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Bolivian President’s Grip on Power Loosens as Police Rebel

Key allies resigned and anti-government protesters took over government offices in anger over last month’s disputed election.Police officers guarding the exterior of the presidential palace in La Paz remained in their barracks on Saturday, while officers in other Bolivian cities have declared mutinies and joined protests against President Evo Morales.Credit…Juan Karita/Associated PressNov. 9, 2019Updated 3:17…

Catholic Bishops Back Ordination of Married Men in Amazon Region, a Milestone

BREAKINGPope Francis’ inclusive approach has infuriated many conservative Catholics.Credit…Fabio Frustaci/EPA, via ShutterstockOct. 26, 2019Updated 3:55 p.m. ETVATICAN CITY — A summit of Roman Catholic bishops meeting at the Vatican recommended on Saturday that Pope Francis allow the ordination of married men as priests in the Amazon region, which would lift a roughly 1,000-year-old restriction and…

Nike’s Chief Executive, Mark Parker, Is Stepping Down

Mr. Parker, who was involved in multiple controversies in recent years, will become executive chairman of the sportswear company.Mark Parker, Nike’s chief executive, in 2016.CreditJewel Samad/Agence France-Presse, via Afp Via Getty ImagesOct. 22, 2019Updated 5:05 p.m. ETNike announced on Tuesday that its chief executive, Mark Parker, would step down at the beginning of next year.…

Brace Yourself for the Internet Impeachment

The ShiftImagePresident Trump on Wednesday.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesSept. 26, 2019Updated 4:10 p.m. ETEven before the impeachment inquiry against President Trump was announced on Tuesday, the president’s re-election campaign blasted an email to supporters, urging them to defend Mr. Trump against the “baseless and disgusting attacks.” Facebook quickly filled with ads for impeachment-themed merchandise, including…

The Fall and Rise of the Town Springsteen Made Famous

Bruce just turned 70, and Asbury Park is now one of the country’s coolest shore towns. A sold-out weekend festival celebrated its musical heart.ImageAsbury Park is “a really hip, cool place,” said Donavon Frankenreiter, who performed on Saturday at the SeaHearNow music, surf and art festival.CreditCreditBen Sklar for The New York TimesSept. 23, 2019Updated 8:02 p.m.…

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