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It has been difficult to gauge the effectiveness of ThriveNYC, an expensive and sprawling mental health initiative.
A winner-take-all system within states can produce results counter to the majority for no high-minded reason.
The president said the U.S. should recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights, one of the world’s most disputed areas, reversing long-held American policy.
At 23, Elizabeth Pipko is better known as a model than a political operative, if she’s known at all. But through the president, she has become the face of a push to woo Jews to the Republican Party.
On Thursday, President Trump tweeted about a hilly plateau beside the Sea of Galilee that has been one of Israel’s quieter frontiers for 52 years.
Mr. Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy by declaring that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights — a move that has never been recognized internationally.
The commandant said the service, which has struggled to attract minorities, would bolster its efforts, though he admitted the military’s transgender policy could create a challenge.
After the publication of an op-ed article by Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, Jennifer Willoughby wrote that he “has yet to publicly show regret or contrition for his actions.”
A number of Senate Republicans have refrained from weighing in on the president’s attack on the war hero, wary of antagonizing Mr. Trump and conservative voters.
The order links some higher education funds to how colleges enforce free speech rights, a cause célèbre for conservatives who argue their voices have been silenced.
In the On Politics newsletter: Some 2020 Democrats are already thinking past the primaries and publicly mulling who they should choose as a running mate.
Democrats say intellectual property provisions in the deal are a boon to the pharmaceutical industry and could undermine their push to make American health care more affordable.
The Treasury Department is punishing two Chinese shipping companies for helping North Korea evade sanctions.
Sophisticated surveillance, once the domain of world powers, is increasingly available on the private market. Smaller countries are seizing on the tools — sometimes for darker purposes.
Mr. Kushner and Ms. Trump’s use of private email accounts and an unofficial messaging service could violate federal records laws, a House committee chairman said.
Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative effect that the Patriots owner’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president.
Companies that hired former intelligence operatives are selling sophisticated hacking tools to government officials, who in some cases use them for nefarious purposes.
Polling shows those getting smaller refunds are less likely to view the tax overhaul favorably, even if their take-home pay grew.