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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:52:08 GMTSenator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, center, pressed Mr. Price on whether he viewed health care as “a right.”At a Senate hearing, Representative Tom Price set lofty goals for replacing the health law but did not say how he would achieve them.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:27:22 GMTRepresentative Tom Price, Republican of Georgia, testified during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.Tom Price, the health and human services pick, Scott Pruitt, chosen to lead the E.P.A., and others faced aggressive questioning at hearings but avoided major stumbles.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:00:36 GMTMs. Rice said she was confident that the new administration would have the information it needed by the time President-elect Donald J. Trump is sworn in on Friday.The Obama administration has written 275 briefing papers for the incoming administration, but doesn’t know whether the material has been read.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:13:18 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan on Monday.President-elect Donald J. Trump will take office with less popular support than any new president in modern times, according to an array of polls.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:46:05 GMTThe Trump International Hotel in Washington, where President-elect Donald Trump stopped for dinner on Wednesday.The president-elect credits his running mate, but also jabs at Republicans and critics alike, and talks about ‘merit-based’ immigration.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:56:46 GMTPresident Obama addressed a wide range of issues, including Chelsea Manning and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during his last meeting with the White House press corps.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:04:07 GMTBarack Obama with Keegan-Michael Key in 2015.The president invited in artists and sought others out, from novelists to rappers to musicians to actors.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:12:36 GMTCameron Harris in his home office in Annapolis, Md., on Monday. He created a fake story about an electrical worker who stumbled upon stacked boxes of ballots pre-marked for Hillary Clinton.Cameron Harris, a recent college graduate, pulled six million people into his bogus story about the discovery of fraudulent ballots for Hillary Clinton.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:54:42 GMTThe Rockettes performing at an inaugural event for President George W. Bush in 2005, when he was sworn in for his second term.Current and former Rockettes find themselves in a new spotlight as they take sides over the inauguration, breaking with the solidarity that defines the troupe.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:41:37 GMTMr. Hayes and Ms. Ploss placed an order at a McDonald’s in Norwalk, Conn., accompanied by their Donald Trump cutout.The New York Times is driving to the inauguration with supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump. On Wednesday, we traveled with a woman from Massachusetts. Thirteen-plus hours later, we made it to Washington.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:56:15 GMTMaria Lyon, a law student who opposes abortion, at home in Madison, Wis., with her husband, Will Lyon. “Right now it feels like if you’re pro-life, you’re anti-woman,” she said.March officials are being criticized for including abortion rights language in the official platform, alienating women who consider themselves feminists but oppose the procedure.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:51:31 GMTSonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York in November.Mr. Perdue, Georgia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction, had spoken with President-elect Donald J. Trump about trade deals’ effects on American producers.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:37:19 GMTBetsy DeVos, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for education secretary, at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday.The school choice advocate seemed unfamiliar with basic terms and policies, including the federal law for students with disabilities.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:51:01 GMTRick Perry, the former governor of Texas and the nominee for energy secretary, at Trump Tower in Manhattan in November.Mr. Perry had believed that, as energy secretary, he would be a global ambassador for oil and gas. In reality, he would be overseeing nuclear weapons.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:34:00 GMTRepresentative Mick Mulvaney, Republican of South Carolina, is President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick for White House budget director.The disclosure that the nominee, Mick Mulvaney, failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a babysitter raised questions about his nomination.
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:44:21 GMTNavient, the largest servicer of student loans in the country, handles loans for around 12 million people. A lawsuit filed on Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and two state attorneys general claims borrowers were wrongly steered in order to drive up debts.Navient made serious mistakes at every step of the loan collection process, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a lawsuit.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:32:02 GMTPower brokers are in the Swiss Alps to discuss how to make globalization more lucrative, but there is no appetite for redistributing wealth or empowering workers.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:00:10 GMTAntonio Tajani, center, was congratulated by members of the European Parliament after being elected the parliament’s president on Tuesday in Strasbourg, France.Mr. Tajani was elected president of the European Parliament as the organization confronts tests to its relevance.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:59:37 GMTJay Y. Lee, the leader of Samsung, leaving court in Seoul on Wednesday.A justice rejected a request to issue a warrant for Jay Y. Lee, but the de facto Samsung chief can still be indicted if a special prosecutor decides to pursue bribery allegations.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:51:32 GMTBjörn Höcke, left, at a rally for Alternative for Germany, in Dresden on Tuesday.Björn Höcke, a star in the Alternative for Germany party, has found growing success challenging national regret over the Holocaust and the country’s Nazi crimes.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:45:27 GMTPresident Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines unleashed a brutal antidrug campaign that has killed thousands of people since he took office last June. Andrew Glazer of The New York Times takes us inside the grim reality in Manila.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:21:49 GMT“We expect records to continue to be broken,” says a top climate scientist. These four graphics help illustrate the trend.
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Thu, 05 Jan 2017 12:00:02 GMTWhile parents sometimes impose guidelines, the most important ones are those that children make. They are often unspoken and can be dizzying.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:27:28 GMTIan Schrager, left, and Steve Rubell, right, flanking Roy Cohn, their lawyer, were both convicted in 1980 of tax evasion at their disco club, Studio 54, a popular celebrity hangout.Ian Schrager, a Studio 54 owner convicted in 1980 of tax evasion, might seem to be in little need of presidential intercession. He agrees, to a point.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:42:46 GMTChelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence was by far the longest punishment ever imposed in the United States for a leak conviction.The Army intelligence analyst convicted in a 2010 leak of security documents is set to be freed this May instead of in 2045.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:37:31 GMTAlexis K. Manigo in Columbia, S.C., on Wednesday. She was abducted as a newborn from a Florida hospital in 1998.Alexis K. Manigo is trying to balance her ties to the woman who raised her, now charged with kidnapping, and to her birthparents.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:30:46 GMTIsraeli police officers detaining a man during clashes after a protest against house demolitions in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran on Wednesday.There were conflicting accounts about events in Umm al-Hiran, a Negev village where homes were slated for demolition.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:57:30 GMTA frightening nationwide hoax targeting Jewish facilities continued with more than two dozen threats at centers in 17 states.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:17:15 GMTLt. Gen. Sergei F. Rudskoi discussed the first joint airstrikes between Russia and Turkey against Islamic State positions in Syria on Wednesday in Moscow.The collaborative missions against Islamic State positions serve to expand the two countries’ budding military cooperation
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:19:39 GMTClaire Foy and Pip Torrens in “The Crown” on Netflix, which invests billions of dollars on content.Netflix added a record 7.05 million streaming members in the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating its forecast of 5.2 million new members for the quarter.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:35:28 GMTThe number killed in an errant bombing by a Nigerian military fighter jet on Tuesday included at least nine aid workers, humanitarian groups said Wednesday.
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:30:34 GMTPaul McCartney in Indio, Calif., in October. The former Beatle filed suit on Wednesday to reclaim ownership of a number of songs he wrote for with John Lennon.The dispute with Sony/ATV, over an obscure aspect of copyright law, involves dozens of songs he wrote with John Lennon.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:41:51 GMTA total of six, said to be a record for an inauguration, will each have 60 to 90 seconds to offer a reading or lead a prayer.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:06:35 GMTRichard Roxburgh and Cate Blanchett in “The Present,” at The Barrymore Theater.The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:51:48 GMTRight, the C.I.A.’s declassified records database, and left, the four computers from which the public could previously gain access to it.The agency posted more than 930,000 documents online, including research on spiritualist healers in Mexico and reports on U.F.O.s.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:58:42 GMTTim Raines in 1990. In 2008, his first year of Hall of Fame eligibility, he appeared on just 24.3 percent of the ballots, but his support rose to 86 percent this year in his final time on the writers’ ballot.Raines was selected for Cooperstown in his final appearance on the writers’ ballot. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, still tainted by scandal, fell short again.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:30:14 GMTSamantha Power, center, the American ambassador to the United Nations, and members of the Security Council visited displaced people in Wau, South Sudan, last year.Samantha Power, the ambassador to the United Nations, is known for advocating diplomacy to prevent atrocities, but poor timing has hampered efforts to avert a catastrophe.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:12:11 GMTFormer President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, in Houston at Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros on Oct. 11, 2015.Mr. Bush was in stable condition at Houston Methodist Hospital on Wednesday after doctors cleared his airway, his spokesman said. His wife, Barbara, was also admitted.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:46:48 GMTFiona Apple during the 2012 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York.The chant is on a new track, called “Tiny Hands,” the singer created for the women’s march in Washington after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:19:10 GMTBobby Cannavale, left, Debra Messing and Eric McCormack in a 2006 episode of “Will & Grace.” Ms. Messing and Mr. McCormack will reprise their titular roles in a revival of the show.The original cast of the hit show, its director and its creators will all return for a 10-episode run during the 2017-18 season.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:53:38 GMTLady GagaThe football league has denied that it asked the singer not to discuss politics ahead of her performance at the Super Bowl.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:12:31 GMTThe Bible upon which Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for his first inauguration. It was used twice by President Obama, and will once again be pressed into service by Donald J. Trump on Friday.Mr. Trump will be sworn in on Lincoln’s Bible, which was also used by one other president: Barack Obama.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:16:21 GMTOn this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the “Star Trek” actor reads Craig Bridger’s story of a pre-wedding perfectionist freakout — by the groom.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:05:49 GMTBackstage at Prada’s men’s fall 2017 collection show, a flashback to 1972.The Italian fashion houses offer pragmatic designs for uncertain times.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:12:53 GMTAnne Davis, 76, a former lawyer for CBS, is among 2,500 volunteers in the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by Community Service Society.There are 2,500 volunteers in the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, working with 350 nonprofits and helping people manage their finances and apply for public assistance.