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Fact-Check: What Trump Got Wrong at His Rally

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:55
The president repeated misleading statements on the vetting of refugees entering the United States and on the crime rate.

Trump Returns to Campaign Trail After a Month in Office

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:40
In Florida, the president put aside the stress of Washington governing and reprised many of his greatest-hits themes and lines from last year.

Trump ‘More Streamlined’ Travel Ban Will Have a Rollout Plan

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:50
John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homeland Security, said a revised travel ban was coming that would apply to fewer people.

Trump to Interview 4 Candidates for National Security Adviser

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:17
Three of the candidates are military veterans, and the fourth is John R. Bolton, the former United Nations ambassador. David H. Petraeus is not in the running.

Trump’s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:09
Two new developments highlight the complications created when the president of the United States owns a sprawling real estate company.

A Worry on the Right That Trump’s Conservative Acts Are Fleeting

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:59
Despite a cabinet has been deemed the most conservative of any Republican president, some question whether President Trump will ultimately be loyal to their ideology.

Trump, an Outsider Demanding Loyalty, Struggles to Fill Top Posts

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:45
The president is presiding over a government where the upper echelons remain sparsely populated, and not just because of resistance from Democrats.

In Munich, Pence Says U.S. Commitment to NATO Is ‘Unwavering’

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 07:45
Vice President Mike Pence offered reassurances Saturday to anxious European leaders, but he also warned that they must spend more on defense.

Reluctant First Lady? Melania Trump Wouldn’t Be the First to Claim That Title

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:00
Mrs. Trump joins a long line of women — from Louisa Adams to Pat Nixon — who weren’t wild about the idea of Washington life.

Town Hall Briefing: What to Watch: Protests Expected at Congressional Town Halls

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:00
As lawmakers head home, their constituents will be waiting for them, at events like those in South Carolina and New York, and some may not be happy to see them.

A Trump Ally in Congress Warns His State, California, to Make Nice

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:00
Kevin McCarthy, the House majority leader, represents a Trump-supporting rural area in California. His message to the state: Poking the president could hurt you.

Bill Maher and Milo Yiannopoulos Find Common Ground

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:16
An anticipated conversation between the comedian Bill Maher and the right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos turned out to be a mostly chummy affair.

How the Nuclear Threat From North Korea Has Grown

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 21:17
The country's missile test this month gave weapons monitors a status report on the progress of North Korea's nuclear program. They said there was a significant advance.

Popular Domestic Programs Face Ax Under First Trump Budget

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:54
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, AmeriCorps and the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities could be eliminated.

A Young Reporter Makes a Soft Query and Pleases an Upset President

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:15
Kyle Mazza, 19, created his own network in Fair Lawn, N.J., when he was 8 years old. On Thursday, his question about the first lady provided a respite for Mr. Trump during a combative news conference.

Labor Nominee’s Role in Sex Case Could Draw Scrutiny

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:58
The sordid details of a case that involved R. Alexander Acosta, the new pick for labor secretary, are set to air again.

Why Republicans Want to End the Periodic Review Board for Guantánamo Detainees

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:48
Established by President Barack Obama, the parole-like panel decides whether prisoners should remain in detention or be transferred.

Public Health: To Fund Health Plan, G.O.P. Considers Limiting Popular Tax Break

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 19:40
A tax on high-cost employee health plans, the Cadillac tax, was a reviled part of the original Obamacare law. It was blocked, but something similar may be back.

Friends No More? Jorge Pérez and Donald Trump

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:48
Who does Donald J. Trump call when he needs a wall? The luxury-condo king of Miami. But their relationship has seen better days.

Trump Calls the News Media the ‘Enemy of the People’

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:27
Even from a president who routinely castigates journalists, President Trump’s Twitter post was a striking escalation in his attacks on the news media.