Religion scholars aid theology student arrested protesting a white supremacist

Theologians, religion scholars and activists have rushed to aid a theology student arrested while protesting a white supremacist’s appearance in Charlottesville, Va., raising money for his legal fees and calling his demonstration against racism a “model” of “scholar-activism.” In April, students at the University of Virginia expressed outrage when one of the organizers of last […]

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The missing middle of the Trump-Putin meeting

THE story of the meeting between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki has a beginning and an end, but no middle. It began with a statement from the president that the lowly state of Ruso-American relations were not the fault of the Russian government for seizing Crimea, shooting down a passenger airliner, […]

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Amazon’s Prime Day runs into early snags

NEW YORK — Amazon’s website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created. Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the 3 p.m. ET launch in the U.S. got only images of dogs — some quite abashed-looking — with […]

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