Live updates: Trump set to arrive in India for first visit as president

NEW DELHI — President Trump is arriving for his first official visit to India on Monday, the beginning of a whirlwind 36-hour tour that will include a mega-rally expected to draw more than 100,000 people, a visit to the Taj…

Trump’s India visit opens with more symbolism than substance as he celebrates ties with a fellow nationalist

NEW DELHI — President Trump began a whirlwind visit to the world’s largest democracy on Monday by praising what he called India’s unity and tolerance, but offering no public critique of recent actions by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that have…

The Nevada caucuses were even better news for Sanders — and the Democrats — than you might think

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won the Nevada caucuses by a wide margin Saturday, taking another step toward the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Not a big step, mind you: Nevada was the biggest state to vote so far but the delegates…

Bernie Sanders greets his new front-runner status with a greatest hit: Praising Fidel Castro

On Saturday, Sen. Bernie Sanders became the clear front-runner for the 2020 Democratic nomination with a resounding victory in the Nevada caucuses. On Sunday, Sanders (I-Vt.) greeted that newfound status with one of his greatest hits: Finding something positive to…

Supreme Court will take up dispute between religious rights and anti-discrimination laws

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will intervene in a dispute that pits religious beliefs against anti-discrimination laws. The justices will take up a legal fight between the city of Philadelphia and a Catholic agency that refuses to place…

Winners and loses from the Nevada Democratic caucuses

The third voting contest in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary — and the first in a state with a racially diverse electorate — happened Saturday in Nevada with caucuses. Here are the night’s winners and losers. Bernie Sanders: The Vermont…

Democrats fear backlash from criticizing Sanders — and defeat if they don’t

Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has vowed to spend what it takes from his billionaire bankroll to help Bernie Sanders win the White House if the senator secures the Democratic nomination. But Bloomberg is also on record saying Sanders…

Campaign 2020 live updates: Democrats focus on S.C. as Super Tuesday looms

The Democratic presidential hopefuls are focused squarely on South Carolina ahead of its crucial primary on Saturday, even as the nominating contest is about to go national. With his strong showing Saturday in Nevada, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has built…

As other campaigns go national, Biden is laser-focused on South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — As the presidential campaign transforms into a national contest, former vice president Joe Biden is alone among the candidates in sticking completely to South Carolina, a focus that shows how pivotal this state is to his…

In Cold War travels, Bernie Sanders found much to admire behind enemy lines. Now that’s a problem for his campaign.

The mayor of tiny Burlington, Vt., was back from Nicaragua and eager to share the good news. The country’s Soviet-backed government — forged via armed rebellion — was cutting infant mortality, reducing illiteracy and redistributing land to peasant farmers. Its…