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In 2015, 3.5 million Americans were able to breach the poverty line as an economic recovery hit a tipping point.

Tiger Woods Opens Up at the Ryder Cup

Woods, whose record shows his unease as a team player, is forging new connections as a vice captain of the team.

First Christian Borle Gets Serious. Then He’ll Be Wonka.

Mr. Borle, who won Tonys for his parts in “Peter and the Starcatcher” and “Something Rotten!,” soon stars in a “Falsettos” revival and as Willy Wonka on Broadway.

Taliban Fighters Again Enter Northern Afghan City of Kunduz

The militants, who briefly overran the city last year, attacked from four directions before dawn. Fighting was continuing, and residents were trying to flee.

Duterte ‘Happy to Slaughter’ Addicts

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said in a speech on Friday that he would be “happy to slaughter” millions of drug addicts in his country. Mr. Duterte likened himself to Hitler.

Phys Ed: After Just 10 Days of Rest, Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish

A provocative new study finds that some of the benefits of exercise for brain health may evaporate if we take to the couch, even just for a week or so.

The Interpreter: Why Some Wars (Like Syria’s) Get More Attention Than Others (Like Yemen’s)

Some of the reasons are obvious; the scale of Syria’s war is catastrophic and much worse than Yemen’s. But attention is about more than numbers.

Protesters in Poland Rally Against Proposal for Total Abortion Ban

As many as 24,000 Poles, dressed in black, took to the streets in Warsaw to protest the proposed legislation. “Let them have their fun,” the foreign minister said.

Personal Health: After a Sprain, Don’t Just Walk It Off

Ankle injuries should never be taken lightly and are too often mistreated or not treated at all.

On Soccer: England Manager Sam Allardyce Undone by an Undercover Film

His employers at the Football Association found that footage shot by journalists from The Daily Telegraph contained conduct “inappropriate of the England manager.”

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