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Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

By LIZ ALDERMAN

As a new era of financial independence beckons, more than a third of the population is in poverty, unemployment remains high and wages have tumbled.

Harlem’s Trash Bins Were Overflowing. So the City Took 223 Away.

By WINNIE HU

New York’s Sanitation Department removes litter baskets if they are used for household or commercial trash. Residents say it’s left sidewalks a mess.

Five Minor Leaguers Who Could Make a Splash in September

By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is hardly the only top prospect ready to deliver on his minor-league promise should he get a call-up when big-league rosters expand.

Giuliani Says β€˜Truth Isn’t Truth’ in Defense of Trump’s Legal Strategy

By MELISSA GOMEZ

President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani, made the comment on “Meet the Press” on Sunday in response to a question about a potential interview by the special counsel.

Uber’s Vision of Self-Driving Cars Begins to Blur

By MIKE ISAAC, DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and KATE CONGER

Since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in March, the company’s executives have been divided over the future of its autonomous vehicle efforts.

β€˜This Story Transcends Race’: Kevin Kwan on the Appeal of β€˜Crazy Rich Asians’

By ANDREW R. CHOW

The author of the novel, from which the movie was adapted, talks about how the film is opening new doors for its cast and why it’s making white men cry.

For Some Girls, Empowerment Comes With Two Wheels and a Helmet

By LIZ LEYDEN

Two years ago, a college student started a bicycling group in Newark designed to address the gender gap in cycling by reaching a new generation of young female riders.

Nonfiction: A Writer’s Trip Into the Amazon Reveals Brazil and Himself

By ERNESTO LONDOΓ‘O

Chris Feliciano Arnold’s “The Third Bank of the River” is a reported and personal look at the problems plaguing the Amazon and its people.

Lens: Photographing a Fast-Moving New York, Slowly

By MATTHEW SEDACCA

Lugging her cumbersome camera around mid-20th century New York, Evelyn Hofer captured a rapidly changing city, slowly, sensitively and methodically.

In Studio: In the Studio With a Pair of Ethical Taxidermists

By STEPHEN HEYMAN

Outside of Amsterdam, Jaap Sinke and Ferry van Tongeren make magic in their mad-scientist lab.

Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing center of the world. Since then, he has exported millions of dollars of goods, ranging from power tools to LED lights, to some of America's biggest retailers.

Global luxury brands again chase China's young, rich and spendthrift

Global luxury brands from Prada to LVMH are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five years ago, focusing on smaller, less developed cities even as the world's second-largest economy slows.

Bar patrons tackle gunman after being held at gunpoint

Authorities say patrons tackled and disarmed a man after he held them at gunpoint outside a Southern California bar.

Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country's health minister said there was no sign of any outbreaks of disease.

Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country's health minister said there was no sign of any outbreaks of disease.

Djokovic beats Federer to win in Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic finally got the title that had been missing from his resume as the Serb defeated Swiss world number two Roger Federer, his greatest rival, 6-4 6-4 to win the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday.

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