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House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in Senate

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in Senate

From left, Speaker Paul D. Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leaders, at the Capitol on Wednesday.
Why Toronto Made ‘the Playoffs’ for Amazon’s Headquarters

Why Toronto Made ‘the Playoffs’ for Amazon’s Headquarters

The Mars Discovery District, an innovation hub in Toronto.
U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

The United States Consulate building complex in West Jerusalem. Many believe this consulate building, completed several years ago and serving both American citizens in this area and visa-seeking
Opinion: When Americans Were Afraid of Being Brainwashed

Opinion: When Americans Were Afraid of Being Brainwashed

A scene from “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962), which reflected America’s fear of a Communist mind-control conspiracy after the Korean War.
Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling

The Supreme Court’s decisions in two pending cases from Wisconsin and Maryland are likely to effectively decide the North Carolina case, too.
Long Before Imax, the Curious Tale of Cinerama

Long Before Imax, the Curious Tale of Cinerama

From “Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich,” a 1958 film that has been digitally restored to approximate the look of its original Cinerama format.
Critic’s Notebook: The Winter Antiques Show Embraces the Evolving Definition of Antique

Critic’s Notebook: The Winter Antiques Show Embraces the Evolving Definition of Antique

George Bellows’s “Tennis at Newport” (1920) and other works from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are on display at the entrance of the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory.
Police Bust a Chinese Mafia in the Country That Invented the Term

Police Bust a Chinese Mafia in the Country That Invented the Term

Police officers checked merchandise during a crackdown on the Chinese mafia in Prato, Italy, on Thursday.
Wheels: When Detroit Muscle Powered a Breakthrough in Heart Surgery

Wheels: When Detroit Muscle Powered a Breakthrough in Heart Surgery

The Michigan Heart was presented to the Smithsonian in 1954. Dr. Forest D. Dodrill, third from left, and the General Motors engineer Edward V. Rippingille Sr., fourth from left, pioneered the project.
McKayla Maroney, Describing Sexual Abuse, Calls Larry Nassar a ‘Monster of a Human Being’

McKayla Maroney, Describing Sexual Abuse, Calls Larry Nassar a ‘Monster of a Human Being’

Angela Povilaitis, a prosecutor, reading McKayla Maroney’s statement during a sentencing hearing for Lawrence G. Nassar in Michigan on Thursday.
Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

Lawmakers in Albany have at least a half-dozen options to consider in how New York might sidestep the effects of President Trump’s new tax plan.
Young Women Are Using A.D.H.D. Drugs in Greater Numbers, C.D.C. Reports

Young Women Are Using A.D.H.D. Drugs in Greater Numbers, C.D.C. Reports

Women are filling prescriptions for A.D.H.D. drugs like Adderall in growing numbers, government researchers report. The finding raises questions about an uptick in diagnoses once reserved only for
U.S.A. Gymnastics Cuts Ties With Karolyi Ranch Training Center

U.S.A. Gymnastics Cuts Ties With Karolyi Ranch Training Center

The ranch owned by Martha and Bela Karolyi, gymnastics coaches who ended up guiding the American women’s team for years. The national team training center is on the ranch, where several gymnasts have
Trump Rebuked China for North Korea’s Oil Smuggling. It’s More Complicated.

Trump Rebuked China for North Korea’s Oil Smuggling. It’s More Complicated.

The Lighthouse Winmore, a Hong Kong-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil to North Korea in defiance of international sanctions, near Yeosu, South Korea, in late December.
Critic’s Notebook: The Outsider Fair Once More Confirms That Art Is Everywhere

Critic’s Notebook: The Outsider Fair Once More Confirms That Art Is Everywhere

Installation view of Mose Tolliver’s work at Shrine’s booth at the Outsider Art Fair.