Judge Approves Deal to Resolve Puerto Rico Bankruptcy

MIAMI — Puerto Rico received approval from a federal judge on Tuesday to leave bankruptcy…

The Hostages Escaped. But Synagogues Ask, How Can They Be More Secure?

DALLAS — For 11 hours, the hostages talked to the ranting gunman, hoping that he…

Security Flaws Seen in China’s Mandatory Olympics App for Athletes

In preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Japan worked to develop a contact tracing app…

Texas Rabbi Recounts Dramatic Escape From Synagogue

DALLAS — The Texas rabbi held hostage on Saturday said that he and the other…

11 Hours of Fear, Negotiation and Finally, Relief

Soon, homes near the synagogue were evacuated as city, state and federal officials descended on…

A Grand Miami Beach Hotel, and Its History, Might Be Torn Down

MIAMI BEACH — The baby-faced Beatles spent nine sun-kissed days in Miami Beach in 1964,…

University of Michigan Fires Its President Over Inappropriate Relationship

The president of the University of Michigan, Mark S. Schlissel, has been fired for having…

‘Grateful to Be Alive’: What We Know About the Synagogue Hostage Rescue

The authorities freed four hostages from a Texas synagogue on Saturday night after a harrowing…

Some Colleges Loosen Rules for a Virus That Won’t Go Away

As the Omicron surge spreads across the country, sending Covid-19 case counts to new heights…

Tonga Map: Early Reports of Damage From the Volcano Eruption and Tsunami

After a powerful undersea volcanic eruption Saturday evening near the island nation of Tonga, early reports gave an indication of the expanse of its