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  1. PhotoA mural in Tehran in May 2019, a year after President Donald J. Trump withdrew the United States from the deal limiting Iran’s nuclear activities.
    CreditAbedin Taherkenareh/EPA, via Shutterstock

    The Iran Nuclear Talks, Explained

    Talks in Vienna to try to bring both the United States and Iran back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal were never going to be easy. They might have just gotten even harder.

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  1. Photo“Salvator Mundi” sold for $450.3 million in 2017, shattering auction records. It has not been seen in public since.
    CreditBenjamin Norman for The New York Times

    A Clash of Wills Keeps a Leonardo Masterpiece Hidden

    The Louvre inspected the “Salvator Mundi” and certified it as the work of Leonardo da Vinci. But it kept those findings secret after a squabble with the painting’s owners.

    By David D. Kirkpatrick and

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    CreditRose Wong

    Así serán las Olimpiadas de Tokio

    Después de un año de retraso, parece que los Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de Tokio están listos. Pero las circunstancias serán de lo más inusuales. Estos son los detalles.

    By Victor Mather and

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  1. PhotoA boar crossing in Haifa, which stopped shooting the animals in 2019.
    CreditDan Balilty for The New York Times

    Where Boars Hog the Streets

    Groups of boars have become an unavoidable presence in Haifa. Some human residents are charmed, but others are annoyed or frightened and now carry sticks on walks.

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  2. PhotoA nurse administering the Sputnik vaccine in San Marino’s only hospital.
    CreditNadia Shira Cohen for The New York Times

    Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

    A microstate surrounded by Italy, San Marino feared being left behind in Europe’s inoculation campaign. Now it has jumped ahead, with the Sputnik vaccine sent by an unlikely, faraway friend.

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