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Syrian Refugees Who Died in Turkey Earthquake Are Returned Home

Millions fled the war in Syria for the safety of neighboring Turkey. “We want them to be buried among their family,” said a man waiting for the body of a young relative coming from Turkey.

Biden Aims to Win Back White Working-Class Voters Through Their Wallets

In his State of the Union address, the president signaled the opening of a yearslong push to persuade white working-class voters to return to the Democratic fold. Winning them over on cultural issues may be more difficult.

President Biden Is Not Backing Off His Big-Government Agenda

In his first appearance before a Republican House, the president renewed calls for large new economic programs and offered no concessions on federal spending.

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Others Heckle Biden at State of the Union Address

His State of the Union address was not exactly a celebration of a unity agenda. But the president seemed to relish the scrimmage.

China Sends Spy Balloons Over Military Sites Worldwide, U.S. Officials Say

The balloons have some advantages over the satellites that orbit the earth in regular patterns. They fly closer to earth and can evade radar.

Putin Likely Approved Missile System Used to Down Flight MH17, Inquiry Says

A Dutch-led team made the assessment, but said it had suspended its investigation because of insufficient evidence and rules that prevent new prosecutions.

Microsoft’s ChatGPT-Powered Bing Makes Search Interesting Again

Google has stiff competition now, after Microsoft integrated powerful A.I. technology into its search engine.

Disinformation Researchers Raise Alarms About A.I. Chatbots

Researchers used ChatGPT to produce clean, convincing text that repeated conspiracy theories and misleading narratives.

What’s a Japanese Mobster to Do in Retirement? Join a Softball Team.

The members of the Ryuyukai have done nearly 100 years of hard time. Now they’re just looking to stay out of trouble.

In L.A., Gustavo Dudamel’s Influence Extends Beyond the Concert Hall

The news that Gustavo Dudamel is leaving the Los Angeles Philharmonic for New York was a blow to a city where he has been much more than a conductor.

Texas Bused Migrants North. Then New York Did the Same.

New York City is buying bus tickets for migrants who want to seek asylum in Canada, where they hope to have an easier time getting work permits and health insurance.

The Biggest Penguin That Ever Existed Was a ‘Monster Bird’

Fossils found in New Zealand highlight an era after the dinosaurs when giant flightless birds prowled the seas for prey.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the Queen of Having It Both Ways

The Arkansas governor perfectly reflects the moral compromises of her party.

Biden’s Message: What Trump Promised, I’m Delivering

But there were also reminders of the forces that can’t be mastered by infrastructure spending, China bashing and appropriations of populist themes.

India, the World’s Biggest Democracy, Is Jettisoning Freedom and Tolerance

The soul of a majestic nation is at stake.

State of Uncertainty

What Biden said, and didn’t, in his State of the Union speech.

The Police Unit That Was Supposed to Keep Memphis Safe

A Times investigation into the team of officers accused of killing Tyre Nichols reveals the challenges of preventing policing brutality.

Is It Time for a High-Yield Savings Account? What to Know About Rates.

Some online banks offer yields of 3.3 percent or more, but savers may be reluctant to open one because they think it will be a hassle.

Grammys 2023: Hip-Hop Wins, Beyoncé Wins (Sort of)

Does respect from music’s premier awards show still carry weight?

A Milestone for Black N.F.L. Hires, but Not on the Sidelines

Five Black presidents have been hired to lead N.F.L. teams, an influx some hope could provide a blueprint for diversifying leadership even as the league struggles to improve head coaching searches.

A Troubled Mother Faces Murder Charges in Her Young Children’s Deaths

Chilling details emerged at an arraignment of Lindsay Clancy, accused of strangling her three children. Her lawyer argued she was mentally ill, but prosecutors outlined methodical planning leading to the deaths.

Élisabeth Borne, France’s Prime Minister, on Her Harrowing Story

The daughter of an Auschwitz survivor, Élisabeth Borne has avoided bringing her past into politics, even when it might be appropriate.

What to Know About the Egg Shortage and Misinformation

They’re expensive, difficult to find and myths about them abound on social media. Here’s what to know.

Are Gel Manicures Safe? What to Know About UV Light and Cancer Risk

New research shows that the UV light in nail lamps could be harmful to your health, but you may not need to cancel your next appointment.

Parallel Play Isn't Just for Kids

Why parallel play is good for grown-ups, too.

I Had My First Child at 45. Here’s What I Learned.

A little empathy goes a long way, and people are going to judge.

How My Desire to Run Again Pushed Me to Walk

After recovering from a traumatic brain injury, a writer seeks to reclaim the mental transcendence that comes from running.

Menudo Can Be Many Things, but It’s Always Delicious

The warmth and richness of menudo is a fortifying ritual to finish up the week — or start a new one.

Few Wordle Players Use Consistent Starting Words, but When They Do, It’s ADIEU

What the data tells us about how people play the game.

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