NEW MEMBERS FLOOD U.K.'S CONSERVATIVES, YANKING THE PARTY RIGHT

A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new...

TO THE MOON, BUT NOT BACK

You might be surprised what humans left behind on the lunar surface.

 
 
 

APPEALS COURT JUDGES SEND EMOLUMENTS SUIT AGAINST TRUMP BACK TO A LOWER COURT

A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about...

TRUMP AND AHMADINEJAD ARE RIGHT

The administration is talking to the Taliban and North Korea. Why not Iran?

 
 
 

‘UNCONTROLLABLE' JEFFREY EPSTEIN: 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM JUDGE'S BAIL DECISION

Mr. Epstein was willing to pay almost anything to stay out of jail. But the judge suggested he could not curb his sexual fixation with...

SUBWAY SERVICE IS SUSPENDED ON SEVERAL LINES, M.T.A. SAYS

Passengers are left stranded on subways and platforms during the evening rush on the first day of a heat wave.

 
 
 

EQUIFAX IS SAID TO BE NEAR $650 MILLION SETTLEMENT FOR DATA BREACH

An agreement would resolve federal and state investigations and consumer claims over the exposure of information about 145 million...

ONE HUGE TENNIS FINE IS OVERTURNED, ANOTHER UPHELD

Anna Tatishvili won an appeal to reclaim her prize money from the French Open, where she lost in the first round and was accused of...

 
 
 

INMATES FREED AS JUSTICE DEPT. TRIES TO CLEAR HURDLES OF NEW LAW

More than 3,000 federal inmates were granted early release under the bipartisan criminal justice overhaul passed late last year.

TRUMP'S ART OF DISAVOWING A DISAVOWAL

After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just...

 
 
 

ANGUS MCQUEEN, THE N.R.A.'S IMAGE MAKER, DIES AT 74

He was a principal architect of the N.R.A.'s modern image, until an astonishing legal battle between his firm and the gun group broke...

EUGENE SCALIA, TRUMP'S LABOR PICK, HAS FOUGHT FOR CORPORATE CLIENTS

Mr. Scalia, whom Mr. Trump plans to nominate as labor secretary, has been a go-to lawyer for businesses like UPS and SeaWorld.

 
 
 

FOR LI NA, ANOTHER FIRST IN TENNIS

On Saturday, she will be the first Asian-born player to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

3,271 PILL BOTTLES, A TOWN OF 2,831: COURT FILINGS SAY CORPORATIONS FED OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated...

 
 
 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER AN ICE RAID? EXPLAINING THE DEPORTATION PROCESS

With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people....

HOW TO SAVE THE AMAZON RAIN FOREST

Countries in the Amazon Basin are falling behind on their targets to cut deforestation. Environmental enforcement combined with economic...

 
 
 

PUERTO RICANS DESERVE BETTER FROM THEIR GOVERNMENT

A local leadership scandal has exacerbated recent struggles on the island.

ANDREA CAMILLERI, AUTHOR OF INSPECTOR MONTALBANO NOVELS, DIES AT 93

Mr. Camilleri was a late-blooming novelist whose series about a Sicilian police officer became wildly popular in Italy and the basis...

 
 
 

MARC MARON ON ‘GLOW,' HIS PODCAST AND ‘SWORDS OF TRUST'

The actor and host of “WTF” talks about hope and change and wrestling.

AUDRE LORDE'S BERLIN

Following in the footsteps of the self-described “black feminist lesbian poet,” whose ideas caught fire in a city she cherished and...

 
 
 



Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth inning vs. Angels, settles...

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth inning vs. Angels, settles for a Maddux

The Seattle right-hander retired the first 24 Angels batters he faced in a 10-0 victory, exactly one week after he failed to get out of the first inning vs. the same opponent. Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11

CINCINNATI - Jose Martinez homered and singled during a 10-run rally in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a seven-run deficit Friday night for a wild 12-11... Read more ...

Wizards reportedly promote Tommy Sheppard to general manager, remove interim tag

Wizards reportedly promote Tommy Sheppard to general manager, remove interim tag

Tommy Sheppard was named the interim GM when Ernie Grunfeld was fired in April. Read more ...

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...