Congressional Democrats on Saturday scrambled to assess the scope of an unprecedented leak that revealed the personal cellphone numbers and some email addresses of nearly 200 current and former Democrats in the House of Representatives.252in a day
Record flooding in parts of Louisiana killed at least two people as a slow-moving storm dumped rain across the Gulf States. First responders in the Louisiana have rescued more than 1,000 people.57in a day
While the world focused on Boko Haram’s mass kidnappings of women and girls, the militant Islamist group was stealing an even greater number of boys and forcing them to become child jihadists. As many escape, Nigeria wonders what to do with them.82
The rush to invest in emerging markets has bypassed the biggest one of all: China. A year after an equities meltdown and surprise currency devaluation, global investors say they remain reluctant to sink money into Chinese markets.in 4 hours
Organizers of the Paralympics, the world’s showcase tournament for disabled athletes, are working to plug financial holes that could lead to service cuts and missing teams at this year’s event, set to be held just after the Olympic Games.in a day
Results at Home Depot and Lowe’s should demonstrate a retail oasis that draws customers unmoved by the march of online behemoth Amazon.com. Both chains are expected to post strong sales growth.in 14 hours
A colossus will return to the big screen when the latest version of “Ben-Hur” hits theaters on Aug. 19. While the 1925 and 1959 versions both were the most expensive films ever made at the time, wthe new film relies on modern techniques, from animated “previsualization” videos to GoPro cameras.
New York Democrats had promised poor whites they would never have to compete with free blacks. Harold Holzer reviews “City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War” by John Strausbaugh.
A federal judge in Wisconsin overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer,” ruling that investigators used deceptive tactics in obtaining a confession.
City leaders pleaded for calm after violence erupted on Milwaukee’s north side following a man’s fatal shooting by police earlier in the day, with the mayor imploring parents of anyone at the scene to “get them home right now.in a day
A hearing in federal court in Georgia on Monday will likely decide the fate of a bulk carrier floating off the Atlantic coast since April when a maritime foreclosure left the vessel and its Filipino crew in a watery limbo.in 9 hours