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Shonda Rhimes Describes Her Grand Netflix Ambitions

The star producer reveals the eight shows she plans to make for the streaming service, which wooed her away from ABC with a nine-figure deal.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 3:18 am

‘I’m Doing It for the Babies’: Inside the Ground Game to Reverse Roe v. Wade

With a new Supreme Court justice on the way, anti-abortion groups sense a unique moment to achieve their goal, and they’re mobilizing forces at the local level.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 2:14 am

Michael Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment to Playboy Model

The F.B.I. seized the recording in a raid. Its existence recording highlights the potential legal and political danger that Mr. Cohen represents to the president.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:39 am

The Essay That Helped Bring Down the Soviet Union

It championed an idea at grave risk today: that those of us lucky enough to live in open societies should fight for the freedom of those born into closed ones.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:27 am

Missouri Duck Boat Accident Kills 17, Including 9 From Same Family

The tourist boat, carrying 31 people, sank in a storm which hit with shocking ferocity, raising new concerns about the safety of duck boats.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:25 am

When Donald Met Vladimir: The Transcript

Guidance from a like-minded leader.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:25 am

Trump Doubles Down on Russia. The Spies Shake Their Heads in Disbelief.

The policy gap on Russia between the president and his administration’s intelligence and national security agencies appears to be growing wider.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:25 am

Got $250? You Can Go to Sean Spicer’s Book Party

The former White House press secretary, looking for a second act, is on a book tour for “The Briefing,’’ a memoir of his six embattled months at the lectern.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:24 am

Airbnb Reviews of My Childhood Home

I chose the place as a convenient weekend rental while in town for an old friend’s wedding. Right away there were problems.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:16 am

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Mr. Coates was hired at The Atlantic in 2008. He became famous for his sweeping essays about systemic racism in the United States.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:11 am

Seduced by Hate, Indian Politician Embraces a Lynch Mob

Jayant Sinha, an American-educated politician, draped garlands of flowers around the necks of eight men convicted of murder, provoking national outrage.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 1:01 am

Israel Launches Broad Air Assault in Gaza Following Border Violence

A Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier along the border fence during a day of escalating hostilities. Israel responded with a fierce assault against Hamas military targets.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 12:49 am

Yes, She Is in Kansas: Ocasio-Cortez Makes Her National Campaign Debut

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, who has quickly become the face of a left-wing populist wave, visited Kansas with Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign for progressive candidates.

Published on 21 July 2018 | 12:34 am

What if You Owned a Beach but Weren’t Allowed to Get to It?

In California, a long-running fight could be nearing a conclusion. At stake for the public is access to a magnificent coastline.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:57 pm

The Secret to Living to 103

Tips from a centenarian and others on the road to a long life.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:57 pm

More Than 100 Former Ohio State Students Allege Sexual Misconduct

Ohio State University announced Friday that more than 100 of its former students have come forward to accuse a former team doctor of sexual misconduct.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:52 pm

Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting U.S. Economy at a Disadvantage

The president turned his ire on the American central bank, as well as trading partners that are fighting back against his tariffs, in a series of Twitter posts.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 11:13 pm

Trump Endorsement in Georgia Race Surprised, and Frustrated, Some Republicans

The president’s out-of-the-blue tweet in support of Brian Kemp was the latest example of him intervening in races with no warning to the party infrastructure.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:50 pm

Bayer Will Stop Selling the Troubled Essure Birth Control Implants

Thousands of women have sued the company, claiming that the device has caused severe harm, including perforation of the uterus, hemorrhaging and death.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:41 pm

Michael Cohen, Missouri, Trump: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:10 pm

A $5.1 Billion Fine for Google Won’t Fix Tech

European and American officials need to find more effective ways to ensure competition in industries dominated by a handful of big players.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:57 pm

Sporting: If God Designed Golf Courses, They Would Play Like This

Links golf, and the Open Championship where it is annually celebrated, is the sport’s greatest setting — because golf is a game for chasers.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:19 pm

Skin Deep: We’ve Reached Peak Tick Anxiety

How the tiny arachnid became the hottest topic of the summer.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 8:43 pm

Disgusted With Donald Trump? Do This

We’re excellent at venting. We need to be just as good at voting.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:25 pm

Republicans Bow to White House on Chinese Telecom Firm ZTE

A pending bill no longer contains the toughest restrictions on a Chinese telecom firm, after the Trump administration persuaded congressional leaders to soften their penalties.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:13 pm

Stephen Saban, Chronicler (and Arbiter) of New York Night Life, Dies at 72

In his column-writing heyday in the late 1970s and ’80s, Mr. Saban was a star maker who became a star himself among the underground cognoscenti.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:04 pm

news analysis: Maggie Haberman: Why I Needed to Pull Back From Twitter

The viciousness, toxic partisan anger and intellectual dishonesty are at all-time highs.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 7:01 pm

Lens: Beauty and Bleakness: The Efforts to Conserve Coral Reefs

As coral ecosystems face worldwide decline, Alexis Rosenfeld and Alexie Valois were set on chronicling their majesty and their plight — as well as efforts to restore them.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 5:51 pm

17 Killed in Duck Boat Accident in Missouri

A duck boat with 31 people on board capsized and sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake during a severe thunderstorm on Thursday, resulting in one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in American history.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 5:07 pm

Review: An Orchestra of Teenagers, but No Apologies Necessary

Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America played a fully professional program under Michael Tilson Thomas.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 4:12 pm

These Aren’t Fashion Documentaries (Even if They’re About Fashion Stars)

The directors of “McQueen,” “Westwood” and “The Gospel According to André” say their subjects are the stuff of great drama.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 2:00 pm

As Migrant Families Reunite, Texas Border Cities Scramble to Help

Cities in the Rio Grande Valley have been a way station for reunified migrant families, who have been aided by loose network of volunteers and officials.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 1:21 pm

A Rugby World Cup Raises Hopes for a Rugby Boom

As the Rugby World Cup Sevens kicks off in San Francisco, the “other sport of the future” in the United States aims for a reboot amid turmoil.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 1:20 pm

Pave Over the Subway? Cities Face Tough Bets on Driverless Cars

Transit advocates fear that unrealistic hopes for new technology — and how soon it’ll get here — could lead cities down the wrong path.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 10:25 am

He’s Supposed to Marry a Japanese Princess. Just Don’t Call Him Her Fiancé.

Princess Mako’s road to marriage has not been easy, and now the Japanese government is taking issue with calling the man she plans to marry her “fiancé.”

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:53 am

Are Republicans Covering for Trump, or for Themselves?

If the N.R.A. was compromised by Russia, the whole party's in trouble.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 9:48 am

Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?

Lawmakers must keep the American people informed of the current danger, writes a Republican congressman from Texas.

Published on 20 July 2018 | 12:36 am

The Ultimate Guide to This Fabulous Summer

Man-free zones, a leather weekend, a trans pageant, a bunch of witches meeting in the woods and a Two Spirit gathering — here’s everywhere cool to be in America and around the world this summer.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 9:16 pm

At Arles Festival, 7 Promising Photographers to Watch

Artists from China, France, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey talk about the work they are exhibiting at the influential show in France.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 3:36 pm

These Birds Are Racing to Their Mating Grounds. It’s Exhausting.

Global warming is making some geese speed up their northward spring migration. That means trouble when they arrive in the Arctic.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 3:01 pm

79 Moons of Jupiter and Counting

The latest survey of the region around the gas giant turned up a dozen new moons, including an oddball that was going in the wrong direction.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 2:58 pm

Well : Parents Aren’t Good Judges of Their Kids’ Sugar Intake

Three-quarters of parents underestimated the total amount of sugar in common foods like juice, yogurt and pizza.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 2:38 pm

Ever Wanted to Get Revenge? Try This Instead

You know that “letting go” is probably the healthiest move, but wanting revenge is often much more appealing. But why?

Published on 19 July 2018 | 7:27 am

Trilobites: Baby Snake Fossil Found Trapped in Amber Offers Clues on Evolution

A baby snake and snakeskin were preserved in two specimens found in Myanmar.

Published on 18 July 2018 | 6:49 pm

Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor

Impostor syndrome is not a unique feeling, but some researchers believe it hits minority groups harder.

Published on 13 June 2018 | 11:16 pm

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