CRIMINAL JUSTICE BILL WILL GO UP FOR A VOTE, MCCONNELL SAYS

Senator Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote on a bill rewriting prison and sentencing laws before the end of the year, a potential...

BAGHDAD'S FORTIFIED GREEN ZONE OPENS TO PUBLIC AFTER 15 YEARS

The patch of land in the heart of Iraq's capital - home to Saddam Hussein's palaces, the American occupation and Parliament - had become...

 
 
 

THE ARCTIC'S WARMEST 5 YEARS ON RECORD: 2014-PRESENT

The Arctic has been warmer in the past five years than at any time in the modern era, scientists said. The effects can be felt far...

JAMAL KHASHOGGI, AMONG OTHER JOURNALISTS, NAMED TIME'S PERSON OF THE YEAR FOR 2018

The honorees, called “the guardians of truth,” included the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers in Maryland, two Reuters journalists...

 
 
 

GLOBAL MARKETS RISE AFTER CHINA CONFIRMS START OF NEW TRADE TALKS WITH U.S

The broad uptick was the latest swing in a volatile stretch shaped by, among other things, investors' worries over a slowing global...

CALIFORNIA TODAY: CALIFORNIA TODAY: WILL A DESERT TOWN TEST MARIJUANA'S SATURATION POINT?

Tuesday: Seeing big opportunity in the pot industry, development at Tejon Ranch and a Gold Rush legend.

 
 
 

DEALBOOK BRIEFING: INVESTORS MAY BE OVERLOOKING THEIR OWN DISCRIMINATION

A Morgan Stanley study suggests that investors think their financing decisions are balanced, but in reality they're skewed.

BEST OF LATE NIGHT: JIMMY FALLON MAKES FUN OF TRUMP FOR STRUGGLING TO REPLACE JOHN KELLY

“If anyone here wants to be President Trump's chief of staff, just raise your hand and the job is yours,” Fallon told his audience.

 
 
 

CRITIC'S PICK: REVIEW: RACE AND SEX IN PLANTATION AMERICA IN ‘SLAVE PLAY'

In a staggering professional New York debut, the playwright Jeremy O. Harris unpacks interracial relationships both antebellum and...

NEW YORK TODAY: N.Y. TODAY: YEAR OF THE WOMAN, BUT NOT ON THE CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday: With only 11 women on the 51-member City Council, the Council's Women's Caucus is amplifying their voices. Plus: a cameo from...

 
 
 

A TRAGEDY IN YEMEN, MADE IN AMERICA

Tracing an airstrike halfway around the world back to an American bomb factory.

YOUR TUESDAY BRIEFING

Brexit, Donald Trump, Voyager 2: Here's what you need to know.

 
 
 

POTENT WEAPON OR POISON PILL? SUPER PACS POSE QUANDARY FOR 2020 DEMOCRATS

While Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders would likely disavow super PACs, candidates from donor-rich states like New York and California...

HUNDREDS OF COMPLAINTS FLOOD IN ABOUT NEW YORK STORE SIGNS, BUT FROM WHOM?

After a spike in anonymous complaints about store signage, some merchants are facing big fines, and others are taking their signs down...

 
 
 

UNREST IN FRANCE HINDERS MACRON'S PUSH TO REVIVE ECONOMY

The Yellow Vest protests roiling the country have cost businesses billions of euros and threatened President Emmanuel Macron's strategy...

LIVE BRIEFING: SUNDAR PICHAI OF GOOGLE HEADS TO CAPITOL HILL

Google's chief executive will get his turn under the Washington bright lights when he starts testifying about the company at 10 a.m.

 
 
 

TIMES INSIDER: HOW TWO TIMES REPORTERS COVERED THE HUNT FOR OIL IN ALASKA

The investigative reporter Steve Eder and the climate reporter Henry Fountain teamed up to examine how the Arctic National Wildlife...

THE CHECKUP: WHY IS CHILDREN'S MASTURBATION SUCH A SECRET?

Parents and children have questions, but there is surprisingly little guidance available in the pediatric literature.

 
 
 

THE NEW HEALTH CARE: HOW TO CUT DRUG PRICES: EXPERTS WEIGH IN

A look at policies and possible trade-offs, including the risk of hampering innovation.

MIND: CAN WE REALLY INHERIT TRAUMA?

Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in...

 
 
 



Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science...

Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science is on their side

Delta just barred emotional-support pets from flights longer than eight hours. Some such animals have caused problems on flights by peeing, defecating, or mauling... Read more ...

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

French prosecutor's office say a terror investigation has been opened in the shooting. Read more ...

5 U.S. Marines Missing Since Mid-Air Crash Off Japan Declared Dead

5 U.S. Marines Missing Since Mid-Air Crash Off Japan Declared Dead

The U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

The Senate leader is really upset, though, that lawmakers may have to be in Washington between Christmas and the new year. Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

The suspect told investigators that he killed the girl because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an... Read more ...

Pirates trade Ivan Nova to White Sox for 19-year-old pitching prospect...

Pirates trade Ivan Nova to White Sox for 19-year-old pitching prospect Yordi Rosario

The Pirates traded starting pitcher Ivan Nova to the Chicago White Sox for Yordi Rosario, a 19-year-old right-hander who pitched in the Dominican Summer League and Arizona... Read more ...

Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of driving into crowd

Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of driving into crowd

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A jury recommended life plus 419 years on Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters... Read more ...