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UPS Employees Are Arrested in Scheme to Ship Drugs and Cash

UPS Employees Are Arrested in Scheme to Ship Drugs and Cash

The operation, which was said to have run for more than a decade, has led to the arrest of 11 people on drug and money laundering charges.

One Thing You Can Do: Sustainable Holiday Shopping

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University of North Carolina Gives ‘Silent Sam’ Statue to Confederate Group

University of North Carolina Gives ‘Silent Sam’ Statue to Confederate Group

The move was part of a settlement with a group that had sued over the fate of the statue, which was toppled in 2018. The group plans to make the statue available to the public.
Navy Drops Effort to Expel From SEALs 3 Officers Linked to Gallagher

Navy Drops Effort to Expel From SEALs 3 Officers Linked to Gallagher

After President Trump intervened to stop the Navy from disciplining Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher, the service called off reviews of three SEAL officers who were the chief’s superiors in Iraq.

Overlooked No More: Lillian Harris Dean, Culinary Entrepreneur Known as ‘Pig Foot Mary’

From a baby carriage on a Manhattan street corner, she sold Southern food to African-Americans who, like her, had moved to New York during the Great Migration.
Ceilings in London Theaters Keep Falling Down

Ceilings in London Theaters Keep Falling Down

A collapse at a performance of “Death of a Salesman,” in which five people were hurt, shone a light on the run-down state of some playhouses in the city.
Trump Signs Hong Kong Democracy Legislation, Angering China

Trump Signs Hong Kong Democracy Legislation, Angering China

The measure, which could lead to sanctions on Chinese officials for cracking down on the protesters, drew bipartisan support from Congress.
Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Prosecutors say Douglas A. J. Latchford, 88, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities, falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market.
Chasing Tim Duncan

Chasing Tim Duncan

Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs, as an assistant coach. Yet little has changed besides his title: He’s a force on the court — and he’s not saying much.
Make Room at the Table for Difficult People

Make Room at the Table for Difficult People

Our son makes the holidays challenging, but I treasure every moment of grace and connection.
M.R.I.s Can Better Detect Cancer in Women With Dense Breasts, Study Finds

M.R.I.s Can Better Detect Cancer in Women With Dense Breasts, Study Finds

A large study found that M.R.I.s detected tumors missed by mammograms, cutting interval cancers by half or more.
After 240 Years and 7 Generations, Forced to Sell the Family Farm

After 240 Years and 7 Generations, Forced to Sell the Family Farm

The aging owners of a Catskills farm say it “has to close so we can survive.”
The Horrible History of Thanksgiving

The Horrible History of Thanksgiving

Before you fill your plate, please remember why we mark this day.
U.S. Closes Wireless Collusion Investigation With No Charges

U.S. Closes Wireless Collusion Investigation With No Charges

AT&T, Verizon and other wireless carriers agreed to let consumers use a technology that makes it easier to switch carriers, the Justice Department said.
Modern Love Podcast: Alicia Keys Reads ‘Who’s Allowed to Hold Hands?’

Modern Love Podcast: Alicia Keys Reads ‘Who’s Allowed to Hold Hands?’

The 15-time Grammy Award winning singer reads an essay about an unjust hierarchy dictating who can publicly display physical affection.
Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

Japan’s Support for Gay Marriage Is Soaring. But Can It Become Law?

The country is being pulled in two directions as it experiences a “boom” in L.G.B.T. awareness but also remains committed to a sometimes inflexible traditional culture.
Special Episode: The Jungle Prince

Special Episode: The Jungle Prince

For decades, they lived in a crumbling palace in Delhi, claiming to be the royal heirs to the fallen kingdom of Oudh. Who were they?
Clive James, a Tireless Polymath Who Led With His Wit

Clive James, a Tireless Polymath Who Led With His Wit

James, who died on Sunday at 80, was an endlessly quotable poet, memoirist, novelist and critic — among other things.
William Ruckelshaus, Who Quit in ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ Dies at 87

William Ruckelshaus, Who Quit in ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ Dies at 87

As deputy attorney general he refused Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor Archibald Cox in the Watergate scandal. He was earlier the E.P.A.’s first leader.