?Moonlight? Is the Big Winner at the Indie Spirit Awards - 25 Feb 2017 at 9:38pm - The drama earned six awards at a ceremony that mixed comedy and politics when the hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney took aim at Trump.

Mediator: Will the Real Democracy Lovers Please Stand Up? - 25 Feb 2017 at 8:28pm - It?s time for other Republicans to take a stand: The journalism that Mr. Trump and his aides seek to delegitimize today could be the legitimate research they need to use tomorrow.

Carnival Opens in Brazil - 25 Feb 2017 at 7:48pm - Brazil kicked off its first night of Carnival on Friday. While Rio de Janeiro held large festivities, smaller cities opted to forgo the annual celebration in light of the current recession.

A Fresh Narrative in Gaming - 25 Feb 2017 at 7:40pm - Two video games allow players to step into the shoes of an African-American in the Jim-Crow-era South, and in today?s society.

My Path to Hollywood - 25 Feb 2017 at 7:20pm - The storyboard artist for ?Fences? talks diversity and visual storytelling in the film industry.

Trump Plans to Skip White House Correspondents? Association Dinner - 25 Feb 2017 at 6:38pm - The president said on Twitter that he would not attend the April 29 event, which has become a staple of the Washington social calendar.

Trump Ruled the Tabloid Media. Washington Is a Different Story. - 25 Feb 2017 at 6:31pm - Donald J. Trump was no stranger back in the day to the art of news management. But even that did not seem to prepare him for the capital press corps.

Harriet Tubman?s Path to Freedom - 25 Feb 2017 at 6:12pm - How one woman transformed the marshy, wooded Chesapeake Bay region, first a gateway through which slave traders brought Africans, into a route to liberation.

A Rising Black Leader Who Pulled Off His Own Fake Obituary - 25 Feb 2017 at 4:02pm - Grady O?Cummings III was one of the first African-Americans to seek the presidency, and when The New York Times published his obituary, that wasn?t the end of the story.

Democrats Elect Thomas Perez, Establishment Favorite, as Party Chairman - 25 Feb 2017 at 3:59pm - Mr. Perez, a former labor secretary, defeated Representative Keith Ellison, a Minnesota liberal, in a race reflecting the divisions in the party before President Trump?s victory.

Airstrikes in Syria - 25 Feb 2017 at 3:56pm - More than 30 people were killed Saturday in attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs. In Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital, Damascus, men evacuated children from the rubble of destroyed buildings after a reported government airstrike.

White House Memo: Will Trump Take 'Brutally Forthright? Advice From McMaster? - 25 Feb 2017 at 3:30pm - The president?s national security adviser, who is known for giving candid assessments, may be just what Mr. Trump needs, but will the relationship work?

A Secret Service Agent?s Path From Recruitment to Bias Lawsuit - 25 Feb 2017 at 3:14pm - A career agent rose to assignment to the presidential protection detail, but ended his career as the lead plaintiff in a racial discrimination suit.

France?s President Criticizes Trump Over Paris Remarks - 25 Feb 2017 at 3:07pm - ?I think it?s never a good idea to show the least disapproval with respect to an ally,? François Hollande, the French president, said.

Germany?s Intelligence Service Spied on Journalists, Report Says - 25 Feb 2017 at 2:57pm - Documents indicate that Germany spied on the phones, faxes or emails of several foreign news organizations, Der Spiegel reported.

Trump's Fraught Relations With the Media - 25 Feb 2017 at 2:51pm - A tabloid darling back when he was running a close-knit real estate and branding business in New York, President Trump has found himself subsumed and increasingly infuriated by a national media that regularly confronts him with leaks and criticisms.

People From 7 Travel-Ban Nations Pose No Increased Terror Risk, Report Says - 25 Feb 2017 at 2:36pm - An internal report from the Department of Homeland Security undercuts the assessment behind the Trump administration?s travel ban on people from seven countries.

Woman Held in Death of North Korean Leader?s Kin Says She Was Duped - 25 Feb 2017 at 2:30pm - Siti Aisyah said she was paid by foreign men for what she thought was a prank for a television show and did not know that anyone would be harmed.

?Affordable Underground Furniture?: D.I.Y. Coffin Clubs Catch On in New Zealand - 25 Feb 2017 at 2:06pm - Coffin-building clubs have gained popularity among older New Zealanders looking beyond traditional social activities.

The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:54pm - Republican governors want to reverse what they consider an incentive not to work, but critics say putting employment before health care is backward.

Trump Administration Cancels Back-Channel Talks With North Korea - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:51pm - The reversal came after an announcement that a chemical weapon was used to kill the estranged half brother of Kim Jong-un, North Korea?s leader.

National Debt Dips. Trump Crows. Well, Sure, but ? - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:36pm - The president accused the media of ignoring the slight decrease. He had nothing to do with the change, which means little, in any case.

In the Lakers Family Business, Spectacle and Drama Continue - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:34pm - The team?s front-office shake-up is the latest high-profile episode for a team that has long been the N.B.A. standard-bearer for soap opera storylines.

For Commerce Pick Wilbur Ross, ?Inherently Bad? Deals Paid Off - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:20pm - Mr. Ross, who amassed a fortune with help from trade deals like Nafta, has vowed to tear up those deals if confirmed as commerce secretary.

10 Police Officers Killed in Ambush by Militants in Afghanistan - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:14pm - The police officers were ambushed Friday as they left a mosque in the northern province of Zawzjan, and the wife of a police commander was also killed.

Attacks on 2 Syrian Security Offices Kill Dozens - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:10pm - It was a coordinated operation against two heavily secured government buildings using a combination of armed assaults and suicide bombings.

Human Rights Watch Reacts to Visa Ban - 25 Feb 2017 at 12:31pm - Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch's Israel and Palestine director, reacted to the news that the Israeli government has denied his work visa, accusing the group of engaging in ?Palestinian propaganda? on Friday.

Immigration Agents Discover New Freedom to Deport Under Trump - 25 Feb 2017 at 12:26pm - The president?s plan to arrest and deport vast numbers of undocumented immigrants will be carried out by agents who say they feel unshackled.

Warren Buffett, in Annual Letter, Offers Hymn to U.S. Economy - 25 Feb 2017 at 12:10pm - The billionaire investor?s optimistic tone contrasts with President Trump?s darker descriptions. Mr. Buffett also gave credit to ?ambitious immigrants.?

U.S. Wary of Its New Neighbor in Djibouti: A Chinese Naval Base - 25 Feb 2017 at 12:07pm - With tensions between the rivals increasing, American strategists worry that operations at the Pentagon?s Camp Lemonnier will be observed once China completes its military port.

For Marketers, TV Sets Are an Invaluable Pair of Eyes - 25 Feb 2017 at 12:00pm - Several companies, eager to help brands more efficiently spend advertising money, use devices to track viewing habits in surprisingly granular detail.

Key Republican in Health Law?s Fate Hails From a State That Embraced It - 25 Feb 2017 at 11:40am - Representative Greg Walden of Oregon, where the Affordable Care Act has been a success, leads a committee that will have a large role in drafting a replacement.

Thousands Left Tunisia to Join ISIS. Now the Worry Is Their Return. - 25 Feb 2017 at 11:20am - Secularists protest a wave of returning jihadists will bring further mayhem to this fragile state.

Obama Takes In a Broadway Show, but Shuns the Spotlight - 25 Feb 2017 at 9:55am - The former president, who has kept a low profile since leaving office in January, visited New York to see ?The Price? with his elder daughter, Malia.

Bits: Farhad?s and Brian?s Week in Tech: Uber?s Very Bad Month - 25 Feb 2017 at 9:00am - The ride-sharing company lurches from scandal to scandal to scandal, and Apple is set to open a very round new office.

Eduardo García?s Path: Migrant Worker, Convict, Deportee, Star Chef - 25 Feb 2017 at 6:00am - Mr. García has won plaudits for his fusing of Mexican and French cuisine. He is also banned from the United States.

A Ruined Farmer and a Love Letter: Remnants From Fighting in Western Mosul - 25 Feb 2017 at 5:00am - Traveling to the front lines of western Mosul, where Iraqi government forces are battling the Islamic State for complete control of this city.

A Lawsuit Against Uber Highlights the Rush to Conquer Driverless Cars - 25 Feb 2017 at 1:02am - The suit, brought by the autonomous car business Waymo, accuses Uber and a star engineer, Anthony Levandowski, of planning to steal trade secrets.

Theodore Lowi, Zealous Scholar of Presidents and Liberalism, Dies at 85 - 24 Feb 2017 at 11:28pm - Coupling academic expertise with charisma, Professor Lowi popularized his theories with an evangelical zeal and a Southern drawl in lectures, television appearances and books.

Immigrants Hide, Fearing Capture on ?Any Corner? - 24 Feb 2017 at 10:17pm - The threat of deportation, once for only those who committed serious crimes, has many immigrants in self-imposed house arrest.