Leaked Files Show the Secret World of China’s Hackers for Hire

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:58:43 +0000)

China has increasingly turned to private companies in campaigns to hack foreign governments and control its domestic population.

The Secret World of China’s Hackers

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:51:20 +0000)

Plus, Biden’s asylum bid and Beyoncé’s country break.

Abortion Shield Laws: A New War Between the States

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:00:32 +0000)

Doctors in six states where abortion is legal are using new laws to send abortion pills to tens of thousands of women in states where it is illegal.

A New Abortion Access Strategy

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:37:58 +0000)

Doctors in a handful of blue states are using shield laws to provide abortions to women in red states.

As Gaza Death Toll Nears 30,000, Israel’s Isolation Grows

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:12:53 +0000)

A worsening humanitarian crisis has brought a wave of condemnation against Israel’s ongoing military operation, and is testing the support of even its staunchest ally, the United States.

New Freighters Could Ease Red Sea Cargo Disruptions

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 05:49:17 +0000)

Analysts and shipping executives say they expect costs to fall later this year as companies receive vessels they ordered two to three years ago.

Yale to Require Standardized Test Scores for Admissions

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:11:06 +0000)

Officials said test-optional policies might have harmed students from lower-income families.

Jennifer Lopez and ‘This Is Me … Now’: Is She for Real?

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:27:37 +0000)

“This Is Me … Now: A Love Story,” a movie built on her latest album, is a showcase for the exhausting, never-ending, hazardous work of being Jennifer Lopez.

Will Biden’s Gaza Stance Hurt Him in 2024? Michigan Is the First Test.

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:27:03 +0000)

With the state’s primary election set to gauge Democratic anger over the president’s position on Israel, some of his supporters worry about lasting political fallout.

Biden vs. Trump? A Third Party? Your 2024 Election Questions, Answered: The Run-Up

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:03:45 +0000)

This election is shaking loose a lot of quandaries, but most of them betray one fundamental anxiety.

Jim Ratcliffe Bought a Chunk of Manchester United. Now He Has to Fix It.

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:28:21 +0000)

Jim Ratcliffe spent $1.5 billion for a 25 percent stake in his boyhood English soccer club. On Wednesday, he laid out his vision.

Bosnian Feuding Hobbles Gas Pipeline to Cut Russian Supplies and Influence

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 05:00:13 +0000)

The United States and Europe have championed a new pipeline to bring gas to Bosnia and cut supplies from Russia. But the project has been stalled by feuding among ethnic groups.

Japan’s Nikkei Hits Record High, Surpassing 1989 Peak

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:22:26 +0000)

A shift in investors’ outlook for Japan has encouraged a flurry of cash into the country’s markets.

Nvidia Is a Must-Buy. Or Is It?

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:03:49 +0000)

The chipmaker’s high “price to sales” ratio reflects investor enthusiasm around its growth prospects. But relying on that metric created trouble during the dot-com boom.

Nvidia and an AI ‘Tipping Point’ Ignites a Market Rally

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:10:31 +0000)

Amid blowout earnings, the chipmaker Nvidia predicted the start of a “10-year cycle” of growth fueled by artificial intelligence.

Danielle Brooks Has an Oscar Nomination. So Why Is She in Mourning?

(Wed, 21 Feb 2024 17:57:53 +0000)

As she tries to find her place in Hollywood, the “Color Purple” stage and screen star bids an emotional goodbye to a character she has lived with for nearly a decade.

The Trauma Experienced In Gaza Is Beyond PTSD

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:03:40 +0000)

What Palestinians have been experiencing right now is beyond the framework of today’s mental health care.

Putin Has Already Lost

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:09:24 +0000)

Ukraine will never be his.

The Political Failure of Bidenomics

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:04:31 +0000)

The divide between classes can’t be healed with economic remedies alone.

The Paradox Holding Back the Clean Energy Revolution

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:03:27 +0000)

What the Las Vegas Sphere reveals about the climate crisis.

Putin’s Opposition Ponders a Future Without Aleksei Navalny

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 11:00:11 +0000)

A friend of the opposition leader discusses how Mr. Navalny mobilized a generation of young Russians and what happens now.

AT&T Says It’s ‘Working Urgently’ To Fix Widespread Cellular Outage

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:42:50 +0000)

Thousands of AT&T users were affected, according to a site that tracks outages. Verizon and T-Mobile said their networks were operating normally.

Why Britain Is Struggling With Nuclear Power

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 13:39:18 +0000)

The government wants more nuclear plants to help tackle climate change, but delays and soaring costs are complicating the effort.

Hydeia Broadbent, H.I.V. and AIDS Activist, Dies at 39

(Thu, 22 Feb 2024 04:40:44 +0000)

Born with H.I.V. in 1984, she began raising awareness about the virus and AIDS as a child.

‘Jelly’s Last Jam’ Returns, Bringing a Jazz Tale to a New Generation

(Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:23:04 +0000)

Jason Michael Webb, the show’s guest music director, said he wants audiences at the musical about Jelly Roll Morton to experience “a time period that does not exist anymore.”