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Ebola Patients Escape Hospital, Increasing Fear of Massive Outbreak
The highly contagious virus has spread to Mbandaka, a city of more than a million, and health officials are scrambling to contain it.
Trump Cancels North Korea Nuclear Summit Again
His plan to out-crazy Kim Jung-un may not be working.
Trump Evinces Interest in a ‘DACA for Wall’ Deal
As moderates try to push protections for Dreamers through the House, the president suggests he could support a bill if it “includes a wall.”
Most Unpatriotic President Ever Says NFL Kneelers ‘Shouldn’t Be in the Country’
Trump’s embrace of patriotism is an obvious fraud. No president has ever betrayed American values or interests like he does.
Jets Owner Says He’ll Pay Fines If Players Defy New Anthem-Protest Ban
Christopher Johnson is acting owner of the Jets while his brother serves as Trump’s ambassador to the U.K.
North Korea’s ‘Nuclear Showdown’ Threat Shows Détente Could Quickly Fade
Despite Trump’s celebratory tone in recent weeks, the U.S.–North Korea situation could still quickly devolve to where it was in 2017.
Progressive Energy Is Sweeping the Country — But Not New York’s Democratic Party
Cynthia Nixon tried to bring a bit of the resistance to the state Democratic convention, but Andrew Cuomo trounced her, taking the party’s nomination.
Yesterday at 10:11 p.m.
Stacey Abrams and the New Democratic Coalition in the South
In the past, southern black Democratic voters were expected to loyally support white centrist candidates with rare representation. That has changed.
Yesterday at 6:22 p.m.
How a Federal Judge Is Laying Down the Law on Trump’s Twitter Habits
One way to think of it is that she is — rather sneakily — giving him a test.
Yesterday at 6:06 p.m.
Jared Kushner Finally Gets Permanent Security Clearance
Three months after his clearance was downgraded from “top secret” to merely “secret,” Kushner’s security clearance saga is over.
Yesterday at 4:28 p.m.
New NFL Anthem Rule: Players Must Stand or Stay in Locker Room
If a player takes the field for the anthem and doesn’t stand and show “respect,” his team will be fined.
Yesterday at 3:43 p.m.
Rudy: Trump Might Commit Perjury Because ‘Truth Is Relative’
Trump’s legal defense turns postmodern.
Yesterday at 3:22 p.m.
Zephyr Teachout Is Running for Attorney General of New York
The progressive favorite is making it official.
Yesterday at 2:54 p.m.
Can Kushner’s Patchy Prison-Reform Bill Survive the Senate?
A House-passed bill backed by the Trump administration at the behest of Jared Kushner could succumb to bipartisan crossfire in the Senate.
Yesterday at 1:17 p.m.
BBC: Ukraine Paid Michael Cohen to Set Up Meeting With Trump
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko could only get a photo-up with Trump. That’s when he called in Trump’s lawyer.
Yesterday at 11:42 a.m.
Red-State Teachers Just Scored a Victory That Could Transform the GOP
Last night in Kentucky, teachers showed GOP lawmakers that supporting education cuts could cost them — in a Republican primary.
Yesterday at 11:30 a.m.
Another Big Primary Night for Democratic Women
Primaries in three southern states plus runoffs in Texas continued to shape a competitive midterm, with Democratic women doing particularly well.
Yesterday at 10:07 a.m.
U.S. State Department on Alert After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in China
The incident, which left a State Department employee with a mild traumatic brain injury, recalls similar episodes in Cuba.
Yesterday at 10:06 a.m.
Trump’s FBI Spy Theory Is Completely Insane
The president believes a pro-Obama cabal of spies is planting evidence against him.