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In orangutan parenting, the kids can get their own dinner

December 19, 2021 5:57 pm

A new study, published this month in Scientific Reports, describes 21 juvenile orangutans living with their mothers in a forest on the west coast of Aceh province in Sumatra, Indonesia.

The Fresh Prince of Belles-Lettres? Will Smith has a memoir

November 12, 2021 12:52 pm

Titled simply “Will,” with all of that word’s felicitous double entendres of iron and resolve, Smith’s autobiography is indeed a fairy tale of dazzling good fortune

High-end design comes to the fish tank

October 18, 2021 6:37 pm

“The aquariums are getting bigger and bigger, and the homes are getting more expensive,” said Gerry Calabrese, founder and president of SeaVisions, a 40-year-old South Florida company that installs aquariums worldwide for homes and businesses

Why do you tattoo?

October 16, 2021 3:47 pm

Unlike other temporary tattoos, such as henna dye or stickers, Ephemeral tattoos, like permanent tattoos, are applied with needles and ink under the skin

Homer Simpson was made for fashion

October 14, 2021 8:40 am

Cristóbal Balenciaga skipped the traditional catwalk and screened a special 10-minute episode of “The Simpsons.”

Cairo’s antique elevators, glorious and glitchy, are scenes of love and fear

September 20, 2021 11:15 am

The classic old elevator rises through an open shaft in a building’s center, an elaborately wrought metal cage separating it from well-worn marble stairs that wrap around it in a helix all the way up.

We traced the last prince of Awadh

January 25, 2022 10:48 am

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.


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

June 22, 2020 6:06 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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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

June 22, 2020 6:08 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

June 22, 2020 6:11 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

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:11 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

June 22, 2020 6:11 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.