U.S.

2017 October

At least eight killed in New York 'act of terror'

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

A man deliberately drove a vehicle onto a bike path in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 31, killing at least eight people and injuring 12. Here is what we know.

Facebook, Twitter and Google’s Senate testimony, in three minutes

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Representatives for Facebook, Twitter and Google testified before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Oct. 31 about Russian efforts to spread disinformation during the 2016 campaign.

The financial lessons behind the allegations against Paul Manafort

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Conspicuous consumption is not limited to the rich.

Trial opens for Marine drill instructor accused of abusing Muslim recruits during whiskey-fueled tirades

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The Marine is accused of putting one recruit in a clothes dryer — and turning it on.

Collusion is not a crime by itself. Here are the charges Mueller could be exploring.

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The cases unsealed point to an extensive probe that will look at a hacking conspiracy or a conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Trump resists mounting pressure from Bannon and others to fight Mueller

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

As Russia probe enters new phase, Trump’s political circle is debating how aggressively to confront the special counsel.

Parent holds teacher hostage at Calif. elementary school

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The father hit a staff member and forced his way in to the school, officials said.

For ‘low level volunteer,’ Papadopoulos sought high profile as Trump adviser

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Trump foreign policy adviser traveled the world touting campaign ties.

Pruitt Bars Some Scientists From Advising E.P.A.

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The new rules would effectively shut out many academic scientists who rely on federal funding, replacing them with researchers from industry.

Mnuchin Talks Taxes and That Vanishing Treasury Study

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, shared his thinking about the status of the tax overhaul, financial regulation and life in the spotlight.

From the Archives: The Kidnapping of ‘Little June’

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

We’re looking back at the 1934 abduction of 6-year-old June Robles through the lens of coverage in The New York Times.

Video Appears to Show a New York Terror Suspect Fleeing

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Amateur video appears to show a suspect trying to flee the scene of a deadly vehicle attack near the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan before being stopped by the police.

Trump Plans for Nuclear Arsenal Require $1.2 Trillion, Congressional Review States

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The report from the Congressional Budget Office was an authoritative accounting of the cost of rebuilding a nuclear arsenal that relies on Cold War-era technology.

Is Hillary Clinton president? In Trump world, it sounds like it

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Three Trump campaign officials were indicted on charges as it relates to Russian meddling on Oct. 30, but the President focused on diverting negative attention to Hillary Clinton.

Actually, John Kelly, the failed ‘compromise’ to avoid Civil War would have enshrined slavery

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

The months before the Civil War were full of attempts at a compromise to avert it. Abraham Lincoln endorsed one proposal that would have immortalized slavery in the Constitution.

Mueller Russian Probe: A Timeline of Indictments

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

Here’s what we know about the charges and a timeline of events.

Roy Moore tried to fit in with Senate Republicans for a day. It didn’t work.

The Washington Post | Tuesday October 31, 2017

By the time he left the Capitol Tuesday, he was once again a lightning rod for controversy

James Martin, Who Spurred G.O.P. Gains in the South, Dies at 99

The New York Times | Tuesday October 31, 2017

His close Senate race in 1962 and election to Congress in 1964 portended a Republican sweep in what had long been a Democratic bastion.