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Putin’s Re-election Is Assured. Let the Succession Fight Begin.

11 Dec 2017 22:33


The March 2018 presidential election in Russia is a sideshow to the real battle: determining what comes after President Putin’s next term ends in 2024.


What’s the Fastest Color? Olympic Speedskaters Now Say Blue

11 Dec 2017 22:32


Even Norway, famously red, is wearing blue at major competitions. Was the change based on science? Gamesmanship? Something else?


Port Authority Bomber Was Inspired by ISIS Christmas Attacks, Officials Say

11 Dec 2017 22:19


The would-be suicide bomber told officials he chose the location near Times Square because of its holiday posters, recalling strikes in Europe against Christmas markets.


Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Enlist in the Military as a Court Case Advances

11 Dec 2017 22:13


President Trump had announced on Twitter in July that he was barring transgender people from serving in the military, though a ban was never fully implemented.


Mario Batali Steps Away From Restaurants Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

11 Dec 2017 22:05


Mr. Batali made his announcement in a statement after four women accused the chef of groping. He is also stepping aside from ABC’s “The Chew.”


Treasury Defends Tax Plan Cost With One-Page Analysis

11 Dec 2017 22:02


A long-awaited document says the $1.5 trillion plan will pay for itself, assuming robust economic growth from a host of policies yet to be enacted.


On Pro Football: With Carson Wentz Out for the Season, Eagles’ Dreams Turn to Dread

11 Dec 2017 21:52


Wentz, who has led Philadelphia to an 11-2 record, left the game with a season-ending knee injury that upended the Eagles and the N.F.C. playoff race.


A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity

11 Dec 2017 21:45


Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses.


Whirlwind Putin Tour Highlights Moscow’s New Reach in Mideast

11 Dec 2017 21:34


The Russian president visited Syria, Egypt and Turkey all in a day, a trip underscoring new alliances and his role as a statesman.


New York City, North Korea, Jerusalem: Your Tuesday Briefing

11 Dec 2017 20:48


Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


A Normal New York Commute, a Boom and Then Chaos

11 Dec 2017 20:30


As commuters headed to work on Monday morning, someone in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square was wearing a bomb.


A Nation Answers a Sobbing Boy’s Plea: ‘Why Do They Bully?’

11 Dec 2017 20:19


After his mother shared a video of him, Keaton Jones received a flood of support from football players, actors and thousands of other well-wishers.


Op-Ed Contributor: Why Team Trump Needs to Lay Off the Mueller Probe

11 Dec 2017 19:55


If it goes to the question of impeachment, Congress will need help.


Alabama Senate Race, Unlikely Nail-Biter, Races to Finish Line

11 Dec 2017 19:28


Amid a blur of question marks and conflicting polls, Roy S. Moore, the Republican, and Doug Jones, the Democrat, made their final appeals to voters Monday.


Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Actions Against Polluters, and Put Limits on Enforcement Officers

11 Dec 2017 19:10


An analysis of enforcement data at the E.P.A. shows a substantial drop in activity against polluters when compared with the Obama and Bush administrations.


Live Briefing: 2018 Golden Globe Nominations Led by ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘Big Little Lies’

11 Dec 2017 19:02


“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy, led the way with seven nominations, while the newspaper drama “The Post” had six.


Campaign to Drive Out Migrants Slams Beijing’s Best and Brightest

11 Dec 2017 18:59


Tens of thousands of hopeful college graduates moved to the city seeking better jobs and better lives. Now the authorities are telling them to leave.


Video of Starving Polar Bear ‘Rips Your Heart Out of Your Chest’

11 Dec 2017 18:59


A team of conservationists documented the plight of an emaciated polar bear in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Now some wonder what can be done to save them.


How Much for That Tree? $35 in Harlem, or $135 in SoHo

11 Dec 2017 17:03


A shortage of evergreens, originating with the recession, has driven prices up in New York. Ultimately, though, what you pay depends on where you live.


Op-Ed Contributors: Iranian Terror. Argentinian Cover Up. Justice at Last?

11 Dec 2017 17:01


Our friend Alberto Nisman was killed for trying to expose the truth behind a Buenos Aires bombing. His work is finally being vindicated.


Hunting Taliban and Islamic State Fighters, From 20,000 Feet

11 Dec 2017 16:07


B-52s have once again been called into action in Afghanistan. A New York Times correspondent flew on one.


Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Specialize in Small Talk and Big Ratings

11 Dec 2017 15:39


The homey “Live With Kelly and Ryan” sticks to light banter even as its NBC rival, Megyn Kelly, takes on weightier matters.


Trump Says New York Times Is ‘Wrong!’ on His Television Habits

11 Dec 2017 15:19


President Trump responded to a Times article published over the weekend that offered an inside look into a typical day.


Op-Ed Columnist: Rise of the Roypublicans

11 Dec 2017 14:14


The Republican Party won’t be able to shake Roy Moore’s values if he wins.


Nikki Haley Says Women Who Accuse Trump of Misconduct ‘Should Be Heard’

11 Dec 2017 13:41


The comments by Ms. Haley, the United Nations ambassador, broke from the administration’s assertion that the allegations are false and voters rightly dismissed them.


The New Health Care: People Don’t Take Their Pills. Only One Thing Seems to Help.

11 Dec 2017 12:37


High-tech approaches and “reminder” packaging don’t work well. Reducing prices does.


Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. But Some Things Do.

11 Dec 2017 12:01


Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.


The Checkup: Treating Anxiety in Children

11 Dec 2017 11:00


Which child needs psychotherapy or medication: the parent-clinger, the dog-fearer or the school-avoider?


Op-Ed Columnist: The Roy Moore Edge

11 Dec 2017 10:45


Surfing political sex scandals.


Op-Ed Contributors: Is the Democratic Party Becoming Too Democratic?

11 Dec 2017 10:45


Giving more voice to supporters isn’t always a good thing for winning elections.


Op-Ed Contributor: The Alabama Senate Race May Have Already Been Decided

11 Dec 2017 10:45


Blame the state’s voter suppression campaign.


Nonfiction: The Hand of the Comic Artist

11 Dec 2017 10:00


Manohla Dargis reviews two new books that examine the aesthetics and the business of comics, from Superman to R. Crumb.


Me Time: $75 for Three Minutes at Minus 230 Degrees? Sure, We’ll Try It

11 Dec 2017 10:00


Our columnist dons ear warmers, a surgical mask and giant wool mittens and gets into a cryotherapy chamber.


How to Clean Up Your Holiday Messes

11 Dec 2017 07:45


Welcome to the latest edition of the Smarter Living newsletter.


Op-Ed Contributor: Stop the Manipulation of Democracy Online

11 Dec 2017 07:00


There’s no panacea for the harm that propaganda, trolls and false news sites do to democracy, but education and public vigilance are essential.


Lives at Risk Inside a Senior Complex in Puerto Rico With No Power

11 Dec 2017 03:54


Conditions at the largest housing project for low-income seniors on the hurricane-ravaged island illustrate a health crisis for the most vulnerable.


Trump’s Way: Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

10 Dec 2017 17:05


With Twitter as his Excalibur, the president takes on his doubters, powered by long spells of cable news and a dozen Diet Cokes. But if Mr. Trump has yet to bend the presidency to his will, he is at least wrestling it to a draw.


With Alabama Senate Race Defined by Scandal, Policy Issues Are Overlooked

10 Dec 2017 16:59


Alabama struggles with health care, education and infrastructure. But such issues have often been forgotten during the race between Doug Jones and Roy S. Moore.


Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I Can No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical Republican

9 Dec 2017 19:48


Preserving my identity as a Christian conservative means turning away from two movements that have shaped my life.


The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing ‘Moral Injury’

9 Dec 2017 19:30


Forgiveness isn’t enough. Acts of atonement can help veterans repair the loyalties damaged in war.


On Baseball: Tommy John Would Love a Plaque to Accompany All of His Fame

9 Dec 2017 18:00


Best known for the elbow surgery that is named after him, John now awaits the results of a vote on Sunday that could get him in the door at Cooperstown.


The Adopted Black Baby, and the White One Who Replaced Her

8 Dec 2017 18:57


Amid the simmering racial tensions of the time, a family in Illinois made a wrenching decision that sent a black girl and a white girl on diverging paths.


At Columbia, Three Women, 30 Years and a Pattern of Harassment

8 Dec 2017 18:40


Former graduate students say over decades the same professor made sexual advances toward them, and their reactions illustrate changing norms on campus.


Trilobites: Tracking Dolphins With Algorithms You Might Find on Facebook

8 Dec 2017 16:04


Scientists leveraged machine learning techniques to sift through recordings of dolphin clicks, which could help with monitoring the health of the sea mammals.


Where Silicon Valley Is Going to Get in Touch With Its Soul

7 Dec 2017 18:27


The Esalen Institute, a storied hippie hotel in Big Sur, Calif., has reopened with a mission to help technologists who discover that “inside they’re hurting.”


Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, Israel and the Art of the Giveaway

7 Dec 2017 15:41


I’ve never seen a president give up so much to so many for so little.


He’s 22. She’s 81. Their Friendship Is Melting Hearts.

7 Dec 2017 14:37


The two met on the Words With Friends app, and photos of their in-person meeting delighted thousands of people on social media.


Review: ‘A Room in India’ Overflows With Astonishing Visions

6 Dec 2017 23:07


Théâtre du Soleil brings a huge, dizzy epic of all the world’s ills (and theatrical styles) to the Park Avenue Armory.


Feature: The Takedown of Title IX

5 Dec 2017 10:00


Inside the fight over federal rules on campus sexual assault.


Economic View: Why Trying New Things Is So Hard to Do

3 Dec 2017 00:17


Most people make relatively few personal experiments, in both small and big things. The cost of passivity is enormous.

          
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