WASHINGTON—Twenty Democratic presidential contenders are poised to audition before primary voters in two televised debates, searching for a breakout moment to set them apart in a crowded field. The Miami
Bill Wehrum, who has overseen the Environmental Protection Agency’s air-pollution regulations during the Trump administration’s rollbacks, is stepping down. Agency officials announced Wednesday that Mr.
WASHINGTON—A Georgian-American businessman who pitched a plan in 2015 to build a Trump Tower in Moscow met on Tuesday with the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible counterintelligence
PARIS—Donald Trump took aim at U.S. women’s soccer team star Megan Rapinoe in a series of tweets Wednesday, responding to a video filmed earlier this year in which she said she’s “not going to the f---ing
Ravi Satkalmi, a gay man from Queens, is one of roughly 180,000 people who will participate in the New York City Pride March in Manhattan on Sunday. Unlike most of his fellow marchers, Mr. Satkalmi is
Iran’s supreme leader said his country wouldn’t back down in the face of U.S. sanctions, days after President Trump targeted him personally with a new round of measures to further isolate the country.
The European Union is considering proposals to curb or ban some uses of automated surveillance tools, including facial-recognition software, after an independent panel of industry and academic experts
WASHINGTON—The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington. White
Adamas Partners LLC, a $1.7 billion investment firm that invested in hedge funds including Baupost Group LLC and Farallon Capital Management LLC, is shutting down. The closure comes after Adamas’s funds
President Trump again criticized the Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell, comparing him unfavorably with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, and said the Fed’s policies are hurting the U.S. economy
Looking for your next star marketing recruit? Try a water polo player. Some jobs have such a reputation for drawing college athletes that it’s become a cliché: football quarterbacks go on to sell insurance,
WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Oversight and Reform authorized on Wednesday a subpoena for top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, after she failed to appear at a hearing where she was asked to testify
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court struck down stringent Tennessee regulations that prevented out-of-state retailers from obtaining state licenses to sell alcohol, saying the restrictions unlawfully hampered
BRUSSELS—The European Commission opened a formal antitrust probe of Broadcom Inc., alleging the chip maker wielded its dominance of the market for chips used in modems and television set-top boxes to competition.
BERLIN—To win voters lost to an anti-globalization backlash, Europe’s mainstream parties are going back to the 1970s. In Germany, the U.K, Denmark, France and Spain, these parties are aiming to reverse
Young diners who arrive at Kingbird, a white tablecloth restaurant inside the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., don’t have to settle for a small box of crayons. Instead, an employee whisks them away
Stuart Sternberg chose a perfect place to outline his idea for baseball’s first multinational franchise: the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.—a surreal setting for a plan that might require
Two more Broward County Sheriff’s deputies have been fired following an internal investigation into the agency’s handling of the massacre at a Parkland, Fla., high school last year, officials said. The
HONG KONG—Bands of protesters urged foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government
As the news broke on the college-admissions scandal, Bruce Holsinger says he felt shocked, both as a parent and a professor. As an author, however, he understood how parents could cross so many lines.
Wall Street’s role as matchmaker between big money managers and corporate executives is under threat. Next year, five large investing firms overseeing more than $7 trillion are banding together to directly
As the Trump administration moves to make confidential hospital prices public, New Hampshire’s dozen years of experience with price transparency suggests what it may—and may not—accomplish. New Hampshire
WASHINGTON—Add one more group to the long list of industries working to block new tariffs on Chinese imports: medical-supply companies. Trade officials have left the pharmaceutical industry and other within