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Obama Portraits ‘Push Us to Think More,’ Readers Say

This drastically new portraiture compliments the kind of president that Obama was. Being the first black president in history, he represents a positive change....

The Obama Portraits Drew a Strong Reaction. What Did They Mean...

Can we talk about how stunningly powerful it is to see a black man in a garden the way Kehinde Wiley painted Barack Obama?!It...

Trump Administration Targets Obama-Era Effort to Limit Methane

Advertisement The Trump administration on Monday moved to repeal one of the last unchallenged climate-change regulations rushed into place in the waning days...

Obama Portraitists Merged the Everyday and the Extraordinary

“He and I make different sartorial decisions,” Mr. Obama continued, a joking reference to the Mr. Wiley’s bold clothing choices (he wore a black-and-white...

Critic’s Notebook: Obama Portraits Blend Paint and Politics, and Fact and...

The National Portrait Gallery collection isn’t old. It was created by an Act of Congress in 1962 and opened to the public in 1968....

The Look: Everyday Excellence

Advertisement Samantha Mims on the J train, heading from Brooklyn to Manhattan.CreditAndre D. Wagner for The New York Times As a child, I learned...

Appeals Court Orders E.P.A. to Update Lead Paint Rules, Quickly

“Indeed E.P.A. itself has acknowledged that ‘lead poisoning is the number one environmental health threat in the U.S. for children ages 6 and younger,’...

When Harry Met Barry: The BBC Obama Interview

Will @BarackObama get an invite to Prince Harry's wedding? #r4todaypic.twitter.com/YqnFTf6Yss

Obamacare Sign-ups at High Levels Despite Trump Saying It’s ‘Imploding’

Sign-ups at Healthcare.gov reached 8.8 million, just shy of last year’s levels, despite an open enrollment period that was half as long and far...

Holocaust Museum Tries Again on Contentious Syria Study

Interviews with museum officials and outside critics reveal how this 200-page, dry and highly technical document became a political lightning rod for the museum,...

Kehinde Wiley on Painting the Powerless. And a President.

Mr. Wiley explained what an “extraordinary moment” it was to be chosen as an African-American painter to produce a presidential portrait for the National...

Breakingviews: Trump Administration Scrambles Its Media Signals

Photo The Justice Department argues that if AT&T acquires Time Warner, which owns HBO, a popular series like “Game of Thrones” could be used to...

Retiring: In Oregon, You Can Now Save for Retirement. Unless You...

All employers who pay unemployment insurance for their workers are required to sign up by 2020 — about 60,000 workplaces and 600,000 workers. “It’s genius...

Middle Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

And even though he does not need an assistant for his work as a developer of mobile apps, Ian Dixon, 38, said he might...

Trump’s Trade Approach Diverges Sharply from Free Trade Republicans

“The days of the United States being taken advantage of are over,” Mr. Trump said. But despite the president’s declarations of progress and his promises...

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Is Amazed at How Fast...

Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats,...

Update: How to Travel to Cuba Now

Now the “war on travel” had returned, he said, adding that several universities had canceled trips booked with Mar Azul in recent weeks. Still, there...

Trump Tightens Cuba Embargo, Restricting Access to Hotels and Businesses

In a conference call with reporters, senior administration officials said the new rules were intended to direct money and economic activity away from the...

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Defends Florida Congresswoman Attacked by...

A gif of Bush telling Obama a joke while Clinton is speaking is something I never knew I needed in my life until now...

Obama Letters From 1980s Are Obtained by Emory University

Indeed, in a letter dated April 1, 1983, Mr. Obama wrote, “I feel sunk in that long corridor between old values, actions, modes of...

Critic’s Notebook: Why the Obamas’ Portrait Choices Matter

The first step in the process began during the last year of Mr. Obama’s presidency and was finalized before he left the White House,...

Foiled in Congress, Trump Moves on His Own to Undermine Obamacare

Since Congress can't get its act together on HealthCare, I will be using the power of the pen to give great HealthCare to many...

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