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15 Killed in Southern Thailand in the Worst Violence in Years

15 Killed in Southern Thailand in the Worst Violence in Years

The attack on a security checkpoint puts new focus on a bitter but often forgotten conflict that has killed both Buddhists and Muslims for years.
Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?

Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?

An increasingly outraged public is demanding action in a nation intimately linked to coal mining. The government has responded by threatening a new law to punish protesters.
Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

A police official said, “I’ve got young children, and if I thought that the police felt that they were at risk of doing something wrong, I’d want them strip-searched.”

Gordon Sondland Suddenly Remembered Perjury Is a Thing, Stephen Colbert Says

“The Late Show” host joked that the ambassador’s story changed after he recalled one important detail: “I don’t want to go to jail.”
SoftBank Takes a $4.6 Billion Hit From WeWork. Its C.E.O. Remains Defiant.

SoftBank Takes a $4.6 Billion Hit From WeWork. Its C.E.O. Remains Defiant.

Masayoshi Son defended the Japanese company’s investment, while admitting he misjudged the American firm’s founder, Adam Neumann.
A Showcase Start to the College Basketball Season in N.Y.C.

A Showcase Start to the College Basketball Season in N.Y.C.

The four top men’s teams entering the season played at Madison Square Garden in the Champions Classic, with the favorite falling in each game — Michigan State to Kentucky and Kansas to Duke.
House Investigators Summon Mick Mulvaney to Testify in Impeachment Inquiry

House Investigators Summon Mick Mulvaney to Testify in Impeachment Inquiry

Democrats leading the impeachment investigation are targeting the president’s acting chief of staff, citing evidence he may have been “directly involved” in Mr. Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine.
India and the Mistrust Economy

India and the Mistrust Economy

Growth is slowing. Blame illiberalism for hurting investors’ confidence.
Shelly Simonds, Who Lost Random Draw in 2017 Race, Wins Handily in Virginia

Shelly Simonds, Who Lost Random Draw in 2017 Race, Wins Handily in Virginia

The Democrat finally won the seat she lost when her Republican opponent’s name was randomly drawn from a bowl after a tie vote.
‘Extremely Evil Misconduct’: Thailand’s Palace Intrigue Spills Into View

‘Extremely Evil Misconduct’: Thailand’s Palace Intrigue Spills Into View

Six months after King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s coronation, aide after aide has been ousted and denounced, even as he moves to bolster his authority.
Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Stabbed in Hong Kong

Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Stabbed in Hong Kong

Junius Ho emerged in recent months as a chief opponent of the Hong Kong protest movement.
Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Syrian Refugee Who Was Speaking Arabic

Man Pleads Guilty in Attack on Syrian Refugee Who Was Speaking Arabic

“What trash are you speaking?” the man asked the 17-year-old, before punching him multiple times on the San Diego Trolley.
Man Accused of Murder in Texas Shooting Is Released From Jail

Man Accused of Murder in Texas Shooting Is Released From Jail

Brandon Ray Gonzales was arrested the day after two people were killed at a crowded homecoming party in October. Now, the authorities want the capital murder charge against him to be dropped.
Democrats Win Control in Virginia and Claim Narrow Victory in Kentucky Governor’s Race

Democrats Win Control in Virginia and Claim Narrow Victory in Kentucky Governor’s Race

Control of Virginia’s government fell to Democrats for the first time in decades, while Andy Beshear held an edge over Gov. Matt Bevin in the Kentucky election.
Kansas City Voters Remove Martin Luther King’s Name From Boulevard

Kansas City Voters Remove Martin Luther King’s Name From Boulevard

After contentious debate, the Missouri city christened a street after the civil rights leader this year. Residents decided to revert it to Paseo Boulevard.
Airbnb Suffered a Big Defeat in Jersey City. Here’s What That Means.

Airbnb Suffered a Big Defeat in Jersey City. Here’s What That Means.

Restrictions approved by voters on Tuesday followed concerns over rising rents. They were a rebuke of Airbnb as it prepares to go public.
Virginia Election: Democrats Take Full Control of State Government

Virginia Election: Democrats Take Full Control of State Government

With a Democratic governor in office, the party was in full control of Virginia state government for the first time in a generation.
College Football’s Champions Aren’t in Top 4 of the Playoff Rankings. Why?

College Football’s Champions Aren’t in Top 4 of the Playoff Rankings. Why?

The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll, but did include Penn State.
N.Y. Election Results: Voters Approve All 5 Ballot Measures

N.Y. Election Results: Voters Approve All 5 Ballot Measures

Ballot questions took center stage in New York City, where ranked-choice voting was approved, and in Jersey City, where Airbnb suffered a defeat.
Trump Called Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault, Records Show

Trump Called Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault, Records Show

Mr. Trump and Summer Zervos exchanged several calls in 2007 and 2008, including on the day she says he attacked her.
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