Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate.
Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. Using forensic analysis, The Times mapped 30 videos that show a vivid picture of what happened that night.
The former Uber employee has deleted her account. But would she ever go back?
In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future.
By CHRIS BUCKLEY October 21, 2017 DATONG, China — At first glance, the coal city of Datong in northern China displays the hopeful signs of change that President Xi Jinping had in mind when he promised his nation a new “China dream.” Rows of shiny solar panels have mushroomed on farmland ruined by mining…. Continue reading
By ANDREW E. KRAMER October 21, 2017 MOSCOW — The Russian elite, the group of oligarchs and other loyalists around President Vladimir V. Putin who amassed great wealth over nearly two decades of hand-in-glove work with the government, is showing signs of cracking. As the economy stagnates amid international sanctions and low oil prices, a… Continue reading
Astros 7, Yankees 1 | Series is tied, 3-3 By BILLY WITZ October 21, 2017 HOUSTON — The Houston Astros, riding another stellar pitching performance from Justin Verlander, an acrobatic catch from center fielder George Springer and a better-late-than-never awakening of their bats, beat the Yankees, 7-1, on Friday night to force a seventh… Continue reading
October 20, 2017 Keeping Score By FILIP BONDY The Yankees captured the 1927 World Series after losing just 44 games in the regular season, and they won only 87 before beating the Mets in the 2000 Series. But as they faced the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the American League Championship… Continue reading
Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack.