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    As U.S., China squabble at U.N., a plea – and warning – from one of world’s smallest states – Reuters

    As U.S., China squabble at U.N., a plea – and warning – from one...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As China and the United States feuded at the United Nations this week over COVID-19 and climate, one of the world’s smallest states pleaded for detente.Micronesia's President David Panuelo talks with China's President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, December13, 2019. Noel Celis/Pool…
    Trump Gets ‘Fox & Friend-Zoned’

    Trump Gets ‘Fox & Friend-Zoned’

    50 best movies on Netflix right now.‘Fox & Friend-Zoned’President Trump called into “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday and said he planned to call into the program regularly in the final weeks of the campaign. Steve Doocy, a co-host, told the president that Fox News had not agreed to giving him a weekly platform on the…
    For the Men’s Doubles Champs, One Constant Holds: ‘A Grand Slam Is a Grand Slam’

    For the Men’s Doubles Champs, One Constant Holds: ‘A Grand Slam Is a Grand...

    In a United States Open with a reduced field and protocols that discouraged players from high-fiving, Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares won their first major title together in straight sets.Mate Pavic, left, and Bruno Soares won their first Grand Slam doubles title together.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesThe United States Open men’s doubles final lacked…
    For Serena Williams, the French Open Has Delivered Telling Highs and Lows

    For Serena Williams, the French Open Has Delivered Telling Highs and Lows

    The French Open is the Grand Slam tournament that Serena Williams has played in and won the least, but it has been anything but a footnote in her long and layered career.The gritty red clay blunts some of her power and limits her ability to change direction in a flash, but she has managed to…
    A U.S. Open Missing Fans and Stars: Was it Worth It?

    A U.S. Open Missing Fans and Stars: Was it Worth It?

    French players ended up quarantined in their rooms at the Long Island Marriott for 14 days after one of them tested positive for the coronavirus, possibly setting back French-American diplomacy a few degrees, at least in tennis.Television ratings have plummeted from past years.Was the United States Open worth it?“Absolutely,” said Mike Dowse, the chief executive…
    A Messy Return to School in New York

    A Messy Return to School in New York

    transcriptHosted by Michael Barbaro, produced by Kaitlin Roberts, Sydney Harper and Luke Vander Ploeg, and edited by Lisa TobinAs the United States’ largest public school system vows to let students return to the classroom, the run-up to the first day of school through the eyes of one teacher illustrates what these plans involve.Friday, September 18th,…

    NBA-China engagement is positive for United States – Commissioner – Reuters.com

    (Reuters) - The NBA’s long-standing engagement in China continues to have a “net positive” impact on the mutual understanding between the United States and the Communist nation, Commissioner Adam Silver told CNN on Tuesday.FILE PHOTO: Basketball - NBA - Charlotte Hornets v Milwaukee Bucks - AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France - January 24, 2020 NBA commissioner…
    United States formally announces troop reduction in Iraq – Reuters India

    United States formally announces troop reduction in Iraq – Reuters India

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States military on Wednesday announced that it would reduce its presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 troops this month, formalizing a long-expected move.Last month, Reuters reported that the United States was expected to reduce its troops presence in Iraq by about a third.The United States has around 5,200 troops…
    United States formally announces troop reduction in Iraq – Reuters

    United States formally announces troop reduction in Iraq – Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States military on Wednesday announced that it would reduce its presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 troops this month, formalizing a long-expected move.Last month, Reuters reported that the United States was expected to reduce its troops presence in Iraq by about a third.The United States has around 5,200 troops…
    Taiwan, China and the United States – Reuters India

    Taiwan, China and the United States – Reuters India

    (Reuters) - Tensions escalated in Taiwan during a visit by U.S. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs Keith Krach on Friday, as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, prompting Taiwan to scramble fighter jets.An anti-government protester holds a Taiwan national flag as an U.S. flag flutters in the background during a demonstration to celebrate Taiwan's National Day…