With Baby in Tow, Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis — and Her Roots By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY April 25, 2017 Victoria Azarenka in front of the wall she once used as a hitting partner at a tennis center in Minsk, Belarus. The wall, she said, “never misses, never complains.” By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY April 25, 2017 MINSK, Belarus… Continue reading
By RUSSELL GOLDMAN April 25, 2017 When Americans are detained in North Korea, they can expect harsh conditions, with tiny prison cells, little food or water and even less daylight. And their story line is preordained: A forced confession, a show trial, a sentence to years of hard labor with little chance of appeal…. Continue reading
By ADAM ZAGORIA April 25, 2017 When the news broke on April 5 that St. Anthony High School in Jersey City would shut down at the end of the 2016-17 school year, the school’s famed basketball coach, Bob Hurley, and his assistant Eric Harrield began fielding phone calls from coaches at other high schools…. Continue reading
The National Front’s popularity among young voters in France has been on the rise, and a 25-year-old is trying to put a fresh face on a party associated with the uglier side of nationalism and Europe’s far right.
By STACY COWLEY April 25, 2017 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Despite the turmoil that has engulfed Wells Fargo in the past year, shareholders voted on Tuesday to re-elect all of the bank’s 15 directors. But some edged in just barely, sending a message that many shareholders want further changes in the bank’s leadership…. Continue reading
By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ April 25, 2017 BEIJING — In the halls of Yuzhou No. 1 High School in central China, students refer to them simply as “the cameras.” When the first bell sounds before 7 a.m., their fish-eye lenses spring to life, broadcasting live as students sit at their desks and measure geometric angles,… Continue reading
April 25, 2017 By JIM KERSTETTER It’s hard to say for sure when autonomous vehicles will become mainstream, but one thing is certain: In some cities, spotting one is no longer a novelty. On Tuesday, Waymo, the self-driving car spinout of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, was to announce that it will offer… Continue reading
By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS April 25, 2017 In her 30s, Sophie Marat, now 42, used to record herself reading poetry aloud, then play it back to hear if she sounded like a woman. Ms. Marat, who is transgender, had spent years trying to remake her voice in private by speaking in a higher pitch but… Continue reading
The suspects, eight Moroccans and a Spaniard, were believed to have links with “an organized group associated with jihadi terrorism,” an official in Spain said.
President François Hollande led a memorial ceremony. The two contenders to succeed him took a break from campaigning to attend.