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Protesters rallied near President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday to demand that he release his tax returns.

Trump’s Unreleased Taxes Threaten Yet Another Campaign Promise

By ALAN RAPPEPORT

Democrats have pledged not to cooperate on an overhaul of the tax code unless they know how that rewrite would benefit the president and his family.

Supporters at a rally for the presidential candidate Fran├žois Fillon in Paris last week.

It’s France’s Turn to Worry About Election Meddling by Russia

By ANDREW HIGGINS

Moscow and its state-run news outlets are churning out fake and slanted reports to bolster favored politicians, just as in the U.S. last year, critics say.

The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, in Pyongyang, the capital, on Saturday. Vice President Mike Pence, during a visit to South Korea, raised the possibility on Monday that the Trump administration could pursue talks with the North.

Pence Talks Tough on North Korea, but U.S. Stops Short of Drawing Red Line

By MARK LANDLER and JANE PERLEZ

The vice president’s message, delivered on a visit to South Korea, showed that the White House was giving China time to show whether it is ready to use its influence to curb its neighbor.

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Editors’ Picks
Supporters of President Trump gathered for a rally in March in Bensalem, Pa. Pennsylvania's Eighth District has delivered Republican presidential nominees their narrowest margins of victory in a congressional district.

U.S.

Trump Voters in a Swing District Wonder When the ‘Winning’ Will Start

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER

In a swing county of a swing region of a swing state that powered Donald J. Trump’s victory, some residents are starting to regret having supported him.

OPINION | Contributing Opinion Writer

What Happens When Women Legislate

By BRITTANY BRONSON

Nevada shows why the gender makeup of state-level politics matters.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

“Who wrote this statute? Someone who takes pleasure in pulling wings off of flies?” JUSTICE SAMUEL A. ALITO JR., on a case before the Supreme Court about where complicated claims may be filed.

Today’s Videos
North Korea's first submarine-launched ballistic missile, the Pukguksong-1, was among the hardware displayed Saturday in the capital, Pyongyang.

Video Video: Examining North Korea’s Missiles At a recent military parade, North Korea displayed several missiles at a time of heightened tensions with the United States. Here’s a closer look at what some of them are designed to do.

Four victims whose killings were live streamed or posted on Facebook.

Video Video: Facebook and ‘Horrific Crime’ The social network is facing criticism for a posting of a killing, but it is not the first struggle the company has had over content.

Video Video: House Tour | Where the Artists Live The bohemian spirit of Greenwich Village is preserved in a 19th-century townhouse that has only ever been rented to creative types.

World
Discarded fliers in support of Mr. Erdogan in Istanbul.

In Supporting Erdogan, Turks Cite Economic and Religious Gains

By PATRICK KINGSLEY

Voters in major cities tended to oppose the changes expanding presidential power, but those in rural areas, who are often more religious, voted for them.

. Turkey Vote Could Mean the End of a Courtship to Join the E.U.
An aerial view of the ice canyon that now carries meltwater from the Kaskawulsh Glacier, on the right, away from the Slims River.

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”

Zahra Yaganah, an activist, writer and mother of two teenagers in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been divorced for about a decade.

In Afghanistan, ‘I Feel Like a Divorced Woman Is Up for Grabs’

By ZAHRA NADER and MUJIB MASHAL

The number of Afghan women seeking divorce is rising, but many are then met with harassment and difficulties in their daily lives.

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U.S.
The Cummins Unit is an Arkansas prison that houses the state's execution chamber.

Court Decisions Force Arkansas to Halt Execution

By ALAN BLINDER

State and federal rulings put another roadblock in front of the state’s plan to carry out a series of lethal injections before its execution drugs expire.

Visitors waited to enter the Supreme Court on Monday, Justice Neil M. Gorsuch's first day on the bench.

Bitter Fight Behind Him, Justice Gorsuch Starts Day With Relish

By ADAM LIPTAK

On his first day on the Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch was an active questioner, displaying an easy familiarity with the issues in the cases before the court.

Prince, who died last April at the age of 57, was concealing an addiction to opiates, according to investigators.

How Prince Concealed His Addiction: Aspirin Bottles of Opiates

By JOE COSCARELLI and SERGE F. KOVALESKI

Newly released court documents reveal that the singer’s home was strewn with narcotic painkillers for which he did not have prescriptions.

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Politics
Justice Neil M. Gorsuch at the White House last week with President Trump, Justice Anthony Kennedy, and his wife, Marie Louise Gorsuch. He will hear his first arguments from the Supreme Court bench this week.

Why Gorsuch May Not Be So Genteel on the Bench

By ADAM LIPTAK

Male justices interrupt female ones at a higher rate than the reverse, and conservatives tend to interrupt liberals more, a new study finds.

Shipments of H-1B visa petitions arrived this month at a government processing center in Laguna Niguel, Calif. As a candidate, President Trump vowed to end the visa program.

Planned Trump Order Will Discourage Hiring of Low-Wage Foreign Workers

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR

The president is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday to make it harder for technology companies to recruit foreign workers with H-1B visas.

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, at a news conference on Monday after a weekend of demonstrations over President Trump's longstanding refusal to release his tax returns.

Spicer Argues That More Public Disclosure Is Unnecessary, Even Harmful

By GLENN THRUSH

The White House defended its less-is-more practices, saying that releasing information on wide topics would impede President Trump’s ability to govern.

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Business

Why We Feel So Squeezed in the Skies

By KARL RUSSELL

Here is what happens when people fly more often, in fuller planes and pay higher fees.

Finance ministers, central bankers and financiers from around the world are gathering in Washington this week for the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund.

Emerging Markets Are Bouncing Back From a Six-Year Slowdown

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.

A faster-than-expected recovery in emerging markets, and the implications for global growth, are likely to be hot topics at the I.M.F. spring meetings.

Movie and television writers on strike in November 2007. That 100-day strike cost the Los Angeles economy an estimated $2.5 billion

With a Hollywood Writers’ Strike Looming, Here’s What to Know

By BROOKS BARNES

On Wednesday, TV and movie writers will begin voting on whether to authorize a walkout, which could occur on May 2. Health care is a major issue.

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Technology
Four victims whose killings were live streamed or posted on Facebook.

A Murder Posted on Facebook Prompts Outrage and Questions Over Responsibility

By MIKE ISAAC and CHRISTOPHER MELE

The social media network is struggling with its role in policing content on its global platform.

Steven Ballmer in 2014. The former Microsoft chief executive is unveiling a website Tuesday aimed at giving United States citizens a transparent look at government budgets.

Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN

A stealthy pet project by the former Microsoft chief lets you search and learn about how the government spends tax dollars.

Silver Lake Raises $15 Billion Fund for New Tech Deals

By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

The firm that has helped buy companies like Dell and Ultimate Fighting Championship is looking for more tech and media.

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Sports
Patrick Beverley dunking for 2 of his 21 points in Houston's 118-87 victory Sunday. He also kept Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook in check.

On Pro Basketball

Camp Lockdown? Rockets’ Patrick Beverley Puts On a Clinic

By SCOTT CACCIOLA

Beverley, who is staging a summer basketball camp for children that emphasizes defense, thwarted the Thunder’s star, Russell Westbrook, in Game 1 on Sunday.

Kevin Kiermaier, left, the Tampa Bay Rays center fielder, making a play at Yankee Stadium last week.

Baseball’s Data Revolution Is Elevating Defensive Dynamos

By BEN BERKON

It’s not just sluggers earning fat contracts anymore. Outfielders like Kevin Kiermaier, whose great defense is highlighted by new technology, are newly getting their due.

A Boston Marathon official tried to hustle Kathrine Switzer, No. 261, off the course during the race in 1967.

First Woman to Enter Boston Marathon Runs It Again, 50 Years Later

By VICTOR MATHER

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer registered as K.V. Switzer and had to avoid an official who tried to force her from the course.

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Arts
Andy Karl, center, is the burned-out weatherman Phil Connors, trapped in a small Pennsylvania town, in the musical

Review: A Star Is Born (and Born and Born) in ‘Groundhog Day’

By BEN BRANTLEY

A beloved movie is adapted to the musical stage with feverish imagination – and a magnetic Andy Karl shooing away the shadow of Bill Murray.

Critic’s Notebook

How YouTube’s Shifting Algorithms Hurt Independent Media

By AMANDA HESS

A move to block hateful speech on the site has punished comedians, political commentators and experts on everything from military arms to video games.

Books of The Times

‘Shattered’ Charts Hillary Clinton’s Course Into the Iceberg

By MICHIKO KAKUTANI

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes’s account of the 2016 presidential election depicts a dysfunctional Clinton campaign and the many mistakes it made.

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New York
Gov. Chris Christie during a visit to Mid-State Correctional Facility at Fort Dix. The governor is plagued by low approval ratings as he heads into the final months of his term.

Chris Christie Heads for the Door, Minus the Earlier Throngs

By NICK CORASANITI

With a 20 percent approval rating, the final months of the Christie administration reflect the dimming twilight of New Jersey’s governor.

After years of delay, the bouncy Squibb Bridge, a pedestrian path that connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, is set to reopen on Wednesday.

Brooklyn Walkway to Reopen, With Less Bounce in Your Steps

By LISA W. FODERARO

Closed for 32 months, a pedestrian bridge between Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park designed to sway underfoot will reopen, with a little less spring.

Uber drivers say that a New York City proposal to require Uber to provide a tipping option in its app will prevent them from losing thousands of dollars in wages.

New York Moves to Require Uber to Provide Tipping Option in Its App

By EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS

The proposal follows a push by Uber drivers who say they are losing thousands of dollars without a way for passengers to leave a tip through the mobile app.

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Science
Adam Lipson, a public defender, looked on as a participant in San Francisco's Young Adult Court addressed Judge Bruce E. Chan at a session in March.

A California Court for Young Adults Calls on Science

By TIM REQUARTH

San Francisco’s Young Adult Court, created in 2015, is based on recent research suggesting that brain development extends beyond age 18, into the 20s.

Demonstrators gathered last month in front of the White House after President Trump rolled back many of President Obama's climate-change policies. On Saturday, marches for science are expected in more than 500 cities across the world.

Scientists and Activists Look Beyond the March for Science

By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR

On Saturday scientists and their advocates are expected to fill streets in more than 500 cities. But what they do next is just as important.

6 Things I Learned About Ulcers

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

Having an ulcer is like being a contestant on a twisted game show called “What to Eat?”

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Obituaries
The director Christopher Morahan, far left, with, from left, Michael Frayn, Michael Codron and John Cleese on the set of the film

Christopher Morahan, a Producer and Director of ‘The Jewel in the Crown,’ Dies at 87

By WILLIAM GRIMES

Beyond that heralded TV series and plays for television, Mr. Morahan’s career spanned the stage and film.

Clifton James, right, and Roger Moore in a scene from

Clifton James, Who Played a Sheriff in 2 Bond Films, Dies at 96

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Though he was born and raised in the Northwest, Mr. James often played a convincing Southerner in films like “Cool Hand Luke” and “Live and Let Die.”

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Editorial
Opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protested in Istanbul on Monday.

Editorial

Democracy Loses in Turkey

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

A nation that for decades has served as a crucial bridge between Europe and the Muslim world will be in the hands of an erratic and vengeful man.

Editorial

A Stronger Transit Web, on the Water

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

NYC Ferry will add flexibility and strength to a transportation web that is frayed, overstretched, splitting at the seams.

Senator Susan Collins at the Capitol in March.

Editorial Observer

A Senator Listens to Voters’ Quiet Desperation

By ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON

Susan Collins’s message of conciliation on health care rings true back home in Maine, if not in Washington.

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Op-Ed
Firefighters last month at the wake for Joe Toscano.

Op-Ed Columnist

How to Leave a Mark on People

By DAVID BROOKS

Some organizations are thick, and some are thin. Some leave a mark on you, and some you pass through with scarcely a memory.

George Shultz sharing a quiet moment with Ronald Reagan in Ireland in 1984.

Op-Ed Columnist

You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour.’

By DAVID LEONHARDT

The former secretary of state, now 96, has some wisdom for our smartphone-addled world.

The Department of Homeland Security exhibit at the Border Security Expo last week in San Antonio, Tex.

The Conversation

Have These Been the Best Two Weeks of Trump’s First 100 Days?

By GAIL COLLINS and MATT LABASH

Conservatives are practically fainting with relief. Gail Collins and Matt Labash ask whether they are justified in doing so.

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ON THIS DAY

On April 18, 1906, a major earthquake struck San Francisco and set off raging fires. More than 3,000 people died.

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