New Zealand Shootings Reported at Mosques in Central Christchurch

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 03:07:39

The police said they were dealing with an active gunman, with witnesses saying there were multiple casualties in an attack at one mosque and perhaps a second.

W.S. Merwin, Poet of Life’s Evanescence, Dies at 91

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 23:16:59

Mr. Merwin, one of the world’s most decorated poets, sang of silence and nature with an oracular voice. Later in life he became an ardent conservationist.

PewDiePie Put in Spotlight After New Zealand Shooting

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 22:51:26

The killer urged people to “subscribe to PewDiePie,” the pseudonym of the YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, who said this “absolutely sickened” him.

A Hate-Fueled Massacre Designed for Its Times

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 22:20:34

The horror, meant for an era that has married social media with racism, was motivated by white extremist hatred, streamed live on Facebook and calculated to go viral.

Did Dietary Changes Bring Us ‘F’ Words? Study Tackles Complexities of Language’s Origins

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 22:03:13

Softer foods from agricultural lifestyles may have changed the human bite, making it easier to form certain sounds.

At Yale, a Crooked Soccer Coach Becomes an Enigma

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 22:01:56

Rudy Meredith spent nearly a quarter-century coaching soccer at Yale. In his final years, he began taking bribes to get students into the college.

Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Rejects Border Emergency

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 20:52:32

The veto will send the legislation back to Congress, which most likely doesn’t have enough votes for an override, meaning the declaration of an emergency at the southern border will remain in effect.

Tobacco and E-Cigarette Lobbyists Circle as F.D.A. Chief Exits

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 20:20:02

Juul and Big Tobacco have lobbied for months to protect themselves from aspects of the F.D.A.’s crackdown. As Scott Gottlieb leaves, they see an opening.

New Evidence in Ethiopian Crash Points to Connection to Earlier Disaster

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 19:36:15

A piece of equipment found at the crash site suggests that the jet may have had a problem with a new flight-control system that is also suspected in the Lion Air crash.

Pictures From the Youth Climate Strikes Worldwide

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 19:21:58

Children and young adults around the world skipped school en masse Friday to demand action on climate change.

New Zealand’s Gun Laws Draw Scrutiny After Mosque Shootings

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 16:29:59

The country’s gun culture is deeply ingrained. Now, after 49 people were gunned down at two mosques, lawmakers could consider making guns less easy to obtain.

College Admissions: Vulnerable, Exploitable, and to Many Americans, Broken

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 15:54:12

The admissions fraud investigation is just the latest in a string of revelations that have eroded trust in what is portrayed as a meritocratic system.

New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: 49 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 15:15:34

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in Christchurch.

Railing Against India’s Right-Wing Nationalism Was a Calling. It Was Also a Death Sentence.

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 10:07:17

How the journalist Gauri Lankesh became a casualty of India’s increasingly intolerant politics.

Congress Has a Breaking Point. This Week, Trump Might Have Found It.

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 10:05:15

In three bipartisan votes, Congress this week rebuked President Trump over Saudi Arabia, blocked his border emergency declaration and demanded a public release of the special counsel’s report.

Southwest Key, Known for Migrant Shelters, Cashes In on Charter Schools

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 10:05:15

The schools are struggling with debt even as the charity sits on tens of millions.

College Cheating Scandal Shows a Standardized Test Isn’t Always a Fair One

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 10:05:15

Once sacrosanct, the SAT and ACT have become optional at hundreds of colleges. Will the admissions bribery scandal make them even less relevant?

Boeing Promised Pilots a 737 Software Fix Last Year, but They’re Still Waiting

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 09:35:43

This delay is now part of the intense scrutiny over the company’s response to two deadly crashes involving its best-selling 737 Max jet.

Christchurch Shooting Live Updates: 49 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 09:19:19

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in New Zealand.

North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 07:22:53

A senior North Korean diplomat said Kim Jong-un would soon decide whether to end its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests.

New Zealand Shooting Updates: Multiple Fatalities After 2 Mosques Are Hit

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 05:06:49

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in Christchurch.

New Zealand Shootings Reported at Mosques in Central Christchurch

NewYork Times 2019-03-15 03:07:39

The police said they were dealing with an active gunman, with witnesses saying there were multiple casualties in an attack at one mosque and perhaps a second.

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