The acts of defiance, directed at Beijing as some called for outright independence for the semiautonomous territory, seemed to augur a stormy legislative term.
A phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons could have a major effect on climate change but would make air-conditioning more expensive just as many Indians are becoming able to afford it.
Wendy E. Long, a former Supreme Court clerk and corporate litigator who is seeking to unseat Senator Charles Schumer, said Mr. Trump had shaped much of her current thinking.
The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found not to be a terrorist threat, but he pays a deep price to this day.
A remarkable four-run rally in the ninth inning helped Chicago wrap up its division series with San Francisco.
Democrats are aiming to run up a big margin of victory for Hillary Clinton and extend their political advantage into the congressional elections next month.
The flooding after the storm had a special sting in Fair Bluff, N.C., which has tried with grit and heart to remake itself amid economic shifts.
The unprecedented move by the South Korean electronics giant is an embarrassing reversal for a respected global brand.