Bill Zehme, Author With a Knack for Humanizing the Famous, Dies at 64

A prolific biographer, he charmed his way into access to, and insights about, Frank Sinatra, Hugh Hefner, Johnny Carson and many others.

Carlos Moreno Wanted to Improve Cities. Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming for Him.

Researchers like Carlos Moreno, the professor behind a popular urban planning concept, are struggling with conspiracy theories and death threats.

A Campaign Aide Didn?t Write That Email. A.I. Did.

The swift advance of artificial intelligence in politics is already blurring the boundaries between fact and fake.

What?s Hot on TikTok? Defending Its C.E.O.

After lawmakers grilled TikTok?s chief executive last week, the app?s users argued that the platform should not be banned in the United States over national security concerns.

Fox News Fires Abby Grossberg, the Producer Who Accused the Network of Coercion

The producer, Abby Grossberg, has said the network pushed her to give a false deposition in a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit.

Twitter Says Parts of Its Source Code Were Leaked Online

The leak adds to the challenges facing the Elon Musk-owned company, which is trying to identify the person responsible and any other people who downloaded the code.

Elon Musk Values Twitter at $20 Billion

The billionaire bought the social media company for $44 billion in October and took it private.

TikTok Stars Visit D.C. as Creators Turn into Temporary Lobbyists

On the bus, off the bus and all over Capitol Hill with creators turned temporary lobbyists. Wait, does anybody need a bathroom break?

Man at Center of Jan. 6 Conspiracy Theory Demands Retraction From Fox

A lawyer for Ray Epps has demanded that the Fox host Tucker Carlson publicly apologize for ?false and defamatory statements? that Mr. Epps served as a federal agent during the Capitol attack.

Fox Argues Top Executives Weren?t Involved in Voter Fraud Broadcasts

Lawyers for the company, which faces a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit, are pushing for a judge to rule in their favor before a trial.

Conservatives Aim to Build an A.I. Chatbot of Their Own

After criticizing A.I. companies for liberal bias, programmers started envisioning right-wing alternatives, making chatbots a new front in the culture wars.

Warren Boroson, Who Surveyed Psychiatrists on Goldwater, Dies at 88

The defeated Republican presidential candidate sued Mr. Boroson and the magazine he worked for, saying it had libeled him for suggesting that he was mentally unfit for the presidency.

Fox and Dominion Urge Judge to Rule on Case

At the start of a pretrial hearing for the $1.6 billion defamation trial, the judge said he was still weighing whether to issue a summary judgment.

Why There Is Talk of a Writers? Strike in Hollywood

TV and movie writers want more money, but Hollywood companies say the demands ignore economic realities. The deadline to sort out those differences is approaching.

Fox News Producer?s Suit Says Network Set Her Up in Dominion Testimony

The producer, Abby Grossberg, said in a pair of lawsuits that the effort to place blame on her and Maria Bartiromo, the Fox Business host, was rooted in rampant misogyny and discrimination at the company.

Morgan Wallen Holds at No. 1 With Strong Streaming Numbers

?One Thing at a Time? had the second-biggest streaming total for a country album, after its debut last week. The nine-woman K-pop group Twice opens at No. 2.

Polito Vega, Salsa ?King? of New York Radio, Dies at 84

In a career that began in 1960, the Puerto Rico-born Mr. Vega became, one admirer said, ?the architect of Hispanic radio at a global level.?

Sandy Hook Families Are Fighting Alex Jones and the Bankruptcy System Itself

As the families seek more than $1.4 billion awarded by courts for Mr. Jones?s lies, a New York Times review shows he is transferring millions of dollars to family and friends, potentially out of reach of creditors.

The Many Lives of Jeannette Walls

The writer of ?The Glass Castle? starts a new chapter with a rip-roaring novel set during Prohibition.

Justice Dept. Investigating TikTok?s Owner Over Possible Spying on Journalists

The inquiry appears to be tied to an admission by the app?s owner, ByteDance, that employees had inappropriately obtained Americans? data. The company said it had fired the workers involved.

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