The agency had been opposed to public use of masks, even after governments worldwide had recommended them.
A look at reopenings, the future of air travel, and an unexpected decline in the unemployment rate.
Capturing the sounds of a nation’s anguish.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The publishing industry’s annual event, normally staged at the cavernous Javits Center, moved some programming online and reached a big digital crowd.
For this issue, a look at the attorney general's long-held expansive view of presidential power and how he is putting his theories to work.
A former director of the Harlem Writers Guild, she published her first novel when she was 55, and her first mystery, featuring a stylish female ex-cop turned sleuth, when she was 64.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. criticized President Trump for praising the unexpected gains in the jobs report. He also said that the president putting words into George Floyd’s mouth was “despicable.”
Books on the subject have soared up best-seller lists as protests continue across the country.
Worry less about the water, more about the person standing next to you in a crowded locker room or wading in the deep end as you swim by.
The ruling came with assurance that the White House could remove any “rogue, mooning journalists” if such a disruption were to happen.
Chewy, salty and run through with brown butter, these treats are ideal dessert material.
“A president who takes no responsibility for costing millions and millions of Americans their jobs deserves no credit when a fraction of them return,” Mr. Biden said, adding that President Trump should “step out of his own bunker.”
If that includes cooking, we hope these five nourishing, relatively easy recipes will help.
“Eschaton” was meant to be an in-person immersive experience. But its creators have pivoted to invite audiences to visit the “nightclub” virtually instead.
Joey Bergstein, the chief executive of Seventh Generation, has focused on meeting a surge in demand for his company’s products.
Scott discusses his first in a series of essays about American writers, and David Kamp talks about “Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America.”
Inspired by Lenny Bruce, he spared no one in his bitingly satirical sketches while becoming a fixture of French movies and TV.
This time is different. Here’s why.
He chronicled the scene when it was new, then went on to mentor some of its most important early figures, including Kurtis Blow and Russell Simmons.
Muchos profesionales holandeses regresaron al trabajo en mayo, y la mayoría volverá en julio. Pero las trabajadoras sexuales deberán esperar hasta septiembre, lo que empujará a cientos a la pobreza y a algunas las obliga a arriesgarse a trabajar en secreto.
Prices have recovered sharply from their lows, but with a meeting set for Saturday, Saudi Arabia wants to make sure output remains subdued.
“It’s terrible,” said a woman who spent 45 minutes traveling from her Brooklyn home to the A.T.M. It took her more than two-and-a-half hours to reach the machine.
Plus: How to be an ally.
With a new laser-scanning tool, marine biologists are getting a fine-comb look at some of the gloopiest and most mysterious organisms in the ocean.
Founder of the Traditional Values Coalition, he railed against what he called the “homosexual agenda,” gaining the ear of national politicians.
The third named storm of what is predicted to be an intense hurricane season is expected to make landfall on Sunday.
Americans traditionally have looked to the president for empathy in a crisis. This time, they turned to their phones, to a memorial service — even to the Rock.
David McAtee is remembered as a man who reached out to his mostly black community through his cooking.
Video: How George Floyd died. At the C.D.C., what went wrong? Tara Reade’s journey. Pete Davidson is out of the basement. Farewell, Christo. And more.
“Lots” of key variables remain uncontrollable during the coronavirus pandemic. But the league will also lose roughly $1 billion in revenue if it doesn’t stage playoff games for TV.
Companies have arrived to help sell a safer summer. “They are crawling out of the woodwork,” one camp director said.
In this time of the virus and civil unrest, a reader wishes for a true leader. Also: Alcohol consumption in the pandemic.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis of the Czech Republic said a feud between employees of the Russian Embassy had led to “made-up information about a planned attack on Czech politicians.”
Across the country, artists have created portraits of George Floyd, Amadou Diallo, Eric Garner and others as markers of pain and loss.
Please watch this space.
Some demonstrators, and in some cases the police, have paused to kneel, recalling the manner of George Floyd’s death and the gesture by Colin Kaepernick.
Six years ago, the U.S. corralled world leaders together to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Practical advice for a new home speaker — and not the creepy kind.
Officers have charged and swung batons at demonstrators after curfew with seemingly little provocation. The mayor said he would review any reports of inappropriate enforcement.
President Emmanuel Macron has gotten little credit for his country’s relative success in battling the contagion. Instead, he remains unpopular and subject to the usual dose of resentments.
“Our fellow citizens should never be treated as enemy combatants on the battlefield,” Representative Anthony Brown writes, taking strong issue with Senator Cotton’s Op-Ed article.
Chelsea benefited, as the Women’s Super League was decided on points per game.
On shirts, on social media and even on one knee, players are lending their support, and their high profiles, to the protests sweeping first the United States and then the world.
Our global climate reporter suggests some smart reads on how they're related.
Figures on both sides of the restitution debate are hoping that Emmanuel Kasarhérou’s bicultural background will make him receptive to their views.
The two-block-long mural is a response to the government’s deployment of troops against the protests in Washington.
A bananas show for a bananas moment, it somehow mirrors what America actually feels like right now.
El presidente ha luchado por equilibrar la salud pública del país con los imperativos económicos. Los expertos temen que reabrir la economía cuando el virus no está bajo control cause más enfermedad y muerte.
Many of the gains came in restaurant work as 2.5 million jobs were added in May and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent.
Dr. Bonnie Henry kept the disease in check in British Columbia without harsh enforcement methods. Now, she is leading the way out of lockdown.
In these new crime novels, the settings — mountain hamlets, Antarctic ice fields, French sheep farms — may look bucolic. They are not.
In Dennis Mahoney’s “Ghostlove,” a young man becomes involved with the dead woman haunting his brownstone.
From Depression-era Wisconsin to 21st-century Wales, the pastures that have shaped the people who tended them.
The more than 70 cases he tried in Brooklyn included the prosecution of a college dean accused of embezzlement and forced labor. He died of the coronavirus.
Serve this summery pair with crunchy cookies instead of soft biscuits.
Cowell is said to be the first woman known to undergo sex reassignment surgery in Britain. But after a splash in the 1950s, she withdrew from public life and died in obscurity.
Many in tech cheered when Twitter added labels to President Trump’s tweets. But civil libertarians caution that social media companies are moving into uncharted waters.
Michael Tilson Thomas’s long tenure leading the San Francisco Symphony has ended, with less fanfare than expected.
The number offers a useful but incomplete snapshot of the labor market, and its shortcomings are even more evident during the pandemic.
"The most expensively outfitted police force cannot match the power of your inalienable rights as American citizens."
Social isolation and unstructured days add to the anxiety of those struggling to achieve a healthy relationship with food.
The pandemic is reordering the global economy in ways that have led some analysts to question whether an agreement with the European Union even makes sense for the British government anymore.
As thousands of protesters took to the streets over the past week, artists, both amateur and professional, created a vast collection of drawings, paintings and illustrations in support of the protests and the Black Lives Matter movement.
As thousands of protesters took to the streets over the past week, artists, both amateur and professional, created a vast collection of drawings, paintings and illustrations in support of the protests and the Black Lives Matter movement.
American Ballet Theater and New York City Ballet offer virtual seasons. The reigning screen gem: Balanchine’s “Diamonds.” It’s like you were there.
The full-floor apartment, which sold for $43 million, was among several big closings during the month as New York continues to grapple with the coronavirus.
Civil unrest, racial inequality, pandemic, recession, severe unemployment? No problem.
L.G.B.T.Q. characters star in these comic books and graphic novels that are available now, later this month and in the fall.
The mayor of Tacoma, Wash., called for the firing and prosecution of officers involved in the arrest of Mr. Ellis after video clips of the encounter emerged.
“We’re a mess,” the late-night host said at an online event meant to replace the annual celebrity-studded showcase hyping the Disney-owned networks ABC, ESPN and FX.
The resident caretakers of some of New York’s cherished landmarks may have the city’s strangest work-from-home assignment.
For many, the call of an easier, safer and more affordable life beckons. But die-hard New Yorkers find the city more appealing than ever.
The Nigerian-American actress and comedian talks about her first comedy special, “Momma, I Made It!,” debuting Saturday on HBO.
The crackdown appeared less intense than the night before, with fewer violent confrontations, but officers were still forceful in dispersing demonstrators.
A school counselor and a children’s book author offer advice for talking to children about racism and George Floyd.
As the coronavirus crisis pushes down real estate values and deals fall apart, investors stand to lose millions, and may even get hit with extra penalties.
The real estate market is challenging this spring — all the more so because lenders are checking, and rechecking, borrowers’ finances in response to the economic turmoil of the pandemic.
The economic forces are too powerful for virtual instruction to go away after the pandemic. The important question is who will benefit financially, a Cornell economist says.
The slide, which ran more than 2,000 feet along the shore and nearly 500 feet inland, was the largest the area had ever seen. A dog was carried out to sea but swam to safety.
The Morgan County coroner said the authorities were investigating the deaths of the four men and three women, and it was not yet clear how they were related.
The diplomat, Anna Lindstedt, is accused of overstepping her role in arranging meetings between the daughter of a detained Hong Kong bookseller and two businessmen who said they could help free him.
Never before in the history of modern polling has the country expressed such widespread agreement on racism’s pervasiveness in policing, and in society at large.
The worst may be over for the U.S. labor market, but the pandemic has made forecasting even harder than usual.
Landlords and building managers are working out the logistics of inviting residents back into amenity spaces safely.
And what else you need to know today.
“Hate killed Mr. Floyd,” one said. “This kind of conduct has been allowed for far too long against people of color. And enough is enough.”
Bonnie Lemesh and Dave Katleman are adding a taste of New York to their virtual Hawaiian wedding in California.
The couple met in a chat room in 2014 and maintained a long-distance relationship for several years.
A classical cellist and pianist get married during the pandemic after their concerts were canceled.
After two postponements, De-Shazo Wilkinson pulled off a surprise wedding in St. Augustine, Fla., for his fiancée, Jacarra Wilson.
Kathleen Berroth and David Diehr sat next to each other 24 years ago in a high school literature class.
The coronavirus outbreak has had a devastating impact on the livelihoods of Native American artists. But they are responding with a creative resolve born from centuries of adversity.
‘I’m learning to compartmentalize and turn off the day, which is hard. Callers pop randomly into my head.’
A decades-old New York State law that has kept police behavior from public scrutiny may finally be overturned.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
In this week’s issue, A.O. Scott writes about Wallace Stegner. In 1948, Stegner wrote for the Book Review about universities as a place for training writers.
Research suggests that some students in the U.S. will lose months or more of academic progress. The pandemic has resurrected the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit. U.S. unemployment fell to 13.3 percent.
In the Bronx’s Mott Haven neighborhood, the police fenced in protesters after the 8 p.m. curfew, then charged and began making arrests.
City officials also announced a duty for officers to intervene and report any use of unauthorized force, according to an agreement between city and state officials.
When it comes to our dead, Mexicans have deeply ingrained cultural traditions, which involves bringing them back to the place where they were born.
The live-in caretakers of some of New York’s cherished historic houses used to meet the city every morning from their front doors. Now they wait for that city to return.
As countries consider reviving tourism, the calculus is complicated, involving “travel bubbles,” ever-shifting timelines, virus testing and, in some cases, self-quarantines.
A black hole was seen shooting electrified gas and energy into space. Each blob contained about 400 million billion pounds of matter.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of most cultural events, including concerts. But two German orchestras found an intensely personal way to play on.
The clothing brand, which has dressed all but four U.S. presidents, could end up closing its three American factories as it navigates the pandemic.
The president has struggled to balance the country’s public health with its economic needs. Experts fear that reopening the economy while the disease is not under control will lead to more illness and death.
College was already a financial house of cards. Then coronavirus hit.
It is an attack on civil society and democratic accountability.
As landlords face rent shortfalls and renegotiation because of the pandemic, lenders are also exposed. Hotels and retail spaces have been hit hardest.
Melody Thuston and Damion Cowan had to scale down their celebration because of the coronavirus, and when their original officiant couldn’t attend, her father, a bishop, stepped in.
Technology can help families monitor the health and safety of older people kept from their families by the coronavirus.
The pandemic has provided an unexpected window for agencies in New York and around the country to make long-planned repairs and upgrades.
I need them to fight anti-blackness.
Getting started on the new streaming service? Here’s a guide to some of the best film offerings, from classics to contemporary hits.
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
The country’s model of social inclusion by way of law kicked in.
Democrats can learn from the people who know Trump’s base best — the Never-Trump Republicans.
Mexico is reopening, but those handling the dead say the Coronavirus epidemic there is far from over. Crematoriums and funeral homes are overwhelmed, and mortality data shows the death toll is far higher than official numbers.
El tumultuoso camino de un presidente a la iglesia.
My mother scrubs toilets for a living. That makes her someone who has been deemed essential, but who has always been thought of as less than.
Más de mil mexicanos han muerto en Estados Unidos por la COVID-19. Esta es la historia de un inmigrante que quiere enviar las cenizas de su hermano de vuelta a su tierra.
The abrupt switch to remote learning wiped out academic gains for many students in America, and widened racial and economic gaps. Catching up in the fall won’t be easy.
Forget the grocery store. Pandemic-scarred Floridians are learning to shop for produce on social media instead.
“If we’re not at the table, we’re on the menu.” We followed a Minnesota organizer whose run for office has taken on new urgency since George Floyd’s death.
The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.
Chaos in the streets and the ubiquity of cellphones have created a disturbing array of videos reflecting violent police behavior.
Did you follow the headlines this week?
Meyers fact-checked Trump’s claim to have christened the former defense secretary “Mad Dog”: “We know you didn’t come up with it because it’s a cool nickname.”
When we’re at home and searching to better ourselves, a certain genre of books beckons, again and again.
A couple and their four children were found in the family’s garage, apparently having suffered intentional carbon monoxide poisoning, the police said.
Tourist trails helped push elephants to their deaths in Thailand’s oldest nature preserve. The coronavirus lockdown is allowing them to roam freely again.
Hong Sang-soo’s “Yourself and Yours” has a virtual debut. And the artist Lewis Klahr takes part in a virtual Q. and A. about his latest film, which can be streamed.
What can be learned as the outrage over the killing of George Floyd by the police in Minneapolis goes global?
The protester, who was seen on video motionless on the ground and bleeding from his ear, was in serious condition on Friday, a county official said.
Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, June 5, 2020.
Quotation of the Day for Friday, June 5, 2020.
Police officers knocked a man down on a sidewalk in Buffalo on Thursday as he tried to talk to them. The 75-year-old man appeared to hit his head and lie motionless on the ground.
The University of Central Florida said it had received complaints about bias and unfair treatment regarding the professor, Charles Negy, who has argued that “white Americans and white culture” are under siege.
David McAtee, who owned a barbecue stand, was shot as the police and National Guard confronted curfew violators.
Here’s what you need to know.
If this were real life, I would have ended it. But this was no longer real life.
De las tantas cosas que extrañamos de la vida previa a la llegada del coronavirus, abrazarnos es tal vez la que encabeza la lista. Pedimos a los científicos que estudian los virus de transmisión aérea que nos enseñen las formas más seguras de dar y recibir un abrazo.
New Yorkers who were dutifully shutting themselves in now feel liberated, showing up by the tens of thousands for the protests.
The Times analyzed videos of the shooting by the police and National Guardsmen of David McAtee in Louisville, Ky., on June 1 to show how the episode unfolded — and how questionable policing tactics played a role.
The league also announced that its playoff series would be best-of-seven after an initial qualifying round under its plan to restart the season with 24 teams.
Mr. Biden, speaking to black supporters about the need to improve the country, accused President Trump of dividing the nation and pledged to unite it.
The president has tried to parlay space policy into an upbeat campaign issue for the 2020 election.
Creado hace una década como una comida para el personal de El Bulli, este plato de tres ingredientes utiliza alimentos básicos de la despensa.
Police officers began arresting protesters in Manhattan about 30 minutes after the city’s 8 p.m. curfew began Thursday.
A Georgia investigator testified that one of the three defendants accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery heard another defendant use a racist slur.
But what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over.
She isn’t Georgia’s governor — she will tell you herself — but in “Our Time Is Now” she still has a blueprint for effective leadership.
John Wrenholt sweetens our Friday with a genuinely entertaining puzzle.
How should opinion pages respond to the right’s authoritarian turn?
Demonstrators chanted slogans and some knelt outside the White House grounds on Thursday evening.
The Trump administration has deployed phalanxes of officers in riot gear and no identifiable markings to police demonstrations in the capital. Democrats want to know who they are.
Scientists found that genetics may partly determine how severely people get sick with Covid-19.
In a special Student Opinion question, we asked teenagers what they are seeing, feeling and thinking. Here is what they had to say.
It’s time to tackle racial disparities.
This is not what serving and protecting should look like.
Polls and private concerns from top social conservatives show the president’s standing with the cornerstone of his base isn’t what it used to be. A photo op with the Bible was supposed to help fix that.
Advocates said the ruling, in the case of a Qaeda courier, was a watershed in dealing with the treatment of the men who were held and interrogated by the C.I.A. after the Sept. 11 attacks.
He — and his party — is much, much worse.
The police say Momodou Lamin Sisay discharged his weapon before officers fatally shot him. Mr. Sisay’s family’s lawyer disputes that account.
The agency’s former director takes strong issue with a news article.
The New Orleans Saints quarterback again called national anthem protests “disrespectful.” The response from his own locker room was more ferocious than when he first said so in 2016.
Belligerents on all sides of the Libyan conflict, including Turkey, Russia and the U.A.E., are preparing for a new stage after a pullback by the forces of the commander, Khalifa Hifter.
Because it’s not a state, the District of Columbia is at a disadvantage in any clash with federal authorities.
Aún desconocemos mucho del virus, pero estas son algunas de las cosas de las que estamos bastante seguros después de medio año de esta pandemia.
After a staff uproar, The Times says the editing process was “rushed.” Senator Tom Cotton’s “Send In the Troops” essay is now under review.
Responding to mounting pressure for data on the pandemic’s impact on communities of color, the administration is asking states to include race and ethnicity with test results.
The reports, published in two leading journals, were retracted after authors could not verify an enormous database of medical records.
And three reasons why it’s not.
Police brutality, job losses, the coronavirus: Black Americans are bearing the brunt of all of it.
The attorney general has granted more power to federal agents to try to combat looting, vandalism and other violence around the country.
As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia.
The technology giant also confirmed reports that Iran had targeted President Trump’s campaign, underscoring the persistent threat of hackers in the 2020 election.
Republicans on two Senate committees moved to give their chairmen power to subpoena dozens of Obama administration and F.B.I. officials for the election-year inquiry.
The N.W.S.L.’s nine teams will gather for a new championship tournament later this month, but women’s soccer’s biggest star appears set to sit it out.
The Ponzi scheme mastermind will probably die in prison after a judge rejected his request, which he made after learning he has kidney disease.
Attorney General William P. Barr pushed back against criticism of President Trump’s decision to forcibly clear protesters for his visit to a historic church.
Janet Mock, Trevor Noah and others featured in T share their favorite books.