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It may have started with a bat in a cave, but human activity set it loose.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 7:01 am
The total known cases of a mysterious new virus spreading across China increased nearly 60 percent overnight from 2,835 to 4,515.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 6:54 am
The spread of the dangerous virus has spooked global markets and threatened prospects for economic growth.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 6:03 am
With public fury rising, the government acted on several fronts to show resolve in the face of the gravest political crisis in years.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 6:03 am
The tiny island now hosts the most refugees per capita in the European Union.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 6:00 am
The N.B.A. has had many stars but few global icons on the scale of Kobe Bryant, whose career coincided with the league’s international expansion.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 6:00 am
The former national security adviser shared his unease with the attorney general, who cited his own worries about the president’s conversations with the leaders of Turkey and China.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 5:54 am
The president, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his chief political challenger, predicted Palestinians would support the plan to be unveiled Tuesday, a claim experts dismissed.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 5:48 am
The former national security adviser’s account threatened to derail Republican hopes of bringing President Trump’s impeachment trial to a quick close with his acquittal.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 4:53 am
New DNA technology helped officials crack a case that had stalled for a dozen years.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 4:47 am
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.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 4:18 am
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.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 4:00 am
The fire tore through a wooden dock in Scottsboro, destroying dozens of boats and plunging survivors into the water.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 3:56 am
The weather was good when the helicopter with nine passengers left Orange County. But as they flew north, it quickly grew worse.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 3:42 am
Ken Starr — yes, Ken Starr — wonders how America has arrived at the “age of impeachment.”
Posted: January 28, 2020, 2:47 am
The dust-up over a Washington Post reporter’s tweets about Kobe Bryant raises a moral question and a cultural taboo.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 2:43 am
Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by the threat of huge eruptions from the Taal Volcano, but officials say the danger has subsided.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 2:33 am
It’s no longer far-fetched to think that Sanders could be the Democratic nominee.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 1:37 am
Wolfgang Halbig, who has falsely accused the families of shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., of constructing an elaborate hoax, was charged with the unlawful possession of personal identification.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 1:16 am
Diplomatic correspondents said the move appeared to retaliate against NPR for an interview that pressed Mr. Pompeo on his role in the Trump administration’s shadow foreign policy in Ukraine.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 1:12 am
His skills proved that basketball is a mental game. Plus, he was a fan.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 12:49 am
Politics is about getting power to enact an agenda. And the only way to do that is face-to-face organizing.
Posted: January 28, 2020, 12:00 am
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:53 pm
Organizers sought to put a spotlight on the stories of survivors, as this may be the last time that such a large number will be able to gather in one place.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:51 pm
The British royal said he would help American officials investigating possible sex trafficking by Jeffrey Epstein’s associates, but so far he has ignored their requests.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:32 pm
“This is different for me,” the Lakers legend once said of being showered with love from opposing fans. “I’m used to being hated.”
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:21 pm
Who’s telling the truth about Ukraine? There’s one way to find out.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:13 pm
Why a 17-year-old is a better economist than Steve Mnuchin.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 11:00 pm
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.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 10:50 pm
The fifth edition of BroadwayCon had enthusiasts dressing for the underworld, swapping stories and merch, and singing along to “Six,” a show that hasn’t even opened yet.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 9:53 pm
As the liberal Bernie Sanders tightens his grip in Iowa, more traditional Democrats remain split among his four leading competitors, or are unsure altogether of whom to support.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 8:57 pm
Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress have long been considered criminal and merit impeachment.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 7:58 pm
The clumsy high-profile rollout of the polarizing novel points to a larger issue concerning how new books are promoted.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 7:21 pm
Is football safe for kids to play? The debate in Marshall, Texas, reflects a broader dialogue about the dangers of playing the game.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 5:05 pm
Democratic House managers should ask the chief justice to issue subpoenas for John Bolton and others.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 3:12 pm
On Australia Day, a short walk from the tennis arenas at Melbourne Park, a large gathering protested the holiday for its celebration of colonialism.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 2:53 pm
Welcome to our new morning newsletter. Today: Iowa countdown, our Bolton scoop, a big endorsement and more.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 12:14 pm
In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 10:40 am
Gish Jen’s “The Resisters” imagines a future surveillance state and a young woman who throws a mean fastball.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 10:00 am
Interest in factory-sealed video games has soared in the past year, and collectors have been able to quickly flip the most coveted titles, making a substantial profit.
Posted: January 27, 2020, 8:00 am
At home in high society and gossip columns, she also worked regularly as a TV host, designer, writer and home décor entrepreneur.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 7:39 pm
Once heralded as the next Nike, the sportswear giant has been hurt by slumping sales and unflattering revelations about its corporate culture.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 6:00 pm
A fresh start, a table at Grand Central and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
Posted: January 26, 2020, 8:00 am
When you signed up for internet access, you probably got an email address. That’s fine, but you can do better. Here’s how to move to a good one.
Posted: January 24, 2020, 10:30 pm
When Phillip Lim finally decided to put his kitchen to use, he followed his nose back to the fragrant dishes of his childhood.
Posted: January 24, 2020, 8:47 pm
With a financial system so drastically shifting, what can we do about money?
Posted: January 24, 2020, 7:49 pm
It’s a shame so few of us are taught the basics of how to interact constructively with each other. If you never were, we’re here to help.
Posted: January 23, 2020, 9:30 pm
A handful of simple items can help you organize your fridge the way the pros do, to avoid wasting both food and time.
Posted: January 23, 2020, 4:56 am
Get the upper hand against closet clutter.
Posted: January 23, 2020, 3:35 am
The “Glee” actress reads an essay that asks: Is it all right to invade your children’s privacy in order to protect them?
Posted: January 22, 2020, 9:39 pm
Two legs are good. Four legs might be better.
Posted: January 22, 2020, 12:15 pm
The cataclysm, which occurred roughly 2.2 billion years ago, might have catapulted the planet out of an ice age.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:48 pm
Telling someone you don’t want to be friends anymore can be awkward. So don’t tell them.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:09 am
A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 8:49 pm