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    Guatemalan Teenager Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to Shelter

    Guatemalan Teenager Dies at Border Station While Awaiting Move to Shelter


    People waiting to cross the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge into the United States. A 16-year-old boy was found dead on Monday at a Border Patrol station in Hidalgo,...

    The unidentified 16-year-old boy is the third migrant child to die in Custom and Border Protection’s custody since December. All three of the children were from Guatemala.
    Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased.

    Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased.


    The Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, standing beside the Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, at the network’s latest town hall event on...

    Another Democratic town hall event on the channel liberals love to hate drew sizable ratings — and underscored the split between its news and opinion sides.
    House Releases New Transcripts of Michael Cohen Interviews

    House Releases New Transcripts of Michael Cohen Interviews


    Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, met privately with lawmakers after his blockbuster public testimony in...

    Lawmakers appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow.
    Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself

    Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself


    President Trump will travel to Montoursville, Pa., on Monday. Winning the state is critical to his chances for a second...

    The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump.
    Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax

    Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax


    William Butcher, a Philadelphia resident, shopping for soda at Acme Markets in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., where he can avoid Philadelphia’s soda...

    A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it.
    Trump Instructs McGahn to Defy Subpoena and Skip House Testimony

    Trump Instructs McGahn to Defy Subpoena and Skip House Testimony


    Donald F. McGahn II, the former White House counsel, has maintained that he will heed the White House’s guidance on whether to testify before the House Judiciary...

    Mr. McGahn risks being held in contempt of Congress. But if he defies the president, he could damage his career or put his law firm’s business at risk.
    Trump Calls for Inquiry Into Ties Between Biden Family and China

    Trump Calls for Inquiry Into Ties Between Biden Family and China


    “China is a massive competitor of ours,” President Trump said during a recent interview with Fox News. “They want to take over the...

    It was the latest in his calls to investigate political rivals. The Bidens have denied any impropriety.
    Mediator: Kissing Babies, Loving Scrapple, Fighting Viral Hoaxes: ’20 Race’s New Routine

    Mediator: Kissing Babies, Loving Scrapple, Fighting Viral Hoaxes: ’20 Race’s New Routine


    Donald Trump surrounded by Secret Service agents after a protester rushed the stage during a campaign event in 2016 in Dayton, Ohio. Soon after, an anonymous Twitter account posted a doctored video that falsely linked the protestor to...

    When it comes to disinformation, all signs suggest the 2020 presidential campaign will make 2016 look like a mere test run, our columnist writes.

    Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap


    Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that...

    Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t.
    There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump

    There’s No Boom in Youngstown, but Blue-Collar Workers Are Sticking With Trump


    A closed steel mill along the Mahoning River in Youngstown, Ohio. The economic recovery has not lifted the area like it has other parts of the country, but President Trump has lost little...

    The recovery, which has brought low unemployment and rising wages elsewhere, hasn’t really lifted industrial northeast Ohio. But President Trump has lost little of his support there.

    On Politics: Trump and Kushner Raised Flags at Deutsche Bank


    Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to the president and his son-in-law, Jared...

    Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to the president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
    White House Memo: The Profanity President: Trump’s Four-Letter Vocabulary

    White House Memo: The Profanity President: Trump’s Four-Letter Vocabulary


    President Trump’s speech before the National Association of Realtors on Friday in Washington was sprinkled with...

    At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the political establishment.