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With Trump’s Tough Deterrents, Many Asylum Seekers on the Border are Giving Up
Thousands of migrants waiting to cross into the United States are returning home or staying in Mexico, dealing the president an apparent win.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:26:09 GMT)

Trump’s Attempt to Circumvent Congress Leaves Uneasy Senate Republicans With Hard Choice
It remains to be seen whether Senate Republicans will act collectively to try to stop the president or how far into uncharted territory they are willing to follow him.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:56:35 GMT)

Trump Declared a Border Emergency. Here’s How It Could Be Undone in Court.
President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall is expected to attract legal challenges. What are the legal vulnerabilities and who might raise them?
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:35:46 GMT)

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse
The move by Pope Francis, announced by the Holy See on Saturday, was the first time a cardinal in the United States has been removed from the priesthood.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:41:33 GMT)

He Preyed on Men Who Wanted to Be Priests. Then He Became a Cardinal.
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick was removed from ministry last month for sexually abusing an altar boy. But for decades, the church overlooked his harassment of adult seminarians.
(Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:16:04 GMT)

More Than 100 Priests Accused of Sex Abuse Are Named by Brooklyn Catholic Diocese
The disclosure is the latest to come from the Catholic Church in recent months, and is one of the largest from an individual diocese.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:27:25 GMT)

Lee Radziwill, Ex-Princess and Sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dies at 85
She shared the qualities of wealth, social status and ambition with her older sister, but she struggled to achieve professional recognition.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:37:45 GMT)

In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda
The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election: What is the best way to spread prosperity?
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:43:31 GMT)

For Some 2020 Democrats, Rejection of Amazon Aligns With Liberal Policy Views
Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were quick to praise New Yorkers who rebelled at the idea of giving tax breaks to a huge corporation.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:03:24 GMT)

Why the Amazon Deal Collapsed: A Tech Giant Stumbles in N.Y.’s Raucous Political Arena
The company, long accustomed to deferential treatment from localities, badly misjudged how it would be received in the city, according to dozens of interviews.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:45:06 GMT)

Books of The Times: In ‘The Threat,’ Andrew McCabe Issues the Latest Warning Call About Trump’s America
This memoir by the former deputy director of the F.B.I. joins a roster of recent and alarming books by high-ranking members of the United States’ justice and intelligence communities.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:35:51 GMT)

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
The Parkland shooting one year on. A princess vanishes. The Mars rover is dead. Investigating Ryan Adams. Dishes that don’t require recipes. And more.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:02:46 GMT)

Bill de Blasio: The Path Amazon Rejected
It could have answered the concerns of citizens. Instead it bolted.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:28:27 GMT)

A Better Way to Attract Amazon’s Jobs
Virginia can teach New York a few things about how to make a deal that actually works.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:25:21 GMT)

What Is Death?
It’s not a simple biological fact. It’s a complex social choice.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:30:04 GMT)

The City of Lost Love
Some blocks make me nostalgic for old love and some make me grateful that time doesn’t stand still.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:18:51 GMT)

Don’t Let Sex Distract You From the Revolution
Maybe the Second Wave celibates were on to something.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:31:23 GMT)

Esquire’s Cover Boy and Our Culture of Shame
I’m a trans woman living in Brooklyn. And I have tremendous empathy for the conservative teen in Wisconsin.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:54:07 GMT)

Phony Wall, Phony Emergency
The president plans to manage the border crisis from the golf course at Mar-a-Lago this weekend.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:12:37 GMT)

Time to Panic
The planet is getting warmer in catastrophic ways. And fear may be the only thing that saves us.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:00:20 GMT)

Is Nancy Pelosi a Climate Skeptic?
It’s time to reckon with the internal contradictions of climate policy.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 02:01:18 GMT)

The Vatican’s Gay Overlords
A sensational new book mines the Catholic Church’s sexual secrets. Will right-wing homophobes exploit it?
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:05:33 GMT)

An Intrepid Explorer of Mars Falls Silent
How the jaunty rover Opportunity captured the world’s imagination.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:38:13 GMT)

Feature: Shopping in Pyongyang, and Other Adventures in North Korean Capitalism
Far from the stereotype of total economic isolation, the black market has brought a surprising degree of modernity and consumerism — for some.
(Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:00:02 GMT)

City Kitchen: A Chicken Pie That’s Well Worth the Wait
A simplified version of pastilla, the savory Moroccan pastry served on festive occasions, this recipe can be broken up so the process is part of the fun.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:05:46 GMT)

Rites of Passage: Meeting My 84-Year-Old Father’s New Girlfriend
I have arrived at a life phase in which my dad is crushing on a silver-haired grandmother, and I’m giddily becoming his girlfriend’s girlfriend.
(Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:45:18 GMT)

Worker Who Opened Fire Inside Factory Had Been Barred from Having Gun
Among 5 workers killed in Aurora, Ill., was Trevor Wehner, a college student on his first day of an internship in the factory’s human resources department.
(Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:03:26 GMT)

‘No One Survived.’ A Taliban Attack Kills 32 at Remote Afghan Post.
The attack on the small base was the latest in a series of deadly Taliban ambushes of Afghan security outposts.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:20:49 GMT)

Payless Shoes to Shut All U.S. Stores and Wind Down Online Operation
The once-popular seller of inexpensive women’s footwear was a staple in many suburban shopping malls. But it struggled to stay relevant.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:47:24 GMT)

Bill Weld Will Challenge Trump for 2020 Republican Nomination
Mr. Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts, is unlikely to pose a major threat to Trump and he is in some ways an incongruous figure to leap into the Republican presidential fray.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:19:35 GMT)

Patrick Caddell, Self-Taught Pollster Who Helped Carter to White House, Dies at 68
Decades after aiding the Democratic presidential campaigns of George McGovern and Jimmy Carter, Patrick Caddell began to advise conservatives including Stephen Bannon.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:11:20 GMT)

White House Memo: The War That Wasn’t: Trump Claims Obama Was Ready to Strike North Korea
President Trump has been telling audiences that President Barack Obama had been on the verge of war, a situation that Mr. Obama’s former aides say is entirely fiction.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:19:48 GMT)

Isolated and Adrift, an American Woman Turned Toward Iran
Monica Witt’s defection to Iran appears to have been part of a radicalization that began in military service and accelerated in graduate school.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:55:51 GMT)

News Analysis: Among European Allies, Americans Offer Competing Visions
Remarks by the current vice president and his predecessor defined the dramatic change in American foreign policy that has unnerved traditional allies.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:08:19 GMT)

U.S. Military Starts Flying Aid for Venezuela to Colombia
The shipments of humanitarian aid aboard Air Force planes come as the Pentagon is preparing for the possibility of missions in Venezuela.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:07:34 GMT)

8 Ways to Avoid Buying a Bad Mattress
Planning to take advantage of Presidents’ Day mattress sales? Here are eight pitfalls to avoid so you buy a mattress you’ll happily sleep on for years.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:08:49 GMT)

Crowdwise: What to Say (and What Not to Say) to Someone Who’s Grieving
A little empathy goes a long way, especially when someone is recovering from the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, even when some of us mean well, we make the situation worse. Here’s how to avoid it.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:05:34 GMT)

How to Make Time with Family and Loved Ones Count
We get it, we’re all busy. But real, meaningful relationships thrive when they’re face-to-face. Here’s how to make time for them.
(Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:30:00 GMT)

Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Tom Petty, and 13 More New Songs
Hear tracks from Cardi B and Bruno Mars, Lizzo, Foals, Alicia Keys and others.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:59:30 GMT)

Victoria Gotti Is Back in a Big Way on Your Teensy Screens
An intimate visit with the mobster’s daughter and reality TV pioneer.
(Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:25:31 GMT)

Eat: When a Meatloaf Is a Work of Art
Family-style dinner excess, from a Québécois chef in Queens.
(Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:00:04 GMT)

Modern Love: Modern Love College Essay Contest
Open your heart and laptop and tell us a story.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:35:26 GMT)

Critic’s Pick: Review: Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Face Death Onstage
In “Sea Wall/A Life,” at the Public Theater, a pair of monologues gives the two stars ample opportunity to shine and mourn.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:45:05 GMT)

The Enthusiast: In Praise of Maurice Sendak
“I’ve read the books many times to my own children, astonished at how much is in them for my grown-up self — about that growing-up process, and about the times I grew up in, too.”
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:27:12 GMT)

Basics: Everywhere in the Animal Kingdom, Followers of the Milky Way
As scientists learn more about milk’s evolution and compositional variations, they are redefining what used to be a signature characteristic of mammals.
(Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:54:14 GMT)

Trilobites: An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil
Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.
(Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:34:48 GMT)

Archaeologists in Pompeii Find Fresco of Narcissus in ‘Extraordinary’ Condition
In a home where researchers had found a fresco depicting Leda and the swan, a team has unearthed a remarkably well-preserved depiction of another famous myth.
(Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:28:04 GMT)

Adolescence: How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms
A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.
(Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:50:20 GMT)

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