London Mayor to Screen Iranian Film in Trafalgar Square on Oscar Night

The mayor of London said on Tuesday that he will stage an outdoor screening this month of the Oscar-nominated film “The Salesman” by an Iranian director who has refused...

Twitter Sues the Government to Block the Unmasking of an Account Critical of Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter sued the federal government on Thursday to block the unmasking of an anonymous account that had been posting critical messages about the Trump administration, setting...

‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ Projected on Trump Hotel in Washington

Large blue letters projected over the entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Monday night read “Pay Trump Bribes Here,” an allusion to questions about President Trump’s...

Comey Testimony: Key Questions About the Hearing

• James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, is coming to Capitol Hill on Thursday. He is likely to attract a bit of attention. • With his ravenously anticipated testimony...

He Wanted to Close the Export-Import Bank. Now He May Run It.

WASHINGTON — Less than two years ago, Scott Garrett, then a Republican congressman from New Jersey, took to the floor of the House of Representatives and laced into his...

How Scared Should People on the Border Be?

BROWNSVILLE, TEX. — The news here on the border with Mexico travels fast. Most of it is, in fact, “fake news” — conjecture and unverifiable gossip exchanged over “el Feisbuk,”...

After Chemical Attack, Asking if U.S. Remarks Emboldened Assad

WASHINGTON — On March 30, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and United Nations Ambassador Nikki R. Haley, in separate appearances, reversed American foreign policy and said the Trump...

Your Guide to All the Comey News Heading Into His Testimony

• James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, is set to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. His testimony comes days after news broke that...

James Mattis Calls Iran ‘Biggest Destabilizing Force’ in Region

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s choice for defense secretary, Gen. James N. Mattis, has told Congress that Iran is the “biggest destabilizing force in the Middle East” and...

McCarthy Calls Remarks About Trump and Putin a ‘Bad Attempt at a Joke’

WASHINGTON — Did you hear the one about the Russians paying off the future president of the United States? It seems House Republicans have. Their two highest-ranking members on Wednesday...