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The Boston Marathon has barred runners from Russia and Belarus.

Runners from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete in the Boston Marathon this month, the race organizers said on Wednesday — another ...

U.S. Says It Secretly Removed Malware Worldwide, Pre-empting Russian Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Wednesday that it had secretly removed malware from computer networks around the world in recent weeks, a ...

Ukraine war: US, UK hit Russia with new sanctions

The US rolled out a new wave of financial sanctions on Wednesday against Russia that President Joe Biden said would place a lasting penalty on ...

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Judge Finds Man Not Guilty in First Jan. 6 Acquittal

A federal judge decided on Wednesday that a former government contractor from New Mexico who claimed that the police let him into the Capitol ...

The Boston Marathon has barred runners from Russia and Belarus.

Runners from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete in the Boston Marathon this month, the race organizers said on Wednesday — another ...

U.S. Says It Secretly Removed Malware Worldwide, Pre-empting Russian Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — The United States said on Wednesday that it had secretly removed malware from computer networks around the world in recent weeks, a ...

New York Agrees to Expand Voting Access for People With Disabilities

Voting in New York will become easier for blind and disabled residents following the settlement of a lawsuit against the New York State Board of ...

Karim Benzema, the Surest of Sure Things, Lifts Real Madrid at Chelsea

LONDON — Luka Modric has, by this stage, seen pretty much all there is to see. He has won four Champions League titles. He has played in a World ...

In ‘Lessons From the Edge,’ How an Ambassador to Ukraine Became a Casualty of the Trump Administration

LESSONS FROM THE EDGEA MemoirBy Marie YovanovitchIllustrated. 394 pages. Mariner Books. $30. When Marie Yovanovitch was abruptly recalled from ...

The Democrats’ Historic Successes and Contemporary Failures

WHAT IT TOOK TO WINA History of the Democratic PartyBy Michael KazinLEFT BEHINDThe Democrats’ Failed Attempt to Solve InequalityBy Lily Geismer ...

Sixteen Years After ‘The Road,’ Cormac McCarthy Is Publishing Two New Novels

During a rare appearance in Santa Fe, N.M., in 2015, Cormac McCarthy offered a tantalizing glimpse of his work in progress: “The Passenger,” a ...

‘Booth’ Pushes an Assassin Off Center Stage

BOOTHBy Karen Joy Fowler470 pages. G.P. Putnam’s Sons. $28. “Why did you do it, Johnny? Nobody agrees.” That’s a line from “Assassins,” the ...

Again and Again, Literature Provides an Outlet for the Upended Lives of Refugees

Pursued by the armies of Vladimir Putin, a shark for all seasons, refugees are pouring through Europe at a rate not seen since World War II ...

This Memoir About the Contradictions of Grief Plays by Its Own Rules

AURELIA, AURÉLIAA MemoirBy Kathryn Davis108 pages. Graywolf Press. $15. There are memoirs in which you learn the facts of a person’s life, and ...

How a Mystery Illness Cost One Writer a Decade of Health

THE INVISIBLE KINGDOMReimagining Chronic IllnessBy Meghan O’Rourke Memoirs of illness, which seemed so startling and courageous when their first ...

William P. Barr’s Memoir Is Part Lawyerly Defense, Part Culture-War Diatribe

ONE DAMN THING AFTER ANOTHERMemoirs of an Attorney GeneralBy William P. BarrIllustrated. 595 pages. William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers. $35 ...

Twin Brothers on a Quest to Find the Next Dalai Lama

WHEN I’M GONE, LOOK FOR ME IN THE EASTBy Quan Barry302 pages. Pantheon Books. $27. A line of imperfect telepathic communication runs between twin ...

‘Chilean Poet’ Is a Playful Novel About (Yes) Chile and Poetry

CHILEAN POETBy Alejandro ZambraTranslated by Megan McDowell In August 2010, a gold and copper mine in northern Chile experienced a catastrophic ...

Will We Ever Understand Addiction?

THE URGEOur History of AddictionBy Carl Erik Fisher Our culture, ever on the lookout for easy, unambiguous answers to the predicament of being ...

A Smart, Playful Book About the Underappreciated Index

INDEX, A HISTORY OF THEA Bookish Adventure From Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age By Dennis DuncanIllustrated. 344 pages. W.W. Norton ...

Politics Drove Rebecca Mead From Her Adopted Home and Into Her Next Book

HOME/LANDA Memoir of Departure and ReturnBy Rebecca Mead In recent years, it has become fashionable to claim that a person needs special license ...

‘The Power Law’ Is a Funder-Friendly Look at the World of Venture Capital

It might be hard for most Americans to muster much sympathy for ultrarich venture capitalists, but Sebastian Mallaby wants us to try. In his new ...

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