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Mexico Dispatch: Amid Border Strife, Mexico Beach Town Asks: Where Have All the Tourists Gone?

ROSARITO, Mexico — On a forlorn beach, a long line of riderless horses shuffled along, their wrangler unable to spot a single sightseer who might want to hop on. The vendors selling fruit and candy, or touting massages and tattoos, [...]

Amid the Brexit Chaos, E.U. Sees a ‘Catastrophic Success’

From the perspective of the European Union, the whole exercise has been something of a nightmare, Mr. Zuleeg said. But once Britain voted to leave, Article 50 was the only legal mechanism. “The E.U. would say it made a number of concessions [...]

News Analysis: Amid Parliament’s Brexit Rebellion, a Tectonic Shift in How Britain Is Governed

LONDON — The annals of British politics are filled with stories about the government’s iron-fisted, sometimes terrifying control of parliamentary affairs. One former Labour cabinet secretary, Jack Straw, recalled his first encounter [...]

McConnell tightens grip with Senate GOP amid shutdown fallout

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has much more to think about politically than just opening up the government and continuing on with business as usual. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> A [...]

Double-Digit Yields Abound Amid Market Volatility

The turmoil and volatility endured by the high-yield universe of assets has been just as unnerving as the correction in equities for the past three months. Being that most high-yield assets trade like stocks and are primarily owned by retail [...]

Trump denies chaotic administration amid shutdown: ‘There’s almost nobody in the W.H. but me’

President Donald Trump also urged Democrats to “get back to work,” following several earlier tweets that stressed a “humanitarian crisis” at the border. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on [...]

U.S. Begins Syria Withdrawal, Amid Uncertainty Over Strategy

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United States has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, an American military spokesman said on Friday, further muddling the Trump administration’s plans for disengagement from one of the Middle East’s [...]

Senator steps down from leadership amid investigation

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A lawmaker who is the subject of an investigation into allegations of improper conduct has stepped down from his leadership positions on two Senate committees. Senate Democratic leadership announced Wednesday that [...]

Lawmakers on both sides of aisle request pay be withheld or donated amid shutdown

Several House members have submitted letters to the chamber’s chief administrative officer requesting that their pay be withheld. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> A slew of congressional [...]

Yellow Vest Leader Is Arrested in France Amid Crackdown

PARIS — The French police have arrested a prominent leader of the Yellow Vest movement for a second time, in a clear sign that the government is following through on a pledge to crack down on the protests that have shaken France for much [...]