President Trump praised Robert Mueller as his 2020 campaign ramped up efforts to use the special counsel’s findings as a political weapon, while Democrats set a deadline for delivery of the full report to Congress.1253
Prosecutors dropped all 16 charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a hate crime against himself, after Mr. Smollett agreed to surrender a $10,000 bond he paid after his arrest.704
The Trump administration will convene a task force to look into how a pediatrician was allowed to sexually abuse Native American boys for decades while working for the Indian Health Service and to try to prevent such a crime from happening again.
The U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted a “vast network” of more than two dozen companies and individuals operating in the United Arab Emirates and Turkey that U.S. officials said helped Iran’s military finance its operations throughout the region.
Some of the world’s biggest insurers plan to work together on an assessment of the best cybersecurity defenses available to businesses, an unusual collaboration that highlights the rising dangers posed by hackers.
Distressed-debt hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management pushed Neiman Marcus to add language to its bond documents that would make it easier to profit on bets against the retailer, especially if the company defaults.
Illinois and its biggest city are on track to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars starting this week, a test of investors’ willingness to lend to stressed governments prone to spending more money than they bring in.71
California Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a $315 billion plan to increase pay for public-school teachers, the first proposal from a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to address K-12 education.329
A GOP-led Senate committee is scheduled to hold a rare gun-control hearing on measures aimed at temporarily blocking people deemed dangerous from accessing firearms, following a wave of states’ decisions to allow such curbs.53
Real estate financier Jay Sugerman saw potential in Asbury Park when its slow-moving rebound had stalled. Now, he’s hoping buyers will pay nearly $1 million to $6 million for condominiums in the once-dilapidated area.
Many have seen the Sistine Chapel: It welcomes nearly seven million visitors per year. But few have witnessed the inner workings of the conservation and cleaning of one of the world’s most frequented museums