Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem.

Moxy and Motto. Autograph, Avid and Alila. Edition, Element and Even. Big hotel management companies have…

Pal Benko, Who Stepped Aside for Bobby Fischer, Dies at 91

Pal Benko, a chess grandmaster who was among the world’s best players for two decades, but…

Heat Deaths Jump in Southwest United States, Puzzling Officials

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON…

Fleabag star to host SNL with Taylor Swift

Phoebe Waller-Bridge will delight her American fans as she prepares to host Saturday Night Live alongside…

New 2020 Poll Shows Three-Way Tie Between Sanders, Warren and Biden

A new national poll suggests that the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination may be…

Why Was Johnson & Johnson the Only Opioid Maker on Trial in Oklahoma?

Some two dozen opioid manufacturers, drug distributors and retailers are now being sued by states, counties,…

$572 Million Decision Against Johnson & Johnson in Landmark Opioid Trial

A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ruled against Johnson & Johnson, the deep-pocketed corporate giant, and…

Lebanon Accuses Israel of 2nd Attack in 2 Days

BEIRUT, Lebanon — An Israeli drone struck a Palestinian militia base in eastern Lebanon on Monday,…

Russia Identifies 4 Radioactive Isotopes From Nuclear Accident

MOSCOW — A Russian state weather agency named for the first time on Monday four specific…

Dog Owners May Have Healthier Hearts

Owning a dog may be good for your cardiovascular health. That is the conclusion of a…

Trump open to meeting Iran’s president ‘if circumstances right’

Donald Trump has said he is willing to meet Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani “if the circumstances…

Newark Water Crisis: Racing to Replace Lead Pipes in Under 3 Years

NEWARK — Weeks into an escalating public health crisis caused by elevated levels of lead in…

At G7 Summit, Trump Pivots Again on Trade War, Saying China Wants a Deal

BIARRITZ, France — President Trump shifted tone on his trade war with China yet again on…

Sean Duffy of Wisconsin, a Tea Party Favorite, to Leave Congress

WASHINGTON — Representative Sean P. Duffy, Republican of Wisconsin and one of the most recognizable faces…

One Place Running Backs Still Rule: Fantasy Football

Running backs once dominated the N.F.L. From Jim Brown to Walter Payton to Marcus Allen to…