- The case of the missing Lebanese prime minister, who flew to Saudi Arabia to announce his resignation, is threatening to become a flash point in the struggle for power in the Middle East.
- The Iranian-backed militia Hezbollah said the Saudis were holding him against his will, while the Saudis have said there was a plot to assassinate him.
Louis C.K. built a reputation as the unlikely conscience of the comedy scene, but female colleagues are coming forward to describe a pattern of sexual harassment and lewd behavior.
His acknowledgment came as a film distributor canceled the release of his forthcoming comedy and as media companies cut ties with him.
Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said he “misspoke” days earlier when he said that “nobody in the middle class is going to get a tax increase.”
Despite President Trump’s campaign promises and populist fury, the carried interest loophole survived in the House Republican plan for a tax overhaul.
Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, denied accusations that he had made sexual advances on four teenage girls when he was in his 30s and insisted in an interview on Fox News that he would stay in the race.
The president’s remarks reflected the degree to which the United States, under Mr. Trump, has ceded its dominant role in guiding trade on trade at international meetings.
Two powerful industries, plastic and iron, are locked a lobbying war over the estimated $300 billion that local governments will spend on water pipes over the next decade.
Stephen K. Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump, went one-on-one with our reporter, saying that Senator Mitch McConnell “has to go” and lashing out at the media portrayal of the president.
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More than two months after the disaster on the U.S. Virgin Islands began, we checked back on some places that we visited and photographed not long after the storms hit.
Terrorism and shifting politics have left mainstream Muslims feeling wary in one of the Western cities that has been most open to them.
Advisers’ holdings are buried in layers of shell companies, creating vast opportunities for conflicts of interest while minimizing transparency.
The Metropolitan Museum’s show of drawings, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo to Renaissance deity.
America’s best-selling breakfast cereal has about nine times as much sugar as normal Cheerios. Sugar, brown sugar and honey are among its top six ingredients.
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