Kofi Annan, Diplomat Who Redefined the U.N., Dies at 80 Kofi Annan, Diplomat Who Redefined the U.N., Dies at 80

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001, he projected himself and his organization as the world’s conscience and moral arbiter, despite a series of failures and scandals.

today, 15:27
Miss America Says She Will No Longer Be Silenced by the Miss America Organization Miss America Says She Will No Longer Be Silenced by the Miss America Organization

“I never expected — or wanted — to have to be a whistleblower,” Cara Mund, the winner of Miss America 2018, wrote in a letter.

today, 0:13
Climate Has a Role in Wildfires? No. Wait, Yes. Climate Has a Role in Wildfires? No. Wait, Yes.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke laid the bulk of the blame for California’s blazes on “environmental terrorist groups.”

today, 2:08
Quebec’s ‘Trash Radio’ Host Fires Up Outrage, and Big Ratings Quebec’s ‘Trash Radio’ Host Fires Up Outrage, and Big Ratings

Jeff Fillion, among the most prominent talk radio hosts in Quebec City, says he was “doing my thing 20 years before Trump arrived.”

today, 18:13
Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

today, 0:15
The Treatment Gap: This E.R. Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand. That’s Very Rare. The Treatment Gap: This E.R. Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand. That’s Very Rare.

Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment.

today, 11:00
Louis Gignac, Whose Styles Took the Fuss Out of Hair, Dies at 89 Louis Gignac, Whose Styles Took the Fuss Out of Hair, Dies at 89

Mr. Gignac’s fashionable haircuts freed women from the time-consuming and chemical-heavy maintenance that their previous ’dos required.

today, 0:19
Miriam Nelson, 98, Golden Age Dancer and Choreographer, Dies Miriam Nelson, 98, Golden Age Dancer and Choreographer, Dies

A Broadway hoofer who went to Hollywood to tutor William Holden, Kim Novak, Ingrid Bergman, Jerry Lewis, Tuesday Weld and Jane Fonda, to name a few.

yesterday, 23:35
John Glines, Who Helped Bring ‘Torch Song’ to Broadway, Dies at 84 John Glines, Who Helped Bring ‘Torch Song’ to Broadway, Dies at 84

Mr. Glines was a producer who was committed to plays with gay themes and instrumental in bringing them into the mainstream.

yesterday, 23:38
On Tennis: In Tennis’s Team Events, a Case of Quantity Over Quality On Tennis: In Tennis’s Team Events, a Case of Quantity Over Quality

At first glance, the multiple team competitions sprouting up is tennis at its most dysfunctional.

today, 2:26