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Sundance Liked Her Documentary on Terrorism, Until Muslim Critics Didn’t

The film festival gave Meg Smaker’s “Jihad Rehab” a coveted spot in its 2022 lineup, but apologized after an outcry over her race and her approach.

Former Texas Police Officer Acquitted in 2020 Shooting Death of Black Man

Officer Shaun Lucas, who is white, shot 31-year-old Jonathan Price four times. After the encounter, he was fired.

Some Kids Play Sports. These Kids Train Wild Horses.

The Devil’s Garden Colt Challenge offers a solution to California’s overpopulation of mustangs.

For Suburban Texas Men, a Workout Craze With a Side of Faith

In Katy, outside Houston, many men have taken up F3, a no-frills fitness group where members push themselves physically but also bond emotionally.

TikTok Seen Moving Toward U.S. Security Deal, but Hurdles Remain

A draft agreement with the Biden administration to keep the Chinese-owned video app operating in the United States is under review. That could mean more wrangling.

Monkeypox Appears to Recede, but Risks and Uncertainties Linger

Scientists do not yet know how well the vaccine and the drug used to treat the infection are working. Two new trials will provide answers.

Top State Judges Make a Rare Plea in a Momentous Supreme Court Election Case

In a surprising filing, state chief justices opposed an argument pressed by Republicans — that state legislatures may set federal election rules unconstrained by state constitutions.

U.S. Warns Russia of ‘Catastrophic Consequences’ if It Uses Nuclear Weapons

The comments by the national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, illustrate how quickly the rhetoric has intensified as Russia has faltered on the battlefield in recent months.

Video Shows When Train Hit Patrol Car With Woman Handcuffed Inside

The crash took place after a Sept. 16 arrest near Platteville, Colo. The 20-year-old woman was being treated for serious injuries at an area hospital, according to the authorities.

The Megastate G.O.P. Rivalry Between Abbott and DeSantis

Publicly, Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has not criticized the migrant flights from his state by Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Privately, the Florida governor’s stunt stung the Texas governor’s team.

The Morning: The back story of the migrant buses

Republican governors’ immigration stunts are actually helping some migrants.

Dodging Blackouts, California Faces New Questions on Its Power Supply

Extreme heat is testing the way energy is generated, delivered and traded — and raising the prospect of perpetual emergencies.

Whatever Happened to the Starter Home?

The economics of the housing market, and the local rules that shape it, have squeezed out entry-level homes.

Puerto Ricans Fear Extended Blackout After Hurricane Fiona

Residents, who pay some of the highest electricity rates in the United States, say they have little patience for the kind of outages they faced after Hurricane Maria.

Renovated C.I.A. and N.S.A. Museums Offer a Peek at Spy Secrets — for Some

The Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency both recently overhauled their showcases of espionage.

E.P.A. Will Make Racial Equality a Bigger Factor in Environmental Rules

The agency is creating an office of environmental justice to address the disproportionate harm that climate change has caused in low-income areas and communities of color.

How to Slow Down

In an age of instant everything, drawing invites us to slow down and appreciate the world around us.

Runners and Cyclists Use GPS Mapping to Make Art

Fitness apps and the power of live satellite tracking have allowed runners, cyclists and others to draw hearts, animals, birthday wishes — and even homages to Vermeer — across their local landscapes.

Field Sketching in Alaska

There are fewer miners now, but nature enthusiasts visit the town of McCarthy to learn field sketching, a technique that’s equal parts art and science.

How Paul LePage, Running to Lead Maine, Benefited From Florida Tax Breaks

Mr. LePage, a former governor who is seeking to reclaim the office, has along with his wife benefited from property tax breaks reserved for permanent Florida residents, public records show.

Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don’t Have to Sign Up.

In the blizzard of paperwork needed to get into a nursing home or assisted living, some residents unwittingly surrender the right to a day in court.

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