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  1. Stephen Miller’s Uncle Calls Him a Hypocrite in an Online Essay Washington, Yesterday

    The article is a notable rebuke by a family member to Mr. Miller, who is one of the most fervent public defenders of President Trump’s immigration policies.

  2. Trump Appears to Admit White House Aides Signed Nondisclosure Agreements Washington, Yesterday

    A tweet disparaging Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide, appeared to confirm the highly unusual agreements, which officials have declined to acknowledge for months.

  3. A Year After Charlottesville, Disarray in the White Supremacist Movement National, Yesterday

    “It was a dead-enders event from the get-go.” The alt-right’s sparse turnout at a Washington rally on Sunday illustrated a fracturing within the movement.

  4. F.B.I. Agent Peter Strzok, Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired Washington, Yesterday

    Mr. Strzok was one of the F.B.I.’s top counterintelligence officials. But his disparaging texts about President Trump handed a weapon to conservatives assailing the Russia investigation.

  5. Trump, Omarosa and ‘Only the Best People’ Editorial, Yesterday

    We are yet again reminded of how this president has hired people who reflect and reinforce his nastiness, neediness and narcissism.

  6. Welcome to the Resistance, Omarosa Op Ed, Yesterday

    She’s a venal scammer, but she’s right to tell all about Trump.

  7. Why Is the U.S. Wary of a Declaration to End the Korean War? Washington, Yesterday

    Both North Korea and South Korea want to start the process toward a peace treaty in the decades-long war, but Washington is standing in the way.

  8. Trump Mocks Gillibrand and Cuomo in His First Visit to Upstate N.Y. as President Metro, Yesterday

    The president attended a bill signing in Fort Drum, N.Y., and then criticized the Democrats at a fund-raiser for Representative Claudia Tenney.

  9. Iran’s Top Leader Faults Rouhani for Crisis, Saying He Crossed ‘Red Lines’ Foreign, Yesterday

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei went further than he had before in blaming President Hassan Rouhani for the failing nuclear deal and Iran’s economic travails.

  10. Family Feud Breaks Out Between Judiciary Committee Chairman and Son Washington, Yesterday

    In a pair of tweets, Representative Robert W. Goodlatte’s son made it clear he wants change: “I’m deeply embarrassed” by “my father’s grandstanding.”

  11. Trump Goes for Broke on Claim Military Received No Money Before His Watch. (He’s Still Wrong.) National, Yesterday

    While signing the annual funding bill, President Trump inaccurately claimed that the amount was “historic” and the military had “never” previously received funding.

  12. Trump Talks for 28 Minutes on Bill Named for John McCain. Not Mentioned: McCain. Washington, Yesterday

    The president avoided reading the name of the military spending bill — which would have meant mentioning the ailing senator and Trump critic — during his speech or the signing ceremony.

  13. Paul LePage Was Saying Whatever He Wanted Before That Was a Thing National, Yesterday

    The Maine governor’s legacy is a better economy but a more contentious atmosphere. He balanced the budget, but will anyone remember that amid all the fussing?

  14. Voting Rights Advocates Used to Have an Ally in the Government. That’s Changing. National, August 12

    The Obama Justice Department fought voter-ID laws, aggressive purges of voter rolls and dilution of minority votes. Under President Trump, the department often does the opposite.

  15. How Will ‘Collusion’ Play in the Midterms? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Voters will have to make up their own minds about how the puzzle pieces fit together.

  16. How Trump’s Plan for Immigrants on Welfare Could Hurt a Million New Yorkers Metro, Yesterday

    A proposed rule would make it difficult for immigrants and their family members who use government services to obtain permanent residency, city officials said.

  17. On Trump: Aid, Discomfort and Treason? Letters, Yesterday

    Readers discuss an Op-Ed article decrying Democrats’ “inflammatory rhetoric.”

  18. You Know Who the Tax Cuts Helped? Rich People Interactive, August 12

    Which should surprise no one, including the G.O.P who sold it.

  19. A Guide to Covering the Manafort Trial Insider, August 8

    Reporters and news assistants in the Washington bureau have developed a series of tactics to manage the trial’s demands.

  20. The Rise and Fall of Paul Manafort: Greed, Deception and Ego Washington, August 12

    The former Trump campaign chairman’s trial has ripped away the facade of a man who worked for the campaign for free, intimating he was too rich to need the money.

  21. Omarosa Manigault Newman Taped Her Firing by John Kelly Washington, August 12

    The recording, played on “Meet the Press,” revealed the White House chief of staff suggesting that Ms. Manigault Newman could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly.

  22. Turkish Regulators Step In to Deal With Fall in Lira Business, August 12

    Turkish banks’ ability to swap liras for foreign currencies was curbed. The lira has been dropping since President Trump said he would raise tariffs on Turkish imports.

  23. Trump and Comey Had ‘No Conversation About Michael Flynn,’ Giuliani Says Washington, August 12

    The statement by Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, contradicted a memo by James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, as well as his own previous comments.

  24. ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Lovely’: Trump Tweets Reflect Fixation on Women’s Appearances Washington, August 12

    The president’s comments on Lisa Page and Nellie Ohr made clear his disdain for the two women, who have connections to the Russia inquiry.

  25. Amid Kremlin Victories, Putin Fails to Persuade West on Russian Sanctions Foreign, August 12

    President Vladimir V. Putin has nimbly exploited differences between Washington and its allies, but he has yet to translate that into fewer sanctions against Russia.

  26. Trump’s National Security Claim for Tariffs Sets Off Crisis at W.T.O. Business, August 12

    The Trump administration has forced the World Trade Organization into the tough spot of having to make a ruling that could cause problems whatever it does.

  27. Wisconsin Faces a Political Crossroads Tuesday. Which Way Will It Go? Politics, August 12

    Democrats hope to swing back in their favor a state that played an unexpectedly pivotal role in President Trump’s victory. But it may be too late.

  28. ‘The Buck Stops Somewhere Else’ Letters, August 12

    A reader says President Trump takes credit only for good things, not bad ones.

  29. Trump’s Gutting Trade War Op Ed, August 12

    The president inflicts pain, all right.

  30. Before ‘Unite the Right’ Rally, Trump Does Not Condemn Supremacists Washington, August 11

    President Trump issued a general call for unity a year after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., saying that he condemns “all types of racism and acts of violence.”

  31. Trump Escalates Attack on Jeff Sessions, Calling Him ‘Scared Stiff’ Washington, August 11

    The broadside included some of President Trump’s harshest language yet against the attorney general, whom he criticized as “Missing in Action.”

  32. Brian Kemp, Enemy of Democracy Op Ed, August 11

    An expert on voter suppression, he will help keep Georgia red.

  33. The Impossible Choice My Father Had to Make Op Ed, August 11

    No parent wants to put his or her child’s life at risk. But for families like mine, crossing the border was our only hope for a better future.

  34. ‘So, So Jaded’: The Campaign to Stop Brett Kavanaugh Struggles for Liftoff Washington, August 11

    Activists have mustered seven-figure war chests and troops on the ground, but little energy to stop Judge Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation has materialized.

  35. The White Strategy Op Ed, August 11

    Trump’s winning coalition and its weaknesses.

  36. A Judge Blocked a Medicaid Work Requirement. The White House Is Undeterred. Washington, August 11

    Trump administration officials say they will still allow states to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries, despite a federal court ruling that blocked such requirements in Kentucky.

  37. Trump’s War With Harley-Davidson Has Divided America’s Bikers Business, August 11

    A move by the company has put one of the country’s most iconic brands in the uncomfortable position of clashing with a president who is immensely popular with most of its customers.

  38. A Half-Million Bikers and a Trade Debate Video, August 11

    This is Sturgis: A massive biker rally in South Dakota. Harley-Davidson has always been a mainstay here, but since the company announced that it’s moving some production overseas, some die-hard fans are questioning their loyalty.

  39. Michael Avenatti Urges Democrats to Reject Michelle Obama’s Advice on Trump Politics, August 10

    Mrs. Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.” In his first speech as a prospective presidential candidate, Mr. Avenatti told Democrats to “fight fire with fire” instead.

  40. DeVos Ends Obama-Era Safeguards Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges Washington, August 10

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, in her most drastic move to deregulate for-profit colleges, announced she would end a rule to force them to prove the gainful employment of their graduates.

  41. Trump’s Nemesis in the Age of Pinocchio Op Ed, August 10

    Glenn Kessler’s database of presidential untruths will become a reference, a talisman.

  42. Outside Influence: The Veterans Agency’s Shadowy Leadership National, August 10

    Three friends of the president have quietly influenced decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs, including the firing of the secretary. They seem to be growing bolder.

  43. Brett Kavanaugh Urged Ken Starr Not to Indict Clinton While in Office Washington, August 10

    The view of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee about the separation of powers may please Mr. Trump. But Democrats will want to ask more questions about his views.

  44. Erdogan: How Turkey Sees the Crisis With the U.S. Op Ed, August 10

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  45. Turkey’s Downward Spiral Editorial, August 10

    As Presidents Trump and Erdogan feud, the alliance between the United States and Turkey grows ever more frayed.

  46. Once ‘No Longer a Nuclear Threat,’ North Korea Now in Standoff With U.S. Washington, August 10

    Pyongyang wants the U.S. to formally declare the end of the Korean War before it begins dismantling its nuclear arsenal. Officials said that was not part of the Singapore deal.

  47. A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated Foreign, August 10

    The case of a detained American pastor seemed to trigger the latest salvo. But a long list of complaints has been building between the two NATO allies.

  48. A Lifelong Political Scrapper, Roger Stone Is Fighting for His Own Legal Future Washington, August 10

    Several recent developments in the Russia investigation have placed Mr. Stone in increasing legal jeopardy.

  49. The Administration Gets Tough on Russia — Despite Trump Editorial, August 10

    The president holds chummy meetings with Vladimir Putin, while his administration imposes new sanctions.

  50. At Carrier, the Factory Trump Saved, Morale Is Through the Floor Sunday Business, August 10

    Twenty months after the president-elect reached a deal to keep blue-collar jobs from leaving the country, absenteeism plagues the Indiana plant.

  51. Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions Foreign, August 10

    Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.

  52. An Economic Upturn Begun Under Obama Is Now Trump’s to Tout Business, August 10

    Both presidents have had trouble turning better times into higher approval ratings. But this time the challenge is in the hands of a salesman.

  53. E.P.A. Staff Objected to Agency’s New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show Climate, August 10

    The clash over the proposal exposes the tensions within the E.P.A. over the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations.

  54. Manafort Leaned on Ties to Trump to Win Loans, a Bank Official Testifies Washington, August 10

    Months after Paul Manafort left Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign, he still sought to use that connection to bail himself out of financial trouble, a banker’s testimony showed.

  55. A Box Fell From the Sky. It Had a Note About Trump. The Police Were Not Amused. Express, August 10

    The package landed on a New Jersey field with a note assuring that the device was not a bomb and wishing the president a “great round of golf.”

  56. Too Many Politicians Misuse and Abuse Crime Data Op Ed, August 10

    When sloppily cherry-picking isolated numbers, they disrespect our intelligence and our democracy.

  57. Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former White House Aide Says Washington, August 10

    Omarosa Manigault Newman writes in a new memoir that she never heard President Trump use the slur, but says there are tapes to prove it.

  58. Using a Public Records Request to Learn More About Brett Kavanaugh News Desk, August 10

    Readers have asked about the kind of public information requests our journalists make. Two of our investigative reporters explain how this worked with recent requests on President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination.

  59. The Economy Grew Even Faster in Truman’s Presidency. So What? Sunday Business, August 10

    Modern economies alternate between booms and recessions for reasons that are imperfectly understood and generally outside a president’s control.

  60. Late-Night Comedy: Laughs Tinged With Guilt Letters, August 10

    A reader worries that the comics are “driving the polarization that’s tearing the country apart.”

  61. Trump Used Racial Slur During ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Former Aide Says U.S., August 10

    Omarosa Manigault Newman writes in a new memoir that she never heard President Trump use the slur but says there are tapes to prove it.

  62. The Trump Voters We Don’t Talk About Podcasts, August 10

    New data offers a more nuanced look at this group beyond “white men without a college degree.”

  63. Kanye West to Jimmy Kimmel on Trump: It’s ‘Not About Policies’ Culture, August 10

    West told Mr. Kimmel that his support for the president was “not about policies,” but because it represented “doing what you felt, no matter what anyone said.”

  64. Melania Trump’s Parents Become U.S. Citizens, Using ‘Chain Migration’ Trump Hates Metro, August 9

    Viktor and Amalija Knavs had a private naturalization ceremony in Lower Manhattan, after being sponsored by their daughter in a program President Trump wants to end.

  65. U.S. Officials Scrambled Behind the Scenes to Shield NATO Deal From Trump Washington, August 9

    John R. Bolton, the national security adviser, pushed NATO ambassadors to finish a critical policy document before the alliance’s summit meeting last month so the president could not reject it.

  66. Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer, Eyes Another Gig: President Politics, August 9

    Mr. Avenatti, President Trump’s tormentor, said he is “strongly considering” running for president in 2020. He is attending a major Democratic dinner in Iowa this week.

  67. How a Blacklisted Russian Firm Won (and Lost) a Break From Trump’s Tariffs Washington, August 9

    A Russian aluminum giant got a break that had eluded most others. Then it unraveled after Commerce officials realized it had been granted in error.

  68. Special Counsel Is Granted Request to Keep Inquiry Details Private Washington, August 9

    A private conversation during the Paul Manafort trial concerned whether investigators had asked a cooperating witness about the Trump campaign.

  69. Pence Advances Plan to Create a Space Force Washington, August 9

    Vice President Mike Pence gave details about President Trump’s plan to create a military force for space. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is now onboard with the plan.

  70. At Bush White House, Kavanaugh Offered Help on Terrorism Prisoners, Email Shows
    Washington, August 9

    The email, part of a trove of about 5,700 documents involving Brett M. Kavanaugh’s time in the George W. Bush administration, appears likely to be a focus at his Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

  71. Susan Rice: President Trump, the Autocrats’ Best Friend Op Ed, August 9

    The Trump administration is tolerating abuses by Saudi Arabia instead of defending its democratic ally, Canada.

  72. How Broad, and How Happy, Is the Trump Coalition? Interactive, August 9

    Data offers a more nuanced look at this group and how their feelings about the president might have shifted since the election.

  73. Special Master Finishes Review of Files in Cohen Case Metro, August 9

    The end of the three-month review brings prosecutors one step closer to deciding whether to file charges against Mr. Cohen or to seek his cooperation.

  74. Judge in Manafort Trial Is a ‘Caesar’ in His Own Rome Washington, August 9

    The message Judge T.S. Ellis III gives lawyers in his court is clear: Keep questions on point, move briskly and show some respect.

  75. Carla Provost Becomes the First Woman to Lead the Border Patrol Washington, August 9

    Ms. Provost had been the acting chief for over a year and is promoted at a moment of transition as the agency looks to add 5,000 agents.

  76. In Virginia, Women Form an Insurgency to Try to Topple Republican Dave Brat Washington, August 9

    Representative Dave Brat’s stunning victory in 2014 showed the power of insurgency. But he is facing an uprising of his own among Democratic women in his Virginia congressional district.

  77. Ruble Tumbles as U.S. Sets Out New Sanctions on Russia Foreign, August 9

    Moscow’s financial markets were in turmoil after the United States announced the measures it would take in response to the use of a rare nerve agent.

  78. Trump’s Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint Hasten Local Newspapers’ Demise Washington, August 9

    Surging newsprint costs are adding to the woes of struggling local newspapers, forcing them to reduce staff and publication days.

  79. Court Orders E.P.A. to Ban Chlorpyrifos, Pesticide Tied to Children’s Health Problems Washington, August 9

    The ruling by a federal appeals court was a major setback for the pesticide industry, which had successfully lobbied the Trump administration to reject a ban.

  80. The Democratic Party Has Two Futures Op Ed, August 9

    Candidates in different states are testing out the electoral power of the left and the center.

  81. Trump and Mueller: Who Gets to Decide the Terms? Letters, August 9

    A reader wonders how it is that the president can dictate the questions asked in an interview with the special counsel.

  82. Could Media Bashing Lead to Violence? Letters, August 9

    Readers discuss President Trump’s attacks on the press as an “enemy of the people” and a threatening phone call to a Times columnist.

  83. A New Path for Presidential Pardons Foreign, August 9

    Granting clemency was long a cumbersome bureaucratic process. That has changed under President Trump.

  84. Can DACA Survive Its Latest Legal Attack in Texas? National, August 9

    A federal court in Houston heard arguments on a bid to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But the fate of the program is complicated.

  85. U.S. to Issue New Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals’ Poisoning Washington, August 8

    The sanctions are part of anti-Russian efforts by the United States, even as President Trump works to forge warmer ties.

  86. Trump Claims Election Night Credit. It’s Not That Simple. Washington, August 8

    President Trump and his chaotic, controversy-laden tenure are at least partly responsible for creating a toxic political climate for the Republican candidates he is trying to save.

  87. New York Congressman Chris Collins Is Charged With Insider Trading New York, August 8

    Representative Collins, one of President Trump’s earliest and most vocal supporters, is accused of using inside information about a new drug to avoid losses.

  88. Who Gets a New 20% Tax Break? The Treasury Dept. Speaks, and Trump May Save Washington, August 8

    Spa owners and authors appear eligible for the new break for professionals, along with some of President Trump’s real estate entities. Doctors, however, are out of luck.

  89. The Bad Boys Club Op Ed, August 8

    The bigger the dad, the bigger the trouble.

  90. Where There’s Fire, Trump Blows Smoke Editorial, August 8

    The president, either willfully ignorant or playing to his base, tweets nonsense about the California wildfires and refuses to acknowledge the role of climate change in the disaster.

  91. How China Wins the Trade War Op Ed, August 8

    While American companies and consumers are paying the price for tariffs, China protects its factories and investors.

  92. Trump’s Lawyers Counter Mueller’s Interview Offer, Seeking a Narrower Scope Washington, August 8

    Negotiations between the president’s lawyers and the special counsel over whether Mr. Trump will voluntarily answer questions have dragged on for months.

  93. New York Congressman Chris Collins Is Charged With Insider Trading Metro, August 8

    Representative Collins, one of President Trump’s earliest and most vocal supporters, is accused of using inside information about a new drug to avoid losses.

  94. Paul Manafort’s Lawyers Attack Rick Gates in Bid to Undercut His Credibility Washington, August 8

    After Rick Gates provided hours of damning testimony, Paul Manafort’s lawyers fought back by attacking his character and accusing him of lying.

  95. Kris Kobach Is the G.O.P. at Its Worst Editorial, August 8

    In his race to be Kansas’ next governor, Kris Kobach represents the ugliest part of today’s Republican Party. He also sounds a lot like the president.

  96. Trump’s Tariffs Are Changing Trade With China. Here Are 2 Emerging Endgames. Business, August 8

    Beneath the acrimony, two potential paths for China seem to be emerging in the trade war with the United States.

  97. Keep Up the Blanket Coverage of Trump. It Hurts Him. Op Ed, August 8

    Just a little wave of disgust among Republican moderates is all that is needed to turn several key states from red to blue.

  98. Why the Arctic Needs Mosquitoes Climate, August 8

    In this week's newsletter, we've got a bit about everyone's favorite summer pest, and about Trump’s plan to freeze standards on automobile pollution.

  99. Do Trump’s Endorsed Candidates Always Win? National, August 8

    President Trump claimed that Senate and House candidates he endorses will always win. But four candidates he has backed have lost their races.

  100. In Kansas, Another Close Race, as Kobach and Colyer Remain Deadlocked Politics, August 8

    The race, between the sitting governor and a hard-right challenger, served as a test of President Trump’s growing influence over the Republican party.

  101. Let’s Not Throw the Word Treason Around Op Ed, August 8

    Democratic politicians should stop acting like internet trolls.

  102. Boris Johnson, a ‘Burqa Storm’ and Perhaps Some Populist Calculations Foreign, August 8

    After he called burqa-wearing women “letter boxes” and “bank robbers,” his detractors sensed a not-so-subtle effort to claim the populist mantle in British politics.

  103. A Nail-Biter in Ohio Is a Democratic Triumph Op Ed, August 8

    The party wildly outperformed expectations, raising hopes for a big November.

  104. Immigration Arrests Drop at Mexican Border for Second Straight Month Washington, August 8

    Federal immigration agents apprehended about 2,900 fewer migrants at the border with Mexico in July. The drop follows a springtime spike in arrests.

  105. Rudy Giuliani Is Wrong About Chicago’s Bloodshed Op Ed, August 8

    More Republicans are needed, Mr. Giuliani says, but simple explanations are rarely the right ones.

  106. Paul Ryan’s Exit Interview Podcasts, August 8

    As speaker of the House, the Republican lawmaker should be at the peak of his powers. Instead, he’s walking away.

  107. Trevor Noah Wonders if Paul Manafort Is Secretly Proud of Rick Gates Culture, August 8

    The “Daily Show” host has been relishing the news coming out of Manafort’s trial, particularly the testimony from Gates, his former right-hand man.

  108. Ohio Special Election Too Close to Call, as Republican Holds Slim Lead Politics, August 7

    Despite millions of dollars in advertising and interventions from President Trump and Vice President Pence, the Republican candidate had a razor-thin lead over a little-known Democrat.

  109. Top Trump Campaign Aides Are Portrayed as Corrupt at Manafort Trial Washington, August 7

    The prosecution’s star witness, Rick Gates, detailed a yearslong fraud by Paul Manafort. Defense lawyers assailed Mr. Gates’s credibility, pointing to thefts, lies and an extramarital affair.

  110. Can I Ruin Your Dinner Party? Op Ed, August 7

    One of the two pillars of the West is in jeopardy.

  111. Plan to Punish Immigrants for Using Welfare Could Boost G.O.P. Candidates Washington, August 7

    Officials could deny legal status to immigrants who accept food stamps or other benefits. Republicans are poised to make it a powerful election year issue.

  112. Why the ‘Manhattan Madam’ Is Ensnared in the Mueller Inquiry Metro, August 7

    Kristin M. Davis, a former Manhattan procuress, is testifying this week before a grand jury looking at ties between Russia and President Trump’s campaign.

  113. The Great Distractor Op Ed, August 7

    Donald Trump’s “look over there” media strategy is a trap that keeps Democrats from focusing public attention on his bad policies.

  114. Paul Manafort Trial: Gates Admits Having Affair as Defense Attacks Him Washington, August 7

    Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Trump, is being tried on charges of bank and tax fraud in a case stemming from the special counsel’s investigation.

  115. California Strikes Back Against the Trump Administration’s Auto Pollution Rollback Climate, August 7

    The state’s rebuttal lays out a road map to California’s legal strategy against the federal government in coming months and years.

  116. Rosie O’Donnell and Chorus of Broadway Stars Perform Musical Protest at White House Washington, August 7

    On the 22nd night of a series of protests, cast members from “Wicked,” “Hamilton” and other shows sang songs meant to evoke a political edge or offer a tinge of hope for the hundreds of demonstrators.

  117. No, Tariffs Aren’t Going to Pay Down the National Debt Washington, August 7

    The budget deficit is growing much faster than any increase in tariff revenue.

  118. Understanding the Failed Deal With Turkey That Sparked Trump’s Fury Op Ed, August 7

    With Turkish-American relations souring, the focus should be on freeing imprisoned American citizens and the Turkish staff of the United States Embassy.

  119. Can Democrats Campaign Against the Swamp? Op Ed, August 7

    It does still need some draining.

  120. West Hollywood Urges Removal of Trump’s Walk of Fame Star (It’s a Long Shot) Express, August 7

    A resolution by the City Council there was largely meaningless because West Hollywood has no authority over the Walk of Fame, which is in Los Angeles.

  121. Babysitting the President Letters, August 7

    A reader highlights the fact that aides were worried about what Donald Trump would do during an “unsupervised” trip to one of his golf resorts.

  122. A Scorched-Earth Strategy in Ohio Podcasts, August 7

    Republicans have deployed a polarizing message and millions of advertising dollars in an attempt to rescue what used to be a reliably conservative congressional seat.

  123. When It Comes to a Trade War, China Takes the Long View Magazine, August 7

    Victory may go to the side that best understands the other — and Americans would do well not to underestimate Chinese resolve.

  124. Kimmel Hammers Trump for Changing His Story on 2016 Meeting Culture, August 7

    Jimmy Kimmel took aim at the president for tweeting that Donald Trump Jr. met with Russian officials before the election “to get information on an opponent.”

  125. Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort Washington, August 6

    For decades, Mr. Gates was right-hand man to Mr. Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who is accused of tax and bank fraud.

  126. Will the Birthplace of the Modern Right Turn Blue? Op Ed, August 6

    Thanks to Trump, Democrats have a shot in Orange County.

  127. Clouds Darken Trump’s Sunny Economic View Editorial, August 6

    There are more signs of a slowdown as the tax cuts’ stimulus proves weak, temporary and maybe even counterproductive.

  128. Donald Trump Jr.’s Potential Legal Troubles, Explained Washington, August 6

    President Trump’s lawyer, defending the younger Mr. Trump’s meeting with Russians, said nobody has pointed to any law that may have been violated. Here are several.

  129. U.S. to Restore Sanctions on Iran, Deepening Divide With Europe Washington, August 6

    The Trump administration is betting that the sanctions, which had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord that the president abandoned, will force Iran to curb its weapons program.

  130. Iran and Its Leaders Brace for Impact of New U.S. Sanctions Foreign, August 6

    New passenger planes landed at Tehran’s airport, Iranians bought gold and other bulwarks against economic distress and the government introduced measures to ease the hardship.

  131. Trump Inaccurately Claims California Is Wasting Water as Fires Burn Climate, August 6

    The president’s tweets appeared to conflate water-management issues that have no bearing on the state’s battle against wildfires, experts said.

  132. Trump’s Border Wall Could Waste Billions of Dollars, Report Says Washington, August 6

    The Department of Homeland Security did not fully consider where barriers were needed or how their cost could vary based on factors like terrain, a Government Accountability Office report says.

  133. Alcoa Requests Reprieve From Trump’s Aluminum Tariffs Business, August 6

    The company, which imports much of its aluminum from its facilities in Canada, asked the administration for an exemption.

  134. Trump Backs Kris Kobach for Kansas Governor, Against Republican Advice Politics, August 6

    In providing his support in the governor’s race, the president ignored concerns that Mr. Kobach’s hard-right positions are too polarizing for a general election

  135. Trump’s Short-Term Health Insurance Policies Quickly Run Into Headwinds Washington, August 6

    Federal officials got a skeptical reaction from state insurance regulators on the value of the plans promoted by the president as a cheap alternative to the Affordable Care Act.

  136. Why Kansas Liberals Want a Trump Supporter to Win His Primary Video, August 6

    Kris Kobach, a Trump ally, holds hard-line positions on immigration and voting rights. Should he win the Republican primary for governor over the incumbent, Gov. Jeff Colyer, many Democrats think their nominee stands a chance of winning in the gen...

  137. Ex-‘Manhattan Madam’ to Appear Before Grand Jury in Russia Investigation Metro, August 6

    Kristin M. Davis, a former procuress, is likely to be asked about her long friendship with Roger J. Stone Jr., a political adviser to President Trump.

  138. The Children of Donald Trump’s America Letters, August 6

    Readers worry about a generation growing up amid divisiveness, fear and hate.

  139. Trump’s Latest Twitter Target: LeBron James Letters, August 6

    Readers discuss the president’s attack on the N.B.A. star after his critical remarks in a CNN interview.

  140. Why the Midterms Won't Be Won by Playing to the Base Op Ed, August 6

    Some people changed which party’s nominee they voted for from 2012 to 2016. They are key to who wins the House and Senate.

  141. The Rise of Michael Avenatti Podcasts, August 6

    The lawyer’s self-sure ways and penchant for media spectacle have led some to characterize him as the anti-Trump.

  142. Steel Giants With Ties to Trump Officials Block Tariff Relief for Hundreds of Firms Washington, August 5

    Nucor and United States Steel have exercised veto power, so far without fail, over other companies, forcing them to buy their products instead of steel from abroad.

  143. President Admits Trump Tower Meeting Was Meant to Get Dirt on Clinton Washington, August 5

    President Trump claimed that the June 2016 meeting was “totally legal,” though it is a key subject of the investigation by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.

  144. Accused of Harassment, and Seeking Redemption at the Ballot Box National, August 5

    Politicians across the country who have been accused of sexual harassment or other misconduct are running for office anyway. Some deny wrongdoing; others ask for a second chance.

  145. President Dumb and Dumber Op Ed, August 5

    Donald Trump tends to criticize the intelligence of blacks and women, above and beyond any other faults he finds with them.

  146. For Wages, a Trump Slump Op Ed, August 5

    The official economic indicators look pretty good. The trends in hourly pay do not.

  147. Donald Trump and the Black Athlete Sports, August 5

    After attacks on Stephen Curry and N.F.L. players, President Trump’s broadside on LeBron James followed an obvious pattern.

  148. White Nationalists Love Corey Stewart. He Keeps Them Close. Politics, August 5

    The Republican nominee for Senate in Virginia likes to engage the racial fringes of his party, creating a dilemma for mainstream G.O.P. leaders wary of his views.

  149. Is the Republican Party Donald Trump’s — or Larry Hogan’s? Op Ed, August 4

    In a deeply Democratic state, a Republican governor prospers. The president could ruin that.

  150. Donald Trump, Mesmerist Op Ed, August 4

    When no one is trustworthy, you might as well trust a con artist.