Latest News High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges 2017-10-21T12:12:49.000000000+00:00 Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate. Prime Minister Announces Spain Will Move to Take Control of Catalonia 2017-10-21T12:09:50.000000000+00:00 Mariano Rajoy of Spain announced that he would seek to remove the leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, from office. W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks 2017-10-21T11:38:50.000000000+00:00 The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” Memoir of Growing Up Fat Forces France to Look in the Mirror 2017-10-21T09:00:25.000000000+00:00 Gabrielle Deydier’s plaintive account and sociological study exposes the many ways the obese face censure and insensitivity. 10 Minutes. 12 Gunfire Bursts. 30 Videos. Mapping the Las Vegas Massacre. 2017-10-21T09:00:25.000000000+00:00 The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. Using forensic analysis, The Times mapped 30 videos that show a vivid picture of what happened that night. With...Susan Fowler: Uber’s Whistle-Blower Is Developing a Movie and Having a Baby 2017-10-21T09:00:02.000000000+00:00 In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future. The Finger-Pointing at the Finance Firm TIAA 2017-10-21T09:00:02.000000000+00:00 Ex-employees and whistle-blowers question whether the provider of investment advice to people in public and nonprofit jobs does put its customers first. Astros 7, Yankees 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: Astros, Their Backs to the Wall, Hold Off the Yankees and Force Game 7 2017-10-21T07:08:56.000000000+00:00 Jose Altuve drove in three runs, and starter Justin Verlander dominated with a big assist from center fielder George Springer, who made a leaping catch of a deep drive. Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That. 2017-10-21T07:00:13.000000000+00:00 Fewer than one in five of the 1,180 candidates running in Sunday’s election for the lower house of parliament are women. Opinion: To Complain Is to Truly Be Alive 2017-10-21T01:47:39.000000000+00:00 Being a person is terrible. And griping about it is the purest, most soothing form of protest there is.