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Right and Left on Hillary Clinton’s Reckoning With the 2016 Race

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 03:00
Writers from across the political spectrum on Mrs. Clinton’s new book reflecting on her failed bid for the presidency.

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:12
A draft report by the Department of Health and Human Services contradicts a central argument made by advocates of deep cuts in refugees.

State Department Tightens Rules for Visas to U.S.

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:33
If applicants do something they failed to mention in their application in their first three months in the United States, it would jeopardize their status.

Donald Trump Jr. Gives Up Secret Service Protection, Seeking Privacy

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:29
The president’s eldest son, an avid camper and hunter, will be free of a contingent of agents accompanying him at all times.

Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:26
The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

Trump Envisions a Parade Showing Off American Military Might

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:25
At a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the United Nations, Mr. Trump said he got the idea after watching the Bastille Day parade.

Push for Nafta Overhaul May Fall Short, U.S. Negotiator Says

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:17
A tight timeline and ambitious goals leave the Trump administration with a narrow path to success in talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Senate Passes $700 Billion Pentagon Spending Bill, More Money Than Trump Sought

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:15
The Senate and House will have to reconcile versions of the bill that differ over whether to create a Space Corps to manage satellite and other space-related programs.

With a Picked Lock and a Threatened Indictment, Mueller’s Inquiry Sets a Tone

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:10
Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has aggressively used warrants and subpoenas for the Russia investigation, sending a message in Washington.

Iran Is Smuggling Increasingly Potent Weapons Into Yemen, U.S. Admiral Says

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:54
The outgoing top Navy admiral in the Middle East said that Iran is helping worsen the conflict in Yemen by giving rebels more precise missiles to rife deeper into Saudi Arabia.

Fox News Contributor Says Rape Allegation Blacklisted Her

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:59
The political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes claims that she was raped by the anchor Charles Payne and retaliated against by the network.

U.S. Governors at U.N. Assembly: ‘You Have Allies’ on Climate Change

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:57
As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an increasingly high-profile role on climate change.

Trump Adviser Tells Ministers U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Accord

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:29
Gary D. Cohn, the White House economic adviser, said at the United Nations that the Trump administration would pull out of the Paris deal unless it was revised.

Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:16
If the Senate does not vote by the end of next week, repealing the law would require 60 votes, not a simple majority.

By Degrees: The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:00
Scientific predictions about Earth’s sensitivity to greenhouse gasses have generally held up. But no one can predict how much more carbon pollution people will chose to pump out.

Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 20:59
The debate, which led to an angry confrontation between two members of the legal team, could shape the course of the special counsel’s investigation.

Mediator: Facebook Knows More About Russia’s Election Meddling. Shouldn’t We?

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 20:50
The social media giant owes it to its users to let them know if they interacted with what amounts to a digital spy. And that’s just the start.

When U.N. Envoy Nikki Haley Talks, Does President Trump Listen?

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 19:18
Ms. Haley has cast herself as someone who can sway President Trump on important foreign policy issues — including the value of the United Nations itself. This week will test her influence.

Tillerson Says U.S. May Close Cuba Embassy Over Health Attacks

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 18:42
Closing the embassy would be the most dramatic action yet by the Trump administration to return the Cuba relationship to its Cold War deep freeze.

A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It.

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 17:19
Despite a long record of intelligence warnings, there is no evidence that Washington has ever moved with urgency to cut off Pyongyang’s access to a rocket fuel.