Trump’s ‘Great National Infrastructure Program’? Stalled

By GLENN THRUSH
Everyone agrees that America’s bridges, roadways and waterworks are in bad need of repair. But the president has yet to deliver on his promised plan.

Source: The New York Times

New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight

By SHEILA KAPLAN
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past.

Source: The New York Times

U.S.C. Moves to Fire Former Medical School Dean Over Drug Allegations

By HANNAH ALANI
The university said on Friday that it had suspended Dr. Carmen Puliafito, barred him from campus and was taking steps to fire him.

Source: The New York Times

Candidates for Virginia Governor Employ Trump as a Barometer

By JONATHAN MARTIN
During a debate, the Republican candidate refused to say the president’s name — but warned his Democratic opponent about harshly attacking the president.

Source: The New York Times

John Heard, the Frazzled Father in ‘Home Alone,’ Dies at 71

By ANNIE CORREAL
Mr. Heard played pained characters in dramas but was best known as the dad who embarked on a family trip to Paris without his youngest son.

Source: The New York Times

Scharlette Holdman, a Force for the Defense on Death Row, Dies at 70

By MAURICE CHAMMAH
Ms. Holdman was a pioneer in unearthing legal reasons to spare the lives of the convicted, often working on the cases of those convicted of heinous crimes.

Source: The New York Times

U.S. Navy Opens New Era With Commissioning of Gerald R. Ford

By PETER BAKER
President Trump flew to Norfolk, Va., to preside over a ceremony welcoming the first of a new generation of powerful aircraft carriers into the fleet.

Source: The New York Times

Congress Reaches Deal on Russia Sanctions, Creating Bleak Choice for Trump

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and DAVID E. SANGER
White House officials acknowledge that the president would all but have to sign legislation punishing Russia for its election interference.

Source: The New York Times

News Analysis: Trump’s Attack on Russia Inquiry Is From Familiar Playbook: The Clintons’

By PETER BAKER
The president’s strategy for navigating the inquiry is adopted from the Clintons’ approach to the Whitewater and Lewinsky investigations.

Source: The New York Times

Races Are Reversed in a Police Killing, and Again a Family Asks: Why?

By JOHN ELIGON, VIVIAN YEE and MATT FURBER
The fatal shooting of Justine Damond in Minneapolis had unusual circumstances and stirred a global uproar, but once more there were blanks to fill in.

Source: The New York Times

Can the President Be Indicted? A Long-Hidden Legal Memo Says Yes

By CHARLIE SAVAGE
A document from Kenneth Starr’s investigation into President Bill Clinton rejected the view that sitting presidents are immune from being indicted.

Source: The New York Times

Trump Says He Has ‘Complete Power’ to Pardon

By PETER BAKER The president also attacked the media and Hillary Clinton in a series of early-morning tweets.

Source: The New York Times