Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections

The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

today, 2:29
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains? Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development.

yesterday, 20:49
Times Critics Discuss the Year in Books, From Triumphs to Disappointments Times Critics Discuss the Year in Books, From Triumphs to Disappointments

The Times’s staff critics talk with each other about the wide variety of reading they did in 2018.

yesterday, 23:22
MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma? MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma?

Headlines suggest that the genetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best.

yesterday, 11:00
Essay: Suddenly, Poets Are More Willing to Address Public Concerns. The Poet Laureate Explores Why, and How. Essay: Suddenly, Poets Are More Willing to Address Public Concerns. The Poet Laureate Explores Why, and How.

Tracy K. Smith, the United States poet laureate, looks at the ways poetry has dealt with the shifting political landscapes of the past two decades.

yesterday, 11:00
Books News: John le Carré’s Next Novel to Land in 2019 Books News: John le Carré’s Next Novel to Land in 2019

“Agent Running in the Field” will feature a 26-year-old character navigating political turmoil in present-day London.

yesterday, 13:00
Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs: The Strong May Survive Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs: The Strong May Survive

Global warming is ravaging coral, including at the Great Barrier Reef. But it may serve as “one enormous natural selection event,” a researcher said.

yesterday, 17:30
Yes, there are still things to learn about Churchill, as fine new biography reveals Yes, there are still things to learn about Churchill, as fine new biography reveals

Andrew Roberts has written an excellent new biography of Winston Churchill called "Churchill: A Walk With Destiny." A 4-star book review.        

yesterday, 18:00
What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss

After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions.

yesterday, 19:52
Global Health: In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria Global Health: In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria

Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals.

yesterday, 17:54