U.S. Officials Scrambled Behind the Scenes to Shield NATO Deal From Trump

Senior American national security officials, seeking to prevent President Trump from upending a formal policy agreement at last month’s NATO meeting, pushed the military alliance’s ambassadors to complete it before the forum even began. The work to preserve the North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreement, which is usually subject to intense 11th-hour negotiations, came just weeks…

ACLU Strains To Clean Up Trump Administration’s Family Reunification Mess

The Trump administration’s suggestion last week that non-profits take the lead in tracking down the parents of hundreds of children still in government custody—parents whom the government itself deported—was first met with shock from immigrant rights groups. Then, with gritted determination. The task seems just shy of impossible: armed solely with undated phone numbers, locate…

Democratic Party’s liberal insurgency hits a wall in Midwest primaries

The Democratic Party’s left-wing insurgency found its limits Tuesday night, with voters favoring establishment candidates over more liberal challengers in almost every closely watched race across several states. In Michigan, former state senator Gretchen Whitmer easily won the Democratic nomination for governor over Abdul El-Sayed, a doctor backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) who was…