Headlines from America

Pet City: The Pied Piper of Parrots

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:18
The colorful and intelligent birds can drive owners crazy with their loud and unpredictable behavior. Glenn Sorino is here to help.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Aziz, We Tried to Warn You

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:17
It may seem like rules around sex have changed overnight, but feminists have been talking about this for a long time.

Op-Ed Contributor: Would the Air Force Let Airman Trump Near a Nuclear Weapon?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:08
As a former military psychiatrist, I worry that the president would fail the military’s mental health standards.

Arizona’s G.O.P. Senators Assail Trump for His Attacks on the Press

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:45
Senator Jeff Flake called President Trump a “figure of suspicion” for his attacks on the press as John McCain called on Congress to protect journalists.

Fighting for Native Americans, in Court and Onstage

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:13
In her new play “Sovereignty,” Mary Kathryn Nagle brings together her legal activism and her family history.

New York Has Its ‘Jerry Springer’ Moment, With Arias and Dancing

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:10
With a reality TV star in the White House and ’90s nostalgia in full flower, the controversial 2003 musical about the famed talk show host arrives.

Hungry City: Winter Salvation, Fresh From the Dumpling Steamer, in Queens

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:56
Found on the same stretch of Jackson Heights, where momos are a common language, Amdo Kitchen and Potala offer a simple warmth in deep cold.

U.K. Appoints a Minister for Loneliness

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:53
Prime Minister Theresa May said an under secretary would work across government departments to tackle the issue.

After Cyclists Died, Safer Crosstown Bike Lanes Are Planned for Midtown Manhattan

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:51
New York City is moving to install protected crosstown bike lanes: one going east on 26th Street and one going west on 29th Street.

Phys Ed: How Our Bones Might Help Keep Our Weight in Check

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:35
Bones could be much more intimately involved in tracking weight and controlling appetite than was previously known.

The Parasite on the Playground

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:27
Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.

Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:38
The indie-pop musician applied lessons learned while D.J.-ing and attending a workshop on race to her new album, “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”

Kim Jones to Exit Louis Vuitton, Reviving Speculation About What’s Next

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:57
As the churn atop fashion houses reaches a new frenzy, the men’s wear designer is being touted for top spots at Burberry and Versace.

Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Forward for New York-New Jersey Commuters

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:46
Projects to fix vital rail lines shouldn’t be held hostage by the Trump administration.

Op-Ed Contributor: A Perfect Marriage: Evangelicals and Conservatives in Latin America

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:45
Christians are seducing poor voters and conservative parties. Is that good for democracy and minority rights?

Pursuits: In Dubai, Flying With the Falcons

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:00
Away from the skyscraper-dominated megalopolis of urban Dubai, an outing aboard a hot-air balloon offers participants a bird’s-eye view of a falcon’s realm.

Feature: I Used to Insist I Didn’t Get Angry. Not Anymore.

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:00
On female rage.

The Next Hurdle for a Healthy Trump? Getting Some Exercise

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:00
Washington often holds the mantle of the fittest city in the United States. It is now home to a president who has no interest in exercise.

Fiction: A Novel of 1918 New Orleans, With Murder and All That Jazz

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:00
In Nathaniel Rich’s “King Zeno,” a great American city and a new kind of music take shape as the Spanish flu and a serial killer both run rampant.

Colleges Brace for Tumult in 2018 as White Supremacists Demand a Stage

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:00
Public universities grapple with balancing freedom of expression — even hate speech — with providing safe campuses.