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Notes on the Culture: A Retreat in Vietnam, Cult-Inspired Dressing and More

ImageSome of the rooms in the new Hôtel de la Coupole have a portrait of a…

M.L.B. Is Focused on Pace-of-Game Changes for 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Don’t look for a National League designated hitter this year or for new…

Dr. John Gunderson, 76, Dies; Defined Borderline Personality Disorder

Dr. John Gunderson, whose studies of people with suicidal urges, fears of abandonment and squalls of…

Trilobites: Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Is Gushing at a Record Pace

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Late last year, Jeff Carter happened upon Steamboat Geyser, the tallest…

Alexandre Bissonnette Sentenced to 40 Years Without Parole for Quebec Mosque Killings

Alexandre Bissonnette, a 29-year-old former politics student fixated on President Trump, the far right and Muslims,…

Attempted Raid on News Site’s Offices Prompts Outcry in France

PARIS — French journalists and press advocates expressed outrage this week after prosecutors tried to search…

The ‘Disabled List’ in Baseball Gets Deactivated

It is a term that goes back more than 100 years. The first reference in the…

Letters to the Sports Editor

To the Sports Editor: Re “For Jackie Robinson’s Centennial, a Display of Rarely Seen Photographs,” Jan.…

Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Against Czech Republic After Security Warning

PRAGUE — In an attempt to push back against attempts to limit its reach in Europe,…

Matthew Whitaker Says He Has Not Interfered in the Mueller Investigation

WASHINGTON — Matthew G. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, told Congress on Friday that he had…

House Democrats, Newly Empowered, Turn Their Investigations on Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — The new Democratic leadership of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee said Friday that it…

‘Shine a Light on Slavery Day’ Calls Attention to Scourge of Modern-Day Slavery

This week, celebrities, athletes and faith leaders alike painted bold red X’s on their hands as…

NM Abortion Bill Would Force Doctors to Perform Abortions Against Their Will

Liberal lawmakers in New Mexico are pushing for what’s being called the most extreme pro-abortion law…

The Saturday Profile: ‘Shoplifters’ Director Pierces Japan’s Darker Side

TOKYO — As befits a director whose movies chart the untidiness of Japanese family life, the…

A New League Is Betting on Football, and on Betting

There are a multitude of ways to lose money in sports, and historically one of the…