Bill de Blasio, Tim Ryan, Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker; Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar,  Tulsi Gabbard,  Jay Inslee and John Delaney pose for a photo on stage before the start of a Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. Photograph: Wilfredo Lee/AP

The race to become the Democratic candidate to take on Donald Trump in next year’s presidential election began in earnest on Wednesday night, with 10 (...)

 President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the El Paso County Coliseum on Monday in El Paso, Texas. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Democrats and Republicans reached a tentative agreement on Monday evening that could avert a government shutdown at the end of this week, but it remai(...)