Heavy snowfall. Face-freezing temperatures. Around the globe, another winter phenomenon was in full force: rescuing people and animals from icy waters.
The strategy the president plans to outline Monday is at odds with his often-warm relations with the leaders of China and Russia.
Countries whose citizens can visit the United States without a visa must step up their information sharing and put in effect other security measurements, American officials said.
With the central banks of the United States and Britain raising rates, the European Central Bank turns its attention to the year ahead and how fast it should roll back stimulus.
A strong economy and faith in Germany’s political system soothe investors. But the country’s prosperity may mask challenges down the road.
Other industrialized countries offer an example, providing better wages and conditions for retail workers while employers still profit.