Martin Luther King Jr. courageously spoke out about the Vietnam War. We must do the same when it comes to this grave injustice of our time.
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A convergence of racial and religious groups set the stage for the viral moment. “I stepped in between to pray,” Nathan Phillips said on Sunday.
A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.
“The white moderate” was more of an obstacle than “the Ku Klux Klanner.”
For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.
The grass-roots progressive activism of the past two years has been inspiring. But it’s still a shadow of what the country needs.
Many of us have learned that happiness is a skill and a choice.
Something in the new Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris was not what it seemed.
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The senator from California, a former prosecutor and one of the most prominent black women in politics, is the fourth woman to announce she is running in 2020.
What energized Democratic women really, really want: Trump out.
With Brexit, the chumocrats who drew borders from India to Ireland are getting a taste of their own medicine.
The Trump Tower Moscow talks went on for months longer than the president has previously acknowledged, his lawyer said.
The online retail giant is taking advantage of what it knows better than anyone: consumers’ online shopping habits.
Putting relationship quality at the center of education.
Ms. Harris became the latest Democrat to announce her candidacy in what is shaping up to be an already crowded field.
In honor of the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The senator was often on the wrong side of history when she served as California’s attorney general.
Unchecked growth has claimed Bobby’s Idle Hour, the last live-music venue on Nashville’s fabled Music Row.
With the Arctic warming rapidly, ice loss in Greenland is accelerating and may soon be a major factor in rising sea levels, according to a new study.
Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy.
Photographers captured scenes in the skies as the Earth’s shadow covered the moon.
A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women.
With its Baroque architecture and thriving textile scene, this former colonial capital is among Central America’s most beguiling destinations.
With Rapid DNA machines, genetic fingerprinting could become as routine as the old-fashioned kind. But forensic experts see a potential for misuse.
The no-vaccine crowd has persuaded a lot of people. But public health can prevail.
Republican leaders hope to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.
A new device — wearable, wireless and battery free — improves the ability to monitor and diagnose health problems by analyzing the sweat on your skin.
Baseball’s Hall of Fame shouldn’t continue to overlook someone whose influence on the game has been profound.
Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at the Vietnam neighborhood shows why they may never be achieved.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped and nonprofits are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.
The network must be secure enough for the innovations it promises.
A century ago, Irish nationalists broke from Britain — and set the mold for decades of independence movements.
When Richard Gergel was assigned to the same courtroom as J. Waties Waring, he vowed to ensure that, as Martin Luther King Jr. said, Waring would “long be remembered.”
Representative Will Hurd of Texas has emerged as one of the loudest Republican critics of the Trump wall, and he is the only one left whose district abuts the border with Mexico.
In Poland, hateful language is ubiquitous. Its consequences can be deadly.
A stray kitten appropriately named Loco started Mr. Chandoha on an unexpected career. By the time he died, he had taken some 90,000 cat pictures.
There is strong evidence for using psychological treatment for chronic pain, but that does not mean the pain isn’t real.
Meredith Golden charges a small clientele $2,000 a month to help them win at dating apps.
The physical and psychological toll of brutal commutes can be considerable.
As other jurisdictions approved laws barring mental health professionals from working to change a minor’s sexual orientation, the state’s attempts languished.
She thought she was protecting her children by not telling us her harrowing tale of fleeing China.
Cliff Sims, a former communications staff member, portrays a West Wing full of back-stabbing and duplicity under President Trump in “Team of Vipers.”
Will the Covington Catholic High School fiasco change social media?
Two male penguins are raising a baby whose gender is unknown.
“Someone needs to do the nuts-and-bolts, hands-on work that keeps our country going, and those who do deserve more than hardship for their efforts,” a reader says.
A new government program was supposed to prevent certain Medicare recipients from cycling in and out of hospitals. Now experts worry some older patients are being denied necessary care.
Chirlane McCray sets a populist tone with an exhibition of female artists, long underrepresented at Gracie Mansion.
Dozens of senior policymakers who are trying to agree on rules for artificial intelligence gathered at M.I.T. There was even some consensus.
How insurance companies farm out their dirty work to doctors and patients.
In an instant, I didn’t know if I’d get to see my daughter turn 6.
The league had largely avoided fan furor over this season, but disputed calls in Sunday’s two thrilling conference championship games brought it right back.
In the past, China has helped to pull the global economy out of weak spots. This time, it might not come through.
It may not be the cure-all to inequity, but we need a starting point.
His administration has ordered hospitals to reveal their prices. If patients and politicians pay attention, this could be a big deal.
The victory over the Chiefs means Tom Brady and Co. will be playing for the title for the ninth time in the last two decades.
Students and parents are angered at administrators at Poly Prep Country Day School for the school’s reaction to a video of two students in blackface making racist gestures.
Are they blinded by their political passions? Or are they just intellectually lazy?
A team in Cremona, Italy, wants to preserve every note from the world’s finest instruments before they become too fragile to play. But perfect recordings need silence. Lots of it.
At least 40 Afghans working for the country’s intelligence agency were killed in a militant assault on their base in Wardak Province, one of the single deadliest such attacks in 17 years of war.