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President's own comments about Sessions' recusal in Russia probe raised pressure on the Attorney General

President Donald Trump on Monday described Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "beleaguered" as he tweeted about his frustration with the Russia probe.

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HENRY FOUNTAIN

With More Ships in the Arctic, Fears of Disaster Rise

A decline in sea ice is allowing more marine travel, but experts say the remote region is unprepared to face an emergency at sea.

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JEREMY EGNER

Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, Episode 2 Recap: Dark Reunions

On Sunday, characters connected in new and surprising ways all over Westeros.

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The Story of a Thing: The Author of ‘I Love Dick’ — on One Crazy Coincidence

When Chris Kraus set out to write a biography on Kathy Acker, she had no idea the surprising artistic connection she would discover they shared.

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STEVEN ERLANGER

BBC Women Demand Action to Close Pay Gap With Men

In an open letter, prominent women at the British broadcaster called for quick action to eliminate the disparity.

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PAULINA VILLEGAS and VICTORIA BURNETT

Without Visas, Carnival Workers Are Trapped at Home in Mexico

A debate over how many visas the United States should issue to seasonal workers has stranded thousands in Mexico with diminished job prospects.

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BROOKS BARNES

‘Dunkirk’ Exceeds Box Office Expectations as ‘Valerian’ Bombs

“Dunkirk,” a World War II movie directed by Christopher Nolan, found an audience despite being considered a more serious film than usual summer fare.

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WALLACE MATTHEWS

Eyesore or Blessing? New Safety Feature at Citi Field Divides Fans

Almost no one is neutral about the protective netting at Citi Field, which places many seats behind a barrier. Many appreciate the safeguards, while some complain it ruins the view.

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CHARLES DUHIGG

Adventures in Capitalism: If GoDaddy Can Turn the Corner on Sexism, Who Can’t?

Skeptics scoffed when Blake Irving vowed to reform the internet business built on salacious television ads. But the change is looking real.

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RICHARD GOLDSTEIN

John Kundla, Winning Coach of Fledgling Lakers, Dies at 101

Kundla led the Minneapolis team to five titles in the N.B.A. and its immediate precursor.

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NOAH WEILAND

U.S. Army Sergeant Is Charged With Trying to Aid Islamic State

Sgt. First Class Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, is accused of trying to provide equipment, training and classified military information to ISIS.

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MUJIB MASHAL

Taliban Claim Kabul Explosion That Killed Dozens

The suicide bombing in the Afghan capital killed 24 and wounded 42, officials said, and came while security forces were on high alert.

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BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

U.S. Inflation Remains Low, and That’s a Problem

The Federal Reserve is struggling to hit its annual inflation target for the sixth straight year, suggesting that, once again, it may be too optimistic about the health of the economy.

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JACQUELINE WILLIAMS

U.N. Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees

The Australian government was accused of having gone back on an agreement to take in some migrants who have close family ties in the country.

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CHRIS BUCKLEY

Former Political Star in China Is Under Party Investigation

Officials said Sun Zhengcai, fired last month as party secretary of the city of Chongqing, was suspected of “grave violations of discipline.”

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ALEXIS SOLOSKI

‘You Create That Chemistry’: How Actors Fall in Instant Love

The foursome of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” talk trust, lust and the art of stage kissing.

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SHEILA MARIKAR

Is This the Woman Who Will Save Uber?

Bozoma Saint John, the marketing star who’s worked with Beyoncé, Apple and more, brings humanism, Instagram savvy and Chanel to the beleaguered brand.

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