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Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, are said to have terminated an information-sharing agreement with the president’s legal team.
“Enough already!” one critic of President Vladimir V. Putin said, worried that the accusations were helping the Kremlin polish the president’s image as a master strategist.
The request, while unlikely to be heeded, highlights a critical question over who would benefit the most from the tax bill: shareholders or workers?
For years, liberals have tried, and failed, to create their own version of conservative talk radio. Has Crooked Media finally figured it out?
Ben Shapiro, who has been called the voice of the conservative millennial movement, is trying to define conservatism at a time when its meaning is up for grabs.
Elements that foreshadowed steep losses for Democrats eight years ago are in place for Republicans today.
Joe Barton, the vice chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said that he was reconsidering his political future after the photograph appeared on an anonymous Twitter account.
Security was stepped up for the Thanksgiving Day parade, but the children and adults along the route paid more attention to Olaf and the Grinch.
Once the forks are put down for good, Americans will begin their holiday shopping in earnest. Televisions promise to offer some of the best deals.
Lines on Black Friday are different from lines at the supermarket, often causing emotional behavior and generating a carnival atmosphere.
Whether you plan to get in line or shop from home, here are ways to beat the marketing madness.
The crown prince has big plans to bring back a level of tolerance to his society.
Traveling veterinarians, their patients and tradition.
I wanted to go back to the West Bank for a memorial service with my family. I was barred because I am a human rights advocate.
My parents let me know that as long as they lived, there would be a place in the world for me. I hope my sons know that, too.
Who are today’s role models on acting like gentlemen?
It’s the one holiday that truly invites all comers.
In his annual Thanksgiving column, Kevin Dowd answers the burning question about his continuing support of Donald Trump: How can he?
If anything, resisting Trump feels even more urgent than last year.
South African prosecutors had said the six-year sentence that the double-amputee sprinter received for killing his girlfriend in 2013 was “shockingly lenient.”
Disclosure of an explosion near the San Juan raised fears that its 44-member crew had been lost, though the search continued.
President Trump spent his holiday indulging in some of his favorite habits: spending time at his properties and talking about all the winning he’s doing.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with our lost shipmates and their families,” Rear Adm. Marc Dalton said on Friday.
The police detained seven people thought to have helped thousands of Chinese circumvent government limits on how much money they can move from the country.
Despite the conviction of Gen. Ratko Mladic for war crimes, Serbia’s collective memory of its role in the Yugoslav civil wars is more forgiving.
At the hotel, which has struggled financially and will soon excise the Trump name, some guests loved the brand, while others were there for the discounted rooms.
Wherever Mark Zuckerberg goes in Silicon Valley, he seems to generate a housing problem, including at an R.V. community where residents were evicted this month.
The trials of six Christian antiwar protesters have put a spotlight on a facility that the United States would rather keep in the shadows.
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Ayad Akhtar’s play portrays the financial excesses of the 1980s — part of what he calls “a collapse of a collective vision” of America — in ways that evoke unsettling new thoughts.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Black Friday tends to be when prices for great TVs drop to their lowest. But there are pitfalls, so we put together a playbook for how to snag the best TV for you.
Tips include: Let everyone pick an activity, figure out child care in advance, determine the accommodations that best suit your family.
Streaming services have more stage offerings than ever — from great actors in early roles to recent Broadway musicals, captured live. Plus “Hamlet” in Lithuanian.
The movie delivers moments of cinematic rigor and playful pop-culture erudition. And though it deals with the afterlife, don’t let that scare you.
The director has remade his breakthrough film as a streaming series, and this time Nola Darling’s work is as important as her love life.
Wintertime luxuries for the seasoned lounger.
Jane Kramer’s “The Reporter’s Kitchen” explains how she approaches life through food and food through life.
In this diverting documentary, Alexandra Dean tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a scandalous woman turned star and inventor.
With every birth, cells begin anew. Scientists have found a biological mechanism underpinning the process in worms, which one day may be harnessed to restore our own damaged cells.
Step into the barnyard at the Celebration for the Turkeys. For three decades, Farm Sanctuary, a vegan animal rescue organization, has been hosting a turkey dinner where the birds are the guests of honor instead of the main course.
In summer, when they move into warmer waters, bowhead whales in the Canadian Arctic rub against underwater rocks to shed skin.
Jeff Goodell’s “The Water Will Come” reports on climate change and contemplates the future fates of coastal cities.
We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.
The post-Louis C.K. reckoning is actually the best thing to happen to comedy in a long time.
I dared to discuss my anatomy. Men couldn’t handle it.