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The Federal Reserve lowered its growth forecast to 2.1 percent this year, far less rosy than White House projections, as it detected signs of a slowing economy.
With upstate casinos struggling and the state facing budget woes, a plan to allow full-fledged casinos in New York City is being weighed as a solution.
Hundreds of migrants are arriving every day in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, where officials are scrambling to house and feed them.
While Ethiopian Airlines was among the first to install the Boeing 737 Max 8 simulator, the captain of Flight 302 had not trained on the simulator.
Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the victims.
The president said he gave the Arizona senator “the funeral he wanted, and I didn’t get ‘thank you,’” escalating attacks on Mr. McCain that began over the weekend.
Hamburg residents held back the Missouri River in 2011, then had to take down the makeshift levee that saved them. Much of the town is now under water.
Many states are suddenly considering heartbeat bills, which would make it virtually impossible to get an abortion. That’s no accident.
Deap Ubhi has spent his tech career bouncing around. Now he’s tangled up in a little battle over one of the biggest government I.T. contracts in history.
Two years into President Trump’s term, many businesses appear to be increasingly prioritizing their balance sheets over political backlash caused by his efforts to compel them to build and hire.
President Trump updated an earlier assertion that the territory held by the group in Syria was “100 percent” reclaimed, despite reports of continuing fighting.
Patrick M. Shanahan’s relationship with his former employers, and complaints that he disparaged Boeing competitors while at the Pentagon, have come under scrutiny.
A woman is suing the university for photographs taken 169 years ago of slaves she says are her ancestors. The images were taken as part of a racist study.
Indonesian investigators described the sounds emanating from the cockpit as the flight crew fought to take control of a plane that seemed almost magnetically propelled toward earth.
Mr. Schultz, a possible presidential contender, is best known for his wildly successful coffee company. But his time as an N.B.A. owner left a very different legacy.
The 2008 crisis showed what happens when financial regulation is weakened while the economy is strong. The Trump administration is doing it again.
Local officials across the country will have a chance to vote on new energy efficiency standards for buildings. But few tend to vote, which could put the outcome in jeopardy.
Three dogs who live in a Saddle River, N.J., mansion once owned by Russell Simmons have inspired an ordinance that bans and defines excessive barking.
Central Florida’s Tacko Fall and Florida State’s Christ Koumadje have the stunning size that teams used to love. But the N.B.A. may no longer covet what they’re offering.
Justice Thomas asked questions in the case of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for murder. The court will decide whether jury selection was marred by racial discrimination.
An exhibition at the Jewish Museum in London looks at 2,000 years of negative stereotypes through historical objects and works of art.
At the core of the “Ring” is the relationship between Wotan and Brünnhilde. The Metropolitan Opera’s old and new stagings offer divergent approaches.
The trumpeter’s bold new album, “Ancestral Recall,” offers the kind of slow-burning immersion that most of his recent records have only gestured at.
Scientists from the New Horizons mission presented their latest findings about the small distant object visited by the NASA spacecraft at the start of the year.
The advent of Beto O’Rourke’s presidential candidacy has Democrats arguing ferociously among themselves.
It’s hardly the standard Caribbean destination for travelers from the United States. And it offers few all-inclusive resort options. But that is part of this French-speaking island’s appeal.
The wrestlers of the Maiwand club have taken their revenge. Their gym is bigger, better and busier than it was before.
People who discovered that they enjoyed and felt capable of completing a weight-training session subsequently joined a new gym and showed up for workouts.
Lin Yong Hua, a self-taught creator, is one of the few craftsmen in China accredited by a Swiss industry association.
When an inveterate tweeter and social media hound decided to change his ways, what did he turn to? An email newsletter.
Sgt. Michael Rybarczyk was already facing charges that he solicited prostitutes when he was accused of sending messages to women on social media from a police computer.
Yair Lapid, Israel’s consummate centrist, explains why his party can unseat Israel’s prime minister.
An image from the Meteosat-9 satellite shows Earth on the vernal equinox, the official start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
Passion can be a gift or a curse.
Two in three Americans share a bed with a partner. Here’s how to make it more comfortable.
We’ve all got one of *those* stories.