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Julia Reed, Chronicler of Politics, Food and the South, Dies at 59

Julia Reed, an irreverent, expansive chronicler of politics, food and Southern life, died on Aug. 28 in Newport, R.I. She was 59. The cause was cancer, said the historian Jon…

Professor Investigated for Posing as Black Won’t Teach This Term, Officials Say

A George Washington University professor who is under investigation after a blog post with her byline said that she had posed as a Black woman will not teach classes this…

John Kelly, at Center of Report on Trump Disparaging U.S. Soldiers, Keeps Silent

WASHINGTON — John F. Kelly left the White House barely on speaking terms with President Trump. In the months since, Mr. Kelly, a retired four-star general and former White House…

In His Last Hours, Portland Murder Suspect Said He Feared Arrest

Inside an apartment on a quiet suburban street near Lacey, Wash., on Thursday evening, Michael Forest Reinoehl fretted about his future. He talked about his children in a telephone call…

Justice Dept. Charges 2 With Trying to Support Hamas

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday charged two American citizens with ties to a far-right extremist group with trying to support the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas — a case…

Biden says, ‘win or lose, I’m going to go down fighting’ for racial equality.

Drawing a sharp contrast with President Trump, Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Thursday aligned himself strongly and sympathetically with protesters of racial injustice and with Black voters during an afternoon…

Cathy Smith, Who Injected John Belushi With Fatal Drugs, Dies at 73

A headline on the cover of The National Enquirer in June 1982 became the defining element of Cathy Smith’s life. “‘I Killed John Belushi,’” it read, alongside a large photograph…

Trump Says He Will Reverse Pentagon Plan to Close Stars and Stripes Newspaper

WASHINGTON — President Trump said late Friday that he planned to reverse Pentagon budget cuts that would have permanently closed Stars and Stripes, the military newspaper that has both informed…

After 6 Murder Trials and 24 Years, Charges Dropped Against Curtis Flowers

Prosecutors on Friday dropped murder charges against Curtis Flowers, a Black man who was tried six times for the same killings by a white prosecutor who was found to have…

Coronavirus Briefing: A Summer of Lost Opportunity

ImageCredit…The New York Times America’s summer failure As summer comes to a close, the United States is averaging about 40,000 new cases a day, down from a horrifying peak in…