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The Tokyo Olympics Are 14 Months Away. Is That Enough Time?

In that time, one thing has become clear: The Tokyo Games will happen in July and August of 2021 or they will not...

Brazil’s First Indigenous Curator: ‘We’re Not Afraid Anymore’

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Sandra Benites’s work is all about finding common ground. As Brazil’s first Indigenous art curator, the 45-year-old educator, who...

Why All the Shouting About Google?

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.You may have seen (or ignored)...

How to See, in Four Minutes

An assignment for all of us to help capture an extraordinary time. Source link

Pick a Card and Be Transported: 7 Board Games From Around the World

Like good books, travel-themed board games take your eyes off your screen and your mind far away. They’re about more than winning. They’re...

Rock-Bottom Interest Rates May Be Here to Stay

Federal Reserve officials were running a huge experiment with America’s job market before coronavirus lockdowns gripped the American economy, one that could inform...

Detroit Police Arrest Man in Connection With Nursing Home Assault

The Detroit police on Thursday arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a viral video that showed an assault on a patient at...

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hydroxychloroquine May Harm Virus Patients, Study Shows

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several state health departments have come under fire for mixing two types of coronavirus tests....

The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave

CORCOLLE, Italy — At the end of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown, one of the camels broke free.On a narrow field surrounded by low-rise apartments,...

Amazon Angles to Grab Back Customers

As millions more Americans turned to online shopping during the pandemic, Amazon struggled to keep up with the demand, and its rivals pounced....

Parents Really Need a Break. But Is Summer Camp Too Risky?

Surprise Lake Camp, one of the country’s oldest Jewish summer camps, told families on Monday that it would not be opening this year...

He Says Trumps Cost Him $2 Million, but Hotelier Now Cheers Federal Assist

When President Trump was campaigning in 2016, his company announced a new line of bespoke hotels that would be built with partners across...

‘Lionhearted’ Girl Bikes Dad Across India, Inspiring a Nation

NEW DELHI — She was a 15-year-old with a simple mission: bring papa home.Jyoti Kumari and her dad had nearly no money, no...

Coronavirus Cases Fall in Europe’s Capitals, but Fears Over Reopening Linger

LONDON — During a week of bluebird skies and Mediterranean temperatures, when sunbathers thronged parks and cars poured back onto streets, one sound...

Judge Is Ordered to Explain His Hesitation to Dismiss Flynn Case

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court panel has ordered a trial judge to explain why he is hesitating to grant the Justice Department’s...

Pompeo and Hassett Condemn China Over Hong Kong Security Law

He was the most senior Trump administration official to offer a substantial reaction to China’s drastic proposal, which brought a new focus to...

To Compare an Apple to a Submarine

May 21, 2020Is it fair to compare Quibi, a floundering new platform for professionally produced bite-size video entertainment, to TikTok, an immensely popular...

Sexual Abuse Case in Haiti Soccer Puts FIFA Under Scrutiny Again

A year after the ouster of the head of soccer in Afghanistan over accusations that he sexually abused female players, global soccer is...

Opinion | Art Is How We Justify Our Existence

This is the essay is part of The Big Ideas, a special section of The Times’s philosophy series, The Stone, in which more...

Opinion | Beyond Rotten Apples: The Colombian Military Intelligence Needs to Be Reformed

MIAMI — Illegal surveillance of journalists, judges, human rights activists and politicians from the opposition has re-emerged in Colombia. And Colombians are not...

Jerry Sloan, Hall of Fame N.B.A. Guard and Coach, Dies at 78

Jerry Sloan, who entered the National Basketball Association as an unlikely prospect for a Hall of Fame career but carved out one nevertheless,...

The Pandemic Ad Salutes You

There’s something about the coronavirus that has alienated us from the visual cues of disaster. Locked inside under stay-at-home orders, a pandemic appears...

U.S. Museums Are Reopening: To See Monet, Don a Mask

You won’t be able to use the drinking fountains, check your coat or eat in the cafe. You will have to wear a...

5 Ways to Stay in Touch With Less Tech-Savvy Family and Friends

For most of us, the coronavirus pandemic moved our lives almost entirely inside and online. Staying in touch with loved ones near and...

The U.S. Is Getting Shorter, as Mapmakers Race to Keep Up

Height is height, right? Look at a Manhattan skyscraper, or the Washington Monument, or a mountain peak in California, and you imagine that...

First They Fled the City. Now They’re Building $75,000 In-Ground Pools

When the visual history of the pandemic is winnowed down to its defining images, we’ll be struck again by the glare of disparity...

Democracy Fades in Malaysia as Old Order Returns to Power

BANGKOK — The members of Malaysia’s Parliament, wearing face masks to match their crisp white uniforms, convened this week in the vast lower...

Lori Loughlin Expected to Plead Guilty via Zoom in College Admissions Case

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The actress Lori Loughlin is expected to plead guilty on Friday in the college admissions case, a dramatic turnaround after...

Virus Crisis Exposes Cascading Weaknesses in U.S. Disaster Response

WASHINGTON — For decades, the backbone of the nation’s disaster response system — and a hallmark of American generosity — has been its...

Biden Courts Controversy in The Breakfast Club Interview

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the apparent Democratic presidential nominee, outlined a slate of economic proposals Friday in a new interview,...

As Coronavirus Keeps the West at Bay, China Moves to Tame Hong Kong

China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has made one of his boldest political gambits yet, wagering that he can tame Hong Kong through national security...

‘Lord Have Mercy’: Inside One of New York’s Deadliest ZIP Codes

“One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. One, two, three. Got to roll — Roll...

Live Coronavirus News and Updates

New research suggested a drug championed by President Trump could be harmful. Many traditional Memorial Day events have been canceled or replaced with...

China’s Security Law Shakes Hong Kong’s Business World

HONG KONG — China’s desire to take a stronger hand in running Hong Kong has imperiled its status as Asia’s financial capital, sending...

N.Y.C. May Open Some Beaches in June: Live Updates

Some city beaches may open in June.New York City is seriously considering opening its beaches in June, should the pandemic continue to ebb.Lifeguards...

How Californians Are Reacting to Reopening During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Good morning.(Don’t already get California Today delivered to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.)Earlier this week, when counties around the state were just beginning...

What We Know About the Covid-Related Syndrome Affecting Children

For parents, one of the most reassuring aspects of the coronavirus has been that it largely spares children, only causing mild symptoms. But...

Why Clean Shirts Become the Stuff of Dirty Laundry

When it comes to airing dirty laundry in Washington, dry-cleaning abuse has to be near the top of the list.Secretary of State Mike...

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Now, Yesterday and Tomorrow

LONDON — It’s not every day you get to hear a composer singing along to a show he wrote nearly 40 years ago....

The Case for Music in Times of Loss

If we’re going to survive this pandemic we need music, more than ever. There is nothing else that can meet us in our...

6 Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend

As the curtain rises in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s “Our Lady of 121st Street,” a pantless man exclaims, “What kinda world is this?”...

What Comes After a 2-Month Quarantine Date?

My guy and I have been seeing each other since August, and our relationship is going great. For the past two months, we’ve...

What Flying This Summer Will Look Like

Airports this Memorial Day weekend are likely to be far emptier than usual, but people who plan to travel can expect to encounter...

Can Coney Island Survive This?

This summer was supposed to be big for Coney Island.Memorial Day weekend would mark the 100th anniversary of the Wonder Wheel, Coney Island’s...

Not Saying My Dog Is Cupid, but …

You can tell a lot about a man by how he treats his dogs. My ex-husband called Tilly, our Labrador retriever mix, “pinhead.”...

Church That Defied Coronavirus Restrictions Is Burned to Ground

The burning of a church in northern Mississippi this week is being investigated as arson because of a spray-painted message at the scene...

Pompeo Quietly Visits Conservative Donors and Political Figures on State Dept. Trips

He held the same kind of quiet meeting in December with Republican donors over a hotel dinner on a State Department trip to...

Goldman Sachs Forecloses on 10,000 Homes for ‘Consumer Relief’

To make amends for its part in the collapse of the housing market during the 2008 financial crisis, Goldman Sachs promised $1.8 billion...

Seth Meyers Likens Trump to a Bad Houseguest

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid...

Opinion | Hospitals Are Making Too Many Errors During the Coronavirus Crisis

The mean arterial pressure was well over 100 and the patient’s heart rate was racing. In an emergency room hastily converted into an...

Opinion | Bill Gates Is the Right Tycoon for a Coronavirus Age

“It tires me to talk to rich men,” said Teddy Roosevelt, himself a product of wealth. “You expect a man of millions, the...

Plane Crashes in Pakistan With at Least 91 Aboard

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistan International Airlines plane with at least 91 people aboard crashed on Friday in a residential area near the...

Khashoggi’s Son Says Family Pardons His Father’s Killers

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A son of the slain Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that he and his siblings had forgiven the...

Police Face Backlash Over Virus Rules. Enter ‘Violence Interrupters.’

When Iesha Sekou began passing out surgical masks and disposable gloves in Harlem early in the pandemic, some people laughed and said she...

Two Very Different Democrats: What a Biden-Warren Ticket Might Be Like

Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks with Elizabeth Warren about once a week. They review the latest developments on the Covid-19 crisis and the...

Biden-Warren: Really? – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. The University of California is dropping the SAT. China is cracking down...

Beach Towns Have a Message for New York City Residents: Go Away

In the Hamptons, the locals have put up barricades to limit parking and deployed enforcement officers to ticket outsiders. Jersey Shore towns have...

What Happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?

It started with silence, or something close to silence, or perhaps it was simply the absence of a low-level hum that nobody knew...

Opinion | China’s Hong Kong Policy Is Perverse. It Always Has Been.

HONG KONG — Beijing says it wants to safeguard “one country, two systems,” the principle that supposedly guarantees Hong Kong’s semiautonomy from the...

Genie Chance and the Great Alaska Earthquake

Jon Mooallem contributed reporting and Jan Blankenship contributed recordings. Special thanks to the Genie Chance papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University...

The Country Enters a Memorial Day Weekend to Remember (or Forget)

BOSTON — A sailboat race from Cape Cod to the island of Nantucket has marked the unofficial beginning of summer for the last...

Opinion | Will Bars Exist in NYC After the Coronavirus?

On March 13, as New York City schools let out for what turned out to be their last official day and offices were...

Steve Carell Charts a Return to TV Comedy With ‘Space Force’

As an actor, Steve Carell has shown remarkable elasticity.He can be an outright dope, like the barely articulate Brick Tamland of “Anchorman,” or...

Opinion | Treating Mild Coronavirus Cases Could Help Save Everyone

The president’s decision is puzzling. And yet it does highlight the urgent need to devote more attention and resources to drugs that can...

Opinion | Jane Roe’s Pro-Life Conversion Was a Con

In 2006, I went to Jackson, Miss., to report on the weeklong siege of the state’s last abortion clinic by the anti-abortion group...

Opinion | We Want to Know the Future of the Coronavirus. Too Bad.

The best prophet, Thomas Hobbes once wrote, is the best guesser. That would seem to be the last word on our capacity to...

Bank of China’s “Crude Oil Treasure” Left Investors in the Red

The pitches, from one of China’s biggest and most established banks, made the investment seem like a sure bet.“Oil is cheaper than water”...

Hong Kong Protesters Surprised by China’s Security Law

HONG KONG — The last time they faced a proposal that would have curbed their autonomy from mainland China, Hong Kong residents flooded...

‘Horrified’ and ‘Ashamed’: Volkswagen Apologizes for Ad

In the brief video, a dark-skinned man is pushed off a city street and onto a sidewalk by a giant white hand. Then...

Opinion | Britain’s Minorities Are Facing the Coronavirus Alone

LONDON — In early April, Maruthalingam Thiyakumar, a 58-year-old employee of the corner shop in my neighborhood in South London, died from the...

Opinion | Could the Coronavirus Bring Europe Back Together?

PARIS — When Jean Monnet, one of the founding fathers of the European Union, warned decades ago that Europe would be forged through...

‘Surreal’: What It’s Like to Ride a Motorcycle Through New York Right Now

When Giorgio Milella, a graphic designer, started working from home in mid-March, he figured out how to break up the tedium: by leaving...

Man on Zoom Call With 20 Others Is Killed by His Son, Police Say

A 32-year-old Long Island man was arrested and charged with murder on Thursday after the authorities said the man fatally stabbed his father...

As Tara Reade’s Expert Witness Credentials Are Questioned, So Are Verdicts

Defense lawyers in California are reviewing criminal cases in which Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joseph R. Biden Jr....

China Abandons Growth Target for Year as Coronavirus Disrupts Economy

BEIJING — Parting with years of precedent, China abandoned its growth target for 2020, in an acknowledgment that restarting its economy after the...

Helping the Environment, One Small Sensor at a Time

This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen as businesses evolve.For...

‘I’m Teaching Into a Vacuum’: 14 Educators on Quarantine Learning

An illustrated look at how teachers across the country are reaching students during the pandemic. Source link

Opinion | How We Spend Tells Us Whose Lives Matter

The federal coronavirus relief packages were less effective than they could have been because they ignored the ways that the pandemic would inevitably...

Trump’s Inaccurate Claims on Hydroxychloroquine

“Hydroxychloroquine is used by thousands and thousands of front-line workers, so that hopefully they don’t catch this horrible disease or whatever you want...

Supreme Court Won’t Block Surgery for Transgender Inmate

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday turned down a request from Idaho prison officials to block court-ordered sex reassignment surgery for a...

Five Art Books to Read This Summer

For much of the culture industry, as with society at large, a single pressing issue looms over all others: Join the rush to...

In Stunning Reversal, Turkey Emerges as Libya Kingmaker

CAIRO — A string of victories by Turkish-backed forces in western Libya this week dealt a heavy blow to the ambitions of the...

$1.2 Billion From U.S. to Drugmaker to Pursue Coronavirus Vaccine

The deal with AstraZeneca is the fourth and by far the largest vaccine research agreement that the department has disclosed. The money will...

Reported Coronavirus Cases Top 5 Million Worldwide: Live Coverage

A million new infections were confirmed in less than two weeks.More than five million people worldwide have contracted the coronavirus, according to data...

Opinion | How Many Will Die for the Dow?

In mid-March, after weeks in denial, Donald Trump finally admitted that Covid-19 was a serious threat and called on Americans to practice social...

Prominent Scientists Denounce End to Coronavirus Grant

A group of 77 Nobel laureates has asked for an investigation into the cancellation of a federal grant to EcoHealth Alliance, a group...

Opinion | MIS-C Is Brutal. Kids Aren’t As Safe From Coronavirus As We Thought.

My 20-year-old son is a strapping 6-foot-2-inch, 190-pound man, with a permanent five o’clock shadow, palms calloused from fitness training and hair on...

Opinion | The First Invasion of America

I was an American history major in college, back in the 1980s.I’ll be honest with you. I thrilled to the way the American...

The 1975: Self-Aware, Self-Indulgent and, Yes, Sincere

The British band’s new album, “Notes on a Conditional Form,” is a more downcast take on the challenges of living in the internet...

Facebook Starts Planning for Permanent Remote Workers

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook said on Thursday that it would allow many employees to work from home permanently. But there’s a catch: They...

The Atlantic Lays Off 68, Citing ‘a Bracing Decline in Advertising’

The Atlantic appeared to have the right ingredients for a successful 21st-century publication: strong journalism, a thriving digital operation and the enthusiastic backing...

Delayed Moves, Poolside Videos and Postmates Spon: The State of TikTok Collab Houses

When Gianluca Conte, 20, a TikTok star with more than 2.4 million followers, left his home in Charlotte, N.C., on April 1 to...

Third Man Charged With Murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

ATLANTA — The man who filmed the fatal account between two of his white neighbors and Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who...

Why Yo-Yo Ma Would Invite Socrates to Dinner

“For once, I’d like to ask the questions,” says the renowned cellist, whose new ensemble album is “Not Our First Goat Rodeo.” What...

‘Expect More’: Climate Change Raises Risk of Dam Failures

The dam that failed in Central Michigan on Tuesday gave way for the same reason most do: It was overwhelmed by water. Almost...

Michigan, Testing, Summer Books: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. President Trump visited Michigan, a key swing state...

China’s Hong Kong Crackdown Could Put Trump in an Unwelcome Spot

WASHINGTON — China’s plans to impose sweeping new security powers over Hong Kong could inflict even more damage on already fraught relations between...

Tony Hawk’s 900 Spin Was Amazing. An 11-Year-Old Skateboarder Stuck a 1080.

Gui Khury owned a skateboard before he was even born, thanks to his father, Ricardo.Gui was in skate lessons at a Y.M.C.A. in...

F.B.I. Opens Investigation Into Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Woman in Kentucky

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that it had opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of a black woman by three...

Is This the End of Hong Kong?

When Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, in a 1997 handover agreement that ended an era of British colonialism dating to the...

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