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Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:21
In a series of eclectic Twitter posts, President Trump also appeared to refer to Kim Jong-Un, North Korea’s leader, as Rocket Man.

Holocaust Museum Faces Criticism After Pulling Syria Study

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 09:00
The Holocaust Museum has found itself in the middle of a fraught debate over the Obama Administration’s legacy in Syria after withdrawing research.

Juggalos on the Mall? Just Another Weekend of Washington Protests

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:05
A Saturday filled with protests seemed a potentially combustible mix, but clashes were limited to a few harsh words exchanged near some porta-potties, and the city went about its business.

The New Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Mitch McConnell

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 19:27
Carl Hulse spoke with the majority leader about why the Democrats didn’t strike as good of a spending deal as they let on, his non-reaction to Steve Bannon’s attacks and more.

Trump Administration Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling Studies

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 18:53
An Interior Department memo has proposed lifting restrictions on seismic surveys in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which may open it to drilling.

St. Louis Faces More Protests Over Ex-Officer’s Acquittal in Killing

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 15:45
Demonstrators marched through a mall a day after violent protests over the acquittal of Jason Stockley, who was charged in the 2011 shooting of a black driver.

News Analysis: The Big Question as the U.N. Gathers: What to Make of Trump?

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:07
All eyes will be on the new American president at his first United Nations General Assembly as international leaders take his measure.

Cake Is His ‘Art.’ So Can He Deny One to a Gay Couple?

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:52
A Colorado case that pits a gay couple against a baker who refused to serve them will mostly center on the protections of free speech.

On Washington: Bewildered by That Rarest of Sightings in Washington: Bipartisanship

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 09:14
In a city where common ground has been uncommon, there has been some bewilderment over the lost art of reaching across the aisle.

Table for Three: Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 06:00
The former presidential candidate and the politically active actress discuss the hurt of the 2016 election and how they are both moving on.

Bump in U.S. Incomes Doesn’t Erase 50 Years of Pain

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:00
Recent trends have produced positive statistics, but forces undermining the middle class may reach back farther than many economists have thought.

Judiciary Chairman Considers Subpoenas in Trump Investigation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:42
Senate Judiciary Committee leaders are growing frustrated with what they see as stonewalling from the Justice Department over their Russia probe.

With Cost-Cutting Zeal, Tillerson Whittles U.N. Delegation, Too

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:29
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, who sees himself as a steward of taxpayer dollars, slashed the number of diplomats attending the United Nations General Assembly next week.

Trump Teams With Democrats on DACA: What’s the Logic?

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:18
Mixed messages, backtracking and a bit of verbal combat after a bipartisan meeting between President Trump and the Democratic Party leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi have added confusion to the already confusing fate of DACA. Three New York Times reporters, Maggie Haberman, Peter Baker, and Glenn Thrush, explain what happened, and what it means.

Trump Declines to Release List of His Visitors at Mar-a-Lago

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:27
The administration’s refusal to turn over the names of people who met with the president at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club, escalates a legal battle.

Big City: Bill de Blasio and the Politics of iPhone City

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:51
If New York has turned inward and become obsessed with its screens, is Bill de Blasio, on his way to a second term, the mayor the city deserves?

More Classmates of Treasury Secretary Hound Him to Quit Trump Post

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:55
First, Steven Mnuchin’s Yale classmates asked him to resign. Now the alumni of his exclusive private high school are piling on.

Public Health: Buried Inside Bernie Sanders’s Bill: A Fallback Plan

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:07
The bill envisions a wholesale transformation of the U.S. health system, but it also considers more modest reforms to smooth the transition.

Trump Seizes on London Attack to Push for Expanding a Travel Ban

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:03
The president’s proposed restrictions have faced legal challenges and drawn criticism because of concerns that they amount to discrimination based on religion.

Trade Imbalance: The Minuscule Importance of Manufacturing in Far-Right Politics

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:30
In both the United States and Europe, far-right voters are far more likely to express concerns about immigration and race than trade.