- President Trump arrived home from an overseas trip to face reports that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is under scrutiny in inquiries into possible ties between Russia and Trump associates.
- The White House was putting together a damage-control plan to wall off a scandal that has jeopardized Mr. Trump’s agenda and now threatens to engulf his family.
The Homeland Security secretary played down a reported effort by Mr. Kushner to establish a secret channel with Russia. The president, meanwhile, resumed using Twitter as a weapon.
Mr. Trump faces two lawsuits stemming from a 2016 event: one filed by a black woman who was pushed toward the exit, and another by a white nationalist who tried to remove her.
Our latest collection of partisan writing you shouldn’t miss: the danger of “lock them up” politics, why progressives should be wary of Tulsi Gabbard, and the six blocs Trump needs to survive.
After Mr. Trump declined to endorse NATO’s doctrine of collective defense and the Paris climate pact, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said Europe should “take our fate into our own hands.”
An inquiry into an incentive effort for the National Guard has targeted hundreds of soldiers and charged more than 150, but found only a fraction of the estimated fraud.
Residents along the banks of three rivers were ordered to evacuate, and more rain is expected in the coming days.
Investors’ relentless emphasis on the bottom line is fueling consumer frustration, and even episodes of air rage.
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Gabe Fleisher is the 15-year-old high school freshman behind the popular and surprisingly sophisticated Wake Up to Politics newsletter.
Petra Kvitova beat Julia Boserup, 6-3, 6-2, as she returned to competitive tennis for the first time since a home intruder attacked her with a knife.
Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel.
As police departments have adopted body-worn cameras, they have begun to take advantage of a tool that they once distrusted.
The singer, keyboardist and songwriter was an influential force behind the Allman Brothers Band and a composer of songs like “Whipping Post” and “Midnight Rider.” He was 69.
The Hydrus replaces the Jet Star roller coaster on the beach at Seaside Heights, where Hurricane Sandy left the old coaster a tangled wreck.
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