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North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

SEOUL, South Korea — A month before the U.S. presidential election, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, held a military parade that featured what appeared to be the country’s largest-ever intercontinental…

Parents Sue Louisiana Sheriff and Deputies Over Autistic Son’s Death

The parents of an autistic teenager who died last year after an encounter with sheriff’s deputies in Jefferson Parish, La., filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday, claiming that deputies who…

Biden Appoints Former C.I.A. Deputy to Return to Job

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. tapped David S. Cohen to return as deputy head of the C.I.A., placing an official who knows the agency well alongside the veteran…

Survey Finds Majority of Voters Support Initiatives to Fight Climate Change

A majority of registered voters of both parties in the United States support initiatives to fight climate change, including many that are outlined in the climate plans announced by President-elect…

Biden’s Plan

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Joe Biden unveils his plan to defeat the virus and fix the economy. Never let a good crisis…

The Big Promises Biden Is Making

Biden asks Americans to “imagine a future” beyond the virus, pushing a $1.9 trillion plan to promote jobs and prosperity. It’s Friday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign…

‘COVID tongue’ has been identified as a new symptom

According to an epidemiologist at King’s College London, Professor Tim Spector, one of the unusual warning signs of COVID-19 may be developing in the mouth. He claims to be seeing…

TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden

TikTok is about to outlast President Trump. Now, the company could become an early test of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stance toward Chinese tech companies. Mr. Trump demanded last…

What, if Anything, Can Psychics Tell Us About All of This?

She prefers the telephone for technical reasons: “Phone sessions allow me to get into a more meditative state.” Its also works better for clients who feel “fidgety” or “nervous” during…

The Grizzly in the Purple Pants

Russell Lee spat a wad of snuff into a Planters peanuts can. We sat at a picnic table in his backyard, next to the railroad tracks. He jackhammered the ground…