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Zimbabwe Doesn’t Have Its Own Currency and Bitcoin Is Surging

Zimbabwe Doesn’t Have Its Own Currency and Bitcoin Is Surging

Bitcoin climbed as much as 10 percent on Zimbabwe’s Golix exchange on Wednesday after the country’s armed forces seized power.
AT&T Engages Washington Firepower With Megadeal on the Line

AT&T Engages Washington Firepower With Megadeal on the Line

AT&T is fighting an increasingly public battle with Justice Department antitrust officials, who have questioned whether the combined company would wield too much power.
Roy Moore Faces Fresh Accusations of Unwanted Sexual Advances

Roy Moore Faces Fresh Accusations of Unwanted Sexual Advances

Three more women accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of making unwanted advances, while his lawyer sought to discredit a previous accuser as a broadening scandal weighs on the Alabama Republican’s
Nafta Bickering Begins Again Today

Nafta Bickering Begins Again Today

The talks broke up last time amid stark differences between the countries.
Trump Campaign’s Foreign-Policy Team Is Under Mueller’s Microscope

Trump Campaign’s Foreign-Policy Team Is Under Mueller’s Microscope

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is continuing his interviews with White House staff this month, where a key topic are the connections emanating from a little-known foreign policy lightweight who served
Johnson Is First GOP Senator to Oppose Plan: Tax Debate Update

Johnson Is First GOP Senator to Oppose Plan: Tax Debate Update

House leaders cleared the way for a Thursday vote on their tax-overhaul bill as Senate tax writers released a late-night draft that would make many individual breaks temporary and repeal a key part of

Zimbabwe's Biti Sees Opportunity for Transitional Authority

The “coup” carried out by Zimbabwe’s military offers an opportunity for the country to bring in a “national transitional authority” to deal with its problems, Tendai Biti, the leader of the opposition
How Mugabe Lost His Grip on Power

How Mugabe Lost His Grip on Power

The catalyst was his decision last week to fire long-time ally Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president.
The Latest News on Zimbabwe’s Crisis

The Latest News on Zimbabwe’s Crisis

Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on Nov. 15.
Mortgage Insurance Program Knocked by GOP Slips But Doesn't Fall

Mortgage Insurance Program Knocked by GOP Slips But Doesn't Fall

The financial health of a top U.S. mortgage program worsened this year, which could make it harder for affordable-housing advocates to persuade a key government agency to cut the fees it charges
A Tough Ticket to Get: One Man’s Harrowing Path Out of Yemen

A Tough Ticket to Get: One Man’s Harrowing Path Out of Yemen

Mohammed al-Jabry wanted to save his cancer-stricken grandfather. That meant getting the 69-year-old out of one of the world’s most overlooked war zones.
Global Deaths From Terrorism Drop in 2016, Spread in the West

Global Deaths From Terrorism Drop in 2016, Spread in the West

The number of terrorism-related deaths fell for a second year in 2016, though more countries in the West were affected as tactics shifted to so-called lone-wolf attacks, according to a global study.
China Sending Envoy to North Korea After Trump Talks With Xi

China Sending Envoy to North Korea After Trump Talks With Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping is dispatching a special envoy to visit North Korea this week, shortly after he hosted U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Beijing.
How Australian Voters Forced the Push for Same-Sex Marriage: Q&A

How Australian Voters Forced the Push for Same-Sex Marriage: Q&A

While Australians have long backed changing the law to allow same-sex marriage, converting that support into political action has been challenging. However, a nationwide postal vote, ordered by Prime

House Panel Considers Waiving Rule That Makes Tax Hikes Harder

A House panel that’s in charge of preparing the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’’ for a floor vote Thursday was poised to begin by waiving a rule that’s designed to make it harder to increase taxes.
Papa John's Apologizes for ‘Divisive’ Statements After NFL Furor

Papa John's Apologizes for ‘Divisive’ Statements After NFL Furor

Papa John’s International Inc. apologized for making “divisive” comments after Chief Executive Officer John Schnatter blamed the NFL’s national-anthem controversy for hurting its sales.
Google Critic Thiel Gave Money to Official Probing Search Giant

Google Critic Thiel Gave Money to Official Probing Search Giant

Peter Thiel, the venture capitalist who backed Donald Trump’s presidential run, gave $300,000 to a political campaign of Josh Hawley, the Missouri attorney general who opened an antitrust
What Can Saudi Arabia Really Do About Hezbollah?

What Can Saudi Arabia Really Do About Hezbollah?

Given the Iranian-backed militant group’s growing tentacles, maybe not much.