A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.
The court’s conservative majority seems intent on pursuing an agenda that would limit the government’s ability to shield the planet.
Dating back to 1950s preparations for nuclear war and revised after the Sept. 11 attacks, the presidential directives are not shown to Congress.
Isn’t having to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term the same as forced labor?
The Democrat from Connecticut, who has spent his decade in the Senate trying and failing to enact gun safety bills, says his party should make the issue the core of its 2022 midterm message.
The changes include an expansion of flights to the country and the restarting of a family reunification program.
The state has a long tradition of workaday populism and civil bipartisanship, but in just a few years, it has moved swiftly to the right.
As the host turned a civil war at Fox to his advantage, he found himself at the forefront of the nativist forces transforming conservative politics.
A string of setbacks made the pundit flee television, the Republican establishment and even his home. He re-emerged with what may be the most racist, and successful, show in the history of cable news.
For years, the United States sent mixed signals about its interests in the country. Then Vladimir V. Putin made his move.
Tech companies’ power has “turbocharged” political division and requires government scrutiny, the former president said in a speech at Stanford University.
The former president has embarked on a campaign to warn that the scourge of online falsehoods has eroded the foundations of democracy.
We can’t afford to repeat our mistakes in Syria.
The visit to the White House by former President Barack Obama, one of the Democratic Party’s most popular figures, comes at a time when President Biden could use a boost.
Imagine a world that gave high schoolers more options.
Syria, with Russian support, used many of the brutal tactics now seen in Ukraine — and its dictator stayed in power. That conflict offers lessons for Russia’s leader, analysts say.
After complaints about disenfranchisement and logistical snafus, the party is reconsidering Iowa and New Hampshire’s coveted spots in the presidential nominating process.
The former president made inaccurate claims about his border wall, the Biden administration and a Russian pipeline, among other topics.
Not every killing connects with the culture and activates a mass movement. This one did.
Who gets to be called a patriot in America?
The special counsel implicitly acknowledged that White House internet data he discussed, which conservative outlets have portrayed as proof of spying on the Trump White House, came from the Obama era.
Georgetown shouldn’t have placed him on leave.
The general tried to persuade Donald Trump to use the military to overturn the 2020 election. A year later, he and his followers are fighting the same battle by other means.
He was a pioneer — in the transitional sense.
Some of the country’s most prominent Democrats recounted tales showcasing the former Senate majority leader’s tenacity and modesty.
The collapse of decency feeds the attacks on democracy.
Android-powered devices carrying the BlackBerry name won’t be affected. For some, it’s a farewell to an era when BlackBerries dominated airport lounges and the West Wing.
The strategy Barack Obama used to resuscitate the A.C.A. offers clues that may help revive the Build Back Better Act, and President Biden’s precarious standing.
President Barack Obama also warned of severe consequences if Russia took action against its neighbor. Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea anyway.
Republicans see an opportunity. Democrats have a lot of work to do.
Claude A. Clegg III’s “The Black President” looks at the often surprising reactions of African Americans to the Obama administration.
The gift was the largest yet for the foundation and was among several splashy donations in recent months by Mr. Bezos, one of the world’s richest people.
Americans failed to safeguard decades of diplomatic and financial investments in Congo, where the world’s largest supply of cobalt is controlled by Chinese companies backed by Beijing.
The defense secretary faced tough questions about how countries were supposed to deal with a U.S. national security policy that upends itself with each president.
The quest for Congo’s cobalt, which is vital for electric vehicles and the worldwide push against climate change, is caught in a cycle of exploitation, greed and gamesmanship.
The American leader who helped seal the Paris climate accord arrived at COP26 in Glasgow to cheers from delegates and pushback from some activists.
Maybe it was always a myth. It’s at least a distant memory.
After suffering through the agony of the attack and its aftermath, he devoted himself to spreading the message that nuclear weapons should be abolished.
Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.
He was Black and Republican, a soldier and a diplomat — and his life holds a particular message for a nation whose democracy is increasingly in peril.
A more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.
He assembled attendees of the March on Washington, mentored a young Barack Obama and wielded the solidarity of the South Side as a tool for political power.
The project has been bogged down by legal challenges and a federal review. Barack Obama’s presidential papers won’t actually be housed there — they’ll be digitized, another point of contention.
The foreign minister for Iran’s new hard-line government said it would demand a higher price for limiting its nuclear program than it did in the 2015 deal.
Forty years after her appointment as the court’s first female justice, it’s worth reflecting on the path she took.
We need a better strategy to counter China than submarines. Biden should get back into the TPP trade deal.
The new U.S. alliance with Australia and Britain against China has put Europe closer to a question it has tried to avoid: Which side are you on?
President Biden’s press secretary has tamped down the vitriol that colored news briefings during the Trump administration. She still may not answer your question, though.
Watch for new memoirs from Gabrielle Union and Alan Cumming, Jamie Foxx’s reflections on parenthood, Patricia Highsmith’s diaries and more.