“The Fifth Risk” examines the crucial, often life-or-death, work done by officials in three government agencies.
In “The Fifth Risk,” Lewis enumerates grave dangers resulting from the incompetent transition to a new White House administration.
Meanwhile, the musical guest, Kanye West, drew attention for his extensive post-show remarks.
Bee pushed back against the argument made by some Republicans that rejecting Judge Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court would ruin his life.
Two powerful men confront allegations in the same week. Many support the fate of the entertainer, but are divided over the judge.
After writing a shelf of books mining forgotten incidents and obscure lives, the Harvard scholar and New Yorker writer offers history on a grand scale.
Corey Brettschneider’s “The Oath and the Office” offers advice to presidents on their constitutional duties.
Dan Kaufman’s “The Fall of Wisconsin” traces how a state that was a liberal bastion came to vote for Donald Trump in 2016.
David Levering Lewis’s “The Improbable Wendell Willkie” describes a political shooting star who left an outsize legacy.