By Julie Weed, New York Times Posted on January 20, 2019
When Daniela Castillo was planning a vacation to Mexico City, she opened up her Tinder app. She wasn’t looking for a romantic date at Chapultepec Castle, or even a quick hookup while in town. She wanted travel advice.
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff / New York Times on January 18, 2019
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff / New York Times Posted on January 18, 2019
While the shutdown has affected hundreds of thousands of federal workers across the United States, halting paychecks and furloughing those who have been deemed nonessential personnel, it has brought a particular chill to Kodiak, a small town of 6,300 on an isolated island in the Gulf of Alaska.
By Kai Schultz / New York Times on January 18, 2019
By Kai Schultz / New York Times Posted on January 18, 2019
Every year, millions of people wait for hours to climb the 18 gold-plated steps leading to the Sabarimala Temple, one of Hinduism’s holiest shrines. For centuries, however, pilgrims say, they have observed a de facto bar against women between the ages of 10 and 50, thinking that to allow menstruating women inside would disturb the temple’s celibate deity, Lord Ayyappa.
One hundred years to the day after the ratification of the 18th Amendment, leading to the nation’s 14-year experiment with Prohibition, the Supreme Court considered whether Tennessee may impose significant restriction on liquor sales.
New York Times Posted on January 16, 2019 • Updated on January 16, 2019 at 11:52 am
Researchers studied records of 374,331 Medicare beneficiaries, mean age 76, who were given cancer diagnoses from 2005 to 2013. The researchers found that the highest risks were in those with diagnoses of lung and colorectal cancers.
Associated Press on January 15, 2019 • Updated on January 15, 2019 at 12:55 pm
Associated Press Posted on January 15, 2019 • Updated on January 15, 2019 at 12:55 pm
Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took a $100 million bribe from international drug traffickers, according to a witness at the trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous crime lord known as El Chapo.
By Joshua Hammer, New York Times on January 13, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 7:28 pm
By Joshua Hammer, New York Times Posted on January 13, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 7:28 pm
One of Chile’s least-visited parks is also among its most dramatic — studded with volcanoes and teeming with wildlife — hares, tuco-tucos, armadillos, foxes, pumas, guanacos, lizards and dozens of species of birds unique to Patagonia.
New York Times on January 13, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 7:24 pm
New York Times Posted on January 13, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 7:24 pm
The New York Times has selected its 52 Places to Go in 2019, ranging from New York City to Gambia. Some feature events or celebrations this year, while others are now more accessible or safer to visit.
New York Times on January 11, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 6:04 pm
New York Times Posted on January 11, 2019 • Updated on January 12, 2019 at 6:04 pm
The investigation, whose fate is unclear, led counterintelligence investigators to consider an explosive question: whether the president’s actions constituted a possible threat to national security.