The New York Times

House Democrats squelch a Republican effort to censure Maxine Waters for saying protesters should get more ‘confrontational.’

House Democrats on Tuesday killed a Republican-led effort to censure Representative Maxine Waters for suggesting that racial justice protesters should “get more confrontational.”

Added April 20, 2021

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy moves to force a vote to censure Maxine Waters.

Representative Kevin McCarthy, the Republican leader, moved on Tuesday afternoon to force a vote to censure Democratic Representative Maxine Waters for saying that racial justice protesters should “get ...

Added April 20, 2021

H.A.G.S. (Have a Good Summer)

I don’t know how I feel about adulthood, so I called my middle school friends.

Added April 20, 2021

China’s Solar Dominance Presents Biden With an Ugly Dilemma

WASHINGTON — President Biden has repeatedly pledged to work with China on issues like climate change while challenging Beijing on human rights and unfair trade practices.

Added April 20, 2021

The Tragedy of Harry Uzoka

When Harry Uzoka was 17, he went with his older brother, who was trying to get ahead in modeling, to a meeting at a talent agency in West London, a place of fairy-tale wealth with Edwardian homes and fertile ...

Added April 20, 2021

What Should Museums Do With the Bones of the Enslaved?

The Morton Cranial Collection, assembled by the 19th-century physician and anatomist Samuel George Morton, is one of the more complicated holdings of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology ...

Added April 20, 2021

Colorado Judge Will Resign After Using Racial Slur, Court Says

A Colorado judge has agreed to resign after the state Supreme Court censured her for repeatedly using a racial slur and making insensitive comments to Black judicial employees regarding police brutality ...

Added April 20, 2021

Colorado Judge Censured for Using Racial Slur Will Resign, Court Says

A Colorado judge has agreed to resign after the state Supreme Court censured her for repeatedly using a racial slur and making insensitive comments to Black judicial employees regarding police brutality ...

Added April 20, 2021

Merrick Garland vows to combat domestic extremism as he commemorates the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland said on Monday that the Justice Department was pouring resources into its effort to stop domestic violent extremists and that those who attacked the United States would ...

Added April 20, 2021

France Enabled 1994 Rwanda Genocide, Report Says

NAIROBI, Kenya — France played a “significant” role in “enabling a foreseeable genocide” in Rwanda, according to a report commissioned by the Rwandan government that was released Monday and that echoed ...

Added April 19, 2021

Apple says Parler can return to iPhones after the app makes some changes.

Parler, the social network popular with conservatives, is making its comeback.

Added April 19, 2021

U.N. Panel Is Scathing in Its Criticism of a British Report on Race

GENEVA — United Nations human rights experts on Monday issued a devastating critique of a report on race published last month by the British government, accusing its authors of repackaging racist tropes ...

Added April 19, 2021

U.N. Panel Calls British Report on Race a Repackaging of ‘Tropes’

GENEVA — United Nations human rights experts on Monday issued a devastating critique of a report on race published last month by the British government, accusing its authors of repackaging racist tropes ...

Added April 19, 2021

Why Political Sectarianism Is a Growing Threat to American Democracy

American democracy faces many challenges: New limits on voting rights. The corrosive effect of misinformation. The rise of domestic terrorism. Foreign interference in elections. Efforts to subvert the ...

Added April 19, 2021

What’s Behind the Growth in Alcohol Consumption?

American deaths from misuse of substances, including alcohol, have increased over the past two decades, but not uniformly across various demographic groups.

Added April 19, 2021

Ray McGuire Wants to Show He’s Not Just the Wall Street Candidate

In the intensifying race for mayor of New York City, numerous endorsements have trickled out, but few with the star power of the one jointly given to Raymond J. McGuire last week: Jay-Z, Diddy and Nas ...

Added April 19, 2021

The Fed Faces Criticism as It Wades Into Climate and Equity Issues

In mid-2019, Jerome H. Powell fielded a question from reporters that he often faced in those days: Were politics, and particularly a pressure campaign coming from Donald J. Trump’s White House to cut interest ...

Added April 19, 2021

John Grisham Leaves the Courtroom for Basketball, and Sudan

There is a basketball term to describe the author John Grisham: volume shooter.

Added April 19, 2021

What Joe Biden and I Saw After the U.S. Invaded Afghanistan

I was not surprised that Joe Biden decided to finally pull the plug on the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. Back in 2002 it was reasonable to hope that our invasion there to topple Osama bin Laden and his ...

Added April 18, 2021

Asian-American Artists, Now Activists, Push Back Against Hate

Early in the pandemic, word started to travel among Asian-American artists: racist attacks were on the rise. Jamie Chan told a fellow artist, Kenneth Tam, about getting kicked out of an Uber pool ride ...

Added April 18, 2021

I Have Read Thousands of Résumés, and I Have Some Advice

In the last decade, I have revised 3,000 résumés while working as a college career adviser. Here is my advice: The strongest will fit on a single page. Exceptions are few. An 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of letter ...

Added April 18, 2021

In a Changing Boston, a New Mayor Challenges the Police

BOSTON — Three weeks after her swearing-in as acting mayor of Boston, Kim Janey was enjoying a sort of honeymoon, enacting feel-good policies like forgiving library fines and basking in the spotlight that ...

Added April 17, 2021

After a Year of Turmoil, Elite Universities Welcome More Diverse Freshman Classes

Jianna Curbelo attends a career-focused public high school in New York City, works at McDonald’s and lives in the Bronx with her unemployed mother, who did not graduate from college.

Added April 17, 2021

I Have Read Thousands of Résumés and I Have Some Advice

In the last decade, I have revised 3,000 résumés while working as a college career adviser. Here is my advice: The strongest will fit on a single page. Exceptions are few. An 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of letter ...

Added April 17, 2021

I’m the Head of Planned Parenthood. We’re Done Making Excuses for Our Founder.

We need to talk about Margaret Sanger.

Added April 17, 2021