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Alex Jones Retracts Chobani Claims to Resolve Lawsuit

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:56
The statement by the right-wing radio show host resolves the lawsuit Chobani had filed, a spokesman for the company said.

Trump’s Urging That Comey Jail Reporters Denounced as an ‘Act of Intimidation’

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:30
News organizations expressed outrage Wednesday over a report that President Trump asked the former F.B.I. director to consider imprisoning journalists who published classified government information.

How the Murder of a D.N.C. Staffer Fueled Conspiracy Theories

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 15:41
Conservative media outlets have used the death of Seth Rich, who was killed in Washington last summer, to speculate about who gave Democratic data to WikiLeaks.

Comey’s Memos Were a Product of a Culture of Note-Keeping

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:03
For law enforcement officials like James Comey, who was fired last week as the director of the F.B.I., documenting sensitive conversations is a reflex.

Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain, for Now, White House Signals

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:02
A statement on Iran came two days before Iranian elections, and just ahead of Mr. Trump’s first overseas trip as president.

Fact-Check: Trump Has Been Far Less Forgiving of Past Leaks Than His Own

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:00
President Trump has defended sharing intelligence with the Russians, but he hasn’t always been consistent in his assessment of leaks of classified information.

Republican Hopes for Rewriting Tax Code in 2017 Are Fading

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:29
Upheaval at the White House and a growing list of matters for Congress to address have made the prospect even of tax cuts likely to be pushed into the next year.

Trump, Saying He Is Treated ‘Unfairly,’ Signals a Fight

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 13:29
Delivering the commencement address to Coast Guard cadets on Wednesday, Mr. Trump said that “no politician in history” had “been treated worse.”

Right Builds an Alternative Narrative About the Crises Around Trump

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:54
On conservative media, President Trump’s supporters have used unfounded allegations, diversions and conspiracies to keep his troops behind him.

Right and Left React to Comey’s Memo on Trump Meeting

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:34
Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum consider the consequences of James B. Comey’s memo on his meetings with President Trump.

On Washington: Why the G.O.P. Isn’t Calling for an Aggressive Trump Inquiry

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:25
The latest controversies rocking the White House have not seemed to stir Republican leaders to any new level of urgency.

Live Briefing: Fallout From the Comey Memos: Growing Concern on Capitol Hill

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:22
Representative Justin Amash, a Michigan Republican, said that if the allegations were true, they were grounds for impeachment.

Chelsea Manning Released and ‘Looking Forward’ to Freedom

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 11:21
The former Army private was freed from prison on Wednesday after serving seven years in an extraordinary case of leaking government secrets to the public.

Senator Thom Tillis Says He Is ‘Fine’ After Collapsing

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:26
From what appeared to be a hospital bed, the senator said in a video that he had been “overheated” and was fine.

Chelsea Manning Leaves Prison, Closing an Extraordinary Leak Case

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:12
Ms. Manning was released from military prison on Wednesday. The bulk of her sentence for leaking government secrets was commuted by President Barack Obama.

In Some States, Donating to Private Schools Can Earn You a Profit

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:34
A study by a superintendents’ organization critical of school vouchers found that in many states, affluent donors use contributions as tax shelters.

Melee Outside Turkish Embassy in Washington Injures 9

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 08:08
Photos and videos circulated on social media showed people kicking and punching as the police tried to intervene.

State of the Art: Google, Not the Government, Is Building the Future

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 05:00
Without greater federal funding of cutting-edge technologies, corporations such as Google will be the ones that own the future.

White House Fights a Familiar Enemy: The Press

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 22:06
After two bombshell reports, the Trump administration trains its fire on the news media and the sources who are leaking to it.

A New Goal for President Trump’s First Foreign Trip: Damage Control

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 21:37
His venture abroad raises comparisons to other presidents who traveled overseas when things turned bad at home.