Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.
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In the last year, Russian hackers have gone from infiltrating business networks of energy, water and nuclear plants to worming their way into control rooms.
Lack of candor is a fireable offense at the F.B.I., but Mr. McCabe’s last-minute dismissal from the agency was carried out against a highly politicized backdrop.
Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, the gay son of a Hindu father of Indian descent, tries to nudge the United States back to the moral high ground.
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The grown-ups on the way out of Trump’s White House should tell us what they saw.
The disorder can be an asset in our frenetic world.
Most people will draw a man. Researchers investigate the consequences.
A Democratic candidate wins while reinforcing his party’s soul.
The state Department of Transportation said the lead engineer had left it a voice mail message warning of cracking on the newly installed bridge.
The Pennsylvania special election vote suggests Republican bait and switch doesn’t work like it used to.
Researchers found that with a dog in the bedroom, both the humans and the dogs slept reasonably well.
After a mass shooting, where you might blame guns, rural conservatives don’t. They blame the shooter.
The court order is the first known time the special counsel has demanded that records directly related to the president’s businesses be turned over.
Francis takes risks while reshaping the Catholic Church’s relations with the modern world.
A flat fine threatens poor people with financial ruin, but it lets rich people off easy. Real justice requires punishment that is equally felt.
Principals are the key to success.
Why this 19th-century master of the Hudson River landscape, who used his art to argue against industry’s assaults, is politically right for right now.
The president’s daughter-in-law filed for an uncontested divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday.
Rising ocean levels are causing waves to break on the statues and platforms built a thousand years ago. The island risks losing its cultural heritage. Again.
In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him.
The court ruled that Constantin Reliu, 63, who was officially registered as dead after going to Turkey for work, had appealed his case too late.
Despite warnings from experts, older people are using more anti-anxiety and sleep medications, putting them at risk of serious side effects and even overdoses.
The energy that elites spend being ashamed of their advantages would be better spent sharing the fruits of those advantages.
Fifty years ago, he put together the kind of multiracial, working-class coalition progressives need to defeat Donald Trump decisively.
The doctors are accused of prescribing millions of dollars worth of the potent opioid and earning fees for fraudulent speaking engagements.
Their health problems are a human creation.
The Nordic nations are the happiest in the world, an annual report found. The United States dropped four spots to 18th.
Banksy’s latest work, a 70-foot-long piece at Houston and Bowery, honors the artist Zehra Dogan, who was jailed for painting Turkish ruins.
Virginia’s defeat against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, may have been historic and shocking, but it is explainable.
The cub, born in Scotland around Christmas, will be the subject of a documentary on Sunday.
Fifty years ago today, U.S. troops slaughtered some 500 Vietnamese civilians in a small coastal village. Why was only one man punished?
The poet Sylvia Plath and the novelist Charlotte Brontë. Ida B. Wells, the anti-lynching activist. These extraordinary women — and so many others — did not have obituaries in The New York Times. Until now.
Pennsylvania, China, steel and illusions. Here are his answers to some of your questions.
In hospitals, clinics and books, he revolutionized our understanding of how children develop psychologically.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says, “You shouldn’t categorize people like this.” But Germans call the man who runs the food bank a “people’s hero.”
Two new books examine the modern presidency and the possibility of removing Donald Trump from office.
The first lady is staying with her husband until he leaves the White House because of her devotion to her son, a reader writes.
What you do online can help elect a president.
Many residents of Ulan Bator, Mongolia, use coal-burning stoves during the winter months when staying warm is a matter of survival. But the pollution is hazardous to their health.
A federal appeals court ruled that the Labor Department overstepped its authority in requiring financial professionals to act in their clients’ best interests.
To be a manager on the team Coach K runs is about so much more than towels and rebounds.
“No one can predict what will happen to Cuba in the coming years, which is why you must rush there now. As in, right now.”
A physicist and best-selling author, Dr. Hawking did not allow his physical limitations to hinder his quest to answer “the big question: Where did the universe come from?”
Steve is a glowing strip in the night sky, not far from the northern lights. It was named after a cartoon. Now scientists have learned more.
Widespread memes used against African-Americans say America was built by Irish slaves whose history has been covered up. That’s false, historians say.
A special refugee program mostly for Yazidis, a tiny religious minority, is testing Canada’s celebrated resettlement system.
For some, Sheryl Sandberg’s book has been a powerful manifesto. Others have dismissed it as naïve and irrelevant. What is its actual legacy?
Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.
We’ve been led to believe that men want to have sex all the time, so sexless relationships must be the woman’s fault. Turns out it’s a lot more complicated.
A Mozart staging set in 1950s Coney Island had its premiere days after Mr. Levine was fired when an investigation found evidence of sexual misconduct.
Many Asian cuisines have been part of the landscape in the United States for decades, but only in recent years have Filipino dishes started gaining recognition outside immigrant communities.
A publisher came under fire for featuring the dictator as one of 11 world figures said to have “devoted their lives for the betterment of their country and people.”
Steel-cut oats, toasted in brown butter and cooked with unsweetened cocoa, makes the average bowl of porridge all the more sophisticated.
In her 36 years, Madhubala starred in more than 70 movies, often portraying modern young women testing the limits of traditions.
After finding ways to embrace changes in her vocal range, the 77-year-old folk singer has released an album that she is calling her final recording.
At least six people died in the collapse of a pedestrian walkway at Florida International University. Many families are still waiting for news of loved ones.
The president’s outlook on service workers could have real economic consequences.
The pedestrian walkway at Florida International University was under construction and not yet open to the public, a university official said.
Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, 98, compiles scouting reports and supportive emails for the Ramblers every game. But it is in her game day prayers that she really finds her voice.