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They’ve Taken America’s Temperature — and It’s Running High

Americans are suffering through a very bad cold season — but not a terrible flu season,…

Why Elliott Abrams and Ilhan Omar Tangled Over U.S. Foreign Policy

In a tense exchange at a hearing on Wednesday, one of the newest members of Congress,…

In Tour of Australia, Chinese Admire Clean Air but Bemoan Lack of Hot Drinking Water

CANBERRA, Australia — The Chinese tourists found Parliament House, one of Australia’s most enduring national symbols,…

As Refunds Shrink, Treasury Dept. Reminds Workers of Bigger Paychecks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration defended itself on Thursday amid a barrage of criticism from angry…

Trump Plans National Emergency to Build Border Wall as Senate Passes Spending Bill

WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to declare a national emergency so he can bypass Congress and…

Raymond K. Price Jr., a Key Nixon Speechwriter, Is Dead at 88

Raymond K. Price Jr., a cerebral, pipe-smoking speechwriter for President Richard M. Nixon who helped write…

Democrats Unveil Plan to Split First 2020 Presidential Debates Over 2 Nights

The Democratic National Committee on Thursday unveiled the criteria for participation in the first two presidential…

Mikaela Shiffrin Can’t Beat Wind or Rivals in the Giant Slalom

ARE, Sweden — Mikaela Shiffrin’s careful planning failed to pay off at the world championships as…

Theresa May Suffers a New Brexit Defeat in Parliament Vote

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another significant defeat over Britain’s tortured exit…

Explaining all the major changes in Fortnite’s main mode

Fortnite patch v7.40 has arrived and with it come big changes to the default battle royale…

National Emergency Powers and Trump’s Border Wall, Explained

Updated February 14, 2019: Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, announced that President Trump planned to…

Premium VR at the mall is a blast, especially when Terminators are involved

Cinemark in San Jose’s Westfield Oakridge Center mall has a new attraction. It’s a virtual reality…

Nintendo Switch eShop is full of great, big surprises this week

Nintendo dumped a bunch of surprise news yesterday during its first Nintendo Direct presentation of the…

Can France Ever Leave Africa? Airstrikes in Chad Raise an Old Question

PARIS — French airstrikes this month in support of Chad’s longtime autocratic ruler, Idriss Déby, have…

A Valentine in Uncertain Times: ‘I Kiss You Amid the Taliban’

Every step, every destination, I love you. To spite the murderous traditions, I love you. You…