Iran Frees Navy Veteran Held for Two Years

Iran on Thursday freed Michael R. White, a Navy veteran whose nearly two-year-long incarceration had become another sore point in the country’s increasingly tense relationship with the United States. Mr. White’s release, part of a prisoner exchange, was the latest signal that despite their mutual hostility, Iran’s leadership and the […]

The Pandemic and the Protests

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. ImageCredit…Kirsten Luce for The New York Times In theory, a pandemic should be a great equalizer. After all, no matter […]