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Foreign correspondent: What will Iran do now?

Trump has emboldened hardliners who are ready to restart the country's nuclear program

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it

Erik Prince, Blackwater founder, on ‘shithole countries’

His pro-Trump comments are just a small piece of his truly alarming proposal for a private global spy network

Death of a suitcase

RIP Ralph, who survived the life of a foreign correspondent's luggage for 30 suitcase years

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Cheat Sheet

One-stop holiday shopping spots where you can scoop up special goodies for everyone, and maybe a little something for yourself

Writer and activist David Talbot suffers stroke

He's going to recover, but it's a long road. If you want to help out, there's a GoFundMe

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.