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Marshall D. Sahlins, Groundbreaking Anthropologist, Dies at 90
His work focused on the way cultures shape, and are shaped by, individuals — a framework he demonstrated through his passionate political activism.
1 Dead and 7 Hurt After Severe Storms in Louisiana
Weather forecasters in Mobile, Ala., received reports of hail the size of softballs in some areas as a storm system moved into Florida.
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The Codes That Guide Our Lives
We asked readers what philosophies they live by. Their inspirations include Emerson, Niebuhr, deceased family members, a sign at a boat dock and a pet.
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India Is in Crisis as It Struggles to Contain the Virus
The country reported a daily record of 145,384 new infections on Saturday. Here’s the latest on the pandemic.
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Man Charged in Bomb Plot Targeting Amazon Data Center
Seth Aaron Pendley was arrested on Thursday and charged with plotting to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia, prosecutors said.
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A Teacher Marched to the Capitol. When She Got Home, the Fight Began.
Kristine Hostetter was a beloved fourth-grade teacher. Then came the pandemic, the election and the Jan. 6 riot in Washington.
Alibaba Faces $2.8 Billion Fine From Chinese Regulators
The penalty is Beijing’s toughest action to date in its campaign to tighten supervision of the country’s internet Goliaths.
Amazon, Prince Philip, DMX: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
White House Border Coordinator to Step Down
Roberta S. Jacobson’s departure comes amid the administration’s efforts to reduce the flow of immigration from Central America.
The New Taiwan Tensions
China is getting more aggressive. Would the U.S. go to war to protect the island?
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Odessa, Part 3: The Band Bus Quarantine
Multiple positive cases, a mass quarantine and a missed senior night. This is what happened when the pandemic collided with the biggest football game of the year in Odessa
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Why You Can't Watch 'Circus of Life' in Pakistan
This is the story of an unholy alliance, Pakistan-style.
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1 Dead and 4 Critically Injured in Shooting in Bryan, Texas
The shooting happened at a production plant for Kent Moore Cabinets, according to the authorities.
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Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?
Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation.
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Vaccine passports: empowering, or exclusionary? Join us for a discussion.
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