• Blast on the Underground.

An explosion on a train leaving the Parsons Green station in southwest London is being treated as a terrorist incident. At least 22 people were hospitalized, some with burns. None had life-threatening injuries.

The blast, caused by an improvised explosive device, was the fifth major terrorist attack in Britain this year.

• “We’re working on a plan for DACA.”

Those were President Trump’s words regarding a possible deal to protect the young immigrants known as the Dreamers. Mr. Trump specified that the legislation must be accompanied by a “massive” border security upgrade but did not need to include funding for a wall.

His comments scrambled the Republican agenda.

A dressing-down for the attorney general.

Jeff Sessions was berated by President Trump in May after the appointment of a special counsel to investigate links between Russia and Mr. Trump’s campaign.

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President Trump and Jeff Sessions at the the Oval Office in February before Mr. Sessions was sworn in as attorney general.

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At the time, the president said that Mr. Sessions should resign and accused him of disloyalty, according to administration officials. Mr. Sessions told associates that the episode was the most humiliating experience of his career.

• Harvard’s fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning is dropped.

A dean at the university said this morning that he had revoked his offer to the former soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information. Mike Pompeo, the director of the C.I.A., withdrew from a Harvard forum on Thursday, citing the fellowship.

“Ms. Manning betrayed her country,” Mr. Pompeo said.

• “The Daily,” your audio news report.

In today’s show, we discuss the president’s latest surprising alliance with Democrats.

Listen on a computer, an iOS device or an Android device.

Business

Call it the Martin Shkreli syndrome. According to research, people who become entrepreneurs are more likely to have engaged in some form of rule-breaking in their formative years.

As calls for action mount after the data breach at Equifax, it seems unlikely that the outcry will translate into new rules for credit bureaus.

Google has started restricting ads for addiction treatment after finding that many rehab centers were unfit.

• U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday. Here’s a snapshot of global markets.

Smarter Living

Tips, both new and old, for a more fulfilling life.

• Here’s how to clean up safely after a hurricane.

• Here are five essentials for your bathroom.

• Not a kale fan? A warm salad with coconut and tomato might persuade you otherwise.

Noteworthy

Cool off with a high-end dip.

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A Dip in the Living Room Pool

In a slowing luxury real estate market, developers are investing in amenities to attract buyers. Explore Soori High Line, where more than half of the units come with private, saltwater pools.


By TONY CENICOLA, STEFANOS CHEN and GUGLIELMO MATTIOLI on Publish Date September 15, 2017.


Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times. Technology By Samsung..

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Most of us won’t experience the luxury of swimming in our own living rooms. In today’s 360 video, enjoy a moment of Zen at the Soori High Line in Manhattan, where half the condos come with saltwater pools.

• Spectacular end to a journey to Saturn.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burned up in the planet’s atmosphere today, after 20 years in space.

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Saturn, as seen by Cassini. The NASA spacecraft met a fiery end in the planet’s atmosphere today.

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Revisit the mission through 100 notable images, and test your knowledge with our quiz.

• Sophisticated eating.

Food halls, often featuring local artisan boutiques, butcher shops and restaurants, are becoming more popular in the U.S. as consumers demand healthier meals and better-tasting “quick casual” options.

• Ready for the weekend.

We review “First They Killed My Father,” directed by Angelina Jolie. We spoke to her about the film, which is set against the backdrop of Cambodian genocide, and which affected her view of her family and relationship with Brad Pitt.

After 11 years, “Will & Grace” returns to TV on Sept. 28. Will its portrait of gay life hold up?

Best of late-night TV.

The hosts tried to make sense of the immigration deal between President Trump and Democratic leaders.

Quotation of the day.

“We’re here. We’re working. We exist.”

— Daniella Zalcman, a photojournalist based in London, in reaction to Nikon’s picking 32 photographers to try its new camera, all of whom were men.

Back Story

It’s one of the most famous movie images of all time: Marilyn Monroe standing astride a subway vent and laughing as her white dress billows above her waist.

That scene, from “The Seven Year Itch,” was shot on this day in 1954 around 1 a.m. on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Billy Wilder, the director, had invited the news media to drum up buzz for the film. The breeze came from a fan placed under the subway grate.

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Marilyn Monroe over THAT subway grate in 1954. Photographs of the scene, filmed for “The Seven Year Itch,” circulated everywhere, but the footage was never used in the movie.

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Off camera, that night was hardly comedy. Hundreds of gawkers, mostly men, showed up on the set and heckled Ms. Monroe. Her husband, Joe DiMaggio, also appeared and was infuriated. She filed for divorce weeks later.

Photographs from that night circulated everywhere, but the film footage was never used. Mr. Wilder reshot the scene on a Hollywood lot. (The Times learned of other video taken that night in New York and wrote about it in January.)

Ms. Monroe died eight years later after an overdose of sleeping pills. Mr. DiMaggio sent fresh flowers to her grave twice a week for the rest of his life.

Charles McDermid contributed reporting.

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Correction: September 15, 2017

An earlier version of today’s briefing misstated Mike Pompeo’s role. He is the director of the C.I.A., not of the F.B.I.

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