President Trump’s Contempt for the Rule of Law

In an interview with The Times, the president attacks those who could hold him to account.comment icon Comments


Republicans Can’t Pass Bills

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill this week.

The G.O.P. used to be willing to govern. Not now. comment iconComments


Health Care in a Time of Sabotage

Republicans are working hard to make Obamacare fail. comment icon Comments


The Last Best Empty Place in America

A road recently cleared of trees and brush in the Kootenai National Forest.

Public land is always under threat. We are its enemy — and its savior. comment icon Comments

Trump’s Lies, the Updated List

To mark the six-month point of his presidency, we have updated our definitive list of his presidential untruths.

Has Sexism Become Worse After the Election?

The New York Times Opinion section would like to hear from women about whether they think sexism has become worse since the U.S. presidential election.

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and others in the House criticized remarks that President Trump made about Mika Brzezinski, a co-host of “Morning Joe,” in June.

Trump Critics, All Around

President Trump in New Jersey.

Six months into his presidency, our inbox is flooded with criticism of Donald Trump. Here is a sampling.


If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime

President Trump at the White House on Wednesday.

If done to thwart an investigation, pardons could be a criminal obstruction of justice.


A Warrant to Search Your Vagina

The Homestead Correctional Institution in Florida City, Fla., earlier this year.

Black women have been choked, molested, raped and killed by police officers fighting the war on drugs.


China’s Other Big Export: Pollution

If China truly wants to be a climate leader, it needs to address its global climate footprint.


Skip the Opera. Go See Some Pro Wrestling.

Tim Grant

Love it or hate it, pro wrestling is one of the world’s great art forms.comment icon Comments


Will the Russians Hack Germany, Too?

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany at the Reichstag in Berlin last month.

They’ll probably try. But here’s why it won’t matter.


Donald Trump’s History Lessons

President Trump and President Emmanuel Macron of France reviewing troops in Paris this month.

Napoleon, Moscow and Trump’s strange projections.comment icon Comments


Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers. comment icon Comments


Betsy DeVos Is Right: Sexual Assault Policy Is Broken

The Trump administration is the worst possible messenger. But its message is the right one. comment icon Comments


Mr. Macron Starts Making Waves

President Emmanuel Macron of France visiting an Air Force base in Istres on Thursday.

Generals resist budget cuts and other officials may follow suit. But France voted for change and the French president seems willing to provide it.


John McCain’s Brain Cancer, and Mine

John McCain at a hearing on Capitol Hill in June.

Glioblastoma is an aggressive cancer, so my way of dealing with it is aggressive. Aggressively positive.comment icon Comments


The Fading Trump Bump

Steven Rattner

Trump keeps touting his economic record but recent data show the post-election boomlet is fading.


Everything You Need to Understand About Trump and Russia

President Trump at the White House on Monday.

Trump’s people never spoke to any Russians, and if they did they forgot about it, and if they didn’t forget, it was just socializing. Got it?comment icon Comments


Help! My 3-Year-Old Is Obsessed With Trump

We had to leave a play date early after one little girl dissolved into tears.


Nighttime Traffic Noise in Manhattan

Taxis at a crosswalk on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Noise has become an increasing problem there.

A resident of the Upper East Side says sleep deprivation is a result.

Vietnam ’67: A Newsletter About the War

American soldiers watching helicopters landing as part of Operation Pershing in South Vietnam in 1967.

Patrick Christain/Getty Images

Examining America’s long war in Southeast Asia through the course of a single year.