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Trump Organization to Go Budget Friendly With ‘American Idea’ Hotel Chain

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:00
The idea for the down-market chain with a patriotic flair crystallized on the campaign trail, and the hotels may benefit from the president’s appeal in conservative areas beyond big cities.

Trump Backs Air Traffic Control Privatization

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 17:57
The president seized on a decades-old idea as proof that he was delivering on an ambitious infrastructure rebuilding plan, which is still months away.

Kushner Companies Seeking $250 Million to Pay Off Chinese Backers

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 17:48
A Jersey City tower built by the family firm was financed with some $190 million in loans, including $50 million through the so-called EB-5 visa program.

Trump Will Not Block Comey From Testifying, White House Says

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 14:12
The former F.B.I. director is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms North Carolina Districts Rely Too Much on Race

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:56
Monday’s decisions regarding the state’s legislative districts were the latest in a series of voting rights cases there.

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cellphone Tracking Case

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:17
The justices will decide whether the government needs a warrant to obtain information from cellphone companies showing their customers’ locations.

Trump Doubles Down on Original ‘Travel Ban’

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 07:13
Rebelling against his own advisers, the president said his order barring visitors from select Muslim-majority countries should never have been “watered down.”

After London Attack, Trump Again the Center of Partisan Media Combat

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:42
News organizations turned against each other as Fox News anchors called on CNN to punish its host Reza Aslan for profane remarks about President Trump.

Bank at Center of U.S. Inquiry Projects Russian ‘Soft Power’

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:22
VEB, whose chief met in December with Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, is intertwined with the Russian state and intelligence services.

Sinclair Broadcasting Said to Be in Talks With Ex-Sony TV Chief Steve Mosko

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 20:32
Mr. Mosko, one of Hollywood’s most seasoned television programmers, is in early discussions about a role involving an expansion of Sinclair’s programming, according to two people briefed on the talks.

Oculus Founder Plots a Comeback With a Virtual Border Wall

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 19:56
After facing political criticism and leaving Facebook, Palmer Luckey is working on another start-up. Its military interest will go nicely with his helicopters and abandoned missile silos.

Trump, Who Pledged to Overhaul Nuclear Arsenal, Now Faces Increased Costs

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 19:42
The estimate of a project to remake the nation’s atomic weapons, bombers and other such vehicles is 20 percent more than once envisioned, and it is unclear if the White House can stomach the cost.

Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 19:27
A new teacher’s efforts to educate teenagers in Ohio coal country ran up against a cultural resistance to evidence of the human role in global warming.

White House Memo: 16 Years Later, Bush’s Climate Pact Exit Held Lessons for Trump

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 16:51
George W. Bush’s Kyoto withdrawal cemented a perception of unilateralism that haunted his presidency. But President Trump has handled the issue differently, if just by chance.

From Maine, a Call for a More Measured Take on Health Care

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 16:43
Susan Collins, attuned to the particular vulnerabilities of her constituents, is among a handful of senators thinking about repairing, not replacing, the health law.

Sugar Talks May Hint at Trump Approach to U.S.-Mexico Trade

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 14:28
Both sides have power to leverage in negotiations over Mexican sugar exports, talks that could set the tone for Nafta discussions.