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The Real Prince of Awadh

January 04, 2020 10:36 pm

Following up on The New York Times article on the imposters who called themselves the descendants of Wajid Ali Shah, we trace the last prince of Awadh and the story of a family that settled in Kolkata after decades on the move.

China: 12-year-old kills his mother, then returns to school, igniting an outcry

December 17, 2018 7:37 am

In the eyes of many Chinese, the boy was a heartless criminal who deserved to be punished. “I didn’t kill anyone else. I killed my mom,” the boy was quoted as saying.

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meeting in Washington: How US media reported it

June 28, 2017 2:47 pm

PM Narendra Modi met President Donald Trump at the White House Monday in what was their first meeting. The two leaders heaped praise on each other and promised to deepen ties.

Can the American press take on Donald Trump, the most powerful man on earth?

January 19, 2017 4:12 pm

Donald Trump is waging a war with the American press. He's confrontational, provocative, subversive and downright unapologetic. But on Wednesday, the US Press Corps. responded with a scathing letter, refusing to bend, break or bow.

Breaking down News: The Medium is the Message

April 11, 2015 12:51 am

Documentary is to filmmaking, as poetry is to trade publishing. And they can only flourish online.

New Congress, old story

January 09, 2015 8:11 am

s are now in control and searching for ‘bipartisan achievement’

Cheteshwar Pujara joins 'big guns' in top 10 sports pro stock options

October 22, 2013 2:53 pm

A US-based sports website has placed Pujara as a good option for potential investors.

The Modi Machine: Makeover gurus

October 20, 2013 2:35 am

Modi couldn’t have done better than PR giant APCO Worldwide to promote ‘Vibrant Gujarat’.

Our stubborn sexism

June 12, 2013 1:50 am

A musty male chauvinism endures tenaciously in American society

Fables of acquisition

May 21, 2013 12:06 am

The celebration of wealth in ‘The Great Gatsby’ may be vulgar,but it is an honest reflection of contemporary values


Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

January 02, 2019 6:25 pm

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.

Hello 2019: Applicants for NYT's '52 places to go' give us some serious travel goals

January 01, 2019 3:55 pm

A lot of people applied. Only one will be chosen to travel around the world. But for the rest of us, this video has some serious travel goals.

How Europe outsources migrant suffering at sea

December 27, 2018 6:21 pm

European countries are outsourcing their humanitarian responsibilities to a dubious partner. An NYT investigation shows the deadly results.

Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

December 26, 2018 3:51 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.

Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

December 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

Science Take | How geckos move across water

December 14, 2018 4:21 pm

The Asian house gecko can move across water at great speed by using a half-running, half-swimming motion.

Science Take | How to give a spider an eye test

December 04, 2019 7:24 pm

Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists use a special machine of which there are only two in the world.

‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

November 15, 2018 10:07 am

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

November 13, 2018 6:52 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

November 12, 2018 3:52 pm

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.