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After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’

The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found not to be a terrorist threat, but he pays a deep price to this day.

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How U.S. Torture Left a Legacy of Damaged Minds

Beatings, sleep deprivation, menacing and other brutal tactics have led to persistent mental health problems among detainees held in secret C.I.A. prisons and at Guantánamo.

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News: What We’re Reading

Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from John Schwartz, Tyson Evans and others.

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A New Weapon in Russia’s Arsenal, and It’s Inflatable

The Russian military is using life-size decoy tanks, jets and missile launchers for disguise and deception.

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Feature: Generation Adderall

Like many of my friends, I spent years using prescription stimulants to get through school and start my career. Then I tried to get off them.

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Emerging Climate Accord Could Push A/C Out of Sweltering India’s Reach

A phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons could have a major effect on climate change but would make air-conditioning more expensive just as many Indians are becoming able to afford it.

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How Bad Is Your Air-Conditioner for the Planet?

Governments recently met to limit a chemical with a powerful heat trapping effect, highlighting air-conditioning’s complicated environmental impact.

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Sports of The Times: In the Cubs’ Clubhouse, No Worries About a Curse or a Goat

The Chicago Cubs last won a world championship in 1908, when Teddy Roosevelt was president.

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Cubs 6, Giants 5 | Chicago wins series, 3-1: Cubs Oust Giants to Reach N.L.C.S., for Once on Good Side of a Big Rally

A remarkable four-run rally in the ninth inning helped Chicago wrap up its division series with San Francisco.

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A Senate Hopeful Veers From Republican Mainstream, and Toward Donald Trump

Wendy E. Long, a former Supreme Court clerk and corporate litigator who is seeking to unseat Senator Charles Schumer, said Mr. Trump had shaped much of her current thinking.

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