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A Mystery for the Reeling Rangers: How to Beat the Islanders

The Rangers have lost 13 of 15 games to their local rivals and have never won a regular-season game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Lamin Sanneh, Scholar of Islam and Christianity, Dies at 76

Born on a river island in West Africa and inspired by Helen Keller, he wound up teaching at Yale and writing about the spread of religions in Africa.

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On Tennis: Andy Murray Gave His All. Which Is Why This Ending Hurts.

Murray earned his place in tennis’s Big Four with his week-to-week consistency, his resilience and his all-surface brilliance. But an injury is about to drive him out.

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They Won Senate Seats. Now Comes the Hard Part: Adjusting to Albany.

A large class of first-time lawmakers must grapple with the ways and wiles of the Capitol before shaking things up.

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Dean Spanos on Life Up the Coast

The Los Angeles Chargers owner talked about his team’s recent success and the move from San Diego.

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Congolese Candidate, Asserting Fraud, Seeks Recount From Court

The announcement by the candidate, Martin Fayulu, came as questions about the fairness of the vote and fears of violence intensified.

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U.S. Ambassadors Worldwide Are Summoned to D.C. Forum Despite Shutdown

The State Department plans to pay for a conference in Washington for all its chiefs of mission while most of its employees go without pay.

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John Falsey, Creator of Acclaimed TV Series, Is Dead at 67

He and Joshua Brand were behind “St. Elsewhere” and “Northern Exposure,” among other shows.

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Yankees Add D.J. LeMahieu, Signaling Reduced Interest in Manny Machado

LeMahieu, a three-time Gold Glove winner at second base, won the National League batting crown in 2016. He agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal.

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News analysis: It’s Official: The Trump Tax Cuts Didn’t Pay for Themselves in Year One

Federal tax revenues declined in 2018 while economic growth accelerated, undercutting the Trump administration’s insistence that the $1.5 trillion tax package would pay for itself.

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Q&A: Clean, Abundant Energy: Fusion Dreams Never End

In theory, hydrogen fusion may power the future. But there are substantial scientific hurdles yet to overcome.

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Alabama Woman Becomes First Known Transgender Person Killed This Year in U.S.

Dana Martin, a transgender woman from Hope Hull, Ala., was found shot to death in a vehicle in Montgomery.

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California Adds Its Clout to States Battling High Drug Prices

Under a new governor, it’s hoping to use its status as the most populous state as leverage when it negotiates with drug makers.

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U.K. Businesses Sound the Alarm While Planning for a No-Deal Brexit

Carmakers say they will idle their factories to ward off supply chain problems and the police have advised retailers to increase their security.

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Trudeau Says Canada Is ‘Pleased’ to Give Asylum to Saudi Woman

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said the country accepted a request from the United Nations to grant asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who escaped from her family in Kuwait and said her life would be at risk if she were deported.

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Citing Concussion-Related Symptoms, Rick Nash Retires From Hockey

Nash, the No. 1 overall pick by Columbus in 2002, scored 437 career goals with the Blue Jackets, the Rangers and the Bruins.

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Michael Atiyah, Mathematician in Newton’s Footsteps, Dies at 89

One of the 20th century’s leading mathematical theorists, he revealed a connection between math and physics not seen since the 17th century.

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Macedonia Votes to Change Its Name, Taking Step to End Dispute With Greece

Macedonia’s Parliament voted to officially change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia. Its door to NATO and the European Union could open — if Greece recognizes the change.

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