The attorney general was so determined to implement his agenda that he ignored dissent and warnings that he would lose some cases in court, interviews show.
“It’s something else — it’s feeling, emotion, preference, loyalty, convenience of the moment,” said Michael V. Hayden, a former C.I.A. director.
In praising Representative Greg Gianforte, who is running for re-election, President Trump jokingly warned the crowd to “never wrestle him.”
“It’s not going to be just one woman running,” said Kirsten Gillibrand, one of three senators who positioned themselves this week as potential presidential candidates in 2020.
Polls show enthusiasm surging in many mostly white suburban districts, but less so among young and nonwhite voters.
Candidates have learned what Mr. Trump and his digital campaign gurus figured out in 2016: visceral anger travels further than inspirational messages.
The calculated media strategy has proved remarkably effective for President Erdogan, ensuring that the case remains front page news around the world.
Turkish officials have claimed that Saudi Arabia orchestrated the assassination in Istanbul of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, but have not found his remains.
But the president stopped short of saying the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for Mr. Khashoggi’s death.
The church’s failure to police its own ranks has led some Catholics to call for a total housecleaning of all bishops who gave cover to abusive priests.
Dioceses across the state said Thursday that they had received federal grand jury subpoenas.
Rockefeller University Hospital said it had credible evidence going back to 2004 of inappropriate behavior by a research doctor who treated children.
The C.L.O., a cousin of the mortgage-related product that malfunctioned a decade ago, has become one of the hottest investments on Wall Street.
Slowdowns in investment and retail sales are cooling one of the world’s most important economic engines. As the trade war with the U.S. intensifies, the downturn could get worse.
Tokyo could offer minor concessions to give Washington a face-saving deal, but already the U.S. is signaling a tough stance on autos and agriculture.
The Enlightenment gave us street addresses and ushered in democracy. The Age of Un-Enlightenment is using addresses to usher it out.
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More and more politicians are calling for single-payer health care. Is it just talk?
For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.
A serious rift in the church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece.
Ignore the bluster from Riyadh. The Saudi economy is dependent on the U.S., which has plenty of power to force concessions.
Chinese authorities are combining Mao-era spying practices with new surveillance technology to ferret out outspoken professors and students who fail to follow Communist Party ideology.
After serving time for a crime I committed at 16, I discovered how hard it is for a felon to get a second chance.
There’s an exam, and it involves math. In fact, there are many exams.
In his first game with the Lakers, James worked hard to communicate with his teammates and build the chemistry they’ll need in the unforgiving Western Conference.
Voting in the national parliamentary elections will be postponed for a week in Kandahar Province, where the police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, was gunned down on Thursday.
A reader sought guidance on the issue from an advice columnist, sparking a heated debate about American identity, heritage and acceptance.
The Justice Department said the company admitted to its role in a conspiracy to manipulate the price of canned and ready-to-eat tuna.
Geoffrey Young, 38, of New City, N.Y., was charged with rioting and attempted assault in connection with a fight outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Oct. 12.
A longtime fixture at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Fla., the reptile drew worldwide attention this week after another video of him there went viral.
The basilica will pay $41 million to settle a dispute over taxes, infrastructure and a building permit the city says the church should have gotten a century ago.
Bed bugs have infested a shelter. FEMA is distributing free cash. Rumors like these have swept the Florida Panhandle since the hurricane. It’s like a game of telephone.
Quaker Oats, a unit of PepsiCo, will enter the fast-growing market for plant-based milk alternatives with a version based on the grain that made it famous.
Judge Henry T. Wingate was accused of “reverse racism” over the way he handled a hate-crime trial of white teenagers involved in murdering a black man.
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Uber added tipping to its app just over a year ago, and other rideshare services have allowed riders to tip their drivers for longer than that. But do drivers expect you to tip? Do they rely on them?
Crying is a natural human response to joy, stress or sadness. But what if you don’t want to let the tears fall?
If you believe the marketing, you’d think every new gadget will change your life — but many are confusing to use or doomed to obsolescence. Here’s how to determine whether your purchase will stand the test of time.
In lab animals, at least, it’s high-fat — but not super-high-fat — diets that lead to obesity.
“Broken Politics,” the shape-shifting musician’s new album recorded with Four Tet in Woodstock, is a loop back into the past and a leap into the future.
Some hotels will do anything to attract the Instagram crowd, and that might include putting a 10-pound doughnut on the room-service menu.
Suzanne Collins’s lead character in The Hunger Games trilogy is a timely reminder to all who care to heed it: Teenage girls are powerful and courageous and capable of great rage.
“Marnie,” based on the novel that inspired Hitchcock’s film, opens on Friday, the work of hundreds of people. It just took a couple of tough cuts.
David Gordon Green’s sequel to the horror classic brings Michael Myers back for blood.
Researchers are recruiting 10,000 volunteers to discover the earliest warning signs of cancer, heart disease and other killers.
Climate change is giving ticks a leg up on their hosts. “It’s about as grody a picture as you can imagine on a dead animal,” a researcher said.
She was a photo editor. Now she’s an events manager. Whitney Richardson discusses how her career shift at The Times has changed her tech habits.
After breast cancer treatment, I hid my bald head in front of my family to avoid painful conversations about my illness.