President Trump is planning an overhaul of climate regulations that lets states set their own rules, according to people who have seen the proposal. Environmentalists say emissions could rise.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke laid the bulk of the blame for California’s blazes on “environmental terrorist groups.”
Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment.
Without waiting for Congress or the Trump administration, states have passed many laws to hold down drug prices, over the objections of manufacturers.
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001, he projected himself and his organization as the world’s conscience and moral arbiter, despite a series of failures and scandals.
We assessed President Trump’s claims about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the ensuing federal investigation of his campaign.
After a string of crackdowns on the platforms, President Trump vowed to prevent voices aligned with his administration from being removed.
President Trump threatened to revoke “very soon” the security clearance of the little-known Justice Department official, who has been accused of having helped start the Russia investigation.
One year before the 2020 candidates descend on the Iowa State Fair, attendees had some ideas on how the would-be presidents might win their votes.
In a region where farm troubles can ripple through the economy, even backers of President Trump are wary of the damage a tariff battle could cause.
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Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there.
A group of top former intelligence and military leaders are sending a message to the nation’s troops and spies: think twice before following the president’s orders in a crisis.
For the first time in modern history, Republicans are refusing to request a Supreme Court nominee’s relevant papers.
Watch out, the secretary of education is on the loose.
It is in the striving, and also in what we are striving for.
The president not only violated the former C.I.A. director’s First Amendment rights but also made it harder for the government to draw on his expertise.
Trump’s use of the slur wouldn’t tell us anything new.
When you see someone who looks like you, it reveals what is possible.
We tend to forget we are animals, until we become prey.
People have been dying for millenniums. Why should there be great surprises now?
Let me answer the question many are thinking: Is he crazy?
What fun is it being president if you can’t use the tools of government to punish your critics?
In exile during the Nazi occupation of France, the great general spent three years in the British capital, a period that defined his sense of destiny.
The church’s president favors the use of “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” the name he believes God communicated to Joseph Smith in 1838.
The decision could be a major setback for the effort to prosecute the five detainees who are accused of aiding the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
In a memo filed Friday evening, Robert Mueller said that George Papadopoulos’s attempts to mislead the F.B.I. had a significant effect on the investigation into Russian election interference.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist candidate for Congress in New York, called the controversy a “nonstory.”
Jeff Fillion, among the most prominent talk radio hosts in Quebec City, says he was “doing my thing 20 years before Trump arrived.”
“This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” said Mr. Musk, the head of Tesla. “It was excruciating.”
Angered by the demolition of many of the historical buildings where they live in France, an impoverished community of outsiders protested and officials backed down. But the truce is only temporary.
The death of Bishop Epiphanius, found in a pool of blood, has exposed simmering tensions in the cloistered world of Egypt’s ancient desert monasteries.
For Nimrod Reitman and others like him, an adviser’s approval can make the difference when it comes to finding a job, creating an outsize sense of dependency.
Hear tracks from Cat Power, Janet Jackson, Doja Cat and others.
Research shows that talking about failure makes for happier, more productive workers.
Our cutest companions are also some of our messiest. Here’s some help.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
People whose diets contained the greatest variety of foods tended to eat many nutritious foods, but also many junk foods.
The song “Respect” helped Aretha Franklin soar to fame and became an anthem for the women’s rights movement. But radio royalties for the song went to its writer, Otis Redding.
A dose of cheese, garlic and spaghetti to help soothe your loved ones when they’re down.
Ryan McHenry left detailed instructions for “Anna and the Apocalypse,” based on his feeling that “High School Musical” would be “better if Zac Efron were eaten by zombies.”
Rimsky-Korsakov, his style and career guided by an inferiority complex, is the subject of this year’s Bard Music Festival.
There are some things you shouldn’t say or do, and some you should, when attending the wedding of a same-sex couple.
With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield the animals.
The cheese was found in a tomb that had been thought lost to shifting sands until it was rediscovered in 2010.
It’s been three decades since cars’ internal networks got an update. With autonomous vehicles on the horizon, quick decisions will rely on a faster network.
The discovery is among the strongest evidence in the fossil record that the insects pollinated prehistoric cycads, a plant that preceded flowering plants.