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    U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Help the Displaced Return Home

    U.S. Sends Civilian Team to Syria to Help the Displaced Return Home


    Graduates of a police force trained by the United States. They are expected to be deployed in Raqqa when it is...

    The team is intended to stabilize recaptured areas, and it consists of only seven members, raising questions about whether it can be effective.
    Trump Says He Did Not Tape Comey Conversations

    Trump Says He Did Not Tape Comey Conversations


    President Trump at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on...

    After weeks of speculation over his suggestion that his talks with the F.B.I. director might have been recorded, the president said they were not.
    Former State Department Security Officer Accused of Spying for China

    Former State Department Security Officer Accused of Spying for China


    Dana J. Boente, now the acting assistant attorney general for national security, in 2012. He said Thursday that the charges against Kevin Patrick Mallory “should send a message to anyone who would consider violating the public’s trust” by sharing...

    Investigators say the man, Kevin Patrick Mallory, had classified documents and apparently incriminating messages on a device he brought back from Shanghai.

    Trudeau on Trump: ‘He Actually Does Listen’


    The Canadian prime minister spoke about President Trump, Twitter and Nafta at an event in Toronto organized by The New York Times and the Rotman School of Management of the University of...

    The Canadian prime minister spoke about President Trump, Twitter and Nafta at an event in Toronto organized by The New York Times and the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto.
    A Weekend Wedding for Steven Mnuchin

    A Weekend Wedding for Steven Mnuchin


    Steven T. Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, and his fiancée, the Scottish actress Louise...

    The Treasury secretary and his fiancée, the Scottish actress Louise Linton, will begin their married life in Washington.
    Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

    Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid


    Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, after a Republican meeting about the health care bill on...

    Senate Republican leaders released their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, even as enough senators to block it declared their opposition.
    Man Charged With Stabbing Officer at Airport Had Tried to Buy a Gun, F.B.I. Says

    Man Charged With Stabbing Officer at Airport Had Tried to Buy a Gun, F.B.I. Says


    Police officers checked the identification of a man in front of an apartment building in Montreal where the police were searching the Montreal apartment where Amor M. Ftouhi is believed to have...

    The suspect is a married father of three described by his landlord in Montreal as never causing any problems.
    8 Figures on Gun Ownership, and Attitudes, in America

    8 Figures on Gun Ownership, and Attitudes, in America


    Cristiana Verro shopped for guns at the National Armory gun store in Pompano Beach, Fla., in...

    People with and without guns favor banning the sale of firearms to the mentally ill, but differ on much else, a new Pew Research Center report finds.

    Trump: ‘I Just Don’t Want a Poor Person’ as Economic Adviser


    Speaking in Iowa on Wednesday, President Trump commended Gary D. Cohn, his top economic adviser and a former executive at Goldman Sachs, saying he would keep the world from taking advantage of the United...

    Speaking in Iowa on Wednesday, President Trump commended Gary D. Cohn, his top economic adviser and a former executive at Goldman Sachs, saying he would keep the world from taking advantage of the United States.

    How the G.O.P. Health Bill Would Change Medicaid


    The reporter Margot Sanger-Katz examines how the Republican health plan aims to roll back a program that insures one in five...

    The reporter Margot Sanger-Katz examines how the Republican health plan aims to roll back a program that insures one in five Americans.
    Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat

    Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat


    Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, addressing supporters after his defeat. “This is not the outcome any of us were hoping for,” he said. “But this is the beginning of something much bigger than...

    In a demoralizing result for Democrats, Ms. Handel defeated Jon Ossoff, a political newcomer who had drawn an outpouring of support from liberals around the country.