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E.U. Approves Brexit Extension, but Chaotic Departure Still Looms

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders on Thursday agreed to extend the deadline for Britain’s looming exit from the bloc in order to give Prime Minister Theresa May and the British Parliament more time to get their act together. Thursday’s [...]

Players Say Soccer Chief Sexually Abused Them for Years. He May Still Win.

KABUL, Afghanistan — He was their nightmare, the young, female Afghan soccer players say: a menacing 57-year-old with two wives who locked the door to his back office with a biometric keypad that only he could open. Many of those [...]

Green New Deal is still ‘in formation,’ progressive leaders say

The Green New Deal is still a work in progress, top progressive Democrats said Tuesday, after a leading labor union ripped the iconic proposal as unrealistic. Reps. Mark Pocan and Pramilla Jayapal, co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive [...]

Russia Dispatch: Turgenev Dissed Russia but Is Still Lionized as Literary Star by Touchy Kremlin

MTSENSK, Russia — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has often reveled in the majesty of Russian culture, particularly literary giants like Ivan Turgenev, whose country mansion the Russian state recently renovated as a showcase [...]

Power Still Flickering, Venezuelans Take to Streets to Protest

CARACAS, Venezuela — Thousands of opposition supporters marched to central Caracas on Saturday, defying a government ban on rallies in the Venezuelan capital’s core and testing a heavy police presence as the country struggled to [...]

Erdogan Tries to Ease the Pain of Turkey’s Bad Economy. It’s Still Hurting.

ISTANBUL — At a recent rally to open the campaign before municipal elections in March, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was heckled by a group of public workers demanding jobs. But he was having none of it. “Do not expect anything [...]

Trump inner circle might escape Mueller charges — but still won’t be safe

The special counsel is far from the only threat to the president, his aides and family members, including Donald Trump Jr. | Manny Carabel/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Even if special counsel Robert Mueller [...]

Trans athletes make great gains, yet resentment still flares

Across the U.S. and in many places abroad, transgender athletes are breaking barriers in high school, college and pro sports and being embraced by teammates and fans. But resentments can still flare when transgender women start winning and [...]

Never Mind Jeff Bezos’ Affair, Amazon Is Still A Screaming Buy

Jeff Bezos was first spotted in public with his secret mistress on Oct. 30. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock then dove 15 percent over the next two months and is now 20 percent down from its all-time peak. Even though the stock is in the [...]

Why Trump is still beefing with ‘Da Nang Dick’

“I’m the last person to ask what is on Trump’s mind,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal says. | Alex Wong/Getty Images white house A long-running feud over New York City real estate may play a part in the ongoing attacks on Sen. Richard [...]