Magic: The Gathering’s Black Lotus sells for $166K at auction, doubling its value

The rare Black Lotus, the most sought after Magic: The Gathering card, recently sold on eBay…

The Game of Thrones final season trailer finally includes real footage

Game of Thrones season 8 is just over a month away, and HBO has finally released…

Hacker Who Leaked Soccer’s Secrets Loses Extradition Hearing

A computer hacker who for years published the innermost secrets of the global soccer industry —…

Pritzker Prize Goes to Arata Isozaki, Designer for a Postwar World

NAHA, Japan — He has been called the “emperor of Japanese architecture” by his peers and…

In a Season of Worsts, the Knicks Are Officially Eliminated

The Knicks will not be going to the N.B.A. playoffs. If this doesn’t feel like hot-off-the-presses…

Jeff Merkley, Oregon Senator, Says He Won’t Run for President

Jeff Merkley, a two-term Senator from Oregon, has opted out of running for the 2020 Democratic…

Roger Stone’s New Instagram Post Draws Scrutiny After Gag Order

The former Trump adviser Roger J. Stone Jr. faced questions on Monday over the publication of…

FIFA receives Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it received Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban, though no…

South Asia Is Smothered in Toxic Air, Report Finds

NEW DELHI — The planned city of Gurugram, one of India’s industrial hubs, has glass-sided office…

FIFA approves Declan Rice switch for Ireland to England

LONDON (AP) — FIFA has approved defensive midfielder Declan Rice switching his international allegiance from Ireland…

Kanye West ‘not allowed to retire’, says lawsuit

With eight albums, several Grammys, multimillion sales and a clothing line under his belt, it wouldn’t…

Germany striker Serge Gnabry extends contract at Bayern

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich striker Serge Gnabry has extended his contract with the Bundesliga team…

Where Nature Sculpts Beauty From Cold and Ice

The 52 Places Traveler A number of bays along the shore of Lake Superior provide prime…

Dakar Dispatch: On Dakar’s Streets, Working Out Is a Way of Life. Pollution Is Spoiling the Rush.

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American Woman, Divorced From Saudi Husband, Is Trapped in Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT, Lebanon — At first, Saudi Arabia was an adventure for Bethany Vierra. An American from…