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In a memo filed Friday evening, Robert Mueller said that George Papadopoulos’s attempts to mislead the F.B.I. had a significant effect on the investigation into Russian election interference.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist candidate for Congress in New York, called the controversy a “nonstory.”
“I never expected — or wanted — to have to be a whistleblower,” Cara Mund, the winner of Miss America 2018, wrote in a letter.
The decision could be a major setback for the effort to prosecute the five detainees who are accused of aiding the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
President Trump threatened to revoke “very soon” the security clearance of the little-known Justice Department official, who has been accused of having helped start the Russia investigation.
Tesla’s stock tumbled 10 percent Friday, generating more than $1 billion in profits for investors betting on a fall in the electric-car maker’s shares.
For the first time in modern history, Republicans are refusing to request a Supreme Court nominee’s relevant papers.
A report released by the Connecticut boarding school details sexual abuse by at least seven former faculty members, and the administration’s failure to act.
The rapper’s account of an encounter with Elon Musk set social media on fire. But that wasn’t the last word. Not by a long shot.
After setting off a furor that unsettled the markets and his own board, the Tesla chief talks about the pressure he is under and his struggle to cope.
President Trump is planning an overhaul of climate regulations that lets states set their own rules, according to people who have seen the proposal. Environmentalists say emissions could rise.
The song “Respect” helped Aretha Franklin soar to fame and became an anthem for the women’s rights movement. But radio royalties for the song went to its writer, Otis Redding.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke laid the bulk of the blame for California’s blazes on “environmental terrorist groups.”
The president not only violated the former C.I.A. director’s First Amendment rights but also made it harder for the government to draw on his expertise.
A group of top former intelligence and military leaders are sending a message to the nation’s troops and spies: think twice before following the president’s orders in a crisis.
Turkey’s president turns American actions against Turkey to his advantage, appealing to national pride and deflecting responsibility for the lira’s collapse.
The president said local politicians “wanted a number so ridiculously high” that he canceled a planned parade that the Pentagon had already postponed.
A family’s tragedy at a Michigan amusement park highlights how parks have kept free of federal oversight.
The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless.
“Black people will be free,” said Ms. Franklin, who throughout her career remained passionate about progress for African-Americans and women.
The decision is the United States’ latest step back from a seven-year war that has been largely won by a brutal government and its Russian and Iranian backers.
Disputes over politics have divided Americans’ homes, strained marriages, ruined friendships and invaded the workplace.
After overcoming heroin addiction, he became a drug abuse counselor and founded an organization to help long-forgotten black basketball players.
They were the topic of many conversations about my heritage — and the bane of my existence. But when I decided to embrace my brows, they became my secret weapon.
New research challenges assumptions that some penguins mate for life, and suggests DNA testing is needed to avoid inbred captive populations.
The father of the pop star Dua Lipa has started a festival that he hopes will change the way people think about his country.
On many matters, Mrs. Trump has directed her East Wing to operate independently of the West Wing, and she is still keeping Washington at a distance.
Walmart and other companies are using aggressive legal tactics to get the money back, demanding payments even when people haven’t been convicted of wrongdoing.
The lira’s plunge, exacerbated by a dispute with the U.S. over a detained pastor, has exposed growing economic pressures that some economists say could be near a breaking point.
Amezaiku, a candy-making technique that calls for sculpting molten sugar syrup, nearly went extinct. Now, it’s seeing new life among a dedicated group of Tokyo craftsmen.
An exhibition at the Uffizi gallery in Florence shows how the city benefited from dialogue with the Muslim world.
Ben Brantley and his London counterpart Michael Billington find much that’s enthralling about the state of playwriting in their countries.
Copper’s broad use in cyclical industries means if demand for the metal starts to fall off, then industrial economies may start to slow.
The national tournament draws 50,000 people to games in Koshien, is televised everywhere and turns teenagers into household names.
President Nicolás Maduro is rolling out measures to stabilize the economy and increase revenue, but economists — and the population — remain skeptical.
In a musical career of more than five decades, Aretha Franklin had more than 100 singles on the Billboard charts. But more important, says Jon Pareles, chief popular music critic for The New York Times, she freed other singers to let their voices fly.
The herbicide glyphosate is the world’s most popular weedkiller. There is widespread disagreement among lawyers, researchers and regulators over any potential links to cancer.
Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here’s how to banish them.
Uncertain tax policy is driving people to make snap decisions they may not otherwise make. But a short-term tax benefit may not be the best choice.
Glynnis MacNicol’s smart, pithy memoir, “No One Tells You This,” celebrates women who buck cultural norms.
People whose diets contained the greatest variety of foods tended to eat many nutritious foods, but also many junk foods.