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Protesters Gain Victory in Fight Over Dakota Access Oil Pipeline
The Army said it would look for other routes for the pipeline, a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in a battle that has become a global flash point.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:47:36 GMT)

Standing Rock Celebrates Halted Pipeline
Stand in a drum circle at the Oceti Sakowin camp just after the Army announced on Sunday that it would explore alternative routes for the Dakota Access pipeline.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:13:47 GMT)

Standing Rock, Oakland, Matteo Renzi: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:42:44 GMT)

California Today: California Today: What We Know and Don’t Know About the Oakland Fire
Monday: A criminal investigation is opened into the Oakland inferno, officials release names of victims, and a look at the national Christmas tree in Kings Canyon National Park.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:22:00 GMT)

Pat McCrory, North Carolina Governor, Concedes After Acrimonious Race
The move cleared the way for the ascension of his Democratic challenger, Roy Cooper, and gave the national Democratic Party a rare cause for celebration.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:37:20 GMT)

Death Toll in Oakland Warehouse Fire Rises to 36 as Search Continues
Officials said that the search of the rubble of a makeshift nightclub in the building would take days, and that they expected the number of victims to rise.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:03:35 GMT)

Oakland Fire Was a Rare Mass Casualty Blaze. Fire Codes Help Explain Why.
Fires at theaters and nightclubs used to kill hundreds of people in the U.S., but safety measures implemented in the first half of last century have made them uncommon.
(Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:52:18 GMT)

Italy’s Premier, Matteo Renzi, Says He’ll Resign After Reform Is Rejected
Voters defeated proposed changes to Italy’s Constitution, handing a win to anti-establishment forces on the Continent.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:23:55 GMT)

Live Briefing: Matteo Renzi’s Loss in Italy Is Clear, but Who Are the Winners?
The results represented another victory for anti-establishment movements in Europe.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:23:33 GMT)

Markets Weather Italy Referendum Result, but Banks Are Vulnerable
The results of an Italian vote will probably postpone plans to rebuild the country’s banks and to help them deal with problem loans.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:28:40 GMT)

For Blacks Facing Parole in New York State, Signs of a Broken System
A New York Times investigation of thousands of parole decisions in the state found that minorities faced marked disadvantages, underscoring a host of problems in the parole process.
(Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:18:38 GMT)

The Scourge of Racial Bias in New York State’s Prisons
A New York Times investigation draws on nearly 60,000 disciplinary cases from state prisons and interviews with inmates to explore the system’s inequities and the ripple effect they can have.
(Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:44:42 GMT)

Your Daily Mini Crossword
Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.
(Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:18:20 GMT)

Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD
The president-elect reached out to one of his old Republican primary opponents to be secretary of housing and urban development.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:43:19 GMT)

Ben Carson Lived in Public Housing, but Critics Worry Over How He Will Lead It
Experts in urban areas admire Mr. Carson’s medical clout but are concerned about his lack of experience in government.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:54:35 GMT)

Policy Clash: How Ben Carson at Housing Could Undo a Desegregation Effort
A long-debated rule to carry out a neglected provision of the 1968 Fair Housing Act faces an uncertain future.
(Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:50:17 GMT)

Business Since Birth: Trump’s Children and the Tangle That Awaits
The president-elect’s three eldest children have always interwoven family and business ties. Can their empire ever be separate from the White House?
(Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:44:06 GMT)

China Amplifies Warning on Taiwan, and Trump Takes a Tougher Line
Donald J. Trump has challenged Beijing on trade and the South China Sea, rejecting suggestions that he needed China’s approval to talk to Taiwan’s president.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:02:08 GMT)

Transition Briefing: Ivanka Trump to Meet with Al Gore on Climate Change as Trump Tweets Again
Ivanka Trump may not have a formal policy role, but she has her father’s ear. And her father says he’ll keep tweeting until he gets the press he wants.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:28:32 GMT)

Tomi Lahren: Young, Vocal and the Right’s Rising Media Star
Ms. Lahren, who became a visible supporter of Donald J. Trump during the presidential campaign, has drawn the ire of critics who say her commentaries are often racist.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:54:43 GMT)

Man Motivated by ‘Pizzagate’ Conspiracy Theory Arrested in Washington Gunfire
The man said he wanted to “self-investigate” a baseless online theory tying a restaurant, Comet Ping Pong, to a child abuse ring.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:04:32 GMT)

Did You Just Forget, or Is It Something More Serious?
Memory lapses that disrupt daily living or cause a person to withdraw from family are more serious than absent-mindedness or confusing names, experts said.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:45:13 GMT)

Well: Why Do I Gain Weight When I Exercise?
Starting to exercise often means we eat more and move less than we did before.
(Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:00:15 GMT)

A Stirring Victory for a Texas High School. Then the Unthinkable.
Hours after Iraan High School won a state football quarterfinal, a bus carrying cheerleaders and their sponsors was struck on a highway, leaving one dead.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:48:06 GMT)

The Best TV Shows of 2016
A sampler of television as dizzying and agitated as the year we’ve just lived through.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:44:52 GMT)

Russia Says It’ll Discuss With U.S. a Deal on Exit for Insurgents in Aleppo
The Russian foreign minister said that any insurgents who refused to leave under terms of an agreement would be considered terrorists and risked death.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:51:21 GMT)

Prosecution Rests in Retrial of Etan Patz Murder Case
Prosecutors argued that Pedro Hernandez lured Etan into the basement of a bodega in 1979 and strangled him, and has been racked with guilt ever since.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:27:49 GMT)

Shinzo Abe to Become First Japanese Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor
Mr. Abe’s trip this month to the site his country attacked 75 years ago will in effect be reciprocating a visit by President Obama to Hiroshima this year.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:12:02 GMT)

Austria Rejects Far-Right Presidential Candidate Norbert Hofer
Voters chose the former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen, in a result that seemed to show the limits of Donald J. Trump’s populist tailwind.
(Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:44:41 GMT)

Uber Bets on Artificial Intelligence With Acquisition and New Lab
With the Geometric Intelligence deal, Uber wants to make major advances in how the computers behind self-driving vehicles think and make decisions on the road.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:34:25 GMT)

U.S. Athletes Weigh a Boycott Over Russian Doping
Bobsled and skeleton racers appear to have the support of the U.S. Olympic Committee as they consider skipping the world championships in Sochi, Russia, the site of Olympic cheating in 2014.
(Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:38:45 GMT)

Advertising: Shadows Fall and Jaws Drop for a Jolly Green Icon’s Comeback
B&G Foods, which bought the frozen-vegetable brand Green Giant last year, is taking a cue from superhero movies in a suspense-filled new trailer.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:03:07 GMT)

$25 Million in Breakthrough Prizes Given in Science and Math
The awards went to more than a thousand physicists, life scientists and mathematicians in areas like genetics and string theory.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:16:10 GMT)

Vows: Against All Odds, One Match Was All He Needed
“Being an algorithm believer, I thought I should just trust it, and that maybe she was truly, and literally, the one for me,” the groom said.
(Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:45:59 GMT)

Roundup: Rock Lives: This Season’s Pop Music Biographies and Memoirs
New books look at the careers of Brian Wilson, Paul Simon and other music stars.
(Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:00:17 GMT)

For ‘Trollhunters,’ Guillermo del Toro Found Inspiration in the Sewers
The director incorporated many of his past and present loves into his current venture, a 26-episode animated series for Netflix.
(Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:34:16 GMT)

The Neediest Cases: Despite Cancer Diagnosis and Husband’s Death, Keeping a Positive Outlook
Gertrudis Torres said her son and daughter have given her motivation to beat the disease, even as her substantial grief and her weakened physical strength made the challenge seem impossible at times.
(Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:00:01 GMT)

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