F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

Teva Pharmaceuticals won approval to market a generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen auto-injector, a step that consumers hope will drive down prices for the products.CreditJoe Raedle/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first generic version of EpiPen, providing new competition that could help drive down the cost of a lifesaving product …

Aretha Franklin, Trump, N.Y.U.: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

By Joumana Khatib and Hiroko Masuike (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. ImageCreditDamon Winter/The New York Times 1. Tributes are pouring in for Aretha Franklin, the universally acclaimed “Queen of Soul” and one of the greatest vocalists of all time, who died at her home in …

Vatican expresses ‘shame and sorrow’ over Pennsylvania adolescent corruption scandal

The Vatican has expressed “shame and sorrow” over the sexual abuse of at least 1,000 children by more than 300 Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, and has said Pope Francis is “on the side” of survivors. In response to the publication on Tuesday of a detailed grand jury investigation into abuse in the state over a …

Lens: Shahidul Alam: A Singular Voice in Photography for Dignity and Human Rights

LENS Over three decades, the photographer has covered major events, natural disasters and the struggle against governmental abuses. Now he is in jail in Bangladesh. Shahidul Alam surrounded by policemen for an appearance in court, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 6, 2018.CreditMunir Uz Zaman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Shahidul Alam grimaced as he staggered on …

How the Blaze’s Emotional Dance Music Brings Listeners to Tears

Guillaume and Jonathan Alric of the Blaze, a French electronic music duo whose primary source of creative inspiration comes from feelings.CreditJulien Mignot for The New York Times PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — In April, the afternoon after Beyoncé headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s opening weekend with an ambitious performance of history and imagination, …

Abuses in Pennsylvania Report Are ‘Criminal and Morally Reprehensible,’ Vatican Says

Responding to a grand jury report on sex abuse by clergy in Pennsylvania, the Vatican called for accountability for both abusers and those who permitted abuse to occurCreditJeff Swensen/Getty Images By Sharon Otterman and Elisabetta Povoledo The Vatican responded on Thursday to the horrors of a Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sex abuse, calling …

Sprinting needs addition hero and Noah Lyles of the US puts up his duke | Sean Ingle

The king is dead. Long live the king? With Usain Bolt retired, athletics needs a new sprint hero. The brilliant young American Noah Lyles reckons he has the talent and charisma to fill some of the 6ft 5in hole left by the Jamaican. “I want to transcend the sport,” says Lyles, who runs in Britain …