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Prince Andrew Offers ‘Zero Cooperation’ in Epstein Case, Prosecutor Says

27 Jan 2020 20:55

Prosecutors in Manhattan want to talk to the prince as part of their investigation into sex trafficking by Jeffrey Epstein’s associates.

Weinstein Trial: ‘I’m Being Raped,’ Recalls ‘Project Runway’ Assistant

27 Jan 2020 20:54

The assistant, Miriam Haley, is the second woman to testify that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her.

Bloomberg Is Taunting Trump, and Trump Is Taking the Bait

27 Jan 2020 20:44

Once acquaintances as members of the wealthy Manhattan elite, Michael Bloomberg and President Trump have become bitter rivals. And a flurry of Bloomberg attack ads is angering the president.

Helicopter With Kobe Bryant Approved to Fly in Fog: Live Updates

27 Jan 2020 20:40

Bryant, 41, was traveling with his 13-year-old daughter to his youth basketball academy when they and seven other people perished in the crash. The helicopter had been given special approval to fly around Burbank in foggy weather.

Mideast Peace Plan to be Released on Tuesday, Trump Says

27 Jan 2020 20:40

The president made the announcement while meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister. He later met with Benny Gantz, Mr. Netanyahu’s opponent in Israel’s March 2 election.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Alarm Grows as Death Toll Rises and Markets Tumble

27 Jan 2020 20:37

Health officials in the United States said more than 100 people were being evaluated for possible infection. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have contracted the virus, the vast majority live in China.

Kobe Bryant’s Brilliant and Complicated Legacy

27 Jan 2020 20:37

Bryant, who died with his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash on Sunday, was an unquestioned basketball great, but his legacy is not so straightforward.

Trump Denies Telling Bolton That Ukraine’s Aid Depended on Biden Investigations

27 Jan 2020 20:30

Hours after an article described an unpublished manuscript by his former national security adviser, President Trump rejected John Bolton’s account.

Graphic Novel Wins Newbery Medal for the First Time

27 Jan 2020 20:28

“New Kid,” by Jerry Craft, won the children’s literature prize, while “The Undefeated,” written by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Kadir Nelson, won the Caldecott Medal.

John Bolton’s Account Upends Trump’s Denials, but Will It Upend Trump?

27 Jan 2020 20:22

A president who has survived one revelation after another the last three years now faces perhaps the most serious disclosure of his political career at the very moment he is on trial in the Senate.

The 9 Victims of the Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

27 Jan 2020 20:14

A college baseball coach. A pilot with years of experience. Teenage girls and their parents. Here is what we know so far about those on board.

In Crucial Pennsylvania, Democrats Worry a Fracking Ban Could Sink Them

27 Jan 2020 20:13

The fracking ban pushed by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders  epitomizes a Democratic quandary: Appeal to swing voters or energize a liberal movement?

This Art Was Looted 123 Years Ago. Will It Ever Be Returned?

27 Jan 2020 19:59

The Benin Bronzes, some of Africa’s greatest treasures, were looted in 1897. After a chance encounter, two men made it their mission to return them.

Remembering Kobe Bryant: ‘Today, We All Cry’

27 Jan 2020 19:59

A reader who chronicled the basketball star’s early career says “he also lit up a room.” Also: The departure of New York’s subways chief.

Don’t Be Confused by Trump’s Defense. What He Is Accused of Are Crimes.

27 Jan 2020 19:58

Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress have long been considered criminal and merit impeachment.

U.S. Military Plane Crashed in Afghanistan, Officials Confirm

27 Jan 2020 19:53

After hours of confusion, the United States military said there was no indication that enemy fire had caused the aircraft to crash in Taliban territory.

The Best and Worst of the 2020 Grammy Awards

27 Jan 2020 19:40

Billie Eilish won big, Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. made a glorious mess, and the show faced the challenge of having to respond quickly to Kobe Bryant’s death.

Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards

27 Jan 2020 19:35

The new policy revised the so-called public charge rule, making immigrants ineligible for permanent legal status if they use public benefits like Medicaid and food stamps.

At Least 8 Dead in Alabama Boat Dock Fire, Officials Say

27 Jan 2020 19:25

The fire tore through a wooden dock in Scottsboro, destroying dozens of boats and sending survivors into the water.

‘What if We All Get Sick?’: Coronavirus Strains China’s Health System

27 Jan 2020 19:25

To fight the expanding epidemic, the country is relying on a medical system that is overburdened even in normal times.

Russell Okung Wants to Disrupt the N.F.L. Establishment

27 Jan 2020 19:24

The Chargers’ offensive lineman wants the Players Association to be far more confrontational with owners and he is saying so, even if that gets him into trouble.

‘American Dirt’ Is Proof the Publishing Industry Is Broken

27 Jan 2020 19:21

The clumsy high-profile rollout of the polarizing novel points to a larger issue concerning how new books are promoted.

Trump Expands Steel Tariffs, Saying They’ve Fallen Short of Aim

27 Jan 2020 19:18

The president plans tariffs on metal items like nails and cables after his earlier move raised the cost of making those products in the United States.

As Virus Spreads, Anger Floods Chinese Social Media

27 Jan 2020 19:07

The sheer volume of criticism of the government, and the sometimes clever ways that critics dodge censors, are testing Beijing’s ability to control the narrative.

Bernie Sanders and His Internet Army

27 Jan 2020 19:00

At the start of his 2020 bid, the Vermont senator told his supporters that he condemned bullying. Is it his problem if many don’t seem to listen?

A Small Town’s Fight Over America’s Biggest Sport

27 Jan 2020 17:05

Is football safe for kids to play? The debate in Marshall, Texas, reflects a broader dialogue about the dangers of playing the game.

N.B.A. Star Kobe Bryant Dies in California Helicopter Crash

27 Jan 2020 16:56

The retired N.B.A. star, 41, and his daughter Gianna were among nine people in a helicopter that crashed near Calabasas, Calif. A college baseball coach and his wife and daughter were also killed.

When Pete Buttigieg Came to Visit

27 Jan 2020 16:00

The former South Bend mayor’s endorsement interview, and what the board had to say after he left the room.

America, the Idea, Is Lost

27 Jan 2020 15:42

The Senate is poised to deliver another blow to voter confidence in our system.

John Roberts Can Call Witnesses to Trump’s Trial. Will He?

27 Jan 2020 15:12

Democratic House managers should ask the chief justice to issue subpoenas for John Bolton and others.

Will the Largest Quarantine in History Just Make Things Worse?

27 Jan 2020 13:52

The dirty history behind isolating the sick.

Doctors Could Face Criminal Charges for Treating Transgender Teens

27 Jan 2020 13:00

In South Dakota and other states, lawmakers are considering bills that would restrict access to hormone treatment and surgeries for young transgender people.

Trump Tied Ukraine Aid to Inquiries He Sought, Bolton Book Says

27 Jan 2020 12:44

Drafts of the book outline the potential testimony of the former national security adviser if he were called as a witness in the president’s impeachment trial.

On Politics: Our New Morning Tip Sheet

27 Jan 2020 12:14

Welcome to our new morning newsletter. Today: Iowa countdown, our Bolton scoop, a big endorsement and more.

W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is Running Dry

27 Jan 2020 10:40

In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.

The Fight Over Witnesses Is Really a Fight Against Trump’s Obstruction

27 Jan 2020 10:00

Congress needs to stand up for the integrity of impeachment, its own authority and the rule of law.

The Shaky Future of .org Domains

27 Jan 2020 10:00

The sale of the nonprofit domains to a private equity firm threatens the integrity of the open internet. ICANN should investigate.

A $100 Million Bet That Vacationland Can Be a Tech Hub, Too

27 Jan 2020 08:00

A benefactor’s big gift will create a research center in Portland, Maine, testing a small city’s ability to prosper as a magnet for innovation.

Yes, Secretary Pompeo, Americans Should Care About Ukraine

27 Jan 2020 07:50

A former ambassador tells the secretary of state just why.

Iowa Should Never Go First Again

27 Jan 2020 00:54

The current system is a form of white privilege that warps the process.

Nina Griscom, Model, Entrepreneur and ‘It Girl’ of the ’80s, Dies at 65

26 Jan 2020 19:39

At home in high society and gossip columns, she also worked regularly as a TV host, designer, writer and home décor entrepreneur.

How Under Armour Lost Its Edge

26 Jan 2020 18:00

Once heralded as the next Nike, the sportswear giant has been hurt by slumping sales and unflattering revelations about its corporate culture.

Review: The Comforts of the Cozy Scare in ‘The Woman in Black’

24 Jan 2020 02:45

This ingenious, bare-bones adaptation of Susan Hill’s Gothic novel — a long-running hit in London — allows audiences to take charge of their fear.

Organize Your Fridge (and Keep It Neat)

23 Jan 2020 04:56

A handful of simple items can help you organize your fridge the way the pros do, to avoid wasting both food and time.

5 Cheap(ish) Things to Radically Make Over Your Closet

23 Jan 2020 03:35

Get the upper hand against closet clutter.

Modern Love Podcast: Jessalyn Gilsig Reads ‘My Secret Left Me Unable to Help’

22 Jan 2020 21:39

The “Glee” actress reads an essay that asks: Is it all right to invade your children’s privacy in order to protect them?

Zanzibar in the Rain

22 Jan 2020 15:28

A soggy week on the Tanzanian archipelago leads to a mysterious curio shop, a taste of Zanzibar pizza, conversations with locals and a bit of spice lore.

How Fast Can a Human Run?

22 Jan 2020 12:15

Two legs are good. Four legs might be better.

I Quit a Famous Rock Band

21 Jan 2020 17:38

Steve Gorman played drums in the Black Crowes from 1987 to 2001. Then again from 2005 to 2014.

Earth’s Oldest Asteroid Impact Found in Australia

21 Jan 2020 16:48

The cataclysm, which occurred roughly 2.2 billion years ago, might have catapulted the planet out of an ice age.

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