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FILE -- John Bolton, then the national security adviser, looks on as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office on Aug. 20, 2019. A president who has survived one revelation after another the last three years now faces perhaps the most serious disclosure of his political c…

LONDON — Brexit legislation once reduced Britain’s Parliament to recriminations and paralysis. But Wednesday a bill that paves the way for the country’s departure from the European Union this week completed its final parliamentary stage with a noticeable absence of the fuss and drama of rece…

Some retailers have turned to extras like virtual-reality headsets and touch-screen mirrors to give shoppers an experience they can’t get online.

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SAN FRANCISCO — On the afternoon of May 1, 2018, Jeff Bezos received a message on WhatsApp from an account belonging to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.

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Kobe Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers basketball star who was one of the greatest to play the game, and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash Sunday outside Los Angeles, rocking the sports world and generating an outpouring of grief and shock acro…

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SPARKS, Nev. — Joe Biden called an octogenarian voter a “damn liar” and challenged him to a push-up contest. He dismissed a heckler as an “idiot.” He commanded the news media to focus on President Donald Trump instead of the overseas business dealings of his son, Hunter Biden, demanding of o…

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WASHINGTON — Hours into the first long night of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont kept checking his watch. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sipped hot water — one of two drinks allowed in the chamber — to warm up. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of M…

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WASHINGTON — Armed with rifles and explosives, about a dozen al-Shabab fighters destroyed an American surveillance plane as it was taking off and ignited an hourslong gunfight this month on a sprawling military base in Kenya that houses U.S. troops. By the time al-Shabab was done, portions o…

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WUHAN, China — Facing growing pressure to contain a deadly viral outbreak that has spread halfway around the world, China’s ruling Communist Party raced on Tuesday to confront the disease, slapping restrictions on the city where it started and warning that anyone who hides infections will be…

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, unveiled ground rules Monday for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that would attempt to speed the proceeding along and refuse to admit the evidence against the president unearthed by the House without a separate vote.

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After a Boeing 737 crashed near Amsterdam more than a decade ago, Dutch investigators focused blame on the pilots for failing to react properly when an automated system malfunctioned and caused the plane to plummet into a field, killing nine people.

BIG HORN COUNTY, Mont. — Jackie Big Hair slept in her car again, waking every few hours to fire up the engine and gaze at the frozen highway rest stop where her 16-year-old daughter had been reported missing.

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WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial getting underway, Democrats are intensifying their demands for more testimony and documents that could add to the already voluminous evidence against him and bolster their case by shedding new light on several key questions.

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether former FBI Director James Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar w…

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel and Premier Li Keqiang of China settled into the back seat of a driverless Volkswagen van, fastened their seat belts and went for a spin around a disused airport landing strip in central Berlin.

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to transmit two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, sending the president and his party into uncharted territory in a deeply divisive trial fraught with history and political risk.

MOSCOW — Russia’s political order, unchanged at its core since the early 1990s, was thrown into feverish uncertainty on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping constitutional changes that could extend his hold on power indefinitely while his loyal protégé abruptly resigned…

WASHINGTON — The trade deal that President Donald Trump will sign Wednesday includes commitments by China to curtail practices that American firms complain put them at a disadvantage and force them to hand over valuable intellectual property to Chinese firms, according to several people with…

WASHINGTON — When Chief Justice John Roberts walks out of his chambers at the Supreme Court, crosses First Street and enters the Capitol to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, he will leave behind an institution that prides itself on reason and decorum and enter one mark…

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr declared Monday that a deadly shooting last month at a naval air station in Pensacola, Florida, was an act of terrorism, and he asked Apple in an unusually high-profile request to provide access to two phones used by the gunman.

This was the year that Tesla’s lock on high-end all-electric vehicles began to break, with Audi and Jaguar sending electric SUVs out into the world. They joined more workaday EVs from Chevrolet, Honda, Hyundai, Kia and Nissan.

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a man convicted in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent to life in prison, closing another chapter in a case that revealed the botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military unsuccessfully tried to kill a senior Iranian in Yemen on the same day a drone strike took out Gen. Qassem Soleimani, one of Iran’s most important commanders, according to American officials.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that Iran had planned to attack multiple embassies across the Middle East, including the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

Boeing sent Congress more than 100 pages of documents Thursday that included internal communications between company employees mocking the Federal Aviation Administration and bragging about getting the regulator to approve the 737 Max with little new training required for pilots.

The textbooks cover the same sweeping story, from the brutality of slavery to the struggle for civil rights. The self-evident truths of the founding documents to the waves of immigration that reshaped the nation.

A top Iranian military commander made a rare public appeal for forgiveness on Sunday as security forces fired on protesters and outrage over the mistaken downing of a jetliner reignited opposition on the streets and stirred dissent within the government’s conservative base.

One day they may name a street after President Donald Trump in Tehran. Why? Because Trump just ordered the assassination of possibly the dumbest man in Iran and the most overrated strategist in the Middle East: Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

Bob Wade, a Texas artist whose 40-foot-long iguana sculpture once perched atop the Lone Star Cafe in Manhattan and whose 63-foot-high saxophone lured patrons to a blues nightclub in Houston, died Dec. 24 at his home in Austin.

The National Security Agency and its British counterpart issued an unusual warning in October: The Russians were back and growing stealthier.

WELLS, Minn. — Michael Bloomberg walked among the silos, bundled and reddening in the 9-degree air, negotiating the icy path that delivers a billionaire presidential candidate past the grain bins and the cameras and the tractor — straight into the middle of somewhere his advisers decided he …

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump backed away from further military action against Iran and called for renewed diplomacy Wednesday as the bristling confrontation of the past six days eased in the aftermath of an Iranian missile strike that seemed intended to save face rather than inflict c…

LONDON — In a year of gut punches to Britain’s royal family, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, delivered a jarring blow of their own Wednesday, announcing that they would “step back” from their official duties.

BAGHDAD — Iran attacked U.S. forces at two bases in Iraq with a barrage of missiles early Wednesday, Iranian official news media and U.S. officials said, the start of what Tehran had promised would be retaliation for the killing of a top Iranian commander.

MIAMI — The strongest tremor yet in a week of heavy seismic activity rocked Puerto Rico early Tuesday morning, knocking out power to much of the island, seriously damaging homes and buildings and leaving at least one person dead.

WASHINGTON — John Bolton, the former White House national security adviser, said Monday that he was willing to testify at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, putting new pressure on Republicans to call witnesses and raising the possibility of revelations as the Senate weighs Trump’s …

TAIPEI, Taiwan — At first glance, the bespectacled YouTuber railing against Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, just seems like a concerned citizen making an appeal to his fellow Taiwanese.

No lines to check in for your flight, barely any security, certainly no jockeying at the gate waiting for the moment your boarding group is called. It is a fantasy, perhaps, unless you are rich enough to be part of the private-jet set.

Retirement in America became a tale of two very different realities in the decade that just closed.

BEIRUT — The consequences of the U.S.’ assassination of a top Iranian general rippled across the Middle East and beyond on Sunday, with Iran all but abandoning a landmark nuclear agreement and Iraqi lawmakers voting to expel U.S. forces from their country.

NEW YORK — Since the Harvey Weinstein story broke more than two years ago, everything about it has been outsize: the scope of the allegations of sexual harassment and assault, stretching back decades; the number of his accusers, who total more than 80; and the global scale of the reckoning t…

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Iran’s top security and intelligence commander was killed early Friday in a drone strike at Baghdad International Airport that was authorized by President Donald Trump, U.S. officials said.

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