DEALBOOK SPECIAL: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LYFT I.P.O

How much will the company be valued at? What can go wrong? Who stands to get rich? Let us answer all those questions and more.

RIGHT AT HOME: TRANSLATING BROKER BABBLE

Real estate brokers have their own language when writing up property listings, but let us decipher it for you.

 
 
 

‘I DO IT FROM MY COUCH': THE NEXT GENERATION OF EXPLORERS

Fifty years ago, Sir Edmund Hillary was a member of The Explorers Club. Now Elon Musk and younger tech-savvy millennials are filling...

FORGET SELF-DRIVING CARS. BRING BACK THE STICK SHIFT

Technology meant to save us from distraction is making us less attentive.

 
 
 

STOP CALLING ASIAN WOMEN ADORABLE

When I'm at work I want to talk about work. Not my hair or skin.

INDIANA TEACHERS WERE SHOT WITH PELLETS DURING ACTIVE-SHOOTER DRILL, UNION SAYS

The drill terrified teachers and left them with welts and bruises, the state's largest teachers' union said, calling for an end to...

 
 
 

DISCOVERED AFTER 70, BLACK ARTISTS FIND SUCCESS, TOO, HAS ITS PRICE

Once on the margins, older African-American artists are suddenly a hot commodity. They are relishing the attention while dealing with...

WHEN A PHONE APP OPENS YOUR APARTMENT DOOR, BUT YOU JUST WANT A KEY

Residents of a Manhattan building where tenants must use an app to open the lobby door have filed a lawsuit challenging the practice.

 
 
 

THE WEEK IN BOOKS

The lives of Supreme Court justices, a poet's treacherous trip to El Salvador, Mueller-related reading and more.

VOWS: AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR FAMILY WAS MODERN

George Arison and Robert Luo were looking for love. Both wanted a family in their future. Then they found each other. And an egg donor...

 
 
 

ITS TERRITORY MAY BE GONE, BUT THE U.S. FIGHT AGAINST ISIS IS FAR FROM OVER

Thousands of Islamic State fighters are still at large in Iraq and Syria, rearming and regrouping. And the group pose threats elsewhere,...

TRILOBITES: SUN BEARS MIMIC EACH OTHER'S FACES. SCIENTISTS DIDN'T EXPECT THAT

They are solitary mammals, but like primates and people, they seem to be able to read one another's facial expressions.

 
 
 

TRILOBITES: AN ELUSIVE WHALE IS FOUND ALL AROUND THE WORLD

Researchers are learning about a newly identified species of baleen whales, tracing sightings and sounds to learn that they stay mainly...

GLOBAL HEALTH: A TWIN INSIDE A TWIN: IN COLOMBIA, AN EXTRAORDINARY BIRTH

What appeared to be a cyst in a healthy fetus turned out to be an unformed twin “absorbed” early in pregnancy, connected by a second...

 
 
 

AN ALZHEIMER'S DRUG TRIAL GAVE ME HOPE, AND THEN IT ENDED

I was a small piece in the search to find a cure. Now I feel as if I'm getting erased, and medical science doesn't have any answers.

AS THAILAND PREPARES TO VOTE, THE LIKELY WINNER IS CLEAR. BUT THE AFTERMATH ISN'T

A populist party looks set to prevail on Sunday. But waiting in the wings, and even on the ballots, is the military.

 
 
 

HOW AN OWNER WITH DEEP ROOTS LURED BRYCE HARPER TO LAY DOWN HIS OWN

“I approach my job as a fan first,” said John Middleton, the Pennsylvania native who gave Harper a 13-year contract in a quest to make...

EXPLOSION IN SYRIA KILLS DRIVER FOR NBC NEWS TEAM

The blast occurred hours after a U.S.-backed militia announced that the Islamic State had been routed from its last patch of Syrian...

 
 
 

AFTER A DEADLY FERRY ACCIDENT, A GRIM VIGIL AT AN IRAQI MORGUE

At least 97 people have died in the accident, which turned a festive Kurdish New Year celebration this week into a scene of horror.

RAFI EITAN, ISRAELI SPYMASTER WHO CAUGHT EICHMANN, IS DEAD AT 92

He led the team that seized the Nazi architect of the Final Solution in Argentina and later handled the American spy Jonathan Jay Pollard.

 
 
 



Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

Vintage plane, soon to become bar, tours Times Square

A vintage plane that went from flying TWA passengers in the 1950s to running drugs in the 1970s visited Times Square before its next transformation into a cocktail lounge at... Read more ...

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

It would be the seventh-highest U.S. lottery jackpot ever, with estimated an lump sum payout of $380.6 million before taxes. Read more ...

Florida State trounces Murray State and star Ja Morant

Florida State trounces Murray State and star Ja Morant

HARTFORD, Conn. - Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points, Terrance Mann added 18 and Florida State slammed Murray State 90-62 Saturday to advance to the West regional semifinal of... Read more ...

Cruise ship in distress for over 15 hours off Norway's coast, 900+ still...

Cruise ship in distress for over 15 hours off Norway's coast, 900+ still waiting to be evacuated

More than 900 people and crew are still aboard the Viking Sky cruise ship over 15 hours since it sent out a mayday signal following engine failure off Norway's rocky western... Read more ...

Stephen Thompson on KO loss to Anthony Pettis: 'It was so ninja I didn't...

Stephen Thompson on KO loss to Anthony Pettis: 'It was so ninja I didn't even see it coming'

Gallery Anthony Pettis def. Stephen Thompson at UFC Nashville: Best photos NASHVILLE - Stephen Thompson is in disbelief he got knocked out by Anthony Pettis in highlight-reel... Read more ...

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

MIAMI - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation. Read more ...

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

DES MOINES, Iowa - Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing. The numbers... Read more ...

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

Auburn thrashes Kansas to roll into the Sweet 16

SALT LAKE CITY - Spring football can wait. Auburn has a different team worthy of its attention. Bruce Pearl and the fifth-seeded Tigers are headed to their first Sweet 16 in 16... Read more ...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried for their future

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called the flooding "the most widespread disaster we've had in our state's history." Read more ...

Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga's 83-71 win over Baylor

SALT LAKE CITY - Next stop on the Brandon Clarke Dunk 'n Swat Festival: The Sweet 16. Read more ...