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A doula and Ob-Gyn joined forces to create this essential guide to help Black women feel safer and for medical providers to address their own racism.
A doula and Ob-Gyn joined forces to create this essential guide to help Black women feel safer and for medical providers to address their own racism.
Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung into a global technology giant and was convicted — and pardoned — twice for white-collar crimes, has died at 78.
Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung into a global technology giant and was convicted — and pardoned — twice for white-collar crimes, has died at 78.
Despite centuries of scrutiny, the body is still capable of surprising scientists.
Despite centuries of scrutiny, the body is still capable of surprising scientists.
How a Falun Gong-backed newspaper went from an obscure low-budget broadsheet to a click-bait content farm to a dominant source of right-wing misinformation with influence in the Trump administration.
How a Falun Gong-backed newspaper went from an obscure low-budget broadsheet to a click-bait content farm to a dominant source of right-wing misinformation with influence in the Trump administration.
“If we don’t stand before the world and say, ‘This is happening,’ we will be exterminated,” a protest leader said. After a long civil war, a new type of violence is sweeping Indigenous communities in Colombia.
“If we don’t stand before the world and say, ‘This is happening,’ we will be exterminated,” a protest leader said. After a long civil war, a new type of violence is sweeping Indigenous communities in Colombia.
With 10 days left until the election, President Trump and Joe Biden presented sharply divergent cases, both in words and actions, for how they would handle the pandemic still gripping the country.
With 10 days left until the election, President Trump and Joe Biden presented sharply divergent cases, both in words and actions, for how they would handle the pandemic still gripping the country.
In the year’s biggest UFC bout, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje to keep his lightweight title — then announced his retirement.
In the year’s biggest UFC bout, Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje to keep his lightweight title — then announced his retirement.
New Yorkers were allowed to vote early in a presidential election for the first time on Saturday. At Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center and other sites, people arrived hours before polls opened and lines stretched down the block.
Protests over the treatment of undocumented immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas are rare. But the death of Jorge Gonzalez Zuniga after his arrest, and the decision not to prosecute the officers involved, sparked anger across the region.
Protests over the treatment of undocumented immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas are rare. But the death of Jorge Gonzalez Zuniga after his arrest, and the decision not to prosecute the officers involved, sparked anger across the region.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Alaska Republican who has vocally opposed filling the vacant seat on the Supreme Court until the next president is chosen, said on Saturday that she would nonetheless vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett next week.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the Alaska Republican who has vocally opposed filling the vacant seat on the Supreme Court until the next president is chosen, said on Saturday that she would nonetheless vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett next week.
Joe Biden’s proposed solution to addressing both urgent calls for police reform and animosity from law enforcement toward Democrats is one he’s long relied on: He’ll just get everyone in the same room.
Joe Biden’s proposed solution to addressing both urgent calls for police reform and animosity from law enforcement toward Democrats is one he’s long relied on: He’ll just get everyone in the same room.
In Opinion

The political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt write, “In America today, then, the majority does not govern. This disjuncture cries out for reform. We must double down on democracy.”
In Opinion

The political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt write, “In America today, then, the majority does not govern. This disjuncture cries out for reform. We must double down on democracy.”
New Yorkers flooded polling places on Saturday, the first day of early voting in the state, anxious to make sure their ballots are counted given the challenges of holding a contentious presidential election in the middle of a pandemic.
New Yorkers flooded polling places on Saturday, the first day of early voting in the state, anxious to make sure their ballots are counted given the challenges of holding a contentious presidential election in the middle of a pandemic.
An Illinois police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old Black man who was sitting in a car that was reversing toward the officer has been fired, according to the police.
An Illinois police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old Black man who was sitting in a car that was reversing toward the officer has been fired, according to the police.
As wildfires sweep across Colorado, the state’s governor is warning that the thick smoke spreading across mountain towns could hide coronavirus outbreaks. Residents are encouraged to get tested for Covid-19 if they have a cough or sore throat.
As wildfires sweep across Colorado, the state’s governor is warning that the thick smoke spreading across mountain towns could hide coronavirus outbreaks. Residents are encouraged to get tested for Covid-19 if they have a cough or sore throat.
White supremacists and other like-minded groups have committed a majority of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. this year, according to a report by a security think tank that echoed warnings made by the Department of Homeland Security this month.
White supremacists and other like-minded groups have committed a majority of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. this year, according to a report by a security think tank that echoed warnings made by the Department of Homeland Security this month.
UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., plans to provide Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to patients who are considered vulnerable to Covid-19 and the flu.
UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., plans to provide Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to patients who are considered vulnerable to Covid-19 and the flu.
As a first order of business — after finding her replacement as the cleaner of city hall, that is — a new mayor in Russia plans to bring streetlights to the village, she said, something that people have long been asking for. 
As a first order of business — after finding her replacement as the cleaner of city hall, that is — a new mayor in Russia plans to bring streetlights to the village, she said, something that people have long been asking for. 
By embracing President Trump and investing in an aggressive Facebook growth strategy, a once obscure newspaper with ties to the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong has become a dominant source of right-wing misinformation.
By embracing President Trump and investing in an aggressive Facebook growth strategy, a once obscure newspaper with ties to the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong has become a dominant source of right-wing misinformation.
Tantrums, common as they are among young children, are a complicated physiological response related to the brain’s threat detection system. It’s helpful for caregivers to understand what’s going on beneath the surface.
Tantrums, common as they are among young children, are a complicated physiological response related to the brain’s threat detection system. It’s helpful for caregivers to understand what’s going on beneath the surface.
Two broke artists in a tiny apartment in Mexico City, inspired by the unending boredom of a lockdown and the desire to bring something good into a world tormented by a pandemic, began baking. And they have since amassed hundreds of clients.
Two broke artists in a tiny apartment in Mexico City, inspired by the unending boredom of a lockdown and the desire to bring something good into a world tormented by a pandemic, began baking. And they have since amassed hundreds of clients.
A lawyer for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner threatened Friday to take legal action against the Lincoln Project, a super PAC made up of anti-Trump conservatives, unless the group removes a pair of large billboards from Times Square.
A lawyer for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner threatened Friday to take legal action against the Lincoln Project, a super PAC made up of anti-Trump conservatives, unless the group removes a pair of large billboards from Times Square.
“We German engineers are mortified.”

Under construction for 14 years, the Berlin-Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is nine years past its original opening date and more than $4 billion over budget. The latest opening date is scheduled for October 31.
“We German engineers are mortified.”

Under construction for 14 years, the Berlin-Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is nine years past its original opening date and more than $4 billion over budget. The latest opening date is scheduled for October 31.
Gyms in New York City were among the last businesses allowed to reopen and now must comply with a long list of regulations. But lingering concerns about the safety of indoor workouts mean many may not endure.
Gyms in New York City were among the last businesses allowed to reopen and now must comply with a long list of regulations. But lingering concerns about the safety of indoor workouts mean many may not endure.
President Trump’s economic legacy won’t be about the numbers, but how he has shifted the way both parties talk about the economy.
President Trump’s economic legacy won’t be about the numbers, but how he has shifted the way both parties talk about the economy.
The fight over sheltering 235 homeless men in a hotel on the Upper West Side exemplifies one of the ways the pandemic has deepened the class divide, and how the privileged are learning that they can’t bend the world to their will, Ginia Bellafante writes.
The fight over sheltering 235 homeless men in a hotel on the Upper West Side exemplifies one of the ways the pandemic has deepened the class divide, and how the privileged are learning that they can’t bend the world to their will, Ginia Bellafante writes.
"I’ve gone past the point of desperation, past the point of anger. And I just feel hopeless."

The New York Times and 11 local news outlets followed how the dual blows of joblessness and the pandemic have been changing the lives of a dozen Americans.
"I’ve gone past the point of desperation, past the point of anger. And I just feel hopeless."

The New York Times and 11 local news outlets followed how the dual blows of joblessness and the pandemic have been changing the lives of a dozen Americans.
In Opinion

“Over the past four years, my hometown has become radicalized. This is a loaded word, but it’s the only way to describe it,” Brian Groh writes.
In Opinion

“Over the past four years, my hometown has become radicalized. This is a loaded word, but it’s the only way to describe it,” Brian Groh writes.
Ivanka Trump is being dispatched by the Trump campaign as much as possible to speak to white, suburban female voters, a demographic that has been fleeing the president’s coalition.
Ivanka Trump is being dispatched by the Trump campaign as much as possible to speak to white, suburban female voters, a demographic that has been fleeing the president’s coalition.
Vogue's September issue celebrated Black culture and contributors. But some current and former employees say Anna Wintour, the magazine’s powerful editor, fostered a workplace that sidelined women of color, especially Black women.
Vogue's September issue celebrated Black culture and contributors. But some current and former employees say Anna Wintour, the magazine’s powerful editor, fostered a workplace that sidelined women of color, especially Black women.