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  1. Fetterman Has History of Driving Infractions, Records and Former Aides Say Washington, Yesterday

    The senator’s accident in Maryland last weekend did not come as a surprise to some of his former staff members, who said he was a notoriously distracted driver.

  2. Tesla Shareholders Approve Big Stock Package for Musk Business, June 13

    The vote was seen as a referendum on his management of the electric car maker and on the limits of executive pay.

  3. The Young Designers to Know at Pitti Uomo T Style, June 13

    Plus: a boutique hotel in Philadelphia’s Fishtown, a new line of English knitwear and more recommendations from T Magazine.

  4. How an Artist Became the Queen of Baltimore Culture, June 13

    Joyce J. Scott’s 50-year retrospective at the Baltimore Museum of Art draws inspiration, beauty and humor from her hometown and its people.

  5. Hunter Biden Is Expected to Appeal Conviction on Gun Charges Washington, June 12

    Lawyers for Mr. Biden are considering a number of challenges to the guilty verdict, including one based on the Second Amendment.

  6. Man Who Killed Philadelphia Journalist Gets Up to 30 Years in Prison Express, June 12

    Robert Davis, 20, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the fatal shooting, which was domestic in nature, according to the authorities.

  7. Tesla Investors to Decide if Musk Deserves $45 Billion Payday Business, June 12

    The vote is seen as a referendum on the limits of executive pay and the accountability of Silicon Valley billionaires.

  8. Why Senate Democrats Are Outperforming Biden in Key States Politics, June 12

    Democratic candidates have leads in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Michigan and Arizona — but strategists aligned with both parties caution that the battle for Senate control is just starting.

  9. The Rage, Secrecy and Pain of a Family Torn Apart by Addiction Well, June 12

    A Delaware family sees itself in the Hunter Biden story.

  10. Losing a Bridge Upends Life in Baltimore (and It May Soon Get Worse) Business, June 12

    Congestion has increased on other routes in the city and residents are worried that traffic will get worse as the port returns to more normal operations.

  11. Rapid Verdict Took Biden Family by Surprise as They Rushed to the Courtroom Washington, June 11

    Jurors in Delaware reached their verdict on the charges against Hunter Biden, the president’s son, after just three hours and five minutes of deliberations.

  12. Baltimore City Council to Hold Hearings on Drug Overdoses Local Investigations, June 10

    The city’s overdose epidemic has killed nearly 6,000 people since 2018, a death rate never before seen in a major U.S. city.

  13. Critical Baltimore Shipping Channel Reopens 11 Weeks After Bridge Collapse National, June 10

    The 700-foot-wide section of the Patapsco River where the Dali slammed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge is open for business.

  14. Behind the Republican Effort to Win Over Black Men Politics, June 10

    The party is trying to make inroads with Black voters, a key demographic for Democrats, which could swing the 2024 election.

  15. Closure of Philadelphia Art School Spurs Review by State Attorney General Culture, June 7

    The abrupt closure of the University of the Arts affects hundreds of faculty members and more than a thousand students.

  16. The June 6 Thepoint live blog included one standalone post:
  17. Maryland Tornado Sweeps Through Traffic Video, June 6

    At an intersection in Gaithersburg, strong winds shook cars, sent debris flying and caused a power line to spark.

  18. Byron Donalds, Trump V.P. Contender, Suggests Jim Crow Era Had an Upside Politics, June 5

    The Republican congressman from Florida was visiting Philadelphia to persuade Black voters to support former President Donald J. Trump.

  19. Larry Hogan Incurs Trump’s Wrath After Telling Americans to ‘Respect the Verdict’ Politics, June 5

    When former Gov. Larry Hogan asked Americans to “respect the verdict,” the Trump team turned on his Senate candidacy, jeopardizing a potential Republican pickup opportunity.

  20. University of the Arts President Resigns After School Announces Closure Culture, June 4

    Kerry Walk announced last week that the institution would close on June 7, leaving hundreds of students in academic limbo.

  21. At This School, the Students Live Entirely for Music Arts & Leisure, June 4

    For a year, we followed five Curtis Institute of Music students as they made friends, pushed their artistry and stared down an uncertain future.

  22. In Baltimore’s Senior Homes, Overdoses Plague a Forgotten Generation Local Investigations, June 3

    Many are dying from fentanyl and other drugs. The hardest-hit are Black men in their 50s to 70s, a group that Baltimore’s changing economy left behind.

  23. Baltimore’s Fatal Overdose Crisis Video, June 3

    Baltimore is experiencing one of the worst fatal overdose crises in American history. Alissa Zhu, a New York Times local reporting fellow with The Baltimore Banner, explains the impacts of the crisis.

  24. Seniors in Baltimore Are Being Devastated by Drugs: 5 Takeaways Local Investigations, June 3

    The city has become the U.S. overdose capital, and older Black men are dying at higher rates than anyone else.

  25. Lara Trump, R.N.C. Leader, Denounces Larry Hogan for Accepting Trump Verdict Politics, June 2

    Ms. Trump refused to say whether the Republicans should support Mr. Hogan, a prized recruit who gave the party a chance of picking up a Democratic Senate seat in Maryland.

  26. Hunter Biden enfrentará juicio por un caso de tenencia de armas En español, June 2

    El lunes comenzará en Delaware uno de los dos juicios en los que el hijo del presidente de EE. UU. se defenderá.

  27. Hunter Biden to Go on Trial in Gun Case, Days After Trump Was Convicted Washington, June 2

    On Monday in Delaware, one of two trials will begin in which President Biden’s son will defend himself during a presidential election year.

  28. Mixed News About Opioid Overdoses Letters, June 1

    Readers discuss reports of a decline in deaths in the U.S. but a rise in Baltimore.

  29. They’re Asian. They’re American. But, They Wonder, Are They Asian American? National, June 1

    Bhutanese Americans are the newest citizens of Asian descent. But many do not identify strongly as Asian Americans, reflecting the complexity of the label.

  30. How Republicans in Key Senate Races Are Flip-Flopping on Abortion Politics, May 30

    Several G.O.P. Senate candidates used to embrace anti-abortion views. Now they are shifting their positions on an issue that has become an electoral liability for their party.

  31. Pro-McCormick Super PAC Plans $30 Million Ad Blitz in Pennsylvania Politics, May 30

    Senator Bob Casey’s re-election campaign and the campaign arm of Senate Democrats have so far spent the most in a race that could determine control of the closely divided chamber.

  32. How to Watch the Scripps National Spelling Bee Live, May 30

    The finals on Thursday night will determine which of the remaining eight spellers takes home $50,000. The Times will have live coverage.

  33. Biden Asks What Trump Would Have Done if Capitol Rioters Were Black Politics, May 29

    “What do you think would have happened if Black Americans had stormed the Capitol?” the president said at a rally in Philadelphia. “I don’t think he’d be talking about pardons.”

  34. Biden and Harris Make New Push to Strengthen Support From Black Voters Politics, May 29

    In their latest effort to court a crucial group of voters, the two leading Democrats will roll out an initiative called Black Voters for Biden-Harris at a rally in Philadelphia.

  35. $4 Million Homes in New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania Real Estate, May 29

    A 1766 Dutch farmhouse in Claverack, a two-bedroom condominium in a loft building in Boston and a 1912 Colonial Revival home in Philadelphia.

  36. Fetterman, Flashing a Sharper Edge, Keeps Picking Fights With the Left Washington, May 26

    The first-term Pennsylvanian has battled with progressives on Israel, immigration and energy, adopting a more caustic political persona and alienating some supporters.

  37. Ex-Baltimore Prosecutor Is Spared Jail Time for Perjury and Mortgage Fraud Express, May 23

    Marilyn Mosby, who rose to prominence for pursuing charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release on Thursday.

  38. ‘I Love You in the Sky, Daddy’: Stories From Baltimore’s Overdose Crisis Local Investigations, May 23

    Unprecedented overdose rates from fentanyl and other drugs have left signs of loss across the city.

  39. Baltimore’s Unprecedented Overdose Crisis: 5 Takeaways Local Investigations, May 23

    Nearly 6,000 people have died over the past six years — an unparalleled number among U.S. cities.

  40. Almost 6,000 Dead in 6 Years: How Baltimore Became the U.S. Overdose Capital Local Investigations, May 23

    The city was once hailed for its response to addiction. But as fentanyl flooded the streets and officials shifted priorities, deaths hit unprecedented heights.

  41. Northeast Corridor Train Service Resumes Following Overnight Meltdown Metro, May 22

    Fallen electrical wires in New Jersey brought Amtrak and New Jersey Transit service to a halt on the Northeast Corridor Wednesday night, and transit agencies warned of delays into Thursday.

  42. ‘Where Did Justine Go?’ One Woman Disappears Into Devotion National, May 22

    Justine Payton was drawn to a Hare Krishna ashram for its yoga, meditation and vegan meals. She’s still figuring out what went wrong.

  43. Federal Spending Rescued Mass Transit During Covid. What Happens Now? National, May 22

    The government provided $69.5 billion in relief funds to help keep transit on track during Covid-19. But many rail and bus systems are now facing layoffs and cutbacks.

  44. Kamala Harris Courts Union Members, an Up-for-Grabs Group of Voters Politics, May 21

    Speaking in Philadelphia to supportive members of a major labor union, the vice president sought to draw a sharp contrast with Donald Trump and build support with a bloc of crucial voters.

  45. Can Republicans Embrace Voting by Mail? Pennsylvania Offers a Test. National, May 21

    Republicans are now trying to sell voters on voting methods that the party has demonized for years. It won’t be easy.

  46. A Black Teenager Was Wrongfully Executed in 1931. Now His Family Is Suing. Express, May 21

    Alexander McClay Williams was 16 when he was executed in Pennsylvania for the murder of a 34-year-old white woman. His conviction was overturned in 2022.

  47. Cargo Ship That Crashed Into Baltimore Bridge Moves Back to Port National, May 20

    The Dali, which had been pinned under wreckage of the Francis Scott Key Bridge since late March, was refloated early Monday and returned to a berth in Baltimore.

  48. ‘We’ll See You at Your House’: How Fear and Menace Are Transforming Politics Politics, May 19

    Public officials from Congress to City Hall are now regularly subjected to threats of violence. It’s changing how they do their jobs.

  49. In His Beloved Philadelphia, Biden Faces Wariness From Black Voters Politics, May 18

    Even in the president’s favorite political stomping ground, his standing has slipped with Democrats who will be vital to a repeat victory, interviews with nearly two dozen Black voters showed.

  50. Barred by Churchill Downs, Bob Baffert Is Welcomed at the Preakness Business, May 17

    Controversy over doping and horse deaths has trailed the successful trainer for several years, but deep-pocketed owners have stuck by him.

  51. Hogan Backs Codifying Roe, Tacking Left on Abortion Ahead of a Tough Race Washington, May 16

    The former two-term Republican governor, who vetoed legislation in Maryland to expand abortion access, called himself “pro-choice” in an interview and said he would back a federal law to ensure access to the procedure.

  52. Democrats Aim for a Breakthrough for Black Women in the Senate Politics, May 16

    The Democratic Party has taken heat for not backing Black female candidates in competitive, statewide races, but in November, voters could double the number of Black women ever elected to the Senate.

  53. A Showdown Pits Owners of Second Homes Against Full-Time Residents Real Estate, April 5

    The pandemic upset a delicate balance of part-time and full-time residents in a community in the Poconos, sparking a debate over short-term rentals.

  54. After Rise in Murders During the Pandemic, a Sharp Decline in 2023 National, December 29

    The country is on track for a record drop in homicides, and many other categories of crime are also in decline, according to the F.B.I.

  55. How to Catch Pandemic Fraud? Prosecutors Try Novel Methods. Business, August 6

    Strained by limited resources, prosecutors are deploying special teams and nurturing local relationships to catch up to a wave of fraud.

  56. The April 25 Biden 2024 President Election News live blog included one standalone post:
  57. ‘The Era of Urban Supremacy Is Over’ Op Ed, March 15

    Many of the nation’s major cities face a daunting future.

  58. Among Seniors, a Declining Interest in Boosters Science, October 22

    Americans over 65 remain the demographic most likely to have received the original series of vaccinations. But fewer are getting the follow-up shots, surveys indicate.

  59. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  60. Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. Politics, July 15

    A signature-matching rule in North Carolina is rejected, mail ballots in Pennsylvania are in dispute, and more.

  61. Philadelphia reinstates a mask mandate in schools. National, May 23

    With cases rising again, the superintendent said that as the pandemic evolves, “so too will our response to it.”

  62. Pennsylvania’s attorney general, a candidate for governor, is isolating after his positive coronavirus test. Politics, May 17

    Josh Shapiro said he had mild symptoms and would stay home during the state’s primary election on Tuesday.

  63. Emergent Hid Evidence of Covid Vaccine Problems at Plant, Report Says Washington, May 10

    The report sheds new light on executives’ worries about deficiencies in the company’s quality control systems at its troubled Baltimore plant; no contaminated doses were ever released to the public.