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Donald Trump Jr. in February in Vancouver, Canada.

Mr. Trump, the son of the president, referenced on Twitter an out-of-context quote by London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, from September.

The court ruled that schools should not be satisfied with minimal educational progress for disabled students, a standard that Neil M. Gorsuch has been criticized for using.

The White House seized on the comments as evidence of wiretapping, but the remarks indicated that the intelligence targets were foreign officials, not President Trump.

Congressional Memo

Republicans have elevated the practice of gentle questioning of a preferred Supreme Court nominee to high art — even when confirmation appears assured.

A leader may be picked from outside the agency, which has been under scrutiny for a series of embarrassing lapses.

On Washington

Even as the Supreme Court nominee continues testifying Wednesday, the real struggle is moving to the Senate floor, where the parties appear on course for a showdown.

Live Briefing: Confirmation Hearing

Democratic senators were frustrated in the first round of confirmation hearings for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, who offered little insight on his thoughts on contentious legal matters.

President Trump was at it again Tuesday night at a fund-raising dinner, calling out a federal court judge in Hawaii who placed a stay on his second travel ban.

Military officials say the airstrike targeted Qaeda operatives, but activists and residents have said the site was part of a religious complex where 49 civilians were killed.

Eric Danziger, who is contending with a thicket of ethical considerations, says the company will not be “growing the brands outside the United States.”

The Upshot

Passing the plan could endanger President Trump’s hold on white-working class voters in areas like the Rust Belt.

Much of the ice also appears to be thinner than normal — further signs of climate change’s effects on the region.

The Pentagon wants to shift to a more narrow pursuit of Mr. Kony, the African warlord whose guerrilla group gained notoriety for its use of child soldiers.

The editorial said President Trump was damaging his presidency with “exaggerations, evidence-free accusations, implausible denials and other falsehoods.”

The Upshot

The plan is struggling to gain support from Republicans, but not necessarily because of how it would affect their constituents.

Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States.

The United States has been trying to sabotage North Korea’s missile program. President Trump must decide what to do next.

A tracker of the latest status of President Trump’s major priorities.

A list of appointees and nominees for top posts in the new administration.

Don’t Ask, don’t Tell.” Bombing Iraq. Somali pirates. Top officials from the Clinton, Bush and Obama White Houses recall how nothing goes exactly as planned.

New York Times reporters analyze the 45th president’s comments.

See if you’re as smart as you think you are.

President Obama announced sanctions against Russia for trying to influence the 2016 election through cyberattacks. Here’s what led to the sanctions.

Donald J. Trump’s global business empire will create an unprecedented number of conflicts of interest for a United States president, experts say.

Peeling away pieces of the law could lead to market chaos.

A Trump administration could weaken or do away with many of the Obama-era policies focused on greenhouse gas emissions.

Sorting through the confusing sets of numbers in Trump’s deportation plan.

The Opinion Pages
Op-Ed Columnist

When the alt-right adopts Jane Austen.

Op-Ed Contributor

The president should resist the pressure from his far-right flank to allow discrimination by federal employees.

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