Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

Tom Coburn, an ultraconservative Oklahoma Republican and family physician who in 16 years in Congress crusaded…

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Leader and Aide to King, Dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who…

E.P.A., Citing Coronavirus, Drastically Relaxes Rules for Polluters

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a sweeping relaxation of environmental rules in…

Trump’s ‘Disaster Diplomacy’ Has So Far Had Few Results

WASHINGTON — As the coronavirus raced across the globe earlier this year, the Trump administration offered…

Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

WASHINGTON — Restaurants and retailers will get a tweak to federal tax law they have been…

Can We Put a Price Tag on a Life? The Shutdown Forces a New Look

Can we measure the cost of hundreds of thousands of dead? President Trump and leading business…

‘Wartime President’? Trump Rewrites History in an Election Year

WASHINGTON — With the economy faltering and the political landscape unsettled as the coronavirus death toll…

The U.S. Shut Down Its Economy. Here’s What Needs to Happen in Order to Restart.

WASHINGTON — The American economy has stopped working. We’re going to try turning it off and…

Push for Cash in Rescue Package Came From Unlikely Source: Conservatives

WASHINGTON — The idea to funnel cash directly to millions of Americans to help them weather…

Another Virus Victim: The U.S. as a Global Leader in a Time of Crisis

BRUSSELS — In the name of “America First,” President Trump has pulled out of the Paris…

With Intelligence Nominee, Trump Ensures an Ally Will Have the Post

WASHINGTON — The legal career of Representative John Ratcliffe, Republican of Texas, almost ended before it…

How Trump’s Attacks on the Fed Have Made Its Job Harder

WASHINGTON — President Trump has spent two years publicly attacking the Federal Reserve and undercutting its…

Coronavirus Outbreak: A Cascade of Warnings, Heard but Unheeded

WASHINGTON — The outbreak of the respiratory virus began in China and was quickly spread around…

CNBC Analyst Likens Trump Autographing Market Chart To Bush’s Premature ‘Mission Accomplished’ On Iraq

CNBC analyst and financial adviser Josh Brown warned Monday on MSNBC Live With Stephanie Ruhle that President…

Maggie Haberman: Matt Gaetz Speech in Favor of War Powers Resolution Hit Trump ‘Where it Hurts’

CNN Contributor and NY Times White House reporter Maggie Haberman put President Donald Trump’s reaction to Thursday’s House vote…

CNN Historian Predicts Public Support Will Turn on Trump Over Impeachment: ‘He Doesn’t Know How to Turn This Around’

CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley predicted public support will collapse for President Donald Trump as the…

Tulsi Gabbard Calls for End to ‘Bush-Clinton-Trump’ Foreign Policy: These Wars Have Cost Us Trillions

2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard called out current and past administrations for failures in foreign policy,…

Meghan McCain Told Don Jr. His Family Has ‘Hurt a Lot of People’ — She Should Look Closer to Home

Alex Wong/Getty Images The View co-host Meghan McCain told Donald Trump Jr., a guest on the…

College Stopped Students From Reporting on George W. Bush Speech Unless They Sent Articles To Him For Review

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Student reporters at Chapman University who wanted to report on a speech from…