A. O. Scott

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■ Donald J. Trump appears to side with the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over United States intelligence agencies, with Vice Mike Pence back...

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WASHINGTON — A united front of top intelligence officials and senators from both parties on Thursday forcefully reaffirmed the conclusion that t...

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WASHINGTON — When Special Agent Adrian Hawkins of the Federal Bureau of Investigation called the Democratic National Committee in September 2015...

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The intelligence agencies’ report on the Russian intervention in the American presidential election portrays it as just one piece of an propaga...

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Scott Shane

New York Times


How did American intelligence officials come to brief President Obama, Donald J. Trump and lawmakers about supposed Russian plans to blackmail M...

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Scott Shane

New York Times


WASHINGTON — The chiefs of America’s intelligence agencies last week presented President Obama and Donald J. Trump with a summary of unsubstan...

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WASHINGTON — Seven months ago, a respected former British spy named Christopher Steele won a contract to build a file on Donald J. Trump’s ties ...

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WASHINGTON — A legal fight to clean up tons of chicken manure fouling the waters of Oklahoma’s bucolic northeastern corner — much of it from ...

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On Wednesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will consider Donald J. Trump’s choice of Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney gene...

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Tatiana Schlossberg

New York Times


ANNAPOLIS, Md. — It was early fall, and Donald J. Trump, behind in the polls, seemed to be preparing a rationale in case a winner like him someh...

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Scott Shane

New York Times


Kenny Wells, the feckless owner of a Nevada mining company, is the latest entry in the Matthew McConaughey gallery of charming rogues. Swaybacked a...

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A. O. Scott

New York Times


Rarely does an executive order announce a more straightforward and laudable purpose than the one President Trump signed on Friday: “Protecting the ...

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Scott Shane

New York Times


WASHINGTON — It was at a campaign rally in August that President Trump most fully unveiled the dark vision of an America under siege by “radical...

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A few weeks ago, in reaction to something we had written about blackness and whiteness in recent movies, my colleague Manohla Dargis and I received...

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A. O. Scott

New York Times


If you need a distraction from fighting about “La La Land,” cheering at “Hidden Figures” or weeping about “Moonlight” — all of which might have ...

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A.O. Scott

New York Times


WASHINGTON — Margaret Thatcher famously declared that “we must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of public...

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Scott Shane

New York Times


Charles Oakley has strong feelings about comped tickets. They are not freebies, he said in a recent interview. Instead, they are the vehicle throug...

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Scott Cacciola

New York Times


The Knicks, who were already raising dysfunction to an art form with bad basketball and Twitter posts from their famous team president, moved fur...

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Scott Cacciola

New York Times


WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt on Friday to run the Environmental Protection Agency, putting a seasoned legal opponent of the ag...

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Coral Davenport

New York Times


A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to...

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