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  1. Yellen and Cohn Said to Be on Shortlist for New Head of the Fed Washington, Today

    Less than five months before Janet Yellen’s term as Fed chairwoman expires, she’s being considered for a second term. But so are several others.

  2. Russia Says ‘Small-Hearted’ Obama Administration Spoiled Ties Foreign, Yesterday

    Speaking at the United Nations, Russia’s foreign minister said Obama administration policies hurt relations between Washington and Moscow, with effects still felt worldwide.

  3. Warmongers and Peacemakers at the U.N. Editorial, September 19

    President Trump, unlike Barack Obama, brought lots of fury to the General Assembly and hardly a hint of compromise or interest in negotiating.

  4. From Truman to Trump: How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the U.N. Express, September 19

    With President Trump’s first address to the United Nations on Tuesday, here’s a look at past presidents’ first speeches.

  5. The Holocaust Museum Sought Lessons on Syria. What It Got Was a Political Backlash. Culture, September 17

    The Holocaust Museum has found itself in the middle of a fraught debate over the Obama administration’s legacy in Syria after withdrawing research.

  6. Is Nothing Funny, Mr. President? Op Ed, September 16

    Humor is a policy tool that leaders from both parties deploy. But not Trump.

  7. Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Alternatives to Despair Op Ed, September 14

    Two disagreements with the latest Coates blockbuster on Trump and race.

  8. Why Common Critiques of DACA Are Misleading Washington, September 8

    Claims that DACA spurred a surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America, put Americans out of work and granted citizenship are not accurate.

  9. Napolitano Sues Trump to Save DACA Program She Helped Create Washington, September 8

    Ms. Napolitano, the homeland security secretary under President Obama, signed the memo creating DACA and now is president of the University of California system.

  10. Ex-U.S. Presidents Start Fund to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims National, September 7

    The campaign, One America Appeal, is expected to expand to help people affected by Hurricane Irma, which is expected to hit Florida this weekend.

  11. Trump Chooses Sessions, Longtime Foe of DACA, to Announce Its Demise National, September 5

    The president has expressed conflicting emotions about those who were brought to the country as children, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed no such qualms.

  12. ‘The Daily’: Where Did DACA Come From? Podcasts, September 6

    We discuss the origins and significance of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with Cecilia Muñoz, former President Barack Obama’s chief domestic policy adviser.

  13. What ‘Dreamers’ Gained From DACA, and Stand to Lose Video, September 5

    As President Trump moves to end the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, listen to a few of the 800,000 affected by the program.

  14. Taking On Chicago’s Police Editorial, September 4

    Illinois tries to do what Washington won’t: establish court oversight of a scandalous department.

  15. Obama’s Letter to President Trump on Inauguration Day National, September 3

    Mr. Obama’s letter, obtained by CNN, urged the incoming president to guard democratic institutions and traditions.

  16. Obama’s Letter to President Trump on Inauguration Day National, September 3

    Mr. Obama’s letter, obtained by CNN, urged the incoming president to guard democratic institutions and traditions.

  17. Can Melania Trump Rise Above It All? Opinion, September 2

    Stiletto heels won’t help, but she could bring some grace to the chaos.

  18. David Litt, an Obama Speechwriter Who Wants No Credit Culture, September 1

    David Litt’s book about his time in the Obama White House is different than most books by political operatives: He writes about his lack of influence.

  19. In Hurricane Harvey’s Wake, We Need a Green ‘New Deal’ Op Ed, August 31

    The storm’s victims need all the help we can provide. But this calamity should make us reconsider our broader social contract.

  20. What North Korea’s Missile Tests Look Like to a South Korean Reporter Foreign, August 31

    A conversation with Choe Sang-Hun, the New York Times’s Seoul correspondent, about where the standoff might be headed.

  21. One Effort to Close the Gender Pay Gap Won’t Get a Try Under Trump Upshot, August 31

    The Trump administration has reversed an Obama-era rule that would have required companies to be more transparent about pay. But would it have helped?

  22. Thanks, Obama, for Your Silence Op Ed, August 31

    The Democratic Party certainly needs national voices to counter Trump. But Obama shouldn’t be one of them.

  23. Eclipsing Dreams of Better Lives Op Ed, August 31

    An important Supreme Court case looms on the rights of noncitizens as the government’s dragnet picks them up at a growing rate.

  24. Hurricane Harvey Was No Surprise Opinion, August 28

    Weather that falls outside our historical experience is becoming more likely. We need to acknowledge and plan for that.

  25. A Shark in the Street, and Other Hurricane Harvey Rumors You Shouldn’t Believe U.S., August 28

    Social media posts about a shark, President Obama and bogus emergency contact information offer lessons in how fake news spread.

  26. Trump Reverses Restrictions on Military Hardware for Police U.S., August 28

    President Trump rolled back Obama-era rules that limited the transfer of surplus military equipment to local police departments.

  27. Trump Forges Ahead on Costly Nuclear Overhaul U.S., August 27

    The Air Force has announced new contracts for nuclear cruise and ground-based missiles, even as some experts call the programs, which have been embraced by President Trump, unnecessary and dangerous.

  28. Plea to Obama: Speak Up! Opinion, August 25

    A reader endorses an Op-Ed writer’s call for the former president to offer solace and words of unity.

  29. Bush and Obama Fought a Failed ‘War on Terror.’ It’s Trump’s Turn. Opinion, August 25

    The president laid out his plans for Afghanistan and it’s clear that politicians of both parties have learned nothing after 16 years.

  30. Trevor Noah Can’t Keep Up with Trump’s Mixed Messages Arts, August 25

    “Every day this week, we have seen a wildly different Donald address the nation,” Mr. Noah said.