Category: US

California Today: California Today: Introducing Our New Correspondent

Good morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)We’re starting off the week with some news of our own. Here’s a note from Marc Lacey, The Times’s National…

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Bill Cosby Sentencing: What to Watch For

The counts are likely to be merged, however, or be served concurrently, in which case Mr. Cosby could be facing, at most, 10 years. Counts can be merged when they…

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Want to See What’s Up Amazon’s Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle

AdvertisementThe e-commerce giant uses its headquarters city as a living laboratory, trying out new retail and logistics models.ImageAn Amazon Treasure Truck drives around Seattle selling daily deals. The service has…

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As Florence Death Toll Climbs, Families Grapple with Loss of Infants

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The family knew that it would be dangerous to stay in their home in Wilmington, N.C., as Hurricane Florence roared into the Carolinas. But family members, the…

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Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization.An artificial intelligence start-up founded by three insiders at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center debuted…

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Debunking 5 Viral Rumors About Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s Accuser

Advertisement Dr. Blasey has been the target of widespread social media disinformation since she came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee.ImageJudge…

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Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating

AdvertisementTech We’re UsingTechnology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to…

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Lagoons of Pig Waste Are Overflowing After Florence. Yes, That’s as Nasty as It Sounds.

AdvertisementImageA hog farm in eastern North Carolina on Monday. The pink area is a lagoon of pig excrement.CreditCreditRodrigo Gutierrez/ReutersSept. 19, 2018Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for…

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Los Angeles Will Ban the Sale of Fur

AdvertisementThe City Council voted on Tuesday for a fur-free future.ImageProtesters with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) attended a news conference where it was announced that Los Angeles…

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Ted Cruz’s Campaign Marked a Fund-Raising Letter an Official ‘Summons.’ It Wasn’t Against the Rules.

AdvertisementThe Texas senator’s re-election campaign sent voters in at least three counties a letter with a label suggesting it was a legal summons. The Federal Election Commission says doing so…

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