ALL INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE STORIES
No Bones About It: Scientists Recover Ancient DNA From Cave Dirt - 27 Apr 2017 at 2:00pm - With a new technique, German researchers isolated Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA from sediment alone, opening new possibilities in archaeology.
Letters: The Readers? Turn: Grading Trump?s First 100 Days - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:54pm - Our readers offer harsh assessments. ?Arguably the most chaotic first 100 days in American presidential history,? one writes.
Wealthy Chinese Scramble for Imperiled Commodity: U.S. ?Golden Visa? - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:51pm - President Trump?s vow to tighten immigration policies have spurred thousands to seek an EB-5 visa before tougher requirements can be put in place.
5 Hurdles to the Adoption of Trump?s Tax Plan This Year - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:37pm - It has obvious benefits for the rich but not the middle class, lobbyists don?t like parts of it, and its effect on Mr. Trump?s own taxes is unclear because he won?t release his returns.
?Downton Abbey: The Exhibition? to Tour the Modern World - 27 Apr 2017 at 1:13pm - The multiyear, traveling exhibition will open on June 17 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
In Area Near Arkansas Prison, an Execution Is ?the One We?re Waiting On? - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:57pm - Kenneth D. Williams, the man sentenced to die last in Arkansas?s series of executions, murdered a man just beyond the prison compound.
Man Outside U.K. Parliament Carrying Knives Is Arrested - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:39pm - The 27-year-old was charged with planning a terrorist attack, rekindling anxiety about the deadly assault on March 22 that was also near Parliament.
Democrats to Oppose Spending Bill if G.O.P. Moves Against Health Act - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:38pm - The threat raised the possibility of a government shutdown, given that House Republicans have needed Democratic votes to pass spending measures in recent years.
Letter: Ann Coulter?s ?Free Speech? - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:28pm - ?It would be perverse to portray her as a victim of censorship simply because she cannot express her ideas on the Berkeley campus.?
Letter: Obama?s Expensive Speech - 27 Apr 2017 at 12:20pm - A reader writes that the former president?s decision to accept a large speaking fee is ?disheartening.?
Letter: Trump Isn?t Anti-L.G.B.T. - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:59am - The Log Cabin Republicans take issue with an editorial.
Merkel Warns Britain Against ?Illusions? About Post-?Brexit? Ties - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:57am - The chancellor said that Britain must negotiate its departure from the European Union before discussing future relations.
A Calmer Mexico Sees Trump Anew: as a ?Bluffer? at the Poker Table - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:57am - President Trump used to be able to anger Mexico easily, but leaders there have developed a thicker skin as they prepare to renegotiate Nafta with the United States.
An Artist?s Mythic Rebellion for the Venice Biennale - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:55am - Mark Bradford?s concern: How can he represent the United States when he no longer feels represented by his government?
Common Sense: Economists Fear Trump?s Tax Plan Only Heightens a ?Mountain of ... - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:54am - A president who campaigned as a fiscal scold offers a tax overhaul that many experts say would mean trillions in lost revenue, and new borrowing, in the next decade.
Agustín Edwards, Conservative Media Tycoon in Chile, Is Dead at 89 - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:50am - Mr. Edwards was heir to the company that published El Mercurio, an influential right-wing publication that helped overthrow Salvador Allende in 1973.
The BBC Kids and Their Parents Are Back, in a Cartoon - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:49am - A video that tickled the globe has inspired a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, couple to pitch an animated series. So far it?s only on YouTube.
Europe?s Central Bank Sounds a More Upbeat Tone - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:47am - The central bank?s Governing Council has become more optimistic about the eurozone economy, offering a hint at winding down stimulus measures.
Philippines Moves to Shut Mines Accused of Polluting - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:42am - The plan would cut nickel production by half in the country, the world?s top nickel exporter. Mining companies are joined by indigenous tribes in opposing the plan.
James Earl Jones to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:30am - Mr. Jones, 86, has appeared in 20 Broadway plays since 1958 and has won two Tony Awards, for ?The Great White Hope? in 1969 and ?Fences? in 1987.
Michael Flynn Under Defense Dept. Investigation Over Foreign Payment - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:28am - The department?s inspector general is looking into whether the former top Trump adviser failed to get permission to receive the money.
He Tweeted About Chinese Government Corruption. Twitter Suspended His Account. - 27 Apr 2017 at 11:11am - Guo Wengui, an outspoken Chinese-born billionaire whom China views as a criminal, has alarmed Beijing with his public denunciations.
78 Rescued as Russian Naval Ship Sinks After Collision - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:54am - The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.
2 U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:45am - They were killed in action targeting the Islamic State in the same region that the United States dropped a powerful bomb this month, a spokesman said.
A Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Plastic Bags, Researchers Say - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:44am - Wax worms are able to break down the bonds in a popular synthetic polymer, which may someday help to reduce pollution.
Op-Ed Contributors: Don?t Let the N.Y.P.D. Co-opt Body Cameras - 27 Apr 2017 at 10:15am - Any potential benefits are lost if we let the Police Department write the rules.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Macron Would Fix the French Economy - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:34am - If he wins the May runoff, Emmanuel Macron is likely to work to slim down one of the world?s fattest welfare states.
Seoul Journal: Amid Tensions, South Koreans Keep Calm and Carry On - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:30am - For some residents, North Korea?s recent provocations have stoked fears of renewed conflict. But many more have responded with nonchalance.
Op-Ed Contributor: Behind the Comparison of Zuma?s South Africa and Mugabe?s ... - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:20am - Cracks are showing in the post-apartheid compromise that cannot be explained away by personality politics.
California Today: California Today: Pondering Life in California 130,000 Year... - 27 Apr 2017 at 9:05am - Thursday: A new claim about the earliest Americans, a magazine profile of the ?C.E.O. of H.I.V.,? and readers? thoughts on the Ann Coulter kerfuffle.
Trump Says He Will Renegotiate Nafta or Terminate It - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:34am - The president said on Twitter that he thought a deal was ?very possible,? only hours after his aides indicated he would move to end the trade agreement.
German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:29am - The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a ?xenophobic background,? hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.
Op-Ed Columnist: Failing the ?Mnuchin Test? - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:19am - ?There will be no absolute tax cut for the upper class,? Secretary Mnuchin said a few months ago. Trump?s plan violates that standard.
French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader - 27 Apr 2017 at 8:15am - Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.
New Balance Court Ruling in China Is Rare Win Against Piracy - 27 Apr 2017 at 7:56am - Trademark lawyers said the ruling suggested that Chinese court orders protecting intellectual property would be enforced more strictly.
Hong Kong Protest Organizers Arrested Ahead of Expected Visit by China?s Pres... - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:34am - Pro-democracy activists said the arrests were part of a recent crackdown intended to quell protests before an expected July visit by President Xi Jinping of China.
Winning While Pregnant: How Athletes Do It - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:00am - Serena Williams won the Australian Open in her eighth week of pregnancy, a time when many women are dead tired and suffering from morning sickness.
U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:43am - The so-called Thaad system, deployed over China?s objections as a defense against North Korea, will soon go into ?actual operation,? a South Korean official said.
3 New Bridges Rise in New York, With Looks That Could Stop Traffic - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - The home of past-century wonders like the Brooklyn Bridge returns to building cable-stayed bridges, which are designed to ?stand the test of time.?
Tillerson in No Rush to Fill Nearly 200 State Department Posts - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson wants to restructure the department before he fills top posts, an aide said ? a timeline that alarms many of its veterans.
Feature: The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - A new Netflix series aims to explore the trauma behind the heroine. Is there a risk to rewriting a beloved book?
Diagnosis: What Caused This College Student?s Stomach Pain and Vomiting? - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00am - No one could figure out the problem ? until it was too late.
The Trump Administration: 100 Days in 2 Minutes - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:54am - A whirlwind tour of the triumphs and setbacks that marked the first 100 days of Donald J. Trump?s presidency.
Op-Ed Contributors: Do Sweatshops Lift Workers Out of Poverty? - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:43am - An experiment in factories in Ethiopia offers some lessons.
Op-Ed Contributor: Xi Jinping?s Dilemma - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:40am - The Chinese economy should be liberalized. But doing so could lead to a weakening of Communist Party control.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Black People Are Not All ?Living in Hell? - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:33am - The black upper middle class is ascending the economic ladder at a faster rate than its white counterpart.
Op-Ed Columnist: Trump?s Can?t-Do Record - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:21am - Who expected 100 days of dull?
Op-Ed Contributor: Sowing Climate Doubt Among Schoolteachers - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:21am - A group known for attacking climate science has set its sights on America?s public schools.
Fixes: Spreading Plan C to End Pregnancy - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:21am - Online-ordered pills are becoming the norm in self-induced abortions, despite F.D.A. rules that only clinics, hospitals and doctors can provide them.
Editorial: Election Tests Indonesian Democracy - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:21am - Things got ugly, but there are signs that two rivals want to let the country move on.