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Baffling Events in Lebanon Are Fueling Anxiety in the Mideast

  • The case of the missing Lebanese prime minister, who flew to Saudi Arabia to announce his resignation, is threatening to become a flash point in the struggle for power in the Middle East.
  • The Iranian-backed militia Hezbollah said the Saudis were holding him against his will, while the Saudis have said there was a plot to assassinate him.


5 Women Accuse Louis C.K. of Misconduct

Louis C.K. built a reputation as the unlikely conscience of the comedy scene, but female colleagues are coming forward to describe a pattern of sexual harassment and lewd behavior.


Tax Hike for Middle Class Is Possible, McConnell Says

Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said he “misspoke” days earlier when he said that “nobody in the middle class is going to get a tax increase.”

G.O.P. Candidate Denies Accusations of Sexual Misconduct

Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, denied accusations that he had made sexual advances on four teenage girls when he was in his 30s and insisted in an interview on Fox News that he would stay in the race.

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The Ivy League’s Hidden Cash

Schools like Stanford stash their endowments in offshore accounts while still benefiting from tax breaks.

  • This year’s “1984” production will be ineligible for a Tony because the journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who is a member of the nominating committee, wasn’t allowed to see it.

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