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Juul Will Stop Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions
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Juul Will Stop Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions

More than three million middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes in 2017, according to preliminary government data, with about...

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Amazon Is Getting $1.5 Billion to Come to Queens. Now Begins the Fight Over if It’s Worth It.
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Amazon Is Getting $1.5 Billion to Come to Queens. Now Begins the Fight Over if It’s Worth It.

The ability of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to work together was a key factor in persuading Amazon to locate one of its two new...

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Afghanistan Is the World’s Polio Capital. These Afghans Hope to Fix That.
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Afghanistan Is the World’s Polio Capital. These Afghans Hope to Fix That.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — At just 2 years old, Madina had been vaccinated seven times. It was not enough: When she fell ill this fall, a trip to the...

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Loose Ends: Where to Cry in an Open Office
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Loose Ends: Where to Cry in an Open Office

So many choices to collaborate. So many places to emote in a group setting. So many choices to collaborate. So many places to emote in a group...

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Whitaker May Be a Bad Choice, but He’s a Legal One
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Whitaker May Be a Bad Choice, but He’s a Legal One

AUSTIN, Tex. — President Trump’s selection of Matthew Whitaker to serve as acting attorney general has provoked alarm across the political spectrum...

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Harlem Made Mo Bamba, but He Will Take It From Here
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Harlem Made Mo Bamba, but He Will Take It From Here

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mo Bamba returned from a preseason workout with the Orlando Magic to a full apartment. He was greeted by three friends, whose sole...

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Trump’s Appointment of the Acting Attorney General Is Unconstitutional
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Trump’s Appointment of the Acting Attorney General Is Unconstitutional

The president is evading the requirement to seek the Senate’s advice and consent for the nation’s chief law enforcement officer and the person who...

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bucharest
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Bucharest

Rebounding from decades of repression, Romania’s capital is brimming with Italian-style cafes, museums, parks and restaurants that celebrate the...

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Google Is Said to Be Shopping for More Real Estate in New York
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Google Is Said to Be Shopping for More Real Estate in New York

Google’s offices on Eighth Avenue in New York. The company spent $2.4 billion in March to buy the Chelsea Market building in Manhattan and is said...

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Dry Spell: Canada Runs Low on Legal Pot Just Weeks After Its Approval
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Dry Spell: Canada Runs Low on Legal Pot Just Weeks After Its Approval

Canada is running low on legal pot three weeks after the government approved the use of recreational marijuana, a shortage that is sending some...

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Losers in Amazon Sweepstakes Aren’t Ready to Throw in the Towel
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Losers in Amazon Sweepstakes Aren’t Ready to Throw in the Towel

Dallas, a finalist in Amazon’s search for an expansion site, is better off encouraging broad-based growth than “being a one-horse town,” The Dallas...

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What Amazon May Mean for Queens: Gentrification and (More) Packed Trains
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What Amazon May Mean for Queens: Gentrification and (More) Packed Trains

The subway’s 7 line and Court Square station in Queens would absorb a significant number of new riders if Amazon locates a new headquarters in Long...

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Why Do We Destroy What Makes Us?
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Why Do We Destroy What Makes Us?

CAIRO — There is a district close to the center of downtown Cairo that extends from the banks of the Nile about one kilometer into one of the city...

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Letitia James for New York Attorney General
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Letitia James for New York Attorney General

One happy reality of the 2018 campaign for New Yorkers is that they are guaranteed to make history on Tuesday: They will elect the state’s first...

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Hardy Fox, of the Avant-Garde Band the Residents (Maybe), Dies at 73
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Hardy Fox, of the Avant-Garde Band the Residents (Maybe), Dies at 73

The Residents in a 1979 publicity photo. They were more than a band: They were performance and visual artists, critics and deconstructors of pop...

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Encounters: Sunny Suljic of ‘Mid90s’ Checks Out His Favorite Skate Shop
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Encounters: Sunny Suljic of ‘Mid90s’ Checks Out His Favorite Skate Shop

LOS ANGELES — It was the golden hour here when Sunny Suljic tumbled out of a black S. U.V. and onto Sawtelle Boulevard, a commercial strip just...

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The Week in Good News: A Duck in Central Park, Rooftop Gardens, ‘Little Free Libraries’
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The Week in Good News: A Duck in Central Park, Rooftop Gardens, ‘Little Free Libraries’

How this glamorous duck arrived in Central Park is a mystery. But we are happy he’s there. How this glamorous duck arrived in Central Park is a...

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The Man Who Showed Us Istanbul
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The Man Who Showed Us Istanbul

Ara Guler, who died on Oct. 17, was the greatest photographer of modern Istanbul. He was born in 1928 in an Armenian family in Istanbul. Ara began...

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Oslo
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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Oslo

The Norwegian capital is filled with art and stunning architecture, but nature, too, is an integral part of urban life. The Norwegian capital is...

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On a Tiny Finnish Island, a Helipad, 9 Piers — and the Russian Military?
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On a Tiny Finnish Island, a Helipad, 9 Piers — and the Russian Military?

The headquarters on the Finnish mainland of Airiston Helmi, a company that Pavel Melnikov, a Russian businessman who owns properties in western...

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Jennifer Lopez on Her Power Bossness, ‘Second Act’ and A-Rod
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Jennifer Lopez on Her Power Bossness, ‘Second Act’ and A-Rod

LOS ANGELES — It was supposed to be Jennifer Lopez’s day off. Cue visions of her lounging by her infinity pool in Bel-Air, friends hanging, tunes...

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Why Squirrel Hill Is a Target for White Supremacists
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Why Squirrel Hill Is a Target for White Supremacists

A candlelight vigil in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh after the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday. As a black boy...

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Brazil’s Polarizing New President, Jair Bolsonaro, in His Own Words
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Brazil’s Polarizing New President, Jair Bolsonaro, in His Own Words

Jair Bolsonaro in Rio de Janeiro this month. He has long been known for making statements that offend large segments of society. Jair Bolsonaro in...

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As Rich Nations Close the Door on Refugees, Uganda Welcomes Them
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As Rich Nations Close the Door on Refugees, Uganda Welcomes Them

Queen Chandia, a South Sudanese refugee who cares for 22 children, harvesting land in Uganda that has been lent to her by local residents. Queen...

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Driven by Trump Policy Changes, Fracking Booms on Public Lands
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Driven by Trump Policy Changes, Fracking Booms on Public Lands

The administration is auctioning off millions of acres of drilling rights and rolling back regulations, raising environmental concerns in states...

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The Great Lawn Sign War of 2018
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The Great Lawn Sign War of 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. — When I was house hunting here in the fall of 2016, I thought I’d be able to gently feel out the politics of my neighborhood via...

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Getting Shoppers Into Stores Takes More Than Inventory
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Getting Shoppers Into Stores Takes More Than Inventory

Prabal Gurung, a Nepalese-American fashion designer, debuted his first stand-alone store this year in Manhattan as he prepared for his label’s 10th...

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Goods Mart: A 7-Eleven for All You Organic People
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Goods Mart: A 7-Eleven for All You Organic People

Goods Mart: A 7-Eleven for All You Organic People Rachel Krupa, a publicist, wants to hit pause on the Amazon Dash button. Thus aspires the Goods...

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Lens: Living Beneath the Ground in an Australian Desert
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Lens: Living Beneath the Ground in an Australian Desert

Jürgen Feldheim and Gabriele Gouellain, a German mining couple, prepare the table for dinnertime at their underground house in Coober Pedy,...

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Nine Hotel Openings to Look Out for in the Coming Year
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Nine Hotel Openings to Look Out for in the Coming Year

The Punakha lodge is one of five properties that Six Senses will open in Bhutan in November. Richard Branson comes to San Francisco, Rosewood...

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