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Winter Olympics Women’s Figure Skating: Live Results

After the women’s figure skating short program, the race for the gold seems to be between two Russians, Alina Zagitova, 15, and Evgenia Medvedeva, 18.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 4:02 am

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister to Step Down After Sex Scandal

Barnaby Joyce, who admitted having impregnating a former staffer, was also accused of sexual harassment and of accepting gifts from supporters.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:52 am

Beijing Takes Over Anbang, Insurer That Owns Waldorf Astoria

The troubled Chinese company had spent billions of dollars buying up hotels and other high-profile properties around the world.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:29 am

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Indicted on Invasion of Privacy Charge

The indictment comes weeks after Mr. Greitens, a first-term Republican, acknowledged an extramarital affair before he took office.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:27 am

An Embassy, 850 Pounds of Cocaine and Now 6 Arrests

The 14-month investigation was triggered by the discovery of $60 million of cocaine at the Russian Embassy in Argentina.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:21 am

West Virginia Teachers Walk Out Over Pay

Teachers from across the state converged on the Capitol to protest pay raises they say are too stingy.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 3:19 am

Another Shooting, Another Gun Debate. Will the Outcome Be the Same?

Last week’s school massacre in Florida set the well-worn machinery of America’s gun debate in motion. But angry students inject new passion into a stale fight.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:55 am

Mueller Files New Fraud Charges Against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

The charges do not involve President Trump or his campaign, but they compound the legal problems for Mr. Manafort, his former campaign chairman.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:42 am

Trump Promotes Arming Teachers With Guns, but Rejects Active Shooter Drills

President Trump promoted arming specially trained teachers to fend off school shooters, but rejected active-shooter drills to survive a rampage.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:25 am

As Gunman Rampaged Through Florida School, Armed Deputy ‘Never Went In’

Surveillance video showed the only armed sheriff’s deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., doing “nothing” during last week’s deadly shooting.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 2:18 am

What Do Jotted Talking Points Say About Trump’s Empathy?

Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:57 am

Michael Feinberg, a Founder of KIPP Schools, Is Fired After Misconduct Claims

Mr. Feinberg was accused of sexually abusing a female student in the late 1990s. An investigation found the claim credible, though he has denied it.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:54 am

Justice Dept. to Prioritize Prosecutions for Lying in Gun Background Checks

The guidance, expected to be announced in the coming days, allows the Trump administration to take action on guns without issuing rules that might inflame gun rights supporters.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:43 am

‘Teachers Are Educators, Not Security Guards’: Educators Respond to Trump Proposal

Many teachers reacted with alarm at the idea they would be trained and armed.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 1:13 am

Editorial: Let the Teachers Teach

Even police officers often fail to hit their target when they shoot. How much worse would such an unintended consequence be in a crowded school?

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:48 am

A Supreme Court Showdown Could Shrink Unions’ Power

Workers in a small Illinois town are worried that a Supreme Court decision curbing union power would hurt their community.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:23 am

Editorial: Why Americans Could Believe the Worst From Russian Trolls

What was most disconcerting about the indictment of Russian operatives is what it says about the state of democracy in America.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:18 am

As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold

The president’s son is in India on behalf of the family business, but word that he planned a speech on foreign policy took the controversy to a new level.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 12:15 am

Question at Murder Trial, ‘Have You Ever Hired a Nanny?’

Jury selection in the case of a nanny accused of killing two children in her charge put attitudes toward child care, and raw emotions, on display.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:59 pm

Op-Ed Columnist: Nasty, Brutish and Trump

America’s gun madness is part of an assault on the very idea of community.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:55 pm

Op-Ed Contributor: The Case for Allowing Felons to Vote

Every American should be able to cast a ballot.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:55 pm

Asia and Australia Edition: India, Donald Trump Jr., North Korea: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:28 pm

N.R.A., Manafort, Syria: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 11:28 pm

N.R.A. Chief, Wayne LaPierre, Offers Fierce Defense of 2nd Amendment

Mr. LaPierre leveled a searing indictment against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate all individual freedoms.”

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:36 pm

Op-Ed Contributor: A Combat Zone, With Desks

Much of what I learned in the Army is horrifyingly relevant in the classroom.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:04 pm

Matter: Neanderthals, the World’s First Misunderstood Artists

Cave paintings in Spain were made by Neanderthals, not modern humans, archaeologists reported. The finding adds to evidence that Neanderthals were capable of symbolic thought and perhaps language.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:32 pm

Op-Ed Contributor: Frederick Douglass’s Fight Against Scientific Racism

He understood that the ends to which science could be used were forever bound up with the moral choices of its practitioners.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 8:42 pm

In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films

“The Oscars should be a spectacle,” one of the show’s lead producers said, a sign that the industrywide reckoning over sexual harassment may not take center stage during the March 4 telecast.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 7:14 pm

Op-Ed Columnist: Free Speech and the Necessity of Discomfort

Journalism under the siege of the perpetually enraged reader.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 6:36 pm

U.S. Curling Team, Once Called ‘Rejects,’ Beats Canada to Advance to Final

The United States had never beaten Canada in Olympic competition. Now it has done it twice in four days.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:44 pm

Unfiltered and Unpretentious: A New, Old Wave in Craft Beer

The names may be daunting: zwickelbier and kellerbier. But the results are easier to drink than I.P.A.’s, and gaining ground with American brewers.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:41 pm

On Comedy: The Art and Anxiety of Booking a Hit Comedy Showcase

Marianne Ways is a tastemaker in the Brooklyn comedy scene, but putting together a show also requires connections and a lot of persistence.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 5:18 pm

Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

It is unclear how or when Viktor and Amalija Knavs got green cards, but immigration experts said the most likely way would have been a program the president has railed against.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 3:43 pm

In Fashion: Say Aloha to Tokyo’s Rising Musicians

Five of the city’s emerging musical talents in spring’s crop of retro-inspired Hawaiian shirts.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:50 am

Nonfiction: The Philosopher Who Believed That Art Was Key to Black Liberation

In “The New Negro,” Jeffrey C. Stewart recounts the life of Alain Locke: scholar, critic and impresario of the Harlem Renaissance.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 10:00 am

As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback

Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 9:32 am

How to Save Money and Energy Heating Your Apartment

We’ve compiled free, low-cost, reversible and take-it-with-you changes renters can make in their homes to save on their heating bills.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 7:45 am

Op-Ed Columnist: Everybody’s Better Than You-Know-Who

Donald Trump: Finally, some good news for James Buchanan.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 1:53 am

Critic’s Notebook: French Olympic Ice Dancers Make Skating as Ethereal as Ballet

A dance critic’s take: They didn’t win the gold, but no team matched the artistry of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 9:47 pm

Op-Ed Contributor: The Boys Are Not All Right

What do America’s mass shootings have in common? Guns, yes. But also, boys.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 9:32 pm

Review: ‘Game Night’ Has a Winning Rachel McAdams and Charades With a Twist

A married couple questions reality after their weekly couples game night turns into a kidnapping mystery.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 7:36 pm

Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It

How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 6:28 pm

Trilobites: A Case for Wild Flamingos Calling Florida Their Home

A new study could help make the case for treating flamingos as Florida natives, which could entitle them to certain protections in the state.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 2:00 pm

When Is a Child Instagram-Ready?

I waited to draw up a social media contract for my 9-year-old until I could see where the trouble spots were. I found them fast.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 11:00 am

Figure Skating Warm-Ups Can Cement Confidence. They Can Also Cause Chaos.

The six-minute group warm-ups during figure skating events unfold like multiple one-act plays on the same stage. A lot can unravel: costumes, hairdos and rivals.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 1:06 am

An African Funk Pioneer Gets a Second Chance on a Global Stage

The Ethiopian pianist Hailu Mergia, 71, had become a taxi driver. But after a reissue revived his career, he is releasing his first new collection in two decades.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 9:49 pm

Should You Invite Your Ex to the Wedding?

When couples draw up their guest list, they are going to have to decide whether to include past relationships or hookups. Easy for some, not for others.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 9:37 pm

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir: Armed With 21 Suitcases and Olympic Insight

Twenty years after Tara Lipinski's gold medal, Ms. Lipinski and her analyst partner, Johnny Weir, look back at their figure skating careers and how they continued to find success off the ice.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 9:00 pm

Feature: The Elder Statesman of Latin American Literature — and a Writer of Our Moment

Mario Vargas Llosa isn’t a household name among American readers. But at 81, he remains a literary and political colossus across the Spanish-speaking world, and his novels have never felt more relevant.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 10:00 am

Chasing the Deal: 10 Affordable European Getaways to Take This Spring

Springtime in Europe isn’t just beautiful, it’s affordable. Here are some wallet-friendly excursions to expand your horizons.

Published on 14 February 2018 | 11:21 am

City Kitchen: Meat and Potatoes Made Magical

A top-quality steak served with herbed, buttery potatoes makes a special dinner for two — for any occasion or no occasion.

Published on 13 February 2018 | 12:24 am

Travel Tips: How to Fit in Exercise While You Travel

Traveling, whether for business or pleasure, is no reason to leave your fitness goals behind. Here’s how to get a good workout, on the go.

Published on 9 February 2018 | 10:32 pm

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