Birtherism. Liberal Pelosi. Now ‘The Squad’ Is the New Villain for the Right. by JEREMY W. PETERS


By JEREMY W. PETERS

Four women have reached a notoriety virtually unheard-of for freshmen House members, thanks to a relentless conservative fire usually trained on senior Democrats.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

Impeachment Calls and a Booker-Biden Fight: This Week in the 2020 Race by MAGGIE ASTOR and MATT STEVENS


By MAGGIE ASTOR and MATT STEVENS

The 2020 Democrats reacted to the Mueller testimony, candidates tried out attacks before next week’s debates and Joe Biden received some good news.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

‘Would Dad Approve?’ Neil Armstrong’s Heirs Divide Over a Lucrative Legacy by SCOTT SHANE, SARAH KLIFF and SUSANNE CRAIG


By SCOTT SHANE, SARAH KLIFF and SUSANNE CRAIG

Mr. Armstrong was averse to cashing in on his celebrity. But as the 50th anniversary of the moon landing approached, his sons began auctioning off his memorabilia.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign by DAVID M. HALBFINGER, MICHAEL WINES and STEVEN ERLANGER


By DAVID M. HALBFINGER, MICHAEL WINES and STEVEN ERLANGER

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

15 Days of Fury: How Puerto Rico’s Government Collapsed by SIMON ROMERO, FRANCES ROBLES, PATRICIA MAZZEI and JOSE A. DEL REAL


By SIMON ROMERO, FRANCES ROBLES, PATRICIA MAZZEI and JOSE A. DEL REAL

Simmering frustrations over disaster response, a weak economy and graft scandals turned into mass protests that toppled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

In an Industrial Corner of France, 18,000 Jobs Are On Offer. Why Aren’t People Taking Them? by LIZ ALDERMAN


By LIZ ALDERMAN

In France, there are few takers for tens of thousands of manufacturing jobs, despite one of Europe’s highest unemployment rates. Now, the industry is being pushed to burnish its allure.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

‘I Should Be More Careful With Twitter’: Marianne Williamson on Those Mental Health Comments by MAGGIE ASTOR


By MAGGIE ASTOR

Ms. Williamson, a spiritual adviser and long shot presidential candidate, stood by her claim that antidepressants are overprescribed, which experts say stigmatizes mental illness.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz.

Published: July 27, 2019 at 05:30AM

Meet One of Iraq’s Top Table Tennis Players: She’s 14 and Disabled From Bomb Blast by ALISSA J. RUBIN


By ALISSA J. RUBIN

Najla Imad Lafta survived a bomb placed under her father’s car but was missing three limbs and saw little point in life. Then she discovered a sport in which she excels.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

Raising Prospect of Impeaching Trump, House Seeks Mueller’s Grand Jury Secrets by NICHOLAS FANDOS and CHARLIE SAVAGE


By NICHOLAS FANDOS and CHARLIE SAVAGE

In a petition to the court that oversaw the special counsel’s grand jury investigation, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee say they need the information to weigh potential impeachment articles.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

Gillibrand Accuses Unnamed Democratic Rivals of Not Supporting Women Working ‘Outside the Home’ by SHANE GOLDMACHER


By SHANE GOLDMACHER

Ms. Gillibrand’s remarks came as her campaign continues to struggle, and they suggest she plans to turbocharge her efforts to run as an unabashed feminist.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

The Playlist: The Unstoppable ‘Old Town Road,’ and 11 More New Songs by JON PARELES, JON CARAMANICA and GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO


By JON PARELES, JON CARAMANICA and GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO

Hear tracks by King Princess, Rick Ross and Drake, Four Tet and others.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

Raising Prospect of Impeaching Trump, House Seeks Mueller’s Grand Jury Secrets by NICHOLAS FANDOS and CHARLIE SAVAGE


By NICHOLAS FANDOS and CHARLIE SAVAGE

In a petition to the court that oversaw the special counsel’s grand jury investigation, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee say they need the information to weigh potential impeachment articles.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

Congo Draws Up a New Battle Plan Against Ebola Amid Power Struggle by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. and DENISE GRADY


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. and DENISE GRADY

Following the resignation of the country’s health minister, the president will take over the response and deploy a new vaccine.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone by MATT STEVENS and THOMAS KAPLAN


By MATT STEVENS and THOMAS KAPLAN

Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic presidential candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

‘It’s Like an Explosion’: The Pain of a Foul Tip to the Catcher’s Mask by BOB KLAPISCH


By BOB KLAPISCH

Catchers are vulnerable to head trauma from balls glancing off hitters’ bats and into their masks, but, unlike in other sports, they must leave the game for good or deal with the effects.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

New North Korean Missile Sends Angry Message to South Korea’s President by CHOE SANG-HUN


By CHOE SANG-HUN

The North said its leader, Kim Jong-un, arranged Thursday’s launch to punish the “double-dealing” of President Moon Jae-in. Analysts detected growing frustration as sanctions bite.

Published: July 26, 2019 at 05:30AM

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