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Despite the ‘Yuck Factor,’ Leeches Are Big in Russian Medicine (World)
Russians use about 10 million leeches a year to treat heart disease, glaucoma, prostatitis, hypertension and even lower back pain.
(2017.04.29 07:23)

In Mexico, ‘It’s Easy to Kill a Journalist’ (World)
The state of Veracruz is the hemisphere’s most dangerous place to be a reporter. The authorities seem ill equipped to stop attacks on the press, and in some cases appear entangled in them.
(2017.04.29 07:00)

100 Days of Trump Style (Fashion & Style)
The transition from self-branding to state branding became a lightening rod for multiple issues surrounding the new administration.
(2017.04.29 07:00)

100 Days of Trump Fashion: The Timeline (Fashion & Style)
From Inauguration Day to the first lady’s birthday.
(2017.04.29 06:01)

What’s on TV Saturday: Samantha Bee hosts ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ (Arts)
Ms. Bee roasts the president at a counter-gala opposite the White House Correspondents’ dinner. And the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts members.
(2017.04.29 05:00)

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray Advance in Barcelona Open (Sports)
Nadal, the defending champion, eased past Hyeon Chung, and Murray fought hard to beat Albert Ramos-Viñolas.
(2017.04.29 05:48)

Wizards and Celtics Both Clinch Series and Will Meet in the Next Round (Sports)
John Wall led Washington with 42 points; Avery Bradley scored 23 to lead Boston; and Larry Bird stepped down from the Pacers’ front office.
(2017.04.29 05:48)

Bengals Draft Joe Mixon, Who Was Suspended for Punching a Woman (Sports)
Mixon, an All-Big 12 running back in 2016, had been suspended by the University of Oklahoma for one season after the altercation.
(2017.04.29 05:03)

Corrections: April 29, 2017 (Corrections)
Corrections appearing in print on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
(2017.04.29 03:29)

In Drafting Davis Webb, Giants Pick a Potential Successor to Eli Manning (Sports)
General Manager Jerry Reese emphasized that there will be no quarterback controversy immediately, but Webb could be the starter down the road.
(2017.04.29 05:03)

Shobha Nehru, Who Escaped Holocaust and Married Into Indian Politics, Dies at 108 (World)
After marrying B.K. Nehru in 1935 and moving to India, Mrs. Nehru saw religious and ethnic violence convulse both her native and adopted countries.
(2017.04.29 03:58)

Quotation of the Day: Digging a Grave of Secrets in a Brooklyn Cemetery (Today’s Paper)
Quotation of the Day for Saturday, April 29, 2017.
(2017.04.29 03:29)

Good Riddance to Confederate Monuments (Opinion)
Statues commemorating hate and racial strife belong in museums, not the streets of New Orleans.
(2017.04.29 02:11)

The Birth of ‘Vietnamization’ (Opinion)
As early as 1966, Lyndon Johnson was looking for a way out of the war.
(2017.04.29 04:00)

A Season in the Sun (Crosswords & Games)
Martin Ashwood-Smith helps us conquer a large swath of the Saturday puzzle right off the bat.
(2017.04.29 04:00)

Diving Into Summer With the Fresh Air Fund (Opinion)
The organization gives thousands of children the opportunity to get out of the city. Here’s how you can help.
(2017.04.29 04:06)

South L.A. Revisited, 25 Years After the Rodney King Riots (Opinion)
The unrest I reported on in 1992 is a distant memory. But resentment still smolders here.
(2017.04.29 04:01)

100 Days of Noise From Donald Trump (Opinion)
The Trump administration could play as comedy, if not for its vast capacity to harm the vulnerable.
(2017.04.29 04:06)

2 Choate Life Trustees Resign Amid Sexual Abuse Investigation (N.Y. / Region)
The former headmasters left their emeritus positions after a report detailed allegations that teachers at the elite Connecticut boarding school had abused students.
(2017.04.29 04:47)

Mr. Trump Goes to Washington (Opinion)
“The dysfunction in this White House,” a Republican who deals regularly with the Trump administration told me, “just knows no bounds.”
(2017.04.29 06:52)