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September 22, 2017
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) boards an elevator on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Sept. 18, 2017. McCain on Sept. 22 announced he would oppose the latest Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving GOP leaders with little hope of succeeding in their last-ditch attempt to dismantle the health law. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
13 hours 32 min ago
Supporters on the roadside as President Donald Trump’s motorcade traveled from the airport to an event with members of the Louisiana National Guard and volunteer rescuers in Lake Charles, La., Sept. 2, 2017. File photo. Tom Brenner/The New York Times. Copyright: New York Times
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
18 hours 48 min ago
President Donald Trump and members of his administration listen to speeches at an event held during the United Nations General Assembly, at the Palace Hotel in New York, Sept. 21, 2017. Tom Brenner / The New York Times
Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests
20 hours 5 min ago
September 21, 2017
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance during a visit to a fruit orchard in Kwail county, South Hwanghae province in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 21, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS
North Korean leader on Trump: 'I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire'
September 21, 2017 - 7:29pm
September 20, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana listens a news conference about the health-care plan he and three other Republican senators are pushing to upend major elements of the Affordable Care Act. MUST CREDIT: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg.
Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
September 20, 2017 - 9:50pm
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign manager, in New York, May 4, 2016. (Damon Winter/ The New York Times)
Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
September 20, 2017 - 4:37pm
September 19, 2017
President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 19, 2017. (Chang W. Lee/The New York Times)
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
September 19, 2017 - 1:48pm
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Twitter suspends 300,000 accounts tied to terrorism in 2017
September 19, 2017 - 12:32pm
Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower in New York, Aug. 15, 2017. Trump has elected for forgo protection by the Secret Service, according to a senior administration official. File photo. Sam Hodgson / The New York Times
Donald Trump Jr. wants to get rid of his Secret Service detail. Former agents say that's a bad idea.
September 19, 2017 - 7:14am
September 18, 2017
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager, before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 17, 2016. Manafort met with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators on July 25, 2017, to discuss the June 2016 meeting between a Russian lawyer and Trump’s inner circle that was set up to receive damaging information about Hillary Clinton, according to a person familiar with the discussion.(Eric Thayer/ The New York Times)
Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped under secret court orders, according to CNN report
September 18, 2017 - 7:52pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), center, shakes hands with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, during a news conference about funding bills, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 14, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Senate passes $700 billion defense bill leaving several controversial policies unresolved
September 18, 2017 - 7:47pm
From left: Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) at a news conference on health care at the Capitol in Washington, July 27, 2017. File photo. Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times
Senate Republicans seek elusive 50th vote in latest effort to repeal Obamacare
September 18, 2017 - 2:42pm
Steve Censky, who in 2017 President Donald Trump nominated to be deputy U.S.Department of Agriculture secretary.
Minnesotan on track to become USDA's No. 2
September 18, 2017 - 1:46pm
U.S. bombers combine with South Korean and Japanese aircraft in a show of force over the Korean Peninsula on Sept. 17.  Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider, Defense Department.
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
September 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
A detail view of petroglyphs at Newspaper Rock inside Bears Ears National Monument, near Monticello, Utah, Aug. 23, 2017. Parts of the sprawling region of red-rock canyons, towering mesas and ancient Native American sites in southeastern Utah could lose their strict federal protection as a national monument, under a recommendation that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to issue on Aug. 24. (Alex Goodlett/The New York Times)
Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump
September 18, 2017 - 7:03am