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Caitlyn Jenner, a Longtime Republican, Revokes Support for Trump Over Transgender Rights

Ms. Jenner, the transgender rights activist, said that President Trump was relentlessly attacking the transgender community and she no longer supports him.

Tony Joe White, ‘Swamp Rock’ Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 75

His “Rainy Night in Georgia” was a Top 10 hit for Brook Benton in 1970, a year after Mr. White had a Top 10 hit of his own with “Polk Salad Annie.”

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Trump Has Become a Midterms Rorschach Test

In the On Politics newsletter, a look at how much influence the president has over the midterms; plus, Op-Eds about voting rights, and new live polls.

On Washington: What to Expect if Democrats Flip the House

History has shown certain themes repeat themselves when control of a chamber of Congress switches, including a lot of talk by everyone about doing things differently.

Grassley Refers Avenatti and a Kavanaugh Accuser for Criminal Investigation

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman referred an accuser of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh and her high-profile lawyer, Michael Avenatti, for a criminal investigation.

Amgen Slashes the Price of a Promising Cholesterol Drug

The drug maker cut the list price of the drug Repatha by 60 percent in an effort to increase sales, which have been meager.

L.G.B.T.Q. Representation on TV Improves, Glaad Finds

The 2018-19 TV season features high numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters, an annual report has found.

Woman Who Reported Racist Facebook Message May Have Prevented a School Shooting

A Kentucky man was arrested with a rifle and over 200 rounds of ammunition in his car. He had researched school shootings and posed a “valid and imminent” threat, the authorities said.

Pipe Bombs Sent to Democrats and Trump Critics: What We Know and Don’t Know

Packages have been sent to prominent Democrats or critics of the president. The devices bear similarities, but there is a lot that investigators don’t know.

Trump Dismisses Report on His Intercepted Cell Calls as ‘Boring’ and ‘Wrong’

But the president confirmed a crucial vulnerability — that he uses a cellphone to make calls. No cellphone, government issued or not, is secure.

Trump Proposes to Lower Drug Prices by Basing Them on Other Countries’ Costs

The announcement, part of a flurry of initiatives from the White House ahead of the midterms, came after a government study found that Medicare is paying 80 percent more than other nations for drugs.

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