RANSOMWARE ATTACK CLOSES BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The attack, first discovered late Tuesday, disrupted the district's websites and remote learning programs, as well as its grading and...

FOR TRUMP, PAST IS PROLOGUE

He has always tried to weave a reality different from what is actually true.

 
 
 

ONCE AGAIN, A CAT IS SET TO JOIN THE RANKS OF PRESIDENTIAL PETS

COVERING ‘THE CROWN' ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC

Our pop culture editor in London talks about the popularity of “The Crown” on both sides of the Atlantic, and giving the people what...

 
 
 

JENNIFER PSAKI TO BE PRESS SECRETARY AS BIDEN NAMES ALL-FEMALE COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

Ms. Psaki, who served in prominent communications roles in the Obama administration, said she saw her job as trying to “rebuild trust.”

EFFORT TO RESCUE ENDANGERED TURTLES BECOMES A THANKSGIVING ODYSSEY

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp's ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help...

 
 
 

DEAR JOE, IT'S NOT ABOUT IRAN'S NUKES ANYMORE

Biden wants to reinstate the nuclear deal, but first he must confront the new Middle East.

RECOUNT IN TWO WISCONSIN COUNTIES REINFORCES BIDEN'S VICTORY

The conclusion of the recount adds yet another loss in the Trump campaign's effort to upend Mr. Biden's win.

 
 
 

SMART CRUISE CONTROL COMES TO MOTORCYCLES

Cars have had the technology for decades, but bikes from BMW and Ducati will offer the safety systems for the first time, with some...

‘BECAUSE SHE'S A GIRL': LOCKDOWN EXPOSES GENDER GAP IN U.K. SPORTS

Inequalities are especially pronounced in English youth soccer, where only a handful of clubs have kept training open for future female...

 
 
 

AFGHAN LEADER DIGS IN ON PEACE TALKS DESPITE PROGRESS, OFFICIALS SAY

President Ashraf Ghani is holding up a tentative agreement on the talks' framework, some officials say. His aides say no agreement...

 
 
 

PLAN TO HOLD CORPORATIONS LIABLE FOR VIOLATIONS ABROAD FAILS IN SWITZERLAND

The proposal would have exposed multinational companies to greater scrutiny over human rights and environmental abuses.

‘I HAVE NEVER SEEN SO MANY TOADSTOOLS.' A BUMPER CROP OF MUSHROOMS IN UKRAINE

Hunting for mushrooms deep in the forest is the ideal socially distanced pastime.

 
 
 

NIKE AND COCA-COLA LOBBY AGAINST XINJIANG FORCED LABOR BILL

Business groups and major companies like Apple have been pressing Congress to alter legislation cracking down on imports of goods made...

OFFICES OF DIEGO MARADONA'S DOCTOR RAIDED OVER HIS DEATH

The authorities searched the home and offices of the soccer hero's doctor as part of an investigation into the circumstances of his...

 
 
 

NEW YORK CITY WILL REOPEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND PHASE OUT HYBRID LEARNING

Mayor Bill de Blasio had faced criticism that in responding to the pandemic, he was prioritizing activities like indoor dining over...

DAVE PROWSE, MAN BEHIND DARTH VADER'S MASK, IS DEAD AT 85

Mr. Prowse went from being a weight lifting champion in Britain to helping portray one of the most memorable villains in movie history....

 
 
 

WATCH A LUNAR ECLIPSE, OR AT LEAST TRY TO

Penumbral eclipses are subtle, but there are good reasons to try to notice one.

HOMES THAT SOLD FOR AROUND $1.5 MILLION

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

 
 
 



President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

“These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better." Read more ...

President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Biden twists ankle while playing with dog, visits a doctor

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor "out of an abundance of caution," his office said Sunday. Read more ...

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

NEW YORK - Nearly 200,000 pre-kindergarten, elementary school and special-needs students will begin returning to in-person learning next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced... Read more ...

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

The 34-year-old driver slid off the track on the first lap and his car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Read more ...

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground... Read more ...

Joe Biden Injures Himself

Joe Biden Injures Himself

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor "out of an abundance of caution," his office said Sunday, per... Read more ...

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. Prowse wore the black suit and helmet to play Darth Vader, but it was actor... Read more ...

Len Bias to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Len Bias to be inducted into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Legendary University of Maryland basketball player Len Bias has been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Read more ...

Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

Pats keep playoff hopes alive with 20-17 win over Cardinals

Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots rallied in the second half to beat the Arizona Cardinals 20-17 Sunday. Read more ...

Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

MINNEAPOLIS - Chad Beebe caught a 10-yard touchdown pass with 46 seconds left for Minnesota shortly after he muffed a punt that let Carolina pad its lead. Then Joey Slye missed... Read more ...