Mr. Ellison, Democrat of Minnesota, has denied allegations that he had emotionally and physically abused a former girlfriend, Karen Monahan.
At the inaugural Front Triennial, powerful experiences come at a former station on the Underground Railroad and in drawings of gay life in Akron.
A flurry of Democratic candidates are refusing to take contributions from groups sponsored by corporations, unions or even other politicians, relying instead on individual donors. And voters are responding.
Democrats hope to swing back in their favor a state that played an unexpectedly pivotal role in President Trump’s victory. But it may be too late.
A move by the company has put one of the country’s most iconic brands in the uncomfortable position of clashing with a president who is immensely popular with most of its customers.
This is Sturgis: A massive biker rally in South Dakota. Harley-Davidson has always been a mainstay here, but since the company announced that it’s moving some production overseas, some die-hard fans are questioning their loyalty.
Mrs. Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.” In his first speech as a prospective presidential candidate, Mr. Avenatti told Democrats to “fight fire with fire” instead.
The state is set to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday. A German drug company had sued to stop the execution.
Twenty months after the president-elect reached a deal to keep blue-collar jobs from leaving the country, absenteeism plagues the Indiana plant.
When sloppily cherry-picking isolated numbers, they disrespect our intelligence and our democracy.
Whether in her home state of Minnesota or in Washington, Ms. Fraser urged women to fight for their rights.
Can a billionaire bring together his divided city? With Gathering Place, George B. Kaiser and Michael Van Valkenburgh challenge what an urban park can be.
Mr. Avenatti, President Trump’s tormentor, said he is “strongly considering” running for president in 2020. He is attending a major Democratic dinner in Iowa this week.
Gov. Jeff Colyer, who had been trailing Kris Kobach by 191 votes, called on his opponent to stop advising county election officials.
For once, Democrats are not in disarray.
Fresenius Kabi, one of Germany’s largest companies, has asked a judge to block the use of its drugs in Nebraska’s first-ever lethal injection.
On Wednesdays at Botanica, Matt Weingarden, a.k.a. D.J. Mr. Fine Wine, spins 45s from his collection of 20,000 rarely heard Motown-era singles.
What are your favorite tunes about summer in the city? The host of “New Sounds,” on WNYC, shares his own list.
President Trump and his chaotic, controversy-laden tenure are at least partly responsible for creating a toxic political climate for the Republican candidates he is trying to save.
On Tuesday, Wesley Bell defeated the longtime St. Louis County prosecutor who declined to charge the police officer who shot Michael Brown.
As the state counts mail-in ballots to determine a winner in the governor’s race, Republican leaders are trying to keep Kris Kobach’s hard-right approach from becoming divisive.
Voting across the Midwest and West this week laid bare the party’s precarious position in the November midterm elections, particularly its vulnerabilities in suburbs and with moderate voters.
In his race to be Kansas’ next governor, Kris Kobach represents the ugliest part of today’s Republican Party. He also sounds a lot like the president.
Missouri voters sent a strong pro-worker message Tuesday by overturning an anti-union law.
Mr. Bell defeated Robert P. McCulloch, the county official who oversaw the investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014.
Ms. Tlaib, a former state legislator who is Palestinian-American, won a Democratic congressional primary in Michigan. She will run unopposed in November.
Republicans had a brush with trouble in Ohio, where a result had still not been declared in a special election to fill a House vacancy. Elsewhere, an activist sweep on the left failed to materialize.
Ms. Davids, a lawyer and former mixed martial arts fighter who won the Democratic nomination for a House seat in Kansas, campaigned on expanded health care access and gun control.
The episode prompted calls by Cincinnati officials to change a rule that allows police officers to use stun guns on children as young as 7.
The race, between the sitting governor and a hard-right challenger, served as a test of President Trump’s growing influence over the Republican party.
The Palestinian-American could be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress after winning the Democratic primary in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. The former state legislator will run unopposed in November.
The results of the Ohio special election are too close to call. Why did the Republican party have to fight so hard to defend this long-held House seat?
Readers criticize the Green Party for siphoning votes from Democrats, question the value of a moral victory and call a Times headline “laughable.”
The party wildly outperformed expectations, raising hopes for a big November.
More Republicans are needed, Mr. Giuliani says, but simple explanations are rarely the right ones.
Despite millions of dollars in advertising and interventions from President Trump and Vice President Pence, the Republican candidate had a razor-thin lead over a little-known Democrat.
After setbacks in other states and in the Supreme Court, workers’ groups overturned right-to-work legislation before it took effect.
John James, who received President Trump’s backing, won the Republican nomination for Senate as the president’s looming presence continued to influence the midterms.
See full results and maps from the special election for Ohio's 12th District.
On Tuesday, voters in St. Louis County will choose between Robert McCulloch, who was sharply criticized for his handling of the Michael Brown shooting, and Mr. Bell, a reform-minded challenger.
Last year, the Cavaliers secured $140 million from the local government to fix Quicken Loans Arena. Then LeBron James left.
It does still need some draining.
See full results and maps from the Kansas primaries.
See full results and maps from the Missouri primaries.
See full results and maps from the Michigan primaries.
Republicans have deployed a polarizing message and millions of advertising dollars in an attempt to rescue what used to be a reliably conservative congressional seat.
The Republican leader is walking away. Don’t ask him about Trump anymore.
Mr. Kobach has advised President Trump and sought the spotlight on issues of immigration and voting fraud. His political career began in 1999 on a suburban City Council.
An Ohio congressional special election has revealed the strategy Republicans will use to keep power in the House — or to ensure that Democrats win only a small majority.
In providing his support in the governor’s race, the president ignored concerns that Mr. Kobach’s hard-right positions are too polarizing for a general election
Police officers and paramedics went into overdrive to respond to a torrent of street violence. Officials blamed judges and parents.
The Times is printed at 27 locations and takes a trip — by truck or by plane, sometimes thousands of miles — to get to you. Timing is everything.
Running against an esteemed incumbent in a St. Louis district, Ms. Bush is hoping to parlay the energy of the insurgent left into another surprise victory.
A record number of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender candidates are running for office in November, as the Trump administration and state-level politicians have moved to roll back some legal protections.
Mr. James, 37, is a West Point graduate who spent eight years in the Army. He is the president of his family-run business. And he wants to become a senator.
After years of battling over capital punishment, the state has scheduled what would be its first execution in 21 years for later this month.
Kris Kobach, a hard-line Trump supporter, could win the Republican nomination for governor, creating intraparty clashes over whether he’s too extreme.
In the state primary Tuesday, voters will elect a successor to the longtime representative John Conyers Jr., choosing among one of the most diverse and competitive fields of candidates this year.
Google’s digital maps have become the world’s default atlas and the arbiter of what neighborhoods are called, even when many residents disagree.
Catherine De Orio has been to hundreds of restaurants for the show “Check, Please.” She has recommendations for where to eat in Chicago — and beyond.
For city planners, the yearslong dream of a bustling waterfront may have finally become a reality.
State Representative Nick Sauer, a Republican, said he would leave office hours after a report that he used an Instagram account with the photos to “catfish” men online.
Chicago commemorates a crusading hero who never got the recognition she deserved.
The rapper and Chicago leader, 25, recently announced he bought the local outlet to resurrect it. But nobody should expect him, or anyone, to be local media’s superhero.
Prosecutors said officers acted lawfully when they shot Thurman Blevins. Body camera footage of the shooting did little to change competing views of the events.
Some state Republicans were for building a border wall before Donald Trump gave it a thought. But in many rural areas, immigrants are keeping the place alive.
Roth Monroe is creamy, with fruity notes that would pair nicely with a glass of Sauternes.
The mayor of Minneapolis released the footage of the June shooting which shows the officers chasing Mr. Blevins. Prosecutors said they will not bring criminal charges against the officers.
Lawyers called the accident “the predictable and predicted result of decades of unacceptable, greed-driven and willful ignorance of safety by the duck boat industry.”
A high-end vacation doesn’t have to mean spending big dollars. Here are 10 cities where you can have upscale experiences without paying premium prices.
Can you remove a color from an entire city? Michael Rakowitz is trying, and is asking Clevelanders to participate in his community-based art project.
Peter Wright helped negotiate a major Dow toxic cleanup. During that time, Dow was accused of submitting disputed data, misrepresenting scientific evidence and delaying the work.
The 26-year-old woman and five of her children were killed in the fire at an extended living motel in southwest Michigan. Her husband and another child survived.
The new tax law was supposed to mobilize Republican voters and help the party keep the House, but that is not how it is playing out on the campaign trail.
President Trump made three congressional endorsements on Friday, backing John James in Michigan, Troy Balderson in Ohio and David Kustoff in Tennessee.
An Op-Ed essay questioned the use of the term. Two readers argue that it is indeed warranted, and that a semantic argument is unseemly.
The Ohio Republican said he would run to replace Paul D. Ryan, even as he has been embroiled in a scandal from his days as a college wrestling coach.
India’s Aditya Birla Group agreed to buy Aleris, an American aluminum maker, for $2.6 billion after the Trump administration rejected a bid by a Chinese firm.
The president, in a speech in Illinois, escalated his misguided notion that a trade deficit means “lost” wealth into a claim an expert says “defies the most basic of economics.”
United States Steel Corporation, which owns a plant in Granite City, Ill., credits President Trump’s tariffs with enabling it to start up two idled blast furnaces.
Plenty could go wrong en route to the most important midterm in a generation.
His trade war will hurt business at a time when the rural population is aging, and it will probably hollow out farm communities.
Three films made between 1977 and 1980 recount the efforts of a labor union in North Dakota shortly before World War I.
On the shores of Lake Michigan, the city that Michael Moore calls home has much to offer: local wineries, Inuit art, sandy beaches, good (even great) food and lots of quirky history. And then there are the cherries.
The Republicans boasted of concentrating “Dem garbage” into four of the five southeast districts controlled by Democrats.
I first met Imran Mohammad in one of Australia’s offshore detention camps. Now he’s in the United States. Will trauma or hope prevail?
My company, Cummins, and many other U.S. manufacturers needs strong ties to global markets to grow.
Every video tour of an abandoned shopping center is a chance to gaze upon the wreck of our past selves.
President Trump alternated between prepared remarks about his administration’s commitment to veterans and his own peeves about the reception of his tariffs.
“It’s an extraordinary sighting.” An amateur wildlife photographer captured dozens of ducklings following a single hen on a lake in Minnesota.
An Ohio plant owner and his blue-collar workers alike voice support for President Trump’s tactics in the trade fight, even if it means sacrifice.
Justine Ruszczyk had called 911 to report the sounds of someone being attacked, then was shot by an arriving officer. Her family seeks $50 million.
In North Dakota, Senator Heidi Heitkamp is grappling with a Supreme Court pick, a trade war, a hostile President Trump and a well-known Republican challenger.
Groundswells of voter support are advancing measures in five states to end the tailoring of district maps for maximum partisan advantage, without waiting for the Supreme Court to decide the issue.
Stop using this word. It’s inaccurate and all it does is terrify the people who live here.
The federal judge’s ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general’s office that aggressive protesters violated laws guaranteeing reproductive health access.
Welcome to Wichita, Kan., the biggest city in a state that hasn’t sent a Democrat to Congress in a decade. Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’s support for an insurgent candidate help change that?
Jason Gargac, 32, told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he made $3,500 from the live streams, which many criticized as an invasion of privacy.
Among the dead were Tia Coleman’s three children. “If they don’t make it, Lord,” she recalled praying on the boat, “take me too.”
A Michigan ballot initiative points the way to reforming gerrymandering, one of the most anti-democratic practices in American politics.
For families whose children harbor racing aspirations, quarter-midget tracks offer one of the earliest possible introductions to motor sports — leading some children to race before they can read.
The tourist boat, carrying 31 people, sank in a storm that hit with shocking ferocity, raising new concerns about the safety of duck boats.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, who has quickly become the face of a left-wing populist wave, visited Kansas with Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign for progressive candidates.
With a new Supreme Court justice on the way, anti-abortion groups sense a unique moment to achieve their goal, and they’re mobilizing forces at the local level.
When the tech systems go down at a company with 55 restaurants in 13 states, a good disaster recovery plan is essential.
A duck boat with 31 people on board capsized and sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake during a severe thunderstorm on Thursday, resulting in one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in American history.
High winds tore through the area on Thursday evening, and the tourist boat capsized and sank to the bottom of the lake.
An inspector general’s report recommends more aggressive federal oversight of states and cities to protect public health.
CNN unearthed recordings of Representative Jason Lewis lamenting that it is no longer acceptable to call a woman a “slut.”
A life cut short is revealed through reward cards, drink coupons and arcade passes.
Remembering teen angst and an album’s journey as “Another Brick in the Wall” takes the stage in Cincinnati.
A converted 1860s stable in Tappan, a renovated 1910 home in Indianapolis and a hillside house in Portland.
A converted 1860s stable in Tappan, N.Y.; a renovated 1910 home in Indianapolis; and a hillside house in Portland, Ore.
As graffiti becomes a marketing tool, copyright law has struggled to catch up. A lawsuit could decide when an artist is entitled to compensation.
While rural areas offer manufacturers some advantages, they can no longer count on lower salaries for workers or finding employees with the skills they need.
After years of cost-cutting and closures, fewer than half of the nation’s rural counties now have a hospital that offers any obstetric care, researchers say.
The woman said a manager at a Chicago store thought the coupon was fraudulent. She recorded a video of a manager calling the police.
The killer had taunted the police in Fort Wayne, Ind., in the years since the 1988 rape and killing that drew national headlines.
A plan underway to preserve some of the buildings where the flight pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright built their Wright Flyers is falling apart.
A gunman fired at the police, fled and then opened fire several more times after being tracked to a house. The officers are expected to survive.
In Paris, Moscow, New York and Chicago, fans took to the streets to celebrate the World Cup’s champion.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”