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Ralph Peters, a retired lieutenant colonel, sent an email to his colleagues saying he was “ashamed” of what the channel had become.
Let’s stop calling the invasion of Iraq a “blunder” and call it what it is: a crime.
A Bedouin lesson for handling President Trump and Vladimir Putin.
John Oliver’s parody of the Pence family’s book about their pet bunny has bumped pre-orders of James B. Comey’s memoir from the top spot.
Walt Whitman had a prescription for national renewal.
A British TV station sent a reporter to pose as a prospective client, and secretly filmed Cambridge Analytica’s chief executive offering to engage in dirty tricks.
Ms. McDougal is the second woman this month to challenge Trump associates’ efforts to bury stories of extramarital relationships.
This lush, wild bit of Puerto Rico, a word-of-mouth destination that draws a loyal following of visitors, is rebuilding after last year’s ferocious hurricane season.
The social network was said to have reached a deal with the executive to depart after disagreements over how to address its role in spreading disinformation.
At a cost of $1.4 billion, a National Institutes of Health program may help scientists discover links between diseases, genes and lifestyle. But the project faces obstacles.
It’s true that the Cambridge Analytica incident wasn’t a security breach. It was something far worse.
“We had a very good call,” President Trump told reporters in the Oval Office after speaking with the Russian leader after his re-election. “We will probably be meeting in the not-too-distant future.”
Authors of two books about aging pass along some of the wisdom of the oldest old about what brings meaning and pleasure to their twilight years.
Evenings can be lively in Cruz Bay and the beaches are still inviting. But major resorts are closed and cleanup efforts continue.
A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in what is believed to be the first fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.
The geneticist at Harvard Medical School has retrieved DNA from more than 900 ancient people. His findings trace the prehistoric migrations of our species.
What’s behind President Trump’s curious silence about a porn star and her story?
Just two members of the charismatic subspecies remain, both female. But scientists still hope to prevent the extinction of the animals.
Reno is among several Western cities experiencing congestion and new tensions as California residents and businesses seek more affordable locations.
A Trump administration proposal would limit the ability of Mexico, Canada and the U.S. to warn consumers about the dangers of foods linked to obesity.
There has been a strong Jewish presence in the region since ancient times, and kosher tradition is reflected in recipes for the Passover feast.
Undercover video shows the president’s digital consultants acting like thugs.
Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.
There are some practical solutions to safeguard some of your data, like installing software to block web tracking technologies.
In the wake of Andrew McCabe’s firing, and the president’s gloating tweets, Republicans once again could take action to protect democracy — but they refuse.
At a whale biology conference in 1971, one attendee was photographed but not named. Internet sleuths tracked her down.
It was television, not Facebook, that made him president.
In a rambling, at times contradictory, explanation, Mr. Carson told a House committee that he had “dismissed” himself from the decision to buy the set for his office last year, leaving the details to his wife and staff.
An intense, three-week manhunt came to an end when the suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, drove into a ditch and blew himself up, the police said.
Mr. Jones, a Holocaust denier and former member of the American Nazi Party, was the sole Republican candidate in a suburban Chicago congressional district.
Coming soon: a battle of bad ideas that refuse to die.
Some economists say the recovery could continue for years. But many see the seeds of the next crisis being sown in government policy choices.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will defend her agency’s budget before a House panel, including a reorganization plan that staff members say she tried to withhold from Congress.
The president and former law enforcement and intelligence officials are trading Twitter insults, turning a conflict that would have once stayed private into a public brawl.
In an event organized by The New York Times and How To Academy, the historian and author Yuval Noah Harari offered his predictions for the future.
Your interest in Kim Kardashian West can tell researchers how extroverted (very), how conscientious (more than most) and how open-minded (only somewhat) you are.
A canine-friendly showing of “Isle of Dogs” brought out that rare breed: cinephile dogs and their owners.
Older cyclists are not like most of the rest of us. They are healthier. They are, biologically, younger.
Why would China commit to a liberal world order that doesn’t reflect its own political values?
It’s a lot of work, but this traditional dish remains one of America’s most regional, and revered, specialties.
In learning to appreciate my Iranian background, I started to see the beauty of Nowruz.
A political data firm tied to the Trump campaign gained access to information on 50 million Facebook users. Here is how it happened, and the uproar it has caused.
A visit by our 52 Places Traveler to the Puerto Rican capital, still recovering from last year’s hurricanes, was one of the most calming and soul-filling experiences of her trip so far.
As the United States enters its 15th year of war in Iraq, a former Marine Corps tanker remembers the invasion that set the occupation, and all its destruction, in motion.
President Trump also indirectly criticized Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, for the ongoing investigation into Russia’s 2016 campaign meddling.
The Federal Trade Commission is said to be examining whether the social media giant violated a 2011 agreement.
A deputy at the school confronted the gunman, a male student, less than a minute after he began shooting, the sheriff said. Two students were wounded in the episode.
Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are forming a Founders for Change coalition to deliver a message to the white- and male-dominated world of venture capital.
In Menlo Park, Calif., Facebook is building a real community and testing the proposition: Do people love tech companies so much they will live inside them?
After West Virginia, teachers in some other conservative states are protesting over pay and benefits, with a statewide strike looming in Oklahoma at the start of April.
Native American women are running for office in record numbers. Some are fighting pipelines. Others are fighting environmentalists.
Francis takes risks while reshaping the Catholic Church’s relations with the modern world.
Want guns out of your stock portfolio? Sick of bad actors like Wells Fargo and Equifax? You’ll face at least seven challenges when making an investing plan.
Canada loves its ice, and outdoor hockey is part of the nation's cultural identity. So what happens when winters get too warm for backyard rinks?
The hurricane battered the island, and most hotels and restaurants have not reopened. The crowds have yet to return, which means visitors will have stretches of sand to themselves.
The State House candidate, Leslie Gibson, made the comment about Emma González, also calling David Hogg a “baldfaced liar.” His remarks prompted others to run.
Winter refused to relinquish its grip with predictions of 12 to 16 inches of snow on Wednesday, prompting the closure of New York City public schools.
President Trump has discussed firing one lawyer, and another has considered quitting. A third, who has pushed theories on television that the F.B.I. framed the president, was hired.
Hurricane Maria ravaged the island six months ago this week. We’re still struggling to rebuild.