‘We Still Have a Lot of People Dying’

More than a year after the death of Freddie Gray, we sit down with Brandon Scott, a Baltimore city councilman, to discuss the city’s next step forward.

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The Rio Olympics

The peerless swimmer Katie Ledecky; a photo essay of Olympians and their heroes; the sprinter Justin Gatlin’s comeback; how Boston’s citizens fought to reject their city’s bid; and 10 writers on their memories of Games past.

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Suspect Held in Shooting of San Diego Police Officers

Two police officers, part of the city’s gang-suppression unit, were shot during a stop late on Thursday, one fatally.

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New York Today: New York Today: A Wave of Whales

Friday: Whale watching in our city, the end of a heat dome, and Harry Potter mania.

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The Power of “Love” in Politics

Early on in his speech at the Democratic National Convention, in Philadelphia, on Monday evening, Cory Booker, the junior senator from New Jersey, drew attention to the pointed choice that William Penn, the founder of the Pennsylvania Colony, made in naming the city. “Today we gather here again in this city, in this City of Brotherly Love, to reaffirm our values before our nation and the whole world,” he declared.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Daily Cartoon: Thursday, July 28thTim Kaine Takes Back Faith for the DemocratsObama’s Powerful Message: Donald Trump Is Un-American

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Beijing Journal: Want to Drive in Beijing? Good Luck in the License Plate Lottery

The city restricts local plates through an online registry intended to help improve air quality and ease traffic congestion.

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Is Pokémon Go’s Success Sustainable?

Welcome to the Week in Business, a look at some of the biggest stories in business and economics.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Bonus Daily Cartoon: Pokémon Go Bieber RescueLeslie Jones and Twitter’s Troll EconomicsMy Pokémon Go Diary

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