December 15, 2018

From steps forward in the Trump hush-money investigation to tensions at the White House and on Capitol Hill, it’s been a busy week in politics. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed (and some links if you’d like to read further). ___________________ The hush-money investigation advances On Wednesday, in a major […] December 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — The special counsel’s office rejected on Friday a suggestion from Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, that he had been tricked into lying last year to F.B.I. agents investigating Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates. Prosecutors laid out a pattern of lies by Mr. Flynn to Vice President […] December 15, 2018

Apple said it would update the software of iPhones in China to try to resolve a legal dispute that threatens to stop the company from selling older iPhones in the country. Apple and its longtime chip supplier, Qualcomm, have been fighting in court over Apple’s use of Qualcomm’s technology. On Nov. 30, a Chinese court […] December 15, 2018

Derek Stepan scored with 32 seconds left on the clock in overtime to lift Arizona to a 4-3 victory over the host Rangers on Friday night, stopping the Coyotes’ four-game losing streak. Jordan Oesterle, Josh Archibald and Oliver Ekman-Larsson also scored as Arizona rallied from three goals down early in the second period. Adin Hill […] December 15, 2018

“What he did at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was destroy an agency and undermine its mission,” Mr. Blumenthal said in an interview. “He seems to be a Trump surrogate with a clear agenda, and my fear is he will exacerbate divisions at a time when they need to be bridged.” Last year, Mr. Trump […]