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Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Pet City: Secret Lives of Real Pets

July 22, 2016 - 10:47am
In the post-privacy age, pet cams reveal the mystery of what Fido and Fluffy do when we’re not around.

Texas Rape Victim Was Jailed for Fear She Would Not Testify, Lawsuit Says

July 22, 2016 - 10:28am
The suit against county officials says the woman was beaten by an inmate, punched by a guard and accidentally classified as a sexual assault suspect in the Harris County Jail.

New York Today: New York Today: Surfin’ N.Y.C.

July 22, 2016 - 10:10am
Friday: Surf destinations near the city, blistering heat and philosophers among us.

On the Runway: Laying Bare the Trump Family’s Costume Designs in Cleveland

July 22, 2016 - 9:40am
Donald J. Trump’s children and wife understood that their statements of support did not stop at the podium or the teleprompter. Offstage, they continued the narrative.

U.S. Rejects Account of How Millions Got to Malaysia’s Leader

July 22, 2016 - 8:04am
The Justice Department complaint alleges that the money was stolen from a Malaysian government investment fund that Prime Minister Najib Razak oversaw.

Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe

July 22, 2016 - 7:48am
While the cause to curb police shootings of black people has drawn diverse groups of activists, a slice of them borrow tactics from past militant resistance in the nation.

Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet to Be Suspended

July 22, 2016 - 7:23am
The hunt will be suspended if the plane isn’t found in the dwindling target zone, officials said, but it could be revived if new information emerged.

Takeaways From Day 4

July 22, 2016 - 7:08am
Mr. Trump completed his unlikely rise to Republican standard-bearer, capping a convention that rarely veered from his theme of restoring American dominance.

Tip: How to Breathe

July 22, 2016 - 7:00am
Do it with purpose. Sit up straight.

Feature: The World According to ‘BoJack Horseman’

July 22, 2016 - 7:00am
The show’s creators have turned the travails of an anthropomorphic horse into a hilarious meditation on a peculiarly modern kind of unhappiness.

The Science of Fat: Skinny and 119 Pounds, but With the Health Hallmarks of Obesity

July 22, 2016 - 6:00am
A small group of thin patients who develop disorders typically tied to obesity pose a medical mystery and a potential opportunity for scientists.

Travel Tips: A Three-Step Guide to Tipping on Vacation

July 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Wondering how much to give your concierge? Your tour guide and driver? Here are some rules of thumb.

Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, ‘Star Trek Beyond’: Your Friday Briefing

July 22, 2016 - 5:51am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Indian Air Force Plane With 29 Missing Over Bay of Bengal

July 22, 2016 - 5:30am
The Indian air force Friday lost contact with a transport plane carrying 29 people to islands in the Bay of Bengal, the defense ministry said.

Helping the Elderly Downsize

July 22, 2016 - 5:00am
Some move managers specialize in helping seniors downsize, divest, donate or simply declutter for safety’s — and sanity’s — sake.

Economic View: The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love

July 22, 2016 - 5:00am
To be happy, research suggests, earning a high salary isn’t enough. Once you have met your basic needs, satisfaction comes from developing an expertise.

Day 4: Trump Hits Clinton With Ominous Message

July 22, 2016 - 4:45am
Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination in Cleveland on Thursday, presenting himself as the savior needed for a doomed nation.

Critic's Notebook: A Donald Trump Speech Whose Sunny Spots Came Mostly From the Stage Lights

July 22, 2016 - 3:57am
Mr. Trump delivered a grim, angry message to close a grim, angry convention, casting himself as the only leader capable of saving America.

Chinese Workers Dismantle Tibetan Study Site, Evict People

July 22, 2016 - 3:27am
Chinese government workers are dismantling buildings and evicting residents at Larung Gar, one of the world's largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, according to overseas-based Tibetan groups, though a local official said the site was being renovated.