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2 Nuns, a Developer and Katy Perry Walk Into a Real Estate Deal

July 2, 2015 - 5:54pm
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles favors a deal to sell an eight-acre property to Ms. Perry — over the objections of nuns who have another plan in mind.









Donald Trump’s Lousy Week (Except for the Polling)

July 2, 2015 - 5:54pm
A timeline of Mr. Trump’s week shows a cascade of deteriorating business deals and widespread denunciation after his comments about immigrants.









Egypt, Stunned by Sinai Assault, Vows to Erase ‘Terrorist Dens’

July 2, 2015 - 5:52pm
A security official said 23 militants were killed in the northern Sinai Peninsula as the government sought to reassert control there.









Potential Holiday Threats Assessed With Focus on ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists

July 2, 2015 - 5:49pm
In issuing warnings for the July 4 holiday, officials say ISIS’s tactic of urging sympathizers to act on their own is particularly hard to detect.









The Man Who Saw America

July 2, 2015 - 5:24pm
Looking back with Robert Frank, the most influential photographer alive.









White House Orders Review of Rules for Genetically Modified Crops

July 2, 2015 - 5:19pm
Critics of biotechnology have long said that the current regulatory system is too lax.









Anonymous Donors Give Over $3 Million for Charleston Scholarship Fund

July 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
The fund will be set up for people affiliated with the Charleston church where nine people were killed on June 17, city officials said.









I.M.F. Agrees With Athens That Greece Needs Debt Relief

July 2, 2015 - 4:47pm
The fund conceded an argument long made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, even as it blamed the current government for making matters worse.









First Draft: ‘Super PAC’ Raises $15.6 Million for Hillary Clinton Campaign

July 2, 2015 - 4:18pm
The “super PAC” supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton will report raising $15.6 million when it files its disclosure statements, officials with the group said Thursday morning.









After Settlement, Relief at a Diminished BP

July 2, 2015 - 3:13pm
In preparation for a settlement over the 2010 gulf disaster, BP has sharply pruned its global operations to save itself, and now it can plan for its future.









Boko Haram Guns Down 97 People Praying in Mosques in Nigeria

July 2, 2015 - 2:41pm
Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday.









I.M.F. Says Greece Needs Debt Relief, but Blames Government Lapses

July 2, 2015 - 2:22pm
A report by the fund amounted to an indictment of the way Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has governed the country since taking office in January.









First Draft: Bernie Sanders Raises $15 Million From a Wide Donor Base

July 2, 2015 - 1:44pm
Senator Bernie Sanders, the liberal Vermont senator who has been rising in recent polls in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, raised $15 million in the last two months, his aides said.









Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ May Have Been Found Earlier Than Thought

July 2, 2015 - 1:31pm
Evidence has emerged suggesting that “Go Set a Watchman,” said to have been discovered in August and set to be released on July 14, may have been found years earlier.









Pea Guacamole Defenders Step Up

July 2, 2015 - 12:56pm
The Times published on Twitter a pea-laden guacamole recipe on Wednesday that enraged the Internet. A few brave souls have stepped forward to try it.









England’s Own Goal at Women’s World Cup Brings Sympathy, Not Scorn

July 2, 2015 - 12:53pm
England defender Laura Bassett lived a nightmare in the Women’s World Cup semifinal against Japan when she scored an own goal with seconds left.









Above Arctic Circle, Soccer Blooms in a Barren Land

July 2, 2015 - 12:42pm
Sports, like most aspects of life, are not easy in the Canadian Arctic. But a major youth tournament recently revealed soccer’s importance to the area.









Mexico City Journal: Donald Trump Gains Infamy in Mexico for Comments on Immigrants

July 2, 2015 - 12:34pm
Mr. Trump’s remarks, delivered while announcing his candidacy to be America’s next president, managed to galvanize the disparate populations of Mexico, both social and political.









Big City: Trump’s Golf Course, a Lesson in Inequality

July 2, 2015 - 12:31pm
Donald Trump’s involvement in a lush golf course in the Bronx is an example of the mistakes we make when we assign amusement-value status to people who might actually mean what they say.









Data Show Healthy Job Growth but Also Signs of Weakness

July 2, 2015 - 12:02pm
The economy added 223,000 jobs in June, but other indicators — including wage growth for many Americans — painted a grayer picture.