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Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents

After the assertion, the House Oversight Committee postponed a vote to recommend that the House hold two cabinet secretaries in contempt over the matter.

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A deceased strategist’s hard drive disclosed a partisan hand in the 2020 census.

Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question.

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Hong Kong Protesters Throw Bricks; Police Respond With Force

The police used pepper spray and water cannons against demonstrators, as tens of thousands of protesters surrounded the city’s Legislative Council.

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Big business is a mainstay of Hong Kong. It’s alarmed about the extradition law, too.

A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters.

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Do Any of the 23 Democrats Running Know What They’re Doing?

How do you unite a fractious base and defeat President Trump? No one seems to know, but that isn’t stopping them from giving it a try.

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A Planned Parenthood forum for Democratic candidates on women’s health will be the first of its kind in recent campaigns.

The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights.

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The Murderer Was Full of Hate. But Did He Commit a Hate Crime?

For the Muslim community that lost three students to a gunman in North Carolina, motive matters.

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Facing Ruin, Taxi Drivers to Get $10 Million Break and Loan Safeguards

Lawmakers plan to investigate the city’s role in a crisis that devastated the New York City taxi industry and left thousands of cabbies in debt.

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Landmark Deal Is Reached on Rent Protections for Tenants in New York

Newly empowered Democrats are trying to address concern about housing costs that is helping to drive the debate over inequality.

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6 Places in Europe Offering Shelter From the Crowds

Daytrippers, cruise ships, home-sharing, cheap airlines: They all contribute to tourism saturation in European hotspots. But there are quieter alternatives, if you know where to look.

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The Meritocracy Is Under Siege

Are we merely reproducing privilege or is there something to salvage in the system we have now?

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Is Climate Change Inconvenient or Existential? Only Supercomputers Can Do the Math

Accurate predictions of Earth’s warming require computers that are too expensive for one country or institution.

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Connect the Dots to See Where Trump’s Taking Us

The direction and results are obvious.

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What Prompted the Sudden Shift on Abortion in Cases of Rape and Incest? What Prompted the Sudden Shift on Abortion in Cases of Rape and Incest?

Republicans are abandoning language that has long been standard in abortion bans. Why?

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If Trump Wants to Take On China, He Needs Allies

And he should start with Europe.

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Donald Trump’s Medical Malice

There’s a word for his insinuations that something is wrong with Joe Biden. It’s “sick.”

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Help Is Almost Here for Retirement Savers

Only a few Republican senators stand in the way of the most consequential reform legislation in more than a decade.

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Let’s Stop Spending Insane Amounts of Time and Money in Iowa

This is no way to pick a presidential nominee.

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You Care More About Your Privacy Than You Think

Plus, how to sext securely.

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More Than 1,000 Inmates Had Their Sentences Reduced. Ninety-One Percent of Them Are Black.

The First Step Act was aimed at righting racial disparities in drug sentencing. So far, more than 1,000 inmates have benefited.

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Reframing Taiwanese Cuisine in America

The island’s cooking used to exist under the vast umbrella of “Chinese food” in the United States. A group of chefs and restaurateurs is changing that.

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The Highs and Lows of LSD Literature

Psychedelics are back, now in the language of health and wellness. Michael Pollan, Ayelet Waldman, and T.C. Boyle weigh in.

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After Hiding From the Mob, Emerging in a Film

The family of Tommaso Buscetta, whose testimony figured in hundreds of Mafia convictions, agreed to appear in a new documentary.

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