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  1. DealBook Briefing: How Trump Plans to Keep China In Line on Trade Business, Today

    The Trump administration, believing China will struggle to change its stance over trade, plans to hammer home the idea that it wants strong commitments.

  2. Markets Rise Amid Political Chaos in U.K. and Mixed Signals on Trade Truce Business, Today

    The pound whipsawed on Wednesday after Conservative lawmakers scheduled a vote on the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May.

  3. Would Indicting Trump Be Constitutional? Op Ed, Today

    Yes, it would be. But that question is a distraction from the principal objective of the Russia investigation.

  4. Why Republicans Want a Criminal Justice Overhaul Podcasts, Today

    Many conservative lawmakers support a bill that would enact the most significant changes to the federal criminal justice system in decades.

  5. Kimmel Says Trump’s Meeting With Democratic Leaders Felt Like ‘Real Housewives’ Culture, Today

    Jimmy Kimmel compared President Trump’s demanding a border wall to “a toddler threatening to keep screaming on the floor of Toys ‘R’ Us until Congress buys him a Hatchimal.”

  6. Playing by His Own Rules, Trump Flips the Shutdown Script Washington, Today

    The two parties typically try to avoid getting blamed for a government shutdown. President Trump says he’s happy to own one over a border wall

  7. Trump to Steer More Money to ‘Opportunity Zones’ Washington, Today

    A planned executive order is the administration’s latest attempt to turn a provision from the sweeping 2017 tax law into a major effort to combat poverty.

  8. State Courts Become Battleground Over Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Policy Metro, Today

    Lawyers for immigrants have started to convince judges that state laws prohibit local law enforcement from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  9. Michael Cohen, Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Who Implicated Him in Hush-Money Scandal, Faces Sentencing Metro, Today

    The sentencing, at 11 a.m. in Manhattan, will cap a startling fall for Mr. Cohen, who is a central figure in the payments to a porn star and a former Playboy model.

  10. Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say Foreign, Today

    A new group of more than 40 deportees, many of them the children of refugees, will be the largest yet to be ejected by the Trump administration.

  11. The Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show Editorial, Yesterday

    If Tuesday’s Oval Office meeting is any indication, it’s going to be a rough two years.

  12. Macron Blinks Editorial, Yesterday

    France’s imperious young leader has heard the anger of his marginalized citizens and has begun to respond.

  13. Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $293,000 in Legal Fees Express, Yesterday

    The order is connected to a defamation suit Ms. Daniels filed against President Trump last spring. A judge dismissed it in October.

  14. Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights Op Ed, Yesterday

    Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?

  15. The Most Powerful Reject in the World Op Ed, Yesterday

    Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?

  16. Pelosi Challenges Trump to Have an ‘Evidence-Based Conversation’ Video, Yesterday

    Representative Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, pushed back against President Trump during an argument in front of reporters over his demand to build a border wall and threat to shut down the government.

  17. Foreign Policy Under Trump Letters, Yesterday

    An expert says significant changes took place long before Mr. Trump took office.

  18. Pelosi vs. Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring,’ She Says Washington, Yesterday

    In the Oval Office, the likely new House speaker takes on a president who is rarely challenged to his face in public, especially by a woman.

  19. The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs Op Ed, Yesterday

    The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint.

  20. Trump’s Judicial Nominees Take Heat but Largely Keep Marching Through Senate Washington, Yesterday

    Some have been deemed unqualified by the American Bar Association, and others have proved racially divisive, but that hasn’t necessarily stopped them from reaching the bench.

  21. 5 Takeaways From Trump’s Meeting With Pelosi and Schumer Washington, Yesterday

    What was billed as a photo opportunity quickly turned into a heated confrontation between President Trump and the Democratic leaders of Congress, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

  22. Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says Washington, Yesterday

    Senator Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote on a bill rewriting prison and sentencing laws before the end of the year, a potential bipartisan policy achievement for President Trump.

  23. Trump Makes Misleading Border Wall Claims Before and After Meeting With Democrats Washington, Yesterday

    The wall is the biggest sticking point between the president and Democrats. President Trump wants funding for it in spending bills that must pass to avert a government shutdown.

  24. Trump Threatens Shutdown in Combative Appearance With Democrats Washington, Yesterday

    During a public airing of hostilities with Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, the president undercut Republican congressional leaders as he pushed for funding for his border wall.

  25. Victorina Morales Said She Was Undocumented. How Could We Know for Sure? Insider, Yesterday

    Miriam Jordan, a national immigration correspondent, shares how she confirmed the immigration status of two women who worked in President Trump’s golf property.

  26. A Tragedy in Yemen, Made in America Magazine, Yesterday

    Tracing an airstrike halfway around the world back to an American bomb factory.

  27. Jimmy Fallon Makes Fun of Trump for Struggling to Replace John Kelly Culture, Yesterday

    “If anyone here wants to be President Trump’s chief of staff, just raise your hand and the job is yours,” Fallon told his audience.

  28. Targets of U.S. Sanctions Hire Lobbyists With Trump Ties to Seek Relief Washington, December 10

    Representing clients who face penalties from Washington is a lucrative new niche, especially for lobbyists who have links to the president or his administration.

  29. U.S. Returns Bells Taken as War Booty From Philippines in 1901 Foreign, Yesterday

    American troops took the three church bells after avenging a deadly attack on their fellow soldiers, and the seizure has complicated ties with the Philippines since.

  30. 2018: The Year in Dissonance Interactive, Yesterday

    We dare you to live through 2018 — again.

  31. The Presidency or Prison Op Ed, December 10

    What happens if re-election is Trump's best hope of avoiding an indictment?

  32. ‘A Simple Private Transaction’: Trump Lays Out a Defense in a Campaign-Finance Case Washington, December 10

    After prosecutors essentially named President Trump an unindicted co-conspirator with Michael D. Cohen, Mr. Trump insisted that payments to two women were not election-related spending.

  33. Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections Climate, December 10

    The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

  34. After Ayers Turns Down Chief of Staff Job, Trump Is Left Without a Plan B Washington, December 10

    Finding a replacement for the White House chief of staff, John F. Kelly, is in many ways just the latest staffing snare in a White House that has struggled to fill even low-ranking jobs.

  35. MS-13, Trump and America’s Stake in El Salvador’s Gang War Investigative, December 10

    U.S. investment is guiding the fight to contain the violence in El Salvador, even as President Trump hurls insults and threatens to walk away.

  36. A Short History of Political Red Faces Over Workers Without Green Cards National, December 10

    Donald Trump, Mitt Romney, Meg Whitman, Pete Wilson, and Dianne Feinstein are just a few of the public officials who have been forced to acknowledge that they employed undocumented immigrants.

  37. Trump Team Pushes Fossil Fuels at Climate Talks. Protests Erupt, but Allies Emerge, Too. Climate, December 10

    While the official United States stance brought scorn from environmentalists, there are signs that the administration is picking up some powerful allies.

  38. The G.O.P. Goes Full Authoritarian Op Ed, December 10

    Only Trump’s flamboyant awfulness stands in the way of his party’s power grab.

  39. President Trump Seeks New Chief of Staff. 3 Books Show Why His Next Pick Matters. Books, December 10

    From Nixon’s White House to Obama’s, these books highlight presidential right-hand men and their outsize power.

  40. The Mueller Filings, and Kelly’s Exit Letters, December 10

    Readers react to the special counsel’s release of documents and the departure of the White House chief of staff.

  41. Republicans and Democrats Unite on at Least One Issue: Oversight of the V.A. Washington, December 10

    Republicans are joining Democrats in a vigorous examination of Department of Veterans Affairs failings, a rare area of bipartisan oversight on Capitol Hill.

  42. Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate Change. China Must Step Up. Op Ed, December 10

    China can do more. The planet depends on it.

  43. Maria Butina, Russian Accused of Spying, Enters Plea Deal; Court Papers Backpedal on Sex Claims Washington, December 10

    Ms. Butina will plead guilty to conspiring to act as a foreign agent. The case drew headlines with accusations that she used sex as spycraft as she tried to influence Republicans.

  44. Nigel Farage, on Brexit Sidelines, Prepares for ‘Another Great Battle’ Foreign, December 10

    One of the main voices in the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union is ready to rejoin the fray if Britain’s departure seems endangered.

  45. Will William Barr Be Trump’s Roy Cohn? Op Ed, December 10

    The president wants an attorney general who will defend him above all else. There’s reason to worry about his new nominee.

  46. How Alarmed Should We Be About Wisconsin? Op Ed, December 10

    How states are becoming hotbeds of anti-democratic power grabs.

  47. Stocks Have Wiped Out Their Gains for the Year. But if You Step Back, They’re Still Riding High. Interactive, December 10

    Worries about global economic growth, trade and the strength of corporate America have been battering stocks. While that’s cause for concern, it is important to put slides like this in context.

  48. The Stock Market Has Wiped Out Its 2018 Gains. But if You Step Back, It’s Still Riding High. Interactive, December 10

    Worries about global economic growth, trade and the strength of corporate America have been battering stocks. While that’s cause for concern, it is important to put slides like this in context.

  49. The Dangers of Doing Favors for Donald Trump Op Ed, December 10

    The president is often unable or unwilling to spot the difference between a favor and a crooked scheme.

  50. The Surprisingly Normal Reason Trump Wants a New Chief of Staff Op Ed, December 10

    It probably has nothing to do with John Kelly’s personality. More likely, the White House wants someone who’s got political skills for the 2020 campaign.

  51. Will Kim Jong-un Visit Seoul This Month? South Korea Is Holding Its Breath Foreign, December 10

    South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, said a visit by Kim Jong-un to Seoul could happen this month. But Mr. Kim has yet to accept the invitation.

  52. Trump’s Tawdry Tabloid Sagas Reveal Weightier Themes Business, December 9

    In taking on Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors find unexpected meaning in the scandals involving Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

  53. Michael Cohen Wanted to Cooperate in His Own Way. Prosecutors Had Other Ideas. Metro, December 9

    It seems Mr. Cohen offered to provide just enough information to make a bid for leniency, but nothing more about his or others’ activities.

  54. Shutdown Looms and Priorities Stack Up as Congress Races Toward Session’s End Washington, December 9

    The largest impasse in a must-pass spending package is funding for President Trump’s wall, but lawmakers are looking at rolling in an array of other legislation.

  55. Nick Ayers, Aide to Pence, Declines Offer to Be Trump’s Chief of Staff Washington, December 9

    The decision leaves it unclear who will take the top West Wing job as President Trump confronts the fight of his political life.

  56. Surviving a Criminal Presidency Op Ed, December 9

    No one is above the law in America.

  57. Done With Michael Cohen, Federal Prosecutors Shift Focus to Trump Family Business Investigative, December 9

    Prosecutors say President Trump organized illegal payments to two women during the presidential campaign. Now they want to know if he and Mr. Cohen acted alone.

  58. Tete-a-tete after tit-for-tat Op Ed, December 9

    The presidents of the United States and China call a (temporary) truce.

  59. Highlights of Comey Testimony: He Likes Mueller, but They’re Not Best Friends Express, December 9

    A transcript of the remarks of James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, before two House committees on Friday was released. We break it down.

  60. The War on Truth Spreads Editorial, December 9

    Democratically elected leaders borrow from the anti-press playbook of dictators and tyrants.

  61. The Week in Business: The Emails Facebook Doesn’t Want You to See Sunday Business, December 9

    Whiplash on Wall Street, and OPEC and Russia agree to cut oil production. And Britain's Parliament votes on Brexit, and Uber resumes tests of its self-driving cars.

  62. Prosecutors Effectively Accuse Trump of Defrauding Voters. What Does It Mean? Washington, December 8

    President Trump’s lawyer minimized the importance of any potential campaign finance violations, but Democrats said they could potentially lead to impeachment.

  63. These Are the Generals Who’ve Left the White House Video, December 8

    President Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

  64. John Kelly to Step Down as Trump, Facing New Perils, Shakes Up Staff Washington, December 8

    The departure of John F. Kelly leaves the president with an ever-shrinking team of close advisers as he begins to navigate the new power structure on Capitol Hill.

  65. Trump’s Bromance With Dictators Opinion, December 5

    A reader says his coziness with various totalitarian leaders enhances his own power.

  66. A Conservative Magazine May Pay a Price for Being Unfriendly to Trump Business, December 5

    The Weekly Standard is facing the consequences of doing independent journalism in an increasingly partisan environment.

  67. Michael Flynn, Witness for the Prosecution Opinion, December 5

    The special counsel says President Trump’s former national security adviser has provided “substantial assistance” and deserves a light sentence.

  68. As OPEC Meets, Sizing Up Its Power and Its Politics Business, December 5

    OPEC’s gathering in Vienna comes at a tricky time for the oil industry and consumers who depend on the world’s largest source of energy.

  69. George H.W. Bush Funeral Live: Ceremony Begins at Capitol for Coffin’s Departure U.S., December 5

    The United States’ five living presidents and about a dozen current and former heads of state will attend the services at the National Cathedral.

  70. DealBook Briefing: Even During a Trade Truce, Trump Is a ‘Tariff Man’ Business, December 5

    There’s still plenty of confusion over the U.S.-China trade truce, but the Chinese appear to be making some concessions.

  71. Stephen Colbert Wonders Why Michael Cohen Is Feeling So Helpful Arts, December 5

    Colbert pointed out that Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, is pleading guilty to things right and left, but hasn’t been guaranteed clemency in sentencing.

  72. Global Markets Follow Wall Street’s Sell-Off After Trump Tweets Business, December 5

    Uncertainty over the stability of a trade war truce between Washington and Beijing has renewed investor worries about global growth prospects.

  73. Flynn Was Key Cooperator and Deserves Little Prison Time, Mueller Team Says Washington, December 4

    Mr. Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential transition.

  74. Maryland and District of Columbia Seek Business Records Related to Trump Hotel Washington, December 4

    The two governments issued subpoenas in their case claiming President Trump has conflicts of interest that violate the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.

  75. The ‘Next America’ Op Ed, December 4

    How do we govern in the age that will begin with the 2020 election?

  76. Trump Said Amazon Was Scamming the Post Office. His Administration Disagrees. Washington, December 4

    A task force concluded that package delivery, including for the online retailer, was subsidizing other parts of the service. But its report included recommendations that made online retailers uneasy.

  77. On Climate, the Facts and Law Are Against Trump Op Ed, December 4

    A recent government report predicts dire consequences from climate change. That complicates efforts to weaken environmental laws.

  78. Trump to Meet With Kim Jong-un, Despite North Korea’s Lapses, Bolton Says Washington, December 4

    John R. Bolton, the national security adviser, said the North’s lack of progress on ending its nuclear program left room for a new meeting, likely in early 2019, to be productive.

  79. Florida SWAT Officer Is Demoted After Wearing QAnon Patch Next to Mike Pence Express, December 4

    Sgt. Matt Patten of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office wore a patch with a bold letter Q, the symbol of a far-right movement that promotes baseless conspiracy theories.

  80. Trump as a Poodle? Don’t Malign Poodles! Letters, December 4

    A poodle lover resents the metaphor of the president as Vladimir Putin’s poodle.

  81. ‘Dear Mr. President: I Am Writing to You as a Father’ Letters, December 4

    A reader shares his thoughts about raising his daughters in a dark time.

  82. Trump, Self-Styled ‘Tariff Man,’ Issues China a Warning Washington, December 4

    Giving himself the nickname on Twitter, the president said he would impose additional tariffs if China did not live up to promises made on the G-20 sidelines.

  83. Michael Avenatti, After Flirting With Run, Says He Won’t Seek White House Politics, December 4

    Mr. Avenatti, who gained prominence as the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, advocated a combative approach to President Trump.

  84. You Don’t Understand Tariffs, Man Editorial, December 4

    Trump blinked on trade with China — and it was the right thing to do. Just ask the markets.

  85. How Bush’s 1988 Campaign Ushered in a New Era of Racial Politics Video, December 4

    An attack ad made by George Bush’s supporters for his 1988 presidential campaign is infamous for stoking racial fears. The ad served as a precursor to the racially charged politics of today.

  86. COP24, the New Round of Global Climate Talks, Has Begun. We Answer Three Key Questions. Climate, December 4

    Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Poland over the next two weeks to try to put global climate negotiations back on track.

  87. Trump Offers German Automakers a Pause on Car Tariffs, for Now Business, December 4

    A hastily organized White House meeting came as fears were rising in Europe that the president may follow through on threats to impose car tariffs.

  88. Pompeo Questions the Value of International Groups Like U.N. and E.U. Foreign, December 4

    Speaking in Brussels, the secretary of state said that some institutions fail to serve their member nations, and should be revised or eliminated.

  89. DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Trade Truce Is Mired in Confusion Business, December 4

    It’s just two days since President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China announced a reconciliation. But what promises were made remains far from clear

  90. Jimmy Fallon Mocks Trump’s ‘Very Cool’ Dealings With Russia Culture, December 4

    Defending his business practices on Twitter, the president sounded “like a stoner who just got pulled over on the way home from Burning Man,” Fallon said.

  91. In the Age of Trump, Can Scandal Still Sink a Politician? Politics, December 4

    President Trump has defied the old conventions around troublesome pasts and political careers. But it’s unclear whether the same rules apply to the Democrats running to unseat him.

  92. Why Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Confessed to It All Metro, December 3

    Mr. Cohen has told friends that he wanted to speed up the process by confessing his crimes quickly so that he could begin serving any sentence he receives.

  93. In City She Shook, Stormy Daniels Speaks About Path to ‘Full Disclosure’ Washington, December 3

    Ms. Daniels, a pornographic film actress, was interviewed by the journalist Sally Quinn on Monday at a bookstore in Washington.

  94. Bush Made Willie Horton an Issue in 1988, and the Racial Scars Are Still Fresh Washington, December 3

    Mr. Bush expressed no regret for the Horton ad, and some of his longtime allies have long argued that he got a bad rap for something that was not really of his making.

  95. Manafort Discussed Deal With Ecuador to Hand Assange Over to U.S. Washington, December 3

    There is no evidence that Paul Manafort was working with President Trump or other administration officials on the talks, which stemmed from 2017 discussions on Chinese investment.

  96. Why Does Alex Acosta Still Have a Job? Op Ed, December 3

    The cabinet official’s connection to a shady deal for an alleged child molester.

  97. Climate Denial Was the Crucible for Trumpism Op Ed, December 3

    It’s where the conspiracy theorizing and menacing of critics began.

  98. News Flash: No Major Damage Done at G-20! Op Ed, December 3

    President Trump refrained from publicly vilifying American institutions, assailing political adversaries, insulting allies or committing major gaffes.

  99. George Bush and the Right Politics, December 3

    In the On Politics newsletter, how Mr. Bush spent his political career chasing his party, and why Republicans are glad to delay the shutdown fight.

  100. Trump Says China Will Curtail Fentanyl. The U.S. Has Heard That Before. Business, December 3

    The Trump administration said China had agreed to make the potent drug a controlled substance, a move that would have major implications for America’s opioid crisis.

  101. Shutdown Fight Over Wall Is Likely to Be Delayed Until Just Before Christmas Washington, December 3

    House lawmakers filed a stopgap spending bill that would ensure the government remains fully funded as the nation mourns President George Bush. But the wall fight still looms.

  102. The Cowardly Face of Authoritarianism Special Sections, December 3

    The transition from democracy to a cult of personality starts with a leader who lies all the time.

  103. Trump’s China Truce Calms Markets, but He Chooses a Hard-Liner to Lead Talks Washington, December 3

    Even as the president cast farmers and automakers as major beneficiaries of the truce, confusion and deep divisions between the two countries posed threats to a final deal.

  104. Bush’s Coffin Arrives at Capitol, Where the Former President Will Lie in State Washington, December 3

    President Trump does not plan to deliver a eulogy at George Bush’s funeral service Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

  105. Trump Urges Maximum Sentence for Lawyer Who Implicated Him Washington, December 3

    Michael D. Cohen is cooperating with the special counsel, who is investigating whether the Trump campaign had any ties to Russian election interference.

  106. In the Blink of an Eye, a Hunt for Oil Threatens Pristine Alaska Investigative, December 3

    For decades, opposition to drilling has left the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge off limits. Now the Trump administration is hurriedly clearing the way for oil exploration.

  107. China Will Slash Car Tariffs, Trump Says in a (Vague) Tweet Business, December 3

    With details scant and officials in both countries mum on the issue of American-made autos, industry experts were left guessing as to what the president meant.

  108. DealBook Briefing: The Trade War Isn’t Over. It’s Just on Hold. Business, December 3

    There’s still plenty that can go wrong even now the U.S. and China have called a temporary trade truce.

  109. An Era Without a Name Special Sections, December 3

    From Brazil to Hungary, Trump’s angry nationalism still resonates. American voters pushed back, but an American-Chinese Cold War looms.

  110. Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate? Op Ed, December 3

    Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser were Twitter enemies. Then they met.

  111. The Race for Alaskan Oil: 6 Key Takeaways Investigative, December 3

    For more than a generation, opposition to drilling has left a 19-million-acre wildlife refuge in Alaska largely unscathed. But the region is on the cusp of major change as Washington speedily rolls back protections.

  112. News Networks Fall Short on Climate Story as Dolphins Die on the Beach Business, December 2

    A crusader films the red-tide carnage in Florida. But in a time of climate-change denialism encouraged by the president, her work draws nasty comments.

  113. U.S.-China Trade Truce Gives Both Sides Political Breathing Room Business, December 2

    But the compromise reached by President Trump and President Xi Jinping offers few promises of policy changes, and it sets a tight deadline of March 1.

  114. How 3 Actors Overcame Trump’s Travel Ban to Take the New York Stage Culture, December 2

    Two Iranians and a Syrian were allowed entry to perform “The Jungle,” a play about refugees, after urgings by Sting and an ex-archbishop of Canterbury.

  115. What Happens If ... Op Ed, December 2

    The possibilities ahead in the Russia investigation suggest we are not reaching the end of a nightmare, but rather entering one.

  116. Despite Big House Losses, G.O.P. Shows No Signs of Course Correction Politics, December 2

    A Republican Party that stayed true to President Trump is constrained from grappling with the damage he inflicted with moderate voters and women.

  117. Comey Reaches Agreement With Republicans to Testify Behind Closed Doors Express, December 2

    A compromise announced on Sunday would allow him to speak publicly about his testimony and for a transcript to be released in 24 hours, he said.

  118. This Week in Business: G.M. Idles Plants, and Sundar Pichai Goes to Washington Sunday Business, December 2

    The week started with a surprise in the manufacturing sector and ended with new Silicon Valley revelations.

  119. Trump Says He Plans to Withdraw From Nafta Washington, December 2

    The move is intended to force Democrats to accept a revised version despite concerns that it does not protect American workers.

  120. America Didn’t Always Lock Up Immigrants Op Ed, December 1

    Our current detention policies have very specific historical roots.

  121. U.S. and China Call Truce in Trade War Foreign, December 1

    In a meeting with President Xi Jinping of China, President Trump agreed to hold off on a plan to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Jan. 1.

  122. Mueller Exposes the Culture of Lying That Surrounds Trump Washington, December 1

    As a businessman, candidate and president, Mr. Trump has demanded loyalty of advisers, including an embrace of his habitual boasts, misstatements and outright falsehoods.

  123. Under Trump, the Swamp Is Draining Op Ed, December 1

    A grifter president has inspired an elite housecleaning.

  124. Robert Mueller Is No Match for Fox News Op Ed, December 1

    The evidence from the special counsel’s investigation is already damning, but it must contend with a haze of lies, confusion and “alternative facts.”

  125. The Pentagon Doesn’t Know Where Its Money Goes Editorial, December 1

    The military finally submits to an audit, and the results are poor.

  126. Global Growth Cools, Leaving Scars of ’08 Unhealed Business, December 1

    Less than a year ago, every major economy was expanding at once. Now, the slowdown holds the potential to intensify the sense of grievance roiling many societies.

  127. It’s Now Donald Trump’s America. But George Bush’s Stamp Endures. Washington, December 1

    President George Bush helped build the domestic and global framework that President Trump is seeking to dismantle.

  128. Michael Cohen, Ex-Trump Lawyer, Asks U.S. Judge for Leniency Metro, December 1

    A memo submitted by Mr. Cohen’s lawyers asked that he avoid prison time.

  129. Trump Fund-Raiser Received Laundered Foreign Money, Prosecutors Say Washington, November 30

    Elliott Broidy was paid through shell companies to try to end an investigation into a Malaysian financier accused of money laundering, according to court filings made public on Friday.

  130. A China Hawk Gains Prominence as Trump Confronts Xi on Trade Washington, November 30

    Michael Pillsbury, the president’s top outside adviser on China, has the president’s ear ahead of negotiations with Xi Jinping.

  131. Scent of the Russians Op Ed, November 30

    There’s a connection between Cohen’s guilty plea and Ukraine’s desperate plight.

  132. Trouble Looms for Mexico’s New President Op Ed, November 30

    The new leader will face many challenges, starting with his American counterpart. Damage control will be his first task.

  133. Whitaker’s Ascent at Justice Dept. Surprised Investigators of Firm Accused of Fraud Washington, November 30

    Mr. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, sat on the board of a patent firm that was investigated by the Federal Trade Commission over accusations it bilked thousands of customers.

  134. Trump Tops Tricky Dick Op Ed, November 30

    And now, the worst and the dumbest.

  135. Dodging Friends, Chased by Legal Troubles, Trump Navigates G-20 Foreign, November 30

    At the Group of 20 gathering in Buenos Aires, President Trump declined to meet with his two favorite strongmen, postponed meeting an ally and was preoccupied with the Russia investigation.

  136. Will Trump Speak Up Against China’s Oppression? Editorial, November 30

    In Argentina, President Trump has a chance to confront Xi Jinping on human rights abuses against the Uighurs.

  137. Trump’s Book Club: A President Who Doesn’t Read Promotes the Books That Promote Him Washington, November 30

    President Trump, who is not a reader, has used Twitter to plug a slew of Trump-friendly books with titles like “Why We Fight” and “The Russia Hoax.”

  138. Driver Who Ran Over Mother of Girl Killed by MS-13 Is Charged With Negligent Homicide Metro, November 30

    The Suffolk County prosecutor, Timothy D. Sini, announced the indictment of a woman who first dismantled a memorial for Evelyn Rodriguez’s daughter, who was killed by a gang.

  139. Manafort’s Fate Is Open-Ended. On This, Trump and the Mueller Team Agree. Washington, November 30

    President Trump did not rule out a pardon for his former campaign chairman, while prosecutors say he violated a plea agreement and could face additional charges.

  140. G.M.’s Woes and America’s Changing Tastes in Cars Letters, November 30

    Readers discuss President Trump’s threats to G.M. and how SUVs and foreign cars have become so prevalent on American highways.

  141. The Many Times Trump Denied Ties to Russia Video, November 30

    During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly denied having business ties to Russia. Now that the president’s former lawyer has confessed to lying to Congress about a plan to build a tower in Russia, Trump’s story has changed.

  142. Ukraine, on a War Footing, Looks Westward for Help Foreign, November 30

    Russia’s attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels only underscores Kiev’s vulnerability, particularly at sea.

  143. Trump Signs New Trade Deal With Canada and Mexico After Bitter Negotiations Foreign, November 30

    President Trump appeared with his counterparts Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement.

  144. Putin Knew. America Didn’t. Op Ed, November 30

    Also: A surprising new story about police violence against an African-American man.

  145. Trade Pact Is Signed at G-20, but Rift Remains for Trump and Trudeau Foreign, November 30

    The road to a new North American trade agreement has soured the relationship between President Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

  146. DealBook Briefing: A Dinner Could Make or Break the Trade War Business, November 30

    On the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires, President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China will sit down to a vitally important meal.

  147. Why Michael Cohen Lied to Congress Podcasts, November 30

    An admission by President Trump’s former lawyer about a proposed business deal in Russia sheds new light on where the special counsel investigation is headed.

  148. At Stake When Xi and Trump Meet: The Possibility of a New Cold War U.S., November 30

    President Trump’s encounter with President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires will be the biggest test yet of whether Mr. Trump’s cultivation of the Chinese leader can overcome their differences.

  149. ‘It’s Premature’: Incoming Judiciary Chairman Warns Against Rush to Impeach U.S., November 30

    Representative Jerrold Nadler, under heavy pressure from Democrats, has already begun drawing up ambitious plans for how to use his power — and for now the only “I” word they include is immigration.

  150. Trump Promised Border Crackdowns on Migrants and Crime. Only One Happened. U.S., November 30

    Drug prosecutions dipped after “zero tolerance” for border crossers, most severely in California and Arizona.