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Britain’s Big Squeeze: In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything

Britain’s Big Squeeze: In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything

Raised in the Liverpool neighborhood of Croxteth, Emma Wilde has lost the welfare benefits she depended on to support herself and her two children.
With Sheer Will, LeBron James Leads the Cavaliers Back to the Finals

With Sheer Will, LeBron James Leads the Cavaliers Back to the Finals

Cleveland's LeBron James had 35 points and 15 rebounds in the Cavaliers' win over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday.
In Colombia, Far-Right and Hard-Left Candidates Will Vie for Presidency

In Colombia, Far-Right and Hard-Left Candidates Will Vie for Presidency

The Colombian presidential candidate Ivan Duque, of the Democratic Center party, accompanied by his children after voting at a polling station in Bogotá on Sunday.
Flash Flooding Rages Through Maryland Community

Flash Flooding Rages Through Maryland Community

Torrential rains prompted flash flooding on Main Street in Ellicott City, Md., on Sunday.
Where Did Ireland Go? Abortion Vote Stuns Those on Both Sides

Where Did Ireland Go? Abortion Vote Stuns Those on Both Sides

Crowds at Dublin Castle on Saturday cheered the announcement of the final results of the referendum to repeal Ireland’s abortion ban.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Weasel of Oz

Op-Ed Columnist: The Weasel of Oz

President Trump during a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Friday.
Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Are Running a Smart, Populist Campaign

Op-Ed Columnist: Democrats Are Running a Smart, Populist Campaign

Stacey Abrams on the night she won Georgia’s Democratic primary for governor.
The Wounds Veterans Alone Can’t Heal

The Wounds Veterans Alone Can’t Heal

Flags were placed on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh this past week in preparation for Memorial Day.
What to Do With a Day Off

What to Do With a Day Off

Just resting is one suggested option for how to spend your Memorial Day holiday.
Fidelity, Bruised From Crises, Searches for Life After Mutual Funds

Fidelity, Bruised From Crises, Searches for Life After Mutual Funds

Abigail P. Johnson, chief executive of Fidelity, is one of the few women leading a major American financial institution. Her company is navigating changing investor desires and workplace culture
How Savita Halappanavar’s Death Spurred Ireland’s Abortion Rights Campaign

How Savita Halappanavar’s Death Spurred Ireland’s Abortion Rights Campaign

People looked on as messages and flowers were left at a memorial to Savita Halappanavar on Saturday, a day after Irish voters repealed the constitutional amendment that effectively banned abortions.
As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

As Ireland Joins Europe’s Sprint From Catholic Fold, Francis Looks South

Pope Francis at the Vatican last week. The challenge for Francis is to keep the present decline of the church in Europe from becoming a preview of its future in South America and Africa.
More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

A graduating student from the JetBlue program from CAE Aviation Academy in Mesa, AZ.
Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, brought charges of rape and criminal sexual acts against Harvey Weinstein, the first prosecutor to do so.
Italy’s Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy’s Populist Parties, on Precipice of Power, Fail to Form Government

Italy’s prime minister-designate, Giuseppe Conte, center, leaving a meeting with Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, on Sunday in Rome.
U.S. and North Korean Officials Race to Resurrect Trump-Kim Meeting

U.S. and North Korean Officials Race to Resurrect Trump-Kim Meeting

A surprise meeting between President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, right, and Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, on Saturday appeared to produce some progress toward a summit meeting between
‘OMG This Is Wrong!’ Retired English Teacher Marks Up a White House Letter and Sends It Back

‘OMG This Is Wrong!’ Retired English Teacher Marks Up a White House Letter and Sends It Back

Yvonne Mason, a retired high school teacher, wrote notes about grammar and clarity on a letter she received from the White House. After marking up the letter, she mailed it back.