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General Calls Rushed Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan a ‘Strategic Mistake’

WASHINGTON — Withdrawing American troops from Afghanistan too soon would be a “strategic mistake,” President Trump’s…

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen

WASHINGTON — The House voted on Thursday to cut off American support for Saudi Arabia’s war…

Rookies Shine at Tour de France, but Geraint Thomas Makes His Move

CHAMPAGNEY, France — Two Tour de France rookies stole the show on the first mountain stage,…

5 Lobster Tails, a $560 Bottle of Wine and a Photo Give Macron a New Headache

PARIS — A photo of five giant lobster tails, neatly encased in their shells and arrayed…

Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea

WASHINGTON — As he tries to tackle the greatest challenges to American power in Asia, President…

Taiwan President Risks Infuriating China With U.S. Visit

The leader of Taiwan, the self-governing island of 24 million that China claims as its territory,…

Jim Bouton Opened Up the Major Leagues to Everyone

In high school they called him Warm-Up, because he only ever pitched in the bullpen. He…

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

Andrew Dibner, a psychologist who launched a new segment in the health care industry when he…

What Leonardo da Vinci Couldn’t Finish

The 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci will bring big doings to Paris…

Archaeologists Find Rare Viking-Age Boat Burials in Sweden

Archaeologists have found two rare boat burials from the Viking-age in Sweden, offering what they say…

F.E.C. Allows Security Company to Help 2020 Candidates Defend Campaigns

SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Election Commission said on Thursday that a Silicon Valley security company…

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s

Julie Sweet will become the new chief executive of Accenture, the consulting firm announced on Thursday,…

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances

WIMBLEDON, England — Anna Tatishvili’s tennis comeback looked merciless even before she took the court last…

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON — President Trump is planning to take another step in his ongoing battle to place…

Francine Shapiro, Developer of Eye-Movement Therapy, Dies at 71

One spring afternoon in 1987, a psychology student trying to shake off an upsetting memory took…