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Times editors have handpicked 11 stories for you to enjoy. Welcome to The Weekender.

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He may have to defend the faith in Mongolia against pressure from China’s ruling Communist Party.

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Hyperlocal clashes between warring gang factions spilled into a fatal dispute and altered the course of hip-hop history.

Lise Meitner developed the process that enabled the creation of the atomic bomb. But as a Jewish woman, her identity barred her from sharing credit for the discovery.

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In one small Mexican city, journalists who tried to expose cartel violence became swept up in the murders devouring the country.

The rescue of Charlotte Sena began with a lucky break — and a possible missed opportunity.

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As a science writer, I’ve spent years covering the rise of allergic conditions. Why couldn’t I figure out my own?

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Dave Portnoy, the controversial founder of Barstool Sports, is now almost certainly America’s most influential person in the pizza world.

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A new study explored the behavior, but researchers cautioned that it may not shed much light on sexual orientation in humans.

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How Jack Fisk, the master production designer behind “Killers of the Flower Moon” and many other films, brings the past to life.

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After becoming the inadvertent owners of a crumbling building in rural Scotland, a couple spent five years reviving it, with a little help.

During Paris Fashion Week, almost every color could be spotted on the streets and the runways.

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Nighttime strolls, lesser-known museums and tiny trattorias reveal a more intimate side of this popular Italian destination.

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Thanks for reading. I’ll see you next weekend.

This edition of The Weekender was edited by Jonathan Wolfe.



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