Trump Takes Field at College Football Championship Game

The president’s appearance seemed intended to emphasize his furious critique of athletes for using football games as a place for protests.

Trump Calls U.C.L.A. Player’s Father an ‘Ungrateful Fool’

On Twitter, President Trump claims credit for freeing three basketball players who had been arrested in China for shoplifting.

2 Texas Students Sue Schools to Freely Protest the Pledge

In separate lawsuits, the students said their schools violated their constitutional rights to protest injustice by sitting through the Pledge of Allegiance.

High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they...

Taking a Knee at Ann Arbor City Council, Far From N.F.L. Spotlight

Four council members in Michigan repeated a gesture that has ignited debate about patriotism and protest.