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07/08/2019
The Weekly: G.M. Leaves Lordstown Behind in Hard Bet on Future

While reporting this #TheWeeklyNYT story about the closing of the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, Sabrina Tavernise met many people who couldn’t imagine life without the plant. “If this plant sinks, that community sinks. In fact, the entire valley sinks,” one man tells her.

Watch #TheWeeklyNYT Sunday night at 10 p.m. Eastern time on FX Networks and Monday on Hulu: https://nyti.ms/2Jl6k36

The British authorities said that they intended to order British Airways to pay a fine of nearly $230 million for a data...
07/08/2019
British Airways Faces Record $230 Million Fine for Data Breach

The British authorities said that they intended to order British Airways to pay a fine of nearly $230 million for a data breach last year, the largest penalty against a company for privacy lapses under a new European data protection law.

The proposed penalty, for a breach that exposed the data of 500,000 customers, comes under Europe’s landmark privacy law.

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York said he would sign a bill on Monday that would allow U.S. congressional committees to ...
07/08/2019
Cuomo to Sign Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York said he would sign a bill on Monday that would allow U.S. congressional committees to access the president’s state tax returns.

State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees.

On Sunday, when tens of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong once again urged China's government to fully withdraw a bil...
07/08/2019
Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy

On Sunday, when tens of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong once again urged China's government to fully withdraw a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China, they also called for the legislature to be dismissed and for free elections.

Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people feeling shut out.

The Australian federal police obtained from Qantas Airways the personal travel records of a journalist who wrote a 2017 ...
07/08/2019
Australian Police Obtained Journalist’s Travel Records From Airline in Leak Inquiry

The Australian federal police obtained from Qantas Airways the personal travel records of a journalist who wrote a 2017 article alleging that the Australian military had committed possible war crimes against Afghan citizens. The request for travel records has alarmed the media industry and advocates for a free press.

The request for the travel records from Qantas Airways has alarmed the media industry and advocates for a free press.

The contest has set off a kind of battle of the sexes at the highest levels of the Republican Party, pitting two of the ...
07/08/2019
A Battle of the Sexes in North Carolina Fuels a Wider Republican Clash

The contest has set off a kind of battle of the sexes at the highest levels of the Republican Party, pitting two of the party’s most conservative men, who are among President Trump’s closest allies in Congress, against all 13 Republican women in the House.

As the party works to cultivate female candidates, a runoff on Tuesday will go a long way toward demonstrating whether it can unite behind a woman.

As Turkey's economic crisis grinds on, its strongman president Erdogan confronts a force he cannot control: internationa...
07/08/2019
Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On

As Turkey's economic crisis grinds on, its strongman president Erdogan confronts a force he cannot control: international markets.

Turkey remains stuck in perilous proximity to economic crisis, as households and businesses defer spending and investment in the face of weak growth.

In Florida, 6 news organizations have banded together to cover climate change. It's a sign of larger changes in how the ...
07/08/2019
As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too

In Florida, 6 news organizations have banded together to cover climate change. It's a sign of larger changes in how the news media is covering the issue.

Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story.

Prosecutors said it was a murder. The defense said it was a mutiny. We look at what the not-guilty verdict says about th...
07/08/2019
The Trial of a Navy SEAL Chief

Prosecutors said it was a murder. The defense said it was a mutiny. We look at what the not-guilty verdict says about the culture within the Navy SEALs. Listen to today's episode of "The Daily."

Prosecutors said it was a murder. The defense said it was a mutiny. We look at what the not-guilty verdict says about the culture within the elite force.

The son of a former prime minister, the man set to become Greece's next leader will still have to convince a sizable chu...
07/08/2019
Greece Liked to Underestimate Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Now He’s Prime Minister

The son of a former prime minister, the man set to become Greece's next leader will still have to convince a sizable chunk of the exhausted nation that he can lead it into better times.

After sweeping to victory in a general election on Sunday, it seems the leader of the center-right New Democracy party may have the last laugh.

A small African-American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation for generatio...
07/08/2019
James Monroe Enslaved Hundreds. Their Descendants Still Live Next Door.

A small African-American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation for generations. Only recently has the full extent of their relationship been revealed.

A small African-American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation for generations. Only recently has the full extent of their relationship been revealed.

“The bigger the spotlight, the more she shines,” Coach Jill Ellis said of Megan Rapinoe, the U.S. soccer star. “I ...
07/08/2019
Megan Rapinoe, Reveling in the Spotlight, Celebrates Another World Cup Win

“The bigger the spotlight, the more she shines,” Coach Jill Ellis said of Megan Rapinoe, the U.S. soccer star. “I think spotlights can burn people, but for Megan, it just highlights who she is.”

The United States’ star attacker did more than just score goals (though she did that a lot): She charmed fans, angered the president and antagonized officials.

“No matter how she does the rest of the way, she’s already won our hearts,” said Chris Evert, an 18-time Grand Sla...
07/08/2019
Other Teen Prodigies to Coco Gauff: ‘Don’t Read Everything About You’

“No matter how she does the rest of the way, she’s already won our hearts,” said Chris Evert, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, of Coco Gauff.

Chris Evert was 16 when she dazzled at the U.S. Open in 1971. But, she noted, with less television and no social media, “it was just a different world.”

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the widely respected spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster management agency, was battling cancer a...
07/08/2019
Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the widely respected spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster management agency, was battling cancer as he helped guide Indonesia through a “year of disasters."

Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”

“It is not easy for me to sit across from people who have killed my father,” an Afghan official in talks with Taliba...
07/08/2019
Afghan Talks With Taliban Reflect a Changed Nation

“It is not easy for me to sit across from people who have killed my father,” an Afghan official in talks with Taliban said. “But we have to end this.”

The pain of bloodshed and pride in progress were on display as Afghan officials met with insurgents for face-to-face negotiations.

Kashmiri activists said that Indian security forces had hung Kashmiris by their wrists, shocked them, forced them to sta...
07/08/2019
Kashmiris Call for Investigation of Torture Accusations Against India

Kashmiri activists said that Indian security forces had hung Kashmiris by their wrists, shocked them, forced them to stare at high-voltage lamps and dunked them in water mixed with chili powder.

A new report by rights advocates in the disputed territory alleges that the Indian security forces were responsible for hundreds of cases of torture and other abuses.

North Korea said that Alek Sigley, the Australian student whom it deported this past week, had been a spy who admitted t...
07/08/2019
North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying

North Korea said that Alek Sigley, the Australian student whom it deported this past week, had been a spy who admitted to “systematically” collecting information about the isolated country.

Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”

In The New York Times Opinion Section, Stéphanie Giry writes, "The Hong Kong police should have intervened to prevent t...
07/08/2019
Opinion | The Extraordinary Power of Hong Kongers’ Solidarity

In The New York Times Opinion Section, Stéphanie Giry writes, "The Hong Kong police should have intervened to prevent the break-in into LegCo, and it could have. It didn’t stop the protesters because the government didn’t want it to."

The protesters aren’t divided over their disagreements. They are united beyond them.

Gibraltar is not an island. So why did it spend the weekend inaugurating the International Island Games? One theory is t...
07/08/2019
Gibraltar an Island? No, but Let the Games Begin

Gibraltar is not an island. So why did it spend the weekend inaugurating the International Island Games? One theory is that, simply, "most foreigners think that this is what Gibraltar is."

Why is the British territory known as The Rock hosting the International Island Games? Whatever the answer, Gibraltar is rolling with it.

American regulators and lawmakers are intensifying their scrutiny of Big Tech. Germany’s top antitrust enforcer has a ...
07/08/2019
Your Data Could Be at the Center of the Fight Against Big Tech

American regulators and lawmakers are intensifying their scrutiny of Big Tech. Germany’s top antitrust enforcer has a suggestion for them: Go after the data.

Germany’s top antitrust official is urging other countries to take on Facebook and its peers by attacking what the companies value most: data.

Opium poppy farmers in some of the poorest areas of Mexico are migrating north. The reason likely lies in shifts in the ...
07/08/2019
Mexican Opium Prices Plummet, Driving Poppy Farmers to Migrate

Opium poppy farmers in some of the poorest areas of Mexico are migrating north. The reason likely lies in shifts in the illegal drug market in the U.S.

The drop in prices is leading poppy farmers to seek work in the United States and other places.

University leaders in Alaska have just 5 days to persuade lawmakers to override the governor’s deep cuts. Gov. Mike Du...
07/08/2019
Blindsided by a ‘Devastating’ Veto, Alaska’s University System Pleads for a Lifeline

University leaders in Alaska have just 5 days to persuade lawmakers to override the governor’s deep cuts. Gov. Mike Dunleavy shocked the state last month by using a veto to take away $130 million in state funding.

Facing campus closures and wide layoffs, university leaders are pleading with lawmakers to override the governor’s deep cuts to state support in a special session this week.

A music festival in Detroit that was charging white attendees double the price of people of color has changed its pricin...
07/08/2019
A Detroit Music Festival That Charged White People More Backtracks on Its Pricing

A music festival in Detroit that was charging white attendees double the price of people of color has changed its pricing structure after an organizer says they were threatened and harassed.

Afrofuture Fest initially planned to charge people of color $20 and “non-POC” $40. By Sunday evening, it announced a general admission fee of $20 for all.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have mined state driver’s license databases using facial recognitio...
07/08/2019
ICE Used Facial Recognition to Mine State Driver’s License Databases

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have mined state driver’s license databases using facial recognition technology, analyzing millions of motorists’ photos without their knowledge.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have analyzed millions of drivers’ photos without their knowledge, newly released documents show.

She survived the sadistic pseudoscientific medical experiments carried out on twins at the Auschwitz death camp and late...
07/08/2019
Eva Kor, Survivor of Twin Experiments at Auschwitz, Dies at 85

She survived the sadistic pseudoscientific medical experiments carried out on twins at the Auschwitz death camp and later dedicated herself to telling the story of what happened while preaching the power of forgiveness as a means of healing.

She lost her parents and two sisters in the death camp. She and her twin, Miriam, were spared so that Dr. Josef Mengele could use them as “human guinea pigs.”

When it comes to using solar power, the state trails the decidedly less-sunny Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Ma...
07/08/2019
Florida, the Sunshine State, Is Slow to Adopt Rooftop Solar Power

When it comes to using solar power, the state trails the decidedly less-sunny Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Maryland.

Critics say the political clout and incentives of the big utilities have discouraged homeowners from installing solar panels.

For over 100 years, ticker-tape parades in Manhattan have celebrated events including the completion of the Brooklyn Bri...
07/08/2019
Women’s Soccer Team to Get Ticker-Tape Parade in New York’s Canyon of Heroes

For over 100 years, ticker-tape parades in Manhattan have celebrated events including the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, the return of the Apollo 11 astronauts and numerous World Series victories by the Yankees.

Next up? The World Cup champions.

Victorious in the World Cup, the U.S. team will be celebrated with a parade in Manhattan on Wednesday.

In this simple summer pie, crushed pretzels form the foundation of an easy shortbread crust, followed by a fluffy cream ...
07/08/2019
Strawberry Pretzel Pie Recipe

In this simple summer pie, crushed pretzels form the foundation of an easy shortbread crust, followed by a fluffy cream filling and a pile of fresh strawberries.

This is a wonderful but simple summer pie inspired by strawberry pretzel salad, a popular Southern dessert The classic recipe consists of a crumbled pretzel crust, a whipped cream cheese and Cool Whip filling, and a top layer of strawberry Jell-O In this fresher adaptation, crushed pretzels form the...

“Whisper Network,” a new novel by Chandler Baker, is “‘Big Little Lies’ meets the famous 2017 list of men in t...
07/08/2019
The Top C.E.O. Candidate Abuses Women. In This Thriller, They Fight Back.

“Whisper Network,” a new novel by Chandler Baker, is “‘Big Little Lies’ meets the famous 2017 list of men in the media industry accused of sexual harassment,” writes Caroline Kepnes.

Chandler Baker’s “Whisper Network” is a fierce and funny #MeToo thriller set in the corporate world.

A city in Florida paid more than $460,000 in ransom to hackers, but all of the files, more than 100 years' worth, still ...
07/08/2019
A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over.

A city in Florida paid more than $460,000 in ransom to hackers, but all of the files, more than 100 years' worth, still haven't been recovered. The experience is more common for U.S. cities than one might think.

Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files.

The Justice Department said without explanation on Sunday that it was replacing the legal team defending the Trump admin...
07/08/2019
Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case

The Justice Department said without explanation on Sunday that it was replacing the legal team defending the Trump administration’s effort to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

The announcement comes as the department has continued to argue in court that it is seeking new ways to add the question to the next census.

“These days, we often think of drama as providing a kind of secular communion,” writes Laura Collins-Hughes.
07/08/2019
When Theater is a Religious Experience

“These days, we often think of drama as providing a kind of secular communion,” writes Laura Collins-Hughes.

Faith has a powerful role in some recent dramas. But plays can bring spiritual solace to the nonbeliever, too.

People with disabilities still face obstacles to investing and money management, despite the passage of the Americans Wi...
07/08/2019
At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say

People with disabilities still face obstacles to investing and money management, despite the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act. For many, the websites, mobile apps, PDFs and software programs offered are not accessible.

Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to insure banks’ websites comply with federal disability law.

Firm but ripe tomatoes make excellent vessels for a melting fondue.
07/08/2019
Baked Stuffed Tomatoes With Goat Cheese Fondue Recipe

Firm but ripe tomatoes make excellent vessels for a melting fondue.

Hollowed out and stuffed with a runny mix of goat cheese and mascarpone, firm but ripe tomatoes make excellent vessels for a melting fondue.

El Chapo made so much money selling drugs that he once owned a pair of yachts, a fleet of Learjets and a private zoo wit...
07/08/2019
El Chapo Earned $12,666,181,704, Prosecutors Say. They Want Him to Pay It Back.

El Chapo made so much money selling drugs that he once owned a pair of yachts, a fleet of Learjets and a private zoo with tigers, crocodiles and panthers. Now prosecutors have filed a forfeiture request against him.

As the kingpin’s sentencing approaches, prosecutors in Brooklyn filed a forfeiture request asking that he pay back the vast profits from his life of crime.

Surfboard-packed waves, New York City views and fish tacos galore, all just a subway (or ferry) ride from Manhattan.
07/07/2019
36 Hours in Rockaway Beach, Queens

Surfboard-packed waves, New York City views and fish tacos galore, all just a subway (or ferry) ride from Manhattan.

Surfboard-packed waves, New York City views and fish tacos galore, all just a subway (or ferry) ride from Manhattan.

The "Texas Miracle" is shorthand for the state's fast job growth since the 2008 financial crisis. But that growth was co...
07/07/2019
The ‘Texas Miracle’ Missed Most of Texas

The "Texas Miracle" is shorthand for the state's fast job growth since the 2008 financial crisis. But that growth was concentrated in a few places. No other state has seen a larger post-recession divergence between its elite cities and everywhere else.

Cities outside of Austin, Dallas and other “superstars” are still waiting for their share of the state’s boom in jobs and businesses.

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