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Trump Meets With Fed Chair Powell for a ‘Cordial’ Talk

The president has made a habit of criticizing the chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome H. Powell, whom he picked to lead the central bank.
Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

Impeachment Investigators Exploring Whether Trump Lied to Mueller

As part of the Russia inquiry, President Trump had given written answers to questions from Robert S. Mueller III.
Israel’s West Bank Settlements Do Not Violate International Law, U.S. to Say

Israel’s West Bank Settlements Do Not Violate International Law, U.S. to Say

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was set to announce the shift, which may doom peace efforts, on Monday afternoon.
Marine Vet Freed by Iran in 2016 Sues U.S. Over Unpaid Compensation

Marine Vet Freed by Iran in 2016 Sues U.S. Over Unpaid Compensation

Amir Hekmati, an American imprisoned and mistreated by Iran, was found eligible for $20 million from a special United States government fund. The government has withheld payment, and now he is suing.

If You Love ‘The Crown,’ You’ll Love These Books

Season 3 has finally arrived. Here’s some supplemental reading.
Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has Few Entertained

Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has Few Entertained

The president’s unpredictability and ongoing demands of China are complicating an end to the long-running dispute, experts say.
Chief Justice Gives Trump Temporary Reprieve in Financial Records Case

Chief Justice Gives Trump Temporary Reprieve in Financial Records Case

John Roberts blocked an appeals court ruling requiring disclosure of the records while the Supreme Court considers how to proceed.
Derek Jeter and Co.: The 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Derek Jeter and Co.: The 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Jeter could follow Mariano Rivera as the second unanimous inductee in January, but the rest of the candidates may have more trouble getting into Cooperstown quickly.
The Secret Behind the Viral Churro Seller Video

The Secret Behind the Viral Churro Seller Video

A grass-roots criminal justice organization, Decolonize This Place, has become a clearinghouse for videos of police behavior on the subway.
F.B.I. Arrests Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Indiana

F.B.I. Arrests Dennis Tyler, Mayor of Muncie, Indiana

Mr. Tyler, whose administration has been under investigation for corruption allegations for years, was taken into custody at his home on Monday.
Britain’s Election Is Not About Brexit

Britain’s Election Is Not About Brexit

It’s a fight between two radically different visions for what society should look like.
Our Poets Need Pythagoras!

Our Poets Need Pythagoras!

Even though STEM job prospects are slim in the 2050s, science education shouldn’t be reduced to an elective.
For the Eurostar Tribe, Brexit Could Make Brussels Feel Even Farther Away

For the Eurostar Tribe, Brexit Could Make Brussels Feel Even Farther Away

The high-speed rail link was once the locomotive embodiment of the ideal of a border-free Continent. But Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U. leaves the service facing an uncertain future.
Justice Dept. Could Widen Its Scrutiny of Tech Companies, Official Says

Justice Dept. Could Widen Its Scrutiny of Tech Companies, Official Says

Law enforcement officials could potentially challenge Google, Facebook and others on fronts beyond potential antitrust violations.
How Not to Kill an Animal

How Not to Kill an Animal

If you are going to end another life, at least end it mercifully.
The Best Roast Potatoes Manage to Get Even Better

The Best Roast Potatoes Manage to Get Even Better

How do you improve on perfect potatoes? J. Kenji López-Alt coats them with Parmesan for a crisp cheese crust.
230 Years and Zero Presidents: Why Mayors Haven’t Jumped Straight to the White House

230 Years and Zero Presidents: Why Mayors Haven’t Jumped Straight to the White House

A cultural suspicion about big cities seems to be part of the problem, but that attitude might be changing.
House Republicans Want Ukraine Information From a Republican Senator

House Republicans Want Ukraine Information From a Republican Senator

Senator Ron Johnson traveled to Ukraine as part of a delegation attending the president’s inauguration in 2019 and has repeatedly found himself drawn into the impeachment inquiry.
Democratic Candidates Swing Through Southern California

Democratic Candidates Swing Through Southern California

Monday: What to know about their stops in L.A. and Long Beach. Also: Updates on a mass shooting in Fresno.
T-Mobile’s Longtime C.E.O., John Legere, to Step Down

T-Mobile’s Longtime C.E.O., John Legere, to Step Down

Mr. Legere was credited with reviving the telecommunications company. He has been instrumental in navigating T-Mobile’s pending merger deal with Sprint.