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Shutdown Looms and Priorities Stack Up as Congress Races Toward Session’s End

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and EMILY COCHRANE

The largest impasse in a must-pass spending package is funding for President Trump’s wall, but lawmakers are looking at rolling in an array of other legislation.

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The Mayor and the F.B.I. Raid: Atlantic City Is Stained Once Again

By RICK ROJAS, NICK CORASANITI, DAVID W. CHEN and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM

Frank M. Gilliam Jr. pledged to be the mayor who helped usher the city into a “new era.” Then came a visit from the F.B.I. and the familiar accusations of corruption.

Nonfiction: Two Leading Intellectuals Analyze What Ails America

By NORMAN J. ORNSTEIN

Alan Wolfe’s “The Politics of Petulance” and Lawrence Lessig’s “America, Compromised” offer differing diagnoses of the condition of the country.

Is Harvard Whitewashing a Russian Oligarch’s Fortune?

By ANN MARLOWE

Len Blavatnik made billions as a Kremlin insider. Now he’s writing huge checks to the university.

Maryland and District of Columbia Seek Business Records Related to Trump Hotel

By SHARON LaFRANIERE

The two governments issued subpoenas in their case claiming President Trump has conflicts of interest that violate the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.

Steve Bannon and a Fugitive Billionaire Target a Common Enemy: China

By DAVID BARBOZA

“We both naturally despise the Chinese Communist Party,” the fugitive, Guo Wengui said, explaining his partnership with the former Trump strategist Stephen K. Bannon.

Nation’s First Teachers’ Strike at Charter Network Begins in Chicago

By DANA GOLDSTEIN

The action comes during a year of teacher protests, which until now had been at district schools in conservative or swing states.

Lawmakers Discuss Deal to Push Back Shutdown Deadline While Mourning Bush

By EMILY COCHRANE

With President Trump’s apparent blessing, lawmakers are considering a one- or two-week spending bill to set aside negotiations until after former President George Bush’s funeral.

The Emails That Mayor de Blasio May Not Have Wanted Anyone to See

By J. DAVID GOODMAN

City Hall was to have released all emails between Mayor Bill de Blasio and a disgraced donor, but new ones emerged during a federal trial this week.

G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers

By NOAM SCHEIBER

In a region where the president vowed that manufacturing jobs were coming back, the idling of a Chevrolet plant and its 1,600 workers is a major blow.

Haitians Furious at Their Government Protest in a Week of Unrest

By KIRK SEMPLE

With thousands marching in the capital, demonstrations have turned into a referendum on the administration of President Jovenel Moïse.

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