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Kelly Says Trump’s Wall Promises Not ‘Fully Informed’

  • John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, told Hispanic members of Congress that President Trump’s position on the border wall had “evolved” since his election campaign.
  • He also expressed optimism that a bipartisan deal could be reached on legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

For the White House, North and South Korea’s agreement to march together under one flag complicates its strategy of pressuring the North to give up its nuclear arsenal.

The Gamble That Let a Suspected Mole Return to China

Officials hoped it would help solve the mystery of the deaths of C.I.A. informants. Five years later, an arrest has been made but the mystery remains.

G.O.P. Scrambles to Save a House Seat
in Pennsylvania

President Trump will fly in to the southwestern Pennsylvania district vacated by a scandal-tarred Republican, hoping to bolster the flagging campaign of his handpicked successor.

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The Daily

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Focusing on Words

A Senate committee hearing on border security turned into a fight over how President Trump described some countries, and Stephen Bannon is subpoenaed in the Russia investigation.


How to Maintain Friendships

Keeping cherished friendships afloat doesn’t need to be a huge time commitment.

U.S. Cuts Reignite Debate on Palestinian Refugee Agency

The decision to withhold $65 million in aid from a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees has brought new attention to the organization, which functions as a quasi-government in some areas.

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Innocent but Still Guilty

Inmates are sometimes offered freedom in exchange for pleading guilty to a crime they didn’t commit. It’s a bad deal.

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