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    Eurozone Agrees to Greece Talks in Exchange for Bailout Payments

    Eurozone Agrees to Greece Talks in Exchange for Bailout Payments


    Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, left, and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. They have taken contrasting positions on debt relief toward...

    The agreement falls short of an all-encompassing deal, but is a positive sign ahead of a meeting this week between Germany and the International Monetary Fund.
    Labor Nominee’s Role in Sex Case Could Draw Scrutiny

    Labor Nominee’s Role in Sex Case Could Draw Scrutiny


    R. Alexander Acosta, President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, in...

    The sordid details of a case in which R. Alexander Acosta, the new pick for labor secretary, agreed not to bring federal charges are set to air again.
    Public Health: To Fund Health Plan, G.O.P. Considers Limiting Popular Tax Break

    Public Health: To Fund Health Plan, G.O.P. Considers Limiting Popular Tax Break


    A protester in support of the Affordable Care Act last month in St. Joseph, Mich. Republican lawmakers are thinking of financing a replacement in part by limiting the tax exclusion for employer health...

    A tax on high-cost employee health plans, the Cadillac tax, was a reviled part of the original Obamacare law. It was blocked, but something similar may be back.
    Economic View: Why Trump’s 2-for-1 Rule on Regulations Is No Quick Fix

    Economic View: Why Trump’s 2-for-1 Rule on Regulations Is No Quick Fix


    Calvin Coolidge, another president who was no fan of regulations, in the 1920s with his wife, Grace, and a neighbor’s child on the porch of his home in Northampton,...

    President Trump has ordered that for every new regulation imposed, two old ones must go. It’s an intriguing idea but a misguided one.
    Trump’s Inroads in Union Ranks Have Labor Leaders Scrambling

    Trump’s Inroads in Union Ranks Have Labor Leaders Scrambling


    President Trump posing with labor union leaders and workers in the Oval Office last month. Among them: third from left, Sean McGarvey, the president of North America’s Building Trades Unions; and, second from right, Terry O’Sullivan, of the...

    Many unions have interests aligned with the president’s and are adapting his themes to their objectives, even while denouncing much of his agenda.
    Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s Pick for Budget Director, Is Confirmed

    Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s Pick for Budget Director, Is Confirmed


    Representative Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina during his confirmation hearing last...

    Mr. Mulvaney, a congressman from South Carolina and a fiscal hawk, was approved on Thursday to head of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
    Congressional Memo: G.O.P.’s Grand Visions for Congress Now Look Like a Mirage

    Congressional Memo: G.O.P.’s Grand Visions for Congress Now Look Like a Mirage


    Representative Jim Jordan, Republican of Ohio, left, and Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, during a news conference on Wednesday where they discussed plans to replace the Affordable Care...

    Congressional Republicans eagerly anticipated securing their conservative agenda, but they have yet to deliver on any of the sweeping legislation they promised.
    Boeing Workers Reject a Union in South Carolina

    Boeing Workers Reject a Union in South Carolina


    Durane Smalls, a member of the International Longshoremen’s Association, holding a pro-union sign during a rally on Monday with Boeing workers in North Charleston,...

    Employees faced enormous pressure from management ahead of the vote, which was widely viewed as an early test of labor’s strength in the Trump era.