Latest News Trump to Hire Lawyer Who Has Pushed Theory That Justice Dept. Framed the President 2018-03-19T18:32:41.000000000+00:00 The lawyer, Joseph E. diGenova, will serve as an aggressive player on the president’s legal team. There’s Never Been a Native American Congresswoman. That Could Change in 2018. 2018-03-19T18:15:25.000000000+00:00 Native American women are running for office in record numbers. Some are fighting pipelines. Others are fighting environmentalists. Europe’s Planned Digital Tax Heightens Tensions With U.S. 2018-03-19T18:03:24.000000000+00:00 A European Union plan would hit Silicon Valley’s technology giants especially hard, further straining relations with the United States over taxes and trade. Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian 2018-03-19T18:02:32.000000000+00:00 A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in the first known fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads. Why Are Black Students Punished So Often? Minnesota Confronts a National Quandary 2018-03-19T17:32:09.000000000+00:00 The Trump administration is highlighting the struggles that Minneapolis and St. Paul face with disparities in school discipline, and putting a thumb on the scale. Op-Ed Contributor: Why I Didn’t Join My School’s Walkout 2018-03-19T17:26:09.000000000+00:00 I am a high school junior, and I shoot guns and hunt. Many of the kids protesting guns right now don’t seem to know that much about them. Trump to Visit New Hampshire to Present Opioid Plan 2018-03-19T17:09:46.000000000+00:00 The plan calls for reducing the supply of illicit drugs with better interdiction and tougher penalties, reducing opioid prescriptions and overall demand, and expanding access to treatment. A Curveball From the New Tax Law: It Makes Baseball Trades Harder 2018-03-19T17:07:04.000000000+00:00 The change of a single word in the new tax law means baseball, basketball and other sports franchises could now face capital gains taxes every time they exchange players. Harassment and Tipping in Restaurants: Your Stories 2018-03-19T16:20:55.000000000+00:00 After we published an article on tipping and the power imbalance it creates between customers and servers, hundreds of readers wrote in with their own experiences — on both sides of the equation. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenges to Arizona’s Death Penalty Law 2018-03-19T16:06:16.000000000+00:00 The Supreme Court turned away requests that it reconsider the constitutionality of the death penalty and how Arizona applies it.