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The Scion of a Pakistani Political Dynasty Comes Out

Mr. Bhutto was 6 years old when his father, Murtaza, was killed in a chaotic gunfight with the police outside the family home in...

How Does a Political Reporter Write a Memoir? First, Read Books....

I read contrived memoirs by presidential candidates. For every “Dreams from My Father,” Barack Obama’s honest, literary portrayal of his biracial upbringing, there were...

While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy

At this time last year, you spoke about not wanting “Last Week Tonight” to be overrun by coverage of President Trump. Do you think...

S.E.C. Blocks Chinese Takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange

Other Chinese-backed deals have come under scrutiny, including a partnership between Goldman Sachs and China’s sovereign wealth fund, the China Investment Corporation; a hotel...

South Africa Sees Fresh Start for Economy, With the Same Challenges

With the end of Mr. Zuma’s tenure, international investors upgraded South Africa’s prospects, sending the nation’s currency, the rand, to a three-year high, while...

Taking On Austria’s Nazi Legacy With His Own Blood and Tears

Now, more than a half-century later, Mr. Brus’s 80th birthday is being celebrated in Vienna with the exhibition “Unrest After the Storm” at the...

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

“Trying to do things on the cheap was always doomed for failure,” he said. “They have to bite the bullet and take on bureaucrats...

Boom and Gloom: An Economic Warning for California

Mr. Brown’s statements highlight California’s distinction as a state of high highs and low lows. From the recession of the early 1990s to the...

Even Australia’s Medical Marijuana Poster Boy Cannot Obtain the Drug

But in a cruel paradox, people like Mr. Carter — who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and epilepsy — find it difficult...

On TV, France’s New President Is Young, Centrist and Female

Mr. Benzekri said he drew some inspiration from his own political experience: Until 2008, he was involved with the Socialist Party, from which the...

Art Review: Review: When a Landscape (and Memory) Is All You...

By the 19th century, representations of the Diamond Mountains had extended past elite artists and the literati to folk figures, and a market for...

Letter 44: Why We Need a New ‘Crocodile Dundee’

I was one of many who saw the clips and got excited. Joining Danny McBride as the son of Dundee were Australia’s biggest stars,...

China Detains Executive Close to Family of Former Prime Minister

Advertisement The authorities in China have detained a wealthy investor who went into business with relatives of the previous prime minister, a sign...

For Korea Inc., Money and Politics Make an Awkward Olympics

But in South Korea, the recent atmosphere of scandal has made it an especially awkward time for the country’s leading corporate names to be...

M.T.A. Construction Costs ‘Threaten to Strangle’ Growth, Report Warns

The report largely echoes the findings of an investigation published by The New York Times in December. That investigation found that a mile of...

Jon Huntsman Sr., Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 80

Jon Meade Huntsman was born in 1937 in Blackfoot, Idaho. In an interview with The New York Times in 1994, he remembered hearing stories...

‘My Baby Almost Died’: Formula Scandal Sends Shudders Through France

“There will be zero tolerance on the part of the state,” he said. European governments generally allow food companies to self-report problems to regulators, rather...

India Wants to Give Half a Billion People Free Health Care

India’s government spent just 1.4 percent of the country’s gross domestic product on health care in 2014, little changed as a proportion of the...

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

Before assuming the post, she also had investments in major tobacco companies, including Reynolds American, British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands, Philip Morris International, and...

Critic’s Notebook: Trump Sands Down the Edges, at Least for a...

He also opened with calls for unity — “We always will pull through together, always” — which contrasted with repeated network cutaways to congressional...

Robert Parry, Investigative Reporter in Washington, Dies at 68

Advertisement Robert Parry, a tenacious investigative reporter and author who exposed details of the Reagan administration’s secret support for Nicaraguan rebels in the...

At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

Belt and Road takes its name from the idea that Beijing is spreading its influence along the ancient Silk Road that once linked imperial...

Every One of the World’s Big Economies Is Now Growing

The United States, the world’s largest economy, is into its ninth year of growth, with the International Monetary Fund lifting expectations for expansion to...

Live Briefing: Trump, in Davos Speech, Sticks to Script as He...

It was an honor to meet with Republic of Rwanda President Paul Kagame this morning in Davos, Switzerland. Many great discussions! #WEF18pic.twitter.com/SaPzwVhDiB

Tech We’re Using: Using Drones and Netflix in the Andes, but...

It reminded me of the stories that every correspondent had about using Google or Waze when I used to cover Israel and the Palestinian...

Tech We’re Using: Using Drones and Netflix in the Andes, but...

It reminded me of the stories that every correspondent had about using Google or Waze when I used to cover Israel and the Palestinian...

Europe Is Back. And Rejecting Trumpism.

In contrast to Mr. Trump’s pullback from international trade agreements and his renouncing of the Paris climate accord, the European leaders emphasized their commitment...

Tech Fix: Meet the $800 Smartphone That You Probably Won’t Buy

Here’s what you need to know about the device. The Highlights The signature feature of the Mate 10 Pro is the processor, which has a dedicated...

Tech Fix: Meet the $800 Smartphone That You Probably Won’t Buy

Here’s what you need to know about the device. The Highlights The signature feature of the Mate 10 Pro is the processor, which has a dedicated...

Modi, in Davos, Praises Globalization Without Noting India’s Trade Barriers

Mr. Modi is following a similar path in India, as he looks to nurture growth in his sprawling economy and to create jobs. Last month,...

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