How the Russia Inquiry Began: A Campaign Aide, Drinks and Talk of Political Dirt

George Papadopoulos, a Trump foreign policy adviser, was the improbable match that set off a blaze that has consumed the first year of the Trump administration.

Australia Mourns the End of Its Car Manufacturing Industry

By JACQUELINE WILLIAMS October 20, 2017 SYDNEY, Australia — Kane Butterfield started working for Holden at 19 in a small South Australian town built around making the distinctly Australian cars. But on Friday, after 17 years with the company at its...

U.S. Army Crew and Pilots Missing After Helicopter Disappears in Hawaii

The Coast Guard was searching for five people who were aboard a Black Hawk helicopter in a training exercise. It was the third crash in about a month involving U.S. military aircraft.

Transcripts Show How Contentious Trump’s Calls Were With Mexican and Australian Leaders

The exchanges turned so sharp that Mr. Trump said talking to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia was more pleasant.

Transcripts Show How Contentious Trump’s Calls Were with Mexican and Australian Leaders

The exchanges turned so sharp that Mr. Trump said talking to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia was more pleasant.

The Breakdown: Trump Looks to Australia in Overhauling Immigration System

The Breakdown: conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.