On Politics: Republicans Condemn Trump’s Mockery of Kavanaugh Accuser

Good Thursday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

International Court Orders U.S. to Ease Some Iran Sanctions

In a rebuke to the Trump administration, the International Court of Justice ordered the United.

Four California Men Accused of Inciting Riots in Charlottesville Violence

WASHINGTON — Four men from California described as “serial rioters” were charged with inciting a.

A New Front in the Kavanaugh Wars: Temperament and Honesty

“We all saw something about Judge Kavanaugh’s temperament and character that day that should disqualify.

On Politics: Democrats Denounce Limits on Kavanaugh Inquiry

Good Monday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

Iranian Official Says Oil Deal With Europeans Is Close Despite Threat of U.S. Sanctions

Mr. Trump’s aides, led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, argue that the effort to.

Next Women’s March Is Set for January, With Main Protest in Washington

After the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh advanced on Friday to a.

A Tumultuous 24 Hours: How Jeff Flake Delayed a Vote on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Surrounded by his colleagues in a cramped corridor behind the Senate Judiciary Committee,.

On Politics: An Emotional Hearing, With the Supreme Court at Stake

Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

Flashback: The Anita Hill Hearings Compared to Today

As nominees to the Supreme Court, Judges Clarence Thomas and Brett M. Kavanaugh were both.

Yale Faces Civil Rights Inquiry Over Possible Discrimination Against Asian-American Applicants

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is investigating whether Yale University illegally discriminated against Asian-American applicants,.

In Yale’s Culture of Privilege and Alcohol, Her World Converged With Kavanaugh’s

DKE was a “huge party fraternity,” said a former classmate, Sarah Dry. “Lots of drunken.

On Politics: Kavanaugh Says He Won’t Be ‘Intimidated’

Good Tuesday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

Trump Stands by ‘Fantastic’ Kavanaugh as He Seeks G.O.P. Votes

At one point, the White House had hopes of winning the support of several Democratic.

#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of Sexual Assault Share Their Stories After Trump Tweet

When the #MeToo movement erupted on social media last year, people who had been sexually.

Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials announced Saturday that immigrants who legally use public benefits like.

FEMA Administrator Must Reimburse U.S. for Misuse of Agency Vehicles

Brock Long, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will have to reimburse the.

Ice Surveys and Neckties at Dinner: Here’s Life at an Arctic Outpost

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With More Than 200 L.G.B.T. Candidates, Advocates Hope for a ‘Rainbow Wave’ in the Midterms

The number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people nominated to run for Congress is.

New Attention Given to Kavanaugh’s Remarks About Drinking – Video

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On Politics: Kavanaugh’s Accuser Wants an Investigation

Good Wednesday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics.

Independents Approve of the Economy, but Will It Help Republicans in the Midterms?

Despite very low unemployment and a growing economy, only about four in 10 Americans approve.

Sonia Sotomayor’s Book Tour Is a Hit With Hispanic Kids: ‘I Like How She Stood Up for Herself’

That was a sentiment Melissa Morales, 11, knows well. As a fifth grader, she said,.

Paul Manafort Forfeits $22 Million in New York Real Estate in Plea Deal

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, is forfeiting an estimated $22 million worth of.

Evelyn Rodriguez, Mother of Girl Killed by MS-13, Remembered for Her Guts and Courage

A day later on Long Island, the cruel symmetry of tragedy was still too much.

Fraying Ties With Trump Put Mattis’s Fate in Doubt

WASHINGTON — Back when their relationship was fresh and new, and President Trump still called.

U.S. Is Ending Final Source of Aid for Palestinian Civilians

The broad push to cut all funding to Palestinian civilians is promoted by Jared Kushner,.

Manafort Is Said to Near Plea Deal With Prosecutors

WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman and one of Washington’s most prominent.

Facebook ‘Better Prepared’ to Fight Election Interference, Mark Zuckerberg Says

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg began the year by promising to make Facebook safer from.

The Policymakers Saved the Financial System. And America Never Forgave Them.

It’s hard to overstate how deeply Americans despised their government’s response to the global financial.

They Defied Trump on Climate Change. Now, It’s Their Moment of Truth.

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Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

WASHINGTON — An analysis by the Education Department has found that its proposed new rules.

Abortion Opposition Once Defined Marsha Blackburn. But Not in Senate Race.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Inside the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce one morning last month, a few.

North Korea Stages Huge Military Parade — Without Its ICBMs

SEOUL, South Korea — Columns of goose-stepping soldiers and artillery vehicles rolled through a main.

U.S. Recalls Top Diplomats From Latin America as Worries Rise Over China’s Influence

WASHINGTON — The United States has recalled three chiefs of mission from Latin American nations.

To Secure Better Housing, Top Diplomat Pulls Rank on the Military

WASHINGTON — As a congressman and before he moved to Washington full-time, Mike Pompeo lived.

Trump Warns Supporters of Impeachment if They Don’t Vote – Video

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What Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg Taught Congress and Vice Versa

The candor seemed to work. Even some of the most skeptical lawmakers sounded impressed by.

As Nafta Talks Resume, U.S. and Canada Aren’t Budging on Key Priorities

WASHINGTON — The United States and Canada resumed talks on Wednesday aimed at keeping the.

In Chastising Sessions Over Indictments of Two Republicans, Trump Crosses a Line

WASHINGTON — If President Trump is worried that he could be impeached should Democrats take.

New Yorker Festival Pulls Steve Bannon as Headliner Following High-Profile Dropouts

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, will no longer appear as a headliner.

Judge Rules Against Alex Jones and Infowars in Sandy Hook Lawsuit

A Texas judge denied the motion by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to dismiss a.

Australia Plans to Deny Chelsea Manning an Entry Visa, Citing ‘Criminal Record’

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian government said on Wednesday that it would not grant a.

Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Primary – Video

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Replace Richard Russell’s Name With McCain’s? Senate Debates a Segregationist’s Legacy

WASHINGTON — The names of three men who once dominated the Senate’s halls of power.

The Trump Tax Cuts Were Supposed to Depress Housing Prices. They Haven’t.

The law also dilutes the value of the mortgage deduction by doubling the standard deduction.

Gather Round, Everyone. It’s Time to Play ‘Find the Collusion’!

As President Trump makes a game of his mantra of “no collusion,” he mocks what.

$1.7 Billion Federal Job Training Program Is ‘Failing the Students’

McKINNEY, Tex. — The North Texas Job Corps Center squats behind a chain-link fence here.

Democrats Overhaul Controversial Superdelegate System

CHICAGO — Democratic Party officials, after a yearslong battle between warring ideological wings, have agreed.

Violence, Crime, Drugs: These G.O.P. Messages Go Grim

A collection of images from Republican ads and campaign messages portrays the left as angry,.

Trump’s South Africa Tweet Seems to Embrace Racist Narrative on Land Dispute

“Within white supremacy, there’s this idea of dispossession, that you are being dispossessed of your.

Trump Wants Pompeo to Study ‘Killing of Farmers’ in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — President Trump waded into South Africa’s plans to seize vast.

Robert H. Ferrell, Authority on Truman, Is Dead at 97

One day in late 1978, the historian Robert H. Ferrell drove eight hours from Bloomington,.

Trump Responds to Manafort Conviction

President Trump told reporters in West Virginia that Paul Manafort was a “good man” and.

New E.P.A. Rollback of Coal Pollution Regulations Takes a Major Step Forward

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A Corrupt Lobbyist’s Influence in the Cuomo Administration Is Revealed in Newly Disclosed Emails

ALBANY — In January 2016, as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was preparing his annual State.

As Trump Dismantles Clean Air Rules, an Industry Lawyer Delivers for Ex-Clients

WASHINGTON — As a corporate lawyer, William L. Wehrum worked for the better part of.

Trump Tax Cut Unlocks Millions for a Republican Election Blitz

Republicans may be struggling to sell their $1.5 trillion tax cut to voters, but the.