- Germany’s Election Is Armin Laschet’s to Lose, but Will He Succeed?by Melissa Eddy on September 17, 2021 at 11:03 am
Armin Laschet, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party’s candidate for chancellor, is flagging in the polls, and he seems to be dragging the party down with him.
- Olaf Scholz Is Running as the Next Angela Merkel in Germany, and It Seems to Be Workingby Christopher F. Schuetze and Katrin Bennhold on September 17, 2021 at 10:57 am
Mr. Scholz, a Social Democrat who is modeling himself as the candidate of continuity, has a fair shot at being Germany’s next chancellor.
- Don’t Let Trump Steal the Show With ‘Stop the Steal’by Jamelle Bouie on September 17, 2021 at 10:57 am
The ideological belief in voter fraud is driving actual efforts to delegitimize Democratic Party victories.
- Valorizing Jan. 6by David Leonhardt and Ian Prasad Philbrick on September 17, 2021 at 10:40 am
Capitol Hill is bracing for another pro-Trump rally.
- Google and Apple Remove App Aimed at Spurring Protest Voting in Russiaby Anton Troianovski and Adam Satariano on September 17, 2021 at 10:22 am
The app, from the Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, vanished from online stores as polls opened in the parliamentary election it was designed to sway.
- Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Marries His Longtime Partnerby Daniel Victor on September 17, 2021 at 10:21 am
Mr. Polis is the first sitting governor to have a same-sex wedding.
- A Broadway Show Comes Back to Lifeby Michael Barbaro, Sydney Harper, Luke Vander Ploeg, Eric Krupke, Chelsea Daniel, Larissa Anderson, Elisheba Ittoop, Dan Powell, Marion Lozano, Corey Schreppel and Chris Wood on September 17, 2021 at 10:00 am
One theater production’s journey back to the stage after the longest and costliest shutdown in New York theater’s history.
- F.D.A. Vaccine Panel to Consider Pfizer Booster Shotsby The New York Times on September 17, 2021 at 9:59 am
The panel is set to meet today to discuss the shots and to vote on whether the agency should approve additional doses for people 16 and older. The meeting comes amid a fraught debate about whether booster shots are needed, and for whom. Here’s the latest on the pandemic.
- Economics Needs to Reckon With What It Doesn’t Knowby ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ on September 17, 2021 at 9:17 am
How the past decade upended economic policy.
- A Flooded Stadium Went Viral, but the Somerset Patriots Didn’t Quitby Kevin Armstrong and Brian Fraser on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
The Somerset Patriots lost cars and equipment to Hurricane Ida’s aftermath — and had fish swimming in the on-deck circle — but the Yankees affiliate returned home a week later.
- In a Pennsylvania Town, Tainted Water Was Only the Beginningby Colin Jerolmack and Tristan Spinski on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
In a Pennsylvania town, fracking, contamination and a community unbound.
- Parents of Students With Disabilities Try to Make Up for Lost Yearby Amanda Morris on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
In New York City, hundreds of thousands of students with disabilities didn’t receive special education services during remote learning.
- Robert Gates Ran the Pentagon. Can He Help Save the N.C.A.A.?by Alan Blinder on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
The former defense secretary now leads a committee that could remake college sports — or, as often happens with the N.C.A.A., that has little to show after many meetings.
- Debunking the Pro-Trump Right’s Claims About the Jan. 6 Riotby Alan Feuer on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
A rally scheduled for Saturday in Washington is intended to continue a Republican effort to rewrite the narrative of the assault on the Capitol. The facts undercut their assertions.
- What’s Changing in the New FAFSA and What’s Notby Ann Carrns on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
The latest version of the federal form for college aid will be available on Oct. 1 for the 2022-23 academic year. But a planned major overhaul of the form may not take effect for several years.
- Biden Set to Host World Leaders for Climate Forumby Lisa Friedman on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
The president will urge nations to take on more ambitious climate targets. But as of late Thursday night, it was unclear if China had agreed to attend the virtual meeting.
- The U.S. Needs to Stop the Confusion Over Boostersby Aaron E. Carroll on September 17, 2021 at 9:00 am
Infighting over boosters is undermining Americans’ already fragile trust in the public health system.
- Two Men Charged With Murder of Lyra McKee in Northern Irelandby The New York Times on September 17, 2021 at 8:52 am
Lyra McKee was shot and killed while covering rioting in Derry two years ago.
- As Germany Election Nears, Merkel Leaves a Strong But Vulnerable Economyby Jack Ewing and Melissa Eddy on September 17, 2021 at 8:47 am
Chancellor Angela Merkel steered Europe through crises, and Germany has boomed during her tenure. But she has ducked changes needed to ensure the success lasts, analysts say.
- Why ‘Shang-Chi’ Isn’t a Hit in Chinaby Jin Yu Young, Amy Chang Chien and Azi Paybarah on September 17, 2021 at 7:14 am
Marvel’s first Asian superhero movie has yet to be released in the mainland amid fierce debate over its back story and star.
- Retailers Rethink Pandemic-Battered Manhattanby Julie Creswell on September 17, 2021 at 7:00 am
Starbucks has closed more than 40 stores, while adding mobile-order pickup counters in others. Other chains like Sonic are taking advantage of vacancies to establish themselves in New York.
- Paris Hilton reckons with her legacy — and so should we
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