The Carpetbagger: Oscars 2019 Predictions: Who Will Win Best Picture, Actor a... - 23 Feb 2019 at 11:44pm - Our expert has been closely following the races and the voters, all season. Here?s what he thinks will happen at the ceremony on Sunday.

Some Aid From Brazil Pierces Venezuela?s Blockade, but Deadly Violence Erupts - 23 Feb 2019 at 10:45pm - In a showdown with the Maduro government, Venezuela?s opposition managed to get a small truckload of supplies in from Brazil, but elsewhere its effort appeared stalled.

Why Celibacy Matters - 23 Feb 2019 at 10:42pm - How the critique of Catholicism changes and yet remains the same.

As Venezuela Aid Standoff Turns Deadly, Maduro Severs Ties With Colombia - 23 Feb 2019 at 10:40pm - The Venezuelan opposition has vowed to forcibly bring tons of humanitarian aid, donated by the United States, from Colombia into Venezuela on Saturday.

An Autograph Seeker, a Birthday Girl, a Hairdresser: Prosecutors Say All Were... - 23 Feb 2019 at 10:38pm - Documents released on Saturday revealed details of the 10 sex abuse charges that could send the R&B singer to prison. He was ordered held on $1 million bond.

At Venezuela?s Border, a Strange and Deadly Showdown Over Aid - 23 Feb 2019 at 10:27pm - The confrontation between Maduro and the opposition now includes dueling concerts, visiting presidents, plotting military defectors ? and at least two deaths.

Charles Dickens Tried to Banish His Wife to an Asylum, Letters Show - 23 Feb 2019 at 9:31pm - Newly published correspondence gives Catherine Dickens?s account of a great Victorian scandal.

Why Does Obama Scold Black Boys? - 23 Feb 2019 at 9:14pm - The former president still can?t see the beautiful and complex range of black culture.

For a Black Mathematician, What It?s Like to Be the ?Only One? - 23 Feb 2019 at 9:13pm - Fewer than 1 percent of doctorates in math are awarded to African-Americans. Edray Goins, who earned one of them, found the upper reaches of the math world a challenging place.

Saudi Arabia Names a Princess as Ambassador to Washington - 23 Feb 2019 at 8:46pm - The appointment of Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan comes amid tensions with Washington over the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.

From Screen to Scorn: For Jussie Smollett, a Life of Arts and Activism Is Upe... - 23 Feb 2019 at 8:33pm - Given the actor?s long history in show business and political causes, it is all the more baffling to friends that he would risk so much.

Kim Jong-un Takes Train for Vietnam Meeting With Trump - 23 Feb 2019 at 8:25pm - An armored train carrying the North Korean leader left Pyongyang for a 2,800-mile journey across China to his planned summit meeting with President Trump in Vietnam, the North Korean state news media said.

Ole Miss Players Kneel in Response to Pro-Confederate Rally - 23 Feb 2019 at 8:10pm - The action during the national anthem was a reaction to a demonstration led by out-of-state protesters near the arena. Coach Kermit Davis expressed support for his players.

Alabama Newspaper That Called for K.K.K. to ?Ride Again? Has a New Editor: A ... - 23 Feb 2019 at 7:17pm - Elecia R. Dexter is taking over The Democrat-Reporter after her predecessor wrote an editorial calling for the return of the Ku Klux Klan.

ISIS Cases Raise a Question: What Does It Mean to Be Stateless? - 23 Feb 2019 at 6:40pm - Some countries want to strip Islamic State volunteers of their citizenship. Here is a look at what it means to be a person without a country.

Sentencing Memo Paints Manafort as Someone Who ?Repeatedly and Brazenly? Brok... - 23 Feb 2019 at 6:16pm - The special counsel?s team said the fact that Paul Manafort lied to prosecutors after agreeing to cooperate ?reflects a hardened adherence to committing crimes and lack of remorse.?

The New New World: China?s Entrepreneurs Are Wary of Its Future - 23 Feb 2019 at 6:00pm - Behind the scenes, businesspeople worry that Beijing has become more interested in solidifying its control over people?s lives than promoting economic growth.

The Political Playbook of a Bankrupt California Utility - 23 Feb 2019 at 5:47pm - Despite evidence that PG&E was responsible for repeated safety violations and involved in deadly wildfires, lawmakers have continued to benefit from its political donations.

Nigerians Finally Get to Vote, but Hit a Few More Snags - 23 Feb 2019 at 5:45pm - After multiple delays, federal elections are going ahead. President Muhammadu Buhari, who has promised a crackdown on corruption, is seeking a second term.

?The Monsters Are the Men?: Inside a Thriving Sex Trafficking Trade in Florida - 23 Feb 2019 at 5:20pm - Beyond the connection to figures like Robert Kraft lies the wretched story of women who officials say were forced to work in alarming conditions.

Why the Priesthood Needs Women - 23 Feb 2019 at 4:46pm - Far more than celibacy or sexual repression, barring one gender from the Roman Catholic Church?s highest ranks provides the implicit rationale for clerical abuse.

?We Were Friends, and Then We Started Killing Each Other.? India Recalls Part... - 23 Feb 2019 at 3:35pm - A museum dedicated to the division of India and birth of Pakistan documents a bloody era that, however distant, is still capable of arousing passions.

What?s Green? What?s New? What?s the Deal? - 23 Feb 2019 at 3:34pm - A dream? Maybe. But it?s better than the climate nightmare we?re living.

3 Borrowers Win Case on Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness - 23 Feb 2019 at 3:17pm - A federal judge said the Department of Education had changed its policies without proper notice, throwing the lives of the student-loan borrowers into chaos.

Stanley Donen, ?Master of the Musical? Who Directed ?Singin? in the Rain,? Di... - 23 Feb 2019 at 3:00pm - He worked on the musical with Gene Kelly, with whom who he also co-directed another famous production, ?On the Town.?

Larry Hogan, Maryland Governor, Urges Republicans to Look Beyond ?Shrinking B... - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:52pm - Mr. Hogan, a moderate Republican who is considering a primary challenge to President Trump, called the president?s victory in 2016 an ?anomaly.?

Marella Agnelli, Society?s ?Last Swan? and a Passionate Gardener, Is Dead at 91 - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:52pm - Mrs. Agnelli, descended from Neapolitan nobility, glided through the Italian aristocracy as an artist?s muse and subject of fashion-world fascination.

Op-Ed Columnist: Uncle Joe?s Family Web - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:45pm - As Joe Biden ponders bid, he once again confronts painful family complexities.

Everything Is War and Nothing Is True - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:30pm - When democracy becomes combat, facts become weapons.

How America Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Deficits and Debt - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:30pm - The old rules are being rejected, among liberals and conservatives, politicians and economists.

What Baby Formula Does for Fathers - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:30pm - It?s harder to parent equally when you can?t feed your child.

It?s Not That Men Don?t Know What Consent Is - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:30pm - They often understand that what they?re doing is wrong ? then they do it anyway.

Waiting for the Trump-Kim Nobel Peace Prize - 23 Feb 2019 at 2:30pm - The American and North Korean leaders? delusions about getting the prize may improve their work on a nuclear deal.

Pinterest Restricts Vaccine Search Results to Curb Spread of Misinformation - 23 Feb 2019 at 1:41pm - The digital platform is grappling with the proliferation of anti-vaccination content online, a problem also faced by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

With Interest: The Week in Business: Saudi Arabia Turns East, and Trump and K... - 23 Feb 2019 at 1:40pm - Plus, what a sneaker says about college sports, and questions about the next step in building wireless networks.

Scenes From Venezuela: Violence Erupts at Border - 23 Feb 2019 at 1:21pm - Venezuelan security forces and protesters faced off in the border town of Ureņa as locals tried to clear a path for humanitarian aid to enter the country from Colombia.

Russian Spy or Hustling Political Operative? The Enigmatic Figure at the Hear... - 23 Feb 2019 at 11:34am - Konstantin V. Kilimnik is central to two of the most tantalizing elements in the special counsel?s investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

The Most Talked About Non-Topic at the Vatican? Homosexuality - 23 Feb 2019 at 11:16am - As Pope Francis gathered church leaders to discuss the abuse of children, the topic most buzzing at meeting margins was not even on the agenda.

Amid Brexit Strains, Anglo-Irish Relations Are ?Fraying? - 23 Feb 2019 at 11:06am - As the debate grinds toward a climax, Ireland is getting a familiar feeling: ?The British,? as one person said, ?are about to kick us in the teeth again.?

After Terror, Polarizing Politics in India - 23 Feb 2019 at 11:00am - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party seem to be exploiting the deaths of paramilitary soldiers in a terrorist attack for political gains ahead of national elections.