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Gas Prices in the U.S. Fall Below $4 a Gallon
After peaking in mid-June, they have tracked a global decline in oil prices and are back where they were in March.
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In Kenya’s Elections, Young Voters Aren’t Turning Out, and Who Can Blame Them?
Presented with two stalwarts of the status quo, many are opting out.
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Trump Claims He’s a Victim of Tactics He Once Deployed
Donald J. Trump’s efforts to politicize the law enforcement system have now become his shield as he tries to deflect accusations of wrongdoing.
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Trump Invokes Fifth Amendment, Attacking Legal System as Troubles Mount
The former president declined to answer questions from the office of the New York State attorney general, Letitia James, who leads one of a number of inquiries swirling around him.
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What’s Next in the New York Attorney General’s Trump Inquiry?
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Donald Trump’s Politics of Persecution
For Trump, appearing persecuted is both a security blanket and a weapon.
Prosecutors Face Distrust in Second Try to Prove Plot to Kidnap Michigan’s Governor
Two men are charged with conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. But a first trial ended with no convictions, and questions about the F.B.I.’s tactics.
The Gloriously Weird B-52’s Say Farewell to the Road
Forty-three years after their first album, the band that brought the world “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack” is starting a tour for the last time.
F.B.I. Seizure of Scott Perry’s Phone Is Sign of Escalating Election Inquiry
Representative Scott Perry’s lawyer said he was told he is not a target of the Justice Department’s expanding inquiry into one element of the effort to keep Donald J. Trump in power after his loss in 2020.
During Four-Hour Deposition, Trump Answered Only One Question
A lawyer for Donald J. Trump said that over the course of about four hours, the former president answered only one question, about his name, toward the beginning of the interview.
Markets Rise Sharply, Seizing on Inflation Numbers
The Boy Bosses of Silicon Valley Are on Their Way Out
They rode their unicorns to fame and fortune. In a rocky market, it got a little less fun.
Afghan Man Charged in Muslim Killings Was Headed for Texas
The police in Albuquerque revealed details of the evidence against Muhammad Syed, an Afghan immigrant who has been charged in the shooting deaths of two fellow Muslims.
Inflation Cooled in July, Welcome News for White House and Fed
Prices have increased rapidly since last year, but barely budged in July — a positive development, though not yet enough for a victory lap.
Trump’s refusal to answer questions in a civil case could help him in a parallel criminal investigation.
Biden Signs Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq.
Justice Dept. Charges Iranian in Plot to Kill John Bolton
Prosecutors said a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sought the murder of the former national security adviser in retaliation for the killing of a top Iranian official by the U.S.
What today’s report means for the Federal Reserve.
Fed officials are waiting for an inflation slowdown, and economists have predicted that this could mark the start of a deceleration.
Raymond Briggs, Illustrator of ‘The Snowman,’ Dies at 88
The children’s author used comic-strip-like panels to explore the joys and struggles of workaday British life. With irreverent wit, he also interrogated Father Christmas and nuclear war.
Two Trump Scenarios
What should you make of the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home? We offer a guide.
The F.B.I. Search of Trump’s Home
What have we learned about the agency’s unprecedented decision to enter Mar-a-Lago?
Five Takeaways From Tuesday’s Elections
In a series of primaries in Wisconsin and a handful of other states, the power of a Trump endorsement resonated.
Why the Days of Full-Coverage Foundation Are Dead
Gone are the days of full-coverage foundation that conceals all of skin’s flaws. A new era is ushering in a wave of self-acceptance.
‘We Couldn’t Do Anything’: Family Drowns in Seoul Basement During Floods
Hundreds of thousands of poor people live in semi-underground homes around the city. The death of a family of three showed ​how vulnerable they are to flooding.
Meet Mandela Barnes, the 35-Year-Old Candidate Working to Oust Ron Johnson
Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor embodies both the flaws and the promise of his generation.
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F.B.I. Search of Trump’s Home Pushes Long Conflict Into Public View
Justice Department officials were worried that the former president had not fully complied with requests to return material taken from the White House that included possible classified information.
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Serena Williams Will Retire Tennis Just as She Played — on Her Own Terms
Williams brought her own distinctive flair to tennis, challenging norms that governed fashion, power, decorum, race and gender. By being herself, Williams’s reach far exceeded the game.
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The Raid at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago and the Lawless Republican Response
Being seen to be persecuted by federal officers is now a badge of honor within the Republican Party.
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Explosions Rip Through Russian Base on Crimea
A senior Ukrainian official said his country’s forces were responsible, which Ukraine did not publicly confirm or deny. Russian officials said only that munitions had detonated.
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Voting Is Over in Kenya’s Election. Here’s What Comes Next
The two front-runners for the presidency — one making his fifth attempt — said victory was within reach. But a dispute over the results seems inevitable, and the next phase could be turbulent.
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