last stand by…

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The True Cost of the Climate Stalemate in Congress

How bad is the climate stalemate? In the United States, we have gotten used to legislative inaction, on climate as…

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Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, Expert in Sickle Cell Disease, Dies at 76

Soon after his first child, Kwame, was born on May 13, 1972, Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong discovered that the boy had…

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The War in Ukraine Is Getting Complicated, and America Isn’t Ready

The Senate passed a $40 billion emergency aid package for Ukraine on Thursday, but with a small group of isolationist…

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Abortion and America’s Polarized Politics

More from our inbox: A Threat to DemocracyU.S. Should Focus on Diplomacy, Not Arms Shipments to UkraineDon’t Name the GunmanCredit...Damon…

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Alexander Toradze, Idiosyncratic Pianist, Dies at 69

Alexander Toradze, a Georgian-American pianist and former Soviet defector whose idiosyncratic and bravura performances of Russian composers was ...

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