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Cavaliers’ Irving Misses Game With Knee Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving wanted to play in all 82 games this season. Now the Cleveland Cavaliers hope he will only miss one. The All-Star point guard sat out for the first game of the season Thursday night, missing the Cavaliers’ game against Orlando because of a...

Editorial: Afghan translators deserve special visas — and fast

THE UNITED States’ war effort in Afghanistan is to wind down this year, leaving a multitude of unanswered questions and plenty of loose ends. But the United States must not leave any ambiguity about the fate of the interpreters who aided U.S. forces over the past 13 years....

Editorial: How ‘progressive’ is Bill de Blasio?

POLITICAL REALITY has a way of undoing populist campaign promises. But to the delight of many a Democratic activist, New York’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, roared into office on New Year’s Day, declaring that this time will be different. In his inaugural address, Mr....