Which ideas are beyond the pale? And who gets to decide? President Trump has a big role to play.
Khamab District, in northern Jawzjan province, was the sixth place in the country to fall to the Taliban recently, amid a death toll of 30 a day.
Dozens of alumni pledged to act after the university’s leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., defended President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
The president’s penchant for defying convention was on vivid display even during the solar eclipse, when he discarded advice about averting his eyes from the sun.
The president’s brand is no winner in Washington gift shops. But first ladies do better anyway. “They don’t make public policy, and they’re easier to like.”
In a departure from their predecessors, some in the Trump administration have surmised that Cold War-style containment will not work and that a military option is available.
An expanding number of organizations that had planned to hold galas at the president’s Florida resort are deciding to raise money elsewhere.
Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian-born Washington gadfly, has often promoted causes that benefited President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and his allies.
Federal officials are working with sheriffs on a legal maneuver to gain access to undocumented immigrants in local jails, a practice now limited by the courts.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the president, who had been criticized for a drawn-out review, would announce the details himself in the coming days.
The statement from the Treasury secretary, who is Jewish, was perhaps the most vociferous defense of the president from within his administration.
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It was a week of turmoil, but it seemed to prove an immutable rule of the Trump presidency: People see what they want to see, even if others see something very different.
Thousands of demonstrators poured into the nation’s streets and parks on Saturday to denounce white supremacy and Nazism.
Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign was already set to be the highest profile race of the fall. Then came the Charlottesville violence and President Trump’s response.
The White House said the president and first lady would not participate this year, “to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction.”
Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone is among President Trump’s most reliable Wall Street allies. His Washington profile helped nail a big deal in Saudi Arabia.
The billionaire investor’s views on environmental regulations had raised criticism from Democratic lawmakers.
An email Thursday night from James Murdoch was a repudiation of President Trump. It may signal a shift at Murdoch-controlled media outlets.
The president spent Thursday evening with some of his wealthiest supporters, trying to regain momentum after criticism over his response to violence in Charlottesville, Va.
As cities and states remove Confederate monuments, leaders in the art world urge more dialogue and deliberation.
As the region’s politics evolve, and as Republicans wrestle with internal divisions under President Trump, Democrats see a chance to pick up seats in Arizona and Nevada.
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Susan Bro, the mother of Heather Heyer, had a message for the president: “Think before you speak.”
In a Facebook post, Mitt Romney urged President Trump to repudiate racists and admit they were “100% to blame” for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.
Stephen K. Bannon had clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers and members of the president’s family.
President Trump’s chief strategist has antagonized administration officials by espousing his rejection of a foreign policy that emphasizes American leadership abroad.
Representative Nancy Pelosi urged the removal of the statues from the Capitol, but Senator Chuck Schumer pushed to keep the focus on President Trump.
As questions of racism increasingly dog the president, some point to his past, from dating a biracial woman to efforts to hang out publicly with African-American celebrities, to paint a different picture.
As the president’s advisory councils were disbanding, a few corporate chieftains made a case in terms of business self-interest, patriotism and pragmatism.
Great-great-grandchildren of Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee disagree with President Trump that moving Confederate monuments destroys American history and culture.
Mr. Murdoch, the son of a frequent ally of President Trump’s, gave a candid statement, via email, against the white supremacist sentiment that swept through Virginia last weekend.
The president’s response to the Charlottesville violence has drawn starkly different reactions between his core supporters and party leaders who fear political oblivion.
The email, forwarded to journalists, cites “no difference” between Robert E. Lee and George Washington. It claims Black Lives Matter is infiltrated by terrorists.
President Trump was abandoned by executives, contradicted by military leaders and shunned by Republicans outraged by his defense of white nationalists.
In an interview he said he believed was private, Stephen K. Bannon described the alt-right as a “collection of clowns” and lashed out at rivals in the Trump administration.
Some Republican Congress members are creating distance from President Trump, but they are still depending on the White House.
On Twitter, the president echoes a refrain of white supremacist groups that oppose the removal of Confederate monuments.
Gary D. Cohn, Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner have not commented publicly, though Mr. Cohn was described by those close to him as disgusted with the remarks.
When President Trump refused to unequivocally denounce white supremacists on Tuesday, he stepped away from what U.S. presidents have seen as crucial to their job: setting a moral course for the nation.
The president announced via Twitter that he would dissolve the councils following a decision by his Strategic and Policy Forum to disband.
The Trump administration opened talks with Canada and Mexico on the North American Free Trade Agreement by asserting that the current deal had failed.
The president’s predecessors, going back to George Washington, have all tried, with varying degrees of success, to summon Americans to a higher moral purpose.
The president had said he fired the F.B.I. director in part because agents had lost confidence in him, but agents gave him high marks for leadership.
President Trump on Tuesday made remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Va., Confederate statues, his outlook on Stephen Bannon and more.
The program was established in 2014 to deal with a surge of migrants fleeing violence and lets them live and work in the United States temporarily.
During a shouting-match of a news conference, an angry president asserted that “alt-left” activists in Charlottesville were as much to blame as neo-Nazis.
Mr. Moore has made President Trump the target of his ire in a Broadway show. On Tuesday, he bused his audience to Mr. Trump’s door.
The president said removing Confederate monuments was “changing history.” But historians say that monuments don’t always tell the story we think.