CHINESE STATUE TO GODDESS OF BEAUTY SPARKS DEBATE

As China fights to end extreme poverty while also recovering from the economic damage of the coronavirus, the supposed wisdom of building...

NEW JERSEY'S AMERICAN DREAM MALL IS STILL WAITING TO FULLY OPEN

After more than 15 years, the Meadowlands complex began a phased opening in late 2019, but before customers could shop at its stores...

 
 
 

SHE DOVE MORE THAN 300 FEET UNDER THE SEA. CAN SHE GO DEEPER?

Alenka Artnik of Slovenia recently set a record in free diving. But her race to the bottom may not be over.

THIS LOCKDOWN, ENGLAND'S THEATERS KNOW WHAT TO DO ONLINE

The first coronavirus shutdown caught playhouses unawares, but they learned lessons that stood them in good stead when the shutters...

 
 
 

FRED HILLS, EDITOR OF NABOKOV AND MANY OTHERS, DIES AT 85

A longtime editor at Simon & Schuster, he brought to market both commercial hits and literary prizewinners and edited more than 50...

TRUMP BROUGHT BACK MICHAEL FLYNN FOR THE FINALE, FALLON SAYS

“Seriously, there's a name from the past,” Jimmy Fallon said of Flynn on Wednesday. “Even Michael Flynn was like, ‘Damn, I totally...

 
 
 

CHO JOO-BIN GETS 40 YEARS IN SOUTH KOREAN PRISON FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

Cho Joo-bin was convicted of blackmailing young women into making sexually explicit video clips that he sold online.

N.F.L. TEAMS ARE RESTRICTING CROWDS. THE DALLAS COWBOYS WANT MORE

The team's owner, Jerry Jones, is pursuing “a continued aggressive approach to having fans” at home games, even as coronavirus cases...

 
 
 

SPLITTING 5 TO 4, SUPREME COURT BACKS RELIGIOUS CHALLENGE TO CUOMO'S VIRUS SHUTDOWN ORDER

In earlier rulings related to coronavirus restrictions in California and Nevada, the court had taken the opposite approach. But its...

NFL WEEK 12 PREDICTIONS: OUR PICKS AGAINST THE SPREAD

Washington's game against Dallas will be the highlight of Thanksgiving now that Baltimore's matchup with Pittsburgh has been delayed...

 
 
 

NEW RULE WOULD ALLOW U.S. TO USE MORE METHODS FOR EXECUTIONS

The rule, which would permit methods including firing squads and electrocution, comes as the administration rushes to execute five...

TWO TEXAS MEN CHARGED WITH SCHEME TO SELL 50 MILLION NONEXISTENT N95 MASKS

The Houston-area men charged a foreign government more than $317 million for the masks, about five times the public list price, the...

 
 
 

THE N.F.L. POSTPONES A THANKSGIVING GAME BECAUSE OF A RAVENS OUTBREAK, AND COACH SABAN TESTS POSITIVE

SEWAGE MAY OFFER EARLY SIGNS OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKS

 
 
 

HOW NOT TO OVERSPEND THIS BLACK FRIDAY

Have a list, a budget and some patience.

16 FESTIVE THANKSGIVING MAINS THAT AREN'T TURKEY

You might be skipping turkey this year because it's too big or just too much work. We've got options to get excited about.

 
 
 

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF RANKINGS, EXPLAINED

The first rankings are out, and the debates have begun. Here are some talking points about the country's best teams.

JAMES D. WOLFENSOHN, WHO LED THE WORLD BANK FOR 10 YEARS, DIES AT 86

He was a force on Wall Street before taking the reins of the bank in 1995, then proceeded to shake it up. He did the same at both Carnegie...

 
 
 

BIDEN URGES UNITY: ‘WE'RE AT WAR WITH THE VIRUS, NOT WITH ONE ANOTHER'

In an emotional address, he pleaded with Americans to “hang on” and cited the death of his son to say that he understood the loss in...

DEBBIE ALLEN'S TECHNIQUE? IT'S ALL ABOUT TOUGH LOVE

The documentary “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” shines a spotlight on Ms. Allen and her academy as it prepares for the holiday...

 
 
 



President-elect Biden urges unity against virus as President Trump stokes...

President-elect Biden urges unity against virus as President Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace... Read more ...

Supreme Court rules against NY coronavirus restrictions

Supreme Court rules against NY coronavirus restrictions

The justices split 5-4, with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the majority, her first publicly discernible vote as a justice. Read more ...

Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the...

Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls of their New York home

The full bottles are estimated to be worth around $1,000 each. Read more ...

Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings

Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings

Holiday travel continued as a new government report said the country is missing about eight infections for every one counted. Read more ...

President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Trump announces in tweet that Michael Flynn is being pardoned

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, has been granted a full pardon. Read more ...

Trump pardons former adviser Gen. Michael Flynn ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Trump pardons former adviser Gen. Michael Flynn ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

US President Donald Trump has issued a full pardon for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was swept up in a federal probe looking into discredited claims... Read more ...

Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Period Products Free

"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in Scottish... Read more ...

Steelers-Ravens game postponed to Sunday afternoon

Steelers-Ravens game postponed to Sunday afternoon

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Alabama's Nick Saban tests positive for virus, has mild symptoms

Alabama's Nick Saban tests positive for virus, has mild symptoms

Alabama coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 just days before the Iron Bowl. Read more ...

Denver mayor flies to see family for Thanksgiving - after urging public to...

Denver mayor flies to see family for Thanksgiving - after urging public to stay home

Mayor Michael Hancock jetted off to Mississippi to celebrate the holiday with his wife and daughter, News 9 reported Wednesday. Read more ...