Headlines from America

How the Cranberries Rose to Fame

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:48
Dave Fanning, an Irish music journalist and one of the first to discover the Cranberries, talks about how Dolores O'Riordan found a place between grunge and Brit pop that catapulted the band to international stardom.

Books of The Times: In This Thriller, a Cold Case Turns Hot 26 Years Later

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:12
Christopher J. Yates’s “Grist Mill Road” opens with a shooting involving three teenagers, then revisits the crime and its consequences once they’re grown.

Fugitive Venezuelan Police Officer Is Killed in Shootout

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:34
Óscar Pérez, who rose to prominence last year during antigovernment street protests, was among seven dead.

Op-Docs: Black Colleges in the Age of Trump

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:22
The president’s dealings with these important institutions have ranged from out-of-touch to outright bizarre.

High-Fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:04
New research suggests a strong link between genes, dietary fat and prostate cancer.

Critic’s Notebook: In Vancouver, a Door to a Parallel Culinary World

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:26
Kissa Tanto, a dolled-up setting for Italian food with Japanese influences, is part of a respectful revival in the city’s Chinatown.

Oliver Ivanovic, Moderate Kosovo Serb Leader, Is Killed

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:58
The leader of the Citizens’ Initiative Party was shot outside its offices. Known for working across ethnic lines, he also faced war crimes charges.

Days After Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm, a New One in Japan

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:51
NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster, accidentally sent news alerts that North Korea had launched a missile, before quickly correcting the error.

Government Shutdown, California, Dolores O’Riordan: Your Tuesday Briefing

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:05
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

The Memories in Dolores O’Riordan’s Fierce, Fragile Voice

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:00
The Cranberries singer fascinated the world, but her success meant something special in Ireland.

California Today: California Today: A Vigil for Montecito’s Mudslide Victims

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:59
Tuesday: Worries over the rainy season, a prickly first debate in the governor’s race, and the clogged 101.

DealBook: BlackRock’s Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:54
Laurence Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock, the $6 trillion investment firm, plans to tell C.E.O.s in a letter that businesses must serve a social purpose.

So You’ve Been Asked to Be a Bridesmaid. Now What?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:43
Being a bridesmaid is a role loaded with expectation and emotion, and it can be tricky to navigate. Here’s how to pull it off.

New York Today: New York Today: The Warmest Spot in the City

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:00
Tuesday: A tropical bubble on the Upper West Side, Broadway week, and the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Timothée Chalamet Promises Salary From Woody Allen Film to Charity

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:38
The money will go to groups fighting sexual abuse and harassment. The actor is one in a series of Hollywood figures distancing themselves from the director.

After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:30
Changing minds on vaccination is very difficult, but it isn’t so important when a law can change behavior.

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Hammers Trump for His Vulgarity (Again)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
President Trump disparaged Haiti and some African countries in a meeting last week, and late-night hosts won’t let him forget it.

Feature: Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
Yes, it’s driven by greed — but the mania for digital cash could wind up building something much more important than wealth.

For One Baltimore School, 7 Killings in Just 15 Months

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
The city is trying everything it can think of to reverse a soaring homicide rate. But its fundamental problems keep getting in the way.

In Spain, Searching for Ancestors, Dry Wine and Calm Seas

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:00
For years I had wanted to visit my family’s homeland. There at last, I found a memorable tapas bar, soulful culture and a town with my name.