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John Dowd Resigns as Trump’s Lead Lawyer in Special Counsel Inquiry
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:34:27 +0100
Mr. Dowd’s departure is the latest change among President Trump’s legal team as the president has begun directly attacking the special counsel in public.
U.S. Exempts Allies From Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:59:54 +0100
Robert Lighthizer, the American trade representative, outlined the countries to be temporarily left off the list in comments to the Senate Finance Committee.
Bill Cosby Wants Judge Replaced Because of His Wife’s Advocacy
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:19:49 +0100
Mr. Cosby, nearing a retrial on sexual assault charges, says the judge must recuse himself because his wife is an advocate for assault victims. Legal experts disagree.
Op-Ed Contributor: What It’s Like to Be Black in Austin
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:10:54 +0100
Years before the bomb attacks, I felt fear and isolation even in this progressive haven.
Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:08:06 +0100
The banking and financial services giant is the first on Wall Street to create gun control policies after the massacre in Parkland, Fla.
Op-Ed Contributor: America Passed Gun Control in 1968. Can It Happen Again?
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:55:39 +0100
The King and Kennedy assassinations spurred passage of the Gun Control Act.
Austin Bombing Victims Included a Father and a 17-Year-Old Musician
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:36:59 +0100
A finance professional and a teenage bass player were killed in a series of bombings that left five others injured and Texas’ capital city on edge.
For Many Facebook Users, a ‘Last Straw’ That Led Them to Quit
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:36:48 +0100
Patrons of the social network are deleting their profiles in protest over reports that the company allowed a political data firm to harvest private information.
Trump Threatens Biden, Saying He ‘Would Go Down Fast and Hard’ if They Fought
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:24:01 +0100
Mr. Trump said Mr. Biden “would go down fast and hard” if the two men fought. Mr. Biden had said that, if he was in high school, he would “beat the hell” out of Mr. Trump for disrespecting women.
California Today: California Today: Schwarzenegger’s Republican Manifesto
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:12:24 +0100
Thursday: The former governor’s plea to Republicans, Mark Zuckerberg’s reckoning, “Greyhound therapy,” and, finally, reactions to Facebookland.
36 Hours: 36 Hours in Memphis
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:45:39 +0100
A new bike share program, museums, music and, yes, barbecue await visitors. Of special interest this spring: the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Facebook, Texas, China: Your Thursday Briefing
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:30:05 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
He Gambles. He Tips Staff. He Eats Alone. All the While, He’s Stocking His Vegas Suite With Guns.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:20:59 +0100
Surveillance footage obtained by The Times shows the mundane movements of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman, in the chilling prelude to a massacre.
How the Las Vegas Gunman Planned a Massacre, in 7 Days of Video
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:20:11 +0100
Using exclusive surveillance footage obtained from MGM Resorts, we pieced together the last days of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman. He plays video poker, laughs with hotel staff and hauls bag after bag of weapons into his suite.
New York Today: New York Today: Commuting After the Snowstorm
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:19:10 +0100
Thursday: A look at the morning commute, the Affordable Art Fair, and a search for commuter art.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Bomber Is Dead, but Fear of Racist Attacks Lives On
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:45:05 +0100
East Austin residents say their progressive city has a blind spot when it comes to race.
Op-Ed Columnist: Donald Calls Vladimir: The Transcript
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:45:05 +0100
Tips for how to undermine democracy.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should Democrats Embrace the Center or Abandon It?
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:30:06 +0100
In the Trump era, an age-old argument takes on a new twist.
How 2 Gulf Monarchies Sought to Influence the White House
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:29:58 +0100
Hundreds of pages of correspondence between two intermediaries reveal an active effort to win over President Trump on behalf of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Are Millions Missing? Some Relatives Want to Know. Others Don’t.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:04:05 +0100
An Arkansas family is locked in a bitter dispute over whether millions of dollars are missing from the mother’s estate.
Border Wall Not High Priority for Front-Line Agents, Study Finds
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:00:09 +0100
A report released by Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security Committee found that agents more often cited needs for technology and personnel to secure the border with Mexico.
Review: Wes Anderson’s Bleakly Beautiful ‘Isle of Dogs’
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:00:08 +0100
Set in a fantasy Japan, Mr. Anderson’s new movie tells a heroic story of abandoned dogs, voiced by Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber and others.
Trump Says Getting Tough on Chinese Trade Will Empower U.S. He Risks the Opposite.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:00:07 +0100
By alienating allies, the United States could undermine the potential for collective action among countries nursing shared grievances with China.
Chris Evans, a.k.a. Captain America, Comes Back Down to Earth
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:00:06 +0100
Why the linchpin of Marvel’s “Avengers” movies — and walking image of American fortitude — is giving it all up to play a villain on Broadway (and learn to tap dance).
Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Attacks Facebook and Urges Users to ‘Be Vigilant’
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:48:23 +0100
Noah said Facebook needed “to be held accountable” for a data leak that compromised millions of users’ personal information.
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Gray Matter: In Praise of A.D.H.D.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:06:47 +0100
The disorder can be an asset in our frenetic world.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Get Me Back My Turkey
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:54:49 +0100
A Bedouin lesson for handling President Trump and Vladimir Putin.
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4 Easy Ways to Cut Down Your Sugar Intake
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:59:06 +0100
Sugar sneaks into our diets in many, many ways. Here’s how to cut it out.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Trump: The Un-American President
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:41:39 +0100
He has damaged the American brand.
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Trump Lawyer Says Special Counsel Inquiry Should Be Ended
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:18:19 +0100
The lawyer, John Dowd, said he was speaking on behalf of President Trump, only to backtrack shortly afterward and say he was speaking only for himself.
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Austin Struck by Fourth Explosion Only Hours After Televised Appeal to Bomber
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:26:58 +0100
The authorities had made an unusual public appeal to hear directly from whoever has been planting deadly package bombs on doorsteps in Austin, Tex.
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‘S.N.L.’ Takes Aim at Betsy DeVos, Jeff Sessions and Rex Tillerson
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:34:41 +0100
In an episode hosted by Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live” addressed what has felt like round-the-clock firings and turmoil in the Trump administration.
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Oakland Embraces Marijuana Sales. Compton Bans Them. How Is Justice Best Served?
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:06:54 +0100
A program in Oakland that offers marijuana licenses to those with prior convictions contrasts with Compton, where voters banned marijuana sales.
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Austin Bombing Suspect Blew Himself Up, Police Say
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:36:45 +0100
The 24-year-old, who has not been identified, is believed to have been involved in the attacks that left at least two people dead.
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Bridge Collapse Saps Spirits and Research Efforts at Florida International University
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:21:30 +0100
The pedestrian bridge collapse has dealt a blow to the school and to a center there devoted to accelerated bridge construction.
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Saudi Arabia Lightens Up, Building Entertainment Industry From Scratch
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:56:37 +0100
The kingdom hopes that building an entertainment industry for its 29 million people will help its struggling, oil-based economy and make life more enjoyable.
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Trump’s Lawyers Claim Stormy Daniels Violated Confidentiality Agreement at Least 20 Times
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:42:15 +0100
In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him.
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California Housing Problems Are Spilling Across Its Borders
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:11:52 +0100
Reno is among several Western cities experiencing congestion and new tensions as California residents and businesses seek more affordable locations.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Russia, North Korea, Xi Jinping: Your Monday Briefing
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:07:40 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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Who Owns the Vikings? Pagans, Neo-Nazis and Advertisers Tussle Over Symbols
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 02:23:03 +0100
Amid a boom in Viking-related TV shows and films, there is increasing tension in Nordic countries over the use of emblems and rituals from that era.
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Andrew McCabe, Fired F.B.I. Deputy, Is Said to Have Kept Memos on Trump
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:26:07 +0100
The memos could corroborate the testimony of James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director who said President Trump had pressured him to shut down an investigation.
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Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:44:01 +0100
Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.
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Europe Edition: Putin, Brexit, Facebook: Your Monday Briefing
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:18:44 +0100
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
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After Beating No. 1, U.M.B.C. Falls to a No. 9
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:18:20 +0100
Two days after pulling off the biggest upset in N.C.A.A. men’s tournament history against top-seeded Virginia, Maryland-Baltimore County lost to Kansas State, 50-43.
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Nancy Pelosi Wants to Lead. More Democratic Candidates Want Her Out.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 10:00:06 +0100
Conor Lamb’s victory in Pennsylvania, with his vow to oppose Ms. Pelosi, has emboldened other moderate and liberal Democrats to distance themselves from her.
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AIDS Researcher Top Candidate to Lead the C.D.C.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:31:02 +0100
The administration is vetting Dr. Robert Redfield, a founder of the University of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology, for C.D.C. chief.
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Adrian Lamo, Hacker Who Reported Chelsea Manning to the F.B.I., Dies at 37
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:48:20 +0100
Mr. Lamo, who was also known for hacking into the computer network of The New York Times, was reviled and revered for turning in Ms. Manning to the authorities.
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Andrew McCabe, a Target of Trump’s F.B.I. Scorn, Is Fired Over Candor Questions
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 03:36:04 +0100
Lack of candor is a fireable offense at the F.B.I., but Mr. McCabe’s last-minute dismissal from the agency was carried out against a highly politicized backdrop.
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Lucky Breaks, Video and Pink Gloves Led to Austin Bombing Suspect
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:36:53 +0100
An intense, three-week manhunt came to an end when the suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, drove into a ditch and blew himself up, the police said.
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F.B.I. Investigated Sessions for Possible Perjury Over Russia Denials
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:47:57 +0100
Andrew G. McCabe, whom Mr. Sessions fired last week, authorized the investigation. Mr. Sessions inaccurately testified that he had no contacts with Russians.
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