WHY BERNIE SANDERS WANTS REDEMPTION IN SOUTH CAROLINA

The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things...

PENTAGON SAYS IT SPENT $184,000 IN 2 YEARS AT TRUMP'S SCOTLAND RESORT

The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the figure amid criticism from Democrats about spending taxpayer money at properties...

 
 
 

1 IN 4 YOUTHS HAS VAPED. WILL STATE BANS DO ANYTHING?

Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations...

 
 
 

FED CUTS INTEREST RATES BY ANOTHER QUARTER POINT

The Federal Reserve cut rates for the second time since July as risks to the economic outlook mounted.

LUIGI COLANI, 91, DESIGNER OF FANCIFUL AND FUTURISTIC OBJECTS, DIES

Better known for far-out prototypes than actual products, he was seen by his admirers as a visionary in an unimaginative world.

 
 
 

FOOD & WINE HIRES A RESTAURANT EDITOR WHO WANTS MORE INCLUSIVITY

Khushbu Shah aims to expand and vary the legacy magazine's coverage from a new bureau in Los Angeles.

ANN PATCHETT WILL EVENTUALLY DISCUSS HER BOOK

“The Dutch House,” a novel whose creation she compared to burning a cake, is coming out soon. Let's change the subject.

 
 
 

MADONNA IS STILL TAKING CHANCES

Her Madame X show reimagines pop spectacle for a theater stage, merging her newest music and calls for political awareness with striking...

CHARGES AGAINST ANOTHER PARENT REVEALED IN THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL

Prosecutors said a Chinese woman living in Canada had paid $400,000 to bribe her son's way into U.C.L.A., raising the total number...

 
 
 

TRUMP DEFENDS PLAN TO KILL CALIFORNIA'S AUTHORITY TO SET ITS OWN AUTO-EMISSIONS RULES

The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states' rights and...

THE FUTURE OF WAR IS ALREADY HERE

Saturday's strike on Saudi Arabia is surrounded by uncertainties. But one thing is clear: The United States needs to be better prepared...

 
 
 

HOW ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ LEARNED TO PLAY BY WASHINGTON'S RULES

After nearly nine months in office, the progressive firebrand has swapped the combative brand of politics that swept her into Washington...

MORE AND MORE CHILDREN ARE FEELING ANXIOUS. THIS GRAPHIC NOVELIST IS TRYING TO HELP

“Guts,” Raina Telgemeier's warm, funny and realistic new graphic memoir, hits home for parents and children trying to climb out of...

 
 
 

MARINA SCHIANO, DISTINCTIVE PRESENCE IN THE FASHION WORLD, DIES AT 77

Leaving home in Italy as a teenager, she modeled for Vogue and other magazines before carving out a high-profile career as an executive...

DECODING YOUR KID'S FRIENDSHIP DRAMA

Just because children play alone at recess doesn't mean they're lonely.

 
 
 

ISRAEL ELECTIONS: NETANYAHU IS IN TROUBLE, AND OTHER TAKEAWAYS

Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren't certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin...

A RERUN FROM THE 1970S? THIS ECONOMIC EPISODE HAS DIFFERENT RISKS

Labor strife, pressure on the Fed, a sharp rise in oil prices, but without stagflation and other key elements.

 
 
 

THE FAMILY MINIVAN AS REPORTING TOOL

The finance editor, David Enrich, does a lot of work while on the move (but don't worry, he's not behind the wheel).

AMERICA'S ABORTION RATE HAS DROPPED TO ITS LOWEST EVER

New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies are more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...