Pakistan Factory Fire: Two Sentenced to Hang for Arson

Leaders of MQM, which since 2017 has splintered into different factions, portrayed the verdict as a vindication and expressed condolences for the victims. “We express our sympathies with the victims’ families as they had to wait for eight years to get justice,” said Faisal Sabzwari, an MQM leader. Ali Haider …

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Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart

That’s because myocarditis can lead to heart failure. When that happens, some people don’t get any advance warnings, which include chest discomfort, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, swelling and fatigue. And the most serious outcome — sudden cardiac arrest — can also occur without symptoms. Before the pandemic, some …

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How the New York Times Best-Seller Lists Come Together

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Come holiday or hurricane, one thing you can count on is that The New York Times’s best-seller lists will be published online every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern. And those …

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87% of N.Y.C. Bars and Restaurants Fell Short on Rent

From afar, New York City’s outdoor dining program has looked like a hit. Seemingly overnight, restaurant rows sprang up on sidewalks and streets, and patrons at some establishments encountered long wait times for socially distanced tables and a bustling atmosphere. But a report released this week by the New York …

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