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If the agreement between Turkey and Russia that delayed an assault on the Syrian province of Idlib fails, Turkey and Europe will face a new wave of refugees and renewed threats of terrorist attacks.
Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with hundreds of new words, including two coveted two-letter words: “ok” and “ew.”
Brett M. Kavanaugh submitted to questions about allegations of sexual misconduct, the first time in memory that a Supreme Court nominee was interviewed on TV before a confirmation vote.
The party wants to nationalize railroads and utilities and force large firms to give up to 10 percent of their shares to employees and put workers on their boards.
Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram’s co-founders, resigned from the photo app on Monday. Their exits add to the challenges facing Facebook, which owns the app.
After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to military camps.
The moves to assert control over Catholic and Protestant churches reflect a broader effort to establish control over society under President Xi Jinping.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said Monday he would consider new talks with Washington only if President Trump reversed himself and honored the 2015 nuclear accord.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, sat down with Martha MacCallum of Fox News to discuss the sexual assault accusations that have been raised since his nomination to the Supreme Court.
North Carolina has had an especially hard time distributing money earmarked by Congress to help low- and moderate-income homeowners in the wake of disasters.
Telltale Games, which developed games with strong stories based on “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones” and Batman, said that critical praise “did not translate to sales.”
On television and in print, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh on Monday began a remarkable campaign to defend his nomination to the Supreme Court, even as new accusations emerged.
James, donning purple and gold, revealed little during his first news conference with the Los Angeles Lakers: “My expectation is to try to get better every single day.”
Ms. Sinema, the Democratic nominee in Arizona, has made her story of childhood homelessness a central part of her political identity. But documents and contradictory statements raise questions about it.
As technologies threaten to displace service workers, unions are making job protection and new opportunities a priority in contract talks.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and some high school friends described themselves in a yearbook as “Renate” alumni. The woman they were referring to is furious.
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With the drama surrounding Rod J. Rosenstein and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, it is hard to recall a General Assembly that opened against a backdrop of such political turmoil, on so many fronts.
Mr. Rosenstein talked last year about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president and secretly taping him. Those conversations were revealed last week.
Denying green cards or visas to those on Medicaid or food stamps will only cost the United States more later.
Show up on people’s doorsteps, and the recipe is simple: listen and offer compelling solutions and information that’s new to them that they can connect with their lives.
Blaming Israel for the loss of a Russian plane in Syria, Russia will modernize Syria’s missile arsenal. The move could complicate the air war in Syria.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein has discussed ways to remove President Trump from office. He’s also fiercely defended the special counsel for the Russia investigation, Robert S. Mueller III — one of the president’s most frequent targets.
Authorities keep arresting people said to be bosses of wildlife trafficking, but that isn’t making a dent in the problem.
Delays abound, but the system’s leader says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is “turning the corner where we need to turn it.”
Students defrauded by for-profit schools can expect no help from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. But a federal court ruling offers some hope.
Ms. Guyger fatally shot Mr. Jean, her neighbor, after entering his apartment. The killing gripped the city and led to protests against police brutality.
Representative Chris Collins released a television ad featuring a video of his opponent, Nate McMurray, speaking in Korean.
Kavanaugh and our rotten ruling class.
Republicans aren’t even trying to run on their policies.
Outsourcing this responsibility to female aides or an outside female lawyer because of bad optics is sexist and cowardly.
With a setup that recalls “Lost,” this new NBC show makes the least interesting choice possible: to become a generic, joyless cop show.
Sexual assault is excused as normal and forgivable. It’s not. Ask the women who’ve experienced it.
Humans keep finding ways to justify giving drugs and alcohol to animals.
Dispute settlements and dairy tariffs go to the heart of how Canada sees its relationship with the United States.
In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administration dysfunction, people around him said.
The pianist has spent over two decades committed to his own vision, but he’s never been fully accepted as a marquee bandleader. That’s changing.
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Hear new music from Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, Kesha, Rosanne Cash and others.
There I was, driving through a parched landscape on a pilgrimage to watch a single flower bloom. Why?
High school girls said they recognized the way Mr. Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was being criticized for speaking out.
More than ever, female artists are breaking sales records and being recognized for their role in important art movements.
Researchers should embrace negative results instead of accentuating the positive, which is one of several biases that can lead to bad science.
The three pillars of the ideology — isolationism, protectionism and restricting immigration — were gaining popularity before Donald Trump became president and may outlast his tenure.
In “Who Is Michael Ovitz?,” the ex-leader of the powerful talent agency C.A.A. recounts his time at the top.
Melissa Clark has three recipes for vegetarian sheet-pan dinners, but if that doesn’t appeal, try braised chicken legs, pan pizza or spicy pork shoulder.
“She Would Be King” reframes the country’s history in magical terms.
The last of three sisters who inherited the venerable Lower East Side appetizing store Russ & Daughters, a temple of lox, herring and so much more.
The countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo has planned an all-star art-clothes-dance-video spectacle to accompany the release of his new album, “ARC.”