2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal of G.O.P. Memo - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:56pm - House Democrats made public a heavily redacted memo that was drafted to counter Republican claims of surveillance abuses against a former Trump campaign aide.

Books News: So, You Say You Want to Do the Splits? - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:55pm - Thank you for your service, Marie Kondo. Meet Eiko. In her new book, a mega-seller in Japan, this yoga teacher says even the stiffest people can do the splits.

A List of the Companies Cutting Ties With the N.R.A. - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:30pm - Several companies ? including Delta Air Lines and MetLife ? have ended partnerships with the National Rifle Association after the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla.

U.N. Security Council Votes in Favor of Syria Cease-Fire After Week of Bloodshed - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:28pm - The Council approved an immediate 30-day cease-fire after a recent bombardment of the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta killed hundreds of civilians.

Thank You for Asking - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:25pm - Young people are radically changing how we think about violence, consent and gender. Antioch College is where much of the conversation started.

News Analysis: Mueller Is Gaining Steam. Should Trump Worry? - 24 Feb 2018 at 4:16pm - President Trump and his aides say they are not worried because none of the charges implicate the president. Yet the inquiry seems to be leading to a larger, as yet undefined, goal.

Raised by ISIS, Returned to Chechnya: ?These Children Saw Terrible Things? - 24 Feb 2018 at 3:54pm - Russia is at the forefront of repatriating women and children from the collapsing Islamic State: ?What should we do, leave them there so somebody will recruit them?? asks a Russian Senator.

Over 100 Charges, 19 People and 3 Companies: The Mueller Inquiry, Explained - 24 Feb 2018 at 3:29pm - Since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed as special counsel, he has issued more than 100 criminal counts against 19 people and three companies.

News Analysis: Why People Love to Jump Off Cliffs - 24 Feb 2018 at 2:30pm - High-risk sports enthusiasts say that the thrills are worth the danger.

Opinion: In Donald Trump, Evangelicals Have Found Their President - 24 Feb 2018 at 2:30pm - The president has delivered wins time after time for Christians.

Opinion: Wearing My Dying Mother?s Clothes - 24 Feb 2018 at 2:30pm - Her illness essentially doubled my wardrobe. I obviously had mixed feelings about that.

Opinion: Black Hair?s Blockbuster Moment - 24 Feb 2018 at 2:16pm - The sublime uprightness of black hair in its natural state has returned as a symbol of political consciousness.

After a Massacre, a Question of One More Death: The Gunman?s - 24 Feb 2018 at 1:42pm - Nikolas Cruz?s guilty plea would spare his life and the community a lengthy trial. Will the prosecutor take him up on it?

Saving Koalas, and Other Marsupials, With Milk Almost as Good as Mom?s - 24 Feb 2018 at 1:30pm - When baby koalas or kangaroos need to be hand-reared, cow milk can sicken them. So a local company began creating custom formulas, and expanded to echidnas, sugar gliders and other Australian natives.

Cuomo Dodges Order by Taking Campaign Money From State Appointees - 24 Feb 2018 at 1:16pm - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has received about $890,000 from people he has appointed to state boards, in spite of an executive order he approved in 2011.

Speeding Car Plows Into Students in India, Killing at Least 9 - 24 Feb 2018 at 1:14pm - Local news reports said the driver may have been intoxicated, even though consuming alcohol is illegal in Bihar State.

A Postcard View of African-American Life - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:53pm - Rare, antique, vintage, and contemporary cards capture a moment in time and, together, show a spectrum of experience.

European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:49pm - Mr. Manafort paid 2 million euros to former European officials to lobby for Ukraine?s then pro-Russian government, a new indictment says.

Buffett?s Annual Letter: Berkshire Records $29 Billion Gain From Tax Law - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:48pm - Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway?s shareholders and it discussed why the conglomerate largely avoided big deals last year.

Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini?s Heirs Gain Ground - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:31pm - The violent nationalism that fueled the dictator?s rise has returned with force as critical elections loom. But it has also spurred a nascent countermovement.

If Trump Rips Up Nafta, Canada May Shrug, Not Shudder - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:27pm - Because of changes to the global trading system, an end to the agreement is unlikely to be devastating for Canada, and could even have positive effects.

What Makes #NeverAgain Different? - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:22pm - The protests calling for stricter gun control measures come on the heels of other youth movements, but the momentum they have gained makes them stand out.

Women Are Free, and Armed, in Kurdish-Controlled Northern Syria - 24 Feb 2018 at 12:00pm - Women wield significant authority in northern Syria ? in the police, the courts and the militias ? and the push for gender equality is spreading from Kurdish-majority areas to conservative Arab ones.

How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation - 24 Feb 2018 at 11:59am - The guilty plea of one of Skadden?s lawyers has cast a spotlight on its work for a Russia-aligned former president of Ukraine, and its advice to other firms.

Why Your Pharmacist Can?t Tell You That $20 Prescription Could Cost Only $8 - 24 Feb 2018 at 11:40am - States are moving to block ?gag clauses? that prohibit pharmacists from telling customers that they could save money by paying cash for prescription drugs rather than using their health insurance.

The True Source of the N.R.A.?s Clout: Mobilization, Not Donations - 24 Feb 2018 at 11:38am - The group is often perceived by opponents as bankrolling its preferred candidates. But its influence is derived from a muscular electioneering machine.

Suspect in Philippine Maid?s Death Arrested in Lebanon - 24 Feb 2018 at 11:22am - The discovery of a maid?s body in an apartment in Kuwait sparked outrage and focused attention on the treatment of Philippine workers living abroad.

Companies Cut Ties to the N.R.A., but Find There Is No Neutral Ground - 24 Feb 2018 at 10:53am - Caught in an angry social media storm, a number of marketers have ended promotions linked to the N.R.A. But it?s unclear whether boycotts have a lasting impact.

Opinion: Guns and Opioids Are American Scourges Fueled by Availability - 24 Feb 2018 at 10:46am - Alarming numbers of people are dying because of vast supplies of firearms and drugs ? and the mistaken belief that there are easy fixes.

John Shuster and the U.S. Curling Team Win First Gold Medal - 24 Feb 2018 at 10:37am - Shuster?s crew won its first-ever gold medal in curling after a huge, 5-point end against Sweden, the top-ranked team in the world.

Malaysia?s Leader Stirs Up a Tempest in a Quinoa Bowl - 24 Feb 2018 at 10:19am - Malaysians were not happy when Prime Minister Najib Razak said he preferred quinoa because it was ?better than rice,? the national staple.

Wave of Taliban Attacks Kills at Least 20 Afghan Soldiers - 24 Feb 2018 at 8:55am - Insurgents staged several raids in the south as a high-level NATO delegation visited the country to discuss the peace process.

?Crisis Actor? Isn?t a New Smear. The Idea Goes Back to the Civil War Era. - 24 Feb 2018 at 8:43am - Conspiracy theories about the Florida school shooting are part of a long history of genuine activism being dismissed as the work of paid agitators.

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads - 24 Feb 2018 at 7:40am - The case against Google. The story behind the deaths of 4 soldiers in Niger. An essay in praise of sweatpants and much more.

Tech Envisions the Ultimate Start-Up: An Entire City - 24 Feb 2018 at 7:00am - Silicon Valley wants to save cities. What could go wrong?

Can a Canadian Carry Off Bollywood Style? Justin Trudeau Finds Out - 24 Feb 2018 at 6:41am - The Canadian prime minister wore traditional garb throughout a visit to India, inspiring debate over whether he was appropriating or respecting local culture.

Linda McMahon Gets a Ringside Seat for TrumpMania - 24 Feb 2018 at 5:00am - Perhaps no other member of the president?s cabinet understands Mr. Trump as Ms. McMahon, a former pro wrestling entrepreneur, does.

15 Claims From Donald Trump?s Speech to Conservatives, Fact Checked - 24 Feb 2018 at 5:00am - The president mixed facts and falsehoods while talking about immigration, gun policy, trade, climate, taxes and other topics.

From KFC, a 3-Letter Apology for Its U.K. Chicken Crisis - 24 Feb 2018 at 3:41am - The company rearranged the letters in its name in an advertisement, and if a vowel was missing, the meaning was clear.

What Is Curling? Power Plays, Scoring, Rocks and Hammers - 24 Feb 2018 at 1:40am - Every four years, the sport becomes a source of curiosity ? and something of an addictive force ? for spectators across the globe.