President Trump depicted indictments charging Russians with interfering in America’s politics as a vindication for himself rather than a threat to the United States.
How do bots and trolls work to infiltrate social media platforms and influence U.S. elections? We take a closer look at these insidious online pests to explain how they work.
The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.
When Russian trolling techniques were exported to the United States, it seems to have been done with a lack of discipline and secrecy. But that does not mean the operation lacked high-level support.
Employees and associates of the Internet Research Agency, a shadowy company based in St. Petersburg, are accused of trying to interfere in the 2016 election.
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster accused Moscow of engaging in “disinformation, subversion and espionage.” The comments highlighted a sharp division in the White House on how to talk about Russia’s actions.
After visiting and questioning Mr. Cruz at his home in 2016, the Department of Children and Families determined he was not a risk to himself or others.
Connecticut, which passed a strict gun law after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has seen a sharp drop in the number of gun deaths.
Some of the 17 people who died in the shooting had tried to spare others during the chaos. Among the dead: a teacher, a coach, a dancer and a trombonist.
In an interview, Senator Mitch McConnell said that Mitt Romney’s Senate run was an illustration of Republicans’ improving fortunes entering a challenging midterm campaign.
John F. Kelly suggested that there were serious shortcomings with the system for vetting officials with access to the country’s most closely guarded secrets.
Our art critic reviews the Obamas’ official portraits. Dan Barry on the distinctly American ritual of school shootings. Norway then and now in the Olympics. WeWork’s plans for world domination. And more.
Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there.
Its election interference didn’t aim at just the outcome — it also targeted attitudes toward our democracy.
Poland can’t make its history disappear. Thousands of families, like mine, have stories.
Whatever happened to sweatpants?
Guns, infant mortality and car crashes show that we’re behind other wealthy nations.
It’s been 25 years since our family’s loss. The country has become numb to these tragedies.
The Polish lurch into illiberalism and rewritten history is an immediate danger to the European idea.
Helping young immigrants, not deporting them, is the smarter way to fight a vicious international gang.
A new report proves that Tehran is violating the international weapons embargo, with deadly consequences.
We were so close to moving beyond the stereotypes. Alas.
South Korea has imprinted its iridescent style on the Olympics, making it a feast for the senses, with bold food, bright colors and brash graphics.
At the top of the ski jump tower — one of the highest elevations at these Winter Games — there is an eerie silence.
Marcel Hirscher of Austria solidified his claim to being the world’s best skier, easily picking up his second gold medal of the Games in the men’s giant slalom.
How doping in Russia and a protracted investigative process helped deny William Dutton a ticket to the Olympics.
Officials from the judiciary and law enforcement are teaming up to try to prevent voters from being misled, arguing that freedom of speech cannot come at the cost of a tainted election.
No deaths were immediately reported from the 7.2-magnitude quake, but 13 people were killed when a helicopter bringing officials to a town near the epicenter crashed.
The British prime minister, who said the pact should be signed before a “Brexit” deal, announced that Britain would respect the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.
It was unclear how much damage the blaze did to the ancient Buddhist temple. But to many Tibetans, any harm to the site would be a harsh blow.
Israel responded with two waves of airstrikes on an attack tunnel and military targets across Gaza. A rocket fired at Israel struck the roof of a home but did not explode.
President Trump’s eldest son is headed to India on a sales trip for the family’s real estate business. Indians are star-struck by a family both rich and famous.
Few in Soweto township expect change now that Cyril Ramaphosa is president. But none can imagine voting against the African National Congress.
Taro Kono, a U.S.-educated political blue blood who has made a name as a liberal nonconformist, is positioning himself to one day replace Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah’s funeral was the last for the 13 victims of the December fire, the deadliest in New York City in over 25 years.
Hijras occupy a special place in Hinduism. But their relationship to modern Mumbai, where transgender people are legally recognized, remains fraught.
At the annual meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the seminars covered the quantum hologram (huh?) and President Trump.
A teenager in distress turned to a famous novel with the hope of normalizing her situation. Instead, it provided a road map for escape.
A few free apps can earn you a few bucks as long as you know what you’re getting into. They won’t fund your retirement, but they’ll help you pay for that latte.
Experts say it’s essential to give kids time and space to play.
The nine-step money-management system in “Your Money or Your Life” allowed both its writers to retire early.
Hear the week's most notable tracks from Courtney Barnett, Gregory Porter, Tinashe and more.
After years of self-imposed exile, the glam rocker returns to the limelight on Broadway, and with a new memoir chronicling a saucy slice of Downtown New York.
“Years later, I understood that these were in fact romance novels for boys, which means very little romance and lots of danger and battle-forged camaraderie.”
As Trinity Wall Street prepares to welcome a new (if used) instrument to St. Paul’s Chapel, it is announcing a brand-new organ for Trinity Church.
Our sense of belonging often comes from shared memories of collective experience. What will my multicultural daughter identify with?
The chef Yotam Ottolenghi begins a new series of columns on how to take favorite ingredients in different directions.
Electric pulses to the brain help subjects store memory, scientists have found. But the road to perfecting recall remains daunting.
Deforestation on the island has harmed the primates, but a study found they also disappeared from more intact forests, suggesting people may be killing them.
These relatives of the octopus and squid save energy by effortlessly extending structures under their skin that help them hide.
Races designed to almost guarantee you won’t set a new personal record are becoming increasingly popular among runners who crave something new.