articles by The New York Times

Entertainment

Ralph Fiennes, Carey Mulligan discuss Netflix film The Dig, research behind preparing roles for period drama

The Dig's cast dissects the making of the historical drama and how director #SimonStone kept the actors “very unrehearsed, very free, very spontaneous.”

science

Split doses, delay second shot, inject into skin; in crises, vaccines can be 'stretched': Experts

There is hard evidence that fractional doses and delayed doses have worked when doctors have tried them out of desperation.

World

How space became the stage for the next big 'power grab' between US and China

Weapons at Chinese military bases are capable of smashing satellites, shooting laser beams that could blind delicate sensors on satellites.

World

China wanted to show off its COVID-19 vaccines to the world, but the move is backfiring

A YouGov survey this month of roughly 19,000 people in 17 countries and regions showed that most were distrustful of a COVID-19 vaccine made in China

Entertainment

How 1997 film Selena's inclusion in US National Film Registry may propel Latino representation in Hollywood

A group of US lawmakers are pushing for Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez, to be added to the National Film Registry, saying its inclusion could put pressure on Hollywood to increase Latino representation in the industry’s ranks.

World

If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study

Global supply chains that are vital to industry will continue to be disrupted so long as the virus remains a force.

World

'Threats would come directly to my children's phones and homes': The Anthony Fauci interview

In an hour-long conversation with The New York Times over the weekend, Fauci described some of the difficulties and the toll of working with former President Donald Trump

Entertainment

Misbehaviour downplays female rage while revisiting feminist protest against 1970 Miss World pageant

Like most commercial movies about feminist history, Misbehaviour has a toothless vision of protest and empowerment that’s doomed to fail its subject

World

Shouting, smashed glass, a sudden lunge, then a gunshot: Inside the deadly Capitol shooting

That afternoon both the House and the Senate were in session when the mob fought its way past Capitol Police officers and forced their way into the building

Entertainment

The White Tiger, a crime-tinged rags-to-riches parable, is director Ramin Bahrani’s response to Slumdog Millionaire

The White Tiger is lively, is lively, but what renders it unconvincing is that the characters aren’t trapped by prescribed social roles so much as by the programmatic design of the narrative.

Entertainment

Musical performances at Joe Biden's inaugural events echoed US President's campaign of unity after division

Throughout US President Joe Biden’s inauguration, music sent every possible signal of unabashed earnestness

Entertainment

Glastonbury cancellation for second year in row causes concern among European music festival circuit

As Britain's Glastonbury festival cancels for the second consecutive year because of the coronavirus, uncertainly looms over European music festival calendar.

World

In UK hospitals, a desperate battle is being waged against a threat many saw coming

Britain’s health service has said that roughly $20 million was spent on upgrades to oxygen infrastructure before the winter

World

An influential voice, a decisive vote: VP Kamala Harris is expected to play key role in Biden administration

In one sign of how much she may be involved in legislative campaigns, Harris has been in touch with mayors around the country to preview Biden’s coronavirus relief package

World

POTUS Joe Biden's inaugural ceremony kept crowds out and tried to bring America in

The Biden inauguration had to balance a number of contradictions, including addressing history while looking to the future with the swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris, the first female, Black and Asian American holder of the office and a major focus of the day’s commentary

Entertainment

Lil Wayne, three more hip-hop figures granted clemency by Donald Trump; does it underscore former president's rap connection?

The clemency decisions capped a complex, symbiotic and often controversial relationship between Donald Trump and rap that dates back to the 1990s.

World

Proud Boys now turn on 'extraordinarily weak' Donald Trump, brand him a 'total failure'

The group expected Trump to champion the mob, according to their social media messages. Instead, Trump released a video on 8 January denouncing the Capitol violence

World

On Day One, Joe Biden moves to undo most damaging aspects of Donald Trump's Legacy

Many of Trump’s most significant actions as president were aimed at limiting regulation of the environment and pulling back from efforts to combat climate change

World

As Donald Trump exits and Joe Biden enters, relief mingles with a great deal of lingering rage

How is it possible that enough Americans — mostly White, it should be noted — voted for Donald Trump in the first place, sending him to the White House?

World

With Joe Biden's promise to 'repair alliances', experts ask if POTUS will be an activist president on world stage

Whether the Biden administration will back up those words with action remains to be seen. But some say that Biden’s instincts, temperament and background make him unlikely to shrug off chances to command the world stage