Impeachment Report Alleges Trump Solicited Foreign Election Interference

WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday released a 300-page impeachment report asserting that President Trump abused his power by trying to enlist Ukraine to help him in the 2020 presidential election. The report said that Mr. Trump “placed his own personal and political interests above the national interests of the United States,” seeking to undermine […]Read More

Oshkosh Shooting Is Second in 2 Days at Wisconsin High

For the second time in two days in Wisconsin, an armed high school student was subdued in a confrontation with a police officer, the police said on Tuesday. The latest incident occurred on Tuesday morning at Oshkosh West High School, about 50 miles southwest of Green Bay. The Oshkosh Police Department wrote on Facebook that […]Read More

North Korea Touts New Resort, Seeking to Blunt U.N. Sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Tuesday that its leader, Kim Jong-un, had opened a new mountain resort this week, calling it “an epitome of modern civilization,” as the isolated country tries to attract more foreign tourists to blunt the pain of international sanctions. Mr. Kim attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Township […]Read More

Georgetown Loses 2 Players; One Is Accused of Threats

Two Georgetown men’s basketball players, Josh LeBlanc and James Akinjo, are leaving the team for the rest of the season. A brief announcement by the university on Monday night did not specify why they are no longer on the team, but LeBlanc was cited in a restraining order and accused of theft and threatening a […]Read More

Kamala Harris Is Dropping Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

Senator Kamala Harris of California dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday after months of low poll numbers, a dramatic comedown for a campaign that began with significant promise. The decision came after upheaval among staff and disarray among Ms. Harris’s own allies. She told supporters in an email on Tuesday that she […]Read More

Parking Lots, Once Asphalt Wasteland, Become Golden Opportunities

The other benefit is that surface lots are by definition empty. “There’s no pre-existing building conditions, so you don’t have to worry about demolishing something and, say, you find asbestos and all of a sudden you’ve got to encapsulate and do all sorts of crazy stuff,” said William Shanahan, chairman of CBRE’s New York City […]Read More

Measles Outbreak Leads to Shutdown of Public Services in Samoa

The government of Samoa is shutting down all public services for two days to fight a measles outbreak that has killed more than 55 people and infected thousands of others in the South Pacific island nation over the past two months. Nearly 3,900 cases of measles have been reported in the country, whose population is […]Read More

What Happens if Roe Is Overturned? Answers to 7 Questions

Nationwide access to abortion is more vulnerable than it has been in decades, partly because of an aggressive campaign by Republicans and President Trump’s election and appointment of two conservative Supreme Court justices. But as The Times’s Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer recently reported, many abortion rights advocates have also blamed their movement’s own missteps. […]Read More

A Welcome Funding Source for College Athletics: Women Investing in

Lisa Palmer, 51, a former star softball pitcher at Virginia who is now president and chief financial officer of a real estate investment trust, endowed a softball scholarship there in 2014. Now she is the lead donor, with her mother, for a $10 million softball stadium scheduled to open at the university in March. At […]Read More

F.D.A. Nominee Clears Senate Panel

A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, a noted radiologist and cancer researcher, to lead the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Hahn, chief medical executive at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, was nominated by President Trump last month to replace Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who left the job […]Read More