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Britain’s Theresa May Faces Leadership Vote in Her Conservative Party

12 Dec 2018 08:49

A sufficient number of lawmakers from her party have submitted letters to force a vote on her leadership, and therefore her position as prime minister.

Huawei Executive Granted Bail by Canadian Court

12 Dec 2018 08:34

Meng Wanzhou, a Huawei executive who American authorities want to extradite from Canada on fraud charges, was granted bail of 10 million dollars on Tuesday.

Strasbourg, Brexit, the Arctic: Your Wednesday Briefing

12 Dec 2018 08:15

Let us help you start your day.

China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered

12 Dec 2018 08:06

The assertion was China’s first official comment on the detention of Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat now working for a nongovernmental organization.

Beyoncé, Bhangra and a Bill in the Millions: The Wedding That Has India Obsessed

12 Dec 2018 06:42

Isha Ambani, the daughter of one of Asia’s richest men, is marrying a childhood friend in Mumbai on Wednesday. The weeklong celebrations are on a scale rivaling royalty.

Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights

12 Dec 2018 05:45

Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?

How ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ Became a Global Hit

12 Dec 2018 05:11

A group of Asian-Australian students started a Facebook group to share jokes and memes about their experiences. Now, it has nearly a million followers all over the world.

Gunman Opens Fire in Brazilian Cathedral, Killing at Least 4

12 Dec 2018 04:48

The shooting took place at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, Brazil, killing four people and injuring four others, the authorities said.

Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing

12 Dec 2018 04:05

The Trump administration is expected to indict hackers and roll out import restrictions out of concern that Beijing will not easily change its trade, cyber and economic practices.

Michael Flynn Asks Judge for Leniency for Lying to F.B.I.

12 Dec 2018 03:55

President Trump’s former national security adviser will be sentenced next week after admitting he lied to the F.B.I. when he was questioned in the Russia investigation.

CBS Settles With Women Who Accused Charlie Rose of Sexual Harassment

12 Dec 2018 03:51

The women had sued Mr. Rose and CBS in May, alleging that they were sexually harassed by the former anchorman and that the network did nothing to stop it.

Gunman Traumatizes Strasbourg, Killing at Least 3 in Possible Terror Attack

12 Dec 2018 03:43

Officials said that 12 people were wounded in the picturesque city, home to France’s biggest Christmas market. The Interior Ministry urged people to stay home.

The Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show

12 Dec 2018 02:54

If Tuesday’s Oval Office meeting is any indication, it’s going to be a rough two years.

Macron’s Proposal to Mollify Yellow Vest Protesters Fails to Impress

12 Dec 2018 02:07

The economic problems of the working poor and middle classes will be largely unaffected by the plan of President Emmanuel Macron to raise the minimum wage and exempt some income from taxes.

5 Takeaways From Trump’s Meeting With Pelosi and Schumer

12 Dec 2018 02:05

What was billed as a photo opportunity quickly turned into a heated confrontation between President Trump and the Democratic leaders of Congress, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress

12 Dec 2018 01:37

A House committee grilled Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, about a variety of issues, including worries about personal data and complaints about search results.

White Supremacist Gang Attacked Black D.J. at Seattle-Area Bar, Authorities Say

12 Dec 2018 01:20

Local officials charged eight people in the assault and asked the F.B.I. to look into bringing federal hate crime charges.

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

12 Dec 2018 01:15

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.

Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

12 Dec 2018 01:05

Senator Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote on a bill rewriting prison and sentencing laws before the end of the year, a potential bipartisan policy achievement for President Trump.

There’s a Wave of New Prosecutors. And They Mean Justice.

12 Dec 2018 00:58

These district attorneys should make jail the exception and eliminate cash bail.

Trump Threatens Shutdown in Combative Appearance With Democrats

12 Dec 2018 00:54

During a public airing of hostilities with Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, the president undercut Republican congressional leaders as he pushed for funding for his border wall.

Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $293,000 in Legal Fees

12 Dec 2018 00:49

The order is connected to a defamation suit Ms. Daniels filed against President Trump last spring. A judge dismissed it in October.

Brazil’s New President Isn’t Even in Office Yet and He’s Already Damaged Our Health Care

12 Dec 2018 00:45

Our public health system is a jewel. Can it survive four years of recklessness?

Pelosi vs. Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring,’ She Says

12 Dec 2018 00:39

In the Oval Office, the likely new House speaker takes on a president who is rarely challenged to his face in public, especially by a woman.

It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically

12 Dec 2018 00:32

With 65 billion chickens consumed each year, the signature fossil of the modern epoch may be the leftovers.

Trump’s Judicial Nominees Take Heat but Largely Keep Marching Through Senate

12 Dec 2018 00:19

Some have been deemed unqualified by the American Bar Association, and others have proved racially divisive, but that hasn’t necessarily stopped them from reaching the bench.

Macron Blinks

12 Dec 2018 00:18

France’s imperious young leader has heard the anger of his marginalized citizens and has begun to respond.

2020 Democrats Face a Vexing Issue: Big Money From the Rich

11 Dec 2018 23:41

While Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders would likely disavow super PACs, candidates from donor-rich states like New York and California would face a vexing choice and risk alienating liberals.

The Most Powerful Reject in the World

11 Dec 2018 23:03

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?

The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire

11 Dec 2018 23:01

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born Dec. 11, 1918, did more than anyone else to bring the Soviet Union to its knees.

Fixes: Making a Difference in 2018

11 Dec 2018 21:52

Even during a year of division and fear of the future in many corners of America, the Fixes column found people trying to make things better — and succeeding.

The Best Dance of 2018

11 Dec 2018 21:47

Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.

Lawmakers Grill Google C.E.O. Over Bias and Privacy Concerns

11 Dec 2018 21:33

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, testified before the House Judiciary Committee and faced scrutiny from Republicans over accusations that the search engine’s results were politically biased.

Jury Recommends Life in Prison for James Fields in Fatal Charlottesville Attack

11 Dec 2018 21:11

James Fields Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder by a jury that found he intentionally drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in August 2017, killing one woman.

The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs

11 Dec 2018 20:00

The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint.

Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment

11 Dec 2018 19:36

TV coverage of literary fiction has dwindled, but Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers are exceptions. “Who would have guessed that a 700-page novel would be on national TV?” one publishing executive said.

Wealth Matters: The Secret to Buying the Perfect Diamond

11 Dec 2018 19:29

This is a popular time of year to buy a diamond, but the gemstone has become increasingly expensive. Here’s how to make sure you are getting the best price.

Great Gifts for Kids (and What Makes Them Great)

11 Dec 2018 18:48

Wirecutter’s kid-tested, parent-and-teacher-approved gift ideas for toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary schoolers.

Restaurants: New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018

11 Dec 2018 17:45

In an unsettling year, Pete Wells finds many reasons to cheer.

Lens: An Intimate Look at Leonard Bernstein

11 Dec 2018 16:32

A collection of photographs of Mr. Bernstein, shot by some of the most famous photographers of the 20th century, capture the American classical music maestro on and off the stage.

At Fashion Awards in London, a Welcome Dose of ‘Markle Sparkle’

11 Dec 2018 12:34

A surprise appearance by the Duchess of Sussex at Britain’s answer to the Met Gala provided a brief respite and much cheer at a time when the country faces an uncertain future.

This Provocative Band Played North Korea. Now They’ve Made an Album About It.

11 Dec 2018 11:06

Laibach has been flirting with totalitarian symbols, and confusing audiences, for decades. Their new album of “Sound of Music” covers is puzzling, too.

The New Health Care: How to Cut U.S. Drug Prices: Experts Weigh In

11 Dec 2018 10:13

A look at policies and possible trade-offs, including the risk of hampering innovation.

How to Finally Write Your Nonfiction Book

11 Dec 2018 03:00

No, it will not be easy. Yes, it will be rewarding. (Eventually.)

MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma?

10 Dec 2018 18:49

Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best.

A Moment in Mexico: Children of the Narco Zone

10 Dec 2018 18:38

What it’s like to grow up as the child of an avowed gangster.

The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?

10 Dec 2018 10:00

Parents and children have questions, but there is surprisingly little guidance available in the pediatric literature.

Times Insider: How Two Times Reporters Covered the Hunt for Oil in Alaska

10 Dec 2018 03:07

The investigative reporter Steve Eder and the climate reporter Henry Fountain teamed up to examine how the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge went from off-limits to open for business.

Your Money Adviser: How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account

7 Dec 2018 19:43

Experts say a little comparison shopping can minimize fees and maximize savings.

Nonfiction: Delicacies of the Dining Car

28 Nov 2018 10:00

“Food on the Move,” edited by Sharon Hudgins, is a collection of essays exploring the glamorous past and occasionally delectable present of dining on trains around the world.

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