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Recent articles by Daniel:

Man Who Killed 4 in Tulsa Medical Center Bought Rifle Hours Before Attack, Police Say

The gunman, who officials said was upset about the results of a recent back surgery, killed the doctor who performed the surgery and three others before killing himself. → Read More

Man Throws Pastry at Mona Lisa, Smearing Cream on Glass Case

The painting was not harmed and the man, who officials said was in a wheelchair and had faked a disability to get close to it, was taken into custody. → Read More

U.S. Birthrate Ticks Up 1 Percent, Halting a Steady Decline

Data from the federal government showed last year’s increase was the first since 2014, and followed a sharp drop in 2020, the first full year of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Dallas Police Arrest Suspect in Attack on 3 Women of Korean Descent

The authorities said last week that the shooting at a hair salon in which three women were injured appeared to be related to a series of attacks against Asian businesses. → Read More

Her Novel Was Pulled for Plagiarism. Her Explanation Was, Too.

An online essay in which the writer Jumi Bello explained copying others’ work for her novel was itself removed after further plagiarism was found. → Read More

Four People Fatally Stabbed in London

A suspect was in custody Monday morning, and the police say they believe the attacker and the victims knew each other. → Read More

DNA Evidence Reveals Hank the Tank Isn’t One Bear, but Several

At least three black bears are behind a string of brazen break-ins in the Lake Tahoe area, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. → Read More

Winter Storm Brings Snow and Ice to Much of the Northeast

Several inches of sleet and snow fell on parts of New England, making travel conditions hazardous. The storm was forecast to move offshore by late Friday. → Read More

The ‘kiss and cry’ booth is really a hard bench.

The bench doesn’t look very comfortable. It’s also not a comfortable moment for skaters awaiting their judgment. → Read More

How to Watch Opening Ceremony of the Olympics: Streaming, Time and Details

The curtain-raiser of the 2022 Winter Games will be shorter than usual, but not lacking in bombastic flair. → Read More

Flight disruptions continue with thousands more cancellations as Omicron thins airline crews.

At least 2,400 more flights were canceled globally on Monday, including about 900 U.S. flights. → Read More

Live Updates: Tornadoes Hit Several States, With at Least 50 Likely Deaths in Kentucky

Among the damage was a roof collapse at an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Ill. A railroad company said one of its trains had derailed in Kentucky. → Read More

Todd Akin, Whose Senate Bid Collapsed After a Rape Remark, Dies at 74

The former Republican representative from Missouri was widely criticized after saying in 2012 that women’s bodies could reject pregnancies that were the result of a sexual assault. → Read More

Hurricane Forecasters Aren’t Tweeting About Your Personal Life, They Swear

Kate was a “poorly organized depression.” The National Hurricane Center says it wasn’t personal. → Read More

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Marries His Longtime Partner, Marlon Reis

Mr. Polis is the first sitting governor to have a same-sex wedding. → Read More

Afghanistan Live Updates: Flights Resume at Kabul Airport After Deadly Attacks

After two blasts left scores dead, including 13 U.S. troops, evacuation flights have resumed. With four days remaining until an Aug. 31 deadline for the U.S. withdrawal, the window for airlifts is narrowing. → Read More

What is Shariah Law, And What Does it Mean for Afghan Women?

The Taliban have pledged that women will have rights “within the bounds of Islamic law.” What that means depends on who is interpreting it. → Read More

Flooding in China kills 21, as thousands escape to shelters.

Heavy rainfall, expected to continue through Friday night, brought flooding that drove more than 7,200 people into shelters and damaged property. → Read More

YouTube suspends Rand Paul for a week over a video disputing the effectiveness of masks.

On Twitter, Mr. Paul called his suspension “a badge of honor” and blamed “left-wing cretins at YouTube.” → Read More

Biting your own medal is one thing. A Japanese mayor learned you don’t bite someone else’s.

The mayor of Nagoya, Japan, apologized for a gesture that some called insulting and unhygienic amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More