PARIS—The campaign to rebuild Notre Dame, in eliciting vast donations from France’s richest families, has become a target of the yellow-vest protest movement. Nearly $1 billion in reconstruction pledges
CAIRO—Egyptians began casting ballots Saturday on constitutional amendments that would keep President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in power until 2030, a critical test of popularity for a leader who has crushed
Suspected Islamic State militants attacked a government building in teeming central Kabul on Saturday, killing seven and triggering a gunbattle with government forces that sent terrified workers scurrying
Nearly 20 states are trying a new legislative tack to lure recent college graduates: paying off their student loans. The programs, many of which were adopted in the past four years, offer debt forgiveness
When a 5-year-old girl in Shanghai suffered brain damage late last year after falling off a bunk bed, millions of strangers all over China helped foot her surgical bills. The child’s family didn’t pay
Seven New York City students who didn’t get into specialized high schools are asking the state education commissioner to ensure they get spots, saying the city’s diversity push unfairly denied them seats
Larry Alssid’s heart pounded with doubt as he readied for a family dinner more than a half-century in the making. “What if we made a mistake coming?” he asked his cousin, Neal Marcus. Neal poured them
BRASÍLIA—Brazilian judges are ratcheting up a campaign against what they deem to be misleading press coverage and offensive social-media posts, raising concerns among free-speech advocates. Following Supreme
Federal Reserve officials are starting to talk about the conditions under which they would cut interest rates, including a scenario where inflation drifts lower even if the economic growth doesn’t falter.
Forget net profits—in some markets, Uber is starting in a hole, paying more to drivers to complete a trip than the customer pays for the ride. The ride-hailing company’s initial public offering document
WASHINGTON—When President Trump’s lawyers met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team last April to negotiate the terms of a possible interview with the president, investigators expressed some annoyance.
A head shot of Bill Clinton is taped to the door of John Lithgow’s dressing room at the John Golden Theatre, where Lucas Hnath’s new play “Hillary and Clinton” opened April 18. But the photo is a bit misdirection.
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged a Russian banking executive with ties to one of the country’s largest commercial banks to establish a line of communication with the incoming Trump administration
Chicago police arrested 21 people in connection with the fraudulent rental of 200 Mercedes-Benz cars using stolen credit cards and a mobile app for a car-sharing service. Police were alerted to the fraud
Columbia, S.C. Conservatives in South Carolina aren’t supposed to like Dick Harpootlian, the state’s two-time chairman of the Democratic Party (1998-2003, 2011-13). He is a reliably acerbic critic of Republican
‘Oh my God,” exclaimed Associated Press photographer Steven Starr on April 20, 1969—50 years ago Saturday—“look at those goddamned guns.” His photo appeared in newspapers around the world and won the Prize,
WarnerMedia LLC is withdrawing from a coalition of rival TV networks that it helped form to foster more precise commercial targeting. A lot has changed since the coalition, called OpenAP, was founded 2017
Robert Mueller’s report, while providing new details on Russian tampering in U.S. elections, has all but dismissed many key claims of the dossier compiled by private investigator Christopher Steele, fueling