The United States and China escalated their trade fight as Beijing moved to raise tariffs on nearly $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to punish China with higher tariffs on a slew of imports.

Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say.

“Donald Trump, hands down, whenever you put him on the air, now, this is before he was running for president, he was an open book,” Howard Stern said. “He would say anything. And you know, oddly enough – during the campaign and even now, people quote these interviews that I did with him.”

Actress Felicity Huffman will be sentenced to at least four months in prison after entering a guilty plea to a single charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud in connection with the college admissions scandal.

Uber Technologies Inc’s shares fell as much as 10 percent today, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors’ faith in its ability to make profits.

Trump next week will stage a rally in Pennsylvania, a state crucial to his reelection chances in 2020, his campaign announced.

Eight Trump properties in New York City do not comply with new regulations designed to slash greenhouse gas emissions. This means the Trump Organization is on track to be hit with fines of $2.1m every year from 2030, unless its buildings are made more environmentally friendly.

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, broke his hip en route to a turkey hunt and had to undergo surgery.

A top House Democrat issued subpoenas for six years of Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them.

RIP Doris Day, the versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity, who died early today at age 97 at her home in Carmel Valley, California.

Jeremy Reichberg, a businessman who bribed high-level police officials and tried to win favor with donations to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

After the L train’s meltdown on Friday morning, the line went into its regularly scheduled weekend of reduced service for tunnel work, only to return with another round of delays this morning.

Judith Clark’s release from prison in the 1981 Brinks robbery-murders is being challenged by a retired Nyack police officer wounded in the shootings and the son of the armored car driver killed by the self-proclaimed revolutionaries.

The push to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana seems to have gone up in smoke. But what about the state’s existing medical marijuana program? It may get bigger and more flexible.

Nine women were labeled “socialists, “suppressives” and “enemies of the company” when they left NXIVM over concerns that included their belief that leader Keith Raniere was sleeping with top executives in the organization, a former top NXIVM member testified.

Seagram’s heiress and accused NXIVM benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified.

“For the first time in many years, there appears to be sufficient political will to make New York a leader on election reform. Yet, further efforts seem to be stalled.”

Law enforcement agencies might be prevented in the future from automatically using an ongoing criminal or judicial proceeding as an excuse to reject freedom of information requests.

The de Blasio administration is looking for a new parks commissioner, despite the current one having no plans to leave.

Issue No. 1 of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force arrives in stores Wednesday.

Saratoga Springs socialite Michele Riggi, on the hunt for two young women who ripped tulips from around the lamppost flower bed, might have found the driver of the getaway car thanks to the help of a former star of the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality show.