John Wayne, Brett Kavanaugh, my brothers Michael and Kevin, and me.
The Federalist Society’s celebration of Brett Kavanaugh is a reminder that social control can shape the way justices approach their jobs.
With a bit of planning, the Eternal City can be at its most bewitching at the onset of winter.
To understand what makes Putin and his allies act the way they do, you need to look beyond the myths.
The term “nonbinary” on school forms signals a new inclusiveness, experts say.
The “Late Night” host is alarmed that the president wanted to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey — and that he takes Jeanine Pirro seriously.
Employees and officials say that long before the deadly crash of Lion Air Flight 610, the Indonesian carrier prioritized rapid growth and political clout over safety.
In a Kansas City park, a health inspector poured bleach on food donated to homeless people. The volunteers didn’t meet city requirements, the inspector said.
The case has received close scrutiny because the agent, Lonnie Swartz, was the first in the Border Patrol to face federal murder charges for a cross-border shooting.
The competition has echoes of the Cold War, as Washington and Beijing each try to foster diplomatic alliances and economic deals to freeze out the other.
The killing of a family of four in upscale Colts Neck, N.J., appeared to be connected to the arrest of a victim’s brother in a nearby arson fire.
Col. Gen. Igor V. Korobov led the G.R.U. when it hacked into Democratic Party computers and released emails to support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Biology. Chemistry. Physics. It’s all there on your plate. Take a moment to appreciate it before you dig in.
“Little children are victims of senseless gun violence,” Sandra Parks wrote in an essay about her hometown, Milwaukee. Two years later, she was dead.
On the strategic questions that matter in the Middle East, the president is cleareyed.
Definers, an import from Washington to Silicon Valley, thrived with opposition research and a fishy campaign to push Apple’s C.E.O. for president.
Four new counterterrorism dogs are trained to detect explosives yards away, helping the police to detect threats before they reach their targets.
The Trump administration vigorously demanded the release of some Americans held prisoner in foreign jails. It has not spoken out publicly about Dr. Walid Fitaihi.
I’m grateful for that, because he became my father.
In the frenzied first hours of the Camp Fire as it bore down on Paradise, Calif., only a fraction of residents received emergency alerts or evacuation orders from local authorities.
The dinners at my parents’ house in Dallas told a story of the nation’s contemporary history.
It’s worth noting, in a world that often seems heartless, that there are plenty of fellow citizens doing the right thing.
The Supreme Court’s leader took offense at President Trump’s criticism of a federal judge, suggesting Mr. Trump had a profound misunderstanding of a judge’s role.
Should they fashion a life in Tijuana, Mexico, or keep their sights — and hopes — trained on the United States?
An earlier version of the program was canceled after critics raised questions about secrecy pledges and loyalty oaths.
The Turkish president has successfully claimed the moral high ground vacated by President Trump, and he has kept up the pressure on Saudi Arabia.
The only thing blocking his plan to prosecute Hillary Clinton was Don McGahn. Think about that.
From single-use cleaning wipes to detachable toilet wands, disposable cleaning products are often more expensive and less effective than the reusable products they replace.
Politics dividing your family? You might need some help getting through the turkey dinner.
In the 1920s, Rice brought her design aesthetic to a small village north of San Diego. Those who live there continue to respect her vision.
And should third parties exist? Can they?
An Irish woman’s foray into this American tradition.
From “Widows” to “12 Years a Slave,” the director walks us through his provocative first shots.
Major law firms have emerged as fierce opponents to President Trump’s immigration policies. Lawyers say they’re defending the rule of law. Critics say it’s politics.
The Italian luxury brand said its Instagram accounts had been hacked after racist messages purportedly from one of its designers were made public. But some in China aren’t buying that.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be known for hot gadgets and electronics, but there are great deals on other things, too. Here are a few to watch out for.
What is it that makes this simple holiday so special?
Wait, wait, shiver, delight.
The Thanksgiving story is far more complex than most Americans are taught. Blame school textbooks, children’s stories and animated specials.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring five reader-submitted stories of 100 words or fewer.
Chad and Chase Valencia, who own Lasa in Los Angeles, pile leftovers into sandwiches that celebrate both American and Filipino food.
Lost in the swirl of alternative truths is the fact that science is a verb, not a noun.
Should families take politics off the table this year?
Today there are children with six or eight grandparents, step-grandparents and grandparent-equivalents.
Our furry friends are part of the festivities, too.
Stick to the weather. What could possibly go wrong?
After a year (or two) of natural disasters, some people are rethinking what it means to be green and charitable during the holiday season.