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How Ted Cruz Became the Least Sympathetic Politician in America

“Senator Cruz was playing politics in 2012, trying to make himself look like the biggest conservative in the world,” Gov. Chris Christie of New...

‘Now It’s Coming Back to Bite Them’: Democrats See an Opening in G.O.P. Oversight of Texas Grid

AUSTIN, Texas — For the Republicans who have run Texas state government for years, trying to undermine the Democrats who lead the state’s largest...

L. Brent Bozell IV, son of a prominent conservative, is charged in Capitol riot.

The son of Brent Bozell, a conservative commentator, has been charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol after being identified...

Parler, a Social Network That Attracted Trump Fans, Returns Online

SAN FRANCISCO — Parler, the social network that drew millions of Trump supporters before disappearing from the internet, is back online a month after...

A Year of Hardship, Helped and Hindered by Washington

Still, Ms. Stewart worked, most happily in solitude.By 2019, Ms. Stewart was a night janitor and living with her sister in Grand Rapids. Her...

Trump’s Lawyers Deny He Incited Capitol Mob, Saying It’s Democrats Who Spur Violence

Former President Donald J. Trump’s legal team mounted a combative defense on Friday focused more on assailing Democrats for “hypocrisy” and “hatred” than justifying...

Prosecution rests, saying if Trump is not convicted, it sets ‘a new terrible standard for presidential misconduct.’

The House Democrats prosecuting former President Donald J. Trump rested their case on Thursday, branding him a clear and present danger to United States...

Georgia Prosecutors Open Criminal Investigation of Trump Call

ATLANTA — Prosecutors in Fulton County have initiated a criminal investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to overturn Georgia’s election results, including...

What to Watch For as Donald J. Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump begins on Tuesday, about a month after he was charged by the House with...

Impeachment Case Aims to Marshal Outrage of Capitol Attack Against Trump

“The story of the president’s actions is both riveting and horrifying,” Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland and the lead prosecutor, said in an...

Immunization Expert Accuses C.D.C. and Deloitte of Stealing Her Idea

Eventually, she teamed up with a software developer to create an online application called ReadiConsent, which won an award in 2018 from the National...

Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Increase as Biden’s Economic Plan Moves Forward

WASHINGTON — As lawmakers advanced President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Thursday, the Senate dealt a setback to a major tenet of the...

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Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.

SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss...