Trump Echoes ‘Fox & Friends’ on Shootings. The New York Post Dissents. by MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM, MARC TRACY and TIFFANY HSU


By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM, MARC TRACY and TIFFANY HSU

Some criticism of the president’s stance on gun control and his relationship to the rise of white nationalism came from conservative outlets.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply by AUSTIN RAMZY, MIKE IVES and TIFFANY MAY


By AUSTIN RAMZY, MIKE IVES and TIFFANY MAY

The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Are Recovering From Medical Procedures by DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR


By DERRICK BRYSON TAYLOR

Mr. McConnell fractured his shoulder while Mr. Paul had surgery to have part of his lung removed. Both senators are recovering in their home state of Kentucky, their teams said.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

In Search of the Real Bouillabaisse, Marseille’s Gift to the Fish Lover by ELAINE SCIOLINO


By ELAINE SCIOLINO

During a yearlong celebration of its food, the city is filled with odd versions for tourists and fancy variations for the well-heeled. Finding an authentic specimen took some legwork.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Trump Wants ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings but Ties Them to Immigration Laws by EILEEN SULLIVAN and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG


By EILEEN SULLIVAN and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Dayton and El Paso Shootings: Trump Links Call for Background Checks to Immigration Laws by CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, MITCH SMITH and RICK ROJAS


By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, MITCH SMITH and RICK ROJAS

Mourners in El Paso and Dayton implored lawmakers for gun control, while President Trump suggested “marrying” tougher background checks to new immigration laws.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

The ‘Good Fighter’: How Carrie Lam Rose to Power in Hong Kong by NILO TABRIZY and WILL LLOYD


By NILO TABRIZY and WILL LLOYD

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, has earned a reputation as a tenacious politician in her nearly 40 years in government. But her close ties with China’s central leadership have made her a divisive figure at home.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Dayton and El Paso Shootings: Live Updates by CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, MITCH SMITH and RICK ROJAS


By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON, MITCH SMITH and RICK ROJAS

At gatherings in El Paso and Dayton, the sites of mass shootings over the weekend, mourners implored lawmakers for gun control and religious leaders urged compassion.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

New Zealand Takes On a Long-Avoided Issue: Decriminalizing Abortion by CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-McLAY


By CHARLOTTE GRAHAM-McLAY

The proposal, which fulfills a campaign vow by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, comes as the country has sidestepped the matter for decades even as it built a socially liberal reputation.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

India Moves to Remove Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown by SAMEER YASIR and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN


By SAMEER YASIR and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

Many people in the disputed region were fearful about stepping outside and waited in their homes for news about what was going to happen next.

Published: August 5, 2019 at 05:30AM

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? by ASTEAD W. HERNDON


By ASTEAD W. HERNDON

Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence.

Published: August 4, 2019 at 05:30AM

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