Louise Linton Goes From the Lap of Luxury to the Center of a Social Media Storm

By KATIE ROGERS August 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — As anyone associated with the Trump administration knows, it only takes one outburst — a few haphazard emojis here, a call to The New Yorker there — to cement a new reputation. This week, in the...

She Was Named World’s Ugliest Dog, but ‘She’s Just Darling’

By HANNAH ALANI June 24, 2017 Jessica Burkard of Penngrove, Calif., saw a beautiful companion for her St. Bernard when she found Martha, a 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff. Her father saw something else: a “train wreck.” The judges sided with the...

The Hardest Job in Politics: Presidential Spokesman

In the wake of the firing of the F.B.I. director, James Comey, the White House has struggled to keep its story straight. Conflicting messages, and President Trump himself, have made it difficult for the communications team to speak on his behalf.