Generations of politicians have assumed that openly acknowledging a psychiatric disorder would be disastrous. Jason Kander is testing that assumption.
Jean Cramer, who is running for City Council in Marysville, Mich., added, “No foreign people.”
The lakes rose this year to levels not seen in decades. A 1,234-mile drive around one of them revealed what all that water has left behind — vanishing beaches, closed roads, new islands.
Mr. Webb, a former United States attorney, will consider whether renewed charges against the actor are warranted.
The pipeline has been the subject of litigation for years, and became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry.
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The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates.
At a forum for presidential candidates, “everyone counts” sounded like both a moral and an electoral imperative.
Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss.
“Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities.
In this jolt of a movie, a driver and a passenger hurtle through Milwaukee together, finding each other as they open up a world.
There are signs of a disconnect between support for Mr. Biden in polls and excitement for his campaign on the ground in Iowa.
The show announced that it removed “several” episodes because of sourcing concerns after a journalist and others accused the hosts of using their work without credit.
Bernie Sanders rolled out a plan for organized labor as more than a dozen Democratic candidates pitched themselves to workers in Iowa.
Many Republicans hope the secretary of state, who met with prominent members of the party on Tuesday, will run for Senate from Kansas.
Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills.
After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions.
The team, which will begin play in 2022, will be the first female majority-owned club in the league’s history.
A documentary looks at what happened when a Chinese company took over a closed General Motors factory in Ohio.
The combination of opportunity zones and shared office space is creating incubators of start-ups and investors in underserved markets.
He is the second man to be arrested and charged by federal authorities this month in connection to posts on iFunny, an online forum.
Turns out making cuts to public services to fit an ideology of small government and traditionalism is just not very popular.
A population of Bosnians, up to 70,000 at its peak, is moving out of the city in search of safer neighborhoods and better opportunities.
James Patrick Reardon fired a gun in the video, which described him as a “shooter” of a community center and a “white nationalist.”
Readers discuss the role that philanthropists and lawmakers can play to help save local papers.
Protests and counterprotests have jolted a market in Indiana where activists now hand out buttons that say “Don’t Buy Veggies From Nazis.”
John Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O’Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 plans.
Eric Wankerl and Paige Marquardt first connected in 2013 on a Minnesota basketball court.
The federal agency said it was re-evaluating the use of the M-44 poison devices, which are used to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes.
Christopher Leonard’s “Kochland” is a comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at how a family-run business in Kansas grew into an economic and political giant.
La proliferación de amenazas como los ciberataques, el terrorismo y el cambio climático ha disparado la oferta y la demanda de refugios de alta seguridad que ofrecen hasta piscinas, salas de cine y campos de tiro.
Grass-roots campaigns against partisan district maps won big victories last year, but after an adverse Supreme Court ruling, they face an uphill battle. Wisconsin shows why.
They were the greatest players of their generation, perhaps any generation. But time eventually catches up with everyone.
Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation.
A father traveling with his teenage son hopes something will click: The giant cowboy? The 22-foot-tall lumberjack? Muffler Man?
The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court filing.
The police did not identify the gunman’s motive but said he had been obsessed with mass shootings.
Personalized disaster prep has grown into a multimillion-dollar business, fueled by a seemingly endless stream of new and revamped threats.
Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020.
We followed presidential hopefuls around the Iowa State Fair and rated them on a corn dog scale.
In the On Politics newsletter: Lessons from a sweaty, calorie-filled weekend at the state fair. Plus, riding the Ferris wheel with Cory Booker.
They don’t vote for “moderates” or “progressives.” They vote for people.
The friend kept the items in his apartment to help hide them from the gunman’s parents, prosecutors said Monday.
Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas.
The mothers of Heather Heyer and Khalid Jabara want federal legislation to improve reporting.
The mothers of Heather Heyer and Khalid Jabara want federal legislation to improve reporting.
Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick.
Federal officials warned that home filters provided by the city were not enough.
After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.
We can’t keep making sacrifices to the Trigger Gods.
Misogyny and mass shootings in the United States are closely intertwined.
Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, was charged with making a terrorist threat. He had entered the store carrying a tactical rifle, a handgun and 100 rounds of ammunition, the police said.
Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump.
The Democratic candidates descend on Iowa to give it a try — and sample the best food on a stick the state fair has to offer.
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Jimmy Aldaoud falleció en un departamento de Bagdad después de pasar días vomitando sangre y rogando que lo regresaran a Detroit, donde vivió siempre hasta que fue deportado en junio.
Three photographers sent to cover the unrest in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death reflect on their work for The New York Times.
We had just one year of progress before the backlash kicked in.
The death of Michael Brown Jr. set into motion profound changes in policing, race relations and society that continue to reverberate. “We’re not stopping until we get justice,” his father said.
More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especially low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education.
The energy of the street protests has faded, but it carries on in national conversations about race, and in the lives of the people who were there.
Mayor Nan Whaley has guided Dayton through repeated trauma this year. Before the recent mass shooting, the city was rocked by a Ku Klux Klan rally and tornadoes.
We’d been among many Times journalists who reported from Ferguson after Michael Brown was killed on Aug. 9, 2014. This summer, we went back to see how the city is doing.
The man, who had 100 rounds of ammunition, was stopped by an armed off-duty firefighter and arrested. No shots were fired.
Skipping the fair would be seen as a huge insult to Iowans in the crucially important first primary state, but what do voters really want to see?
Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit area from infancy until he was deported in June.
Jimmy Aldaoud, a man who was deported to Iraq from the Detroit area, died this week. In a recent video, Mr. Aldaoud said he was homeless, could not speak the language and was unable to effectively treat his diabetes.
A day of racist comments left him looking small and isolated, while the city united against him.
Five years after Ferguson, Mo., was upended by a police shooting, setting off a national reckoning, a generation has grown up amid uneven progress.
A few major candidates are not focusing their campaigns on the state.
Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead.
As the president traveled to Dayton and El Paso after this weekend’s mass shootings, he was greeted by protesters and lashed out at rivals.
After the home of an interracial couple was destroyed in an explosion early Wednesday, investigators found hateful graffiti spray-painted on the couple’s garage.
A modern retreat inside a Coventry nature preserve, a Craftsman-style home outside Nashville and an 1869 house near Kansas State University.
A modern retreat inside a Coventry, R.I., nature preserve; a Craftsman-style home outside Nashville; and an 1869 house in Manhattan, Kan.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the White House adviser described the city’s gun violence last weekend in a misleading way.
Five years after a fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., began a reckoning for American policing, more officers now wear body cameras. But shootings have not slowed.
Part reference librarian, part gossip columnist, the hotel historian has become an increasingly popular figure in high-end hotels or inns with actual history.
Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught.
Ohio’s governor proposed a bill that would make it easier for the police to seize guns from people deemed dangerous. Its prognosis is uncertain.
Readers living outside the United States reacted to this weekend’s mass killings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, with a sense of gloom.
How our president and our mass shooters are connected to the same dark psychic forces.
Despite five years of changes in Missouri, black drivers continue to be stopped at much higher rates than white drivers in communities throughout the state.
In Texas and Ohio, it’s legal to buy these high-powered firearms, use them with large-capacity magazines and carry them in public with a permit.
In a Facebook post, the Ohio lawmaker blamed “homosexual marriage,” “drag queen advocates” and “recreational marijuana” for mass shootings.
The gunman’s victims ranged from a graduate student to a grandfather, a young mother to longtime friends.
While the police investigated the shooting in Ohio that left nine dead, acquaintances of the gunman remembered his past threats toward women.
Already facing numerous charges in Illinois and New York, the singer was charged with engaging in prostitution with a minor in Minneapolis.
There may be as many explanations as there are killers. But over the decades, scientists have seen some patterns emerge.
Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas.
Some criticism of the president’s stance on gun control and his relationship to the rise of white nationalism came from conservative outlets.
President Trump incorrectly named Toledo, Ohio, instead of Dayton, as the location of a mass shooting that occurred on Sunday.
The president drew criticism, but he’s not alone: A day earlier, Joe Biden made a similar mistake.
President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio.
President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said.
Mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, took place less than 24 hours apart. We spoke to Times reporters in El Paso about the aftermath.
Mr. King, an Iowa congressman with a history of racist remarks, has been elected nine times, but Mr. Scholten came within 10,000 votes of toppling him last year.
The nine people who were killed outside a popular Dayton bar also included the mother of a newborn and a fitness and nutrition trainer.
President Trump’s tax cuts encouraged homeowners to stop deducting mortgage interest on their taxes, and there is no sign the change has brought down home prices.
Readers, including a Sandy Hook survivor, voice dismay at the failure to enact stricter gun laws.
He won a landmark victory for the Sioux Nation after 57 years of litigation, believed to be the longest court case in U.S. history.
In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive.
My hometown has always represented hope. After Sunday’s massacre, it must continue to do so more than ever.
Officials said the gunman killed nine people and injured 27 others in less than one minute in a busy entertainment district.
Nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded, the police said. It was the second American mass shooting in 24 hours, and the third in a week.
This year, there have been at least 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States.
A century later, the city, and America, are still dealing with the consequences.
Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future.
Or we will be if America doesn’t leave the rest of the world alone. That’s why the 38-year-old congresswoman from Hawaii is running for president.
An ambitious survey of underrecognized gay artists of the last half century.
These days, you may end up paying more than just the asking price for a home near the water.
This three-building complex, near the Pacific Ocean, is listed for $3.625 million.
This shingled house, on Cedar Island, is listed for $299,900.
This 1957 house on Sanibel Island is listed for $800,000.
This 1930 cottage in Truro, Mass., is listed for $1.2 million.
This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom house, on the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is listed for $639,000.
Delivering a reliably red-meat speech to supporters who gathered Thursday in Ohio, President Trump took the stage to paint prominent Democrats as “left-wing extremists.”
The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio runs for president, his tenure is coming under more scrutiny than he might have expected.
In Missouri, it’s friendship and roller skates.
A test that measures beta amyloid protein in the blood is more accurate than a brain scan and may indicate trouble years earlier.
The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind.
After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right.
Hedge funds have found that they are able to wring profits out of an ailing product: the print newspaper. But for how long?
How does a place that celebrates its own border-crossing heritage understand President Trump and a rallying cry of “send her back”?
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Kamala Harris sparred while fending off attacks from fellow candidates on health care and criminal justice reform.
The Indiana city’s mayor, the presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, distanced himself from the housing agency in a statement.
Mr. Biden, the front-runner, was confronted over his record on health care and criminal justice, and this time not just from Kamala Harris.
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The candidates along the wings went hard after the night’s leading candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
At the Democratic debates in a humid Motor City, it wasn’t just the candidates who were on display and clamoring for attention.
The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious.
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The Midwest remains undecided, but conflicting trends point alternately toward victory for Trump or his eventual opponent.
There’s a workaround for researchers and policymakers faced with a big time lag in the release of national statistics.
Invoking family stories of coming to America, many left-leaning voters in the multiethnic city of Racine say immigrants should enter legally.
The leading progressives, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, fended off attacks from underdog moderate challengers.
Moderate underdogs kicked off the Detroit debates by targeting the top candidates with charges of “wish-list economics” and “impossible promises” on health care.
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Tonight’s lineup will feature 10 candidates including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
The CNN debate was a clash over health care with moderates along the edge throwing firebombs on the electability of progressives with the boldest policy plans.
The reason for the exhumation is mysterious, in keeping with Mr. Dillinger’s reputation as a gangster who once slipped out of jail and evaded capture for months.
It’s the right thing to do — both morally and electorally.
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The new cups from Welcome Industries have different shapes for cooks to quickly grab the right measure.
More and more, conservatives don’t trust the government to get capital punishment right.
The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle.
Prosecutors can’t be truly independent. We can.
The senator took people with diabetes on a bus trip across the border to dramatize high prices in the U.S. that he attributes to corporate greed.