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Sri Lanka’s President Blames Security Aides for Not Warning Him of Threats

26 Apr 2019 07:45

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.

Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him.

26 Apr 2019 07:39

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.

John Havlicek, a Dynamo in Two Eras of Celtics Glory, Dies at 79

26 Apr 2019 07:18

“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.

N.F.L. Draft 2019: Round 1 Pick-by-Pick Analysis

26 Apr 2019 06:43

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.

Sri Lanka, Notre-Dame, Joe Biden: Your Friday Briefing

26 Apr 2019 05:05

A strategy shift for ISIS.

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash

26 Apr 2019 05:03

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.

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Me!,’ a New Song Featuring Brendon Urie

26 Apr 2019 04:32

The singer has teased fresh music and a rebooted aesthetic for weeks, ahead of what would be her seventh studio album.

‘Anna Delvey,’ Fake Heiress Who Swindled N.Y.’s Elite, Is Found Guilty

26 Apr 2019 04:04

A jury convicted Anna Sorokin of bilking hotels, restaurants, a private jet operator and banks out of more than $150,000.

As Democrats Agonize, G.O.P. Is at Peace With Doing Nothing on Mueller’s Findings

26 Apr 2019 03:54

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.

Joe Biden Expresses Regret to Anita Hill, but She Says ‘I’m Sorry’ Is Not Enough

26 Apr 2019 03:20

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.

Joe Biden Announces 2020 Run for President, After Months of Hesitation

26 Apr 2019 02:21

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.

Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Rule on Abortion Referrals

26 Apr 2019 01:54

An administration measure would bar groups that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money.

Trump Says Xi Jinping of China Will Visit Soon, Stirring Anticipation of a Completed Trade Deal

26 Apr 2019 00:50

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.

Facebook’s Little Fine

26 Apr 2019 00:39

A $3 billion to $5 billion penalty for privacy violations won’t change anything.

The Trump Campaign Conspired With the Russians. Mueller Proved It.

26 Apr 2019 00:23

By the standards of a potential impeachment inquiry, the evidence is clear.

North Korea Demanded $2 Million Before Releasing Comatose U.S. Student

25 Apr 2019 23:51

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.

Editorial Observer: Marcus Hutchins Stopped a Global Cyberattack. Now He Deserves a Pardon.

25 Apr 2019 23:47

Society owes this security researcher a very big favor.

Judges Rule Michigan Congressional Districts Are Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered

25 Apr 2019 23:47

The panel wrote it was joining “the growing chorus of federal courts” that have held that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional.

How to Return a Lost Phone

25 Apr 2019 23:31

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.

Amazon Expanding One-Day Prime Shipping as Sales Growth Slows

25 Apr 2019 23:31

Most revenue still comes from website sales, but other services, including cloud computing and advertising, provide an outsize chunk of profits.

Armpits, White Ghettos and Contempt

25 Apr 2019 23:20

Who really despises the American heartland?

Your Average American Joe

25 Apr 2019 23:04

Biden is not an individualist.

Critic’s Pick: ‘Be Natural’ Review: Rescuing Alice Guy Blaché, a Film Pioneer, From Oblivion

25 Apr 2019 23:02

This lively documentary shows how a founder of two national cinemas — director, producer and studio boss — was almost forgotten.

Northern Ireland’s Unfinished Peace

25 Apr 2019 22:25

The world turned its attention away, but the violence and tragedy never ended.

As Rents Rise, Artists Are Reviving the Idea of the Medieval Guild

25 Apr 2019 20:57

From London to Berlin, five collectives embracing the centuries-old structure of shared resources and labor.

The Danger in Not Impeaching Trump

25 Apr 2019 20:50

It may be risky politically, but Congress has a responsibility to act.

A Journey Through Fresh Air

25 Apr 2019 20:47

Summer camp can introduce city children to a world of new possibilities.

Feature: Australia Is Deadly Serious About Killing Millions of Cats

25 Apr 2019 19:54

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.

Finding Lonzo Ball’s Missing $1.5 Million, and Himself

25 Apr 2019 19:30

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.

San Francisco Had an Ambitious Plan to Tackle School Segregation. It Made It Worse.

25 Apr 2019 18:19

A system devised to empower parents and integrate schools has not worked as intended, offering a cautionary tale to districts across the country.

The Secret History of the Jews From Shanghai

25 Apr 2019 18:09

A small but important trail of refugees fleeing the Nazis took an unusual detour through China. A new exhibit in Brooklyn marks the journey.

Social Q’s: White Privilege Begets White Privilege

25 Apr 2019 16:47

A reader asks: Can I tell my friend that race should play a bigger role in her parenting?

Tech Fix: You Can’t Stop Robocalls. You Shouldn’t Have To.

25 Apr 2019 16:41

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.

The Devastating Consequences of Being Poor in the Digital Age

25 Apr 2019 16:32

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 20 Million Children a Year Miss Out on First Dose of Measles Vaccine

25 Apr 2019 15:31

Over eight years to 2017, a Unicef report found, nearly 170 million children worldwide failed to receive the first of two doses.

The Real College Scandal

25 Apr 2019 15:20

We skimp on the students who need the most help.

Lens: The Racial Bias Built Into Photography

25 Apr 2019 14:39

Sarah Lewis explores the relationship between racism and the camera.

The Rise of Live-Streamer Style

25 Apr 2019 11:19

Professional gamers are more visible than ever, and the athletic apparel industry has taken notice.

How Not to Get Duped When Buying a Used Car

25 Apr 2019 10:51

It’s one of the bigger purchases you make, so do your homework.

PROFILE: The Many Lives of Jan Morris

25 Apr 2019 10:00

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.

The U.S. Military: Like the French at Agincourt?

25 Apr 2019 10:00

America risks a catastrophic defeat if it doesn’t radically change the way it thinks about war.

Is the Immediate Playback of Events Changing Children’s Memories?

25 Apr 2019 09:00

Looking at a video right after an event can overlay and alter the actual memory of the experience, experts say.

5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You With Meal Prep

25 Apr 2019 03:00

Minimize food waste and maximize savings.

Police Shoot at a Black Couple Near Yale, Prompting a Week of Protests

24 Apr 2019 23:52

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.

Phys Ed: After a Knee Injury, Be Wary When Returning to Sports

24 Apr 2019 17:02

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.

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits

24 Apr 2019 13:00

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.

The Unbearable Lightness of Money Diaries

23 Apr 2019 21:30

Money diaries give you a peek into someone else’s spending — but may leave you with a bad taste in your mouth.

No, You Don’t Have to Stop Apologizing

23 Apr 2019 01:15

A little reframing of how we think about saying sorry is all it takes.

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