Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?
Amid reports that officials had leaked absentee vote totals days before the election, the state G.O.P. chairman said that a new election may be necessary.
The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint.
Would an appearance at Art Basel Miami Beach help ten women scale the barriers of rejection or aesthetic misunderstanding they found in Georgia?
When it comes to the death penalty, guilt or innocence shouldn’t really matter to Christians.
Calling her an unsung hero, President Barack Obama praised her and others for refusing “to accept anything less than a full measure of equality.”
Against the backdrop of a skidding stock market, declining endowments and a cooling of luxury real-estate values, another private museum announced its birth.
A winter storm that had already dropped nearly a foot of snow in Texas led to the cancellation of more than 1,300 flights in the Carolinas, where hundreds of thousands of customers have lost power.
Virginia and North Carolina declared states of emergency as thousands of customers lost electricity. Many people heeded warnings to stay off slick roads, but there were still hundreds of accidents.
L. McCrae Dowless ran an operation that, despite his checkered past, drew little scrutiny — until he ended up in the middle of an election marred by fraud charges
Republicans in Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina seem intent on subverting the will of the voters.
A modernist duplex in Miami Beach, a 1928 home in Fort Wayne and a 1979 ranch house in Hollis.
A modernist duplex in Miami Beach, Fla.; a 1928 home in Fort Wayne, Ind.; and a 1979 ranch house in Hollis, N.H.
Voters chose Brad Raffensperger as secretary of state over John Barrow, a Democrat who had promised to overhaul policies that liberals say suppress minority voting.
At a news conference, the sheriff in South Carolina held up the woman as a “shining example” of why people should own guns and know how to use them.
How do we govern in the age that will begin with the 2020 election?
See full results and maps from the Georgia secretary of state election.
Sgt. Matt Patten of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office wore a patch with a bold letter Q, the symbol of a far-right movement that promotes baseless conspiracy theories.
The settlement, however, will not stop women who say Mr. Epstein sexually abused them when they were girls from seeking redress in federal court.
Officials are scrutinizing the work of L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who has worked for Democratic and Republican politicians in North Carolina, as they investigate claims of fraud.
Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. was directing panicked shoppers to safety when the police shot him, witnesses said. His family wants video of the shooting released.
The cabinet official’s connection to a shady deal for an alleged child molester.
The race in the state’s Ninth Congressional District has been upended by allegations of absentee ballot fraud, which the state elections board is investigating.
As the art hordes hit South Florida, local fashion gets a new look.
In their latest back-and-forth, Dr. Snipes said she would no longer step away from office after Gov. Rick Scott, now a senator-elect, suspended her without pay.
Two bartenders plan to open Jewel of the South, in homage to Joseph Santini and his brandy crusta.
A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee overturned in Arkansas early Monday morning, the state police said.
A crusader films the red-tide carnage in Florida. But in a time of climate-change denialism encouraged by the president, her work draws nasty comments.
Our current detention policies have very specific historical roots.
In the video, the sergeant could be heard using expletives to describe the religious materials. “Taking out the trash, dog,” he said.
The state elections board said it would not certify the results in the Ninth Congressional District and instead would hold a December hearing to explore claims of fraudulent absentee ballots.
T.M. Landry, a school in small-town Louisiana, has garnered national attention for vaulting its underprivileged black students to elite colleges. But the school cut corners and doctored college applications.
As part of a national effort to roll back what they see as Republican voter suppression tactics, Democrats hope to flip the secretary of state post, which oversees Georgia’s elections.
Based on interviews with 46 people, including parents, former and current students and more, and examinations of legal and school records, The Times found the school abused students and doctored college applications.
T.M. Landry College Prep, a small private school in Louisiana, boasted about its record of sending black students from working-class families to top universities. But there’s more to the story.
After police in Alabama fatally shot a 21-year-old black man whom they mistook for a suspect, critics have claimed a double standard in enforcing gun rights.
A division of the World Health Organization made about $75 million off the work of Cuban doctors who earned substandard wages in Brazil, a lawsuit alleges.
Jury selection begins next week in a civil case involving the New York financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls. It could be the first time some victims will publicly testify.
James Fields Jr. is accused of plowing a car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring many others.
It wasn’t a wave everywhere. In North Carolina and other states, gerrymandered congressional maps played a big role in keeping down Democratic gains.
A ProPublica team investigated the death of a young black man in Weirton, W. Va., and the firing of a police officer who did not shoot his gun.
Prison inmates in South Carolina blackmailed hundreds of military members of all ranks and collected more than $560,000, prosecutors said.
’Tis the season to be running …
Few states have held more sway on Capitol Hill because of Senate seniority and committee chairmanships, which helped bring home billions of dollars. But Tuesday’s election underscored changes afoot.
Dasha Fincher was jailed after deputies searched her car during a 2016 traffic stop and found what they thought was methamphetamine. Now she’s suing.
The suspects chose targets with the means to pay ransom and a need to put their systems back online quickly, law enforcement officials said.
The former chief, Raimundo Atesiano, ordered officers to arrest people without evidence to make his department look like it was successfully fighting crime, according to court documents.
With a late boost from President Trump, Ms. Hyde-Smith defeated the Democratic candidate, Mike Espy, and set the Republican advantage in the Senate at 53-47.
Saying that voting-roll purges and problems at the polls had amounted to voter suppression, allies of Stacey Abrams called on Tuesday for federal oversight.
See full results and maps from the Mississippi Senate special election.
The giving practices of rich magnates and foundations still suggest a colonial mind-set, the author of a new book argues, as he offers ideas for change.
The state’s voters will decide between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy as their next senator.
The president offered an unabashed endorsement of Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is under fire over comments that seemed to embrace the state’s racist history.
Mississippi voters face a test of their values and priorities in Tuesday’s Senate election. House Democrats and Nancy Pelosi face a test of their own Wednesday when they elect their new leadership.
Members of a synagogue in Atlanta come together to make the savory pocket pastries to sell at Hanukkah, as they have for decades.
The parents of Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. said that he pulled out a gun after a gunman opened fire inside the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala., to protect shoppers.
Mississippi has elected only Republicans to the Senate for the last three decades. But a controversial remark by a Republican incumbent, Cindy Hyde-Smith, could flip one of the state’s seats. Here’s how we got here.
Using her influence as an Arkansas first lady and senator’s wife, she earned national recognition for her efforts to promote immunizations.
The police said the man, Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., 21, was likely not the gunman who shot at least one person. His death drew criticism from his family and protesters on Saturday.
Mike Espy, the Democratic nominee in the Mississippi Senate election Tuesday, has had to choose between satisfying African-Americans and white liberals or driving away conservative-leaning voters.
A Guatemalan migrant separated from her daughter at the border has been told she faces the possible loss of her parental rights, in part because her daughter was born in the United States.
There were extra police officers at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Ala., when gunfire erupted during holiday shopping hours.
The company will commission 22 plays, with more than half set to go to female playwrights and playwrights of color, its artistic director said.
An 1898 Arts and Crafts house in Glocester, a modern condominium in Chicago and a 1931 cottage in Fayetteville.
An 1898 Arts and Crafts house in Glocester, R.I.; a modern condominium in Chicago; and a 1931 cottage in Fayetteville, Ark.
A new exhibition challenges the perceived identity of the American South, at a time when the definition of regionalism itself is in flux.
President Trump defended his daughter, saying there was no comparison to Hillary Clinton’s email practices and dismissing the issue as “fake news.”
In the On Politics newsletter, tips for keeping the peace around the dinner table; plus, great moments in presidential Thanksgiving history.
It is the largest outbreak in North Carolina since the chickenpox vaccine first became available in 1995.
The senator, under fire for comments that were widely criticized, said, “For anyone that was offended by my remarks, I certainly apologize.”
“We’re not in a crisis yet, but all of the trends are in a bad direction,” said the insurance commissioner for California, which had to prevent insurers from abruptly dropping fire victims.
The Republican candidate for commissioner of agriculture conceded his loss, but expressed widely held concerns about mishaps by elections officials in two counties.
An election that seemed a sure win for the Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith has become competitive after she made widely criticized remarks referencing “a public hanging.”
Readers tell us stories of politics affecting their personal relationships; plus, a dispatch from the home of a civil rights icon in Mississippi.
Made in Tennessee, Tigertail — from the German mustard company Develey — boasts classic flavors, as well as inventive ones.
Recovery will be slow for many of the vacation spots devastated by Hurricane Michael. But there are some options in the area for vacationers looking for a winter getaway.
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Dr. Snipes said she had decided to resign her position, hours after the conclusion of a vote recount that exposed a series of failures in her office.
More than just a flashback to 2000, the Florida recount is an ominous dry run for messaging about vote-stealing that will further erode confidence in the election process.
Senator Bill Nelson, a three-term Democrat, lost his Senate seat to Florida’s current Republican governor in a tight race.
Ron DeSantis has taken a quiet, nonconfrontational approach during the fractious recount that preceded his victory as governor.
The mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, publicly congratulated Ron DeSantis in winning the governor’s race after a closely fought campaign and two recounts.
Covering Florida elections for the past decade, I became inevitably steeped in the lore of Bush v. Gore.
The Fairlane Hotel, set in a converted bank building, pays homage to its past without taking it too seriously.
None of the discrepancies are enough to affect the outcome of races. But they call into question the reliability of the state’s elections.
Ms. Abrams acknowledged that her Republican rival Brian Kemp would become governor, saying “the law currently allows no further viable remedy” to challenge the vote.
A manual recount was underway in two still-undecided statewide elections in Florida, including the race for the Senate.
In ballot measure results, red states voted for progressive goals like Medicaid expansion and blue states voted against proposals to protect the environment.
The internet retailer took 14 months to decide on a second headquarters. Surprise! There will be two of them, and skeptics have plenty to chew on.
Once seen as crime scene detritus, bullets and ejected shell casings are now recognized as vital pieces of evidence.
Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again.
The ex-state trooper was killed by the police after wounding a district attorney who was sitting in his car near his office building.
Election results still aren’t clear in Florida and Georgia, where lawsuits, recounts and confusion are the order of the day.
Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City in Queens are about to become home to an internet giant. They will probably never appear the same again.
Ms. Patterson, a three-term centrist Democrat from a conservative-leaning district, was also the last woman from South Carolina to hold a House seat.
After failing to gain entry to a predominantly black church, the man shot and killed two black people at a Kroger in Kentucky, the authorities say.
A voter recounts the challenge of matching the signature on record to ensure that his vote would be counted.
Amazon missed an opportunity to generate good will and bridge the divide between red and blue America by picking a city in the heartland.
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson were facing a manual recount in the Senate battle. The Republican, Ron DeSantis, appears to have won governor’s race over Andrew Gillum.
We spoke with Abigail Spanberger, a recently elected congresswoman from Virginia, about her first days in the Capitol and what it means to be a Democrat today.
And is President Trump actually good for the Republican Party?
A new book shows the unmatched trust and connection photographers at the Louisville Courier Journal had with their city’s most famous son: Muhammad Ali.
Thousands of ballots have been rejected in Florida because voters’ signatures don’t match what’s on file. Democrats are arguing that’s disenfranchisement.
Brian Kemp and Rick Scott have drawn criticism for mixing their political lives with their public roles, contributing to the electoral turmoil in Georgia and Florida.
JBG Smith is the largest landowner in a Virginia area some have called a ghost town. That could change fast with Amazon’s new office plans.
Marc Elias, a veteran of high-stakes political battles, is a powerful behind-the-scenes operator who has faced criticism from both left and right.
Mr. Cruz, 20, struck a sergeant and took his electroshock weapon in the Florida jail where he is being held, the authorities said.
The Florida senator is promoting false conspiracy theories for partisan gain.
Eager candidates offered name changes, helipads and even cactuses to entice the company into setting up shop.
The partisan battle over several close races risks damaging public confidence in the state’s election systems.
In a boost to Miami’s culinary scene, a city that had no food halls now has four and counting.
Old equipment in Palm Beach County prompted the elections supervisor to warn the county may not be able to meet the deadline in Florida’s statewide recount.
The states offered tax credits, rebates and other incentives to lure the online retail giant and 25,000 jobs. Neighboring states offered even more.
Republicans’ baseless claims poison the races for governor and senator.
Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida governor election a week ago. But a recount has reopened the race, and he has returned to public appearances across the state.
After days of withering attacks from Republicans, the head of Broward County’s elections office, Brenda Snipes, considers stepping down from her post.
The two parties are battling in court over the Florida recount, but it is ultimately up to the Republican-controlled Senate to decide whether it accepts the outcome.
Amazon is not in the business of saving your hometown.
Crystal City, a declining neighborhood in Arlington, Va., cheered Amazon’s arrival on Tuesday. It’s getting a new name — National Landing — to go along with its victory.
The new secretary of state must fix an infrastructure that’s extraordinarily vulnerable to hackers.
A reader faults the president for calling for an end to the vote-counting.
A close-knit group of rural African-American women have perfected a distinctive art.
My South Carolina district hadn’t voted for a Democrat in 40 years. What happened?
A close-knit group of rural African-American women have perfected the distinctive art of quilting.
There is no economic benefit to huge tax incentives to lure new companies, so why do cities keep offering them?
After meeting with the governor and mayor, Amazon decided the men could put aside their differences, and it began to iron out a package worth over a billion dollars.
Marco Rubio and other top Republicans would rather undermine democracy than lose fairly.
The unfavorable map of the 2016 election still seems to pose a problem.
Dusting off their playbook from 2000, Republicans claim the recount is rife with fraud. But what’s driving them is their narrow majority in the Senate and their need to deliver a win to the base.
After a yearlong search for another home, Amazon has finalized plans to split about 50,000 employees between Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City, Va.
The ruling, by a judge in Federal District Court in Atlanta, deepened the turmoil into the rancorous governor’s race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp.
Without evidence, President Trump asserted that some ballots in Florida “showed up out of nowhere” and that others were missing or forged.
Judge Jack Tuter refused to order the impounding of vote-counting equipment, but lawyers on both sides agreed on adding extra security at elections center.
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, whose opponent is black, said she meant to convey respect, but a linguistics professor said the idiom had a negative connotation and fell out of use long ago.
The Mala Market carries a dozen essential spices for the fiery cuisine, including fragrant green Sichuan peppercorns.
A growing number of government officials are misusing their office in egregious ways to try to tilt the electoral playing field in their favor.
A flurry of ballot measures on Election Day were the latest move to reshape how we vote, and who can cast a ballot.
To reshape the narrative of art told by American institutions, the foundation will transfer 51 works by black self-taught artists to additional museums.