The tiny number of black students offered admission to New York City’s elite public high schools adds pressure on officials to confront the challenge of integrating those schools.
A labor economist, Princeton scholar, Treasury official and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. The police said the cause was suicide.
The cyclone, called Idai, has affected more than 1.5 million people, with a death toll now in the dozens but feared to be far higher.
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Nobody knows how to reverse the heartland’s decline.
The store in Seattle has more than 132,000 titles, many of them not available on the internet, or anywhere else. “We will fight to the death to keep this open.”
The town of Hillsborough, Calif., has sued its owner, the media mogul Florence Fang, to force the removal of dinosaur statues and other renovations to the property.
Forget admissions bribery. For poorer families, even “free public college” isn’t free if only tuition costs are covered.
Survey findings are prompting the profession’s leaders to take action to prevent sex discrimination and physical abuse of female economists.
When a warm rain fell on a flat, frozen landscape, “the ingredients were in place.”
Mr. Comello, 24, is said to have told the police he was high on marijuana and feared the Mafia leader had a gun during taped statements to detectives.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ordered an inquiry into what the government “could or should have known” about the suspect in the attack on two mosques in Christchurch.
New guidelines suggest the risk of bleeding outweighs the heart benefits among healthy adults who take low-dose aspirin.
WarnerMedia had started an investigation into allegations that Kevin Tsujihara had pushed for a woman with whom he had a sexual relationship to be considered for films and TV shows.
The administration will focus on more than 50 “hot spots” in the U.S. that annually account for half of new H.I.V. infections. A clinic in the Deep South sees the challenges every day.
Flying with an unhappy child can make everyone miserable — the parents, other passengers, the child — but what can you do? Here are some of your best tips to help.
The investigation of Gregory B. Craig, who served as White House counsel in the Obama administration, comes amid a growing crackdown by the Justice Department on illegal foreign lobbying.
Benjamin Netanyahu provides a very attractive model.
Investors in collateralized loan obligations are ignoring the signs of danger.
As we struggle against the forces behind decades of violence, we must remember that we aren’t fighting with strangers.
Anders Breivik, the Norwegian terrorist, was diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. Brenton Tarrant, who is accused of killing 50 worshipers in New Zealand, displays similar traits.
Dutch authorities were looking into multiple possible motives for the shooting, which wounded five people, including terrorism and a domestic dispute.
Following the Koch playbook, Tennessee keeps finding new ways to undermine the welfare of its citizens.
A woman made a rude gesture after a police officer wrote her a ticket, so he pulled her over again. Last week, a three-judge panel said she could sue the officer.
Friendly competition can expand the “win” pie and enhance your performance.
Not getting something you’ve always wanted is a chance to try out something new.
It’s a crucial difference — and grounds for optimism.
Should we continue to teach thinkers like Kant, Voltaire and Hume without mention of the harmful prejudices they helped legitimize?
A new study suggests that many patients aren’t waiting between puffs on their inhalers and may not be deriving the full benefits of the drugs.
The growing use of electronic consultations can save time, expense and headaches.
A dance on the No. 1, a delicious snack on York Avenue and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
Otis Boone was convicted of two cellphone robberies and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was acquitted in a retrial after a court ruled jurors must be told of the risks of witness IDs.
The 18-year-old Canadian, ranked 60th, is the youngest player to win the tournament since Serena Williams in 1999. Dominic Thiem beat Roger Federer for the men’s title.
Beijing’s indoctrination centers for Muslim Uighurs are stark violations of human rights.
He doesn’t deserve blame for any specific attack. He does deserve blame for the increase in white-nationalist violence.
A tour of the recent annual installment of the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair.
The drugs are not just overprescribed. They often pose special risks to older patients, including tendon problems, nerve damage and mental health issues.
The Bravo host, who became a father last month, has received lots of unsolicited advice about his newborn. Welcome to parenthood!
Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers.
A record 81 U.S. flights were investigated in 2018 for carrying at least one person contagious with the disease, which has had a large number of outbreaks this year.
First the wedding, now for some me time! They’re called solomoons — couples taking separate trips after the ceremony.
With “Now Apocalypse,” one of the key figures of the New Queer Cinema era turns to TV to make a raunchy sci-fi sex comedy.
Acknowledging small wins, even if they barely chip away at our larger goals, can still boost our mood and motivation.