ACCUSATIONS OF SERIAL RAPE PUSH EGYPT TOWARD A RECKONING

In a country where women are often blamed when they are sexually assaulted, the arrest of an Egyptian student has raised hopes for...

IVORY COAST PRIME MINISTER DIES AFTER CABINET MEETING

Amadou Gon Coulibaly had just returned to the West African country from France, where he had been receiving treatment for a heart condition.

 
 
 

SOUTH KOREAN TRIATHLETE'S SUICIDE EXPOSES TEAM'S CULTURE OF ABUSE

After Choi Suk-hyeon's death, her family released secret audio recordings that depict the physical and psychological abuse she appeared...

GAME TIME BEER? FOR M.L.S., MAKE THAT A KICKOFF CAPPUCCINO

Bed head, morning breath, fatigue. The 9 a.m. kickoffs for Major League Soccer games restarting this week could be one of the bigger...

 
 
 

BEHIND FACEBOOK'S CIVIL RIGHTS AUDIT WITH RASHAD ROBINSON

“I think Facebook's heart is in the right place sometimes. But their heart doesn't make decisions inside the corporation."

I'VE SEEN A FUTURE WITHOUT CARS, AND IT'S AMAZING

Why do American cities waste so much space on cars?

 
 
 

SHOULD SCHOOLS REOPEN?

And what else you need to know today.

JOY REID TAKES NIGHTLY ANCHOR SLOT AT MSNBC

She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program. The move was made by new leadership at NBC...

 
 
 

IS TRUMP'S FATE SEALED?

Is this the end of Trump? What about schools?

ON RELIGION, THE SUPREME COURT PROTECTS THE RIGHT TO BE DIFFERENT

Recent decisions are about safeguarding pluralism, not taking sides in the culture wars.

 
 
 

A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE WON'T WORK IF PEOPLE DON'T TAKE IT

We need to start convincing skeptics now.

A MISSED WARNING ABOUT SILENT CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS

Why an early scientific report of symptom-free cases went unheeded.

 
 
 

68% HAVE ANTIBODIES IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. CAN IT HOLD OFF A NEXT WAVE?

The data emerging from those tested at a storefront medical office in Queens is leading to a deeper understanding of the scope of the...

HOW EVERCLEAR BECAME A PANDEMIC FAVORITE

Long the stuff of fraternity parties, the 190-proof grain alcohol wants to go from D.I.Y. germ killer to cocktail ingredient.

 
 
 

‘GREYHOUND' REVIEW: AT SEA IN WORLD WAR II, WITH TOM HANKS IN COMMAND

Based on a 1955 novel, the film follows a Navy captain who must shepherd men and ships across the perilous Atlantic Ocean to join the...

HOW TO BUY TECH THAT LASTS AND LASTS

All of our tech products will one day become obsolete, but here are some strategies to buying gadgets that you can enjoy for many years.

 
 
 

NEW YORK AS A BIKING CITY? IT COULD HAPPEN. AND IT SHOULD

A new report proposes 425 miles of interconnected bike lanes across the five boroughs. Another sees new car-free bridges into Manhattan...

U.S. WEIGHS EARLY VACCINE ACCESS FOR MINORITIES AND OTHERS AT RISK

When a coronavirus vaccine hits the market, it will be a key tool in putting an end to the pandemic. A federal committee is debating...

 
 
 

REPUBLICAN SENATORS IN ARIZONA AND GEORGIA HAVE A PROBLEM: THE BASE

This November, the uneasy relationship between the most right-wing voters in the Republican Party and the statewide lawmakers who rely...

BIDEN PLANS $300 BILLION INCREASE IN RESEARCH SPENDING AND MORE STIMULUS FOR RECOVERY

Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s proposal to increase spending on development of technologies like 5G cellular networks comes as recent polls...

 
 
 



‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions will be made locally

The White House is recommending that all schools reopen in the fall, with President Donald Trump threatening to withhold federal funds to schools that don't. Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to shutter around 200 stores over the next two years. On July 8, the company published an investor relations presentation that revealed Bed Bath &... Read more ...

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like a will'

Law enforcement are trying to locate the mayor of Seoul, after his daughter reported that the city official has gone missing. Mayor Park Won-sun didn't come to work on Thursday... Read more ...