By redefining welfare to include more federal assistance programs, Trump finds new ways to punish black people.
When I heard that President Trump would be speaking in North Side Middle School’s gymnasium, where I used to run laps in gym class, I wasn’t about to miss such a surreal reporting opportunity.
As the country heads for a time when no group makes up a majority, the change may affect white attitudes in far more than racial and economic matters.
Most renovations come with surprises. But no one expected those old stories to be true.
Most renovations come with surprises. But no one expected those old stories to be true.
There is only one core task for everyone in Trump’s United States: Keeping the Republic, despite him.
Concerns about sex trafficking and forced marriages are behind moves to raise minimum ages to wed, but they may run up against religious objections.
A police officer in Dixon, Ill., shot a gunman near a high school before anyone else was harmed.
The Trump administration is going full throttle to allow mining in northern Minnesota next to one of the nation’s most popular nature areas.
A municipal agency that bought Kerry James Marshall’s “Past Times” for $25,000 in 1997 sold it Wednesday night at auction for $21.1 million.
The Senate is entering a new phase of judicial battles as Republicans push aside Democrats’ objections.
And some Republicans are gloating about it. Will they regret it?
A 1916 colonnaded home in Kansas City, a midcentury-modern house in Atlanta and a riverfront home in New Hope.
A 1916 colonnaded home in Kansas City, Mo.; a midcentury-modern house in Atlanta; and a riverfront home in New Hope, Pa.
Prosecutors dropped a charge against the governor, but state lawmakers moved forward with a special session that could lead to his impeachment.
Former athletes accused the coach, Rick Butler, of abusing them in the ’80s, when they were teenagers. Mr. Butler wants their lawsuit thrown out.
A felony charge against the Missouri governor was dropped, but he faces an unrelated charge, the threat of impeachment and ongoing calls to quit.
See full results and maps from the Nebraska primaries.
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Voters on Tuesday cast ballots for primaries in four states: Idaho, Nebraska, Oregon and Pennsylvania.
The lines set by policymakers risk embedding regional and racial biases about who counts as “left behind.”
Jury selection had been underway for three days in the case against the Missouri governor. The abrupt decision left Mr. Greitens’s legal and political fate uncertain.
Gov. Mary Fallin signed the bill on Friday, angering critics who said it would allow agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.
Mary Fallin, a Republican, called current gun laws in Oklahoma “appropriate and minimal.” A majority of the Republican-controlled Legislature disagreed.
Years in the Army taught a restoration company manager how to enter a disaster site, appraise devastation and create a recovery plan.
Would-be jurors say they have heard about the case against Missouri’s governor. Rejecting such jurors, the prosecution says, “would exclude the entire state.”
On Thursday, President Trump swapped his role as grim-faced statesman for one that comes more naturally to him: campaign trail firebrand.
An A.T.F. task force, which has contributed to significant cases in the city over the past year, is seen as a possible model.
After primaries in prime Trump territory Tuesday, Republicans were eager to embrace the president while Democrats had a more delicate balancing act.
What the nation needs now is clearly more lobbyists.
The House special election in August in the suburbs of Columbus could indicate how Democrats will perform in November with college-educated, affluent voters.
Walkouts in Arizona and other states echo a long history of illegal strikes.
Richard Cordray won in Ohio. Don Blankenship lost in West Virginia. And Congress is very unpopular.
The victory by Richard Cordray, who was endorsed by Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, came as a relief to many Democrats who saw Dennis Kucinich as unelectable.
Ms. Crooks, the Democratic nominee for an Ohio House seat, says Mr. Trump forcibly kissed her at Trump Tower in 2005.
The teenagers were shopping at a store in St. Louis for last-minute deals the day before prom. Employees called 911 to report them for stealing.
Medicaid beneficiaries in white rural counties and black cities are not being considered equally.
State and local incentives to land new offices and factories rarely pay off. But they are one of the few tools for redeveloping old industrial cities.
Safeguards are needed for special warrants that allow the police to secretly seize contraband, leading dealers to blame rivals.
A program that started in Chicago treats street gun violence as an epidemic, hiring past offenders to disrupt transmission.
Last year, the artist Peregrine Honig moved into the building that she also uses as a performance hall. “I really curate the space with a Baptist preacher in mind,” she said.
When an invasion of privacy case against Missouri’s governor opens, one woman’s account of what happened will be essential.
As problems mount with lethal injection, Alabama, Mississippi and Oklahoma are developing protocols for using nitrogen to carry out the death penalty. Little science exists about the method.
The Berkshire Hathaway C.E.O.’s three-day extravaganza — er, shareholders’ conference — drew tens of thousands of fans to Omaha.
Shares of 21st Century Fox jumped more than 4 percent on reports that Comcast is preparing to upend Disney’s $52 billion deal to acquire most of Fox’s assets.
Tim Kane would seem to have the right stuff to be a G.O.P. candidate for Congress in any other year. But in 2018, he seems out of step with his party.
The man, Adam W. Purinton, had angrily confronted the Indian-born engineer about his immigration status and fatally shot him at a bar last year.
What walkouts show about the real power of organized labor.
Ohio’s newspapers backed Mike DeWine for the Republican nomination but were divided over the two Democrats, Richard A. Cordray and Dennis Kucinich.
Darren D. Vann preyed on those who were disconnected from their families and could not be readily found, officials said.
Swing voters, critical to Mr. Trump’s win, dislike the president’s personality but are mostly satisfied with his policies. For now.
The A.T.F. agent was working alongside members of the Chicago Police Department when he was critically wounded in a neighborhood on the city’s South Side.
The E.P.A. chief is under investigation for renting a room in Washington from the wife of a lobbyist. As a state lawmaker, he bought a house with a lobbyist but did not disclose it.
About $600,000 fell out of the armored truck in Indianapolis. The police are asking people to return the money.
Our second installment of reader submissions to the Overlooked obituary project.
Gird your loins because it’s time to vote.
If Gov. Kim Reynolds, a Republican, signs the bill, it is sure to trigger a court battle. Supporters want to see it reach the Supreme Court.
A 1770 house in Middleway, a Spanish-Tudor revival home in Minneapolis and a Cape Cod in Sharon.
A 1770 house in Middleway, W.V.; a Spanish-Tudor revival home in Minneapolis; and a 2007 Cape Cod-style home in Sharon, Conn.
A look at industrial centers of the North and the East over decades of decline finds that investments, geography and sheer serendipity make a difference.
People laughed when Mayor Mike Duggan first predicted that Detroit could emerge from active state oversight this spring. On Monday, it happened.
The state’s Democratic primary raises the question: Who has the truest claim to progressivism in 2018, when both candidates can credibly grab at the label?
Last week, we visited the city to find further signs of recovery as Detroit moves out from under budgetary oversight.
Wildfires burned Oklahoma grazing land, leaving ranchers struggling to feed their cattle. Then the truckloads of hay showed up from faraway states.
President Trump held a campaign-style rally in Washington Township, Mich., forgoing the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner for the second consecutive year.
Weeks after Jennifer Hart drunkenly drove a sport utility vehicle off a cliff, killing her wife and their children, newly released documents detail disturbing allegations of neglect.
Thanks to right-wing policies, red state educators have nothing left to lose.
The battle between the White House and blue states raises questions about the limits of federal authority.
A common refrain among conservatives is that black people should get over it. Even though conservatives refuse to.
She broke racial and gender barriers on her way to spearheading open-housing legislation in Milwaukee and was a voice in Democratic national politics.