Ueli Steck, Record-Breaking Mountain Climber, Dies Near Everest

NYT > Home Page - 35 min 45 sec ago
The 40-year-old Swiss climber was preparing to traverse some of the Himalayas’ highest peaks when he died in an accident.

Trump’s ‘Very Friendly’ Talk With Duterte Stuns Aides and Critics Alike

NYT > Home Page - 2 hours 2 min ago
The administration is bracing for an avalanche of criticism after the president embraced Rodrigo Duterte, who has led a deadly crackdown on drugs in the Philippines.

As China’s Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride

NYT > Home Page - 2 hours 57 min ago
The market “is not a stock casino,” says its top executive, despite startling jumps and drops in some stocks that have put a focus on Chinese traders.

Florida Deal Would Reverse Key Part of Obama’s Medicaid Expansion

NYT > Home Page - 3 hours 13 min ago
The shift involves funding that the federal government provides to help hospitals defray the cost of caring for low-income people who are uninsured.