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    A Great Migration From Puerto Rico Is Set to Transform Orlando

    A Great Migration From Puerto Rico Is Set to Transform Orlando


    From left, Yaxandra Flores, Lizbeth Rosado and Rita Garcia played in their bedroom at Sahria Garcia’s apartment in Orlando, Fla. Ms. Garcia bought the bunk beds when she learned that her brothers and their families would be coming from Puerto...

    Tens of thousands of new arrivals fleeing damage from Hurricane Maria have arrived. Many expect to stay — and they could reshape Florida and its politics.
    The N.H.L. Needed 100 Portraits. So Tony Harris Got to Work.

    The N.H.L. Needed 100 Portraits. So Tony Harris Got to Work.


    Tony Harris’s oil-painted portraits of N.H.L. legends, from left: Mike Gartner, Bobby Orr and Darryl...

    For its 100th anniversary, the N.H.L. commissioned an Ottawa artist to paint all of the players voted as the top 100 in the league’s history.
    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly

    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly


    From left, Emily Hoffman, Maggie Cloud and Justin Hyacinth performing in “Moon Fate Sin” by Gillian Walsh at Danspace...

    Two new works by the choreographers Marjani Forté-Saunders and Gillian Walsh make dramatic use of the Manhattan spaces in which they are performed.
    Crimes of the Caliphate: Iraqi Shepherd Bears Witness to ISIS Massacre

    Crimes of the Caliphate: Iraqi Shepherd Bears Witness to ISIS Massacre


    Iraqi forces searched the site of a mass grave near Hawija, Iraq, this month. Officials have found more than 70 mass graves in territory once held by the Islamic...

    As Iraq liberates the last territory from Islamic State, the country is starting to grapple with the extent of the group’s destruction.

    Opinion: How to Escape From Roy Moore’s Evangelicalism


    If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right...

    If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right congregation?
    Debate at the FIFA Trial: Witness Tampering or Itchy Skin?

    Debate at the FIFA Trial: Witness Tampering or Itchy Skin?


    Manuel Burga, left, the former president of Peru’s soccer federation, arriving at the FIFA trial with his lawyer, Bruce L. Udolf, on Wednesday. Mr. Burga, who is charged with racketeering consiracy, faced new trouble after he was accused of making a...

    Prosecutors argued that two apparent throat-slitting gestures made by a defendant were an attempt to intimidate. A defense lawyer said his client had to scratch his neck.
    C.E.O. of Puerto Rico Power Authority Resigns

    C.E.O. of Puerto Rico Power Authority Resigns


    Ricardo L. Ramos stepped down as chief executive of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority after weeks of outcry over a contract to restore service after Hurricane...

    Ricardo L. Ramos stepped down amid a continuing blackout on the island and withering criticism for a costly repair contract.
    Opinion: God Is in the Salad Dressing

    Opinion: God Is in the Salad Dressing


    This Thanksgiving, a prayer for finding fellowship across our divided...

    This Thanksgiving, a prayer for finding fellowship across our divided kitchens.
    After Coup, Even Mugabe’s Own Party Is Dumping Him

    After Coup, Even Mugabe’s Own Party Is Dumping Him


    President Robert Mugabe, center, appeared on Friday, under tight security, at a graduation ceremony at a university in...

    The military allowed him to address a university graduation, while negotiations aimed at a peaceful and face-saving exit continued.
    Art Review: The Comedic Beauty of Laura Owens’s Work

    Art Review: The Comedic Beauty of Laura Owens’s Work


    A detail from an untitled seascape in Laura Owens’s midcareer survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art. This 2009 painting pairs lurid tones of purples and pinks with clunky white...

    At the Whitney, this artist’s superb midcareer survey and catalog highlight her art, life and times — and a world of possibility for painting.
    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: We’re With Stupid

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: We’re With Stupid


    The problem is not the Russians — it’s us. A huge percentage of the population can’t tell fact from...

    The problem is not the Russians — it’s us. A huge percentage of the population can’t tell fact from fiction.
    Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson’s Disease

    Jesse Jackson Announces He Has Parkinson’s Disease


    The Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last...

    The longtime civil rights leader said he plans to make “lifestyle changes” but will not allow the disease to interfere with his advocacy work.
    Trump’s Tax Cuts Are Likely to Increase Trade Deficit

    Trump’s Tax Cuts Are Likely to Increase Trade Deficit


    Shipping containers at the Port of Mobile in Alabama. The Trump administration regards the trade deficit as a drain on the American...

    President Trump wants to cut taxes and reduce the nation’s trade deficit, two goals that stand in direct conflict with each other.

    Will the House Tax Plan Help the Middle Class?


    House Republicans have touted their tax plan as good for the middle class. The reality is more...

    House Republicans have touted their tax plan as good for the middle class. The reality is more complicated.
    Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

    Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair


    Harvey Fierstein as Arnold and Estelle Getty as Mrs. Beckoff in “Torch Song Trilogy” at Broadway’s Little Theater in...

    Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.
    Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic Worms

    Surgery Reveals North Korean Defector Is Riddled With Parasitic Worms


    Dr. Lee Cook-jong, who operated on a wounded North Korean defector, on Wednesday showed journalists photographs of worms found in the defector’s...

    South Korean doctors operating on an injured North Korean soldier found parasitic worms crawling in his dietary tract, a symptom of poor hygiene and nutrition.
    Tax Fight Gets Personal as Senators Spar Over Bill

    Tax Fight Gets Personal as Senators Spar Over Bill


    Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat of Ohio, during a finance committee hearing on...

    A daylong debate over taxes devolved into an angry shouting match as Senators Orrin Hatch and Sherrod Brown sparred over whether the bill favored the rich.
    A Word With: Alia Shawkat on Growing Up and Gaining Control

    A Word With: Alia Shawkat on Growing Up and Gaining Control


    Alia Shawkat, who stars in “Search Party” on...

    Ms. Shawkat talks about her three series — “Search Party,” “Transparent” and “Arrested Development” — as well as why sexual harassment in Hollywood feels like her personal war.
    Ties: At Last, Connected by Blood

    Ties: At Last, Connected by Blood


    My stepfather was determined to make up for our lack of shared DNA and disprove the saying that blood is thicker than...

    My stepfather was determined to make up for our lack of shared DNA and disprove the saying that blood is thicker than water.
    On Washington: Days of Shrugging Off Sexual Misconduct at the Capitol May Be Over

    On Washington: Days of Shrugging Off Sexual Misconduct at the Capitol May Be Over


    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, on Wednesday in Washington. “I think we need to, as a country, have a much fuller conversation about this kind of behavior,” she said in an interview for the New York Times podcast “The New...

    Lawmakers see a possible turning point against inappropriate behavior that has been tolerated on Capitol Hill because of political power.
    How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

    How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season


    This season spares few between now and spring. Here’s how to build a survival kit to get you through...

    This season spares few between now and spring. Here’s how to build a survival kit to get you through unscathed.
    Op-Ed Columnist: Franken Should Go

    Op-Ed Columnist: Franken Should Go


    It’s not necessarily fair to him. But it’s what needs to happen...

    It’s not necessarily fair to him. But it’s what needs to happen now.
    Alabama G.O.P. Says It Stands Behind Roy Moore

    Alabama G.O.P. Says It Stands Behind Roy Moore


    Roy S. Moore at Walker Springs Road Baptist Church in Jackson, Ala., on...

    Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Republican Party intends to stick by its nominee for a United States Senate seat.
    Alabama Senate Race Aggravates Deep Divide in Republican Party

    Alabama Senate Race Aggravates Deep Divide in Republican Party


    Roy S. Moore, the Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama, at a news conference with supporters and faith leaders in Birmingham on...

    The divisions that have split Republican leadership from its grass roots have sunk to a new level because of the Alabama Senate candidate.

    Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota


    The spill in South Dakota comes just days before Nebraska regulators will decide on a permit needed for the proposed Keystone XL...

    The spill in South Dakota comes just days before Nebraska regulators will decide on a permit needed for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline
    Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

    Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.


    A long-range ground-based interceptor missile test at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. These missiles, designed to strike incoming nuclear weapons, are not foolproof, so the Defense Department is looking to other approaches like cyberattacks and...

    Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.
    Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106

    Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106


    Eric Newman at his home in Clayton, Mo., in 2013. He had the instincts of a detective and the sharp eye of a trader in antiquarian...

    Mr. Newman, a numismatist for nearly a century, was one of the country’s most distinguished authorities on the art and history of coinage and paper money.
    Trilobites: A Population of Billions May Have Contributed to This Bird’s Extinction

    Trilobites: A Population of Billions May Have Contributed to This Bird’s Extinction


    Passenger pigeons were once so plentiful in North America that flocks blotted out the sun. They went extinct in the early 20th century, victims in part of extremely efficient natural selection, according to a new...

    A new study suggests passenger pigeons were hyper-adapted to living in a large, stable population, leaving them unable to cope when humans hunted them en masse.
    The Pour: Last-Minute Buys for Thanksgiving Wines

    The Pour: Last-Minute Buys for Thanksgiving Wines


    Thanksgiving morning in the wine store: Head for the...

    Even the morning of the holiday isn’t too late to find something good to drink. Here are ideas for what to get when you remember that you forgot.
    Tech Fix: A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.

    Tech Fix: A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.


    Your smartphone is not deliberately losing speed just because your phone maker has a new gadget for sale. For devices that do slow down, here are some...

    Your smartphone is not deliberately losing speed just because your phone maker has a new gadget for sale. For devices that do slow down, here are some fixes.
    House G.O.P. Tax Writers Take Aim at College Tuition Benefits

    House G.O.P. Tax Writers Take Aim at College Tuition Benefits


    Fred Vautour started working the graveyard shift as a janitor at Boston College 17 years ago, and tuition benefits put his children through...

    The House tax bill, up for a vote on Thursday, would tax benefits that put the children of college workers through school and help doctoral students get their degrees.

    Meet Roy Moore’s Defenders


    Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, and his supporters are trying to discredit and diminish the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against...

    Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, and his supporters are trying to discredit and diminish the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against him.
    Take a Number: Americans Are Putting Down the Soda Pop

    Take a Number: Americans Are Putting Down the Soda Pop


    Soda pop at a store in New Jersey. Sugary drink consumption has declined in the United States, according to a new...

    Children and adults are downing sugary drinks far less often than they used to, a new study finds.
    Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories

    Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories


    Grace Gardner’s parents, Duane and Catherine Gardner, with her brother, Michael...

    We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.
    Phys Ed: Can Ketones Rev Up Our Workouts?

    Phys Ed: Can Ketones Rev Up Our Workouts?


    Ketone supplements designed to mimic the effects of a high-fat, low-carb diet have become popular among athletes. One catch: They often cause...

    Ketone supplements designed to mimic the effects of a high-fat, low-carb diet have become popular among athletes. One catch: They often cause nausea.