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  1. Hurricane Michael Victims’ Biggest Fear: ‘People Are Going to Start Forgetting’ National, Yesterday

    Places hit hard by Hurricane Michael are slowly returning to normal, but residents worry that officials will be in too great a hurry to move on.

  2. Florida Governor Candidates Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis Face Off in Contentious Debate Politics, Yesterday

    The debate was the first in Florida’s nationally watched race for governor. The rivals were evenly matched on stage.

  3. Georgia Police Officer Is Fatally Shot in Gwinnett County Express, Yesterday

    The officer, Antwan Toney, was approaching a vehicle on Saturday when shots were fired from inside. One suspect is in custody, but officials are searching for another.

  4. Was Interracial Love Possible in the Days of Slavery? Descendants of One Couple Think So National, Yesterday

    A box of 500 photographs, most of them black and white and in near-pristine condition, chronicle a family tree full of love and contradictions.

  5. City Commissioner in Florida Is Charged With Murder in Shooting at His Store Express, October 20

    Michael Dunn, a city commissioner in Lakeland, Fla., was charged with second-degree murder after he fatally shot a man he said was shoplifting at his store.

  6. Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia Science, October 20

    By framing expansion as a pragmatic business move, Ms. Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, is hoping to siphon some traditionally Republican rural votes.

  7. T Suggests: Furniture for Doomsday, Riot Grrrl T-Shirts and More T Style, October 19

    A roundup of things T editors — and a few contributors — are excited about in a given week.

  8. Three Florida Police Officers Are Sent to Prison for False Arrests U.S., October 19

    The arrests came at the behest of the police chief of Biscayne Park, who the authorities said wanted to clear unsolved cases.

  9. Georgia Voting Begins Amid Accusations of Voter Suppression Politics, October 19

    Questions about the fairness of voting rules and procedures have continued to grow as early voting began in the governor’s race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp.

  10. Before Jailing a Young Woman, a Judge Puts Her Mother’s Racist Views on the Stand National, October 19

    Judge Henry T. Wingate was accused of “reverse racism” over the way he handled a hate-crime trial of white teenagers involved in murdering a black man.

  11. How Is Chubbs the Alligator These Days? Glad You Asked U.S., October 19

    A longtime fixture at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Fla., the reptile drew worldwide attention this week after another video of him there went viral.

  12. $2.5 Billion in Storm Losses, but Don’t Ask Georgia Farmers About Climate Change U.S., October 19

    Cotton farms across Georgia were set to produce their best yields in years. But that was before Hurricane Michael left a trail of devastation.

  13. U.C.F. Is the Best College Football Team in Florida. So, Where’s the Respect? Sports, October 19

    The College Football Playoff Committee snubbed the undefeated Knights last year. Central Florida still hasn’t lost. The next dynasty?

  14. Voting Should Be Easy. Why Isn’t It? Editorial, October 18

    For too many Americans, registering to vote is an obstacle course.

  15. Uighur Americans Speak Against China’s Internment Camps. Their Relatives Disappear. World, October 18

    Rushan Abbas, a Uighur American business consultant, hopes to get her sister and aunt freed from Chinese detention by swaying United States policy.

  16. Amazon HQ2 Watch: Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes Business, October 18

    Amazon won’t say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the river from Washington.

  17. Andrew Gillum, a Florida Insider Running as a Progressive Outsider Politics, October 18

    Mr. Gillum, the Democratic nominee for governor, supports higher corporate taxes and Medicare for all. He also has a lobbyist as a top adviser and, as mayor of Tallahassee, was on the payroll of a consultant.

  18. Stone Mountain: The Largest Confederate Monument Problem in the World National, October 18

    Stone Mountain has been called “a blight” upon the state of Georgia. But to others it is a key part of Southern heritage.

  19. Walter Huddleston, Senator Toppled by Mitch McConnell, Dies at 92 Obits, October 17

    A two-term Democrat from Kentucky, he was narrowly defeated by Mr. McConnell, then a county judge and executive, in a Republican campaign engineered by Roger Ailes.

  20. In Virginia House Race, Anonymous Attack Ads Pop Up on Facebook Politics, October 17

    The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent.

  21. Voter Suppression in Georgia Letters, October 17

    A reader says she has been pushed to a terrible realization.

  22. Melissa McCarthy Wants to Cheer You Up Magazine, October 17

    The dynamic star is trying to keep comedy alive at a moment when Hollywood — and its audience — can’t seem to crack a smile.

  23. Struggling to Bring the ‘Blue Wave’ to Deep-Red Alabama Magazine, October 17

    Tabitha Isner has been trying to make a nearly impossible sales pitch to voters — and to the national donor class.

  24. To Avoid Conflicts, Rick Scott Created a Trust Blind in Name Only Investigative, October 17

    The Florida governor and Senate candidate could become the richest member of the next Congress. He’d bring with him a tangle of investments that could benefit from his policies.

  25. South Carolina Man Who Ambushed Officers Had 129 Guns at His Home, Sheriff Says Express, October 16

    Frederick T. Hopkins Jr. has been charged with the murder of a Florence, S.C., police sergeant. He is also accused of shooting and injuring six other law enforcement officers.

  26. ‘No Word From My Son’: Dozens Still Missing as Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises National, October 16

    The death toll from the storm rose to an estimated 29 on Tuesday, including at least 15 in Bay County, Fla. Many believe the toll will rise as the search for the missing goes on.

  27. Florida Child Dies From Flu, the First Young Death Reported in the U.S. This Season Express, October 16

    A child who had not gotten the flu shot tested positive for influenza B, state health officials said. The flu season has just begun, and flu activity remains low across the country.

  28. ‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Students U.S., October 16

    The New York Times and ProPublica examined the Charlottesville, Va., school system, which has one of the biggest racial gaps in the country.

  29. Showdown in Georgia Governor’s Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights Politics, October 15

    The uproar over voting seems almost an inevitable development in the race, which pits two candidates on opposite sides of the nation’s voting wars.

  30. Officials Release Video of Florida City Commissioner Who Fatally Shot Man Express, October 15

    Michael Dunn told the police that he confronted Christobal Lopez after he saw him take and conceal a hatchet in Mr. Dunn’s store.

  31. Video Shows Florida Official Shoot Man Suspected of Shoplifting Video, October 15

    The police in Lakeland, Fla., released surveillance footage from Oct. 3 showing a city commissioner, Michael Dunn, fatally shooting a man outside a store run by Mr. Dunn.

  32. Trump Inspects Damage in Florida From Another Deadly Storm Washington, October 15

    Visiting communities in Florida and Georgia ravaged by Hurricane Michael, President Trump again declined to acknowledge the threat of climate change.

  33. In Areas Hit by Hurricane Michael, Lines for Necessities Grow Longer Interactive, October 15

    People waiting in the many lines scattered throughout the region at grocery stores and gas stations are seeking water, ice, fuel and other essentials.

  34. Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’ National, October 14

    Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?

  35. Thousands in Florida May Not Get Electricity Back for Weeks National, October 14

    The damage done to power lines and poles by Hurricane Michael was so complete in some areas that utility workers must start from scratch, officials say.

  36. Proud Boys Fight at G.O.P. Club Spurs Calls for Inquiry; Cuomo Blames Trump Metro, October 14

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo asked the F.B.I. and a State Police hate crimes unit to investigate clashes between far-right extremists and counterprotesters.

  37. A Court Victory Heals All Wounds: Trump Calls McConnell ‘the Greatest Leader in History’ Washington, October 13

    The exchange underscored how an often contentious dynamic has been smoothed by Republicans’ success in seating Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh and a host of other conservative judges.

  38. Taylor Swift, the Grown-Up in the Room Op Ed, October 13

    Tennessee progressives were unhappy with their options in a close Senate race. A 28-year-old pop star explained the stakes.

  39. Far From the Shattered Coast, Hurricane Michael Packed an Unexpected Punch National, October 13

    Hurricane Michael battered inland rural communities with such force that it stunned residents and left them with a daunting recovery they didn’t expect.

  40. The Price of Fleeing Hurricane Michael: ‘We Are Going to Be Financially Devastated’ News Desk, October 13

    We asked readers to tell us about the costs — financial, physical and emotional — of evacuating from the path of Hurricane Michael.

  41. U.N.C. Chancellor Apologizes for History of Slavery at Chapel Hill Express, October 13

    Chancellor Carol L. Folt acknowledged that the university was built and sustained by slaves, and would now work to “right the wrongs of history.”

  42. See Neighbors Rescue a Couple Trapped by Hurricane Michael Interactive, October 13

    Hurricane Michael had ripped apart a couple’s home in Lynn Haven, Fla. Nearby residents braved the storm to rescue them.

  43. It’s ‘Unreal’: A Panama City Resident Surveys the Damage Video, October 12

    Emily Basham’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Now the mother of three is wondering how to start over.

  44. In Tennessee, a Microcosm of the Midterms Op Ed, October 12

    Will voters pull back from Trumpian partisan warfare?

  45. For a Struggling Oyster Town, Hurricane Michael May Be One Misery Too Many National, October 12

    The small oyster town of Apalachicola, on a remote point on the Gulf of Mexico, had already suffered through drought and an oil spill. Then Hurricane Michael swept through.

  46. An Action Plan to Reduce Hurricane Havoc Letters, October 12

    A reader calls for upgrading our built environment as catastrophic weather events become more common.

  47. What Hurricane Michael Left in Its Wake Video, October 12

    Hurricane Michael’s powerful winds and rains swept across six states, killing more than a dozen people, causing flash flooding and leaving at least one million without power.

  48. What Hurricane Michael Left in Its Wake Video, October 12

    Hurricane Michael’s powerful winds and rains swept across six states, killing more than a dozen people, causing flash flooding and leaving at least one million without power.

  49. ‘We Need Answers’: Hurricane Michael Leaves Florida Residents Desperate for Aid National, October 12

    “When is anybody coming to do something?” one woman asked as Panhandle residents began searching for basic necessities.

  50. Democracy in Danger in Georgia Op Ed, October 12

    The right is using voter suppression to rig the governor’s race.

  51. Rescue Teams Scour Ruins as Hurricane Death Toll Rises National, October 12

    The devastating toll of Hurricane Michael is becoming clearer as rescue teams comb the ravaged areas.

  52. Hurricane Michael: One Mile of Devastation in Florida Interactive, October 12

    We analyzed aerial images of Mexico Beach, Fla., and found that at least three-quarters of the buildings along a one-mile stretch were destroyed or severely damaged.

  53. Hurricane Michael’s Deadly Strike Leaves Florida Panhandle Reeling National, October 11

    Hurricane Michael has passed on to Georgia and the Carolinas, but it has left behind substantial damage in communities like Mexico Beach, where it made landfall, and Panama City.

  54. ‘Last Night Was Just Hell’: Father Describes Death of Girl, 11, During Hurricane Michael Express, October 11

    A girl in Georgia was killed when strong winds from Hurricane Michael tore away a carport and sent it hurtling into the modular home she was in, officials said.

  55. Tyndall Air Force Base a ‘Complete Loss’ Amid Questions About Stealth Fighters National, October 11

    Hurricane Michael tore directly into the base, and some of the Air Force’s most advanced — and most expensive — stealth fighter jets may have been left at the base.

  56. Betty Grissom, Who Sued in Astronaut Husband’s Death, Dies at 91 Obits, October 11

    She was shunned by the space community after she sued North American Rockwell in the launchpad death of Gus Grissom. She won a settlement.

  57. Hospitals Pummeled by Hurricane Michael Scramble to Evacuate Patients National, October 11

    One of Panama City’s largest hospitals said on Thursday that it was evacuating all of its approximately 130 inpatients, starting with the most critically ill.

  58. Decimated by Hurricanes, Rural America Needs Our Help Interactive, October 11

    Stop asking why so many people still live in such treacherous areas.

  59. A Small Town Braces for Another Storm Op Ed, October 11

    Devastating storms are becoming a new normal in Fair Bluff, N.C.

  60. They Were Still Recovering from Hurricane Florence. Then Michael Came. National, October 11

    Communities in the Carolinas already battered by Hurricane Florence faced a new onslaught: Hurricane Michael, downgraded to a tropical storm, but still packing a punch.

  61. Hurricane Michael’s Destruction, Viewed From Above Video, October 11

    This footage taken from a helicopter shows how Hurricane Michael’s powerful winds wiped out many parts of Mexico Beach, Fla.

  62. Complaints of Voter Suppression Loom Over Georgia Governor’s Race Politics, October 11

    The Republican candidate, who is also the secretary of state, defended his office after a report that registrations for more than 50,000 voters had been placed on a “pending” list.

  63. Pentagon Grounds F-35 Fighter Jet Fleet Following Crash Washington, October 11

    The decision to halt F-35 flights stems from what the military suspects is a faulty fuel tube installed in some of the fleet’s estimated 220 jets.

  64. In Hurricane Michael’s Wake, Travel Remains Snarled Travel, October 11

    The day after the storm made landfall with devastating impact on the Florida Panhandle, travelers faced delays and cancellations.

  65. ‘I Got Stuck’: In Poor, Rural Communities, Fleeing Hurricane Michael Was Tough National, October 11

    The Florida Panhandle is dotted with small, rural communities, some of them among the poorest in the state. Evacuation was difficult for many there.

  66. Double Takes Amid the Devastation: Reporting on a Hurricane’s Surreal Aftermath Insider, October 11

    As our journalists navigate roads damaged by Hurricane Michael, Sheri Fink recalls indelible images from her coverage of Hurricane Florence: traveling by boat on a highway, watching floodwaters swallow roofs, ferrying survivors whose lives were forever altered.

  67. Why Hurricane Michael’s Power Caught Forecasters Off Guard Climate, October 11

    Predicting the storm’s path was straightforward, but a number of factors contributed to its sudden intensification.

  68. ‘Trees Flying By’: The Aftermath of Hurricane Michael Video, October 11

    Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage in parts of the Panhandle and killing at least 6 people.

  69. Were You Ordered to Evacuate From Hurricane Michael? We Want to Hear From You News Desk, October 11

    We would like to understand the costs and hardships of evacuation, and how they accumulate over a lifetime.

  70. Hurricane Michael: The Damage in Pictures National, October 11

    Striking photography from Hurricane Michael and the recovery

  71. Why We Ride Out Life-Threatening Storms and Do Other Crazy Things Op Ed, October 11

    It’s called denial. And denial is hope on steroids.

  72. Tallying the Dead: Why a Storm Death in One State Might Not Count in Another National, October 11

    Inconsistencies in classifying deaths have made it difficult to compare the magnitude of different disasters.

  73. September’s Most Popular Properties Real Estate, October 11

    The most-viewed properties for the month of September ranged from a vacant Florida lot asking just $169,000 to a Harlem townhouse listed for almost $4 million.

  74. Hurricane Michael Updates: Search and Rescue Begins Amid Ruins of Florida Coast U.S., October 11

    A vast operation took shape across the Florida Panhandle and beyond, with at least six deaths linked to the storm.

  75. Hurricane Michael Leaves Trail of Destruction as It Slams Florida’s Panhandle National, October 10

    Residents and emergency workers spent most of the day hunkered down, only emerging after nightfall to begin assessing the Category 4 storm’s toll.

  76. This is 18 Around the World — Through Girls’ Eyes Interactive, October 11

    What does life look like for girls turning 18 in 2018? We gave young women photographers around the world an assignment: Show us 18 in your community. This is 18 — through girls’ eyes.

  77. Hurricane Michael Intensified Quickly, Taking Many by Surprise U.S., October 10

    The storm’s sharp increase in strength could be attributed in part to its low barometric pressure and warmer-than-average waters in the Gulf of Mexico.

  78. The ‘Greatest Hoax’ Strikes Florida Op Ed, October 10

    Denying climate change doesn’t stop its devastating effects.

  79. The Hurricanes, and Climate-Change Questions, Keep Coming. Yes, They’re Linked. Climate, October 10

    Scientists say the links between global warming and hurricanes are real, although it’s still too early to say what the climate-change impact has been on Hurricane Michael.

  80. Shrieking Wind and Shuddering Glass: Hurricane Michael Arrives With a Punch U.S., October 10

    As the storm made landfall on the coast of the Florida Panhandle, those left near ground zero were in for a terrible beating.

  81. Hurricane Michael: How to Prepare and Stay Safe Climate, October 10

    Officials said it was too late for Florida Panhandle residents to evacuate their homes and advised them to shelter in place. Here are some tips if you’re in the path of the storm.

  82. Hurricane Michael Has Shut Down Travel on the Florida Panhandle Travel, October 10

    With the storm making landfall, all area airports are closed and many local roads are shut down as well.

  83. Hurricane Michael Slams Into Florida Video, October 10

    Wind and rain roared through the region, flooding homes and sending debris flying at dangerous speeds.

  84. $450,000 Homes in Florida, Massachusetts and South Dakota Real Estate, October 10

    A 1963 house in Tallahassee, an updated Cape Cod-style home in Williamstown and a Sioux Falls showplace built for a lumber baron in 1907.

  85. What You Get for $450,000 Slideshow, October 10

    A 1963 house in Tallahassee, Fla.; an updated Cape Cod-style home in Williamstown, Mass.; and a 1907 house in Sioux Falls, S.D.

  86. Police Called on Black Man Who Was Babysitting 2 White Children Video, October 10

    Corey Lewis, a babysitter from Marietta, Ga., was watching two children at a Walmart when a woman called the police on him. Mr. Lewis recorded the encounter on Facebook.

  87. In Lexington, Selfies With American Pharoah, Then ‘Bourbon and Branch’ Travel, October 10

    October is also racing season at Keeneland in Kentucky’s Bluegrass country, where farm visits, locavore restaurants and revived bourbon distilleries beckon.

  88. Hurricane Michael Updates: Storm Charges North, Leaving Destruction in Florida National, October 10

    The storm was lashing the Panhandle with rains driven by winds topping 155 miles an hour. Water raced in from the sea, flooding the streets.

  89. Amy McGrath Is Avoiding Attack Ads. Can a Congressional Candidate Win Without Them? Washington, October 10

    Ms. McGrath, a Democrat challenging a Kentucky House member, is turning her competitive contest into a lab to test the conventional wisdom that negative ads work.

  90. A Hurricane’s Coming, but Fear Not, the Governor Is Here. And Here. And Here. National, October 9

    Hurricane Michael arrives in the height of campaign season in Florida, and Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for the Senate, already is in heavy public service mode. So are other Florida politicians.

  91. Babysitting While Black: Georgia Man Was Stalked by Woman as He Cared for 2 White Children Express, October 9

    A black man who was babysitting two white children had the police called on him after a white woman tried to question him about what they were doing with him.

  92. Nikki Haley Will Be Missed Editorial, October 9

    The U.N. ambassador has managed to represent President Trump and the United States.

  93. Strengthening to Category 4, Hurricane Michael Aims at Florida National, October 9

    The storm, expected to make landfall on Wednesday, is poised to be the most powerful hurricane to strike the mainland United States so far this year.

  94. Retraining Workers for New Jobs and New Lives After Prison and Addiction Special Sections, October 9

    A town and a country struggle to make a comeback from a shortage of skilled workers and a plunge into widespread opioid abuse.

  95. Voter Registrations Spike as Deadlines Loom. Taylor Swift Had Something to Do With It. Express, October 9

    Registrations on Vote.org typically increase in October, the month before Election Day, but “this is leaps and bounds beyond what we typically see,” a spokeswoman said.

  96. Voter Registrations Spike as Deadlines Loom. Taylor Swift Had Something to Do With It. Express, October 9

    Registrations on Vote.org typically increase in October, the month before Election Day, but “this is leaps and bounds beyond what we typically see,” a spokeswoman said.

  97. West Virginia’s Small-Town Revival Travel, October 9

    Remote as they seem, communities just three hours from Washington, D.C., are more than a jumping-off point for world-class outdoor adventures.

  98. Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Storm Upgraded to Category 4 National, October 9

    Hurricane Michael is gaining strength as it races toward the Florida Panhandle, threatening to bring ferocious rains, powerful winds and a destructive storm surge.

  99. A Really Good Thing Happening in America Op Ed, October 8

    A strategy for community problem-solving does an extraordinary job at restoring our social fabric.

  100. Joe Manchin’s Yes on Kavanaugh Finds Sympathy in West Virginia Washington, October 8

    Senator Joe Manchin III was the only Democrat to vote for Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. That’s O.K. with his home state of West Virginia.

  101. In a Mississippi Restaurant, Two Americas Coexist Side by Side Politics, October 8

    Amid fried catfish and sweet tea, two friends in Mississippi, who agree on next to nothing about politics, navigate their differences as part of their daily shifts.

  102. How to Get 1.4 Million New Voters Op Ed, October 8

    An upcoming ballot measure in Florida could restore voting rights to ex-felons and forever change national politics.

  103. How to Get 1.4 Million New Voters Video, October 8

    A November ballot measure in Florida could restore voting rights to ex-felons and forever change national politics.

  104. Hurricane Michael May Hit Florida as Category 3 Storm National, October 8

    Hurricane Michael strengthened and sharpened its track toward the Florida Panhandle on Monday, imperiling a vast stretch of the state.

  105. As Storms Keep Coming, FEMA Spends Billions in ‘Cycle’ of Damage and Repair Investigative, October 8

    FEMA has paid out billions for disaster recovery efforts. But many projects seem to be undertaken in defiance of climate change, leaving structures nearly as vulnerable as before.

  106. Taylor Swift, Apolitical No More, Endorses Democratic Candidates in Tennessee Express, October 7

    In an Instagram post on Sunday, the pop music titan broke her political silence and explained why she planned to vote for two Democrats in the midterm election.

  107. A Last Hope for Truth in a Mass Lynching Editorial, October 7

    A federal appeals court should release records of a grand jury that held no one responsible for a 1946 Georgia horror.

  108. More Trees, Happier People Op Ed, October 7

    When cities grow, green space dies. Replanting it has been shown to lift the human spirit.

  109. Medicaid’s Work Requirement Letters, October 6

    A Medicaid special-needs health plan takes issue with Arkansas’ move.

  110. A Virginia Coal Town Finds a New Natural Resource: Serpentine Roads for Motorcycling Sunday Business, October 5

    Scenic Route 16, with a twisting 32-mile stretch, is being branded for tourism as the “Back of the Dragon.”

  111. The Lovebirds Are Part of the Job Sunday Business, October 5

    A hotel cleaner keeps the lobby in good shape. He also cares for the birds in there.

  112. A Father’s Photo Reignites the Conversation About Diaper Changing Stations Express, October 5

    Donte Palmer posted a photo online showing how he changes his son’s diaper in public restrooms without changing stations. Messages of support flooded in from fathers around the world.

  113. Ambush on the Police: An Abundance of Grief, and a Lack of Answers National, October 4

    Sgt. Terrence Carraway was mourned in South Carolina on Thursday, a day after he and six other law enforcement officers were shot in Florence.

  114. Ron DeSantis Reboots in Close Florida Governor’s Race, After Early Stumble Politics, October 4

    Mr. DeSantis had strong support from President Trump, but initial missteps left him trailing his Democratic opponent. Now he is on the attack, seeking momentum.

  115. Lindsey Graham Welcomed Trump’s China Tariffs, Then Helped Companies Avoid Them Washington, October 4

    The South Carolina senator urged the administration to exclude imports used by companies from his state from a list of products subject to tariffs.

  116. 36 Hours in Nashville Travel, October 4

    Flourishing art and food scenes, and musical venues that celebrate new voices are just a few of the reasons to visit this ever-evolving city.

  117. Planning to Vote in the November Election? Why Most Americans Probably Won’t National, October 3

    This year’s midterms carry enormous political stakes, but if history is any guide, the vast majority of eligible voters will stay home on Election Day.

  118. South Carolina Shooting Kills One Officer and Wounds 6 Others Express, October 3

    The episode in Florence, S.C., was punctuated by evacuations in a tactical vehicle and a protracted standoff between a barricaded suspect and the authorities.

  119. The Top 10 Trends From Fashion Month T Style, October 3

    The most famous faces of the ’90s returned to the runways, bike shorts are here to stay — and the beach was every designer’s favorite destination.

  120. In Tennessee Senate Race, Financial Missteps Linger in the Background Politics, October 3

    Marsha Blackburn, a firebrand Trump supporter, squares off against Phil Bredesen, a moderate former governor, in a race that’s a microcosm for others around the country

  121. Ole Miss Faculty Response to Racial Controversy Video, October 3

    The dean and faculty of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi released this video statement in response to a racially charged Facebook post by a prominent benefactor.

  122. $5 Million Got His Name on His Alma Mater. A Facebook Post May Erase It. National, October 3

    The University of Mississippi may erase the name on its journalism school after a major donor made controversial comments about two black students.

  123. White House Has a Message for Republican Candidates: Stay Close to Trump Washington, October 2

    In a memo, Bill Stepien, the White House political director, described a plan for the president to campaign in seven states for House candidates who support his agenda.

  124. Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested at Joe Manchin’s Office Politics, October 2

    Nine women were arrested during a sit-in at the office of the West Virginia Democrat, who has not said if he will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh.

  125. Rick Scott and Bill Nelson Mount Fierce Attacks in Florida Senate Debate National, October 2

    In their first debate, aimed at crucial Latino voters, the two candidates sharply disagreed on their records and returned to prepared lines of attack.

  126. Justices Weigh Case of Condemned Inmate Who Cannot Recall His Crime Washington, October 2

    The Supreme Court, which is short-handed as it awaits word of the fate of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s nomination, seemed to be looking for a way to rule for the inmate without making a broad statement.

  127. Four California Men Accused of Inciting Riots in Charlottesville Violence Washington, October 2

    Federal prosecutors described the men as “serial rioters” and said they repeatedly attacked people protesting last summer’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

  128. The Power of Student Peer Leaders Op Ed, October 2

    An organization is using the influence that teenagers have on their contemporaries to help more students from low-income families gain college admission and student aid.

  129. For Democrats, Flipping a Miami Congressional Seat Is Harder Than They Thought U.S., October 2

    Donna Shalala, a former cabinet secretary, is in a tighter race than Democrats had hoped against the Republican contender, Maria Elvira Salazar.

  130. Scenes Across the Carolinas, Where Florence Is Far From Over U.S., October 2

    Along the coast, entire neighborhoods remain submerged, streets are still impassable and residents and towns are struggling to rebuild.

  131. Floods. Wildfires. Yet Few Candidates Are Running on Climate Change. U.S., October 2

    Democrats, campaigning to win back control of the House and fend off Republican Senate candidates in states President Trump won, have been relatively muted on environmental issues this year.

  132. At a Rally Looking Toward November, Trump Sets His Sights Two Years Beyond Washington, October 1

    The president, in Tennessee to rally for Republican candidates in the midterms, took aim at three Democrats who could challenge him in 2020.

  133. A Man Died After Being Infected With a Brain-Eating Amoeba. Here Are the Facts. Express, October 1

    A New Jersey man contracted the infection after visiting a surf and water park in Texas. Experts say the amoeba is found in warm bodies of fresh water.

  134. A Man Died After Being Infected With Brain-Eating Amoeba. Here’s What You Should Know. Science, October 1

    A New Jersey man contracted the infection after visiting a surf and water park in Texas. Experts say the amoeba is found in warm bodies of fresh water.

  135. Desegregation at Little Rock Letters, September 30

    A daughter recalls her journalist father’s reporting of the desegregation of the Little Rock, Ark., public schools in 1957.

  136. Executions With an Extra Dose of Cruelty Op Ed, September 30

    Inmates on Tennessee’s death row favor a firing squad over a torturous, deadly injection.

  137. Red Tide, Take Warning Op Ed, September 29

    Perhaps the disaster that struck Florida’s southwest coast this summer will cause residents to rethink the way they live.

  138. Florence Silenced North Carolina’s Political Rancor. But for How Long? National, September 29

    Political leaders say they hope for a cooperative effort on storm relief measures, but there are already signs of tooth-and-claw partisanship rearing up again.

  139. Giants’ Michael Thomas Is Thinking About More Than Football Sports, September 28

    He protested during the national anthem. Then he interned on Capitol Hill. He may run for political office. First, though, is the Saints on Sunday.

  140. Text Messages to Jewish Voters Inflame Tense Florida Governor’s Race Politics, September 28

    A spokeswoman for Andrew Gillum, the Democrat, called the messages “abusive.” His opponent, Ron DeSantis, did not deny being behind them.

  141. Nashville Officer Is Charged With Homicide in Killing of a Black Man Express, September 28

    Video shows Officer Andrew Delke fatally shot Daniel Hambrick from behind during a chase on July 26. Officer Delke’s lawyer contends the officer acted in self-defense.

  142. David Wolkowsky, Developer Hailed as Mr. Key West, Dies at 99 Obits, September 26

    He led the island’s preservation and its transformation into an artists’ colony and vacation spot, befriending literary figures and hiring Jimmy Buffett along the way.

  143. Florence’s Slow-Motion Havoc Leaves Thousands of Evacuees in Limbo National, September 26

    The storm’s prodigious rainfall continues to swell rivers in the Carolinas, leaving evacuees stuck in shelters and driving more people from their homes.

  144. Will Florida’s Ex-Felons Finally Regain the Right to Vote? Magazine, September 26

    A referendum on the November ballot in Florida would re-enfranchise 1.5 million citizens — and could change the state’s electorate.

  145. Delta ‘Technology Issue’ Temporarily Disrupts Travel and Enrages Customers Express, September 25

    The problems caused widespread confusion, and many customers demanded to know why they could not book flights, print tickets or board their planes.

  146. A New Class of Voting Rights Activists Picks Up the Mantle in Mississippi National, September 25

    More than 50 years later, Freedom Summer 1964 veterans return to the south to help a new generation of leaders register voters.

  147. After Outcry, Virginia Reverses Tampon Ban for Visitors to Prisons Express, September 25

    A Virginia official called for a “more thorough review” of the policy in suspending it on Tuesday, after it angered prison advocacy groups.

  148. Tom Steyer to Spend Millions Backing Andrew Gillum in Florida Politics, September 25

    Tom Steyer, the liberal billionaire who has crusaded for impeaching President Trump, is pouring money into electing Andrew Gillum governor of Florida.

  149. Alabama Revisits Ten Commandments, Hoping for Help From Kavanaugh Politics, September 25

    The state’s voters this fall will decide on a constitutional amendment that would allow the commandments to be displayed in schools and other public property.

  150. North Carolina, a ‘Slow Spender’ State, Struggles to Hand Out Storm Aid National, September 24

    North Carolina has had an especially hard time distributing money earmarked by Congress to help low- and moderate-income homeowners in the wake of disasters.