WASHINGTON — White House and congressional negotiators reached accord on a two-year budget on Monday that would raise spending caps and lift the government’s debt ceiling, likely averting a fiscal crisis
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Monday it would speed the deportations of undocumented immigrants who cannot prove they have been in the United States for more than two years, allowing federal
SAN JUAN, P.R. — Hundreds of thousands of people swept through the capital of Puerto Rico on Monday, shutting down a major highway and paralyzing much of the city in the latest in a series of furious over
Puerto Rico is facing a major political crisis as tens of thousands demand the resignation of its governor, Ricardo A. Rosselló. Protesters filled miles of a major highway on Monday in San Juan, joining
PORT HURON, Mich. — As President Trump presses his attacks against four women of color in Congress, suggesting they are unpatriotic and should leave the country, many voters in this city on Lake Huron
When Jeffrey Epstein was serving time in Florida for soliciting prostitution from a minor, he got a surprising visitor: James E. Staley, a top JPMorgan Chase executive and one of the highest-ranking figures
When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso in northern Somalia, local news reports chalked it up to Islamist militants retaliating for American airstrikes.
CHINCHINIM, Goa, India — Seven young men sprinted down paths, darting behind houses and vaulting low walls. Each one carried a long-handled net. From yards, alleys and streets the din of canine outrage
WASHINGTON — President Trump, who on Twitter last year accused Pakistan’s leaders of “nothing but lies & deceit,” welcomed the country’s prime minister to the White House on Monday in an effort to mend
The credit bureau Equifax will pay about $650 million — and perhaps much more — to resolve most claims stemming from a 2017 data breach that exposed sensitive information on more than 147 million consumers
MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines used his annual address to Congress on Monday to defend his government’s conciliatory stance toward China and his controversial drug war, which has
The district attorney’s office in Las Vegas announced Monday that it would not prosecute an allegation of sexual assault made against the soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. “Based upon a review of the information
A new study has found that a higher rate of firearm ownership is associated with a higher rate of domestic violence homicide in the United States, but that the same does not hold true for other kinds gun
[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] “I am very afraid for my child’s safety and mental development with her deranged father,” Cherone Coleman wrote to Family Court
Boris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unless he drops his no-deal Brexit agenda, as he stands on the brink of entering Downing Street.
Washington (CNN) — An employee of the drug recovery center that Vice President Mike Pence abruptly withdrew from visiting agreed to plead guilty last week to federal drug trafficking charges. Jeff Hatch,
(CNN) — Macy's may have bitten off more than it could chew. The retail giant announced late Sunday that it would pull a line of porcelain plates advocating for smaller portion sizes after a wave of criticism
UK-Iranian aid worker has been returned to prison from psychiatric ward, Richard Ratcliffe says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman being held in Tehran, was chained to a bed for days
The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has proposed a European-led maritime protection force in the Gulf – spurning separate American plans for a US-led force to protect commercial shipping from interference.
Carolyn Bessette is good at making soap. So good that people pay $8 for a bar of Farm to Shower Peppermint Watermelon or Hopi Blue Corn handmade soap through her website. What she’s not good at, however,
A weather system heading toward Florida strengthens but is not likely to become Tropical Storm Chantal
(CNN) — A weather system traveling toward Florida has developed into a tropical depression faster than expected, but it's not likely to gain enough strength to be a named storm. A tropical storm is a --
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Authorities in Istanbul set a four-week deadline on Monday for Syrians living without approval in Turkey's largest city to return to provinces where they are registered or face forced