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50,000 Lost Power in Outages, Mostly in Brooklyn. Service Is Slowly Returning

22 Jul 2019 15:00

More than 21,000 customers, mostly in Brooklyn, were still without power on Monday, as an intense three-day heat wave ended.

The Top Cop in 1802 Has a Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson in the N.Y.P.D.

22 Jul 2019 14:59

Jacob Hays was high constable. His descendant, Benjamin Singleton, crunches crime statistics at Police Headquarters.

The Four Ordinary People Who Took On Big Pharma

22 Jul 2019 14:55

They tried to warn us about the dangers of OxyContin. Almost two decades later, we’re finally listening.

McConnell Doesn’t Want the Senate to Talk About Trump’s Tweets. Here’s a Way Around Him.

22 Jul 2019 14:55

Writing a round robin letter lets senators make their views public when they can’t debate or vote on a resolution.

One of Chávez’s Most Arbitrary Acts Has Finally Been Reversed

22 Jul 2019 14:55

Venezuela has a chance to start loosening the grip of harsh disunity by releasing all of its political prisoners.

Hey, College Graduates: Don’t Dismiss Rural America

22 Jul 2019 14:55

You don’t have to live in a big city to succeed economically and socially.

President Duterte’s War on Drugs Is a Pretense

22 Jul 2019 14:55

He is using it to quash the opposition in the Philippines. I should know: I’m one of his victims.

Trump Wants Immigrants to ‘Go Back.’ Native Americans Don’t.

22 Jul 2019 14:55

The president and his followers lack authority to tell anyone to leave this country because they are not indigenous to this land.

Boris Johnson Is How Britain Ends

22 Jul 2019 14:55

Not with a bang, but with a burst of blond ambition.

Does Russia Want More Than Your Old Face?

22 Jul 2019 14:55

The FaceApp fracas forces us to think hard about giving our personal data to companies in authoritarian countries.

Denying Racism Supports It

22 Jul 2019 14:55

Refusing to address and acknowledge the prejudices in our country is a big part of the problem.

The Trees Might Save Us Yet

22 Jul 2019 14:55

A new study suggests that restoring forests could help reverse global warming.

The Judge and Jury Agreed I Didn’t Kill Anyone. So Why Did I Just Serve 16 Years for Murder?

22 Jul 2019 14:55

It’s thanks to an arcane legal doctrine that’s been ditched everywhere — except the United States.

Puerto Rico Protests: Live Updates

22 Jul 2019 14:50

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.

Introducing ‘Diagnosis,’ a New Show From The Times and Netflix

22 Jul 2019 14:50

Watch the trailer for our new Netflix series following Dr. Lisa Sanders as she solves medical mysteries — with help from Times readers.

Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem

22 Jul 2019 14:44

Bulldozers began demolishing the first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area.

Louisiana Police Officer on Facebook Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’

22 Jul 2019 14:42

Officials in the city where the officer works condemned his comment but said they were not sure it constituted a threat.

Donald Trump, and Other Readers, Had a Lot to Say About Friedman’s Column

22 Jul 2019 14:04

More than 5,000 readers, including the president, weighed in.

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City

22 Jul 2019 13:50

A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured.

Iran Claims to Have Arrested and Executed U.S. Spies

22 Jul 2019 13:35

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.”

One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Tree Facts

22 Jul 2019 13:23

Also this week, visiting some very big bears in a very hot Alaska.

Donald Trump, Equifax, Hong Kong: Your Monday Briefing

22 Jul 2019 13:20

Here’s what you need to know.

The Risky Business of Bringing You Lunch

22 Jul 2019 13:20

Monday: When a New Yorker uses a food app, a cyclist faces dilemmas and dangers.

Boris Johnson Does Things With Flair, but Does He Do Them Well?

22 Jul 2019 13:20

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.

California Today: Putting Joe Biden’s L.A. Visit in Context

22 Jul 2019 13:19

Monday: Checking on the presidential race, digging into a slowing in Chinese investment; and an unusual Los Feliz house is on the market

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever

22 Jul 2019 13:17

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.

India Launches Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission on Second Try

22 Jul 2019 13:15

Last week, scientists abruptly called off the historic launch right before liftoff. A second attempt on Monday was a success.

At Least 17 Killed in Bomb Attack in Somalia Capital

22 Jul 2019 12:13

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.

How to Throw a Festive Korean-Inspired Dinner Party

22 Jul 2019 11:37

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.

How Much Is a View Worth in Manhattan? Try $11 Million

22 Jul 2019 11:37

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.

David Spade Is Back on TV, Even Though He Never Left

22 Jul 2019 10:49

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.

For Some Players, Not Reaching the Hall Just Brings More Fame

22 Jul 2019 10:49

Baseball has kept certain players at arm’s length because of scandals and accusations, but that often has bolstered the players’ popularity.

Roller Coaster of Love

22 Jul 2019 10:49

After my sister was injured by a roller coaster, would we be tempting fate to ride again?

Still Aiming to Confound, a Scrappy Venue Turns a Page

22 Jul 2019 10:49

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).

Short Ribs for Summer, Doused With Salsa

22 Jul 2019 10:49

Alison Roman takes this wintry cut, sears it quickly and serves it with tortillas, charred scallions and lime.

The Making of Boris Johnson

22 Jul 2019 10:02

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 Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan

22 Jul 2019 10:02

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.

How ‘The Lion King’ Gets Real-Life Lion Family Dynamics Wrong

22 Jul 2019 09:28

Disney’s 2019 remake is no nature documentary. It should probably be “The Lion Queen” because males don’t rule the pride; females do.

The Downside of Having a Sweet Tooth

22 Jul 2019 09:28

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.

Health Facts Aren’t Enough. Should Persuasion Become a Priority?

22 Jul 2019 09:28

Those with the least understanding of science oppose it the most and also think they know the most, a study showed.

Undercover in a Hospital Bed

22 Jul 2019 09:28

Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else.

5 Monday Must-Reads

22 Jul 2019 09:00

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.

Why Has Language Changed So Much So Fast? ‘Because Internet’

22 Jul 2019 09:00

In her new book, the linguist Gretchen McCulloch breaks down just how life online has rewritten the rules of how we communicate.

California, Wary of More Wildfires, Is Paying for Them Already

22 Jul 2019 07:00

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.

Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On

22 Jul 2019 06:14

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.

Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99

22 Jul 2019 04:14

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.

How to Care for an Aging Pet

20 Jul 2019 16:38

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.

The 7 Most Important Supplies for a Starter Earthquake Kit

19 Jul 2019 16:17

When the big one hits, be prepared with this gear for enough water, light, communication, power, first aid, and contact info.

‘Guilty’ Pleasures? No Such Thing

2 Jul 2019 14:05

Go forth and read that trashy novel.

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