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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Shares Her Miscarriage Grief

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed in a deeply personal essay in The New York Times Opinion section on Wednesday that she had miscarried her second child with Prince Harry in July, bringing light to an experience shared by many grieving families who often suffer in silence. The steep challenges…

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Cyclone Nivar Threatens India’s Puducherry

NEW DELHI — A severe cyclone gathered speed off India’s eastern shores in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday and was poised to make landfall around midnight local time. Cyclone Nivar, the fourth named storm in the North Indian Ocean this year, was expected to make landfall near Puducherry, a city about…

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The Transition Begins

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The Trump administration has started the transition to Joe Biden’s presidency. ImageCredit…Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times Many Americans have spent weeks, if not months, asking some version of this question: What if President Trump refuses to leave office?…

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How to Pretend You’re in Hawaii Tonight

While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from the comfort of your home. Beyond the palm…

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The Pandemic Economy

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The next few months could be rough for the U.S. economy — but better times might not be far off. ImageOutdoor dining in Seattle.Credit…Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times, via Associated Press The next few months have the potential to be very…

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Snapshots of Daily Life in a Remote Region of Portugal

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, André Vieira shares a collection of images from…

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Nelly Kaplan, Whose Films Explored Female Strength, Dies at 89

Nelly Kaplan, whose witty, satire-tinged French films about female empowerment and revenge made her a distinctive voice in a male-dominated era, died on Nov. 12 in Geneva. She was 89. The Société des Réalisateurs de Films, the French filmmakers’ association, announced her death on its website. French news agencies, quoting a relative,…

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The Books of the Year

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. For a break from the news, check out The Times’s annual list of 100 notable books. ImageCredit…Roberts Rurans Every November, after the editors of The Times Book Review have wrapped up their big end-of-year issues, they immediately turn their attention…

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Virus Words vs. Actions

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. We know how to reduce the virus’s spread — even though we’re not doing it. ImageStudents in Phoenix.Credit…Cheney Orr/Reuters The ebb and flow of coronavirus cases over the last year has obscured a basic truth: We know a lot about…

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