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McConnell’s Impeachment Scam

By Noah Bookbinder

The Senate has a duty to conduct a fair and full trial. The Republican leader is trying to make sure they can’t.

Trump Opens Door to Cuts to Medicare and Other Entitlement Programs

By Alan Rappeport and Maggie Haberman

The president signaled a willingness to scale back Medicare, a shift from his 2016 platform of protecting welfare programs.

Impeachment Trial Schedule Explained

By Michael D. Shear

The rules adopted by the Senate early Wednesday lay out a timeline for a trial that could be over in two weeks — or stretch much longer.

Trump, in Davos to Talk Trade, Lashes Out at Enemies Back Home

By Annie Karni

The White House hoped the president’s trip to the World Economic Forum would shift attention away from impeachment, but an impromptu news conference often turned to the drama in Washington.

The Moderates’ Impeachment Moment

How just a few Republican senators had a key role in determining the scope, and the likely future, of the trial of President Trump.

Chaos as Militants Overran Airfield, Killing 3 Americans in Kenya

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Eric Schmitt, Charlie Savage and Helene Cooper

The brazen Shabab assault at Manda Bay, Kenya, a sleepy seaside base near the Somali border, on Jan. 5 left three Americans dead, raising complex questions about the military’s mission in Africa.

Why Trump Persists

By Thomas B. Edsall

Voters are less tolerant, less empathetic and less interested in integrity than many political analysts thought.

Trump Considering an Expansion of His 2017 Travel Ban

By Katie Rogers

The president said in Davos, Switzerland, that he was planning to add more countries to an executive order barring people from predominantly Muslim countries.

Let Us All Now Weep for Donald Trump

By Frank Bruni

In his Senate trial as in all else, he’s a profile in persecution.