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Tentative Deal Reached for Kavanaugh Accuser to Testify on Thursday
The decision by the woman, Christine Blasey Ford, came after days of uncertainty over whether she would appear at a hearing and answer questions about her accusations of sexual assault.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:01:19 GMT)

Trump Galvanized a Movement of Women. Kavanaugh Is Testing It.
The judge’s fate, and the Senate’s treatment of his accuser, have the makings of a pivot point in American politics — a wrenching apex in the struggle over the status of American women and abortion.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:12:17 GMT)

Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid
A rule proposed by the Trump administration could force immigrants seeking permanent resident status to prove they will never become reliant on government assistance.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 02:06:48 GMT)

White House Memo: Talk of the 25th Amendment Underscores a Volatile Presidency
The deputy attorney general’s reported discussion last year of a mechanism to remove the president showed just how fractured the team around President Trump is.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:21:58 GMT)

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment
In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administration dysfunction, people around him said.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:54:26 GMT)

China and Vatican Reach Deal on Appointment of Bishops
For the first time, the pope accepted the legitimacy of bishops chosen by the Communist Chinese government.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:56:00 GMT)

China Demands U.S. Withdraw Sanctions Imposed Over Military Purchases From Russia
Chinese officials summoned the United States ambassador in Beijing to denounce the sanctions that Washington announced this week.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:23:06 GMT)

China Cancels Plans for Trade Talks in Washington
The move comes shortly before President Trump’s biggest round of tariffs on Chinese goods is expected to go into effect.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 17:29:12 GMT)

Sheldon Adelson Sees a Lot to Like in Trump’s Washington
The casino magnate and his wife, initially skeptical of President Trump, are thrilled with some of his policies and have donated $55 million to Republican campaigns.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:40:11 GMT)

Six Siblings of a Republican Congressman Endorse His Opponent in Campaign Ads
The siblings say their brother’s extremist views on immigration and his comments about a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., prompted them to take action.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:12:39 GMT)

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Unraveling the Russia election plot. Puerto Rico a year after Hurricane Maria. Who is Christine Blasey Ford? We are Ranch Nation. And more.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:00:01 GMT)

The Week in Good News: Berlin Marathon, Doctor Who, Pizza for the Troops
Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:25:46 GMT)

Let Teenagers Sleep In
Starting schools before 8:30 a.m. shows a tragic disregard for both the mental health of children and for science.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:24:35 GMT)

The Long Year of #MeToo on Capitol Hill
What it feels like to have to prep your boss for the Kavanaugh hearings.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:37:44 GMT)

What China Can Teach the U.S. About Artificial Intelligence
Visionary research is no longer the most important element of progress.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:05 GMT)

Britain Stumbles Toward Disunion
Prime Minister Theresa May finds there’s no easy way to leave the European Union.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:06 GMT)

Op-Ed Columnist: Sick to Your Stomach? #MeToo
Two university professors, 27 years apart, face the gauntlet to tell their searing stories about conservatives headed to the high court.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:07 GMT)

A Retirement Home’s Lessons in How to Keep in Touch
A curator finds much to admire in the creative exuberance of the objects in these halls.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:08 GMT)

The Patriarchy Will Always Have Its Revenge
I want to burn the frat house of America to the ground.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:04 GMT)

Is This Man the Antidote to Donald Trump?
Maybe one superrich old white guy from New York can save us from another superrich old white guy from New York.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:44:49 GMT)

The Burden of Proof for Kavanaugh
If he’s asked to prove a negative, he has to be given room to try.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:07 GMT)

Steeper Versus Deeper (Wonkish)
Did finance cause the Great Recession, redux.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:25:29 GMT)

Still Haunted by Grocery Shopping in the 1980s
In the Brazil of my childhood, we battled hyperinflation to buy ice cream.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30:07 GMT)

Tennessee Williams Made Paintings. They Were About Love and Loss, Too.
The playwright’s little-known artworks provide an intimate look at his preoccupation with eternal questions and his feeling of being an outsider.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:20:24 GMT)

The Carpetbagger: In ‘Colette,’ Keira Knightley Trades Her Corsets for a Daring Suit
In this new period drama, the clothes have their own character arc. “The costumes really reflect what’s happening inside Colette,” says the director.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:04:36 GMT)

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai
Since opening the restaurant in Oakland, Calif., in February, Nite Yun has followed Khmer cooking traditions that war and genocide nearly wiped out.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:37:07 GMT)

For Tiger Woods at the Tour Championship, the End of a Drought Awaits
Woods, who has not won in five years, heads to Sunday’s final round with a three-stroke lead over Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 02:19:38 GMT)

Allegations of Drug Sales and Sexual Misconduct Made Against Professors at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
The allegations, if proven, would suggest that a small group of faculty at the Manhattan campus, long the choice of law enforcement, presided over an academic underworld.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:15:37 GMT)

Tanzania Death Toll 209 as Survivor Found in Capsized Ferry
It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll soared past 200, a man was found in an air pocket, alive.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:44:16 GMT)

Campaign Sign for New Jersey Congressman Vandalized With Swastikas and Racist Graffiti
Swastikas, racial epithets and profanity were scrawled across a campaign banner for Representative Josh Gottheimer and the home of a supporter who had put the sign on his lawn.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 23:25:55 GMT)

By Bridge and Bullet Train, Hong Kong Is Bound Tighter to China
Multibillion-dollar projects will speed connections between the former British colony and mainland China. Some think they have more to do with politics than economic concerns.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:59:34 GMT)

Hurricane Florence Has Gone, but Challenges for the Carolinas Have Just Begun
Already the emergency and recovery response is staggering in scope, and the threats have not abated.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:16:01 GMT)

Comcast Outbids Fox for Control of British Broadcaster Sky
The winning bid values Sky, one of Europe’s top television companies, at about $39 billion. That’s nearly 61 percent more than Fox initially bid for Sky in 2016.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:46:50 GMT)

Attack on Military Parade in Iran Kills at Least 25
Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while others blamed the United States and Persian Gulf states for the assault.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:51:17 GMT)

Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Chris Cornell, and 12 More New Songs
Hear new music from Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, Kesha, Rosanne Cash and others.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:27:33 GMT)

Sketch Guy: Your Future Should Be Bigger Than Your Past. Here’s How to Do It.
If your past feels bigger than whatever you can imagine in your future, it’s not a healthy sign. A single, focused question can help reframe things.
(Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:36:24 GMT)

Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:24:03 GMT)

So Now You Own a Home. Do You Know How to Maintain it?
Home maintenance classes can help you save money and be smarter about what needs to be done to keep your new home in shape.
(Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:00:08 GMT)

The Most Fun (and Useful) Things You Can Do With an Amazon Echo or Google Home
Smart home devices will tell you the weather and answer trivia questions, sure, but they can do so much more. Try these tips to streamline your day, relax a little or just have some fun.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:17:26 GMT)

The Designers Envisioning a Bold New Kind of Japanese Architecture
A freethinking firm makes its mark exploring the intersections between public and private, indoors and out, function and form.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:58:53 GMT)

Lens: They Body-Shamed Her Online. Then This Photographer Struck Back.
Haley Morris-Cafiero saved more than 1,000 negative comments directed toward her and, choosing 30 from various backgrounds, photographed herself costumed like her cyberbullies.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:27:19 GMT)

Romance: In These Romance Novels, the Characters Are Sexy, Hot and Toting a Ton of Emotional Baggage
All romance novels have happy endings. How they get there, though, is a lot more interesting when the protagonists must grapple with personal shortcomings.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:00:09 GMT)

Anatomy of a Scene: Trespassing for Laughs in ‘The Land of Steady Habits’
The director Nicole Holofcener discusses a scene in which the lead character (Ben Mendelsohn) breaks into his former home.
(Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:52:52 GMT)

Nonfiction: Witnessing the Rise of Fascism in Italy
Iris Origo’s war diary, “A Chill in the Air,” reports on how Italians viewed the Mussolini regime.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:00:05 GMT)

The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:27:25 GMT)

Trilobites: What 13,000 Patents Involving the DNA of Sea Life Tell Us About the Future
Whether a single private entity should be able to set the direction of how the genes of so many living things are used was a piece of a broader debate at the United Nations this month.
(Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:41:24 GMT)

Hospital Food You Can Get Excited About
Bland, institutional food can be bad for patients in many ways.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:02:00 GMT)

Trilobites: Kidney Stones Are More Beautiful Than You Might Think
New research found that the painful deposits are surprisingly dynamic, forming much like microscopic coral reefs, and could help with treating them.
(Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:18:14 GMT)

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