Jez Butterworth’s great, sprawling drama of rural Northern Ireland during the Troubles bares a culture’s contradictions through riveting storytelling.
The heroes of “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” return to stave off another threat. And the final season of “Rake” comes to Acorn TV.
Eight of the 18 people who died were members of a family returning from a wedding.
A sea cucumber, previously only filmed off the Gulf of Mexico, was seen floating near Antarctica.
Almost doubling the penalty for Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram would make it a fair punishment.
Researchers whose findings last year pointed to a downside from raising the minimum wage have taken another look and the reality is more nuanced.
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The sun rises in the East and sets in the West. The Patriots find a way to win against young quarterbacks, and the Browns somehow end up in overtime. Here’s what we learned in Week 7.
Your morning routine should suit your needs, but there are some habits everyone should try.
Mr. Parsons, who took the post just a month ago, is leaving because of illness. The change comes as CBS is trying to move past various scandals.
Johnny Gaudreau and Garnet Hathaway scored twice each for Calgary, which had lost six straight road games to the Rangers.
When the algorithms that drive social media move on, the children who were separated from their parents remain in detention facilities along the Rio Grande.
Vinnie’s chickens are coming home to roost. Meanwhile, Detective Alston faces a moral dilemma.
Reid, who has criticized Jenkins for ceasing to protest after striking a deal with the N.F.L., exchanged words with Jenkins before the game and criticized him afterward.
Quotation of the Day for Monday, October 22, 2018
Jair Bolsonaro, the blustery hard-right candidate described as “a Brazilian Donald Trump,” appears headed for the presidency.
Democrats have raised more money. But Republicans had more left in the bank, and they are using it on ads that try to nationalize the race.
If it means people who stand in opposition to Trump’s degradation of the country.
The rookie Sam Darnold, showing growing pains, was outplayed by Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins, who had been pursued by the Jets this off-season.
Although official results are not yet in, exit polls suggested that the governing Law and Justice party had not expanded its appeal to the moderates in Poland’s urban areas.
We spoke to 10 New York City Catholics about their internal struggles amid the recent sexual abuse allegations. Their disparate internal struggles offer a window into the rich complexities of Catholicism in one of the most diverse cities in the wo...
Some think chief ethics officers could help technology companies navigate political and social questions.
Japan and the geopolitical balancing act.
Although the president promised to soon roll out “a very major tax cut” for middle-income Americans, such a proposal has no chance of passing before the midterms.
He was part of a wave of pragmatic Social Democrats who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s. He presided over eight years of economic prosperity.
This is the dawning of another solving week, led by Alex Eaton-Salners.
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The Hollywood producer of blockbuster films like the latest “Halloween” sequel is trying to become a serious player in television. It won’t be easy.
In taking on the Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi’s death, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may be fighting a larger, geopolitical battle.
She is a sociologist, poet, Twitter maven, Chicago cultural celebrity and newly minted Marvel Comics writer. But don’t ask Dr. Ewing about her superpowers.
Democratic Party strategists hope Latino voters angered by the administration’s rhetoric and policies will help deliver resounding victories.
After imprisonment on tax charges, Stanley Cohen, a freewheeling radical lawyer, has Hamas on the phone and is on the job again.
A scholar and a pastor, Rabbi Posner served for 40 years at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan, giving succor to the sick and reaching out to other faiths.
Places hit hard by Hurricane Michael are slowly returning to normal, but residents worry that officials will be in too great a hurry to move on.
Hamilton finished third, behind Raikkonen and Max Verstappen, meaning he was unable to clinch a fifth Formula One series crown.
The Ravens are the only team Drew Brees has never beaten, and in this classic offense vs. defense matchup, he has his work cut out for him.
The camera worn by a Staten Island officer exploded during an overnight shift, prompting concern over the stability of its lithium-ion battery.
Catanzaro had already missed a 40-yard field goal attempt and an extra point, but Tampa Bay’s kicker made the kick when it counted in overtime.
Look closely at this image, stripped of its caption, and join the moderated conversation about what you and other students see.
Jair Bolsonaro has been in the fringe far right for most of his political career. Now, he is the front-runner in Brazil’s presidential race.
Wires suspend the dancers, and our disbelief, in this premiere by Company Wang Ramirez.
By some estimates, only 1,000 or so researchers can claim to understand the technology. Finding more could become a national security issue.
Both teams have been inconsistent this season, but the winner here has a much better chance at reaching the playoffs.
Four decades after the John Carpenter original, the latest installment of “Halloween” earned $77.5 million to top this weekend’s ticket sales.
The debate was the first in Florida’s nationally watched race for governor. The rivals were evenly matched on stage.
The Roomba cleaned floors, and it was a hit. But though many have tried to perfect the next version of a home robot, no one has succeeded yet.
The police went to Susan Trott’s West End Avenue apartment after getting a call from a concerned business partner.
Mikhail S. Gorbachev, who signed the nuclear disarmament treaty President Trump plans to withdraw from, called the move a “mistake.”
American Ballet Theater’s fall season, showing eight ballets by nine choreographers, tips the company’s versatility into anonymity.
Artificial intelligence is a technology of discovery and low-cost prediction. That’s how A.I. is beginning to transform a wide variety of industries.
Several tech companies report earnings, including Amazon and Alphabet. The European Central Bank will discuss monetary policy.
Under internal political pressure, King Abdullah II of Jordan said he was reversing a clause of the 1994 treaty that symbolized the peace with Israel.
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From walking like wood through water to “breathing him in,” five actors explain their very different approaches to “Halloween’s” opaque villain.
It’s 1963 again, and this chamber musical packs all the heartbreak and bliss of love in a Village gay bar of the era.
Readers react to a call to reintroduce religious conversation in the public square.
The officer, Antwan Toney, was approaching a vehicle on Saturday when shots were fired from inside. One suspect is in custody, but officials are searching for another.
In its American premiere at the Met, this psychological drama, based on the 1961 novel and 1964 Hitchcock film, seldom explored its title character’s depths.
A reader recalls an encounter with Caroll Spinney, who is retiring from the role after almost 50 years.
A news story said this voter group supports the president because they believe that he is getting the job done. A reader asks, “What job?”
Architects describe an Old World culture in which harassment gets a slide.
A reader recalls Guthrie’s 1950s song about the lack of black tenants in the apartment complex where the musician lived. It was owned by Donald Trump’s father.
Women in strenuous jobs lost their pregnancies after employers denied their requests for light duty, even ignoring doctors’ notes, an investigation by The New York Times has found.
The violence threatened to again force the suspension of health workers’ efforts to contain the virus, which may have killed more than 150 people since August.
All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.
An Eagles fumble in the closing minute of the fourth quarter sealed an incredible victory for Carolina, which had been down 17-0.
Igor Levit played selections from his latest album, “Life,” in a probing and poignant recital at Zankel Hall.
In his first extensive interview since leaving the country, Mr. Gupta says, “I want to clear my name” but won’t yet return to testify.
The Bears almost executed a Hail Mary to tie the Patriots, but Mitchell Trubisky’s 54-yard pass was one yard short of the end zone. The Patriots won, 38-31.
In “University of Nike,” Joshua Hunt examines the University of Oregon and Nike as a case study for the relationship between public institutions and corporate benefactors.
You wouldn’t know it from the results, but Democrats drew the lines in this district to help them win. This central stretch of the state includes several college towns but also broad rural areas that have become increasingly Republican.
The district, a patchwork of conservative farming communities and l...
This swing district voted for Barack Obama both times and for Donald Trump in 2016. The seat has been mostly held by a Republican for the past two decades.
Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi has been “all over the place,” President Trump told The Washington Post. His response has likewise changed day by day.
Ethnic tension and competition for scarce resources have been blamed for deadly attacks in the area. Security has become a key issue ahead of presidential elections in February.
David Tanis has a new recipe for brats with apples and onions, and Melissa Clark one for a lemon almond cake. Make those this week.
A two-strike bunt single by a slugger and a circus catch by an outfielder who started at second base helped Los Angeles return to the World Series.
A proposed environmental regulation has become an unlikely source of geopolitical tension, raising concerns about Russian influence over Europe’s food supply.
After years of accusations that he secretly supported a Republican State Senate, the governor has committed millions to helping Democrats retake it.
The senator from Indiana is testing whether a Democrat can win re-election in a Trump state while running on bipartisanship and moderation.
Mr. Hawley, who is challenging Senator Claire McCaskill, has been Missouri’s attorney general for less than two years. His tenure has been rocky.
The Trump administration is considering a legal definition of gender as immutable and fixed at birth, the most drastic in a series of moves against transgender people.
Billie Sutton is running for governor of South Dakota as a conservative Democrat with cowboy cred and a stirring life story.
The train derailed in Yilan County, in the northeast. More than 360 people were on board the coastal Puyuma Express train, the fastest in eastern Taiwan.
A box of 500 photographs, most of them black and white and in near-pristine condition, chronicle a family tree full of love and contradictions.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the economic and strategic relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia was too important to be cast aside.
The museum director said that 80 percent of the fossil had been found after a huge fire ripped through the National Museum last month.
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Nine were fatally shot, and three bodies burned, after seeking the redistribution of sugar cane land as part of agrarian reform.
Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.
The Lakers stars Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo, and Houston guard Chris Paul were ejected for fighting during the Saturday night matchup at Staples Center.