Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders

Mr. Trump derided the complaint as a ridiculous story and said his communications with other leaders were at the highest level always appropriate. When asked whether he had brought up Mr. Biden during a July phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukr… [+1320 chars]

How an Ice Age Boulder Became a $3 Million Real Estate Prospect

Inwood, in fact, was once country streets. By the late 17th century, after the Europeans arrived, most of Upper Manhattan was owned by two families, the Dyckmans and the Nagles. The terrain west of Broadway was ideal for orchards, and the Cooper Street rock w… [+2087 chars]

Bill de Blasio Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Contest

New Yorkers repeatedly questioned whether Mr. de Blasio should travel from rural Iowa to the Nevada desert to address a handful of listeners about the travails of working people when there were serious problems to address in the largest city in the country su… [+1767 chars]

Young People Take to Streets in Global Climate Protest

Average global temperatures have risen by about 1 degree Celsius since the start of the industrial age, and the world as a whole remains far from meeting its obligations under the Paris Agreement, the landmark climate accord designed 4 years ago, to keep temp… [+2208 chars]

Soccer at the Edge of the World

Those involved prepare as best they can. Rasmussen, the referee, heads out of town to feed his pack of sled dogs. N-48s players eat a dinner of seal on Friday it is good for energy, according to Frederiksen, the organizer and then take a gentle stroll to the … [+1372 chars]

Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies

According to a 2007 report from the Justice Department inspector general, the F.B.I. didnt track how often information from the letters was used in criminal proceedings. But the report also said the letters had led to guilty pleas for arms trading, at least o… [+1824 chars]

Attack on Saudi Arabia Tests U.S. Guarantee to Defend Gulf

Experts on military technology said Saudi Arabia should not be faulted for failing to stop the attack. Like those of other countries, Saudi Arabias defenses were designed to stop ballistic missiles. This attack appears to have been carried out with low-flying… [+1704 chars]