Lawmakers Rough Up Pompeo Over Proposed State Department Cuts

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both parties on Wednesday denounced the Trump administration’s proposal to cut the…

The Measles Emergency: What Are Religious Exemptions?

Measles cases have spread across the country this year, with the state of New York now…

What Better Muse than James Harden’s Beard?

Filip Peraić was in a rut. A freelance illustrator bored of his contract work, he had…

Microsoft Seizes Websites It Traces to Iranian Hackers

SEATTLE — Microsoft took control of 99 websites that it said Iranian hackers had used to…

Why Did Mueller Bypass a Call on Obstruction? What We Know and Don’t

WASHINGTON — In the days since Attorney General William P. Barr wrote to Congress describing the…

White House Memo: Some Presidents Felt Trapped in the White House Bubble. Trump Thrives in It.

WASHINGTON — He eats almost every meal in the White House or at properties he owns.…

Boeing announces tech fixes following two fatal air crashes

By Hannah Thomas-Peter, US correspondent Boeing has vowed to do all it can to prevent crashes…

Ahead of Israel’s Election, Gantz’s Meme-Inspiring Missteps Embolden Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — The Israeli election on April 9 was supposed to be a referendum on Prime…

Mexican Call for Conquest Apology Ruffles Feathers in Spain. And Mexico.

MADRID — Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, surely knew that he was wading into fraught…

Judge Blocks Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients in Arkansas and Kentucky

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out Medicaid work requirements in two states that…

On Washington: Frustrated Democrats Intensify Demand for Big Institutional Changes

WASHINGTON — It’s an emerging rallying cry on the left: Expand the Supreme Court and eliminate…

Chicago mayor wants to ‘get to the bottom’ of Smollett case

The mayor of Chicago has said he wants to “get to the bottom” of what caused…

Seattle’s hot start putting memories of past seasons to rest

All offseason, the Seattle Sounders vowed they would not repeat what happened a year ago when…

In Divided White House, Trump Sided With Mulvaney in Push for Nullifying Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s surprise decision to press for a court-ordered demolition of the Affordable…

Facebook Announces New Policy to Ban White Nationalist Content

Facebook said on Wednesday that it would ban white nationalist content from its platforms, a significant…