- In stopping the repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, the rebellious far right wing of the Republican Party won a major victory.
- President Trump faces a wrenching choice: Does he cede power to the anti-establishment wing or seek other pathways to successful governing?
Speaker Paul Ryan is now tasked with defending not just his leadership abilities but his very brand of conservatism in a party fitfully searching for a coherent policy identity.
A litany of stumbles and controversies has dented the president’s “I alone can fix it” vow to remake government with businesslike efficiency.
In running for re-election next year, some Republican lawmakers may have to defend their support for a politically explosive bill that many backed only reluctantly.
The blame game is a time-honored Washington tradition. A look at who’s blaming whom for the failure of the House bill, in public and in private.
They were united in their resistance, but from opposite ends of the spectrum.
The man who was killed, Qari Yasin, had ties to the Pakistani Taliban. The 2008 bombing killed more than 50 people in Pakistan’s capital.
Carrie Lam, Beijing’s preferred candidate in the race, won 777 out of 1,163 votes cast. She defeated John Tsang, a former finance secretary who polls indicated was more popular with the public.
An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.
Everyday Canadians spent a year embracing Syrians in the world’s most personal resettlement program. Letting them go might be the biggest test yet.
Fox News is a singular force, crafting a searing narrative about what’s happening in the world for millions of viewers, including President Trump.
More people are rejecting general anesthesia for procedures, prompting doctors to narrate their steps as they deal with alert patients asking questions.
Whiteclay, Neb., with its little liquor stores, attracts American Indians from the dry reservation just across the South Dakota line. But a move is afoot to change that.
Amazon is slowly building a fleet of physical stores that may become showrooms for big box items like refrigerators that shoppers hesitate to buy sight unseen.
OREGON 74, KANSAS 60
The third-seeded Ducks stunned the Jayhawks to win the Midwest Regional. A matchup against another blue-blood program is guaranteed.
GONZAGA 83, XAVIER 59
Gonzaga, the top seed in the West Regional, will face either Florida or South Carolina in a national semifinal next Saturday.
The Interpreter brings sharp insight and context to the major news stories of the week. Sign up to get it by email.