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Los Angeles -- Ticket buyers around the world are poised to smash another one of Hollywood's most entrenched beliefs. movies rooted in black culture cannot become global blockbusters? Guess again. The euphorically reviewed Disney-Marvel superhero movie "Black Panther," with an almost entirely ...
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. It's hard to imagine a worse distinction for a country to hold. A recent study in the journal Health Affairs concluded that the United States has become "the most dangerous of wealthy nations for ...

WASHINGTON -- The Senate summarily blocked three measures on Thursday -- including one backed by President Trump -- to resolve the fate of the so-called Dreamers, leaving hundreds of thousands of them facing an uncertain future. As senators struck down measure after measure, a week that ...
Donald Trump has turned the political world upside down, again and again, like a kid flipping a coin. Every day we wake up to either a new scandal or several lingering ones. It is astounding. It is maddening. It is numbing. At this moment, he is embroiled in a scandal of a six-figure payment to a porn star ...
But Jillian Bartolome, the restaurant's pastry chef, won a nomination. The Hearth & Hound, the much-anticipated Los Angeles restaurant from the chef April Bloomfield and her partner Ken Friedman, didn't make the cut for best new restaurant, either. Several staff members told The New York Times last year ...
For more than a century, newspapers counted on two sets of customers to pay their bills--advertisers and readers. Advertisers historically contributed about 80 percent of revenue and readers the remanding 20 percent. This lopsided ratio, our leftist friends long preached, gave advertisers and Corporations ...

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good evening. Here's the latest. Photo. Credit Saul Martinez for The New York Times. 1. An assistant football coach who tried to protect students. A freshman trombonist in the marching band. A strong-willed senior with college plans. We're gathering ...
For the latest on the Florida school shooting, read our Thursday live updates. Photo. Shooting victim Scott Beigel. Credit Grant Williams. As gunshots echoed through the high school, a geography teacher, Scott Beigel, 35, paused to usher stragglers into his classroom before locking the door, only to be shot ...
A former teacher at a charter high school and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday on federal bomb-making charges, stockpiling more than 32 pounds of ingredients for explosives in a closet in their apartment in the Bronx, law enforcement officials said. The teacher paid high school students $50 an ...
Parkland, Fla. -- Before he was hauled into a jailhouse hearing room on Thursday, head bowed and shackled at the wrists and ankles, Nikolas Cruz had been causing trouble as long as anyone here could remember. Neighbors said patrol cars were regularly in his mother's driveway. More recently, Mr.
Jerusalem -- Fighting back against new allegations of corruption from the Israeli police and calls for his resignation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Wednesday assailed investigators' findings as "full of holes, like Swiss cheese," and vowed to serve to the end of his term. After a yearlong ...
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"Neither the Trump Organization nor the Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Ms. Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, either directly or indirectly," Mr. Cohen said in a statement to The New York Times. "The payment to Ms. Clifford was lawful, and was not a campaign ...
Mr. Priebus's account confirms and adds more detail to a New York Times report that the president berated Mr. Sessions in a meeting in the Oval Office, leading him to offer his resignation. Vice President Mike Pence and the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, were in the meeting, but Mr. Priebus ...
Johannesburg -- President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, a master tactician who survived a string of scandals and harsh court judgments during his nearly nine-year presidency, agreed on Wednesday to step down, repudiated by the governing African National Congress Party, cornered by opposition ...
traders at the New York Stock Exchange last week. A long-running bull market has reversed sharply in the past two weeks.CreditRichard Drew/Associated Press. By Prashant S. Rao. Feb. 14, 2018. Stocks on Wall Street finished higher on Wednesday, as a report of higher-than-expected inflation was ...
On Tuesday afternoon, The New York Times announced that it had hired Quinn Norton, a journalist and an essayist known for her work at Wired magazine, as the editorial board's lead opinion writer on technology. On Tuesday evening, Ms. Norton said in a twitter post that she would no longer be joining ...

PARKLAND, Fla. -- Numerous fatalities were reported in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon at a high school about an hour northwest of Miami. The authorities said there were 14 victims, but did not say if they were injured or dead. The Broward County public schools confirmed fatalities, but would not say ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump on Wednesday called on lawmakers to oppose a series of bipartisan efforts to address immigration and resolve the fate of the so-called "Dreamers," demanding fealty to his hard-line proposal even as more moderate senators converged on a narrower approach. Senators ...
By THE New York Times FEB. 12, 2018. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story. Share; Tweet; Pin; email; More; Save. Photo. President Trump arriving at the White House in January. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times. The Reader Center is one way we in the ...
Ruling that graffiti -- a typically transient form of art -- was of sufficient stature to be protected by the law, a federal judge in Brooklyn awarded a judgment of $6.7 million on Monday to 21 graffiti artists whose works were destroyed in 2013 at the 5Pointz complex in Long Island City, Queens. In November, a ...
NEW Bedford, Mass. -- Carlos Rafael, whose initials are emblazoned on boats all over this port city, boasted that his fishing empire was worth even more than official records showed. His trick? When he caught fish that are subject to strict catch limits, like gray sole or cod, he would report that his nets ...
It seems like a noble pursuit: Eric T. Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, filed a lawsuit over the weekend against the Weinstein Company over the "toxic" environment it created that allowed its co-founder Harvey Weinstein to harass and abuse dozens of women. But is it a wise pursuit?
A year ago, we in Palestine, like everyone else, did not know what a President Trump would bring. Today, we know: He has taken Israel's side in the Israeli-Palestinian struggle while dismissing the roles of international law, international organizations and American diplomatic tradition in the Middle East ...
You know that thing where someone is walking toward you, and you move one way but so do they, then you move the other way but so do they, and you repeat this dance until, inevitably, one of you says, "Shall we dance?" Awkward moments like these can be panic-inducing, and judging by the number of ...
Critics slam media outlets, including The New York Times, saying they were fawning over Kim Jong Un's sister at the Winter Olympics. But Times CEO Mark Thompson says the coverage was only part of a larger story. "It's absurd to imagine you have to pack everything about your coverage of the country ...
In an interview with BuzzFeed News in the fall, Sterling K. Brown, a star of "Black Panther," thrilled at the prospect of children, black and white, dressing up as the title character. "This Halloween, the first time I see a little kid, a white kid, dressed up as Black Panther, I'm taking a picture," he said. "You better ...
"I'm still here," Mr. Tillerson told Fox News last week, months after the White House was reported in The New York Times and elsewhere to have a plan to replace him. "Nothing has changed." Asked if he thought some in the administration were still advocating that he be replaced, Mr. Tillerson said, "I have ...
New York Times print products may last another 10 years, says the company's CEO, Mark Thompson. As the company continues to build its digital presence, it will re-evaluate the demand for print, Thompson says. Meanwhile, the company added 157,000 new digital subscriptions in the last quarter of 2017.
Hong Kong -- Rescuers in Taiwan searched badly damaged buildings Wednesday looking for scores of people left missing after a powerful earthquake hit the island's east coast. The magnitude-6.4 quake struck at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday and was centered 14 miles northeast of the coastal city of Hualien.
Tel Aviv -- It is hard to spend a week in Israel and not come away feeling that Israelis have the wind at their backs. They've built an awesome high-tech industry, and everyone's kid seems to work for a start-up. Even Israeli Arabs have caught the bug -- the number studying for B.A. degrees at Israeli ...
[New York Times]. • Testimony from the government's star witness in a high-level Albany corruption trial continued Tuesday, offering a vivid and sometimes shadowy look at the inner workings of the State Capitol. [New York Times]. • In a dramatic City Council hearing, officials said that 323,000 public ...
My husband and I visited one of Sydney's nude beaches, a particularly gorgeous cove of cream-colored sand and turquoise sea, hidden behind green jungle. The beach was patronized mostly by gay men, but lightly sprinkled with a few women. Before removing our swimwear we took a reconnaissance ...
Just a few years before, a plane crash had killed the entire American figure skating delegation, wiping out a generation of top skaters. Deafening applause rolled through the rafters, according to coverage in The New York Times. Ms. Fleming wore chartreuse. Rhinestone glittered under the lights.
Beirut, Lebanon -- At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday in Syrian government air and artillery strikes on besieged suburbs of the capital, Damascus, one of the last rebel-held strongholds. It was the bloodiest day so far in a weekslong escalation that prompted United Nations officials to issue an ...
A jolt of a movie, "Black Panther" creates wonder with great flair and feeling partly through something Hollywood rarely dreams of anymore: myth. Most big studio fantasies take you out for a joy ride only to hit the same exhausted story and franchise-expanding beats. Not this one. Its axis point is the ...
In Germany, everybody has his own Martin Luther. Our view on the monk whose 95 Theses redefined Christianity 500 years ago depends on any number of variables: where you grew up (north or south, or East or West Germany), for example, and whether your parents were Communists. Luther is probably ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump called on Tuesday for shutting down the federal government if Congress does not crack down on illegal immigration, even as congressional negotiators closed in on a major budget deal that would set spending levels for two years and break the cycle of fiscal crises that ...
WASHINGTON -- A week ago, President Trump stood before Congress as an improbable unifier. "Tonight," he declared, "I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people." This week, Mr. Trump is back to being a ...
[The New York Times]. • "I'd love to see a shutdown." President Trump threatened to oppose a possible deal in Congress to avert a government shutdown if lawmakers did not agree on a crackdown on illegal immigration. [The New York Times]. • Inspired by France's Bastille Day parade, President Trump is ...
After days of sometimes wild moves in stock markets, Wall Street had a good day on Tuesday. investors refocused on the continuing strength of the American economy as shares of consumer companies helped lead broad indexes higher.
Hong Kong -- A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan just before midnight on Tuesday, damaging buildings in the city of Hualien, killing four people and leaving an additional 145 missing, according to the authorities. The 6.4-magnitude quake was recorded at 11:50 p.m. and was centered about 14 miles ...
London -- In a tweet on Monday, President Trump claimed that thousands of people in Britain were marching because their country's National Health Service was "going broke and not working," and that Democrats pushing for universal health care in the United States were pursuing a similar failed model ...
The letter, sent to the board on Monday and obtained by The New York Times, was signed by Michele Anthony, an executive vice president at the Universal music Group; Jody Gerson, the chief executive of Universal's publishing arm; Julie Greenwald, the co-chairman of Atlantic Records; Sylvia Rhone, the ...
Peter S. Goodman writes about the economy for The New York Times. Background reading: • President Trump has claimed responsibility for positive signs in the economy: the stock market, jobs, wages. • The American economy finished 2017 on a firm footing, and it is poised for more vigorous growth.
They are convinced that Mr. Mueller lacks the legal standing to question Mr. Trump about some of the matters he is investigating, like the president's role in providing a misleading response last summer to a New York Times article about a meeting Mr. Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. had with Russians ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump on Monday accused Democrats who did not clap during his State of the Union address of being un-American and even treasonous. His remarks came in a rambling, discursive speech at a factory in Ohio, during which he celebrated his revival of the American economy as ...
WASHINGTON -- The New York Times is asking the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to unseal secret documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, the onetime Trump campaign adviser at the center of a disputed memo written by Republican staffers on the House Intelligence Committee.
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The New York Times filed a motion on Monday asking the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to unseal all materials related to the wiretap of Mr. Page, including the F.B.I.'s application for the warrant and other court documents. Since Congress enacted the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in 1978, ...


 

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