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The Year’s Best Wine Books

As delightful a beverage as wine might be, a deeper understanding of culture and history invariably enhances the pleasure of opening a bottle ...

One of Jussie Smollett’s Attackers Tells Court It Was All Staged

Jussie Smollett, frustrated by what he saw as a muted reaction to a death threat he had received in the mail, enlisted a friend in 2019 to stage ...

Square, Jack Dorsey’s payments company, changes its name to Block.

The payments company Square said on Wednesday that it was changing its name to Block, a nod to one of the main focuses of the company’s chief ...

W.H.O. Reopens Debate Over Fairness of Pandemic Response

LONDON — As the still-mysterious Omicron variant reached American shores, the World Health Organization on Wednesday scolded wealthy countries ...

Long-Ago Victim of Vesuvius May Shed Light on Ancient Rome

HERCULANEUM, Italy — In his last moments, his final heartbeats, a man clutched a leather satchel to his side — perhaps containing his most prized ...

Giulio Regeni: Egypt responsible for 2016 murder of student, says Italian commission

Egyptian security services are responsible for the torture and death of Italian student Giulio Regeni, according to a parliamentary commission ...

Storm Arwen: 30,000 people still without power in the UK

Around 30,000 people in the north of England and Scotland are still without electricity after Storm Arwen. Strong winds have brought snow, ice ...

Three men arrested after homemade bomb found in Reykjavík bin

Three men have been arrested in Iceland after a homemade bomb was found in a residential area of Reykjavík. Police said the explosive device was ...

Stacey Abrams Says She’s Running for Georgia Governor

Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and former candidate for governor of the state who built a national profile as a voting rights advocate ...

Lakers Search for Answers, With and Without LeBron James

Before the start of the N.B.A. season, LeBron James acknowledged one of the hard realities facing the Los Angeles Lakers. The team had once again ...

The Knicks’ Struggles Go Deeper Than Kemba Walker

Knicks Coach Tom Thibodeau has long been known as resistant to change, particularly in the way he uses his starters. He’s often been criticized ...

Inditex, a Spanish fashion giant, will be led by Marta Ortega, the founder’s daughter.

Inditex, the giant Spanish fashion retailer, has appointed Marta Ortega, daughter of the company’s co-founder, as its chairwoman, unexpectedly ...

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