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New York Police Lower Cost Estimate of Guarding Trump and His Tower

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:59
The letter, dated Wednesday, provides detailed estimates about the Police Department’s expenses associated with presidential security.

Paul Ryan Tours Texas Border Area Where Trump Wants a Wall

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:04
The House speaker, who helps control the purse strings on Capitol Hill, has said he supports the same immigration policies as the White House.

F.B.I. Interviews Tell of Cleric’s Role in Plot to Bomb Plane

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 20:51
Anwar al-Awlaki, a Qaeda leader and American killed in a drone strike, inspired and advised Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to take down a plane with explosives in his underwear.

Automakers Call on E.P.A. Chief to Ease Fuel-Efficiency Standards

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 20:41
Manufacturers are pushing the agency’s new director, Scott Pruitt, who has long battled business regulations, to revisit targets for 2025 affirmed last month by the Obama administration.

Lincoln Center Turns Away Woman Wearing Anti-Trump Sign

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 17:22
Jenny Heinz, 72, refused to remove a sign affixed to the back of her jacket that said: “NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America.”

Some Fed Members Back Quicker Move on Rates

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:13
The minutes of the central bank’s latest meeting show “many participants,” though not a majority, pushed to raise rates “fairly soon” if the economy keeps growing.

Citing Racist Testimony, Justices Call for New Sentencing in Texas Death Penalty Case

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:10
The Supreme Court said that a psychologist’s testimony in the murder case of Duane Buck was laced with “a particularly noxious strain of racial prejudice.”

Jimmy Kimmel on Hosting the Oscars at a Political Moment

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:24
With recent awards speeches focusing on President Trump, he says the evening will be a balancing act that avoids too little topical content and too much.

Entrepreneurship: How Small Firms Can Defuse a Political Threat and Blunt a Boycott

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:27
Corporations have crisis management firms at their behest. Small-business owners have to rely on their own wits to respond to political animosity.

The Pruitt Emails: E.P.A. Chief Was Arm in Arm With Industry

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:15
Thousands of pages of emails show that Mr. Pruitt, as Oklahoma attorney general, worked closely with companies to battle environmental regulation.

Fight Erupts in Trump Administration Over Transgender Students’ Rights

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:58
A dispute over a draft order that would drop protections for them is pitting Attorney General Jeff Sessions against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Hispanic Leaders Plan Fight Against Trump’s Agenda

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:11
The Latino Victory Fund will hold a meeting in Washington next week to begin recruiting candidates for local, state and federal office.

Political Calculus: Democrats’ Best Bet for House Control Is Following the Sun

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:30
The voters who decided the last election might not decide the next. The road to a Democratic House starts in Orange County in California.

A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:00
An off-the-books operation, meant to finance undercover work, is the subject of a lawsuit that has been kept nearly entirely sealed for years.

Bill Maher, Faulted for Booking Milo Yiannopoulos, Takes Credit for His Fall

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 05:00
In an interview, Mr. Maher spoke about having the right-wing personality on his show “Real Time,” and why he will continue to seek out provocative conservative guests.

Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 23:01
The judge ruled that the state did not support claims that the organization violated medical or ethical standards related to abortion procedures.

Major Elements of Trump’s New Immigration Policies

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:52
The Trump administration has significantly hardened the country’s policies regarding illegal immigration.

Trump Appears Set to Reverse Protections for Transgender Students

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:18
The administration signaled an imminent announcement as to whether transgender students should be able to use the bathroom of their choice.

3 Generals Bound by Iraq Will Guide Trump on Security

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 21:23
H. R. McMaster will join Jim Mattis and John F. Kelly at the table in the Situation Room, steering a new president through the crosscurrents of a stormy world.

From Trump, the Nationalist, a Trail of Global Trademarks

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:55
A review of foreign trademarks registered to President Trump’s companies gives clues to a globe-spanning strategy and potential conflicts of interest.