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Today β€” May 27th 2019Your RSS feeds

Can This Man Keep the A’s in Oakland?

By Kurt Streeter

Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him.

β€˜Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects

By Helene Cooper, Ralph Blumenthal and Leslie Kean

No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena.

A Dog’s Box-Office Journey

By Gregory Wakeman

With “A Dog’s Journey” and “John Wick: Chapter 3” in theaters, we look at how well canine stars contribute to ticket sales.

Halston’s Women Have Their Say

By Ruth La Ferla and Guy Trebay

Models, muses and friends, the Halstonettes were central to the vision of a man who shifted the course of American fashion.

71-Year-Old Woman Is Killed, and Her Husband Is Wounded, in Stabbing Attack

By Ashley Southall and Christina Goldbaum

Maria Rodriguez was found dead on Saturday in her Brooklyn home, and her 87-year-old husband, who uses a wheelchair, was wounded in the attack.

French Open: New Courts See Upsets on First Day

By The Associated Press

Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber lost to Anastasia Potapova, and 16th-seeded Marco Cecchinato, a semifinalist last year, fell to Nicolas Mahut.

Nxivm Branding Ritual Was Scripted by Cult Leader to Be β€˜Like a Sacrifice’

By Colin Moynihan

Keith Raniere helped design the ceremonies, according to recordings introduced during his federal trial. Women should be “completely nude,” he suggested, and held to the table.

β€˜Aladdin’ Gives Disney Another Live-Action Hit

By Gabe Cohn

The studio’s latest remake, with Will Smith as the blue genie, beat expectations at the box office over the holiday weekend.

β€˜It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest

By Kai Schultz, Jeffrey Gettleman, Mujib Mashal and Bhadra Sharma

This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced.

Same Old Roger Federer Shines at the New-Look French Open

By Christopher Clarey

In his first French Open match in four years, Federer breezed through in straight sets. He walked on court to a standing ovation and finished the same way.

U.S. Women’s Team Collects One Last Win on Road to the World Cup

By Andrew Das

A 3-0 defeat of Mexico capped a pre-Cup schedule that offered the variety of tests and displayed the U.S.'s depth and power.

Yesterday β€” May 26th 2019Your RSS feeds

Why Giant Pipes (Intentionally) Spewed Water and Sand onto Rockaway Beach

By John Leland and Julia Gillard

With new hordes flocking to the Rockaways, some important local elements keep leaving — the sands. Who you calling Sisyphus?

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at Johnson & Johnson

By Jan Hoffman

Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide.

Bangladesh’s Fishing Ban Leaves Coastal Towns in β€˜Nightmare Situation’

By Julfikar Ali Manik and Mike Ives

The 65-day ban is meant to restore stocks that have been depleted by overfishing, but coastal communities depend on fishing for short-term survival.

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands

By Rick Gladstone

United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base.