‘I try and make it so that if anyone’s offended, I can explain why they shouldn’t be.’
"Now with Twitter, you can just go, '[Expletive] you!' to a comedian who’s offended you. Then a journalist will see that and say, 'So-and-so said a thing and people are furious.' No. The rest of us don’t give a [expletive] and wouldn’t have heard about it if it hadn’t been made a headline. Everything is exaggerated," Ricky Gervais said.
A software system suspected of playing a role in two deadly crashes involving the same jet, the Boeing 737 Max, did not raise concerns during the approval process.
A software system on the Boeing jets that crashed is now under scrutiny. But in the FAA's initial review process, it went largely unnoticed.
The offer — sent to 25 men involved in the solicitation of prostitution case — requires admitting that Florida prosecutors would win if their cases went to trial.
Robert Kraft has been offered a deal that includes paying a fine and doing community service in return for admitting that if his soliciting prostitution case were to go to trial, the prosecutors would win.
New Zealand’s prime minister is emerging as the progressive antithesis to right-wing strongmen like Trump, Orban and Modi, whose careers thrive on illiberal, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric.
In The New York Times Opinion Section, Sushil Aaron writes: Jacinda Ardern "is emerging as the definitive progressive antithesis to the crowded field of right-wing strongmen like President Trump, Viktor Orban of Hungary and Narendra Modi of India."
The push against the Iraqi groups by top American officials has fueled tensions between the two nations and within the Trump administration.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, whose confrontational stand on Iran has already strained ties with European allies, is leading the push for Iraq to confront its neighbor.
Traditionally filled with apricot, prune or poppy seed jam, triangular hamantaschen cookies are a prized treat for the Jewish holiday of Purim This dessert serves as a reminder of the Jewish people’s deliverance from Haman, who sought to exterminate Persia’s Jews in the fifth century B.C This re...
Make this savory hamantaschen with crumbled feta and thyme-scented caramelized onions.
In an effort to get Baltimore’s criminal element to put down their weapons for one weekend every 3 months, Erricka Bridgeford started @baltimoreceasefire. The group’s main slogan? “Nobody Kill Anybody.” Their second? “Don’t Be Numb.” Here, Erricka was photographed by @pvanagtmael while performing a spiritual cleanse at the site of a recent murder. Since Freddie Gray’s death in 2015, violent crime in Baltimore has spiked to levels unseen for a quarter century. “Explaining all th...
Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil is an echo of Trump: a brash nationalist whose populist appeal comes partly from his use of Twitter and his history of making crude statements.
During brief comments before their formal meeting, President Donald J. Trump said that he was honored that people have compared his campaign to Jair Bolsonaro's. He said that Brazil and the U.S. have "never been closer."
Artistic directors, the faces of local theater and tastemakers in their communities, have long been white men who have held the posts for many years. That’s changing.
Across the U.S., artistic directors, most of them white men, are leaving their jobs via retirements, ousters, and an industrywide round of musical chairs. As their successors are appointed, a shift is underway: 41% have been women and 26% people of color.
Here in the Mindanao islands of the southern Philippines, long a haven for insurgents because of dense wilderness and weak policing, ISIS has attracted a range of militant jihadists, Hannah Beech and Jason Gutierrez report. The Islamic State first made a big push for recruitment here in 2016. In 2017, they took over the city of Marawi in Mindanao. By the time the army prevailed 6 months later, the largest Muslim majority city in the country was in ruins. President Duterte of the Philippines has ...
Pacific Gas & Electric, California’s largest utility, has been responsible for wildfires in recent years that destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres. Several proved deadly.
California’s biggest utility has repeatedly caused deadly wildfires, yet often put profits ahead of safety, a New York Times investigation shows.