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Obama Endorses Trudeau for Re-election Ahead of Canada Vote

By Dan Bilefsky

Former President Barack Obama said “the world needs his progressive leadership now” of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, who faces a federal election this month.

Trump Slashes Refugee Cap to 18,000, Curtailing U.S. Role as Haven

By Michael D. Shear and Zolan Kanno-Youngs

The president approved an 18,000-person limit on the number of refugees who can be admitted into the United States in fiscal 2020, about half the current limit of 30,000.

The Bygone Baggage of Joe Biden

By Roger Cohen

The politics that created the conditions for Trump cannot be the politics that defeat him.

He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized

By Alexander Burns

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.

Trump Muddies the Air

By The Editorial Board

To dismantle the Obama climate legacy, he’s taking on California, the auto industry, the Clean Air Act and public opinion.

Barack Obama’s Biggest Mistake

By Farhad Manjoo

It rhymes with ‘schneo-liberalism.’ It was an economic disaster and a political dead end.

A Marine Looks Back at His Battles in Afghanistan

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff

In February 2010, in the Taliban sanctuary of Marja, we were fighting to let Afghanistan build a democracy. Or something like that.

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections

By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman

The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies.

Share of Americans With Health Insurance Declined in 2018

By Margot Sanger-Katz, Ben Casselman and Jeanna Smialek

The drop, despite a strong economy, was the first since 2009 and at least partly caused by efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

Ex-Obama lawyer Greg Craig takes stand, denies lying about Ukrainian work

By Jake Gibson

Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig took the stand Wednesday in the foreign lobbying case against him, insisting in federal court that he did not lie to the United States government about his work in association with the government of Ukraine.

Obama gets political again, launches initiative to fight gerrymandering

By Ronn Blitzer

Former President Barack Obama is back in the political arena, announcing a new initiative to combat partisan gerrymandering -- though Republicans say the efforts are really about helping Democrats.

Obamas placed an offer on 'mega-expensive' estate in Martha's Vineyard: report

By Sam Dorman

Former President Obama and his wife, Michelle, reportedly made an offer on a 29-acre estate in Martha's Vineyard after renting it from Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck over the summer.