Total Solar Eclipse Captivates Viewers Across North America — WATCH

New Delhi: The first solar eclipse of the year, a total solar eclipse, commenced at 9:12 pm IST on Monday. Excitement abounds among residents of the United States, Canada, and Mexico, as this event marks the final opportunity for North Americans to witness a total solar eclipse until August 2044. Although the celestial spectacle wasn’t visible … Read more

Army Overturns Convictions of Black Soldiers Charged With Mutiny in 1917 Houston Riot

The U.S. Army has overturned the convictions of 110 Black soldiers charged over a century ago with mutiny, murder and assault in a Texas riot. Nineteen of the Black Army soldiers convicted were sentenced to death and executed following the riot in 1917, when members of the 24th Infantry Regiment clashed with police and white … Read more

Israel Rebuffs Calls for Palestinian Authority to Rule Gaza

Updated Nov. 12, 2023 1:29 pm ET Israel is diverging from the U.S. and Arab world on a postwar solution for Gaza, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out a role for the Palestinian Authority, which Washington and some Arab leaders prefer to take over from Hamas. Netanyahu, under pressure from his right-wing political base, … Read more

Canadian Jury Finds Peter Nygard Guilty of Sexual Assault

TORONTO—Canadian fashion and retailing mogul Peter Nygard was found guilty in a Toronto court on Sunday of four counts of sexual assault.  A jury, which deliberated for more than three days, also found Nygard not guilty on one other count of sexual assault and not guilty on a count of forcible confinement. Copyright ©2023 Dow … Read more

After a Key Win, Michigan Girds for Its Next Battle: Freeing Jim Harbaugh 

Nov. 12, 2023 11:49 am ET The emotional aftermath of Michigan’s key win over Penn State on Saturday turned into a celebration of the one person notably absent: Jim Harbaugh, the Wolverines’ coach who had been suspended by the Big Ten over alleged sign-stealing.  Offensive coordinator Sherrone Moore, who filled in as acting head coach, … Read more

What It Took to Get Biden and Xi to the Table

Listen to article (2 minutes) With only weeks to go to prepare for a possible summit with President Biden, Chinese officials floated a plan: If Xi Jinping agrees to meet, he first wants to sit down for a banquet with American business leaders. The White House said no. With a lengthy agenda of friction points … Read more

Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

‘The Hunger Games’ gets a prequel, ‘The Crown’ ascends to the throne for a final season, Dolly Parton tries out rock ’n’ roll and more.

Hamas Needed a New Way to Get Money From Iran. It Turned to Crypto.

Nov. 11, 2023 11:00 pm ET In mid-2019, Israel’s military used a precision strike on a narrow street to kill a Hamas commander whom it called Iran’s money man in Gaza. The commander ran an off-the-books system of remittances in which trusted agents shuttled physical cash and goods across borders to settle customers’ balances. This … Read more

Your 401(k) Is Falling Behind. Here’s What You Should Do.

Listen to article (1 minute) The investing strategy millions of Americans rely on to secure a good life in retirement hasn’t worked lately. They should probably stick with it anyway. Most people keep their 401(k) on autopilot by investing in a diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds. Faith in this approach has been shaken by … Read more

Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs. It Isn't Working.

A majority of voters now want to undo a pioneering change as public drug use has become rampant.