Jay Newton-Small

Jay Newton-Small is Washington correspondent for TIME. Born in New York, she spent time growing up in Asia, Australia and Europe following her vagabond United Nations parents. A graduate of Tufts University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, Jay previously covered politics for Bloomberg News. And, yes, despite the misleading name SHE is a she.

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Clinton and Russia Spar Over U.N. Resolution on Syria

You know things are bad when Russia won’t return Hillary Clinton’s calls.

For more than two days now, Clinton has been waiting for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to call her back to discuss a pending United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria. Lavrov is traveling in Australia, prompting some members of the U.S. …

From the Magazine: Gangless in Glasgow

After covering the Tottenham riots, I was curious why England rioted and Scotland didn’t. Glasgow, after all, has far greater problems of economic inequity and youth violence. In some neighborhoods, the average life expectancy for a man is just 54 compared to 82 in neighboring areas.

So, I went up to Glasgow to take a look at what …

Entrepreneur Launches Rival to Challenge His Own Airline

Sure, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and his family are on track to make £70 million from their 38% stake in easyJet this year. And, yes, Haji-Ioannou was knighted for his “entrepreneurship” in founding the discount airline in 1995. But that doesn’t seem to have stopped the Greek-Cypriot billionaire from launching a rival …

The UBS ‘Rogue Trader’ Scandal: Just Who Is Kweku Adoboli?

By all accounts Kweku Adoboli was a quiet, affable guy. An amateur photographer who loved music and cycling, friends in his artsy circle hardly knew he was a banker, let alone one who’d be accused of losing UBS $2 billion in rogue trades. “He was a great fan of beautiful things,” says Sanjhana Moon, a photographer who met …

London’s New Police Chief: More of the Same?

Bernard Hogan-Howe may not have been anybody’s first choice to be the new head of London’s Metropolitan police, but the important thing is he was everyone’s last choice. Home Secretary Theresa May and London Mayor Boris Johnson on Monday announced that Hogan-Howe, who has been acting deputy commission for the last couple of …

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