Fewer Inspections for Aging Nuclear Plants, Regulators Propose

July 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET
The proposal would significantly weaken or reduce the number and rigor of its safety inspections at the nation's 59 nuclear plants.

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them

July 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET
Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.

Fewer Inspections for Aging Nuclear Plants, Regulators Propose

July 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET
The proposal would significantly weaken or reduce the number and rigor of its safety inspections at the nation's 59 nuclear plants.

House Holds Barr and Ross in Contempt Over Census Dispute

July 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. ET
The House voted Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress over the census dispute.

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution

July 17, 2019, 6 p.m. ET
The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions.

Fighting Next to U.S. Commandos, but Without the Same Training and Gear

July 17, 2019, 6 p.m. ET
So far this year, two American bomb disposal soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan while embedded with Special Forces.

Intensive Anti-H.I.V. Efforts Meet With Mixed Success in Africa

July 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. ET
Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.

Netflix Stock Tumbles as Subscriber Growth Falls Far Below Expectations

July 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m. ET
The streaming giant said it had added 2.7 million subscribers for the three months ending in June, well short of the five million Wall Street investors were expecting.

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Is Declared a Global Health Emergency

July 17, 2019, 4 p.m. ET
The World Health Organization issued the order as the ebola virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed more than 1,660.

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video

July 17, 2019, 2:30 p.m. ET
The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club.

House Democrats Move to Knock Out a Key Piece of Obamacare

July 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ET
The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself.

Drug Overdose Deaths Drop in U.S. for First Time Since 1990

July 17, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ET
A decline in prescriptions for opioid painkillers was the major factor, but deaths from fentanyl overdoses and some other drugs continued to rise.

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question

July 17, 2019, 12:30 p.m. ET
The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress.

Latvia Is a Small Country Eager to Fix a Big Money-Laundering Problem

July 17, 2019, 10 a.m. ET
Corruption has driven honest investors away and damaged the Latvian economy, making the cleaning up of illicit bank activity a top priority for a new government.

Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls

July 17, 2019, 10 a.m. ET
Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at the Paris museum.

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court

July 17, 2019, 9:30 a.m. ET
He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan.

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers

July 17, 2019, 8 a.m. ET
European regulators have opened a formal inquiry into the data that Amazon collects from third-party sellers on its website.

It May Not Seem That Way, but Politicians Often Do What Voters Want

July 17, 2019, 5:30 a.m. ET
Data limitations once made the question hard to answer, but not anymore.

One Small Step for Experimental Space Gear. Many Giant Leaps of Imagination.

July 17, 2019, 5:30 a.m. ET
A gallery of scenes from when the space age was young and extraterrestrial travel looked fun.

Google Glass Has an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children

July 17, 2019, 5:30 a.m. ET
Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact.

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court

July 16, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts.

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89

July 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET
A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists.

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President

July 16, 2019, 5 p.m. ET
Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to restrict abortion.

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities

July 16, 2019, 4 p.m. ET
For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity.

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents

July 16, 2019, 4 p.m. ET
As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction.

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him

July 16, 2019, 4 p.m. ET
Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president.

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court

July 16, 2019, 4 p.m. ET
The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts.

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry

July 16, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ET
Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet.

Michael Seidenberg, Who Ran a Not-so-Secret Bookstore, Dies at 64

July 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m. ET
Those who knew where to look on East 84th Street could find an apartment stuffed with literature and a literary salon to go with it.

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports

July 16, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll.

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