Today's Headlines: Biden Orders Intelligence Inquiry Into Origins of Virus

Gunman Kills 8 People at San Jose Rail Yard
View in Browser | Add nytdirect@nytimes.com to your address book.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Top News

Biden Orders Intelligence Inquiry Into Origins of Virus

Biden Orders Intelligence Inquiry Into Origins of Virus

By Michael D. Shear, Julian E. Barnes, Carl Zimmer and Benjamin Mueller

The directive came as health officials and scientists have renewed calls for a more rigorous examination.

Gunman Kills 8 People at San Jose Rail Yard

Gunman Kills 8 People at San Jose Rail Yard

By Thomas Fuller, Shawn Hubler and Kellen Browning

The gunman, who apparently killed himself, was an employee of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, a regional transit agency for Silicon Valley.

A Wave of Afghan Surrenders to the Taliban Picks Up Speed

A Wave of Afghan Surrenders to the Taliban Picks Up Speed

By David Zucchino and Najim Rahim

Dozens of besieged outposts or bases, and four district centers, have given up to the insurgents this month, in an accelerating rural collapse as American troops leave.

For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
ADVERTISEMENT

Editors' Picks

The Chinese Dream, Denied

World

The Chinese Dream, Denied

By Javier C. Hernández, Albee Zhang and Rumsey Taylor

They called her the Orphan Girl. She yearned to escape poverty and misfortune. It all ended in sorrow.

'Witch Hunt,' Meet Grand Jury

Opinion | Gail Collins

'Witch Hunt,' Meet Grand Jury

By Gail Collins

Feel free to fantasize about Trump behind bars.

Today's Videos

Newsom Decries Frequency of Mass Shootings

Video Video: Newsom Decries Frequency of Mass Shootings

By The Associated Press

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California condemned the "rinse and repeat" cycle of mass shootings in America after a gunman killed eight people at a rail yard in San Jose.

U.S. to 'Redouble' Efforts Into Coronavirus Origin Investigation

Video Video: U.S. to 'Redouble' Efforts Into Coronavirus Origin Investigation

By The Associated Press

The Biden administration announced that it has called on intelligence agencies to redouble their efforts to investigate the origins of the coronavirus pandemic in China as a way to prevent future pandemics.

Wall Street Chiefs Testify Before Senate

Video Video: Wall Street Chiefs Testify Before Senate

By The Associated Press

Executives of major banks testified to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs with an emphasis on financial instability and inequality during the coronavirus pandemic.

|
Get unlimited access to NYTimes.com and our NYTimes apps. Subscribe »
Copyright 2021 The New York Times Company
620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018

Commentaires

Posts les plus consultés de ce blog

Chris Ramsey can take the heat, but what would relegation for QPR mean for black managers in the Premier League?

How a team of innovators overcame the odds to create water from thin air

Britain's health service uses long Twitter thread to explain why it needs more black people to donate blood