When the algorithms that drive social media move on, the children who were separated from their parents remain in detention facilities along the Rio Grande.
Jair Bolsonaro, the blustery hard-right candidate described as “a Brazilian Donald Trump,” appears headed for the presidency.
If it means people who stand in opposition to Trump’s degradation of the country.
Although the president promised to soon roll out “a very major tax cut” for middle-income Americans, such a proposal has no chance of passing before the midterms.
Mikhail S. Gorbachev, who signed the nuclear disarmament treaty President Trump plans to withdraw from, called the move a “mistake.”
A news story said this voter group supports the president because they believe that he is getting the job done. A reader asks, “What job?”
A reader recalls Guthrie’s 1950s song about the lack of black tenants in the apartment complex where the musician lived. It was owned by Donald Trump’s father.
Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi has been “all over the place,” President Trump told The Washington Post. His response has likewise changed day by day.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the economic and strategic relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia was too important to be cast aside.
President Trump has stepped up his attacks on Latin American migrants, hoping the issue will motivate Republican voters.
Party leaders worry that candidates for governor and Senate are in trouble in Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and possibly Wisconsin, and that difficulties could spill into House races.
President Trump’s acceptance of a disputed Saudi account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi suggests how he plans to ride out the most acute foreign policy crisis of his presidency.
As doubts swirled about the Saudi account that the dissident journalist was strangled during a fight, an explanation emerged about the presence of a doctor of forensic medicine at the killing.
When you’ve sunk this low, there’s nowhere to go but sideways.
Our most cynical bargain: American greed trumps Saudi brutality.
By framing expansion as a pragmatic business move, Ms. Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, is hoping to siphon some traditionally Republican rural votes.
Some disorder is normal at the start of an administration. But it was extreme under Mr. Trump.
I was used to social media abuse. Then someone suggested shooting me.
President Trump, echoing the assertions of a Republican lawmaker, said that “a lot of money” was given to migrants traveling toward the United States. There is no evidence of that.
The crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, issues another incredible explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi.
With Democrats seen as likely to retake the House, drug makers are quietly making contingency plans to fend off proposals that would squeeze their profits.
The president toggled between distortions of the existing immigration system and the inflammatory language of his 2016 campaign at a rally on Friday in Arizona.
The president’s response sets up a clash with Congress, where Republicans and Democrats both tarred the Saudi explanation as lacking credibility.
“Golden Handcuffs: The Secret History of Trump’s Women” traces how the president’s consequence-free (so far) comments about women continue a running theme that started early in his life.
Did Donald Trump ever mention he got elected president?
What we face now is a test for President Trump and America itself.
A criminal complaint offered a rare view into how Russian operatives tried to disrupt the American political process, including the midterm elections.
A tense hour-long standoff near the Guatemala-Mexico border left at least six Mexico police officers wounded.
President Trump’s former campaign chairman, who is now cooperating with the special counsel’s Russia inquiry, appeared in court in a wheelchair.
The ghastly saga has strained relations between Turkey and Saudi Arabia, and put the United States at the center of a dispute with a key Arab ally.
Total victory for the G.O.P. would mean Trump unleashed.
The decision was made as part of an effort to give the continuing nuclear negotiations with North Korea an opportunity to work, Pentagon officials said on Friday.
President Trump has been moving toward leaving the treaty because Russia has been violating it and because it is constraining American efforts to counter China in the Western Pacific.
Russians working for a close ally of President Vladimir V. Putin created social media accounts to pose as Americans and write posts on divisive issues including race and gender, prosecutors said.
Readers discuss the murder of Jamal Khashoggi: how the Saudis are trying to explain it and how the American media are covering it.
A reader lists the forward-looking qualities of Canada’s prime minister.
One of the issues that most perplexes and exasperates foreigners about the U.S. elections is the thorny topic of money.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo toured an old tube under the Hudson River with a film crew, hoping that a video will move the president to support a new $11 billion tunnel.
Also: An ambitious new tax plan, to help the middle class and poor.
Despite many high-profile protests against the kingdom, many organizations are trying to find ways to preserve ties with the Saudis and their wealth.
Join the women trying to save America from Trump.
Tokyo could offer minor concessions to give Washington a face-saving deal, but already the U.S. is signaling a tough stance on autos and agriculture.
“I guarantee you, if the G.O.P. thinks that black people are voting for them, they will be making sure that your vote counts,” the “Daily Show” host said.
“It’s not going to be just one woman running,” said Kirsten Gillibrand, one of three senators who positioned themselves this week as potential presidential candidates in 2020.
In praising Representative Greg Gianforte, who is running for re-election, President Trump jokingly warned the crowd to “never wrestle him.”
A proposed regulation could unlock billions of dollars in investment for so-called opportunity zones.
An expletive-laden blowup over border security between the White House chief of staff and the national security adviser was loud enough to be overheard by several officials in the West Wing.
Now is not the time to back down.
“It’s something else — it’s feeling, emotion, preference, loyalty, convenience of the moment,” said Michael V. Hayden, a former C.I.A. director.
President Trump’s lawyers argued in court that he could not, while he is in office, be sued for defamation by Summer Zervos.
As many as 4,000 people are walking together north from Central America, fleeing violence or poverty. The president wants them to stop.
Saudi rulers are weighing whether to blame Maj. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, a high-ranking adviser to the crown prince, for the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to three people with knowledge of the plans.
Deficits are up? Cut Medicare and Social Security!
But the president stopped short of saying the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for Mr. Khashoggi’s death.
A New York Times opinion video about fascism in America inspired Stan Mack to send in our first comic strip to the editor.
Some call for more aggressive tactics, while others believe that approach will alienate moderate voters.
Saudi rulers are considering blaming a deputy intelligence director who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
If the president’s unpopularity leads to Democrats taking back the House, New York stands to play a larger role in Washington than it has in decades.
The conservative legal movement has long cultivated law students and young lawyers, partly to ensure a deep bench of potential judicial nominees
Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.
Neither the Treasury Department nor the central bank have so far been swayed by President Trump’s views on some serious issues.
The latest op-eds from around the web — and a new podcast episode — on the Khashoggi crisis.
A wink and a nod from Washington is the worst possible response to Riyadh’s butchery.
President Trump has taken an interest in the F.B.I. headquarters, which had been set for redevelopment. Democrats wonder if he is trying to protect his hotel.
President Trump told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the science regarding climate change is still unsettled.
Last week, senators agreed to confirm one last slate of President Trump’s nominees, then recess for the midterm campaign. But on Wednesday, Republicans recommenced the judicial rush.
Try to think of something worse than Trump’s “unexpressed thoughts.”
Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, now 80, repeatedly charged into enemy fire and carried wounded Americans to safety during one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
The president has raised $106 million for his re-election, leading some Republicans to grumble that he is siphoning money from endangered congressional candidates.
As White House counsel, Mr. McGahn spearheaded President Trump’s most significant political accomplishments but also became a witness against him in the special counsel inquiry.
Trump is providing cover for Saudi barbarism.
Democrats need to be focused on the midterms.
The move comes as the Trump administration seeks to tighten sanctions as part of its maximum-pressure campaign during nuclear negotiations.
Tenants at 200 Riverside Boulevard voted to remove the Trump brand from their building’s signage. A judge sided with their decision.
The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from.
Readers criticize the Trump administration’s acceptance of the Saudi regime’s denials of murdering Jamal Khashoggi and are dubious of any Saudi investigation.
Nicolás Maduro and Donald Trump have an authoritarian bent, as did Hugo Chávez, but the Chávez I knew also believed in social justice, equality and fundamental freedoms.
The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide.
The Federal Reserve released minutes of its last meeting that suggest it is on track to continue raising rates, perhaps to a level that would act as a mild brake on the economy.
American intelligence officials have growing circumstantial evidence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s involvement in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance in Istanbul.
A reader lays out the president’s case. Sort of.
A reader tells of acquaintances who agree to disagree and break contact during election season.
The decision brings to zero the number of nonbank financial firms subject to toughened federal oversight.
The abortion debate has become a proxy for the fight over the Democratic Party’s future in the state.
The possible Democratic front-runner plays Trump’s game — and loses.
The image of the president having a Diet Coke with his Republican predecessors drew online mockery, to the painter’s dismay.
Mr. Corden joked, “Trump has raised so much money, this time he says he might not even need the Russians.”
President Trump has a history of attacking women by mocking their bodily functions, demeaning their looks or comparing them to animals.
Evidence mounts of a ghastly crime in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. President Trump still seems inclined to buy the kingdom’s lame denials.
We have a national interest in Jamal Khashoggi’s saga.
The funds, earmarked for aid to Syria, arrived as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the kingdom to discuss the fate of a missing Saudi dissident.
Twitter has barred hundreds of right-wing accounts for posing as soulless, “nonplayable” liberal activists.
How an insult from the president might play in a record-breaking year for women; asking for your local political issues; and new campaign fund-raising numbers.
An obscure provision in the tax code dating to the Teapot Dome scandal allows Congress to retrieve tax returns. But with President Trump, it almost certainly would be a fight.
As avenues toward peace hit a dead end, many Palestinians invest their time and resources in the arts.
An outpouring of comments from opponents of the confirmation pose a question: Will the main result be resignation and withdrawal, or activism and engagement?
One reader calls our story on Jared Kushner’s taxes unfair, while other readers object that the tax system itself is unfair in favoring the rich.
A reader says that if the Democrats believe that the confirmation of the senator’s Native American roots will help them in 2020, they’re wrong.
In these divisive times, even in what should be anodyne political conversations, it’s easy to become defensive or combative.
He takes credit for everything, except his own screw-ups.
On Monday, a federal judge dismissed a defamation suit filed against President Trump by the pornographic film actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.
Also: The Saudis tell a blatant lie, and Trump seems ready to accept it.
Under a businessman president, America’s moral compass may increasingly be steered by the C-suite, rather than the Oval Office.
Donald Trump seems to have evaded Hispanics voters’ wrath.
Colbert focused on President Trump’s pledge to give $1 million to a charity of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s choosing if she could prove her Native American ancestry.
Focusing on subtleties makes sense when you’re engaged in a conversation. It may be less useful when that conversation turns into a battle.
The defense secretary played down suggestions he was on the outs with President Trump, who recently said of Mr. Mattis, “I think he’s sort of a Democrat.”
A breakup of the web grants privacy, security and freedom to some, and not so much to others.
A federal judge ruled that President Trump had not defamed the pornographic film actress on Twitter last spring.
The Trump administration can decrease global warming by improving refrigerators and air-conditioners.
The president’s re-election operation raised $18 million in the third quarter, a slight increase, as it built up its capacity for the campaign ahead.
Climate policy is the ultimate example of Trumpian corruption.
How one 92-year-old woman is trying to shape the midterms; analyzing the president’s interview on “60 Minutes”; and Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test.
The president wants you to believe that the U.S. gets “massive amounts” of money for backing the kingdom. That’s fake news.
After the apparent killing of a Saudi dissident, some readers call on the U.S. to end its alliance, while another says “let’s get off our moral high horse.”
The European Union was created to end strife and promote economic prosperity — with the support, not opposition, of the United States.
The plan sets the stage for a battle with the pharmaceutical industry, which announced earlier that it would not show prices but would direct viewers to company websites that featured the information.
Plunging corporate tax revenues from the Trump tax cuts helped push the annual deficit to $779 billion. It is on track to reach $1 trillion by 2020.
The disappearance of a Saudi journalist has created an awkward diplomatic situation for the Treasury secretary, who so far has not followed several business leaders in canceling.
Visiting communities in Florida and Georgia ravaged by Hurricane Michael, President Trump again declined to acknowledge the threat of climate change.
The Congressional Leadership Fund associated with House Republicans and others are airing ads portraying Democratic challengers as security threats.
When fascism starts to feel normal, we’re all in trouble.
Democrats paid a political cost for decades after F.D.R. tried it in the 1930s. They probably would again.
On “60 Minutes,” President Trump backed off his claim that global warming is a hoax. But he also made several new assertions unsupported by science.
The confusing case of the Saudi journalist has set off an international diplomatic storm and raised important questions, including some that cannot be answered yet.
The Massachusetts Democrat, weighing a 2020 presidential run, rebuts President Trump’s mocking of her claims about her heritage, but the right and left remain skeptical.
It’s time to end the longest stretch in American history without a new state.
When fascism starts to feel normal, we’re all in trouble.
President Trump echoed the possibility that Jamal Khashoggi was victim to “rogue killers.” The explanation shields the Saudi crown prince, who has cast himself as a moderate.
The perception of a common national identity is essential to democracies and to the modern welfare state.
What to watch for in the run-up to the Nov. 6 elections.
President Trump has resisted pressure to postpone or cancel arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite reports that a Saudi journalist was killed and dismembered.
Although President Trump often paints a rosy picture of his national support, his descriptions of mutual love with voters in parts of the South match reality.
The decision makes Jamie Dimon the first major financial executive to take a stand amid allegations that Saudi Arabian officials killed a journalist.
Trump never cared about criminal justice reform.
The move is a significant reversal for the president. A new agency will provide $60 billion in financing aimed at blocking Beijing’s ambitions.
And why it’s time to make Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., the 51st and 52nd states.
When the president undermines the rule of law and the independence of institutions like the Fed, he threatens a pillar of American economic strength.
President Trump vowed “severe punishment” if the Saudis were behind a dissident’s disappearance. The Saudis said they would “respond with greater action.”
As Mr. Walker, the Republican governor, seeks a third term, Democrats look for a way to successfully make an economic argument in a state where the indicators are strong.
The president said he did not know whether his defense secretary would leave his job, but a breach has developed between them.
While many of the attacks are misleading, the fear-based appeal demonstrates how President Trump has overcome negative headlines on immigration to make the issue profitable.
A psychiatrist writes that the behavior of those with the power to unleash nuclear war should be monitored.
Kanye West has faced a backlash from others in the black community for his support for President Trump. We want to hear from our readers of color about their own experiences with having political views that don’t align with what their community expects.
The exchange underscored how an often contentious dynamic has been smoothed by Republicans’ success in seating Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh and a host of other conservative judges.
President Trump hosted Andrew Brunson, an American pastor freed by Turkey after two years in detention, but said “the timing is a strict coincidence.”
His ideas will reverberate from Turkey to Saudi Arabia and beyond. Oppression never lasts forever. Tyrants eventually pay for their sins.
Democrats are largely ducking the topic on the campaign trail, but few people in Washington doubt that it will be on the table if they win the House.
Are Trump's conservative critics really conservatives anymore?
In the end, Saudi Arabia played Kushner, Trump and his other American acolytes for suckers.