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Junot Díaz in limbo

It's been four years since the writer Junot Díaz was accused, then cleared, of sexual misconduct. The allegations still shadow his career.

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The World Today, From Flagship—

The UN will probe Iran's crackdown, the dollar takes a hopeful tumble, Zelenskyy issues a warning, growing transatlantic tensions, China tech rises despite a crackdown, Pakistan names a new army chief, a doubtful DRC ceasefire, illicit mining in the Amazon, AI's skillful diplomacy, and an age-old Broadway debut.

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