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The release of the report by the Biden administration was a sign that the new president will try to isolate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Go to article - Saudi Prince Approved Khashoggi's Death, U.S. Report Says
Personal income and spending both surged in January as a new round of government checks hit Americans’ bank accounts. Go to article - Stimulus Checks Helped Personal Income Surge in January
The inventory of homes for sale is startlingly low. The pandemic is part of the reason, but it’s not the whole story. Go to article - Where Have All the Houses Gone?
Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By summer, Americans may be looking at a return to normal life. Go to article - The Coronavirus Is Plotting a Comeback. Here’s Our Chance to Stop It for Good.
A U.S. panel is reviewing the Johnson & Johnson shot. Canada authorized the AstraZeneca vaccine. Here’s the latest on Covid-19. Go to article - F.D.A. Expert Panel Considers Third Vaccine for U.S.
Using a carefully calibrated approach, the president hopes to restrain Iran’s regional militia allies without undercutting efforts to reach a new nuclear deal. Go to article - With Strikes in Syria, Biden Confronts Iran’s Militant Network
Republicans have criticized her tweets, but Democrats say former President Donald J. Trump’s were much worse as they assail what they call a double standard. Go to article - Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty of the Twitter Age?
The Biden administration is expected to release the report Friday, which may include grisly details on the killing. Here’s the latest in politics. Go to article - Khashoggi Report Could Signal Change in U.S.-Saudi Relations
Day 1 of the Conservative Political Action Conference will include speeches from Senators Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz, Rick Scott and others. Here’s what to expect. Go to article - CPAC Day 1: Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott and Ted Cruz to Headline
Richard Carranza’s departure, planned for mid-March, comes after repeated clashes with Mayor Bill de Blasio over how to desegregate the city’s schools. Go to article - Richard Carranza Will Resign as N.Y.C. Schools Chancellor
The United Nations auditor, with no diplomatic experience, has declared her candidacy for secretary general — an audacious bid to shake up an organization that she says badly needs it. Go to article - Who is Arora Akanksha, the 34-Year-Old Running for U.N. Secretary General?
As the publication celebrates its 125th anniversary, Parul Sehgal, a staff critic and former editor at the Book Review, delves into the archives to critically examine its legacy in full. Go to article - Reviewing the Book Review
To celebrate the Book Review’s 125th anniversary, we’re dipping into the archives to revisit our most thrilling, memorable and thought-provoking coverage. Go to article - 25 Great Book Reviews From the Past 125 Years
The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year. Go to article - The 10 Best Books of 2020
A struggling school system. An oil bust. A marching band determined to keep playing through a pandemic. This is the story of one Texas high school in crisis — and trying to reopen its doors. Go to article - Odessa
The actor who, as Borat, drew our attention to racism, misogyny and autocratic propaganda calls out the social media companies who profit off these trends. Go to article - Sacha Baron Cohen Has a Message for Mark Zuckerberg
We can’t forget what made her the greatest. Go to article - Still Processing: Remembering Whitney Houston
An oily, 100-nanometer-wide bubble of genes has killed more than two million people and reshaped the world. Scientists don’t quite know what to make of it. Go to article - The Secret Life of a Coronavirus
Getting into the right job is the key. Go to article - How to Get Really Rich!
How the right is trying to censor critical race theory. Go to article - The Campaign to Cancel Wokeness
Bears Ears is one of the nation’s most compelling and mysterious landscapes and a place of worship for Native Americans. Go to article - Biden Must Restore the Bears Ears Monument
We the people need to take more control of how we move into the brave new worlds beyond our planet. Go to article - Why Are Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos So Interested in Space?
In Georgia, low-wage service sector workers and their employers are wrestling with the details, and morality, of a $15 minimum wage. Go to article - What Would a $15 Minimum Wage Do to Small Businesses?
When there are multiple shots of varying effectiveness, take whatever is available to you first. Go to article - Get Whatever Covid-19 Vaccine You Can
The largest anti-graft effort in the world couldn’t stop endemic corruption in Brazil. Go to article - Operation Car Wash Was No Magic Bullet
Alabama is more than its shading on the electoral map. Go to article - Amazon and the South's Strong Union History
Will the crisis in Texas become the new normal? David Wallace-Wells and Leah Stokes discuss. Go to article - The Texas Crisis Could Become Everyone’s Crisis
Virtual food brands, often driven by real celebrities, are rapidly spreading across the country. Do they help or hurt independent restaurants? Go to article - You’ve Heard of Ghost Kitchens. Meet the Ghost Franchises.
A personal finance columnist, a lawyer and an executive whose nonprofit works with cancer patients sound like siblings who would be prepared to deal with their dad’s diagnosis. They still needed help. Go to article - Dad, a Death Sentence and the Planner Who Set Us Straight
“Tangled Up in Blue,” by Rosa Brooks, and “We Own This City,” by Justin Fenton, take readers inside two police forces (in Washington and Baltimore) to examine a complicated culture. Go to article - The Merit, Thrills, Boredom and Fear of Police Work
It was the latest in a series of mass kidnappings, often of schoolchildren, in an area where a surge in armed militancy has led to a worsening breakdown of security. Go to article - Hundreds of Nigerian Students Kidnapped, Police Say
An interview with the prince, a sort of tease before the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey next week, came as concerns grow over Prince Philip’s hospital stay. Go to article - Harry and Meghan Going Public at a Tough Time for the Royals
The professor was widely criticized for writing that the women served Japanese troops willingly during World War II. A Korean survivor called the uproar a “blessing in disguise.” Go to article - Harvard Professor's 'Comfort Women' Claims Stir Wake-up Call
Renee Montgomery, a former Dream guard, is part of a group buying the team from Loeffler, the former Georgia senator, who upset players by attacking the Black Lives Matter movement. Go to article - Atlanta Dream, WNBA Team Co-owned by Kelly Loeffler, Is Sold
The study, which the streaming giant commissioned, looked at films and TV series from 2018 and 2019. Go to article - Netflix Productions Are More Diverse Than Studio Films, Study Shows
While much has been made of tech’s unwillingness to work with the Pentagon, start-ups are still plumbing the industry’s decades-long ties to the military. Go to article - Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer
After the pandemic’s economic devastation, legislators are coming around to the idea. Go to article - Is New York Finally Ready to Tax the Rich?
An online spreadsheet with an anonymous minder tabulates Xi Jinping’s crackdown on speech. Go to article - A Spreadsheet of China's Censorship Shows the Human Toll
Russia said some of its diplomats and their family members, including children, had used creative means to leave North Korea, which closed its borders over a year ago because of the pandemic. Go to article - Russians Escape North Korea on a Hand-Pushed Railcar
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually. Go to article - 5 Things to Do This Weekend
Your future self will be grateful for instant homemade treats from your own kitchen. Go to article - 17 Freezer-Friendly Desserts for Anytime Sweets
With “Minari,” Lee Isaac Chung tells a semi-autobiographical tale of growing up Korean-American in the heartland. Go to article - A Director Returns to the Home He Longed to Leave
After a year of pandemic life, the superhero show’s inventive premise — television as both escape and prison — is all too relatable. Go to article - ‘WandaVision’ Lives Inside TV. Just Like We Do.
For some in assisted living residences, the lockdown has made finding a romantic companion as simple as walking down the hall. Go to article - Romance Blossoms for Seniors During Quarantine
It’s a wine that has long been typecast. Maybe now is the time to recognize that Beaujolais is no longer just one thing. Go to article - Flowery, Yes. But the Wines of Fleurie Offer More.
Not to mention clothes to wear. As seen on Michael B. Jordan in Coach, Dita Von Teese in Moschino, and a semi-dance party at Prada. Go to article - Finally, Some Fashion Films Worth Watching
Experts say some symptoms, especially in women, are mistaken for other conditions such as mood disorders or depression. Go to article - Navigating My Son’s A.D.H.D. Made Me Realize I Had It, Too
Unexpected species of nematodes, some of them new to science, were found living on the skin of the marine mammals. Go to article - Manatees May Carry Half a Million Microscopic Hitchhikers
A new study indicates that the condition might be less of a worry than once believed. Go to article - How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults?
Narrative medicine programs teach doctors and other caregivers “sensitive interviewing skills” and the art of “radical listening” to improve patient care. Go to article - Learning to Listen to Patients’ Stories
And the ones you may want to avoid. Go to article - The Best States for Retirement in 2021
An Oklahoma man whose prison sentence had been commuted cut out and cooked a woman’s heart and tried to feed it to his relatives before killing two of them, the authorities said. Go to article - Man Killed 3 After Early Release, Officials Say
My husband pays for nothing, and I’m starting to resent him. Go to article - I Was Fine With Being the Breadwinner, Until 2020 Came Along
The exterior of the 1930s Mediterranean-style home in Coconut Grove was charming. The interior was anything but. This couple was thrilled. Go to article - A Perfectly Imperfect House in Miami
The topcoats made by Norwegian Wool are as warm as your bulkiest puffer, and they’ve become the favorite of financiers, news anchors and the movie crowd. Go to article - The Norwegian Wool Coat
The Los Angeles police said that two French bulldogs were taken Wednesday night and that a dog walker was critically injured. Lady Gaga is offering a reward for their safe return, a representative said. Go to article - Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Stolen and Dog Walker Is Shot
Use 7 letters to make as many words as you can. Go to article - Spelling Bee
Solve the daily puzzle edited by Will Shortz, or try out other games like the Mini and Vertex. Go to article - The Crossword, Tiles and More
Connect the dots to reveal the hidden picture. Go to article - Vertex
Our soothing matching game may help you de-stress. Go to article - Tiles