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  1. The Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold? Health, Today

    The puzzling coronavirus cases highlight ongoing surveillance challenges and blind spots.

  2. Tiger Woods Withdraws from PGA Championship Sports, Yesterday

    Recovering from leg injuries from a car crash last year, he had struggled at the Masters and now again at the PGA Championship.

  3. Two Killed, Dozens Injured in Rare Northern Michigan Tornado U.S., Yesterday

    The deaths were reported in a mobile home park on the outskirts of Gaylord, where crews searched the wreckage on Saturday.

  4. How Jack Welch’s Reign at G.E. Gave Us Elon Musk’s Twitter Feed Business, Yesterday

    The onetime ‘manager of the century’ paved the way for C.E.O.s to moonlight as internet trolls.

  5. Tornado Leaves Trail of Destruction in Northern Michigan Video, May 20

    The tornado tore through the city of Gaylord, Mich., killing at least two people and damaging multiple homes and businesses.

  6. Justin Thomas Has Something to Prove, and a Chance to Prove It Sports, May 20

    He’ll have to get past several rising young players to win his second major title. Tiger Woods made the cut at the P.G.A. Championship but is a dozen strokes off the lead.

  7. Tornado in Northern Michigan Kills Two and Injures More Than 40 U.S., May 20

    Numerous homes and businesses were damaged in Gaylord, a city of about 4,000, officials said.

  8. Italy Says Ancient Statue in U.S. Museum Was Stolen, Not Lost at Sea Arts, May 20

    A court near Pompeii has ordered the return of a treasured classical antiquity that was purchased by the Minneapolis Institute of Art almost four decades ago.

  9. 3 Tulsa Massacre Survivors Receive $1 Million Donation U.S., May 19

    Hughes Van Ellis, 101, Viola Fletcher, 108, and Lessie Benningfield Randle, 107, will split the money equally among themselves, said the donators.

  10. Tiger Woods: My Leg Feels OK, as Long as I Don’t Play Golf Sports, May 19

    Woods could make only wry jokes after a painful and disappointing first round at the P.G.A. Championship.

  11. Your Thursday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 19

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  12. Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Banning Almost All Abortions U.S., May 19

    The legislation prohibits abortion from the moment of fertilization and relies on lawsuits from private citizens to enforce it. If the governor signs the bill, it would be the nation’s strictest measure, and take effect immediately.

  13. Tiger Woods Struggles at the P.G.A. Championship Sports, May 19

    In his first tournament since the Masters in April, Woods finished his first nine holes at even par but ended the round at a disappointing four over.

  14. Human Skull About 8,000 Years Old Is Found in Minnesota River U.S., May 19

    The skull most likely belonged to a young man who lived around 5500 to 6000 B.C., the authorities said. It was found by two kayakers on a river depleted by drought.

  15. Jordan Spieth Is Muttering Less and Smiling More Sports, May 18

    And why not? After a couple of years of uncharacteristically mediocre play, he sees an opportunity at the P.G.A. Championship to complete a career Grand Slam.

  16. Kansas Supreme Court Allows Republican Voting Map to Stand U.S., May 18

    A lower court had declared the map an unconstitutional gerrymander. The ruling could cost Democrats a seat in Congress.

  17. Former Minneapolis Officer Pleads Guilty in George Floyd Case U.S., May 18

    Thomas Lane entered the plea in state court to a charge of second-degree manslaughter, Minnesota’s attorney general said.

  18. $2.5 Million Homes in Illinois, the District of Columbia and Arizona Real Estate, May 18

    A Queen Anne Revival house in Hinsdale, a two-bedroom condo unit in Washington and a 2016 home in Phoenix.

  19. $2.5 Million Homes in Illinois, the District of Columbia and Arizona Slideshow, May 18

    A Queen Anne Revival house in Hinsdale, a two-bedroom condo unit in Washington and a 2016 home in Phoenix.

  20. Michigan Judge Suspends an Abortion Ban From 1931 U.S., May 17

    The law is obsolete because of Roe v. Wade but still on the books. Abortion rights advocates are worried that a potential Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe will revive it.

  21. Indianapolis Museum Announces New Leadership After Reckoning on Racism Arts, May 17

    The museum named Colette Pierce Burnette president and chief executive. Last year, its president resigned after a job posting described the institution’s “core” audience as white.

  22. ‘I Believe in Legacies’: Woods Chides Mickelson on the Eve of a Major Sports, May 17

    In remarks before the P.G.A. Championship, Tiger Woods distanced himself from his longtime rival, Phil Mickelson, who stirred controversy with his support of an upstart Saudi-backed golf tour.

  23. Wisconsin Democrats Sue G.O.P. Fake Electors Over 2020 Scheme U.S., May 17

    In the first lawsuit of its kind, two real Electoral College delegates from 2020 are seeking damages from 10 fake ones who tried to help Donald Trump overturn his defeat in the state.

  24. Revealing the Labor of Dance Through Constant Motion Arts, May 17

    The choreographer Abby Zbikowski brings her raw, genre-bending “Radioactive Practice” to New York Live Arts after a two-year delay.

  25. Who Was George Floyd? Books, May 17

    “His Name Is George Floyd,” by Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, is a thorough recounting of the life of the man whose brutal murder set off historic protests.

  26. F.D.A. and Abbott Reach Agreement on Baby Formula to Try to Ease Shortage Health, May 16

    The company said production could resume in about 2 weeks and store shelves would be restocked several weeks later.

  27. The Buffalo mass shooting was one of more than 200 this year. U.S., May 16

  28. Larry Woiwode, Who Wrote of Family, Faith and Rural Life, Dies at 80 Books, May 15

    Raised in North Dakota and rural Illinois, he was a literary star in New York City in the 1970s. But he left the limelight to raise a family on a North Dakota farm.

  29. How Hollywood and the Media Fueled the Political Rise of J.D. Vance Arts, May 15

    “Hillbilly Elegy,” a best-selling memoir that became a star-studded film, raised the profile of the onetime “Never Trump guy” who won an Ohio primary with the help of the former president.

  30. Way Out West Gameplay, May 14

    Daniel Mauer gives us a lift.

  31. At Least 17 Wounded in Downtown Milwaukee Shooting, Police Say U.S., May 14

    No fatalities were reported in the shooting on Friday night, which happened blocks from the arena where an N.B.A. playoff game ended hours earlier.

  32. Haboob? Derecho? By Any Name, Plains Dust Storm Was Strong. U.S., May 13

    A wall of dust kicked up by wind gusts closed roads in Nebraska, and the unusual storm system brought damaging winds to Iowa, the Dakotas and Minnesota.

  33. Bob Lanier, a Dominant Center of the 1970s and ’80s, Dies at 73 Sports, May 11

    Playing for the Detroit Pistons and the Milwaukee Bucks, he held his own against titans of the era like Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Willis Reed.

  34. 4 Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia U.S., May 11

    It was a mixed night for Trump-endorsed candidates, with fresh evidence of an urban-rural divide within the G.O.P.

  35. What J.D. Vance’s Primary Win Says About Populism and Resentment in the G.O.P. Opinion, May 11

    Two conservative writers discuss Trumpism’s appeal in the Republican Party and what the rise of J.D. Vance foreshadows for the midterms.

  36. Jim Pillen upends a Trump-backed rival to win Nebraska’s G.O.P. primary for governor. U.S., May 10

    Mr. Pillen, a University of Nebraska regent backed by the state’s departing governor, won a tight three-way race that included a scandal-plagued candidate endorsed by Donald Trump.

  37. A Garden Is Planned for the Obama Presidential Center Food, May 10

    Slated to open in Chicago in 2025, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fruit and Vegetable Garden will honor the legacies of two first ladies.

  38. The May 10 Elections Midterms West Virginia Nebraska live blog included four standalone posts:
  39. Nebraska Third Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  40. Nebraska Attorney General Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  41. Nebraska Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  42. Nebraska Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  43. Nebraska Auditor Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  44. Nebraska First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  45. Nebraska Treasurer Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  46. Live Primary Results: Nebraska and West Virginia Interactive, May 10

    See results for the key races in the Nebraska and West Virginia midterm primary elections.

  47. Nebraska Public Service Commission Fourth District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  48. Nebraska Primary Election Results Interactive, May 10

    See full results and maps from the Nebraska primary elections.

  49. States Turn to Tax Cuts as Inflation Stays Hot U.S., May 10

    Tax reductions and rebates that are being proposed to help people cope could have the unintended effect of pushing prices higher.

  50. How Trump Helped Transform Nebraska Into a Toxic Political Wasteland Opinion, May 9

    The state has a long tradition of workaday populism and civil bipartisanship, but in just a few years, it has moved swiftly to the right.

  51. The Pulitzer Prize Winner That Emerged Out of a Time of Quietness Arts, May 9

    Raven Chacon’s “Voiceless Mass,” a work for ensemble and pipe organ that “evokes the weight of history in a church setting,” won the prize for music.

  52. Alabama Officer Dies, and Escapee Is Caught After Crash, Officials Say U.S., May 9

    The former corrections officer, who had helped the inmate escape more than a week ago, fatally shot herself after a police pursuit in Indiana, the authorities said.

  53. Lincoln College to Close, Hurt by Pandemic and Ransomware Attack U.S., May 9

    The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.

  54. Safety Lapses Cited in South Dakota Plane Crash That Killed 9 U.S., May 9

    Newly released documents about the 2019 crash revealed that the pilot failed to completely remove ice from the wings before takeoff, and that the plane was overloaded with passengers.

  55. Anti-Abortion Group in Wisconsin Is Hit by Arson, Authorities Say U.S., May 8

    A Molotov cocktail was used against Wisconsin Family Action in Madison and did not ignite, but another fire was set, the police said.

  56. Quotation of the Day: Trump Ally in Nebraska Opens Feuds in G.O.P. Science, May 8

    Quotation of the Day for Sunday, May 8, 2022.

  57. Lynx’s Sylvia Fowles Does Not See Final Season as a Victory Lap Sports, May 8

    The well-decorated Fowles plans to retire after the 2022 season. But while she reluctantly welcomes the celebrations, she is focused on basketball.

  58. Weekend of Abortion Protests Brings Out Supporters U.S., May 7

    Rallies in Houston and Chicago were among numerous events planned across the country.

  59. Officials Warn of Fake Adderall Pills After Two College Students Die U.S., May 7

    Officials said the fake pills could contain fentanyl. Two Ohio State University students died this week in what the police said were apparent overdoses.

  60. Two Former Police Officers Charged in Fatal Shooting of Black Man U.S., May 7

    In graphic body camera footage of the confrontation in Oklahoma in December, the man at one point appears to be putting his hands up when he is shot.

  61. In Nebraska, a Trump-Inspired Candidate Cracks Open Divide in the G.O.P. U.S., May 7

    Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.

  62. Inflation concerns are at the center of an Ohio Senate contest. Business, May 6

    The race between Representative Tim Ryan and J.D. Vance will require them to win over establishment Republicans and working-class voters.

  63. The May 6 Midterms Primary Elections live blog included one standalone post:
  64. Extreme Weather Batters the South and Midwest Video, May 5

    Springtime storms brought tornadoes, floods and hail to states across the South and Midwest. In Texas and Oklahoma, tornadoes tore the roof off a school and caused damage to homes and businesses.

  65. Millions in Southeast Under Threat of Severe Weather U.S., May 5

    The rocky weather predicted to sweep across the region ahead of the weekend could bring damaging winds, hail and tornadoes, meteorologists said.

  66. Boeing plans to relocate its headquarters to Virginia from Chicago. Business, May 5

    The move underscores the importance of the federal government to the aerospace giant’s business.

  67. In Ohio Senate Race, Democrats Pin Their Hopes on the Suburbs U.S., May 5

    J.D. Vance, the Republican nominee, enters the general election as the favorite. For Representative Tim Ryan, the Democrat, Ohio’s sprawling metro areas offer a possible path to victory.

  68. Tucker Carlson’s Influence on America and Its Media Opinion, May 5

    Readers praise and decry Mr. Carlson and The Times for its in-depth report on him. Also: J.D. Vance; targeting Russian generals; Madison Cawthorn.

  69. The $10 Million Bob Dylan Center Opens Up His Songwriting Secrets Arts, May 5

    A new space in Tulsa, Okla., built to display Dylan’s vast archive, celebrates one of the world’s most elusive creators, and gives visitors a close-up look at notebooks and fan mail.

  70. Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire Climate, May 5

    Worsening wildfires in recent years have led officials to embrace planned fires to thin forests before disaster strikes. But the warming world is making it tougher to do safely.

  71. Tucker, Thiel and Trump: How J.D. Vance Won in Ohio U.S., May 4

    A big endorsement was decisive, but a cable news megaphone and a huge infusion of spending helped pave the way to victory.

  72. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 4

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  73. J.R. Majewski, a G.O.P. House nominee, has expressed fringe views on QAnon and Jan. 6. U.S., May 4

    Mr. Majewski, a surprise victor this week in Ohio, has voiced sympathy for QAnon believers and suggested that the F.B.I. drove much of the violence at the Capitol riot.

  74. Golden-Con Threw a Party, Invited Every ‘Golden Girls’ Fan It Knew Arts, May 4

    Thousands gathered in Chicago to celebrate the beloved sitcom, whose fan base has only expanded since its original run and made the Girls into L.G.B.T.Q. icons.

  75. The May 4 Ohio Primary Election Midterms live blog included one standalone post:
  76. $475,000 Homes in Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Virginia Real Estate, May 4

    A Cape Cod-style cottage in Amherst, a Prairie-style house in Oklahoma City and a 1913 home in Norfolk.

  77. $475,000 Homes in Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Virginia Slideshow, May 4

    A Cape Cod-style cottage in Amherst, a Prairie-style house in Oklahoma City and a 1913 home in Norfolk.

  78. 5 Takeaways From Ohio’s Primary Elections U.S., May 4

    Donald Trump showed his enduring grip over Republican primaries for Senate, and establishment Democrats won a House rematch against a progressive challenger.

  79. The May 4 Ohio Indiana Primary Election live blog included 8 standalone posts:
  80. J.D. Vance’s Rise From ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Author to Senate Nominee U.S., May 3

    Now the Republican nominee for Senate in Ohio, Mr. Vance owes his ascendant political career in large part to Donald Trump, whose style he has tried to emulate.

  81. Vance Wins Republican Senate Primary in Ohio After Nod From Trump U.S., May 3

    J.D. Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” won a G.O.P. race that saw nearly $80 million in television advertising.

  82. Oklahoma bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. U.S., May 3

    Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the Oklahoma Heartbeat Act, modeled on the law restricting abortions that came into effect in Texas last year.

  83. Tim Ryan will be the Democrats’ nominee for Senate in Ohio. U.S., May 3

    Staying within a moderate lane focused on jobs, manufacturing and China, the congressman beat a progressive lawyer who had criticized his record and campaign donations.

  84. When will we have results in Tuesday’s primary contests? U.S., May 3

    Every election night is different, and the timing of results can be downright messy. Here are factors at play in Ohio and Indiana.

  85. Ohio Attorney General Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  86. Ohio 15th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  87. Ohio Third Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  88. Indiana U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  89. Indiana Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  90. Ohio First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  91. Ohio 11th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  92. Indiana Seventh Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  93. Indiana Eighth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  94. Ohio 12th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  95. Indiana Ninth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  96. Ohio Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  97. Ohio Sixth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  98. Ohio Ninth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  99. Indiana Sixth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  100. Ohio Fourth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  101. Ohio 13th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  102. Ohio Seventh Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  103. Ohio 14th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  104. Indiana 46th State Senate District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  105. Ohio Fifth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  106. Indiana Fourth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  107. Indiana First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  108. Indiana 23rd State Senate District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  109. Ohio Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  110. Ohio Eighth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  111. Ohio U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  112. Indiana 14th State Senate District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  113. Indiana First State Senate District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  114. Ohio 10th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  115. Indiana Fourth State Senate District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  116. Indiana Third Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  117. Indiana Fifth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  118. Live Primary Results: Ohio and Indiana Interactive, May 3

    See results for the key races in the Ohio and Indiana midterm primary elections.

  119. Indiana Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana primary elections.

  120. Ohio Primary Election Results Interactive, May 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio primary elections.

  121. Circle these dates on the midterm primary calendar. U.S., May 3

    Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Georgia are among the races to watch.

  122. So, wait, Ohio will have a second primary? U.S., May 3

    State legislative races will be absent from Tuesday’s ballot after the Ohio Supreme Court rejected Republican-drawn political maps four times.

  123. Judge Allows Part of Lawsuit by Tulsa Massacre Survivors Seeking Reparations U.S., May 3

    Three survivors of the 1921 massacre have sued the city of Tulsa, the county sheriff and other defendants over the attack, in which a white mob killed hundreds of Black residents.

  124. Statue of Star Native American Ballerina Is Stolen and Sold for Scrap U.S., May 2

    The Tulsa, Okla., police are looking for whoever cut down and sold parts of a statue of Marjorie Tallchief, a celebrated performer who died last year.

  125. In Ohio Senate Fight, G.O.P. Shows Strains of Its Identity Crisis U.S., May 2

    Republicans agree that values they view as traditional are at risk, but they’re wrestling with whether isolationism is the answer to their misgivings about global interconnectedness.

  126. How Ohio’s Map Will Test J.D. Vance’s Political Allure U.S., May 2

    Behind the wild language, the “Hillbilly Elegy” author’s bid for a Senate seat follows a traditional Republican playbook.

  127. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Nina Turner in a rematch for an Ohio House seat. U.S., May 2

    Ms. Turner is challenging Representative Shontel Brown for a second time in Tuesday’s primary election, after Ms. Brown won a special election last year.

  128. Biden Extols Mondale as ‘One of the Great Giants of American History’ U.S., May 1

    President Biden paid tribute to Walter F. Mondale, his former colleague in the Senate who went on to transform the office of vice president and died in 2021.

  129. The Don Jr. Road Show in Ohio Was No Joke Opinion, May 1

    Mr. Vance is arguably a perfect test case for Mr. Trump: weak enough to need a boost but with enough potential to make him a worthwhile risk.

  130. In Trump’s Shadow, Ohio Republicans Campaign Ahead of Tuesday’s Primary U.S., May 1

    Donald Trump’s endorsement of the author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance has shaken up the Republican race for the first major Senate midterm election.

  131. Strong Winds Keep Fueling New Mexico Wildfire U.S., May 1

    A blaze that grew significantly over the weekend has residents bracing for more evacuations.

  132. Three Meteorology Students Killed in Car Crash in Oklahoma U.S., April 30

    They were returning from Kansas after pursuing a storm, officials said, when their car was pinned by a truck.

  133. Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Nooses and Racist Notes Found U.S., April 30

    Federal prosecutors accused Kenneth Pilon, 61, of attempting to intimidate Black Lives Matter supporters with threats in the summer of 2020.

  134. Tornado Strikes Kansas Town Near Wichita Video, April 30

    A tornado on Friday night ripped through Andover, Kan., damaging homes and heaving cars. No fatalities were reported.

  135. Nebraska Candidate for Governor Accused of Second Groping Incident at 2019 Dinner U.S., April 30

    Charles W. Herbster, who has been endorsed by Donald Trump for Nebraska governor, was accused of groping a second woman at a 2019 Republican fund-raising event. He denies both allegations.

  136. Tornado Tears Through City in Kansas, Causing Extensive Damage U.S., April 30

    No fatalities were reported in the city of Andover, near Wichita, but up to 1,000 structures may have been affected, officials said.

  137. Once Soft-Spoken, Ohio Conservatives Embrace the Bombast U.S., April 30

    The slugfest for the Republican nomination for Ohio’s open Senate seat has buried the brand of good-natured, country-club conservatism that was once a hallmark of the state.

  138. The death of an American fighting for Ukraine is confirmed by his family. World, April 29

    Willy Joseph Cancel Jr., 22, died in combat earlier this week, according to his uncle. He is believed to be the first American killed while fighting in Ukraine.

  139. Michael R. Jackson’s Big Broadway Thriller Magazine, April 29

    With his bravura meta-musical, “A Strange Loop,” the playwright is showing Broadway audiences something they have never seen before.

  140. A Minnesota candidate was in labor during her convention speech. The proceedings went on. U.S., April 29

    Videos of Erin Maye Quade’s speech ricocheted across the internet, with critics saying the process should have been suspended.