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  1. A Virginia Woman Hears a Noise in the Attic, and the Police Find a Man Living There National, Today

    The crime blotter item came from Arlington, a city in the ninth year of a 10-year plan to eradicate homelessness.

  2. $2.4 Million Homes in Florida, Rhode Island and Colorado Real Estate, Today

    A beachfront townhouse on Siesta Key, a shingled home near the bay in Bristol and a Tudor-style house in a leafy Denver enclave.

  3. $2.4 Million Homes in Colorado, Rhode Island and Florida Slideshow, Today

    A beachfront townhouse on Siesta Key, a shingled home near the bay in Bristol and a Tudor-style house in a leafy Denver enclave.

  4. Coast Guard Shelves Plans to Shut Down Potomac Near a Trump Resort National, Today

    A public outcry led the Coast Guard to ease a security zone at Trump National Golf Club on the river for boats, kayaks and other watercraft.

  5. Decades Later, Memphis to Compensate Black Sanitation Strikers of 1968 National, Yesterday

    The city intends to award tax-free grants of $50,000 each to the 14 surviving strikers, an improvised fix to one of Memphis’s most bitter labor legacies.

  6. After Trump Injects Politics Into Speech, Boy Scouts Face Blowback National, Yesterday

    The group tried to distance itself from a speech by President Trump that was laced with political attacks and enraged many parents and former Scouts.

  7. Florida to Pay Legal Fees in Case That Kept Doctors From Discussing Guns National, July 24

    A group of doctors in Florida sued over a 2011 state law that restricted medical providers from discussing guns and firearm safety with patients.

  8. When Health Law Isn’t Enough, the Desperate Line Up at Tents National, July 23

    The Remote Area Medical Expedition drew more than 2,000 people when it set up its free clinic at a county fairground in Appalachia.

  9. New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight Science, July 22

    Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past.

  10. Candidates for Virginia Governor Employ Trump as a Barometer National, July 22

    During a debate, the Republican candidate refused to say the president’s name — but warned his Democratic opponent about harshly attacking the president.

  11. What Is America to Me? Op Ed, July 22

    I found the heart of my own country in a classroom full of newcomers.

  12. C. Weston Houck, Judge Who Ended Citadel’s Male-Only Policy, Dies at 84 National, July 21

    Judge Houck, an appointee of President Jimmy Carter, declared that the college’s refusal to admit Shannon Faulkner was a violation of the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause.

  13. Kentucky Must Pay $224,000 After Dispute Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses National, July 21

    A judge ordered the state to pay couples’ lawyer fees after a county clerk, Kim Davis, refused to issue marriage licenses.

  14. Ties to Cuba Enhance and Entangle Jorge Mas’s Marlins Bid Sports, July 21

    Jorge Mas Santos, member of a prominent Cuban-American family, is a contender to buy the Marlins, but baseball’s interest in Cuba complicates matters.

  15. Teenagers Recorded a Drowning Man and Laughed National, July 21

    They can’t be prosecuted for failing to help him or call 911, the Florida authorities said, but the police are still exploring legal options.

  16. A Way to Extend Her W.N.B.A. Career? Opening an Ice Cream Parlor Sports, July 21

    At 30, Angel McCoughtry could tell her body needed a break from the game, so she took a season off from the W.N.B.A. and opened McCoughtry’s Ice Cream in Atlanta.

  17. Louisiana’s Big Step on Justice Reform Editorial, July 19

    The nation’s leading jailer just passed a historic package of laws based on evidence rather than emotion.

  18. Hit by Lightning: Tales From Survivors National, July 18

    Florida has more lightning strikes and fatalities than any other state. Four tales of survivors with disparate stories that all began with a bolt from the blue.

  19. Perry Praises ‘Clean Coal,’ but Trump Administration Policies Don’t Promote It National, July 18

    A visit by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to a West Virginia laboratory whose budget he would cut highlighted the contradictions in the administration’s policies.

  20. Families of Tuskegee Syphilis Study Victims Seek Leftover Settlement Fund National, July 15

    Descendants of the black men left untreated for syphilis during an infamous government study want a judge to award them any money remaining from a $9 million legal settlement.

  21. At Site of Scopes Trial, Darrow Statue Belatedly Joins Bryan’s National, July 14

    A test of Bible Belt tolerance: Can the town of the Scopes “monkey trial” stomach a new statue of the famed agnostic lawyer Clarence Darrow?...

  22. When the Mother of an Opioid-Dependent Newborn Hears, ‘You Can’t Have Your Baby’ Insider, July 14

    Catherine Saint Louis, a health reporter, explains how she reported an article about rural Kentucky grappling with newborns facing opioid withdrawal.

  23. ‘Walking Dead’ Stuntman Dies After Fall on Set Culture, July 14

    John Bernecker died of blunt force trauma, a coroner in Georgia said. AMC has reportedly shut down the show’s production after the accident.

  24. Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes National, July 14

    A case in point is a Florida student who sued his school board last month after his mother said the federal authorities stopped investigating his complaint.

  25. A Tide of Opioid-Dependent Newborns Forces Doctors to Rethink Treatment Science, July 13

    Infants born dependent on opioids are routinely removed from their mothers and sent to big hospitals. But keeping mother and baby together may be the best treatment.

  26. Silver May Start ‘Parade of Horribles’ Out of McDonnell Case, Critics Say Metro, July 13

    Legal experts said a Supreme Court ruling that helped reverse the conviction of Sheldon Silver, the former Assembly speaker, could offer a road map to public officials inclined toward corruption.

  27. Marine Corps Plane Crash: The 16 Victims National, July 13

    The military on Friday publicly identified the American service members who died on Monday when their plane crashed in rural Mississippi.

  28. A Refugee Family Arrives in Arkansas, Before the Door Shuts National, July 13

    The Mwenda family fled Congo in 2009 after a militia attack and lived for years in Malawi. Their arrival last week just beat a moratorium on refugees.

  29. Video Shows Orlando Police Pulling Over Florida State Attorney National, July 13

    Aramis D. Ayala, the chief prosecutor in Orlando and the first black prosecutor elected in the state, said the stop appeared to be consistent with Florida law.

  30. Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation National, July 12

    An officer in DeKalb County, Ga., can be seen repeatedly striking the woman with his baton. He said she grabbed his badge, vest and radio.

  31. Marine Plane Had Emergency at High Altitude, General Says National, July 12

    The general’s comments bolstered witness accounts that the plane broke up or exploded while in the air, killing 16 service members.

  32. A Police Chief, a Facebook Scandal and Now, a Bank Robbery Suspect National, July 12

    The chief in Williamston, S.C., had a brain tumor and later resigned over racially provocative jokes. Then came the image on a bank surveillance camera and his arrest.

  33. Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting a Bald Eagle and Driving Over it National, July 12

    Allen H. Thacker admitted to killing the eagle and told the authorities it had been taking fish from his pond. He faces up to one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.

  34. $975,000 Homes in Washington, Maine and Mississippi Real Estate, July 12

    A cedar-shake house on Bainbridge Island, a clapboard home in Yarmouth and a Federal-style house near Biloxi.

  35. What You Get for $975,000 Slideshow, July 12

    A cedar-shake house on Bainbridge Island, a clapboard home in Yarmouth and a Federal-style house near Biloxi.

  36. U.A.W. Says Nissan Workers Seek a Union Vote in Mississippi Business, July 11

    A victory for the union, which has been trying to organize the plant for years, would be a reversal of fortune in a traditionally hostile region.

  37. Skip the Opera. Go See Some Pro Wrestling. Op Ed, July 11

    Love it or hate it, pro wrestling is one of the world’s great art forms.

  38. A Tour of Ghosts, History and the South’s Civil Rights Past National, July 11

    History matters in the South. But there was something particularly instructive about seeing the region’s Civil Rights past through the eyes of visiting high school students.

  39. At Crash Site of Marine Corps Plane, Bodies ‘Were Everywhere’ National, July 11

    Sixteen service members aboard a plane belonging to a Marine Reserve unit in New York were killed when it crashed in the Mississippi Delta.

  40. Military Plane Crashes in Mississippi, Killing at Least 16 National, July 10

    Hours after a plane crashed in the Mississippi Delta on Monday, the Marine Corps said that a KC-130 airplane had suffered a “mishap.”...

  41. Where and How to See the Total Eclipse This Summer in the U.S. Travel, July 10

    On Aug. 21, the sun’s disappearance behind the moon will be visible from the Oregon coast to South Carolina. Here are eight places to see it.

  42. Alabama’s Special Senate Election Is All About Wooing Trump National, July 9

    The Republicans squaring off for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions know President Trump holds the key to victory.

  43. 23 Arrested and Tear Gas Deployed After a K.K.K. Rally in Virginia National, July 8

    About 50 Klansmen rallied against Charlottesville’s decision to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee. More than 1,000 people showed up in response.

  44. North Carolina Shrugs as Its Senator Scrutinizes Russia National, July 8

    Senator Richard M. Burr is leading the Senate’s inquiry into Russian meddling, but many in his state have more pressing local issues on their minds.

  45. Racism Is Everywhere, So Why Not Move South? Op Ed, July 8

    Why black millennials are leaving cities like New York for better opportunities.

  46. Venus Williams Lawfully Entered Intersection Before Crash, Police Say Sports, July 7

    New evidence contradicts earlier statements that the tennis player had run a red light before a fatal crash, the authorities said.

  47. South Carolina Inmate May Have Used Drone in Prison Escape, Officials Say National, July 7

    Jimmy Causey was captured on Friday in his second escape since 2005. This time, the authorities believe, he used at least one cellphone and a drone to flee.

  48. June’s Most Popular Properties Real Estate, July 7

    The most popular properties on The New York Times ‘Find a Home’ real estate listings site.

  49. Steve Scalise Has Surgery to Control Infection After Shooting National, July 6

    Mr. Scalise, who was critically injured in a June 14 shooting during a congressional baseball practice, was moved back to the I.C.U. over concerns about infection.

  50. Georgia Woman Charged With Stabbing 4 of Her Children and Husband to Death National, July 6

    The authorities offered no clues as to why they believe Isabel Martinez, 33, killed all but one of her children and their father.

  51. ‘The Daily’: How the U.S. Underestimated North Korea Podcasts, July 6

    North Korea’s test of a missile that could potentially strike Alaska has crossed a line, and underscores a dilemma for President Trump.

  52. Email Tip About a Noose Pushes a Reporter to Action Insider, July 5

    Our national reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg describes her reporting on the rising number of race-baiting incidents involving nooses.

  53. Inmate Escapes From a 2nd Maximum-Security Prison National, July 5

    Jimmy Causey, 46, went missing on Wednesday in South Carolina. While serving a life term for kidnapping, he escaped another state prison in 2005.

  54. U.S. Citizen Detained by Mistake Sues Miami-Dade Over Immigration Enforcement National, July 5

    In a possible test case for the Trump administration, a Miami-Dade resident says his county should not have honored immigration agents’ requests to hold him in jail.

  55. Louisiana Congressman Retracts Video Filmed at Auschwitz National, July 5

    Representative Clay Higgins apologized after the museum’s Twitter account chastised him, saying that the site was “not a stage.”...

  56. $2.2 Million Homes in Vermont, South Carolina and Pennsylvania Real Estate, July 5

    A 19th-century house in Barnard, an antebellum home near Augusta and a country modern retreat in Bucks County.

  57. What $1.2 Billion Buys in Miami: For Baseball, a Major Distraction Sports, July 4

    As the city prepares to host the All-Star Game, bidding for the Marlins — and their publicly funded stadium — has instead thrust their owner into the spotlight.

  58. A Patriotic Fourth: What Does That Mean Now? National, July 3

    Are Americans still feeling pride in a bitterly divided country? We hit the road to find out.

  59. On His Way Out, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Revs Up Daytona Sports, July 2

    Earnhardt’s wins have waned in his final Nascar season, but his fans filled a treasured track this weekend.

  60. How Low Can Taxes Go? Outside Washington, Republicans Find Limits National, July 2

    Republicans in several states have agreed to raise taxes recently, testing a fundamental economic principle for the right. But is Washington listening?...

  61. For Millions, Life Without Medicaid Services Is No Option Science, July 1

    Supplemental benefits for millions of recipients, many of them disabled, would be at risk under Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

  62. At Least 4 Dead in Crash of Small Plane in Georgia National, July 1

    The Piper PA-23 plane might have broken up while in flight, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said. Multiple agencies are investigating.

  63. Dozens Are Injured in Shooting at a Nightclub in Little Rock National, July 1

    At least 25 people suffered gunshot wounds, but no fatalities were reported. The police said this appeared to be the result of a dispute, not an act of terrorism.

  64. 17 Are Wounded in Shooting at a Little Rock Nightclub National, July 1

    The shooting happened at the Power Ultra Lounge, a club in a two-story building downtown about a mile east of the state Capitol. The police say it was not terror-related.

  65. Wesley Bryan’s Greatest Trick Shot Was Rapid Rise to PGA Win Sports, June 30

    Bryan was originally known for making homemade trick-shot videos with his brother. But after a blistering 16-month run, he won the RBC Heritage in April.

  66. Gunman Called Police Shootings a ‘Necessary Evil’ in a Suicide Note National, June 30

    Gavin Long, who killed three officers last year in Baton Rouge, La., was mad about the “destruction that bad cops continue to inflict upon my people.”...

  67. 2 Killed in Power Plant Explosion Near Tampa, Florida National, June 29

    The authorities said that four other people at the Big Bend Power Station suffered life-threatening injuries from burns at the coal plant.

  68. Venus Williams Is Found at Fault in Fatal Crash Sports, June 29

    The police report said that Williams, who is expected to play at Wimbledon next week, was to blame for the crash.

  69. 1964 | A Libel Suit Yields a Vigorous Defense of Free Speech Insider, June 29

    The New York Times was sued by a commissioner of Montgomery, Ala., for an ad casting serious aspersions — some of them inaccurate — on the police.

  70. 6 Years Old and Desegregating a School Video, June 29

    On Nov. 14, 1960, Ruby Bridges desegregated the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. Hear from Ruby’s teacher about that year and visit the school — in the past, present and in 360 video.

  71. Owner Is Angry His 20-Pound Lobster, Dinnah, Was Photographed by the T.S.A. National, June 28

    A crustacean that gained internet fame when a picture of a T.S.A. agent holding him at a Boston airport was tweeted provided four good meals in Savannah, Ga.

  72. In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead National, June 28

    Southern Company built its plant in Mississippi to show how coal could be burned with fewer carbon emissions. But it never worked as designed.

  73. Samsung Joins Ranks of Foreign Firms Adding Jobs in the U.S. Business, June 28

    The South Korean company said it had considered opening an appliance plant for about three years, but the factory may help it stay on President Trump’s good side.

  74. In McConnell’s Own State, Fear and Confusion Over Health Care Bill National, June 28

    Medicaid covers nearly one in three in Kentucky, and people here don’t know what to oppose more: Obamacare or Republicans’ cure for it.

  75. Arkansas Man Topples Ten Commandments Monument National, June 28

    The man, Michael Tate Reed, slammed his car into the monument on Capitol grounds less than 24 hours after it was installed.

  76. Colombian Anticorruption Official Is Arrested in U.S. Bribery Case Foreign, June 27

    The director of Colombia’s anticorruption unit was arrested in his country’s capital after D.E.A. agents in Miami recorded him at meetings where bribes were discussed.

  77. Sick and Afraid, Some Immigrants Forgo Medical Care Science, June 26

    Around the country, clinics that serve immigrants report seeing fewer patients since the Trump administration issued broad deportation orders.

  78. Mayors, Sidestepping Trump, Vow to Fill Void on Climate Change National, June 26

    American mayors in Miami Beach for their annual meeting urged the federal government to fight global warming and vowed to step up their own efforts.

  79. Saints’ Nick Fairley Will Miss 2017 Season With Heart Problem Sports, June 26

    Fairley, a first-round draft pick in 2011, is coming off a career-best season but could be done with the sport.