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Roger Ailes, Who Built Fox News Into an Empire, Dies at 77

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:41
Mr. Ailes exerted wide influence on American politics with his conservative Fox News, only to be undone by sexual harassment allegations.

Saudi Arabia to Give Trump a Royal Welcome, Ignoring His Slights

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:38
The Middle Eastern kingdom seeks a reset in relations after the Obama years, hoping to emphasize common goals in business, counterterrorism and confronting Iran.

Trump, Back on Twitter, Complains of ‘Witch Hunt’

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:15
The president’s early morning posts on the social media website were sharply critical of former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Trying Not to Drown in a Flood of Trump News

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 06:27
There’s been a year’s worth of headlines in just a week. It’s been exasperating for some, exhausting for many.

Live Briefing: How Trump Learned About the Special Counsel on Russia

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:00
The president reacted calmly but defiantly at first to the news that Robert S. Mueller III had been appointed to oversee a Justice Department investigation.

Writing From Right and Left: Reactions on a Special Counsel, and More

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:00
Read about how the other side thinks: Reactions to the naming of Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel in the Russia investigation.

In an Aside to Trump, Homeland Security Chief Suggests He Use Sword on the Press

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:52
John F. Kelly was apparently unaware that his quip was able to be heard on video recordings of the Coast Guard’s commencement.

How a Special Counsel Alters the Russia Investigation

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:39
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was overseeing the investigation, had resisted pressure to name a special counsel. Here is what the appointment means.

Washington Memo: Washington Is Abuzz With Surround Sound of Scandal

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:29
After a succession of self-inflicted wounds, President Trump now faces the most daunting moment yet as a special counsel is appointed to investigate.

Republicans Pivot and Make Comey the Capitol’s Most-Wanted Man

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:27
Congressional Republicans rushed to call on the former F.B.I. to testify, produce memos and provide details of his encounters with the president.

Robert Mueller, New Special Counsel, Is Known for Independence

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:27
Mr. Mueller, as head of the F.B.I. for 13 years and as a federal prosecutor, cultivated a reputation as an unflinching advocate for facts.

Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:11
Michael T. Flynn told the transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a lobbyist for Turkey.

Foreign Trip Comes at Crucial Time, but Trump Is a Reluctant Traveler

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:08
The president has groused to friends that he is not looking forward to leaving, and his preparation for his first foreign excursion in office has been hit-or-miss.

McCarthy Calls Remarks About Trump and Putin a ‘Bad Attempt at a Joke’

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 20:54
The House majority leader was recorded in June as saying Donald J. Trump could be getting payments from Vladimir V. Putin. Now the congressman says he was joking.

Immigration Arrests Rise Sharply as a Trump Mandate Is Carried Out

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 20:39
Under a new Trump administration policy, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is casting a wider net.

How the Impeachment Process Works

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 19:28
Early chatter has heightened interest in the process, even though experts caution that such talk is premature while the facts are still in question.

Joseph Lieberman and 3 Others Interview to Be F.B.I. Director

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 19:22
Joseph I. Lieberman, the former senator from Connecticut, was one of four people the president interviewed before he leaves on his first foreign trip.

Polarizing Sheriff David Clarke Says He’ll Take a Top Homeland Security Job

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 19:03
The Milwaukee County sheriff, who spoke at the Republican convention, once said ISIS and Black Lives Matter activists were allying to destroy America.

Robert Mueller, Former F.B.I. Director, Is Named Special Counsel for Russia Investigation

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 18:30
The appointment of Mr. Mueller follows days of chaos that have engulfed the White House since President Trump’s abrupt firing last week of the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey.

After Fox, It’s Podcast Time for Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 17:08
They both made high-profile departures from top-rated shows on Fox News. Now they will be talking together regularly for internet audiences.