Trump, Schneiderman, Greitens and the changing shape of sex scandals

Big scandals used to be about extramarital affairs. Now they’re about coercion of women.

On TV, Trump loved to say ‘You’re fired.’ In real life, he leaves the dirty work to others.

The president says he thrives on conflict, but he’s always avoided personal confrontation

Over four decades, Trump’s one solid stance: A hard line on trade

A president whose positions change frequently has consistently railed against countries he says are taking American jobs.

Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead. Then, sharply different choices.

In Vietnam, in matters of love and in their careers, the president and the man investigating him have followed opposite paths.

The AR-15: ‘America’s rifle’ or illegitimate killing machine?

Most Americans support a ban on the assault rifle used in many school shootings, but it retains enormous staying power.

The AR-15: ‘America’s rifle’ or illegitimate killing machine?

Most Americans support a ban on the assault rifle used in many school shootings, but it retains enormous staying power.

In fun-house mirrors of Trump White House, disarray can look like victory

The president thinks that what humiliates others can strengthen his image.

In fun-house mirrors of Trump White House, disarray can look like victory

The president thinks that what humiliates others can strengthen his image.

Best behavior: How Trump alters his tone to suit the occasion

For special moments like the State of the Union, president pulls back on biting language.

Senate confirms Trump pick for Fed chair

The Senate, on Jan. 23, confirmed Jerome H. Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Bettors need to know: Did the shutdown even happen?

Forget what the shutdown means. For thousands of bettors, the question is whether government actually closed.

The ‘genius’ of Trump: What the president means when he touts his smarts

Always a ‘forest person,’ he ‘never knew anything about the trees,’ a onetime top Trump construction executive says.

How abortion became Roy Moore’s response to sexual misconduct allegations

Antiabortion views turned into a way for voters to show they were part of Trump’s coalition.

More activists, officials boycott civil rights event because of Trump

President’s decision to attend opening of Mississippi museum leads to protests and debates.

Cassidy: ‘Franken didn’t have to resign’

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Dec. 7 said Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) “didn’t have to resign.” Franken announced that he will resign “in the coming weeks” amid allegations of sexual harassment.

‘We’re losing a lot’: On eve of Trump visit, Mississippi blacks say he’s brought back troubles of the past

The president’s decision to attend the opening of a new civil rights museum in Jackson has sparked protests.

For some evangelicals, a choice between Moore and morality

Evangelical Christians struggle over whether to choose candidate based on moral character or political views.

In Roy Moore’s Senate race, anonymous threats, deceptive texts, alternative facts

Moore’s accusers find themselves under attack via mysterious texts and voice mails, Facebook and Twitter.

Powerful lobbyist Tony Podesta steps down amid Mueller’s Russia probe

Tony and brother John Podesta have been drawn into the orbit of scandals in the past year.

Is Donald Trump Jr.’s ‘I love it’ email a smoking gun or a distraction?

Like previous American scandals or controversies, it all depends on which side you’re on.