RIYADH—Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed 37 citizens accused of terrorism-related crimes, the latest mass instance of the kingdom’s use of the death penalty. Saudi authorities said those executed were guilty
Tristan Harris emerged as the conscience of Silicon Valley two years ago, when his presentations about tech addiction prompted the industry’s giants to change the way they design products and grapple seriously
The Florida Senate passed a school-security bill with a provision allowing teachers to be armed, despite strong opposition from teacher groups and students. The measure is aimed at implementing recommendations
CHICAGO—The brothers who say they were hired by Jussie Smollett to help him stage a hate crime against himself are suing two of the actor’s lawyers for defamation. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court
CAIRO—A majority of Egyptian voters approved constitutional changes that would extend President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi’s rule, officials said Tuesday following a referendum. The opposition has charged that
The Brooklyn man convicted of killing a woman jogging alone in a Queens Park was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Earlier this month, a Queens jury found Chanel Lewis, 22 years old, guilty murder
Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a day before announcing its sale for $33 billion, sweetened the payout its top executives can reap in the event of a deal by millions of dollars, according to a compensation analysis
WASHINGTON—Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday played down the scale and impact of Russia’s efforts to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election and said the investigations into those efforts were
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite soared past their all-time closing highs in afternoon trading Tuesday, marking a resurgence for a stock market to record levels after a rout last year hampered their climb.
WASHINGTON—The White House indicated that President Trump’s tax returns wouldn’t be turned over to House Democrats in time to meet their deadline later Tuesday, a decision that would escalate a battle
LONDON—The British government is considering giving lawmakers a vote on a critical piece of Brexit legislation as early as next week, a change of tack as it tries to kick-start the country’s stuttering
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court appeared deeply divided on whether the Trump administration can ask U.S. residents on the 2020 census whether they are citizens, with the court’s conservative majority voicing
Lululemon Athletica Inc. became a multibillion-dollar brand by convincing women to pay $100 for yoga pants. Though the market is now flooded with cheaper alternatives, the apparel maker’s new CEO says
BOSTON—A former University of Southern California assistant women’s soccer coach accused of participating in the college-admissions cheating scandal will plead guilty, according to a federal filing Tuesday.
Americans are sitting more than ever, and the habit starts young, according to a large study that found computer use in particular has contributed to a more sedentary lifestyle over the past two decades.
Orbiting 22,000 miles above Earth, a fleet of American-built satellites is serving the Chinese government in ways that challenge the U.S. Nine of these satellites have been part of efforts to connect soldiers
Daryl Sng wanted to get faster at crossword puzzles. So he decided to train by ignoring half the clues. “It’s like if you’re on a football team and you say, ‘I’m only going to pass, I’m not going to allow
PARIS—French judges ordered former Prime Minister François Fillon to stand trial on charges of misusing public funds, in a case that torpedoed his 2017 bid for the presidency and cleared the way for the
LONDON—A small Irish republican terror group apologized for killing a journalist during unrest in Northern Ireland last week, a death that underscores the region’s ongoing struggle with violent dissidents
In three years since Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz joined forces, the combined company has become as closely watched for the way it manages expenses as its ability to peddle foods that we’ve been consuming
WASHINGTON—Former Vice President Joe Biden will initially rely on a decades-old network of big donors if he enters the Democratic presidential primary contest as expected, in contrast to the small-donor
WASHINGTON—Purchases of new homes in the U.S. increased in March, driven by sales gains in most parts of the nation. Purchases of newly built single-family homes—a relatively narrow slice of all U.S. sales—rose