By DANIEL VICTOR April 27, 2017 David Dao, the man who was seen being dragged off a United Airlines jet on April 9 in videos that sparked widespread outrage, has reached a settlement with the airline for an undisclosed amount, his lawyers said on Thursday. “Mr. Munoz said he was going to do the… Continue reading
Leer en español By ROD NORDLAND April 27, 2017 TIJUANA, Mexico — It was not the first time Robert L. Brownell Jr. had seen a dead vaquita, the rare and endangered porpoise that was lying on the stainless-steel necropsy table inside the Tijuana Zoo on Monday. But it might well be one of the… Continue reading
By JACEY FORTIN April 27, 2017 More than a half-century after a violent, dramatic criminal case in Central Florida earned national attention, the State Senate passed a resolution Thursday apologizing to the families of four black men who were “victims of racial hatred” and “gross injustices” during the era of state-sanctioned segregation in the… Continue reading
Richard Dabate was charged in his wife’s 2015 death after investigators say they found a contradiction between his story and her exercise tracker’s data.
Here are highlights of the 45th president’s first 100 days in office.
By BEN SHPIGEL April 27, 2017 FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Mike Maccagnan was jealous. Jealous of another N.F.L. general manager, whose team had more draft picks than the Jets, who were set to enter the first round of the N.F.L. draft on Thursday with seven, including No. 6 over all and four of the… Continue reading
By KENNETH CHANG April 27, 2017 Horses sacrificed by fierce nomads living in Central Asia more than 2,000 years ago have provided new insights into how people tamed the wild animals and bred them to their needs. The Scythians roamed over a vast swath of this region, from Siberia to the Black Sea, for… Continue reading
By GINA KOLATA April 27, 2017 Sifting through teaspoons of clay and sand scraped from the floors of caves, German researchers have managed to isolate ancient human DNA — without turning up a single bone. Their new technique, described in a study published on Thursday in the journal Science, promises to open new avenues… Continue reading
By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ April 27, 2017 BEIJING — He has a lakeside villa valued at more than $3 million, two Mercedes sedans in the garage and a butler who fluffs his pillows and shines his shoes. But Liu Xiyu, a real estate executive in Beijing, still lacks the convenience he says he most wants… Continue reading
By ALAN RAPPEPORT April 27, 2017 The introduction of President Trump’s tax plan has left many lawmakers, policy analysts and tax accounting experts with more questions than answers. There were no details on individual tax brackets, the tax rate at which overseas cash would be repatriated or how cutting the corporate tax rate won’t… Continue reading