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Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader on Inquiry Into Biden’s Son 20 Sep 10:53pm Updated Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader on Inquiry Into Biden’s Son
Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes.
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Joe Biden Has Tense Exchange Over L.G.B.T. Record 20 Sep 10:09pm Updated Joe Biden Has Tense Exchange Over L.G.B.T. Record
Pressed about his decades-old opposition to same-sex marriage, Mr. Biden pushed back, saying he didn’t “have to evolve.”
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Democrats Gather for First 2020 L.G.B.T. Forum 20 Sep 9:29pm Updated Democrats Gather for First 2020 L.G.B.T. Forum
Ten Democratic presidential candidates will speak at the forum hosted by Glaad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, tonight at 8 p.m.
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Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump 20 Sep 9:09pm Updated Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump
Mr. Giuliani’s unconstrained television appearances have long raised concerns with the rest of Mr. Trump’s legal team, as well as White House officials.
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U.S. Agreement With El Salvador Seeks to Divert Asylum Seekers 20 Sep 8:56pm Updated U.S. Agreement With El Salvador Seeks to Divert Asylum Seekers
An agreement between the United States and El Salvador will prevent migrants from crossing the southwestern border by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first.
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Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry 20 Sep 8:53pm Updated Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry
Mr. Trump has been prodding the Ukrainian government to investigate Mr. Biden and his family, but the new whistle-blower complaint has drastically raised the stakes.
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2020 Democrats Gather for L.G.B.T. Forum 20 Sep 8:52pm Updated 2020 Democrats Gather for L.G.B.T. Forum
Ten Democratic presidential candidates will speak at the forum hosted by Glaad in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, tonight at 8 p.m.
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North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach 20 Sep 7:11pm Updated North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach
Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear talks after dismissing his national security adviser.
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Trump Announces New Sanctions on Iran 20 Sep 7:02pm Updated Trump Announces New Sanctions on Iran
The sanctions targeting the Iranian national bank add to the pressure on Iran, which the United States accuses of attacking Saudi oil facilities.
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Want to Hold Your Own 2020 Caucus? Now You Can (if You’re an Iowan) 20 Sep 5:16pm Updated Want to Hold Your Own 2020 Caucus? Now You Can (if You’re an Iowan)
Iowa Democrats are trying to make the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest more accessible by allowing some voters to organize satellite caucuses.
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Program to Prevent Veterans Suicide Earns Bipartisan Support 20 Sep 4:10pm Updated Program to Prevent Veterans Suicide Earns Bipartisan Support
More than 6,000 veterans took their own lives each year between 2008 and 2017, and roughly 20 a day since 2014, according to statistics released Friday.
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Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach 20 Sep 3:37pm Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach
The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.
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Jimmy Carter Invokes Idea of ‘Age Limit’ for Presidential Candidates 20 Sep 3:25pm Updated Jimmy Carter Invokes Idea of ‘Age Limit’ for Presidential Candidates
Mr. Carter, 94, said he wouldn’t be up to the rigors of the nation’s top job if he were 15 years younger. The three leading Democratic candidates are in their 70s.
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20 Sep 3:00pm U.S. Drone Attacks ISIS Fighters in Southern Libya
The American military carried out an airstrike Thursday against Islamic State fighters in southern Libya in a reminder of the terrorist group’s resilience.
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Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders 20 Sep 2:48pm Updated Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders
Mr. Trump acknowledged that he does not know the identity of a whistle-blower from the intelligence community whose secretive complaint has seized attention in Washington.
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Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations 20 Sep 2:41pm Updated Ukraine Pressured on U.S. Political Investigations
Pressure on the Ukrainian government by President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, has been an open secret in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, for months.
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Whistle-Blower Complaint Is Said to Involve Trump and Ukraine 20 Sep 1:27pm Updated Whistle-Blower Complaint Is Said to Involve Trump and Ukraine
The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader.
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United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says 20 Sep 1:07pm Updated United States to Sign Asylum Agreement With El Salvador, Official Says
The agreement would prevent migrants from crossing the border and obtaining asylum in the United States by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first.
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Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump 20 Sep 12:25pm Updated Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump
The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader.
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‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ Review: A Fixer’s Progress 20 Sep 12:23pm Updated ‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ Review: A Fixer’s Progress
A documentary traces the life and times of a notorious lawyer whose career stretched from Joseph McCarthy to Donald J. Trump.
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For Trump, a Time of Indecision 20 Sep 11:17am Updated For Trump, a Time of Indecision
In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers.
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Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated 20 Sep 11:03am Updated Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated
The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is unconstitutional.
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Younger Black Voters to Their Parents: Break Up With Joe Biden, I’m Bored 20 Sep 11:03am Updated Younger Black Voters to Their Parents: Break Up With Joe Biden, I’m Bored
An organic effort by black millennials and Gen Z-ers to influence older family members against Mr. Biden may be important in the Democratic primary.
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Ed Buck Faces Federal Drug Charge in Death of Man in His Home 20 Sep 11:03am Updated Ed Buck Faces Federal Drug Charge in Death of Man in His Home
The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims.
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Trump to Host Australian Prime Minister on a Rare State Visit 20 Sep 11:03am Updated Trump to Host Australian Prime Minister on a Rare State Visit
When it comes to diplomatic visits, the president seems to prefer being the guest rather than the host.
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Who Do Americans Trust? The Police More Than Congress, Study Finds 20 Sep 11:02am Updated Who Do Americans Trust? The Police More Than Congress, Study Finds
The most trusted leader of them all? The public school principal.
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F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees 20 Sep 11:02am Updated F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees
In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program.
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Is America’s Health Care System a Fixer-Upper or a Teardown? 20 Sep 11:02am Updated Is America’s Health Care System a Fixer-Upper or a Teardown?
To understand the competing Democratic health care plans, consider an elaborate home construction metaphor.
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Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military 20 Sep 11:02am Updated Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military
The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices.
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Maurice Ferré, Miami’s First Hispanic Mayor, Dies at 84 20 Sep 11:02am Updated Maurice Ferré, Miami’s First Hispanic Mayor, Dies at 84
He led the city through a defining period of growth and tumult for 12 years. But he could ultimately not withstand its demographic transformation.
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‘Worse Than Anyone Expected’: Air Travel Emissions Vastly Outpace Predictions 20 Sep 9:47am Updated ‘Worse Than Anyone Expected’: Air Travel Emissions Vastly Outpace Predictions
The findings put pressure on airline regulators to take stronger action to fight climate change as they prepare for a summit next week.
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Young People Take to Streets in Global Climate Protest 20 Sep 9:39am Updated Young People Take to Streets in Global Climate Protest
Anxious about the future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change.
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Survey Shows Broad Opposition to Trump Trade Policies 20 Sep 7:09am Survey Shows Broad Opposition to Trump Trade Policies
An increasing share of Americans say the tariff fight with China will be bad for the United States, and the concern crosses party lines.
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U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death 20 Sep 6:04am Updated U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death
The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims.
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He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized 20 Sep 3:24am Updated He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized
In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future.
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De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came. 20 Sep 3:24am Updated De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came.
Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group.
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Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism 20 Sep 12:17am Updated Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes.
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