The Public Editor: Can Dads Parent While Mom Is Marching? Do You Really Have to Ask?

NEW YORK TIMES - 56 min 29 sec ago
An article about fathers in Montclair, N.J., who watched their children while their wives attended protests in Washington and New York was ill-conceived.

Katie Rich of ‘S.N.L.’ Is Suspended for Tweet Mocking Barron Trump

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 26 min ago
The writer’s Twitter post on Friday drew widespread condemnation, and Ms. Rich subsequently apologized for it.

Accusations and Harsh Words Mar First Day of Syrian Peace Talks

NEW YORK TIMES - 2 hours 59 min ago
The talks between rebels and the Syrian government, arranged by Turkey and Russia, were marked by tension and anger on both sides.

Watch Live: White House Press Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 41 min ago
Sean Spicer, President Trump’s press secretary, is holding a news briefing at the White House.

Senators Propose Giving States Option to Keep Affordable Care Act

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 51 min ago
Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Susan Collins of Maine, both Republicans, say states could also choose to receive federal money for their own plans.

Trump Revives Reagan-Era Ban on Use of Foreign Aid for Abortion Counseling

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 54 min ago
Critics say reinstatement of the ban symbolizes the new administration’s defiance of the women’s reproductive rights movement.

Judge Blocks Aetna’s $37 Billion Deal for Humana

NEW YORK TIMES - 4 hours 58 min ago
The court sided with a Justice Department argument that the merger would lessen competition for Medicare Advantage plans and health insurance sold on public exchanges.

Many Condemn a Comedian’s Tweet About Barron Trump

NEW YORK TIMES - 5 hours 7 sec ago
Chelsea Clinton urged people to leave Barron Trump alone, and online petition signers called on NBC to fire the “S.N.L.” writer who tweeted.

Poster Perfect: The Art of James McMullan

NEW YORK TIMES - 5 hours 2 min ago
Mr. McMullan unearths some of his never-before-seen theater posters to demonstrate how he created each work, from early studies to final versions.

Trump Set to Abandon Trans-Pacific Partnership, Obama’s Signature Trade Deal

NEW YORK TIMES - 5 hours 59 min ago
The decision at the start of the new administration is a signal that the president plans to follow through on promises to be aggressive with foreign competitors.

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal From Texas on Voter ID Case

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 8 min ago
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issued an unusual statement explaining that the court remains free to consider the case after further proceedings in the lower courts.

Lens Blog: Peter Hujar’s Gay Lower East Side: Out of the Shadows

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 42 min ago
A traveling retrospective finally recognizes the work of Peter Hujar, whose photos of gay life were overshadowed by those by his contemporary, Robert Mapplethorpe.

The Neediest Cases: ‘To Hell and Back’ as a Cancer Survivor, Storm Victim and Caregiver

NEW YORK TIMES - 6 hours 56 min ago
DeBraan Varvaro, 61, provides care for her younger sister, who is a paranoid schizophrenic. Their financial and health problems worsened after Hurricane Sandy.

Demographic Shift: Peak Millennial? Cities Can’t Assume a Continued Boost From the Young

NEW YORK TIMES - 8 hours 56 min ago
Over the next few years, demographic research shows, the growth in demand for urban living could stall.

California Today: California Today: A Seemingly Endless Barrage of Rain and Snow

NEW YORK TIMES - 9 hours 54 min ago
Monday: Yet another dousing of rain, San Francisco’s shrinking share of children, and images from the women’s marches.

New York Today: New York Today: A Nor’easter Nears

NEW YORK TIMES - 11 hours 36 min ago
Monday: A severe storm, tobacco in New York, and the state of our streets.

Shanghai Dwellings Vanish, and With Them, a Way of Life

NEW YORK TIMES - 11 hours 55 min ago
Shikumen, traditional alleyway complexes, saw the birth of a uniquely Chinese version of Communism. A tour reveals what their erosion means.

Enter a Shikumen Home in Shanghai

NEW YORK TIMES - 11 hours 55 min ago
Shikumen complexes are part of the city’s historic architecture that is disappearing because of rapid development. Walk through one of these multifamily, low-slung dwellings.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Crisis Signals Problems at Korea Inc.

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 14 min ago
A countrywide, top-down corporate culture stifles South Korean innovation and may have contributed to the company’s problems, critics say.

Personal Health: Exercise Can Be a Boon to People With Parkinson’s Disease

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 26 min ago
An exercise regimen, while not a cure, can alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms and slow progression of the disease.

First 100 Days Briefing: Sean Spicer’s War With the Media Goes Back to His College Days

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 56 min ago
The White House press secretary made waves this weekend with falsehoods given to the White House press corps, but his jousting with the media goes way back.

Sidebar: Why Obama Struggled at Court, and Trump May Strain to Do Better

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 56 min ago
Mr. Obama’s record, of winning about half his cases, is an outlier. But since the Reagan administration, each succeeding president has done worse than the last.

Barely Two R’s Are Taught at School That Led Tribe to Sue U.S.

NEW YORK TIMES - 12 hours 56 min ago
Students at Havasupai Elementary in Arizona say they learn mostly reading and math, but poorly. Their tribe says the United States has reneged on its legal duty to educate them.

Snapchat Discover Takes a Hard Line on Misleading and Explicit Images

NEW YORK TIMES - 16 hours 56 min ago
The social network has updated its guidelines for publishers, aiming to raise the bar on the quality of its news service — a move that may bode well for its planned I.P.O.

On Soccer: Referee Mike Dean’s Disputed Soccer Calls Drag Him Into the Spotlight

NEW YORK TIMES - 17 hours 54 min ago
A penalty awarded in a Championship League game between Barnsley and Leeds was the latest in a series of errant calls by Dean that have damaged his reputation, perhaps unfairly.

Cervical Cancer Taking Deadlier Toll in U.S. Than Had Been Thought

NEW YORK TIMES - 17 hours 55 min ago
A new study, which excluded women with hysterectomies, also showed the disparity in death rates between blacks and whites was significantly wider.

Patriots 36, Steelers 17: Tom Brady and Patriots Overwhelm Steelers and Advance to Super Bowl LI

NEW YORK TIMES - 19 hours 18 min ago
Brady threw for 384 yards and three touchdowns to vanquish visiting Pittsburgh and lead New England to the Super Bowl for the seventh time.

Samsung Blames Battery and Design Flaws for Galaxy Note 7 Fires

NEW YORK TIMES - 19 hours 41 min ago
The company said it would form an outside advisory group and focus on quality assurance but offered little insight into the breakdowns that caused it to fail to identify the phone’s problems.

Rocky First Weekend for Trump Troubles Even His Top Aides

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 6 min ago
To the extent that there was a plan to take advantage of the first days of his administration, when a president is usually at his maximum leverage, President Trump threw it aside.

United Airlines Flights Are Delayed by Computer Problem

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 19 min ago
The airline did not describe the source of the problem, which forced the grounding of domestic flights for two and a half hours, but said it was not the result of a hack.

Trump Speaks With Netanyahu, Seeking to Thaw U.S. Relations

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 23 min ago
The president invited the Israeli prime minister to the White House next month. Israel is keen on seeing the Trump administration fulfill a promise to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem.

Atlanta Falcons Thrash Packers to Reach Second Super Bowl

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 42 min ago
Atlanta led by 24-0 at halftime, and quarterback Matt Ryan shredded the Green Bay defense for 392 passing yards and four touchdowns.

Trump Presidency Is Already Altering Israeli-Palestinian Politics

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 49 min ago
The transition, and questions surrounding it, rippled through issues including the location of the American Embassy and whether Palestinians are on the edge of a renewed revolt.

To Secular Bangladeshis, Textbook Changes Are a Harbinger

NEW YORK TIMES - 20 hours 51 min ago
Revisions sought by Islamic scholars were barely noticeable to the public, but intellectuals see them as government accommodation of a larger shift toward radical Islam.

Mediator: ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality

NEW YORK TIMES - 21 hours 8 min ago
The falsehoods put forth by members of the Trump team imperil one of the country’s most valuable assets: its credibility.

Trump’s Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grants, Aide Says

NEW YORK TIMES - 22 hours 21 min ago
The change would be a profound one for the health insurance program for low-income people, raising a host of thorny political and financial questions.

Protests in Bangladesh Shake a Global Workshop for Apparel

NEW YORK TIMES - 22 hours 35 min ago
At least 14 activists and workers have been detained since labor unrest began last month in Bangladesh, source of much of the world’s clothing.

At Least 15 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast

NEW YORK TIMES - 22 hours 48 min ago
Storm-related deaths were confirmed in Georgia and Mississippi, with damage also reported in parts of Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.

News Media, Target of Trump’s Declaration of War, Expresses Alarm

NEW YORK TIMES - 23 hours 13 min ago
Journalists were in a state of shock a day after Sean Spicer, the press secretary, employed a combative tone and false statements in his first appearance on the White House podium.

Advertising: Traveling Is Stressful, but Do It With Us, Companies Say

NEW YORK TIMES - 23 hours 48 min ago
Some hotels and airlines are acknowledging that travel is difficult and often frustrating. Disarming customers with straight talk, they hope, will prove attractive.

Foreign Payments to Trump Firms Violate Constitution, Suit Will Claim

NEW YORK TIMES - 23 hours 56 min ago
A team of constitutional scholars, Supreme Court litigators and former White House ethics lawyers plans to file the suit Monday, part of a barrage of legal actions by liberal groups.

75 Arrested in European Crackdown on Art Trafficking

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 23:51
The European police recovered about 3,500 stolen archaeological artifacts and other artworks, Spain’s Interior Ministry said.

Now That Trump Is President, How Will TV Respond?

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 23:38
Executives, producers and writers discussed how the election of Donald J. Trump might affect the characters, stories and situations in scripted shows.

From Jingles to Pop Hits, A.I. Is Music to Some Ears

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 23:17
As A.I. applications become more sophisticated, the music that companies like Jukedeck produce has started wading into the commercial domain of actual musicians.

‘Gambia Is Back Again,’ but Its New Leader Is Still in Senegal

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 23:16
President Adama Barrow has been in the neighboring nation for a week. The incumbent he defeated, Yahya Jammeh, had refused to step down until Saturday.

Rita Moreno Aims to Hit the Right Accent on ‘One Day at a Time’

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 23:04
The much-awarded actress talks about trying to avoid stereotypes and about emotional moments on the set.

When You Love Your Political Opponent

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:52
We asked parents and children who voted for opposing candidates to discuss their hopes and fears for the country — and for each other — over the course of the next four years.

After Success of Women’s March, a Question Remains: What’s Next?

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:46
The challenge facing the organizers is figuring out how to channel the resolve and outrage of an organic protest into action that produces political change.

White House Pushes ‘Alternative Facts.’ Here Are the Real Ones.

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:06
Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, and Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, have accused the news media of reporting falsehoods about the inauguration.

How Vital Are Women? This Town Found Out as They Left to March

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 20:48
As women left Montclair, N.J., for marches in Washington and New York, family routines were radically altered, and many fathers had to meet weekend demands alone.

Cubans Newly Blocked at U.S. Border Place Hopes in Trump

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 20:26
The Obama administration ended special immigration privileges for Cubans after normalizing relations with Cuba. Now migrants arrive into a desperate limbo after an arduous journey.

G.O.P. Senators Hope to Speed Trump Cabinet Confirmations

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:59
Efforts have been stymied by lax preparation by President Trump’s transition team, his many unorthodox nominees, and Democrats spoiling for a fight.

Lanzarote Journal: Undersea Museum Keeps Fish Feeding and Its Social Commentary Biting

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:54
An installation of 300 statues off a Spanish island forms an artificial reef and addresses issues like Europe’s migration crisis, and the destruction of ocean reefs.

N.F.C. Championship: Packers’ Jordy Nelson Ready to Play

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:38
The Packers travel to Atlanta in a battle of high-powered offenses, while the Patriots try to complete this season’s dominant run against the Steelers.

Trump’s Vow to Repeal Health Law Revives Talk of High-Risk Pools

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:23
Some lawmakers are pushing the idea of the pools, which in the past left many people with pre-existing conditions uncovered or with strict limits to health care.

Baseball Tragedy: 2 Players Die in Car Crashes in the Dominican Republic

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:11
One of the players, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, 25, had a career record of 38-31 with a 3.89 earned run average. The other, Andy Marte, 33, an infielder, played parts of seven seasons in the majors and the last two years in South Korea.

7 Questions for Gambia’s New President, Adama Barrow

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 18:38
Mr. Barrow was sworn in from Senegal when his predecessor refused to cede power. Now, preparing to take over, he discussed his vision for the nation.

On Tennis: Another Australian Open Surprise: The Return of the Old Roger Federer

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:58
With Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic eliminated, the 35-year-old Federer, returning from a six-month injury break has the potential to make a deep run.

Australian Open Upsets Knock Out No. 1s, Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:55
Kerber lost to the 35th-ranked Coco Vandeweghe, and Mischa Zverev, ranked 50th, stunned Murray just days after Novak Djokovic’s elimination.

Theresa May Is Grilled Over U.K. Missile Test Failure

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:16
The prime minister refused to comment about the 2016 missile test or about reports that its failure had been covered up by her predecessor.

The Neediest Cases: Earning a Degree, and Her Daughters’ Admiration

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 17:00
Latisha Hopewell, a Neediest Cases beneficiary, became the first in her family to earn a college degree. She also motivated her two daughters.

Retired Big Apple Circus Animals Prepare for Their Second Act

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 16:00
Jenny Vidbel, a former circus trainer, has welcomed horses, pigs and dogs to her New York farm, where she plans to pair animals with children and older adults in a rehabilitative program.

At Least 15 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:57
Storm-related deaths were confirmed in Georgia and Mississippi, with damage also reported in parts of Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.

Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:21
Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India’s overburdened railway.

11 People Killed in Georgia Following Severe Weather

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 14:54
State emergency management officials say 11 people are dead and 23 are injured after severe weather struck central Georgia.

Donald Trump’s Inauguration, Women’s March: Your Weekend Briefing

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 12:00
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

For France’s Left, a Time of Crisis

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:47
The governing Socialists are deeply unpopular and given little chance in the coming presidential election, as European voters abandon the left.

No. 1 Andy Murray Upset at Australian Open by Mischa Zverev

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:13
Mischa Zverev, ranked 50th, stunned Murray with aggressive net play just days after Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the tournament.

Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’? Nope. It’s Putin and Ansari.

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 09:12
The show opened with an impersonation of the Russian president, and the host, the actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, urged the new American president to address issues of race.

Witness the Women’s March in Washington

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 09:09
Attend the rally that drew hundreds of thousands to the nation’s capital in protest of President Trump.

Sports of The Times: Kevin Turner’s Parents Still Watch Football. But Differently.

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 06:01
They will tune into the N.F.L. playoffs Sunday, even though their son, an N.F.L. player for eight seasons, died after battling a disease linked to head trauma.

Attack on Alt-Right Leader Has Internet Asking: Is It O.K. to Punch a Nazi?

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 05:51
An assault on Richard B. Spencer, a well-known far-right activist, in Washington after the inauguration prompted outrage — and mockery — online.

Marchers Pour Into Washington to Pour Out Their Hearts

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 05:36
An estimated half-million women protested in the nation’s capital one day after the inauguration of President Trump.

A New Administration. A New Era. But That Cake Looks Familiar.

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 03:38
A cake featured at the Salute to Our Armed Services inaugural ball was a replica of one made for Barack Obama’s inauguration four years ago.

Maggie Roche, Who Led a Harmonic Trio of Singing Sisters, Dies at 65

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 02:35
The singer and songwriter released albums from the 1970s into the 2000s, but she was best known for her melodic work with siblings Terre and Suzzy.

In Trump’s Hometown, a Clear Message of Defiance From Women

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 02:27
In concert with other Women’s March protests around the country, thousands of New Yorkers rallied for women’s rights, and against the Trump administration.

In a Rust Belt Town, the Women’s March Draws Shrugs and Cheers From Afar

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 02:11
Women in Niles, Mich., 600 miles from Washington, disagreed on the need for the march and on the issues it focused on.

Women’s March on Washington Draws Jubilant Crowds to Protest Trump

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 02:02
The march kicked off what may be a sustained campaign of protest in a polarized America, riven by an election that raised unsettling questions about barriers to women’s ambitions.

Women March Around the U.S.

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:52
Hundreds of thousands of women came out to march in Washington, D.C. There were also hundreds of solidarity marches held around the nation and the world.

A Colonial-Era Wound Opens in Namibia

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:34
More than a century after the genocide of two African ethnic groups, a city that retains strong German ties is divided over the fate of a war memorial.

White House Press Secretary Slams Media

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:15
At his first news conference, the new press secretary, Sean Spicer, accused news outlets of intentionally manipulating photographs “to minimize the enormous support” that President Trump had received at his inauguration.

Trump Attacks News Media Over Reporting on Crowd Size

NEW YORK TIMES - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 00:47
The president and his press secretary excoriated the news media for what they said were deliberate efforts to understate the number of people at the inauguration.

Defeated Gambian Leader Ends Standoff and Boards a Flight Into Exile

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:53
Yahya Jammeh, who was defeated in an election last month, announced that he would step down, sending a wave of relief through the nation.

Fashion in the Age of Trump

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:36
Vanessa Friedman, chief fashion critic for The New York Times, weighs in on the styles seen on Inauguration Day.

After Silent Period, Park Service Says It Regrets 2 Trump-Related Retweets

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:22
After sharing the posts, including one comparing the size of President Trump’s inauguration crowd with President Obama’s in 2009, the agency stopped using Twitter for several hours on Friday and Saturday.

San Francisco Asks: Where Have All the Children Gone?

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:44
San Francisco has the lowest share of children of the country’s largest cities, a longstanding trend reinforced by a tech industry that skews young and single.

Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:42
The nation’s biggest offshore wind project is up for approval, a test of how far states can pursue a clean-energy agenda in the Trump era.

Brenda Barnes, Pepsi Chief Who Spurred a Work-Life Debate, Dies at 63

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:26
Ms. Barnes was a two-time corporate chief executive whose decision to leave a top job at Pepsi-Cola inspired a national debate about women juggling career and family.

Marine Le Pen Extols Far Right During Speech in Germany

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:16
The triumph of anti-Europeans in Britain and Donald J. Trump in the United States has galvanized the Continent’s far-right parties, who are wooing disillusioned voters.

Jared Kushner, Trump’s Son-in-Law, Is Cleared to Serve as Adviser

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 19:00
The Justice Department says President Trump’s appointment of Jared Kushner in the White House role does not violate anti-nepotism laws.

On the Warriors’ Bench, Life Is Good

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:51
James Michael McAdoo may be the last player on the bench for the N.B.A.’s best team, but his work ethic and attitude make him a valued member.

Trump’s Improvised Path to a Month of Executive Action

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:44
In a reflection of the improvisational style that helped fuel his rise, he has made few, if any, firm decisions about which orders he wants to make, or in which order.

Public Health: What Does Trump’s Executive Order Against Obamacare Actually Do?

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:27
Major changes to health policy will require new legislation, not an executive order.

As U.S. Cedes Leadership on Climate, Others Step Up at Davos

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:23
China, India and even the leaders of large corporations are eager to have a bigger role in fighting global warming, meetings at the World Economic Forum showed.

Pakistani Taliban Claim Deadly Market Bombing

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:18
The blast ended a long lull in militant violence in Parachinar, a Shiite town that has been a center of resistance to the Pakistani Taliban.

Historian’s Latest Book on Mao Turns Acclaim in China to Censure

NEW YORK TIMES - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:12
Yang Jisheng’s effort to “recover the history” of the Cultural Revolution has become part of the struggle over China’s Communist past, which has widened under President Xi Jinping.




LONDON (Reuters) - A 14-year old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope she could be brought back to life in the future after winning a landmark court case shortly before her death, the BBC reported on Friday, 2016-11-18.