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Bruno Ganz, Who Played an Angel and Hitler, Is Dead at 77

Bruno Ganz, the melancholy Swiss film actor who played an angel longing for the visceral joys of mortality in “Wings of Desire” and a defeated Hitler with trembling hands facing his own mortality in “Downfall,” died on Friday at his home in Zurich. He was 77. The death was confirmed […]

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Spain’s Far-Right Vox Party Sees Breakout Moment in New Election

EL EJIDO, Spain — Wedged between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, the Almería province of southern Spain was once a setting for the spaghetti westerns that turned Clint Eastwood into a star. These days, shimmering miles of plastic greenhouses stretch to the horizon, incubating the tomatoes, peppers and other […]

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American Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria Worry About a U.S. Pullout

A mortar blast shook the rooftop where Hunter Pugh stood watch over the last stretch of Syria controlled by the Islamic State, and he scanned the winter dawn, trying to decide whether it had been outgoing fire or an attack zeroing in on his post. The answer came from a […]

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Watch Out. Tax Season Is Even More Stressful Than Usual.

Take a deep breath, a drink, whatever calms you: It’s tax season. If you have already filed your return and received a satisfying refund, congratulations! You are a lucky person, because many people are having a hard time this year. Oddly, much of the pain comes from a shift that […]

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A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threatens to Sue.

Danielle Teuscher decided to give DNA tests as presents last Christmas to her father, close friends and 5-year-old daughter, joining the growing number of people taking advantage of low-cost, accessible genetic testing. But the 23andMe test produced an unexpected result. Ms. Teuscher, 30, a nanny in Portland, Ore., said she […]

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A Closer Look at Katy Perry’s Gorgeous Engagement Ring From Orlando Bloom (Exclusive)

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Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis has expelled Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood, after an expedited canonical process that found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over decades, the Vatican said on Saturday. It appears to be the first time that a cardinal […]

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