The 52 Places Traveler: A Night Out in Kigali

The 52 Places Traveler: A Night Out in Kigali

Angeline wasn't the only family member to move back. I met new transplants from Boston and New Orleans, as well as Annabelle Uwera, who may be the pioneer of the bunch. She's about to celebrate a decade back, after 10 years in London, and is now a super-plugged-in trade officer for the British High Commission.…
The 52 Places Traveler: On an Icelandic Road Trip, Mossy Moonscapes and More

The 52 Places Traveler: On an Icelandic Road Trip, Mossy Moonscapes and More

Yuan: Agreed on Braud & Co. — but you’re forgetting all the pizza! I thought some of it was pretty good. I’m sorry you didn’t get to eat dinner at KEX Hostel, where we stayed. Their arctic char (2350 krona) was delicious and relatively affordable, and the breakfast buffet (1690 krona in advance and 1990…
The Culture Calendar

The Culture Calendar

Closes Sunday, Jan. 27. With “Harry Potter: A History of Magic,” the New-York Historical Society traces the origins of Harry’s story, through the many historical, cultural and scientific influences that helped shape and inspire the magic of the books. Read our review here. Advance reservations are required. Tickets here.
Marriott Hack Adds Passport Headache, but Its Intensity Is in Dispute

Marriott Hack Adds Passport Headache, but Its Intensity Is in Dispute

It has become a familiar dance: A company reports a data breach, and you dutifully change your passwords, ask for a new credit card and hope your information doesn’t end up for sale on the dark web. But the hack that last week engulfed Marriott — and 500 million of its customers — has added…
How to Eat in 2019

How to Eat in 2019

I began making sure my kitchen has the ingredients that allow me to effortlessly — and at a moment’s notice, if need be — put together a meal that feels like an actual meal, rather than unwrapped nubs of leftover cheese masquerading as one. I pick one very simply prepared star of the show, and…
‘A Pumping Conspiracy’: Why Workers Smuggled Breast Pumps Into Prison

‘A Pumping Conspiracy’: Why Workers Smuggled Breast Pumps Into Prison

For eight months after Ms. Van Son returned to work, she parked her car in a spot facing away from the prison and toward some woods. Twice a night — around 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. — she pumped with the machine plugged into the lighter charger. ‘Tonight’s the Night’ In July 2016, another Deerfield…
In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

In Screening for Suicide Risk, Facebook Takes On Tricky Public Health Role

“It’s hard to know what Facebook is actually picking up on, what they are actually acting on, and are they giving the appropriate response to the appropriate risk,” said Dr. John Torous, director of the digital psychiatry division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. “It’s black box medicine.” Facebook said it worked with…
Trump to Allow Months for Troop Withdrawal in Syria, Officials Say

Trump to Allow Months for Troop Withdrawal in Syria, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — President Trump has agreed to give the military about four months to withdraw the 2,000 United States troops in Syria, administration officials said on Monday, backtracking from his abrupt order two weeks ago that the military pull out within 30 days. Mr. Trump confirmed on Twitter that troops would “slowly” be withdrawn, but…
New Year’s Eve Around the World: Countdown to 2019, in Photos

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Countdown to 2019, in Photos

Celebrations to ring in the new year kicked off around the world on Monday, as people gathered and commemorated with fireworks, music and visual displays of many styles. Here is a selection of images, updating as the new year spreads across the globe.
New Horizons Spacecraft Completes Flyby of Ultima Thule, the Most Distant Object Ever Visited

New Horizons Spacecraft Completes Flyby of Ultima Thule, the Most Distant Object Ever Visited

LAUREL, Md. — Midnight at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory looked like any other New Year’s Eve party around the world. The scientists, engineers and well-wishers in attendance counted down and cheered the start of 2019. Thirty-three minutes later, they counted down again, this time for the real reason they had gathered. The New…

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