Animal rights advocates say Yulin, China, agreed to ban sales of dog meat in the week before its dog meat festival, although no officials contacted could confirm the reports.
- The Justice Department’s appointment of Robert S. Mueller III follows days of chaos in the White House since the abrupt firing last week of James B. Comey.
- Mr. Mueller will have greater autonomy than any U.S. attorney. President Trump said the process would show “there was no collusion.”
Michael T. Flynn is said to have told the transition team that he was under investigation for working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey. He was named national security adviser anyway.
President Trump, without citing evidence, accused the Clinton campaign and Obama administration of “illegal acts” that didn’t prompt the appointment of a special prosecutor.
After a succession of self-inflicted wounds, Mr. Trump now faces the most daunting moment yet.
Republicans called on the fired F.B.I. director to testify, produce memos and provide details of his encounters with Mr. Trump.
Mr. Trump’s proponents have used unfounded allegations, diversions and conspiracy theories to maintain support.
By appointing equal numbers of men and women to his cabinet, President Emmanuel Macron of France made a statement. But his power will depend on legislative elections.
Ebrahim Raisi, the darling of the country’s conservative clerics, might one day become the supreme leader. But can he win the presidency?
Under a new Trump administration policy, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is casting a wider net.
The fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher by Officer Betty Jo Shelby is one of several cases that have prompted a national debate about race relations and the police’s use of force.
Mr. Ailes built Fox News into a conservative empire before he was ousted from the network last year.
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With the former F.B.I. director Robert S. Mueller III in charge, Americans should be assured of a strong inquiry.
If Trump follows Reagan’s example, he can still save his presidency.
Israel is the United States’ eyes and ears in the Middle East. Its secrets need to be secure in Washington.