Documents obtained by The Washington Post paint a stark picture of missteps and failures in the American effort to pacify and rebuild Afghanistan.
Yet, if you look again, you find a durable past that may just save us yet.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada became the latest world leader to have private remarks disseminated worldwide.
It is hard to discern a strategy that will accomplish the Trump administration’s objectives: renegotiating the nuclear deal with Iran or dialing back Iran’s malign behavior in the region.
“Free, Melania” gets into the first lady’s relationship with Ivanka, “Be Best” and that “I really don’t care” jacket.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year.
Lawyers on the right are advancing arguments they once rejected on principle.
The lesson of past impeachments might be that it takes disasters, not just scandals, to remove a president from office.
Party leaders are describing the health care proposal that appeals to the party’s left as a risky bet that could neutralize one of the Democrats’ prime issues in 2020.
Mr. Obama, in his latest remarks about the Democratic primary race, said the party should focus less on differences among the candidates and more on defeating President Trump.
Two cases threaten to reinforce its image as a political captive of the Trump administration.
As Democratic presidential candidates gather to debate on Wednesday night, Barack Obama is increasingly pressing a 2020 message: Focus on defeating President Trump and ditch the ideological purity.
He feels liberated to weigh in on 2020 despite the online backlash, people close to him say.
A cultural suspicion about big cities seems to be part of the problem, but that attitude might be changing.
One day after former President Barack Obama cautioned against being out of touch with voters, Democratic candidates said there was a winner among them.
Former President Barack Obama, in an address to liberal donors, warned candidates not to go too far left and sought to calm those who were concerned about the state of the Democratic primary.
Deval Patrick’s opportunity — and his problem.
The inquiry into the president entered a new phase.
Is the C.E.O.’s brushing off of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder as a “mistake” the last straw?
The aims and the aftermath of a legacy project that underscores Mr. Biden’s years of diplomacy — but has been swallowed by the subplot of his son and a Ukrainian gas company.