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Candidate's Call to Save 'Canadian Values'? Un-Canadian, Critics Say

To Kellie Leitch, one of more than a dozen candidates vying to lead Canada's Conservative Party, the most pressing issue today is something that some...

Taking a Stand at Standing Rock

The Dakota Access pipeline was fast-tracked from Day 1 using the Nationwide Permit No. 12 process ... A version of this op-ed appears in print...

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, Aug. 20 Through 28

COLD SPRING “The Shining” (1980), starring Jack Nicholson, directed by Stanley Kubrick. Aug. 20 at 8 p.m. ... “Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows”...

Voting Rights Success? Not So Fast

In Texas, Michigan, North Carolina and elsewhere, federal courts in recent months have struck down one discriminatory voting law after another in a series of...

Yahoo, a Web Pioneer, Cleared the Way for Many Innovations

Yahoo categorized and brought order to the fast-growing forest that was the web. Its curators carefully hacked through the weeds and jumped across the ravines...

Jacob deGrom Struggles, and So Does the Mets' Offense

Credit Lynne Sladky/Associated Press. MIAMI — Jacob deGrom handed Mets Manager ... deGrom on Saturday was jaw-dropping. With Christian Yelich on base, Stanton smashed a...

Politics|Donald Trump Forces GOP to Choose Between Insularity and Outreach

Donald Trump Forces G.O.P. to Choose Between Insularity and Outreach. By ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN JULY 16, 2016. Continue reading the main story Share...

Music|The Playlist: Katy Perry's Limp Olympics Anthem and Justice's Grooving Return

“Safe and Sound,” released this week, was first played without explanation or fanfare at the Sonar festival last month in a D.J. set by Busy...

Donald Trump, Stranded in Indiana, Brings Running Mate Competition to Him

Chris Christie of New Jersey, the leader of Mr. Trump's transition team, who has also been vetted as a potential running mate. Among Mr. Trump's...

Death in Black and White

Or running, or standing still, or talking back, or being silent, or doing as you say, or not doing as you say fast enough. You...

Things to Do in New Jersey, July 2 Through July 10

EAST HANOVER “Swingin' Tern Contra Dances,” music by Don Flaherty and Strumbow Squeezeblow. July 2, 8 to 11 p.m. .... CAPE MAY “The Natural World...

Chris Christie Becomes Powerful Figure in Donald Trump Campaign

Chris Christie of New Jersey after a meeting of Donald J. Trump's national finance team in New York in June. The governor has risen as...

In Syria, Starving Instead of Fasting

“I promise you, it tasted better than it sounds,” Hussein told me last week, just after he broke his fast. Hussein, whose name I have...

The Opinion Pages|The Supreme Court Has Upheld Affirmative Action. So Let's Dump Mismatch Theory.

Consider the hubbub after the late Justice Antonin Scalia said during oral arguments in December that black students might do better at “a slower-track school”...

Why a Top 3 NBA Draft Pick Is Crucial for Championship Teams

... have dominated the N.B.A. LeBron James, Tim Duncan and Shaquille O'Neal have led their teams to multiple championships, while other teams are building around...

America's New Normal

Every weekday, get thought-provoking commentary from Op-Ed columnists, The Times editorial board and contributing writers from around the world. ... Fast-forwarding three and a half...

Donald Trump Hints He May Fund Race Himself

Donald J. Trump spoke at a campaign event in The Woodlands in Texas, where he was raising money last week. Credit Eric Thayer for The...

My Fill-In Father

FEW days on the calendar are more emotionally fraught for me, more psychologically stacked, than Father's Day. A proud father, a proud grandfather, I'm also...

Liberia, Desperate to Educate, Turns to Charter Schools

“He came across something that could be a quick win,” she said of Werner. “He probably acted too quickly .... Every weekday, get thought-provoking commentary...

Who's on First? Who Knows?

But none of it would have made you doubt I was playing center field — these were quick, necessary location adjustments I made as I...

The Right Way to Observe Ramadan

The daylong fast during the lunar month in which we Muslims believe that the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad is one of the...

Bethany Hamilton, Shark-Attack Survivor, Hangs With World's Best Surfers

Credit Ed Sloane/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. The world's most famous surfer might be Bethany Hamilton, less ... How would she be able to paddle...

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, May 28 Through June 5

Upstream Gallery, 8 Main Street. 914-674-8548; upstreamgallery.com. HUDSON Deradoorian and Emily Ritz, pop and experimental. May 28 ... Darrow School, 110 Darrow Road. 888-820-1696; tannerypondconcerts.org.

Sore, Happy Feet on the Pacific Crest Trail

When we arrived at an ice cream shop 20 minutes later, she was fast asleep. I couldn't wake her. Thus began our hiking partnership, sometimes...

At the Rockefellers' Kykuit, Painterly Gardens and a Rosy Legacy

A sculpture by Henry Moore is featured in one of the gardens. Credit Bryan Haeffele. “The contrasts between the modern art and the classical flourishes...

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

To their benefit, Steve DiBenedetto's paintings have unclenched a bit. Their surfaces are less tortured; their sci-fi references less dominant; their colors and motifs more...

Defending Their Nation's Honor on Social Media: #PanamaIsMoreThanPapers

Credit Ed Grimaldo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ... With a stable, fast-growing economy that depends on a well-developed services sector, the country has become a...

Szczur's Slam Propels Cubs Over the Braves

It was 1-1 in the eighth when the Cubs loaded the bases on two hits and a walk against Jim Johnson (0-3). Eric O'Flaherty relieved...

Summer Movie Release Schedule 2016

TO LIFE (“À la Vie”) In 1960, three women who knew each other in their youth reunite at a beach in France but promise not...

Picturing America in the Selfie Age, at the Whitney

The one on the seventh floor presents the phenomenon in formation, notably in Edward Steichen's movie-star close-ups of Marlene Dietrich and Dolores del Rio, and...

With Errant Twitter Post, Ed Balls, a British Politician, Spawned a Holiday

Ed Balls was a member of Parliament and a leader of the opposition Labour Party five years ago, on April 28, 2011, and as many...

Having Trouble Driving In Runs, Yankees Try Stealing One

This was rob-the-bank-in-broad-daylight audacious. Jacoby Ellsbury, after measuring the leisurely windup of the Tampa Bay left-hander Matt Moore, took off toward home on a two-out,...

Tackling Graft in India

I mumbled something about not being the right person for this, and got out of his office as fast as I could. I chose not...

Les Arts Florissants Bring Opéra-Ballet Back to Life

For this revival of “Les Fêtes Vénitiennes,” originally mounted last year at the Opéra Comique in Paris as part of its tricentennial season, the creative...

How the $15 Minimum Wage Went From Laughable to Viable

BACK in November 2012, when Alterique Hall, an $8-an-hour McDonald's cashier in New York, joined 200 fast-food workers in the first one-day strike for the...

Delaware's Chief Justice Speaks Out on Big Mergers and Investors

NEW ORLEANS — What is the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, the mergers and acquisitions conference here, without some memorable comments from Leo E. Strine Jr.?...

New York Today: A Campaign That Wasn't

But as Alexander Burns told us, Mr. Bloomberg had planned to use his three terms here as a campaign talking point. “What's interesting is how...

Bill Gates's Clean-Energy Moon Shot

“It won't be as fast, but we do expect to make money out of this thing,” Mr. Gates said of the fund. “If you can...

Narcissism Is Increasing. So You're Not So Special.

MY teenage son recently informed me that there is an Internet quiz to test oneself for narcissism. His friend had just taken it. “How did...

Day One of the New President

We're getting them out fast.” Imagine the cutaways between Trump taking the oath, and federal agents going door-to-door separating parents from children, breaking up job...

Our Man in New Hampshire: Chris Christie Turns Up the Heat

. By ALEXANDER BURNS FEB. 8, 2016. Inside. Photo. Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey visited Shooters Pub in Exeter, N.H., on Sunday, the day...

Our Man in New Hampshire: Flying North for a Winner

New Hampshire has also been a temporary home for four presidential candidates with close ties to the New York area: Donald J. Trump, Hillary Clinton,...

Rep. Chris Gibson, a Republican, Explores a Run for New York Governor in '18

United States Representative Chris Gibson, a Republican from upstate New York who has become a sharp critic of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, said he plans...

Airlines Reap Record Profits, and Passengers Get Peanuts

“This is a period of good health like we've never seen before,” said Ed Bastian, Delta's president, who will become chief executive in May. “We...

And Now, the Marco Memo

Here we are, in the Marco Rubio Moment. The Republican establishment is thrilled: A moderate-sounding Gen X senator from a swing state! And one so...

Curtailing Sexual Violence on Farms

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, the subjects of my film, has achieved these successes by forcing the large buyers of produce — supermarket and fast...

What to Look For in a Republican Debate Without Donald Trump

With this in mind, expect the moderators — Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace — to be exceptionally prepared and direct in their questioning.

Our Insane Addiction to Polls

In a fast-metabolism world of constantly monitored smartphones and routinely refreshed browsers, news organizations are under greater pressure to produce fresh nuggets of information even...

Who Needs Assassins When You've Got Hackers?

Money and misinformation move equally fast in the modern world. Proving that an extremist political group or a glib lobbyist is backed by Moscow is...

Chris Christie and His Ambitions: A New Jersey Vanishing Act

Chris Christie's return to New Jersey was swift and efficient: He flew to his home state on Monday night after a campaign trip to Iowa.