Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over 2016 Coup Attempt

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court sentenced the accused ringleaders and hundreds of others suspected of involvement in the failed 2016 coup to multiple life terms on Thursday, at the culmination of one of the most important mass trials in the…

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Shares Her Miscarriage Grief

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed in a deeply personal essay in The New York Times Opinion section on Wednesday that she had miscarried her second child with Prince Harry in July, bringing light to an experience shared…

The Transition Begins – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. The Trump administration has started the transition to Joe Biden’s presidency.Many Americans have spent weeks, if not months, asking some version of this question: What if President Trump refuses…

What You Need to Know Today

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. For a break from the news, check out The Times’s annual list of 100 notable books.Every November, after the editors of The Times Book Review have wrapped up their…

Virus Words vs. Actions – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. We know how to reduce the virus’s spread — even though we’re not doing it.The ebb and flow of coronavirus cases over the last year has obscured a basic…

A Progressive Problem – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. Virus immunity is likely to last a long time. Biden plans a “climate administration.” And affirmative action highlights a progressive problem. Affirmative action is one of those divisive subjects…

Vaccine Optimism – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up.Good morning. The vaccine news is good, but the short term will probably depend on state policies.Whenever I visited my local coffee shop this summer, it did not allow any customers…