By ANDREW E. KRAMER October 21, 2017 MOSCOW — The Russian elite, the group of oligarchs and other loyalists around President Vladimir V. Putin who amassed great wealth over nearly two decades of hand-in-glove work with the government, is showing signs of cracking. As the economy stagnates amid international sanctions and low oil prices, a… Continue reading
Astros 7, Yankees 1 | Series is tied, 3-3 By BILLY WITZ October 21, 2017 HOUSTON — The Houston Astros, riding another stellar pitching performance from Justin Verlander, an acrobatic catch from center fielder George Springer and a better-late-than-never awakening of their bats, beat the Yankees, 7-1, on Friday night to force a seventh… Continue reading
October 20, 2017 Keeping Score By FILIP BONDY The Yankees captured the 1927 World Series after losing just 44 games in the regular season, and they won only 87 before beating the Mets in the 2000 Series. But as they faced the Houston Astros in Game 6 of the American League Championship… Continue reading
Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack.
By JAMES WAGNER October 20, 2017 CHICAGO — After earning their first trip to the World Series in 29 years on Thursday night with a dismantling of the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated modestly until they headed off the field. And the real merriment could not begin until Enrique Hernandez, a utility… Continue reading
By AMANDA RIPLEY and TIMOTHY WILLIAMS October 20, 2017 After a series of high-profile police shootings, police departments across the nation turned to body cameras, hoping they would curb abuses. But a rigorous study released Friday shows that they have almost no effect on officer behavior. The 18-month study of more than 2,000 police officers in… Continue reading
A move to reduce contribution limits would almost certainly prompt a vocal backlash from middle-class workers who save heavily in such retirement accounts.
To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.
The Federal Reserve began to reduce its bond holdings earlier this month. Janet Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman, said it is making “good progress.”
Amazon’s handling of accusations of sexual harassment involving Roy Price, who ran its movie and television operations, has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing.