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Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal G.O.P. Senator Declares Opposition
Senator Susan Collins of Maine announced her opposition to the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving party leaders short of the votes they need.
09/25/2017 10:41 PM
News Analysis: Is Trump All Talk on North Korea? The Uncertainty Sends a Shiver
The president’s willingness to casually threaten to annihilate a nuclear-armed foe was yet another reminder of the steep risks inherent in his brute-force approach to diplomacy.
09/25/2017 12:33 AM
New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven Countries
Starting next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea will be indefinitely barred from entering the United States.
09/25/2017 02:37 AM
Republicans Present Conservative Vision for ‘Dreamer’ Protection
Republican senators unveiled an alternative to the Dream Act, offering immigrants brought illegally to the country as children a slow path to citizenship.
09/25/2017 10:05 PM
Right and Left React to the N.F.L. Protests and Trump Statements
Read about how the other side thinks about President Trump’s statements on free speech, the national anthem, the flag as well as responses from football players and owners.
09/25/2017 09:51 PM
In Trump Era, Boeing Trade Case Boils Over Into ‘Multicountry Feud’
World leaders have urged President Trump to intervene in a trade case that could reshape the aerospace industry.
09/25/2017 09:49 PM
G.O.P. Points to Welfare Overhaul as a Model for Health Care. The Comparison Has Limits.
Republicans praise the latest Affordable Care Act repeal as the successor to the 1996 welfare overhaul, but few would cheer a plunge in insurance coverage.
09/25/2017 06:34 PM
Supreme Court Cancels Hearing on Previous Trump Travel Ban
But questions remain about how the new travel ban will be implemented, who will be affected, how the countries were picked and whether it will prevent terror attacks.
09/25/2017 11:07 PM
Trump Praises Nascar Fans and Again Rails Against N.F.L. Protests
President Trump says he is “so proud” of Nascar supporters for not putting up with “disrespecting” the country or flag.
09/25/2017 12:50 PM
National Anthem Protests by Black Athletes Have a Long History
The protests by African-American athletes date back decades, often angering mostly white fans and officials.
09/25/2017 11:58 AM
How Special Ops Became Central to the War on Terror
The allure of elite commandos parachuting in to tackle "mission impossible" began with two operations -- one a huge success and the other a massive failure.
09/25/2017 09:00 AM
Sidebar: ‘Lonely Scholar With Unusual Ideas’ Defends Trump, Igniting Legal Storm
A scholar’s fight, invoking Alexander Hamilton, to show that the Constitution does not bar foreign payments to the president yielded a barrage of attacks, and then an apology.
09/25/2017 10:38 PM
Retro Report: Special Ops Forces: How Elite Forces Became Military Muscle
United States Special Operations forces, deployed across the globe, have grown in power and numbers over four decades. But are they stretched too thin?
09/25/2017 09:00 AM
Kushner Used Personal Email Account for Government Business
A lawyer said that Jared Kushner had received or sent “fewer than a hundred emails” involving his White House colleagues, and that all were forwarded to an official account, creating a record.
09/25/2017 02:11 AM
Nigel Farage to Campaign for Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race
Mr. Farage, a right-wing British politician, is defying President Trump by endorsing Mr. Moore in a pivotal Republican Senate runoff.
09/25/2017 01:29 AM
News Analysis: A Divider, Not a Uniter, Trump Widens the Breach
While past presidents at least talked about bringing the country together, this president has made a point of attacking everyone from sports stars to the pope.
09/25/2017 02:46 AM