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Judge May Make Public Some Documents Related to Inquiry on Clinton Emails

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 22:04
A critic of the F.B.I.’s handling of the email case has requested materials related to an investigation into emails belonging to Huma Abedin, an aide to Hillary Clinton.

U.S. Blocks Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia Amid Concerns Over Yemen War

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 21:43
Deepening a rift with its Gulf allies, the White House blocked the sale by Raytheon of about 16,000 guided munitions kits over worries about civilian casualties.

Secretary of State Nominee Is a Flexible Pragmatist

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 21:10
Rex W. Tillerson, Exxon’s chief, has extensive international business experience and has argued for gay rights, but is a target of environmentalists.

With Second Ave. Subway, Cuomo Has Hands-On Role and Eye on the Future

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 21:00
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has had a surprising level of involvement in the long-delayed $4.4 billion project, which some critics say seems primarily aimed at promoting his image.

Democratic House Candidates Were Also Targets of Russian Hacking

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 20:02
The fallout for nearly a dozen congressional candidates underscores the effect of the Russian influence operation on the American electoral system.

Trump Is Said to Offer Interior Job to Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 17:40
Mr. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL commander, would be charged with carrying out the aggressive pro-drilling agenda championed by the president-elect during the campaign.

On Washington: Congressional Query Into Russian Meddling Could Revive Bipartisan Oversight

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 14:56
A hardening of partisan politics has enfeebled the oversight function of Congress, but Senate Republicans are signaling receptiveness to restoring the traditional role.

The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S.

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 14:43
A Times investigation reveals missed signals, slow responses and a continuing underestimation of the seriousness of a campaign to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.

A Trump Economic Boom? The Fed May Stand in the Way

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:56
The more President-elect Donald J. Trump stimulates growth, the faster the Federal Reserve is likely to increase rates to avoid overheating the economy.

After Weeks of Tumult, Kanye West Visits Trump Tower

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:36
It is unclear why the musician stepped out of a reported recovery and into the epicenter of America’s media circus.

In Arizona County Where Latinos Have an Edge, So Did Trump

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:20
Potential jobs mattered more than a potential wall in Yuma County.

Rick Perry, Ex-Governor of Texas, Is Trump’s Pick as Energy Secretary

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 09:41
When he was running in the 2012 presidential race, Mr. Perry said he wanted to abolish the agency, but at a debate, he could not remember its name.

Trump Lines Up Establishment Republicans to Vouch for Rex Tillerson

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 09:17
The Trump team is rolling out high-profile endorsements for the secretary of state pick, hoping to ease concerns over his ties to Russia.

Transition Briefing: Trump Vows ‘No New Deals,’ but Concerns Remain Over Business Ties

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 07:35
The president-elect‘s promise is unlikely to satisfy critics, as he said nothing about divesting his stake in his business empire.

Mexico Grapples With a Surge in Violence

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:00
In the first 10 months of this year, there were 17,063 homicide cases in Mexico, the highest 10-month tally since 2012.

When Trump Meets Tech Leaders, Jobs Will Be on the Agenda

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:00
The executives meeting with Mr. Trump in Manhattan on Wednesday include Elon Musk of Tesla, Timothy D. Cook of Apple and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.

No Money, No Mercy: Alabama Prosecutor Sets the Penalties and Fills the Coffers

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 03:30
In the city of Dothan, one man’s grip on the criminal justice system has exacted a steep price for many.

Meet Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Choice for Secretary of State

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 23:19
Mr. Tillerson, Exxon Mobil’s chief executive, has decades of experience making deals around the world but has no foreign policy experience outside his work.

António Guterres, Sworn In as U.N.’s Next Leader, Must Factor Trump Into His Plans

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 22:29
Donald J. Trump’s election will affect major issues facing António Guterres, including the Syrian war and how to preserve the United Nations’ funding and values.

Trump Picks Rex Tillerson, Exxon C.E.O., as Secretary of State

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 22:14
In choosing the globe-trotting leader of an energy giant, the president-elect is dismissing bipartisan concerns that Mr. Tillerson is too cozy with Vladimir V. Putin.