It is not clear if charges have been filed. A case against Mr. Assange could have implications for the special counsel inquiry as well as the publication of government secrets.
American officials say Mr. Assange and WikiLeaks probably have no direct ties to Russian intelligence services. But the agendas of WikiLeaks and the Kremlin have often dovetailed.
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson were facing a manual recount in the Senate battle. The Republican, Ron DeSantis, appears to have won governor’s race over Andrew Gillum.
Election results still aren’t clear in Florida and Georgia, where lawsuits, recounts and confusion are the order of the day.
As Nancy Pelosi insisted she had enough support for the role, Democrats wrestled with the importance of keeping a woman in the top job after a “pink wave” delivered the party back to the majority.
The prime minister, who took office with the sole aim of negotiating her country’s withdrawal from the European Union, may not stay in power long enough to finish the job.
The resignations, which came the morning after Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to have gained cabinet approval for a withdrawal plan, cast doubt on her leadership.
The debate has been going on for years — really, since Britain joined the forerunner of the European Union in 1973. Here’s why.
Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.
Mr. Zuckerberg said that he wouldn’t step down as chairman and that his No. 2, Sheryl Sandberg, was “doing great work” despite questions about their management.
A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.
With thousands of homes destroyed in the California wildfires, the state’s housing crisis, already acute before the disaster, just got worse.
Investigators looking for the cause of the most devastating wildfire in California history will begin with the premise that human beings were probably responsible.
The president has visited the state just once since he was elected, preferring instead to attack its leaders and policies from a distance.
The trend toward broadening tastes at auction picked up steam at Christie’s with the Hockney and new highs for works by two African-American artists.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
The kingdom comes up with another story on the journalist’s murder. The Trump administration appears ready to buy it.
We asked readers how they were preparing for Brexit. They were delighted, despairing and everything in between. Here is what they told us.
Only Congressional hearings can answer what the company knew about Russian meddling — and when.
Max Levitas wasn’t just an activist. He was a neighbor.
The current president is pushing closer to fascism than even the man behind Watergate.
Joaquin Guzmán ’s prosecution will inadvertently highlight the government’s failure to stop the flow of narcotics and the related bloodshed.
Americans and the British love to mock how we talk. But they can’t imitate it.
The toxic smoke is a bleak backdrop and an apt metaphor for where Silicon Valley finds itself.
The G.O.P.’s only legislative achievement has been a big disappointment.
And the populist war on excellence.
Let every day be Sadie Hawkins Day.
Don’t put your hope in elected officials. Real change has to start locally.
On the 500th anniversary of the painter’s birth, our critic set himself a challenge: to see all of Tintoretto’s major works, spread around Venice at 23 locations.
A promising wide receiver hit rock bottom with mental illness and is among a number of college athletes learning about, and dealing with, depression.
For nearly two decades, R&B took a back seat as rap grew into a cultural powerhouse. But a new class of singers devoted to the genre’s core principles is on the rise.
The New York metropolitan area was unprepared to deal with a predicted snowfall on Thursday.
On Wednesday, hundreds of people in cities around Ireland protested victim blaming in the justice system’s handling of a sexual-assault case.
The kingdom’s prosecutor acknowledged that Saudi agents dismembered the dissident, but said the killing was not premeditated. Five agents face the death penalty.
The couple and the man were charged with conspiracy and theft for defrauding donors who raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, the authorities said.
A brawl in Parliament erupts and now the divided government is talking about how to break the political deadlock that has gripped this nation for weeks.
Four decades after the Communist movement’s reign of terror, two surviving senior leaders are held accountable in a genocide verdict that opens the door for other rulings.
A man was removed from the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore after he loudly yelled pro-Hitler slogans during intermission.
The nation’s largest housing authority is considering a plan to hand over the management of a third of its apartments to private developers.
North Korea did not identify what weapon was tested, but the development could complicate already stalled talks between the United States and North Korea.
Cluttered closets? These clever storage solutions (and, before that, a purge) will make them feel bigger and work better.
Between domestic duties and emotional labor, research shows, women are more stressed than men are — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s what the data says, and how to take care of yourself.
To help shoppers get started, here’s a cheat sheet of the products to track, and the ones to ignore.
In the Ladakh region of northern India, the town of Leh is known for its beauty and culture, and for the experience of buying a cashmere scarf.
The Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has delivered a sullen, slow thriller driven by grief and dread, A.O. Scott writes.
Filled with food, music and hard toil, selections of the two-time poet laureate’s work are brought together in “Monument.”
They offer lower costs, fewer chemicals and a quicker route to being reborn — in one sense, anyway.
Flu season is here, and there are at least six types of vaccine to choose from. It’s worth studying the options to determine which is likely to protect you the most.
Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don’t want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some old-school methods.
The Italian volcanic giant has been curiously eruption-free since 1538. New research unspooled 60,000 years of its history with an eye on what it will do in the future.
As the sun set on my life, it was rising on my children’s, and I knew this trip might be my last chance to share whatever I’ve learned about this world.