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The Contenders: Who Will Be Trump’s Pick to Lead the Fed? We Asked Experts to Rate the Odds

The Contenders: Who Will Be Trump’s Pick to Lead the Fed? We Asked Experts to Rate the Odds

From left, Kevin Warsh, Janet Yellen, Gary Cohn, John Taylor, Glenn Hubbard, Larry Lindsey, Jay Powell, John Allison, Tom Hoenig, Richard Davis, Bill Dudley and the rest of the field. The width of
Holocaust Denier’s Sentence: Visit 5 Ex-Nazi Camps, and Write About It

Holocaust Denier’s Sentence: Visit 5 Ex-Nazi Camps, and Write About It

Laurent Louis, right, in 2014. He is a marginal figure in Belgium, but political observers said his case illustrated growing worries about anti-Semitism.
Trilobites: Sputnik for Sale, if You’ll Settle for a Beeping Replica

Trilobites: Sputnik for Sale, if You’ll Settle for a Beeping Replica

A full-scale replica of the Sputnik satellite will be auctioned next week, and comes complete with a vintage East German radio receiver to hear its beeps.
In Battle Over Tax Cuts, It’s Republicans vs. Economists

In Battle Over Tax Cuts, It’s Republicans vs. Economists

Senator Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican who sits on the budget committee, said this week that he would push for a pro-growth tax overhaul that pays for itself using “valid models.”
Minnesota Videographers Said They Don’t Have to Film Gay Weddings. A Judge Disagreed.

Minnesota Videographers Said They Don’t Have to Film Gay Weddings. A Judge Disagreed.

Carl and Angel Larsen in St. Cloud, Minn., in 2016. The videographers said they founded their media production company to “magnify Christ like a telescope.”
Spain and Catalonia Wrestle Over .Cat Internet Domain

Spain and Catalonia Wrestle Over .Cat Internet Domain

Given the online popularity of cats, the domain name .cat should be a feline goldmine. But the name has been taken by Catalonian websites.
Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

Supporters of President Trump signed a poster promoting free speech at a rally in Berkeley, Calif., in April.
McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming It

McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming It

Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, at the Capitol on Monday.
On Washington: Behind New Obamacare Repeal Vote: ‘Furious’ G.O.P. Donors

On Washington: Behind New Obamacare Repeal Vote: ‘Furious’ G.O.P. Donors

From right, Senators Mitch McConnell, John Barrasso and Cory Gardner, all Republicans, during a news conference at the Capitol this month.
Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.

Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.

An odd sight: Israeli flags often appear at Kurdish rallies, like this one in Erbil. But Jews and Kurds have a long history of mutual support.
Creating Test for Trump, Panel Says Imported Solar Gear Hurts U.S. Firms

Creating Test for Trump, Panel Says Imported Solar Gear Hurts U.S. Firms

Solar panels on a roof at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York. The International Trade Commission ruled Friday that imports are harming American makers of solar equipment.
Leading the Legal War Against Fox

Leading the Legal War Against Fox

Douglas Wigdor in his Manhattan law office. “Am I at war with Fox? he said, repeating a question he was asked. “Yeah, I guess I am.”
‘Please Offer Me a Seat,’ the Buttons Say. Subway Riders Aren’t Listening

‘Please Offer Me a Seat,’ the Buttons Say. Subway Riders Aren’t Listening

Jamie Tzioumis commutes wearing a “Baby on Board” button, part of a new courtesy campaign aimed at helping pregnant, older and disabled riders. Does the button work on a crowded train? According to
Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico

Damaged homes and stripped trees in Carolina, P.R., on Thursday.
Quake Threatens to Cause Flight From Mexico City’s Hip Neighborhoods

Quake Threatens to Cause Flight From Mexico City’s Hip Neighborhoods

It took years for the Condesa neighborhood to recover from the 1985 earthquake. Then on Tuesday, it was hit again.
Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Monday.
Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries

Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries

President Trump’s original ban blocked all travel to the United States by refugees as well as nationals of seven countries: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Iraq was later deemed to