The NBA and the National Basketball Players Assn., the union that represents the league’s players, agreed to extend the deadline for either side to opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement until Nov. 6. The deadline previously had been
The private foundation that donated land for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine has returned 735 acres of land to the Penobscot Nation ByThe Associated Press October 30, 2020, 10:00 PM • 2 min read ORONO, Maine
Cathy Renna, the communications director for the National LGBTQ Task Force, has worked in queer rights for nearly 30 years, through three administrations and countless setbacks. But nothing was quite like the transfer of power to the Trump administration. “It’s
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Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. ImageCredit…Ruru Kuo Less than a week before Election Day, more
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted facts about climate change and imposed stricter controls on
Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. ImageCredit…Drew Angerer/Getty Images As we enter the final days of
Lisa Baird’s first day as commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League was March 10. Two days later, sports leagues around the world shut down because of COVID-19. “That’s about as tough and rude of an awakening taking a new
The Trump administration has relaunched long-delayed plans to conduct a seismic survey in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as a prelude to drilling for oil there. The Bureau of Land Management on Friday released a proposal to begin
When the Dodgers won the National League pennant last week, Dave Roberts, the Los Angeles manager, was unusually emotional as he spoke at a lectern about how this would prove to be the Dodgers’ year. Roberts is normally seen as
Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, addresses the virtual Democratic National Convention on Aug. 20. | Getty Images Eagerness to put Donald Trump behind us shouldn’t mean turning our backs on Hunter Biden’s, Jim Biden’s business entanglements.
SEOUL, South Korea — First China’s leader, Xi Jinping, visited the national military museum in Beijing and hailed the country’s “victory in the war to resist American aggression and aid Korea.” Then he wrote a public letter to veterans in
FRASER, Colo. — Rocky Mountain National Park was burning. Once-tranquil mountain valleys and ranches were choked with smoke and flames. Thousands of cars jammed onto two-lane rural roads as new evacuation orders popped up by the minute. Scenes of panic
Richard Nixon at the Republican National Convention in Miami on Aug. 8, 1968. | AP So why is Donald Trump trying so hard to sound like Richard Nixon? In this year’s presidential election, terms such as “law and order” and
In a trainwreck of an interview, Trump Campaign National Press Secretary Hogan Gidley gave little insight into his candidate’s debate prep for Thursday night’s event but did share his thoughts on the well-known liberal bias of plexiglass. After refusing to
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© Reuters. Japanese PM Suga walks past the Indonesian national flag as he arrives for a press conference in Jakarta By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund gave a thumbs-up on Wednesday to plans by new Japanese
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ImageGraffiti in Manchester, England, captured the northern city’s resentment toward the national government.Credit…Mary Turner for The New York Times Britain’s desperate attempt to curb a second wave of the coronavirus has exposed multiple fractures in its politics and society, but
The National Tsunami Warning Center has downgraded a tsunami warning to a tsunami advisory after a reported 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula on Monday By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press October 20, 2020, 12:33 AM • 4 min read
Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Image Joe Biden leads in the national polls. He leads
A California woman who was missing for about two weeks in Zion National Park in Utah has been found ByThe Associated Press October 19, 2020, 3:59 PM • 2 min read SPRINGDALE, Utah — A California woman who was missing
A 38-year-old woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks in Zion National Park in Utah was found safe on Sunday by search and rescue teams after a park visitor reported that they had seen her, the authorities said.
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien speaks during a news briefing at the White House SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The United States boosted its financial cooperation with Brazil on Monday to help the South American nation’s economic
The Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves pushed the National League Championship Series to the limit with Sunday night’s winner-take-all Game 7 in Globe Life Field. Don’t be surprised if these teams are back in the NLCS again next season, battling
The at-bat that propelled the Dodgers to their third National League pennant in four years Sunday night appropriately embodies a club that is four wins away from finally reaching the finish line. It happened in the seventh inning in the
The Dodgers and Atlanta Braves are playing in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The winner will play the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series, starting Tuesday.
Dustin May will start Game 7 of the National League Championship Series for the Dodgers on Sunday, the club revealed four hours before first pitch. It won’t be a conventional start for May. The right-hander started Game 5 on Friday
Bears players demonstrate during the national anthem in Week 5 against the Buccaneers. | AP Photos As they have all season, the Bears used their platform to speak out against inequality before their game at the Panthers today. CHARLOTTE, N.C.
A white squirrel at George W. Dunne National Golf Club. | Provided by Adam Bolt A south suburban white squirrel, a muskrat swimming off Chicago, the early count of sandhill cranes in Indiana and a big fish are among the