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Dr. Abraham Borbor, deputy chief medical doctor at Liberia’s largest hospital, received ZMapp — the same drug given to two infected Americans who survived.

As Talks Approach, Rebels Humiliate Prisoners in Ukraine NYT Now By ANDREW E. KRAMER and ANDREW ROTH 6:20 PM ET

The day before the presidents of Russia and Ukraine were to meet, a woman accused of spying was abused in dramatic fashion along a busy street in Donetsk.

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Dave Itzkoff and Jon Caramanica of The Times are live blogging the ceremony. Here are photos from the red carpet and ceremony, social media highlights and more.

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A Knock on the Door, a Stranger, Then a Killing NYT Now By MARC SANTORA 9:06 PM ET

A plan to rob Mary E. Whitaker in western New York turned deadly, authorities said, resulting in the arrests of two men.

Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Top Colleges NYT Now By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA

Surveys of elite colleges found virtually no change from the 1990s to 2012 in enrollment of students who are less well off.

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The Upshot: Low Interest Rates May Not Help Students NYT Now Amid Mourning for Michael Brown, Call for Change NYT Now By MONICA DAVEY 9:04 PM ET

Thousands filled a St. Louis church on Monday for the funeral of Michael Brown as speakers remembered the teenager shot by a police officer and urged mourners to work for justice.

What’s Twitch? Gamers Know, and So Did Amazon NYT Now By NICK WINGFIELD 9:04 PM ET

Twitch, a hugely popular streaming video service, has helped turn gaming into a spectator event as much as a participatory activity.

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Mr. Sperling founded a multibillion-dollar enterprise in the University of Phoenix, and became “an unintentional entrepreneur and an accidental C.E.O.”

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Editorial: A Necessary Response to ISIS NYT Now Op-Ed: What’s Really Wrong With Rikers NYT Now The Stone What Does It Mean to ‘Throw Like a Girl’? NYT Now By ERIC ANTHAMATTEN

Athletes like Mo’ne Davis aren’t just playing sports, they are resisting the colonized space around the female body.

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Brooklynites are moving out, fed up with rising rents, bidding wars and neighborhoods that no longer resemble the low-rise bohemian enclaves they found when they arrived.

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