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How a Playwright and Memoirist Spends His Sundays

The playwright and storyteller Alvin Eng grew up with five siblings in a house near the family’s business, the Foo…

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This Is No Way to Run a City (or a Country)

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column about the need for a liberalism that builds, and why it requires Democrats…

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Mayor Eric Adams of New York City calls for federal help to fight gun violence.

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City called for bipartisan gun control legislation, a ban on assault weapons and federal…

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Oris Buckner, Detective Who Blew the Whistle on Police Abuse, Dies at 70

Oris Buckner, who as New Orleans’s only Black homicide detective in the early 1980s exposed one of the worst cases…

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President of Museum of Natural History to Step Down After Nearly 30 Years

After an unusually long tenure of nearly 30 years as president of the American Museum of Natural History, Ellen V.…

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Big City Mayors, Furious About Mass Shootings, Fear Sweeping Gun Limits Are Out of Reach

RENO, Nev. — As the mayors filed into the conference room, they received a pamphlet called the “Mass Shooting Protocol”…

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Zelensky tells U.S. mayors to end their sister-city ties with Russia.

RENO, Nev. — President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine called out several American cities for having sister cities in Russia during…

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Billionaire Candidates and Their Wild Promises

At first glance — and maybe even at a second one — it’s difficult to tell what, exactly, makes Rick…

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Shoplifting Ring Swept Stores for Luxury Goods, Prosecutors Say

For years, the leader of a New York City theft ring would draw up wish lists for dozens of underlings…

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Q Train Killing Threatens Subway’s Fragile Recovery From Pandemic

Transit officials in New York City celebrated a major milestone last week: The subway system logged 3.6 million trips in…

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