Yankees’ Gary Sanchez to Have Shoulder Surgery

ImageGary Sanchez batted just .186 with a .697 on-base-plus-slugging percentage this season.CreditCreditElsa/Getty ImagesCARLSBAD, Calif. — Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez will have surgery next week to remove tissue from his left shoulder but is expected to be ready for opening day, General Manager Brian Cashman said on Wednesday.Sanchez, who is right-handed, has been plagued by intermittent… Read More

Trump Installs a Critic of the Mueller Investigation to Oversee It

ImageThe president first noticed Matthew G. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, when he expressed skepticism about the Russia inquiry on TV.CreditCreditCharlie Neibergall/Associated PressWASHINGTON — Matthew G. Whitaker, the attorney general’s chief of staff, jockeyed over the last two months to replace his boss by forging a close relationship with the White House, where he was… Read More

Jeff Sessions Is Forced Out as Attorney General as Trump Installs Loyalist

VideoAfter many months of expressing disappointment with Jeff Sessions through tweets, press conferences and interviews, President Trump finally pushed out his attorney general.Published OnJuly 26, 2017CreditCreditErin Schaff for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, replacing him with a loyalist who has echoed the president’s complaints about the… Read More

‘Florida’s Being Florida’: Senate Race May Be Heading to, What Else? A Recount.

ImageA technician organized ballot boxes in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday. The Senate race between Senator Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott appeared to be heading to a recount.CreditCreditScott McIntyre for The New York TimesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Election night in Florida’s capital began with a biblical deluge, the kind of epic rainfall that lends itself to… Read More

Parkland Activists Took On the N.R.A. Here’s How It Turned Out.

ImageSupporters of Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Florida governor, listened to his concession speech on Tuesday. Mr. Gillum lost to Ron DeSantis, who was endorsed by the National Rifle Association.CreditCreditGabriella Angotti-Jones/The New York TimesHOLLYWOOD, Fla. — After the shooting massacre at a high school in Parkland, Fla., survivors found themselves taking on the National… Read More