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A Cheap Fix for Climate Change? Pay People Not to Chop Down Trees

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:00
A new experiment showed a simple way to save endangered chimpanzees in Uganda and slow the rate of global warming and carbon dioxide emissions.

A Bill Funding Arts and Humanities Endowments Passes House Committee

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:21
Months after President Trump proposed eliminating the N.E.A. and the N.E.H., a bill to finance them was approved by the appropriations panel.

Fact Check: Trump Made Several Misleading Claims in Times Interview

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:49
President Trump distorted health insurance, his own legislative accomplishments, the biography of his deputy attorney general and French history.

New Health Bill Is Forecast to Leave 15 Million More Uninsured Next Year

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:34
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the latest version of a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would still leave millions more uninsured.

Books News: Is Everyone in Politics Writing a Tell-all? Yes.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:15
From Hillary Clinton to the White House florist, readers will hear almost everyone’s point of view in upcoming books.

Secret Service’s Alabama Bet: It Looks a Lot Like Middle School

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:44
Though the Secret Service is known for keeping government executives safe, it has a mandate to fight financial and cyber crimes. It could use help.

Jeff Sessions Not Stepping Down

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:33
Attorney General Jeff Sessions deflected questions about whether he can continue to serve in his post after President Trump in a New York Times interview took him to task for recusing himself from the Russia investigation.

Exxon Mobil Fined for Violating Sanctions on Russia Under Tillerson

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:22
While Rex W. Tillerson, now the U.S. secretary of state, led the energy giant, “Exxon Mobil demonstrated reckless disregard for U.S. sanctions requirements,” the Treasury Department said.

Sessions Vows to Stay on as Attorney General ‘as Long as That Is Appropriate’

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:41
The president had said he would not have appointed Mr. Sessions had he known he would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s Russia investigation.

Common Sense: Tax Reform, Reagan Style, May Be a Tougher Fit for Trump

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:32
Some elements of the 1986 success are absent, like the number of remaining loopholes, and this president has a personal interest in those that remain.

Lawmakers Unite in Support for John McCain After Cancer Diagnosis

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:38
Republican and Democratic politicians alike praised the Arizona senator after learning that he has brain cancer.

White House Boasts of Its Savings in Regulatory Rollback

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:32
The Trump administration said it had brought about savings for the economy rather than regulatory costs during the president’s first months in office.

On Washington: Republicans’ Push to Overturn Health Law Is Back From the Dead

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:30
The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, has taken extraordinary measures to pump oxygen back into the G.O.P.’s badly fading effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Trump and Macron: From White Knuckles to ‘He Loves Holding My Hand’

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:30
In an interview, President Trump discussed his increasingly warm relationship with France’s leader, which has followed an awkward first encounter.

Excerpts From The Times’s Interview With Trump

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:51
President Trump discussed a range of issues, including the Russia investigation, with three New York Times reporters in the Oval Office.

John McCain Has Brain Cancer, His Office Says

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:41
The medical condition was discovered after the Arizona senator underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot above his left eye.

Fact Check: Trump’s Health Reform Pitch Includes Several Falsehoods

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:10
A review of President Trump’s claims that the Republican version of a replacement for the Affordable Care Act included several false claims.

Trump on Sessions’s Recusal From Russia Investigation: ‘Very Unfair’

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:29
In an interview with New York Times reporters, President Trump expressed anger at Jeff Sessions and James Comey. He also acknowledged a newly disclosed conversation with Vladimir Putin.

Trump Tells The Times He Wouldn’t Have Appointed Sessions if He Had Known Sessions Would Recuse Himself on Russia

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:29
President Trump tells The Times that Mueller would cross a red line if investigators delve into Trump family finances unrelated to Russia.

Manafort Was in Debt to Pro-Russia Interests, Cyprus Records Show

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 18:21
Business records from the secretive tax haven of Cyprus suggest that Paul J. Manafort owed millions to pro-Russia interests before joining Donald J. Trump’s campaign.