The Emerging Trump Doctrine: Don’t Follow Doctrine

WASHINGTON — As he confronted a series of international challenges from the Middle East to Asia last week, President Trump made certain that nothing was certain about his foreign...

Pentagon Inquiry Blames ISIS for Civilian Deaths in Mosul Strike

WASHINGTON — An American airstrike in March killed more than 100 Iraqi civilians by inadvertently setting off a large amount of explosives that Islamic State fighters had placed in...

Trump Orders Broad Hiring Freeze for Federal Government

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday ordered an across-the-board employment freeze for the federal government, halting hiring for all new and existing positions except those in national security, public...

The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men

At one end of the scale, men continue to dominate. In 2016, 95.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs were male and so were 348 of the Forbes 400. Of the...

Chelsea Clinton to Publish Children’s Book, ‘She Persisted’

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, will release a children’s picture book on inspirational American women titled “She Persisted.” The book...

Obama Designates Two New National Monuments, Protecting 1.65 Million Acres

WASHINGTON — President Obama designated two new national monuments on Wednesday, protecting 1.35 million acres of federal land surrounding the Bears Ears Buttes in southeastern Utah and about 300,000...

Trump’s F.C.C. Quickly Targets Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON — In his first days as President Trump’s pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai has aggressively moved to roll back consumer protection regulations created during...

Senate Takes Major Step Toward Repealing Health Care Law

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans took their first major step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, approving a budget blueprint that would allow them to gut the health...

White House Fires Its Chief Usher

WASHINGTON — The chief usher at the White House, Angella Reid, who was the second African-American and the first woman to have a job whose title belies its broad...

Prosecutors Seek 2 Years in Jail for James Cartwright in Leak Case

PWASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Tuesday to sentence James E. Cartwright, a retired Marine Corps general and former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,...