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Migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters.
NEW: After all but nominating Obama and Hillary in ‘08 & ‘16, black voters appear more likely to fracture along the same lines as rest of the party in ‘20. And that could prolong primary + encourage more candidates to stick w @AsteadWesley from SC >
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‘Toy Story 4’ topped the weekend box office, making around $118 million in U.S. theaters. That's $22 million less than Disney expected, but it still flattened the competition.
President Trump's order to attack Iran on Thursday, and his abrupt reversal minutes before American forces carried it out, have intensified global doubts about the president’s judgment and the power wielded by the U.S.
Specialists in Spain spent $34,000 to fix a church statue that ended up looking like the cartoon character Tintin after a paint job, another in a line of art restoration projects gone bad
There are now 24 Democratic candidates running for president. Joe Sestak, a former Navy admiral and congressman from Pennsylvania, announced on Sunday that he was running.
For more on the difference between the "Public Option" and "Medicare for All," read our explainer from @sangerkatz
Most Democratic candidates agreed Americans should be required to carry health insurance, but that's where the similarities ended. Our survey showed the field, like the electorate, has not moved en masse to the left on health care. See the full results:
11 Democratic presidential candidates said they preferred a public option, which is now seen as a comparatively safe stance because it would allow Americans to keep their private insurance
7 of the 19 Democratic presidential candidates who responded to our survey said they preferred a “Medicare for all” government-run, single-payer system. Here's who they are and what they said.
“Medicare for all” is the hottest idea in the Democratic presidential race for overhauling the U.S. health care system. It's also one that divides the 2020 field. Our new survey of the candidates shows where they disagree.
Cook a chicken on Sunday. Shred the meat and toss it into noodles, salads and quesadillas all week long.
In Opinion @NickKristof details 4 steps President Trump can take to reduce the risk of war with Iran
On Sunday night, Nik and Lijana Wallenda are set to walk a quarter-mile on a wire strung 25 stories above Midtown Manhattan
Turkey's president suffered the biggest defeat of his political career as his candidate for Istanbul mayor conceded defeat in a repeat election
There are few places where a dog having beady eyes, no teeth, short stubby legs and an “extremely round body” are considered positive traits, but the Ugliest Dog Contest is one of them. And this year, Scamp the Tramp took home the title.
Quince Mountain writes about being the first openly transgender person to be on “Naked and Afraid,” a Discovery’s reality TV show in which participants try to survive 21 days in the wilderness
How realistic are the teenagers in HBO's "Euphoria"? Today's teenagers are actually the "cautious generation," evidence shows, less likely to use hard drugs or have sex than their parents. But suicide is a growing worry, one area that has been worsening.
Voters in Turkey appear to have delivered a resounding rebuke to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by again electing an opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul on Sunday
In Opinion @KAnthonyAppiah writes, "The story of gay rights is the story of gay activism — but it is not only that story. ... It’s an unglamorous tale, remote from the sweat and smoke and sirens of Stonewall."
This summer in the city: Make Terraza 7 part of your Sunday night playbook
The latest U.S. confrontation with Iran has put a spotlight on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's influence with President Trump. The administration has churned through cabinet members, but few have survived as long — and none have as much stature.
A British court has ordered an abortion for a mentally disabled woman against her and her mother’s wishes, with the judge calling the decision “heartbreaking” but in the best interests of the woman. She is 22 weeks pregnant.
Our reporter @julieturkewitz examined how land in the American West is becoming increasingly concentrated in the hands of the wealthy. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the story came together.
In Opinion Maureen Dowd writes, "As shocking as it is to write this sentence, it must be said: Donald Trump did something right."
President Trump on Sunday shrugged off the brutal dismembering of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist. He said the Middle East was "a vicious, hostile place" and that Saudi Arabia was an important trading partner with the U.S.
"Medicare for all" or "public option": A lot of the 2020 candidates like both ideas. What happens when you make them choose?
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The water is almost gone in Chennai, one of the biggest cities in India
The rooster was annoyed and off his game. “You see," his owner said, "he’s very stressed out." This is how Maurice, the rooster, became the most famous chicken in France – and a symbol of a perennial conflict between urban and rural French.
In comments to reporters on Saturday, President Trump again denied that he had sexually assaulted the advice columnist E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s.
U.S. Cyber Command carried out cyberattacks on Iran the same day that President Trump called off a strike on Iranian targets like radar and missile batteries. The online attacks had been planned for weeks.
At least 18 people were killed and 24 injured in the collapse of a Chinese-owned building under construction in a Cambodian coastal city. Authorities said the project had lacked required permits and had continued despite orders to cease work.
President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, warned Iran on Sunday not to “mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness," and said that military action against Iran remained very much an option
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If SCOTUS allows the citizenship question, it will create the data necessary to redefine political representation in some states. Let’s think through the implications of that:…
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The genes that humans use to develop limbs are shared by a wide variety of other species. Why? Sometime, somewhere, we all had a common ancestor.
This week we published interviews with 21 of the Democrats running for U.S. president. But there were telling — and in some cases, jarring or endearing — moments that happened off camera too. @alexburnsNYT writes about what it was like behind the scenes.
At least 114 Confederate symbols have been removed since 2015, but what happens after removal? Here is how the issue has unfolded in cities from Dallas to Baltimore.
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Democratic candidates descending on South Carolina this weekend are finding a black electorate whose interests and allegiances are more divided than in previous elections
11 of our best weekend reads
Who gets to own the west? A small group of billionaires is buying up vast parcels of land in states like Idaho and Colorado, shaking up the landscape. Local residents say it's a threat to their way of life.
Can this progressive residential community, built in a way that was not only in tune with nature, but driven by nature, still offer lessons to the world?
For decades, antitrust has focused on the welfare of the consumer. Now a backlash over Big Tech’s power has regulators and scholars trying to reverse years of established doctrine.
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How vaccine laws are changing around the U.S.
How did we decide on the 18 questions for the NYT video series with the 21 Democratic candidates? What were Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders & others like behind the scenes? ⁦⁦@alexburnsNYT⁩ lays it all out.… via ⁦@nytimes
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The "surprise" proposal "experience" came with a well-planned, detailed marketing deck made for Instagram. But was it genuine? You decide.
In what has become known as the Preston model, local governments across Britain have begun directing government spending toward local businesses, aiming to keep money in the community rather than sending it away to global banks.
Tokyo has its cherry blossoms, the Netherlands has its tulip fields, and Manitoba has its snakes
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