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  1. North Carolina Strikes a Deal to Repeal Restrictive Bathroom Law U.S., Yesterday

    The law had elicited an outcry from liberals and businesses that said it allowed discrimination against transgender individuals.

  2. $1.5 Million Homes in Washington State, Kentucky and Georgia Real Estate, Yesterday

    A Craftsman-style house in Seattle; a country estate in Prospect, Ky.; and a cedar-shingled home in an Atlanta suburb.

  3. What You Get for $1.5 Million Slideshow, Yesterday

    A Craftsman-style house in Seattle; a country estate in Prospect, Ky.; and a cedar-shingled home in an Atlanta suburb.

  4. Parents Sue Georgia Over Right to Give Daughter the Surname ‘Allah’ U.S., Yesterday

    A couple says they chose their daughter’s surname because it is noble. The state says it must be the last name of one of her parents, or a combination of the two.

  5. Why Democrats Have a Shot in a Georgia District Dominated by Republicans The Upshot, Yesterday

    The contest to fill Tom Price’s vacant congressional seat is an early test of whether Democrats can make use of President Trump’s unpopularity.

  6. Bill Minor, Journalist Who Was Called Conscience of Mississippi, Dies at 94 Business Day, March 28

    Mr. Minor was already known for exposing corrupt Mississippi politicians when he became one of the South’s leading news voices on the civil rights movement.

  7. A Surprise Trip to Prison Times Insider, March 28

    The Times Reporter Campbell Robertson describes how he put together his article on an Alabama prison’s descent into violence.

  8. F.B.I. Arrests Iraqi Refugees Related to American’s Kidnapper World, March 28

    The two refugees in Virginia are accused of failing to disclose that a brother had been involved in the 2004 kidnapping of an American contractor in Iraq.

  9. Coal Miners Hope Trump’s Order Will Help. But Few Are Counting on It. U.S., March 28

    President Trump’s move aiming to roll back environmental regulations elated many in coal country who felt bullied by his predecessor. But expectations for a comeback remain muted.

  10. A Florida of Sun, Sky, Sea and Mind Books, March 28

    “Sunshine State,” Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, and “Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” Jack E. Davis’s environmental history, each explore the terrain of an unmoored state.

  11. To Address Affordable Housing Shortage, Restoring 19th-Century Homes Real Estate, March 28

    In Apalachicola, Fla., residents are divided over how to solve a lack of affordable housing. Some advocate converting early examples of African-American architecture.

  12. Tiny Homes With a Long History and Uncertain Future Slideshow, March 28

    Apalachicola, Fla., is debating whether its housing problem should be solved with new homes or the historic 19th-century shotgun houses that are its legacy.

  13. An Alabama Prison’s Unrelenting Descent Into Violence U.S., March 28

    Even in a state with some of the nation’s most troubled and overcrowded prisons, St. Clair Correctional Facility stands out for its history of violence.

  14. Accordions, Étouffée and Nonstop Dancing in a Zydeco Capital Travel, March 28

    In Breaux Bridge and Lafayette, La., music is the magnet — the Festival International de Louisiane is scheduled for April. Boudin is on the menu too.

  15. At 91, Ella Brennan Still Feeds (and Leads) New Orleans Food, March 27

    A hard-driving businesswoman, “Hurricane Ella” has mentored generations of chefs, including Paul Prudhomme and Emeril Lagasse.

  16. U.S. to Send Over 200 More Soldiers to Iraq to Help Retake Mosul World, March 27

    The deployment includes two Army infantry companies and a platoon equipped to clear away roadside bombs. They are due to leave for Iraq within the next 36 hours.

  17. Facing Gators and Detours, First of New York’s New Ferries Voyages North N.Y. / Region, March 27

    The vessel belongs to a fleet built as part of the mayor’s plan to start a citywide ferry service this summer. But first it has to get past Florida.

  18. Trump Puts a Presidential-Size Spotlight on His Brand U.S., March 26

    The president spent part of this weekend at one of his golf clubs and in a restaurant at one of his hotels, part of a pattern of visits to properties that bear his name.

  19. Health Bill’s Failure Leaves Supporters in a Political Jam Back Home U.S., March 25

    In running for re-election next year, some Republican lawmakers may have to defend their support for a politically explosive bill that many backed only reluctantly.

  20. Will the Labor Secretary Help Labor? Opinion, March 25

    President Trump’s new choice for labor secretary seems unlikely to defend new overtime standards, which are desperately needed.

  21. Arkansas Struggles to Find Enough People to Watch Executions U.S., March 25

    The Department of Correction director has begun asking for volunteers to fulfill a state law requiring that at least six people watch an execution.

  22. Jon Batiste and Wynton Marsalis Prize John Lewis, and Each Other Arts, March 24

    The pianist and trumpeter talk about their work on the new album “The Music of John Lewis,” their New Orleans roots and their musical forefathers.

  23. North Carolina School System Pulls Book About a Boy in a Dress U.S., March 24

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools system dropped plans to use “Jacob’s New Dress” in a first-grade lesson about bullying after complaints were raised.

  24. President James K. Polk’s Body May Be Moved. Again. U.S., March 24

    James K. Polk’s body has been buried in three places. Lawmakers are now considering moving it again, to the site of a Polk family home and museum in Columbia, Tenn.

  25. Dustin Johnson Wins Again in Match Play, and Rory McIlroy Is Eliminated Sports, March 23

    Johnson, the world’s top-ranked golfer, continued his perfect record at the W.G.C.-Dell Match Play. Rory McIlroy had the day off but failed to advance.

  26. One Rationale for Voter ID Debunked, G.O.P. Has Another U.S., March 23

    After failing to find widespread voter fraud, Republican state lawmakers are calling for tighter restrictions on voting based on perception of tainted ballots.

  27. A ‘Stand Your Ground’ Expansion That Expands Inequality Opinion, March 23

    The legal boundaries of civilian self-defense have been expanding, but for only some of us.

  28. $1 Million Homes in Maryland, Florida and Illinois Real Estate, March 22

    An 1854 rowhouse in Baltimore; a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home with a landscaped atrium; and a Victorian house in Chicago

  29. What You Get for ... $1,000,000 Slideshow, March 22

    An 1854 rowhouse in Baltimore; a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home with a landscaped atrium; and a Victorian house in Chicago.

  30. Coming Out in Droves for Free Health Care Video, March 22

    A nonprofit sets up temporary clinics that provide free medical services to people in rural areas of the United States. For the hundreds that showed up in Cookeville, Tenn., this was a chance to get a checkup, dental treatment or eye care.

  31. An Improbable 6,000-Mile Boat Trip Around the East Coast Magazine, March 22

    Joining up with the Great Loop, an intricate route that transforms half the United States into an island.

  32. Wandering New Orleans After Seeing It From the Stage Magazine, March 21

    After a decade of visiting the city on tour, I finally got to experience it as a tourist.

  33. 20 Years After Being Bullied Into Confessing, ‘Norfolk 4’ Are Pardoned U.S., March 21

    Four former sailors convicted of rape and murder drew attention when their claims of innocence were backed by law enforcement and the crime novelist John Grisham.

  34. A Friend Lied About Dylann Roof’s Massacre Plan. Now He’ll Go to Prison. U.S., March 21

    The F.B.I. says Joseph Meek’s failure to speak up before the massacre in a Charleston church deprived “law enforcement of the opportunity to intervene.”

  35. Trump, Embattled in Washington, Recharges Among Fans in Kentucky U.S., March 20

    The president promised to renegotiate trade deals, clamp down on illegal immigration and keep terrorists out of the country, while vowing to pass the health care overhaul.

  36. Mets See Encouraging Signs in Matt Harvey’s Latest Start Sports, March 20

    Harvey and Manager Terry Collins both remarked on Harvey’s improvements with his delivery and command in the 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

  37. Bonds That Combat the Isolation of Military Life Opinion, March 20

    In an era when the military is all-volunteer, building communities helps warriors and their families bear all of the domestic hardships.

  38. The Death and Rebirth of the Duncan Grapefruit Food, March 20

    Once a breakfast staple, this white, seed-packed variety of the fruit has all but disappeared. Yet there are hints of a small-scale revival.

  39. Arkansas’s Cruel and Unusual Killing Spree Opinion, March 20

    Its batch of a lethal injection drug will soon expire, so the state is rushing to execute eight men.

  40. Compounding the Risk for Coal Miners Opinion, March 20

    For G.O.P. legislators, bringing back the glory days means bringing back looser safety laws.

  41. Marc Leishman Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational by a Stroke Sports, March 19

    With a 52-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole and a clutch par on the 18th, Leishman picked up his second tour victory, edging Kevin Kisner and Charley Hoffman with an 11-under 277.

  42. Yankees Capitalize on 2nd Chance With Young Star Who Got Away Sports, March 19

    For a time, a top Yankees prospect, Gleyber Torres, was strutting his stuff for the Chicago Cubs organization. Now he’s in pinstripes at last, and hopes are high.

  43. Was Trump Golfing? White House Shrouds Time at His Clubs in Mystery U.S., March 19

    After President Trump criticized his predecessor for golfing, the administration has provided few details about the time Mr. Trump spends at his clubs.

  44. To South Carolina District, Trump’s Tough Budget Is a Promise Kept U.S., March 19

    The plan, with its focus on defense, has met with skepticism in Washington, but supporters here cheer a leader doing “just what he said he was going to do.”

  45. In North Carolina, Governing With a Punch and a Handshake U.S., March 19

    The Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, is seeking common ground with a Republican legislature even as he fights off its efforts to curb his power.

  46. Basing Life on What You Can Afford Your Money, March 19

    We all face financial trade-offs. Needs over wants. Faith over financial facts. A dozen people from around the country share their stories.

  47. How a Grenade in a Playpen Led to an Investigative Project Times Insider, March 18

    A botched search in Georgia in 2014 that injured a child inspired Kevin Sack’s extensive study of forcible-entry raids, in which over 90 people have died.

  48. N.C.A.A. Leader Mark Emmert Says Discrimination Policy Is Clear Sports, March 17

    Last year, North Carolina was barred from hosting games in the men’s basketball tournament because of a contentious state law. Other states have moved to enact similar bills.

  49. Third Time’s the Charm: Bass Museum Sets October Opening Arts, March 17

    Now focusing on contemporary art, the Miami Beach museum will have plenty of competition.

  50. Good, Bad and Mad: Andrew Rosenthal on the News Times Insider, March 17

    Opinion columnist Andrew Rosenthal on the Administration’s proposed budget, Florida’s gun laws and the Dutch election.

  51. A Restaurant That Brings the Italian Coast to Miami Beach Travel, March 17

    Forte dei Marmi serves food kissed by a sea breeze, always a good idea in a sun-drenched location.

  52. The Seasons Aren’t What They Used to Be Opinion, March 17

    I’m nearly 50, so springtime has moved, on average, a full two weeks since I was born. And you?

  53. Florida Prosecutor Takes a Bold Stand Against Death Penalty U.S., March 16

    Hours after the prosecutor announced that she would no longer seek the death penalty, the governor removed her from a case involving the killing of an officer.

  54. Trump Takes Nashville Opinion, March 16

    The president was coming to this red state, and my blue town wasn’t happy.

  55. 36 Hours in St. Pete Beach, Fla. (and Environs) Interactive, March 16

    Along a seam of white sugar-sand beaches, a string of Florida beach towns offers a version of vacation bliss, replete with seafood and midcentury ambience.

  56. Trump Urges Supporters to Unite Behind G.O.P. Health Plan U.S., March 15

    As the president spoke in Nashville, House Speaker Paul Ryan said that his overhaul bill would be refined after discussions with fellow Republicans.

  57. South Carolina Ends One Controversy and Exploits Its Neighbor’s Sports, March 15

    Having passed a bill in 2015 to end the display of the Confederate flag at its Capitol, the state was eligible to host tournament games the N.C.A.A. moved out of North Carolina.

  58. Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes Health, March 15

    Three women suffered severe eye damage at a Florida clinic, exposing gaps in protections for people seeking unproven treatments.

  59. Florida Poised to Strengthen ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense U.S., March 15

    The State Senate passed a bill requiring prosecutors to prove that the law does not apply when a suspect says he was defending himself.

  60. $2,700,000 Homes in Arizona, South Carolina and Texas Real Estate, March 15

    A modernist house in Scottsdale, Ariz.; a creekside home on a South Carolina island; and a 19th-century house in San Antonio.

  61. A History of Presidents, Mostly Democrats, Paying Homage to Jackson U.S., March 15

    His reputation has declined sharply among Democrats. But he was once part of the “progressive pantheon,” historians say.

  62. ‘The Daily’: Eight Executions in 10 Days, and One Drug at the Center Podcasts, March 15

    How a sedative more powerful than Valium has become central to executions around the country — and a race against the clock in Arkansas.

  63. Father Imprisoned for Genital Cutting Is Deported to Ethiopia U.S., March 14

    Khalid Adem, an immigrant who lived in the Atlanta area, served 10 years for using scissors to perform the banned procedure on his 2-year-old daughter.

  64. When a Few Bucks Can Get Students to the Finish Line Opinion, March 14

    In Georgia, keeping students solvent until graduation brings their university big dividends.

  65. Zika Warning Is Issued Over Sperm Banks in the Miami Area Health, March 13

    Women who are considering trying to become pregnant should consider the possibility that sperm collected in some areas might be infected with the Zika virus, officials said.

  66. Crime and the Adolescent Brain Opinion, March 11

    Sixteen-year-olds who are tried as juveniles are less likely to be rearrested than those tried as adults.

  67. ‘The Daily’: Obamacare on the Ground, and Music in the Air Podcasts, March 10

    We talk to a doctor in rural West Virginia, and listen to some of the songs that tell us about this moment in time.

  68. Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in the U.S. Real Estate, March 10

    The top five highest and lowest median property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  69. With Trump in White House, His Golf Properties Prosper U.S., March 9

    “I think our brand is the hottest it has ever been,” said Eric Trump, who oversees the company’s courses. Critics say the Oval Office should not be a global advertising platform.

  70. ‘Stand Your Ground’ Could Get Worse Opinion, March 9

    Republican legislators in Florida are planning to compound the deadly mischief of the state’s law.

  71. A Brand Name for a Hedge Fund Happy Hour: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Business Day, March 9

    A Palm Beach hedge fund association is holding a networking event at President Trump’s private member club, and hopes the president drops in.

  72. What It Feels Like When a Mosque Is Threatened Opinion, March 9

    More than a dozen threats this year have inspired both concern and defiance.

  73. How to Plan a Family Reunion Travel, March 9

    To get the most out of a gathering of loved ones, set a date far in advance and plan a themed event for the group.

  74. Arkansas’s Rush to Execution Opinion, March 9

    The state has scheduled a killing spree because its batch of lethal-injection drugs is expiring.

  75. Two Dozen People Are Accused of Bringing 200 Guns to New York N.Y. / Region, March 8

    The authorities say a gun-trafficking ring brought guns, including assault weapons, to New York from Virginia using a familiar route on Interstate 95.

  76. After a Long March, a Sudanese Refugee Crosses His Finish Line Magazine, March 8

    Ending years of trying and failing, a so-called Lost Boy of Sudan has finally achieved his dream: becoming an officer with the Atlanta Police Department.

  77. North Carolina Officer Will Not Be Charged After Slamming Teenager to the Ground U.S., March 8

    The officer was shown on a cellphone video throwing the 15-year-old girl to the ground while trying to break up a fight at Rolesville High School.

  78. Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor U.S., March 8

    Sonny Perdue, one of the last Trump cabinet picks awaiting confirmation, had 13 ethics complaints filed against him and was fined while he was governor.

  79. A Democrat in Conservative Georgia Rides Opposition to Trump U.S., March 8

    Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old running for the House seat vacated by Tom Price, has raised about $3 million while 11 Republican candidates fight for attention.

  80. At Least 4 Killed as Train Barrels Into Charter Bus in Biloxi U.S., March 7

    The bus appeared to have gotten stuck on the tracks at a railroad crossing, the police said. Almost every bus passenger appeared to have some injuries.

  81. A Lefty Legend Pleads for a Return to a New Deal Ethos U.S., March 7

    At 90, Charles Peters, founding editor of Washington Monthly and author of a new book, wants “to grab people by the lapels and say, ‘We’ve got to change.’”

  82. On ‘Day Without Women,’ Two Districts Cancel School U.S., March 6

    The districts, in Virginia and North Carolina, anticipate not having enough teachers on Wednesday, which will be a nationwide day of protest.

  83. Bird Flu Outbreak Found at a Tennessee Farm Food, March 6

    An outbreak at a farm that produces chickens for Tyson Foods has led the U.S.D.A. to establish a quarantine on farms around the area.

  84. What if the Court in the Loving Case Had Declared Race a False Idea? Opinion, March 6

    It could have altered the national discourse on race decades ago.

  85. About Clint Frazier’s Lush Locks: Will the Yankees Let Their Hair Down? Sports, March 5

    The Bombers have long observed a strict Steinbrenner-era grooming code. But as other teams relax their own rules, is there room for a man bun in the Bronx?

  86. About Clint Frazier’s Lush Locks: Will the Yankees Let Their Hair Down? Sports, March 5

    The Bombers have long observed a strict Steinbrenner-era grooming code. But as other teams relax their own rules, is there room for a man bun in the Bronx?

  87. I Remember When Appalachia Wasn’t Trump Country Opinion, March 4

    Liberalism used to be a defining value for people in West Virginia.

  88. For Trump and DeVos, a Florida Private School Is a Model for Choice U.S., March 3

    St. Andrew Catholic School, just outside Orlando, has embraced a state program that uses public money to allow low-income students to attend private schools.

  89. An Alabama Drive-In Bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character Movies, March 3

    A Facebook post from the owners said they would “not compromise on what the Bible teaches.” It’s not clear that Disney planned to show the film there.

  90. Arkansas Rushes to Execute 8 Men in the Space of 10 Days U.S., March 3

    As the state rushes to beat the expiration date of its supply of a lethal-injection drug, the rate of scheduled executions is unmatched since capital punishment resumed in 1977.

  91. McMaster Was Rebuked in 2015 Over Handling of 2 Officers Accused of Sexual Assault U.S., March 2

    An Army report found that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, now President Trump’s national security adviser, violated regulations in a case involving two junior officers.

  92. Military Expects More Shopping Money, if Not All Trump Seeks Business Day, March 2

    With the budget request likely to meet headwinds, any expansion will probably add personnel and supplement existing arms programs, not start new ones.

  93. Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers Are Back for More Sports, March 2

    The ace of the staff has come back from injuries and will try to lead a veteran team into the World Series.

  94. A Young Immigrant Spoke Out About Her Deportation Fears. Then She Was Detained. U.S., March 2

    Daniela Vargas, 22, had applied to renew her status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Her lawyer said she has been told she will be sent back to Argentina.

  95. Saving Nina Simone’s Birthplace as an Act of Art and Politics Arts, March 2

    In an act of cultural and historic preservation, four artists have bought the house in Tryon, N.C., where Ms. Simone was born and raised.

  96. Surprise Saviors for Nina Simone’s Home Video, March 2

    Four artists have purchased the childhood home of Nina Simone to try to preserve it. Walk through with the artist Adam Pendleton as he tours the North Carolina house.

  97. Corporations Show Support for Transgender Boy in Supreme Court Case U.S., March 2

    Dozens of companies, including Amazon and Apple, signed on to a brief in support of Gavin Grimm’s fight against his school district over which bathrooms he may use.

  98. Mardi Gras Isn’t Just in New Orleans U.S., March 1

    Before there even was a New Orleans, Mobile, Ala., was celebrating Mardi Gras with festivities that begin in November and stretch for months.

  99. Georgia Couple Get Prison for Racial Threats at Black Child’s Party U.S., March 1

    The couple, part of a group called Respect the Flag, were convicted of making terroristic threats and violating the state’s street-gang law in the 2015 encounter.

  100. Supreme Court Returns Virginia Voting District Case to Lower Court U.S., March 1

    The court tried to clarify the role race can play in drawing districts but left it to the trial court to apply a slightly refined definition of racial gerrymandering.

  101. $750,000 Homes in Virginia, Missouri and Arkansas Real Estate, March 1

    A Federal-style house in Heathsville, Va.; a condominium in St. Louis; and a 1921 mansion in Little Rock, Ark.

  102. What You Get for $750,000 Slideshow, March 1

    A Federal-style house in Heathsville, Va.; a condominium in St. Louis; and a 1921 mansion in Little Rock, Ark.

  103. Mardi Gras Crash in Alabama Injures 12 Students in Marching Band U.S., February 28

    Four members of the Gulf Shores High School Mighty Dolphin Marching Band were in critical condition after a 73-year-old driver lost control.

  104. Matt Apuzzo: How an Investigative Reporter Got His Story Times Insider, February 28

    In this podcast, investigative reporter Matt Apuzzo talks about how he reported a story about a cigarette smuggling scam that involved government agents.

  105. At Fort Lauderdale’s Mai-Kai, It’s Always Tiki Time Travel, February 28

    David Levy, who runs the enduring Mai-Kai, talks about its stage show, the annual festival called the Hukilau, and famous drinks like the rum barrel.

  106. Atlanta Has Fan Clubs. Now It’s Going to Play Some M.L.S. Games, Too. Sports, February 28

    Supporters have wrapped their arms around the city’s new pro soccer team, Atlanta United F.C., which will play its first game in M.L.S. on Sunday.