Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found.
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The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.
An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials.
The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultural and identity issues into the race.
Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything.
The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
What factors does it consider, and is it based on research? We explain.
The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
Is Tyrion a Targaryen? Was Varys a merman? Our writer took a deeper look at which of these fan theories are still likely.
Wesley Morris binges “Game of Thrones.” Olivia Wilde, the director. I.M. Pei dies. Thomas Harris speaks. The Gen X mess. And more.
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Is a city still a city if urban living is a luxury good?
The city still hasn’t passed a bill mandating disclosure of the use of new surveillance technologies.
The woman behind a pernicious and racist myth didn’t represent anyone or anything but her own striking criminal enterprise.
Plot Twist: In Season 2 of Trumpworld, Trump tries to restrain his crazy advisers, rather than vice versa.
He’s crisscrossing Europe because he believes it’s a bellwether for the United States. The scary thing is he could be right.
Faith, like feminism, sets high expectations for husbands.
Warmer weather brings daffodils, rhubarb at the farmer’s market — and, for some, despair.
How a war in the Middle East would wreck Trump’s grand strategy.
We know that. But the “privacy paradox” means we still act like we are.
Bigotry thrives in vagueness. It can be cowardly with double meanings.
How the rest of the country can follow them.
For Elisabetta Matsumoto, knot theory is knit theory.
The 44th season finale was hosted by Paul Rudd, who played Pete Buttigieg, and featured a tribute to Nipsey Hussle from DJ Khaled.
Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” is a revealing history of the trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868.
Representative Justin Amash, known as a contrarian, accused the president of engaging in “impeachable conduct.”
War of Will, with Tyler Gaffalione riding once again, was not impeded this time, though another jockey’s tumble at the start provided a scare.
In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education.
In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care.
Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help.
To some, the suggestion of a visit to the salt mines evokes grim memories of prison camps. But allergy sufferers swear by the health benefits.
The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next.
Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here’s a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season.
Now that Bill de Blasio has announced he’s running for president, what happens when he leaves to campaign?
The more comfortable you can get with the tools you own, the more you can spend time perfecting flavor rather than worrying about technique.
Tanya Pushkine and Paul Luykx had different approaches to dating. She was scattershot; he was methodical — and excessive.
From planning their next tour to going out for sushi, the Met brothers are, for the most part, inseparable.
The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.
Light, sharp, speedy dinners, like a chicken Caprese, pasta primavera with asparagus and peas, and a brightly flavored baked fish.
The East End’s first vineyards were planted in the 1970s, and some family-owned businesses are now attracting investors from elsewhere.
Efforts to inspire more action against climate change have moved from trying to scare you to telling how you can make a difference.
The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints.
Workouts tailored to the needs of transgender people who want to build strength after surgery.
Ten years after diagnosis, could I finally dispense with chemical sleeping aids?