Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
Facebook has gone on the attack as one scandal after another — Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — has led to a congressional and consumer backlash.
Facebook at War: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation
Mark Zuckerberg at a congressional hearing in April.
Trump Endorses Easing Some Mandatory Sentencing Laws
A prison in Twin Falls, Idaho, where the inmate population is steadily increasing.
Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Absolutely Anything. Except This.
A prison hallway on Staten Island, N.Y. Reforming the criminal justice system is one of the few things that has bipartisan support.
Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do
A federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan. A bipartisan bill would reduce the prison terms many federal inmates face.
In Florida Recount, Sloppy Signatures May Disqualify Thousands of Votes
An employee at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office examines ballots on Wednesday.
What Happens When Politicians Who Oversee Elections Are Also the Candidates?
Demonstrators in Atlanta have criticized a decision by Secretary of State Brian Kemp to oversee the election in which he was running for governor.
Florida Recount, Amid Machine Error and Lawsuits, Is ‘Going to End Up a Little Messy’
Employees at the office of the Palm Beach County supervisor of elections fed ballots through a machine as a recount continued on Tuesday.
Utility Customers May Be on the Hook for Billions in Wildfire Damage
Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the Camp Fire, which has killed at least 56 people. Many fires in recent years have been caused by downed power lines serving California’s utilities.
A ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ Life: The Victims of the California Wildfires
Paradise, Calif., where a wildfire destroyed entire neighborhoods last week.
A Model T, Abandoned as Paradise Burned, Emerges With Barely a Scratch
As a wildfire bore down on Paradise, Calif., the owner of a 1915 Ford left the car behind, saying, “It’s stupid to risk a life for a Model T when there’s so many people trying to evacuate.” But the blaze left the car almost untouched.
Macron’s Response to Trump: ‘I Do Not Do Policy or Diplomacy by Tweets’
President Trump met with President Emmanuel Macron of France in Paris last week.
Mira Ricardel, Aide Who Crossed Melania Trump, Is Removed From Her White House Role
Mira Ricardel, the deputy national security adviser, gained a reputation throughout the White House for her sharp elbows.
First Wave of Migrants in Caravan Reaches U.S. Border in Tijuana
Migrants resting near the Mexico-United States border fence in Tijuana on Wednesday.
Wildfires, Brexit, ‘Toxic’: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Asia and Australia Edition: Brexit, Myanmar, Komodo Dragons: Your Thursday Briefing
Hip-Hop’s Love Affair With Marvel Comics
A Stan Lee-signed copy of “Amazing Fantasy #15” comic book, the first appearance of Spider-Man, Marvel’s most famous character.
Grab ’Em by the Passion
White House Wall Weirdness
President Trump at a rally in Indiana a day before the midterms. He's been falsely telling supporters that The Wall he promised is already under construction.
End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment. Then Do More.
Google employees in New York participating in a walkout over the company’s handling of sexual misconduct.
A Brexit Deal Has Arrived. Now the Chaos Begins.
Protest signs and stickers left outside the Cabinet Office in London last month during a march calling for a "people’s vote" on the final Brexit deal.
New York’s Amazon Deal Is a Bad Bargain
A family in Long Island City on Tuesday.
Woozy With Moderation
Gov. John Hickenlooper speaking at a Democratic watch party in downtown Denver on election night last week.
The Huxley Trap
The Assault Against Science Continues at the E.P.A.
Smog in Salt Lake City in 2017. Temperature inversions frequently trap dangerous levels of pollutants in the air over the city.
Disability: Rewriting the Old Disability Script
Pursuits: On Samos, Aesop’s Fabled Isle, a Mix of Greeks, Migrants and Tourists
The port town of Vathy is the capital of Samos. More than 4,400 asylum seekers live in and around an overcrowded camp above Vathy.
‘Toxic’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. No, We’re Not Gaslighting You.
“Toxic” expanded its reach in 2018, with people using it to describe a variety of things.
How a Low-Carb Diet Might Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight
U.K. Cabinet Backs Theresa May’s Brexit Plan
A protester outside Parliament in September.
Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law
Several areas of Long Island City have been designated as federal “opportunity zones.” The one that includes Amazon’s site was attracting development even before the tax incentive.
Live: Sigrid Nunez Wins 2018 National Book Award for ‘The Friend’
Sigrid Nunez accepting her award.
Judge Says Ruling on CNN Lawsuit Will Come on Thursday
News organizations issued a joint statement of support for CNN’s lawsuit against the White House.
Judge Rejects Deal to Overhaul City’s Public Housing
The Manhattanville Houses in West Harlem. New York City’s troubled Housing Authority manages 176,000 apartments, the nation’s largest stock of public housing.
Michael Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence in Los Angeles
Michael Avenatti vehemently denies allegations against him after his arrest in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence.
Behind a Saudi Prince’s Rise, Two Loyal Enforcers
Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, right, pictured with Saad Hariri, the prime minister-designate of Lebanon, in Riyadh last month. The Saudis briefly kidnapped Mr. Hariri last year.
A $343.9 Million Powerball Prize After 25 Years of Using the Same Numbers
Robert Bailey accepted his record Powerball winnings in a public ceremony at the Resorts World Casino in Queens.
How to Tell if Those Black Friday Deals Are Actually Worth Buying
This Black Friday, keep an eye out for deals on small appliances and electronics, like crock pots and the Instant Pot, Wirecutter experts said.
More Weird Ways to Use Food to Clean Your Messes
Online Photo Printing for the Holidays (and Any Time)
Rosalía: The Pop Star Bringing Flamenco to a New Generation
Rosalía Vila Tobella in Madrid in October. “Everything is in flamenco,” the Spanish singer said. “Spirituality, loyalty, humility, valor.”
The YSL Documentary Pierre Bergé Did Not Want Anyone to See
Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent in a still from the film "Celebration."
Books of The Times: Helping Out Family Is Taken to Extremes in ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’
In Search of the Real Thing: China’s Quest to Buy Back Its Lost Heritage
A 15th-century gilded bronze Buddhist sculpture, which sold at Christie’s on Tuesday for about $2.5 million. Unusually, the figure retained its original sealed base, concealing a scroll and other objects, which were revealed in an X-ray.
On Dessert: The Eton Mess, a Classic Dessert for Endless Variation
A traditional British summer dessert suggested tantalizing possibilities for cold-weather pleasures.
How a Former Canadian Spy Helps Wall Street Mavens Think Smarter
Shane Parrish has become an unlikely guru for Wall Street. His self-improvement strategies appeal to his overachieving audience in elite finance, Silicon Valley and professional sports.
Doctors: Grief as My Guide: How My Sister Made Me a Better Doctor
The author’s sister, Victoria Amy Stern Whelan, having her head shaved during cancer treatment.
Trilobites: Male Insect Fertility Plummets After Heat Waves
A simulated heat wave in a lab caused sperm production in a type of beetle to drop by half, and a second heat wave nearly sterilized them.
Talk: Dr. Leana Wen Dislikes the Politicization of Health Care
Dr. Leana Wen