The weeklong feud between President Trump and a Democratic congresswoman after a soldier’s death might never have happened had either side followed convention.
In January, the Fox News host was said to have agreed to a $32 million settlement with a former network analyst, the largest of his known payouts.
Mariano Rajoy, in an unexpectedly forceful move, said Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration.
Daphne Caruana Galizia enraged dozens of powerful people with investigations that exposed corruption. Virtually nobody expects her killing to be solved.
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.)
The extraordinary are the ones who need to make things better for everyone.
This year, I felt compelled to travel to Mogadishu, the city of my father’s youth. Along the way, I saw order, puritanism, fear and villages without men.
The elite military group drove the Iranian economy at the peak of the sanctions era. Now, seen as a drag on growth, it is under attack by President Hassan Rouhani.
Andrej Babis, the billionaire leader of an anti-establishment party, is expected to become prime minister of the Czech Republic after mainstream parties fall short.
The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. The Times mapped 30 videos to draw perhaps the most complete picture to date of what happened.
Gunmen fired bullets and rockets on Egyptian police officers and security officials as they drove toward what was believed to be an Islamist hide-out.
The Environmental Protection Agency published toxic chemicals it will evaluate first under a new law. Here is a look at those chemicals, how they are used and the health threats.
Gabrielle Deydier’s plaintive account and sociological study exposes the many ways the obese face censure and insensitivity.
Mr. Xi has promised a new “China dream” of prosperity. But in the nation’s hinterlands, locals say there’s a stark disconnect between the bright promises and their hardscrabble reality.
In a 4-2 defeat of the Predators, Lundqvist tied Glenn Hall for ninth place in wins and became only the third goalie to appear in 750 games for one team.
A Mets fan who expressed his displeasure with a home run by the Yankees’ Todd Frazier in a September game against the Rays at Citi Field has become an unlikely celebrity.
Tracy Gray stays in the picture.
With a pair of major announcements on Saturday, the century-old organization moved to reclaim its role as the nation’s pre-eminent voice on civil rights.
Cut profit taxes, raise wages? Not so fast.
Cut profit taxes, raise wages? Not so fast.
I knew my beard would turn out badly. But I had to grow it.
Ola Qaradawi has been imprisoned in Egypt in harsh conditions since June. Supporters say she is being punished because of her father, a famous preacher.
Party members who reject Bannonism must stand up and be counted.
The region has made huge progress in viewing the condition as a medical problem, not a manhood problem.
Let’s get back into the habit of gathering to celebrate the exceptional among us. Who’s on your list?
Governments tempted to close their eyes to Pyongyang’s mischief should be reminded that they’d risk being treated as accomplices.
Scary facts only special people know.
To have lasting impact, a social movement requires action on multiple fronts.
A party that will do anything to beat Trump except try to woo his voters.
Puritanical Democratic former president seeks job with louche Republican current president — but just to save the world.
A decentralized movement can be effective, even without a Martin Luther King Jr.
We asked high school students to react to a recent Times article and got over 1,000 responses. Here are 20 of our favorites.
Here are the winners from the thousands of submissions in my Trump poetry contest.
I worry that ceaseless statement-writing as an act of protest is sucking us dry.
The neighborhood fliers of your dreams — or nightmares.
Records reveal that fraud and abuse in small-business health plans have left employers and employees with hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid medical bills.
Alan Arbesfeld debuts a fun new puzzle called “Walls and Doors.”
A brewing Republican vs. Republican fight could test whether the anti-incumbent insurgency backed by Stephen K. Bannon becomes a credible national movement.
The Astros have a rough history of closing out playoff series, even with late leads, while the Yankees’ last Game 7 was part of their 2004 A.L.C.S. collapse.
Despite the common connection, their reactions to Mr. Kelly’s speech were anything but unanimous: Some deplored his defense of the administration, while others insisted he was speaking as a true military man.
The Federal Reserve began to reduce its bond holdings this month. Janet Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman, said it is making “good progress.”
Senator John McCain, the irrepressible Arizona Republican, has long felt free to speak his mind. But since his cancer diagnosis, he has been a vocal defender of national ideals.
Charlen Evans, who has been hearing-impaired her whole life, got a cochlear implant in 2012. She has since returned to college in hopes of someday working with deaf students.
Keeping people out has become a defining feature of far too many public places.
The conceptual artist has her first New York gallery show in five years, featuring politically loaded artwork made out of compressed lint.
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why...
With an argument as weak as it is brazen, the administration is fighting an undocumented immigrant who wants to end her pregnancy.
Some have asserted that President Trump is simply continuing Obama-era immigration policies. But it sure doesn’t feel like it in Texas.
La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls festival takes to San Diego’s streets and public buildings for the first time with a diverse offering of immersive performances.
The threat to the American voting process cries out for national leadership. But don’t expect help from President Trump.
Robert Zimmer, head of the University of Chicago, makes the educator’s case for free speech.
Nearly 50 years ago, the senator called for sensible restrictions on firearms — laws we’re still largely waiting to see.
From cooperative parties in the Bronx to the Lower East Side unions, the Big Apple was once a vibrant center for the left.
Being a person is terrible. And griping about it is the purest, most soothing form of protest there is.
In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future.
Ex-employees and whistle-blowers question whether the provider of investment advice to people in public and nonprofit jobs does put its customers first.
A 1992 law that sought to quell conspiracy theories about the killing mandated the release of the secret documents by Oct. 26 of this year.
Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
The artist’s three children and several museum members argue that it is unlawful for the institution to sell two Rockwell paintings and other works.
The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”
The New York Times requested copies of email correspondence related to the March 2017 decision by the E.P.A. to reject a decade-old petition to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide that research suggests may cause developmental delays in chil...
An internal struggle has broken out in the Environmental Protection Agency over how to regulate toxic chemicals. These documents tell the backstory of the tension, which emerged after the Trump administration named an industry insider as a top age...
An exhibit at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, the Netherlands, will show that many paintings from the Dutch Golden Age “have a joke as their very core.”
Her mother had bought a diamond ring 15 years ago at a pawnshop. She didn’t know it was her future son-in-law doing the selling.
Hiroyuki Ito, a photographer who grew up in Tokyo, wanted to see more of his country. So he spent two months this summer documenting interesting moments.
The couple readily acknowledge that they are opposites, but her parents immediately saw a match.
The couple met and had a child, but marriage took a little longer.
When you’re stuck with no foreseeable path ahead, what do you do? The Sugars, with fiction writer Mitchell S. Jackson, advise letter writers who want to turn their lives around.
The Great Lakes Cycle is made up of five oil, alkyd and acrylic paintings that depict environmental issues affecting the lakes. The exhibition is traveling around the country.
The celebratory feel at Nok by Alara in Lagos, Nigeria, owes equally to its hip ambience and its new take on regional staples.
The former Uber employee has deleted her account. But would she ever go back?
Plan surprises (a sunset cruise), stay off your phone, write (really write) a love letter.
A former economy minister insists he knew nothing of $2 million in cash stuffed in a gift bag for him, along with a basket of wild boar sausages and wine.
Fewer than one in five of the 1,180 candidates running in Sunday’s election for the lower house of parliament are women.
A map shows the origin and extent of a fire that burned 5,200 buildings in hours.
Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack.
An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.
Jose Altuve drove in three runs, and starter Justin Verlander dominated with a big assist from center fielder George Springer, who made a leaping catch of a deep drive.
To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.
A move to reduce contribution limits would almost certainly prompt a vocal backlash from middle-class workers who save heavily in such retirement accounts.
Amazon’s handling of accusations of sexual harassment involving Roy Price, who ran its movie and television operations, has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing.
By cutting an insurers’ subsidy, the president may accidentally save many Americans money on health insurance.
A new portrait of George Michael arrives on Showtime. And Will Ferrell becomes a reluctant protagonist in “Stranger Than Fiction.”
The nonprofit 100 Suits for 100 Men provides styling and tailoring — and suits — to men who may never have even owned a tie before.
Corrections appearing in print Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Quotation of the Day for Saturday, October 21, 2017.
Samuel “Not the Newscaster” Donaldson and Brad Wilber team up to offer an exquisite Saturday puzzle.
His three home runs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series propelled Los Angeles to the World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Lynch, who has the option of appealing the suspension, was ejected from the Raiders’ game against the Chiefs on Thursday after he shoved the line judge Julian Mapp.
The Yankees had always entered the World Series as regular-season champions. But, if they are Series bound this year, it will be on different terms.
Gerald L. Storch will depart the Canadian retailer, which faces increased pressure to raise profits at Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, on Nov. 1.
A physiologist and longtime Little League executive, Mr. Hale worked hard to make baseball safer for young players.
At a panel discussion, former secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine K. Albright coached President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations.
Vincent Boudreau has been the interim president of CUNY’s flagship school and has impressed many on campus with his leadership
The United States recorded its largest annual budget deficit in four years in fiscal 2017.
A slim and stately Argentine with a shock of white hair, Mr. Luppi endowed his characters with complexity and a sense of gravity.
President Trump misquoted a crime report and, without evidence, suggested a causal link between a reported rise in crime and terrorism.