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  1. After a Day of Deadly Storms, Iowa Awakens to Scenes of Devastation Weather, Today

    Severe weather destroyed much of Greenfield, where officials were continuing search and rescue work overnight to determine the death toll.

  2. Chicago Is Tired of Waiting for Trains, and Thinks It Knows Who’s to Blame U.S., Today

    The Chicago City Council is expected to seek the public transit chief’s ouster as the system wrestles with financial woes, sluggish service and crime complaints since the pandemic.

  3. Midwest Storms Destroy Homes Video, Today

    The storms hit Iowa particularly hard, leaving a mess of debris in Greenfield.

  4. An NBA Star’s Remark Becomes a Minnesota Rallying Cry Sports, Yesterday

    Minnesota Timberwolves fans have picked up on a phrase uttered by their star, and are hardly put off by its mild vulgarity.

  5. Storms Could Bring Tornadoes and Damaging Winds to Midwest Weather, Yesterday

    A few strong tornadoes, along with other severe weather, are possible from Kansas City to Milwaukee on Tuesday.

  6. The (Very Brief) Return of Gastr del Sol Arts, May 20

    In the ’90s, the duo of Jim O’Rourke and David Grubbs made quiet, intricate music amid a loud rock underground. A new compilation brought them back together.

  7. How Gun Violence Spread Across One American City U.S., May 20

    Columbus, Ohio, had only about 100 homicides a year. Then came a pandemic surge. With more guns and looser laws, can the city find its way back to the old normal?

  8. Dolores Rosedale, Sidekick on ‘Beat the Clock,’ Dies at 95 Obits, May 19

    The model and actress, who went by Roxanne, had a modest role on the game show, appeared on numerous magazine covers and inspired the creation of a doll.

  9. Trump Falsely Claims He Won Minnesota in 2016 and 2020 Politics, May 18

    In a speech to the state’s Republican Party, the former president said “I know we won” there in 2020. But it has been 52 years since a G.O.P. presidential candidate carried Minnesota.

  10. Trump Visits Minnesota, Hoping Its Political Divide Will Put It in Play Politics, May 17

    The Trump campaign says it can broaden the electoral battlefield with a play for Minnesota, but the state has disappointed Republicans for decades.

  11. Three Men Charged in Wildfire at Isle Royale National Park in Michigan Express, May 16

    The fire burned six acres over 13 days in August 2022 at the national park in Lake Superior.

  12. 35 Years Later, the Remains Known as ‘Chimney Doe’ Have a Name and a Face Express, May 16

    A skeleton found in the chimney of a Wisconsin music store in 1989 has been identified, relaunching a police investigation that had been dormant for decades.

  13. A European Leader Is Shot, and an Early Biden-Trump Debate Podcasts, May 16

    Plus, Detroit grows after decades of decline.

  14. Kristi Got Her Gun Op Ed, May 16

    Governor Noem has an unusual way of demonstrating her decision-making skills.

  15. At Last, Detroit Sees Population Grow, New Estimates Show National, May 16

    New census estimates find moderate post-pandemic rebounds for big cities in the Midwest and Northeast.

  16. Far-Right Candidate in Missouri Draws Backlash for Homophobic Video Politics, May 15

    Valentina Gomez’s online trolling campaign, rife with homophobia and attacks against transgender people, has prompted condemnation and scrutiny online.

  17. Liza Colón-Zayas, of ‘The Bear,’ on Loving Someone Who’s in the Fight of Their Life Styles, May 15

    Why it’s so hard to know what to say when the people we’re closest to need us most.

  18. Seeking History in Maryland, and Zombie Campaigns Linger: Primary Takeaways Politics, May 15

    Angela Alsobrooks would be the third Black woman elected to the Senate if she wins her Maryland race against Larry Hogan; Nikki Haley keeps racking up votes.

  19. House Republican Don Bacon Puts Down Right-Wing Challenge in a Biden District Washington, May 15

    The mainstream four-term congressman easily dispatched an opponent on his right, clearing the way for what is expected to be a difficult re-election race in a competitive district in Nebraska.

  20. Senators Push for Secret Service to Move Protests Away From G.O.P. Convention Politics, May 15

    In a meeting brokered by Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, Senate Republicans argued that a planned protest zone was too close to the convention site.

  21. North Carolina Primary Runoff Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 North Carolina primary runoff elections.

  22. West Virginia Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia primary elections.

  23. Nebraska Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska primary elections.

  24. Key Races to Watch Interactive, May 14

    See results and maps for key races in the May 14 state and presidential primaries.

  25. Maryland Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary elections.

  26. West Virginia U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia primary election.

  27. West Virginia 1st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia primary election.

  28. West Virginia 2nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia primary election.

  29. Nebraska 3rd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska primary election.

  30. West Virginia Democratic Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia Democratic primary.

  31. West Virginia Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia primary election.

  32. North Carolina 13th Congressional District Runoff Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 North Carolina runoff election.

  33. Nebraska U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska primary election.

  34. West Virginia Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 West Virginia Republican primary.

  35. Nebraska Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska Republican primary.

  36. Maryland 8th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  37. Nebraska 2nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska primary election.

  38. Maryland U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  39. Maryland 6th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  40. Maryland 5th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  41. Maryland 7th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  42. Nebraska 1st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska primary election.

  43. Nebraska Democratic Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Nebraska Democratic primary.

  44. Maryland 4th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  45. Maryland 3rd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  46. Maryland 2nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  47. Maryland 1st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Maryland primary election.

  48. Maryland Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Maryland Republican primary.

  49. Maryland Democratic Primary Election Results Interactive, May 14

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Maryland Democratic primary.

  50. How the Pandemic Reshaped American Gun Violence Interactive, May 14

    The footprint of gun violence in the U.S. has expanded, as shootings worsened in already suffering neighborhoods and killings spread to new places during the pandemic years.

  51. Sherman Turned the Tide of the Civil War. His Sword and Bible Are Now for Sale. Express, May 14

    Other artifacts that were the subject of intense online bidding include Sherman’s annotated copy of Ulysses S. Grant’s memoirs, his childhood algebra book and a family Bible.

  52. 4 Takeaways From Our Homeowners Insurance Investigation Climate, May 14

    Across the country, more intense heat, storms and fires are causing the home insurance market to start to buckle.

  53. Can This Ex-Republican Revive Democrats in Rural Ohio? Op Ed, May 14

    Chris Gibbs has a message for Democrats who have given up on winning in rural America.

  54. Se está postulando al Senado con una historia de migrante humilde. Te contamos el resto En español, May 14

    Bernie Moreno, el republicano que se enfrenta al senador Sherrod Brown en Ohio, cuenta una historia de rico venido a menos que volvió a ser rico. Pero la realidad no es tan clara.

  55. As Insurers Around the U.S. Bleed Cash From Climate Shocks, Homeowners Lose Interactive, May 14

    It’s not just California and Florida now: Insurers are losing money around the country. It means higher rates and, sometimes, cancellation notices.

  56. Smoke-Filled Skies Leave Midwest Fearing Another Season of Polluted Air National, May 13

    Smoke from wildfires in Canada draped Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin on Sunday and Monday. But experts say the air quality in the nation’s middle is unlikely to be as bad as last summer.

  57. Solar Storm Crashes GPS Systems Used by Some Farmers, Stalling Planting Express, May 13

    The storm interfered with navigational systems used in tractors and other farming equipment, leaving some farmers temporarily unable to plant their crops.

  58. Minnesota and Wisconsin Under Air Quality Warnings From Canada Wildfires Express, May 13

    As smoke from wildfires drifted south over the weekend, officials urged people to avoid prolonged exertion and to limit their time outdoors.

  59. U.S. Awards $120 Million to Chipmaker to Expand Facility in Minnesota Washington, May 13

    The grant is the latest federal award in a series stemming from the CHIPS and Science Act meant to ramp up domestic production of vital semiconductors.

  60. Priced Out of Housing, Communities Take Development Into Their Own Hands Business, May 13

    Across the country, neighborhood groups are uniting to fund mixed-use developments that meet housing and business demands, giving locals a place to live, work and learn new skills.

  61. Wisconsin Cross-Tabs: May 2024 Times/Siena Poll Interactive, May 13

    Results of a poll by The New York Times and Siena College in Wisconsin from April 28 to May 9, 2024.

  62. Michigan Cross-Tabs: May 2024 Times/Siena Poll Interactive, May 13

    Results of a poll by The New York Times and Siena College in Michigan from April 28 to May 9, 2024.

  63. Democrats Hold Leads in 4 Crucial Races That Could Decide Senate Control Politics, May 13

    New battleground state polls by The New York Times, Siena College and The Philadelphia Inquirer show Democrats ahead in Arizona, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and running well ahead of the president.

  64. Trump Leads in 5 Key States, as Young and Nonwhite Voters Express Discontent With Biden Politics, May 13

    A new set of Times/Siena polls, including one with The Philadelphia Inquirer, reveal an erosion of support for the president among young and nonwhite voters upset about the economy and Gaza.

  65. J.D. Vance Says He Would Accept the Election Results, With a Caveat Politics, May 12

    The Republican senator from Ohio is on former President Donald J. Trump’s short list of running mates.

  66. He’s Running for Senate With an Immigrant’s Origin Story. Here’s the Rest. Politics, May 12

    Bernie Moreno, the Republican challenging Senator Sherrod Brown in Ohio, tells a riches-to-rags-to-riches tale. But the reality isn’t so tidy.

  67. You Can’t Live in the Past, Even in a Period-Accurate Frock Styles, May 12

    When the pandemic hit, a company that specializes in 18th-century re-enactment clothing and goods found an unlikely ally: the internet.

  68. Woman Made Her Home Inside a Grocery Store’s Rooftop Sign, Police Say Express, May 11

    She had set up flooring, a computer and a coffee maker. The unidentified woman had been living in the store in Midland, Mich., for about a year, the authorities said.

  69. Trump May Owe $100 Million From Double-Dip Tax Breaks, Audit Shows Investigative, May 11

    A previously unknown focus of an I.R.S. audit is a dubious accounting maneuver that effectively meant taking the same write-offs twice on a Chicago skyscraper.

  70. The Most Surprising Thing About Deep Dish Pizza? It’s Not That Deep. Dining, May 10

    Different styles of Chicago’s storied pie abound, but the original is a revelation — and one worth making at home.

  71. Dennis Thompson, Drummer and Last Remaining Member of the MC5, Dies at 75 Obits, May 10

    He brought his hard-hitting style to the band, which helped lay the foundation of American punk rock and is set to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

  72. Effort to Keep Biden on the Ballot in Ohio Stalls Out Ahead of Deadline Politics, May 9

    Ohio’s Republican secretary of state said the Legislature had until Thursday to fix a procedural issue with President Biden’s nomination.

  73. Ex-Nebraska Lawmaker Faces New Charges in Campaign Finance Case Washington, May 9

    The indictment of Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican, renewed a case in which he was convicted of lying to federal agents but that an appeals court later overturned.

  74. What Happens When Abusive Parents Keep Their Children Op Ed, May 9

    We need to rethink the policy of preserving families, seemingly at all costs.

  75. I Asked South Dakota Dog Trainers About Kristi Noem Politics, May 8

    The governor defends her story of killing her dog, but not everyone in her home state does.

  76. The Sex Lives of Cicadas, Revealed Science, May 8

    It may sound like a mosh pit out there. But to the participants, mating is a delicate, sonorous affair, fraught with potential missteps — and fungal zombies.

  77. Biden, Announcing A.I. Center, Highlights a Win of His and a Failing of Trump’s Washington, May 8

    The president’s visit to Wisconsin celebrated the investment by Microsoft in a center to be built on the site of a failed Foxconn project negotiated by his predecessor.

  78. Chicago Would Like Everyone to Stop Talking About 1968 National, May 8

    As the city prepares to host the Democratic National Convention, it wants to shed memories of chaos from half a century ago even as protests are growing.

  79. A Land Artist’s Work Evades Demolition Culture, May 7

    A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction protecting a work by Mary Miss. A Des Moines museum wanted to destroy it, citing safety concerns.

  80. Senator Mike Braun Clinches G.O.P. Nomination for Indiana Governor National, May 7

    Mr. Braun, a first-term senator, will enter the general election as the strong favorite in his reliably conservative state.

  81. Sanitation Company Fined $649,000 for Hiring Children in Slaughterhouses Express, May 7

    Fayette Janitorial Service was also ordered to change practices that the Labor Department said had led to the hiring of at least two dozen children in dangerous slaughterhouses and meatpacking facilities.

  82. Man Says He Killed His Wife Because He Couldn’t Pay Her Medical Bills Express, May 7

    Ronnie Wiggs, of Independence, Mo., was charged with second-degree murder in the strangling death of his wife, who was in the hospital for dialysis treatment, records show.

  83. Indiana Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary elections.

  84. Indiana Democratic Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Indiana Democratic primary.

  85. Indiana U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  86. Indiana 7th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  87. Indiana 6th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  88. Indiana 8th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  89. Indiana 9th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  90. Indiana 5th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  91. Indiana Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  92. Indiana 1st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  93. Indiana 3rd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  94. Indiana Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live election results and maps from the 2024 Indiana Republican primary.

  95. Indiana 4th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  96. Indiana 2nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 7

    Get live results and maps from the 2024 Indiana primary election.

  97. From a Dead Dog to a Made-Up Meeting: Takeaways From Kristi Noem’s Book Politics, May 7

    After a rough start to the rollout of her memoir, the South Dakota governor has continued to defend shooting her dog and to deflect on a false story about meeting Kim Jong-un.

  98. Severe Storms Batter Midwest, Damaging Buildings in Michigan Express, May 7

    Tornadoes were reported on Tuesday night in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. In Kalamazoo County, Mich., nearly 200 homes in a mobile park were damaged.

  99. How a Tiny Chicago News Organization Won 2 Pulitzers Business, May 6

    The Invisible Institute, a nonprofit newsroom with roughly a dozen journalists, was recognized for local and audio reporting.

  100. Lawsuit Claims Widespread Sex Abuse at Illinois Youth Detention Centers National, May 6

    Dozens of former juvenile inmates, now adults, say they were abused by Illinois correctional workers. Lawsuits in other states have made similar claims.

  101. University of Chicago Professors Say They Will Risk Arrest at Protest National, May 6

    A group of faculty members called on administrators to resume negotiations with pro-Palestinian student protesters.

  102. Tornado Kills 1 in Oklahoma as Severe Weather Batters Central U.S. Express, May 6

    Millions of people were under tornado watches early Tuesday, after at least 15 tornadoes were reported across Oklahoma and other states.

  103. Kristi Noem Suggests Biden’s Dog Should Have Been Killed, Too Politics, May 5

    The South Dakota governor, defending her tale of shooting and killing her family’s dog, suggested that President Biden’s German shepherd, Commander, had merited a similar fate.

  104. When Prison and Mental Illness Amount to a Death Sentence Washington, May 5

    The downward spiral of one inmate, Markus Johnson, shows the larger failures of the nation’s prisons to care for the mentally ill.

  105. Kent State Protesters Call for University to Divest, Echoing Vietnam War Protests National, May 5

    Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on Saturday, the anniversary of the 1970 shooting by the National Guard that killed four students.

  106. Graduation season gets underway amid tensions on campus with ongoing protests. U.S., May 4

    Ohio State, Indiana University and Northeastern have graduation ceremonies this weekend, all happening on the heels of clashes between protesters and the police.

  107. Here Come a Trillion Cicadas. The Midwest Is Abuzz. National, May 4

    Illinois is the center of the cicada emergence that is on the way. Two groups of cicadas are expected at once, leaving some people queasy, others thrilled.

  108. Missouri and South Dakota Move Toward Abortion Rights Ballot Questions National, May 3

    Both states are reliably Republican and have abortion bans that are among the strictest in the nation.

  109. What Will Warren Buffett Bet on Next? Business, May 3

    Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will gather in Omaha for the conglomerate’s annual meeting on Saturday, with questions about the company’s future.

  110. What to Know About ‘Unfrosted’ and the Real History of Pop-Tarts Culture, May 3

    In his directorial debut, Jerry Seinfeld tackles the history of the fruit-filled pastries … kind of. Here’s the real origin story, along with a bonus quiz.

  111. The Democrats’ New Chance in Wisconsin Podcasts, May 2

    What redrawn maps might mean in November.

  112. At Indiana University, Protests Only Add to a Year Full of Conflicts National, May 2

    The tumult in Bloomington, Ind., where large protests have led to dozens of arrests and calls for university leaders to resign, shows the reach of the protest movement.

  113. 36 Hours in Minneapolis Interactive, May 2

    Springtime is best for exploring this Midwestern city’s lakeside trails, robust arts scene and top-notch restaurants.

  114. The May 1 Columbia University Protests live blog included one standalone post:
  115. Armed Student Is Killed Near Wisconsin Middle School, Officials Say Express, May 1

    School officials in Mount Horeb, Wis., southwest of Madison, said that no one else was harmed and that schools were placed on lockdown.

  116. Trump Praises Police Crackdowns on Campus Protests Politics, May 1

    The former president called protesters “raging lunatics” and suggested, without evidence, that they were hired to draw attention away from border crossings.

  117. Federal Money Is All Over Milwaukee. Biden Hopes Voters Will Notice. Business, May 1

    White House officials have barnstormed Wisconsin to make the connection between big changes and their signature laws.

  118. Tornado Destroys Homes, Kills at Least One in Kansas Express, May 1

    A powerful tornado ripped through a community in northeastern Kansas on Tuesday afternoon, destroying dozens of homes and structures and killing at least one person, officials said.

  119. Werner Spitz, Forensic Expert in High-Profile Murders, Dies at 97 U.S., April 30

    He figured in the examination of sensational cases involving President John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., O.J. Simpson and others.

  120. After Ukraine Aid Vote, Republicans Braced for Backlash Find Little U.S., April 30

    Some Republicans who backed the aid encountered little resistance from voters, who were far more willing to embrace it — and less interested in ousting the speaker over it — than their right-wing colleagues.

  121. The House That Once Embarrassed Them Is Now a Showplace Real Estate, April 30

    “Their disdain for this house,” the designer said, “was a green light to give it a whole new life.”

  122. How Michigan Ended Minority Rule Op Ed, April 30

    Though the notion would have been laughable a decade ago, Michigan is one promising national model for how state-level activists can retake power.

  123. As Colleges Weigh Crackdowns on Protests, Questions About Outsiders Linger National, April 28

    With pro-Palestinian protests spreading across campuses nationwide, university leaders have had to confront a central question: When does a demonstration cross the line?

  124. Una antigua jugadora de pelota debuta en un museo En español, April 28

    La enorme estatua forma parte de la exposición “Mujeres huastecas mesoamericanas: Diosas, guerreras y gobernadoras” en el Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano en Chicago.

  125. At Least 5 Dead in Oklahoma and Iowa as Nighttime Tornadoes Strike Express, April 27

    An infant was among those killed, officials said. Parts of five states — Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas — were under a tornado watch on Sunday.

  126. After Israel Aid Vote, Pocan Seeks to Show Biden Liberal Dismay on Gaza Washington, April 27

    The progressive Democrat from a rural, mostly white Wisconsin district is highlighting that it is not just young people of color who are concerned about the war.

  127. Museums Are Changing How They Bring Natural Sciences to Life Special Sections, April 27

    The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is rolling out two new exhibition halls and making its scientists more accessible. And don’t forget the dinosaurs.

  128. A Match Made in MAGA: How a Friendship Helped J.D. Vance Land on Trump’s V.P. List Politics, April 27

    The Ohio senator and Donald Trump Jr. have bonded politically and personally. It’s a relationship that could factor into the former president’s search for a running mate.

  129. La retórica política sobre una ‘invasión’ de inmigrantes aumenta entre los políticos republicanos En español, April 27

    Antes ese término estaba relegado a los márgenes del debate nacional, pero ahora forma parte del mensaje mayoritario del Partido Republicano sobre la inmigración.

  130. Peter Meijer, Who Voted to Impeach Trump, Withdraws From G.O.P. Senate Primary Politics, April 26

    Mr. Meijer, a former House member, said he did not have a “strong pathway to victory” in the Michigan primary race.

  131. ‘Where’s Cricket?’ Don’t Ask. Kristi Noem Defends Killing Her Dog. Politics, April 26

    In a forthcoming book, the South Dakota governor, seen as a potential vice-presidential pick, tells of shooting her hunting dog. And a goat.

  132. Number of Trump Allies Facing Election Interference Charges Keeps Growing U.S., April 26

    Prosecutors are sending a warning as Donald Trump and his supporters continue to spread conspiracy theories: that disrupting elections can bear a heavy legal cost.

  133. Biden, Let the Protests of 1968 Be a Warning Op Ed, April 26

    Lessons from a tumultuous summer.

  134. Ancient Female Ballplayer Makes Public Debut Science, April 26

    The statue will be part of “Ancient Huasteca Women: Goddesses, Warriors and Governors” at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago.

  135. A Portrait of a Saint Is Reincarnated in Milwaukee Special Sections, April 26

    The painting “Saint Francis of Assisi in His Tomb” became one of the inspirations for Idris Khan in his first solo museum show in the United States.

  136. Tornadoes Sweep Through Nebraska and Iowa, Leveling Buildings Weather, April 25

    Storms destroyed homes and injured several people in Iowa and Nebraska, including in Omaha. A tornado also hit near Des Moines.

  137. A New Arts Campus Blooms on Detroit’s East Side Special Sections, April 25

    The founders of a downtown art gallery see the potential for a vibrant community and art hub in the East Village and are putting the pieces in place.

  138. For Detroit, the N.F.L. Draft Is Like a Super Bowl Business, April 25

    Places that are not usual sites for the league’s marquee game are jumping at the chance to be the host of its three-day draft.

  139. The Ghost of the 1968 Antiwar Movement Has Returned Op Ed, April 24

    The suffering in the war in Gaza is unacceptable. Young people will make that point clear this summer in Chicago.

  140. Bird Flu Outbreak in Cattle May Have Begun Months Earlier Than Thought Science, April 24

    A single spillover, from a bird to a cow, led to the infections, a review of genetic data has found.

  141. $700,000 Homes in Kentucky, New Hampshire and Minnesota Real Estate, April 24

    A 1926 brick house in Lexington, a two-bedroom condominium in Lyme and a Tudor Revival home in Minneapolis.

  142. Woman Charged With Murder After Driving Into a Party, Killing 2 Children Express, April 23

    The driver, Marshella Chidester, 66, was also charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The crash injured 15 other people on Saturday.

  143. Reincarnating a Treasured Design Store in Minneapolis Special Sections, April 23

    The Walker Art Center looks to the past to bring back its long-admired flair for modern design and contemporary art.

  144. Abortion Data Wars: States and Cities Debate How Much Information to Collect Science, April 23

    Some states with Republican-controlled legislatures want more data, while some controlled by Democrats want less, fearing it could be used to target patients or providers.

  145. A St. Louis Museum Revisits a Famous but Complex World’s Fair Special Sections, April 23

    A new exhibit at the Missouri History Museum examines “the triumphant side and the tragic side” of the 1904 spectacle to present a fuller story.

  146. As Museums’ Missions Expand, So Too Does Their Physical Space Special Sections, April 23

    Creative approaches to landscaping and a post-pandemic interest in outdoor activities are driving institutions to make better use of their grounds.

  147. As College Students Protest, Harris Keeps Her Focus on Abortion Politics, April 23

    “When we think about what is at stake, it is absolutely about freedom,” Vice President Kamala Harris said during a visit to Wisconsin.

  148. Cleveland to Pay $4.8 Million to Family of Teenager Killed in Police Pursuit Express, April 22

    Tamia Chappman, 13, died in 2019 when she was struck by a stolen car driven by a youth who was trying to evade officers.

  149. Beloved Ostrich Dies at Kansas Zoo After Swallowing Worker’s Keys Express, April 22

    Karen, a 5-year-old known for her playful antics, reached beyond her enclosure, grabbed a staff member’s keys and swallowed them, the zoo said. Attempts to save her were unsuccessful.

  150. Fake Tags Add to Real Chaos on American Roads National, April 19

    Officials are moving to increase enforcement and change laws in response to the rise in counterfeit or expired plates, which exploded during the pandemic.