At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the Justice Department’s inspector general recounted egregious problems with wiretap files.
A high-profile inspector general report has served as fodder for arguments about President Trump. But its findings about surveillance are important beyond partisan politics.
The House Judiciary Committee opened a two-day markup session to debate two articles before they are sent to the full House for a vote.
The hour lent a prime-time urgency to the spectacle, but both sides reverted to boilerplate.
The all-hands-on-deck atmosphere is a change from just weeks ago, when President Trump’s aides dismissed the idea of a war room.
He was a follower of the fringe Black Hebrew Israelite movement, which has expressed hostility to Jews, officials said.
A suspect in the deadly attack on a kosher market in Jersey City was connected to the Black Hebrew Israelites, which has been labeled a hate group.
Britain feels anxious, with traditional loyalties cracking. A fifth election in five years has cleaved the country into Leave and Remain, and raised questions about whether the United Kingdom can remain united.
The British prime minister is more grim tactician now than “the clownish, cuddly fellow” of the past. So far, it seems to be working.
British voters will choose their next government on Thursday. But the country’s parliamentary system has a way of throwing up surprises. Here’s what to watch for.
A proposed settlement would end nearly every lawsuit filed by the Hollywood producer’s alleged victims, without his having to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to the women.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
House Democrats appear united in their charge that the president abused his power and obstructed Congress. Behind the scenes, this wasn’t always the case.
How to manage your inevitable holiday regression.
Ash Carter and Sam Kashner discuss their new oral history of the director, and Alexandra Jacobs talks about her biography of Elaine Stritch.
With an executive order, he makes clear that anti-Semitism is not to be tolerated.
The president’s campus intervention ignores the bigger threat of anti-Semitism and threatens speech.
Deck the halls with tons of tweeting.
I have never faced such an unappealing set of choices in my life.
We need to press for an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban and cement the parallel support of the Afghan government.
There are better solutions than wealth taxes, ‘Medicare for all’ or universal basic income.
Donald Trump and his supporters need to know that you can be punished for your actions.
The lack of American interest was clear as the two nations’ presidents met in Paris.
Everywhere you look, there are cleaner, more private and more inclusive loos. Thank social justice warriors.
Textbooks are too expensive.
“It gets better” for misfit reindeer too.
Good is too easy. These toasty Earl Grey-flavored teacakes are an astounding delight.
Now that the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild and top critics’ groups have weighed in, our columnist assesses the contenders.
Tessa Majors, a freshman, was killed during an armed robbery in Morningside Park.
He told a judge that he “sold his soul” in working as President Trump’s lawyer.
The child became separated from his mother at a financial district station during the evening rush hour.
Daniel Wilkey, who was charged on Tuesday with rape, extortion, stalking and assault, has previously been accused in lawsuits of false imprisonment, child molestation and forced baptism.
The government says it is trying to protect religious minorities from being persecuted in Muslim countries. Indian Muslims say the bill is discriminatory, and protests are spreading.
Unable to form a government after two elections, the deeply polarized country will return to the polls for a third time in less than a year.
Even before President Trump issued his order targeting anti-Semitism on U.S. campuses, the Education Department was actively investigating accusations of anti-Jewish bias.
The European Central Bank chief is internationally prominent, but her monetary views are less clear. That could change at a news conference on Thursday.
Myanmar’s onetime champion of democracy and Ethiopia’s prime minister join a roster of figures who, one way or another, have given the Nobel Peace Prize a contentious image.
And other pressing matters.
If social media is your résumé, DM is your inbox.
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The difference between a bidet and a washlet, and why you might love one, too.
Many of the artist’s works have traveled from around the world to a major show at the Louvre. But many more remain in Italy, in cities and small towns alike.
From Bryn Forbes of the Spurs to the cult hero Alex Caruso of the Lakers, many undrafted players are staking their claim in the league that shunned them.
In a new movie, the actress emerges as a renegade spirit, with a style to match.
Taylor Lorenz, who writes about internet culture, explains how she keeps her finger on the pulse.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on having a landlord with hateful views and keeping your apartment — or recommending your building to others.
Scientists have developed an explanation for one of the most striking features of Enceladus, an ocean world that has the right ingredients for life.
All pain is real, but it’s also true that it’s “made by the brain” and that we can exert some control over it.
Researchers hope the findings will improve conservation efforts, as some killer whale populations have dwindled and become endangered.
Ocean temperatures are on the rise and warming waters are causing fish to swim for their lives, causing financial disruption and international conflicts.
A JPMorgan employee and a customer secretly recorded their conversations with bank employees.
The Black Hebrew Israelites have been labeled a hate group. The suspect wrote anti-Semitic and anti-police posts, an official said.
The violence ended at a kosher market where three bystanders were slain. The mayor said the attackers had “targeted the location.”