Michael D. Shear

New York Times

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White House correspondent for the New York Times and chief writer for its Caucus blog; former national political reporter for the Washington Post

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Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

Is the US Breaking a Promise to Children at Risk?

Tens of thousands of children face murderous street gangs, extortion and sexual violence in Central America.

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More than 50 years after the US ended diplomatic relations with Cuba,  President Obama made history today  — renewing ties that were ended before he was born.

President Obama Opens a Door to Cuba

More than 50 years after the US ended diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Obama made history today — renewing ties that were ended before he was born.

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Despite widespread predictions that it might take weeks to decide the election,  Mitt Romney conceded  at 1 this morning in Boston. Shortly afterwards,  President Obama spoke .

Will There Be Compromise or Continued Gridlock?

Despite widespread predictions that it might take weeks to decide the election, Mitt Romney conceded at 1 this morning in Boston. Shortly afterwards, President Obama spoke .

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President Trump is the fourth U.S. president to face impeachment.

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Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.

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Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

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Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks has been closed since November 7, 2018, the night a Marine veteran walked in and shot and killed 12 people before taking his own life.

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Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.

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The Trump administration wants to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows young people who were illegally brought to the U.S. to live and work here.

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Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?

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Today the House Judiciary Committee heard from four legal experts on what constitutes an impeachable offense, and whether Trump’s actions related to Ukraine fit the mold.

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