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Melissa Rivers confirmed her mother remains on life support and thanked supporters for their thoughts and prayers.
Sep 2, 2014 10:06AM ET
Katharine Graham Weymouth, The Washington Post's publisher since 2008, is being replaced with Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a former Reagan administration official and one of the founders of The Post's rival Politico.
Sep 2, 2014 9:32AM ET
The pictures were stolen by hackers and posted directly onto the internet. They're not "leaks."
Aug 31, 2014 12:58PM ET
One digital scholar is on a quest to digitize millions of images that he worries will be lost forever.
Aug 28, 2014 9:29AM ET
In a bit lampooning ESPN's "Michael Sam in the shower" segment, correspondent Samantha Bee worries Sam's not getting enough "grab-ass" in.
Aug 27, 2014 5:29PM ET
A new Pew study on internet behavior found people have a tendency to avoid speaking up on polarizing issues on social media and that seeing differing opinions may stymie sharing.
Aug 27, 2014 4:58PM ET
F.I.F.A. joins the list of sports organizations involved in concussion-related lawsuits.
Aug 27, 2014 4:07PM ET
Sanrio is forced to clarify the cat vs. person vs. anthropomorphized animated doll object.
Aug 27, 2014 11:33AM ET
Aug 26, 2014 3:04PM ET
During a segment with Bill O'Reilly on white privilege and Ferguson, the Fox News anchor shocked the internet when she said white privilege might exist. But in that same segment Kelly alluded to her own history of awarding racial fear mongering air time.
Aug 26, 2014 12:39PM ET
The stress of flying doesn't end when you make it to your seat.
Aug 25, 2014 5:17PM ET
"Let’s get the obvious out of the way first: That choice of words was a regrettable mistake," Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan wrote.
Aug 21, 2014 2:34PM ET
It's soft-serve ice cream blended with delicious candy and toppings. But which reigns supreme? Quit staring at the menu and instead consult our error-proof ranking.
Aug 21, 2014 10:36AM ET
American teens are having fewer babies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week, finding that teenage sexual activity decreased while use of birth control increased, in 2013.
Aug 20, 2014 4:40PM ET
A new study suggests that people who use e-readers are worse at remembering the plots to books than people who read physical books.
Aug 20, 2014 11:54AM ET
B.K.S. Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru who helped popularized yoga in the United States, died Wednesday at the age of 95 in a hospital in Pune, India.
Aug 20, 2014 10:53AM ET
After a false CNN iReport, several people were convinced that Capt. Ron Johnson, the Ferguson native and Missouri Highway Patrolman in charge of the city's protests, was a gang member
Aug 20, 2014 9:26AM ET
We don't expect a lot from the tabloids in New York, except that they'll capitalize on society's worst moments and basest instincts when they think it will sell copies.
Aug 20, 2014 9:16AM ET
George W. Bush, 43rd POTUS, biographer of 41st POTUS, and painter of Google images portraits, joined in on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a Facebook video Wednesday.
Aug 19, 2014 8:16PM ET
"Fresh water is one of our nation's most precious resources," Jim Gulliford, executive director of the Soil and Water Conservation Society, said. "It is a resource that should never be undervalued or wasted."
Aug 19, 2014 7:18PM ET
The league thinks the spot is so valuable that international superstars will pay to take the stage.
Aug 18, 2014 5:49PM ET
The host of Sundance TV's The Approval Matrix talks New York Times columnists, self-control with the Internet, and the best show in the history of television.
Aug 18, 2014 3:02PM ET
Who had the best form? The best production values? The best celebrity challengers? Ranking these dumb videos, Olympics-style.
Aug 17, 2014 12:33PM ET
The man who holds the world's record for most piercings at 453 called for more tolerance after was denied entry to the UAE.
Aug 15, 2014 5:42PM ET
The 7-foot-5, 360-pound center and playing for Sacarmento's summer league team.
Aug 14, 2014 11:32AM ET
Twitter has pledged to improve policies on online abuse.
Aug 14, 2014 10:41AM ET
We put together the best lines from The Times' social media titans profiles. The phrase "torrential stream of sumptuous selfies" is involved.
Aug 13, 2014 6:38PM ET
Shark scientists say that the Discovery Channel's programing has lost its bite.
Aug 13, 2014 9:41AM ET
The London-based gallery known for its strict policy banning photography has changed its rules for the first time, allowing visitors to take photographs of the collection.
Aug 11, 2014 10:52PM ET
A heartbreaking episode from his show in 1981 serves as a haunting reminder of the pressures of celebrity.