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Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance, Ending Swirl of Questions Over Delay
Mr. Kushner’s F.B.I. background check had dragged on, fueling questions about whether the special counsel had found evidence that made him a security risk.
05/24/2018 01:16 AM
What Mueller’s Investigation Could Mean for the President
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, will likely reach one of two conclusions about the president: Either there is evidence that he broke the law, or there is not. Mike Schmidt, a New York Times reporter, explains the possible outcomes.
05/21/2018 06:40 PM
Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History
Ms. Abrams is the first black woman in the U.S. to be a major party’s nominee for governor. A Democrat, Ms. Abrams will test just how much the state’s conservative politics are shifting.
05/23/2018 04:13 PM
Hurricane Season’s Around the Corner. Here’s What to Expect.
The season begins June 1 and experts predict it will be near normal or above normal, but a single storm can cause tremendous damage if it makes landfall.
05/24/2018 04:47 PM
Fact Check of the Day: Trump Repeats Claim That James Clapper ‘Admitted’ to Campaign Spying. It’s Still Wrong.
James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said and has continued to say the exact opposite.
05/24/2018 04:18 PM
Lawmakers Briefed on F.B.I.’s Informant in Russia Inquiry
It was not clear how much will be shared with lawmakers, some of whom have demanded information about the informant for weeks.
05/24/2018 05:27 PM
Border Patrol Agent Kills Woman Who Crossed Border Illegally in Texas, Authorities Say
The officer said he fired his gun because he had been assaulted, but a neighbor said there were no signs of an attack.
05/24/2018 03:06 PM
Read Trump’s Letter to Kim Canceling North Korea Summit Meeting
President Trump on Thursday sent a letter to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un canceling their highly anticipated summit on June 12 to discuss denuclearization.
05/24/2018 04:15 PM
Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting with Kim Jong-un
The meeting was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, and Mr. Trump said it “will not take place.” But he later said it could still happen.
05/24/2018 05:38 PM
North Korea Said It Destroyed Nuclear Site, Hours Before Trump Canceled Meeting
The event was captured by foreign journalists, but North Korea did not invite any independent nuclear monitors to verify the dismantlement.
05/24/2018 04:59 PM
Canceling of Trump-Kim Meeting Upends Asia but Could Help China
The move will disappoint some allies in Asia, hearten others and perhaps put China in the strongest position of all. Much will depend on how North Korea reacts.
05/24/2018 05:33 PM
How a 4-Hour Battle Between Russian Mercenaries and U.S. Commandos Unfolded in Syria
Interviews and newly obtained documents provide the Pentagon’s first public on-the-ground accounting of one of the bloodiest battles the military has faced in Syria since deploying to fight ISIS.
05/24/2018 09:00 AM
North Korea, Calling Pence Remarks ‘Ignorant and Stupid,’ Issues New Warning on Summit
The country’s vice foreign minister said that Vice President Mike Pence had made “unbridled and impudent remarks that North Korea might end like Libya.”
05/24/2018 08:12 AM
Trump, Visiting Epicenter of MS-13 Killings, Demands Tougher Immigration Laws
On Long Island, the president again described gang members as “animals,” mocking critics who had rebuked his earlier comments as meanspirited toward all immigrants.
05/23/2018 11:45 PM
Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump
The Senate gave final passage to legislation that will give veterans more access to private health care on the government’s dime and will examine the V.A.’s scope.
05/23/2018 10:15 PM
Lupe Valdez Prepares to Face Greg Abbott in Texas: ‘This Election Is Not Going to Be Bought’
Ms. Valdez, a former sheriff, has become the first openly gay person and the first Latina to win a major party’s nomination for governor in Texas.
05/23/2018 08:06 PM
F.B.I. Admits Overstating Locked Phone Problem, and Critics Pounce
A programming error caused top law enforcement officials to overstate how many locked smartphones it was unable to search, including in congressional testimony.
05/23/2018 08:27 PM
U.S. Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions
The Pentagon said Beijing’s buildup on disputed islands in the South Island Seas is not consistent with the security exercise among allies this summer.
05/23/2018 07:51 PM
Yulia Skripal Describes ‘Extremely Painful’ Recovery From Poisoning
The victim of a nerve agent attack gave her first videotaped statement, in an attempt to quell swirling speculation, especially from Russia.
05/24/2018 05:33 AM
Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
05/23/2018 09:05 PM
Fed Minutes Suggest Few Worries of Economy Overheating
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its May meeting on Wednesday. The minutes indicate officials are more worried about inflation falling below 2 percent than overheating.
05/23/2018 08:15 PM
I.R.S. Warns States Not to Circumvent State and Local Tax Cap
The I.R.S. warned states like New York that efforts to circumvent the $10,000 cap on the state and local tax deduction would not pass muster with the federal government.
05/23/2018 10:08 PM