‘The D.O.J. Has Failed Us’: Eric Garner’s Family Assails Prosecutors

‘The D.O.J. Has Failed Us’: Eric Garner’s Family Assails Prosecutors

Elected officials and civil rights activists also expressed dismay at the decision not to pursue federal charges against a police officer.

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members

Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible.

Goodwill tracks down family to return donated Purple Heart

An associate at a Goodwill in Tucson, Arizona, came across a Purple Heart medal with the name “Nick D’Amelio, Jr.” in a box of housewares, and now it has been returned to the family of the US Navy member it was awarded to.

Should You Pay for TSA Precheck, Global Entry, or Clear?

You’ve seen the special lines at the airport: People just breezing on through routine security measures while you’re waiting behind a family of seven, an eighth-grade class trip, and at least a dozen otherwise fine people who seem to have never flown before. …

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season

It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds that are t…

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets

Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to be analyzed. “I was just curious to see if I would find anything a bit interesting,” Greenberg says. R…

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis

Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way you can …

Jake Tapper presses Cuccinelli on family separations

CNN’s Jake Tapper spoke to the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about the ICE raids on undocumented immigrants set to begin today.

Empty tombs puzzle family of missing teen

36 years after Vatican teen Emanuela Orlandi went missing, two tombs thought to contain clues about about her disappearance turned out to be empty.

Why I’m Resisting the Urge to Have Another Kid

My family size is based on “emotional bandwidth.”

Family Vacation

Family Vacation

Going through the Times’ archive of family vacation photos is a powerful reminder that what makes a family vacation great is less about where you go and all about how excited you are to be there.

Wrong Chicago family takes 'brother' off life support amid mistaken identity

Wrong Chicago family takes ‘brother’ off life support amid mistaken identity

The family of a Chicago man sues the city and a hospital after a dying patient was misidentified.

Vincent Lambert: Frenchman at centre of end-of-life debate dies

The case of Vincent Lambert, in a vegetative state since 2008, divided France – and his own family.

What Restaurants, Supermarkets, and Stores Are Open July 4th, 2019

Independence Day is a holiday for most folks in America, which means a lot of your friends and family likely have the day off as do a lot of people working at places you might frequent, such as a restaurant, supermarket, or store. That’s great, in that the ma…

A Beginner’s Guide to BitTorrent

From your geeky roommates who eat up your internet connection at all hours of the night to your luddite family members, nearly everyone knows what BitTorrent is nowadays. They might not be able to describe how it works, or even legal ways they can use it, but…

Baby Found in a Plastic Bag in the Woods Spurs Hundreds of Adoption Offers

The state adoption agency in Georgia expects to place Baby India with an adoptive family on an interim basis in the next few days.

US family blames cruise company for toddler's death

US family blames cruise company for toddler’s death

The family’s lawyer says the cruise company should not have left an open window in a play area.

What’s Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 8, 2019

Mary Poppins Returns (Tuesday) is actually supposed to be good, so I’m going to suggest you give it a whirl before you assume it’s too PG or too family-oriented for you. That Emily Blunt is delightful and we all know it. Read more…

Teenager Accused of Rape Deserves Leniency Because He’s From a ‘Good Family,’ Judge Says

The family court judge also said the victim should have been told that pressing charges would destroy the accused’s life.

Cameron Boyce’s last interview paid tribute to his African-American heritage

Cameron Boyce was proud of his family background.

Jared Lorenzen, former NFL quarterback, has died at 38

Former New York Giants quarterback Jared Lorenzen has died, his family said. He was 38.

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 review: Premium and practical all in one

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 review: Premium and practical all in one

Dell gives the Inspiron family a glow-up without sacrificing power or features.

Family says goodbye to wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” – CityNews Vancouver

Family says goodbye to wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” CityNews Vancouver Beth Chapman’s Daughter Cecily Bids ‘Aloha’ to ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Star With Message of Gratitude for Fans and Family PopCulture.com Beth Chapman’s Family, Friends and Fans Gather f…

How Years and Years creator Russell T. Davies sees the future unfolding

The Queer as Folk creator and Doctor Who showrunner talks about his new HBO series Years and Years and how he explored technological and political changes to build the world’s future for the show.

Barack Obama tweets a wholesome, tank-less Fourth of July message

Barack Obama has been quiet as the Democratic presidential primary starts to heat up but the former president sent the country some well-wishes on the Fourth of July. It also happens to be the birthday of the president’s older daughter, Malia, who got a shout…

Meghan and Harry share adorable photos from baby Archie’s christening

It’s a big day for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but an even bigger day for royal baby Archie. On Saturday, Meghan and Harry’s son Archie was christened, and the royal family shared two photographs on Instagram so people all around the world could join in c…

Letter of Recommendation: Dinghy Rowing

Letter of Recommendation: Dinghy Rowing

Dinghies are a means to salvation, not just from a shipwreck, but as an escape from the catastrophes of life — including one’s own family.

Baby Found in a Plastic Bag in the Woods Spurs Hundreds of Adoption Offers

The state adoption agency in Georgia expects to place Baby India with an adoptive family on an interim basis in the next few days.

Australian Student Is Released From Detention in North Korea, Prime Minister Says

Alek Sigley was pursuing a master’s degree in the North Korean capital when he lost contact with family members and others.

Bubbling mud pool erupts in family’s backyard

A New Zealand family has been forced to abandon their home in the North Island town of Rotorua after a bubbling mud crater appeared in the garden.

Alphabet’s Loon balloons get their first commercial trial in Kenya

Google spinout and now fellow member of the Alphabet family of companies Loon will get a big test in the coming weeks, as it begins its first commercial trial in Kenya in partnership with Telkom Kenya. Loon’s entire mission is to provide internet connectivity…

‘One Day at a Time’ to Return in 2020

‘One Day at a Time’ to Return in 2020

Netflix’s decision to cancel the family sitcom in March sparked a social media campaign to save it. Pop TV answered the calls.

Facebook and Instagram Can’t Seem to Keep Their Shit Together

Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me. Read more…

ICE Is Expected to Begin Operation on Sunday Targeting 2,000 Immigrant Family Members

The operation will focus on undocumented migrants in at least 10 major cities across the country and who had their cases expedited and were served deportation orders.

World’s Ugliest Dog, Scamp the Tramp, Comes From a Family of Winners

Scamp was found wandering the streets of Compton, Calif., licking Taco Bell wrappers before being adopted from an animal shelter.

‘There Were Huge Flames’: Family of 4 Among 10 Victims of Texas Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board was searching Monday for clues to what caused a private plane to plunge into a hangar at a small airport north of Dallas.

How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos?

How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos?

Welcome back to another week of Tech 911 —Lifehacker’s advice column that’s designed to answer your most pressing and peculiar questions about technology. This week, we’re taking a question from someone who wants to find a solid photo-storage service for a sp…

The Meaning Behind the #UnwantedIvanka Meme

Bizarre Photoshops of the first family are typically more internet game than political commentary. This one’s different.

How to Cure a Hangover

If you’ve ever had one too many white wine spritzers at a family function, you know the effects of waking up the next morning with a nasty hangover. Read more…

Family Threatened by Phoenix Police Rejects Apology as a ‘Sham’

A department with a record number of shootings last year was shown on video aiming a gun in a shoplifting case. Critics say officers routinely blame residents for their use of force.

California Today: Should We Get Rid of Single-Family Zoning?

Thursday: Cities around the country are grappling with that question. Here, it’s urgent. Also: PG&E’s wildfire liability and Latinx artists.