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Today β€” September 18th 2019Your RSS feeds

Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated

By Raphael Minder

A Spanish court said that the United States’ request was politically motivated, and that drug trafficking charges leveled against the former intelligence chief lacked sufficient detail.

Yesterday β€” September 17th 2019Your RSS feeds

The Ups and Downs of Life Without Wheels of My Own

By Kara Swisher

How I’ve been getting by since I ditched my car.

2019 Festival Albertine to Take On Climate Change

By Peter Libbey

Bill McKibben will be the curator of the festival, dedicated to fostering French-American intellectual exchange, which this year focuses on the environment.

Weather Radars Reveal an 80 Percent Chance of ... Dragonflies?

By Sandra E. Garcia

More and more often, it seems, massive clouds of insects are being picked up by increasingly advanced radar technology.

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The C.I.A. Spy Inside the Kremlin

We look at the story of an informant who, through his access to President Vladimir V. Putin, helped deliver explosive revelations about Russian election meddling in 2016.

Before Arrest, Jeffrey Epstein Was Seen With Girls Exiting His Jet

By Benjamin Weiser

The investigation into Jeffrey Epstein was broader than previously known, and involved an allegation of recent travel with girls, newly released documents show.

Uber Drivers Just Want to Be Free

By Harry Campbell

California passed a bill that will help some gig workers, but not all of them want to be classified as employees.

All Was Quiet at the Birmingham Weather Office. Until a Trump Forecast Brought a Storm.

By Steve Eder and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs

Tornadoes are the most challenging tempests that the National Weather Service workers in Alabama typically handle. But all that changed with a faulty Hurricane Dorian tweet by the president.

Counter Service Tipping: Who Gives?

By Seth Kugel

Those customer-facing, touch-screen payment systems in restaurants are confounding customers in the U.S. and beyond.

When the C.I.A. Was Into Mind Control

By Sharon Weinberger

Stephen Kinzer’s “Poisoner in Chief” describes the C.I.A. in the Cold War years, when it was testing LSD and other drugs on citizens, often without their knowledge.

Top Canadian Intelligence Official Charged With Leaking Secrets

By Ian Austen

Cameron Ortis, a senior official with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s intelligence unit, faces three charges under a 2012 security of information law.