| News Analysis: In North Korea, ‘Surgical Strike’ Could Spin Into ‘Worst Kind of Fighting’ Posted: 05 Jul 2017 02:57 AM PDT
Even limited scenarios of an attack on North Korea point to staggering civilian casualties in the
South and the
prospect of nuclear warfare.
| U.S. Vows Tougher Action on North Korea After Missile Test Posted: 05 Jul 2017 01:32 PM PDT
United States and
South Korea test-fired missiles, while the
American ambassador to the
United Nations threatened tougher sanctions against the
| News Analysis: China’s Strongman Has a Weak Point: North Korea Posted: 05 Jul 2017 09:03 AM PDT
Xi Jinping is known for acting boldly, but for all the
grief Pyongyang and
its nuclear tests have been causing him, his options are limited.
| Police Officer Is Shot and Killed in ‘Unprovoked Attack’ in the Bronx Posted: 05 Jul 2017 08:03 AM PDT
Miosotis Familia, a
12-year veteran of the
force, was shot in the
head while sitting in a
gunman was killed, the
| Slain Police Officer, Mother of 3, Was Her Family’s ‘Warrior’ Posted: 05 Jul 2017 12:36 PM PDT
family of Officer Miosotis Familia, who was shot and
killed in the
Bronx on Wednesday, says she was outspoken and
encouraged family members to face their problems head on.
| Aides’ Biggest Worry on Trump’s Europe Trip: A Meeting With Putin Posted: 05 Jul 2017 02:00 AM PDT
|The president will
host of issues in Poland and
Germany, including the
North Korean nuclear threat, his commitment to NATO and
his withdrawal from the
Paris climate deal.
| Right-Tilting Poland Welcomes Trump as Europe Watches Warily Posted: 04 Jul 2017 09:01 PM PDT
In Warsaw, Donald Trump will
warm welcome, but also
how he will
react to Poland’s rightward shift.
| Trump May Find Some Allies on Climate Change at G-20 Meeting Posted: 05 Jul 2017 11:03 AM PDT
Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and
Indonesia could side with the
United States against the
Paris climate accord at the
Group of 20 meeting this week.
| Economic Scene: Trump’s Trade Choice: Follow the Postwar Order or Blow It Up Posted: 04 Jul 2017 09:21 AM PDT
In acting on his protectionist campaign pledges, the president
could play by multilateral rules or seek bilateral deals and
| North Korea, CNN, Volvo: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Posted: 05 Jul 2017 03:09 PM PDT
Here’s what you
need to know at the
end of the
| Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Vladimir Putin, G-20: Your Thursday Briefing Posted: 05 Jul 2017 03:14 PM PDT
Here’s what you
need to know to start your day.
| California Today: California Today: Bringing Tax Anger to Governor’s Race Posted: 05 Jul 2017 05:29 AM PDT
Wednesday: Checking in with
Assemblyman Travis Allen, political resentment in northernmost California, and a
Hermosa Beach race that celebrates vomit.
| Health Care? Taxes? Budget? G.O.P. Has Big To-Do List, but Little Time Posted: 05 Jul 2017 03:00 AM PDT
Republicans in Congress face intense pressure to achieve something of consequence so they can claim the
first year of the
Trump administration has been a
| Public Health: Ted Cruz Has an Idea for How to Cover High-Risk Patients Posted: 05 Jul 2017 08:31 AM PDT
His proposal to change the
Senate health bill would preserve Obamacare’s protections for some, but move most customers into an unregulated market.
| In a ‘Summer of Hell,’ Grand Central May Be a Bit of Heaven Posted: 05 Jul 2017 08:14 AM PDT
temporarily restore some intercity service to Grand Central Terminal to relieve pressure on the
beleaguered Pennsylvania Station.
| Lena Headey, Cersei in ‘Game of Thrones,’ Has Her Own Power Moves Posted: 05 Jul 2017 02:30 AM PDT
Ms. Headey, whose character has the
coveted position on the
show, says she’s finding balance in a
thriving career and
her personal life.
| ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Back. Here’s Where We Left Off. Posted: 04 Jul 2017 02:14 PM PDT
Ahead of the
show’s seventh season, a
road map with
which to navigate a
very complicated landscape.
| Your ‘Game of Thrones’ Guide: Sign Up Here Posted: 05 Jul 2017 12:28 AM PDT
| How Uber May Have Improperly Taxed Its Drivers Posted: 05 Jul 2017 01:21 PM PDT
Drivers’ trip receipts contain signs that the
ride-hailing service deducted hundreds of millions of dollars from drivers’ earnings in New York to pay state taxes.
| CNN Story About Source of Trump Wrestling Video Draws Backlash Posted: 05 Jul 2017 10:20 AM PDT
network said it had found the
Reddit user behind a
video showing the president
CNN logo to the
ground, but it did not identify the
| Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines Posted: 05 Jul 2017 10:20 AM PDT
It became the
first mainstream automaker to sound the
death knell of the
traditional engine, saying all the
models it introduces from 2019 will
be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries.
| 52 Places to Go: Busan Fish Market Posted: 05 Jul 2017 02:00 AM PDT
Discover Busan’s fish auction and
Jagalchi market, among the
largest in South Korea and
| Fed Officials Split Over Timing on Reducing Debt Holdings Posted: 05 Jul 2017 11:24 AM PDT
Minutes of the
policy makers’ June meeting showed a
conflict over a
September or December start on pruning the
bank’s portfolio, and the
effect on rates.
| Russia Deploys a Potent Weapon in Syria: The Profit Motive Posted: 05 Jul 2017 07:13 AM PDT
Kremlin is rewarding private security contractors with
mineral rights in territory they secure from the
| Chinese Hospital Invites Cancer Experts to Help Treat Nobel Laureate Posted: 04 Jul 2017 08:52 PM PDT
Liu Xiaobo, sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power,” was granted parole to move from prison to a hospital
in late June.
| Louisiana Congressman Retracts Video Filmed at Auschwitz Posted: 05 Jul 2017 12:46 PM PDT
Representative Clay Higgins apologized after the
museum’s Twitter account chastised him, saying that the
site was “not a
| Try, Then Buy? Amazon’s Move Is Part of a Shopping Trend Posted: 05 Jul 2017 12:30 PM PDT
Fine jewelry, swimsuits and
cocktail dresses are among the
many items you
can live with
free for a
while till it’s time to pay up or wrap up.
| Rome Journal: Putting ‘Don Giovanni’ on a Truck, and Returning Opera to Its Roots Posted: 04 Jul 2017 09:53 PM PDT
Putting into practice the
notion that culture is a
right, OperaCamion is bringing operas, like Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” to Rome’s grittier neighborhoods.
| Artists Protest Lincoln Center Play Backed by Israel Posted: 05 Jul 2017 12:07 PM PDT
More than 60 artists, including the
Pulitzer winner Annie Baker and the
actress Greta Gerwig, asked that the
play “To the
End of the
Land” be canceled.
| Royal Shakespeare Company to Monitor Heart Rates at ‘Titus Andronicus’ Posted: 05 Jul 2017 10:50 AM PDT
theater company hopes to discover whether audiences are similarly affected at live plays versus cinema screenings.
| A French Choreographer Who Plays With the DNA of Dance Posted: 04 Jul 2017 12:55 PM PDT
Boris Charmatz’s new piece has 10,000 gestures, with
no repeats. He calls it a
one-line idea, but that’s one complicated line.
| Laurie Metcalf to Leave ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ Posted: 05 Jul 2017 08:56 AM PDT
Ms. Metcalf, who won a
Tony Award for her performance in the
play on Broadway, will
depart on July 23 and
be replaced by the
Tony winner Julie White.
| Fiction: Affluent Idlers Find a Just Cause in a Refugee Swept Ashore Posted: 05 Jul 2017 02:01 AM PDT
wealthy foreigners on a
Greek island in Lawrence Osborne’s “Beautiful Animals,” a
deeply compromised act of charity has dreadful consequences.
| What’s Keeping One of Opera’s Greatest Sopranos From Singing? Posted: 04 Jul 2017 07:14 AM PDT
Family issues have made Anja Harteros, whose voice “is one of the
most beautiful which has been ever around,” a
star who can seem like a
| Frugal Traveler: How to Save on Your Trip to a Theme Park Posted: 04 Jul 2017 02:00 AM PDT
Go more than once, purchase tickets ahead of time and
check stores for gift cards.