Latest News Once Hated by U.S. and Tied to Iran, Is Sadr Now ‘Face of Reform’ in Iraq? 2018-05-21T01:06:43.000000000+00:00 Moktada al-Sadr, the upset winner of Iraq’s election, has undergone a reinvention, from a militant Shiite to an anticorruption champion whose “Iraq First” message appeals across religious divides. Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting 2018-05-21T01:06:40.000000000+00:00 President Trump was surprised and angered by a statement issued by the North’s chief nuclear negotiator, who declared that the country would not swap its nuclear weapons capability for economic aid. Man Intentionally Plowed Vehicle Into a Restaurant, Killing His Daughter, Police Say 2018-05-21T01:06:32.000000000+00:00 The crash in North Carolina killed two people, including the daughter, who was a sheriff’s deputy, the police said. Several others were injured. Op-Ed Columnist: Enough Is Enough 2018-05-21T01:01:12.000000000+00:00 People seeking common sense on guns must become single-issue voters on gun control. Mueller Hopes to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says 2018-05-21T00:44:31.000000000+00:00 Mr. Giuliani sought to make the case that a longer timeline for that aspect of the Russia investigation would hurt Republicans in the midterm elections. Anti-Gun Backlash From School Shooting? Probably Not in Texas. 2018-05-21T00:05:20.000000000+00:00 Activism after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., led to the most successful push for gun control in decades in the state. Few expect the same in Texas. Review: A Rising Star Takes Her Turn, as the Met Turns the Page on Levine 2018-05-20T23:46:47.000000000+00:00 The conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla led the ensemble at Carnegie Hall a few hours after the Met filed a lawsuit against its former music director, James Levine. Trump Demands Inquiry Into Whether Justice Dept. ‘Infiltrated or Surveilled’ His Campaign 2018-05-20T23:19:32.000000000+00:00 Legal experts said President Trump’s promise of intervention had little precedent, and could force a clash between the sitting president and his Justice Department. For Triple Crown, Justify Might Face Familiar Competition 2018-05-20T23:16:06.000000000+00:00 As Justify prepares for the final leg of the Triple Crown, contenders are lining up to face him. U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage 2018-05-20T23:03:02.000000000+00:00 A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.