The restrictions on the two Chinese-owned apps followed a familiar model for other policy announcements on China from the Trump administration. Read more
A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment but withdrew after protesters arrived. Read more
Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, has agreed to take an “indefinite leave of absence,” according to a statement Friday from the evangelical Christian university. Read more
The Trump appointee and donor who runs the post office pledged that such changes would not affect the ability to deliver ballots on time this fall. Read more
Voters instead backed Jerry Sheridan, Mr. Arpaio’s former chief deputy, who promised to revive many of Mr. Arpaio’s policies but without the showmanship. Read more
Transmission, even in New York City, is well below thresholds experts say are safe, but issues like adequate ventilation to combat aerosol spread of the virus remain. Read more
Negotiations over the next stimulus package intended to bolster the economy and help struggling Americans pay their bills have stalled on Capitol Hill with Democrats and Trump administration officials walking away after talks broke...
Tens of thousands of motorcyclists roared into the western South Dakota community on Friday, lining Main Street from end to end, for the start of the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Read more
The US intelligence community’s top election security official said in a statement Friday that China “prefers” an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is working to denigrate former...
The United Nations warning came as President Michel Aoun said the investigation into the deadly explosion in Beirut would examine if “external interference” played a role. Read more
Without more federal aid for workers, experts are expecting the largest disruption to the housing market since the Depression. Read more
The ranks of the employed grew by 1.8 million, a drop from the pace of the previous two months, as renewed business closings hampered the recovery. Read more
But a new assessment says China would prefer to see the president defeated, though it is not clear Beijing is doing much to meddle in the 2020 campaign to help Joseph R. Biden Jr....
The president held a surprise press conference at one of his golf clubs late Friday evening, and very few of the attendees wore masks — until Twitter shamed them about it. During Friday’s conference...
On a winter’s day in 1985, a one-time Indian prince was killed by police in a bustling Rajasthan market. Read more
Troubles at the magazine surfaced in June, when the top editor resigned under pressure after staff members complained of a toxic culture. Read more
Ayumi Sato is trying to be careful. But she’s had enough. Lockdown fatigue is setting in for Sato, a 34-year-old stock trader who lives in Tokyo, and she’s not alone. Read more
Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture United Launch Alliance are the big winners in a stiff competition to secure military launch contracts, teeing up the companies to dominate the lucrative market for...
Mr. Falwell, the college’s president and a supporter of President Trump, agreed to a request by the school’s board of trustees. Read more