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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Is Skeptical About Trump’s Health Report

The White House physician on Tuesday said President Trump was in excellent health, physically and mentally. That was not the news Mr. Noah had expected.

This is the cognitive test the president took

Before President Donald Trump's physical examination on Friday, Dr. Ronny Jackson had decided he wasn't going to perform a cognitive assessment. Jackson said he didn't feel the test was necessary. But the president requested he be tested, anyway.


Q&A: What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

Pete Souza traveled to more than 60 countries as the official White House photographer. He has some great memories — and tips for taking terrific pictures.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Hammers Trump for His Vulgarity (Again)

President Trump disparaged Haiti and some African countries in a meeting last week, and late-night hosts won’t let him forget it.

These are the texts people sent to loved ones during the Hawaii missile alert

Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday, until the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency corrected a false alarm message.


Bidder for the Weinstein Company says bankruptcy may be best option

(Reuters) - Killer Content Inc, the movie producer that has partnered with philanthropist Abigail Disney in a consortium vying to acquire the Weinstein Company, said on Monday that a bankruptcy may be the best way forward for the U.S. film and TV studio.


London attacker took steroids before deadly rampage, inquest told

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The man who mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before killing a police officer outside Britain's parliament last year had taken steroids beforehand, a London court heard on Monday.


Style Q&A: It’s Time for Another ‘Star Wars’ Best Costume Oscar

The costumer designer for “The Last Jedi,” talks about Oscar snubs, Carrie Fisher and Kylo Ren’s hot pants.

Paddock, Stephen C (1953-2017)

Las Vegas Gunman Took Elaborate Steps to Hide His Tracks, New Documents Show

F.B.I. search warrants shed new light on the degree to which Stephen Paddock planned the attack and prepared for the aftermath to come.


In the Flu Battle, Hydration and Elevation May Be Your Best Weapons

Bring on the soup: Fluids will help diminish your headache and bolster your immune response.

These immigrants help keep America running

They're our nurses, our accountants, our students. Some of them come from places that President Trump has denigrated as "shithole countries," but they are interwoven into the American fabric now. This is what they'd like the President to know about them.

Kardashian, Kim

The Operative: Kardashian Bestie Simon Huck Is Selling You Beer and Shampoo

Along with that friendship, the secrets to his success include constant phone use, regular workouts and getting up very, very early.

Best-selling snow boots for guys and gals

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Pans Trump’s Vulgarity, a Bleep for Other Hosts

Late-night hosts had a hard time making light of President Trump’s derogatory characterization of immigrants from Haiti and Africa.

Dating and Relationships

Modern Love: For Best Hookup Results, Use Your Words, O.K.?

How physical desire, fake flattery and a vanishing act can make casual sex anything but casual.

These companies want to help with your New Year's resolutions


PM May says working for best Brexit deal for the British people

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she is working to secure the best trade deal with the European Union after London's mayor warned that Britain could lose almost 500,000 jobs if it fails to agree a deal.


BRIEF-Getty Images buys cycling photography business TDWsport


Unsettling images from the deep

When freediver Janeanne Gilchrist noticed an increase in the amount of debris washing up on the shores of her favorite diving spots, she decided to do something about it. To raise awareness of the problem, she created a collection of breathtaking images, transforming waste into art.

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Marks the ‘2,000th Lie’ of the Trump Administration

Referring to a lie tracker that The Washington Post has been running, Mr. Kimmel declared the moment “Lie2K.”

She'll carry these scars with her forever

Jason McMillan and Rachel Sheppard were seriously injured when a gunman opened fired on a Las Vegas crowd and may never fully recover.

These images show the mudslide devastation

Destructive waves of mud sliding down barren hillsides in Southern California slammed everything in sight.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: James Franco Denies Sexual Misconduct Accusations in Colbert Interview

Speaking on “The Late Show,” James Franco said he had “no idea” why the actress Ally Sheedy had called him out on Twitter.

Why these photos are stranger than fiction

Trump ended protection for Salvadorans. These immigrants might be next

President Donald Trump's administration is significantly scaling back the number of immigrants granted what's known as Temporary Protected Status, which allows them to live and work legally in the US.

Best friend's words add fuel to speculation

During an interview with "CBS This Morning," Oprah Winfrey's close friend Gayle King says Winfrey is "intrigued by the idea" of running for president.

Winfrey, Oprah

Best of Late Night: Oprah 2020? Late Night Is Intrigued

Trevor Noah compared Oprah Winfrey with President Trump. “She’s everything that he’s not,” he said. “She’s black, she’s a woman, she likes to read.”

Trump, Donald J

Op-Ed Columnist: The Worst and the Dumbest

Given what Trump is doing to our government, it’s a good thing he’s a very stable genius.


These Billion-Dollar Natural Disasters Set a U.S. Record in 2017

A blow by blow of the cost of the major weather-related disasters this year.

Look at these gorgeous photos of Jupiter

Space: It's beautiful!


Kohl's outstrips peers in best holiday season in years

(Reuters) - Kohl's Corp posted far stronger same-store sales for the holidays than its bigger peers, as a revamp of its business model and a strategy to have more stand-alone department stores rather than at struggling shopping malls paid off.


UPDATE 4-Kohl's outstrips peers in best holiday season in years

* Kohl's 6.9 pct same-store holiday sales growth dwarfs rivals'

These are Trump's deleted tweets

From "covfefe" to the Alabama Senate race, here's a look at the tweets President Trump has deleted since he was elected.


World stock rally rolls on with best start in eight years

LONDON (Reuters) - World stock markets hovered close to all-time highs on Monday as the best start to a year in eight years showed little sign of running out of steam, with the combination of strong global growth and low inflation powering the appetite for risk.


GLOBAL MARKETS-World stock rally rolls on with best start in eight years

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - World stock markets hovered close to all-time highs on Monday as the best start to a year in eight years showed little sign of running out of steam, with the combination of strong global growth and low inflation powering the appetite for risk.

These are the Golden Globes winners

The 75th Golden Globe Awards were held Sunday.


UK PM May says Trump committed to best interests of United States

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she believed U.S. President Trump was committed to the best interests of the United States, when asked about an author's accusations that he is mentally unfit for office.

Two Thousand Seventeen

Op-Ed Columnist: Why 2017 Was the Best Year in Human History

Here’s what’s more important than a Trump tweet.

They've lived here legally for years. Now the US could send these 250,000 immigrants away

They number upwards of 250,000.


Humira’s Best-Selling Drug Formula: Start at a High Price. Go Higher.

AbbVie’s anti-inflammatory drug Humira was never cheap, selling for about $19,000 a year in 2012. It’s gone up by 100 percent since then.


CORRECTED-US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq post best week in more than a year

NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq notched their best weekly gains in more than a year on Friday as technology stocks helped lift major indexes to records.


S&P 500, Nasdaq post best week in more than a year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq notched their best weekly gains in more than a year on Friday as technology stocks helped lift major indexes to records.


US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq post best week in more than a year

* Indexes up: Dow 0.9 pct, S&P 0.7 pct, Nasdaq 0.8 pct (Updates to close)


S&P 500, Nasdaq on track for best week in more than a year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were on track to post their best weekly gain in more than a year on Friday, as U.S. stocks extended their new year rally even after December U.S. job growth came in weaker than expected.


US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq on track for best week in more than a year

* Average hourly earnings rise 0.3 pct, in line with estimates


Twice-weekly workouts may be best medicine for cognitive decline

(Reuters Health) - - There’s little evidence that medications improve mild cognitive decline associated with aging, according to a new review of research, but doctors can recommend exercise with confidence.


Vows: ‘Waitress’ Star Has a Tip for You: Marry Your Best Friend

Betsy Wolfe, a Broadway actress, marries Adam Krauthamer, a French horn player (who also knows how to make a good cup of coffee).


LIVE MARKETS-Bayer set for best day in a year as investors eye Monsanto deal closure

* European stocks extend rally * Swiss blue-chips, FTSE 100 hit records * UK motor insurers, dealers hit by weak sales data * U.S. non-farm payrolls miss Jan 5(Reuters) - Welcome to the home for real time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Kit Rees. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: BAYER SET FOR BEST DAY IN A YEAR AS INVESTORS

These are the best of times for being single

"Marriage is a healthy estate," British physician William Farr wrote in 1858, in one of the first studies to conclude that married people were better off than their single counterparts. "The single individual is more likely to be wrecked on his voyage than the lives joined in matrimony."


EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks roar into 2018 with best weekly gains since July

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks and currencies had a strong start to the year fuelled by solid growth numbers, perky commodity markets and a tepid dollar with equities on track for the best weekly performance since July.

Computer and Video Games

Critic’s Notebook: How HQ Trivia Became the Best Worst Thing on the Internet

Despite a glut of glitches and questions bordering on the ridiculous, the game taps into our universal feeling of being aggrieved.

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Book)

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Trump Should Embrace ‘Fire and Fury’ Book

Mr. Noah said that President Trump ought to welcome reports that he didn’t really want to be president. In that case, Mr. Noah said, why would he collude with Russia?

These are your odds of winning Powerball or Mega Millions

The best diet of the year is ...

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Wants One of Trump’s ‘Corrupt Media Awards’

President Trump said on Twitter that he would be announcing awards for “dishonest” and “corrupt” members of the media. Late-night hosts are intrigued.

Infant mortality is highest in these states

There's good and bad news when it comes to infant mortality in the United States.


Who Needs Trade Talks? These Days, General Managers Just Use Emojis

Face-to-face bargaining still occurs, of course, but more often than not general managers don’t feel the need for it. Even if they are staying in the same hotel.

Cillizza: Trump just took a flamethrower to Steve Bannon

Just when you think nothing Donald Trump does can surprise you, this happens.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Blasts Trump for Twitter Feud With Kim Jong-un

Mr. Colbert criticized the president for talking about nuclear war in what Mr. Colbert considered blasé terms.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund

The Neediest Cases Fund: Seeing an Opening to Leave Her Husband, She Took It and Didn’t Look Back

After seeking help at a domestic violence shelter in 2012, Katherine Rivera says she has pushed forward “because my kids haven’t seen happiness yet.”

7 flights took off in 2018 but landed in 2017

No flux capacitor needed: Seven flights that took off in 2018 landed in 2017, according to FlightRadar24, which tracks flights around the world.


Personal Health: They Took On the Food Giants — and Won

For decades, the Center for Science in the Public Interest has worked to influence public policy on nutrition.


Critic’s Notebook: How Astrology Took Over the Internet

Suddenly trendy again, astrology checks several boxes for viral-happy content: It provides an easy framework for personalized material, speaks to young women and accesses ’90s nostalgia.

Artificial Intelligence

How Do You Vote? 50 Million Google Images Give a Clue

Artificial intelligence is making it possible for Street Views to be mined for insights about the economy, politics and human behavior — just as text mining has done for years.

There's something different about these Iran protests

In a matter of days, protests in Iran have quickly spread across the country, taking the government by surprise and leaving analysts and pundits alike confused. Part of the reason many have been caught off guard is because these protests appear quite different from their 2009 predecessor -- in terms of size, leadership and objective.


The Look: Don’t Call It Street Style

This year, 21 photographers captured the ways we present ourselves to the world.

Civilian Casualties

10 of Our Best Weekend Reads + One Great Video

The magazine looks back at artists, innovators and thinkers we lost this year. Styles offers a lesson in cryptokitties (I had to Google it, too). And Metropolitan offers lessons in happiness from those who have lots of experience.


EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican shares end 2017 with best performance in 5 years

By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Mexican shares posted their biggest gains in five years in 2017 as concerns about potential damage from U.S. Donald Trump's policies waned, while Chilean stocks had their best performance since 2010 following the election of a pro-business president. Mexico's S&P/BMV IPC rose 1.01 percent on Friday, as strong corporate earnings helped the index increase 8.1 percent overall in 2017 despite concerns surrounding the ongoing talks to re

Children's makeup kits pulled over asbestos

The international retailer Claire's Stores Inc. said it took nine makeup products off the shelves following a report by CNN affiliate WJAR-TV that tremolite asbestos was found in the makeup.

Best-selling mystery writer dies of cancer

Sue Grafton, the best-selling mystery writer who penned 25 novels with alphabet-based titles, starting with "A Is for Alibi" and ending with "Y Is for Yesterday," has died after a bout with cancer, her daughter, Jamie Clark, said Friday in a social media post.

Grafton, Sue

Sue Grafton, Best-Selling Mystery Author, Dies at 77

Ms. Grafton was best known for her so-called alphabet novels, featuring the detective Kinsey Millhone, which began with “A Is for Alibi” in 1982.


How We Looked at the Arts This Year: Our Favorite Photographs

These images, some of the best we took in 2017, capture the power of the artists and performers we covered — and offer plenty of beauty on their own.


UPDATE 2-European shares score best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds details, closing prices)


These N.B.A. Dancers Bring Their High Kicks Courtside

With packed routines, the hard-working Brooklynettes and Knicks City Dancers are “there to create just as much of a show as the basketball players.”


The Best Opera Recording Ever Is Maria Callas Singing ‘Tosca.’ Hear Why.

These 10 clips show why a riveting 1953 version of Puccini’s opera deserves its status as one of the finest classical albums ever made.


Gold breaks above $1,300/oz on way to best year since 2010

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold hit its highest in 2-1/2 months on Friday and remained on track for its biggest annual rise since 2010 as a wilting dollar, political tensions and receding concerns over the impact of U.S. interest rate hikes fed into its rally.

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Our Favorite Vintage Photographs in T This Year

Some of the not-so-recent images we published in 2017, from the reclusive author Thomas Pynchon throwing a peace sign to classic Stephen Shore shots.

Analysis: The best candidate of 2017

In 2017, two states -- Virginia and New Jersey -- chose new governors. There were seven special elections in the House and one big one -- Alabama -- in the Senate. Big cities like New York, Atlanta and Boston held mayoral elections.


EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks, currencies enjoy best year since 2009

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Robust economic growth, a soft dollar and subdued borrowing costs helped emerging stocks race towards the 2017 finishing line on Friday as the year's best performing asset class, while many currencies also looked back on solid gains.


UPDATE 1-European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

* UK's FTSE, Spain's IBEX lag in 2017 (Adds detail and quote, updates prices)


European shares set for best year since 2013 on tech and mining surge

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - European stocks steadied in early deals on Friday, the final trading day of the year, and were set to record their strongest year of gains since 2013 thanks to a surge among tech stocks and a robust resources sector.


A Year of Style, in Pictures

Remarkable images from 2017, from Donald Trump Jr. to Nicki Minaj to Idris Elba to this one chihuahua.

18 best places to visit in 2018

Planning your 2018 vacation and starting to think about just going back to that place you went last year with the OK-ish beach and the mediocre cocktails?


The Best Uses of Color in T This Year

Some of the most vibrant images of 2017 include a fiery orange and marigold dim sum parlor, and floral Balenciaga dresses photographed at the fashion house’s archives.


Best of Late Night: Late-Night TV in 2017: Trump, Russia, Weinstein and More

The first year of President Trump’s administration provided considerable fodder for hosts.

Best friends' discovery after 60 years

Two men in Hawaii, who have been friends for 60 years, find out that they are actually biological brothers.

Check out the best post-holiday sales

December 28th is set to be the fourth busiest shopping day of 2017. HLN's Jennifer Westhoven explains why and points you to the best post-holiday deals.


Exclusive: Federal agents found fetuses in body broker's warehouse (Warning: Graphic Images)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal agents discovered four preserved fetuses in the Detroit warehouse of a man who sold human body parts, confidential photographs reviewed by Reuters show.


6 Tales of Parents Who Did What It Took to Snag Must-Have Toys at Christmas

We asked readers to tell us how far they (or a parent) had gone to get a popular toy. Tales of determination, ingenuity and luck poured in.

Santorum: Praise best way to sway Trump

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) says praise is the best path to influence the President Trump.


An investor's best friend: China's booming pet market sparks deals

PINGYANG, China/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Li Mingjie is a pet industry investor's dream. The 23-year-old e-commerce worker spares little expense to make his pooch happy.

Weddings and Engagements

The Best Wedding-Proposal Stories in 2017

These couples did it right — and at least one of them has the emergency room visit to prove it.


Watch These Brooklyn Skate Club Regulars Dance Their Wheels Off

There’s magic in the skates: On Wednesday nights, the Brooklyn Skate Club transforms a gymnasium in Bedford-Stuyvesant into a swirl of bodies.

Books and Literature

The Best Poetry of 2017

Our columnist David Orr picks 10 favorites.

These Trump voters react to the Russia investigation

CNN's Poppy Harlow talks to Trump voters in Michigan and Kentucky to find out what they think about the Russia investigation

Two Thousand Seventeen

The Best Rooms in T in 2017

This year, the most stunning (and unique) homes we’ve featured included a Fire Island kit house, an Italian castle and an all-gray apartment in Copenhagen.

Meyers, Seth

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Calls Out Trump for Saying He ‘Repealed Obamacare’

Mr. Meyers said that if the president believes he repealed Obamacare, he could be gaslighted into thinking he’s already served a full two terms.

Don't miss these best news photos of the week

Take a look at 34 photos of the week from December 15 through December 21.

7 best boutique hotels in Las Vegas

A great hotel room is the foundation of an epic visit to Las Vegas.

It's the world's best new luxury hotel of 2017

Bee, Samantha

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Looks for Omens in Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem

The host of “Full Frontal” said, “Of course Armageddon is the one thing that Trump happens to get done with absolute precision.”

These companies have promised to pass on some of their tax cut to workers

These Trump voters cheer stock highs

President Trump is taking credit for the rising stock market. CNN's Poppy Harlow asked Michigan and Kentucky Trump voters if they agree with the President, and if they're invested.


With small caps, best to be choosy after U.S. tax overhaul

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors have seen small-cap stocks as having the most to gain from a tax code overhaul ever since the 2016 U.S. election, but with a bill on the brink of Congress approval, analysts warned not all small names will benefit equally.

Fashion and Apparel

The 30 Best Fashion Images That Appeared in T This Year

Some of 2017’s greatest hits, which took us from Rockaway Beach to the Dior archives.

Law and Legislation

Op-Ed Columnist: The Best Parts of a Dreadful Tax Bill

There aren’t many, but they do exist.

Fallon, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Says the Tax Bill Is Actually Meant as Punishment

Mr. Fallon joked that the broadly unpopular G.O.P. tax overhaul is “payback for the majority of Americans who voted for Hillary Clinton.”


These Trains Outpace the U.S. on Speed and Safety

High-tech rail systems in countries like Japan and across Europe are reaching top speeds with strong safety records. But Chinese rail construction may be the thing to watch.

'No' votes: These 12 Republicans voted against the bill

The final version of the GOP's tax reform bill passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, sending it on to the Senate, where it's also expected to pass.

Noah, Trevor (1984- )

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah, Reflecting on the ‘Paradox’ of Trump, Bids Goodbye to 2017

In a year-end special, Mr. Noah said that while President Trump’s conduct worried him, “I also wake up knowing he’s going to make me laugh.”


The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

There are dozens of coding toys on the market. Here are 10 of the best, and how our test kids responded.

'White Christmas' fans are sure to know these 7 facts

If there's a Christmas movie you can count on watching on TV, it's "White Christmas."

See images from the scene

As images pour in from an Amtrak train derailment in Washington sttate, railroad operations and safety expert Richard Beall breaks down recovery efforts.


Twitter to put warnings before swastikas, other hate images

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Monday it would begin putting a warning in front of pictures that show Nazi swastikas and other items it determines are hateful imagery, as well as ban their use in any profile photos on the social media network.

Two Thousand Seventeen

The 10 Best Quotes, as Told to T, in 2017

Jay-Z on believing in people, Amy Adams’s knock-knock joke, Nicki Minaj on proving herself — and more.

Airplane discos and gyms: Inflight ideas that never took off

Best moments from CNN Heroes gala

Secession and Independence Movements

Opinion: Who’s a Spaniard These Days?

The Catalan independence referendum was the most dangerous outcome of a populist nationalism aimed at breaking Europe apart.

Books and Literature

The Best Art Books of 2017

The Times’s art critics select their favorite art books (and books about art) of the year.


The Best Live Jazz Performances of 2017

From Winter Jazzfest to the Newport Jazz Festival, our critic’s list of outstanding concert experiences.

Classical Music

The 25 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2017

Our critics and writers choose their favorite albums of the year, including a new “Rigoletto,” Philip Glass piano works, and free-jazz arrangements.


Critic’s Notebook: You Know Your History? These Podcasts Aren’t So Sure

It seems every podcast company is starting its own counterintuitive take on history. But how effective are they at actually illuminating our past?

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Thinks Allegations of F.B.I. Bias Are Overblown

An F.B.I. agent criticized President Trump during the 2016 campaign, and now conservatives are saying the agency is biased. Mr. Noah isn’t convinced.

These states could be the next Alabama

Could the next Roy Moore be awaiting Republicans in Arizona or Nevada?

This may be the best food friendship in NYC

Chefs Daniel Boulud, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Eric Ripert, and Jacques Torres share an unique family meal together, looking back at first impressions of New York when they met in the 80s. For the full documentary, click here.

Trump, Donald J

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: What Omarosa Did Best: Get Fired

Donald Trump has now axed her four times: once on “The Apprentice,” twice on “The Celebrity Apprentice” and again on Tuesday evening.

These states are running out of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program

Sixteen states will run out of federal funding for CHIP -- the Children's Health Insurance Program -- by the end of January, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Three-quarters of all states expect to exhaust funds by the end of March unless Congress can agree to fund it.

Bee, Samantha

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Says Roy Moore’s Loss Belongs to His Accusers

“Their bravery changed the world,” Ms. Bee said of the women who came forward against Mr. Moore.

Computers and the Internet

Tech Tip: 2017’s Best Technology Tips and Tricks: You Asked, We Answered

Readers of The Times’s personal technology section had lots of questions. Here we highlight the most compelling — in terms of their connection to current events or in reader response.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Roy Moore’s Horse Ride Draws Late-Night Ridicule

Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts made fun of the losing Alabama Senate candidate for riding a horse to the polls.

Key GOP senator: These Trump picks shouldn't be judges

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley issued a rare rebuke Tuesday of two of President Donald Trump's most controversial judicial nominees, urging the White House to rethink the picks.

Cillizza: And it was these 6 words that got him in trouble

In an attempt to beat back his own personal #metoo moment, President Donald Trump just made things worse for himself.


Zidane delighted to call on 'world's best' Ronaldo

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was delighted to be able to call on the "best player in the world" in Cristiano Ronaldo as his side gear up to defend their Club World Cup title.

These are the senators calling for the President to resign

A growing number of senators have called for President Donald Trump's resignation in the face of such sexual harassment and assault accusations.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Taunts the ‘Failed’ New York Bomber

“The worst you did is make the subways run late — and the M.T.A. does that just fine without your help,” the “Late Show” host said.

These are the world's best cruise ships

Viking Cruises dominated the 10th annual Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards with five wins.

These are the cops who arrested the New York pipe bomb suspect

Four police officers are being hailed as heroes for subduing the suspect in Monday's explosion at a New York City transit hub before the situation worsened.


Review: In This ‘Cruel Intentions,’ High School Schemers Sing the Best of the ’90s

The choice lines and the soundtrack hits are there in this enjoyable adaptation of the movie. Now it’s time to make a full-fledged show out of a quasi concert.

World's best buildings: Nominees revealed

The RIBA International List 2018, announced today, is a biennial selection of some of the world's best new or recently completed buildings in a bedazzling variety of forms, functions and styles.


Campaign to Drive Out Migrants Slams Beijing’s Best and Brightest

Tens of thousands of hopeful college graduates moved to the city seeking better jobs and better lives. Now the authorities are telling them to leave.

Elections, Senate

With Alabama Senate Race Defined by Scandal, Policy Issues are Overlooked

Alabama struggles with health care, education and infrastructure. But such issues have often been forgotten during the race between Doug Jones and Roy S. Moore.


The Look: After-School Special

Andre Wagner captured the brief window when kids run New York.


Formula One reports bigger crowds, Mexico best race again

PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport's commercial rights holder.


Vietnam '67: The Man Who Shot Vietnam

Horst Faas defined a new breed of war photographer.

Noah, Trevor (1984- )

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says a Republican Al Franken Would Still Have a Job

Mr. Noah and other hosts tackled Mr. Franken’s resignation and Roy Moore’s Senate campaign.


The Best Art of 2017

Art critics of The New York Times share their picks for the best shows and experiences of the year, from daring performances to sculptures cast in chocolate.

These cozy home goods are the perfect gift for the holidays


U.S. Masters champion Garcia named Europe's best golfer

(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia was named the European Tour's Golfer of the Year for the first time on Thursday, capping an excellent year in which he also triumphed in the Dubai Desert Classic and the Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

Noah, Trevor (1984- )

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Slams Donald Trump for Jerusalem Decision

Mr. Noah compared recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to moving into an ex-girlfriend’s apartment building. “It’s not technically illegal,” he said — but it’s a bad idea.


Yes, she's judging you: Luvvie Ajayi on writing a bestselling life

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sometimes in life, the best teachers are not elder statesmen who have been around for decades. Sometimes we can learn the most from young entrepreneurs who are creating something...

Computer and Video Games

How to Choose the Best Apps for Your Kids

Educational tech is still a new field, but parents don’t have to be lost when their kids come asking them to install something new.


The Best Performances of 2017

A critic shares his favorite moments, from Tina Fey’s sheet-cake meltdown to the NFL’s end zone celebrations to Betty Gabriel in “Get Out.”


The Best Dance of 2017

The dance critics of The New York Times pick the best events of the year.

Pop and Rock Music

The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

Rap and Hip-Hop

The Best Albums of 2017

Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

Pain-Relieving Drugs

Fewer Pain Pills May Be Best Bet After Surgery

Surgical patients can get as good or better pain relief with a fraction of the amount of opioids typically prescribed.

These are your white allies on Facebook

Social media conversations on race typically take one of two routes.

Meyers, Seth

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Says Russia Meddled in the Olympics — and the Election

Mr. Meyers and other late-night hosts took on the news that Russia had been banned from competing in the 2018 Winter Games because of doping.


The Best Movies of 2017

Our chief film critics on their favorite pictures of the year.


The Best Theater of 2017

Our chief theater critics on their favorites this year, from “Bruce Springsteen on Broadway” to a host of playwrights tackling life’s chaos.


Trilobites: To See the Best Christmas Trees, You’ll Need Scuba Gear

Known as Christmas tree worms, these sea creatures’ bright fir-like cones can be spotted while diving around reefs in tropical waters.

Cooking and Cookbooks

Cookbooks: The Year’s Best Baking Cookbooks, for Novices and Pros

Melissa Clark says seven favorites from 2017 all help dispel the fear of baking.


Malaysia wins MotoGP's best Grand Prix of 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Malaysia's motorcycle Grand Prix was named by the sport's governing body on Tuesday as the best race of the 2017 MotoGP championship.

These are the women who could elect Roy Moore

If Republican Roy Moore wins next week's Senate special election in Alabama, it will be largely because of his support among women.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Billy Bush Says Trump Should Own Up to the ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape

Stephen Colbert didn’t let Mr. Bush, in his first televised interview since the infamous tape became public, get away with an easy self-exoneration.

Analyst: North Korean missile images appear to have been tampered with

The photographs North Korean state media released of last week's Hwasong-15 nighttime missile test appear to have been tampered with, an analyst told CNN.

Where to Watch the Best TV of 2017

Three Times critics picked their favorite TV of the year. Here’s how to watch it all from home.


The Best TV Shows of 2017

Our television critics on their favorites this year, including “Better Things,” “The Good Place” and “Twin Peaks: The Return.”


Tech consortium flags 40,000 videos, images as extremist content

Dec 4 (Reuters) - A consortium of tech companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc said on Monday a database it created to identify extremist content now contains more than 40,000 videos or images.

The best and worst days of his presidency

No wonder the President is lashing out.


War crimes convict Praljak took cyanide, Dutch prosecutors say

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A preliminary autopsy indicates that Bosnian Croat war crimes convict Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning, Dutch prosecutors said on Friday.

8 best places to see Christmas lights in the US

Christmas in the USA is a combination of traditions from around the world.


Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares traded lower on Friday despite strong euro zone factory data, after a delay to a keenly awaited U.S. tax reform bill dented Asian trading and curbed appetite for the dollar.


GLOBAL MARKETS- Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

* European PMI data show busiest factories in more than 17 years

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel, Defending Christianity, Offers to Fight Roy Moore

Mr. Kimmel lashed out at Mr. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama accused of sexual misconduct, after the two tangled on Twitter.


Ex-priest took confession, then murdered Texas beauty queen -prosecutors

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former Roman Catholic priest took the confession of a Texas beauty queen, then lured her to a church rectory and killed her, prosecutors said on Thursday to start a trial for a 1960 murder that has been one of state's most notorious cold cases.

What these ancient statues really looked like

Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Is Appalled by the Allegations Against Matt Lauer

Mr. Colbert said it sounded like Mr. Lauer had given a female colleague a sex toy, and then decided to “mansplain” how to use it.

News and News Media

The Shift: How 41 People in Lithuania Took Over Your Facebook Feed

The viral publisher Bored Panda is thriving on the social network despite the algorithm changes that doomed its competitors.

New images of N. Korean missile raise alarm

North Korean state television has released what it says is video of the country's latest missile launch. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

The guy who took down Trump's Twitter account says it was 'a mistake'


Tech Fix: The Best Ways to Share Your Smartphone Photos This Holiday

Tech tools make it easy to efficiently share large numbers of photos with your family. Here are some of the best approaches.

Sanders, Bernard

Best of Late Night: Bernie Sanders Is Nominated for a Grammy, and Late Night Takes the Bait

Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers made jokes about Senator Bernie Sanders’s surprise nomination for a Grammy.

Books and Literature

Crime: The Best Crime Novels of 2017

From Attica Locke to Jo Nesbo, Marilyn Stasio looks back at some of her favorite mysteries and thrillers from a year’s worth of crime columns.


Trilobites: Things Looked Bleak Until These Birds Rapidly Evolved Bigger Beaks

Scientists thought that invasive large snails spelled doom for endangered North American snail kites, until some of the birds started eating them.

Sexual Harassment

Hollywood Harassment Was an Open Secret. But TV Comedies Took It On.

Months before a wave of scandals, creators like Aziz Ansari, Lena Dunham and Tig Notaro explored sexual abuse, particularly the role of the bystander.

Fallon, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah’s Plan to Thwart the Republican Tax Bill

Mr. Noah said that President Trump might be less likely to support a bill that benefits the rich if he were reminded that former President Barack Obama is among them.


What Time Inc.’s Glory Days Looked Like, While an Uncertain Future Awaits

The nearly century-old company must turn to its new owner to chart a path for its future — one perhaps not built on the iconic photography and longform journalism that helped it become a household name.


Tech Tip: Making the Leap to D.S.L.R.

If using your phone’s camera has sparked a serious interest in photography, upgrading to a more versatile camera can have creative rewards.

These Millennials are fighting for your holiday dollars

As people tackle their holiday shopping lists, companies are competing for their dollars.

Why they could be the best royal couple ever

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: Will These Senators Live Up to Their Own Principles?

President Trump’s tax bill violates those principles.

Hunting and Trapping

Woman Fatally Shot by Hunter Who Mistook Her for a Deer, Officials Say

Rosemary Billquist was walking her dogs near her home in a small town in western New York. The man who shot her was a neighbor she had watched grow up.


Figure skating - Chen scores personal best in men's short program

(Reuters) - American teenager Nathan Chen continued his strong build up for Olympic glory when he produced a sizzling performance in the men's short program at Skate America in Lake Placid, New York on Friday.

Trump says he 'took a pass' at being named TIME's person of the year

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he turned down a potential offer to be TIME Magazine's coveted "Person of the Year" after, Trump says, the magazine told him he would "probably" be given the honors.


UPDATE 3-Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Confectionery maker Mondelez , Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods producers have pulled advertising from YouTube after Britain's Times newspaper found the video-sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.


UPDATE 2-Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Cadbury chocolates maker Mondelez , Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods marketers have pulled advertising from YouTube after The Times newspaper found the video sharing-site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.


Critic’s Notebook: Why ‘Wonder,’ the Movie, Can’t Best the Book It’s Based On

The film version of a book often has an unfair advantage. But R.J. Palacio’s best-selling novel offers much more than meets the eye.


Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

LONDON (Reuters) - Lidl, Cadbury maker Mondelez, Mars and other companies have pulled advertising from YouTube after the Times newspaper found the video sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.


UPDATE 1-Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Lidl, Cadbury maker Mondelez , Mars and other companies have pulled advertising from YouTube after the Times newspaper found the video sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.