Diana King, a Leading Teacher in Overcoming Dyslexia, Dies at 90

Diana King, a Leading Teacher in Overcoming Dyslexia, Dies at 90

In a 2014 interview with the founders of Camp Spring Creek in North Carolina, she recalled “those few moments when someone expressed confidence in me and my ability to learn.” She was 9 when a neighbor, a Royal Air Force pilot, taught her lengthy division. She earned a bachelor’s diploma from the University of London […]

Opinion

Opinion

By the early 20th century, African-Americans have been already turning their backs on the “Star-Spangled Banner” in favor of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” — referred to as the Negro nationwide anthem — written by James Weldon Johnson and his brother, John Rosamond Johnson. Passages like “We have come, treading our path through the blood […]

3 New Novels on the Perils of Digital Life

three New Novels on the Perils of Digital Life

It may have been an attention-grabbing train to include Instagram tales, sight unseen, to inform a special story. You can study loads from somebody primarily based on the captions they write, whether or not they spend 18 minutes filtering out their flaws earlier than posting, how they form their idealized self. But on this debut […]

The TV Binges of Summer, From Jack Ryan to ‘Better Call Saul’

The TV Binges of Summer, From Jack Ryan to ‘Better Call Saul’

Summer, as soon as the dumping floor of tv, is now the season with just a little one thing for everybody. Want popcorn? Summer 2018 brings high-profile variations of the work of Tom Clancy, Stephen King and Gillian Flynn. Want crucial darlings? New seasons arrive of lauded collection like “Better Call Saul” and “Humans.” Want […]

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump’s ‘Dear John’ Letter to Kim Jong-un

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump’s ‘Dear John’ Letter to Kim Jong-un

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier evening’s highlights that allows you to sleep — and lets us receives a commission to observe comedy. If you’re fascinated by listening to from The Times often about nice TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get suggestions straight to your inbox. Those […]

Stephen King’s Reign of Terror Continues in a New Novel

Stephen King’s Reign of Terror Continues in a New Novel

King’s new novel, “The Outsider,” begins out as a criminal offense story. Ralph Anderson, a detective in Flint City, Okla., orders the arrest of a well-liked native English trainer and Little League coach, Terry Maitland, at a baseball recreation full of cheering households. Anderson directs the officers to handcuff Maitland in entrance, as an alternative […]

Opinion

Opinion

Recently, I’ve been fortunate sufficient to be round lots of people who I might regard as ethical heroes. They spend their lives preventing poverty, caring for the younger or the sick, or single-mindedly devoted to some trigger. I’ve been questioning what traits such folks are likely to have in frequent. The first is that they […]

Senator Urges Action on Deadly Carbon Monoxide Risk in Keyless Cars

Senator Urges Action on Deadly Carbon Monoxide Risk in Keyless Cars

“N.H.T.S.A.’s inaction clearly has produced fatal consequences,” the letter learn. “This problem has not been solved by voluntary industry measures.” The company beforehand stated that it relied on carmakers to put in such security options. Some have achieved so, however the Times investigation discovered that the measures assorted from mannequin to mannequin and sometimes failed […]