1. Taking in the Light: Sweden’s Lucia Celebrations Travel, Yesterday

    One of the country’s most culturally significant traditions is also observed nearly every place where Swedish communities exist.

  2. Doug Burgum, Wealthy North Dakota Governor, Ends White House Run Politics, December 4

    The little-known former software executive had hoped his business acumen and relentless focus on the economy, energy and foreign policy would lift his campaign. It didn’t.

  3. Siblings Fight Over Estate of Mother Whose Land Yielded a T. Rex Skeleton Express, December 3

    The skeleton, which was found on a ranch in South Dakota in 1990 and later sold for more than $8 million, has been the subject of numerous legal challenges.

  4. Trump’s Defense to Charge That He’s Anti-Democratic? Accuse Biden of It Politics, December 3

    Indicted over a plot to overturn an election and campaigning on promises to shatter democratic norms in a second term, Donald Trump wants voters to see Joe Biden as the bigger threat.

  5. DeSantis Finishes His Iowa 99, Hoping for a Bump Against Trump Business, December 3

    The Florida governor said his tour of all the state’s counties was evidence of his commitment to Iowa voters, even as he remained far behind Donald Trump in state polls.

  6. Labor Dispute Closes Berlin, the Beloved Chicago Gay Bar Express, December 1

    The owners closed the bar after a monthslong boycott in support of demands from its workers for benefits and higher wages.

  7. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, December 1

    Selected paperbacks from the Book Review, including titles by Evette Dionne, Erica Jong, Chetna Maroo and more.

  8. ‘This Is Personal’: Dearborn’s Arab Americans Endure the Agony of War National, December 1

    “We are feeling everything happening every day,” Abdullah Hammoud, the mayor of Dearborn, Mich., says of the Israel-Hamas war.

  9. Inside Our Reporting Video, November 30

    Airline carriers want to replace jet fuel with ethanol to fight global warming. That would require lots of corn, and lots of water.

  10. Nikki Haley’s First TV Ad Calls to Move Beyond ‘the Chaos of the Past’ Politics, November 30

    The 30-second spot, part of a $10 million advertising effort in Iowa and New Hampshire, does not mention her front-running rival, Donald Trump, or President Biden.

  11. Oops! Iowa Lottery Announces the Wrong Winning Numbers. Express, November 30

    Lottery officials apologized after human error led to the posting of the wrong numbers in a Powerball drawing this week. Some people cashed in before the mistake was spotted.

  12. ‘Bad Press’ Review: Defending Journalism in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Weekend, November 30

    The battle to claw back press freedoms is the nerve-racking subject of this civic-minded documentary.

  13. There’s a Moose on the Loose in Minnesota Express, November 30

    Fans of the moose, who have named him Rutt, have been following his every move on Facebook.

  14. Biden Administration to Require Replacing of Lead Pipes Within 10 Years Climate, November 30

    The proposal to rip out nine million pipes across the country could cost as much as $30 billion but would nearly eliminate the neurotoxin from drinking water.

  15. Airlines Race Toward a Future of Powering Their Jets With Corn Interactive, November 30

    Carriers want to replace jet fuel with ethanol to fight global warming. That would require lots of corn, and lots of water.

  16. For Republican Governors, Civics Is the Latest Education Battleground National, November 30

    Virginia, Florida and South Dakota have new standards that focus on patriotism, Christianity and anti-communism. But debating current events? That’s discouraged.

  17. Why Are Nonprofit Hospitals Focused More on Dollars Than Patients? Op Ed, November 30

    Community hospitals have been caught doing some surprising things, given how they are supposed to serve the public good.

  18. Could Abortion Rights Rescue Red-State Democrats in the Senate? Politics, November 29

    Senator Sherrod Brown is betting that the issue will aid his re-election bid in Ohio, which recently upheld abortion rights. Allies of Senator Jon Tester of Montana are also hoping it helps.

  19. Kansans Hated Their New License Plate. Now They’ll Vote on a Replacement. Express, November 29

    For six days, politicians from both sides of the aisle and other Kansans expressed their distaste for what was supposed to have been the state’s new license plate.

  20. Charles T. Munger, Much More Than Warren Buffett’s No. 2, Dies at 99 Obits, November 28

    A billionaire himself, he was the witty vice chairman of Mr. Buffett’s powerhouse investment firm Berkshire Hathaway. But he had far more influence than his title suggested.

  21. Wisconsin Judge Dismisses Felony Charge in ‘Ballot Selfie’ Case Express, November 28

    The debate over a candidate’s photo reflects concerns among states over selfies of ballots and of people showing how they vote.

  22. At the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Artists Run Free Arts & Leisure, November 28

    The directors, who are part of an art collective, wind up stretching architecture’s net in so many directions that it begins to fray.

  23. 6 Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, November 27

    Recommended reading from the Book Review, including titles by An Yu, RJ Young, Pier Paolo Pasolini and more.

  24. In Countdown to Iowa, Trump Is Coasting, as DeSantis and Haley Clash Politics, November 27

    The former president’s chief rivals are running low on time to make a statement in Iowa’s caucuses, which could determine whether the Republicans’ nominating contest is seriously contested at all.

  25. Millions Under Weather Alerts During Post-Thanksgiving Travel Express, November 26

    Winter storm warnings were in effect for parts of Michigan on Sunday, while weather advisories were in effect for parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes region.

  26. The New Face of a City of 50,000 People National, November 26

    Nadia Mohamed, the 27-year-old mayor-elect of St. Louis Park, Minn., says her win is just the first chapter.

  27. The Stabbing of Derek Chauvin: What We Know National, November 25

    The attack in an Arizona prison was the latest violent episode involving a high-profile inmate at a federal correctional facility.

  28. Derek Chauvin Is Stabbed in Federal Prison, Minnesota Attorney General Says National, November 25

    Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of murdering George Floyd during a 2020 arrest, was serving a sentence of more than 20 years.

  29. As Groundwater Dwindles, Powerful Players Block Change Interactive, November 24

    Here are some of the people fighting efforts to conserve a vital resource that’s disappearing across the United States.

  30. Una nueva enfermedad respiratoria afecta a los perros. Esto es lo que hay que saber En español, November 23

    En al menos siete estados de EE. UU. se ha reportado esta infección canina. Los síntomas incluyen tos, fiebre, letargo y pérdida del apetito.

  31. Where Heating Bills Hit the Hardest Real Estate, November 23

    A new study examines fuel costs, weather and other factors to find which U.S. cities are the most challenging to heat.

  32. Turkeys Were a Marvel of Conservation. Now Their Numbers Are Dwindling. National, November 23

    Across the South and Midwest, scientists are working to understand why wild turkeys are on the decline.

  33. Plying Voters With Free Food, Ramaswamy Struggles to Win Them Over Politics, November 22

    The political newcomer’s surge over the summer has fizzled. But Vivek Ramaswamy is still spending freely to keep up a breakneck pace in Iowa and New Hampshire.

  34. $550,000 Homes in Massachusetts, Illinois and Virginia Real Estate, November 22

    A midcentury-modern home in Sheffield, a two-bedroom condominium in Chicago and an Italianate townhouse in Richmond.

  35. What to Know About the Mysterious Respiratory Illness Affecting Dogs Express, November 22

    Dogs in at least seven states have been infected. Symptoms include coughing, fever, lethargy and intermittent loss of appetite.

  36. Carlton Pearson, Pastor Deemed a Heretic for Denying Hell, Dies at 70 Obits, November 21

    He led a popular religious revival and a megachurch, but his peers and congregation abandoned him once he questioned core doctrine and advocated gay rights.

  37. Ford Resumes Work on E.V. Battery Plant in Michigan, at Reduced Scale Business, November 21

    A battery plant in Michigan will be smaller than planned, Ford said, citing slower E.V. demand than expected, as well as labor costs.

  38. DeSantis Picks Up Key Endorsement From Iowa Religious Leader Politics, November 21

    The endorsement by Bob Vander Plaats was long expected, but comes as Gov. Ron DeSantis has tried to build momentum heading into the Iowa caucuses in January.

  39. Wisconsin Court Hears Case That Could Upend State Politics National, November 21

    A challenge to district maps that have locked in Republican control of the Legislature was argued on Tuesday before a State Supreme Court with a new 4-to-3 liberal majority.

  40. Kansas School Demands Native American Student Cut His Hair to Attend Express, November 20

    An 8-year-old boy who is a member of Wyandotte Nation was told by his school that the long hair reflecting his cultural heritage violated its dress code, the A.C.L.U. says.

  41. Lise Davidsen Is an Opera Star Worth Traveling For Culture, November 20

    Her high notes emerging like shafts of sunlight, Davidsen is playing the title role in Janacek’s “Jenufa” at the struggling Lyric Opera of Chicago.

  42. Army Ammunition Factory Tied to Mass Shootings Faces New Scrutiny Investigative, November 20

    Lawmakers want to know if taxpayers are subsidizing rounds used in AR-15-style guns that are “contributing to serious violence by private citizens.”

  43. DeSantis’s Two-Pronged Approach in Iowa: Hit Trump on Abortion, and Get Personal Politics, November 19

    The Florida governor is courting white evangelicals by using Donald J. Trump’s criticisms of hard-line abortion restrictions against him.

  44. A Jan. 6 Defendant Pleads His Case to the Son Who Turned Him In National, November 19

    The Capitol attacks ruptured their mutual trust. In the weeks before Brian Mock’s sentencing, could he mend the divide with his son A.J.?

  45. Trump Focuses on Iowa as He Looks to Close Out the Republican Race Politics, November 19

    The former president has made Iowa his priority, hoping to thin the field and turn his attention to a campaign against President Biden.

  46. Ohio Priest Who Sexually Abused Boys Is Sentenced to Life in Prison Express, November 18

    The priest, Michael Zacharias, had enabled the victims’ drug addictions by paying them money in exchange for sexual acts, prosecutors said.

  47. Can Nikki Haley Beat Trump? Op Ed, November 18

    Imagining the unlikely scenario in which she actually wins the nomination.

  48. U.S. Investigates Colleges for Antisemitism and Islamophobia Complaints Metro, November 17

    Columbia, Cooper Union, Cornell and University of Pennsylvania were among half a dozen universities under investigation for harassment complaints on campus.

  49. Nikki Haley Says She Doesn’t Agree With Trump Calling Political Opponents ‘Vermin’ Politics, November 17

    Her reaction, which came six days after the former president first made the remarks, came in response to a question from one of her supporters while campaigning in Iowa.

  50. When It Comes to Disdain for Democracy, Trump Has Company Op Ed, November 17

    Antidemocratic attitudes run deep within the Republican Party.

  51. A Reporter Doesn’t Ask for Trust, but Tries to Earn It Insider, November 17

    Jan Hoffman, who recently wrote about the lives of people struggling with addiction, approaches her sources with empathy, candor and zero expectations.

  52. Amtrak Train Derails in Michigan After Striking Vehicle on Tracks Express, November 17

    The accident occurred near Lake Michigan an hour east of Chicago. The engineer and about 10 passengers were treated for injuries, the local authorities said.

  53. Dozens Are Injured in Chicago Train Crash Express, November 16

    Of 38 people who were injured when a Yellow Line train struck a plow on the tracks, nearly two dozen were taken to hospitals in conditions ranging from serious to fair, the authorities said.

  54. Haley Tussles With DeSantis, Aiming to Prove Herself in Iowa Politics, November 16

    Nikki Haley is vying for a matchup with Donald Trump in her home state. The calculus is similar for Ron DeSantis, who has stepped up his attacks on his rival for second place.

  55. For an N.B.A. Star, a Dream House Became a Nightmare Foreign, November 15

    Irate investors looking for a bankrupt “crypto king” were regular visitors to the new Toronto-area home of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  56. Trump Can Stay on G.O.P. Primary Ballot in Michigan, Judge Rules Politics, November 14

    The ruling notches a preliminary victory for Donald Trump in a nationwide battle over his eligibility to run for president again, even as he faces a wave of legal scrutiny in other cases.

  57. 6 People Killed and 20 Injured in Ohio Highway Crash Express, November 14

    The collision of a charter bus carrying students from a high school and a tractor-trailer took place outside of Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday morning, according to the Ohio State Police.

  58. Army Ammunition Plant Is Tied to Mass Shootings Across the U.S. Video, November 13

    Lake City Army Ammunition Plant has made nearly all the rifle cartridges used by the U.S. military since it pulled out of Vietnam. In recent years, it has also pumped billions of rounds of military-grade ammunition into the commercial market.

  59. Indianapolis Museum Leader, Hired After Racism Outcry, Leaves Her Role Culture, November 13

    Colette Pierce Burnette was appointed last year by Newfields, whose campus includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

  60. Rashida Tlaib, Censured by the House, Is Praised and Condemned at Home Politics, November 13

    The Democratic congresswoman from the Detroit area and the only Palestinian American in the House faces a complicated landscape in her district.

  61. Polluting Industries Say the Cost of Cleaner Air Is Too High Business, November 13

    As the Biden administration prepares to toughen air quality standards, health benefits are weighed against the cost of compliance.

  62. ‘A Monster’: Super Meth and Other Drugs Push Crisis Beyond Opioids Science, November 13

    Millions of U.S. drug users now are addicted to several substances, not just opioids like fentanyl and heroin. The shift is making treatment far more difficult.

  63. The ‘Georgists’ Are Out There, and They Want to Tax Your Land Sunday Business, November 12

    Amid a crisis in affordable housing, the century-old ideas of Henry George have gained a new currency.

  64. Ohio Voted to Protect Abortion Rights. Could Florida Be Next? National, November 11

    A coalition of groups collecting petition signatures for a ballot protecting abortion rights says its fund-raising got a boost after the Ohio results.

  65. Israel Agrees to Short Pauses in Gaza Fighting, and More Podcasts, November 10

    Plus, Joe Manchin’s retirement fuels 2024 rumors, and House Republicans clash over spending.

  66. The G.O.P’s Culture War Shtick Is Wearing Thin With Voters Op Ed, November 10

    It is an approach that repels and alienates far more than it persuades.

  67. Welcome to Hochatown, the Town Created by Airbnb Travel, November 10

    In a rural corner of Oklahoma, rustic cabins have been replaced by $1 million rental homes. But even as Airbnb reports record profits, the boom has softened. What will that mean for hosts?

  68. Family Wants Answers After No Amber Alert Came When a Boy Disappeared Express, November 9

    The Milwaukee Police Department wanted an alert when Prince McCree, 5, was reported missing. The state denied the request, and the boy was found dead the next day.

  69. Suburbs Were Democratic Turf on Tuesday. What About in 2024? Politics, November 9

    Republicans had hope after 2022 that the nation’s residential redoubts were coming back to the G.O.P. But aside from New York, the suburbs on Tuesday swung back to the Democrats.

  70. ‘Our Family Can Have a Future’: Ford Workers on a New Union Contract Business, November 9

    A couple who work at a Ford factory that was on strike for 41 days said the terms of a tentative contract agreement would be transformative for them.

  71. A Package of Bold Laws Puts Michigan on a Fast Track to Renewable Energy Climate, November 8

    Included in the new legislation is a requirement that the state generate all of its electricity from wind, solar and other carbon-free sources by 2040.

  72. A Good Night for Democrats. A Bad Poll for Biden. Op Ed, November 8

    Which will matter more in 2024?

  73. Minnesota Justices Rebuff Attempt to Bar Trump From Ballot Under 14th Amendment Politics, November 8

    In rejecting a petition arguing that former President Donald J. Trump was ineligible, the Minnesota Supreme Court did not rule on the merits and said the claims could be filed again later.

  74. In School Board Elections, Parental Rights Movement Is Dealt Setbacks National, November 8

    Culture battles on gender and race did not seem to move many voters.

  75. Democrats, No Longer Squeamish on Abortion, Lean Into Searing Personal Ads Politics, November 8

    Graphic details and shock value used to characterize Republican political ads on abortion. But Democrats ran explicit, visceral ads ahead of Tuesday’s elections, and it paid off.

  76. The ’23 Elections and the Abortion Effect Letters, November 8

    Readers discuss an Ohio ballot measure and Andy Beshear’s re-election as Kentucky’s governor. Also: Jews in America; conversion therapy; no swearing in class.

  77. Michigan Democrats Win 2 Mayoral Races but Lose Full Command of State Government National, November 8

    The shift is likely to only be temporary, but control of Michigan’s House will be evenly divided after two members resign to become suburban mayors.

  78. Nikki Haley’s Rise Could Turn the Republican Nomination Race Brutal Op Ed, November 8

    Win or lose, Nikki Haley knows how to run.

  79. $800,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Oregon and Ohio Real Estate, November 8

    An early 19th-century house in North Kingstown, a two-bedroom condominium in Portland and an English country-style home in Upper Arlington.

  80. A New Law Supercharged Electric Car Manufacturing, but Not Sales Business, November 8

    President Biden’s 2022 climate act spurred big investments in U.S. battery factories, but it has not similarly boosted E.V. sales.

  81. Where Trump Counties in Ohio Voted to Support Abortion Rights Interactive, November 8

    Ohio’s referendum drew support from both liberal and conservative areas of the state, and polled well ahead of President Biden’s results three years ago.

  82. How Abortion Lifted Democrats, and More Takeaways From Tuesday’s Elections Politics, November 8

    President Biden is unpopular, but the winning streak for his party and its policies has been extended through another election night.

  83. Joe Hogsett, a Democrat, Wins a Third Term as Indianapolis Mayor National, November 8

    The race was the most expensive in the city’s history. Mr. Hogsett was challenged by Jefferson Shreve, a Republican.

  84. Ohio Vote Continues a Winning Streak for Abortion Rights National, November 8

    The State Constitution will protect access to the procedure. The ballot result sends a strong signal that voters are still angry about the demise of Roe.

  85. When Will We Have Election Results? Politics, November 7

    It’s not unreasonable to hope for results in a timely manner on Tuesday.

  86. Ohio Votes on Whether to Legalize Recreational Marijuana National, November 7

    Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio since 2016, and nearby states such as Michigan and New York have recently legalized recreational marijuana.

  87. Ohio Issue 2 Election Results: Legalize Marijuana Interactive, November 7

    See full results and maps from the 2023 Ohio elections.

  88. Ohio Election Results Interactive, November 7

    See full results and maps from the 2023 Ohio elections.

  89. Live Election Results: Top Races to Watch Interactive, November 7

    See results for key races in the Nov. 7 general election.

  90. Ohio Issue 1 Election Results: Establish a Constitutional Right to Abortion Interactive, November 7

    See full results and maps from the 2023 Ohio elections.

  91. The Ad Wars Have Been Fierce. Here’s What Voters Have Seen. Politics, November 7

    Tens of millions of dollars have been pumped into today’s elections, in a sign of their national implications.

  92. Ohio Is Voting on Whether to Establish Abortion Rights National, November 7

    The outcome is being closely watched by Democrats and Republicans looking to measure the strength of voter anger over the loss of federal abortion protections.

  93. Nearing Her 109th Birthday, and Still Waiting for Her Day in Court National, November 7

    Lessie Benningfield Randle survived the Tulsa race massacre of 1921. Her lawyers are making what they say is a final bid to keep her case alive.

  94. What’s Behind Kennedy’s Poll Numbers? Voters Dread a Trump-Biden Rematch. Politics, November 7

    Frustration with the two men likely to be the major parties’ nominees has led voters to entertain the idea of other options, New York Times/Siena College polls found.

  95. El aborto, la popularidad de Biden y más temas clave de las elecciones en EE. UU. En español, November 7

    El martes se celebran comicios importantes en todo el país, entre ellos unas votaciones en Virginia que podrían ser cruciales para el acceso al aborto en el estado.

  96. Ohio: How to Vote, Where to Vote and What’s on the Ballot Politics, November 7

    On Election Day, voters in Ohio will decide on two ballot measures: one on abortion rights and one on the recreational use of marijuana.

  97. Abortion’s Pull vs. Biden’s Unpopularity: What to Watch in Tuesday’s Elections U.S., November 7

    Important races are happening throughout the country, including contests in Virginia that could determine the fate of abortion access in the state.

  98. Man Whose Son Is Accused of Parade Shooting Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanors National, November 6

    Robert Crimo Jr., whose son is accused in a shooting at a Fourth of July parade in 2022, agreed to a plea that will send him to jail for 60 days.

  99. How and why we did this swing-state poll. U.S., November 6

  100. Peter Meijer, a Republican Who Voted to Impeach Trump, Is Running for Senate Politics, November 6

    The one-term representative of Michigan who was defeated by a Trump-backed primary challenger is aiming for a political comeback.

  101. City to Dismiss Citations Issued to Reporter for Asking Too Many Questions Express, November 6

    A reporter for The Daily Southtown received three citations from the government of Calumet City, Ill., but the city said that it would dismiss them after hearing from the media company’s lawyer.

  102. Trump Indictments Haven’t Sunk His Campaign, but a Conviction Might Politics, November 6

    Polls by The New York Times and Siena College show his strength in key swing states, in part because of concerns about President Biden’s age. But a conviction could be the difference in 2024.

  103. Father of Accused Gunman Goes on Trial in Illinois Parade Shooting National, November 6

    The prosecution of a Fourth of July attack that killed seven in 2022 could broaden the legal interpretation of who bears responsibility for a mass shooting.

  104. Covid Hero or ‘Lockdown Ron’? DeSantis and Trump Renew Pandemic Politics Politics, September 10

    The Florida governor has recently highlighted his state’s response to the coronavirus in hopes of striking some distance from Donald Trump.

  105. Woman Is Sentenced for Stealing Dead Baby’s Identity and $1.5 Million Express, August 9

    The Ohio woman, Ava Misseldine, used the identity of a baby who died in 1979 to obtain fake IDs. She was sentenced to six years in prison.

  106. A Crisis in America’s Theaters Leaves Prestigious Stages Dark Culture, July 23

    As they struggle to recover after the pandemic, regional theaters are staging fewer shows, giving fewer performances, laying off staff and, in some cases, closing.

  107. ‘The Risk Is Staggering,’ Report Says of Disease From U.S. Animal Industries Science, July 6

    The nation uses an enormous number of animals for commercial purposes, and regulations do not adequately protect against outbreaks, experts concluded.

  108. Federal Judge Limits Biden Officials’ Contacts With Social Media Sites Business, July 4

    The order came in a lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Missouri and Louisiana, who claim the administration is trying to silence its critics.

  109. How Safe Is Your Office Air? There’s One Way to Find Out. Science, June 29

    An architecture and design firm in New York installed indoor air sensors during the pandemic. Then the wildfires hit.

  110. Open-Armed Chicago Feels the Strains of a Migrant Influx National, May 10

    Asylum seekers are pouring in at a fraught moment, when Chicago is changing mayors, its shelters are full, and a pandemic-driven restriction at the southern border is expected to end.

  111. Understanding the Red State Death Trip Op Ed, April 3

    Politics probably explain America’s poor life expectancy.

  112. Are We Actually Arguing About Whether 14-Year-Olds Should Work in Meatpacking Plants? Op Ed, March 27

    Rollbacks on child labor protections are happening amid a surge of child labor violations.

  113. Covid Worsened a Health Crisis Among Pregnant Women Science, March 16

    In 2021, deaths of pregnant women soared by 40 percent in the United States, according to new government figures. Here’s how one family coped after the virus threatened a pregnant mother.

  114. It Would Be Foolish to Ignore What Just Happened in Chicago Op Ed, March 6

    Democratic candidates everywhere should be paying attention to the miserable showing of Lori Lightfoot in the mayoral primary.

  115. Why Chicago’s Mayoral Election Matters, Even if You Don’t Live in Chicago National, February 28

    America’s cities increasingly face similar problems, particularly worries about crime and hangovers from the pandemic. That’s why the mayor’s election in Chicago on Tuesday is about more than Chicago.

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  117. Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan U.S., February 28

    The administration faced a conservative court that has insisted that government initiatives with major political and economic consequences be clearly authorized by Congress.

  118. Free Speech vs. Disinformation Comes to a Head Business, February 9

    The outcome of a case in federal court could help decide whether the First Amendment is a barrier to virtually any government efforts to stifle disinformation.

  119. The Chicago Home Was Designed for Parties. Then the Parties Stopped. Real Estate, January 24

    Before the pandemic, turning a house into a hub for big gatherings seemed like a good idea.

  120. 3 Relatives Get Life in Prison for Killing Security Guard Over Mask Dispute Express, January 20

    The three people were sentenced to life in prison without parole in the fatal shooting of a Flint, Mich., security guard in 2020.

  121. How a Sprawling Hospital Chain Ignited Its Own Staffing Crisis Business, December 15

    Ascension, one of the country’s largest health systems, spent years cutting jobs, leaving it flat-footed when the pandemic hit.

  122. How a ‘Golden Era for Large Cities’ Might Be Turning Into an ‘Urban Doom Loop’ Op Ed, November 30

    What seemed like a transitory step to avoid infection has become a major force driving the future direction of urban America.

  123. Vanished in the Pacific Interactive, November 28

    Driven by Covid chaos, online disinformation and a YouTube guru, two Americans went looking for solace on a sailboat in the middle of the ocean. They found a different fate.

  124. ‘Bad Axe’ Review: A Pandemic Family Portrait Weekend, November 17

    The filmmaker David Siev chronicles his family’s struggle to keep their Michigan restaurant afloat through the pandemic in this hermetic documentary.

  125. Following Up on America’s Downtowns Insider, October 30

    A team of reporters and photographers profiled 10 city centers across the country, all in varying stages of economic recovery and transformation.

  126. Meet Me Downtown Interactive, October 26

    We visited 10 cities across the country to see how the pandemic and its aftershocks have reshaped the American downtown.

  127. 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.

  128. 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.

  129. 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.

  130. 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.

  131. 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.

  132. 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.

  133. 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.”

  134. 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

  135. 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.

  136. 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.

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

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

  138. 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.

  139. 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.

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

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

  141. 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.