Category Archives: U.S.

Tesla Unveils $35,000 Model 3 Sedan

FREMONT, Calif. — The electric-car maker Tesla unveiled the first of its Model 3 sedans on Friday as the company drew closer to introducing the vehicle — which is priced for mainstream consumers — into the American market. In a ...

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Tracking the Roller Coaster Relationship of Reince Priebus and Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus was ousted Friday as President Trump’s chief of staff, after weeks of speculation about his status within the White House. His departure culminated in a very public display of a rivalry with the new White House ...

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Trump plans to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says

President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Group of 20 Summit in Hamburg, on July 7. (Evan Vucci/AP) President Trump plans to sign a bill passed by Congress that increases sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, ...

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Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says. It would let Congress block him from easing sanctions on Moscow.

The Senate on July 27 passed a bill that increases sanctions on Russia, North Korea and Iran. The White House hasn’t said whether President Trump will veto the bill. (U.S. Senate) The bill passed by Congress would increase sanctions against ...

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Europe’s Luxury Retailers May Be Returning to Form

LONDON — On London’s Bond Street, home to some of the most expensive retail space in the world, only one store needs to instigate crowd control, the luxury brand of the moment: the Italian fashion and accessories powerhouse Gucci. By ...

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Reince Priebus Pushed Out After Rocky Tenure as Trump Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff who failed to impose order on a chaos-wracked West Wing, was pushed out on Friday after a stormy six-month tenure, and President Trump replaced him with John F. Kelly, the ...

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus will be replaced by Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly, Trump says

President Trump tweeted out that his former Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly is replacing Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff on July 28. (Victoria Walker,Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) President Trump on Friday ousted his White House chief of ...

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Trump names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus

Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) President Trump has ousted his White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and named his homeland security secretary, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, to replace him, the ...

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Your Money: Riding Out the Senate Debate With a Massachusetts Medicaid Guru

Your Money By RON LIEBER NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — As the health care debate in Washington descended into absurdity this week — with senators not knowing the content of bills they were preparing to amend, and supporting unwritten bills they hoped ...

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Treasury Ends Obama-Era Program to Help Workers Save for Retirement

An Obama-era program that created savings accounts to help more people put away money for retirement is being shut down by the Treasury Department, which deemed the program too expensive. The 30,000 participants in the program, known as myRA and ...

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