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AT&T, North Korea, Angela Merkel: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
11/20/2017 11:46 PM
Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Angela Merkel, Robert Mugabe: Your Tuesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
11/21/2017 12:16 AM
U.S. Sues to Block $85.4 Billion Merger Between AT&T and Time Warner
The Justice Department lawsuit to block the merger sets up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to come before the Trump administration.
11/20/2017 11:43 PM
Germany Plunged Into Political Crisis After Coalition Talks Fail
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would prefer a new round of elections to leading a minority government, if the quest for a majority coalition fails.
11/21/2017 12:00 AM
Charles Manson Dies at 83; Wild-Eyed Leader of a Murderous Crew
Mr. Manson became one of the most notorious killers of the 20th century after his followers brutally murdered seven people in 1969, including the actress Sharon Tate.
11/20/2017 10:58 PM
Manson Mythology and Pop Culture
Charles Manson was a constant dark presence in pop culture for decades after his arrest in the gruesome Tate-LaBianca murders.
11/20/2017 06:00 AM
What Became of the Manson Family?
Most of Charles Manson’s followers were young women who had fled middle-class homes. Here’s a look at where they are now.
11/20/2017 10:58 PM
Nebraska Allows Keystone XL Pipeline, but Picks a Different Path
The long-fought pipeline got a final approval, but its fate still seemed uncertain. TransCanada, the pipeline company, did not say whether it would move forward.
11/21/2017 12:13 AM
A Second Woman Accuses Al Franken of Inappropriate Touching
Lindsay Menz told CNN that in 2010, when Mr. Franken was a senator, he grabbed her rear end as they took a photo. Mr. Franken says he does not remember it.
11/21/2017 12:25 AM
Critic’s Notebook: Franken and Trump, Hiding Behind Their ‘Jokes’
Men get away with bad behavior under the guise of show business in both comedy and politics. Too often, women are just the material.
11/20/2017 11:32 PM
Bill Clinton, Roy Moore and the Power of Social Identity
How a partisan lens leads people to different interpretations of the same facts.
11/18/2017 09:22 PM
In Mexico, Not Dead. Not Alive. Just Gone.
With the drug war’s “disappeared” numbering in the tens of thousands, some families take up the search for loved ones on their own.
11/20/2017 08:00 AM
Op-Ed Contributor: Every Other Terrible Thing About Roy Moore
Well, not every thing, but his ideas are no better than his behavior.
11/20/2017 08:12 PM
Op-Ed Contributor: Charles Manson Was Not a Product of the Counterculture
If anything, he was a harbinger of today’s far right.
11/20/2017 09:31 PM
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Germany and the Age of Political Absolutism
The collapse of coalition talks on Sunday doesn’t mean the country is collapsing. But it does show how much the far right has changed German politics.
11/20/2017 08:27 PM
The Stone: The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid
The work of saving the planet is not technical, it’s political.
11/20/2017 10:45 AM
Op-Ed Contributor: Attica: It’s Worse Than We Thought
Was a doctor conducting leprosy experiments on patients without their consent?
11/20/2017 10:06 PM
Op-Ed Contributor: Why Do So Many Indian Children Go Missing?
And why do the police do so little about it?
11/19/2017 08:17 PM
Op-Ed Contributors: The Hypocrisy of Evo Morales
The president of Bolivia’s supporters claim that term limits undermine his human rights.
11/20/2017 02:08 PM
Op-Ed Columnist: This Is a Man Problem
To fight sexual harassment, we have to re-examine our masculinity.
11/20/2017 03:08 AM
Op-Ed Contributor: Muslim Women, Caught Between Islamophobes and ‘Our Men’
Millions of women who face Islamophobia and male dominance now have a moment to teach the world how patriarchy breeds sexual violence against them.
11/19/2017 08:23 PM
Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.
11/20/2017 07:40 PM
Silent Sub: Time Is the Enemy as Argentina Hunts a Lost Vessel
Six days after the ARA San Juan lost contact, with hopes raised and dashed, families of its 44 crew members are growing increasingly anxious.
11/21/2017 12:35 AM
Yellen Will Leave Federal Reserve Next Year
Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, said she would leave the Fed when a successor is installed. She could have remained as a governor until 2024.
11/21/2017 12:12 AM
Uber Strikes Deal With Volvo to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Its Network
Uber has agreed to buy up to 24,000 self-driving Volvos for its ride-hailing network once the technology is production-ready.
11/20/2017 08:27 PM
Fox Establishes Workplace Culture Panel After Harassment Scandal
As part of a settlement with a shareholder, 21st Century Fox promised to address the culture of a workplace jolted by sexual harassment allegations.
11/20/2017 10:32 PM
From City Hall to the White House? Eric Garcetti May Try to Defy the Odds
As Democrats grapple with a short bench of possible candidates in 2020, the Los Angeles mayor is offering himself as part of “an impatient next generation” ready to lead.
11/20/2017 09:48 PM
As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors
Funding and start-ups are concentrated on the coasts, especially in California. But there are signs of an entrepreneurial awakening in the heartland, where talent is rich but prices aren’t.
11/20/2017 01:32 AM
If 2018 Is Like 2017, the House Will Be a Tossup
It’s not obvious that the building Democratic wave will be enough to flip control of the chamber.
11/20/2017 09:19 PM
Disrupting the World of Private School With Tech and Guinea Pigs
Start-ups, including one from sharing-economy company WeWork, try to shake up the staid, and pricey, status quo of New York’s independent schools.
11/20/2017 11:32 PM
Retro Report: Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class
Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.
11/20/2017 01:19 AM
Robert Reich, a Multiplatform Gadfly, Comes to Netflix
A social media star, the former labor secretary extends his critique of big money’s influence on politics with a new documentary, “Saving Capitalism.”
11/20/2017 11:13 PM
It’s Almost Thanksgiving! Let Us Be Your Guide
Welcome to the latest edition of the Smarter Living newsletter.
11/20/2017 09:13 AM
Tech Fix: A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.
Your smartphone is not deliberately losing speed just because your phone maker has a new gadget for sale. For devices that do slow down, here are some fixes.
11/16/2017 04:37 PM
Could You Be Allergic to Additives in Food or Drugs?
Natural coloring agents made from plants or insects are more likely to trigger a reaction.
11/15/2017 09:42 AM
Della Reese, Singer and ‘Touched by an Angel’ Star, Dies at 86
Ms. Reese, who first sang in church, segued from a successful recording career to a long tenure on one of prime-time television’s top-rated shows.
11/20/2017 08:23 PM
Remembering Azzedine Alaïa: The Designer Who Took Time
Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.
11/20/2017 02:05 PM
Review: A ‘Peter Pan’ That Never Takes Flight
The Bedlam production of the J.M. Barrie classic is both too childish to tell the story properly and too adult to access its wonder.
11/20/2017 05:02 PM
Books of The Times: The Story of Appalachia, With Plenty of Villains
Steven Stoll’s “Ramp Hollow” is a powerful and outrage-making analysis of the forces, over centuries, that have shaped the region.
11/20/2017 07:48 PM
Making (and Seeing) Dance in the Politicized World
Even dances with no obvious agenda have seemed like quiet protests recently. How are choreographers thinking about their work?
11/17/2017 03:00 PM
Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments
Dermatology is booming, with private equity investments and an influx of physician assistants doing the work of doctors. Are patients being well served?
11/20/2017 09:38 PM
Trilobites: Rock Carvings of Ancient Dogs Getting Taught New Tricks
Engravings in the Saudi desert may be the earliest depictions of human-canine companionship.
11/20/2017 10:36 PM
Travel Postcard: The Revival of Detroit
Detroit's economy and auto industry were among the hardest hit after the 2008 recession, but the city is in the midst of renewal.
11/19/2017 09:50 AM
Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker
Apple had said its HomePod speaker, a response to Amazon’s Echo, would debut this year. Now it won’t be released till early next year.
11/18/2017 01:32 AM
Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories
We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.
11/10/2017 09:48 PM
A Photo of Billy the Kid Bought for $10 at a Flea Market May Be Worth Millions
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.
11/16/2017 05:39 PM
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Men Aren’t Funny
The post-Louis C.K. reckoning is actually the best thing to happen to comedy in a long time.
11/16/2017 10:09 PM