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While celebrating 40 years of revolution, Iran’s president decried “a psychological and economical war, waged by cruel enemies,” namely President Trump.

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‘Where the Hell Is HUD and Money?’ De Blasio’s Own Ally Pans Nycha Deal

Stanley Brezenoff, longtime public servant and Housing Authority chairman, broke with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a deal for federal oversight in New York City housing.

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Thai King’s Sister Is Formally Barred From Running for Prime Minister

The country’s election commission said on Monday that members of the royal family were “above politics” and thus ineligible to run for office.

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Thailand Releases Soccer Player Who Faced Extradition to Bahrain

Hakeem al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, said he faced torture if sent back to his native country.

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DealBook Briefing: Brace for Another Government Shutdown

Bipartisan negotiations to forge a border security deal broke down yesterday, potentially setting up the federal government for another shutdown.

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Democrats’ 2020 Choice: Do They Want a Fighter or a Healer?

In Iowa, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren presented Democrats with a philosophical choice between healing a divided country or crushing President Trump.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Wows Skiing When She Races — and When She Doesn’t

Skipping an event she was favored in at the world championships raised some eyebrows but it was just part of a meticulous plan, she said.

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The Interpreter: #MeToo Paradox: Movement Topples the Powerful, Not the Ordinary

Óscar Arias Sánchez, the ex-president of Costa Rica, is the latest to be ensnared. But the movement has made little headway curbing abuses by ordinary men.

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Ralph Northam’s early life, growing up on Virginia’s rural Eastern Shore, provides clues about how his perspectives on race were shaped.

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Cuomo’s Approval Rating Drops to Lowest Level in 8 Years as Governor

Only 43 percent of those polled by Siena College reported having a favorable view of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, down from 51 percent last month.

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Long Live Eccentric English Design

Uninterested in disciplined minimalism, a group of defining interior designers is championing England’s long-held preference for color, wit and wackiness.

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Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York

From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York’s subway compares with the public transportation in their cities (spoiler alert: not well).

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In Search of the Northern Lights

Seeing the aurora borealis has become a must-do item for camera-toting tourists from Alaska to Greenland to Scandinavia. On a trip to northern Sweden, the sight proved elusive, if ultimately rewarding.

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Iraq Rebuffs U.S. Demands to Stop Buying Energy From Iran

The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.

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The Checkup: Sometimes, Parenting Is Boring

Taking care of a young child can be the most fascinating thing in the world, but there are times, let’s face it, when it is not.

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Denver Teachers Once Hailed Performance-Based Pay. Now They’re on Strike Over It.

The districtwide strike is seen as a referendum on a compensation system that teachers say has delivered erratic bonuses while their base salaries stagnate.

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Personal Health: A New Treatment for a Painful Penis Curvature

Encouraging men to seek help for Peyronie’s disease, a condition that can make sex difficult.

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Farshad Usyan followed in his late brother’s footsteps as a photographer for Agence France-Presse. In his personal work, he focuses on the mundane struggles and simple pleasures in his homeland.

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