Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments

Carl Higbie stepped down from the Corporation for National and Community Service after CNN revealed his disparaging remarks about black people, Muslims and others.

Two Federal Reserve Openings Provide One Chance to Counter Trump

The Fed is likely to get a new chairman next month, but there are still two job openings just below that post. President Trump controls one. Opponents see the other as an opportunity.

Obstruction Inquiry Shows Trump’s Struggle to Keep Grip on Russia Investigation

The special counsel’s investigation has uncovered several incidents involving the president that raise questions about whether he obstructed justice.

For Mormons, Succession Drama Is Against Their Religion

The Mormon church‘s system for choosing a leader to succeed Thomas S. Monson is built to prevent power struggles and politicking, but it also precludes any fresh blood at the top.

Trump Ends Terms of Remaining Members of H.I.V. and AIDS Council

The council’s executive director said the dismissals were common when a new administration takes office. Six members resigned in June in protest of President Trump.