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Breaking News: The jury in R. Kelly’s racketeering trial in New York has reached a verdict, according to a courts spokesman. Follow live updates:

Creative Artists Agency, whose client roster includes names like Tom Hanks, Zendaya and Reese Witherspoon, is buying its smaller rival ICM Partners. The deal is the largest industry consolidation in more than a decade.

When Hurricane Ida barreled into the Louisiana coast on Aug. 30, it triggered the most oil spills detected from space after a weather event in the Gulf of Mexico since the federal government started using satellites to track spills and leaks a decade ago.

R. Kelly sat motionless in the courtroom as he was found guilty of all nine counts of the racketeering and sex-trafficking charges against him. This is by far the highest-profile, post-Me Too conviction involving sexual abuse seen in the music industry.

John W. Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan in 1981, will be unconditionally released in June if he stays mentally stable and continues to follow the conditions that he has been living under, prosecutors said.

R. Kelly’s conviction represents a major #MeToo  moment for Black women. "This is the culmination of the movement of so many women who having being trying so long to have their voices heard," said Oronike Odeleye, cofounder of a movement to boycott him.

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Murders spiked in 2020 in cities across the U.S., according to new figures released Monday by the FBI. Overall, the toll of people killed last year is still well below the record set during the violence of the early 1990s.

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R. Kelly’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 4. He could spend the rest of his life in prison, representing a remarkable downfall for the singer who once stood atop the world of R&B. Here are five takeaways from the verdict.

Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is set to face sharp questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about Afghanistan in what could be the most significant televised congressional hearing involving senior military leaders in years.

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Exclusive: The Times has obtained tax-return data for President Trump extending over more than two decades. It shows his finances under stress, beset by losses that he aggressively employs to avoid paying taxes and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.

One of the first school districts in the U.S. to reopen its doors during the pandemic did not even make it a day before a call came from the county health department — a student who had walked the halls and sat in various classrooms had tested positive

Live Review: K-Pop Superstars BTS Lit Up Citi Field’s Stage. Their Fans Did the Rest.

What music do Americans love the most? We made a playlist for each neighborhood.

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A landlord with 18 apartment buildings in New York City waived April rent for his 200 to 300 tenants because of the coronavirus pandemic. “I told them just to look out for your neighbor and make sure that everyone has food on their table," he said.

Black and Latino people in the U.S. are 3 times as likely to contract the coronavirus than their white neighbors — and nearly twice as likely to die, according to new data we obtained by suing the CDC

Tom Hanks had a cold, or so he thought. In the U.S., those symptoms may not be enough to get tested for the coronavirus. But in Australia, testing is free and widely available, thanks to early and coordinated planning for a pandemic.

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