Stranded Abroad, Americans Ask: Why Weren’t We Warned Sooner?

NEW DELHI — Ana Pautler, a trekker from San Francisco, was partway up a Himalayan mountain…

On Politics: Trump Backs Off a Promise

Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based…

How Coronavirus Has Transformed Elections Across the U.S.

From the White House to the county courthouse, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended the 2020…

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…

The People Leading When Leaders Do Not

County Line Pie was almost as busy on a Sunday in mid-March as it had been…

Oracle Providing White House With Software to Study Unproven Coronavirus Drugs

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing to use software provided by the technology giant Oracle…

Senators Got a Coronavirus Briefing. Then They Sold Stocks. What Now?

Senator Richard M. Burr, Republican of North Carolina, and Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican of Georgia, have…

Richard Burr Seeks Ethics Investigation After Uproar Over Stock Sales

WASHINGTON — Senator Richard M. Burr, Republican of North Carolina, said on Friday that he had…

Senator Richard Burr Sold a Fortune in Stocks as G.O.P. Played Down Coronavirus Threat

WASHINGTON — Senator Richard M. Burr sold hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of stock in…

GOP Sen. James Lankford Says He Doesn’t Think Trump ‘As a Person is a Role Model’ for Young People

Republican Sen. James Lankford chided President Donald Trump’s conduct, saying he believes no one considers the…