WASHINGTON—President Trump urged his Turkish counterpart in a letter last week to “make a great deal” with Kurdish fighters following the launch of Turkey’s military offensive in Syria, warning him: “Don’t
Men and women enter the workplace in nearly equal numbers. Then, something happens: At the time of a first promotion, more men get elevated than women, data show, creating a gender imbalance that persists
WASHINGTON—A meeting at the White House with congressional leaders about Syria ended in outrage on both sides with President Trump calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “third-grade politician” and Mrs.
Deutsche Bundesbank leader Jens Weidmann said Wednesday that rising trade tensions around the world have the potential to slow growth markedly, in comments that also expressed continuing concern with European
Alcoa Corp. plans to sell up to $1 billion in assets and may close facilities over the next few years as it grapples with slowing economic growth that has driven aluminum prices lower, damaging its financial
Netflix Inc. missed its subscriber-growth target for the second consecutive quarter, a performance that might fuel questions about the streaming-video giant’s ability to fend off competition from traditional
The Federal Reserve began buying short-term Treasury debt Tuesday at an initial pace of $60 billion a month, but officials say these purchases are nothing like the bond-buying stimulus campaigns unleashed
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that David Boies’ law firm can’t represent an alleged victim of Jeffrey Epstein in her defamation suit against Alan Dershowitz, escalating a feud between two of the country’s
When New York designer Jeffrey Goodman embarked on the redesign of a kitchen as part of a 14-month renovation of the full home in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, his directive was to give the space a gallery-like
WASHINGTON—D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo’s hopes for a chance at parole reached the Supreme Court, where the inmate’s lawyer argued that his sentence of life imprisonment was imposed without consideration
The Trump administration is imposing new requirements on Chinese diplomats in the U.S.—though short of the restrictions Americans face in China—in what U.S. officials say is a bid to level the playing
SAN ANTONIO—President Trump’s campaign is taking an oversize swing through Texas this week, with the president, his son and campaign manager hitting the trail as they seek to hold the traditionally Republican
WASHINGTON—A former senior adviser to Mike Pompeo told lawmakers that he left his post over frustration with the secretary of state regarding the treatment of the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, according
SharkNinja Operating LLC and iRobot Corp. are suing each other over the technology that powers their vacuum-cleaning robots that can map and adapt to a home’s floor plan—and empty their own dust bins.
India’s Supreme Court is set to decide a closely watched case in a decadeslong dispute between Hindu and Muslim groups over control of an especially controversial religious site in northern India. The
Parents of U.K. Teen Reject White House Meeting With U.S. Diplomat's Wife Involved in Fatal Accident
WASHINGTON—President Trump is facing blowback from the parents of a British teenager killed in a car accident after Mr. Trump tried to arrange a White House meeting between the parents and the American
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Wednesday explored whether states can prosecute undocumented immigrants for identity theft when they provide false social security numbers or other information when applying
IN THE SECOND EPISODE of “I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson,” an absurdist Netflix sketch show that premiered in April, you’ll find a skit devoted to T.C. Tuggers, the shirt “with the little on
A Florida commission investigating last year’s school shooting in Parkland recommended that the state’s schools reduce the frequency of active-shooter drills because they might be traumatizing students.
Three U.S. diplomats were removed from a train headed to Russian cities with restricted access and located near the site of a recent deadly nuclear explosion, according to Russian news agencies. Citing
Is running a company similar to running a virtual football team? Luckily for investors, not really. On Wednesday, shares of United Airlines rose more than 2% after the carrier reported better-than-expected
Johnson & Johnson has offered to pay about $4 billion to settle all lawsuits in the U.S. accusing the company of contributing to the opioid-addiction epidemic, according to people familiar with the matter.
BALTIMORE—Officials in Baltimore approved the city’s purchase of $20 million in cyber-insurance coverage, five months after a debilitating ransomware attack. The decision Wednesday to buy specialized comes