Getting to the Root Of It

Email a Friend
Syrians fleeing from clashes between ISIS militants and Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces in the Ar-Raqqah Governorate of Syria, wait at the Turkish-Syrian border. Sept. 19, 2014

The President speaks at 10 a.m. on the latest from U.S. action in Syria. We'll bring you live analysis. Plus: New York Times correspondent Sam Roberts presents a history of the five boroughs through artifacts; your calls on third party candidates; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the new season of his PBS show “Finding Your Roots;” and a look at whether a new way to invest in certain city neighborhoods is speeding up gentrification or spreading the real estate wealth.