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  1. PTSD Made Him Walk Away From Public Life. Now He’s Heading Back. U.S., Today

    Generations of politicians have assumed that openly acknowledging a psychiatric disorder would be disastrous. Jason Kander is testing that assumption.

  2. Candidate Says City in Michigan Should Be Kept White ‘As Much as Possible’ U.S., Yesterday

    Jean Cramer, who is running for City Council in Marysville, Mich., added, “No foreign people.”

  3. Summer on the Swollen Great Lakes U.S., Yesterday

    The lakes rose this year to levels not seen in decades. A 1,234-mile drive around one of them revealed what all that water has left behind — vanishing beaches, closed roads, new islands.

  4. Dan K. Webb Is Named Special Prosecutor in Jussie Smollett Case Arts, August 23

    Mr. Webb, a former United States attorney, will consider whether renewed charges against the actor are warranted.

  5. Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court U.S., August 23

    The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry.

  6. Life-Changing Drugs Almost Nobody Can Afford The Weekly, August 23

    A New TV Show from The New York Times on FX and Hulu

  7. Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers Business, August 23

    The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates.

  8. Democrats Are Getting Very Serious About the Native American Vote Opinion, August 22

    At a forum for presidential candidates, “everyone counts” sounded like both a moral and an electoral imperative.

  9. Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet U.S., August 22

    Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss.

  10. Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? Arts, August 22

    “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities.

  11. ‘Give Me Liberty’ Review: A Wild Ride With a Virtuoso of Chaos Movies, August 22

    In this jolt of a movie, a driver and a passenger hurtle through Milwaukee together, finding each other as they open up a world.

  12. Joe Biden’s Poll Numbers Mask an Enthusiasm Challenge U.S., August 22

    There are signs of a disconnect between support for Mr. Biden in polls and excitement for his campaign on the ground in Iowa.

  13. Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation Business, August 22

    The show announced that it removed “several” episodes because of sourcing concerns after a journalist and others accused the hosts of using their work without credit.

  14. Democrats to Union Members: The Economy Is Failing You U.S., August 21

    Bernie Sanders rolled out a plan for organized labor as more than a dozen Democratic candidates pitched themselves to workers in Iowa.

  15. Pompeo Fuels Further Talk of Senate Race U.S., August 21

    Many Republicans hope the secretary of state, who met with prominent members of the party on Tuesday, will run for Senate from Kansas.

  16. A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Arts, August 21

    Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills.

  17. N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump U.S., August 20

    After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions.

  18. M.L.S. Adds St. Louis as League’s 28th Team Sports, August 20

    The team, which will begin play in 2022, will be the first female majority-owned club in the league’s history.

  19. ‘American Factory’ Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots Movies, August 20

    A documentary looks at what happened when a Chinese company took over a closed General Motors factory in Ohio.

  20. How Opportunity Zones and Co-Working Spaces Joined Forces Business, August 20

    The combination of opportunity zones and shared office space is creating incubators of start-ups and investors in underserved markets.

  21. Chicago Man Charged in Death Threat Against Abortion Clinic U.S., August 19

    He is the second man to be arrested and charged by federal authorities this month in connection to posts on iFunny, an online forum.

  22. How Much Damage Have Republicans Done in the States? Opinion, August 19

    Turns out making cuts to public services to fit an ideology of small government and traditionalism is just not very popular.

  23. ‘It’s Not the Same’: Why War Refugees Who Helped Revive St. Louis Are Leaving U.S., August 18

    A population of Bosnians, up to 70,000 at its peak, is moving out of the city in search of safer neighborhoods and better opportunities.

  24. Ohio Man Charged in Video Threatening Jewish Center, Officials Say U.S., August 18

    James Patrick Reardon fired a gun in the video, which described him as a “shooter” of a community center and a “white nationalist.”

  25. Stemming the Loss of Local Journalism Opinion, August 18

    Readers discuss the role that philanthropists and lawmakers can play to help save local papers.

  26. Amid the Kale and Corn, Fears of White Supremacy at the Farmers’ Market U.S., August 18

    Protests and counterprotests have jolted a market in Indiana where activists now hand out buttons that say “Don’t Buy Veggies From Nazis.”

  27. Hickenlooper Exits as O’Rourke Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race U.S., August 17

    John Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O’Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 plans.

  28. They Met on the Court. They Both Won in Love. Fashion, August 16

    Eric Wankerl and Paige Marquardt first connected in 2013 on a Minnesota basketball court.

  29. E.P.A. Backtracks on Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals U.S., August 16

    The federal agency said it was re-evaluating the use of the M-44 poison devices, which are used to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes.

  30. The Truth About Koch Industries Books, August 15

    Christopher Leonard’s “Kochland” is a comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at how a family-run business in Kansas grew into an economic and political giant.

  31. Se vende: un búnker con sauna para sobrevivir al apocalipsis en Español, August 15

    La proliferación de amenazas como los ciberataques, el terrorismo y el cambio climático ha disparado la oferta y la demanda de refugios de alta seguridad que ofrecen hasta piscinas, salas de cine y campos de tiro.

  32. In the War Against Gerrymandering, an Army of Voters Meets a Dug-in Foe U.S., August 15

    Grass-roots campaigns against partisan district maps won big victories last year, but after an adverse Supreme Court ruling, they face an uphill battle. Wisconsin shows why.

  33. Tiger and Serena Confront Twilight and Aching Backs Sports, August 14

    They were the greatest players of their generation, perhaps any generation. But time eventually catches up with everyone.

  34. Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest U.S., August 14

    Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation.

  35. A Road Trip to the Fiberglass Frontier of Northern Wisconsin Travel, August 14

    A father traveling with his teenage son hopes something will click: The giant cowboy? The 22-foot-tall lumberjack? Muffler Man?

  36. Man With Weapons Cache Threatened Planned Parenthood and Agents, F.B.I. Says U.S., August 13

    The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court filing.

  37. Dayton Gunman Shot 26 People in 32 Seconds, Police Timeline Reveals U.S., August 13

    The police did not identify the gunman’s motive but said he had been obsessed with mass shootings.

  38. A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists U.S., August 13

    Personalized disaster prep has grown into a multimillion-dollar business, fueled by a seemingly endless stream of new and revamped threats.

  39. These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. U.S., August 13

    Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020.

  40. 4 Days, 20 Democrats. Who Won the Iowa State Fair? Interactive, August 13

    We followed presidential hopefuls around the Iowa State Fair and rated them on a corn dog scale.

  41. What We Learned From the Iowa State Fair U.S., August 12

    In the On Politics newsletter: Lessons from a sweaty, calorie-filled weekend at the state fair. Plus, riding the Ferris wheel with Cory Booker.

  42. The Pundit-Defying Idiosyncrasies of Iowa Voters Opinion, August 12

    They don’t vote for “moderates” or “progressives.” They vote for people.

  43. Dayton Gunman’s Friend Bought Body Armor and Ammunition, Authorities Say U.S., August 12

    The friend kept the items in his apartment to help hide them from the gunman’s parents, prosecutors said Monday.

  44. Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair U.S., August 12

    Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas.

  45. Hate Crimes Are Slipping Through the Cracks Automobiles, August 12

    The mothers of Heather Heyer and Khalid Jabara want federal legislation to improve reporting.

  46. Hate Crimes Are Slipping Through the Cracks Opinion, August 12

    The mothers of Heather Heyer and Khalid Jabara want federal legislation to improve reporting.

  47. 18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Video, August 12

    Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick.

  48. In Echo of Flint Lead Crisis, Newark Offers Bottled Water New York, August 11

    Federal officials warned that home filters provided by the city were not enough.

  49. Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa U.S., August 11

    After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.

  50. Trump’s Pile of Rubble Opinion, August 10

    We can’t keep making sacrifices to the Trigger Gods.

  51. A Common Trait Among Mass Killers: Hatred Toward Women U.S., August 10

    Misogyny and mass shootings in the United States are closely intertwined.

  52. Armed Man Who Caused Panic at Missouri Walmart Said It Was 2nd Amendment Test, Authorities Say U.S., August 9

    Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, was charged with making a terrorist threat. He had entered the store carrying a tactical rifle, a handgun and 100 rounds of ammunition, the police said.

  53. At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control U.S., August 9

    Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump.

  54. Can Anyone Catch Joe Biden? U.S., August 9

    The Democratic candidates descend on Iowa to give it a try — and sample the best food on a stick the state fair has to offer.

  55. 11 of Our Best Weekend Reads Arts, August 9

    Toni Morrison dies. Nicolas Cage. Five years after Ferguson. What makes an American? A history of green lawns. Woodstock at 50. And more.

  56. Fue deportado a Irak, un país que no conocía, y dos meses después murió en Español, August 9

    Jimmy Aldaoud falleció en un departamento de Bagdad después de pasar días vomitando sangre y rogando que lo regresaran a Detroit, donde vivió siempre hasta que fue deportado en junio.

  57. Photos of Ferguson: What They Saw U.S., August 9

    Three photographers sent to cover the unrest in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death reflect on their work for The New York Times.

  58. 5 Years After Ferguson, We’re Losing the Fight Against Police Violence Opinion, August 9

    We had just one year of progress before the backlash kicked in.

  59. Five Years After Michael Brown’s Death, His Father Wants a New Investigation U.S., August 9

    The death of Michael Brown Jr. set into motion profound changes in policing, race relations and society that continue to reverberate. “We’re not stopping until we get justice,” his father said.

  60. To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told Your Money, August 9

    More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especially low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education.

  61. The Lives of Ferguson Activists, Five Years Later U.S., August 9

    The energy of the street protests has faded, but it carries on in national conversations about race, and in the lives of the people who were there.

  62. ‘Something Just Keeps Happening’: Dayton Shooting Hit a City Already in Pain U.S., August 9

    Mayor Nan Whaley has guided Dayton through repeated trauma this year. Before the recent mass shooting, the city was rocked by a Ku Klux Klan rally and tornadoes.

  63. Returning to Ferguson, Five Years Later Reader Center, August 9

    We’d been among many Times journalists who reported from Ferguson after Michael Brown was killed on Aug. 9, 2014. This summer, we went back to see how the city is doing.

  64. Scare at Missouri Walmart as Man With Rifle and Body Armor Is Detained U.S., August 8

    The man, who had 100 rounds of ammunition, was stopped by an armed off-duty firefighter and arrested. No shots were fired.

  65. Why Is the Iowa State Fair So Important? U.S., August 8

    Skipping the fair would be seen as a huge insult to Iowans in the crucially important first primary state, but what do voters really want to see?

  66. ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. U.S., August 8

    Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit area from infancy until he was deported in June.

  67. Man From Michigan Pleaded for Help After Deportation to Iraq Video, August 8

    Jimmy Aldaoud, a man who was deported to Iraq from the Detroit area, died this week. In a recent video, Mr. Aldaoud said he was homeless, could not speak the language and was unable to effectively treat his diabetes.

  68. Was Trump’s El Paso Visit a Turning Point? Opinion, August 8

    A day of racist comments left him looking small and isolated, while the city united against him.

  69. He’s a Veteran of Upheaval, Molded by Ferguson’s Traumas. He’s 7. U.S., August 8

    Five years after Ferguson, Mo., was upended by a police shooting, setting off a national reckoning, a generation has grown up amid uneven progress.

  70. Biden’s Biggest Weakness? Iowa. But Some Rivals Don’t Seem to Know It. The Upshot, August 8

    A few major candidates are not focusing their campaigns on the state.

  71. After Strongly Suggesting He May Commute Blagojevich’s Sentence, Trump Says Matter Is Under Review U.S., August 8

    Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead.

  72. Trump Uses a Day of Healing to Deepen the Nation’s Divisions U.S., August 7

    As the president traveled to Dayton and El Paso after this weekend’s mass shootings, he was greeted by protesters and lashed out at rivals.

  73. Ohio House Explosion Investigated as Hate Crime After Racist Graffiti Is Found U.S., August 7

    After the home of an interracial couple was destroyed in an explosion early Wednesday, investigators found hateful graffiti spray-painted on the couple’s garage.

  74. $450,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Tennessee and Kansas Real Estate, August 7

    A modern retreat inside a Coventry nature preserve, a Craftsman-style home outside Nashville and an 1869 house near Kansas State University.

  75. What You Get for $450,000 Slideshow, August 7

    A modern retreat inside a Coventry, R.I., nature preserve; a Craftsman-style home outside Nashville; and an 1869 house in Manhattan, Kan.

  76. Ivanka Trump’s Tweets on Chicago Shootings Draw a Backlash U.S., August 7

    Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the White House adviser described the city’s gun violence last weekend in a misleading way.

  77. Policing: What Changed (and Didn’t) Since Michael Brown Died U.S., August 7

    Five years after a fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., began a reckoning for American policing, more officers now wear body cameras. But shootings have not slowed.

  78. The Hotel Historian Is at Your Service Travel, August 7

    Part reference librarian, part gossip columnist, the hotel historian has become an increasingly popular figure in high-end hotels or inns with actual history.

  79. President Plans Visits to Places Where Grief Mixes With Anger at Him U.S., August 6

    Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught.

  80. As Ohio and Texas Shootings Bring Calls for Change, Officials Try to ‘Thread the Needle’ U.S., August 6

    Ohio’s governor proposed a bill that would make it easier for the police to seize guns from people deemed dangerous. Its prognosis is uncertain.

  81. Readers Around the World Look at Mass Shootings in the U.S. and Ask, Why Are You Surprised? Reader Center, August 6

    Readers living outside the United States reacted to this weekend’s mass killings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, with a sense of gloom.

  82. The Nihilist in Chief Opinion, August 6

    How our president and our mass shooters are connected to the same dark psychic forces.

  83. Stopped, Ticketed, Fined: The Pitfalls of Driving While Black in Ferguson U.S., August 6

    Despite five years of changes in Missouri, black drivers continue to be stopped at much higher rates than white drivers in communities throughout the state.

  84. How State Laws Allowed Military-Style Guns Used in Dayton and El Paso Shootings Interactive, August 5

    In Texas and Ohio, it’s legal to buy these high-powered firearms, use them with large-capacity magazines and carry them in public with a permit.

  85. Candice Keller’s Comments on Mass Shootings Prompt Call for Resignation in Ohio U.S., August 5

    In a Facebook post, the Ohio lawmaker blamed “homosexual marriage,” “drag queen advocates” and “recreational marijuana” for mass shootings.

  86. Here Are the Nine People Killed in Seconds in Dayton U.S., August 5

    The gunman’s victims ranged from a graduate student to a grandfather, a young mother to longtime friends.

  87. Gunman in Dayton Had History of Threatening Women, Former Friends Say U.S., August 5

    While the police investigated the shooting in Ohio that left nine dead, acquaintances of the gunman remembered his past threats toward women.

  88. R. Kelly Faces New Sex Crime Charges, This Time in Minnesota Arts, August 5

    Already facing numerous charges in Illinois and New York, the singer was charged with engaging in prostitution with a minor in Minneapolis.

  89. What Drives People to Mass Shootings? Health, August 5

    There may be as many explanations as there are killers. But over the decades, scientists have seen some patterns emerge.

  90. Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed U.S., August 5

    Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas.

  91. Trump Echoes ‘Fox & Friends’ on Shootings. The New York Post Dissents. Business, August 5

    Some criticism of the president’s stance on gun control and his relationship to the rise of white nationalism came from conservative outlets.

  92. Trump Incorrectly References Toledo in Remarks on Mass Shootings Video, August 5

    President Trump incorrectly named Toledo, Ohio, instead of Dayton, as the location of a mass shooting that occurred on Sunday.

  93. Toledo? Trump Misstates Location of Ohio Massacre U.S., August 5

    The president drew criticism, but he’s not alone: A day earlier, Joe Biden made a similar mistake.

  94. Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ but Ties Them to Immigration Laws U.S., August 5

    President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio.

  95. Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls U.S., August 5

    President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said.

  96. Two Days, Two Cities, Two Massacres Podcasts, August 5

    Mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, took place less than 24 hours apart. We spoke to Times reporters in El Paso about the aftermath.

  97. J.D. Scholten Almost Beat Steve King in 2018. Now He’s Running Again. U.S., August 5

    Mr. King, an Iowa congressman with a history of racist remarks, has been elected nine times, but Mr. Scholten came within 10,000 votes of toppling him last year.

  98. Gunman’s Own Sister Was Among Dayton Shooting Victims U.S., August 4

    The nine people who were killed outside a popular Dayton bar also included the mother of a newborn and a fitness and nutrition trainer.

  99. As Mortgage-Interest Deduction Vanishes, Housing Market Offers a Shrug Business, August 4

    President Trump’s tax cuts encouraged homeowners to stop deducting mortgage interest on their taxes, and there is no sign the change has brought down home prices.

  100. El Paso and Dayton: Two Days of Gun Massacres in America Opinion, August 4

    Readers, including a Sandy Hook survivor, voice dismay at the failure to enact stricter gun laws.

  101. Arthur Lazarus Jr., Champion of Native American Rights, Dies at 92 Obituaries, August 4

    He won a landmark victory for the Sioux Nation after 57 years of litigation, believed to be the longest court case in U.S. history.

  102. Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump U.S., August 4

    In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive.

  103. Dayton Has Survived Highs and Lows. It Will Survive This. Opinion, August 4

    My hometown has always represented hope. After Sunday’s massacre, it must continue to do so more than ever.

  104. 9 Are Killed in Dayton in Second Mass Shooting in 24 Hours Video, August 4

    Officials said the gunman killed nine people and injured 27 others in less than one minute in a busy entertainment district.

  105. Dayton Shooting: Gunman Kills 9 in Entertainment District U.S., August 4

    Nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded, the police said. It was the second American mass shooting in 24 hours, and the third in a week.

  106. Mass Shootings in 2019: A Week of Bloodshed Underscores the Scale of Violence U.S., August 3

    This year, there have been at least 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States.

  107. How a Brutal Race Riot Shaped Modern Chicago Opinion, August 3

    A century later, the city, and America, are still dealing with the consequences.

  108. Why a Race-Baiting Trump Is Courting Black Voters U.S., August 3

    Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future.

  109. Tulsi Gabbard Thinks We’re Doomed U.S., August 2

    Or we will be if America doesn’t leave the rest of the world alone. That’s why the 38-year-old congresswoman from Hawaii is running for president.

  110. In Chicago, Overlooked Achievements by L.G.B.T.Q. Artists Arts, August 2

    An ambitious survey of underrecognized gay artists of the last half century.

  111. Looking for a Beach House? It’ll Cost You Real Estate, August 2

    These days, you may end up paying more than just the asking price for a home near the water.

  112. A Northern California Retreat, With Room for Friends Slideshow, August 2

    This three-building complex, near the Pacific Ocean, is listed for $3.625 million.

  113. A Connecticut Island Cottage Slideshow, August 2

    This shingled house, on Cedar Island, is listed for $299,900.

  114. A Vintage Florida Cabin Slideshow, August 2

    This 1957 house on Sanibel Island is listed for $800,000.

  115. A Classic Cape Cod Bungalow Slideshow, August 2

    This 1930 cottage in Truro, Mass., is listed for $1.2 million.

  116. A Lakefront Escape Slideshow, August 2

    This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom house, on the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is listed for $639,000.

  117. Trump Treats Rally in Cincinnati as Rebuttal to Democratic Debates U.S., August 1

    Delivering a reliably red-meat speech to supporters who gathered Thursday in Ohio, President Trump took the stage to paint prominent Democrats as “left-wing extremists.”

  118. Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See U.S., August 1

    The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states.

  119. ‘Fire Pantaleo,’ Lead Poisoning and the Perils of Going National New York, August 1

    As Mayor Bill de Blasio runs for president, his tenure is coming under more scrutiny than he might have expected.

  120. The Secret to Having the Best Summer Ever Interactive, August 1

    In Missouri, it’s friendship and roller skates.

  121. A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It’s Coming, Scientists Report Health, August 1

    A test that measures beta amyloid protein in the blood is more accurate than a brain scan and may indicate trouble years earlier.

  122. Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper U.S., August 1

    The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind.

  123. He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. Sports, August 1

    After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right.

  124. A Paradox at the Heart of the Newspaper Crisis Business, August 1

    Hedge funds have found that they are able to wring profits out of an ailing product: the print newspaper. But for how long?

  125. This Red-State Town Loves Immigrant Stories. Some of Them, Anyway. U.S., August 1

    How does a place that celebrates its own border-crossing heritage understand President Trump and a rallying cry of “send her back”?

  126. Highlights From Night 2 of the July Democratic Debates Video, August 1

    Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Kamala Harris sparred while fending off attacks from fellow candidates on health care and criminal justice reform.

  127. F.B.I. Agents Raid South Bend Housing Authority Offices U.S., July 31

    The Indiana city’s mayor, the presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, distanced himself from the housing agency in a statement.

  128. Biden Under Fire From All Sides as Rivals Attack His Record U.S., July 31

    Mr. Biden, the front-runner, was confronted over his record on health care and criminal justice, and this time not just from Kamala Harris.

  129. Live Analysis: The July Democratic Debates, Night 2 Interactive, July 31

    Follow the Democratic presidential debate with our reporters in real time.

  130. 5 Highlights From Night 2 of Democratic Debates U.S., July 31

    The candidates along the wings went hard after the night’s leading candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

  131. The Debates in Detroit: A Big Field, a Sprawling Circus and Lots of Porta Potties U.S., July 31

    At the Democratic debates in a humid Motor City, it wasn’t just the candidates who were on display and clamoring for attention.

  132. Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. U.S., July 31

    The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious.

  133. What to Watch For in Democratic Debate Night 2 U.S., July 31

    Everything you need to know about the presidential primary debate starting Wednesday at 8 p.m. E.T.

  134. The Heartland Is Moving in Different Directions Opinion, July 31

    The Midwest remains undecided, but conflicting trends point alternately toward victory for Trump or his eventual opponent.

  135. How Four Cities Can Predict Murder in America The Upshot, July 31

    There’s a workaround for researchers and policymakers faced with a big time lag in the release of national statistics.

  136. In Wisconsin Swing District, a Range of Views on Immigration U.S., July 31

    Invoking family stories of coming to America, many left-leaning voters in the multiethnic city of Racine say immigrants should enter legally.

  137. Highlights From Night 1 of July Democratic Debates Video, July 31

    The leading progressives, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, fended off attacks from underdog moderate challengers.

  138. Sanders and Warren Battle Accusations of ‘Fairy Tale’ Promises as Intraparty Rift Flares U.S., July 30

    Moderate underdogs kicked off the Detroit debates by targeting the top candidates with charges of “wish-list economics” and “impossible promises” on health care.

  139. Live Analysis: The July Democratic Debates, Night 1 Interactive, July 30

    Follow the Democratic presidential debate with our reporters in real time.

  140. Democratic Debate 2019 Live: Candidates Face Off in Detroit U.S., July 30

    Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.

  141. 6 Highlights From Night 1 of the July Democratic Debates U.S., July 30

    The CNN debate was a clash over health care with moderates along the edge throwing firebombs on the electability of progressives with the boldest policy plans.

  142. John Dillinger’s Body to Be Exhumed From His Concrete-Fortified Grave U.S., July 30

    The reason for the exhumation is mysterious, in keeping with Mr. Dillinger’s reputation as a gangster who once slipped out of jail and evaded capture for months.

  143. Democrats Can Win by Running Against Trump’s Racism Opinion, July 30

    It’s the right thing to do — both morally and electorally.

  144. What I’ll Be Looking for Tonight Opinion, July 30

    Ten Democrats go back to the debate stage

  145. What to Watch for in Tuesday’s CNN Democratic Debate U.S., July 30

    Everything you need to know about the presidential primary debate in Detroit.

  146. A Leap Forward in Measure Technology Food, July 29

    The new cups from Welcome Industries have different shapes for cooks to quickly grab the right measure.

  147. I’m a Republican and I Oppose Restarting Federal Executions Opinion, July 29

    More and more, conservatives don’t trust the government to get capital punishment right.

  148. America’s Farmers, Reeling From Floods, Face a New Problem: No Water U.S., July 29

    The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle.

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

    Prosecutors can’t be truly independent. We can.

  150. Assailing High Drug Prices, Bernie Sanders Heads to Canada for Affordable Insulin U.S., July 28

    The senator took people with diabetes on a bus trip across the border to dramatize high prices in the U.S. that he attributes to corporate greed.