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Not everyone is getting $125 from the Equifax settlement — and Elizabeth Warren is asking why

The concern is that the Federal Trade Commission, one of the agencies that probed Equifax, initially offered ‘‘misleading public descriptions’’ about the relief available to the roughly 147 million Americans.

New York Times editor is demoted amid backlash over tweets

The New York Times said in a statement Tuesday that Jonathan Weisman, a deputy Washington editor of The Times, had been demoted and would no longer oversee the paper’s congressional correspondents.

Trump official says Statue of Liberty’s poem is about people ‘who can stand on their own two feet’

The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services said the famous inscription is about “people coming from Europe.”

Ayanna Pressley: Current American immigration system is ‘an effective tool of oppression’

In an interview on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert, the first-term congresswoman discussed immigration, racism, and President Trump.

Facing pressure, President Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying some import taxes it planned to impose on Chinese goods and is dropping others altogether.

Trump says China is moving troops toward Hong Kong

President Trump also tweeted that ‘‘Everyone should be calm and safe!’’ He provided no additional details.

Trump approval rating in N.H. is stable, but underwater, poll finds

As President Trump prepares to travel back to New Hampshire this week, a poll of the state’s residents released on Tuesday has good news and bad news for him.

Trump praises Curt Schilling as former pitcher considers congressional run in Arizona

President Trump tweeted praise of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after the controversial former player told a radio show this week he was considering a run for Congress in Arizona.