The Playlist: Paul McCartney’s Smooth Tunes, and 13 More New Songs

The Playlist: Paul McCartney’s Smooth Tunes, and 13 More New Songs

Hear tracks from Nine Inch Nails, Juice WRLD, Tomberlin, Prophet and others. ImagePaul McCartney previewed a brand new album due in September, “Egypt Station,” with two singles.CreditRob Grabowski/Invision, by way of Rob Grabowski/Invision/Ap Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and movies — and […]

Short Stories That Travel the World From a Deliciously Off-Kilter Perspective

Short Stories That Travel the World From a Deliciously Off-Kilter Perspective

ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GODStoriesBy Anjali Sachdeva256 pp. Spiegel & Grau. $26. Image The unusual and great tales that make up Sachdeva’s debut start on this facet of actuality and slip to the opposite — usually so gracefully, and with such a exact rendering of the fantastical, that we grow to be inadvertent […]

Behind Trump’s Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

Behind Trump’s Plan to Overhaul the Government: Scaling Back the Safety Net

Lindsey Burke, the training coverage director on the Heritage Foundation, which has steered a slew of Trump policies, mentioned that the proposal risked growing the federal authorities’s function in training and the work drive, creating extra “bloat, control and federal tentacles in local schools and markets.” For essentially the most half, nevertheless, operatives aligned with […]

Opinion

Opinion

Rich Lowry, whom I first met when he was a analysis assistant for Charles, describes him as “a profoundly humane man, courageous and kind, witty and thoughtful, principled and wise. A truly great soul.” David Hodges, one other former analysis assistant, wrote: “To say that I loved working for him is an understatement. I not […]

Trumps and Kushners Cut Ties on Hotel Deals That Raised Eyebrows

Trumps and Kushners Cut Ties on Hotel Deals That Raised Eyebrows

The Trumps and the Kushners are parting methods — not the White House energy couple Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, however their household companies on resort collaborations in New Jersey, in response to folks briefed on the state of affairs. Kushner Companies and the Trump Organization just lately dropped plans for the Trumps to manage […]

That’s ‘Mr. President’ to You, Macron Scolds France

That’s ‘Mr. President’ to You, Macron Scolds France

But past his seeming impatience with working-class French residents and their views of his reforms, he has proven an inclination to painting himself as a “Jupiterian” president, or the president as monarch. It is a picture of the French presidency as an august workplace, above the fray, that was favored by General de Gaulle and […]

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

The ‘Lone Mujahid,’ Who Threatened Prince George, Pleads Guilty

LONDON — In a shocking courtroom reversal, Husnain Rashid, a self-described jihadist accused of encouraging a terrorist assault on the varsity of Four-year-old Prince George, the third in line to the British throne, modified his plea on Thursday and admitted a collection of terrorism offenses that would deliver life imprisonment. The case fused two conflicting […]

Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit

Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit

WASHINGTON — When Jared Kushner hosted a high-profile summit assembly on federal jail reform on the White House final Friday, some in attendance observed that the person who was ostensibly answerable for the federal jail system, Mark S. Inch, a retired Army main common, was nowhere in sight. Only Mr. Kushner and some others knew […]