Anxious about their future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change.
The Vermont senator benefited from a wave of enthusiasm from young people in 2016. Many still love him, but not him alone.
An organic effort by black millennials and Gen Z-ers to influence their older family members may be key to overtaking Mr. Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader.
The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims.
Back in 2010, then–first lady Michelle Obama launched a nefarious scheme to turn school cafeterias into liberal indoctrination zones. Or at least that’s how Obama’s right-wing opponents portrayed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, a law she spearheaded that gave the National School Lunch Program its first nutritional update in more than 15 years. Her treachery […]
Previously, on TV: the abortion-quandary plotline, featuring an uncertain pregnant woman agonizing over her decision. For years, this was how abortion was portrayed—a right-wing fantasy, essentially, present even in shows with broadly liberal politics. But as the medium flowered in the new century, so did abortion TV. Now abortions could be just another part of […]
Democrats Say They Want to End Mass Incarceration. There’s No Way They’ll Do What’s Needed to Get There.
In his criminal justice proposal, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has said he would grant clemency to 17,000 federal inmates serving time for nonviolent drug-related offenses. He proposed this idea in June, as part of his plan to end mass incarceration in the United States. Shrinking the enormous US prison population has become a standard promise […]
In 1981, eight years after Roe v. Wade legalized abortion and just a year before her breakout role as pregnant Stacy in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Jennifer Jason Leigh played another apparently knocked-up high schooler, this time in a CBS after-school special called I Think I’m Having a Baby. Leigh is Laurie, a hard-crushing […]
‘It’s a shame. We used to be a separate institution.’
Evidence suggests more American women are ‘self-managing’ their abortions.
Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group.
In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future.
The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices.
Nobody is quite saying this outright, but I gather that the smart money now thinks that the whole whistleblower complaint centers on Ukraine. Namely that President Trump promised the new president of Ukraine $250 million in armaments if he’d reopen a criminal investigation involving Joe Biden and his son. That certainly sounds very Trumplike, doesn’t […]
In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program.
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes.
When it comes to diplomatic visits, the president seems to prefer being the guest rather than the host.
The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitutional.
A documentary traces the life and times of a notorious lawyer whose career stretched from Joseph McCarthy to Donald J. Trump.
In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers.
A survey finds broad-based opposition to the president’s trade policies, and concerns about what they could mean for the economy.
He led the city through a defining period of growth and tumult for 12 years. But he could ultimately not withstand its demographic transformation.
The Massachusetts senator has a history with Rep. Joe Kennedy III, but she’s endorsed incumbent Sen. Ed Markey.
With Democrats in control, the House gave the long-suffering movement for statehood a hearing for the first time in more than 20 years.
The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed.
Sen. Robert Menendez, the ranking Democrat, said the FBI report raised “serious issues that go to credibility and suitability for these positions.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveils her bill to fight high prescription drug pricing, which could prod the Senate and the White House to act on a popular but elusive cause.
Behind the neon-green ruffles, a manifestation of a reality TV presidency.