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The New York Times · 1h ago

Who Are Sufi Muslims and Why Do Some Extremists Hate Them?

A terrorist attack in Egypt has focused attention on the mystical school of Islam, which emphasizes the inward search for divinity.
The New York Times · 10h ago

Militants Kill 235 at Sufi Mosque in Egypt’s Deadliest Terrorist Attack

The assault, in an area racked by an Islamist insurgency, sent shock waves across the nation — not only for the death toll but also for the choice of target.
The New York Times · 7h ago

Black Friday 2017: Seeking New TVs to Watch, and Sneakers to Resell

Americans who were driven to shop for Christmas deals — and turn a profit — were in line early and on their devices in droves.
The New York Times · 1h ago

Egypt, Michael Flynn, Argentina: Your Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The New York Times · 43m ago

Mary Adelman, 89, Fixer of Broken Typewriters, Is Dead

For decades, her shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan was a fixture in the lives of writers desperate to keep the words flowing.
The New York Times · 43m ago

Miles From Flint, Residents Turn Off Taps in New Water Crisis

Waste from a shoe factory has tainted groundwater in a Grand Rapids suburb. Some residents are skeptical of Michigan officials, who botched the response in Flint.
The New York Times · 14h ago

Zimbabwe’s New Leader Stirs Fears That He Resembles the Old One

Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeded the leader he helped to topple, Robert Mugabe, who had held the office since independence 37 years ago.
The New York Times · 13h ago

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Bridging the Canyon Across the Holiday Table

In the Trump era, we’ve reached peak domestic hatred.
The New York Times · 1m ago

On Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot, Steroid Talk and Few Sure Things

Our baseball columnist looks at superstars under chemical clouds. There’s also a trivia quiz.
The New York Times · 1h ago

Trudeau Apologizes for Abuse and ‘Profound Cultural Loss’ at Indigenous Schools

The Canadian premier said former students of boarding schools in Newfoundland and Labrador “face adversity today” because of their schooling.