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Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress

Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress

By Katie Benner, Nicholas Fandos, Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman

The Justice Department seized records from Apple for metadata of House Intelligence Committee members, their aides and family members.

Prices Jumped 5% in May From Year Earlier, Stoking Debate in Washington

Prices Jumped 5% in May From Year Earlier, Stoking Debate in Washington

By Jeanna Smialek

The Consumer Price Index showed the strongest year-over-year reading since 2008, and a core index popped the most since 1992.

America May Be ‘Back’ in Europe, but How Much Has Really Changed?

America May Be ‘Back’ in Europe, but How Much Has Really Changed?

By Mark Landler

Despite the feel-good imagery expected to be on display at the G7 meeting, many Europeans suspect that President Biden is little more interested in give-and-take than was his predecessor.

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Editors' Picks

Starbucks, Flush With Customers, Is Running Low on Ingredients

Business

Starbucks, Flush With Customers, Is Running Low on Ingredients

By Julie Creswell

At locations across the country, there have been complaints about shortages of key ingredients for popular drinks, breakfast foods and even cups, lids and straws.

TED Talks Won’t Treat Your Depression

Opinion | Guest Essay

TED Talks Won’t Treat Your Depression

By Jesse Singal

A myopic but seductive worldview has caught on among many influential people — and it might be hindering our ability to solve real-world problems.

Today’s Videos

Videos Show ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse at Sunrise

Video Video: Videos Show ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse at Sunrise

By The Associated Press and Reuters

The sun was almost completely blotted out by the moon just after sunrise on Thursday, creating a “ring of fire.” Solar eclipses happen every couple of years.

3 Dead in Florida Supermarket Shooting

Video Video: 3 Dead in Florida Supermarket Shooting

By Reuters and The Associated Press

A shooting at a Publix supermarket in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday, left three people dead, including a child, according to local authorities.

Biden Pledges Vaccine Aid to Tackle Global Coronavirus Crisis

Video Video: Biden Pledges Vaccine Aid to Tackle Global Coronavirus Crisis

By Reuters

President Biden announced on Thursday that the United States would donate doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to 100 countries over the next year in an effort to address the global coronavirus vaccine shortage.

World

As U.S. Withdraws, Afghan Interpreters Fear Being Left Behind

As U.S. Withdraws, Afghan Interpreters Fear Being Left Behind

By David Zucchino and Najim Rahim

A program to bring people employed by the American military to the United States is backlogged, with thousands of applicants denied.

Elite German Police Unit Disbanded Over Far-Right Group Chat

Elite German Police Unit Disbanded Over Far-Right Group Chat

By Christopher F. Schuetze

The move against the unit in Frankfurt is the latest by German authorities to clamp down on a rise in far-right networks in several state security units and in the military.

Peruvian Election, Still Undecided, Pushes a Democracy to Its Brink

Peruvian Election, Still Undecided, Pushes a Democracy to Its Brink

By Mitra Taj and Julie Turkewitz

The two presidential candidates are locked in a near tie. One claims fraud and is seeking to have tens of thousands of votes nullified. The other has called his supporters into the streets.

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U.S.

‘She Died Working for Us’: Sons of Atlanta Victim Struggle to Move Forward

‘She Died Working for Us’: Sons of Atlanta Victim Struggle to Move Forward

By Juliana Kim

Randy and Eric Park’s mother was among eight people killed in the spa shootings. They have been largely left to navigate the world by themselves.

Which Groups Are Still Dying of Covid in the U.S.?

Which Groups Are Still Dying of Covid in the U.S.?

By Denise Lu

Deaths have dropped precipitously since their January peak, but the coronavirus continues to claim several thousand lives per week.

Wife of El Chapo Pleads Guilty to Helping Run His Drug Empire

Wife of El Chapo Pleads Guilty to Helping Run His Drug Empire

By Alan Feuer

Under an agreement with U.S. prosecutors, Emma Coronel Aispuro will likely be sentenced to at best 108 to 135 months in prison.

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Politics

As Military Addresses Diversity, Republicans See Culture War Target

As Military Addresses Diversity, Republicans See Culture War Target

By Jennifer Steinhauer

The Pentagon’s leadership is taking steps to promote inclusion in the military, prompting a political backlash.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Say They Reached Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

Bipartisan Group of Senators Say They Reached Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

By Emily Cochrane

Five Democrats and five Republicans announced a plan that would be fully paid for, though they did not offer details. Many lawmakers remained skeptical that it would be approved.

6 Men Said to Be Tied to Three Percenters Movement Are Charged in Capitol Riot

6 Men Said to Be Tied to Three Percenters Movement Are Charged in Capitol Riot

By Alan Feuer and Matthew Rosenberg

The indictment marks the first charges lodged against conspirators linked to the radical gun rights group or involved with planning any of the political events held the week of the attack.

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Business

Outcry Forces UnitedHealthcare to Delay Plan to Deny Coverage for Some E.R. Visits

Outcry Forces UnitedHealthcare to Delay Plan to Deny Coverage for Some E.R. Visits

By Reed Abelson

Within days of announcing a policy shift aimed at cutting back on reimbursements for emergency room care, the major insurer retreated — for now.

They Love the Car That People Love to Hate

Wheels

They Love the Car That People Love to Hate

By Roy Furchgott

The utilitarian Yugo may be the most maligned auto in history, ridiculed for its looks and its (many) flaws. “We really need tougher slander laws in this country,” one Yugo defender says.

Yes, Your Employer Can Require You to Be Vaccinated

Yes, Your Employer Can Require You to Be Vaccinated

By Jenny Gross

Companies can require workers entering the workplace to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to recent U.S. government guidance.

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Technology

Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander

Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander

By Kashmir Hill and Daisuke Wakabayashi

In response to Times articles, the search giant is changing its algorithm, part of a major shift in how Google polices harmful content.

How Microsoft Is Ditching the Video Game Console Wars

How Microsoft Is Ditching the Video Game Console Wars

By Kellen Browning

Known for the Xbox, Microsoft has been diversifying away from boxy hardware in favor of reaching millions more new gamers.

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Online Cheating Cases Against Students

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Online Cheating Cases Against Students

By Natasha Singer

The Ivy League school said it was dismissing allegations that students had looked up online course materials during remote exams.

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Sports

In Paris, It’s a Wide Open World of Women’s Tennis

In Paris, It’s a Wide Open World of Women’s Tennis

By Matthew Futterman

The unseeded Barbora Krejcikova has advanced to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, the No. 31 seed, in the singles final of the French Open.

The Real Star of the French Open

The Real Star of the French Open

By James Hill and Matthew Futterman

Our photographer takes an inside look at where the clay for the world famous Roland Garros tennis courts comes from.

Son of Bo Schembechler Says He Was Abused by Team Doctor at Michigan

Son of Bo Schembechler Says He Was Abused by Team Doctor at Michigan

By Alan Blinder

Matt Schembechler said his account of abuse when he was a child in 1969 was ignored by his father, Bo, who was the new head football coach at Michigan.

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Arts

Submerged in van Gogh: Would Absinthe Make the Art Grow Fonder?

Exhibition Review

Submerged in van Gogh: Would Absinthe Make the Art Grow Fonder?

By Jason Farago

Individual absorption is the order of the day at two touring spectacles devoted to the painter’s greatest hits.

In the ’80s, Post-Punk Filled New York Clubs. Their Videos Captured It.

In the ’80s, Post-Punk Filled New York Clubs. Their Videos Captured It.

By Rob Tannenbaum

An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York documents a brief moment when rogue videographers shot an influential sliver of the music scene.

How One Actress Is Reshaping the Story of Anne Boleyn

How One Actress Is Reshaping the Story of Anne Boleyn

By Desiree Ibekwe

Jodie Turner-Smith portrays the ill-fated wife of Henry VIII in a new mini-series. The show has stirred debate in Britain, which is sort of the point.

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Movies

‘In the Heights’ Review: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

critic’s pick

‘In the Heights’ Review: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

By A.O. Scott

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical comes to the screen as an exuberant and heartfelt party, directed by Jon M. Chu and starring Anthony Ramos.

‘Infinite’ Review: Stuck in a Loop

‘Infinite’ Review: Stuck in a Loop

By Devika Girish

Antoine Fuqua’s formulaic reincarnation thriller is weighed down by déjà vu.

‘Holler’ Review: Escaping a Life of Scraps

‘Holler’ Review: Escaping a Life of Scraps

By Ben Kenigsberg

In Nicole Riegel’s feature debut, Jessica Barden stars as an Ohio teenager who strips buildings of metal to earn cash.

‘Sublet’ Review: A Less-Than-Intrepid Traveler

‘Sublet’ Review: A Less-Than-Intrepid Traveler

By Beatrice Loayza

A strait-laced fictional New York Times writer meets a freewheeling younger man in this low-key gay romance from Israel.

‘Censor’ Review: Dirty Work

‘Censor’ Review: Dirty Work

By Jeannette Catsoulis

A 1980s film censor loses her grip on reality in this VHS-inspired horror movie.

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New York

Top Mayoral Rivals Attack Adams and Clash on Policing and Ethics

Top Mayoral Rivals Attack Adams and Clash on Policing and Ethics

By Katie Glueck

The debaters’ focus on Mr. Adams, centering on questions of his residency, reflected his front-runner status in the race for New York City mayor.

In the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race, Being Second Might Be Good Enough to Win

In the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race, Being Second Might Be Good Enough to Win

By Emma G. Fitzsimmons

Political campaigns are considering cross-endorsements and vying for the No. 2 spot on voters’ ballots.

The Brooklyn Man Who Set Out to Track Every Jew Lost to Covid

The Brooklyn Man Who Set Out to Track Every Jew Lost to Covid

By John Leland

The coronavirus hit some Jewish communities especially hard. As he followed his own odyssey during the pandemic, Tzali Reicher tallied the dead — and learned about the lives they lived.

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Media & Advertising

‘We’re Going to Publish’: An Oral History of the Pentagon Papers

‘We’re Going to Publish’: An Oral History of the Pentagon Papers

By Brian Gallagher, Jennifer Harlan and Janny Scott

Secret hotel rooms, stolen classified documents and the bombshell scoop that exposed the lies behind the Vietnam War and led to a landmark Supreme Court decision.

Netflix: The Store!

Netflix: The Store!

By John Koblin and Sapna Maheshwari

You streamed it. Now you can buy it at Netflix.shop, a new site that will offer everything from a “Lupin” side table to a “Yasuke” clock.

Jeffrey Toobin returns to CNN, eight months after Zoom incident.

Jeffrey Toobin returns to CNN, eight months after Zoom incident.

By Michael M. Grynbaum

As Mr. Toobin spoke with the anchor Alisyn Camerota, an on-screen graphic read: “JEFFREY TOOBIN APOLOGIZES FOR ‘EMBARRASSINGLY STUPID MISTAKE.’”

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Science

Highlights From the ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse at Sunrise

Highlights From the ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse at Sunrise

By The New York Times

Weather and geography made it difficult to see the rare spectacle, but some intrepid people got an exciting view of the eclipse from unique vantage points.

Three F.D.A. Advisers Resign Over Agency’s Approval of Alzheimer’s Drug

Three F.D.A. Advisers Resign Over Agency’s Approval of Alzheimer’s Drug

By Pam Belluck and Rebecca Robbins

The drug, Aduhelm, a monthly infusion priced at $56,000 per year, was approved this week despite weak evidence that it helps patients.

Something Weird on the Beach Was Staining Their Feet. But What?

Something Weird on the Beach Was Staining Their Feet. But What?

By Heather Murphy

Dozens of people in Maine and New Hampshire complained that the sand had turned the soles of their feet black. Now the mystery is solved.

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Obituaries

Robert Katzmann, U.S. Judge With Reach Beyond the Bench, Dies at 68

Robert Katzmann, U.S. Judge With Reach Beyond the Bench, Dies at 68

By Sam Roberts

As chief of the Second Circuit in New York, he championed immigrants’ rights, judicial transparency and schooling the public on the law. In 2019 he dealt Trump a blow.

Gottfried Böhm, Master Architect in Concrete, Dies at 101

Gottfried Böhm, Master Architect in Concrete, Dies at 101

By A. J. Goldmann

A recipient of his field’s highest award, he was known for his Brutalist designs, of churches in particular, in a postwar Germany trying to rebuild itself.

Violetta Elvin, Glamorous Royal Ballet Dancer, Is Dead at 97

Violetta Elvin, Glamorous Royal Ballet Dancer, Is Dead at 97

By Anna Kisselgoff

Celebrated for her strong technique and natural grandeur, she was a star soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet before finding a new audience in London.

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Opinion

Senator Joe Manchin Has a Point

Guest Essay

Senator Joe Manchin Has a Point

By Christopher Caldwell

Low partisanship, not high ideals, is what propels the Democrats' vision for voting reform.

There Are No Fashion Rules Anymore

Guest Essay

There Are No Fashion Rules Anymore

By Isabel Slone

What clothes are cool right now? The terrifying answer is you can wear whatever you want.

The Vaccines We Have Are Good. But They Could Be So Much Better.

Guest Essay

The Vaccines We Have Are Good. But They Could Be So Much Better.

By Michael V. Callahan and Mark C. Poznansky

The U.S. needs to be prepared with proactive vaccines that can stop pandemics no matter their origins.

Why Won’t Republicans Rebuild America?

Paul Krugman

Why Won’t Republicans Rebuild America?

By Paul Krugman

A bipartisan infrastructure deal was never going to happen.

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