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How a Tweet Put the NBA in Hot Water in China

Good Monday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) The N.B.A. is now embroiled in the Hong Kong protests A tweet by the general manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set off a firestorm in China, Sopan Deb and Marc …

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Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

Charlie Palmer Steak Spending: At least $1.3 million Charlie Palmer, one of the closest high-end spots to the Capitol, has a roof deck that offers unobstructed views of the Capitol’s dome and the Washington Monument. The restaurant is popular with Senator Roger Wicker, Republican of Mississippi, who spent more than …

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To Feed a Hot Planet, They’re Making More Efficient Plants

Robert Furbank was at home in Canberra, Australia, watching a news segment about climate change with his two teenagers this summer when his daughter quipped, “Geez, Dad, you’ve really stuffed things up for us, haven’t you?” Sitting there as a proxy for the collective old guard, the plant physiologist faced …

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