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Maria Butina, Suspected Secret Agent, Used Sex in Covert Plan, Prosecutors Say

19 Jul 2018 01:16


Ms. Butina was arrested over the weekend in Washington and was in contact with Russian intelligence, prosecutors said.


E.U. Fines Google $5.1 Billion in Android Antitrust Case

19 Jul 2018 01:11


European officials hit the internet giant with the record penalty for abusing its power in the smartphone market, the region’s latest move to rein in the clout of tech companies.


From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered

19 Jul 2018 01:08


Weeks before taking office, Donald J. Trump learned of highly sensitive intelligence about Russian election interference, but he has done all he can to suggest other explanations for the hacks.


Elon Musk Walks Back ‘Pedo Guy’ Attack on Diver in Thailand After Investor Pressure

19 Jul 2018 01:08


The tech billionaire had faced mounting criticism for calling the British diver a pedophile after the man criticized Mr. Musk’s submarine.


The Real Reason to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh

19 Jul 2018 01:07


He spent a fortune on tickets for a woebegone baseball team.


In His Latest Account of His Meeting With Putin, Trump Says He Laid Down the Law

19 Jul 2018 00:48


But that statement was at odds with how the president had earlier has characterized the meeting and contradicted an answer he appeared to give earlier in the day.


She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia House?

18 Jul 2018 23:59


Maria Palacios, brought to the United States from Mexico, became a legal Georgia resident in 2009 and a citizen in 2017. But a judge has deemed her ineligible to run for the State House.


Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence

18 Jul 2018 23:58


Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.


Trump Questions the Core of NATO: Mutual Defense, Including Montenegro

18 Jul 2018 23:58


In an interview with the Fox host Tucker Carlson, President Trump was asked why an American son would have to defend Montenegro, the alliance’s newest member.


Zuckerberg Tries to Clarify Remarks About Holocaust Deniers After Outcry

18 Jul 2018 23:29


Facebook’s chief executive had said in an interview that false and “deeply offensive” conspiracy theories alone were not enough to get someone barred from the site.


New York City Looks to Crack Down on Airbnb Amid Housing Crisis

18 Jul 2018 23:20


The City Council voted unanimously to significantly regulate Airbnb and its peers, taking aim at landlords renting apartments a few nights at a time.


Op-Ed Columnist: ‘Sort of a Double Negative’

18 Jul 2018 23:16


The “Surrender Summit” was such a disloyal, traitorous display that it boggles the mind.


Reporters, Facing a Hostile White House, Try a New Tactic: Solidarity

18 Jul 2018 23:13


At a West Wing briefing, a reporter from The Hill ceded the floor to an NBC correspondent as Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to move things along.


Trump Endorses Brian Kemp Over Casey Cagle in Georgia Governor’s Race

18 Jul 2018 23:01


Either Mr. Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of state, or Mr. Cagle, its lieutenant governor, will face Stacey Abrams in the November election.


Two Lawsuits Against Ohio State Keep Jim Jordan in the Cross Hairs

18 Jul 2018 22:50


The suits say school officials covered up sexual abuse by a team doctor; one mentions Representative Jim Jordan, who has denied claims that he ignored such misconduct.


What Was Maria Butina Doing at the National Prayer Breakfast?

18 Jul 2018 22:45


America’s Christian nationalists have been finding common cause with the Russian government for a while now.


Turkey Resists Pressure to Release American Pastor From Jail

18 Jul 2018 22:43


Andrew Brunson, one of 20 Americans swept up by Turkey after a coup attempt two years ago, is accused of terrorism and espionage.


On Pro Basketball: The Spurs Finally Succumb to the Chaos of the N.B.A.

18 Jul 2018 22:36


Free of drama for 20 seasons, San Antonio is now experiencing through Kawhi Leonard what every other N.B.A. team has become familiar with: agitation, bewilderment and fear.


I Led the F.B.I. Mueller Is Just Doing His Job

18 Jul 2018 22:21


Faith in the justice system and in our intelligence agencies cannot be collateral damage in a partisan grudge match, says the former director of the F.B.I. and C.I.A.


Review: ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ Takes a Detour and Loses Its Kick

18 Jul 2018 22:21


Almost every member of the original cast of “Mamma Mia!” is back for this sequel, except for one major player. And, boy, is she missed.


Trump, Google, Thai Soccer Team: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

18 Jul 2018 22:04


Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.


Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked

18 Jul 2018 21:57


Sometimes working with unlikely partners, they have undertaken a flurry of efforts to preserve a rules-based order on trade and security that the United States once championed.


Asia and Australia Edition: Thai Boys, Google Fine, Maria Butina: Your Thursday Briefing

18 Jul 2018 21:52


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


Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Kavanaugh Signal on Abortion?

18 Jul 2018 21:04


The Supreme Court nominee’s dissent in the case of a pregnant, undocumented teenager should worry abortion-rights supporters.


State of the Art: How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs

18 Jul 2018 21:04


The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.


Disability: Hildegard’s Visions, and Mine

18 Jul 2018 20:49


Was the gorgeous music composed by a 12th-century mystic a product of her hallucinations, or a triumph over them?


Why Real Wages Still Aren’t Rising

18 Jul 2018 20:20


Unemployment is remarkably low. Yet in the struggle between labor and companies, workers are losing, and that keeps their pay stagnant.


Suspect in Houston Crime Spree Is Charged With Capital Murder

18 Jul 2018 19:40


Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, has been linked to three killings and other violent crimes. He was a registered sex offender on parole who had cut his ankle monitor, the police said.


video dispatch: The Town at the Heart of Nicaragua’s Opposition Movement

18 Jul 2018 19:39


Masaya is one of the few places in all of Nicaragua where President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on protesters has struggled. Our reporters traveled there to meet the residents leading this resistance.


Yes, Nurses Have ‘Physically Taxing’ Jobs. And a $20.8 Million Settlement.

18 Jul 2018 19:33


New York City just admitted to discriminating against nurses by denying them early retirement benefits enjoyed by plumbers and exterminators.


He Gleefully Inhabits the Grateful Dead. No Tie-Dye, Please.

18 Jul 2018 19:19


Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has gained a loyal following for reinventing the Dead’s quirky songs with extreme tempos and shredding that are anything but laid-back.


As ISIS Fighters Fill Prisons in Syria, Their Home Nations Look Away

18 Jul 2018 19:17


On a rare tour of prisons for Islamic State suspects from nearly 50 countries, a Times reporter watched their jailers try to secure them humanely — but for how long?


Iran Calls Israel’s Reported Theft of Nuclear Trove ‘Laughably Absurd’

18 Jul 2018 19:17


The Iranians were responding to what Israel has described as documents it said Mossad agents stole from a Tehran warehouse that showed work on bombs.


Review: ‘Mass’ Brings Out the Worst in Leonard Bernstein

18 Jul 2018 19:07


The Mostly Mozart Festival presented Bernstein’s amalgam of Catholic liturgy and countercultural energy from 1971. But what does it mean in 2018?


Behind the Barricades: Inside Nicaragua’s Protest Movement

18 Jul 2018 18:59


About 300 people have been killed in Nicaragua since nationwide protests began in April. Our reporters traveled to the front lines of the anti-government movement.


When Wives Earn More Than Husbands, Neither Partner Likes to Admit It

18 Jul 2018 18:16


Deceiving the census: New research suggests that social attitudes are lagging behind both workplace progress and how people actually live their lives.


Books of The Times: In ‘Jell-O Girls,’ a Dark Family History Behind a Candy-Colored Dessert

18 Jul 2018 17:07


In this surprising and mesmerizing book, Allie Rowbottom, a descendant of the Jell-O fortune, weaves together memoir and the story of the classic American brand.


‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child.’ India Recoils at Girl’s Assault.

18 Jul 2018 15:56


The repeated attacks on the child at her apartment complex has revived debate about rape in India.


Trump and Russia: One Mystery, Three Theories

18 Jul 2018 11:14


An agnostic's guide to our president’s strange conduct.


Trilobites: 3-D Color X-Rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery

18 Jul 2018 03:49


A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color,” one of its developers said.


Time for Republicans to Grow a Spine

18 Jul 2018 00:13


Some Republicans say President Trump embarrassed himself and the country in his meeting with Vladimir Putin. Here’s what they can do about it.


Spike Jonze Can Dance. But His Best Choreography Is Behind the Camera.

17 Jul 2018 16:42


This director’s love of dance isn’t a stunt, but serious play. His videos and ads count among the best dance films of recent decades.


How to Prepare for a Stock Market Surprise

17 Jul 2018 14:42


The markets have been fairly calm lately. But when financial stress returns, will you be prepared? We offer a classic solution, as well as market insight and analysis, in our quarterly report on investing.


How to Get Your Intuition Back (When It’s Hijacked by Life)

17 Jul 2018 11:11


Suddenly at midlife, the gut instinct I had long relied on to make important life decisions left me. Here’s how I learned to get it back.


The Ethicist: How Can I Make My Partner’s Parents More Woke?

17 Jul 2018 09:00


The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on handling racially insensitive remarks from a partner’s parents and keeping a bad actor off the board of directors.


On Medicine: What Can Odd, Interesting Medical Case Studies Teach Us?

17 Jul 2018 09:00


Doctors can get so focused on explanation that they lose sight of the importance of description.


How to Leave a Legacy When You Don’t Have Children

17 Jul 2018 09:00


The question of what you leave behind can be especially fraught for people who do not have heirs.


The Checkup: Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors

16 Jul 2018 09:00


Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.


Travel Tips: 4 Simple Tips to Stay Healthy on Your Next Trip

7 Jun 2018 09:00


Sticking to a healthy lifestyle on your next trip is the best way to stay healthy no matter where you go, but these four tips can also help.

          
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