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What Would it Take to End Homelessness in California? Affordable Housing Is Key.

What Would it Take to End Homelessness in California? Affordable Housing Is Key.

Monday: Margot Kushel, a leading researcher on homelessness, weighs in. Also: What comparing textbooks in California and Texas tells us.
Away’s Once and Future C.E.O.

Away’s Once and Future C.E.O.

Steph Korey stepped aside as chief of the hip luggage maker last month after internet backlash over her management style. She’ll return as co-C.E.O.
Subway Service Disrupted After Water Main Break on Upper West Side

Subway Service Disrupted After Water Main Break on Upper West Side

Water flooded across Broadway and Columbus Avenue across roughly four blocks, disrupting service on the No. 1, 2 and 3 lines.
Iran’s Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Lies’ and ‘Injustice’

Iran’s Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects Over ‘Lies’ and ‘Injustice’

Kimia Alizadeh, 21, announced her decision in an Instagram post featuring a photo from the 2016 Summer Games, where she won a bronze medal in taekwondo.
The Cookbooks You Need for 2020, as Selected by Chefs

The Cookbooks You Need for 2020, as Selected by Chefs

The authors Alison Roman, Niki Segnit, Diana Henry and more share the volumes they’ll be returning to again and again this year.
Why Australia Is Burning

Why Australia Is Burning

As firefighters battle flames across the country, Australia’s prime minister is fighting to keep climate change out of the conversation.
Bernie Sanders Says He’d Consider Releasing List of Supreme Court Picks

Bernie Sanders Says He’d Consider Releasing List of Supreme Court Picks

In an interview with the editorial board of The New York Times, the senator touched on a broad range of subjects, including China, gun control and wishing people happy birthday.
The Real Story of Faith Hope Consolo

The Real Story of Faith Hope Consolo

'She covered up who she really was,' said a friend.
When Heavy Periods Disrupt a Teenager’s Life

When Heavy Periods Disrupt a Teenager’s Life

“Someone’s menstrual period should not be impairing them from leading a normal life, because we have really good treatments for pain and for heavy bleeding,” an expert says.
Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads With 11 Nods; Three Others Get 10

Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads With 11 Nods; Three Others Get 10

“The Irishman,” “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and “1917” each received 10 nominations. Black actors and actresses were largely overlooked.
I Read 4,800 Pages of American History Textbooks

I Read 4,800 Pages of American History Textbooks

Here’s how I did it, and what I learned about how the curriculum has changed since my own school days.
The Bearable Whiteness of ‘Little Women’

The Bearable Whiteness of ‘Little Women’

There is a fine line between a story that is about the worldview of a specific person and one that declares that this worldview is the only one that matters.
Trump’s Iran Strategy May Cost Him in 2020 Election

Trump’s Iran Strategy May Cost Him in 2020 Election

Part of President Trump’s appeal reflected his criticisms of America’s entanglements abroad. The uncertainty in the Middle East could threaten his re-election chances.
Border Officials Seek to Evict Defecating Vultures From Texas Radio Tower

Border Officials Seek to Evict Defecating Vultures From Texas Radio Tower

United States Customs and Border Protection, which operates the tower, wants to attach a net to deter the birds.
Where Trails Are for Skating, Not Hiking

Where Trails Are for Skating, Not Hiking

It’s a skater’s dream: icy forest mazes and long, winding paths through winter landscapes. In Quebec, Canada, the dream is real.
What Happened When a State Made Food Stamps Harder to Get

What Happened When a State Made Food Stamps Harder to Get

In West Virginia, tougher work requirements for receiving food stamps complicated life for poor people, but did not result in increased employment.
Among the Sober and ‘Sober Curious’? Your Bartender

Among the Sober and ‘Sober Curious’? Your Bartender

As interest in Dry January and sobriety rises, and as social media opens up new conversations, the bar business has begun to evolve.
Progressives Are the Real Pragmatists

Progressives Are the Real Pragmatists

Medicaid expansion is just the latest example of how liberal policies make for good politics.
Effortless Environmentalism

Effortless Environmentalism

Here are some easy ways to live more gently on the earth. The key word here is “easy.”