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Trump Weighs Bringing Back William Barr as Attorney General

William P. Barr, a supporter of executive power who served as attorney general in 1991-93, is a front-runner to lead the Justice Department again.

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Knicks Owner James Dolan Fined for Violating F.T.C. Rules

He failed to tell government agencies of his acquisition of additional voting securities in the Madison Square Garden Company, the government says.

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On College Football: The Beginning Was a Blur; the Ending May Be Unforgettable

Kenneth Brinson, a senior linebacker at Army, and his teammates were 2-10 as freshmen. With a win over Navy, they can close their senior season at 10-2.

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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

Need TV recommendations? Our critic Margaret Lyons has three, including some ambitious sci-fi, a great period drama and a very RuPaul holiday special.

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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Why Run for President? Because Even Losing Has Its Perks

In the On Politics newsletter, the incentives to a presidential bid; plus, an update on the voter fraud story in North Carolina.

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El Espace: The Early Days of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

This week in El Espace: black beauty bloggers, wellness tips “for the culture” and more.

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In a Seething Pro-Brexit Town, Doubts Creep in About Leaving the E.U.

Many in Sunderland saw the 2016 referendum as a chance to strike a blow to the political establishment. Now they see it as another example of broken promises.

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Satan Is in the Illinois Capitol. Because It’s the Holidays!

The Statehouse’s holiday display includes a Christmas tree, a menorah and a tribute to Satan, which are all protected by the First Amendment.

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Richard H. Fulton, Liberal Tennessee Politician, Dies at 91

After a long tenure in Congress, where he was one of the few Southerners to support the Civil Rights Act, he oversaw Nashville’s growth as mayor.

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11th-Hour Effort to Press McConnell to Allow a Criminal Justice Vote

Senators and outside groups have all but accused Republican leaders of underrepresenting a bill’s support to justify not scheduling a vote before Congress adjourns.

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Lens: Living Large in the Limo, if Only for a Night

During her short-lived career as a limousine driver in the 1980s, Kathy Shorr captured her passengers’ celebrations in New York.

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Paul Sherwen, 62, Who Became a Voice of the Tour de France, Dies

For English-speaking television viewers, Mr. Sherwen, a former cyclist, and Phil Liggett provided the soundtrack of the sport’s biggest event.

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America’s Tariff Men: Connecting McKinley to Trump

President Trump says he wants to see us return to the high tariff days of William McKinley. History, so far, seems to be repeating itself in some telling ways.

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Political Memo: Bush and McCain Were Linked by a Fading Concept: Duty and Honor

These two pragmatic Republicans, both Navy veterans, came of age when leaders acknowledged that there were far greater threats in the world than the opposing party.

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Dr. Lisa Schwartz, 55, Is Dead; Warned of Unnecessary Treatments

She and her husband, also a doctor, waged a campaign against “the medicalization of everyday life” and an “epidemic of diagnoses.”

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Deontay Wilder, Over Steak and Fries, Relives His Biggest Fight

Wilder, the heavyweight champion who fought to a draw with Tyson Fury on Saturday, watched a replay of the fight with a group of reporters.

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Growth of Health Care Spending Slowed Last Year

The 3.9 percent growth was the lowest since before big increases linked to the expansion of coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Allegation of a Doping Cover-Up by Agents Exposes a Hole in Baseball’s Authority

A dispute involving two prominent agents has been a source of deep frustration for Major League Baseball, which sees the players’ union as unwilling to police them.

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Amanda Swimmer, Potter and Keeper of Cherokee Traditions, Dies at 97

The recipient of numerous honors, Mrs. Swimmer was deeply respected by members of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee: “Everyone called her grandmother.”

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