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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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Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialism

Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice.

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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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We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster.

The average policy took 18 minutes to finish and required a college-level reading ability.

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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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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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Who Needs the Humanities When You Have Jair Bolsonaro?

Brazil’s education system is being strangled by a president who doesn’t believe in learning.

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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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The Hong Kong Protests Are About More Than an Extradition Law

Huge crowds took to the streets to resist moves by Beijing to curtail human rights.

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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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Would You Like to Spend Forever in This Tree?

A California start-up wants to “redesign the entire end-of-life experience.” The answer to “eternity management”? Forests.

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Gabriele Grunewald Couldn’t Win This Race. But Oh Did She Shine.

Grunewald, who died of a rare cancer at 32, kept running as long as she could, despite surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and a haunting prognosis. “My scars,” she said, “teach me to embrace life.”

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You Make the Call: A Studio or a One-Bedroom?

Tired of living in one room, a couple check out three one-bedrooms on the Upper East Side. Vote on which they should choose.

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