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A Second Woman Accuses Al Franken of Inappropriate Touching
Lindsay Menz told CNN that in 2010, when Mr. Franken was a senator, he grabbed her rear end as they took a photo. Mr. Franken says he does not remember it.
11/21/2017 12:25 AM
Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.
11/20/2017 07:40 PM
Will the House Tax Plan Help the Middle Class?
House Republicans have touted their tax plan as good for the middle class. The reality is more complicated.
11/17/2017 07:29 PM
Celebrating a 25-Year-Old Clinton Win, but Still Stung by a Trump Defeat
At an event in Little Rock, it was clear that Bill and Hillary Clinton, and many of their supporters, have not gotten over her loss to President Trump.
11/19/2017 11:30 PM
Op-Ed Contributor: Whatever Happened to Trump’s Populist Agenda?
He won the election because voters want something different than policies like the establishment Republican tax plan.
11/20/2017 11:59 PM
After House Vote on Taxes, Spotlight Shifts to Undecided Senators
The fate of the tax overhaul now hinges on a handful of undecided senators, and Senate Republican leaders cannot afford to lose more than two of their members.
11/21/2017 12:32 AM
U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan Take Aim at Taliban Opium Labs
The airstrikes are part of what is expected to be a sustained campaign targeting a lucrative source of funding for the Taliban.
11/20/2017 11:05 PM
Op-Ed Contributor: Every Other Terrible Thing About Roy Moore
Well, not every thing, but his ideas are no better than his behavior.
11/20/2017 08:12 PM
Yellen Will Leave Federal Reserve Next Year
Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, said she would leave the Fed when a successor is installed. She could have remained as a governor until 2024.
11/21/2017 12:12 AM
Starbucks Is Criticized for Its Holiday Cups. Yes, Again.
The 2017 cup shows two interlocked cartoon hands. Some conservatives accuse the company of promoting a “gay agenda.”
11/20/2017 07:44 PM
Glenn Thrush, New York Times Reporter, Accused of Sexual Misconduct
Mr. Thrush, a White House reporter, was suspended by The Times after the website Vox published a report accusing him of acting inappropriately toward women.
11/20/2017 08:07 PM
Trump Says He Helped Free U.C.L.A. Players in China. Critics Ask, What About Activists?
President Trump, rights advocates say, squandered a chance in Beijing to help free Chinese dissidents facing harsh prison sentences.
11/20/2017 03:20 PM
If 2018 Is Like 2017, the House Will Be a Tossup
It’s not obvious that the building Democratic wave will be enough to flip control of the chamber.
11/20/2017 09:19 PM
The Stone: The Climate Crisis? It’s Capitalism, Stupid
The work of saving the planet is not technical, it’s political.
11/20/2017 10:45 AM
Sidebar: Serving Extra Years in Prison, and the Courthouse Doors Are Closed
The Trump administration has said some inmates cannot challenge their unlawfully long prison sentences, reversing a long-held Justice Department position.
11/20/2017 11:46 PM
Border Patrol Agent Killed in Texas in What a Senator Calls an Attack
Senator Ted Cruz said the agent and his partner, who was seriously injured, were attacked on Sunday, though details of what happened were unclear.
11/20/2017 03:58 AM
Retro Report: Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class
Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.
11/20/2017 01:19 AM
Ohio Lawmaker Who Backed Family Values Resigns Over ‘Inappropriate Behavior’
State Representative Wesley Goodman supported family values and “natural marriage” but resigned after an “inappropriate interaction” at his office.
11/20/2017 12:54 AM