‘Trump Slump’ in Travel to U. S.? Not Quite

For the tourism industry, bad news is often just that, leading travelers to skip a trip…

Dawda Jawara, Founding Father of Gambia, Dies at 95

Dawda Jawara, a veterinarian-turned-politician who led Gambia to independence from the British and then presided over…

Trump shows hurricane map ‘doctored with black marker pen’

President Trump has held up a map to reporters that appeared to be doctored with a…

T.S.A. Reverses Ban on ‘Star Wars’-Themed Thermal Detonator Coke Bottles

These aren’t the bombs airport security is looking for. The Transportation Security Administration has had a…

Another Patient Has Died From Lung Disease After Vaping

A second person has died from a severe lung illness after vaping, according to a lead…

Family-of-five ‘among victims’ as 33 bodies recovered from boat fire

The bodies of all but one of the 34 people killed in a scuba diving boat…

Stephen Colbert Told Joe Biden to Run 4 Years Ago. What Will He Say Tonight?

[embedded content] Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has taken a relatively cautious approach…

One Thing We Can Do: Switch Light Bulbs

Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a…

Bill de Blasio May End 2020 Presidential Bid Next Month

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot run for president may have a defined end date: Oct. 1.…

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions on an elaborate shipping network that Iran…

Gregory Craig Acquitted on Charge of Lying to Justice Department

WASHINGTON — Gregory B. Craig, one of Washington’s most prominent Democratic lawyers, was acquitted on Wednesday…

To Prepare for 2020 Election, Tech Companies Are Said to Meet With U.S. Officials

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with government officials in Silicon Valley on Wednesday to discuss…

2019 U.S. Open Live Updates: Bencic Reaches Her First Semifinal

ImageBelinda Bencic advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal by defeating Donna Vekic. CreditKarsten Moran for The…

Squirrels eavesdrop on birds to stay out of danger, study suggests

Super sleuth squirrels eavesdrop on the chatter of nearby birds to work out when it is…

Fighting Back Tears, Winston Churchill’s Grandson Exits Politics and Chides Boris Johnson

LONDON — Rising to speak before a half-empty House of Commons on Wednesday, Nicholas Soames, the…