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Russia Withdraws From Plutonium Disposal Treaty

Citing a “radically changed environment” of hostility and threats, President Vladimir V. Putin abrogated a 2000 pact on the disposal of plutonium.

‘We Are a Big Family’: Dealers Unite Against Thefts of Rare Books

The theft of two 16th-century books from a Manhattan shop illustrates how the close-knit world of antiquarian booksellers keeps its treasures safe.

A Bomb Shatters an Aleppo Building, and Videos Capture the Rescue Minute by Minute

Videos show people trying to save those trapped under rubble in an area where basic services have been devastated by years of war.

Actually, a Malfunction Did Affect Donald Trump’s Voice at the Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates said a technical malfunction affected the volume of Mr. Trump’s microphone in the debate hall.

After Armed Robbery of Kim Kardashian, France Fields Questions

Officials in Paris promised an investigation into the attack on the TV star, who was robbed of $9 million in jewelry but was not physically injured.

At Paris Fashion Week, Who’s Got the Power?

Fashion’s cycle has turned again, and the balance of influence has shifted, with new names at Dior, Lanvin, YSL and Valentino reshaping more than silhouettes.

How U.S. Torture Left a Legacy of Damaged Minds

Beatings, sleep deprivation, menacing and other brutal tactics have led to persistent mental health problems among detainees held in secret C.I.A. prisons and at Guantánamo.

Building Blocks: The Resurrection of Greenwich Street

A section of the Lower Manhattan street was closed when the first World Trade Center came along. It has re-emerged as the area is rebuilt following Sept. 11.

What in the World: In Senegal, Absolution Comes With a Wing and a Prayer

In Dakar and other cities, men stand on street corners with cages of red-billed firefinches, which people buy and release to get rid of sins and anxiety.

Jane Pauley to Become Anchor of CBS Show ‘Sunday Morning’

For Ms. Pauley, who catapulted to fame as an anchor of the “Today” show 40 years ago, the move represents an unexpected late-career comeback.

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Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire

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Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53

Dawn French and Hugh Grant among co-stars to pay tribute to the "loving" Vicar of Dibley actress. Source: BBC

La Casa Blanca acuerda divulgar el memo demócrata

La Comisión de Inteligencia de la Cámara de Representantes dio a conocer el sábado un memorando demócrata en forma redactada que busca refutar las acusaciones republicanas sobre abusos en la vigilancia realizada por el FBI Fuente: Cnnenespanol.com