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President Trump’s supporters asked us to compare. We did.
Thomas Mann lays down some truth.
A few dozen of New York’s passenger elevators are still manually operated, forming a hidden museum of obsolete technology and anachronistic employment.
In a 3-to-2 vote along party lines, the agency scrapped Obama-era rules meant to protect an open internet.
Unless you own a business or live off assets, you’re a second-class citizen in their eyes.
With federal funding not yet renewed, most states will soon run out of money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The unspoken question of endless browsing is “What do I need?” What I needed was less.
Survivors describe Myanmar soldiers killing men, raping women and burning babies in a Rohingya village.
North Korea’s nuclear missile progress has stunned the world. Here are some of the scientists behind it.
It’s not just the tax cut or A.C.A. repeal: If the public opposes a law, you can bet the Republicans support it. Why?
Global inequality, after widening for decades, has stabilized. The share of the world’s income captured by the top 1 percent has shrunk since its peak on the eve of the financial crisis.
Ms. Ramsey, a newcomer to politics, was running to unseat a Republican. She denies that she harassed a male subordinate, as alleged in a 2005 lawsuit.
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Here’s what you need to know.
Republicans have resolved the differences between the two versions of their tax bill.
Subjects in a study on body language and lying were asked several general questions — and then told off camera to lie or tell the truth when answering. Can you tell truth from falsehood?
Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee, who had been holdouts, said they would support the bill, putting it within striking distance of passage.
We have catalogued nearly every outright lie the president has told publicly since taking the oath of office.
The Times’s art critics select their favorite art books (and books about art) of the year.
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a “cat night” at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next.
When your community fights for the people who terrorized you, it means your pain is not a priority.
Protesters call for an intifada and promise to “shoot the Jews.”
A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.
Get ready for a very merry war on Christmas.
Over the last decade, a few giant corporations became an inescapable part of online life. Gutting net neutrality would cement their power.
Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the condition in five patients.
An Italian nonprofit organizes soccer matches inside the country’s prisons in an effort to foster healthy relationships between inmates and their children.
Judge Alex Kozinski stands accused of sexually harassing his female clerks and other employees for years.
Don’t overlook Ireland’s second city, with its many churches, pubs, local beers and an increasingly diverse array of restaurants.
A program prompted by a challenge from the Dalai Lama is bringing kindness training to the classroom. Research suggests it helps.
Tonight a menorah that began its life in Nazi Germany will be lit in Israel.
Certain kinds of exercise may mitigate the effects of aging at the cellular level.
The nominee, Matthew S. Petersen, was unable to answer basic legal questions during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
More than a thousand children are counting on Nora Sándigo to become their guardian if their undocumented parents are deported. How many of those promises will she now have to keep?
In Haiti’s capital, death is often harder to afford than life. The men who tend to the bodies told their stories to New York Times journalists.
With Twitter as his Excalibur, the president takes on his doubters, powered by long spells of cable news and a dozen Diet Cokes. But if Mr. Trump has yet to bend the presidency to his will, he is at least wrestling it to a draw.
In Alabama, an official’s use of public funds and behavior toward critics have raised questions about the broad powers of American sheriffs.
The anniversary of “Saturday Night Fever,” celebrated at the original disco where the movie was filmed, underscores how much Brooklyn has changed.
How the Getty Center protects its art from wildfires.
A Vanderbilt neuroscientist has discovered an unusual but shockingly fruitful way to study our most enigmatic organ.
Reflexive backing of divisive, scandal-plagued figures like Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate, is hurting their movement’s image, some evangelical Christians say.
Some strategies are straightforward; others fiendishly difficult. For many you’ll need to act fast.
After purging some from their ranks, Democrats are intensifying a push to investigate the president over accusations of harassment and abuse.
The president has come to power at a time when power is passing out of the hands of governments. That’s more reassuring even than his incompetence.
The factors that caused the Great Recession are at play again today.
“Attachment theory“ finds new resonance in the age of smartphones.
The world’s financial community is finally rousing itself in the fight against global warming.
Essays and art from Jenna Wortham, Ruth Franklin, Vivian Gornick, Parul Sehgal, Heidi Julavits, Paula Scher, Olivia Locher, Amber Vittoria and more.
The dad on BBC, the kid with a knife and an anguished cameraman were among the internet’s most joyful and relatable moments of the year.
Americans are a generous people, but our generosity comes with moral judgments.
New findings have surprised and puzzled researchers, though the study does not prove cause and effect.
Newly under Republican control, the National Labor Relations Board changed the standard for holding a company responsible for a franchisee’s practices.
A reissue of “The Beautiful Smile” looks back on Nan Goldin’s highly personal work that combines art photography with a snapshot aesthetic.
Dr. Natalia Kanem, head of the United Nations Population Fund, is facing many challenges, including a big funding cut by the Trump administration.
House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement on a final bill, and are on track to send it to President Trump by Christmas.
The rapid pace of the tax bill moving through Congress left lobbyists with little time and few lawmakers to press for changes in the $1.5 trillion overhaul.
As Republicans sprinted to get their bill across the finish line, they faced a new round of questions about whether they could generate enough support to pass the legislation.
Amid worries about hazing, sexual assault and a spate of deaths, universities are imposing campuswide restrictions on fraternities and sororities.
As the population in the New York area ages, developers are hoping to attract people 55 and older with new communities that have a country-club vibe.
Mocked for months as weak and robotic, the British prime minister has earned sympathy in Brussels — and some respite at home — by doggedly carrying on.