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Today β€” November 20th 2019Your RSS feeds

In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss

By Steven Lee Myers

China’s legislative body criticized a court ruling overturning a ban on wearing masks, signaling that it was the final arbiter of law in Hong Kong.

88 Days of Recovery: How a Girls’ Soccer Team Healed a Broken Coach

Luis Calvillo survived the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart on Aug. 3. Then came the hard part — the long, painful odyssey of recovery.

Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him

By Amy Qin

Simon Cheng spoke out publicly for the first time since he was detained in early August at the end of a business trip from Hong Kong to mainland China.

Senate Passes Bill to Support Hong Kong Protesters, Putting Pressure on Trump

By Edward Wong

The House and Senate both passed the bill with a veto-proof majority. It compels the U.S. to penalize Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for abuses.

Yesterday β€” November 19th 2019Your RSS feeds

Racist Manifesto Lands on Syracuse Students’ Phones, Deepening Crisis

By Aaron Randle and Jesse McKinley

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an outside monitor after a series of racist incidents that has left Syracuse University besieged.

Woman Injured in Las Vegas Shooting Dies 2 Years Later

By Julie Turkewitz

Kim Gervais was a country music fan, small-business owner and mother of two daughters.

Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines

By Tiffany May and Paul Mozur

The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.

We Put Hong Kong on the 52 Places to Go List. Things Got Complicated.

By Sebastian Modak

The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neither was quite as expected.

Hong Kong Protests: Over 1,000 Detained at a University, and a Warning From Beijing

By Elaine Yu, Steven Lee Myers and Russell Goldman

After a three-day standoff with the police, about 50 protesters remained on the campus of a besieged university.

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In Hong Kong, Daring Escapes From a Violent Siege at a University

By Elaine Yu, Russell Goldman, Ezra Cheung and Photographs by Lam Yik Fei

The police offered protesters one way out of a besieged campus, raining down tear gas and rubber bullets on those who attempted to flee. But some escaped on rope ladders, as anxious parents sobbed near the police cordon.

At Howard University, Homecoming Is a Pilgrimage

By Bianca Ladipo and Andre Wagner

“Coming to Howard for the first time was seeing the beauty of blackness,” one alumnus said.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lanka Presidential Election

By Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz

Mr. Rajapaksa, a former defense chief and brother of an ex-president, vowed to bring stability to a country still reeling from attacks on Easter Sunday.

Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

By Edward Wong, Mike Ives, Tiffany May, Katherine Li and Lam Yik Fei

As riot police tried storming a campus occupied by activists, they were met by protesters fighting back with Molotov cocktails and bows-and-arrows.

Inside Hong Kong’s Battle-Ready Campuses

By Tiffany May and Lam Yik Fei

Classrooms may be empty, but universities are bustling with preparation for confrontations with the police.

Hong Kong Protests: How Does This End?

By The Editorial Board

A bill before Congress would put the United States squarely on the side of the protesters, even as the demonstrations seem to spin out of control.

Can FaZe Clan Build a Billion-Dollar Business?

By Taylor Lorenz

They already make every moment into consumable content. What can it become?