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The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.
For all the visible damage the president has done to the nation’s global standing, things are much worse below the surface.
While Democrats debate which voters to prioritize in 2020, Representative Tim Ryan, a potential presidential candidate, argues that they don’t have to choose.
The former El Paso Rep. announced he's running for president. Plus: President Trump said he will veto a resolution to block his national-emergency declaration.
The former congressman from Texas timed his announcement for president with a Vanity Fair cover.
Why do white-collar criminals so rarely face justice?
Republicans’ rebuke of his national emergency shows how uninterested the president is in executing his own agenda.
Far more candidates are competing for the youth vote than are trying to appeal to Boomers.
A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it
A sufficient number of Republicans are poised to band with the Democrats in opposition to the president’s border-wall funding.
The U.S. will now join multiple other countries in temporarily grounding all Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Plus: Paul Manafort is sentenced—and indicted again.
At his sentencing, his lawyers seemed to be appealing as much to Trump as they were to Judge Amy Berman Jackson—but she seemed to have a message for the president, too.
Beyond two failed presidential campaigns, the former vice president has never run a race on his own outside Delaware.
Celebrities, wealthy parents, and college-prep executives were among the dozens charged in a massive college-admissions cheating scandal.
Expectations that the special counsel will deliver a long narrative of Donald Trump’s malfeasance are likely to be disappointed.
The administration no longer thinks Trump alone can reach a deal with Kim Jong Un.
Congressional leaders invited NATO’s secretary general to address Congress in April, amid the president's criticism of allies' defense-spending contributions.
For the third year in a row, lawmakers are expected to disregard the administration’s proposed budget.
The former congressman from Texas is late to enter the 2020 presidential race but still might be able to blow everyone else away.
How a small group of activists (our correspondent among them) got leaf blowers banned in the nation’s capital
The former Fox News executive who led communications for the Trump administration resigned to join the Trump campaign. Plus: Robert Mueller's not invincible.
Paul Manafort’s light sentence shows that the special counsel’s investigation is hardly a “witch hunt.”