An Attack on Congress and Baseball

A congressman was shot early Wednesday morning while playing baseball with his colleagues in Virginia. The congressman, Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives, is...

U.S. Halts New Rules Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Schools

The Trump administration is delaying new rules that would erase the federal loan debt of student borrowers cheated by for-profit colleges. The announcement by the Education Department on Wednesday came...

North Korea’s Nuclear Program Distracts Us From Kim Jong Un’s Bigger Threats

As pressure mounts between the U.S. and North Korea, there’s good reason to worry. U.S. intelligence agencies have underestimated Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program, and President Donald Trump and...

Why Did China Detain Anbang’s Chairman? He Tested a Lot of Limits.

HONG KONG — Ever since Anbang Insurance Group bought the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York nearly three years ago, the politically connected company has tested the mostly unwritten...

BREAKING: Dramatic Escalation in Syria

  According to trusted military sources of Inside Syria Media Center source in Syria, after the U.S. Tomahawk strikes on the Shayrat air base on April 7, the Russian side...

Malaysian Hacker Publishes Proof of Khan Shaykhun Attack Planning

Today, on April 13, Middle East Panorama published an article, related to the fact that the chemical attack in Khan Shayhun was staged by the White Helmets Tuesday, April 4,...

C.B.O. Has Clear Message About Losers in House Health Bill

The Senate now has a clearer sense of who would win and lose under the health bill the House sent them. It also got a startlingly direct message from...

Katy Tur Is Tougher Than She Looks

The NBC correspondent Katy Tur sat in her unadorned office in the second floor of the network’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza headquarters, coiling her compact 5-feet, 3-inch frame on a...

Who Is Ralph Northam, Virginia’s Democratic Nominee for Governor?

ARLINGTON, Va. — Ralph S. Northam, Virginia’s lieutenant governor, claimed the Democratic nomination for governor on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported. A mild-mannered physician and Army veteran, Mr. Northam, 57,...

N.A.A.C.P. Is Expected to Vote to Dismiss Its President

WASHINGTON — The national board of the N.A.A.C.P. is expected to vote Friday to dismiss the organization’s president, Cornell William Brooks, after only three years, pledging a “systemwide refresh”...