Obama Speech in South Africa Warns Against Rise of ‘Strongman Politics’ by MATTHEW HAAG


By MATTHEW HAAG

In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, the former president warned of leaders embracing the “politics of fear, resentment and retrenchment.”

Published: July 17, 2018 at 01:00AM

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For Republicans, ‘The Dam Has Broken.’ But for How Long? by PETER BAKER


By PETER BAKER

Never in anyone’s lifetime has a president engendered such a wave of discussion about whether his real loyalty was to a foreign power over his own country.

Published: July 17, 2018 at 01:00AM

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I.R.S. Will No Longer Force Kochs and Other Groups to Disclose Donors by PATRICIA COHEN, KENNETH P. VOGEL and JIM TANKERSLEY


By PATRICIA COHEN, KENNETH P. VOGEL and JIM TANKERSLEY

The change by the Trump administration applies to many nonprofit organizations that are active in politics, and was praised by conservatives.

Published: July 17, 2018 at 01:00AM

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Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49 by ELIZABETH PATON


By ELIZABETH PATON

The former model and reality TV personality was a fixture of the 1990s celebrity party scene in Britain, and a confidante to some of its biggest stars.

Published: July 17, 2018 at 01:00AM

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