Sunday, September 19, 2021

ASIA

You Want to Talk French Tennis? Start With the Four Musketeers

When Rafael Nadal won his 13th French Open this month, he donned a neon-pink face mask and kissed the trophy, known as La Coupe...

Here’s how often election fraud has come up on right-wing radio talk shows.

While President Trump’s baseless accusations of election fraud are losing steam with some Republicans, interest in the topic on the biggest right-wing talk shows...

Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene

This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times.In the...

A New Museum to Bring the Benin Bronzes Home

LONDON — In 1897, the British Army violently raided Benin City in what is now Nigeria, seizing thousands of priceless artifacts known as the...

Think Obamacare Health Plans Cost a Lot? That’s Not Always True

If you’ve lost your job during the pandemic, and with it your health insurance, you may think that Obamacare plans are too expensive and...

When Medicare Choices Get ‘Pretty Crazy,’ Many Seniors Avert Their Eyes

The indifference can’t be chalked up to a shortage of information.Each September, Medicare sends an Annual Notice of Change document (via mail or email),...

For Aging Masters Champions, Pandemic Cannot Mute Augusta’s Call

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The men met for dinner at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday night. They donned their green jackets, asked after grandchildren,...

After a Long Ride, Harley-Davidson Is Leaving India

NEW DELHI — Bhupender Singh crouched over a fuel tank inside a Harley-Davidson showroom. A row of motorcycles gleamed in the afternoon sun; one...

AFRICA

He Is Senegalese and French, With Nothing to Reconcile

“I was lucky that my French and Senegalese families both acted very warmly toward my parents. I received a lot of love from both...

Zimbabwe Authorities Arrest Local Reporter Working for The New York Times

The authorities in Zimbabwe have arrested a freelance reporter who works for The New York Times and accused him of improperly helping two other...

In Congo, Masses Flee One of the World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Tens of thousands of people jammed highways, crowded boats and set off on foot to flee this major...

Boat Carrying About 200 People Capsizes in Nigeria

KADUNA, Nigeria — A boat ferrying about 200 people capsized in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Wednesday, said a spokesman for the...