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    Ivanka Trump Calls for Tolerance After Threats on Jewish Centers

    Ivanka Trump Calls for Tolerance After Threats on Jewish Centers


    Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump this month at the White House. Ms. Trump converted to Judaism before marrying Mr....

    Ms. Trump, a convert to Judaism, posted a Twitter message calling for “religious tolerance” after 11 separate bomb scares were called into Jewish community centers around the country.
    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64

    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64


    Vitaly I. Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, in 2006. He was the longest-serving ambassador on the United Nations Security...

    Mr. Churkin, something of a legend in diplomatic circles with a caustic, wry wit, served at a time of mounting tensions between Washington and the Kremlin.
    White House Memo: From an Anchor’s Lips to Trump’s Ears to Sweden’s Disbelief

    White House Memo: From an Anchor’s Lips to Trump’s Ears to Sweden’s Disbelief


    A group of refugees walking on a highway in Denmark toward Sweden in 2015. Statistics in Sweden found no appreciable increase in crimes from 2015, when the country processed a record 163,000 asylum applications, to...

    A diplomatic dispute with Sweden illustrates the unusual approach the president takes to foreign policy, as well as the influence that television can have on his thinking.
    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book Deal

    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book Deal


    Milo Yiannopoulos last month in Boulder, Colo. The Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded its invitation for him to speak to the group after his comments about...

    The publication of a video in which the contentious Breitbart News editor condoned sexual relations with boys seemed to be more than conference organizers could tolerate.
    Dick Bruna, Author of Miffy Books, Is Dead at 89

    Dick Bruna, Author of Miffy Books, Is Dead at 89


    Dick Bruna in 2005 at the opening of an exhibition devoted to his Miffy books in The...

    The Dutch writer and illustrator was known for children’s books depicting a sparely drawn round white rabbit who gained a worldwide following.
    Contradicting Trump on Russia: Russian Officials

    Contradicting Trump on Russia: Russian Officials


    President Trump at a news conference Thursday. “I have nothing to do with Russia,” he told reporters. “To the best of my knowledge, no person that I deal with...

    President Trump has insisted his campaign had no contact with Russian officials — denials that stand at odds with the utterances of Russian officials themselves.
    Hillary Clinton’s in the House

    Hillary Clinton’s in the House


    Hillary Clinton chatting backstage with Glenn Close, star of “Sunset...

    For Broadway audiences, she’s become a familiar sight — and another reason to applaud.
    With Snap’s I.P.O., Los Angeles Prepares to Embrace New Tech Millionaires

    With Snap’s I.P.O., Los Angeles Prepares to Embrace New Tech Millionaires


    The Venice sign spans the intersection of Windward and Pacific Avenues in the Los Angeles neighborhood. It is a replica of the original sign from 1905, which was hung by the developer to lure buyers. The neighborhood is undergoing change now as tech...

    That prospect has real estate agents, money managers and luxury goods purveyors excited for a potential business windfall, of the sort often seen in Silicon Valley.
    Europe Combats a New Foe of Political Stability: Fake News

    Europe Combats a New Foe of Political Stability: Fake News


    Emmanuel Macron, center, a French presidential candidate, in southern France on Friday. The head of his party said Mr. Macron had been targeted by Russian news...

    The rise of sophisticated hacks and a torrent of fake news coincide with angry populist movements across the Continent, and officials are nervous.
    On Washington: Gorsuch, Like Previous Supreme Court Nominees, Keeps Views Hidden

    On Washington: Gorsuch, Like Previous Supreme Court Nominees, Keeps Views Hidden


    Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, met with Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington this...

    President Trump’s nominee continues the longtime practice of reticence over candor in preparing for confirmation battle, to the frustration of Democrats.

    Mike Pence, in Europe, Says Trump Supports Partnership With E.U.


    The vice president also said he backed the president’s decision to seek the resignation of his national security adviser, Michael T....

    The vice president also said he backed the president’s decision to seek the resignation of his national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn.
    California Braces for More Rain. How Bad Can It Get?

    California Braces for More Rain. How Bad Can It Get?


    Flood water crossed over Interstate 5 in Williams, Calif., about 60 miles north of Sacramento on...

    An “atmospheric river” is threatening to drop more water on an area of the country that’s struggling to cope with an unusually wet winter.
    Selling My Vintage Watch: A Journey in Time

    Selling My Vintage Watch: A Journey in Time


    Sabine Kegel, of Christie’s, estimated that the watch could bring in 8,000 to 12,000 Swiss francs (about $7,950 to $11,930) at...

    Will going through an auction house, a store or a website be the most lucrative way to sell a 1937 Patek Philippe Calatrava? Its owner decides to find out.
    Sidebar: On Free Press, Supreme Court Pick at Odds With Trump

    Sidebar: On Free Press, Supreme Court Pick at Odds With Trump


    Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, center, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. His decisions in libel and related cases show no inclination to cut back on protections for the...

    President Trump pledged to “open up” libel laws, but his nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, has shown no inclination to cut back on protections for the press.
    As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food

    As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food


    A market in Port-Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. Experts say a health crisis in Pacific island nations is primarily driven by a shift from traditional diets toward ones high in sugar, refined starch and processed...

    A ban on imported food at government functions and tourist establishments is an early step to prevent disease and promote healthy habits in an isolated province of Vanuatu.

    Rebuilding a Highway Through a Denver Community


    Step into the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood where a contentious billion-dollar expansion for Interstate 70 calls for the demolition of homes and businesses in the...

    Step into the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood where a contentious billion-dollar expansion for Interstate 70 calls for the demolition of homes and businesses in the community.
    Where the World’s Wealthiest Invest Their Billions

    Where the World’s Wealthiest Invest Their Billions


    A look at 10 billionaires’ money reveals one thing the superrich have in common: a large amount of cash and liquid...

    A look at 10 billionaires’ money reveals one thing the superrich have in common: a large amount of cash and liquid securities.
    Who Are the Richest of the Rich?

    Who Are the Richest of the Rich?


    There are 2,473 billionaires in the world by a new count, and how they got their money and what they plan to do with it are matters of global...

    There are 2,473 billionaires in the world by a new count, and how they got their money and what they plan to do with it are matters of global importance.
    Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX

    Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX


    Jessica Davidson of the group End Rape on Campus, which wants college officials to uphold Obama-era policies on sexual...

    The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
    The Education of Brady Skjei

    The Education of Brady Skjei


    Brady Skjei of the Rangers after his teammate J. T. Miller scored in overtime to beat the host Detroit Red Wings, 1-0, on Jan....

    The rookie, a 2012 first-round draft pick, is second only to Ryan McDonagh in assists among Rangers defensemen and has played his best in recent games.

    Limited to Prewar Music, Bulgarian Station Thrives


    A copyright dispute limited Bulgarian National Radio to broadcasting music recorded before 1946. The audience doesn’t seem to...

    A copyright dispute limited Bulgarian National Radio to broadcasting music recorded before 1946. The audience doesn’t seem to mind.

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