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City to Settle Discrimination Claim in Brooklyn Housing Plan

City to Settle Discrimination Claim in Brooklyn Housing Plan

The site of a proposed development in Brooklyn known as the Broadway Triangle. After years of legal disputes, the city and community groups have agreed on a plan.
Review: ‘Once on This Island,’ Revived and Ravishing

Review: ‘Once on This Island,’ Revived and Ravishing

Hailey Kilgore, far left, as Ti Moune in the musical “Once on This Island” at the Circle in the Square Theater.
G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky

G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky

A stopgap spending measure would extend government funding through Dec. 22, but Republicans would need Democratic support.
Ministers Look to Revive Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poverty Campaign

Ministers Look to Revive Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poverty Campaign

The minister Barbara Williams-Skinner was arrested last week in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building for protesting the tax reform bill as part of an evangelical social justice group.
On Golf: Tiger Woods Relishes the Struggle in an Up-and-Down Return

On Golf: Tiger Woods Relishes the Struggle in an Up-and-Down Return

Tiger Woods on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the Hero World Challenge on Sunday. He tied for ninth.
No Longer New York City’s ‘Boulevard of Death’

No Longer New York City’s ‘Boulevard of Death’

A bicyclist along Queens Boulevard in Queens, which became known as the “Boulevard of Death.’' But since Mayor Bill de Blasio made it a focus of his plan to make city streets safer, not a single
Met Opera Suspends James Levine After New Sexual Abuse Accusations

Met Opera Suspends James Levine After New Sexual Abuse Accusations

James Levine leading the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in 2016.
Shohei Ohtani Spurns the Yankees, Seeking a Smaller Market

Shohei Ohtani Spurns the Yankees, Seeking a Smaller Market

Shohei Ohtani pitching for the Japanese national team in 2015. His representatives informed the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox that he would not sign with them.
11-Year-Old Has Spent Her Life in Jail, a Serial Killer as a Cellmate

11-Year-Old Has Spent Her Life in Jail, a Serial Killer as a Cellmate

Shirin Gul and her daughter Meena, 11, in the women’s wing of the Nangarhar provincial prison, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, where Ms. Gul is serving a life sentence.
Death of Jamaican Fast-Food Magnate Stuns Friends and Workers

Death of Jamaican Fast-Food Magnate Stuns Friends and Workers

Lowell Hawthorne, the founder of Golden Krust, at his company’s Park Avenue plant in the Bronx in April. The police said Mr. Hawthorne killed himself on Saturday.
Editorial: Art, Freed From Guantánamo

Editorial: Art, Freed From Guantánamo

A painting by Muhammad Ahmad Abdallah al Ansi, a former prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, is part of an exhibit in New York of artwork by men who have been held at the prison.
Alabama’s Disdain for Democrats Looms Over Its Senate Race

Alabama’s Disdain for Democrats Looms Over Its Senate Race

Balloons and signs decorated the site of a Nov. 18 campaign event in Birmingham, Ala., for Doug Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate.
Christie Looks to Sports Gambling for a Rare Second-Term Victory

Christie Looks to Sports Gambling for a Rare Second-Term Victory

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey during a charity game at Yankee Stadium in 2015. An avid sports fan, Governor Christie is supporting a Supreme Court case that could lead to legalized sports gambling
Help Assad or Leave Cities in Ruins? The Politics of Rebuilding Syria

Help Assad or Leave Cities in Ruins? The Politics of Rebuilding Syria

Syria has been ravaged by years of war, but President Bashar al-Assad is still in power. In July, his portrait hung in Al Waer, once a well-to-do area of Homs, now a ghost of its former self.
On Washington: For McConnell, Health Care Failure Was a Map to Tax Success

On Washington: For McConnell, Health Care Failure Was a Map to Tax Success

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, with fellow Republicans before a news conference on the tax bill on Capitol Hill.