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What Happens When Universities Become β€˜Party Strongholds’

By ZHANG LUN

Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.

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Uber Driver Kidnapped and Groped Woman, Prosecutors Say. She Was Billed $1,047.

By BENJAMIN WEISER

He drove the passenger, who fell asleep in his car, from New York to Connecticut and touched her breasts, prosecutors said. He then left her on Interstate 95.

Hailed as a Hero, Executed as a Spy, and Exonerated Decades Later

By CHOE SANG-HUN

Lee Soo-keun escaped to South Korea from the North through a hail of bullets in 1967, only to be hanged as a spy two years later. Almost 50 years later, his name has been cleared.

Medicare Advantage Plans Found to Improperly Deny Many Claims

By ROBERT PEAR

The popular plans, which now cover more than 20 million people, have an incentive to deny claims “in an attempt to increase their profits,” a report says.

When Your Boss Is an Algorithm

By ALEX ROSENBLAT

For Uber drivers, the workplace can feel like a world of constant surveillance, automated manipulation and threats of ‘deactivation.’

Interior Design, Front and Center

By TIM McKEOUGH

Hiring a high-profile architect used to be all it took to sell a new building. But now buyers want to see the interiors fully designed, as well.

Electric Bikes Are About to Go Mainstream

By JIM FARBER

New York’s restrictions on electric bikes have loosened. E-bike sharing is poised to expand. Here’s what to expect before you head out for a ride.

Premiums for Most Popular Type of Obamacare Plan Will Drop Next Year

By ROBERT PEAR

Officials called the average decline of 1.5 percent “a dramatic and very positive change” after several years of rapid price increases for Affordable Care Act plans.

Chinese Officer Is Extradited to U.S. to Face Charges of Economic Espionage

By KATIE BENNER

The Chinese intelligence official was arrested in Belgium and brought to the United States, an escalation of the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on Chinese spying.

Armchair Investigators at Front of British Inquiry Into Spy Poisoning

By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ and ELLEN BARRY

Bellingcat, an investigative group, briefed reporters on the identity of a second suspect in the Skripal case, challenging the monopoly of state agencies.

Turkish Officials Say Khashoggi Was Killed on Order of Saudi Leadership

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and CARLOTTA GALL

Security officials have concluded that the Saudi dissident was killed within two hours of his arrival at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, and his body dismembered.

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