JERUSALEM — The hardcore supporters of Jerusalem’s Beitar soccer club are proud their team has never signed an Arab Muslim player and once boycotted its games when a pair of Muslim players were briefly
Emmys 2019: 12 things to know, from a quiet end for ‘Game of Thrones’ to that Jenny McCarthy red-carpet disaster
This year’s hostless version of the Emmys shocked, surprised and disappointed in equal measure. Let’s be honest: It wouldn’t be much an awards show if it didn’t. From the quiet end of “Game of Thrones”
Emmy night proved two things: TV shows are great right now and some awards shows really, really need a host
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” won its final Emmy Award for outstanding drama series Sunday night, for the season nobody really liked, the season everyone nitpicked to death — and good for them. What are you
DES MOINES — Jodi Stanfield enthusiastically supported Bernie Sanders in 2016. Now, she has found a new candidate who excites her: Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “I trust her when she says she can fight, and win,”
Immigrant kids fill this town’s schools. Their bus driver resents the system that brought them here.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — It was the first day of school, so Don Brink was behind the wheel of his bus, its yellow paint glistening in the drizzling dawn. Wearing jeans and a John Deere cap, he turned the to
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine isn’t an American military ally. Its economic connections to the United States scarcely rank. Its troubles with Russia have largely faded from U.S. headlines. And yet, for the time
John F. Kerry, a Democrat, was secretary of state from 2013 to 2017. He is the visiting distinguished statesman at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a leader of the World War Zero initiative.
TORONTO — Canada’s federal election campaign wasn’t 48 hours old, and the candidates were already trying to smear a rival, by comparing him to a politician who won’t appear anywhere near the ballot next
‘Seinfeld’ for $500 million? ‘The Big Bang Theory’ for $1 billion? The streaming arms race has a big problem.
The numbers are enough to make you think it’s 1995 and George is first getting mad at Jerry for breaking their pact. This week, Netflix paid a reported $500 million for streaming rights to all 180 episodes
The little boy in the hat and overcoat and dark round sunglasses displays all the curiosity of a child about to embark on his very first oceangoing journey on a magnificent ship. His mother’s face reflects
Republican Rep. Paul Mitchell’s surprise retirement began with a President Trump tweet. Moments after Trump’s July 14 missive telling four U.S. congresswomen of color to “go back” to their countries of
Democrats’ frustration with Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s unwillingness to impeach President Trump is reaching a fever pitch following reports that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate a political rival — step
Not for the first time, President Trump has revealed the fragility of this country’s democratic system. Three years into his presidency, the evidence of a weakened system is all around. It has happened
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff said House Democrats may have to impeach President Trump following allegations that he pressured Ukraine to investigate a political adversary, a change
President Trump appeared to confirm Sunday that he mentioned former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter in a phone call with the leader of Ukraine, as some senior Democrats revived talk of impeachment
JERUSALEM — In a historic move, an alliance of Arab Israeli parties recommended a prime ministerial candidate to President Reuven Rivlin for the first time in almost three decades, saying in consultations
Two days after parting with his third team in six months, Antonio Brown declared himself to be “finished with the NFL” in a Sunday morning tweet while calling out New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft
So when Begovich looked northeast from her Compton classroom, the Los Angeles topography faded into a gauzy haze, like peering into the smoke-filled backrooms of the era’s bars. But one day that fall,
SOPORE, India — In the disputed Kashmir Valley, a new battlefront has emerged: the apple orchard. A tense standoff between the Indian government and anti- India militants has ensnared apple farmers, whose
A trailblazing professor turns 100 next month. He’s still doing ‘incredibly complex’ research funded by the NIH.
Jeremiah Stamler’s scientific work is so cutting-edge, it recently earned him roughly half a million dollars in funding from a competitive grant program at the National Institutes of Health. For his birthday,
“Hustlers” inadvertently benefited from the modern era’s best form of publicity: a few days before the film’s release, one of its stars became a meme. Keke Palmer participated in a Vanity Fair video for
“Friends” is officially 25, which means it’s time for a super low-key birthday celebration with its dearest pals — a group that exceeded 52 million when the sitcom aired its final episode in 2004. The
All I wanted to do was help my 16-year-old cat, Bobo, feel a bit better, allowing him to live out his remaining days in comfort despite his health issues. But when I took Bobo to our veterinary clinic
“I thank the capitalist masters for putting me here,” he wrote. “They know where I belong under their criminal and corrupting system. It is the only compliment they could pay me.” Debs railed against a