U.S. ousted from Gold Cup after semifinal loss to Panama

After a scoreless 90 minutes, each team tallies in extra time, but Matt Turner runs out of answers in penalty kicks.

By Thomas FloydJuly 12, 2023

Benno Schmidt Jr., top leader at Yale and CUNY, dies at 81

He also served as dean of Columbia Law School and helped start two for-profit private school ventures.

By Emily LangerJuly 12, 2023

Tornadoes touch down near Chicago’s O’Hare airport, outside city

Tornadoes were also spotted in towns outside Chicago before the National Weather Service alerts passed Wednesday evening.

By Andrea SalcedoJuly 12, 2023

Tim Scott raises $6 million for presidential campaign in second quarter

A memo from his team says the GOP senator from South Carolina has more than $21 million in cash on hand

By Marianne LeVine and Maeve RestonJuly 12, 2023

They took the day off to watch a movie. Tom Cruise crashed their date.

Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie showed up to a Washington, D.C., movie theater during a showing of the new Mission: Impossible film.

By Anumita KaurJuly 12, 2023

Three Pulitzer-winning cartoonists let go in one shocking day

McClatchy, citing ‘continuing evolution’ for the firings, says its newspapers will no longer publish daily opinion cartoons.

By Michael CavnaJuly 12, 2023

Greece request for U.S. fighter jets sticking point for Turkey’s F-16s

President Biden has all-but promised Turkey new F-16s for backing Sweden’s NATO accession. But sealing the deal is tricky.

By Karen DeYoung and Kareem FahimJuly 12, 2023

Floods, fires and deadly heat are the alarm bells of a planet on the brink

Massive floods. Record heat. Extreme ocean temperatures. Forest fires burning out of control. Climate alarm bells are ringing all over the planet.

By Sarah KaplanJuly 12, 2023

FTC will appeal court’s decision allowing Microsoft to buy Activision

A federal judge ruled that Microsoft can continue with its acquisition of video game maker Activision, but federal antitrust regulators are appealing the decision.

By Caroline O'Donovan and Cat ZakrzewskiJuly 12, 2023

Man found near Obama’s D.C. home detained pending trial

Taylor Taranto, a defendant in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, was in Obama's neighborhood hours after former president Donald Trump shared the address on social media.

By Olivia DiazJuly 12, 2023

Judge convicts one of first Oath Keepers arrested in Jan. 6 riot

Donovan Crowl, part of a line that marched single-file into the Capitol, was convicted of conspiracy. James Beeks became the first Oath Keeper acquitted of all Jan. 6 charges.

By Tom Jackman and Spencer S. HsuJuly 12, 2023

D.C. police arrest Md. man in 2022 killing

Keyon Slaughter, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder while armed in the killing of Dana Bailey.

By Emily DaviesJuly 12, 2023

At NATO summit, Biden’s caution clashed with calls to draw Ukraine closer

Tensions at the Vilnius NATO summit exposed the challenges President Biden faces as allies push plans for Ukraine that some fear risk escalation with Russia.

By Michael Birnbaum and Emily RauhalaJuly 12, 2023

Emmy nominations are always messy. This year, they’re worse.

The 75th Emmy Award nominations were distinguished by an unusually high level of internecine competition.

By Lili LoofbourowJuly 12, 2023

Rare dinosaur bone bed discovered in D.C. suburb

Officials announced the discovery of a dinosaur bone bed in Laurel, Md., just outside of D.C. It's the first of its kind found in Maryland since 1887.

By Joe HeimJuly 12, 2023

Chris Eubanks’s Wimbledon run ends. His next chapter is just starting.

The 27-year-old American became an All England Club favorite on his way to the quarterfinals. Now his underdog days are over.

By Ava WallaceJuly 12, 2023

Why can’t the right-wing bubble give up on Ray Epps?

The former marine filed a lawsuit against Fox News even as Republican lawmakers continued to falsely imply that he was an agent provocateur.

By Philip BumpJuly 12, 2023

Colleen Ballinger cancels tour amid ‘grooming’ and racism allegations

Former fans have accused the YouTube star best known for playing Miranda Sings of sending explicit messages and exploiting underage fans.

By Samantha CheryJuly 12, 2023

Hollywood’s Golden Age, through the eyes of a (fictional) gossip columnist

Review of "Do Tell," by Lindsay Lynch

By Joan FrankJuly 12, 2023

Russia says Wagner has returned tanks, missile systems, weapons, ammo

Russia's Defense Ministry said it has received more than 2,000 pieces of equipment, 20,000 small arms and 2,750 tons of ammunition from the mercenary group.

By Francesca EbelJuly 12, 2023