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Melting Ice Reveals Mummified Penguins in Antarctica

In January 2016, Steven Emslie was finishing a season of studying penguin colonies living near Zucchelli Station, an Italian base in Antarctica. With the austral summer quickly coming to a…

N.B.A. Finals Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Miami Heat, a long-shot title hope at the start of the season, have already exceeded expectations. The Los Angeles Lakers are still trying to…

Spend Some Time With Your Pandemic Logbooks

Took Mom for a foliage ride without masks. Picked up medical supplies for an off-site flu clinic at a retirement community. Very dark, wrong turn, lost and late. Ate mixed…

In Madrid, a virus resurgence is dividing the rich and poor.

As Spain struggles to cope with a second wave of the virus, its capital, Madrid, the epicenter of the latest outbreak, has locked down about 1 million people in 45…

Woman Dies in Delhi After Gang Rape, Fueling Outrage Again in India

NEW DELHI — A teenager from a north Indian village who was dragged from a field and raped by a group of men died of her injuries at a hospital…

The Carnival Parade Is Canceled, and Rio Is Reeling

RIO DE JANEIRO — For more than a century, Rio de Janeiro’s carnival has been an irrepressible force, unstoppable by wars, disease, labor strikes or political repression. Raucous celebrations took…

The Commission on Presidential Debates says it will change the debate format after Trump’s frequent interruptions.

The Commission on Presidential Debates said on Wednesday that it would make changes to the format of this year’s remaining matchups in the wake of Tuesday night’s melee in Cleveland,…

How a Voter-Fraud Disinformation Campaign Became an Election Threat

The specter of widespread voter fraud has been a cornerstone of President Trump’s efforts to dispute the Nov. 3 election should he lose. A New York Times Magazine investigation published…

LeBron James’s effort to attract more poll workers nets 10,000 volunteers.

More Than a Vote, the collective of athletes headlined by the basketball superstar LeBron James, will announce Wednesday that its initiative to increase the number of poll workers in Black…

House Reports Push for More Focus on China by Intelligence Agencies

WASHINGTON — The United States could fall behind in its global competition with China without additional resources to develop better intelligence on the Chinese government, and spy agencies must focus…