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  1. Young and Homeless in Rural America Magazine, Today

    Most social services come through the schools — but it can be impossible to get to them.

  2. Sex Assault Trial in U.S. a Rare Moment for Chinese #MeToo Movement National, Yesterday

    Richard Liu, also known as Liu Qiangdong, will be one of the few high-profile Chinese figures to face a courtroom jury over sexual assault allegations.

  3. Which Midterm Polls Should We Be Taking With a Grain of Salt? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Three writers on whether Democrats should get their hopes up.

  4. Activists Flood Election Offices With Challenges Politics, Yesterday

    Groups fueled by right-wing election conspiracy theories are trying to toss tens of thousands of voters from the rolls. “They are just going to beat the system into the ground,” said one election official.

  5. Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Manuscript Settles in Cleveland Culture, September 27

    The Cleveland Orchestra has been given the autograph score, which was sold at auction to a previously anonymous buyer for $5.6 million.

  6. Better Ways for Us to Argue and Disagree Letters, September 26

    Readers discuss a column by Pamela Paul about employing debate techniques. Also: Abortion laws; the Russia-Ukraine war; migrants welcome; Broadway today.

  7. An Indiana Family Lives in the Gym (Literally) Sports, September 24

    Kyle and Lauren Petry made an offer on a former high school gym that had been renovated into living space. Then social media caught wind of the listing.

  8. Democrats Swiftly Condemn Dixon for Mocking Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Politics, September 23

    A 2020 kidnapping plot against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rattled Michigan. On Friday, her Republican opponent, Tudor Dixon, used it as a punchline in two campaign stops.

  9. House Candidate Says He Served in Afghanistan, but Air Force Has No Record of It Politics, September 22

    J.R. Majewski, a Republican trying to unseat Representative Marcy Kaptur in Ohio, was deployed for six months to Qatar.

  10. Judge Temporarily Suspends Indiana Abortion Ban National, September 22

    The state prohibition had been in effect for only a week, and now abortions are legal again while a court fight goes forward.

  11. Season Three, Episode 7: The Snowball Effect Podcasts, September 22

    The trash-talking of a man with a history of violent run-ins with the police starts to reveal a message.

  12. Season Three, Episode 6: You in the Red Shirt Podcasts, September 22

    What is life like for a man who puts a police officer in jail?

  13. Season Three, Episode 4: A Bird in Jail Is Worth Two on the Street Podcasts, September 22

    What happens when the right evidence points to the wrong man?

  14. Springfield, Missouri, Is Their Muse Styles, September 21

    Working in their home city, the photographer Julie Blackmon and her daughter, Stella, a filmmaker, find some mystery in everyday life.

  15. Morgan Stanley Hard Drives With Client Data Turn Up on Auction Site Express, September 20

    The Securities and Exchange Commission said the firm had agreed to pay a $35 million fine.

  16. America’s Most Interesting Opera Destination? The Midwest. Culture, September 20

    Barrie Kosky and Yuval Sharon, two of opera’s finest directors, open new productions in Chicago and Detroit.

  17. Justice Dept. Charges 48 in Brazen Pandemic Aid Fraud in Minnesota Washington, September 20

    The defendants were charged with stealing $240 million intended to feed children, in what appears to be the largest theft so far from a pandemic-era program.

  18. When Fossils Are Accidentally Dug Up, the Job Site Becomes a Science Lab National, September 20

    Several significant discoveries have started with a construction worker unearthing a bone and calling in an expert.

  19. Defending R. Kelly and Bill Cosby, the Same Combative Lawyer Culture, September 19

    Jennifer Bonjean has become known for her aggressive approach as she has defended men accused of sexual misconduct in several of the highest profile cases of the #MeToo era.

  20. Rally With Trump? Some G.O.P. Candidates Aren’t Thrilled About It. Politics, September 17

    Whether he is invited or not, the former president keeps holding rallies in battleground states. It reflects an awkward dance as Republican candidates try to win over general-election voters.

  21. In G.O.P.-Leaning Ohio, the Vance-Ryan Senate Race Is Closer Than Once Expected Politics, September 16

    Representative Tim Ryan, the Democratic nominee for Senate, had some advantages coming out of his May primary. But in Ohio, those advantages may not be enough.

  22. Herbert Kohler, Plumbing Mogul Who Created a Golf Mecca, Dies at 83 Obits, September 16

    The billionaire chief of a family company known for its bathtubs, toilets and faucets, he brought championship play to a tiny Wisconsin town.

  23. Ex-Police Detective Suspected of Preying on Black Women Faces U.S. Charges Express, September 16

    The former officer, Roger Golubski, 69, was indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted two women while on duty from 1998 to 2002, the Justice Department said.

  24. Progressive Network Will Spend $10 Million on Asian American Turnout Politics, September 15

    The Asian American Power Network will focus on engaging Asian American voters on progressive issues and candidates in seven battleground states.

  25. Understanding the Migrant Busing Crisis Interactive, September 15

    A tactic by Southern governors to shift the problems of border crossings onto Northern states escalated this week.

  26. $400,000 Homes in Texas, Minnesota and Connecticut Real Estate, September 15

    A Tudor Revival cottage in Dallas, a 1950 house in Minnetonka and an 1890 Arts and Crafts-style home in Branford.

  27. Congress Told Colleges to Return Native Remains. What’s Taking So Long? National, September 15

    The University of North Dakota, the latest U.S. college to acknowledge keeping Indigenous bones and artifacts, pledged to work with tribal leaders on returning them.

  28. Ohio Judge Temporarily Suspends Abortion Ban National, September 14

    Abortion was illegal after six weeks of pregnancy, but a judge put the law on hold after abortion rights advocates sued the state.

  29. Where the ‘Rust Belt’ Meets the Runway Styles, September 14

    At New York Fashion Week, a big metal bag made in the Midwest helped represent “female hysteria.”

  30. What a High-Risk Pregnancy Looks Like After Dobbs Magazine, September 13

    The photographer Stephanie Sinclair captured the newly unsettled world inside the Cleveland Clinic, where Ohio’s abortion laws have drastically changed maternal care.

  31. Trafficked Teenager Who Killed One of Her Abusers Ordered to Pay Restitution Express, September 13

    Pieper Lewis was 15 years old when, according to court documents, the man sheltering her forced her to have sex with other men for money. She stabbed one abuser 30 times.

  32. Lake Superior Is Cold, Sparsely Settled and Known for Bad Weather. Perfect for Cruising, Some Say. Travel, September 13

    As cruising picks up, one small Wisconsin port weighs the pros and cons of more ships and their impact on the town and the environment.

  33. How Music Loops Help Me Feel More Present Magazine, September 13

    Loops open a dimension where, although time is ticking forward at its usual pace, I’m moving at my own speed, appreciating my body and the world around me.

  34. Democrats’ Midterm Dilemma: How to Back Biden, Yet Shun Him, Too Politics, September 12

    Democratic candidates have been trying to signal their independence from the White House, while not distancing themselves from his base or his agenda.

  35. The Wives of Republican Candidates Are Getting Personal Editorial, September 12

    The Republican Party is under particular pressure to slap a friendly face on its nominees, with a special focus on wooing women.

  36. How the Brooklyn Library Helped Fight Book Bans in Oklahoma Metro, September 12

    An Oklahoma teacher left her job after she told her students how to access the library’s banned books program.

  37. Persistent Rains Pummel Chicago, Submerging Roads and Swamping Basements National, September 11

    Nearly five inches of rain drenched parts of the city on Sunday, leaving cars stranded along some streets.

  38. Man Sentenced After 12 Years of Threats to an Actress and Her Daughter Express, September 11

    Eva LaRue, an actress known for her roles on “CSI: Miami” and “All My Children,” said her family lived in fear. James David Rogers, 58, was sentenced to just over three years.

  39. First Kansas, Next Michigan and Beyond as Abortion Ballot Measures Spread Politics, September 9

    Democrats are hoping ballot measures on abortion rights will drive up voter turnout. They’re looking to Michigan as a test run.

  40. In Ohio, Biden Says Democrats Have Started a Manufacturing Revival Washington, September 9

    President Biden attended the groundbreaking for an Intel computer chip factory in a heavily Republican part of Ohio, an effort to focus voter attention on parts of the economy that are improving.

  41. He Stole Another Man’s Name to Rejoin the Army. He Got Caught Decades Later. Express, September 9

    The life a Black man made for himself far from the violence of 1980s St. Louis was upended when the man whose name he used discovered the ruse.

  42. Teddy Bears and Racial Justice: How St. Louis Became a Laboratory for Social Work Politics, September 8

    Politicians, activists and entrepreneurs are trying to solve the city’s deep racial and economic divides — and their ambitions know few boundaries.

  43. Michigan Voters Will Decide Abortion Rights Question, Court Says National, September 8

    A state board had previously said the issue could not appear on the ballot because of word spacing problems on the petitions.

  44. Can Architecture Build Values, Too? Arts & Leisure, September 8

    With designs that strive to enhance ecology, strengthen community and affirm cultural identity, today’s innovative buildings and projects transcend style.

  45. William Kent Krueger is BFF With His Most Famous Character Book Review, September 8

    The best-selling author of 19 novels starring Cork O’Connor opens up about their relationship.

  46. Don Gehrmann, Whose Victory in a Mile Took 314 Days, Dies at 94 Obits, September 7

    After a dead-heat finish in the 1950 Wanamaker Mile in New York and a series of yes-no-yes rulings, he was finally declared the winner almost a year later.

  47. $2.5 Million Homes in New York, Washington and Illinois Real Estate, September 7

    A converted stone church in Rifton, a floating home in Seattle and a 1907 Tudor Revival house in Kenilworth.

  48. Is the Democratic Midterm Surge Overrated? Why Republicans Can Still Win the House and Senate. Op Ed, September 7

    The Dobbs ruling and falling gas prices may have shifted the narrative. But the G.O.P.’s chances in the midterms still look good.

  49. How One State Resisted Political Extremism — Against All Odds Op Ed, September 7

    Michigan may hold lessons for residents of other states looking to withstand the tide of authoritarianism and violence.

  50. A News Anchor Had Stroke Symptoms on Air. Her Colleagues Jumped Into Action. Express, September 7

    Julie Chin, an anchor with the Tulsa, Okla., NBC affiliate KJRH, thanked her colleagues for helping her get medical attention immediately and said she was recovering.

  51. Your Tuesday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, September 6

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

  52. Daring to Speak Up About Race in a Divided School District Magazine, September 6

    What happened when a superintendent in northern Michigan raised the issue of systemic racism?

  53. Cameras, Plexiglass, Fireproofing: Election Officials Beef Up Security Politics, September 6

    With violent rhetoric from the right intensifying, some election officials are bolstering their defenses. Others are quitting.

  54. Tending to Grass, and to Grief, on a Tennis Court in Iowa Travel, September 5

    Twenty years ago, a grass court emerged from the surrounding cornfields in Charles City. Its story is colored by exacting standards, profound loss and, ultimately, rebirth.

  55. Abortion and Trump Are Giving Democrats a Shot Editorial, September 5

    This may be a year when politics gets flipped on its head.

  56. Even With Biden as a Pro-Labor Champion, Unionizing Is Still a Grind Op Ed, September 5

    A flurry of new organizing efforts is giving young people hope.

  57. For Transgender Young People, a Haven From the Outside World.With S’Mores. National, September 4

    Indigo Point was created as an oasis, one that organizers saw as all the more necessary after a barrage of conservative legislation focused on transgender young people.

  58. Republicans Are Showing Contempt for the Rules Op Ed, September 3

    The party is turning against a political commitment to fairness.

  59. They Were at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now They’re Running for Congress. Washington, September 2

    A handful of Republicans who heeded President Donald J. Trump’s call to march to the Capitol are now vying to return to Washington, this time as lawmakers.

  60. In Harlem, Detroit Natives Find a Love That Feels Like Home Styles, September 2

    Mike Taylor Jr. said Celeste Northern was “the Detroit girl I had always been looking for.” The two began dating after they both relocated to New York City.

  61. New Shows That Widen the Beaten Path Arts & Leisure, September 1

    Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic, on fall exhibitions that capture a period during which art and art history have been in flux, including the New Museum’s survey of the polymathic Theaster Gates.

  62. Columbus Police Release Body Camera Footage of Fatal Shooting Express, August 31

    The video shows a Black man, Donovan Lewis, sitting up in bed and raising his hand before an officer fires. The police chief said the authorities had found a vape pen cartridge on the bed.

  63. Michigan Board Says Abortion Referendum Should Not Go to Voters National, August 31

    Abortion rights supporters gathered more than 750,000 signatures, but the petitions they circulated had formatting problems.

  64. $650,000 Homes in Georgia, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Real Estate, August 31

    A 1960 house in Statesboro, a two-bedroom condominium on Beacon Hill in Boston and a Colonial Revival home in Madison.

  65. Two Men Convicted in Plot to Kidnap Michigan’s Governor National, August 23

    The trial came months after a different federal jury did not return any convictions in the case, one of the country’s highest-profile domestic terror prosecutions.

  66. How This Economic Moment Rewrites the Rules Business, August 6

    Jobs aplenty. Sizzling demand. If the United States is headed into a recession, it is taking an unusual route, with many markers of a boom.

  67. Pelosi in Taiwan: Sharp Views All Around Letters, August 3

    The House speaker’s visit is reviewed, pro and con. Also: The Kansas abortion vote; OB-GYNs; coal miners; rich and poor friends; single-issue voters.

  68. Trump Pick for Michigan Governor, Tudor Dixon, Dodges Question About 2020 Politics, August 1

    The Republican hopeful has called the 2020 election stolen. But she sidestepped questions during an appearance on Fox News just two days after receiving the former president’s endorsement.

  69. What Remote Work Debate? They’ve Been Back at the Office for a While. Business, August 1

    Cubicles are largely empty in downtown San Francisco and Midtown Manhattan, but workers in America’s midsize and small cities are back to their commutes.

  70. Covid. A Coma. A Stroke. José Parlá Returns From the Edge. Culture, July 31

    After a lengthy recovery, the artist comes back with the most vigorous work he’s made: “It took me a really long time to understand what had happened to me.”

  71. Officials Aren’t Sounding the Alarm on Covid N Y T Now, July 18

    As the BA.5 subvariant drives a spike, many public health leaders aren’t cracking down

  72. The Business Lunch May Be Going Out of Business Dining, July 11

    As remote work persists and business deals are sealed online, many upscale restaurants that catered to the nation’s downtown office crowd are canceling the meal.

  73. As Some Office Workers Return, Happy Hour Sees a Wobbly Comeback Business, June 17

    Even as companies struggle to coax employees back to the office, some bars report that their after-work crowds are nearing prepandemic levels.

  74. Your Thursday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, June 9

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

  75. From the South Side to the Loop, Chicago’s Innovative Spirit Thrives Travel, June 9

    Theater, art and music are flourishing, and on the culinary scene, a 13-course Filipino tasting menu and a sleek Black-owned winery in Bronzeville are just a few of the city’s new offerings.

  76. Why Many College Students Are Struggling Letters, May 23

    Readers discuss the current malaise among many college students. Also: The Oklahoma abortion ban; stopping gun violence; remote work and the climate.

  77. The Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold? Science, May 22

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

  78. Lincoln College to Close, Hurt by Pandemic and Ransomware Attack Express, 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.