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Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington

WASHINGTON — The memo that reached the top of the Department of Homeland Security in September could not have been clearer about its plan to create a board to monitor national security threats caused by the spread of dangerous disinformation.The department, it said, “should not attempt to be an all-purpose arbiter of truth in the […]

U.S. Aims to Expand Export Bans on China Over Security and Human Rights

WASHINGTON — When Russian forces invaded Ukraine nearly five months ago, the Biden administration led dozens of governments in banning the export of...

Native American Jewelers in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. — Tens of thousands of art collectors, aficionados and spectators are expected to converge in and around the central Santa Fe Plaza next month to check out the work of hundreds of Native American artists offering some of their finest jewelry, pots, paintings and other pieces for sale.The annual Santa Fe Indian […]

Most Americans Say Life is Starting to Return to Pre-Covid Normal, a Poll Shows

Most Americans say their lives are at least approaching prepandemic normalcy, according to a recent study.While 12 percent of adults think their life is the same as it was before the pandemic, 54 percent think their lives are somewhat the same, according to the poll, published Tuesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs […]

Should You Put on Sunscreen or Foundation First?

Q: I wear a full face of makeup on top of a layer of sunscreen each day. Does that diminish my protection from...

Should You Put on Sunscreen or Foundation First?

Q: I wear a full face of makeup on top of a layer of sunscreen each day. Does that diminish my protection from...

‘No Magic Bullet’ for Preserving Abortion Access, Biden’s Health Secretary Says

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s health secretary, facing criticism from other Democrats that the administration is not doing enough to counter the Supreme Court’s...

Who Is June Huh? – The New York Times

Most top mathematicians discovered the subject when they were young, often excelling in international competitions.By contrast, math was a weakness for June Huh, who was born in California and grew up in South Korea. “I was pretty good at most subjects except math,” he said. “Math was notably mediocre, on average, meaning on some tests […]

Updated Covid Shots Are Coming. Will They Be Too Late?

Roseann Renouf, 77, has grown tired of the current generation of coronavirus shots. Having “never been one for a lot of vaccination,” she...

N.Y. Lifeguards Now Watch for Sharks, Facing Dramatic Increase in Sightings

LIDO BEACH, N.Y. — It was a classic early summer Friday at Point Lookout Beach on Long Island, with beachgoers frolicking in the...

As Federal Climate-Fighting Tools Are Taken Away, Cities and States Step Up

Legislators in Colorado, historically a major coal state, have passed more than 50 climate-related laws since 2019. The liquor store in the farming...

The Rise of the Professional-Athlete Podcast

Even podcasting’s most ardent evangelizers would have to acknowledge that many podcasts are oriented around a very basic premise: “Here are some people talking.” The format’s simplicity makes it easy for almost any known figure to get involved. The actresses Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, for example, host “Office Ladies,” in which they rewatch and […]

The Players to Watch at the Scottish Open

Another major championship in professional golf, the last of 2022, is just around the corner: next week’s British Open at the Old Course...

What’s the Most Curious and Fraught Job in Tennis?

Consider Halep’s quarterfinal match against Amanda Anisimova of the United States set for Wednesday. For more than six years, Darren Cahill, the longtime...

Sharks Hire Mike Grier as N.H.L.’s First Black General Manager

Mike Grier, who spent 14 seasons in the N.H.L. as a gritty right wing, on Tuesday was named general manager of the San...

When Will Federer and the Williams Sisters Call It Quits? Maybe Never.

WIMBLEDON, England — Most tennis professionals are retired by their mid-30s. But last week, there was Serena Williams, at almost 41, grinding against...

Lesia Tsurenko Plays Tennis to Earn Money to Help Ukraine

WIMBLEDON, England — Lesia Tsurenko’s Wimbledon campaign ended Friday during a match in which her head was someplace else.Tsurenko, a 33-year-old tennis veteran...

3-D Printing Grows Beyond Its Novelty Roots

DEVENS, Mass. — The machines stand 20 feet high, weigh 60,000 pounds and represent the technological frontier of 3-D printing.Each machine deploys 150 laser beams, projected from a gantry and moving quickly back and forth, making high-tech parts for corporate customers in fields including aerospace, semiconductors, defense and medical implants.The parts of titanium and other […]

Google Says It Will Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics

SAN FRANCISCO — Google said on Friday that it would delete abortion clinic visits from the location history of its users, in the...

Over 360 newspapers have closed since just before the start of the pandemic.

The pandemic has been bad for the country’s local newspapers. But maybe not as bad as some people have feared.Over 360 newspapers in...

The Accidental Media Critics of YouTube

Gary Vaynerchuk has been an internet celebrity for so long that it’s hard to know which era’s terminology to use to describe him....

Juul Users Start Saying Goodbye to Their Vape of Choice

After roughly 25 years of cigarette smoking, Tim Marchman wanted to quit. And yet he didn’t want to become what he calls “a...

The best GTA 5 mods to mess around with on PC right now

The best GTA 5 mods do everything from touching up the basic experience with simple quality-of-life tweaks to totally reinventing the game from the...