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Canada Becomes a Basketball Factory

The All-Star point guard Kemba Walker hails from New York, and he is a fine hoopster, but when you get beyond a top few, most current city products occupy the backbenches of the N.B.A. The talent production in Philadelphia and Baltimore, which also take their basketball bona fides seriously, is …

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A D-Day Commemoration Decades in the Making

In Opinion, Ben Mankiewicz, the Turner Classic Movies host, wrote that while World War II films “may have only been ‘based on a true story,’” the best of them “did justice to the essential truth of what happened on the ground.” Our Books section has also offered a guide to …

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A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics

Specifically, Contramar captures the family table on a beach vacation: a large group under a leafy palapa, with freshly caught fish, an outdoor grill and a siesta to look forward to. Even a business lunch in Mexico can easily last two hours; at Contramar, stragglers are still being shooed out …

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