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  1. Kansas Congressman Is Charged With Voter Fraud National, Yesterday

    Three felony charges were filed against Steve Watkins, a Republican, shortly before he appeared in a televised debate ahead of the state’s primary election.

  2. 2 Stylists Had Coronavirus, but Wore Masks. 139 Clients Didn’t Fall Sick. Science, Yesterday

    A new study looks at what might have been a dangerous outbreak — had it not been for vigilant mask wearing.

  3. What It’s Been Like to Vote in 2020 So Far Politics, Yesterday

    Long lines. Pizza at the polls. Absentee ballots that never showed up. And that’s just the warm-up to November.

  4. Tiger Woods Returns, Without Roars Sports, Yesterday

    After a five-month PGA Tour layoff, Woods will try to adjust to competing without his usual throng of spectators at the Memorial Tournament this weekend. “It’s just a silent and different world.”

  5. Automakers Are Making Cars, but Virus Surge Puts That at Risk Business, Yesterday

    Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.

  6. Government Carries Out First Federal Execution in 17 Years Washington, Yesterday

    Hours after a 5-to-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.

  7. After a Trail of Tears, Justice for ‘Indian Country’ Op Ed, Yesterday

    From my elders, I learned that justice is sometimes seven generations away or more — and inevitable.

  8. Black Behind the Wheel Travel, Yesterday

    On a road trip to Detroit, reflections on the car as a symbol of aspiration and adventure. But if you’re Black in America, that lovely machine isn’t always a refuge.

  9. The Massacre That Destroyed Tulsa’s ‘Black Wall Street’ National, July 13

    In 1921, the city of Tulsa erupted in a spasm of hate and fire that destroyed its prosperous Black district. A century later, excavators are uncovering a “crime scene.”

  10. Supreme Court, 5-4, Lifts Block on Federal Execution Washington, July 13

    A district court in Washington, D.C., had put the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on hold hours before it was to be carried out. The Supreme Court cleared the way in an unsigned ruling.

  11. Jose Morón, Whose Metal Creations Adorned Chicago, Dies at 54 Obits, July 13

    An immigrant from Mexico, Mr. Morón established a metalwork company and earned the loyalty of clients and employees. He has died of Covid-19.

  12. Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears Climate, July 12

    Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup costs left to taxpayers.

  13. Ja’Ron Smith’s Balancing Act: A Black Republican Navigates the Trump White House Washington, July 12

    As a congressional staff member, Mr. Smith once wore a hoodie in a demonstration on Capitol Hill protesting the death of Trayvon Martin. Now President Trump calls him “my star.”

  14. Trump vs. the Women Who Lead Michigan: A Battle With 2020 Implications Politics, July 12

    The president has picked fights with Michigan’s governor, attorney general and secretary of state over voting rights and the coronavirus. They haven’t backed down.

  15. Yacht Rock Revue Kicks Off First Night of Drive-In Concerts in Indiana Culture, July 11

    Live Nation’s outdoor music series attracted many captain hats, but few masks (which weren’t required).

  16. Georgia. Ohio. Texas. Democrats Tell Biden to Go Big (He’s Being Cautious). Politics, July 11

    This election, some Democrats argue, offers the party the provocative possibility of a new path to the presidency, even as others warn against overconfidence.

  17. For Oklahoma Tribe, Vindication at Long Last National, July 11

    After decades of betrayals and broken treaties, the Supreme Court ruled that much of Oklahoma is their land, after all.

  18. Judge Orders Delay of First Federal Execution in 17 Years Washington, July 10

    The Justice Department immediately appealed the injunction, issued after family members of the victims of the crime argued that the coronavirus made it unsafe for them to travel to witness the execution.

  19. Thinking of Traveling in the U.S.? These States Have Travel Restrictions Travel, July 10

    A third of states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.

  20. Local Finances Are Troubled, but Fund Investors May Still Profit Sunday Business, July 10

    High-grade municipal bond portfolios have been among the best places to find income.

  21. Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn’t Know What Patriotism Is Op Ed, July 9

    Neither does President Trump.

  22. Indiana Woman Is Accused of Driving Into Demonstrators Express, July 9

    Video footage of the attack, in Bloomington, showed a car zooming forward as a woman clung to its hood and a man clutched the driver’s side, his foot grazing the asphalt.

  23. ‘Big Mess’ Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen Safely National, July 9

    As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

  24. Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Native American Rights in Oklahoma National, July 9

    A 5-4 decision declaring that much of eastern Oklahoma is an Indian reservation could reshape criminal justice in the area by preventing state authorities from prosecuting Native Americans.

  25. ‘Big Mess’ Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen Safely National, July 9

    As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

  26. New Transcripts Detail Last Moments for George Floyd National, July 8

    “They’ll kill me. They’ll kill me,” Mr. Floyd pleaded, according to a body camera transcript in court filings by a former officer who wants the charges against him dismissed.

  27. Coronavirus Surge in Tulsa ‘More Than Likely’ Linked to Trump Rally Politics, July 8

    Dr. Bruce Dart, the director of the Tulsa Health Department, said Tulsa County had reported nearly 500 new cases of Covid-19 in the past two days.

  28. F.B.I. to Investigate Case of Black Man Pinned by White Man in Indiana Express, July 8

    Vauhxx Booker said a group of white men surrounded him, pinned him against a tree and threatened to “get a noose” after he and his friends had gathered near Lake Monroe.

  29. $650,000 Homes in Minnesota, Tennessee and Virginia Real Estate, July 8

    A Tudor Revival home in St. Paul, a rebuilt 1875 farmhouse in Nashville and a 1910 rowhouse in Richmond.

  30. What You Get for $650,000 Slideshow, July 8

    A Tudor Revival home in St. Paul, Minn.; a rebuilt 1875 farmhouse in Nashville; and a 1910 rowhouse in Richmond.

  31. What It’s Like to Enter the Work Force From Your Childhood Bedroom Express, July 8

    They studied for years to get full-time jobs. Now, they’re right back where they started.

  32. Missouri Man Surrenders After ‘Unprovoked Attack’ on 12-Year-Old Performer, Police Say Express, July 7

    The boy’s mother said she wondered what had provoked the attacker “to lash out at a child.”

  33. Drivers Are Hitting Protesters as Memes of Car Attacks Spread National, July 7

    In recent days, one person was killed in Seattle and two people were injured in Bloomington, Ind. Dozens of similar incidents have occurred across the United States.

  34. Two Chefs Moved to Rural Minnesota to Expand on Their Mission of Racial Justice Dining, July 7

    Mateo Mackbee and Erin Lucas left Minneapolis for a small central Minnesota community, where they are using their restaurant, bakery and farm to promote diversity and teach children about food.

  35. In the Twin Cities’ Robust Dining Scene, Few Black-Owned Businesses Dining, July 7

    In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, chefs and restaurateurs are looking for ways to fix the racial imbalance.

  36. A Black-Owned Distillery in Minneapolis Pushes Forward Dining, July 7

    From the pandemic to protests to arson, Du Nord Craft Spirits has dealt with repeated turmoil and emerged with a new purpose.

  37. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  38. Maybe This Isn’t Such a Good Time to Prosecute a Culture War Op Ed, July 7

    Trump has gone to the well one time too many.

  39. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  40. Trump’s Beliefs Are Carved in Stone Op Ed, July 7

    At this point, we know what we’re getting. Can America be persuaded to sign up for it again?

  41. Trump’s Fiery Attack at Mount Rushmore Letters, July 6

    Readers discuss the president’s call for a defense of U.S. monuments, his portrayal of the left as fascists and his comment that Covid-19 was almost always “totally harmless.”

  42. PGA Tour Nixes Plan to Have Fans at the Memorial Tournament Sports, July 6

    The event had the approval of state and local officials to host a limited capacity of spectators when it opens in Dublin, Ohio, on July 16, but scrapped those plans citing rising Covid-19 cases.

  43. ‘Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil’ Op Ed, July 5

    For Trump, the truth about patriarchal white supremacy defiles the American heroes who practiced it.

  44. Chicago Gun Violence Spikes and Increasingly Finds the Youngest Victims National, July 5

    Nine children under the age of 18 have been shot dead in Chicago since June 20.

  45. We Now Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Convention Programming Politics, July 5

    Instead of the usual media circus, this summer’s made-for-TV political confabs will have a whole lot less TV.

  46. Kansas G.O.P. Official Removes Cartoon Comparing Mask Order to Holocaust Express, July 4

    The cartoon, which showed Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a Star of David mask as people are loaded into a cattle car, was posted Friday on the Facebook page of a newspaper owned by a Republican county chairman.

  47. Trump Uses Mount Rushmore Speech to Deliver Divisive Culture War Message Washington, July 3

    Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.

  48. ‘They Have Lost Control’: Why Minneapolis Burned National, July 3

    After George Floyd’s death, pent-up frustrations, provocateurs and inexperienced leadership led to mayhem for three nights.

  49. Let’s Finish the American Revolution Op Ed, July 3

    Our nation’s founding was a mess of contradictions. We must push America closer to its ideals.

  50. 2 Officers Face Murder Charges After Using Taser on Man More Than 50 Times, Officials Say Express, July 3

    Court records said that the “dangerous and unnecessary tasing” by two officers in Wilson, Okla., was a “substantial factor” in the death of Jared Lakey, 28, a year ago.

  51. W.N.B.A. Star’s Role in Freeing Man From Prison Shows Female Athletes at Forefront Sports, July 2

    Largely outside of the limelight, athletes like Maya Moore, who helped win the freedom of Jonathan Irons in a questionable conviction, have led the charge for social change.

  52. The View From Waukesha Politics, July 2

    The 29-year-old Democratic Party chairman in this key Wisconsin county has a plan for Joe Biden.

  53. Couple Charged After Videos Show White Woman Pulling Gun on Black Woman Express, July 2

    Widely circulated videos showed a white woman pointing a gun at a Black woman as she filmed with her cellphone in a parking lot in Orion Township, Mich.

  54. Gregori Armstrong, a Chicago Ironworker, Dies at 66 Obits, July 2

    He helped build his hometown for four decades. He also enjoyed fixing things and taking care of loved ones. He had tested positive for the coronavirus.

  55. Herman Cain Hospitalized With Coronavirus Express, July 2

    The former presidential candidate attended the president’s indoor rally in Oklahoma last month. He was hospitalized on Wednesday.

  56. All Eyes on Bars as Virus Surges and Americans Go Drinking National, July 2

    Governors were closing bars — again — in some states as coronavirus clusters emerged. Even federal health officials have pointed to bars as a problem.

  57. Stop Unnecessary Arrests to Slow Coronavirus Spread Op Ed, July 2

    People cycled through jails on minor offenses are taking the virus back to their communities.

  58. Jonathan Irons, Helped by W.N.B.A. Star Maya Moore, Freed From Prison Sports, July 1

    The W.N.B.A. star took time away from basketball to help Irons overturn his conviction.

  59. In Wisconsin, Every Ruling on Voting Counts Politics, July 1

    Two critical court decisions gave both parties hope in a state where election margins are often razor thin.

  60. Life Without Parole for Detroit Man Who Killed 2 Gay Men and a Transgender Woman Express, July 1

    The victims were part of what the Human Rights Campaign has called an “epidemic of violence” against L.G.B.T.Q. people in the United States.

  61. Federal Officials Turn to a New Testing Strategy as Infections Surge Science, July 1

    Millions of additional coronavirus tests may be processed with “pooling,” enabling widespread surveillance as the country struggles to reopen.

  62. Republican Leaders Want to End Obamacare. Their Voters Are Expanding It. Upshot, July 1

    Oklahoma is the latest state where voters, in choosing to expand Medicaid, have delivered a rebuke to their elected officials.

  63. How Mount Rushmore Became Mount Rushmore Express, July 1

    The South Dakota landmark has drawn criticism over the land it occupies, the main sculptor behind it and the legacies of the men it memorializes.

  64. City That Once Guided a Nation Now Shows Its Cracks Business, July 1

    Peoria, Ill., was a place where marketers and politicians honed their messages. The pandemic and protests have made clear the sharply different realities of its Black and white residents.

  65. $360,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Michigan and Pennsylvania Real Estate, July 1

    A Dutch colonial-style house in Westerly, a condo in a converted commercial building in Grand Rapids and a goat farm in Lancaster County.

  66. What You Get for $360,000 Slideshow, July 1

    A Dutch Colonial-style house in Westerly, R.I.; a condo in a converted commercial building in Grand Rapids, Mich.; and a goat farm in Peach Bottom, Pa.

  67. Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Remove Flag With Confederate Emblem U.S., June 30

    The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.

  68. Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Remove Flag With Confederate Emblem National, June 30

    The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.

  69. Mississippi Governor Signs Law to Remove Flag With Confederate Emblem National, June 30

    The state flag, which features the blue bars and white stars of the Confederate battle flag, had flown over Mississippi for 126 years. It must be removed within 15 days.

  70. Tulsa Police Sergeant, One of Two Officers Shot During Traffic Stop, Dies Express, June 30

    David Anthony Ware was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sgt. Craig Johnson, the authorities said.

  71. Oklahoma Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  72. Oklahoma U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, June 30

  73. Live: Oklahoma State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, June 30

  74. Oklahoma Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  75. Oklahoma Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  76. Oklahoma Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  77. Live Analysis: June 30 Election Results Interactive, June 30

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  78. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah Interactive, June 30

    Get the latest primary results from Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah.

  79. The Scars of Being Policed While Black Op Ed, June 30

    From unjustified stops of Black teenagers to a device to torment people in custody, racist police brutality runs deep.

  80. The Torture Letters Video, June 30

    From unjustified stops of Black teenagers to a device to torment people in custody, racist police brutality runs deep.

  81. Amy McGrath Will Face McConnell in Kentucky, and Hickenlooper Wins in Colorado Politics, June 30

    Ms. McGrath and John Hickenlooper, two moderate Democrats, prevailed in their Senate primaries on Tuesday. In Oklahoma, voters approved a Medicaid expansion.

  82. Results in Kentucky and Primaries in Colorado and Utah: What to Watch For Politics, June 30

    A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell has finally emerged, and John Hickenlooper and Jon Huntsman Jr. are looking for their next jobs, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

  83. Trump Shares Video of Armed White Couple Confronting Protesters Washington, June 29

    A day after sharing on Twitter a video with a supporter yelling “white power,” the president retweeted a tense episode in St. Louis.

  84. Video Shows White Couple Point Weapons at Protesters in St. Louis Video, June 29

    President Trump retweeted a video of a white man and woman in St. Louis brandishing weapons as a crowd of protesters seeking the mayor’s resignation marched past their home.

  85. In Court, Derek Chauvin’s Lawyers Say Officials Have Biased the Case National, June 29

    The Minneapolis police chief recently described George Floyd’s death as murder. Lawyers for the four officers charged in the case say that may have biased potential jurors.

  86. Bagged Salads Recalled After Hundreds Are Sickened in the Midwest Express, June 28

    The C.D.C. urged consumers in eight states to avoid four different salad kits produced by Fresh Express.

  87. Biden’s Best Veep Pick Is Obvious Op Ed, June 27

    She, more than anyone, can get under Trump’s skin.

  88. Actual Coronavirus Infections Vastly Undercounted, C.D.C. Data Shows Science, June 27

    The prevalence of infections is more than 10 times higher than the counted number of cases in six regions of the United States.

  89. We Would Die of the Virus or Not. The System Would Roll On. Op Ed, June 27

    Prison officials did everything they could to prevent a coronavirus outbreak. Everything except release prisoners.

  90. The Black Officer Who Detained George Floyd Had Pledged to Fix the Police National, June 27

    Alex Kueng is one of four former officers accused of crimes in the killing of Mr. Floyd, which happened on his third shift. His decision to join the force had frayed friendships.

  91. Her Olympic Dream on Hold, Teen Gymnast Faces Other Trials Sports, June 27

    Sunisa Lee had been ecstatic to return to her gym at the start of June. Then came tumult in Minnesota and the death of two close relatives. “I just want this year to be over. I’m so ready for 2021.”

  92. New Numbers Showing Coronavirus Spread Intrude on a White House in Denial Washington, June 26

    Both President Trump and Vice President Pence seem oblivious to the new chapter in the pandemic.

  93. Worker Fatally Shoots 2 and Injures One at Illinois Warehouse, Officials Say Express, June 26

    The gunman was later found dead and the authorities were investigating a motive for the attack at the Bunn-O-Matic warehouse in Springfield, Ill.

  94. ‘TikTok Grandma’ Who Helped Tank Trump Rally Now Works for Biden Business, June 26

    Mary Jo Laupp, who made a viral TikTok video that disrupted a Trump campaign event, plans to create a “political hype house” to support Joe Biden.

  95. ‘Through Art, I Hope That We Can Make One Tulsa’ Culture, June 26

    Talking with two organizers of the movement to reclaim the long-ignored history of Black Wall Street and the Greenwood district’s achievements.

  96. Can a Co-Working Space Go Online? It Can in a Pandemic Special Sections, June 26

    After the lockdown, the owner of Honey Space for Moms had such success going virtual that she is making bigger plans.

  97. Trump Praises Navy Contract at Wisconsin Shipyard Video, June 25

    President Trump returned to Wisconsin on Thursday and boasted about the economic benefits of a Navy contract at a shipyard on Lake Michigan.

  98. In Poll, Trump Falls Far Behind Biden in Six Key Battleground States Upshot, June 25

    Dwindling white support for the president leads to a deficit of at least six points in each state.

  99. This College Football Team Had No Coronavirus Cases at First. Then It Shut Down. Sports, June 25

    A spike in positive coronavirus tests is prompting universities across college sports to acknowledge how precarious their plans are for a season.

  100. Trump’s Sagging Popularity Drags Down Republican Senate Candidates Politics, June 25

    A New York Times/Siena College poll paints a grim picture for Republicans in Arizona, Michigan and North Carolina as voters shun candidates aligned with the president.

  101. Tammy Duckworth Is Battle Tested. Could She Help Joe Biden in His Biggest Mission? Politics, June 25

    The Biden campaign is vetting Ms. Duckworth, a senator and a veteran with a compelling life story, as a potential running mate. “I can push back against Trump in a way others can’t,” she says.

  102. A Governor on Her Own, With Everything at Stake Magazine, June 25

    From her living room, Gretchen Whitmer has led Michigan through a pandemic, an economic meltdown and even a dam collapse — all at a time when government itself seems broken.

  103. Trump Speaks! And Speaks. And Speaks … Op Ed, June 24

    At least those rallies keep him off the streets.

  104. Tribe in South Dakota Seeks Court Ruling Over Standoff on Blocking Virus Washington, June 24

    The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe set up checkpoints to limit the spread of the coronavirus. After the state objected, the White House got involved. Now the tribe has asked a federal judge to intervene.

  105. Democratic Convention Moves to Smaller Venue, as Delegates Are Urged to Stay Away Politics, June 24

    The Democratic National Committee is changing its plans for the August event, at which Joe Biden will accept the presidential nomination, because of coronavirus concerns.

  106. Minnesota Primary Forecast Interactive, June 24

  107. Oklahoma Primary Forecast Interactive, June 24

  108. Three Charged in Death of Michigan Teenager Restrained at Youth Academy Express, June 24

    Cornelius Fredericks, 16, said “I can’t breathe” before becoming unresponsive as he was being restrained at the Lakeside Academy in Kalamazoo in April, according to a state report and lawsuit.

  109. Nebraska Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  110. Nebraska Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  111. Nebraska Presidential Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, June 24

  112. Nebraska U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, June 24

  113. Nebraska Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  114. Trump se deshace (el nudo de la corbata) en Español, June 24

    Durante la campaña de 2016 y a lo largo de su mandato, el presidente de Estados Unidos ha hecho de su corbata roja y brillante un símbolo de victoria. Pero, tras el mitin en Tulsa, parecía un signo de derrota.

  115. Ohio Primary Election Results: 15th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  116. Ohio Primary Election Results: 16th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  117. Ohio Primary Election Results: Eighth Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  118. Ohio Primary Election Results: 11th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  119. Ohio Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  120. Ohio Primary Election Results: 14th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  121. Ohio Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  122. Ohio Primary Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  123. Ohio Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  124. Ohio Primary Election Results: 10th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  125. Ohio Primary Election Results: Fifth Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  126. Ohio Primary Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  127. Ohio Primary Election Results: 12th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  128. Ohio Primary Election Results: 13th Congressional District Interactive, June 24

  129. Live: Wisconsin Supreme Court and Statewide Election Results Interactive, June 24

  130. Live Results and Coverage: Michigan Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, June 24

  131. Live Results: North Dakota Caucuses 2020 Interactive, June 24

  132. Wisconsin State Senator Says He Was Assaulted by Protesters in Madison Express, June 24

    The state senator, Tim Carpenter, said he was attacked after taking a short video near the Capitol amid protests in which two statues were toppled.

  133. Music, Marriage, a Happy Life in the Church. Now, Harder Times. Politics, June 24

    Terry Gonda, a music director at her parish near Detroit, was told she would be fired because she is married to a woman. Days later came the Supreme Court ruling on L.G.B.T.Q. workplace rights.

  134. Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm Sunday Business, June 24

    In what may be the first known case of its kind, a faulty facial recognition match led to a Michigan man’s arrest for a crime he did not commit.

  135. A Minneapolis Neighborhood Vowed to Check Its Privilege. It’s Already Being Tested. National, June 24

    Blocks from where George Floyd drew his last breaths, residents have vowed to avoid the police to protect people of color. The commitment is hard to keep.

  136. National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New CARES Act Grants Culture, June 23

    The additional funding totals $40.3 million and will support 317 projects at cultural organizations that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  137. Women With Cancer Awarded Billions in Baby Powder Suit Science, June 23

    An appellate court in Missouri upheld more than $2 billion in damages against Johnson & Johnson, saying the company knew there was asbestos in its baby powder.

  138. The 1968 Kerner Commission Report Still Echoes Across America National, June 23

    The Kerner commission left scant doubt that it regarded white racism as the tinder igniting the 1960s riots.

  139. The Boy Who Cried Fake News Op Ed, June 23

    From inside the MAGA gates, Trump can’t see how the world has changed.

  140. Why a Rotting Green Bay Boardwalk May Help Solve America’s Jobs Crisis Business, June 22

    Some cities and states are looking toward a simple solution to mass unemployment: Hire workers directly.

  141. Two More Trump Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus After Tulsa Rally Politics, June 22

    The workers, who attended the rally, joined six other members of the campaign’s advance team who tested positive before the event.

  142. The Tulsa Rally: Trump’s Words and Mood Letters, June 22

    Readers offer their post-rally analysis. One calls the speech a “hate-filled screed.” Another worries that left-wing gloating about low turnout “will only galvanize Mr. Trump’s base.”

  143. Donald Trump, conmocionado ante un mitin lleno de asientos vacíos en Tulsa en Español, June 22

    Al interior de la campaña, los asesores creen que la decepcionante asistencia al evento muestra un temor genuino al coronavirus entre sus seguidores y la realidad del descenso del presidente en las encuestas.

  144. Onscreen, the Trump Campaign Ramps Up, and Down Culture, June 22

    In an anemic rally and a video interview with his son, the president created awkward images and relived a battle with an incline.

  145. What’s Gotten Into the Price of Cheese? Business, June 22

    Shifts in pandemic demand have wreaked havoc on a market that’s rarely so volatile.

  146. Trump, (Tie) Undone Styles, June 22

    After the campaign rally in Tulsa, an accessory becomes a symbol.

  147. Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police Interactive, June 22

    “You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.”

  148. The President’s Shock at the Rows of Empty Seats in Tulsa Politics, June 21

    Inside the campaign, advisers believe disappointing attendance at the rally shows genuine fear of the coronavirus and the reality of President Trump’s sliding poll numbers.

  149. Jail Only Allowed White Staff to Guard Ex-Officer Charged With Killing George Floyd National, June 21

    Eight correctional officers said people of color who work in the jail were initially moved away from Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing George Floyd.

  150. Public Health Experts Reject President’s View of Fading Pandemic Science, June 21

    Contrary to President Trump’s recent comments, specialists say, recent increases are real, and the virus is like a “forest fire” that will burn as long as there is fuel.