The terrorist attack was the deadliest in modern Egyptian history, officials said. The president vowed to retaliate.
Vallejo, Calif., is the rare city where no one ethnic group predominates. But stubborn disparities endure.
I’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
The police said they received reports of gunfire, and responded as if to a terrorist incident, but found no sign of shooting. The station has reopened.
The breakdown of coalition talks may signal the end of the country’s postwar tradition of compromise. Not everyone thinks that’s a bad thing.
“Enough already!” one critic of President Vladimir V. Putin said, worried that the accusations were helping the Kremlin polish the president’s image as a master strategist.
What parents want for their sons versus their daughters can set up dangerous dynamics in the future.
Shows and films caught up in harassment scandals have become radioactive, and the culture is wrestling with where to draw the line.
To improve safety, New York City has reprogrammed walk lights at 2,381 crosswalks to come on seven to 11 seconds before green lights release cars.
I didn’t even know I was looking for the things that now make me happiest.
Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, are said to have terminated an information-sharing agreement with the president’s legal team.
Across the country, police have prosecuted women for false reports that turned out to be true.
A motion of no-confidence in the deputy prime minister, filed by the main opposition party, could end a fragile coalition just as Dublin wrestles with Brexit talks.
Being surrounded by racial diversity, my conversation in a California diner suggested, can make people feel more comfortable with biases and stereotypes.
A buffet of options to help explain your failings.
Entrepreneurs with seasonal businesses have the same rush and anxiety of any other business owner, but their time to earn revenue is compressed into a few months.
The C.F.L. has added a bye week and eliminated padded practices during the season to reduce concussions and other injuries. Would it work in the N.F.L.?
Thorn, a nonprofit founded by Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, helps law enforcement agencies sort through sex listings.
Mr. Meyer tried unsuccessfully to thwart the corporate raider Carl Icahn’s bid to take over the troubled airline in 1985.
The outspoken activist made headlines when she ran the London Marathon while “free-bleeding.”
Pervez Musharraf, the former military leader, is trying to make a comeback. Again.
Restrictive eligibility rules have kept older citizens with disabilities from the voting booth, experts say.
The request, while unlikely to be heeded, highlights a critical question over who would benefit the most from the tax bill: shareholders or workers?
As a crucial election nears, leaders like Matteo Renzi are on high alert for fake news and foreign meddling.
Galas were held last week for the Guggenheim Museum, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Whitney Museum and the Museum of Chinese in America.
We offer tips for avoiding crowds and list the shows worth seeing this holiday season.
Labour’s point man on Brexit policy has subtly shifted the party’s strategy on leaving the E.U. Can he go further and change the country’s course, too?
In the Trump era, we’ve reached peak domestic hatred.
The film version of a book often has an unfair advantage. But R.J. Palacio’s best-selling novel offers much more than meets the eye.
Private crossings to Mexico are a rich franchise under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but discussions on reopening the accord have put that bonanza at risk.
A preview of the film.
The former vice president succeeded the leader he helped to topple, Robert Mugabe, who had held the office since independence 37 years ago.
Republicans need tax increases on the middle class to be both dead and alive.
Whether homemade or store-bought, lemon olive oil is a bright and fragrant contrast to roasted mackerel.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee president who is considering barring Russians from the 2018 Games, warned critics “from whichever side” not to pressure the I.O.C.
Some favorite clips of the Russian baritone, who died on Wednesday, were among the highlights.
While aging most wines is unnecessary, a few, like this Loire white, will improve. Still, much can be gained from sampling them while young.
Beyond the mystique surrounding fortified wines, this sherry can be wonderfully complex and satisfying, and surprisingly good with many savory foods.
More than 200 were killed when Islamist militants detonated explosives and sprayed gunfire at a crowded Sufi mosque near Egypt’s Sinai coast.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
She fell in love with a married man. He told his wife he wanted to split up. How did they all end up as close friends?
Vedzhie Kashka, 83, “a legendary woman of the Crimean Tatar national movement” who once worked with Andrei Sakharov, was buried on Friday.
A little bit of meat goes a long way, wrapped Sicilian-style around cheese and prosciutto and roasted with bay leaves and olive oil.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows.
Our guide to dance performances.
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
Tito Rad’s Grill in Queens is in the vanguard of new Filipino cooking.
This restaurant, near Little Manila in Queens, is the work of a chef and owner who once dreamed of being a forester.
There’s so much to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers, whether you make a turkey salad, a spiced turkey pav or a brothy noodle dish.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Greg Kelly, the former Marine and television personality, marries Judith Grey, an advertising creative director.
South African prosecutors had said the six-year sentence that the sprinter received for killing his girlfriend in 2013 was “shockingly lenient.”
America gave me so much, but are we still that country?
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.
In which we look back at our own rough drafts of history.
Americans who were driven to shop for Christmas deals — and turn a profit — were deep into the Black Friday spirit, with some lining up at stores the night before.
Americans who were driven to shop for Christmas deals — and turn a profit — were in line early and on their devices in droves, putting Friday on track to set a record for online sales.
Ms. Sevigny talks about starring in the new play, beating up stuffed animals for Pussy Riot and moving back to Manhattan.
Indigenous people may not be part of the Canadian Thanksgiving legend but they loom much larger in the country’s news media and political worlds.
Many of my Stanford classmates and I had plans to use our education to contribute to this country. Instead, we’re being kicked out.
The mobile app for the social network can be a bit of a battery hog, but you can do a few things to rein in the power grab.
The crown prince has big plans to bring back a level of tolerance to his society.
The former Bosnian Serb commander was sentenced to life in prison.
Painting seems easy — until you’re stuck finishing at 2 a.m. Here’s how to do it the right way without driving yourself nuts.
After a rough decade and trouble finding work, a Marine Corps veteran and machinist, Steve Bavier, landed a job with a junk removal company that hires mostly vets.
The record-breaking “Salvator Mundi” has something in common with a Formula One racing car, and an increasing number of exceptional artworks.
A list of recommended publications, including suggestions from readers.
We looked outside the nation’s capital to ask leaders in states and cities to offer their vision for reconnecting with voters.
Also the week the of Nov. 26: David Hockney at the Met; Haruki Murakami at BAM.
He lives in his mother’s old apartment, he‘s a fantasy football expert, and he frequents Joe’s Pizza. Oh, and he’s a “Real Housewives” fan.
Ben Shapiro, who has been called the voice of the conservative millennial movement, is trying to define conservatism at a time when its meaning is up for grabs.
A pair of magic shows set in unusual sites have even jaded New York audiences happily losing their minds.
Visit a parmesan dairy in northern Italy, where Parmigiano-Reggiano originates and learn how the cheese is made.
Trying to find a new national narrative.
As civilian casualties appear to rise, the American military is not acknowledging the extent of the problem.
The country has taken a big step forward, but its politicized gender wars could lead to a backlash.
Friday: Christmas tree-hunting tips, guided hikes through city parks, and a history of sidewalk tree vendors.
On the North Fork of Long Island, some second homeowners are moving in permanently and finding creative ways to commute — or not commute.
Rockers from the downtown scene of the 1970s and ’80s are keeping the flame alive, and their gray-haired fans are happy to party like it’s 1979.
Parents claim children were fed pills, jabbed and stripped. While the police have released no conclusions, public ire shows broad anxiety about kindergartens.
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
A manager’s inquiry about praying over an office situation raises concerns about personal boundaries and religious rights in the workplace.
Physicians use a number of different factors to assess your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Addiction, prison and homeless shelters damaged our family but did not destroy us.
Let us give thanks for those occasional onstage mishaps that make even the feeblest theatrical productions memorable.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
The allure of Long Island’s North Fork has convinced some weekend homeowners to shift gears and move out full-time.
The Flashback, a top seller at Dollar General, is squeezing lots of nostalgia out of a retro product this holiday shopping season.
Pauline Oliveros died last year, leaving “The Nubian Word for Flowers.” The surreal meditation on colonialism that she created with her partner, Ione, debuts on Thursday.
Some tips from the acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse. First up: arrive early.
Court-ordered ads, which will start appearing on Sunday, are “corrective statements” about the health risks and addictive nature of smoking.
In “Haven,” Sarah Blesener looked beyond stereotypical portrayals of the South Bronx as she photographed a group of lifelong friends coming of age.
The supplier of parts for aircraft and autos has become the latest major Japanese company to admit to falsifying inspection data for its products.
The Papua New Guinea authorities emptied a detention center Friday, moving hundreds of holdouts to facilities that the men said were not ready.
Sarah Blesener looked beyond stereotypical portrayals of the South Bronx as she photographed a group of lifelong friends coming of age.
In his fifth year as Minnesota’s coach, Richard Pitino is dealing with his father’s legacy while forging his own style.
Indulge your 90s nostalgia with a new adventure of “Hey Arnold.” Usher in the holiday season with “Love Actually.”
Kirk Cousins’ two touchdowns helped Washington emerge from a sloppy game with a victory in a matchup of two injury-depleted teams.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Whether Fusobacterium nucleatum causes colon tumors is unknown. But a new study hints that it may be ‘an integral part of the cancer.’
Security was stepped up for the Thanksgiving Day parade, but the children and adults along the route paid more attention to Olaf and the Grinch.
Wherever Mark Zuckerberg goes in Silicon Valley, he seems to generate a housing problem, including at an R.V. community where residents were evicted this month.
Despite the conviction of Gen. Ratko Mladic for war crimes, Serbia’s collective memory of its role in the Yugoslav civil wars is more forgiving.
Dozens of families whose apartments were severely damaged by a fire in Hamilton Heights joined together for an early holiday dinner.
The issue of immunity did not come up in talks with the military over the future of the former president and his wife, Grace, the spokesman said.
Corrections appearing in print on Friday, November 24, 2017.
Case Keenum was impressive, throwing for two touchdowns and running for another as Minnesota won its seventh straight.
Bruce Haight and David Steinberg have absolutely had it.
Recent productions in the French capital examine the response to terrorism, deep loss and questions of national identity.
The trials of six Christian antiwar protesters have put a spotlight on a facility that the United States would rather keep in the shadows.
Quotation of the Day for Friday, November 24, 2017.
President Trump spent his holiday indulging in some of his favorite habits: spending time at his properties and talking about all the winning he’s doing.
The Chargers, who started the season at 0-4, are now 5-6. The Cowboys are also 5-6 but have lost three consecutive games.
Boyle, 32, missed only 10 games after learning through a blood test for a team physical that he had chronic myeloid leukemia.
Traveling veterinarians, their patients and tradition.
Recovering quickly after making a regrettable remark.
E-bikes, already popular elsewhere, are making inroads in the United States. But some models have drawn the scrutiny of lawmakers.
The singer’s latest album is a tribute to the sounds of the city where she was born and a chance to “give exposure to the things that I believe in.”
Based on new evidence, the governor of California pardoned Craig R. Coley, 70, who was found guilty of murdering an ex-girlfriend and her son in 1978.
A community development nonprofit writes that change requires working block by block.
A reader says he never converted to the new religion.
Readers discuss whether the minimum wage should reflect living costs in the area.
Even though you don’t have to pay for free apps, the Google Play store will urge you to add a payment option to your account.
Traveling veterinarians, their patients and tradition.
In this diverting documentary, Alexandra Dean tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a scandalous woman turned star and inventor.