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  1. Trump Considers Banning Re-entry by Citizens Who May Have Coronavirus Washington, Today

    Under the proposal, the government could block a citizen or legal resident’s entry if an official “reasonably believes” the person had been exposed to or was infected with the communicable disease.

  2. Trump Teases a Gettysburg Convention Speech. Experts Say It’s an Ethics Breach. Politics, Today

    If he accepts his nomination at the Civil War battlefield, the president will be conducting partisan business on federal property.

  3. Trump Led From Briefing Room After a Shooting Outside the White House Washington, Today

    The Secret Service stopped President Trump in the middle of a coronavirus briefing and escorted him to the Oval Office. He returned several minutes later, and said there had been a shooting nearby.

  4. Trump Abruptly Walks Out of Virus Briefing Video, Today

    During Monday’s virus briefing, President Trump abruptly left the news conference and was escorted out by the Secret Service.

  5. To Withhold or Not: Trump’s Order Gives Employers a New Dilemma Business, Today

    Businesses are grappling with difficult legal and logistical questions about how to respond to the president’s payroll-tax holiday order.

  6. Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks Op Ed, Today

    Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.

  7. E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas Climate, Today

    The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration’s ongoing effort to weaken environmental rules, but it could be quickly undone after the November election.

  8. Why the U.S. Hasn’t Contained Covid-19 Letters, Today

    Readers offer their theories, including lack of funding for public health services.

  9. Governors Say Trump’s Order on Pandemic Relief Could Wreck State Budgets Washington, Today

    With Congress at an impasse on stimulus talks, disarray over resuming negotiations bodes poorly for reaching a deal this week.

  10. Trump Moves to Force Manhattan D.A. to Reveal Details of Inquiry Metro, Today

    Lawyers for the president said a subpoena seeking eight years of tax returns amounted to illegal “harassment.”

  11. Trump Goes Around Congress to Provide Pandemic Relief Politics, Today

    It’s unclear whether the measures he signed will have any immediate effect, but the president pressed ahead anyway: This is your morning tip sheet.

  12. Mark Cuban Wants to Fix Health Care, the N.B.A. and Maybe Everything Else Interactive, Today

    "I’m just looking to say — and this may be arrogant — how can I solve this problem?"

  13. What if Everyone Had Voted by Mail in 2016? Interactive, Today

    Despite boosting younger voters, the effects are negligible when races aren’t razor-thin.

  14. Why Is China Coming After Americans Like Me in the U.S.? Op Ed, Today

    China wants to swallow up Hong Kong’s remaining freedoms. But it can’t be allowed to arrest, on American soil, a U.S. citizen.

  15. How Pro-Trump Forces Work the Refs in Silicon Valley Business, Yesterday

    The new referees in American politics are Facebook, Google and Twitter, and they would be wise to pay attention to lessons the old media tried to learn.

  16. Trump’s Directives Were Supposed to Offer Relief. Most May Not. Business, Yesterday

    Because Congress controls federal spending, at least some of the measures will almost certainly be challenged in court. Or they may become moot if Congress reaches a deal.

  17. In the Wake of Protests Op Ed, Yesterday

    Some of what we saw was people cosplaying consciousness — symbolism that cost nothing and shifted no power.

  18. Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion Washington, Yesterday

    Businesses and the unemployed faced uncertainty as administration officials defended the president’s directives and Democrats criticized them.

  19. Beirut’s Blast Is a Warning for America Op Ed, Yesterday

    In this country, as in Lebanon, everything is now politics.

  20. ‘Christianity Will Have Power’ National, Yesterday

    Donald Trump made a promise to white evangelical Christians, whose support can seem mystifying to the outside observer.

  21. In California, It Will Take More Than a Parade to Save an Imperiled Census National, Yesterday

    Many Latinos in low-income communities say they are hearing a message about the 2020 census: Your participation is not wanted.

  22. Trump’s Go-It-Alone Stimulus Won’t Do Much to Lift the Recovery Washington, August 8

    A series of executive actions will provoke lawsuits but is unlikely to stoke faster growth in an economy that has cooled this summer.

  23. Sidestepping Congress, Trump Signs Executive Measures for Pandemic Relief Washington, August 8

    President Trump signed the directives after two weeks of stalemate with Democrats over a recovery package, using legally dubious measures to try to restore lapsed benefits.

  24. The Voting Will End Nov. 3. The Legal Battle Probably Won’t. Washington, August 8

    As the two parties clash over how to conduct an election in a pandemic, President Trump’s litigiousness and unfounded claims of fraud have increased the likelihood of epic postelection court fights.

  25. Rick Gates, Ex-Trump Aide and Mueller Witness, Is Publishing a Memoir Books, August 8

    “Wicked Game” is slated for release in October, at the height of the presidential campaign, but Mr. Gates says, “It’s not a salacious book.”

  26. America Could Control the Pandemic by October. Let’s Get to It. Editorial, August 8

    The solutions to combating the coronavirus are no mystery. It’s time to do this right.

  27. How Kristi Noem, Mt. Rushmore and Trump Fueled Speculation About Pence’s Job Politics, August 8

    After Ms. Noem, the South Dakota governor, flew to Washington on Air Force One, rumors about her ambitions ensued. She made a second trip to smooth things over with Mike Pence.

  28. Pelosi Is Playing Hardball on Coronavirus Relief. She Thinks She’ll Win. Washington, August 8

    Emboldened by Republican divisions and a favorable political landscape, the speaker is refusing to agree to a narrow relief measure, unbothered by charges that she is an impediment to a deal.

  29. Trump Threatens to Use Executive Order for ‘Critical Relief’ Video, August 8

    Though it’s unclear whether he has the authority to do so, President Trump said on Friday that if Congress did not reach an agreement, he would act unilaterally to extend a coronavirus economic aid package.

  30. Trump, Russia and an Intelligence Document: Key Moments Express, August 8

    Officials told The New York Times Magazine that the draft of a classified document reporting that Russia favored President Trump in the 2020 election was changed to soften its assessment.

  31. Trump Wants U.S. to Get Cut of Any TikTok Deal. No One Knows How That’d Work. Washington, August 8

    The president has repeatedly called for a big payment to the Treasury Department if a Chinese company sells the app to Microsoft, but there is no provision in the law for that.

  32. Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies Magazine, August 8

    Last year, intelligence officials gathered to write a classified report on Russia’s interest in the 2020 election. An investigation from the magazine uncovered what happened next.

  33. Trump’s Axios Interview, Kanye West’s Campaign: The Latest in the 2020 Race Politics, August 8

    President Trump wants to brand Joe Biden as a doddering gaffe machine. But the incumbent’s own rhetoric causes so much controversy it is overwhelming the strategy.

  34. Away From Gridlock in Washington, Trump Puts on a Show for His Club Washington, August 7

    The president held what was billed as a news conference. But there was almost no news, he again said the virus would disappear and his audience seemed at times less the nation than his golf club members.

  35. Georgia Businessman Charged With Hoarding Face Masks and Price Gouging Express, August 7

    The man, Milton Ayimadu, allegedly hoarded 200,000 face masks and sold them for double what he paid, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

  36. Postal Service Leader Sets Reorganization Amid Scrutiny Over Mail Ballots Washington, August 7

    The Trump donor who runs the post office pledged that such changes would not affect the ability to deliver ballots on time this fall.

  37. Trump elogia el tratamiento de plasma mientras los investigadores luchan por finalizar los estudios que prueban su eficacia en Español, August 7

    Miles de pacientes de la COVID-19 han sido tratados con plasma sanguíneo de personas que se han recuperado del virus. Sin embargo, el tratamiento aún no ha sido probado en ensayos clínicos rigurosos.

  38. Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be the Point. Business, August 7

    The restrictions on the two Chinese-owned apps followed a familiar model for other policy announcements on China from the Trump administration.

  39. Russia Continues Interfering in Election to Try to Help Trump, U.S. Intelligence Says Washington, August 7

    But a new assessment says China would prefer to see the president defeated, though it is not clear Beijing is doing much to meddle in the 2020 campaign to help Joseph R. Biden Jr.

  40. Beirut on the Potomac Op Ed, August 7

    The American spirit gets a Lebanese makeover.

  41. Is TikTok More of a Parenting Problem Than a Security Threat? Washington, August 7

    Even as the White House moves against the Chinese social media app, the intelligence agencies do not see it as a major issue along the lines of Huawei.

  42. Trump Threatens to Bypass Congress as Stimulus Talks Fail Again Washington, August 7

    Democrats said the talks had been “disappointing,” and President Trump promised to use executive orders to provide relief if no agreement could be reached.

  43. House Can Sue to Force Testimony From McGahn, Appeals Court Rules Washington, August 7

    A court endorsed the House Judiciary Committee’s ability to pursue testimony from the former White House counsel as part of its oversight responsibilities.

  44. Police Violence in Portland Protests Letters, August 7

    The A.C.L.U. of Oregon says the police “are making a mockery of the First Amendment.” Also: Planned Parenthood and Black women; a free pass for Russia; universal internet; weekends in a pandemic.

  45. The Presidential Debates Debate Letters, August 7

    Does this forum make sense for evaluating the candidates? Readers weigh in.

  46. E. Jean Carroll, Who Accused Trump of Rape, Can Go Forward With Suit Metro, August 7

    A judge rejected President Trump’s bid to delay a defamation suit by Ms. Carroll, pointing to the recent Supreme Court ruling over his tax returns.

  47. Pompeo Warned Russia Against Bounties on U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Washington, August 7

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is said to have sternly discussed payouts and red lines in a telephone call with Sergey V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister.

  48. Trump Administration Penalizes Hong Kong Officials for Crackdown on Protesters Washington, August 7

    The sanctions are the first punishments brought against officials in China and Hong Kong for suppressing pro-democracy protests.

  49. Why an Accurate Census Is So Important Politics, August 7

    The Census Bureau’s move to cut its collection period short by one month in the midst of an already challenging pandemic has unnerved pollsters.

  50. Trump Targets WeChat and TikTok, in Sharp Escalation With China Business, August 6

    The government cited national security concerns in announcing sweeping restrictions on two popular Chinese social media networks, a move that is likely to be met with retaliation.

  51. Bill Hagerty Wins Tough Tennessee Primary With Trump’s Endorsement Politics, August 6

    The fractious race to replace the outgoing Lamar Alexander signified an end to the moderate tenor that has long defined Tennessee Republicanism.

  52. Trump, Facing Headwinds in Ohio, Talks Up Economy in Campaign Swing Washington, August 6

    The president came into 2020 considering the state a lock, but his performance in managing the pandemic and delivering on his promises from four years ago could put it in play.

  53. As Jobs Report Looms, White House and Congress Say Stark Divisions Remain Over Stimulus Plan Washington, August 6

    As senators left Washington without a deal on an economic rescue package, economists warned of new signs of a lagging recovery

  54. The World Can Still Be Destroyed in a Flash Editorial, August 6

    It seems that the United States is plunging into a new arms race without learning the lessons of the last.

  55. Coming Next: The Greater Recession Op Ed, August 6

    The suspension of federal benefits would create damage almost as terrifying as the economic effects of the coronavirus.

  56. The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: Text Messages Washington, August 6

    Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.

  57. Trump Reinstates Tariff on Canadian Aluminum Washington, August 6

    The tariff, which prompted dollar-for-dollar retaliation from Canada, was imposed just one month after a new trade deal between the two countries went into effect.

  58. With Old Allies Turning Against Her, Birx Presses On Against the Coronavirus Washington, August 6

    Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, has found herself a woman without a country, denounced by Democrats and called “pathetic” by the president.

  59. A 4th Presidential Debate? Commission Says No to Trump Politics, August 6

    The Trump campaign had argued that the current schedule would render the debates useless to the many Americans who will vote by mail before they take place.

  60. Martin Peretz, on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Letters, August 6

    The former New Republic editor writes about the two-state solution. Also: Donald Trump and Joe McCarthy; the theater industry, in dire straits.

  61. Iran Envoy Brian Hook, a ‘Survivor’ on Trump’s Team, to Quit Washington, August 6

    The exit of Brian Hook, the State Department’s special envoy for Iran, most likely rules out nuclear diplomacy with Tehran before November.

  62. Lawmakers Aim to Prevent Trump From Bypassing Ban on Armed Drone Sales Washington, August 6

    Senators from both parties say President Trump cannot be allowed to help drone technology proliferate, and they want it to be kept away from Saudi Arabia in particular.

  63. The Unique U.S. Failure to Control the Virus National, August 6

    Slowing the coronavirus has been especially difficult for the United States because of its tradition of prioritizing individualism and missteps by the Trump administration.

  64. Self-Publishing Is a Gamble. Why Is Donald Trump Jr. Doing It? Books, August 6

    His next book, “Liberal Privilege,” comes with an unusual distribution plan and no publishing house behind it, making it something of a curiosity in the industry.

  65. Who Was Behind the Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History? Op Ed, August 6

    Washington’s police chief took the blame. But Nixon was behind the decision.

  66. Congress’s Ideological Divide Has Stymied Aid for Pandemic-Stricken Schools Washington, August 6

    Republicans and Democrats agree that schools need billions of dollars to reopen, but policy fights have the parties at loggerheads, with educators growing desperate.

  67. El memorando del censo es otro truco de Trump. No muerdas el anzuelo en Español, August 6

    Los latinos no deben dejar que el presidente de Estados Unidos los intimide.

  68. Trump Supporters Make Their Case for 2020 Op Ed, August 6

    Conservatives Helen Andrews and Daniel McCarthy join Ross for a reelection roundtable.

  69. Late Night Says Trump Ran Back to the Comfort of Fox News Culture, August 6

    Seth Meyers says the president returned “to safe ground” — that is, Lou Dobbs and “Fox & Friends” — after enduring tough questioning from an Axios journalist.

  70. LeBron James Says He Doesn’t Care if Trump Shuns N.B.A. Over Protests Sports, August 6

    “The game will go on without his eyes on it,” James, the Los Angeles Lakers star, said after President Trump said he turns off games when players kneel during the national anthem.

  71. U.S. Examines Whether Saudi Nuclear Program Could Lead to Bomb Effort Washington, August 5

    Intelligence agencies are scrutinizing whether the kingdom’s work with China to develop nuclear expertise is cover to process uranium and move toward development of a weapon.

  72. Trump’s Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry Metro, August 5

    The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.

  73. White House and Congress Remain Far From Any Stimulus Deal Washington, August 5

    White House officials and Democratic leaders continued to dig in on crucial points of any potential deal, jeopardizing additional relief for small businesses and laid-off workers.

  74. Trump Raises $165 Million With G.O.P. in July, Overtaking Biden Politics, August 5

    Joe Biden raised $140 million last month. A record-setting pace of money continues to flood into the presidential campaign.

  75. Facebook Removes Trump Campaign’s Misleading Coronavirus Video Business, August 5

    It was the first time Facebook took down a post by Mr. Trump’s campaign for spreading virus misinformation, but it did not signal a change to the company’s defense of free expression.

  76. Vote for Trump’s Worst! Op Ed, August 5

    The competition among his cabineteers is fierce.

  77. Sally Yates, Under Attack by Republicans, Defends Flynn Investigation Washington, August 5

    The former deputy attorney general criticized the Justice Department’s decision to drop its prosecution of Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser.

  78. State Dept. Traces Russian Disinformation Links Washington, August 5

    A new government report avoids direct discussion of American election interference by Moscow, despite lawmakers’ call for more information.

  79. Doing Away With Convention Politics, August 5

    Do we really need the spectacle of the traditional political conventions? We’re about to find out.

  80. Trump Is Plotting Against the Census. Here’s Why. Editorial, August 5

    By his calculations, the fewer people of color and noncitizens who are counted, the better.

  81. Member of Conservative Think Tank Takes On Reporter Duties on Air Force Two Washington, August 5

    Instead of a member of the White House press corps, the role of pool reporter was filled by Robert B. Bluey, a vice president at the Heritage Foundation.

  82. Liability Shield Is a Stumbling Block as Lawmakers Debate Relief Business, August 5

    Athletes have joined workers who believe legal protections for corporations are not warranted. Senate Republicans support a shield but the White House has been noncommittal.

  83. After Setbacks, Arizona Governor Sees a ‘Path Forward’ Video, August 5

    On Wednesday, during a meeting with President Trump, Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona said the state was showing improvements after telling business to shut down again after reopening.

  84. It’s Trump Jr. vs. Trump Sr. Over an Alaskan Mineral Mine Washington, August 5

    The move toward opening the Pebble Mine has surfaced a rare dispute between Donald Trump Jr. and his father’s administration.

  85. An Election Battleground: Voting by Mail Letters, August 5

    Readers respond to a front-page article about the president’s assault on the Postal Service and attendant voter fears.

  86. President Trump’s Moves on Government Oversight Interactive, August 5

    The resignation of the State Department’s acting inspector general was the latest upheaval in a series of actions by President Trump challenging the system of independent government oversight. Here’s a look at what has happened.

  87. Another Inspector General Resigns Amid Questions About Pompeo Washington, August 5

    Stephen J. Akard became the State Department’s internal watchdog after his predecessor was fired by President Trump at the urging of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has been under investigation.

  88. The Many Varieties of Donald Trump Book Review, August 5

    Three new books analyze what the Trump presidency has meant for American politics and American society.

  89. Why the Mueller Investigation Failed Book Review, August 5

    Jeffrey Toobin’s “True Crimes and Misdemeanors” examines the battle over Robert Mueller’s report and how President Trump prevailed.

  90. Is TikTok a Good Buy? It Depends on What’s Included Business, August 5

    TikTok’s most valuable assets, a hyper-effective algorithm and a community of popular creators, may not be as easy to acquire as the company itself.

  91. Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States Politics, August 5

    By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  92. James Comey Wrote a Letter in 2016. What Will Bill Barr Do? Op Ed, August 5

    Two investigations appear to be potential fodder for pre-election political machinations.

  93. Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States Politics, August 5

    By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  94. He Predicted Trump’s Win in 2016. Now He’s Ready to Call 2020. Op Ed, August 5

    Most historians just study the past. But Allan Lichtman has successfully predicted the future.

  95. U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing Foreign, August 4

    The trip by Alex M. Azar II, a rare high-level U.S. visit, is being billed as an opportunity to highlight Taiwan’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.

  96. As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies Science, August 4

    Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have shown whether the therapy worked.

  97. Trump Cherry-Picks Coronavirus Data in Briefing Appearance Washington, August 4

    The president selectively highlighted statistics, falsely claimed New York and New Jersey were solely responsible for high national death rates and again wrongly asserted that a rise in cases was because of testing.

  98. Trading Concessions on Recovery Plan, Negotiators Set Week’s End Deadline for a Deal Washington, August 4

    White House officials and top Democrats reported some movement in their talks on a pandemic relief package as the talks reached a crisis point on Capitol Hill.

  99. How QAnon Creates a Dangerous Alternate Reality Op Ed, August 4

    Game designer Adrian Hon says the conspiracy theory parallels the immersive worlds of alternate reality games.

  100. Decoding the Trump Ad Buy Politics, August 4

    After going dark on the TV airwaves last week, the Trump campaign has returned, targeting early voting states.

  101. Trump Signs Landmark Land Conservation Bill Washington, August 4

    The bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act guarantees funding for federal land use efforts. The president claimed credit for Republicans.

  102. As Trump Praises Plasma, Researchers Struggle to Finish Critical Studies Science, August 4

    Thousands of Covid-19 patients have been treated with blood plasma outside of rigorous clinical trials — hampering research that would have shown whether the therapy worked.

  103. More U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan Before the Election, Trump Says Washington, August 4

    The president’s assertion undercuts diplomats who have said withdrawals will depend on the Taliban’s commitment to its peace deal with the United States.

  104. With Census Count Finishing Early, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise National, August 4

    With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.

  105. Is Microsoft Sure It Wants to Buy TikTok? Editorial, August 4

    Running a social media service brings headaches and scrutiny.

  106. Appeals Court Blocks Immigrant Wealth Test in the Northeast Washington, August 4

    The federal court ruled that the Trump administration’s so-called public charge rule for green card applicants could not go into effect in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.

  107. Trump Stumbles Over the Word ‘Yosemite’ During Bill Signing Video, August 4

    During a routine bill signing of the Great American Outdoors Act, President Trump appeared to pronounce Yosemite as “Yo Semites.”

  108. Trump’s Syria Sanctions ‘Cannot Solve the Problem,’ Critics Say Washington, August 4

    Without a broader diplomatic effort, the newest and toughest penalties will worsen a humanitarian crisis without forcing a leadership change, experts say.

  109. How Trump’s Upbringing Molded His Personality Letters, August 4

    Readers respond to an article about how empathy was a sign of weakness in the Trump family and to revelations by the president’s niece.

  110. Trump Assesses John Lewis’s Legacy: ‘He Didn’t Come to My Inauguration’ Politics, August 4

    President Trump was asked by an interviewer to reflect on the late congressman’s contributions to the civil rights movement. He talked up his own record instead.

  111. From Outsider to Insider: Karen Bass’s Unexpected Journey to Power Politics, August 4

    At every step in her political career, the California congresswoman had to be coaxed to run for a higher office. Now she’s a top contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate.

  112. A Wider-Than-Thought Trump Investigation Politics, August 4

    New York prosecutors may be circling the president’s business practices: This is your morning tip sheet.

  113. Is the U.S. Ready to Vote by Mail? Podcasts, August 4

    What we’ve learned from the very different experiences of two states, Georgia and Montana.

  114. Meet the Official Accused of Helping Trump Politicize Homeland Security Washington, August 4

    Chad F. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.

  115. Trump Doesn’t Need the Most Votes. What if He Doesn’t Even Want Them? Op Ed, August 4

    Government of the minority, chosen by a minority, on behalf of a minority, is not what Lincoln had in mind at Gettysburg.

  116. Republicans Are Ready for the Don Draper Method Op Ed, August 4

    The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.

  117. With Jobless Aid Expired, Trump Sidelines Himself in Stimulus Talks Washington, August 3

    As his top advisers met with Democratic leaders to try to hash out a compromise, President Trump hurled insults at Democrats and mused aloud about short-circuiting the talks and acting on his own.

  118. TikTok, Trump and an Impulse to Act as C.E.O. to Corporate America Business, August 3

    The president’s interventions in company dealings based on his own instincts are a departure from the arm’s-length approach of predecessors of either party.

  119. Trump Appointee With History of Anti-L.G.B.T.Q. Remarks Leaves Aid Agency Washington, August 3

    Merritt Corrigan, the former deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Agency for International Development, had drawn scrutiny shortly after being named to the position.

  120. Trump Again Assails Mail-In Voting Washington, August 3

    The president has been raging against voting by mail for several months, claiming without evidence that the process is plagued by fraud.

  121. Rescue of Troubled Trucking Company With White House Ties Draws Scrutiny Washington, August 3

    Members of a congressional oversight panel want to know how YRC Worldwide won a $700 million loan from the Treasury Department.

  122. Gettysburg? The Liberty Bell? Trump Weighs R.N.C. Speech Options Politics, August 3

    The president and his aides are holding out hope for ambitious convention programming, and have considered a return to Mount Rushmore or a speech by Melania Trump from Seneca Falls, N.Y.

  123. Disenchanted Seniors for Biden Editorial, August 3

    The pandemic is particularly dangerous for older Americans, and Trump is losing their support.

  124. The Unemployed Stare Into the Abyss. Republicans Look Away. Op Ed, August 3

    The cruelty and ignorance of Trump and his allies are creating another gratuitous disaster.

  125. Trump Puts Pentagon in Political Crossfire With Tata Appointment Washington, August 3

    The president sidestepped Congress when it became clear that his nominee for a top Defense Department position would not win Senate approval.

  126. Trump Dismisses 2 T.V.A. Board Members After Outsourcing Dispute Washington, August 3

    The Tennessee Valley Authority, an electric utility, quickly said it would reconsider its move to shift some work to contractors outside the United States.

  127. D.A. Is Investigating Trump and His Company Over Fraud, Filing Suggests Metro, August 3

    The office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., made the disclosure in a new court filing arguing Mr. Trump’s accountants should turn over his tax returns.

  128. TikTok Must Be Sold or Risk Being Shutdown, Trump Says Video, August 3

    During a news conference on Monday, President Trump set a deadline for the social media app TikTok to be sold to a U.S. company or risk being shut down.

  129. The Strange Saga of TikTok News Desk, August 3

    The chief executive of a big tech company negotiated directly with the U.S. president over an app. Say what?

  130. With TikTok, ‘Uncool’ Microsoft Aims for the Love of Tweens Business, August 3

    Buying one of the largest and most influential social networks in the country could change the perception of the tech giant.

  131. Why the Botched N.Y.C. Primary Has Become the November Nightmare Metro, August 3

    Nearly six weeks later, two congressional races remain undecided, and officials are trading blame over the mishandling of tens of thousands of mail-in ballots.

  132. Will Congress Act on Covid Soon? ‘I’m Not Optimistic’ Politics, August 3

    Money for the Postal Service and mail voting is one sticking point: This is your morning tip sheet.

  133. Let’s Scrap the Presidential Debates Op Ed, August 3

    They’ve become unrevealing quip contests.

  134. Trump Doesn’t Like What He Sees in the Crystal Ball Op Ed, August 3

    Besides delaying the election, what else could alter his political trajectory?

  135. Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project Washington, August 2

    Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for President Trump.

  136. TikTok Ban? Creators and Fans Are Big Mad Styles, August 2

    The uncertainty over the future of the wildly popular video app has brought chaos to its user community — and to the entertainment and advertising industries as well.

  137. How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong Business, August 2

    We may not know the results for days, and maybe weeks. So it’s time to rethink “election night.”

  138. Trump Forecasts His Own Fraud Op Ed, August 2

    In the president’s world, he is never to blame for failure.

  139. Microsoft Says It’ll Continue Pursuit of TikTok Washington, August 2

    The announcement came after the company consulted with President Trump, who has threatened to ban the app and expressed national security concerns about it in recent weeks.

  140. U.S. Small Business Bailout Money Flowed to Chinese-Owned Companies Washington, August 2

    Millions of dollars of Paycheck Protection Program loans went to China-backed businesses in critical sectors, a study found.

  141. How Joe Arpaio’s Fate in Arizona Could Be a Window Into Trump’s Politics, August 2

    The polarizing former sheriff of Maricopa County, a stylistic doppelgänger to President Trump, is running for his old office in a state where approval of both men has slid.

  142. Deutsche Bank Opens Review Into Personal Banker to Trump and Kushner Business, August 2

    The bank will examine a 2013 transaction between the banker, Rosemary Vrablic, and a company part-owned by Jared Kushner.

  143. Kayleigh McEnany Heckles the Press. Is That All? Washington, August 2

    President Trump does not always watch her briefings, and even his allies say she risks being known more for “hitting the press with a two-by-four” than advancing his priorities.

  144. Birx Says U.S. Epidemic Is in a ‘New Phase’ Science, August 2

    She and other top health officials in the Trump administration warn states of a deepening spread of the coronavirus, in both rural and urban areas.

  145. To Ensure That Our Election Is Fair and Open Letters, August 2

    Readers urge vigilance against threats to the democratic process.

  146. Army Officer Who Clashed With Trump Vows to Speak Out on Security Issues Washington, August 1

    Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman’s retirement from the Army after more than 21 years of service took effect on Saturday, the same day his sharply critical op-ed of the president was published.

  147. Voting by Mail Is Crucial for Democracy Editorial, August 1

    Especially amid the pandemic, it’s the surest path to a more inclusive, more accurate and more secure election.

  148. Voting by Mail Is Crucial for Democracy Editorial, August 1

    Especially amid the pandemic, it’s the surest path to a more inclusive, more accurate and more secure election.

  149. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Report Income of at Least $36 Million in 2019 Business, August 1

    The couple’s investments, mostly in real estate, were worth at least $204 million and as much as $783 million.

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