Several of President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees will have hearings today, including his picks to lead the Departments of Homeland Security and Defense. President Trump is expected to issue dozens of pardons.
If passed by Congress, the legislation would profoundly reshape the American immigration system.
The finding by the Trump administration is the strongest denunciation by any government of China’s actions and follows a Biden campaign statement with the same declaration.
The ruling strikes down weak rules for coal-burning power plants and gives the Biden administration a freer hand to impose tighter restrictions.
The sheen is off America. But betting against the country’s capacity for reinvention was never a good idea.
The nation’s schools need thousands of more teachers, full-time and substitute, to keep classrooms open during coronavirus outbreaks.
Without a full federal aid package, the state would have to cut $2.6 billion in school and Medicaid spending, the governor said.
The hardest-hit owners will be eligible for another loan from the Paycheck Protection Program.
Inauguration Day brings with it an awkward transition when one family moves in and another moves out, made all the more so this year by the coronavirus and President Trump’s stormy departure.
The Blackstone chief executive stuck with President Trump despite the occasional slight, and stopped short of criticizing him even after the Capitol attack.
The authorities continue to piece together what happened aboard Sriwijaya Air Flight 182. For many victims' families, the uncertainty has added to immeasurable grief.
Even before the pandemic, American culture was embracing numbness as an antidote for the overload of digital capitalism. But is it a real escape — or another trap?
We spoke to fans of President Trump about the Capitol riot and their feelings before Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Joe Klein talks about Comey’s “Saving Justice,” and Elisabeth Egan discusses Peter Ho Davies’s “A Lie Someone Told You About Yourself.”
The actor who portrayed Lyndon Johnson and Walter White says he’s drawn to broken characters. But he’s got his limits.
Biden’s campaign strategy put Democrats in agony. Here’s why it worked.
The storming of the Capitol is a creation myth for a political movement.
The judgment of history will be damning.
The uptick will be New York City’s most difficult challenge this year.
Real conversations about ideas that matter. And so many book recommendations.
There is no one quite like him in the Republican Party. So where should we look for the president’s inheritors?
Before Jefferson Davis there was John C. Calhoun. What rougher beasts do Trump, Hawley and Cruz prefigure?
Evidence has a well-known liberal bias.
Timothy McVeigh’s 1995 attack in Oklahoma City spurred legislation that gutted death row inmates’ rights. In the wake of the siege of the Capitol, will we make a similar mistake?
The bar scene so central to the city’s economy and allure is about to become the stage for an unusually muted and bittersweet celebration.
The Nebra sky disk, which has been called the oldest known depiction of astronomical phenomena, is a “very emotional object.”
They’re searching the heavens, and through family history, for strong monikers in a pandemic.
Jared Porter reportedly sent dozens of unsolicited text messages — including one with a nude photo — to a reporter in 2016.
The certification by the secretary of state paves the way for Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock to be sworn in as senators.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is delaying the increase amid pressure from advocates and elected officials who say the change would hurt essential and low-wage workers.
“We want to show you can eat differently,” said Claire Vallée, whose restaurant won the star. A growing number of chefs are eschewing France’s traditional, meat-focused cuisine.
The court heard arguments on a technical legal question in a case that demands fossil fuel companies help pay for the costs of dealing with climate change.
Cultural institutions are recruiting people of color to direct their transformation efforts. But bringing in one manager doesn’t mean the work is done.
As their fiscal woes become worse, some government officials are looking more closely at public-private partnerships as a way to jump-start their economies.
Rivian, which has raised another $2.65 billion, plans to sell a pickup truck and S.U.V. it has worked on for more than a decade.
The youngest daughter of the founder of the telecommunications giant Huawei debuted a documentary, a magazine cover and a music video — and the response was savage.
So much of 2020 was about starting from staples, but Yotam Ottolenghi hopes we can keep those cooking lessons in the new year.
The coronavirus variant discovered in Britain is more easily spread among children, as it is among adults. Current safeguards should protect schools, experts said, but only if strictly enforced.
While American balances are down over all, interest can still add up. If your stimulus check isn’t going to cover basics, consider reducing your debt.
Stack rugs on the floor. Hang drapery or acoustic-foam tiles. Adjust your expectations.
As artists saw liberties threatened and inequities exacerbated, the stage became more thrillingly urgent than it had been in decades.
The sport is an unmatched national passion, and the turnaround victory was a welcome release at a time of Covid-19 and economic hardship.
It’s a superfood and good for the environment. So, what’s the problem?
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to tell your father your sister is recording him without his knowledge — and more.
Carrying out this four-decade tradition at The Times has become more complicated because of the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s no less special.
One of the biggest galaxies in the universe seems to lack its dark centerpiece.
Like someone put a giraffe’s head and neck on a horse’s body.
The research appears to confirm that, even as newborns, the extinct sharks were very, very big.
The big dip in mortality shown in the trial of about 800 patients has caught some experts by surprise because previous studies of the drugs showed little benefit.
The socialite and style setter began making a name for himself as a teenager.
Women across the country are pledging to wear pearls on Inauguration Day to support the country’s first female Vice President-elect.
Use 7 letters to make as many words as you can.
Solve the daily puzzle edited by Will Shortz, or try out other games like the Mini and Vertex.
Connect the dots to reveal the hidden picture.