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Time Is Still a Mystery to ‘Einstein’s Dreams’ Author

Time Is Still a Mystery to ‘Einstein’s Dreams’ Author

Why Alan Lightman, astrophysicist turned writer, traded black holes for black ink.
A Quiet Respite in a Bustling Open Workplace

A Quiet Respite in a Bustling Open Workplace

More than a decade into the era of the open-plan office, a host of ancillary spaces like “phone booths” and “meeting pods” are cropping up, offering employees an escape from their co-workers.
Save Scouting. End the Boy Scouts.

Save Scouting. End the Boy Scouts.

Scouting as an idea is valuable, even vital. And we don’t need a toxic organization to do it.
Report Reveals Insider Dealing at Russia’s Antidoping Agency

Report Reveals Insider Dealing at Russia’s Antidoping Agency

A forensic audit of Russia’s antidoping agency has suggested former officials funneled money to companies they controlled.

These Devices Can Prevent Major Home Damage and Save You Money

Smart-home sensors can detect leaks, frozen pipes, and open doors so that small problems don’t turn into big expenses.
Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik

Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik

The president also pardoned or commuted the sentences of eight others on Tuesday, including Edward DeBartolo, a former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
Video Chats and Ordering In: Coronavirus Quarantine With a Smartphone

Video Chats and Ordering In: Coronavirus Quarantine With a Smartphone

This is not your grandmother’s quarantine. People are confined and afraid, but their virtual lives have been largely uninterrupted.
The Whole-Grain Grail: A Sandwich Bread With Mass Appeal

The Whole-Grain Grail: A Sandwich Bread With Mass Appeal

Bakers around the country have joined forces to make a soft, sliced, affordable bread with whole wheat. Their only obstacle? Every other loaf in America.
Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Wrote an Article Addressing Jurors. The Judge Is Unhappy.

Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Wrote an Article Addressing Jurors. The Judge Is Unhappy.

The film producer’s lawyer urged jurors to do “what they know is right,’’ prompting the prosecution to complain of jury tampering.
Is Coffee Good for You?

Is Coffee Good for You?

Yes! But it depends on the kind of coffee and the quantity.
Trump Contradicts Advisers on China Technology Fears

Trump Contradicts Advisers on China Technology Fears

The president, in a series of tweets, said the U.S. would not restrict sales to the country, a sharp shift in administration policy.
As Trump Claims to Be Law of the Land, Barr’s Irritation Builds

As Trump Claims to Be Law of the Land, Barr’s Irritation Builds

The president broadly asserted his authority of the criminal justice system, attacking law enforcement officials and issuing pardons.
The Culinary Couple Who Built a British Empire

The Culinary Couple Who Built a British Empire

The chefs Fergus and Margot Henderson have forged an identity for modern British cooking, grounded in technique and tradition. But will their legacy survive the divisions of Brexit?
Daytona 500: How Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Ended in Flames

Daytona 500: How Ryan Newman’s Last Lap Ended in Flames

Newman was in position to win the Daytona 500 on the race’s final turn Monday. Then everything went wrong, leaving him hospitalized and his colleagues trying to sort out a chaotic finish.

Her Blog Post About Uber Upended Big Tech. Now She’s Written a Memoir.

In “Whistleblower,” Susan Fowler, a former software engineer at Uber, describes the harassment she endured while working at the company.
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company Supporting Venezuela’s Leader

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russian Oil Company Supporting Venezuela’s Leader

The penalties seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela to give up power, nearly two years after he was re-elected in a widely disputed vote.
Owen Bieber, Auto Workers’ President During Period of Decline, Dies at 90

Owen Bieber, Auto Workers’ President During Period of Decline, Dies at 90

Faced with automation and competition from foreign car companies, he was forced to make concessions in an effort to preserve jobs.
Life at Caleta 111 Revolves Around Limes and Tiger’s Milk

Life at Caleta 111 Revolves Around Limes and Tiger’s Milk

A new Peruvian restaurant in Richmond Hill, Queens, specializes in ceviche and its citrus-based marinade.
The Anything but Humble Carrot

The Anything but Humble Carrot

Yotam Ottolenghi thinks this root vegetable has a fascinating history and is best enjoyed intact, its color and shape on display.
In England, Closing a Chapter of Modern Dance

In England, Closing a Chapter of Modern Dance

Richard Alston’s company is packing it in. (Yes, the culprit is money.) Before the last performances in March, the company will perform in New Jersey.