They were teenage sweethearts, but their marriage turned tragic, and when she married the protégé singer Bobby Womack, the publicity was intense and the boos were loud.
This is what it looks in La Palma, where the most powerful volcanic eruption in half a century has upended life for islanders.
The European Central Bank put the region’s economy under a microscope to assess the impact of climate change action and inaction.
Some parents are hesitant to vaccinate 5-11-year-olds.
Because a large iced coffee isn’t breakfast — no matter how many times you tell yourself it is.
Tememos que Esteban Mosquera no sea el último asesinado en un país sin memoria colectiva de sus heridas. Por eso, el gobierno debe crear un proceso de reparación para los afectados en las protestas.
Thousands of migrants who arrived in Del Rio, Texas, are being allowed into the country and must report to immigration officials at a future date, according to an official familiar with the matter.
As his state was battered by Covid-19, Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia applied to coach a boys’ team in his spare time. When the school board rejected him, he threatened to haul the members before a judge.
President Biden called for a heightened, unified global response to the pandemic as he convened a virtual Covid-19 summit in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.
World leaders meeting at the United Nations this week, and climate is dominating the talks.
Closing arguments are set to begin Wednesday afternoon, and it could be at least another day before the jury begins deliberations.
New York City Ballet opened its fall season on Tuesday with its first full-scale performance since the pandemic began. It felt like a rainbow.
Britain and the rest of Europe are watching natural gas prices and utility bills soar, and Russia is coming under pressure to provide more gas.
A practice banned for decades could return with new safety features.
We all want ice cream fast, but app delivery services make it too easy for us to ignore their true cost.
Xandra Nur Clark’s provocatively questing but overlong solo show is a compassionate portal into a topic often treated with prurience.
Taking the stand could have been perilous for Mr. Kelly, who lost his composure in a widely viewed interview with Gayle King in 2019.
Taking the stand could have been perilous for Mr. Kelly, who lost his composure in a widely viewed interview with Gayle King in 2019.
The call came days after President Emmanuel Macron of France recalled his country’s ambassador to the United States.
Each week we spotlight five accessible activities for a broad range of readers and writers based on reporting in The New York Times.
We want to welcome a broader audience of learners to our site. Here is one way we’ll be doing it this school year.
The podcast premiered during the pandemic and brought friends — and the friends you wish you had — together.
Days of flowing lava on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma has forced thousands of evacuations and prompted warnings of toxic explosions.
The increase in U.S. murders this summer does not appear to be as large as the record spike last summer.
His message included a blunt call to progressives to accept a scaled-back price tag, in a bow to the party’s centrists.
Readers discuss a guest essay urging placement with relatives when possible.
To embrace a new era, the Italian label finds beauty in irreverence at Milan Fashion Week.
President Biden has been under intense pressure from global health experts to do more to address the vaccine shortage.
Genevieve Ko has two new recipes for you: a crumbly apple crisp and chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.
Interior designer Sarah Robertson gives an inside look into how she designs her kitchen space to make room for family, friends and working from home.
The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been shown to be safe and highly effective in children ages 5 to 11 years, setting the stage for authorization in this group, possibly before the end of October.
La vicepresidenta de Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, ideó el plan para elegir al presidente Alberto Fernández. Ahora se están peleando abiertamente.
Argentina’s vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, masterminded the plan to elect President Alberto Fernández. Now they’re openly sparring.
In her new three-part documentary for HBO, Ry Russo-Young revisits a notable custody case: her own.
He used to say he would be remembered more for his teaching than his ballets. The film “In Balanchine’s Classroom” provides a glimpse of that.
Camae Ayewa makes a blend of hip-hop, spoken-word poetry, punk and electro as Moor Mother. In Irreversible Entanglements, she records scalding free jazz. Both have new albums this fall.
Bohemian charms, spiky stilettos and jewel-encrusted rubber platform sneakers are just some highlights spotted on the runways.
Though often seen as vanity or pique, France’s assertiveness abroad is calibrated to manage a quandary it has faced since World War II: how to act as an independent power while depending on allies.
Government investment programs are helping Greek property prices recover from their nadir following the last decade’s debt crisis.
This three-bedroom home, built into a mountain on the craggy coastline of Dikastika Bay, outside Athens, Greece, is on the market for $3.37 million.
Before you retire that smartphone or tablet to the bottom of a drawer, there are ways to get more life out of it around the house.
A Colonial Revival home in Bloomfield Township, an 1845 farmhouse in Lumberville and a three-bedroom condominium in Washington.
A Colonial Revival home in Bloomfield Township, Mich.; an 1845 farmhouse in Lumberville, Pa.; and a three-bedroom condominium in Washington.
“Fauci,” a new documentary, follows his work in two health crises: AIDS and the coronavirus pandemic. He agreed to participate as long as it didn’t interfere with his work.
A report by a liberal think tank tries to quantify the potential employment gains and losses, concluding that subsidies will be crucial.
It looks as if an invasive species will be a regular summer scourge.
Traton, the maker of Scania, MAN and Navistar trucks, said it was also suffering from shortages of many other critical components.
In Berlin, the KW Institute for Contemporary Art’s journey from a ruin to a serious art-world player mirrors the transformation of the city around it.
The president will sit down separately with Democratic leaders and lawmakers from both chambers as he seeks to advance trillions of dollars in spending.
Combat roles will still be restricted, but female soldiers and sailors will have greater access to the academy that leads to choice leadership positions.
The tech giant has changed its playbook this year to rebut criticism, using its algorithm to promote positive stories about itself.
Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump and three Times reporters of conspiring to publish information about his tax records.
Beijing is the undisputed king of coal, but the announcement at the United Nations General Assembly this week was cautiously welcomed by climate experts.
La primera dama de Estados Unidos recorre el país promoviendo la vacunación, la infraestructura y la unidad, mientras califica las tareas de sus alumnos de inglés
From slasher musicals to water nymph dramas, we recommend a number of unusual films to breathe new life into your streaming routine.
The brand’s latest version of the classic design, characterized by hand-twisted gold roping, also features white and autumnal diamonds.
This domestic thriller from Netflix is painfully dumb and laughably obvious.
Investors are watching whether the property developer defaults. But in the background, the world’s No. 2 economy is flashing numerous warning signs.
Is China’s housing market a huge bubble that’s starting to burst?
El padre del programa nuclear de Irán había eludido los atentados israelíes. Una operación planeada por el Mosad innovó con inteligencia artificial y sin agentes en el lugar del ataque.
Even the experts have a hard time choosing favorites. But we pressed them for answers.
Why the U.S.-British deal to sell military technology to Australia has unleashed claims of backstabbing and betrayal.
Finding stability in puzzles during a turbulent time.
The minister was accompanying President Jair Bolsonaro, who has refused to be vaccinated.
The new partnership between the United States, Britain and Australia is a diplomatic bombshell.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said he would return to Ukraine from New York immediately. The adviser, Serhiy Shefir, was unharmed, but his driver was shot and wounded in the attack.
A parallel universe of millions of employees did not have the luxury of thinking about returning to the office — they never left. Six workers share their experiences.
The Passaic County township is within commuting distance of Manhattan, but its lakes and green spaces encourage boating, swimming and hiking.
The Passaic County township is within commuting distance, but its lakes and green spaces offer abundant opportunities to swim, boat, fish and hike.
When an Italian architect was hired by his French agent to collaborate on an unusual triplex, they committed themselves to creating a space unburdened by the past.
The African Theater, which had its first performance on Sept. 17, 1821, is both an inspiration and a cautionary tale.
A flock of new faces at New York Fashion Week snatched the spotlight from the once familiar flock of influencers.
Moderna accepted $2.5 billion in taxpayer money to develop its Covid-19 vaccine. But officials in the U.S. and overseas are having trouble persuading the company to license its technology.
Dutch prosecutors said that DNA evidence tied a man to the thefts of a van Gogh and a Frans Hals painting; he denies the charges.
Connecticut has the league’s best record, but Seattle has the best track record. But none of that may matter if the Las Vegas Aces hit their stride.
The Disney+ collaboration between Lucasfilm and seven anime studios pays tribute to the Japanese influence on “Star Wars” — and throws out the canon.
In Athens with his daughter, Thomas Chatterton Williams could finally pay homage in person to the classical education his own father gave him.
The Harvard scholar Maria Tatar has made a career of studying fairy tales and folklore. Now she is taking aim at Joseph Campbell and showing us the women he left out of the story.
A series of studies found that the Moderna vaccine seemed to be more protective as the months passed than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Here’s why.
A new rule, the only one of its kind in a major European city, forbids short-term private-room rentals, adding fuel to the debate over how to control booming prepandemic tourism.
In “The Many Saints of Newark,” James Gandolfini’s son takes on his father’s iconic role. But knowing his dad hardly prepared him for the work ahead.
The Moschino designer has plans on another art form — and lots of thoughts about fashion shows and vintage clothes.
Lots of women had to confront their natural hair color when salons were closed or felt unsafe. Now many are sticking with it — and joyfully.
A new gender gap in education has profound political and economic consequences.
Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher join Jane Coaston to debate recent and ongoing mistakes dominating the news.
Blame a capuchin monkey and pandemic anxiety for the latest toy craze.
Six event professionals offer advice on how to find a planner that will be the best fit for your celebration.
Our bodies compensate for at least a quarter of the calories we expend during exercise, undermining our best efforts to lose weight by working out.
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Hundreds of people were killed in Oppau in an explosion at a chemical plant. It ripped the roofs from houses and sent shock waves across neighboring towns.
A selection of books published this week.
A $2.1 billion purchase of a Hudson Square building is a shot in the arm for the ailing New York office market.
A discussion on who should count as high-risk could result in most Americans being eligible for an extra shot, or only a select few.
In this popular column, newsworthy New Yorkers share how they spend a typical Sunday. What does your weekend routine look like?
In areas inundated with coronavirus patients, hospitals have postponed treatments and surgeries for people with other serious conditions.
Los cubrebocas funcionan mejor cuando todas las personas llevan uno puesto, pero incluso si quienes te rodean no lo usan, tú obtendrás beneficios.
Feeling stuck on today’s puzzle? We can help.
What recipes, if any, do you know by heart?
Trevor Noah referred to the U.N. event as “the annual gathering that honestly could just be a Zoom.”
This word has appeared in 118 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year. Can you use it in a sentence?
President Biden at the U.N.
In the next national Parliament, the far-right Alternative for Germany party is likely to remain a pariah force. But it looks assured, too, of a role in shaping the country’s future.
After an improbably injury-riddled 2020, 49ers Coach Kyle Shanahan’s disaster-proof offense is back on track.
Investigations by the university and the Justice Department identified 23 student-athletes who had been inappropriately touched by an athletic trainer, officials said.
Grant Boroughs makes his New York Crossword Times debut.
The 5.9-magnitude quake damaged buildings in Melbourne, but there were no immediate reports of serious injuries or deaths.
Quotation of the Day for Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
Mr. Garson was also known for his role as the con man Mozzie on “White Collar.”
The measure now heads to the Senate, setting up a clash with Republicans, who have warned they will block any debt ceiling increase.
The footage offered a glimpse of the chaos that has been unfolding in Texas and called into question President Biden’s decision to swiftly deport thousands.
From Black queerness to bilingual poetry, these are our picks for this week.
Corrections that appeared in print on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.
Liberal and moderate wings of the House Democratic caucus remain at odds over whether that measure should pass without work finished on the sweeping, $3.5 trillion economic package.
France was right to be angry about the submarine deal. But it’ll get over it.
Ritchie Torres isn’t a household name. He should be.
The president said he wants global cooperation to meet challenges, but some allies and adversaries say his actions point to confrontation with China and unilateral action, belying his words.
Than Than Htwe and her husband moved to America in hopes of better opportunity for their son. They were greeted with violence instead.
The world can’t end this pandemic — or prevent the next one — without global vaccine equity.
The attention may be on House and Senate campaigns, but these races — some of which will be true tossups — may be just as important.
We need a better strategy to counter China than submarines. Biden should get back into the TPP trade deal.
Honolulu officials said that maintaining the Haiku Stairs, an illegal hiking trail of 3,922 steps that crosses a mountain range, is too much of a liability.
The bill, which was approved by the Senate in June, now heads to President Biden’s desk.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Legal experts said two lawsuits filed this week might test the constitutionality of the Texas law more than federal challenges by abortion providers and the Justice Department.
“There is a man-made drought of vaccines ravaging poor countries,” the Philippines leader told the U.N. General Assembly in prerecorded remarks.
It marks a major shift for one of the biggest backers of coal-fired plants globally. Still, China remains heavily reliant on new coal plants at home, and is the world’s top emitter of greenhouse gases.
She brought her church-rooted soprano and high harmonies to the rock and funk powerhouse best known for the No. 1 hit “Lady Marmalade.”
A new crop of options stress form, color and process, and are sure to brighten up your space in more ways than one.
For the undocumented immigrant teenagers in Martyna Majok’s unsparing, unsentimental new play, home is a heartbreaking lesson in betrayal.
Dr. Nkengasong will be the first person of African origin to oversee the U.S. government program combating H.I.V., which has ravaged the continent.
The search continues for Brian Laundrie, Ms. Petito’s fiancé, who has been named a person of interest in the case.
J. & J. boosters.
Tell us how you did it.
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, has signed off on an effort to show users pro-Facebook stories and to distance himself from scandals.
An errant strike that killed 10 civilians has called into question the reliability of the intelligence that will be used to conduct future U.S. operations in Afghanistan.
From June to August, the blazes emitted far more planet-warming carbon dioxide than in any other summer in nearly two decades, satellite data shows.
Last November, communications staff members on the Trump campaign hastily assembled a memo examining outlandish election claims. The memo found that many of the allegations were baseless.
The Tony-nominated actor and comedian discusses his love for overalls, citrus trees and trying to sell his teenage daughter on Frank Sinatra.
The Leagues Cup, part of an effort to capitalize on global interest in the game, will likely raise new concerns about soccer players’ exhausting schedules.
The Justice Department said their partnership amounted to a merger in the New York and Boston markets and reduced competition more widely.
The Mexican Supreme Court’s decision followed years of feminist activism.
Since her daughter was born, the photographer Rinko Kawauchi tried to visit her parents every two months. This summer, she finally made the trip again.
Chinese tech regulation, Elizabeth Holmes’s trial and Facebook’s obfuscation.
The prime minister struggled to find a campaign issue that could distinguish his party and expand its power in Parliament.
Join us on Oct. 7 as a teacher and a New York Times editor share their perspectives on what makes a great personal narrative.
Biden tries to reassure allies at the U.N.
For kids, developing a healthier relationship with Instagram and other platforms can be tricky.
At the center of the Algerian effort to throw off French rule, he re-created that role in Gillo Pontecorvo’s searing 1966 movie, based on a book by Mr. Yacef.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
The Taliban spurned calls from the United Nations and big donors to include women in its new cabinet, but did add a few men from minority ethnic groups.
Ms. Majors, a Barnard College student, was stabbed to death in 2019 in a killing that rattled New York City. One of her killers pleaded guilty on Tuesday.
In a revealing new biography, “The Contrarian,” the journalist Max Chafkin charts Thiel’s ascendancy in Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., as a driven man drawn to far-right causes and beliefs.
Joseph J. Ellis’s “The Cause” and Gordon S. Wood’s “Power and Liberty” argue that the Constitution was a necessary compromise.
Slaughter’s “Renewal” looks at how a personal transformation can lead to broader social change.
Days before lawyers allied with Donald Trump gave a news conference promoting election conspiracy theories, his campaign had determined that many of those claims were false, court filings reveal.
Our intrepid reporter and photographer biked through Queens with David Byrne and some of his castmates ahead of their return to Broadway. Then the skies opened up.
Facebook has been used as a tool for violence and abuse in country after country. Maybe it shouldn’t be everywhere.
“In Conversation With Merce,” a virtual program, features Merce Cunningham’s “Landrover” and responses to it, by Liz Gerring and Kyle Abraham.
The singer and songwriter’s “Star-Crossed” documents the end of her marriage. But reports of her divorce from Nashville have been greatly exaggerated.
The move sets up a possible showdown with the current envoy, nominated only months ago by a government that has since collapsed.
“Star Wars: Visions,” a collection of short films on Disney+, lets Japanese animators play with a franchise that has deep roots in their country’s storytelling traditions.
Anne Sacoolas was charged in the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn in 2019, while she was a State Department employee. The police said she had been driving on the wrong side of the road.