More than 21,000 customers, mostly in Brooklyn, were still without power on Monday, as an intense three-day heat wave ended.
Jacob Hays was high constable. His descendant, Benjamin Singleton, crunches crime statistics at Police Headquarters.
They tried to warn us about the dangers of OxyContin. Almost two decades later, we’re finally listening.
Writing a round robin letter lets senators make their views public when they can’t debate or vote on a resolution.
Venezuela has a chance to start loosening the grip of harsh disunity by releasing all of its political prisoners.
You don’t have to live in a big city to succeed economically and socially.
He is using it to quash the opposition in the Philippines. I should know: I’m one of his victims.
The president and his followers lack authority to tell anyone to leave this country because they are not indigenous to this land.
Not with a bang, but with a burst of blond ambition.
The FaceApp fracas forces us to think hard about giving our personal data to companies in authoritarian countries.
Refusing to address and acknowledge the prejudices in our country is a big part of the problem.
A new study suggests that restoring forests could help reverse global warming.
It’s thanks to an arcane legal doctrine that’s been ditched everywhere — except the United States.
Thousands of protesters are assembling for what is expected to be one of the largest protests the island has ever seen against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló.
Watch the trailer for our new Netflix series following Dr. Lisa Sanders as she solves medical mysteries — with help from Times readers.
Bulldozers began demolishing the first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area.
Officials in the city where the officer works condemned his comment but said they were not sure it constituted a threat.
More than 5,000 readers, including the president, weighed in.
A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured.
Tehran often makes similar unverified statements, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare tension. President Trump said the claims had “zero truth.”
Also this week, visiting some very big bears in a very hot Alaska.
Here’s what you need to know.
Monday: When a New Yorker uses a food app, a cyclist faces dilemmas and dangers.
The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary.
Monday: Checking on the presidential race, digging into a slowing in Chinese investment; and an unusual Los Feliz house is on the market
The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people.
Last week, scientists abruptly called off the historic launch right before liftoff. A second attempt on Monday was a success.
At least 17 people were killed and 28 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said.
The designer Rejina Pyo and the store owner Alex Eagle host an artful but laid-back dinner for friends, with a menu by Pyo’s husband, the chef Jordan Bourke.
When a group of loft owners were confronted with a proposed tower that would have blotted out their views, they gave a developer $11 million to not build.
The actor and comic has thrived as a professional second banana, even as he endured painful losses in his personal life. A new late-night show could give him a kind of relevance he’s never had before.
Baseball has kept certain players at arm’s length because of scandals and accusations, but that often has bolstered the players’ popularity.
After my sister was injured by a roller coaster, would we be tempting fate to ride again?
A new leader is about to take over the Brick in Williamsburg. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive vision (sour cream included).
Alison Roman takes this wintry cut, sears it quickly and serves it with tortillas, charred scallions and lime.
Campaigning for Brexit helped put Boris Johnson in position to become the British prime minister. Soon, he may have to figure out how to deliver it.
The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once.
Disney’s 2019 remake is no nature documentary. It should probably be “The Lion Queen” because males don’t rule the pride; females do.
Regular consumption of sugary drinks heightens the risk not only of tooth decay, obesity, fatty liver disease and Type 2 diabetes, but also of heart disease and premature death.
Those with the least understanding of science oppose it the most and also think they know the most, a study showed.
Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else.
President Trump and race. The man who would have been the first black astronaut. A Dutch summer rite: abandoning kids in the woods at night. And more.
In her new book, the linguist Gretchen McCulloch breaks down just how life online has rewritten the rules of how we communicate.
Anxiety is running high over wildfires this summer, and over the precautionary power cuts that a big utility says will be necessary to prevent them.
Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, but would not resign.
Mr. Morgenthau was the bane of mobsters and crooked politicians and a confidant of mayors and governors, who came and went while he stayed on for decades.
Older dogs and cats require a little extra love and care, whether they’re new to your home or they’ve been with you for years. Here’s what you need to know.
When the big one hits, be prepared with this gear for enough water, light, communication, power, first aid, and contact info.
Go forth and read that trashy novel.