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Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:36:29 GMT)
Facebook at War: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation
An investigation by The New York Times revealed how Facebook fought back against critics during a flood of crises — with delays, denials and an influence campaign in Washington.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:56:57 GMT)
Trump Endorses Easing Some Mandatory Sentencing Laws
Senators have staked the success of the bipartisan agreement on President Trump, but powerful pockets of opposition remain among some law enforcement officials and conservative lawmakers.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:28:26 GMT)
Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Absolutely Anything. Except This.
The need to repair the nation’s criminal justice system has brought together the two parties in a way that is unusual in these days of partisan strife.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:58:21 GMT)
Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do
A bipartisan proposal endorsed by President Trump to overhaul federal prison and sentencing laws would have its greatest effect on future prison populations.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:42:28 GMT)
In Florida Recount, Sloppy Signatures May Disqualify Thousands of Votes
Thousands of ballots have been rejected in Florida because voters’ signatures don’t match what’s on file. Democrats are arguing that’s disenfranchisement.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:51:58 GMT)
What Happens When Politicians Who Oversee Elections Are Also the Candidates?
Brian Kemp and Rick Scott have drawn criticism for mixing their political lives with their public roles, contributing to the electoral turmoil in Georgia and Florida.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:40:06 GMT)
Florida Recount, Amid Machine Error and Lawsuits, Is ‘Going to End Up a Little Messy’
Old equipment in Palm Beach County prompted the elections supervisor to warn the county may not be able to meet the deadline in Florida’s statewide recount.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:33:34 GMT)
California Fire Liability Poses Threat to PG&E, a Major Utility
The company’s stock has been cut almost in half since last week as investors assess the potential payout if its equipment is found to blame.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:27:44 GMT)
A ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ Life: The Victims of the California Wildfires
Authorities in Paradise slowly put names on the roster of the dead. Among them is Ernie Foss, a musician from San Francisco.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:25:46 GMT)
A Model T, Abandoned as Paradise Burned, Emerges With Barely a Scratch
The antique car stands out like a museum piece in a vast landscape of destruction. But that is little comfort to its owner, who lost his home and his town to the flames.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:37:26 GMT)
Macron’s Response to Trump: ‘I Do Not Do Policy or Diplomacy by Tweets’
The French president refused to be drawn into a tit-for-tat with President Trump, who had leveled a scathing personal attack against him.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:59:08 GMT)
Mira Ricardel, Aide Who Crossed Melania Trump, Is Removed From Her White House Role
The White House said that Ms. Ricardel was indeed leaving her post as a deputy national security adviser, but that she would still work in the administration — just not under the first lady’s roof.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:53:41 GMT)
First Wave of Migrants in Caravan Reaches U.S. Border in Tijuana
The caravan traveling from Central America begins arriving in the northern Mexico border city, setting up a potential confrontation with American authorities.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:51:59 GMT)
Wildfires, Brexit, ‘Toxic’: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:21:17 GMT)
Asia and Australia Edition: Brexit, Myanmar, Komodo Dragons: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:56:23 GMT)
Hip-Hop’s Love Affair With Marvel Comics
They both speak the language of the outcast made good.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:21:03 GMT)
Grab ’Em by the Passion
Remember that you can be thoroughly anti-Trump without being completely Trump-obsessed.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:03 GMT)
White House Wall Weirdness
Don and Melania and the gang, doing their thing.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:51:47 GMT)
End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment. Then Do More.
If tech companies really want to be cutting-edge, they should get rid of the policy in all employment-related disputes.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:29:41 GMT)
A Brexit Deal Has Arrived. Now the Chaos Begins.
The next few weeks will be an exercise in brinkmanship.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:46:08 GMT)
New York’s Amazon Deal Is a Bad Bargain
The city has what the company wants, talent. Why pay them $1.5 billion to come?
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:46:52 GMT)
Woozy With Moderation
Can Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado run for president as a centrist?
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:00:06 GMT)
The Huxley Trap
How technology and masturbation tamed the sexual revolution.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:45:04 GMT)
The Assault Against Science Continues at the E.P.A.
The agency jettisons expert panels providing guidance on important health and environmental issues.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:55:26 GMT)
Disability: Rewriting the Old Disability Script
We changed queer literature, and the world, by writing our own stories. With disability, we can do it again.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:07 GMT)
Pursuits: On Samos, Aesop’s Fabled Isle, a Mix of Greeks, Migrants and Tourists
Business owners, volunteer organizations and refugees welcome tourists who wish to help and enjoy themselves at the same time.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:10 GMT)
‘Toxic’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. No, We’re Not Gaslighting You.
The word, which is increasingly applied to nonphysical things, beat out others, including “gaslighting,” “incel” and “techlash.”
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:20:43 GMT)
How a Low-Carb Diet Might Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight
Adults who cut carbohydrates from their diets and replaced them with fat sharply increased their metabolisms.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:58:41 GMT)
U.K. Cabinet Backs Theresa May’s Brexit Plan
In a rare victory, the prime minister held her party in line. Now, she faces the much tougher task of getting the plan through Parliament.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:59:20 GMT)
Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law
The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:31:17 GMT)
Live: Elizabeth Acevedo’s ‘The Poet X’ Wins National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
“I want to give thanks to my ancestors who are the reason I’m here,” said Acevedo, who comes from a Dominican family of storytellers.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:50:12 GMT)
Judge Says Ruling on CNN Lawsuit Will Come on Thursday
The dispute over the press credentials of the correspondent Jim Acosta has become a potentially significant legal showdown over journalists’ rights. A judge will issue a ruling on Thursday.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:11:33 GMT)
Judge Rejects Deal to Overhaul City’s Public Housing
The federal judge shot down a proposal to appoint a monitor to overhaul the troubled housing agency and suggested that was the federal government’s job.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:16:56 GMT)
Michael Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence in Los Angeles
The lawyer for Stormy Daniels has positioned himself as a critic of President Trump and has toyed with running for president in 2020.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:00:32 GMT)
Behind a Saudi Prince’s Rise, Two Loyal Enforcers
The killing of Jamal Khashoggi has focused attention on two aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who have played key roles in his aggressive acts.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 21:00:18 GMT)
A $343.9 Million Powerball Prize After 25 Years of Using the Same Numbers
A self-described humble man wearing dad jeans and dark sunglasses said he would “give back to Manhattan” and buy his mother a house. And keep playing.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:27:44 GMT)
How to Tell if Those Black Friday Deals Are Actually Worth Buying
Black Friday and Cyber Monday mean hundreds of online deals, discounts, and in-person doorbusters, but these tips will help you tell which ones are really worth your money.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:49:35 GMT)
More Weird Ways to Use Food to Clean Your Messes
We asked, and you answered.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:50:08 GMT)
Online Photo Printing for the Holidays (and Any Time)
Want to share photos this holiday season (and other times)? We have recommendations for cards, photo books, and photo printing services.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:50:41 GMT)
Rosalía: The Pop Star Bringing Flamenco to a New Generation
The Spanish musician invests the genre’s complex, finger-clicking rhythms and deep, intense style of singing with playful samples and slogans with attitude.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:39:58 GMT)
The YSL Documentary Pierre Bergé Did Not Want Anyone to See
Mr. Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent, suppressed the film for years, but it is finally reaching theaters this month. Here’s what to expect.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:42:04 GMT)
Books of The Times: Helping Out Family Is Taken to Extremes in ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel is about a Nigerian woman who assists her murderous sister in cleaning up crime scenes.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:58:30 GMT)
In Search of the Real Thing: China’s Quest to Buy Back Its Lost Heritage
Chinese collectors flock to London to buy items from their country’s Imperial past, attracted by pieces with ownership histories that guarantee authenticity.
(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:58:40 GMT)
On Dessert: The Eton Mess, a Classic Dessert for Endless Variation
Cranberry jam, lemon curd and ginger turn this typically warm-weather dessert into a fall or winter treat.
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:00:08 GMT)
How a Former Canadian Spy Helps Wall Street Mavens Think Smarter
Shane Parrish worked for Canada’s Defence Department before he turned to blogging about books. Now titans of finance seek his advice.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:37:16 GMT)
Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor
Even when she was gone, she was present in the patient sitting before me and in the way I was newly able to comfort and reassure her.
(Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT)
Trilobites: Male Insect Fertility Plummets After Heat Waves
Researchers say that temperature’s effects on sperm production could be one factor behind the decline in the world’s insect populations.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:19:07 GMT)
Talk: Dr. Leana Wen Dislikes the Politicization of Health Care
The new president of Planned Parenthood on patient advocacy, conspiracy theories and why it’s insulting when anti-choicers call themselves “pro-life.”
(Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:00:08 GMT)
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