Appearing at CPAC, Trump’s V.P. Contenders Speak to an Audience of One

Appearing at CPAC, Trump’s V.P. Contenders Speak to an Audience of One

Influential Republicans vying to be Donald J. Trump’s vice-presidential running mate appeared at a conservative conference near Washington, auditioning for the spot at Mr. Trump’s side on the campaign trail with fire and flattery. Four people seen as contenders in the “Apprentice”-like spectacle made appearances on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as … Read more

Trump Says He Supports I.V.F. and Calls for Treatment to Remain Legal

Trump Says He Supports I.V.F. and Calls for Treatment to Remain Legal

Former President Donald J. Trump on Friday broke his silence on the Alabama Supreme Court’s declaration that frozen embryos are entitled to legal protection, distancing himself from the staunchest abortion opponents in calling on the state’s Legislature to “act quickly” to protect in vitro fertilization treatments, which he said should remain legal in every state. … Read more

Worried Republicans Urge Senate Candidates to Support I.V.F.

Worried Republicans Urge Senate Candidates to Support I.V.F.

Washington Republicans are urging their Senate candidates to support in vitro fertilization treatments after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled a week ago that frozen embryos should be considered children. The decision has already proved problematic for Republicans, who have struggled since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade two years ago to walk the … Read more

A Marketplace of Girl Influencers Managed by Moms and Stalked by Men

A Marketplace of Girl Influencers Managed by Moms and Stalked by Men

The ominous messages began arriving in Elissa’s inbox early last year. “You sell pics of your underage daughter to pedophiles,” read one. “You’re such a naughty sick mom, you’re just as sick as us pedophiles,” read another. “I will make your life hell for you and your daughter.” Elissa has been running her daughter’s Instagram … Read more