Muted celebrations for London and New York, but Australia and NZ welcome in 2021

Coronavirus Dominates Merkel’s Last New Year’s Speech as Chancellor

Russia's Bolshoi dances on through pandemic with Nutcracker

Minneapolis Police Release Body Camera Video of First Killing Since George Floyd

'Fear the Democrats': Georgia Republicans Deliver Persistent Message

Senator David Perdue Goes into Quarantine

Things Will Get Better. Seriously.

This Is How New Yorkers Will Remember a Year They Can’t Wait to Forget

U.S. Companies to Face China Tariffs as Exclusions Expire

After Breonna Taylor Case, Louisville Police Face Precarious Next Chapter

Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine

2020 Was One Big Stress Test

2020 Taught Us How to Fix This

The Year in Charts

Death Transformed a Year, and What May Lie Ahead

10 Stories of Support in a Year of Obstacles

World begins muted 2021 celebrations as 2020 comes to an end

Most prolific serial killer in US history dies in hospital

Sydney to ring in New Year with crowd-free fireworks display

China Approves Sinopharm's Covid-19 Vaccine as it Moves to Inoculate Millions

China Approves Sinopharm's Covid-19 Vaccine as it Moves to Inoculate Millions

Critics Say Nashville Police Could Have Done More With Tip About Bomber

Forever Is Never

Argentina becomes largest Latin American nation to legalise elective abortion

‘No Realistic Path’ for Quick Vote on $2,000 Stimulus Checks, McConnell Says

Don’t Let the Games Begin

The Bomb That Struck the Heart of Nashville

Hawley Answers Trump’s Call for Election Challenge

This New Year’s Eve, Times Square Will Be Filled With Hope. But Not People.

Andy Cohen is Really Ready to Ring in 2021

Vaccines are Safe, No Matter What Bobby Kennedy Says

Can Joe Biden Make American Politics Decent Again?

Are You Sure You Want to Go Back to the Office?

Britain Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Britain Authorizes Covid Vaccine From Oxford and AstraZeneca

Argentina Legalizes Abortion, a Milestone in a Conservative Region

A Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine Has Proved Effective, Its Maker Says


Nashville Suspect’s Girlfriend Told Police Last Year That He Was Making Bombs

2 Cleveland Police Officers Avoid Federal Charges in Killing of Tamir Rice

Nursing Home Patients Are Dying of Loneliness

Cutest Couple, Class Clown and a Competitive Year for D.C. Superlatives

McConnell Blocks Vote on $2,000 Checks Despite G.O.P. Pressure

Biden Criticizes Trump on Vaccine Distribution and Pledges to Pick Up Pace

Pompeo Weighs Plan to Place Cuba on U.S. Terrorism Sponsor List

China Has All It Needs to Vaccinate Millions, Except Proof Its Vaccines Work

More Contagious Coronavirus Variant Found in Colorado

Boeing 737 MAX aircraft resume passenger flights in the US

At Least One More Louisville Officer Tied to Breonna Taylor Raid Will Be Fired

How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor

When Nashville Bombing Hit a Telecom Hub, the Ripples Reached Far Beyond

U.K. Mourns the End of Erasmus Program in Wake of Brexit

Stimulus Checks, Virus Variant, Breonna Taylor: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Will Pence Do the Right Thing?

An Uncomfortable Seat at the Table

Despite Strict Measures, England’s Virus Cases Are Soaring

What We Saw This Year: Grief, Love and Stirrings of Hope

Retailing’s Tumultuous Year Began Before the Pandemic

Obamacare, in Its First Big Test as Safety Net, Is Holding Up So Far

Surprise Ending for Publishers: In 2020, Business Was Good

‘You’re on Mute’ and ‘Unprecedented’: The Words of the Year

I Might Be Able to Jump the Vaccine Line. Should I?

Australia reports first case of South Africa coronavirus variant

A Far-Right Terrorism Suspect With a Refugee Disguise: The Tale of Franco A.

Weeks-Old Statue of Breonna Taylor Is Smashed to Pieces in Oakland, Calif.

Russia admits COVID death toll is three times higher than reported

The House voted to advance $2,000 stimulus checks demanded by Trump.

Biden Admonishes Trump Administration Over ‘Obstruction’

Who is boring now? Belgium defies stereotype by deeming chocolate and beer 'essential'

A Tornado, a Pandemic and Now a Bombing: ‘Nashville Strong’ Is Tested

Joe Biden’s Climate Team Actually Cares About Climate

2020 Was the Year Reaganism Died

House Votes to Override Trump’s Veto of Military Bill

Biden admonishes the Trump administration for impeding the transition, calling it irresponsible.

Barr Leaves a Legacy Defined by Trump

Stimulus Checks, Vaccines, Pardons: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Not Just Another Pipeline

A Horoscope for 2021 and Beyond

The 48 Mountains That Held My Grief

Silicon Valley Isn't Over Just Because Tech Companies Are Moving Away

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Girl Scouts Accuse the Boy Scouts of Unfair Competition in Trademark Dispute

E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

Vaccination delays in Spain due to 'Pfizer logistics issue'

Chinese Citizen Journalist Sentenced to 4 Years for Covid Reporting

Stimulus Deal Q&A: Second Check, Unemployment Insurance and More

More Than 190,000 Ceiling Fans Are Recalled After Blades Detach

COVID variant first identified in UK found in South Korea

Trump signs COVID relief bill to avert government shutdown

The black soldiers who risked their lives and only got a bicycle in return

Seahawks Defense Is an Asset Again in Division-Clinching Win

Trump Signs Pandemic Relief Bill After Unemployment Aid Lapses

A Quiet Life, a Thunderous Death, and a Nightmare That Shook Nashville

Who Should Get the Covid-19 Vaccine Next? A Debate

Heather Cox Richardson Offers a Break From the Media Maelstrom. It’s Working.

Nashville bombing suspect died in Christmas Day explosion, police say

Stimulus in Limbo, but Not the Rent or Utility Bills

Reginald Foster, Vatican Latinist Who Tweeted in the Language, Dies at 81

NFL Week 16: What We Learned

‘The 46th’: Will Georgia’s Races Change the Senate?

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Decision due on Sydney New Year fireworks - but which cities are still set to celebrate?

Pandemic Relief, Nashville, Brexit: Your Weekend Briefing

China Orders Ant Group to Revamp Its Business

'Disgusting' smells of fish, burning and even toast may be long COVID symptoms

Scenes From Gallup, N.M., Where the Coronavirus Has Hit Hard

The Treasured Diners and Hidden Haunts That Covid-19 Closed for Good

The Best Photos From 2020

Michael Cunningham on Virginia Woolf’s Literary Revolution

The Auto I.R.A. Is Gaining Traction as a Retirement Savings Option

Man Sues Police After Being Pepper-Sprayed While Filming Son’s Arrest

European Union Officially Begins Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

Ancient street food shop discovered at Pompeii

'The key to getting our lives back': Europe begins COVID vaccination push

Central and Southern California Have 0 Percent I.C.U. Capacity

Barry Lopez, Lyrical Writer Who Was Likened to Thoreau, Dies at 75

Jobless Benefits Are Set to Expire as Trump Resists Signing Relief Bill

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Review: It’s Not About What We Deserve

‘News of the World’ Review: Tom Hanks Does the Strong, Silent Type

The Coronavirus's New Words

The Haunting of Tulsa, Okla.

Ancient DNA Is Changing How We Think About the Caribbean

Want a Nice Dinner Out? Your Hotel Room Awaits

The spies that betrayed Britain - the Cambridge Ring