(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning,We start today with the latest round in the Trump-Pelosi feud, uncounted family separations at the border, and a contentious verdict in a case involving the Chicago police....
The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the U.S. could ease trade tariffs against China. The suggestion reportedly came from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, but faced pushback from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Wall Street rallied on the...
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday morning as investors digested reports that the Trump administration could reduce tariffs imposed on China. As of 7:20 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average...
Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today._____________________• The Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the care of children in federal custody, has identified 2,737 children who were...
The chronic funding shortage for California’s large urban school systems is primarily because of the state’s property tax law. Voters passed Proposition 13 in 1978, capping property taxes and drastically limiting the amount of money the state could...
Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host.We’re less than a month into the new Congress, but one thing has already become clear: Don’t mess with Nancy.Over the...
Netflix lifted the veil on some of its viewership numbers for top-performing content such as "Bird Box." Though the company has typically omitted these numbers, it disclosed how some of its shows are performing in...
Nationwide other agencies are also bringing back furloughed employees. Thirty-six hundred aviation safety inspectors for the Federal Aviation Administration have been recalled to their jobs. The Federal Drug Administration is bringing back...
Sears' unsecured creditors filed an objection Thursday afternoon to Chairman Eddie Lampert's deal to save the company through his hedge fund, ESL Investments, requesting a public hearing to air its grievances. In documents filed with...
WASHINGTON — President Trump retaliated on Thursday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi for threatening to cancel his planned State of the Union address on Jan. 29, writing in a letter that he, in turn, was postponing her planned trip...

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