President Maithripala Sirisena said he did not get important intelligence pointing to planned attacks, and that there would be a “total reorganization” of the security apparatus.
The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his hometown said.
“Hondo,” as he was called, was a relentless, clutch and consistently proficient player on eight championship teams in a 16-season Hall of Fame career.
The Arizona Cardinals took Kyler Murray No. 1 as expected, but there were several surprises in the first round of the N.F.L. draft.
A strategy shift for ISIS.
As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence.
The singer has teased fresh music and a rebooted aesthetic for weeks, ahead of what would be her seventh studio album.
A jury convicted Anna Sorokin of bilking hotels, restaurants, a private jet operator and banks out of more than $150,000.
As Democrats fret over impeachment, Senate Republicans who would be the jury on an impeachment trial see nothing of import in the Mueller report and its tales of potential obstruction.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. called Anita Hill this month to express his regret over “what she endured” testifying against Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991.
The former vice president has stayed on the sidelines while his record has been scrutinized. His entry is sure to reshape the Democratic primary contest.
An administration measure would bar groups that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money.
The president has suggested in the past that Mr. Xi would travel to the United States for a signing ceremony once the countries have a final deal.
A $3 billion to $5 billion penalty for privacy violations won’t change anything.
By the standards of a potential impeachment inquiry, the evidence is clear.
The bill for the medical care of Otto F. Warmbier, who was in a coma while being detained, was passed to the Treasury Department, but it is unclear if the Trump administration paid it.
Society owes this security researcher a very big favor.
The panel wrote it was joining “the growing chorus of federal courts” that have held that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional.
You stumble across a lost phone, maybe in a bathroom or in the back of a cab. You feel bad for whoever lost it — that could be you someday! — but don’t know how to reunite it with its owner. Here’s how.
Most revenue still comes from website sales, but other services, including cloud computing and advertising, provide an outsize chunk of profits.
Who really despises the American heartland?
Biden is not an individualist.
This lively documentary shows how a founder of two national cinemas — director, producer and studio boss — was almost forgotten.
The world turned its attention away, but the violence and tragedy never ended.
From London to Berlin, five collectives embracing the centuries-old structure of shared resources and labor.
It may be risky politically, but Congress has a responsibility to act.
Summer camp can introduce city children to a world of new possibilities.
Feral felines are driving the country’s native species to extinction. Now a massive culling is underway to preserve what’s left of the wild.
The Uganda-born financial whiz who blew the whistle on the possibility of fraud in the basketball star’s accounts traveled a long, emotional journey to success.
A system devised to empower parents and integrate schools has not worked as intended, offering a cautionary tale to districts across the country.
A small but important trail of refugees fleeing the Nazis took an unusual detour through China. A new exhibit in Brooklyn marks the journey.
A reader asks: Can I tell my friend that race should play a bigger role in her parenting?
Today’s solutions for fighting spam and scam calls are ineffective. But the onus should be on the phone companies, not you, to solve this problem.
When someone who is living paycheck to paycheck falls victim to an online fraud or a breach, the cascade of repercussions can be devastating.
Over eight years to 2017, a Unicef report found, nearly 170 million children worldwide failed to receive the first of two doses.
We skimp on the students who need the most help.
Sarah Lewis explores the relationship between racism and the camera.
Professional gamers are more visible than ever, and the athletic apparel industry has taken notice.
It’s one of the bigger purchases you make, so do your homework.
It wasn’t until her latest book, “In My Mind’s Eye,” was serialized on BBC that many of her neighbors realized there was a celebrity in their midst.
America risks a catastrophic defeat if it doesn’t radically change the way it thinks about war.
Looking at a video right after an event can overlay and alter the actual memory of the experience, experts say.
Minimize food waste and maximize savings.
The police released video footage in response to calls for transparency over last week’s shooting in New Haven by a Yale officer and a Hamden, Conn., officer.
Athletes who pass return-to-play tests after an A.C.L. injury remain just as likely to experience a subsequent knee injury as those who fail the tests.
Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos.
Money diaries give you a peek into someone else’s spending — but may leave you with a bad taste in your mouth.
A little reframing of how we think about saying sorry is all it takes.