President Trump, at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, once again caught off guard allies who disagree with him on trade tariffs, global warming, Russia and China.
The president cited a national security law from 1977 that has never before been used to cut economic ties with a major power in a trade dispute.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded cautiously, saying that reaching a trade agreement “may take some time” and would require compromises from Washington.
Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear in Jamaica, turning its streets into battlefields.
The former law professor’s path to presidential contender began in Texas bankruptcy courts, where she witnessed desperate families, similar to her own.
Democratic candidates have taken a calibrated approach to talking about the economy, but the trade war with China provides a potent new line of attack.
Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president.
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For about two decades, Altagracia Alvino has lived with and cooked for her baseball-playing offspring — as well as their teammates and opponents.
The 29-year-old was the first pick in the 2012 draft and is in the third year of a five-year contract extension that pays him an average of $23.3 million a year.
Venus Williams gets her due. A father-son journey in Iceland. How Uber got lost. The legacy of “Sesame Street.” And more.
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The “When They See Us” actress reads an essay about the need for gratitude and humor in times of grief.
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‘Only one political party is quite literally inciting white nationalists to shoot up our synagogues.’
My black and Latino clients are accused of abuse when their kids have accidents.
While other cities are jailing drug users, Seattle has found another way.
An annual picking trip to a California farm has become a window into our daunting climate and work challenges.
Why did America listen to the people who thought we needed “more millionaires and more bankrupts?”
A global treasure lies at the mercy of the smallest, dullest, pettiest of men.
Meet the resilient strivers who prove that brilliance has no borders.
The U.S. doesn’t need to buy countries to rule the world.
Democrats say they care about global warming. Why couldn’t Mr. Inslee get more traction on it?
And what can you do about it?
I found myself terminally ill and unexpectedly single at 40. I didn’t know which was more terrifying.
The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?
Womyn’s lands, established in the 1960s as lesbian utopias, have failed to attract a new generation of members. Should they be saved?
The Lebanese militant group said two Israeli drones landed in Lebanon and one blew up near its media office, a day after Israel said its warplanes had struck targets in Syria.
The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years.
Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory.
Once a dedicated Communist, Mr. Rittenberg became disillusioned after 16 years in prison in China and returned to the United States to forge a lucrative career helping companies do business in China.
As the British economy contracts, overseas businesses and investors are still looking to make deals.
The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful rallies.
A letter sent out by Gov. Greg Abbott before the El Paso shooting asking donors to “defend Texas” from illegal immigration has angered Democrats.
The collapse of WOW Air, the discount airline, has damaged the country’s tourism industry, which had lifted it from the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis.
Amid a severe labor shortage and a renewed U.S. crackdown on undocumented immigrants, owners are facing a choice: fire workers or risk prosecution.
There isn’t always something negative on the horizon.
Do personality tests like the Myers-Briggs help managers learn their team’s working styles, or just encourage them to hire and promote people like them?
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Melissa Fernandez and Lyvan Verdecia, performers with Ballet Hispánico, share a life on and off the dance floor.
Julia Lindon can’t quite let go of her summer camp phase. Or of her formative years in the West Village. So she revisits both.
Some gems from the life’s work of people remembered in obituaries in The Times.
It might be back-to-school time, but it’s still officially summer. Here are five recipes that dance between the seasons.
From all-purpose hemp soaps to small-batch coconut lotions, these classic formulas from the ’60s and ’70s deliver holistic benefits and nostalgic appeal.
Female doctors are more likely than other professionals to have children and keep working. The reasons offer lessons for other jobs.
Counting will get you nowhere. Try a little combinatorics instead.
A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based diet.
State wildlife officials are sharing video of disabled animals in an effort to identify the ailment and save the beloved, endangered cats.
On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families.
The classic diner makes a comeback with fancier menus, ambitious chefs and trend-seeking customers.
Did someone really walk into an auction and buy the priciest piece of real estate in California for $100,000? Well, yes and no.