The new alliance between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is the latest example of how the former president’s relationship with Saudi Arabia has yielded gains, and criticism, for both.
Author: Eric Lipton
U.S. Navy Steps Up Efforts to Curb Iran’s Ship Seizures in Strait of Hormuz
The United States is increasing patrols in the busy shipping lanes, where Iranian forces have taken two internationally flagged tankers in recent weeks.
Leader of International Seabed Mining Agency Admonished by Diplomats
The United Nations-affiliated agency faces pressure from some member nations to greenlight ocean mining — and from others to slow it down.
Toxic Chemical Rules Pose Test for Biden
Key industries — including some that the White House is backing through other policies — are lobbying to water down the first major new rules in a generation on chemicals that pose risks to humans.
Cigars, Colleges, Booze and Blitzes: Investigating the Sports Betting Boom
The New York Times spent nearly a year digging into the sports-gambling industry in the United States to learn how it grew so big so quickly.
With Federal Aid on the Table, Utilities Shift to Embrace Climate Goals
As billions in government subsidies were at stake, the electric utility industry shed its opposition to clean-air regulation and put its lobbying muscle behind passing President Biden’s climate bill.
Clean Energy Tax Break Draws Scrutiny of Natural Gas Plan in New Mexico
A defunct New Mexico coal plant would be revamped with the help of subsidies authorized by the new climate legislation, but a plan to rely on natural gas converted into hydrogen has generated criticism.
Ahead of the Midterms, Energy Lobbyists Plan for a Republican House
The oil and gas industry is already setting priorities for at least partial G.O.P. control in Congress, with a particular focus on undercutting a Biden administration program to shift away from gas for home heating.
Scott Pruitt ‘Endangered Public Safety’ by Forcing His Drivers to Speed
An internal report validated whistle-blower allegations that Scott Pruitt repeatedly forced his security detail to drive at dangerous speeds on routine trips because he was running late.
Trump Completes Sale of Washington Hotel to Investor Group
The favored gathering place of Trump supporters — and a magnet for conflict of interest questions — will become a Waldorf Astoria.