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As temperatures drop amid an energy crisis, European governments say power blackouts may be necessary to conserve electricity. Staggered electricity outages, temporary cuts in phone and internet service and school closures could occur over winter. nyti.ms/3ur62yc
Turkey's annual inflation rate has soared above 80%. Exacerbating the crisis, experts say, are the unorthodox financial policies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "My faith in Erdogan has been shaken because of the economy," one resident said. nyti.ms/3UvHLSu
More than nine months after Russia invaded Ukraine, neither the war effort nor the Russian economy has collapsed. But the impact of an exodus of Western companies is evident in communities across Russia, and experts say the worst may be yet to come. nyti.ms/3iqkFPB
A New Zealand couple has refused to allow their infant son to undergo heart surgery using blood from people vaccinated against Covid. The country's health service is now seeking temporary custody to get him the lifesaving operation. nyti.ms/3H7465L
Europe and the U.S. began enforcing two of the toughest measures aimed at curbing Russia’s income from oil. The first is a price cap initiative led by the U.S. The second is an embargo under which EU nations will no longer be able to buy most Russian oil. nyti.ms/3B9UByZ
I was at the Village Church this morning for pastor Matt Chandler’s return to the pulpit. nytimes.com/2022/12/04/us/…
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Matt Chandler, the pastor of a Southern Baptist megachurch in Dallas, received a standing ovation as he returned a few months after going on indefinite leave over an “inappropriate” online relationship. “I’m sorry, I failed you,” he told the congregation. nyti.ms/3EUVY5m
Bob McGrath, an original cast member on “Sesame Street” for almost half a century, died at 90 on Sunday. He played a sweater-clad and easygoing music teacher who dispensed advice. nyti.ms/3iEmx7H
The so-called Twitter Files, internal documents released Friday evening by the independent journalist Matt Taibbi, set off intense debates in the intersecting worlds of media, politics and tech. nyti.ms/3XXejrb
Breastfeeding is laborious, time-consuming and hinges on workplace and societal support. To find out what it takes to breastfeed a baby, follow a day in the life of four mothers as they nursed, pumped and supplemented their milk with formula. nyti.ms/3up9XMg
A Massachusetts man sought in connection with more than a dozen bank robberies was arrested after the authorities linked DNA found at a robbery to a straw he used to sip a Red Bull energy drink at a casino months later, prosecutors said. nyti.ms/3EUgHGs
If you were asked to explain the difference between whole grain, multigrain and whole wheat, would you be able to? If not, you’re not alone. nyti.ms/3H4vCAO
A Colorado designer says she has a First Amendment right to refuse to create websites for same-sex weddings, despite a state anti-discrimination law. The case will be argued Monday before a Supreme Court that has transformed since a similar case years ago. nyti.ms/3Fq6JOD
Ashkenazi Jews have become more genetically similar over time, according to a new first-of-its-kind study that reveals a hidden history from the Middle Ages. nyti.ms/3P3ez4c
In Opinion “Remarkably, in the midst of a disastrous war, Russia’s legislators are focusing their ire on a lyrical coming-of-age novel,” write @ElisabethSchimp and Felix Sandalov. nyti.ms/3uoTg3i
From @TheAthleticFC: Raheem Sterling is leaving the England World Cup squad in Qatar to return to England after armed intruders broke into his home on Saturday. nyti.ms/3VUFwJz
Lachlan Murdoch is expected to be deposed on Monday as part of a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News for amplifying bogus claims that rigged Dominion Voting Systems machines were responsible for Donald Trump's 2020 defeat. nyti.ms/3H89YeU
In these vegetarian sliders, hot butter imparts mild tofu with an extra-spicy kick reminiscent of the chicken that inspired them. nyti.ms/3GTMJFi
The Eagles' versatility was on display against the Titans, Daniel Jones ran out of running room against the Commanders, and NFL teams got scoring from surprising places. Here's what we learned from Week 13 in the NFL. nyti.ms/3iAIsg3
Senator Raphael Warnock of Georgia spent time in New York City as a seminary student and pastor starting in the '90s. This lesser-known chapter of his life helped set his path to politics, forging how he operates in the Senate and on the campaign trail. nyti.ms/3P1Slzb
From @TheAthleticFC: Cho Gue-sung had to turn his phone off because he was getting too many marriage proposals. At the start of the #FIFAWorldCup he had around 20,000 Instagram followers. At the time of writing, he has 1.6 million. nyti.ms/3H34l1t
Lava flowed from Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, a week after it erupted for the first time since 1984. The eruption raised excitement among scientists who are eager to unlock the volcano's many mysteries. nyti.ms/3Fnm5Ua
About 45,000 customers were without power Sunday in Moore County, North Carolina, after what an official described as an “intentional, willful and malicious” gunfire attack on two substations. Officials said power could be out until as late as Thursday. nyti.ms/3FqLXyr
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was met with a chorus of boos Sunday in his first regular-season NFL game since January 2021, following a suspension after more than two dozen women accused him of sexual misconduct during massage appointments. nyti.ms/3FlUbqz
Brown sugary caramel meets savory-sweet gochujang in this new recipe for Gochujang Caramel Cookies. nyti.ms/3OYfPFq
Following a landslide online popular vote, an in-joke that surged to prominence thanks to a satirical tweet beat out “metaverse” and “#IStandWith” as Oxford's One Word to Rule Them All for 2022. nyti.ms/3H4zEJs
When you work from home, you crave comfort, a visually pleasing workspace and the ability to work in peace. These simple upgrades recommended by @wirecutter put the home in home office. nyti.ms/3VjfZcR
Few activities look as enticing as skiing. But let’s face it: Skiing is not kind to beginners, especially adult ones. Now, resorts have finally started thinking about beginners, with the idea of getting them to keep coming back. nyti.ms/3UzuNmu
Who made the best albums of 2022? Our three critics agree on two LPs: Beyoncé's "Renaissance" and Rosalía's "Motomami." Bad Bunny, Drake and Zach Bryan are also in the mix. nyti.ms/3VGiMwG
From @TheAthleticFC: If you think this #WorldCup wasn't positive overall for the U.S., you're wrong. This tournament has shown progress and growth for the second-youngest team in Qatar. nyti.ms/3iFwDVy
The holidays are a time of joy and celebration, but also often spur feelings of loneliness and longing. Modern Love readers have shared many moving and sometimes bittersweet stories of love surrounding the holidays. Here are a few of our favorites. nyti.ms/3B6PpLW
Un recorrido gastronómico, un museo de arte contemporáneo y un bar de jazz son solo algunas de nuestras sugerencias para disfrutar el estilo vibrante, la gastronomía excepcional y la rica historia de la Ciudad de México. nyti.ms/3H9LmlT
An American teenager, Hans Niemann, defeated the world’s best chess player, Magnus Carlsen. But then Carlsen accused him of cheating. The melee has now led to a $100 million defamation lawsuit. nyti.ms/3FmOJER
A hidden benefit of keeping the Waterpik in the shower is that you'll actually remember to floss. "My teeth — and my bathroom — have never been cleaner," says a @wirecutter tester. nyti.ms/3UtN3Oa
Senegal put up a fight early in Sunday's match. But goals by Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka put England through to meet France in the World Cup quarterfinals. nyti.ms/3XYaiCO
An extraordinary antidemocratic statement from Donald Trump suggesting the “termination” of the Constitution to overturn the 2020 election drew a degree of bipartisan condemnation. But Republicans were still cautious or silent entirely about shunning him. nyti.ms/3W7Ppnl
Men in the U.S. are stuck in a "friendship recession" — an uptick in loneliness that predates the pandemic but continues to rise. Here's how to climb out. nyti.ms/3iCTz87
About 45,000 people in a central North Carolina county were without electricity Sunday afternoon in what the authorities said might stem from “a criminal occurrence” at two substations. Officials did not have an estimate for when power would be restored. nyti.ms/3h26cZZ
Rhett McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln Neal III — known as "Rhett and Link" to fans — hit it big in YouTube's early days. Now they're looking to expand their online entertainment studio, Mythical, as the creator economy becomes fertile ground for investment. nyti.ms/3VLHFHT
The deaths of men that were at first regarded as isolated drug overdoses have now spread fear and rumor in New York's LGBTQ community, while starting a broader conversation about similar attacks that have quietly plagued the city's gay nightlife for years. nyti.ms/3XZQeA3
These gifts for $50 or less will surely please almost anyone on your list. Wirecutter experts spent thousands of hours researching and testing items to recommend the very best. nyti.ms/3VkYx7U
Three weeks after the fatal stabbings of four University of Idaho students, there is little indication that the police are closer to making an arrest. Many students refused to come back to campus after Thanksgiving, and some classrooms now sit half empty. nyti.ms/3F06Izt
Georgia eclipsed its daily record for early voting twice last week in its Senate runoff election. But it appears unlikely to match the early voting turnout from the 2021 runoffs, following a new state law that cut back on early voting days and mail voting. nyti.ms/3VD3b1q
Doha's busiest place on Fridays might not be any World Cup stadium. It could be this sanctioned island of Christianity — the only one in a nation deeply rooted in Islam. The Qataris call it the Religious Complex, but most others refer to it as Church City. nyti.ms/3uH5CEl
Greta Gerwig said she wants "Barbie," her upcoming cotton-candy-pink extravaganza, to be "something that is both able to come from the adult part of your brain and also remember what it was like to be a little girl just looking at a beautiful Barbie." nyti.ms/3uuurmt
From @TheAthleticFC: It feels like the whole of Argentina is in Doha, there on a pilgrimage to follow Lionel Messi in his pursuit, their pursuit of the tercera, a third World Cup for this nation of 45 million people. He has a trance-like hold on his fans. nyti.ms/3OZvvZa
A Massachusetts man sought in connection with more than a dozen bank robberies was arrested after the authorities linked DNA found at a robbery to a straw he used to sip a Red Bull energy drink at a casino months later, prosecutors said. nyti.ms/3gX1b4L
Make life easier for the person whose phone is always dying. These are some of @wirecutter's favorite gadgets that would make great gifts this year. nyti.ms/3FiLC0B
From @TheAthleticFC: Aliou Cisse was 26 when a ferry sank and claimed the lives of 12 of his family members. He somehow found the strength to keep playing and hid his inner turmoil. 20 years later, he has taken Senegal to the last 16 of the World Cup. nyti.ms/3H9AwfP
England has the stronger World Cup squad on paper, but Senegal could pose a physical challenge in their round of 16 matchup. Follow our live updates on the match now. nyti.ms/3VtZsDh
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