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After Plagiarism Report, Monica Crowley Will Not Take White House Job

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:52
Ms. Crowley, who had been selected to serve in a post on President-elect Donald J. Trump’s National Security Council, had been dogged by allegations of plagiarism in recent weeks.

10 More Detainees Are Transferred From Guantánamo Prison

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:45
The government of Oman said that it had resettled the men, who were on a list of those approved for transfer, many after about 15 years of detention without trial.

Trump to Meet Martin Luther King Jr.’s Eldest Son to Observe Holiday

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 09:36
The plan was announced after a weekend of escalating tensions between the president-elect and Representative John Lewis, who fought for civil rights alongside King.

Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 08:52
The globalized trade in vehicles, in which Detroit owns European brands and German cars come from Alabama, could make it hard to raise barriers.

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 03:31
Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency.

Trump Promises ‘Insurance for Everybody’ as Health Law Replacement

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 23:06
The president-elect said he was nearly ready to unveil his proposal, though he offered no details about how it would work or how much it would cost.

Workers Say Andrew Puzder Is ‘Not the One to Protect’ Them, but He’s Been Chosen To

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:09
Donald J. Trump’s pick for labor secretary may soon be tasked with enforcing the very rules his company has been accused of violating.

Obama Legacy of Freeing Prisoners May Come Under Trump Siege

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:01
The president has focused on getting criminal offenders out of jail early and trying to give them the skills to stay out, but the new administration has a law-and-order cast.

Trump’s Feud With John Lewis Prompts Outrage Among Blacks

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:59
Many blacks say the president-elect’s criticism of the civil rights leader shows a lack of understanding of the reverence with which they view the civil rights movement.

Corporations Open the Cash Spigot for Trump’s Inauguration

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 20:54
Planners say they have raised more than $100 million, nearly double the record for an inauguration, much of it coming in large checks from corporations and wealthy people.

The Interpreter: ‘Kompromat’ and the Danger of Doubt and Confusion in a Democracy

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:55
Although the manufacturing of public cynicism tends to be associated with Russia, it is a common feature and tool of authoritarian nations.

Trump Team Considers Moving Press Corps, Alarming Reporters

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 16:23
The White House press corps was stunned by reports of a proposal by the Trump administration to eject reporters from their home in the West Wing.

Mediator: Bill Maher, and the Anti-Trump Words Returning to Haunt Him

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 15:31
Mr. Maher, who has tested the limits of political criticism, is among many in Hollywood who fear that the president-elect’s critics will be targeted.

Critic's Notebook: Trump, Twitter and the Art of His Deal

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 15:28
President-elect Donald J. Trump has always been hooked on recognition. More than ever, tweeting has given him a fitting outlet.

Reader's Notebook: Lie to Me: Fiction in the Post-Truth Era

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 14:26
Like reality-TV fans and some Donald J. Trump supporters, today’s novel readers may recognize the artifice before them but form a bond of “shared culpability.”

Women’s March Gives Boost to Start-Up for Bus Sharing

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:35
Skedaddle, which has an app that lets an individual create or join a trip on a chartered bus, will transport about 11,000 people to the march.

On Washington: ‘Repeal and Replace’: Words Still Hanging Over G.O.P.’s Health Care Strategy

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 13:20
Producing the slogan turned out to be far easier for Republicans than producing an actual replacement for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

One Hand on Light Switch, Obama Isn’t Flipping to ‘Off’ Just Yet

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 12:32
In the last days of his presidency, he has taken action on police overhauls, Cuba, NATO and new national monuments.

When He Goes Low, They Go … Where? Democrats Mull How to Confront Trump

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 20:31
“If you try to go tweet-to-tweet with him, more often than not you’re not going to succeed,” said a candidate to lead the Democratic National Committee at a forum.

Jennifer Holliday Decides Not to Sing for Trump After Opposition

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:42
The singer said she had been influenced by an article about how her planned appearance was heartbreaking to her gay fans.