The decision by the woman, Christine Blasey Ford, came after days of uncertainty over whether she would appear at a hearing and answer questions about her accusations of sexual assault.
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In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administration dysfunction, people around him said.
The sound of the earth cracking in Chile’s Atacama Desert. The deafening roar of Iceland’s Dettifoss waterfall. The relaxing quake of wind through aspens in Utah. What if we chose where to travel based on sound?
Democratic socialists have been one of the breakout groups of the 2018 election season, but many voters don't know what exactly they stand for. Do you?
In an opinion piece defending Christine Blasey Ford, the former first daughter wrote: “Your memory snaps photos of the details that will haunt you forever.”
A rule proposed by the Trump administration could force immigrants seeking permanent resident status to prove they will never become reliant on government assistance.
I believe Blasey deserves to be fairly heard, not automatically believed.
It’s Cruz versus O’Rourke in the clash of the Texas titans. A look at the first big debate of the election season.
When officers arrived at the house in Queens, they found three infants and two adults had been stabbed by a worker who then cut her own wrist, according to the police.
Once a year, doctors travel to Rwanda to perform lifesaving surgery on people with damaged heart valves — a disease caused by untreated strep throat.
Dr. Blasey, who has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has until 2:30 p.m. Saturday to agree to testimony terms, Charles Grassley said late Friday night.
They are struggling to pretend they will fairly weigh her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.
Duke Energy shut down a power plant in Wilmington, N.C., after a dam at the site breached and allowed coal ash to enter the nearby Cape Fear River.
The Texas political rivals spent weeks preparing for the debate, the first of three in their Senate race, which is one of the tightest and most heated this year.
The siblings say their brother’s extremist views on immigration and his comments about a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., prompted them to take action.
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while others blamed the United States and Persian Gulf states for the assault.
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The authorities believe the couple, Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley, worked together to lure women, drug them and rape them.
Dr. Blasey, a researcher and statistician, was reluctant to come forward with her allegation that Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her.
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Dr. Blasey has been the target of widespread social media disinformation since she came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee.
A Harvard professor called coconut oil “pure poison.” Not everyone takes such a harsh stand.
In advance of the publication of Mrs. Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Hearst are helping with the former first lady’s rock-star-style return to the public sphere.
For the first time, the pope accepted the legitimacy of bishops chosen by the Communist Chinese government.
Being married to “America’s sweetheart” didn’t work out. So Mr. Theroux is back in New York, hanging with his buddies, and being maniacal in Netflix’s “Maniac.”
Donald Trump is the one who is pushing back against the new nation that’s struggling to be born.
A former vice detective is at the center of one of the New York Police Department’s worst scandals in recent years. Here is his story, as uncovered by a team of Times reporters.
Within a distressed labor market, thousands of low-paid home workers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.
In a Pennsylvania swing district, voters are gripped by the allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, and divided over them.
Maybe one superrich old white guy from New York can save us from another superrich old white guy from New York.
Brock Long will have to reimburse the government for misusing government vehicles to travel to and from his home — but will keep his job.
The move comes shortly before President Trump’s biggest round of tariffs on Chinese goods is expected to go into effect.
The New York Times visited more than 150 homes in Punta Santiago to document the damage that remains a year after Hurricane Maria.
Many businesses are ill-equipped or unwilling to deal with opioid addiction even as it has driven up health costs and hurt productivity.
By dosing the tentacled creatures with MDMA, researchers found they share parts of an ancient messaging system involved in social behaviors with humans.
In the hit movie “Crazy Rich Asians,” the country looks luxe. But it’s easy to have a great time (and eat memorably well) without spending much.
Officials in northwestern Germany are declaring a disaster over a wildfire triggered two weeks ago by a rocket test on an army training site.
The Taliban is killing Afghan soldiers and police officers in record numbers. Last week, 400 were killed, officials say.