U.K. Election Results: How Conservatives Took Control by BY ALLISON MCCANN, LAUREN LEATHERBY AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI


By BY ALLISON MCCANN, LAUREN LEATHERBY AND BLACKI MIGLIOZZI

Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured a large majority in Parliament. Here’s how he did it.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 10:50AM

Justice Dept. Releases Legal Opinions That Could Bolster Trump’s Claim of Executive Privilege by BY KATIE BENNER


By BY KATIE BENNER

The legal opinions were written during previous Democratic and Republican administrations by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 10:14AM

Conservatives Headed for Commanding Majority in U.K. Vote: ‘Brexit Will Happen’ by BY MARK LANDLER AND STEPHEN CASTLE


By BY MARK LANDLER AND STEPHEN CASTLE

The strong showing is vindication for Boris Johnson, who now has a chance to put his personal stamp on Britain, beginning with Brexit.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 07:20AM

El príncipe de la jungla de Nueva Delhi by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

Durante cuarenta años, periodistas de todo el mundo cubrieron la historia de la excéntrica familia real de Oudh, unos aristócratas desplazados que vivían en un ruinoso palacio en la capital de India. Era un relato trágico y sorprendente. Pero ¿era verdad?

Published: December 13, 2019 at 06:37AM

For Trump, Impeachment Is a Political Plus, but a Personal Humiliation by BY PETER BAKER AND MAGGIE HABERMAN


By BY PETER BAKER AND MAGGIE HABERMAN

As the House moves toward what even he says is an inevitable vote to impeach him for high crimes and misdemeanors, President Trump toggles between self-pity and combativeness.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 06:32AM

Trump’s Order to Combat Anti-Semitism Divides Its Audience: American Jews by BY ELIZABETH DIAS, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ELLEN ALMER DURSTON


By BY ELIZABETH DIAS, MAGGIE HABERMAN AND ELLEN ALMER DURSTON

Jewish communities across the country viewed the order, which is aimed at college campuses, in competing and discordant ways.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 06:18AM

Iran Says It Was Hit With ‘Very Big’ Cyberattack by BY FARNAZ FASSIHI AND RONEN BERGMAN


By BY FARNAZ FASSIHI AND RONEN BERGMAN

The assertion came after details on 15 million Iranian bank accounts were published on social media. The breach followed nationwide protests crushed by the government.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 05:53AM

Highlights From House Committee Debate on Articles of Impeachment by BY THE NEW YORK TIMES


By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

A day of tense debate over proposed amendments to the articles of impeachment against President Trump featured several arguments among members of the House Judiciary Committee.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 05:46AM

Republicans Are Now ‘the Beer and Bluejeans Party’ Because of Trump. So Says the Trump Campaign. by BY ANNIE KARNI AND MAGGIE HABERMAN


By BY ANNIE KARNI AND MAGGIE HABERMAN

Jared Kushner, who is overseeing his father-in-law’s re-election campaign, said the Republican Party was being redefined with the “old guard cycling out” and the people coming in “inspired by the Trump revolution.”

Published: December 13, 2019 at 05:37AM

DeVos Defends Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students by BY ERICA L. GREEN


By BY ERICA L. GREEN

The education secretary said “many students” got “a valuable education” from for-profit colleges as officials planned a round of notifications to applicants for full relief, 95 percent denials.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 05:13AM

Bank Regulators Disagree on Changes to Rules for Poor Communities by BY EMILY FLITTER AND JEANNA SMIALEK


By BY EMILY FLITTER AND JEANNA SMIALEK

Two regulators proposed an update to rules about how banks lend in poor areas. But the Federal Reserve doesn’t agree with the plan.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 05:03AM

Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans by BY REED ABELSON


By BY REED ABELSON

A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 04:08AM

‘No Choice’ or ‘a Sham’: Where Every House Member Stands on the Articles of Impeachment by BY SARAH ALMUKHTAR, LARRY BUCHANAN, JONATHAN CORUM, DENISE LU, ALICIA PARLAPIANO, JOE WARD AND KAREN YOURISH


By BY SARAH ALMUKHTAR, LARRY BUCHANAN, JONATHAN CORUM, DENISE LU, ALICIA PARLAPIANO, JOE WARD AND KAREN YOURISH

See what House members have said about the articles of impeachment against the president.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 02:39AM

Congressional Leaders Reach Tentative Deal to Avert Government Shutdown by BY EMILY COCHRANE


By BY EMILY COCHRANE

The top Democrats and Republicans in charge of federal spending said they had an “agreement in principle” on a temporary funding bill to keep the government funded through the end of the year.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 02:14AM

Women Made Them. Viewers and Critics Liked Them. No One Nominated Them. by BY NICOLE SPERLING AND BROOKS BARNES


By BY NICOLE SPERLING AND BROOKS BARNES

Despite box office success and critical praise, female filmmakers are largely being left out of Hollywood’s awards season.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 01:47AM

What Students Are Saying About Reparations, What They Want to Learn in School, and Individuality by BY THE LEARNING NETWORK


By BY THE LEARNING NETWORK

Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 01:18AM

Facing Homeless Crisis, New York Vows 1,000 New Apartments a Year by BY NIKITA STEWART, JEFFERY C. MAYS AND MATTHEW HAAG


By BY NIKITA STEWART, JEFFERY C. MAYS AND MATTHEW HAAG

A law would mandate that affordable-housing projects built with city assistance must have 15 percent of the apartments reserved for the homeless.

Published: December 13, 2019 at 12:45AM

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