The proposed ban on menthol cigarettes, long aimed at Black consumers, is crucial to reducing smoking, especially among young people.
Not for the first time.
A sixth-generation Mexican American, he served briefly as secretary of education under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
Unlike most of her family, she was a liberal Democrat for a time, supporting the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and environmental causes.
The home, in Midland, Texas, was part of a formative time in the shaping of the future president, historians said.
The attorney general had weighed whether to step down by the end of the year, potentially avoiding a contentious transition.
The 2016 election was a referendum on many things, including what Americans thought a woman could do or be. Now it’s a question of what a man should be.
The recent antigovernment protests in Iraq remind me of Saddam Hussein’s regime of fear and of the rebels who, like my parents, opposed it at great risk.
Peter Baker and Susan Glasser’s “The Man Who Ran Washington” tells the story of the incredibly influential statesman and insider’s insider.
The old guard that led the Republican Party from 1980 until 2016 has been conspicuously absent from this year’s convention, representing the final signature on the party’s bitter divorce.
Long before Trump, there was Pat Buchanan. The 2020 Republican convention is looking strangely like the 1992 edition.
For Biden, a cautionary tale. For Trump, a search for his own Willie Horton.
In an oral history released after his death, the former national security adviser revealed a few key moments in which his ideas failed in the war against Saddam Hussein.
As national security adviser, he voiced strong opinions and acted on them, especially when it came to Beijing and Moscow.
He was a national security adviser to President Ford and the first President Bush and an influential voice in Washington for decades.
Robert Evans of Bellingcat says the city “is being used as a bellwether to see what this administration can get away with.”
The attorney general has long held an expansive view of presidential power. With multiple crises converging in the run-up to the 2020 election, he is busy putting his theories to work.
President Trump’s predecessors took different approaches when responding — or not responding — to police killings or assaults of black men. But they never threatened violence against protesters.
Mr. Trump’s decision, the third major retreat from arms control agreements, will be viewed as evidence that he also plans an exit from the last major arms treaty with Russia: New START.