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Former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, Dies at 84

Pranab Mukherjee, an Indian politician who rose to high office alongside one of India’s longest-serving prime ministers, Indira Gandhi, died on Monday at a hospital in New Delhi. He was…

French Economist Thomas Piketty Rejects Chinese Censorship Demands

PARIS — With his in-depth critique of Western capitalism, detailed in a 700-page book that enjoyed record sales in 2014, France’s rock-star economist Thomas Piketty was well regarded by Chinese…

India’s Economy Shrank Nearly 24 Percent Last Quarter

NEW DELHI — The Indian economy contracted by 23.9 percent in the second quarter, the most drastic fall in decades, as lockdown restrictions meant to contain the spread of the…

A Coronavirus Second Wave Grips Spain

MÁLAGA, Spain — At midday on Sunday, there were 31 patients inside the main coronavirus treatment center in Málaga, the city with the fastest-rising infection rate in southern Spain. At…

Far Right Germans Try to Storm Reichstag as Coronavirus Protests Grow

BERLIN — It was shortly after 7 p.m. when a self-described healer got on stage outside the German Parliament and urged the jeering crowd of protesters to storm the building:…

Family of New Mexico Lineman Who Killed Himself Sues University and Former Coach

As the University of New Mexico football team endured another losing season last fall, Nahje Flowers, a defensive lineman, began complaining to friends and counselors about his coaches forcing him…

Bria Hartley Found the Right Fit With the Phoenix Mercury

It takes more than big names to win games in the W.N.B.A. The New York Times is talking to players across the league who are making an impact in their…

6 dinner and post-dinner habits to maintain a healthy weight

When you are working hard to shed those extra kilos, you want to make sure that you do not do anything wrong that ruins your plan. It takes a lot…

Appeals Court Denies Flynn’s Attempt to End Case

WASHINGTON — A Federal District Court judge may go forward with his plans to scrutinize the Justice Department’s request to drop the prosecution of President Trump’s former national security adviser…

Apple’s App War Needs Peace

I asked for ideas on how Apple could improve the app store from Jacob Eiting, a founder of RevenueCat, which helps app makers design in-app purchases and knows what drives…