Russia fully restores its presence in the Arctic

Russia has fully restored its presence in the strategic areas of the Arctic Ocean by creating a special force in the Arctic, the chief of the General Staff, Valery...

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...

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...

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,...

‘W.’ and the Art of Redemption

If you haven’t seen the recent paintings by the artist formerly known as President George W. Bush, you can find them collected in a new book called “Portraits of...

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”...

Who is Steve Scalise?

Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who was shot and injured on Wednesday while playing baseball in Virginia, is the majority whip of the House of Representatives, making him the...

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...

Trump Gets a Win He Wasn’t Counting On: He Saved the Filibuster

WASHINGTON — President Trump may have lost the spending fight, but he can celebrate at least one significant congressional accomplishment this week: He single-handedly saved the Senate filibuster. By demanding...