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Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:00
The music producer Quincy Jones and the mogul Ron Meyer join Mr. Carter, who is now on ‘garden leave,’ in investing in an Instagram-style app called Zig.

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:12
It’s normal for American commanders to draw up combat plans. But recent exercises signal that the military wants to be ready for options on the Korean Peninsula.

He Studied Accounting. Now He Hunts the Taliban.

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:15
Lt. William Conway, who leads a team that identifies Taliban and Islamic State threats in Afghanistan, is not your typical military intelligence analyst.

G.O.P. Senator Says Trump Didn’t Use Vulgarity for Haiti and African Nations

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:00
Senator David Perdue, who attended the White House meeting, said Senator Dick Durbin’s account of President Trump’s language was a “gross misrepresentation.”

A DACA Question: Should Judges Use Local Cases to Halt National Orders?

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:17
When a federal judge in California ordered a stop to a key plank of President Trump’s immigration agenda, he revived a debate over the impartiality of the judiciary.

Trump Escalates a Dispute With The Wall Street Journal Over a Quotation

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:10
The president said he did not say “I probably have a very good relationship” with the North Korean leader, claiming he said “I’d.” It was difficult to tell from audio clips whether the complaint had merit.

‘I’m Running,’ Romney Says Privately, but as a Trump Friend or Foe?

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:50
Mitt Romney’s expected return to politics as the next senator from Utah has set off a debate over whether he should actively counter President Trump.

DACA Participants Can Again Apply for Renewal, Immigration Agency Says

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 00:45
The government said it would comply with an order to resume accepting requests from immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children who were already in the program.

Causes of False Missile Alerts: The Sun, the Moon and a 46-Cent Chip

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:24
Every decade since the dawn of the nuclear age has seen its share of erroneous alarms, experts said. We revisit a few of them.

Chelsea Manning Files for Senate Run in Maryland

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 16:07
Ms. Manning, a former Army private convicted of disclosing classified information, would face Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, in the primary race.

Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 15:03
The alert appeared on cellphones warning people to “seek immediate shelter,” and said, “This is not a drill.” The authorities said it was a false alarm.

In Trump’s Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:00
The president’s vulgar comments about certain countries harken back to complaints about “undesirable nationals” that led to severe restrictions in 1924.

A Romney Who Is Unfailingly Loyal to Trump

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:23
Ronna McDaniel, a niece of Mitt Romney who is the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, faces a challenge both personal and political as her party faces a hostile election environment.

Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:00
Hundreds of mining claims fall neatly outside the new boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument, and a Navajo town scarred by uranium is bracing for new woes.

John V. Tunney, Boxer’s Son Who Lasted One Term in the Senate, Dies at 83

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:00
Mr. Tunney seemed to be a rising star in the Democratic Party until a Senate re-election loss sent him into early political exile because of turbulent times.

C.D.C. Postpones Session Preparing Us for Nuclear War

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:12
After the agency’s workshop attracted considerable media attention, especially given President Trump’s recent words with North Korea, the session has been postponed.

Trump Is in ‘Excellent Health,’ Doctor Says After Exam

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:04
Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy and the White House physician provided no details, including Mr. Trump’s weight or blood pressure.

Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:36
Known for his confrontational style, Mr. Luken was a major force in Cincinnati for more than 30 years, as a prosecutor, the mayor and a member of Congress.

To Get Medicaid in Kentucky, Many Will Have to Work. Advocates for the Poor Are Horrified.

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:29
Led by the state’s Republican governor, the plan calls for many Medicaid recipients ages 19-64 to work at least 20 hours a week, beginning in July.

Porn Star Who Claimed Sexual Encounter With Trump Received Hush Money, Wall Street Journal Reports

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:47
The $130,000 payment was reportedly made a month before the election. Mr. Trump “vehemently denies” the encounter happened, his lawyer told The Journal.