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Inmates Freed as Justice Dept. Tries to Clear Hurdles of New Law

WASHINGTON — More than 3,000 inmates were freed from federal prison on Friday as part of…

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson

LONDON — British lawmakers passed a measure on Thursday to stop the next prime minister from…

A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads

WASHINGTON — Leana Wen had already made a name for herself as Baltimore’s health commissioner when…

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto

WASHINGTON — The House gave final passage on Wednesday to a series of measures that would…

House Passes Intelligence Bill That Would Expand Secrecy Around Operatives

WASHINGTON — The House passed a new intelligence authorization on Wednesday that will significantly expand prohibitions…

‘I Don’t Trust You Guys’: Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers leveled stinging criticism and sharp questions at Big Tech executives on Tuesday, attacking…

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization

Last week, Michael L. Johnson, a former college wrestler convicted of failing to disclose to sexual…

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

LONDON — Facebook escaped largely unscathed from the Federal Trade Commission’s decision on Friday week to…

House Passes $733 Billion Defense Bill Checking Trump’s War Powers

WASHINGTON — The House gave final approval Friday to a sweeping defense bill that would put…

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders

WASHINGTON — The House on Friday approved legislation to replenish a depleted federal fund to compensate…

House Votes to Check Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran

WASHINGTON — The House voted Friday to curb President Trump’s ability to strike Iran militarily on…

The Week in Tech: Big Brother May Be Watching, but for How Long?

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the…

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen

WASHINGTON — The House voted on Thursday to cut off American support for Saudi Arabia’s war…

Woman Was Fatally Impaled by Metal Straw

A British woman was impaled by a metal straw after falling at her home, a coroner…

Trump’s Assault on Obamacare Could Undermine His Own Health Initiatives

ImagePresident Trump during a signing ceremony Wednesday for an executive order on kidney disease.CreditErik S Lesser/EPA,…