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14 cruise ship passengers with virus among those evacuated to U.S.

Planes carrying 328 Americans from a coronavirus-stricken cruise liner in Japan have landed in the United States.
Efforts are underway to trace the passengers from a second cruise ship after an American passenger tested positive.

After ‘cruise ship from hell,’ industry takes a financial hit

Bookings have fallen during the outbreak, according to some major operators, and the nonstop attention has resulted in a multimillion-dollar loss.

Compromised encryption machines gave CIA window into major human rights abuses

South American countries running “Operation Condor,” which led to thousands of deaths in the 1970s, used devices made by a company owned by the agency and West German intelligence.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

The Amazon founder and chief executive, who has been criticized for his company’s large carbon footprint, announced the formation of the Bezos Earth Fund.
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family photo)
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family photo)

Diane Keaton neglected her mentally ill brother for most of his life. Now she’s trying to make it right.

She rose higher and higher. He sank lower and lower. With a new book, the actress tries to bridge the divide.

Europe is watching the U.S. presidential campaign — and holding its breath about Trump and Sanders

Some Europeans have made their peace with a second Trump term. Others wonder what Bernie Sanders might bring.
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Cardinal Theodore McCarrick also supported leniency for the group's founder after the Vatican punished him for sexual wrongdoing, internal church documents show.
Four Democrats joined Republicans to kill the measure, which would have outlawed high-capacity magazines.
The 2011 mercury rule did more to hasten the closure of coal-fired power plants than any other regulation adopted under the Obama administration.
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In fight over a luxury resort in West Virginia, death threats and illegal voting

In other parts of the state, developers promising a $139 million resort might have been celebrated. Not so in Harpers Ferry, where residents are divided.
From The Magazine

An Olympic hockey hero, a violent crime and the specter of brain trauma

Mark Pavelich played a crucial role in the U.S. team’s historic triumph over the Russians in 1980. He may have paid a steep cost for a lifetime on the ice.
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