Watch: Feb. 9, 2013: Over 3 Feet of Snow in Connecticut

The blizzard strands many travelers as cars become stuck in snow drifts and flights are cancelled.

January 26, 2015

Will the GOP Tackle the Income Gap?

Republicans in Washington and out on the campaign trail are suddenly talking about a favorite issue of the left:...

January 26, 2015

C.I.A. Strike, First Since Yemen Upheaval, Kills 3 Qaeda Fighters, Officials Say

The drone strike was a signal that the United States will continue its targeted killing operations in Yemen...

January 26, 2015


Latest Updates on the Storm

Follow storm developments on Watching, a Times feature that highlights news from around the web.

January 26, 2015

Blizzards and the Birth of the Modern Mayor

The modern American mayor was born in a blizzard. In 1888, the Great White Hurricane bore down on the metropolises...

January 26, 2015

Autism Diagnosis in Siblings Serves as Poor Indicator of Risk

Most siblings with a diagnosis do not share the same genetic risk factors for the disorder and are as distinct...

January 26, 2015


The Texas Miracle

Without Texas, there would be no recovery. At least, that's the sense you get from a recent line of argument...

January 26, 2015

Government Employee Flies Small Drone Over White House Fence

The worker said he lost control of the device, which was heard and seen by a Secret Service officer just...

January 26, 2015

Unpaid, Nursing Homes Claim Guardianship

A New York State statute to protect the infirm has become a routine tool for nursing homes to ensure...

January 26, 2015


Christian Blogger Veronica Partridge Says She Is 'Under Attack From Satan' After Post Claiming Leggings Tempt Men Draws Criticism

A Christian blogger under fire for saying women who wear leggings inadvertently risk tempting members...

January 26, 2015

Journalist Who Reported on Argentine Prosecutor’s Death Flees to Israel

Damián Pachter, who broke the story of the death of an official investigating the bombing of a Jewish...

January 26, 2015

Obama Moves to Offense in Fourth Quarter

Juan Williams, The HillDan PfeifferÂ’s office is next to the Oval Office. The cheek-by-jowl...

January 26, 2015


 

'He's shaken, but I'm fuming'

As a noted memoirist and New York Times columnist who writes often about race, Charles Blow has spoken...

January 26, 2015

She lost 87 family members in the Holocaust

Elizabeth Ungar Lefkovits woke up one morning to the sound of soldiers marching. She looked out the window...

January 26, 2015

Asteroid flying close; best viewing is tonight

A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth.

January 26, 2015


Governments move into action ahead of blizzard

One state has ordered a travel ban. Schools across the region plan to send students home early. Heavy...

January 26, 2015

Author's son detained at Yale

New York Times columnist Charles Blow says his son was held at gunpoint by a Yale police officer because...

January 26, 2015

Drone video shows scale of Auschwitz camp

Since its liberation in January 1945, Auschwitz has become a symbol of the atrocities of the Holocaust. ...

January 26, 2015


 

How Taiwan is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015

Joy: The Subject Schools Lack

When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would...

January 26, 2015

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

January 26, 2015


Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile...

January 26, 2015

Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23 (35 photos)

This week we have scenes of India's preparation for Republic Day, a new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

January 23, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015


Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015