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Fact-Checking the Las Vegas Democratic Debate

Feb 19, 2020 • 9:30 PM ET U.S. The New York Times

Our reporters are following all of the exchanges and fact-checking the candidates, providing context and …

The 11 Criminals Granted Clemency by Trump Had One Thing in Common: Connections

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:59 PM ET Politics The New York Times

The process bypassed the formal procedures used by past presidents and was driven instead by friendship, fame, personal empathy and a shared sense of …

Eight killed in hookah lounge attacks in Germany; motive unknown

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:25 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

A manhunt is underway in Germany after at least eight people were fatally shot Wednesday in shootings, possibly drive-bys, at two hookah lounges in …

2020 Democratic Debate: Live Updates From Nevada

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:24 PM ET U.S. The New York Times

Everything you need to know as six Democratic presidential candidates prepare to face off in Las Vegas three days before the Nevada …

NFL to expand to 14 playoff teams under new proposed CBA, per report

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:16 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

The NFL is looking to change its playoff structure, increasing the field from 12 to 14 teams, in the new collective bargaining agreement.             …

The Day Frankie Flew Away

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:15 PM ET The New York Times

“Did a bird come in here?” Lost parrot. Big …

White House Denies Claim That Trump Offered Pardon Deal to Julian Assange

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:08 PM ET The New York Times

A statement in a London court put a twist on a previously known attempt by a Republican congressman to get the WikiLeaks founder to absolve Russia of …

A mom desperate for baby formula called 911. Police say she did the right thing.

Feb 19, 2020 • 8:08 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

Typically, 911 should be called for a crisis such as a fire, crime or medical issue. Not sure if your situation qualifies? Call anyway, experts say. …

New Iranian Missiles Pose Threat to U.S. Aircraft in Yemen, Pentagon Says

Feb 19, 2020 • 7:49 PM ET Politics The New York Times

The U.S. Navy discovered a new type of antiaircraft missile after seizing two shipments in the Arabian …

Boeing, to Fend Off Sanctions, Backs Ending State Tax Breaks

Feb 19, 2020 • 7:48 PM ET Politics The New York Times

Washington State is expected to approve legislation removing what the World Trade Organization says are unfair …

California Governor Declares Homelessness ‘a Disgrace’

Feb 19, 2020 • 7:37 PM ET Politics The New York Times

Vulnerable to the charge that the problem has exploded under Democratic rule, Gov. Gavin Newsom pleaded with legislators to take …

Amid sex abuse claims, bankruptcy case raises possibility Boy Scouts may not survive

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:59 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

The future of the Boy Scouts could be in doubt, according to arguments that kicked off the first day of hearings for the organizations' bankruptcy.   …

The Many-Billion-Dollar Debate

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:59 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

How many houses does your candidate …

Several Dead in Shooting in Central Germany

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:37 PM ET The New York Times

A shooter opened fire at two hookah bars in the central German city of Hanau, killing several people, the police said. Local media said the suspect …

Bloomberg's presence expected to spice up tonight's Democratic debate - updates

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:13 PM ET Politics USA TODAY

Michael Bloomberg dismissed the liberals on stage in Trumpian terms: The country, he said, had tried "communism" and that it "just didn't work."     …

'Angst, anger and disappointment': Intervention in Roger Stone case stokes uncertainty across federal justice system

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:11 PM ET Politics USA TODAY

Prosecutors and judges have expressed concern about political intervention in criminal cases after the DOJ backtracked on Roger Stone's sentence.     …

2020 Debate, Coronavirus, Ben Affleck: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Feb 19, 2020 • 6:05 PM ET The New York Times

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the …

Nevada Democrats intensify last-minute training to avoid Iowa-like issues on Caucus Day

Feb 19, 2020 • 5:59 PM ET Politics USA TODAY

Organizers say the beefed-up training regimen will help volunteers use new 'caucus calculators' on Saturday.              …

Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

Feb 19, 2020 • 5:48 PM ET Politics The New York Times

Mr. Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois, spoke of having his sentence for corruption commuted by President Trump and described …

Trump Expected to Name Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence

Feb 19, 2020 • 5:45 PM ET Politics The New York Times

The move would place a Trump loyalist atop the intelligence agencies long viewed skeptically by the White …