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Six Baltimore Officers Indicted in Death of Freddie Gray

May 21, 2015 - 7:51pm
The officers had previously been charged in the arrest and fatal injury of Mr. Gray by the state’s attorney for Baltimore City, Marilyn J. Mosby.







Humza Arshad, British Pakistani Comedian, Takes On Jihadists

May 21, 2015 - 7:02pm
Mr. Arshad, a practicing Muslim with a sizable YouTube following, has toured with a police counterterrorism unit in London, performing stand-up for more than 20,000 students.







New York Council Speaker Raises Profile in Police Dispute With Mayor de Blasio

May 21, 2015 - 6:47pm
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, in her first substantial departure from Mayor Bill de Blasio’s agenda, has insisted that New York hire 1,000 new officers.







Rove’s Crossroads PAC Is No Longer G.O.P.’s ‘Big Dog’

May 21, 2015 - 6:35pm
The “super PAC,” a brainchild of Karl Rove and other leading Republican strategists, has been buffeted by a rapidly changing political landscape.







Jeb Bush Opens His Campaign Playbook by Opening Himself

May 21, 2015 - 6:12pm
On his mind are the past fortunes of Mitt Romney and George W. Bush when they hit New Hampshire, and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s approach in this key state







Review: The Who Celebrates 50 Years Together by Going on Tour

May 21, 2015 - 5:46pm
“The Who Hits 50,” the band’s American tour, began at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday night, with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend reminding us what made made the band great.







Your Contribution to the California Drought

May 21, 2015 - 5:35pm
California produces more than a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts, so to alter how much water the state uses, all Americans may have to give something up.







Boy Scouts’ President Calls for End to Ban on Gay Leaders

May 21, 2015 - 5:32pm
Robert M. Gates, the group’s president and the former secretary of defense, said the Scouts “must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be.”







Workers Race to Clean Up Oil Spill on California Coast

May 21, 2015 - 4:57pm
Up to 21,000 gallons of crude oil reached the sea near Santa Barbara after a leak in a pipeline linking a large offshore rig to refineries.







Obama Defends Approach to ISIS Fight but Says More Is Needed

May 21, 2015 - 3:35pm
The president said that the fight against Islamic State forces was not being lost, but that more should be done to help Iraq recapture lost territory.







Scientists Sample the Ocean and Find Tiny Additions to the Tree of Life

May 21, 2015 - 2:47pm
Researchers studied plankton from around the globe and uncovered vast genetic diversity and clues to how warming temperatures may affect ocean life.







Family Tree of Dogs and Wolves Is Found to Split Earlier Than Thought

May 21, 2015 - 12:59pm
A bone fragment found in Siberia suggests that the ancestors of modern wolves and dogs split into different lineages between 27,000 and 40,000 years ago, scientists say.







Hundreds Volunteer to Educate Nail Salon Workers on Their Rights

May 21, 2015 - 12:43pm
City officials hoped the volunteers, armed with information for manicurists in different languages, would visit 800 to 1,000 nail salons in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx on Thursday.







CVS Health Agrees to Buy Omnicare in $12.7 Billion Deal

May 21, 2015 - 12:37pm
The deal is expected to expand CVS’s prescription drugs business for long-term care facilities as it seeks to capitalize on the aging U.S. population.







Your Money: Essays About Work and Class That Caught a College’s Eye

May 21, 2015 - 11:53am
Few students applying to college write about their family financial situations. But those who take the risk — whether poor or well-off — can stand out from the crowd.







Your Thursday Briefing

May 21, 2015 - 11:40am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.







Brazil, Fed Up With Crime, Grudgingly Accepts Police Violence

May 21, 2015 - 11:12am
While deaths at the hands of officers have set off fevered protests around the United States, they are often seen in Brazil as a normal fixture of policing.







ArtsBeat: Matthew Weiner on the Coke Ad and the Meaning of ‘Mad Men’

May 21, 2015 - 11:11am
Mr. Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” discussed the show’s ambiguous finale in a talk at the New York Public Library.







What to Do This Weekend

May 21, 2015 - 11:00am
Looking for something fun? The Times’s arts team has you covered.