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For many of us, it’s synonymous with war and strife. But for the artists, chefs, designers, architects and scholars who live there, Beirut will always be a place where ideas and beauty flourished ... and flourish still.
Craig Steven Wright provided digital evidence linking himself with Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym previously tied to the currency’s creator, the BBC said.
The nation’s most populous state has almost always been an afterthought in the primaries, but this year’s Republican contest promises to change that.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has opened a second day of talks in Geneva aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria amid continuing attacks in Aleppo.
Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but a study of them helps explain why they could not keep all of that weight off.
Bran Stark returns, things get tense at Winterfell and Castle Black.
Shira A. Scheindlin, who became a federal judge in 1994, said ex-Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and ex-Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly “didn’t seem to get” the effect the policy had.
The United States territory will probably default on even larger and more consequential payments due on July 1 unless Congress enacts rescue legislation.
More than a dozen states will use the laws for the first time in a presidential election this fall, a step researchers say disproportionately affects minority voters.
Two days before what is widely viewed as a must-win primary for Mr. Cruz, a poll showed Donald J. Trump with a lead of 15 points among likely Republican primary voters.
In a documentary, Baron Davis uses a summer basketball league to convey the compassion and the loyalty that allowed him to go from East Los Angeles to the N.B.A. without leaving home.
CBS says it brought in a new executive producer for “The Late Show” so Mr. Colbert could focus on hosting. Now the network has to give him room to do what he does best.
Beijing’s infusions of cash to support its economy tend to lead to investment bubbles, often in unexpected places, as the commodities market shows.
The president’s older daughter apparently disregarded her parents’ counsel that she need not choose a school with a big name and reputation.
Tom Angel, the sheriff’s chief of staff, sent dozens of emails from his work account in a previous job that mocked Muslims, Latinos and other groups.
The report found that as much as 81 percent of the reef near the dredging site was buried in sediment, despite a plan to minimize the damage.
Many political analysts say the president’s slow-motion downfall is tied to an autocratic persona and a go-it-alone work style that has driven away scores of political allies.
The Tiger Temple, a wildlife attraction backed by monks but accused of abuse and exploitation, filed a lawsuit to stop the government from shutting it down.
The deal, announced in November 2014, had been criticized by the Justice Department, which sued to block the plan.