SHOHEI OHTANI IS THRIVING AS A TWO-WAY STAR

With the so-called Ohtani rules junked, the Angels' “super freak” is dominating as a hitter and a pitcher. “There are things that he...

‘WE'RE HUNGRY': THE LIBERTY AIM HIGH IN A BOUNCE-BACK SEASON

The Liberty had the worst record in the W.N.B.A. last year. But the return of Sabrina Ionescu and the addition of league veterans could...

 
 
 

WINNERS AND LOSERS OF THE N.Y.C. MAYORAL DEBATE

Opinion writers and outside contributors give their rankings of the Democratic contenders for "the second toughest job in America."

IN GAZA, AIRSTRIKES END IN CIVILIAN CASUALTIES

A barber, a laundry worker and a family seeking safety were all caught up in the bloodshed of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

 
 
 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESIDENT RESIGNS AFTER SPEECH BLUNDERS

Robert Caslen, a retired Army lieutenant general, was accused of failing to credit a lengthy passage in a commencement speech he delivered.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE YANKEES' CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Gleyber Torres is the eighth person from the Yankees organization to test positive for the coronavirus this week. All had been vaccinated.

 
 
 

EX-AIDE TO CONGRESSMAN CLAIMS HE WAS FIRED FOR VOICING VIRUS CONCERNS

A former adviser to Representative Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican, contends in a federal lawsuit that the congressman flouted...

CRACKED MEMPHIS BRIDGE IS SHUT DOWN INDEFINITELY

The Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River could be closed for weeks, if not longer, because of damage that could have led...

 
 
 

PHILADELPHIA HEALTH CHIEF RESIGNS OVER CREMATION OF REMAINS FROM MOVE BOMBING

The revelation that unidentified remains from at least one of the victims of a 1985 police bombing had been discarded without regard...

BLACK STUDENT ATHLETE WAS FORCED TO REMOVE HAIR BEADS DURING GAME

Nicole Pyles, 16, of Durham, N.C., says that a rule banning the use of hair beads by student athletes is discriminatory.

 
 
 

AS BROADWAY PLANS ITS RETURN, ‘HAMILTON' WILL REQUIRE VACCINES BACKSTAGE

With 23 shows setting Broadway reopening dates, audiences can expect full crowds, masks and flexible ticketing policies. But not lower...

C.D.C.'S NEW MASK GUIDELINES: HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW

The C.D.C. now says it is safe for fully vaccinated people to take their masks off in most indoor settings. States, cities and businesses...

 
 
 

COLONIAL PIPELINE PAID ROUGHLY $5 MILLION IN RANSOM TO HACKERS

The payment clears the way for gas to begin flowing again, but it risks emboldening other criminal groups to take American companies...

‘THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW' REVIEW: DON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR

Amy Adams plays a reclusive psychologist who witnesses a crime in a glossy new Netflix thriller.

 
 
 

ISRAEL GROUND FORCES SHELL GAZA AS FIGHTING INTENSIFIES

The surge in fighting left Israel in an unprecedented position - fighting Palestinian militants on its southern flank as it sought...

JOIN KARA SWISHER ON TWITTER SPACES TO DISCUSS CYBERSECURITY AND LIZ CHENEY WITH DAVID SANGER AND MAGGIE HABERMAN

 
 
 

VACCINATED AMERICANS MAY GO WITHOUT MASKS IN MOST PLACES, FEDERAL OFFICIALS SAY

Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks or maintain social distance indoors or outdoors, with some exceptions, the C.D.C....

THE BEAUTY STORES, NEAR AND FAR, THAT ARE DESTINATIONS IN THEIR OWN RIGHT

Sought-out spots for picking up finely milled soaps, hand-sculpted makeup brushes, exquisite scents and more.

 
 
 

EID AL-FITR CELEBRATED THROUGH DISTINCT FAMILY RECIPES

As the poet and writer Kima Jones prepared for Eid al-Fitr, she used it as a time to connect to herself, her ancestors and her family...

HOLLYWOOD HAS A NEW WAY TO DRAMATIZE ADDICTION

Recent films dive into the profound grief experienced by so many families. What do they still get wrong?

 
 
 



Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

SEATTLE - Cleveland's Zach Plesac lost his no-hit bid with no outs in the eighth inning when Seattle's J.P. Crawford lined a clean single to center Thursday night Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Businesses react after the CDC eased mask wearing guidance on Thursday for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places. Read more ...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight at Walmart

An Ohio woman was arrested on Tuesday after hitting another woman in the face with a 10-pound log of prepackaged meat at Walmart. Police say officers were dispatched to the... Read more ...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop in South Carolina

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. - A woman, who deputies say was hoarding fuel in her trunk, caught on fire after a crash in Pickens County. A Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputy saw a... Read more ...