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New York Times says it turned to Ireland, not U.S., to rescue journalist

The New York Times said it turned to the Irish government to rescue a reporter threatened with arrest in Egypt two years ago out of concern that the Trump administration …


Michael Gerson: American’s shouldn’t look at all politics through the lens of one issue

Many on the left rationalize using Trump-like tactics against someone like Brett Kavanaugh on the theory that preserving Roe v. Wade justifies any means. But opposing it, or preserving it, …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that was revised to reflect …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019

Dem presidential candidates call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in …


News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein’s hearing open

News organizations are going to court in hopes of pulling back the curtain on Harvey Weinstein’s next court appearance in his sexual assault case.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

How Clarence Thomas used Bill Cosby to call for a reconsideration of libel laws

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will not consider a defamation case involving Bill Cosby. But the announcement came with a twist: Justice Clarence Thomas called for a …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018

New York Times story details how family of Tyler Hilinski has dealt with Washington State QB’s suicide

Since his older brother’s death 11 months ago, Ryan Hilinski has ascended national recruiting leaderboards, earned the distinction of being the country’s top high school pocket passer and collected dozens …


Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof talks journalism in speech at Gonzaga

“All New York was up in arms about these two homeless red-tailed hawks, and I couldn’t generate the same outrage about hundreds of thousands of people being slaughtered,” Kristof said. …


Pulitzer winner Nicholas Kristof has hope despite assault on truth

On Monday, the night before one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent U.S. history, Nicholas Kristof will be at Gonzaga University in Spokane talking about the state …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018

Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal …


As Trump administration eyes writing transgender people ‘out of of existence,’ a moment of reckoning for transgender Republican

Jordan Evans is believed to be the lone openly transgender elected Republican – “my cross to bear,” as she puts it. The tension involved in her unusual profile became acute …


NY Times: Govt memo details effort to establish binary gender definition

The Department of Health and Human Services is discussing using Title IX – the federal law that bans gender discrimination in government-assisted educational services – for the establishment of a …


Trump slams Times ‘hit piece’ on reported tax avoidance plan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed outrage over a New York Times report that he received at least $413 million from his father over the decades, much of that through …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018

Probes of Trump taxes carry potential for millions in fines

Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if …


Marc A. Thiessen: To the New York Times op-ed writer: If you can’t serve honorably, don’t serve at all

The anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed declares that he and his co-conspirators are being “unsung heroes” fighting on the inside to “preserve our democratic institutions.” In fact, …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018

Trump urges Justice Department to unmask ‘resistance’ writer

President Donald Trump declared Friday that the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece purportedly written by a member of …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018

Trump officials cry ‘Not me’ as he fumes over NYT column

One after another, President Donald Trump’s top lieutenants stepped forward Thursday to declare, “Not me.”


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018

Trump rips searing Times op-ed from unnamed senior official

In a striking anonymous broadside, a senior Trump administration official wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times on Wednesday claiming to be part of a group of people …


Elon Musk tells newspaper he’s cracking under stress of Tesla job

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? That’s the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar …


UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018

Times publisher asks Trump to reconsider anti-media rhetoric

The publisher of the New York Times says he told President Donald Trump in a meeting at the White House that his anti-press language is “not just divisive but increasingly …


UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018

Trump was taped talking of paying Playboy model, source says

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a possible payment to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with him, a person familiar with …


What’s a seven-letter word for money at the Times? Puzzles

The New York Times’ online puzzle offering has surpassed 400,000 paying subscribers, roughly double the number from two years ago.


UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Report: Trump lawyers’ letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

President Donald Trump’s lawyers composed a secret 20-page letter to special counsel Robert Mueller to assert that he cannot be forced to testify while arguing that he could not have …


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018

Trump’s ‘phony’ source turns out to be White House official

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018

Trump denies New York Times report that he ordered Mueller fired

President Donald Trump pushed back Friday against reports that he ordered White House lawyer Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last June.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

James Franco denies sexual misconduct allegations

Facing accusations by an actress and a filmmaker over alleged sexual misconduct, James Franco said on CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday the things he’s heard aren’t …


James Franco’s New York Times talk canceled amid allegations

The New York Times has canceled a public event with James Franco days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct.


Sullivan: Bannon’s turn for ‘fake news’ hypocrisy

If the mainstream news media is the Trump administration’s archenemy, you’d think these fraught-with-significance appearances would go to friendly media outposts.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017

Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against the New York Times

A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation lawsuit by Sarah Palin against The New York Times, saying the former Alaska governor failed to show the newspaper knew it …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017

Pence denies report of 2020 presidential ambitions

Vice President Mike Pence denied Sunday that he is considering running for president in 2020, issuing a statement that demonstrated how sensitive the White House is to any suggestion that …