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Undocumented and Working for Trump

December 14th, 2018


Last week, Victorina Morales came forward and said that for the last five years, she had been working as an undocumented immigrant at President …

The Rise of Right-Wing Extremism, and How U.S. Law Enforcement Ignored It

December 13th, 2018


Despite repeated warnings over the past two decades, federal law enforcement officials in the United States have ignored the threat of violence from …

Why Republicans Want a Criminal Justice Overhaul

December 12th, 2018


President Barack Obama came very close in 2015 to passing a bipartisan bill to rewrite prison and sentencing laws. Three years later, the same people who were responsible for stopping that bill may become responsible …

Waiting for Brexit

December 11th, 2018


In a humiliating last-minute move, Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain postponed a vote in Parliament on Tuesday on the terms of the country’s divorce from the European Union. We look at why Britain is so frustrated …

The Business of Selling Your Location

December 10th, 2018


A New York Times investigation has found that the information being collected about us through apps on our smartphones is far more extensive than …

The Photo of the Yemeni Girl

December 7th, 2018


In the three years that Saudi Arabia, supported by the United States, has been at war with the Houthis in Yemen, very few journalists have been allowed into the country to document what’s happening there. The New York …

Watering Down Democrats’ Power in Wisconsin

December 6th, 2018


Across the country, Democratic candidates for governor and attorney general won seats that had long been held by Republicans. But …

What the West Got Wrong About China, Part 2

December 5th, 2018


When China first began experimenting with capitalism in the 1980s, the West was certain the experiment would fail. But two of its assumptions — that …

What the West Got Wrong About China, Part 1

December 4th, 2018


From the very beginning, the West was certain that China would not pull off its economic experiment. That certainty came from a set of assumptions …

The Legacy of George Bush

December 3rd, 2018


George Bush rode the Reagan revolution to the White House, where he had one of the highest approval ratings of any president, and where he …

Why Michael Cohen Lied to Congress

November 30th, 2018


President Trump’s former lawyer has pleaded guilty to lying about Mr. Trump’s business ties to Russia and has agreed to cooperate with the special counsel investigation. It’s the second time this week that a subject of …

Nancy Pelosi’s Last Fight

November 29th, 2018


Many newly elected Democrats in the House have voted to make Representative Nancy Pelosi the next speaker. But that doesn’t necessarily mean she has …

What’s Going On With Paul Manafort?

November 28th, 2018


The special counsel’s office says that Paul Manafort, the president’s former campaign chairman, repeatedly lied to investigators, even after agreeing …

The U.S. as a Place of Refuge

November 27th, 2018


As large groups of Central American migrants approach the U.S. border, the Trump administration is making it more difficult for them to apply for …

The Human Toll of Instant Delivery

November 26th, 2018


With the rise of online retailers like Amazon, consumers’ expectations about the speed of delivery have been transformed. A New York Times investigation examines the cost of that transformation. Guests: Jessica …

Deployed in the U.S., Just Waiting for the Caravan

November 21st, 2018


At nearly every turn, President Trump’s own generals tried to persuade him not to deploy active-duty troops to the United States border with Mexico. So what are 5,000 troops doing there? Guest: Helene Cooper, who covers …

Why U.S. Bombs Are Falling in Yemen

November 20th, 2018


The killing of Jamal Khashoggi has renewed criticism of Saudi Arabia more broadly, including the kingdom’s role in the war in Yemen. It’s a war that …

How El Chapo Ended Up in a Brooklyn Courtroom

November 19th, 2018


Nearly two years after being extradited from Mexico, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug lord known as El Chapo, is finally facing trial in a United States court. Here’s why it took so long to get to this moment. Guest: Alan …

What Facebook Knew and Tried to Hide

November 16th, 2018


The story of Facebook in the past few years has been that of a company slow to understand how powerful it has become. But an investigation by The New …

A Conversation With a Freshman Democrat

November 15th, 2018


Last week, we looked at the campaign of a candidate who embodied the Democratic strategy for winning the House. This week, she arrived in Washington. We spoke with Abigail Spanberger, a recently elected congresswoman …

The Plan to Discredit the Florida Recount

November 14th, 2018


Republicans, seeking to secure the party’s majority and agenda in the Senate, are determined to delegitimize the statewide recount underway in Florida. We look at what Democrats have learned since the last time …

Diplomacy and Deception From North Korea

November 13th, 2018


President Trump says the nuclear threat from North Korea is over. But new satellite images of hidden missile bases suggest that the situation has only worsened since his meeting with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean …

The California Wildfires

November 12th, 2018


One of the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California history is raging in the north of the state, as two others burn simultaneously in …

How the Democrats Flipped the House

November 9th, 2018


In this year’s midterm elections, Democrats were battling for House seats in a range of districts. We look at how the party’s leaders came up with a winning strategy to use across vastly different places. Guest: Kate …

Why Trump Is Firing Sessions Now

November 8th, 2018


After more than a year of mocking his attorney general, President Trump has forced Jeff Sessions to resign. The timing — only hours after the midterm elections — is not a coincidence. Guest: Michael S. Schmidt, who …

What Happened in the Midterm Elections

November 7th, 2018


The results are in: Democrats gained control of the House, even as Republicans strengthened their hold in the Senate. What does this mean for the …

A Field Guide to Today’s Elections

November 6th, 2018


As the country heads to the polls, here are four themes and four races to watch. Guest: Alexander Burns, who covers national politics for The New …

White, Evangelical and Worried About Trump

November 5th, 2018


Two of the key groups that helped elect Donald J. Trump in 2016 were white women and evangelicals. Now, in the midterm elections, white women are turning away from the president and his party, while evangelicals are …

The Problem With Polls

November 2nd, 2018


Two years ago, news organizations including The New York Times were accused of having misled the country with voting projections. Here’s what we’re doing differently this time. Guest: Nate Cohn, who covers elections, …

“I Am Not an Internet Troll”

November 1st, 2018


A Russian news organization with ties to the 2016 election interference operation started a website called USAReally. Its stated purpose was for Americans to get uncensored news about their own country — from Russia. We …

The Business of Internet Outrage

October 31st, 2018


At the height of its reach, the right-wing website Mad World News was getting millions of views. We talked to its founders about how they hit upon …

The Re-emergence of American Anti-Semitism

October 30th, 2018


Until recently, many American Jews believed that anti-Semitism was a European problem, one the United States had left behind. But the attack in Pittsburgh did not come out of nowhere. Guest: Jonathan Weisman, the deputy …

A Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue

October 29th, 2018


The massacre in Pittsburgh was one of the worst attacks against the Jewish community in the United States in decades. The city’s mayor called it “the darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history.” Guests: Kevin Roose, who writes …

The Voters Both Parties Are Ignoring

October 26th, 2018


Nearly 30 million Latinos in the United States are eligible to vote, representing almost 13 percent of the American electorate. Why is so little attention being paid to them in the midterm elections? Guest: Jose A. Del …

How 1994 Gave Us Today’s Politics

October 25th, 2018


To understand the divisions that define this year’s midterm elections, you have to go back to the midterm elections of 1994. We look at the moment …

The Migrant Caravan and the Midterms

October 24th, 2018


Thousands of Central American migrants are moving north through Mexico, heading for the U.S. border. Republicans won’t stop talking about it, and Democrats are trying not to. Guest: Annie Correal, a New York Times …

Why Trump Can’t Quit Mohammed bin Salman

October 23rd, 2018


From the moment he was named the country’s day-to-day leader, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has disappointed the United States over and over again. Yet the Trump White House hasn’t let go of him. Guest: Mark Landler, …

Who’s Allowed to Vote in Georgia?

October 22nd, 2018


One candidate made a name for herself trying to register voters. Another rose to prominence trying to purge them from the rolls. We look at how one …

A New Climate Tipping Point

October 19th, 2018


Last week, a long-awaited report showed that the worst consequences of global warming would occur even sooner than previously thought. Here’s the …

Letting Louis C.K. Back Onstage

October 18th, 2018


Nine months after admitting to sexual misconduct with multiple women, Louis C.K. dropped into a New York City comedy club unannounced and tried to …

The Battle for Missouri, Part 2: The Moderate

October 17th, 2018


When Democrats lost almost every race in Missouri in 2016, their party decided it needed to do something drastic. But the path they chose may have created an entirely new problem. Guest: Sabrina Tavernise, a national …

The Battle for Missouri, Part 1: The Anti-Abortion Democrat

October 16th, 2018


Weeks before the midterm elections, moderate and progressive Democrats in Missouri are grappling with what the party stands for and who gets to define it. What happens will determine the fate of one of the most …

The State of the Midterms (and the Country)

October 15th, 2018


As the Democrats fight to reclaim control of Congress, the House seems to be headed in one direction, the Senate in the other. With three weeks to go …

The Police Shooting That Rocked Chicago

October 12th, 2018


On the night of Oct. 20, 2014, a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times. It took nearly four years for the case to make it to trial. It …

The Disappearance of a Saudi Journalist

October 11th, 2018


Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has promoted himself to the West as a reformer determined to create a more free and open society. That image is unraveling as a prominent Saudi journalist and dissident remains missing. …

Who Is Believed and Who Is Blamed?

October 10th, 2018


Across the country, the confirmation of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh has set off a highly personal debate among women about credibility and …

The Dilemma for Red-State Democrats

October 9th, 2018


Democratic senators in states that President Trump won had concluded that their best path to re-election was to campaign on local issues. Then came the confirmation fight over Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Guest: Jonathan …

A Supreme Court With Justice Kavanaugh

October 8th, 2018


Judge Kavanaugh is now Justice Kavanaugh. We look at what the last few weeks mean for the future of the Supreme Court. Guest: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The New York Times. For more information on …

What the F.B.I. Found (and Didn’t Find)

October 5th, 2018


The agency has delivered its report on Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Senate. Republicans say it reveals nothing new — but Democrats say it was …

The F.B.I.’s Kavanaugh Investigation

October 4th, 2018


As the F.B.I. shares the results of its investigation into Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh with the Senate, we look at what the scope of the inquiry may …

How Trump Really Got Rich

October 3rd, 2018


President Trump has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire. But after spending a year studying tens of thousands of pages of confidential …

Kavanaugh’s Classmates Speak Out

October 2nd, 2018


The F.B.I. investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh is underway. More of his former classmates are now coming forward with personal stories — but it’s unclear whether the inquiry will take those stories into account. …

The Anguish of Jeff Flake

October 1st, 2018


Senator Jeff Flake’s last-minute demand for an F.B.I. investigation into Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has single-handedly held up the confirmation vote for the Supreme Court nominee. Here’s the story behind that decision. …

The Blasey-Kavanaugh Hearing

September 28th, 2018


She gave a raw, reluctant account of sexual assault. He gave an angry, outraged denial. And once again, the United States Senate must take a side. …

Today’s Hearing: Trial or Job Interview?

September 27th, 2018


The Senate Judiciary Committee opens its hearing into allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh today. At stake for both parties is the swing seat …

Revisiting What Happened to Anita Hill

September 26th, 2018


Twenty-seven years ago, the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Anita F. Hill, a law professor, and Judge Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court nominee she accused of sexual harassment. We look at how those events are …

The Conservative Divide Over Kavanaugh

September 25th, 2018


Conservatives have been deeply split about how to respond to allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. That’s now starting to …

Rod Rosenstein’s Insurrection

September 24th, 2018


Days after being named deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein was so alarmed by what he was seeing inside the White House that he proposed a series of extreme measures. Will those proposals now cost him his job? Guest: …

10 Years After the Financial Crisis

September 21st, 2018


A decade ago, U.S. policymakers hatched a plan to rescue a financial system in free fall. Their solution solved that crisis — but deepened another. …

A High School Assault

September 20th, 2018


The accusation against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has set off a national debate about how to address decades-old allegations of sexual aggression by a …

Will Dr. Blasey Testify?

September 19th, 2018


Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has said she wants the F.B.I. to investigate her claims. We look …

The Accusation Against Brett Kavanaugh

September 18th, 2018


Days before Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was expected to receive a lifetime appointment to the country’s highest court, a woman has come forward with …

A Dispatch From the Center of the Storm

September 17th, 2018


North Carolina is facing a statewide crisis as the storm known as Florence slowly ravages the South, flooding cities, sending thousands into shelters …

Lost in the Storm, Part 2

September 14th, 2018


Even as floodwaters caused by Hurricane Harvey began to recede, Wayne Dailey was pleading with emergency services to send someone to rescue his wife. Guests: Annie Brown, a producer for The Daily, speaks with Wayne …

Lost in the Storm, Part 1

September 13th, 2018


One year ago, Houston thought it was prepared for Hurricane Harvey. As another major hurricane approaches the U.S., we look at how flooding overwhelmed Houston’s emergency systems, and how one family found out that they …

The Spy Who Provoked Putin

September 12th, 2018


The attack was brazen and exotic, but the target was a low-level former spy. Why did Russia risk so much in the Sergei Skripal case? Guest: Michael Schwirtz, an investigative reporter for The New York Times who recently …

Bob Woodward on Trump, Nixon and Anonymity

September 11th, 2018


Bob Woodward’s reporting on the Nixon administration pioneered an approach to journalism that drew from anonymous sources and has been widely used since. He has deployed that form of reporting in his new book to tell …

An Interview With George Papadopoulos

September 10th, 2018


George Papadopoulos, a former campaign aide to President Trump, was sentenced on Friday for deceiving the F.B.I. about his relationship with a person …

The Kavanaugh Documents

September 7th, 2018


All week, Senate Democrats have furiously protested the decision by Republicans to protect thousands of documents related to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. On the third day of …

The Anonymous Senior Administration Official

September 6th, 2018


The New York Times published an account by an unnamed member of the Trump administration about resistance figures operating inside the government. “I …

A Chaotic Opening Day for Brett Kavanaugh

September 5th, 2018


On the first day of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, battle lines were drawn around the issues of abortion, the …

A 30-Year Plan to Transform the Courts

September 4th, 2018


Republicans have created a pipeline of conservative lawyers to help carry out a sweeping reconfiguration of the federal judiciary. Guest: Jason Zengerle, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. For more …

When We Almost Stopped Climate Change

August 31st, 2018


Thirty years ago, the United States had a chance to stop global warming in its tracks. Almost nothing stood in the way — except human resistance. …

An Unexpected Upset in Florida

August 30th, 2018


The Florida governor’s race was supposed to come down to a predictable face-off between the establishment Republican and the establishment Democrat. That’s not what happened. Guest: Patricia Mazzei, Miami bureau chief …

An Execution in Nebraska

August 29th, 2018


After a 40-year crusade, a state lawmaker succeeded in getting Nebraska to ban the death penalty in 2015. Why, then, did the state execute a prisoner this month? Guests: Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers, a longtime …

The War Inside the Catholic Church

August 28th, 2018


An archbishop has accused Pope Francis of being part of the effort to cover up a sex abuse scandal. What does it mean that the accusation is coming …

The Paradoxes of John McCain

August 27th, 2018


Senator John McCain was proud of his reputation as a maverick in American politics. Through pivotal moments in his life — as a prisoner of war, a …

Special Episode: The Last “Year of the Woman”

August 25th, 2018


More women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than in any other election in American history. “The Daily” speaks to Senator Dianne Feinstein about what this moment shares with 1992, another …

“Divided,” Part 2: The Chaos of Reunification

August 24th, 2018


More than 2,000 children were separated from their parents at the border. After a judge ordered the U.S. government to promptly reunite the families, …

The Man Who Wrote Mueller’s Rules

August 23rd, 2018


The special counsel, Robert Mueller, has followed a set of rules devised to allow for the investigation of a sitting president. Those rules will now …

Implicating the President

August 22nd, 2018


Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to campaign finance violations — and said Mr. Trump himself had …

“Divided,” Part 1: How Family Separations Started

August 21st, 2018


The policy began in secret. The Trump administration denied such a policy existed. And when it finally acknowledged that migrant children were being …

Robert Mueller’s Unlikely Witness

August 20th, 2018


The New York Times has found that one of the White House’s own lawyers, Don McGahn, has cooperated extensively in the investigation led by the special counsel, Robert Mueller. And he has shared far more information than …

Nancy Pelosi’s Dilemma

August 17th, 2018


Republicans in this year’s elections are casting one person as the symbol of everything that is wrong with the Democratic Party. Many Democrats are …

A Culture of Secrecy That Perpetuated Abuse

August 16th, 2018


A grand jury report found that Roman Catholic priests had abused more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania over a period of 70 years. Some church …

The Economic Cost of Authoritarian Rule

August 15th, 2018


Turkey is on the verge of an economic meltdown that could infect the global financial system. We examine how the country’s slide toward …

Unearthing the Truth in Myanmar

August 14th, 2018


The country is accused of waging a state-sponsored campaign of massacre, rape and arson against Rohingya Muslims. Why, then, did the government allow a New York Times journalist to tour the epicenter of the reported …

A Year of Reckoning in Charlottesville

August 13th, 2018


One year after white nationalists and counterprotesters clashed in Charlottesville, Va., the violence has long ended and the rest of the country has …

The Trump Voters We Don't Talk About

August 10th, 2018


New data is challenging the popular portrait of Trump voters, and shedding light on why those who generally aren’t talked about may determine the …

A New Path for Presidential Pardons

August 9th, 2018


For decades, getting a presidential pardon in the United States required a cumbersome petition process and a long legal review. But those seeking pardons from President Trump are using a very different strategy. Guest: …

Paul Ryan’s Exit Interview

August 8th, 2018


Why would the House speaker — and the third most powerful Republican in Washington — walk away at the age of 48? Guest: Mark Leibovich, who recently …

A Scorched-Earth Strategy in Ohio

August 7th, 2018


Republicans have found themselves unexpectedly scrambling to hold a House seat in a special election in Ohio on Tuesday. The race has become a symbol …

The Rise of Michael Avenatti

August 6th, 2018


How did the lawyer for Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film actress known as Stormy Daniels, become a household name and the new face of …

How Paul Manafort’s Plans Backfired

August 3rd, 2018


The trial of Paul Manafort, a former chairman of the Trump campaign, is the first one to result from charges brought by Robert S. Mueller III, the …

The Strange Case of QAnon

August 2nd, 2018


How did an outlandish conspiracy theory born on the fringes of the internet end up in the spotlight at a rally for President Trump? Guest: Kevin …

The Fight Over 3-D-Printed Guns

August 1st, 2018


Blueprints for making a variety of plastic guns, including AR-15-style rifles, on 3-D printers were scheduled to be posted online today. Who is the …

The Democrats’ Comeback Plan

July 31st, 2018


Democrats are working on an election strategy for the 2018 midterms and beyond. It’s one that deliberately sounds less ambitious than it is. Guests: Representative Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat of New York; and Alexander …

Why the A.C.L.U. Wants to Be More Like the N.R.A.

July 30th, 2018


For decades, the American Civil Liberties Union has battled in the courts on behalf of Americans’ constitutional rights, whether that means same-sex …

The ‘Ineligible’ Families

July 27th, 2018


As it raced to meet a deadline for reunifying parents and children separated at the border, the Trump administration deemed hundreds of parents “ineligible.” What does it mean to be ineligible to be reunited with your …

Which to Believe: Trump’s Words, or His Acts?

July 26th, 2018


Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, testified on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The question that came to the fore: Is the …

The Tariff War

July 25th, 2018


President Trump announced a $12 billion bailout for American farmers hurt by tariffs. Why does the trade war he started, in part to help those farmers, now require taxpayers to save them? Guest: Ana Swanson, who covers …

Roe v. Wade, Part 2: The Culture Wars

July 24th, 2018


The Supreme Court ruled with little controversy in 1973 that women had a constitutional right to abortion. How did the decision give way to the deep …

Roe v. Wade, Part 1: Who Was Jane Roe?

July 23rd, 2018


The confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may hinge on a single ruling: Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established a …

Facebook’s Plan to Police the Truth

July 20th, 2018


The last time Facebook came under such intense scrutiny was when Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive, defended himself before Congress in …

The Other Russian Interference

July 19th, 2018


Amid the chaos after the summit meeting between President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia is a very different story of Russian …

How Trump Withstands So Many Controversies

July 18th, 2018


The word “treason” is being thrown around to describe how President Trump seemed to take Russia’s side during his summit meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin in Helsinki, Finland. But as with every major controversy …

Trump Sides With Putin

July 17th, 2018


Standing next to President Vladimir V. Putin at the close of their summit meeting, President Trump challenged the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies: that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. …

Why Believing Putin Will Be Hard This Time

July 16th, 2018


President Trump has said in the past that he believes President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia “means it” when he denies Russian meddling in the 2016 election. But the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence …

Why Peter Strzok Wanted to Testify

July 13th, 2018


After his text messages about President Trump were made public, Peter Strzok, a high-ranking F.B.I. agent who played a pivotal role in the Russia …

The (Misunderstood) Story of NATO

July 12th, 2018


On a combative opening day of the NATO summit in Brussels, President Trump called other member countries “delinquent” on military spending and attacked Germany as a “captive” of Russia. We examine where his frustration …

Brett Kavanaugh’s Change of Heart

July 11th, 2018


Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who has been nominated to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, once made the case for impeaching a president. He now says that was a mistake. Guest: Mark Landler, a White House …

Trump Picks Brett Kavanaugh

July 10th, 2018


President Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Given Judge Kavanaugh’s conservative …

Trump’s Supreme Court Finalists

July 9th, 2018


President Trump is scheduled to announce his pick for a new Supreme Court justice at 9 p.m. Eastern. Here’s a look at the top candidates to replace …

One Family’s Reunification Story

July 6th, 2018


Since President Trump ended the practice of separating migrant children from their parents, very few families have been reunited. Those that have are …

How the Opioid Crisis Started

July 5th, 2018


Prosecutors, seeking to hold someone accountable for the opioid epidemic, have been targeting doctors, dealers and users themselves. But those who …

Assigning Blame in the Opioid Epidemic

July 3rd, 2018


United States prosecutors are looking to hold people criminally accountable for overdose deaths. They’re settling on unexpected targets: other users. …

Susan Collins on Roe v. Wade and the Next Justice

July 2nd, 2018


When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced last week that he would retire this summer, attention immediately turned to the few senators who are …

Justice Kennedy’s Last Decision

June 29th, 2018


With Justice Anthony Kennedy announcing his retirement from the Supreme Court, little attention was paid to his final ruling. It’s one that could …

The Supreme Court Loses Its Swing Vote

June 28th, 2018


Justice Anthony Kennedy, often considered the Supreme Court’s ideological center, announced that he would retire this summer. His departure could …

The Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

June 27th, 2018


In a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s ban on travel into the United States by citizens of several predominantly Muslim countries. What does the decision say about the extent of the president’s …

The Rampant Problem of Pregnancy Discrimination, Part 2

June 27th, 2018


Many women are passed over for promotions and raises when they become pregnant. Part 2 of this series examines the subtle sidelining of pregnant women and mothers in corporate America. Guests: Natalie Kitroeff, who …

The Rampant Problem of Pregnancy Discrimination, Part 1

June 26th, 2018


A New York Times investigation finds that pregnancy discrimination is systematic and pervasive inside America’s biggest companies. For women with physically demanding jobs, the bias is often overt. Guests: Natalie …

What Migrants Are Fleeing

June 25th, 2018


The Trump administration’s recent border policy is, in part, a response to the large numbers of migrants who have been making the journey to the …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 10

June 23rd, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

The World Cup’s Mysterious Path to Russia

June 22nd, 2018


The 2018 World Cup is now underway in Russia. The story of how it ended up there involves some names you might recognize: James Comey, Robert Mueller …

Trump Ends His Child Separation Practice

June 21st, 2018


President Trump signed an executive order to keep parents and children together at the border. What does it mean for his immigration policy — and for …

Father and Son, Forced Apart at the Border

June 20th, 2018


A 5-year-old boy named José and his father fled the violence in Honduras and headed to the United States. They were separated at the border. What has …

How Separating Migrant Families Became U.S. Policy

June 19th, 2018


President Trump has blamed Democrats for his administration’s practice of taking children from their parents at the border. Why is one of his top …

Cracking Down on Leaks

June 18th, 2018


For a year and a half, President Trump has threatened to crack down on leaks and leakers. The seizure of emails and phone records from a reporter at The New York Times tells a great deal about what that might look like. …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 9, Part 2

June 16th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 9, Part 1

June 16th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

The Report on the F.B.I.’s Clinton Inquiry

June 15th, 2018


The Justice Department’s inspector general released a long-awaited document on Thursday on the F.B.I. investigation of Hillary Clinton during the …

The Narrowing Path to Asylum

June 14th, 2018


The Trump administration has said that domestic abuse is no longer grounds for receiving permission to stay in the United States. We share one asylum …

What Trump Gave Kim

June 13th, 2018


In a joint statement, President Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, committed to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Why …

A Historic Handshake

June 12th, 2018


For the first time ever, a sitting president of the United States has met with a North Korean leader. Was the handshake between President Trump and Kim Jong-un a beginning or an end? Guest: Mark Landler, a White House …

Alienating Allies and Wooing Enemies

June 11th, 2018


While on his way to the historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump isolated himself from other world leaders by …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 8

June 9th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

“Charm City,” Part 5: What’s Behind the Black Box?

June 8th, 2018


The relatives of a Baltimore teenager think they know the name of the police officer who killed him. But when the police show his mother the …

“Charm City,” Part 4: The Police Scandal That Shook Baltimore

June 7th, 2018


As the Baltimore Police Department tried to repair its public image, a corruption trial exposed the startling depths of misconduct and delivered a …

“Charm City,” Part 3: The Lure of the Streets

June 6th, 2018


Nook spent the first few years of his life in an affluent suburb, a world away from the streets of Baltimore. But the city drew him back, and he and his friends became part of a generation caught between the crack …

“Charm City,” Part 2: The Legacy of Zero-Tolerance Policing

June 5th, 2018


Relations between the police and the community in Baltimore weren’t always so troubled. But as job loss and drugs tore through the city, the policing …

“Charm City,” Part 1: Baltimore After Freddie Gray

June 4th, 2018


“The Daily” presents a five-part series about the life and death of a Baltimore teenager known as Nook, who was fatally shot by a police officer a …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 7

June 2nd, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

When Democratic Newcomers Challenge the Party Line

June 1st, 2018


Alarm over the election of Donald Trump spurred dozens of first-time candidates to run for Congress. Some of those candidates now present a problem for the Democratic Party. Guests: Mai Khanh Tran, a Democratic …

The Truth Behind #WhereAreTheChildren

May 31st, 2018


The United States government lost track of nearly 1,500 undocumented children in the last three months of 2017, giving rise to claims that they had been separated from their families at the border. What does the …

Was Kevin Cooper Framed for Murder?

May 30th, 2018


The sole survivor of an attack in which four people were murdered identified the perpetrators as three white men. The police ignored suspects who fit …

What Trump Learned From Clinton’s Impeachment

May 29th, 2018


Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton survived impeachment after casting himself as the target of partisan motives. What lessons has President Trump gleaned from that strategy? Guest: Peter Baker, the chief White …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 6

May 26th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

“Dear Mr. Chairman …”

May 25th, 2018


President Trump abruptly canceled on Thursday the highly anticipated summit meeting with Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, that was scheduled …

Putting “Fake News” on Trial

May 24th, 2018


The families of children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 are suing a conspiracy theorist who claims the massacre …

A Crossroads for the Democratic Party

May 23rd, 2018


In Georgia, two women were locked in a close race for the Democratic nomination for governor. What does this primary tell us about the future of the …

Rod Rosenstein’s Impossible Choice

May 22nd, 2018


President Trump has asked the Justice Department to look into whether the F.B.I. infiltrated his campaign in 2016 for political purposes. In …

North Korea’s Fear? Becoming Libya

May 21st, 2018


John R. Bolton, President Trump’s new national security adviser, has said that negotiations with North Korea should follow “the Libya model.” Now, …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 5

May 19th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

Does Mueller Have a Plan for Trump?

May 18th, 2018


White House lawyers have claimed that Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, will not indict the president, regardless of his findings. If that’s true, then what is the purpose …

A Child of Gaza Becomes a Political Symbol

May 17th, 2018


The death of a Palestinian baby during the protests in Gaza became a rallying cry for critics of Israel. Within hours, the family’s story was being questioned. Guest: Declan Walsh, the Cairo bureau chief for The New …

When Facebook Rumors Incite Real Violence

May 16th, 2018


A series of damning posts on Facebook has stoked longstanding ethnic tensions in Sri Lanka, setting off a wave of violence largely directed at …

Two Views of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

May 15th, 2018


Many Israelis see the relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv as a historic milestone for the Jewish state. But for Palestinians, who hope to see the eastern part of Jerusalem as the capital …

The Prospect of Peace With North Korea

May 14th, 2018


The time and place for a historic meeting between the president of the United States and the leader of North Korea have been set. Does President Trump deserve credit for the diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 4

May 12th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

A Life-or-Death Crisis for Black Mothers

May 11th, 2018


Black mothers and infants in the United States are far more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than their white counterparts. The disparity is tied intrinsically to the lived experience of being a black woman …

The C.I.A.’s Moral Reckoning

May 10th, 2018


Gina Haspel, President Trump’s pick for C.I.A. director, faced the Senate Intelligence Committee for the first time on Wednesday as her confirmation hearings began. Lawmakers addressed her with an unusual line of …

The Breakdown of the Iran Nuclear Deal

May 9th, 2018


President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, calling it “decaying and rotten.” Why did President Barack Obama sign it in the first place? Guest: Mark Landler, a White House correspondent …

Gina Haspel and the Shadow of Torture

May 8th, 2018


The Central Intelligence Agency is waging an unusual campaign to make Gina Haspel its next leader, despite her polarizing past. Why do officers see …

The Return of Rudy Giuliani

May 7th, 2018


Since joining President Trump’s legal team, Rudolph W. Giuliani has repeatedly made attention-grabbing TV appearances in which he has antagonized …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 3

May 5th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

The Hunt for the Golden State Killer

May 4th, 2018


An investigator was on the verge of retirement, having never completed his decades-long mission to catch the Golden State Killer. Then he had an …

Sexual Harassment's Toll on Careers

May 3rd, 2018


In a case that highlights the economic consequences of sexual harassment and retaliation, Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein for the damage he did to her career after she rebuffed his advances. And in the second part …

The Taxi Driver's Plight

May 2nd, 2018


A New York City taxi driver, Nicanor Ochisor, took his own life in March. His family says he grew increasingly hopeless as ride-hailing services like Uber took over the industry. Mr. Ochisor’s suicide is one of several …

Mueller’s Questions for Trump

May 1st, 2018


The New York Times has obtained the list of questions that Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel looking into Russia’s election interference, wants to ask President Trump. The wide-ranging queries offer a rare view …

A Family Divided by the Korean War

April 30th, 2018


In a historic summit meeting, North and South Korea vowed to pursue a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War after more than 65 years. That …

The Daily Presents “Caliphate,” Chapter 2

April 28th, 2018


The New York Times has introduced a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The Times, on her quest to …

The Cosby Verdict and #MeToo

April 27th, 2018


Bill Cosby has been convicted of sexual assault following years of accusations from dozens of women. What changed between the first trial, which …

Trump’s Travel Ban Goes to the Supreme Court

April 26th, 2018


After being blocked for months by lower courts, President Trump’s executive orders that restricted travel from several predominantly Muslim nations have finally reached the Supreme Court. The justices seem focused on …

The Allegations Against Ronny Jackson

April 25th, 2018


The nomination of Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, President Trump’s personal doctor, as the next head of Veterans Affairs has come to an abrupt stop. Now, Congress is beginning to examine several alarming allegations from …

Hong Kong's Missing Bookseller

April 24th, 2018


When the owner of a thriving bookstore in Hong Kong disappeared in October 2015, questions swirled. What happened? And what did the Chinese government have to do with it? Guest: Alex W. Palmer, a Beijing-based writer …

After a Suspected Chemical Attack, a Syrian Tells His Story

April 23rd, 2018


The United States says that the suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, this month was part of a military push by President Bashar al-Assad’s government to break the will of the people …

James Comey Opens Up About Ego, Distrust and More

April 20th, 2018


James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, had an elaborate plan to make public his memos documenting his interactions with President Trump, in the hopes of prompting the appointment of a special counsel. In an …

Introducing “Caliphate,” a New York Times Audio Series

April 19th, 2018


The New York Times presents a documentary audio series that follows Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The Times and a frequent voice on …

Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018

April 18th, 2018


The firing of a professional cheerleader has drawn attention to an industry that seemed to be operating outside the #MeToo movement. But now, sports teams are being drawn into it. Guest: Annie Brown, a producer on “The …

Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018

April 17th, 2018


For months, the federal investigation into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russia focused on Washington. Now, the inquiry has led back to New York, the president’s hometown, and to one man: Michael D. …

Monday, Apr. 16, 2018

April 16th, 2018


A battle is brewing between the Environmental Protection Agency, which wants to weaken auto emissions standards, and the state of California. Separately, James Comey, the F.B.I. director fired by President Trump, went …

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018

April 13th, 2018


Days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens of Syrian civilians, President Trump promised retaliation. Now, Mr. Trump and his national …

Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018

April 12th, 2018


Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a second day of hearings on the company’s mishandling of data. …

Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018

April 11th, 2018


Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook chief executive, began two days of marathon hearings in Washington, answering tough questions on the company’s mishandling of data. But the hours of testimony about the social media …

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018

April 10th, 2018


The F.B.I. has raided the home of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen — the same man who acknowledged paying $130,000 to a pornographic film actress who said she had a sexual encounter with Mr. Trump. …

Monday, Apr. 9, 2018

April 9th, 2018


President Trump has warned that there will be a “big price to pay” after yet another suspected chemical weapons attack on Syrians. But the suspicion that the Assad regime continues to use those weapons suggests it views …

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018

April 6th, 2018


On local TV stations across the United States, news anchors have been delivering the exact same message to their viewers. “Our greatest responsibility,” they begin by saying, “is to serve our communities.” But what they …

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018

April 5th, 2018


Many farmers across the Midwest voted for Donald J. Trump in the 2016 election but hoped he would never follow through on his threats to impose …

Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018

April 4th, 2018


It started with a report on Fox News, and ended with calls for United States troops at the border with Mexico. We look at how President Trump’s …

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018

April 3rd, 2018


The Second Amendment is just 27 words long. But those 27 words are among the most cryptic and divisive in the United States Constitution — and they are at the heart of one of the most contentious debates in American …

Monday, Apr. 2, 2018

April 2nd, 2018


President Trump’s son-in-law wants to overhaul the prison system. The president’s attorney general bitterly opposes such a move. That has set the …

Friday, March 30, 2018

March 30th, 2018


Behind the landmark Supreme Court ruling of Brown v. Board of Education was a girl named Linda Brown, whose story led to states being ordered to …

Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 29th, 2018


As the special counsel built his case against Michael T. Flynn and Paul Manafort, pressure was mounting for the men to to cooperate with the Russia …

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 28th, 2018


President Trump has chosen John R. Bolton to be his new national security adviser. In 2005, a Republican-controlled Senate committee refused to …

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

March 27th, 2018


Eight years ago, the United States and Russia agreed to a spy swap that sent a Russian double agent to safety in Britain. That former spy and his daughter were poisoned by a nerve agent this month, and the Kremlin has …

Monday, March 26, 2018

March 26th, 2018


As hundreds of thousand of demonstrators prepared to march in Washington in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., students on the South …

Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23rd, 2018


For decades, Americans have believed that the best way to end racial inequality is to end class inequality. But a landmark 30-year study is debunking that logic. Guests: Emily Badger, who writes about cities and urban …

Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 22nd, 2018


Five days after details about Cambridge Analytica’s mining of data were made public, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, broke his …

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018

March 21st, 2018


A young Canadian data expert came up with a plan to harvest people’s personal data from Facebook, and to use that information to influence their voting. How did the brains behind Cambridge Analytica become its …

Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018

March 20th, 2018


President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, facing no real challenger, has been elected to a fourth term, drawing support from more than three-quarters of …

Monday, Mar. 19, 2018

March 19th, 2018


President Trump called the firing of Andrew G. McCabe, the deputy F.B.I. director, a “great day for democracy.” Mr. McCabe says it’s further evidence of the president’s efforts to undermine the Russia investigation. …

Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

March 16th, 2018


Ida B. Wells was an investigative reporter who exposed the systematic lynching of black men in the South. Her work made her the most famous black woman in the country. But when she died in 1931, at the age of 68, The …

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018

March 15th, 2018


Florida is a great state to be a gun owner. For years, it has been a laboratory of sorts for the National Rifle Association — it’s the state that …

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018

March 14th, 2018


Rex Tillerson’s relationship with President Trump was rocky from the start. But no one was more surprised than Mr. Tillerson when he was fired as secretary of state on Tuesday. Mr. Tillerson was the most persistent …

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018

March 13th, 2018


With the prominent opposition leader Leopoldo López under house arrest, Venezuela thought its loudest political prisoner had finally been silenced. …

Monday, Mar. 12, 2018

March 12th, 2018


With Venezuela in crisis, its most vocal opposition leader, Leopoldo López, is under house arrest, unable to act. What happens if he does? Guest: Wil …

Friday, Mar. 9, 2018

March 9th, 2018


Hush money. Catch-and-kill deals. The threat of blackmail. An elaborate system has developed to silence women who level accusations against powerful …

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018

March 8th, 2018


In announcing new protections on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said he was acting in the interest of national security. But could the …

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018

March 7th, 2018


South Korea says that the North is willing to talk about giving up its atomic arsenal. What happened to the threat of nuclear war? Guest: Mark Landler, a White House correspondent for The New York Times. For more …

Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018

March 6th, 2018


The New York Times has a new five-part podcast series that tries to solve a real-life problem with a surprising story. So today, instead of or usual …

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

March 5th, 2018


In the days since the shooting in Parkland, Fla., a group of teenagers has risen to national prominence for their activism and calls for gun control. …

Friday, Mar. 2, 2018

March 2nd, 2018


When we spoke with Representative Tom Rooney, a Florida Republican, in July, he said he was starting to feel defeated by the state of politics in …

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018

March 1st, 2018


President Trump stunned lawmakers on Wednesday with calls for gun control and jabs at the National Rifle Association. “They have great power over you …

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

February 28th, 2018


Republicans have campaigned on gun rights for years. But Democrats running for office have tended to avoid the issue. In the wake of the Florida …

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

February 27th, 2018


“All he cares about is his gun.”

“He could be a school shooter in the making.”

Those were among the concerns expressed in calls to law enforcement …

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

February 26th, 2018


At the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend, one thing was clear: President Trump has taken over the conservative movement. His …

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23rd, 2018


President Trump, conservatives and the National Rifle Association have once again tried to steer the national conversation after a mass shooting to …

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

February 22nd, 2018


The aftermath of a mass shooting has become a familiar cycle in the United States: One side demands change, the other works to block it. But this …

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

February 21st, 2018


The indictment secured by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, makes it clear that the most powerful weapon in Russia’s campaign to disrupt …

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

February 20th, 2018


In October, four American soldiers were ambushed by militants in a remote desert in Niger. What were they doing in Africa, and who were they …

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

February 19th, 2018


The Justice Department charged 13 Russians with illegally trying to disrupt the American political process, in a sophisticated plot to deepen the …

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

February 16th, 2018


The AR-15 rifle used in the shooting that left at least 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Fla., was purchased legally, according to a …

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

February 15th, 2018


President Trump has called for an overhaul of immigration that replaces a family-based system with a merit-based one. But what counts as merit? We …

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

February 14th, 2018


As a candidate, Donald J. Trump was very critical of the size of the national debt. As president, he has proposed a budget that would add $7 trillion …

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

February 13th, 2018


The House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi, took to the floor for eight hours last week to protest a spending bill that did not include protections for the young immigrants known as Dreamers. Now, she says she wanted the …

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

February 12th, 2018


At the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, 169 plainly dressed athletes marched out in drab gray coats and bluejeans, competing not for a country but as “Olympic athletes from Russia.” What did Russia do at the …

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

February 9th, 2018


Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico with great fury, but the government there said that just 64 people had been killed by the storm. The hundreds of …

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

February 8th, 2018


Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on Sept. 20, flooding neighborhoods and villages and cutting power to 3.4 million people. More than four months later, much of the island is still in shock. …

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

February 7th, 2018


When Republicans handed out large tax cuts to corporations, most economists rejected lawmakers’ claims that the benefits would trickle down to …

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

February 6th, 2018


The Republican push to release a classified memo has brought attention to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and to the long battle to determine when national security concerns outweigh civil liberties. What has …

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

February 5th, 2018


President Trump has claimed credit for a booming U.S. economy. But is it actually booming, and to what extent is he responsible? Guest: Peter S. Goodman, who writes about the economy for The New York Times.

For more …

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

February 2nd, 2018


Almost from the moment that he was appointed to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has been cast by environmentalists as an …

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

February 1st, 2018


Republicans insist that their push to release a secret memo that is said to question the conduct of the F.B.I. and the Justice Department in the early stages of the Russia investigation is not an attempt to undermine …

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

January 31st, 2018


In his first State of the Union address, President Trump left behind divisive rhetoric and called for one American family. But hidden in his many stories of everyday American heroes was a deeply nationalist message. …

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

January 30th, 2018


The U.S. government announced this month that it would withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan. In the weeks since, Afghanistan …

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

January 29th, 2018


Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

January 26th, 2018


The New York Times is reporting that President Trump tried to order the firing of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia …

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

January 25th, 2018


Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar was lauded as the go-to doctor for the United States’ best gymnasts. After he pleaded guilty to multiple sex crimes, Judge …

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

January 24th, 2018


Tonya Harding had talent, but the world of figure skating wanted nothing to do with her. She was called “white trash.” And when Nancy Kerrigan was bashed in the knee just before the 1994 Winter Olympics, Ms. Harding …

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

January 23rd, 2018


President Trump’s plan to build a “big, beautiful wall” between the United States and Mexico has become the ultimate symbol of a hard-line …

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

January 22nd, 2018


Democrats forced the federal government to shut down by saying there could be no budget deal without a deal on the Deferred Action on Childhood …

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

January 19th, 2018


The only Democrat in the room when President Trump railed against African immigrants as coming from “shithole countries” tells his side of the story. …

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

January 18th, 2018


America’s addiction crisis has become a lucrative business, and fortunes have been made in the growing rehab industry. But the death of a patient in California has raised questions about how to treat people who want to …

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

January 17th, 2018


A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on border walls turned into a fight over the language President Trump used to describe Haiti and some African countries. Why does it matter so much to members of Congress? Also, …

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

January 16th, 2018


As South Korea prepares to host the Winter Olympics, it has been eager to get the North to participate. What is Seoul afraid will happen if it won’t? …

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

January 12th, 2018


President Trump has demanded to know why the United States should welcome immigrants from “shithole countries.” His words have alarmed lawmakers and …

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

January 11th, 2018


When President Trump announced that he would end the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, he gave Congress six …

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018

January 10th, 2018


George Papadopoulos drew worldwide attention when he was identified as the low-ranking foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign who got in over …

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

January 9th, 2018


In 2001, the United States granted Temporary Protected Status to people from El Salvador, after two deadly earthquakes ravaged their country. Nearly 20 years later, that protection seemed to be permanent. And then he …

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

January 8th, 2018


Five days after the release of the tell-all book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” President Trump defended his mental health, calling himself a “very stable genius.” And Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s …

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

January 5th, 2018


After eight days, the largest protests in Iran in years appear to be winding down, calmed, at least in part, by the government. But a closer look at what ignited the outrage in the first place suggests that the …

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

January 4th, 2018


A new tell-all book about the first year of the Trump administration has the White House in a fury. Its key source is Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, who disparages the president and his …

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

January 3rd, 2018


On New Year’s Day, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, surprisingly called for direct talks with South Korea. How could that dialogue shift the …

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

January 2nd, 2018


It’s 2018, and the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is nowhere near complete — as the Trump administration had …

Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

December 29th, 2017


The Daily is revisiting our favorite episodes of the year — listening back, and then hearing what’s happened since the stories first ran. Today, we …

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

December 28th, 2017


The Daily is revisiting our favorite episodes of the year — listening back, and then hearing what’s happened since the stories first ran. Today, we return to the story of two Americans, Abraham Davis and Hisham Yasin. …

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017

December 27th, 2017


The Daily is revisiting our favorite episodes of the year — listening back, and then hearing what’s happened since the stories first ran. Today, we’re going back to a conversation that first ran this summer, two weeks …

Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017

December 26th, 2017


The Daily is revisiting favorite episodes of the year — listening back, and then hearing what’s happened in the time since the stories first ran. Today we’re going back to an episode from the early weeks of the Trump …

Special Episode: The Year in Sound

December 22nd, 2017


A riot in Charlottesville, Va.; hurricanes in Houston and the Caribbean; shootings outside a music festival, in a church and on a baseball field. Big new jobs for Donald Trump and Neil Gorsuch; big jobs lost for Michael …

Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017

December 21st, 2017


A quarter-century ago, the Ford Motor Company paid out millions of dollars in settlements after a group of women at two Chicago plants accused the …

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

December 20th, 2017


The individual mandate started as a Republican idea to fix health care, but it was at the heart of a Democratic president’s signature measure. Now Congress is using the tax bill to kill the mandate. Why did Republicans …

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

December 19th, 2017


Nearly eight years ago, an earthquake devastated Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. The capital’s morgues were so overwhelmed that thousands of bodies were dumped into mass graves. But one group of …

Monday, Dec 18, 2017

December 18th, 2017


There was military footage of unidentified flying objects that couldn’t be explained, and a decade of hidden funding in the defense budget. A Times …

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

December 15th, 2017


Student debt levels are soaring — and so are defaults on educational loans. A New York Times investigation found that some creditors are taking …

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

December 14th, 2017


Republican lawmakers have reached a deal on their sweeping tax bill, and they are on track to send it to President Trump by Christmas. Why has such …

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

December 13th, 2017


Voters in Alabama have elected Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, to the Senate, rejecting the scandal-plagued Roy Moore and giving Democrats a rare victory in a staunchly conservative state. That cuts the Republican …

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

December 12th, 2017


Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, has built a legal and political career as a conservative crusader and a man of faith. As …

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

December 11th, 2017


One day before the polls open in the Alabama special election, many are asking whether voters will find it harder to support Roy Moore or a Democrat. …

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

December 8th, 2017


Senator Al Franken, a Democrat, reluctantly announced on Thursday that he would resign, even as he denied accusations of sexual misconduct. What does …

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

December 7th, 2017


The Arab world was agreed that by officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Trump has sabotaged the chance of peace between Israel and the Palestinians. But had Arab leaders given up on the …

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

December 6th, 2017


President Trump has said that a peace plan for Israelis and Palestinians would be the “ultimate deal.” But he is now putting that prospect at risk …

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

December 5th, 2017


A baker in Colorado refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. After he was charged with discrimination, he argued that his First …

Monday, Dec. 4, 2017

December 4th, 2017


With less than a month from proposal to passage, the Republicans rushed their tax plan through the Senate with a flurry of last-minute side deals and a 2 a.m. vote. What else made it into the bill, besides tax cuts, and …

Special Edition: Flynn Pleads Guilty

December 1st, 2017


Michael Flynn pleaded guilty this morning to lying to the F.B.I., and said he’s cooperating with the Mueller investigation. What does it tell us that prosecutors have a former senior member of the Trump White House on …

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

December 1st, 2017


On Thursday, the Republican tax bill seemed to have all the momentum it needed. But a vote was delayed after a report found the calculations were off …

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

November 30th, 2017


President Trump is playing a major role in shaping the Republican tax plan. So what is a businessman who ran as a populist fighting for? Also, the …

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

November 29th, 2017


The United States government set aside $5 million for the families of civilian casualties from the war on the Islamic State. There have been thousands of civilian casualties. So why has the money gone untouched?

Guest: …

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

November 28th, 2017


On Monday morning, two rival bosses showed up for work at the government’s top consumer financial watchdog — one a holdover from the Obama …

Monday, Nov.27, 2017

November 27th, 2017


With President Trump nearing the end of his first year in office, the next few weeks could be crucial for his presidency. We also look at how a …

Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

November 22nd, 2017


Robert Mugabe has been the leader of Zimbabwe as long as there has been a Zimbabwe. Having once proclaimed that “only God will remove me,” he resigned as president on Tuesday after nearly four decades in power. Will he …

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

November 21st, 2017


Capitol Hill, following its own set of rules and shrouded in secrecy, has joined Hollywood, Silicon Valley and other industries under scrutiny for …

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

November 20th, 2017


Republican lawyers and lawmakers are working together to install conservative judges at a rate not seen in decades. The result could be a federal …

Special Episode: The Daily for Kids

November 19th, 2017


Starting next year, girls can decide whether to become a Girl Scout or a Boy Scout. But a handful of girls — kind of secretly — have already made …

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

November 17th, 2017


Basim Razzo lost his family and his home in an airstrike by the American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State. Video of the strike shows a target hit with military precision. In Part 2 of our look at civilian …

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

November 16th, 2017


The American-led battle against the Islamic State has been hailed as the most precise air campaign in history. But its airstrikes have killed far more Iraqi civilians than anyone has acknowledged. The survivors of those …

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

November 15th, 2017


In a marathon session before Congress, Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied lying about Russian contacts in earlier testimony and sidestepped questions about feeling pressure from President Trump to investigate Hillary …

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

November 14th, 2017


A fifth woman has come forward to accuse Roy S. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, of sexually assaulting her when she was a …

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

November 13th, 2017


The House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, says the Republican tax plan would help the middle class. But that assumes that savings for the wealthy would …

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

November 10th, 2017


Stephen K. Bannon has declared war on the Republican Party. He may no longer be in the White House as President Trump’s chief strategist, but he says that only makes him stronger. In an exclusive interview with The New …

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

November 9th, 2017


The results of Tuesday’s elections are being called a rejection of President Trump. But Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s former chief strategist, …

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

November 8th, 2017


A 16-year-old boy who sometimes wore skirts and makeup to school was killed in Iowa. Then the Justice Department sent a federal hate-crimes lawyer to …

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

November 7th, 2017


A domestic violence conviction should have stopped Devin P. Kelley from purchasing guns, including the rifle used in a shooting that left at least 26 …

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

November 6th, 2017


A gunman walked into a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., on Sunday and opened fire. At least 26 people were killed — 7 percent of the …

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

November 3rd, 2017


When a waiter at an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., was attacked, the eatery’s owner saw it as an act of hate. But as details emerged about the man who did it, the story became far more complicated. Guests: Dave …

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

November 2nd, 2017


The man charged in the deadly truck attack in Manhattan on Tuesday entered the United States seven years ago through a lottery program intended to diversify the country. President Trump has pressed Congress to cancel …

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

November 1st, 2017


The question of collusion seemed to be at the heart of the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Does it matter …

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

October 31st, 2017


As expected, the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate have been indicted on charges stemming from the special …

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

October 30th, 2017


The salacious “dossier” that describes ties between Donald J. Trump and the Russian government is back in the news. The Trump administration says new reporting that the Clinton campaign helped to pay for the report is …

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

October 27th, 2017


The opioid crisis in the United States now rivals the Vietnam War in terms of how many Americans have been killed. After calling the opioid crisis a national emergency, President Trump has officially declared it a …

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

October 26th, 2017


Senator Bob Corker, the Republican head of the Foreign Relations Committee, was asked on Tuesday if President Trump was a role model for American …

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

October 25th, 2017


A back-and-forth between President Trump and Myeshia Johnson, the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger this month, has consumed the news cycle for …

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

October 24th, 2017


Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, a former Environmental Protection Agency official, fought for years to protect American consumers from toxic chemicals found in everyday products. Nancy B. Beck, a scientist who worked for the …

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

October 23rd, 2017


“It’s horrible what I went through, horrible what my family went through,” Bill O’Reilly said of the sexual harassment allegations that cost him his job at Fox News. Mr. O’Reilly spoke on the record to two of our …

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

October 20th, 2017


Foreign Service officers often serve for decades, carrying their knowledge and relationships from one administration to the next. But in just a few months, a new boss has fired or driven out many of the country’s most …

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

October 19th, 2017


Its de facto capital is falling. Its territory has shriveled to a handful of outposts. Its surviving leaders are on the run, and its fighters are …

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

October 18th, 2017


Shannon Mulcahy’s job at an Indiana steel plant moved to Mexico. Donald Trump vowed to keep factory jobs inside the United States. We discuss how the …

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

October 17th, 2017


As a candidate for president, Donald J. Trump called Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a “dirty rotten traitor” for walking off his base in Afghanistan in 2009, and said,”I don’t want him. Maybe we can send him back.” On Monday, with …

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

October 16th, 2017


President Trump has disavowed the Iran nuclear deal, and he has threatened to leave it altogether if Congress does not amend it to permanently block Tehran from building nuclear weapons. Today, a top negotiator in the …

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13th, 2017


“I’m not quitting today. I don’t believe — and I just talked to the president — I don’t think I’m being fired today,” John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, said at a surprise news conference. Hours later, …

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

October 12th, 2017


The United States sees North Korea as an existential threat: a hostile nation that is dangerously deluded and ready for war. But how does North Korea see the United States? We took a rare look inside the country. Guest: …

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

October 11th, 2017


More women are coming forward with their accounts of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, accusing the film producer Harvey Weinstein. Today, …

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

October 10th, 2017


The Trump administration has rolled back two of President Barack Obama’s signature achievements. The repeal of the Clean Power Plan was billed as the …

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

October 9th, 2017


Two months after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turned violent, 200 employees of the American Civil Liberties Union have signed a …

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

October 6th, 2017


A New York Times investigation has found three decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In response …

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

October 5th, 2017


At least 12 of the weapons found in the hotel suite used by the gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas on Sunday had been modified. He used a device called a bump stock, which enables a semiautomatic rifle to fire …

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

October 4th, 2017


Every mass shooting in the United States is inevitably followed by a call for gun control, but major legislation never passes. We look at how the …

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

October 3rd, 2017


A lone gunman booked a suite at a Las Vegas hotel, took aim at a crowd below and committed one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. At least 59 people are dead, and more than 500 wounded. President Trump …

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

October 2nd, 2017


Across the United States, the case could be made that American voters are not choosing their representatives so much as representatives are choosing …

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

September 29th, 2017


If you are found to be guilty of murder and sane, you could spend 25 years in prison. But if you are found not guilty by reason of insanity, you …

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

September 28th, 2017


The presidency of Donald J. Trump has changed the rules of influence in the nation’s capital, replacing top lobbyists with a group of newcomers and …

Wednesday, Sept.27, 2017

September 27th, 2017


At the height of the 2016 election, exaggerated reports of a brutal crime turned the town of Twin Falls, Idaho, upside down. The fake news has had real consequences. Guest: Caitlin Dickerson, who covers immigration for …

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

September 26th, 2017


President Trump has issued a new order indefinitely banning almost all travel to the United States from several countries, including North Korea. But why is Chad now on the list? Also, how the Supreme Court’s …

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017

September 25th, 2017


For years, the N.F.L. has avoided bringing politics onto the field. But in stadiums across the country on Sunday, players locked arms in protest as …

Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

September 22nd, 2017


As Maria tears apart the Caribbean, leaders in the region say that recent storms have created a humanitarian crisis — and that humans are to blame. Guest: Lisa Friedman, a climate reporter at The Times. For more …

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

September 21st, 2017


Republicans are pushing for a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and they’re running out of time. The effort could test a long friendship in the …

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

September 20th, 2017


President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly for the first time, and says it’s every nation for itself. We look at the speech, and the people who crafted its message. Guests: Mark Landler, who covered …

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

September 19th, 2017


The investigation into Russia’s attempts to disrupt the election is unnerving Washington. At a Washington steakhouse, a New York Times reporter overheard just how much the tactics used by the special counsel are …

Monday, Sept.18, 2017

September 18th, 2017


If they hold an undocumented criminal too long, they’re violating the Constitution. If they don’t, they’re crossing the White House. The impossible …

Friday, Sept.15, 2017

September 15th, 2017


The Democrats are having a moment. In President Trump’s latest dealmaking with Democratic leadership, he says he’ll give up his most central campaign promise — at least for now: “The wall will come later.” Guests: Glenn …

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

September 14th, 2017


Nearly 400,000 Muslims have fled Myanmar in recent weeks. How could a small nation celebrated by the United States as a “good news” story of …

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

September 13th, 2017


Russia’s interference in the 2016 election is now undisputed. What’s less clear is the role of the country’s media. A Times reporter went to Moscow …

Tuesday, Sept.12, 2017

September 12th, 2017


He loves Whitney Houston, the Chicago Bulls and intercontinental ballistic missiles: what we know about the 33-year-old dictator of North Korea. And …

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

September 11th, 2017


Hurricane Irma roared into Florida, where, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, an apocalyptic forecast forced one of the largest evacuations in American …

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

September 8th, 2017


President Trump has called Representative Nancy Pelosi “incompetent” and called Senator Chuck Schumer a “loser.” Now he’s striking deals with Ms. …

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

September 7th, 2017


Senator Richard J. Durbin spent 16 years trying to pass immigration legislation in Congress. It failed under President George W. Bush. It failed …

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

September 6th, 2017


How the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, is being framed as a legal matter — and how the Obama administration allowed that to happen. Guests: Peter Baker, who covers the White …

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

September 5th, 2017


Kris Ford-Amofa and her husband had spent six years saving for their $180,000 home in Houston. During Harvey, they gathered with Kris’s youngest sister and their combined six children, watching as waters seeped in. The …

Bonus: Senator Jeff Flake Interview

September 1st, 2017


“The Daily” is taking a long Labor Day weekend and will be back on Tuesday. For today, here’s an episode of a new series we’re working on called “The …

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

August 31st, 2017


“The problem starts for Houston almost the moment that it’s founded.” That’s how Richard Fausset, who covers the South for The New York Times, describes the founding of Houston, which was built on the edge of a swampy …

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

August 30th, 2017


As a poor, white teenager in Fort Smith, Ark., Abraham Davis never fit in. As a hidden minority there, the town’s Muslims were trying to make a home. …

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

August 29th, 2017


By Monday, the third straight day of flooding, Hurricane Harvey had left much of the region underwater, and the city of Houston looked like a sea dotted by islands. We hear from some people in the city about the view …

Monday, Aug 28, 2017

August 28th, 2017


President Trump’s first pardon went to a wildly divisive sheriff from Arizona. So who is Joe Arpaio? And how do presidential pardons work? Guests: Fernanda Santos, the former Phoenix bureau chief of The New York Times; …

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

August 25th, 2017


The feud between President Trump and Jeff Flake, a Republican senator from Arizona, reveals a great deal about tensions in Washington. Guests: …

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

August 24th, 2017


The United States recently noticed something unusual in North Korea’s weapons program: Its missiles started to work. Why? We discuss a surprising discovery. Guest: William J. Broad, who has reported on missile defense …

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

August 23rd, 2017


The president says “things are going to be different” in Afghanistan: no more “nation-building,” just killing terrorists. But a closer examination suggests this new strategy looks a lot like the strategy of the last 16 …

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

August 22nd, 2017


Derek Black left the white nationalist movement that he had been poised to help lead, betraying his father, a former grand master of the Ku Klux Klan. Today, we talk with him about the events of the past year. For more …

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

August 21st, 2017


Will Stephen K. Bannon use his return to Breitbart News, a right-wing megaphone, to help the president who dismissed him — or to hurt him? And where …

Special Edition: The Fall of Steve Bannon

August 18th, 2017


After a week in which the president bolstered white nationalists, why did he end it by getting rid of Stephen K. Bannon, the crusader in the White …

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

August 18th, 2017


They posted hate speech and Hitler emojis. They also organized a rally in Charlottesville, Va., connecting several major white supremacy groups for an intimidating display of force. How white supremacists and neo-Nazis …

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

August 17th, 2017


Upset by policies on immigration and climate change and by President Trump’s initial response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the leaders of …

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

August 16th, 2017


President Trump defended his initial remarks about the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., on Tuesday, saying that “both sides” were to blame. …

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

August 15th, 2017


In 2012, a woman asked if the city of Charlottesville, Va., should consider removing a statue of a Confederate general from a local park. That …

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

August 14th, 2017


Protests over a plan to remove a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Va., spun out of control, leading to clashes that left at least one person …

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

August 11th, 2017


What happened when the country’s best known weight-loss company realized that people no longer wanted to talk about losing weight. Guest: Taffy Brodesser-Akner, who wrote an article for The New York Times Magazine about …

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

August 10th, 2017


In 1999, President Bill Clinton sent an envoy to North Korea for a rare negotiation aimed at stopping the country’s nuclear development. That was the …

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

August 9th, 2017


From his golf course in New Jersey on Tuesday, President Trump threatened North Korea “fire and fury” and warned that the country “best not make any …

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

August 8th, 2017


Why Vice President Mike Pence is denouncing New York Times reporting about his political future and publicly stating his allegiance to the president. …

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

August 7th, 2017


As a teenager, Noura Jackson was convicted of killing her mother, and then spent nine years in prison. But from the start, prosecutors possessed a …

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017

August 4th, 2017


In 2013, Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas, saying she had been discriminated against for being white. Now, some students are suing Harvard, saying they were discriminated against for being Asian-American. …

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017

August 3rd, 2017


President Trump is threatening to undermine the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. But what if the real threat to …

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017

August 2nd, 2017


An expansion of power. A rewriting of the Constitution. Is democracy coming to an end in Venezuela? Plus: What does it mean for a retired four-star …

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

August 1st, 2017


He burned fast and bright. A play-by-play of the brief and tumultuous tenure of Anthony Scaramucci. And how President Putin’s bet on a Trump …

Bonus: Introducing 'The New Washington'

July 31st, 2017


“The Daily” is launching a new series of interviews that take you inside Trump’s Washington. Every week for the next few months, you’ll hear an …

Monday, July 31, 2017

July 31st, 2017


Every day from before sunrise until late into the night, undocumented immigrants across the United States are being picked up by Immigration and …

Friday, July 28, 2017

July 28th, 2017


49 to 51. Three Republican senators break ranks, ending what could be their party’s last plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Plus: What’s so bad …

Thursday, July 27, 2017

July 27th, 2017


The president says transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military. The military says that’s news to them. Plus: What exactly Is a …

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

July 26th, 2017


After the dramatic return of John McCain, the Senate narrowly agrees to begin work on the repeal of Obamacare — then promptly votes down a plan to do exactly that. Plus: The president steps up the attacks on his …

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

July 25th, 2017


“I did not collude,” Jared Kushner said after meeting with Senate investigators on Monday. And Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, has signaled …

Monday, July 24, 2017

July 24th, 2017


Congress revolts and approves sanctions against Russia. The press secretary quits. The White House looks to discredit the special prosecutor …

Friday, July 21, 2017

July 21st, 2017


After Mosul, Iraq, was liberated, two Times reporters encountered a group of women who had been enslaved by the Islamic State for years. Days after …

Thursday, July 20, 2017

July 20th, 2017


Today, exclusive audio from The Times’s wide-ranging interview with the president. Speaking with three New York Times reporters in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump discussed his conversation with President Vladimir Putin and …

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

July 19th, 2017


What’s it like to be a Republican lawmaker in Washington in the Trump era? A frank discussion about being a congressman when the House, Senate, and …

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

July 18th, 2017


On Monday night, two more Republican senators came out against the health care bill. Is that the fatal blow? Guests: Carl Hulse, who covers Congress …

Monday, July 17, 2017

July 17th, 2017


Early in his presidency, Donald J. Trump called for a federal commission to investigate an issue that was personal for him: voter fraud in the 2016 election. The de facto leader of that commission is Kris Kobach, the …

Friday, July 14, 2017

July 14th, 2017


Donald Trump Jr. sends an email. Hours later, his father gives a speech. Conspiracy or coincidence? We unpack the timeline of events in June 2016. Plus: A group of international scientists plans to send messages into …

Thursday, July 13, 2017

July 13th, 2017


It was the secret force behind stories about John Edwards’s $400 haircut and Mitt Romney’s decision to put the family dog on the roof of his car. Donald Trump Jr. says it motivated him to meet with a Russian lawyer. We …

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

July 12th, 2017


The Times obtains Donald Trump Jr.’s emails about an offer of help from the Russian government. “I love it,” he wrote. The story behind the story, …

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

July 11th, 2017


A music producer. A lawyer from Moscow. The Miss Universe pageant. And now: the promise of help from the Russian government. We connect the dots on Donald Trump Jr.’s communications last summer. And what happens when …

Monday, July 10, 2017

July 10th, 2017


What we know about a newly revealed meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer. Plus, the view from the ground in the Iraqi city of Mosul. …

Friday, July 7, 2017

July 7th, 2017


Donald J. Trump’s life and career have been defined by his legal battles. But what will they mean for his presidency? Guest: Jonathan Mahler, staff …

Thursday, July 6, 2017

July 6th, 2017


North Korea’s test of a missile that could potentially strike Alaska has crossed a line, and underscores a dilemma for President Trump and his …

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

July 5th, 2017


When Medicaid was created in 1965, it was barely discussed. But now it’s so big — and so popular — that a proposal to roll it back could sink the …

Friday, June 30, 2017

June 30th, 2017


As a limited travel ban goes into effect, the Trump administration has defined what constitutes a “bona fide” relationship: who’s close family, and who’s not, for visitors from six predominantly Muslim nations. Guests: …

Thursday, June 29, 2017

June 29th, 2017


The United States says its goal in Syria is to help its allies defeat the Islamic State, not to fight the government. But it’s getting harder stay out of the civil war. Guests: Helene Cooper, the Pentagon correspondent …

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 28th, 2017


The Senate vote on the health care bill is off — for now. We focus on Maine, where Senator Susan Collins has been a vocal opponent of the proposal. …

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

June 27th, 2017


On the last day of its term, the Supreme Court said it would take the case about the legality of President Trump’s travel ban. We discuss the path of …

Monday, June 26, 2017

June 26th, 2017


President Trump’s promise to repeal Obamacare could come down to one issue: abortion. And how the families of people killed by undocumented …

Friday, June 23, 2017

June 23rd, 2017


The secret is out. The Senate has unveiled its health care bill. And after all the waiting, what was promised to be a drastic revamp of the House bill looks a lot like the House bill. Plus: The second in our two-part …

Thursday, June 22, 2017

June 22nd, 2017


We replay the dramatic hours at a hotel room in Chicago leading up to Travis Kalanick’s resignation as the chief executive of Uber. Plus: Part I of a two-part series on the opioid crisis ravaging American cities, which …

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 21st, 2017

Former prisoners subjected to “enhanced interrogation” techniques developed after Sept. 11 have filed a lawsuit — not against the C.I.A., which is …

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 20th, 2017

The battle for Mosul is entering its final and most challenging phase, with Iraqi forces there engaged in the most intensive urban warfare since …

Monday, June 19, 2017

June 19th, 2017

Why Senate leaders are crafting the most important legislation of the Trump presidency in secret. Guest: Carl Hulse, who covers Congress. For more …

Friday, June 16, 2017

June 16th, 2017

Two closely watched trials are heading toward a verdict. We discuss the complexities of both cases. Guests: Katharine Q. Seelye, who has been …

Thursday, June 15, 2017

June 15th, 2017

Moments before he opened fire, the gunman asked who was on the baseball field: Democrats or Republicans. And what happens when a 400-year-old play …

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 14th, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions took his turn appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. We discuss his testimony. Plus: a dispatch from the courthouse in …

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

June 13th, 2017

Her disclosure of classified documents in 2010 ushered in the age of leaks. Now Chelsea Manning has been freed from prison and talks about why she …

Monday, June 12, 2017

June 12th, 2017

James Comey says he took it as a command. President Trump says he never even said it. We discuss the one word that an obstruction of justice case …

Friday, June 9, 2017

June 9th, 2017

James Comey’s testimony on Thursday reveals that the leak of a James Comey memo was orchestrated by ... James Comey. We discuss why the former F.B.I. director leaked the memo, and the sequence of events he intentionally …

Thursday, June 8, 2017

June 8th, 2017

James Comey goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. We talk through his prepared remarks, and look at what President Trump might have …

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

June 7th, 2017

Afghanistan was barely mentioned in last year’s election. But while U.S. attention has turned from the Taliban to the Islamic State, the Taliban are back, stronger than ever, and the government is on the brink of …

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

June 6th, 2017

We go back to 2008, when the Republican candidate for president campaigned on a plan to fight global warming. How, in just nine years, did the G.O.P. go from combating climate change to arguing it doesn’t exist? And …

Monday, June 5, 2017

June 5th, 2017

What we know and don’t know about the attack in London on Saturday; a discussion of the political context; and what role the Islamic State might have …

Friday, June 2, 2017

June 2nd, 2017

The president says he’s putting Pittsburgh ahead of Paris, and announced the withdrawal of the United States from the global climate agreement. We discuss the months leading up to that remarkable decision — and what …

Thursday, June 1, 2017

June 1st, 2017

President Trump is to announce today whether he’ll withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. What would it mean for the biggest …

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 31st, 2017

How noncompete clauses — once limited to senior executives — are gaining power over American workers. Plus: The president returns to Washington with family business to attend to. Guests: Conor Dougherty, who covers …

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

May 30th, 2017

A profile of five of the people responsible for figuring out Russia’s role in the 2016 election: the new special counsel, and four Senate Republicans …

Friday, May 26, 2017

May 26th, 2017

How John Shields planned his perfect death, and what Canada has learned by allowing 1,300 terminally ill people to do the same. Guest: Catherine …

Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25th, 2017

How the unsolved murder of Seth Rich has become a case study of how and why fake news endures. And a look at the two members of the Trump campaign …

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 24th, 2017

The Islamic State has now claimed credit for the attack in Manchester, England. What happens in the hours between an act of terror and the claiming of responsibility? Plus: highlights from the latest testimony of a U.S. …

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 23rd, 2017

President Trump arrived in Israel with a message from the Muslim world: If Israel wants peace with its Arab neighbors, it’ll have to compromise with the Palestinians. And Michael Flynn has been out of the White House …

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 22nd, 2017

We turn our focus away from Washington intrigue and go to Saudi Arabia, where President Trump was welcomed this weekend, and to China, whose government intentionally crippled American spying operations by killing C.I.A. …

Special Edition: ‘Nut Job’

May 19th, 2017

The day after President Trump fired James Comey, the president told top Russian officials that in dismissing the F.B.I. director, whom he called a …

Friday, May 19, 2017

May 19th, 2017

The latest revelations from the Comey memos and from James Comey’s confidant, who talked on the record — and on tape — to The New York Times. Guest: Michael S. Schmidt, who has broken several stories in the last two …

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18th, 2017

Who are Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein? A closer look at two of the players at the center of the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials. Guests: Matt Apuzzo, who covers the …

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May 17th, 2017

James Comey’s secret memos: We discuss the latest revelations about President Trump, Mr. Comey, Russia and Israel. Guests: Michael S. Schmidt, who broke the story about the former F.B.I. director’s memo detailing a …

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 16th, 2017

What we’ve learned about President Trump’s Oval Office meeting with top Russian officials the day after he fired James Comey, the F.B.I. director investigating his campaign’s ties to Russia. Plus: how efforts by the …

Monday, May 15, 2017

May 15th, 2017

James Comey’s firing has raised questions of a White House cover-up and drawn comparisons to Nixon’s midnight massacre. But is there a version of this story that suggests it amounts to little? Plus: the case for and …

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12th, 2017

The White House’s story about James Comey’s firing is unraveling. Among those contradicting the president is the president. Guests: Michael S. Schmidt, who has been reporting on the secret conversation that may have …

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11th, 2017

Was James Comey’s fate decided two days ago, or two months ago? The Times follows the path to what now looks like his inevitable dismissal as F.B.I. …

Refresher: James Comey and the 2016 Election

May 10th, 2017

On Tuesday evening, President Trump fired the director of the F.B.I., citing his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails. In case you missed it, here’s our earlier episode on how Mr. Comey handled …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 10th, 2017

James Comey, the director of the F.B.I., oversaw two major investigations involving the presidential election: one into Hillary Clinton’s emails, and …

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9th, 2017

President Barack Obama said not to hire him. The attorney general said he was susceptible to blackmail. We discuss two new accounts of when Donald J. Trump was warned about Michael T. Flynn — and didn’t act. Plus: What …

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8th, 2017

Free speech on college campuses: why conservatives say they’re the ones being silenced. Plus: Why Marine Le Pen’s resounding defeat in the French …

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5th, 2017

To win France’s presidential election on Sunday, Marine Le Pen must show she has rejected the man who founded her party. The problem is, it’s her father. Plus: Thursday’s health care vote, explained. Guests: Jennifer …

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4th, 2017

Our reporter describes being inside the room as James B. Comey, the director of the F.B.I., gave his first public remarks about his handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails, saying he was “mildly nauseous” over the idea …

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3rd, 2017

The lines being drawn in Washington aren’t entirely partisan. Are Democrats and Republicans in Congress banding together to block the president? Plus: We discuss the White House’s on-again off-again relationship with …

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2nd, 2017

President Trump shocked his own team when he invited the authoritarian leader of the Philippines to visit the White House. Now he says he’s open to meeting the leader of North Korea. Why does he do it? Plus: The Times …

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1st, 2017

My colleague gives the view from inside Venezuela and describes his cross-country road trip there that captures the story of a country on the brink …

Friday, April 28, 2017

April 28th, 2017

What we can learn about this administration from the taxes it hopes to cut. Plus, we look at three big moments from the week. Guests: Jesse Drucker, a business reporter at The Times; Jennifer Steinhauer, who covers …

Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27th, 2017

One hundred days. It’s undeniably an arbitrary number. But a lot has happened in that time. We check in with past Daily guests about the Trump presidency so far. Guests: David Green, the head of Hobby Lobby, who took a …

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 26th, 2017

A Times investigation into the chief executive of Uber, Travis Kalanick, finds that his drive to win has plunged the company into its most sustained …

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 25th, 2017

Congress needs to pass a budget. President Trump wants to use that budget to finance his signature domestic policy. Is the United States government …

Monday, April 24, 2017

April 24th, 2017

A special episode: James Comey and the 2016 election. It’s the behind-the-scenes story of how the F.B.I. director handled investigations into Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and shaped the presidential race. Guest: …

Friday, April 21, 2017

April 21st, 2017

Marine Le Pen wants to “make France French again.” We look at the first round of the country’s presidential election on Sunday, and its many parallels to the presidential election in the United States last year — …

Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 20th, 2017

Fox News’s biggest star is out of a job two and a half weeks after a Times investigation into sexual harassment allegations. We talk to one of the two reporters who are most responsible — perhaps responsible — for Bill …

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 19th, 2017

Why so many of President Trump’s advisers are urging him to break a major promise on climate change. And the view from inside Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Protection Agency, where staff members are rebelling against …

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 18th, 2017

What did we learn about the newest member of the Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, from his first day on the job? And why would a democratic …

Monday, April 17, 2017

April 17th, 2017

Sabotage and diplomacy. A look at the two ways the United States is dealing with North Korea’s nuclear threat. Guests: David E. Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times who recently returned …

Friday, April 14, 2017

April 14th, 2017

How do we reconcile unexpected American military action overseas with President Trump’s isolationist campaign rhetoric? Guests: Helene Cooper, a …

Thursday, April 13, 2017

April 13th, 2017

A week ago, President Trump was accused of being a tool of President Vladimir V. Putin. Now, he says ties with Moscow are at an all-time low. What is …

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April 12th, 2017

The relationship between two key figures in the White House, Stephen K. Bannon and Jared Kushner, has deteriorated to the point of breakdown. Is Mr. Bannon in trouble? Guest: Jeremy W. Peters, who has been covering the …

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 11th, 2017

How did Bashar al-Assad, a mild-mannered ophthalmologist, become a ruler who uses chemical weapons against his own people? And why is President Trump …

Monday, April 10, 2017

April 10th, 2017

Why President Trump’s decision to launch missiles into Syria is at odds with nearly everything he has said about Syria. Guest: Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent. For more information on today’s episode, …

Friday, April 7, 2017

April 7th, 2017

The United States has launched 59 tomahawk missiles at an air base in Syria — a swift and decisive response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack this week. And we navigate a historic day in the Senate. …

Thursday, April 6, 2017

April 6th, 2017

President Trump sits down for an exclusive interview with The New York Times. How a conversation about infrastructure veered off into allegations of spying, new thinking on the chemical attacks in Syria and a response …

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 5th, 2017

President Trump treats the Syrian president as a potential ally. Will Tuesday’s deadly chemical weapons attack change that? Plus: the story of one village election that has become as much about Mr. Trump as about the …

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

April 4th, 2017

In 2013, Republicans in the Senate warned Democrats that they would soon regret a decision so extreme that it’s called “going nuclear.” That …

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 3rd, 2017

Inside the New York Times investigation into accusations of harassment and other inappropriate behavior by Bill O’Reilly, and the lengths to which Fox News went to to keep the allegations quiet. Guest: Emily Steel, who …

Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31st, 2017

The latest twist in a bizarre Washington drama that began 10 days ago, and what a technological development tells us about progress and repression in …

Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 30th, 2017

The climate change battle through one coal miner's eyes. And why Scott Pruitt, President Trump's E.P.A. chief, confounds both sides. Guests: Coral Davenport, who covers energy and the environment for The New York Times; …

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29th, 2017

The message was hardly subtle: coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency. How President Trump is promising to do away with Obama’s legacy on climate change. Plus: the latest “Brexit” news. Guests: Coral …

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

March 28th, 2017

President Trump wanted a faster battle plan. Iraqi leaders wanted quicker airstrikes. Is that why about 200 civilians are now dead in Mosul? Guests: …

Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27th, 2017

Now that the Republican health care bill is dead, what is the future of the Democratic plan it was supposed to replace? And we talk with one of the ordinary Canadians who signed on for a grand social experiment: …

Friday, March 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017

It was supposed to be a historic day for Republicans, with the House voting to repeal President Obama’s health care law. At least that was the idea. …

Thursday, March 23, 2017

March 23rd, 2017

Republicans control the government So why, as they head to a vote on the Republican health care plan, is the bill so disliked — and the party so …

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March 22nd, 2017

On the second day of the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, senators want to know about his independence from the man who nominated him. Guests: Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court for The New York …

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 21st, 2017

He said it under oath. James Comey, the head of the F.B.I., confirms at a House hearing that his agency is investigating the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, and says it will pursue it “no matter how long that takes.” …

Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20th, 2017

There is no knock on the door, just the sound of a SWAT team smashing through it. Times reporter Kevin Sack talks about his year-long investigation …

Friday, March 17, 2017

March 17th, 2017

As a candidate, Donald J. Trump called for a total Muslim ban. Now that he’s president, the courts won’t let him forget it. And as the White House fights to protect the travel ban, we discuss the immigration story of …

Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 16th, 2017

President Trump’s plan to deregulate America is underway. He’s starting in the heart of America, with one of Barack Obama’s most cherished …

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 15th, 2017

Eight men. Ten days. An extraordinary plan to rush a series of executions on Arkansas’ death row. Guest: Alan Blinder, the New York Times reporter who is tracking the case. For more information on today’s episode, visit …

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March 14th, 2017

The rise of the far right in Europe. Why the populism that put Donald J. Trump in the White House is starting to sweep across the Continent, as …

Monday, March 13, 2017

March 13th, 2017

What the F.B.I.’s most wanted cybercriminal can tell us about how the Russian government has created such a sophisticated hacking program. Guests: Michael Schwirtz, a reporter for The New York Times, and Arkady Bukh, a …

Friday, March 10, 2017

March 10th, 2017

As the Republican answer to the Affordable Care Act moves rapidly through Congress, we look at what the repeal of Obamacare might mean for a rural community in West Virginia. And we sample music from “The EP,” a …

Thursday, March 9, 2017

March 9th, 2017

The sanctuary city movement can be traced to a single Presbyterian minister in 1980s Arizona. We tell the story. Guests: Scott Michels, a producer at Retro Report. For more information on today’s episode, visit …

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

March 8th, 2017

Why are Republicans revolting against the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act they so hated? We look to history. Then we call Newt Gingrich. …

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 7th, 2017

The Trump administration issued a new ban on travel from predominantly Muslim countries. Has the policy changed — or just the message? And a …

Monday, March 6, 2017

March 6th, 2017

We bring you two newly revealed stories about the transition of power from one president to the next. One is a story of warning; the other a story of accusation. Guests: David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, who have …

Friday, March 3, 2017

March 3rd, 2017

What was Jeff Sessions, the new attorney general, doing meeting with the Russian ambassador two months before election day? And who is this mysterious Russian ambassador who has caused so much trouble for not one but …

Thursday, March 2, 2017

March 2nd, 2017

Public assassinations. Chemical weapons in international airports. Open threats of nuclear war. Is North Korea’s strategy so crazy that it just might work? And what we know about President Trump’s plan for “merit-based” …

Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017

March 1st, 2017

In his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, President Trump tells the story of America. It’s a story that looks back, but it also looks forward with an optimistic view of where we’ll be nine years from now, on our 250th …

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

February 28th, 2017

How a dinner party in Washington held months before Donald Trump announced his run for president laid the groundwork for his sweeping immigration plans today. Guests: Emily Bazelon, a staff writer for The New York Times …

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

February 27th, 2017

What happened when Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up in a small town that voted overwhelmingly for President Trump, transforming his campaign rhetoric into reality. Guests: Monica Davey, the Chicago …

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

February 24th, 2017

President Trump’s top deputies delivered a blunt message to the party faithful on Thursday: the Republicans are winning the fight — and it is a …

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

February 23rd, 2017

Rukmini Callimachi takes us into Iraq to see if a major victory over the Islamic State is really at hand in the streets of Mosul. Guests: Ms. …

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

February 22nd, 2017

Are 11 million people suddenly facing deportation? What we know and don’t know about the Trump administration’s new plan for undocumented immigrants. Guests: Michael D. Shear, a White House reporter at The New York …

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

February 21st, 2017

Who are the 500 private citizens with unprecedented access to President Trump on the weekends? And what is the “deep state”? Guests: Scott Shane, who has covered national security and the U.S. intelligence community for …

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

February 17th, 2017

President Trump’s sprawling surprise news conference and the view from Russia. Guests: Jim Rutenberg, the media columnist for The New York Times; …

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

February 16th, 2017

President Trump says peace in the Middle East does not require a two-state deal. What we know and what we don’t about the Trump campaign’s communication with Russia. And why did Republicans turn on Andrew Puzder? …

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

February 15th, 2017

From fateful call to resignation, the 47-day fall of President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn. We tell the whole story. Guest: …

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

February 14th, 2017

America and the Middle East in the Trump administration: deep, personal ties and an emerging plan for peace. Guests: Jodi Kantor, a reporter for The New York Times; Amanda Taub and Max Fisher, who write The Times’ …

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

February 13th, 2017

Where did Stephen Miller come from, and how will his views on immigration influence the presidency? Also, farmers torn between support for President Trump and fear that he might deport their employees. Guests: Glenn …

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10th, 2017

Is President Trump’s travel ban headed to the Supreme Court? Did the boy in the photograph make it to America? Plus: your stories about living through history.

Thursday, Feb. 9. 2017

February 9th, 2017

Is Senator Warren actually a danger to the Democratic party? And what does Trump’s election mean for the markets? We discuss.

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

February 8th, 2017

The travel ban litigation, live-streamed. And why the 60-year-old words of the novelist James Baldwin captured in the film “I Am Not Your Negro” are …

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017

February 7th, 2017

Why the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education is President Trump’s most controversial appointment in an already controversial cabinet. Plus: the meaning of four hardback chairs in the Oval Office.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

February 6th, 2017

What single figure connects the 2008 financial crisis, the creation of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, the Tea Party movement, Donald J. Trump’s election and, now, the potential dismantling of the biggest safeguard against …

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

February 3rd, 2017

The biggest story in sports meets the biggest story in politics. And a bloody mission in Yemen reminds us that a new administration doesn’t always …

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

February 2nd, 2017

Who is influencing our new president’s views of Islam and radical Islamic terrorism? Are we seeing the beginning of a Tea Party for the Left? And why are its leaders looking to Republicans for inspiration? More on that …

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

February 1st, 2017

In a ceremony made for prime-time television, President Trump announced his Supreme Court nominee: Neil M. Gorsuch, a conservative judge with a sterling résumé. We spent the night at The New York Times talking with some …

Coming Soon: “The Daily”

January 17th, 2017

This is how the news should sound. Fifteen minutes a day. Five days a week. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Powered by New York Times journalism. Starting …
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