From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying

TIRUPUR, India — When Alan Greenspan ran a consulting firm and wanted to know where the…

In Shadow of Ukraine Scandal, White House Hosts Second State Dinner of Trump Era

WASHINGTON — Scott Morrison, the Australian prime minister, was invited for a rare state visit to…

Behind the Whistle-Blower Case, a Long-Held Trump Grudge Toward Ukraine

WASHINGTON — For months this spring and summer, Ukraine’s newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, tried to…

Lawmakers Court Trump on Gun Safety, With Some Appealing to His Ego

WASHINGTON — In a phone call with President Trump about gun safety legislation last week, Senator…

Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump

WASHINGTON — In a television appearance on CNN Thursday night, Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal…

Trump Focuses on Defending Saudis, Not Striking Iran, for Now

WASHINGTON — President Trump is sending a modest deployment of American troops to Saudi Arabia and…

Reporting, Fact-Checking, Sorting Mail … and a Bid for Citizenship

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how…

Program to Prevent Veterans Suicide Earns Bipartisan Support

PHOENIX — Gloribel Ramos sunk slightly under the weight of her 32-pound body armor and gingerly…

Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations

MOSCOW — Months before a whistle-blower’s complaint came to light this week, raising alarms over dealings…

United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says

WASHINGTON — The United States is expected Friday to sign an asylum agreement with the government…

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions

WASHINGTON — California and 23 other states on Friday filed suit against the Trump administration’s unprecedented…

Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders

WASHINGTON — President Trump dismissed on Friday a whistle-blower complaint said to involve him as a…

Trump Announces New Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday announced a new round of sanctions against the Iranian national…

North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s new envoy to nuclear talks with the United States on…

For Trump, a Time of Indecision

WASHINGTON — Speaking to a Fox News reporter near the Mexican border on Wednesday, President Trump…