BARBARA GARDNER PROCTOR, TRAILBLAZING AD EXECUTIVE, DIES AT 86

After growing up poor in North Carolina, she opened, in Chicago, what is believed to be the first advertising agency founded by a black...

UNBUTTONED: RIHANNA AND LVMH MAKE A DEAL AND, POSSIBLY, HISTORY

The pop culture phenomenon and the luxury group are teaming up, and it's about a lot more than fashion.

 
 
 

‘SUICIDE SURCHARGE' OR CRUCIAL FEE TO FIX THE SUBWAY? TAXI DRIVERS BRACE FOR BATTLE OVER $2.50 CHARGE

New York City taxi owners and drivers have filed a lawsuit to block a fee on Manhattan rides that would raise millions in badly needed...

PUTIN GETS RED CARPET TREATMENT IN SERBIA, A FULCRUM ONCE MORE

As Serbia seeks to join the European Union without damaging its ties with Moscow, the country on the eastern flank of Europe is in...

 
 
 

N.F.L. PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS: CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP PICKS

The Rams and the Chiefs were the darlings of the league this season, but can they beat the Saints and the Patriots to get to the Super...

READ THE LETTER TRUMP SENT TO PELOSI ON HER FOREIGN TRIP

President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to Speaker Nancy of Pelosi of California saying, “I am sure you would agree that postponing...

 
 
 

BRITISH PARLIAMENT'S BID TO BREAK ITS BREXIT DEADLOCK IS DELAYED. AGAIN

After a crippling defeat for her Brexit plan on Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May will allow lawmakers to debate and vote on alternatives....

AS THE SHUTDOWN DRAGS ON, FEDERAL WORKERS FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

With no pay coming in and no end in sight, growing numbers of federal employees are overcoming their reluctance and filing claims for...

 
 
 

TRUMP HITS BACK AT PELOSI, THREATENING HER TRIP ABROAD OVER THE STATE OF THE UNION

The House speaker had threatened to cancel President Trump's State of the Union address, citing security concerns because of the government...

MARY OLIVER, PRIZE-WINNING POET OF THE NATURAL WORLD, DIES AT 83

In plain language and minute attention to flora and fauna, her uplifting verse was widely popular and her readings drew throngs. But...

 
 
 

MICHAEL COHEN ACKNOWLEDGES PAYMENTS TO DOCTOR ONLINE POLLS FOR TRUMP

President Trump's former lawyer and fixer is reported to have paid $12,000 to $13,000 in cash in a shopping bag to help doctor poll...

‘BEAR MARKET' IS AN ARBITRARY LABEL, BUT USING IT CAN HURT

Popular definitions for “bear markets” aren't scientifically based, the economist Robert Shiller says, yet they can contribute to downward...

 
 
 

CORNER OFFICE: HADI PARTOVI WAS RAISED IN A REVOLUTION. TODAY HE TEACHES KIDS TO CODE

The founder and chief executive of Code.org, who was born in Iran, says computer science is a “foundational skill,” one that future...

BONNIE GUITAR, MUSIC INDUSTRY TRAILBLAZER, IS DEAD AT 95

She was best known for her hit record “Dark Moon,” but her greatest achievement may have been her success as a businesswoman.

 
 
 

THOUSANDS MORE MIGRANT CHILDREN LIKELY TAKEN FROM FAMILIES THAN FIRST REPORTED

The government has reported about 2,700 migrant children separated from their families at the border last year. But the removals began...

DEADLY CAR BOMB IN COLOMBIA HITS POLICE ACADEMY

The attack in the capital, Bogotá, left at least eight dead, the defense ministry said.

 
 
 

LESLIE MOONVES TO TAKE CBS TO ARBITRATION OVER $120 MILLION SEVERANCE

Mr. Moonves was fired for cause by the company's board following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. He denies them, and wants...

NONFICTION: HACKER FOR HIRE

In “Breaking and Entering,” Jeremy Smith tells the story of a brilliant, larger-than-life computer scientist who runs her own boutique...

 
 
 

AFTER PROTESTS, A BLOODY CRACKDOWN IN ZIMBABWE

Security forces in the country are violently crushing protests set off by the increased costs of living and the government's failure...

MEANWHILE: THERE'S RADON IN THIS WATER - AND TOURISTS ARE GULPING IT DOWN

The E.P.A. warns that radon causes cancer. But some tourists head to mines in Montana to soak it up.

 
 
 



Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Trump's Ex-Lawyer Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Michael Cohen tweeted about what appeared to be another example of questionable actions he'd taken in order to help Trump's presidential ambitions. He already has pleaded... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is resigning from Congress just 2 weeks into his 5th term

Just two weeks after being sworn in for a fifth term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino says he is leaving Congress. Read more ...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously...

Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought

Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from... Read more ...

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least eight people were killed and another 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded Thursday at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, officials said. The bomb went... Read more ...