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Kamala Harris Is Said to Be Weighing an Endorsement of Joe Biden

Ms. Harris was trying to loosen Mr. Biden’s grip on African-American primary voters, and her searing reference to her own…

China Expands Virus Lockdown, Encircling 20 Million

WUHAN, China — The authorities drastically expanded a travel lockdown in central China on Thursday, essentially penning in 20 million…

Wells Fargo’s Ex-Chief Fined $17.5 Million Over Fake Accounts

In a rare example of personal accountability for corporate wrongdoing, Wells Fargo’s former chief executive, John G. Stumpf, was fined…

How Joe Biden Talks About a Touchy Subject: His Son

The next day, Joe Stutler, 56, who came to see Mr. Biden in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, spoke approvingly of his…

Annabella Sciorra Testifies in Weinstein Trial, ‘He Raped Me’

When Mr. Weinstein unbuttoned his shirt, she said, she realized “he thought we were about to have sex.” She told…

Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It Is Not a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday declined to declare a global emergency as a deadly respiratory virus spread from China…

Andy Byford Resigns as New York City’s Subway Chief

Andy Byford, who was brought in to help rescue New York City’s failing subway, resigned as its leader on Thursday,…

What Lunar New Year Reveals About the World’s Calendars

Update: Dates in this article have been changed for the year 2020. Lunar New Year kicks off Saturday as one…

The Saudi Connection: Inside the 9/11 Case That Divided the F.B.I.

The mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, would later claim to C.I.A. interrogators that he sent the two…

Pope Francis Replaces Conservative Archbishop of Philadelphia

A small but vocal and influential group of American prelates has consistently raised the possibility that Francis may be leading…