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    Ivanka Trump Calls for Tolerance After Threats on Jewish Centers

    Ivanka Trump Calls for Tolerance After Threats on Jewish Centers


    Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump this month at the White House. Ms. Trump converted to Judaism before marrying Mr....

    Ms. Trump, a convert to Judaism, posted a Twitter message calling for “religious tolerance” after 11 separate bomb scares were called into Jewish community centers around the country.
    White House Memo: From an Anchor’s Lips to Trump’s Ears to Sweden’s Disbelief

    White House Memo: From an Anchor’s Lips to Trump’s Ears to Sweden’s Disbelief


    A group of refugees walking on a highway in Denmark toward Sweden in 2015. Statistics in Sweden found no appreciable increase in crimes from 2015, when the country processed a record 163,000 asylum applications, to...

    A diplomatic dispute with Sweden illustrates the unusual approach the president takes to foreign policy, as well as the influence that television can have on his thinking.
    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book Deal

    Milo Yiannopoulos’s Pedophilia Comments Cost Him CPAC Role and Book Deal


    Milo Yiannopoulos last month in Boulder, Colo. The Conservative Political Action Conference rescinded its invitation for him to speak to the group after his comments about...

    The publication of a video in which the contentious Breitbart News editor condoned sexual relations with boys seemed to be more than conference organizers could tolerate.
    Contradicting Trump on Russia: Russian Officials

    Contradicting Trump on Russia: Russian Officials


    President Trump at a news conference Thursday. “I have nothing to do with Russia,” he told reporters. “To the best of my knowledge, no person that I deal with...

    President Trump has insisted his campaign had no contact with Russian officials — denials that stand at odds with the utterances of Russian officials themselves.
    For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump

    For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump


    Donald J. Trump at the announcement of the establishment of Trump University in 2005. As president-elect, he paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against the now-defunct...

    The Education Department, whose scrutiny has led hundreds of campuses to close, is now led by Betsy DeVos, who has investments in the industry.
    How an Interoffice Spat Erupted Into a Climate-Change Furor

    How an Interoffice Spat Erupted Into a Climate-Change Furor


    A coal mound in Kentucky. A blog post by a former federal climate scientist fed disagreement over the existence of climate...

    A retired scientist became a hero to some climate-change deniers after he criticized his former boss at NOAA over data handling.
    Hillary Clinton’s in the House

    Hillary Clinton’s in the House


    Hillary Clinton chatting backstage with Glenn Close, star of “Sunset...

    For Broadway audiences, she’s become a familiar sight — and another reason to applaud.
    ‘Charge the Cockpit or You Die’: Behind an Incendiary Case for Trump

    ‘Charge the Cockpit or You Die’: Behind an Incendiary Case for Trump


    “The Flight 93 Election,” an essay in The Claremont Review of Books, has stirred discussion among Trump supporters, anti-Trumpers and...

    The Claremont Review of Books published “The Flight 93 Election,” an incendiary case for Donald J. Trump. Can it now help pilot the American government?
    On Washington: Gorsuch, Like Previous Supreme Court Nominees, Keeps Views Hidden

    On Washington: Gorsuch, Like Previous Supreme Court Nominees, Keeps Views Hidden


    Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, met with Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington this...

    President Trump’s nominee continues the longtime practice of reticence over candor in preparing for confirmation battle, to the frustration of Democrats.
    Sidebar: On Free Press, Supreme Court Pick at Odds With Trump

    Sidebar: On Free Press, Supreme Court Pick at Odds With Trump


    Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, center, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. His decisions in libel and related cases show no inclination to cut back on protections for the...

    President Trump pledged to “open up” libel laws, but his nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, has shown no inclination to cut back on protections for the press.
    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates

    A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates


    President Trump on his way to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. Although he has expressed hope that the United States and Russia can work together, it is unclear if the White House will take a privately submitted peace proposal for Ukraine...

    Amid scrutiny of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia, his personal lawyer advances an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker’s sealed plan to the White House.
    Rough First Week Gives Betsy DeVos a Glimpse of the Fight Ahead

    Rough First Week Gives Betsy DeVos a Glimpse of the Fight Ahead


    President Trump and Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, spoke last week during a parent-teacher conference listening session at the White...

    Protesters and heated exchanges on Twitter were an immediate display of the type of fierce resistance the new education secretary can expect to face.
    John McCain Becomes Critic in Chief of the Trump Administration

    John McCain Becomes Critic in Chief of the Trump Administration


    Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, has often criticized the Trump...

    Mr. McCain has challenged the new president early and often on a host of issues, including his attitude toward Russia, his travel ban and his sometimes abrupt interactions with other world leaders.
    Trump Meets With Four Candidates for National Security Adviser

    Trump Meets With Four Candidates for National Security Adviser


    President Trump boarding Air Force One after a rally on Saturday in Melbourne, Fla. He has been searching for a replacement for Michael T. Flynn, who resigned last week at the president’s...

    He has been searching for a replacement for Michael T. Flynn, who resigned because he had misled officials about a phone call with Russia’s ambassador.
    Trump Proposal Would Deport More Immigrants Immediately

    Trump Proposal Would Deport More Immigrants Immediately


    Men facing deportation were handcuffed at a Border Patrol station in Texas in March 2014 before being flown to Honduras via...

    Draft memos signed by the homeland security secretary appear to spare many immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. But some parents could face prosecution.
    Democratic Member to Quit Election Commission, Setting Up Political Fight

    Democratic Member to Quit Election Commission, Setting Up Political Fight


    Ann M. Ravel has said she will cut short her term on the Federal Election Commission because of continued gridlock between the panel’s three Democrats and three...

    Ann M. Ravel of the Federal Election Commission believes a stalemate among the panel’s members offers little hope of curbing campaign finance abuses.