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    Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion

    Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion


    A temporary shelter for unaccompanied children in Homestead, Fla. The number of unaccompanied minors referred to the Department of Health and Human Services for care increased more than 57 percent over this time last...

    In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care.
    Op-Ed Columnist: Will Trump Be the Sage One?

    Op-Ed Columnist: Will Trump Be the Sage One?


    Many people won’t recognize the adult in the room in this picture. He’s the guy without the...

    Plot Twist: In Season 2 of Trumpworld, Trump tries to restrain his crazy advisers, rather than vice versa.
    Spring Is the Season to Ask ‘Are You O.K.?’

    Spring Is the Season to Ask ‘Are You O.K.?’


    Warmer weather brings daffodils, rhubarb at the farmer’s market — and, for some,...

    Warmer weather brings daffodils, rhubarb at the farmer’s market — and, for some, despair.
    How High School Ruined Leisure

    How High School Ruined Leisure


    Will kids still do what they like when it won’t help them get into...

    Will kids still do what they like when it won’t help them get into college?
    Inside the Network of Anti-Abortion Activists Winning Across the U.S.

    Inside the Network of Anti-Abortion Activists Winning Across the U.S.


    From left, anti-abortion activists Mike Gonidakis, Sue Swayze Liebel and Eric Johnston. Their recent legislative victories reflect a sustained effort by disparate groups, each with their own strategy honed over decades of...

    The raw cultural momentum of the anti-abortion movement has taken over, and it shows no signs of slowing.
    Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks

    Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks


    A Colombian soldier watching over the border with Ecuador in Nariño, Colombia, last...

    Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year.
    Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprint?

    Facial Recognition: Dawn of Dystopia, or Just the New Fingerprint?


    A security camera in San Francisco’s Financial District. On Tuesday, San Francisco responded to widespread fears over privacy and misuse by banning the use of facial recognition by the police and other...

    San Francisco banned it, but many police departments say the technology is used no differently from DNA databases or other crime-fighting tools.
    Dear Millennials: The Feeling Is Mutual

    Dear Millennials: The Feeling Is Mutual


    Joe Biden dares to take offense at those who specialize in being...

    Joe Biden dares to take offense at those who specialize in being offended.
    British Reality Television Is a Theater of Cruelty

    British Reality Television Is a Theater of Cruelty


    Jeremy Kyle’s daytime TV program, “The Jeremy Kyle Show,” had been one of Britain’s most...

    It was obvious that “The Jeremy Kyle Show” was wrong. But someone had to die for it to be stopped.
    11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

    11 of Our Best Weekend Reads


    Wesley Morris binges “Game of Thrones.” Olivia Wilde, the director. I.M. Pei dies. Thomas Harris speaks. The Gen X mess. And...

    Wesley Morris binges “Game of Thrones.” Olivia Wilde, the director. I.M. Pei dies. Thomas Harris speaks. The Gen X mess. And more.
    De Blasio Once Ignored Trump. But in Iowa, It Was All Trump.

    De Blasio Once Ignored Trump. But in Iowa, It Was All Trump.


    Mayor Bill de Blasio toured an ethanol plant in Gowrie, Iowa, on Friday with former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack. “The Trump administration has favored big petroleum companies and that has to end,” Mr. de Blasio said after the...

    The mayor made his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, showing off his new focus on criticizing Mr. Trump.
    Alejandro González Iñárritu Has Words for Hollywood

    Alejandro González Iñárritu Has Words for Hollywood


    The director Alejandro González Iñárritu is president of the jury of this year’s Cannes Film...

    The director, who is president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, says both the film industry and Netflix need to think bigger.
    ‘Booksmart’ and How Hollywood Stopped Fearing Lesbian Teens

    ‘Booksmart’ and How Hollywood Stopped Fearing Lesbian Teens


    Clockwise from top left, scenes from “Mean Girls,” “Hearts Beat Loud,” “Booksmart” and...

    With the new comedy from Olivia Wilde, the movie mainstream is finally ready to tell jubilant stories about teenagers who happen to be lesbians.
    Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat

    Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat


    Baked potato chips (Lay’s); dry roasted peanuts (Planters); cheese & peanut butter sandwich crackers (Keebler); Goldfish crackers (Pepperidge Farm); applesauce (Lucky...

    People who followed a diet of ultra-processed foods ate about 500 more calories a day compared to when they ate a whole foods diet.

    Studies Show: How Much Alcohol Can You Drink Safely?


    That depends on how you do the research — and then on how you read the results. Here’s what studies...

    That depends on how you do the research — and then on how you read the results. Here’s what studies show.
    5 Cheap(ish) Things to Make the Perfect Pie

    5 Cheap(ish) Things to Make the Perfect Pie


    The more comfortable you can get with the tools you own, the more you can spend time perfecting flavor rather than worrying about...

    The more comfortable you can get with the tools you own, the more you can spend time perfecting flavor rather than worrying about technique.
    Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is

    Home Is Where the Greek Drama Is


    Ann Liv Young, with her daughters, Akiko, left, and Lovey. Ms. Young’s Bushwick apartment will be the site of her new version of...

    The choreographer and performance artist Ann Liv Young is using her Bushwick apartment — and her daughters and animals — in her version of “Antigone.”
    Trilobites: Striking Down the Queen Won’t Save You From the Swarm

    Trilobites: Striking Down the Queen Won’t Save You From the Swarm


    A honey bee queen surrounded by attendants as she lays eggs. “The colony is not just dropping dead just because you remove the queen,” said Simon Garnier, head of the Swarm Lab at the New Jersey Institute of...

    It’s a common trope in science fiction, but hives in nature are not dependent on any central node for their function.
    Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon

    Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon


    The command service module, dubbed “Charlie Brown” for the Apollo 10 mission to the moon, viewed from the lunar module “Snoopy” in...

    In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon.
    Elia Suleiman Makes His Way Back to Cannes

    Elia Suleiman Makes His Way Back to Cannes


    The director Elia Suleiman stars in his film “It Must Be Heaven,” which has its premiere at...

    The director’s film of displacement resonates beyond Palestine and captures a despair felt across the globe, with a healthy dose of good humor.