1. As Candidates Jostle for Position, a Long Race May Become a Marathon U.S., December 7

    In a volatile primary with no true front-runner, Democrats face the prospect of a monthslong delegate battle that would also feature a lengthy public airing of the party’s ideological fissures.

  2. The Candidates: Bernie Sanders Podcasts, December 6

    We spoke with the Vermont senator about his journey from the fringes of American politics to the forefront — and the ideas that shaped him along the way.

  3. My Week of ‘Noble Silence’ Travel, December 6

    On a meditation retreat, the goal was to be mindful of each step, each bite, each breath, to gain insight without distraction. Think of it as a spa for the mind.

  4. What Kamala Harris’s Campaign Teaches Us Opinion, December 4

    It is worth exploring the election system in this country and who benefits from it.

  5. How to Cure the Renovation Bug? Real Estate, December 3

    It isn’t easy to stop remodeling, but one interior designer in Newton, Mass., is convinced that after 16 years she’s almost there.

  6. A ‘Little Laboratory’ for Design Ideas Slideshow, December 3

    It isn’t easy to stop renovating, but one interior designer in Newton, Mass., is convinced that after 16 years she’s almost there.

  7. A Meal Caught in Time Food, December 2

    At Harvard’s Peabody Museum, a new exhibition explores American social history through food.

  8. Fire Blight Spreads Northward, Threatening Apple Orchards Science, December 2

    Growers in northern states are combating virulent outbreaks of a disease as seasons grow warmer, orchards have been reconfigured for higher yields and new varieties may be more vulnerable.

  9. Man in Maine Is Fatally Shot by His Own Booby Trap, Police Say U.S., December 1

    The man, Ronald Cyr, 65, called the police to tell them he was shot. He later died from his injuries.

  10. Winter Storm Brings Sloppy and Slippery Conditions to New England U.S., December 1

    Airports in the Northeast reported delays on Sunday as post-Thanksgiving travelers tried to make their way home.

  11. 5 New Standout Ski Hotels Travel, November 30

    Forget the clichéd lodges full of Jägerbombs and Moncler puffer coats. Nowadays, there’s a resort to suit every style, from history buff to gastronaut.

  12. On the Road with Mikaela Shiffrin, the Olympic Gold Medalist Travel, November 30

    At the start of a competitive season, the world-class skier discusses travel, jet lag, music and the power of Mom.

  13. The Horrible History of Thanksgiving Opinion, November 27

    Before you fill your plate, please remember why we mark this day.

  14. The Vicious Reality Behind the Thanksgiving Myth Opinion, November 27

    If Americans continue to insist on associating the holiday with Pilgrims and Indians, the least we can do is try to get the story straight.

  15. The Snowiest Mountains: Where to Ski, and When Travel, November 27

    Planning a ski or snowboarding vacation? Data can direct you to the mountains most likely to have the best snow, either around the holiday season or in the spring.

  16. Bernie Sanders vs. The Machine U.S., November 27

    In 1981, he was elected mayor of Burlington. But the city’s bureaucracy showed him that winning wasn’t everything. So he learned how to fight back.

  17. What a Witch Hunt Really Looks Like Opinion, November 26

    In 1692, in Salem, Mass., we also witnessed the courage required to stop one.

  18. Fed Chair Powell Says a Solid Labor Market Could Get Even Stronger Business, November 25

    There is “plenty of room” for building on labor market gains, the central bank leader said in a speech in Rhode Island.

  19. Did New Hampshire Fall Out of Love With Bernie Sanders? U.S., November 25

    New Hampshire is as close to a must-win state as Mr. Sanders has, and, despite his overwhelming victory against Hillary Clinton in 2016, winning is far from a sure thing right now.

  20. Elizabeth Warren Has Done the Hard Part. Now Comes the Harder Part. U.S., November 23

    All summer, she was soaring, slinging buzzy plans and climbing in the polls. It’s not summer anymore.

  21. Massachusetts to Ban Menthol Cigarettes as Well as Flavored Vapes U.S., November 20

    If signed into law, Massachusetts would be the first state to ban all flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products through legislation.

  22. $1.8 Million Homes in Rhode Island, New York and Texas Real Estate, November 20

    An 1840s rowhouse in Providence, a condominium in Brooklyn and a Normandy chateau-style house in Dallas.

  23. What You Get for $1.8 Million Slideshow, November 20

    An 1840s rowhouse in Providence, a condominium in Brooklyn and a Normandy chateau-style house in Dallas.

  24. These Books Take You to a Wild Place Style, November 20

    Explore the settings where villains lurk, heroes meander and jaws drop.

  25. As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers Climate, November 19

    A fight in Virginia Beach demonstrates the hard choices cities face when the pressure for new homes collides with the rising toll of natural disasters.

  26. What You Need to Know About Deval Patrick Opinion, November 18

    He sees himself as the only one who can present genuine, optimistic leadership for the party — and the country — to a post-Trump era.

  27. GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits Business, November 18

    The F.A.A. is rolling out a system that allows planes to fly closer to one another, but the roar that it creates is unbearable, people in the flight paths say.

  28. When the Judge Became the Defendant U.S., November 16

    Judge Shelley Joseph, charged with obstruction of justice and accused of helping an undocumented immigrant escape detention, has signaled she will risk a trial.

  29. A Goldilocks Candidate? Opinion, November 15

    Deval Patrick’s opportunity — and his problem.

  30. The Kentucky Governor’s Race Was Close. Some Have Been Much Closer. U.S., November 14

    Some were resolved with statesmanship and others were fought tooth and nail. Here is how some of the closest governor’s races in the nation’s history turned out.

  31. Bread Loaf Ends ‘Wait Scholar’ Program Books, November 14

    The writers’ conference is changing its aid offerings after attendees raised concerns ranging from sexual harassment to racism to the work cutting into the seminars they came for in the first place.

  32. Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues? U.S., November 13

    Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts is considering entering the 2020 Democratic primary. Here’s a look at his life and his record.

  33. Deval Patrick Will Enter 2020 Presidential Race on Thursday U.S., November 13

    Mr. Patrick, the former two-term governor of Massachusetts, called several leading Democrats and allies to say that he would announce his bid for the White House.

  34. Why Almost Nobody Will Defend the Iowa Caucuses U.S., November 13

    As leading Democrats fight for ballot access, voting rights and diverse representation, their marquee presidential contest is hard to participate in and takes place in a state that is 90 percent white.

  35. $550,000 Homes in Minnesota, Massachusetts and Indiana Real Estate, November 13

    A condominium in a Regency Revival building in St. Paul, a net-zero home in the Berkshires and a post-and-beam house in Bloomington.

  36. What You Get for $550,000 Slideshow, November 13

    A condominium in a Regency Revival building in St. Paul, Minn.; a net-zero home in the Berkshires; and a post-and-beam house in Bloomington, Ind.

  37. I’ll Have What She’s Having T Magazine, November 13

    A new crop of restaurants is embracing family-style, communal eating, creating a necessary spirit of communication and collaboration for our fractious times.

  38. The Arctic Plunge: From Feeling Like 92 to Freezing in a Day U.S., November 12

    Temperatures have plummeted across the eastern United States, but spare a thought for McAllen, Texas, where the drop was precipitous.

  39. Why Bloomberg and Deval Patrick Changed Their Minds About 2020 U.S., November 12

    Michael Bloomberg has filed paperwork in two states, while Deval Patrick is expected to announce his intentions soon.

  40. Andrew Yang’s Campaign Has a Lot of Money. Now What? U.S., November 11

    The entrepreneur is shifting his message, hiring more experienced political hands and spending big as he tries to expand his support in early states. (And yes, he expected to make it this far.)