The Senate blocked the sale of billions of dollars of munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the Trump administration’s attempt to circumvent Congress.
The New York TimesBreaking News: The Senate voted to block weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, a bipartisan rebuke of President Trump that he’s likely to sidestep with a veto
“As I get older, I feel like I only have so many 100-yard dashes left, and I don’t want to waste them in practice,” Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins said.
The New York TimesAt 103, Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins said she doesn’t worry too much about training. "As I get older, I feel like I only have so many 100-yard dashes left and I don’t want to waste them in practice."
Washington hasn’t done enough to bring the murdered Saudi columnist’s killers to justice.
The New York TimesIn Opinion
Hatice Cengiz writes, "If Jamal and his principles have any humanitarian and moral worth, this is the time to speak up. To support the struggle for democracy in the Arab world, isn’t it crucial to speak up against his violent death?"
With a renewed focus on reparations for slavery, what lessons can be drawn from payments to victims of other historical injustices in America?
The New York TimesThere's no direct template for reparations for descendants of enslaved African-Americans, but Americans have received compensation for historical injustices before. Here's a look at what happened in those cases.
We asked 21 Democratic candidates the same 18 questions. Watch their answers.
The New York TimesThere are a lot of Democrats running for U.S. president. It’s confusing, we know. That’s why we tracked down 21 of them and asked them the same 18 questions. They agree on a lot, but from income equality to climate change, there were telling differences
The New York TimesDoes anyone deserve a billion dollars? Amy Klobuchar and Kamala Harris said America should be a place where you could achieve the unimaginable. Kirsten Gillibrand bluntly said "no one" does. And Bernie Sanders denounced "grotesque" levels of inequality. nyti.ms/2Xl1xXbpic.twitter.com/fDbZ5l1n5U
Temperatures in Greenland have been as much as 40 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, helping fuel a pulse of melting across much of the ice sheet surface.
The New York TimesMelting at the surface of Greenland's mile-deep ice sheet last Wednesday was the most extensive, at 275,000 square miles, or about 45% of the surface— a record early date for such extensive melting