Melania Trump’s Say-Nothing State Dinner Dress

On Friday night, as the co-host of her second state dinner since becoming first lady and…

Elizabeth Warren Lost Her Dream Job but Gained a Path to 2020

Elizabeth Warren did not want a goodbye party. She told her aides there would be no…

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…

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal

WASHINGTON — Call it the art of the mini-deal. The Trump administration is on the cusp…

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…

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…

Who Do Americans Trust? The Police More Than Congress, Study Finds

Americans trust police officers, military leaders and local public officials more than members of Congress, tech…

Young Voters Still ‘Feel the Bern,’ but Not Just for Bernie Sanders Anymore

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — College students are back on campus. Bernie Sanders is, too. Earlier this…