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  • Teen jumps out of plane emergency door at San Francisco International

    August 2, 2017 5:36 AM 54

    A 17-year-old boy opened the emergency door of a plane minutes after it landed here Tuesday, slid down the wing and jumped onto the tarmac, authorities said. The teen, a U.S. citizen, was flying by himself from Panama City, Panama, to San Francisco International and appeared to be in emotional distress during the flight, said San Francisco Airport spokesman

  • Microsoft starts shipping its own keyboard with built-in Windows Hello sign-in

    July 31, 2017 1:42 PM 88

    Microsoft is rolling out its own Windows Hello-compatible keyboard for Windows 10 devices. And it's unsurprisingly consolidating its mobile-keyboard strategy around SwiftKey. Microsoft has begun shipping its previously announced new keyboard with built-in Windows Hello fingerprint sign-in. The Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID enables Windows

  • Priebus the latest official to leave Trump administration

    July 29, 2017 12:24 AM 67

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reince Priebus, who was replaced on Friday as White House chief of staff, is the latest in a string of officials who have left or been pushed out of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. Following is a partial list of officials who have been fired, have left the administration or were nominated by Trump for a position but did not take the job. * Philip

  • Balloon festival takes to skies near Trump golf course

    July 28, 2017 8:24 PM 111

    A balloon with a painting of the U.S. Constitution is among those that will fly in the skies near President Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course during a festival this weekend. The 35th annual New Jersey Festival of Ballooning starts Friday at the Solberg Airport in Readington. That's about seven miles from Trump's Bedminster golf course

  • Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to file nomination for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat today

    July 28, 2017 12:50 AM 66

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will file their nominations for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat today at 11 a.m. The Parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced that party chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani will contest for Rajya

  • Armed forces' officials in forward bases will continue to get ration

    July 26, 2017 6:07 PM 62

    keeping in mind "the important role of the armed forces", the Centre does not want to stop providing free rations or granting 'ration money allowance' to officers of the defence forces posted in peace areas. The Seventh Pay Commission however wants these stopped. NEW DELHI: Armed forces' officials serving in forward bases will continue to get their free ration

  • Why you need to spend your summer Saturdays watching these great Canadian films

    July 20, 2017 3:30 PM 45

    The Filmmakers host Johanna Schneller makes the case for some classic homegrown movies Johanna Schneller is one of North America’s leading freelance journalists specializing in entertainment features. Her work has appeared in major magazines, including Vanity Fair, In Style, Premiere, More and Ladies Home Journal. She was a senior writer in the Los Angeles

  • Italy wins mixed synchro swim gold, Canada 6th

    July 17, 2017 11:42 AM 68

    Minisini and Flamini earn country's first title of 2017 worlds Giorgio Minisini and Manila Flamini earned Italy its first gold medal of the world aquatics championships by winning the mixed duet technical synchronized swimming competition on Monday in Budapest, Hungary. Minisini and Flamini finished with a total of 90.2979 points, edging Russia's Mikhaela

  • US Women's Open: Shanshan Feng leads by one going into final round

    July 15, 2017 11:36 PM 71

    China's Shanshan Feng will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Women's US Open in New Jersey. The 27-year-old birdied the 18th at the Trump National Golf Club to card a one-under-par 71 to sit at eight under after three rounds. South Korean amateur Choi Hye-Jin, 17, and compatriot Amy Yang are tied a shot back in second having both hit 70s. Fellow

  • Trump’s Comment About France’s First Lady Draws Groans on Late Night

    July 14, 2017 9:45 AM 105

    Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. What do you think of it? What else are you interested in? Let us know: thearts@nytimes.com. President Trump’s trip to France was meant to celebrate Bastille Day and also mark the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. But it’s gotten