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At Rally for India’s Modi, Trump Plays Second Fiddle but a Familiar Tune

“He could hope he could change some minds,” Mr. Rangaswami said. “It could happen.”Mr. Trump crowed last week that his decision to join Mr....

Elizabeth Warren Joins U.A.W. Picket Line in Detroit as Democrats Use Strike to Court Labor

DETROIT — The Democratic presidential candidates have been chasing labor support all summer, appearing at small union halls and large conferences, and tweeting support...

Opinion | Trump Walks a Crooked Mile

WASHINGTON — Everyone here is keyed up for the Big One.The One that’s going to finally bring Donald Trump down.As soon as the news...

rWhistle-Blower, United Nations, Jonathan Van Ness: Your Weekend Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.1. Details of a secret whistle-blower...

Smoky Fire Forces Evacuation at Hyatt Times Square, Officials Say

A smoky fire at the Hyatt Times Square on West 45th Street prompted the evacuation of guests on Sunday morning.The fire, which was reported...

600 Meetings and a World of Conflict: What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly

The annual United Nations General Assembly will unfold this week against a backdrop of crises — from the warming planet to economic uncertainty to...

Opinion | The College Admissions Trilemma

For decades America’s universities have made extensive efforts to achieve racial diversity within their student bodies. The official justifications for these efforts have changed...

Warren Leads in New Iowa Poll With Biden Second

DES MOINES — Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is the new Iowa polling leader, narrowly in first place ahead of former Vice President Joseph...

Barron Hilton, Hotel Magnate and Founding A.F.L. Owner, Dies at 91

Barron Hilton, who oversaw the vast expansion of his father’s hotel empire and took part in changing the pro sports landscape as an original...