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  1. Shontel Brown’s Ascent Gives Democratic Establishment a Victory Politics, Today

    Ms. Brown, who defeated the progressive activist Nina Turner in a bitter Democratic primary for an Ohio House seat, is all but assured of heading to Congress in the fall.

  2. Democratic Insider and a Republican Backed by Trump Win Ohio House Races Politics, Today

    The victories by Shontel Brown, a Democrat supported by the national establishment, and Mike Carey, a Republican endorsed by Donald Trump, provided a lift to the leadership of both parties.

  3. Missouri Governor Pardons St. Louis Couple Who Aimed Guns at Protesters Express, Today

    Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who gained prominence for confronting demonstrators, had each pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.

  4. Today’s Infrastructure News Politics live blog included one standalone post:
  5. Passenger Arrives Taped to a Seat and Is Charged With Assaulting Flight Attendants Express, Today

    Maxwell Berry, 22, of Norwalk, Ohio, punched a Frontier Airlines flight attendant and groped two others on a flight from Philadelphia to Miami, the authorities said.

  6. Ohio Special Primary Election Results Interactive, Today

    See full results and maps from the Ohio special primaries.

  7. When All Else Fails, It’s Time to See the Olympic Body Mechanic Sports, Today

    How did John Ball become the go-to health professional for track and field athletes with creaky hips and balky knees? A devotee answers: Have you seen his hands?

  8. Ohio House Races: What to Watch For Politics, Today

    Two primary contests for special elections, one in a heavily Democratic district and one in a Republican-friendly area, will provide some clues as to where the parties are headed.

  9. 2 House Races in Ohio Will Test Democratic Divisions and Trump’s Sway Politics, Yesterday

    In the Cleveland area, a bitter primary election is pitting the left against the Democratic establishment. Near Columbus, a Trump-endorsed candidate faces a crowded Republican field.

  10. ‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic Science, August 1

    Governments and organizations around the world are using geospatial data and digital mapping tools to guide their vaccination campaigns.

  11. Demand for shots is increasing in less-vaccinated states under siege from the Delta variant. Live, July 31

    Data from the C.D.C. shows that many people in states like Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are now receiving their first doses. On Friday, more than 850,000 total shots were recorded in the U.S.

  12. Tornadoes Tear Through Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Video, July 30

    Several people were injured after tornadoes were reported throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The storms left behind a trail of damaged buildings and power outages.

  13. Severe Thunderstorms Sweep Across Wisconsin Video, July 30

    The strong storms hit parts of Wisconsin and elsewhere in the Midwest this week, causing widespread damage and heavy rainfall.

  14. Some in Missouri Seek Covid-19 Shots in Secret, Doctor Says Express, July 30

    As cases surge, a doctor says that some people are pleading for discretion when they receive the vaccine, worried about what their friends and families will think.

  15. With Biles Out, Sunisa Lee Seizes the Moment and Captures Gold Sports, July 29

    The victory for Lee, 18, resonated deeply back home in Minnesota, particularly with the state’s Hmong American community, in which she was raised.

  16. Carl Levin, the Senate Scourge of Corporate America, Dies at 87 Obits, July 29

    The longest-serving U.S. senator in Michigan history, Mr. Levin was regarded by colleagues and Washington observers as a paragon of probity.

  17. On the Road With Ballet Theater. Who Needs Red Velvet Seats. Arts & Leisure, July 29

    The company’s response to pandemic cancellations? An eight-city tour with sleeper buses and a foldout stage to perform outdoors.

  18. Looking at Chicago’s Climate Problem, From Above and Below Summary, July 29

    A team of Times journalists collaborated to explain visually the city’s complicated challenges involving Lake Michigan.

  19. Wisconsin declares a state of emergency after severe storms sweep across the Midwest. National, July 28

    More than 5.9 million people faced the threat of severe storms that could produce damaging winds and knock out power.

  20. Joey Jordison, Slipknot Drummer, Dies at 46 Express, July 28

    Mr. Jordison’s explosive, virtuosic playing and elaborate solos, sometimes performed atop a hydraulic riser, made him a fan favorite.

  21. Lawmakers threaten to withhold major funds from Native tribes over treatment of descendants of the enslaved. Washington, July 27

    Four tribes now face pressure from both the Biden administration and Congress to grant full tribal rights to people known as the Freedmen, whose ancestors the tribes enslaved.

  22. Still Chiefs, Kansas City Team Will Retire the Mascot Warpaint Express, July 26

    The announcement came three days after Cleveland’s baseball team changed its name from Indians to Guardians.

  23. Eyeing the SEC, Oklahoma and Texas Plan to Leave the Big 12 Sports, July 26

    The Longhorns and the Sooners may move to the Southeastern Conference, which could soon have 16 teams. The repercussions would be felt across college sports.

  24. ‘It’s a Tough Time to Be Mayor’: Lori Lightfoot Responds to Her Critics Op Ed, July 26

    The mayor of Chicago talks about the city’s Covid response, why she doesn’t support the defund-the-police movement and her controversial efforts to improve newsroom diversity.

  25. Pelosi Appoints Kinzinger to Panel Scrutinizing Jan. 6 Washington, July 25

    The selection of Representative Adam Kinzinger for the special committee adds a second Republican who has been an unsparing critic of former President Donald J. Trump.

  26. Frito-Lay Workers in Kansas Ratify Contract, Ending Strike Express, July 24

    The workers at a Frito-Lay plant in Topeka went on strike this month to protest forced overtime and so-called suicide shifts, which they said left little time to sleep or see family members.

  27. ‘He Had a Life Before Death’: Remembering Emmett Till for the Child He Was National, July 24

    Emmett Till’s cousin Ollie Gordon recalled him as a jokester who “loved to make people laugh” as she reflected on their childhood together ahead of what would have been his 80th birthday.

  28. Missouri’s Medicaid Expansion Is On Again Upshot, July 23

    But the tortuous path it’s taken highlights the obstacles to expanding the low-income health program in other states where it has not been welcomed.

  29. With Guardians, Cleveland Steps Away From an Offensive Name Sports, July 23

    After years of pressure, and amid a growing trend away from names that reference Indigenous people, the team will drop its “Indians” mascot, which it used for more than 100 years.

  30. A Skateboarder’s Secret Grind Sports, July 23

    Nyjah Huston’s signature dreadlocks are stored in a box now, an artifact of his early fame. The effects of his complicated upbringing have not been so easy to cut off.

  31. Justice Dept. Seeks to Curb Illegal Gun Trafficking Washington, July 22

    Five strike forces across the country will work with local law enforcement to fight violent crime.

  32. The July 22 Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  33. Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Science, July 22

    The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus.

  34. Milwaukee Needed This Win Op Ed, July 22

    This troubled, divided city needed something to celebrate.

  35. Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago Names New Artistic Directors Culture, July 22

    Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis, both ensemble members, will be the first pair to lead the company in its history.

  36. Biden Predicts F.D.A. Will Give Final Vaccine Approval by the Fall Washington, July 21

    The president also defended his opposition to eliminating the Senate filibuster, even though it is being used to block voting rights legislation he has championed.

  37. Sunisa Lee Is Unmatched on Uneven Bars and Wants All-Around Glory Interactive, July 21

    Lee, 18, is making her Olympic debut after a challenging year. Her versatility is crucial to Team USA’s shot at a third consecutive gold.

  38. Why Rural America Needs Immigrants Op Ed, July 21

    We need smart policy like immigration reform for sustained growth.

  39. ‘Incel’ Is Charged With Plotting to Shoot Women, U.S. Says Express, July 21

    Tres Genco, 21, of Hillsboro, Ohio, was charged with an attempted hate crime and illegally possessing a machine gun, federal prosecutors said.

  40. Alex Rodriguez Joins Ownership Group for Timberwolves and Lynx Sports, July 21

    Rodriguez and Marc Lore, an e-commerce billionaire, have a pathway to controlling ownership of the professional Minnesota basketball teams in two years.

  41. $1.5 Million Homes in Illinois, Michigan and California Real Estate, July 21

    A brick Colonial Revival house in Highland Park, a 1935 vacation cottage in Grand Haven and a contemporary home in Oakland.

  42. What You Get for $1.5 Million Slideshow, July 21

    A brick Colonial Revival house in Highland Park, Ill.; a 1935 vacation cottage in Grand Haven, Mich.; and a contemporary home in Oakland, Calif.

  43. Far From Florida, Mayors Fear Prospect of a Collapse in Their Own Cities National, July 20

    Some places are weighing new inspection requirements for aging structures, while others are focused on enforcing existing rules.

  44. A House Race in Cleveland Captures the Democrats’ Generational Divide Washington, July 20

    Nina Turner’s move from Bernie Sanders’s campaign co-chairwoman to House candidate has highlighted a Democratic divide between impatient young activists and cautious older voters.

  45. Indiana University Can Require Students to Get Coronavirus Vaccines National, July 19

    A federal judge upheld the school’s mandate. But an appeal is on the way, and the mandates remain divisive across the country.

  46. Chicago Comedy Institution iO Theater Will Reopen After Sale Culture, July 19

    The storied improv center closed under the financial strain of the pandemic, but a buyer has purchased both the building and the brand.

  47. The July 19 Covid Variant Vaccine Updates live blog included one standalone post:
  48. Jury Awards $125 Million After Walmart Fires Woman With Down Syndrome Express, July 18

    Walmart said the verdict would be reduced to $300,000, which is the maximum amount allowed under federal law for compensatory and punitive damages.

  49. What Do Police Know About Teenagers? Not Enough. Op Ed, July 17

    An Indiana county has instructed every cop on how teens differ developmentally. Unnecessary arrests have plummeted as a result.

  50. A Pause in Federal Executions, but Uncertainty About What’s Next Washington, July 16

    President Biden’s Justice Department has ordered a moratorium on carrying out federal death sentences after a surge in executions under the Trump administration.

  51. Three Men Charged in 2018 Missouri Duck Boat Accident Express, July 16

    The captain and two other employees of a tour boat company were charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the sinking. Seventeen people, including a family and several children, were killed when it sank.

  52. Illinois Bars Police From Lying to Minors During Questioning Express, July 16

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who signed the bill on Thursday, said the initiative was among three others that would move the state “closer to a holistic criminal justice system.”

  53. After a Steep Plunge in Virus Cases, Every State Is Seeing an Uptick National, July 15

    Hospitals are stretched thin in a few hot spots, but the vaccines are working and the national outlook remains far better than during previous surges.

  54. Canada Nixes Plan to Bring Extra Michigan Vaccines to Border Tunnel Express, July 15

    Since the Canadian government won’t allow surplus U.S. vaccines into the country, one mayor proposed an ambitious plan to vaccinate residents inside a tunnel under the Detroit River.

  55. Chicago’s Big Climate Problem Climate, July 14

    It’s not heat or drought. It’s the level of Lake Michigan.

  56. Genius at Work: 29 MacArthur Fellows Show Their Art in Chicago Culture, July 13

    A mega-show of MacArthur fellow artists — Kara Walker, Kerry James Marshall, David Hammons and Nicole Eisenman among them — has community on its mind.

  57. The July 13 Joe Biden News live blog included two standalone posts:
  58. Behind the Lordstown Debacle, the Hand of a Wall Street Dealmaker Business, July 13

    A longtime real estate investor and former Goldman Sachs executive decided to take an electric truck company public. Chaos ensued.

  59. How About a Concierge for Your Spiritual Life? Real Estate, July 13

    The latest amenity in high-end developments takes wellness to a new level, helping residents get in touch with their inner selves.

  60. Harris Praises ‘Courage and Commitment’ of Texas Democrats Video, July 12

    Vice President Kamala Harris praised Texas Democrats’ ongoing efforts to prevent passage of a new restrictive voting law by the Republican-controlled state legislature. On Monday, the group headed to Washington to draw attention to what they view ...

  61. A City’s Step Toward Reparations The Daily, July 12

    How Evanston, Ill., became the first American city to approve a compensation program intended to address historical racism and discrimination.

  62. The Big Question of the 2022 Midterms: How Will the Suburbs Swing? Politics, July 10

    Democrats and Republicans are already jockeying for a crucial voting bloc that soured on Donald Trump, tilted to Joe Biden and now holds the key to the second half of the president’s term.

  63. Summer in the Cities: Chicago Travel, July 9

    As the pandemic ebbs, the Loop and nearby neighborhoods have roared back to life. Here, eight great spots to hit while the weather’s hot.

  64. North Dakota sues the Biden administration over oil and gas leases. Washington, July 8

    North Dakota is now among 15 states with Republican attorneys general who have filed lawsuits over the moratorium on new leases.

  65. Four States Start Inquiries Into Recurring Donation Tactics of Both Parties Politics, July 8

    Letters to WinRed and ActBlue, which process online campaign donations for Republicans and Democrats respectively, ask for documents related to their use of prechecked boxes.

  66. In Michigan, Pro-Impeachment Republicans Face Voters’ Wrath Washington, July 8

    Representative Peter Meijer, a Republican who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump, seeks “decency and humility” in Western Michigan, but has found anger, fear and misinformation.

  67. Indiana Detective on U.S. Task Force Is Fatally Shot, F.B.I. Says Express, July 7

    Detective Greg Ferency was a 30-year veteran of the Terre Haute Police Department and a member of an F.B.I. task force since 2010, officials said.

  68. A Battle Between a Great City and a Great Lake Interactive, July 7

    The climate crisis haunts Chicago’s future as a warming world pushes Lake Michigan toward new extremes — higher highs, lower lows, greater uncertainty.

  69. Bystander Killed in Police Crash Is Uncle of Teen Who Filmed George Floyd’s Death National, July 7

    A Minneapolis police officer slammed his vehicle into Leneal Frazier’s car while chasing a different car. His niece Darnella Frazier said his death was a “big loss” for her family.

  70. Biden Pitches His American Families Plan in the Midwest Video, July 7

    President Biden traveled to Illinois on Wednesday, and spoke to a group of students and teachers at McHenry County College to rally support for his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan.

  71. $1.3 Million Homes in Maine, Ohio and Maryland Real Estate, July 7

    An Italianate Victorian house in Kennebunk, a Tudor Revival mansion in Cleveland Heights and a 1911 home outside Washington, D.C.

  72. What You Get for $1.3 Million Slideshow, July 7

    An Italianate Victorian house in Kennebunk, Maine; a Tudor Revival mansion in Cleveland Heights, Ohio; and a 1911 home outside Washington, D.C.

  73. Biden visited a community college in Illinois to pitch his American Families Plan. Washington, July 7

    The president’s proposal would direct $1.8 trillion toward child care, education and other social programs.

  74. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Paved the Way for Donald Trump’s America Op Ed, July 6

    If Democrats want to create an enduring coalition to prevent the unraveling of democracy, they must return to their labor roots.

  75. N.H.L. Goalie Dies After Being Hit by Fireworks Express, July 5

    Matiss Kivlenieks, who played for the Columbus Blue Jackets, died in an accident in Novi, Mich., on Sunday, the police said.

  76. Boy, 11, Dies After Raft Overturns in Iowa Amusement Park Express, July 5

    Four people were hospitalized because of the accident on Saturday at Adventureland Park, near Des Moines.

  77. What to Know as U.S. Virus Deaths Pass 600,000 Interactive, June 16

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  78. What the Tulsa Race Massacre Destroyed Interactive, May 24

    We created a 3D model of Greenwood, home of “Black Wall Street,” as it was before a white mob set it on fire 100 years ago.

  79. Positive Trends in U.S. Virus Case Counts Interactive, May 21

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  80. A $1 Million Incentive to Get the Shot Interactive, May 13

    Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio announced five prizes for residents who had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

  81. What to Know About the Census Data Interactive, April 30

    The count reflects the slowest population growth since the 1930s. It also offers a glimpse of the shifting centers of population and power in the United States.

  82. Few Charges, Fewer Convictions: The Chauvin Trial and the History of Police Violence Interactive, April 19

    A review of 19 deaths of Black Americans involving police officers shows that, despite public outrage, guilty verdicts are rare.

  83. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, April 2

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  84. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, March 26

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  85. On the Scene as a Much Anticipated Trial Begins Interactive, March 10

    The first jurors were seated in the closely watched trial over the death of George Floyd.

  86. Read the full questionnaire Interactive, March 7

    The document provides a window into the jury selection process for the highly anticipated trial of four police officers charged in the killing.

  87. Who I Lost Interactive, March 5

    One in three Americans knows someone who died from the coronavirus. We spoke to the people the pandemic left behind.

  88. The State of the Virus: Sustained Progress in Most States Interactive, February 12

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  89. First Students Return to Chicago Classrooms Interactive, February 11

    A deal between the city and its teachers' union cleared the way for prekindergarten and special needs students. More will follow.

  90. The State of the Virus Ahead of the Christmas Holiday Interactive, December 23

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  91. See Where U.S. Intensive Care Units Are Filling Up Interactive, December 23

    A Times analysis found that the number of hospitals with full or nearly full I.C.U.s has doubled nationwide since the beginning of October, and more than two in five hospitals have reached a critical occupancy level.

  92. Cause of Life Interactive, December 20

    The more than 500,000 people we lost to the pandemic so far form a portrait of America. For this series of short films, we asked five people to celebrate the life of someone close to them.

  93. These Buses Bring School to Students Interactive, December 17

    Remote learning is extra hard for millions of students who lack reliable internet at home. Wi-Fi buses are the solution in this Michigan community.

  94. What We Saw on Day 1 of the Vaccine Rollout Interactive, December 15

    Times correspondents report on the first coronavirus vaccinations in the United States.

  95. 2020: The Year in Sports When Everybody Lost Interactive, December 13

    The state of Wisconsin is a microcosm of the financial devastation the pandemic has brought the sports industry, and those who rely on it.

  96. The State of the Virus This Week Interactive, December 4

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  97. Michigan Flips Back to the Democrats Interactive, November 5

    Joe Biden was propelled to victory in this historically Democratic battleground with the help of increased turnout in Detroit and its wealthy suburbs.

  98. Biden Flips Wisconsin, Fueled by Support From Cities and Suburbs Interactive, November 5

    Rural voters continued to support President Trump, but some counties that swung far to the right in 2016 moved left in 2020.

  99. Biden Flips Wisconsin, Fueled by Support From Cities and Suburbs Interactive, November 5

    Rural voters continued to support President Trump, but some counties that swung far to the right in 2016 moved left in 2020.

  100. South Dakota Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted Interactive, November 3

    How different groups voted

  101. Indiana Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted Interactive, November 3

    How different groups voted

  102. Wisconsin Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Wisconsin election.

  103. Oklahoma Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted Interactive, November 3

    How different groups voted

  104. Indiana Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana election.

  105. Wisconsin Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Wisconsin election.

  106. Iowa Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Iowa election.

  107. Minnesota Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Minnesota.

  108. Ohio Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Ohio election.

  109. Iowa Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Iowa elections.

  110. North Dakota Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the North Dakota elections.

  111. Oklahoma U.S. Senate Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Oklahoma election.

  112. Minnesota Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Minnesota election.

  113. Michigan Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Michigan.

  114. Michigan Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Michigan elections.

  115. Illinois U.S. Senate Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Illinois election.

  116. Oklahoma Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Oklahoma.

  117. Illinois Election Results: 11th Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Illinois election.

  118. Minnesota Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Minnesota elections.

  119. Indiana Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Indiana election.

  120. Oklahoma Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Oklahoma election.

  121. Kansas Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Kansas election.

  122. Illinois Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Illinois.

  123. Illinois Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Illinois election.

  124. South Dakota Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in South Dakota.

  125. A Nutmegger, a Buckeye and a Sooner Walked Into a Voting Booth... Interactive, November 1

    Every four years, as Election Day draws near, we embrace America’s oddball geographic nicknames.

  126. The Battlegrounds Within Battlegrounds Interactive, October 31

    Here are 20 counties in battleground states that are crucial for a White House victory.

  127. Live Results: Minnesota Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, October 28

  128. Live Results: Oklahoma Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, October 28

  129. Oklahoma Presidential Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, October 28

  130. Oklahoma Polls: Who Different Groups Supported Interactive, October 28

  131. Full Recap and Analysis of the First Presidential Debate Interactive, September 29

    President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. debated for the first time, with Chris Wallace of Fox News moderating. Watch the full video with our fact-checks and analysis.

  132. Ilhan Omar Is Not Here to Put You at Ease Interactive, September 21

    “You’re agitated by my tone because you think people like me should be sitting in a corner, not heard and not seen.”

  133. Oklahoma Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 25

    See full results and maps from the Oklahoma primary runoff.

  134. Live: Oklahoma State Primary Runoff Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 25

    Detailed results and maps from the Oklahoma primary runoff election.

  135. Architecture, in Abstract: A Quiz Interactive, August 13

    Can you identify the cities where these abstract architectural photographs were taken?

  136. Live: Minnesota State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 11

  137. Wisconsin Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  138. Wisconsin Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  139. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Seventh Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  140. Minnesota U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, August 11

  141. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  142. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  143. Live: Wisconsin State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, August 11

  144. Wisconsin Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  145. Wisconsin Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  146. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  147. Wisconsin Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  148. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, August 11

  149. Minnesota Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, August 11