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A Housing Slump in India – NYTimes.com

MUMBAI, India — The Orbit Grand, a block-size complex designed to have at least 26 floors of elegant apartments, an extensive array of ground-floor stores and abundant parking for the chauffeured cars of residents and shoppers, was supposed to be a diadem of India’s real estate market. Now it is …

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“They just got better and better.” GRANT DALTON, managing director of Team New Zealand, on Oracle Team USA, which won the America’s Cup after trailing 8-1. Quotation of the Day for Thursday, September 26, 2013 – NYTimes.com.

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan – NYTimes.com

The Department of Defense has identified 2,258 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the deaths of the following Americans recently: BROWN, William D. III, 44, Sgt., Army; Franklin, N.C.; 10th Mountain Division. WICKLIFFCHACIN, James T., 22, Specialist, Army; …

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“This church with which we should be thinking is the home of all, not a small chapel that can hold only a small group of selected people. We must not reduce the bosom of the universal church to a nest protecting our mediocrity.” POPE FRANCIS, in an interview in which …

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“Words cannot express how meaningful this is to African-American literary studies. It revolutionizes our understanding of the canon of black women’s literature.” HENRY LOUIS GATES Jr., on the discovery that the 1850s novel “The Bondwoman’s Narrative” was written by Hannah Bond, a slave on a North Carolina plantation. Quotation of …