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World

Abbas, Cornered by Israeli Annexation, Opts for ‘Judgment Day’ Scenario

The Palestinian leader has promoted security cooperation with Israel in his quest for a Palestinian state. That strategy may have ...

After New Coronavirus Outbreaks, China Imposes Wuhan-Style Lockdown

Infections in the northeast have led officials to sequester hundreds of thousands at home. “China doesn’t want to take any ...

China Moves to Tighten Its Control of Hong Kong

New security laws would allow Beijing to take aim at the protests that have roiled the semiautonomous city and posed ...

As Saudi Official Hid Abroad, His Family Became a Target at Home

Saad Aljabri knows “where the bodies are buried.” Now Saudi authorities are arresting his relatives to force him to return ...

As Paris Tiptoes Toward Normalcy, Infections Are Sharply Down

But if the initial signs are hopeful, the national mood remains wary of what lies ahead and angry at the ...

Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Now, Yesterday and Tomorrow

Online broadcasts of some of the composer’s greatest hits put the spotlight on a 50-year career.LONDON — It’s not every ...

Sports

He Had Picked the Last Day of His Career. Now It May Never Come.

The Spanish striker Aritz Aduriz seemed to have been given the perfect way to say goodbye to his 20-year career. ...

Travel

Doing the Bump With the Belugas

An isolated corner of Manitoba is one of the few places left in the world where humans are the outsiders ...

Technology

A Case for Cooperation Between Machines and Humans

The Tesla chief Elon Musk and other big-name Silicon Valley executives have long promised a car that can do all ...

Facebook Starts Planning for Permanent Remote Workers

The move is a stark change from an office-centric culture. But there’s a catch: Salaries are likely to change to ...

Opinion

Britain’s Ethnic Minorities Are Being Left for Dead

The government could have predicted, and perhaps prevented, many deaths. It did not.LONDON — In early April, Maruthalingam Thiyakumar, a ...

Say Hello to That New Spin Studio and Goodbye to Your Child Care

We’ve long failed to fund the child care sector like the public good that it is. Now it’s on the ...

The End of Meat Is Here

If you care about the working poor, about racial justice, and about climate change, you have to stop eating animals.Is ...

Elon Musk’s Latest Gambit

The Tesla chief executive is putting the safety of employees on the line.Elon Musk, the chief executive of the carmaker ...

Russia Flouts Another Treaty. So We’re Leaving It.

The agreement undermines security instead of promoting it.Arms control treaties can be a powerful national security tool. But too often ...

Let’s Remember That the Coronavirus Is Still a Mystery

Respond to it with humility, and apprehension, too.The odd thing about reporting on the coronavirus is that the nonexperts are ...

Business

China’s ‘Crude Oil Treasure’ Promised Riches. Now Investors Owe the Bank.

The police are seeking to silence those who bought a Bank of China investment that backfired, highlighting the plight of ...

Many Jobs May Vanish Forever as Layoffs Mount

With over 38 million U.S. unemployment claims in nine weeks, one economist says the situation is “grimmer than we thought.”Even ...

What Happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?

It started with silence, or something close to silence, or perhaps it was simply the absence of a low-level hum ...

Style

Saying Goodbye to Elizabeth Suzann

A cult label that kept things slow and simple.The fashion industry is in a state of emergency. This has been ...

What Comes After a 2-Month Quarantine Date?

Sheltering at home means we’ve basically been on a date for 60 days. How will we go back to living ...

Not Saying My Dog Is Cupid, but …

It’s hard to argue with the results.You can tell a lot about a man by how he treats his dogs. ...

Arts

The Tiny Radio Stations That Lift Spirits in Hospitals

Volunteer-run broadcasters are a British tradition. During the pandemic, they’re cheering patients up with jazz standards and soft rock.LONDON — ...

Health

‘Straight-Up Fire’ in His Veins: Teen Battles New Covid Syndrome

Jack McMorrow, 14, awoke in agony, with heart failure. His case may help doctors understand a frightening new affliction in ...

Prototype Vaccine Protects Monkeys From Coronavirus

A series of animal experiments may point the way to an effective human vaccine, scientists said.A prototype vaccine has protected ...

Real Estate

House Hunting on Prince Edward Island: Nine Acres for $1.7 Million

Canada’s smallest province remains one of its most affordable, despite a shortage of inventory exacerbated by the pandemic.Six Bedrooms on ...

Desperate Sellers, Nervous Buyers: Real Estate Sales in a Pandemic

The sales market in New York City has slowed to a crawl, but bold buyers are forging ahead, sometimes buying ...

Movies

Spike Lee and the Battlefield of American History

It’s a funny thing, Zooming with Spike Lee. He’s remote, confined within a box within a box on your computer ...

Fashion

Pulling Out Your Hair? This Might Be the Cause

Hair-pulling and self-harm in an age of anxiety.On a sunny Friday last month, 10 days into Australia’s coronavirus lockdown, Jayde ...

Books

Why Yo-Yo Ma Would Invite Socrates to Dinner

“For once, I’d like to ask the questions,” says the renowned cellist, whose new ensemble album is “Not Our First ...