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  1. Slavery Was Not a Secondary Part of Our History Opinion, August 23

    In America, liberty and bondage have always been intertwined.

  2. How Wayne LaPierre Survived a Revolt at the N.R.A. U.S., August 22

    Previously undisclosed documents reveal a sweeping effort by top officials and lawyers to oust the longtime head of the N.R.A. Not only has he remained, but he continues to influence the president.

  3. Mitch McConnell: The Filibuster Plays a Crucial Role in Our Constitutional Order Opinion, August 22

    Democrats who want to change Senate rules for temporary political gain will rue the day, as they have before.

  4. The Silence Is the Loudest Sound Opinion, August 15

    The Indian government has confined about seven million Kashmiris to their homes and imposed a complete communications blackout.

  5. The Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Appetite Opinion, August 15

    The sound of gunshots is still ringing in the country’s ears. Do the justices hear it too?

  6. Is Josh Hawley the Future of the G.O.P.? Opinion, August 15

    One-on-one with the Missouri senator.

  7. Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Business, August 14

    Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there.

  8. ‘It’s Like an Automatic Deportation if You Don’t Have a Lawyer’ Opinion, August 13

    New York has had success with a project that provides pro bono lawyers for detainees. The Trump administration is undermining it.

  9. Where the Cold War Never Ended Opinion, August 12

    Japan and South Korea stir up an old, odd rivalry.

  10. Modi’s Majoritarian March to Kashmir Opinion, August 8

    For India’s new rulers, Muslim-majority Kashmir was the perfect place to announce the rise of India’s new muscular nationalism and unabashed majoritarianism.

  11. Puerto Rico Supreme Court Rules New Governor Was Unlawfully Sworn In U.S., August 7

    The portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent to the Puerto Rico governor’s seat is unconstitutional, the court unanimously ruled.

  12. Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In U.S., August 7

    Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional.

  13. Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In U.S., August 7

    Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional.

  14. India Annexes Kashmir and Brings Us Back to Partition Opinion, August 7

    Subjugating an entire people wasn’t enough for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  15. Mozambique Signs Peace Accord With Rebel Leader World, August 6

    The country’s president, Filipe Nyusi, and Ossufo Momade, leader of the Renamo rebel group, pledged to hold peaceful elections on Oct. 15.

  16. The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. World, August 6

    France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States.

  17. In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation World, August 6

    The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Others see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy.

  18. Shutting Down 8chan Podcasts, August 6

    Several mass shootings this year have been announced in advance on the internet message board. Now, the founder says he wants the site taken offline.

  19. India Tempts Fate in Kashmir, ‘The Most Dangerous Place in the World’ Opinion, August 5

    By revoking the special status of the mountainous territory, India is courting conflict with Pakistan.

  20. Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests World, August 2

    With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold.

  21. On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump Opinion, August 1

    Increasingly, the court risks becoming identified as the president’s lap dog.

  22. The Queens D.A. Race Has a Winner. Here’s Why It’s Still Not Over. New York, July 29

    Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite, was certified as the winner, but Tiffany Cabán has refused to concede.

  23. When a Police Officer Kills, Let Public Defenders Investigate Opinion, July 29

    Prosecutors can’t be truly independent. We can.