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.
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The government shutdown has added confusion and delays to a new criminal justice law. Inmates who hoped to walk free will have to wait.
It has now been a month since the government was open, and the partial shutdown has had wide-ranging effects across the United States.
The Trump administration’s agreement to lift sanctions on the business empire of the oligarch, Oleg Deripaska, would allow him to pay off substantial debt.
The president’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, said his own widely reported statements about when talks about the skyscraper project might have ended were only “hypothetical.”
President Trump likes to say he has been tougher on Russia than his predecessors. But he has frequently contradicted his own administration’s anti-Russian positions.
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.
All but 1 percent of the territory the Islamic State once held in Iraq and Syria is gone, but to suggest that the group has been defeated, as President Trump did, is to ignore the lessons of recent history.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion that injured members of a Kurdish-led force, days after an attack that killed four Americans.
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.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed regret for past support of crime legislation, while Bernie Sanders called President Trump a racist.
A blown call in the N.F.C. championship game on Sunday exposed a weakness in the N.F.L.’s rule book, as officials cannot review certain judgment calls despite numerous video replays.
Something in the new Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris was not what it seemed.
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Abortion rights are under threat from the Supreme Court. But states can take critical actions.
Sexism helped elect Trump. That’s no reason not to run a woman against him.
Sorry, Donald, no morning in America for you.
The Iowa congressman has been saying offensive things for years but many of his supporters don’t seem concerned.
In Poland, hateful language is ubiquitous. Its consequences can be deadly.
His administration has ordered hospitals to reveal their prices. If patients and politicians pay attention, this could be a big deal.
Will the Covington Catholic High School fiasco change social media?
A century ago, Irish nationalists broke from Britain — and set the mold for decades of independence movements.
Unchecked growth has claimed Bobby’s Idle Hour, the last live-music venue on Nashville’s fabled Music Row.
A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.
The influential philosopher and educator, who died Friday, exemplified the spirit of engagement, uncompromising thought and civility we need today.
Rabid fans flock to a restaurant serving as a shrine to the singer Teresa Teng, whose music was banned in China for being “decadent.” Long after her death, the government has warmed to her appeal.
Meredith Golden charges a small clientele $2,000 a month to help them win at dating apps.
On the way to the Rainbow Room, a surprise at the movies and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
The Northeast and Midwest were socked with a sudden drop in temperatures, setting off a new wave of woes: bitter wind chills, frozen car engines, canceled flights.
A Tokyo court rejected an offer that the fallen Nissan chairman hire private security guards and surrender all of his passports.
President Trump’s stop — to observe a moment of silence without extended public remarks — appeared to be a last-minute addition to his calendar.
After growing up poor in North Carolina, she opened, in Chicago, what is believed to be the first advertising agency founded by a black woman.
An open letter urges China to free two Canadian men, and warns that their detention will magnify distrust and impede international cooperation on research.
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.
A Catholic high school in Kentucky has been thrust into a firestorm that touched seemingly every raw nerve in this polarized country — race, President Trump and the behavior of young white men.
Shao Chunyou rose from the assembly line to the boss’s office. Now the old recipes for success don’t work, and he must reinvent himself again.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s response to a blast that killed dozens, many stealing fuel, has exposed a central tension between two of his policy vows: fighting crime and lifting the poor.
It may not be the cure-all to inequity, but we need a starting point.
It is Martin Luther King’s Birthday. Honor it by doing something to improve the common good, whether that involves cooking or not.
With a little time, typing and easy-to-use software, you can quickly see your financial picture much more thoroughly and better plan for the future.
When you hear “professional organizer” you may think “reality TV,” but you shouldn’t. Professional organizers can help with projects large and small, and with the psychology of clutter, to boot.
Acclaimed (then overlooked) during five decades, the painter hits a new tempo in life and art with a show at the Barnes, a documentary and a seven-figure sale.
The men’s show season winds down with Thom Browne, deconstructed; Dior Men on a moving walkway; and Comme des Garçons finding beauty in the dark.
The Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is pressing for changes that would punish teams that he feels don’t take their responsibilities seriously.
At 72, Wendy Leon steps out from behind the scenes to vamp in her son’s Kenzo ad campaign.
A California transplant discovers how small Manhattan apartments can be.
Photographers captured scenes in the skies as the Earth’s shadow covered the moon.
A new device — wearable, wireless and battery free — improves the ability to monitor and diagnose health problems by analyzing the sweat on your skin.
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.
There is strong evidence for using psychological treatment for chronic pain, but that does not mean the pain isn’t real.