President Trump’s monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
Many in Calexico, Calif., were offended when President Trump called improvements to the border fence there “the start of our Southern Border WALL!”
With competing votes planned for Thursday, the Senate will finally move off the sidelines a month into the partial government shutdown.
It is the court’s first Second Amendment case in nearly a decade and most likely means the court will start exploring and perhaps expanding gun rights.
By a 5-to-4 vote, justices temporarily stayed trial court decisions blocking the policy while litigation in the lower courts moves forward.
Mr. Baker, a backwoods-born Virginian who became one of America’s most celebrated writers, spent decades at The New York Times and hosted “Masterpiece Theater” for years.
The mass transit system needs higher fares to shore up its finances. But Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo opposes the increase.
First, there was a 4.5-ton sticky-rice cake. Then came the longest scarf ever and other oddball world records. They were all part of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s plan to lift his allure with young people.
In the poorest congressional district in the country, where thousands of people are arrested each year, one former cop with a complicated past made high-profile cases fall apart by insisting that the ends justified his means.
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For years, a family named Parker lived at Spider-Man’s real address, on Ingram Street. Not any more.
The justices chose not to protect the rights of transgender patriots like me.
Welcome to another controversy algorithmically designed to tear America apart.
The Democratic electorate has shifted sharply to the left, taking many politicians along with it — willingly and unwillingly.
The referendum to leave the European Union was won on a promise to “take back control.” On the Continent, we wonder whether the British have lost not only control but their minds.
The U.S. should send more soft power and less hard power to the region.
Our hasty condemnation of these teenagers reveals the cold truth about hot takes.
The murder of Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk, revealed “absolutely horrifying” political polarization.
Just as the United Nations cultural organization reforms, America and Israel quit. That makes no sense.
I hated my uncle abandoning me when I was in prison, but eventually I reclaimed my humanity. Can the rest of Egypt do the same?
The Trump administration was quick to tout a deal with North Korea. But facts are stubborn things.
When the Ukrainian Orthodox Church broke from Russia’s, it dealt a blow to President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to portray his country as one people with a single identity.
Forty-six years after Roe, the two camps increasingly disagree on basic facts about abortion — and who has the authority to determine them.
With “Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.,” the Museum of Jewish Heritage will devote much of its building to artifacts from that Nazi death camp.
In “Help Me!,” the British journalist Marianne Power tackles some of the classics of the genre, aiming to become happier, healthier and maybe even solvent.
Three men and a 16-year-old planned to attack Islamberg, N.Y., using 23 firearms and three improvised explosive devices, police said.
Williams was one point away from victory, but she appeared to injure her ankle before Pliskova reeled off six straight games to advance to the semifinals.
A report by the city’s Department of Investigation laid out troubling evidence of “a culture of misconduct, employee mistreatment and favoritism” by two former managers of the Throggs Neck Houses.
The soccer player contacted friends from a flight that later vanished over the English Channel, saying the aircraft seemed to be “falling to pieces.”
The California senator, who announced her run for the 2020 presidency on Monday, is viewed by Democrats as a formidable contender.
“We stand with you,” Vice President Mike Pence wrote on Twitter a day before planned mass protests.
The deal includes caps on class sizes and hiring full-time nurses for every school, as well as a 6 percent pay raise for teachers.
Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López met El Chapo when she was 21 years old. Her affair with the kingpin ended in heartbreak.
Additional videos show a more nuanced picture of an encounter in Washington among high school students from Kentucky, a group participating in the Indigenous Peoples March and Hebrew Israelites.
The first vote on whether Britain should leave the European Union created more problems than it solved. A second could do much the same — or even worse.
Time to go ghostbusting.
When you hear “professional organizer” you may think “reality TV,” but you shouldn’t. Professional organizers can help with projects large and small, and with the psychology of clutter, to boot.
Dr. Google doesn’t always know what’s best.
Fecal transplant is used to treat gut infections and is now being studied as a treatment for obesity, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and more.
Growing numbers of travelers are staying at these old-school institutions, swapping the hotel experience for one that they say offers culture, history and a sense of belonging.
Julie Menin brought the Grammys to New York. But now she is overseeing the city’s role in the 2020 census and defending it against federal actions.
Nearing 50, Tommy Tomlinson weighed 460 pounds. “The Elephant in the Room” is a memoir of his lifelong relationship with food, and an account of how he tried to change it.
Returning from hiatus with a shortened, half-hour format, O’Brien interviewed Tom Hanks and stayed away from jokes about President Trump.
The city has attracted chains from Scandinavia, Australia and Italy with big plans.
Dozens of senior policymakers who are trying to agree on rules for artificial intelligence gathered at M.I.T. There was even some consensus.
The sighting this winter of newborn whales off the coasts of Florida and Georgia is being greeted with mild optimism, as the North Atlantic population has dwindled.
Patients receiving new kidneys and livers must take damaging anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their lives. Now researchers hope to train the immune system instead of just tamping it down.
As little as 20 seconds of brisk stair climbing, done several times a day, might be enough to increase aerobic fitness.