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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:01:45 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump at the Carrier plant in Indianapolis on Thursday.The president-elect spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan in the first such contact since the United States severed diplomatic relations with the island.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:37:03 GMTPresident Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday in Davao, the Philippines. On Saturday, he said Donald J. Trump was “quite sensitive” to “our worry about drugs.”Mr. Duterte, the president of the Philippines, described a phone call with Mr. Trump, who had not confirmed Mr. Duterte’s comments.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:18:10 GMTIn Cu Chi, Vietnam, outside Ho Chi Minh City, workers prepared sofa legs at Woodworth Wooden Industries.If President-elect Donald J. Trump imposes steep tariffs on Chinese goods, he could harm the people he aims to help — American factory workers.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:04:38 GMTSpeaker Paul D. Ryan signing a measure in January to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It was vetoed by President Obama.Congressional Republicans plan to move quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are also likely to delay the effective date.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:58:40 GMTGen. James N. Mattis met with U.S. Marines at Camp Rhino in Afghanistan in December 2001.The hawkish former head of United States Central Command views a tough American posture overseas as a deterrent to war, officials close to him say.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:36:40 GMTBallots were stacked up as a statewide presidential election recount began Thursday, in Milwaukee.Supporters of the president-elect in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan are ramping up efforts to stop the election recounts in their tracks.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:00:36 GMTPoll workers in Reno, Nev., on Election Day. Donald J. Trump will take office at a pivotal moment in a furious battle over the rules governing voting and elections.To some, Donald J. Trump’s claims suggest that he will seek to roll back protections that date as far back as the civil rights era. Others say such concerns are “way overboard.”
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:28:58 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump at a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday.The president-elect’s new business council will be headed by the hedge fund billionaire Stephen Schwarzman. His overture to Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is sure to raise eyebrows.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:38:37 GMTAirbnb supporters at a rally outside City Hall in New York last year.The short-term room rental service settled a lawsuit it had filed over a state law that it said could have deterred hosts and impaired its revenues.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:00:25 GMTYoung orphaned orangutans on a climbing expedition with their keeper at International Animal Rescue’s orangutan school in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.Global lenders, sometimes flouting their own policies, have financed projects in Indonesia and elsewhere that destroy ecosystems and contribute to climate change.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:13:08 GMTMichael T. Slager, right, a former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., arrived at the courthouse in Charleston on Friday for his murder trial.“I cannot in good conscience consider a guilty verdict,” one juror wrote the judge in the trial of Michael T. Slager. Deliberations are to resume Monday.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:05:50 GMTMarjorie Kirk, editor of the University of Kentucky’s campus newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel. The paper is being sued by the university in a continuing battle over whether records in a sexual assault allegation involving a professor should be disclosed.The suit against a campus paper that reported a woman’s allegation against a professor pits students seeking information and administrators concerned about privacy.
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:48:35 GMTBobby Bilk outside his apartment and car, which were destroyed by the wildfire.The damage to the East Tennessee city left residents searching for courage as they faced uncertain questions about their future.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:01:26 GMTA man suns on the beach in the Bronx in October. Scientists on Friday debunked a widely circulated report suggesting that recent temperature highs were unrelated to The report, which first appeared in The Daily Mail and Breitbart News, cited incomplete data and drew incorrect conclusions about climate change, according to experts.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:44:33 GMTA ruined building Friday in Talbiseh, Homs Province. The Arabic graffiti reads, “From Homs, Save Aleppo.” Bombing has escalated in Syria in recent weeks.The shifts come at a volatile time as Middle Eastern countries long aligned with the United States hedge their bets and look to Moscow for support.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:26:22 GMTEmployers in the United States added 178,000 workers last month, while the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in more than nine years.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:25:41 GMTThe headquarters of Aixtron, a maker of semiconductors, in Herzogenrath, Germany.The White House’s intervention could set the stage for President-elect Donald Trump to take a tougher stance on foreign deals.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:01:53 GMTEuropean leaders are trying to determine whether political parties are using social media to deliberately disseminate propaganda.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMTVisit the boisterous backstage life of the opera star Anna Netrebko in her current production at the Met.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:16:39 GMTLaura Marling, whose new album, “Semper Femina,” is due out in March.Hear the new music that caught our pop critics’ attention this week, from Lil Yachty’s Beats 1 Freestyle to an imaginative Paul Simon remix.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:59:50 GMTTourists at the Roman Forum. Among other tips, guide trainers advise tourists to be considerate photographers by not monopolizing good vantage points.People who train tour guides say there are some basic ways that Americans can be better guests when taking tours abroad.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:05:34 GMTA gate found in Norway that was believed to have been taken from the Dachau concentration camp in southern Germany in 2014.A gate bearing the Nazi slogan and believed to have been stolen from the concentration camp in 2014 has been found in a suburb of Bergen, Norway.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:25:12 GMTIan McCaw, left, and Ken Starr, then Baylor’s president, with the women’s basketball team in February. Both left the school amid a sexual violence scandal that engulfed the football program.Liberty University, a Christian school that covets a higher athletic profile, looked the other way and found an athletic director who did the same.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:00:03 GMTOur top 10 comments of the week: Readers debate Donald Trump, flag burning, Fidel Castro’s legacy and picky eating.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:23:09 GMTWhen teenagers (and those of us who talk like them) call celebrities and their besties ‘Mom’ — explained.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:08:46 GMTEither St. John’s Coach Chris Mullin, left, or Tulane Coach Mike Dunleavy, right, will end a five-game losing streak on Friday night.Chris Mullin of St. John’s and Mike Dunleavy of Tulane have much in common, including their game in New Orleans on Friday night.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:35:40 GMTThe Tarantula Nebula in infrared light, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.An international astronomy group has published a first set of approved names for 227 stars, seeing that there are more Mimosas and fewer HD 85512s.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:43:07 GMTThe Caribbean Princess cruise ship departed Port Everglades, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on its maiden voyage in 2004.Federal authorities called the fine the “largest-ever criminal penalty” for intentional vessel pollution.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:20:37 GMTEd Ou, a Canadian photojournalist.Border officials questioned Ed Ou, a freelance photojournalist, and confiscated his phones for a period before denying him entry.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:03:32 GMTAnne Rice gazes at taxdermied animals at the the Museum of Morbid Anatomy in Brooklyn.On the eve of her latest book release, the author of “Interview With the Vampire” examined taxidermied animals at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:25:34 GMTThis week, the big annual Holiday Books issue, including our 100 Notable Books of the year and much more.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:00:04 GMTLike many of my friends, I spent years using prescription stimulants to get through school and start my career. Then I tried to get off them.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:00:02 GMTWilkenson Joseph, a Haitian immigrant, is seeking asylum in the United States after enduring anti-gay attacks in Haiti. “I feel a lot more comfortable expressing myself here,” he said of New York.Wilkenson Joseph came to the United States after enduring attacks because of his sexuality. Unable to work without a new visa, he found himself on the streets.