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4. David J. Pecker, the tabloid media mogul whose company owns The National Enquirer, has always showcased his ties to President Trump. (And has long worked to protect Mr. Trump’s image.)
The friendship started in the 1990s, when Mr. Trump was on a real estate comeback after his casino bankruptcies and was deeply enmeshed in New York gossip.
In a previously untold chapter in this relationship, a Times report looks at how Mr. Pecker used his powerful friend as he tried to expand his publishing business into Saudi Arabia. So far, the outcome of his efforts remains unclear.
7. “My only remorse is not being able to do more than dedicating my life to my country.”
Our Overlooked series remembers the life of Yu Gwan-sun, a Korean independence activist who organized peaceful protests against Japan’s colonial rule.
9. From the long ball to “Moneyball.”
As a new Major League Baseball season dawns, our columnist looks at how the national pastime is evolving. It’s not a question of if things will change, many baseball people say, only when and how.