From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered
James B. Comey, James R. Clapper Jr. and John O. Brennan at a Senate hearing on Russia’s election interference in January 2017.
Trump Says He Laid Down the Law in His Latest Account of His Meeting With Putin
But that statement was at odds with how the president had earlier has characterized the meeting and contradicted an answer he appeared to give earlier in the day.
Maria Butina, Suspected Secret Agent, Used Sex in Covert Plan, Prosecutors Say
Ms. Butina was arrested over the weekend in Washington and was in contact with Russian intelligence, prosecutors said.
Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked
Prime Minister Li Keqiang of China, center, with the European Council’s president, Donald Tusk, left, and the European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, on Monday. The meeting produced an unusual joint declaration.
Trump Bashes E.U. Over $5.1 Billion Fine for Google
President Trump said on Thursday that the European Union’s $5.1 billion fine for Google was issued against “one of our great companies.”
Tariffs Imperil a Hometown Business in South Carolina: BMW
BMW vehicles made in Spartanburg, S.C., home to the automaker’s largest plant, are loaded at the port of Charleston, a hub of global trade.
Trump Tried to Protect Qualcomm. Now His Trade War May Be Hurting It.
Steve Mollenkopf, the chief executive of Qualcomm, which the Trump administration shielded from a hostile takeover bid. Months later, Mr. Mollenkopf is waiting for China to weigh in on a $44 billion deal with NXP.
U.S. Opens Inquiry Into Uranium Imports in Sign That Trade War Is Spreading
A Ur-Energy uranium-processing plant. The company was one of two whose complaints about low-cost uranium imports prompted the Commerce Department to open an investigation.
The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not.
Lauren Underwood, a Democratic candidate in Illinois’s 14th District, is one of a few nonwhite candidates running in majority-white districts in the midterm elections.
Why Joe Crowley’s Loss Could Be Good News for Hakeem Jeffries
Representative Hakeem Jeffries of Brooklyn talked to constituents earlier this month during his Congress on Your Corner event outside the Shirley A. Chisholm Post Office on Fulton Street.
She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia House?
Maria Palacios, a Mexican-born Georgia resident whose eligibility to run for a State House seat has been challenged, in an image from her Facebook page.
Erdogan, Flush With Victory, Seizes New Powers in Turkey
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is centralizing power and making clear that he will make decisions in nearly all areas of life with almost unchecked authority.
Liberal Blind Spots Are Hiding the Truth About ‘Trump Country’
Most struggling whites in so-called Trump Country live lives of quiet desperation mad at their white bosses, not resentment of their co-workers or neighbors of color.
Resign, Mike Pompeo. Resign, John Bolton.
Mike Pompeo, left, and John Bolton shared the stage with President Trump at a news conference marking the end of the NATO summit.
One Cheer for Whataboutism
President Trump speaks at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Jan. 19, 2017.
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Saved and Ruined My Life
A scene from the Opéra de Montréal’s production of “Another Brick in the Wall,” an opera based on Pink Floyd’s 1979 album “The Wall,” making its American debut in Cincinnati this week.
Op-Ed Columnist: ‘Sort of a Double Negative’
President Trump at his press conference with Vladimir Putin on Monday. Mr. Trump later backpedaled on some of his remarks.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Kavanaugh Signal on Abortion?
Activists demonstrated in support of access to abortion for a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children.
Why Don’t We Always Vote in Our Own Self-Interest?
Voters casting their ballots on primary day in Lexington, Ky., in May.
Trump’s Negative Space
President Trump with his cabinet at the White House on Wednesday. He has made contradictory statements about whether he believed that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.
The Real Reason to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh
The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Judge Kavanaugh incurred as much as $200,000 in debt by buying Washington Nationals tickets.
Trump to Montenegro: Drop Dead
President Milo Djukanovic and a delegation from Montenegro arriving at the NATO summit last week.
Why Real Wages Still Aren’t Rising
A worker at a pipe factory in Baytown, Tex. Real wages for blue-collar workers have been effectively flat despite a tight labor market.
Now in Living Color: Ted Williams’s Last Game
You Want This Tattoo? Get in Line
Don't move a muscle! Jack Powers, a client at Bang Bang, gets inked by the artist Keith Hernandez, known as Dez.
A 4-Day Workweek? A Test Run Shows a Surprising Result
Commuters on a ferry in Auckland in 2017.
Steam Pipe Explodes in Manhattan’s Flatiron District
A steam pipe exploded on lower Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron district of Manhattan on Thursday morning.
Myanmar’s Military Planned Rohingya Genocide, Rights Group Says
Rohingya refugees waiting to board boats to Bangladesh on the bank of the Naf River in Myanmar last September.
The Most Important Number in Finance Is Going Away. Wall St. Isn’t Prepared.
Andrew Bailey, chief executive of Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority, warned banks against “misplaced confidence in Libor’s survival” last week.
Heat Wave Scorches Sweden as Wildfires Rage in the Arctic Circle
A fire in Karbole, Sweden, on Sunday. The Swedish news agency TT said the blazes had devoured woodlands valued at almost $70 million.
U.K. Supermarket to Have ‘Quieter Hour’ for People With Autism
A Morrisons in Weybridge, England. The chain said it would set aside an hour every Saturday to help reduce the sensory overload at its stores.
Israel Passes Law Anchoring Itself as Nation-State of the Jewish People
A protest in Tel Aviv this month against the new law, which has been advanced as flagship legislation of the most right-wing and religious governing coalition in Israel’s 70-year history.
How a College Campus in California’s Central Valley Became a Magnet for Latinos
The campus at the University of California, Merced. About 53 percent of the undergraduates are Latino, closely mirroring the state’s demographics.
Trump Nominee Is Mastermind of Anti-Union Legal Campaign
A labor protest in New York last month on the day the Supreme Court struck down mandatory union fees for government workers. A legal campaign to force public-sector unions to refund fees already paid by nonmembers is underway in several states.
For Manufacturers, a Complex Mix Can Determine Location
John Saunders outside of his office at Saunders Machine Works. He was born in Ohio and returned after years in New York to open his company.
Ever Wanted to Get Revenge? Try This Instead
Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor
Ever Felt Jealous of a Friend’s Achievement? Here’s How to Get Around It
High school students work on a four-hour philosophy dissertation for the general baccalaureat exam for university entry in Strasbourg, France, this month.
How to Prepare for a Stock Market Surprise
‘Castle Rock’ Is a Stephen King Story That Isn’t Really a Stephen King Story
The new Hulu show “Castle Rock,” though inspired by the characters and settings of Stephen King’s work, tells an original story about a death row attorney drawn back to his hometown when a young man (played by Bill Skarsgard) is discovered in that cage inside Shawshank prison.
The Gritty Club at the Heart of ‘This Ain’t No Disco’
Samantha Marie Ware, left, and Will Connolly in “This Ain’t No Disco,” a new musical that draws inspiration from the Mudd Club and New York of 1979.
Chance the Rapper Becomes Chance the Publisher
Chance the Rapper also performs music on stages when he is not being a blog publisher.
At War: The History Behind the Graffiti of War
A Marine sits in a sandbagged guard post in Iraq in 2007.
Review: In ‘The Damned,’ Ivo van Hove Finds the Mortal Chill in a Nazi Fire
Jennifer Decker, left in projection and onstage, and Christophe Montenez in Ivo van Hove’s “The Damned” at the Park Avenue Armory.
Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds
Shiva Lal Rana, left, getting a checkup at the Geta Eye Hospital in Nepal. More than a decade ago, he received an operation and antibiotics to treat a trachoma infection, a leading cause of blindness in poor countries.
Trilobites: Don’t Squish the Jellyfish. Capture It With a Folding Robotic Claw.
The RAD sampler, inspired by origami, can quickly capture small ocean creatures for study without harming them.
Tech We’re Using: When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much Tech
Immersed in their portable reading platforms: David Streitfeld, a technology reporter in San Francisco, and his daughter.
How to Get Your Intuition Back (When It’s Hijacked by Life)