New York Times Books
A Bastion for Israel, Seething Inside
A dispute over Israel at The New Republic has spilled out of the newsroom and into the public realm, leading to questions over the magazine’s new editorial stance.
Martin Gottfried, Theater Critic and Author, Dies at 80
Mr. Gottfried was a theater reviewer for Women’s Wear Daily and The New York Post before writing influential studies of American drama and the Broadway musical.
Bookshelf: A New Verdict on Tammany Hall
Terry Golway of Kean University looks at the role of the Irish-dominated Democratic group in the 19th century; other authors explore getting an entertainment job and a notorious murder case.
CNN Top Stories
Will police use common sense?
The most important tool that law enforcement officers have at their disposal is common sense. This is especially true with that segment of the force that spends the most time interacting with the public: traffic cops and highway patrol officers who enforce the vehicle code.
New York mayor fails students
Bill de Blasio is 6-foot-6. Joshua Jenkins is 4-foot-2.
Stop eating so much sugar. Seriously.
The average American consumes three pounds of sugar a week in sodas, breads, yogurt, soup and just about anything else. The new guidelines say a normal-sized person should have less than a half-pound a week.