Peter Baker

New York Times

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Peter Baker is White House correspondent and former Jerusalem burea chief for the New York Times. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, he is also the author of Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House.

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President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

Why Trump called off the US-North Korea meeting

President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

News broke yesterday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump’s political rivals, including an…

Will Sessions appoint a special counsel?

News broke yesterday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate President Trump’s political rivals, including an…

from One Year Later

The newest name in Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation is George Papadopoulos.

White House calls George Papadopoulos a liar, Republicans silent

The newest name in Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation is George Papadopoulos.

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Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend. He was in the secure housing unit in a Manhattan jail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The original purpose of cities was to bring people together. That was their function for thousands of years. Then came the 20th Century and the automobile, which, “blew cities apart.”

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Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?

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Filmmakers Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss the war crimes being committed in Gaza and how a resolution could be reached in the Middle East.

from Scheer Intelligence

A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.

from Scheer Intelligence

Berkeley’s City Council recently adopted an ordinance to drop certain gendered terms from the city’s municipal code.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Playboy Magazine built a culture of objectifying women that doesn't fly in the #MeToo era.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.

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