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UN Begins Citing a Lower Death Toll For Women and Children in Gaza

The United Nations has begun citing a much lower death toll for women and children in Gaza, acknowledging that it has incomplete information about many of the people killed during…

Putin Is Selling Victory, and Many Russians Are Buying It

The word “victory” is everywhere in Moscow these days. It is being projected from gargantuan LED screens alongside major intersections and highways and written on red flags whipping in the…

Live Updates: Inflation Expected to Cool Slightly

If your car broke down two years ago, it probably became a bigger problem than you bargained for. A confluence of forces were to blame: The Covid pandemic disrupted supply…

What Forecasters Say About Interest Rates (and Why They Disagree)

How soon is soon? Or exactly how much later is later? As the year started, there was a widespread view among economists and on Wall Street that the Federal Reserve…

Mapping Russia’s Sudden Push Across Ukrainian Lines

All of a sudden, Russian forces are making progress in many directions at once. In recent days, Russian troops have surged across the border from the north and opened a…

What the F.A.A. Bill Means for Travelers

Automatic refunds for significant flight disruptions, fee-free family seating and accessibility improvements. Those are among the benefits for travelers in the bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration for five…

Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Michael Cohen described a hush-money deal Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former fixer, returned to the stand yesterday to face lawyers for the Manhattan district attorney’s office, as well as Donald…

American Support for Ukraine has ‘Never Wavered,’ Blinken Says

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Fed Chair’s Confidence in Slowing Inflation Is ‘Not as High’ as Before

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, reiterated Tuesday that policymakers were poised to hold interest rates steady at a high level as they waited for evidence that inflation is…

King Charles III Unveils First Official Painted Portrait Since Coronation

King Charles III on Tuesday unveiled the first official painted portrait of himself since his coronation just over a year ago — a striking oil painting in which he stares…

What Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Did for Singapore

Singapore was once known as an affluent and strait-laced city-state. Today, it’s a glitzy international destination. It has hosted Taylor Swift concerts and Formula One night races. And it is…

Justice Dept. Says Boeing Violated 2021 Settlement Over Max Plane

The Department of Justice said on Tuesday that Boeing was in violation of a 2021 settlement related to problems with the company’s 737 Max model that led to two deadly…

Cannes Film Festival: Red Carpet Roundup

Jane Birkin pairing her beaded dress with a basket. Madonna in a Jean-Paul Gaultier cone bra and a garter set. Kristen Stewart barefoot in Chanel chain mail. Spike Lee in…

New York Travel Disruptions Loom As Air Traffic Controllers Balk at Move

By late July, 17 air traffic controllers will be expected to trade in their headsets, walk out of their aging workplace on Long Island and report to a new office…

OpenAI’s Chief Scientist, Ilya Sutskever, Is Leaving the Company

Ilya Sutskever, the OpenAI co-founder and chief scientist who in November joined three other board members to force out Sam Altman, the company’s high-profile chief executive, before saying he regretted…

Israeli Military Leaders See Danger in Lack of a Plan to Govern Gaza

With Israeli troops returning to clear Hamas for the second or third time from parts of northern Gaza, and fighting farther south in Rafah, too, Israel’s government has found itself…

AI Program Aims to Break Barriers for Female Students

Over the last 10 months, Chelsea Prudencio, a junior at Baruch College in Manhattan, got a crash course in artificial intelligence through a new program for lower-income, Latina and Black…

Maps Show Scarce Shelter and Medical Care as Rafah Operation Is Underway

Hundreds of thousands of Gazans have fled the southern region of Rafah over the past week, after Israel has expanded its evacuation orders amid continued bombardment and fierce fighting there.…

The Lions Just Made Jared Goff The Richest Player In Franchise History

The Detroit Lions are in the midst of a renaissance. After decades of seasons that ranged anywhere from utter futility to frustrating finishes, it feels like the franchise has turned…

Ethnic ‘Balancer’ for Government Jobs Becomes Focus of Ethnic Division

After drawing up a plan for 20 hires this year by the city administration, the head of the municipal personnel department plugged it into the Balancer — a website run…

First, He Conquered Paris. Now, a Japanese Chef Wants to Become a Brand.

In cooking, timing is everything. So much so that if the chef Kei Kobayashi spots diners heading to the restroom as he sends a dish out from the kitchen, he…

Inflation Data Could Show Signs of Progress After Disappointing Run

This year began with three uncomfortably hot inflation readings in a row. Economists are hoping that fresh data on Wednesday will finally bring signs of a cool-down. Forecasters expect the…

Emma Seppälä Has Thoughts on How to Avoid Kneejerk Decisions

There’s quite a good body of research now on the neuroscience of meditation, showing that it improves self-awareness, emotion regulation, self-control and many other things. Most people, if they’re honest…

Russian Gains in Ukraine War Worry U.S. Officials

Just 18 months ago, White House and Pentagon officials debated whether Russia’s forces in Ukraine might collapse and be pushed out of the country entirely. Now, after months of slow…