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  1. Judge Rejects Government’s Request to Halt Emoluments Suit Against Trump U.S., Yesterday

    The Justice Department criticized the ruling, which allows evidence gathering to begin on Friday. An appeal is likely.

  2. Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Resigns Amid Sexting Scandal U.S., Yesterday

    Val DiGiorgio was accused of sexual harassment by Irina Goldstein, who ran unsuccessfully for the Philadelphia City Council.

  3. Letter of Recommendation: Nike Air Force 1s Magazine, Yesterday

    Love letter to an iconic pair of old-school kicks.

  4. Trump Promised a Manufacturing Renaissance. What Happens in 2020 in Places That Lost Those Jobs? U.S., June 24

    Donald J. Trump carried several key states on a vow to end manufacturing job losses. That has not happened.

  5. Joe Sestak, Ex-Pennsylvania Congressman, Becomes 24th Democratic Candidate for 2020 U.S., June 23

    Mr. Sestak entered the presidential race later than the 23 other candidates because his daughter had been battling brain cancer.

  6. In Property Rights Case, Justices Sharply Debate Power of Precedent U.S., June 21

    In a 5-to-4 ruling, the Supreme Court overruled its second precedent in a little over a month.

  7. Philadelphia Oil Refinery Explosion Shakes City With Huge Fireball U.S., June 21

    From Pennsylvania to New Jersey, there were reports of homes shaking after an explosion at Philadelphia Energy Solutions in southwest Philadelphia.

  8. 72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts U.S., June 20

    Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis.

  9. 72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts U.S., June 20

    Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis.

  10. Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Cross Honoring War Dead on State Property U.S., June 20

    Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity.

  11. Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property U.S., June 20

    Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity.

  12. A Prison Death, a Mysterious Autopsy and Official Silence New York, June 18

    A former paratrooper died after being restrained by guards in Pennsylvania. His body showed signs of violence, and his organs have not been returned after an autopsy.

  13. Paul Manafort Seemed Headed to Rikers. Then the Justice Department Intervened. New York, June 17

    The decision came after Attorney General William Barr’s top deputy sent a letter to state prosecutors. Mr. Manafort will now be held in a federal lockup while he faces state charges.

  14. The Baltimore Symphony, Seeking Cuts, Locks Out Its Musicians Arts, June 17

    The orchestra wants to give its musicians fewer weeks of work. The players say that will affect quality.

  15. As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ U.S., June 15

    Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say.

  16. Survivors of London’s Grenfell Fire Sue in Philadelphia Court World, June 11

    Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania.

  17. Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States Business, June 11

    Ten attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block the $26 billion deal between the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States.

  18. How a Secret U.S. Cyberweapon Backfired Podcasts, June 4

    Hackers have seized government computer systems using the National Security Agency’s own hacking tool.

  19. The Shorebirds of Delaware Bay Are Going Hungry Science, June 3

    On their migrations north, famished birds stop to feast on eggs laid by horseshoe crabs. But the crabs were overfished, and conservationists say that some bird species may not recover.

  20. Biden’s First Run for President Was a Calamity. Some Missteps Still Resonate. U.S., June 3

    In 1988, Joe Biden was prone to embellishment. Hints of that linger today. But unlike then, his message to voters is clear: He’s a stabilizing statesman in a tumultuous time.

  21. Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed Video, June 3

    When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded.

  22. Did I Need to Know What Gender My Nonbinary Interviewees Were Assigned at Birth? Maybe Not Reader Center, June 2

    To write about the debate over adding an “X” option to state IDs, I was trying to better understand how the issue plays out in everyday life.

  23. N.S.A. Denies Its Cyberweapon Was Used in Baltimore Attack, Congressman Says U.S., May 31

    A stolen N.S.A. hacking tool was a component in a cyberattack on the city, people involved in the investigation have told The Times.

  24. Baltimore Symphony Musicians Are ‘Stunned’ After Concerts Are Canceled Arts, May 31

    They react by playing an unscheduled work, Elgar’s “Nimrod,” which is often used for deaths and tragedies.

  25. 8 Co-Champions Celebrate National Spelling Bee Win Video, May 31

    The Scripps National Spelling Bee crowned eight co-champions on Thursday. The competition said it was running out of words that could challenge the contestants.

  26. 25 Writers on Their Favorite Beach Vacations Travel, May 31

    From paddleboarding in Colorado to bachata music in Puerto Rico, we asked writers to tell us what makes their beach vacations the best.

  27. National Spelling Bee, at a Loss for Words, Crowns 8 Co-Champions U.S., May 31

    A group of adolescents broke the Scripps National Spelling Bee, with eight contestants crowned co-champions after the competition said it was running out of challenging words.

  28. Man Who Set Himself on Fire Near the White House Dies From Injuries U.S., May 30

    The man was identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Md., and he had been reported missing by police on Wednesday.

  29. Man Who Set Himself on Fire Near the White House Dies From Injuries U.S., May 30

    The man was identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Md., and he had been reported missing by police on Wednesday.

  30. Joe Biden: Be Proud of Your Crime Bill Opinion, May 30

    The Democratic front-runner helped make the country a lot safer.

  31. No Background Check, Drug Test or Credit Check. You’re Hired! Opinion, May 29

    A bakery epitomizes a Zen-inspired approach to hiring: Don’t ask about an applicant’s past. It’s the future that counts.

  32. Female Veterans, and a Memorial to Them, Struggle to Honor Women Who Served U.S., May 27

    Contributions to the memorial have flagged, and federal money has become stretched across an expanding landscape of tributes.