For Trump, U.K. State Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair

LONDON — When Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the president on Monday for his first state.

Biden Issues Climate Plan That Aims Well Beyond Obama’s Goal

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has faced criticism from Democratic.

On Politics: Pettiness and Pageantry

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

Trump Wins Ruling in House’s Border Wall Suit

WASHINGTON — President Trump ended a losing streak in court clashes with the House on.

At the Supreme Court, Justice Thomas Scoffs at Retirement Rumors

“Some of us,” he said, “have experienced the whole alphabet.” Justice Thomas discussed his goal.

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95

Donald M. Fraser, a former Minnesota congressman whose hearings exposed a conspiracy by South Korean.

Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate.

But interviews with top advisers and confidants from then and now help explain how Mr..

Congress Reconvenes Facing a Critical Mission: Avoid Fiscal Calamity

WASHINGTON — Averting a potentially devastating default on the nation’s debt, preventing more than $100.

Witnessing China’s 1989 Protests — 1,000 Miles From Tiananmen Square

The Chinese student protests in the spring of 1989 are remembered mostly for how they.

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player

Three months ago, Democratic Party leaders took a stand: Fox News, President Trump’s favorite channel,.

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants

Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media.

Bernie Sanders After Dark: Inside His First ‘Grass-Roots Fund-Raiser’

SAN FRANCISCO — Senator Bernie Sanders has long promised to run a different kind of.

Trump State Visit to U.K. Faces Turbulence Amid Brexit Chaos

LONDON — President Trump prides himself on being the great disrupter, but when he arrives.

Emmet T. Flood to Step Down as White House Lawyer

WASHINGTON — Emmet T. Flood, the White House lawyer who oversaw the administration’s response to.

Congress Weighs Whether to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care

The problems with that approach became clear in October 2017 when, according to emails released.

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands

WASHINGTON — Just before his state visit to Britain was to begin, President Trump subverted.

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism

WASHINGTON — President Trump has said that his administration would lead an effort to decriminalize.

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration

GUATEMALA CITY — The tears that migrants tried to cover with their shirts as they.

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media.

SAN FRANCISCO — Sunday marks exactly eight months until the Iowa caucuses, but only a.

As Trade War Spreads to Mexico, Companies Lose a Safe Harbor

When trade tensions with China flared last year, many companies sought refuge in a country.

On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

From escalating trade wars to Mueller, it’s been a busy week in American politics. Here.

‘Too Much Killing Going On’: Witnesses Recount Virginia Beach Tragedy

At least 12 were killed at a municipal center in Virginia Beach. The gunman was.

Floods and Trump’s Trade War Create an Uncertain Year for Farmers

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The New Tariffs Against Mexico Signal the U.S. Isn’t a Reliable Negotiating Partner

The Trump administration has sent a message to the world with its new tariff threats.

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship

SINGAPORE — The acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, distanced himself on Friday from a Trump.

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates

WASHINGTON — For the first time in two decades, Democratic presidential candidates are engaged in.

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs

• While the Democratic leadership agonizes over what to do, black voters want Mr. Trump.

Authorities Subpoena Information on Andrew Gillum’s 2018 Campaign

Federal authorities in Florida have issued an expansive subpoena seeking information related to Andrew Gillum,.

On the Abortion Issue, Pence Leads the Way

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence has been a metronome of consistency in providing dutiful.

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk

African-Americans are a critical component of the Democratic base; they make up slightly more than.

Trump Says He Didn’t Know About Efforts to Hide the U.S.S. McCain

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday he knew nothing about White House efforts to.

Four Years After Beau Biden’s Death, His Father Bonds With Voters in Pain

“He’s had just so much loss in his life, yet this man goes on and.