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'How to Stand Up to a Dictator' is part-memoir, part-manual for journalism in authoritative states

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After gutting local newspapers, hedge fund Alden Global is going after mobile home parks

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Saturday Sports: Qatar out of FIFA World Cup; American football season picks up

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He was arrested twice for marijuana possession. Now, he's starting over with a dispensary license

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After brief respite, China re-imposes strict COVID restrictions as infections rise

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Early voting for the Georgia Senate runoff has begun

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Encore: Roxy is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a world tour

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'EO' is a Polish film about a donkey that leaves the circus

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Cities are losing trees — fast. But it's not too late to change that

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Argentina's prison system is holding thousands more inmates than it can house

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Russian cruise missiles have smashed Ukraine's power grid and water system

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U.S. will play Iran for a place in the knockout stage at the FIFA World Cup

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Week in politics: Biden promises gun control; House to obtain Trump's tax returns

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Bouquets of flowers are left near Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At least five people were killed and 18 wounded in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in the US city of Colorado Springs, police said on November 20, 2022. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Our tragic new normal

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A miracle landing saved 53 rescue dogs from a plane crash

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