Writers From the Right and Left on Trump Jr., the Future of the F.B.I., Health Care and More

Read about how the other side thinks: Writers from across the political spectrum take on the news of the week.

Turf Battles: Blue Cities Want to Make Their Own Rules. Red States Won’t Let Them.

Turf Battles By EMILY BADGER July 6, 2017 At a time when Democrats are locked out of power from the White House, both chambers of Congress, the majority of governor’s offices and three-fifths of the country’s state houses, their ideas at least...

How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle

Two studies offer conflicting conclusions on the law’s effects on the labor market, and some say the area’s economic boom is a larger factor.