The Mueller team ultimately decided not to charge the president, citing numerous legal and factual constraints, but pointedly declined to exonerate him.
The Justice Department released a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Thursday. Times reporters uncovered the biggest findings and shared excerpts and analysis.
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, produced a report of more than 400 pages that painted a deeply unflattering picture of President Trump but stopped short of accusing him of criminal wrongdoing.
The special counsel’s rationale for demurring on the question of obstruction of justice stood in stark contrast to that of the attorney general, William P. Barr.
At one juncture after another, the Mueller report describes how Mr. Trump made his troubles worse, giving into anger and grievance and lashing out in ways that turned advisers into witnesses against him.
Democrats took the legal analysis in the special counsel’s report as a clear nod that Congress should make its own judgment on obstruction of justice.
Writers across the political spectrum responded to the public release of the Mueller report and the news conference by Attorney General William P. Barr.
The stoic feelings of progressive Washington were similarly subdued in the city’s more conservative corners.
Marc Lamparello, 37, was also arrested on Monday at a cathedral in New Jersey and had just bought a one-way ticket to Rome.
A new buyer for the tabloid swooped in after talks between its publisher, American Media, and the billionaire Ron Burkle fell apart.
International sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program have been felt most acutely by the party and military officials who support Kim Jong-un’s totalitarian rule.
The University of Colorado has come closer than most institutions to wrestling with an urgent question: Is running a college football program unconscionable?
In the Kenyan capital, Mexican culture is everywhere, from television to music to restaurants. A primer on the latest global mash-up.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
What to take away from the Mueller report.
The special counsel’s report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.
After Trump’s vindication, the liberal media and its allies in government should face a reckoning. I’m not holding my breath.
What the Mueller report says about our world.
Considering his behavior in the shadow of Watergate, when someone erased a crucial stretch of audiotape to protect the president.
The very rich are richer than people imagine.
It lays out everything Congress needs to investigate the president for obstruction of justice.
The Trump administration hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt from the American people. Both parties must see the uncensored Mueller report.
Almost every object I encounter is mass-produced — must my face be too?
Even for people who are deeply disabled neurologically, nature can be more powerful than any medication.
With political power comes rhetorical responsibility.
Giovanni Battista Moroni, long overlooked, is the new Renaissance face at the Frick Collection.
The scholar’s latest book, coinciding with his new PBS series, “Reconstruction,” is a harrowing look at the resurgence of white nationalism in the late 19th century and the New Negro movement to combat it.
The quest for exciting bottles gets trickier as the price drops. But you can still find some gems with a $12 limit.
Investigators say at least one county government was penetrated, and malware was planted at a Florida maker of election devices. The state says the elections “were not hacked.”
The police called the killing, which followed a night of violence in Londonderry, a “terrorist incident.”
The three climbers — Jess Roskelley, an American, and David Lama and Hansjörg Auer, both Austrian — were in Banff National Park in the western province of Alberta.
Damon Grimes, 15, was driving an all-terrain vehicle when officers tried to pull him over. After one used his stun gun, Damon crashed, and died soon after.
Two officers cornered a man with a gun in a parking lot, who fired at them. The man was fatally shot and one officer was wounded.
Two new studies confirm that weight control is often the result of genetics, not willpower.
He was the first to expose the White House crimes and cover-ups that led to President Nixon’s downfall. His death, almost two years ago, went unreported.
Six months after agents from Saudi Arabia dismembered the writer Jamal Khashoggi, investors are no longer shying away from doing business with the kingdom.
The son of World War II refugees, Mr. Miliband walked away from British politics. Today he works to bring food, aid and education to refugees around the world.
The odds of becoming ill from using a public bathroom are slim. But there are a few things you can do to minimize your risk even more. Here’s what to keep in mind.
Easter may bring up dark questions from your preschooler. Here’s how to answer them.
Airlines have been toying with boarding plans and line-jumping shortcuts since they began charging for checked bags 10 years ago. Here, the latest changes and how to make them work for you.
Even in the best cases, traveling alone can get lonely. Here’s how to connect safely with the people you meet along the way.
Ditch your one-and-done straws, spoons, and containers with this kit of affordable, reusable stand-ins.
For the past 30 years, Vivian Suter has been quietly working in her home on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. Now, she’s found international recognition.
In documenting his homeland, the British photographer captures its contradictions and ambiguities with a sense of humor.
Terry Gilliam’s long-deferred tribute to Cervantes’s knight errant finally arrives, starring Jonathan Pryce and Adam Driver.
To stand out in this crowd, automakers have created satellite events before the official reveals for the press at the Javits Convention Center.
When separate bank accounts support one spouse’s burden, are they really separate?
“I own this thing,” Alan Detrich recalled telling a museum director. “It is mine. I can do whatever I want.”
The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.
Microplastics are known to cause ocean pollution, but a new study suggests airborne plastic particles pollute the air and dry land as well.
Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes.