Heat Wave NYC: Live Updates as Dangerous Temperatures Arrive
OZY Fest and the New York Triathlon were canceled and cooling centers were opened as New Yorkers braced for a brutal weekend.
How to Stay Cool in the Heat Wave Across the United States
Heat becomes dangerous if it lingers for a number of consecutive days, said a lead forecaster at the Weather Prediction Center.
Democrats Call Out Racism, New Debate Lineups: This Week in the 2020 Race
Candidates condemn President Trump’s “go back” comment, a Harris-Biden rematch, and a new California poll.
U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship
The British government said on Saturday after an emergency meeting that “there will be serious consequences if the situation is not resolved.”
He Turned the Met Museum’s Collection Into an Orchestra
Oliver Beer’s “Vessel Orchestra” includes 32 objects, ancient to modern, chosen for the sounds hidden within them.
How Can ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ Upstage the Movie? With 70 Songs
Finding spots for the pop songs, credited to 161 writers, and getting the rights, was no cancan.
The Lonely Pursuit of Air Hockey Greatness
Yes, air hockey is a professional sport. Join a master and his student on a quest for the championship — and a regulation table that isn’t broken.
Three artists and a pair of curators came together at The New York Times to attempt to make a list of the era’s essential artworks. Here’s their conversation.
‘Tired of Running’: A Sci-Fi Veteran Tells His Own (Earthling) Story
In ‘Becoming Superman,’ J. Michael Straczynski chronicles a life that was dominated early on by dysfunction and later by success that came with its own tensions.
Mellody Hobson of Ariel Investments: ‘Capitalism Needs to Work for Everyone’
As a child, she “was desperate to understand money.” Now, as one of the most senior black women in finance, she oversees billions.
Elusive Emu Remains at Large in North Carolina After More Than Three Weeks
Animal control officials in Orange County, N.C., haven’t seen an emu on the loose in a decade. An owner has not yet come forward to claim the emu.
Just Before the Eagle Landed, an Alien Arrived in Our Living Room
Until the Apollo 11 mission, my family didn’t have a television. Then, for one weekend, we joined the rest of Planet Earth.
This New Liquid Is Magnetic, and Mesmerizing
Scientists have created “soft” magnets that can flow and change shape, and that could be a boon to medicine and robotics.
Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen
Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.
We Went to the Moon. Why Can’t We Solve Climate Change?
The original moon shoot inspired billions. Calling climate action a moon shot isn’t a perfect parallel — but maybe we should try it anyway.
Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats
For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance.
‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right
The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn.
Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch
House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry.
César Pelli, Designer of Iconic Buildings Around the World, Dies at 92
Mr. Pelli, whose many distinctive projects include the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, tried to reconcile modernism with his interest in shape, texture and the architecture of the past.
CBS and AT&T couldn’t agree on licensing fees and streaming rights. DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTVNow customers in 14 markets can’t watch CBS.
‘What You Gonna Do Phone the Police?’ London Police Twitter Is Hacked
For about 40 minutes on Friday, the account spewed a series of curious messages, including some that used profanity to denigrate police officers.
Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk
The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections.
New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right
A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party.
Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions
Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer.
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