Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency

WASHINGTON — After years of Republican-led debate over how to pare back Social Security’s rising costs,…

Northam Clings to Office in Virginia, Risking Democrats’ Ambitions

Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia had a fragile, defiant hold on power on Sunday as he…

Trump Won’t Commit to Making Mueller Report Public

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump would not commit in an interview aired Sunday to…

2020 Democrats Agree: They’re Very, Very Sorry

The Democratic Party’s presidential hopefuls differ on their approach to policy issues such as income inequality…

Ralph Northam Rose Quickly to Become Virginia Governor. He Could Fall Even Faster.

The night of his election in 2017 as governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam spoke of America’s…

Australia Says Last Refugee Children Held on Nauru Will Go to U.S.

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian government said on Sunday that the last remaining children held on…

Behind the Lion Air Crash, a Trail of Decisions Kept Pilots in the Dark

In the brutally competitive jetliner business, the announcement in late 2010 that Airbus would introduce a…