CURBING SPEECH IN THE NAME OF HELPING ISRAEL

A Senate bill aims to punish those who boycott Israel over its settlement policy. There are better solutions.

ON BASEBALL: IN A SEA OF CATCHING OPTIONS, WILSON RAMOS ‘COMMANDED THE ROOM'

The Mets considered trading for J.T. Realmuto or signing Yasmani Grandal, but a burly guy nicknamed the Buffalo seemed the right fit.

 
 
 

THE MARKET IS WORRIED. THE ECONOMY IS STRONG. HOW WILL THE FED REACT?

The Fed had an easy 2018, raising rates amid strong growth, and it's expected to cap the year with one more increase on Wednesday....

LATENT PREJUDICE STIRS WHEN A BLACK MAN TRIES TO JOIN A CHARLESTON CLUB

The rejection of a black doctor by the all-white Charleston Rifle Club drew condemnation in a Southern city hoping to transcend its...

 
 
 

JUDGE SEEKS MONITORING OF CVS AND AETNA DURING ANTITRUST REVIEW

A federal judge overseeing the merger settlement wants the combined companies to keep some operations separate while he examines the...

WHY BIDEN, BERNIE AND BETO SHOULDN'T GET COCKY

Polls and predictions this far ahead of November 2020 aren't worth much.

 
 
 

THE SWEET SPOT: HOW DO I WRITE ABOUT MY LIFE WITHOUT ALIENATING EVERYONE IN IT?

Especially my parents, who are to blame for almost all of it.

MODERN LOVE: TINY LOVE STORIES: ‘WE NEED TO END WHATEVER THIS IS'

Modern Love in miniature, featuring five reader-submitted stories of 100 words or fewer.

 
 
 

NOTED: THE LAUNDROMAT IS HOT!

Fashion is subliminally telling us that it's a dirty business.

LENS: BEYOND THE MYTH OF THE WAR PHOTOGRAPHER

In “Shooting War,” the psychiatrist Anthony Feinstein explores the complexity of photographers' day-to-day work covering conflict and...

 
 
 

7 WAYS TO FIX THE M.T.A

A new report found the M.T.A. will need a staggering amount of money to fix the system, and it urged the approval of congestion pricing...

NINJA WOULD LIKE TO GET MORE SLEEP

Tyler Blevins, the multimillionaire face of Fortnite, is aiming for LeBron James-level of fame. He probably lost 300 subscribers while...

 
 
 

FRAGILE CEASE-FIRE TAKES EFFECT IN YEMEN. WHY NOW AND WHAT'S NEXT?

The cease-fire, coming amid a surge of global attention on Yemen, got off to a shaky start. If it lasts, it could be a step toward...

OIL PRICES PLUMMET 7% ON FEARS OF A GLUT

Higher production than expected in Russia and the United States suggest that an OPEC deal to reduce supply might not do enough to stabilize...

 
 
 

COMMON SENSE: CBS IS FOOTING MOONVES'S LEGAL BILLS, GIVING HIM AN INCENTIVE TO FIGHT

When CBS ousted its former chief executive, it agreed to pay his legal bills into the future - an arrangement likely to cost CBS tens...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: WHAT IF BREXIT WERE A RESTAURANT?

It might look like Bluebird London, which serves English food and Long Island burrata in the Time Warner Center.

 
 
 

STOCK MARKETS ARE WILD, BUT BOND MARKETS CAN BE DANGEROUS

The sell-off in stocks isn't the only ominous economic sign emanating from financial markets. The bond markets, much more closely linked...

THE POSTAL WORKER'S CHRISTMAS

My grandfather was part of a long tradition of postal workers who sacrificed Christmas Eve with their families to deliver holiday packages.

 
 
 

NEARLY 40,000 PEOPLE DIED FROM GUNS IN U.S. LAST YEAR, HIGHEST IN 50 YEARS

Firearm deaths, including suicides, have been rising. Adjusted for population, the gun death rate in 2017 was the highest since the...

ADDICTED TO VAPED NICOTINE, TEENAGERS HAVE NO CLEAR PATH TO QUITTING

Parents, schools and public health experts struggle to find effective ways to help young people quit e-cigarettes. “There is no sound...

 
 
 



Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Security desk: Michael Flynn Deserves an Apology Michael Flynn was forced to resign as President Trump's national security adviser after widely being branded a traitor over his... Read more ...

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

The average bonus works out to be about $20,000 per employee. Read more ...

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

The monthly screenings will be arranged during the man's year-long jail sentence. Read more ...

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

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