A Supreme Court ruling has opened the door to a new era in college sports.
As voters head to the polls, we talk to two Democrats about an election that is testing the city’s values.
What to expect to see on your ballot, and how to navigate ranked-choice voting.
The Alzheimer’s treatment will cost $56,000 per patient, and millions may use it. The result: “crazy numbers” for Medicare.
The writer and activist discusses ACT UP, Israel-Palestine and the dangers of consensus in political movements.
Last year, mountain resorts were overrun by travelers in search of space and fresh air. The visitors are expected back, but now the towns have expanded activities and plans in place to deal with the crowds.
Accessories like garden ornaments, furniture and firepits can make a beautiful landscape even more appealing. Here’s where to start.
The economist Emily Oster offers loads of data-driven advice about children and Covid-19. Many parents live by her words. Others say she’s dangerous.
Readers share life lessons from an extraordinary year.
Many who have struggled to keep up with mortgage payments are at the whims of a few financing firms that dominate lending in this market.
Voters on Tuesday will participate in the city’s first mayoral election using ranked-choice voting, a system that may delay the declaration of a winner until mid-July.
All the talk about the “rules-based order” is just a way of sidestepping the real issues.
While the idiotic controversy over what constitutes infrastructure rages, the president should look to his former rivals to improve his family plan.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether it’s hypocritical for a liberal to socialize with an increasingly extreme conservative.
Doctors strongly discourage people from scraping inside their ears. But knowing better and doing it anyway is part of what makes us human.
UNESCO has called on the government to quickly mitigate the effects of climate change on the natural wonder and tourist destination, but officials say they are already doing plenty.
With U.S. troops leaving, the Taliban advancing, and a steady collapse of security force bases and outposts, the Hazara and other ethnic groups in Afghanistan are raising militias.
Aggressive overdraft fees are worth tens of billions of dollars a year to the banking industry. Account holders are finally getting some better options.
Priorities USA, one of the largest liberal super PACs, is hoping to counteract Republican-driven voting restrictions through both digital ad campaigns and legal efforts.
A visit to the renovated hall of gems and minerals at the American Museum of Natural History reveals how the cosmos works in the real world.
Colbert joked on Monday night about a forthcoming book on the former president’s pandemic plan: “The main detail: There wasn’t one.”
The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit leaves the three-decade-old ban in place while litigation continues.
The police in Karachi, Pakistan, put 20 officers on in-line skates for counterterrorism patrols and to soften the force’s image. Critics call it a publicity stunt.
Jacob deGrom was the first pitcher inspected as part of baseball’s crackdown on foreign substances. It did not stop him from dominating Atlanta.
The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”
Even those who supported the F.D.A.’s approval of the controversial new drug said authorizing it for anyone with Alzheimer’s disease was much too broad.
New Yorkers are using a new voting system citywide for the first time, but in interviews, many seemed characteristically unfazed: “It’s real easy if people just learn how to read.”
A man who worked for a trucking contractor was charged with stealing 21 tons of nuts from a pistachio grower, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said.
With Republicans set to filibuster, Democrats are focusing on staying unified in the face of defeat. But the path ahead for the legislation is murky at best.
Both men leading the Democratic mayoral primary are disasters.
The state is poised to embark on an ambitious, complex effort to cover the unpaid rent of low-income renters who struggled during the pandemic.
On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, the top candidates for mayor of New York City issued their sharpest criticism of the campaign.
After an executive shake-up and conflicting statements about its prospects, the start-up demonstrated prototypes of its pickup.
The Raiders defensive lineman came out in a statement posted to his Instagram account on Monday, becoming the first active player in the league to publicly identify as gay.
A pillar of California’s pioneering food scene, he worked at Spago and was a founder of the renowned Campanile and La Brea Bakery.
The narrow ruling was not quite the blow that the critics of college sports had hoped would bring the system crashing down.
The next Iranian president’s past tells us something about the country’s future.
In the Rio Grande Valley, it is people’s exposure to death and disease, not offers of free beer or million-dollar prizes, that is driving vaccine rates higher.
The Trump Organization, which had a 20-year contract to operate a public golf course in the Bronx, claims it was unfairly targeted.
A fractured coalition of justices limited the effect of the decision, saying a larger role for an executive branch official would address the matter.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Here is what is at the root of efforts by conservative U.S. bishops to prohibit the country’s second Catholic president from receiving communion.
The justices said the bank may renew its arguments that its statements about honesty and integrity were too generic to support a class action for billions of dollars.
The increase points to the program’s growing role not just as a safety net, but also as a foundation of U.S. health coverage.
For Chris Nee, the producer behind the popular “Doc McStuffins” series, diversity and representation aren’t nice-to-haves. They’re the things she wished TV producers considered when she was a kid.
Wondering why the Tokyo Games haven’t been canceled? The answer lies in billions of dollars, years of work and thousands of athletes who can’t wait any longer.
The Modern Love podcast wants to hear from you.
Eight candidates are vying to take over the country’s largest local prosecutor’s office. The winner will inherit a potential Trump investigation.
Don’t worry: Lumber is falling and the Fed is on the case.