Category: News

How U.S. Military Policy on Transgender Personnel Changed Under Obama

President Trump has reversed an Obama administration policy that evolved rapidly. Here is how The Times covered the issue.

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Nonfiction: Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing

Books by former Dallas police chief David O. Brown and the law professor Paul Butler, and a collection edited by Angela J. Davis, call for transformation of the system.

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‘Minecraft: The Island’ Blurs the Line Between Fiction and Gaming

Max Brooks’s new novel has an unusual feature: It can also be played within a video game.

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Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal

The fact that the plan came up well short of even 50 votes was an ominous sign for Republican leaders still grappling with a formula to pass final health care legislation later this week.

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At a Moment of Success, U.S.C. Is Rocked by Scandal

Did the university move too slowly in responding to allegations of drug abuse by one of its most prominent deans?

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Trump Finds Reason for the U.S. to Remain in Afghanistan: Minerals

Last week, as the White House fell into an increasingly fractious debate over Afghanistan policy, Trump aides met with a chemical executive to discuss the potential for extracting rare-earth minerals.

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Senate, John McCain, Jeff Sessions: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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House Approves Sweeping Sanctions Package Against Russia

The bill limits the president’s ability to lift or suspend sanctions against Russia, North Korea and Iran.

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Asia and Australia Edition: Jeff Sessions, North Korea, Iran: Your Morning Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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McCain Returns to Washington to Cast a Vote to Help the President Who Derided Him

Senator John McCain ambled into the Senate chamber less than two weeks after brain surgery to help put a health care bill over the line.

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