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The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee is examining multiple claims against President Trump’s nominee to head the Veterans Affairs Department.
Crisscrossing the nation, the embattled attorney general praises the president for supporting law enforcement — most law enforcement, anyway.
Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the bureau, also described the two types of people he was most responsive to as a lawmaker: constituents and the lobbyists who contributed to his campaign.
Alek Minassian, 25, a resident of Toronto’s Richmond Hill suburb, careened the white rental van onto a sidewalk, killing 10 people.
Constable Ken Lam turned off his siren, calmly ordered the man to get down and placed him under arrest. It was “a great outcome in a horrible situation,” an expert said.
The man behind Monday’s rampage praised an online community of misogynists just minutes before killing 10 people, according to the authorities.
As he welcomed President Emmanuel Macron of France, President Trump also expressed hope for a nuclear agreement with North Korea and called Kim Jong-un “very honorable.”
There was a mutual kiss on the cheek in the East Room, clasped hands and the first state dinner of the Trump era.
For his exit from the Trump administration, Michael Anton, a self-described “right-wing Francophile,” asked to work as a line cook helping to prepare dinner for the French president.
The agency plans to publish a new regulation Tuesday that would restrict the kinds of scientific studies the agency can use when it develops policies.
Senator James Inhofe, who has long championed Mr. Pruitt, now says he’d like to see an investigation into the ethical allegations against his protégé.
Pasquale Perrotta is being investigated by the E.P.A. and Congress for his outside work, which included assignments for American Media Inc., the publisher of The National Enquirer.
The agency has begun an aggressive campaign to target retailers and manufacturers that market e-cigarettes to minors. The devices’ popularity has alarmed parents, schools and public health officials.
The “Windrush generation” — Caribbeans invited to Britain to help rebuild after World War II — has faced harsh treatment under a migration crackdown.
The city, long used to peace and harmony, has to confront the fact that mass violence can happen here, too.
The White House physician fawned his way into Donald Trump’s heart. Senators are less impressed.
I’m a lesbian. My fiancée is a trans woman. We’re trying to have a baby the old-fashioned way. It’s complicated.
The U.S. and Europe aren’t alone in feeling the effects of people fleeing a World of Disorder for a World of Order.
A bipartisan bill prescribes when and where force can be used, but the terms are so broad that they may not limit presidential war-making.
Polar bears haunt the landscape around the remote town of Churchill in northern Manitoba.
For the first time in my life, a member of Congress looks like my family.
In many countries, unemployment is down, wages are up and inflation is almost zero. But leaders face unusually low approval ratings.
Sometimes the best way to do justice is to compromise with those who would deny it.
The Waffle House shooting is a painful reminder of Tennessee’s failure to protect its own citizens from mass murderers with guns.
The judge rejected the government’s assertion that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was unlawful.
The police said Nikolas Cruz walked down the hallways of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and took aim at students and teachers trapped in the corridor.
The decision to nominate Adm. Harry Harris as the ambassador to South Korea is seen as a diplomatic blow to Australia, a close American ally.
Protests of outrage over the crime have erupted across India. But in the village where she was killed, people have lined up behind the accused men.
Millicent Fawcett, the relatively unsung leader of the women’s suffragist movement, has joined the likes of Churchill, Lincoln and Mandela.
Some tech companies are hiring female “motivators” for a role that’s a mix of psychologist and cheerleader — to help overworked male programmers through conversation and massages.
The former state senator benefited from more than $1 million in outside spending by Republican groups determined to avoid repeats of losses in Alabama and Pennsylvania.
Finland captured global attention with its trial of universal basic income, handing out cash, no strings attached. Now, the experiment is ending.
Democrats now have a numerical advantage in the State Senate, but Simcha Felder, who said he would continue to caucus with Republicans, has hindered their quest for control.
Our chief dance critic walks us through the opening seconds of “Concerto Barocco,” which returns to New York City Ballet this week.
Infinity? Come on. It’s not even three hours! But there is enough time to get a hunky-Chris showdown (Pratt vs. Hemsworth vs. Evans).
With any luck, your son or daughter has a job to go with that sheepskin. Here are some suggestions if that newly minted adult needs a way to get there.
What to do when your partner ruins their credit — and credibility. Here’s how to fix financial infidelity.
If you don’t have one of these — or you’ve waited until the options were good enough before investing — now is the time to buy.
Even if you don’t know French, these two mobile apps and one theater-themed site give visitors a way to enjoy everything Paris has to offer.
Victoria is known for natural beauty, but there’s more to see and explore. Before you go, follow our guide to plan your visit, and pack these essentials for your trip.
Maximilian Uriarte attributes his success with “Terminal Lance” to accuracy and raw material from his loyal fans.
The musician’s new album, “You’re Driving Me Crazy,” is his second release fully steeped in jazz. His favorite thing about it: “the spontaneity.”
A polarizing Republican in the White House. Protests for equality in the streets. A new wave of sexual self-identification. Welcome to the 36 months when the city changed forever.
The internationally renowned artist, 68, tells those who want to follow in his footsteps: “You need time to germinate.”
Lucy Thurber’s compassionate but clunky play follows the bids of two young men from the Bronx to win scholarships at a New England college.
It’s possible that they aren’t, it’s just that you have trouble reading neutral facial expressions because of your family experience, a new study suggests.
Scientists described in depth a species of ants in Southeast Asia that fight attackers by rupturing their own abdomens to release a sticky fluid laced with toxins.
A young soldier whose genitals were destroyed underwent extensive reconstructive surgery that doctors hope to offer to others who were wounded at war.
In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found.