news analysis: In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos
For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.
01/20/2019 - 10:11 PM
In California, Criminal Justice Reform Offers a Lesson for the Nation
With President Trump recently signing into law a federal criminal justice reform bill, California’s experience is especially instructive.
01/21/2019 - 07:50 AM
Shutdown Threatens to Delay Criminal Justice Reforms Signed Into Law by Trump
The government shutdown has added confusion and delays to a new criminal justice law. Inmates who hoped to walk free will have to wait.
01/16/2019 - 07:22 PM
Fuller Picture Emerges of Viral Video of Native American Man and Catholic Students
A convergence of racial and religious groups set the stage for the viral moment. “I stepped in between to pray,” Nathan Phillips said on Sunday.
01/21/2019 - 01:00 AM
Critic’s Notebook: Rebuilding a Puerto Rico Barrio: ‘Dead Is the Only Way They’ll Ever Get Me to Leave’
Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at the Vietnam neighborhood shows why they may never be achieved.
01/20/2019 - 04:31 PM
Winter’s One-Two Punch: Behind the Storm, a Dangerous Flash Freeze
Plunging temperatures on Sunday threaten to turn the rain, sleet and snow dumped on much of the Midwest and Northeast into solid ice.
01/20/2019 - 06:55 PM
Fate of Confederate Monuments Is Stalled by Competing Legal Battles
A cultural reckoning remains distant as both sides quarrel in courts, college campuses and town squares over Confederate symbols in public spaces.
01/20/2019 - 06:10 PM
Viral Video Shows Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Surrounding Native Elder
Students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky appeared to surround the elder, Nathan Phillips, outside the Lincoln Memorial. The high school has condemned the students’ actions.
01/20/2019 - 08:51 PM
Biden Expresses Regret for Support of Crime Legislation in the 1990s
The former vice president, appearing with Michael Bloomberg in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., called parts of the policy “a big mistake.’’
01/21/2019 - 02:25 PM
Trump Lays Wreath at Brief Visit to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
President Trump’s stop — to observe a moment of silence without extended public remarks — appeared to be a last-minute addition to his calendar.
01/21/2019 - 02:27 PM
Government Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand
It’s now been a month since the government was open, and the partial shutdown has had wide-ranging effects across the United States.
01/21/2019 - 01:27 PM
Pessimism Looms Over Prospect of a Sweeping China Trade Deal
The United States and China will meet later this month as administration officials look to calm volatile markets amid concerns an agreement may not be in reach.
01/21/2019 - 01:35 PM
Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped and nonprofits are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.
01/21/2019 - 02:29 PM
TAKE a Number: A Rising Threat to Pregnant Women: Syphilis
The S.T.D. has gained ground among all women in the U.S., including those who are expecting.
01/21/2019 - 10:37 AM
Bombing in Syria Targets U.S.-Led Military Patrol
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion that injured members of a Kurdish-led force, days after an attack that killed four Americans.
01/21/2019 - 11:22 AM
Kamala Harris Joins Democratic Presidential Field
The senator from California, a former prosecutor and one of the most prominent black women in politics, is the fourth woman to announce she is running in 2020.
01/21/2019 - 11:42 AM
Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 Presidential Candidate
Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.
01/21/2019 - 07:31 AM
Sidebar: Trademark Fight Over Vulgar Term’s ‘Phonetic Twin’ Heads to Supreme Court
Two years ago, the court struck down a ban on disparaging trademarks. Now, in a case about a clothing line’s name, it will consider what to do about scandalous ones.
01/21/2019 - 05:00 AM
Coming Soon to a Police Station Near You: The DNA ‘Magic Box’
With Rapid DNA machines, genetic fingerprinting could become as routine as the old-fashioned kind. But forensic experts see a potential for misuse.
01/21/2019 - 02:30 AM
Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon: Photos From Around the World
Photographers captured scenes in the skies as the Earth’s shadow covered the moon.
01/21/2019 - 05:34 AM
On Politics: Democrats Reject Trump’s Deal on Dreamers
Democrats described the proposal, offering temporary protection for young undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding, as a “hostage taking.”
01/21/2019 - 01:43 AM
News Analysis: U.S. Policy on Russia? Trump and His Team Might Give Different Answers
President Trump says that he has done more to counter Russian aggression than other recent presidents. But, officials say, Mr. Trump has gone along with such actions reluctantly or under pressure.
01/20/2019 - 08:13 PM
Book by Former Staff Member Describes a White House ‘Out of Control’
Cliff Sims, a former communications staff member, portrays a West Wing full of back-stabbing and duplicity under President Trump in “Team of Vipers.”
01/20/2019 - 07:46 PM
McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped.
The shutdown has not only widened the divide between the Senate majority leader and the House speaker, but also imperiled prospects for passing major legislation when the impasse ends.
01/20/2019 - 05:03 PM
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