‘We Have to Come Here to Be Seen’: Protesters Descend on Lima

Peru’s unrest continues unabated as the demonstrations move to the country’s capital and the government doubles down on portraying demonstrators as pawns for nefarious interests.

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A Closely Watched Measure of Inflation Slowed in December

The Personal Consumption Expenditures price index climbed 5 percent from a year earlier, slower than the reading last month.

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Consumer Spending Slid Again in December

Fresh data offered more detail on how shoppers retrenched at the end of 2022.

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Elon Musk Meets With House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Elon Musk, the billionaire owner of Twitter, met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, stoking speculation about what the two had discussed.

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As the Colorado River Shrinks, Washington Prepares to Spread the Pain

The seven states that rely on the river for water are not expected to reach a deal on cuts. It appears the Biden administration will have to impose reductions.

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What We Know About Tyre Nichols’s Lethal Encounter With Memphis Police

Five officers were charged with second-degree murder, as the city braced for the release of video footage.

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Ukraine Corruption Scandal Stokes Longstanding Aid Concerns in U.S.

A top State Department official said the ouster of several Ukrainian officials this week after corruption charges “sends a very strong signal.”

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In State Legislatures, Old Rivalries Are Reheated by National Politics

The relationships between big cities and rural-dominated legislatures have often been hostile. But a rift between Nashville and the Tennessee Legislature suggests the nation’s partisan divide is making things worse.

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On Trump’s Truth Social: Ads for Miracle Cures, Scams and Fake Merchandise

Truth Social, the social network started by former President Donald J. Trump, has struggled to attract large brands.

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New York City Banned Foie Gras in 2019. Tell That to the Ducks.

The yearslong battle to ban the delicacy in New York City rages on, with duck farmers, animal rights activists, two mayors and France all taking sides.

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