The singer’s latest album is a tribute to the sounds of the city where she was born and a chance to “give exposure to the things that I believe in.”
Trevor Schoonmaker turns the Big Easy into a giant gallery, with Rashid Johnson, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mark Dion and more across 17 venues.
Ms. Brown was 16 when she shot and killed a 43-year-old man who had hired her as a prostitute. Her supporters say she was a sex trafficking victim who deserves leniency.
President Trump said Alabama voters should not support Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for the Senate. Mr. Trump declined to say whether he would campaign for Mr. Moore.
The nimble record label in the world’s de facto hip-hop capital is working to build sustainable careers, not viral moments, in the streaming era.
Three porthole-filled buildings in New York and many unique homes in New Orleans testify to Mr. Ledner’s adventurousness.
Facing its first execution in more than six years, the state is considering granting drug companies anonymity in order to get the lethal drugs it needs.
From Bill Clinton to Roy Moore all the way back to Thomas Jefferson.
A program that let 59,000 Haitians remain in the United States after a 2010 earthquake will end in July 2019.
The Supreme Court has narrowed the use of life sentences without parole for juveniles. Now it can end it for good.
The regulations, which will stay in place for at least 18 months, limit the size of crowds at the statue and bans weapons at permitted events, the governor said.
Here are a few things to know about Ms. Cantrell, in an election season in which women and minorities have won groundbreaking races across the country.
Well, not everything, but his ideas are no better than his behavior.
Alabama Democrats see a rare chance of victory in the Senate special election. But the party is too diminished to give its candidate, Doug Jones, much help.
Appalled by the allegations against the Senate candidate, but hesitant to alienate churchgoers who support him, many ministers steered clear of the race in Sunday sermons.
At an event in Little Rock, it was clear that Bill and Hillary Clinton, and many of their supporters, have not gotten over her loss to President Trump.
Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.
A growing skepticism of science has seeped into the classroom, and it’s revived attacks on one of the most established principles of biology – evolution.
The current furor surrounding the Senate candidate has played out like a concentrated version of his battle-filled career.
“Bernie Bernstein” makes a robocall in deep-red Alabama.
Tens of thousands of new arrivals fleeing damage from Hurricane Maria have arrived. Many expect to stay — and they could reshape Florida and its politics.
Its governor restored the voting rights of thousands of disenfranchised felons, something all states should do.
Kayla Moore, the wife of the embattled Senate candidate, offered a spirited defense of him on Friday: “He will not step down.”
The allegations against the Senate candidate represent just the latest political scandal in a state that has known plenty of them.
Looming defeat has set the GOP free to be the terrible party it always wanted to be.
Roy Moore, while generally a deeply conservative judge, voted more often than most of his colleagues in favor of convicted criminals, including in sex abuse cases.
Wilbert Jones spent nearly half a century behind bars. He left prison on Wednesday after a judge vacated his rape conviction because of withheld evidence.
Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Republican Party intends to stick by its nominee for a United States Senate seat.
While Ms. Williams was playing in the United States Open in New York, thieves broke into her home in Palm Beach Gardens and stole the goods, the police said.
On Saturday, a formerly graffiti-covered work by Banksy is to be unveiled, coinciding with the opening day of the art show Prospect New Orleans.
Initially, Mr. Moore seemed like he might be able to easily win a Senate seat in Alabama. But allegations of sexual misconduct have changed the scope of the race.
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.
Accusations of groping and unwanted overtures surfaced as Mr. Moore’s campaign tried to cast doubt on the credibility of one of his accusers.
I no longer see Christ in American conservatism.
A man wearing a jacket and walking with a distinctive stride was seen near a the scene of a homicide in Seminole Heights on Oct. 9 and another one on Tuesday. Detectives think he may be responsible for four recent killings.
Attending his first owners’ meetings as a stakeholder and the chief executive of the Marlins, Jeter carefully addressed Stanton’s future with the team.
At a news conference, a lawyer for Mr. Moore’s campaign suggested that one of his accusers had lied in her statement against him.
The authorities subjected 850 high school students to “unreasonable, aggressive and invasive” searches, a lawsuit alleged. They were looking for drugs, but found none.
I’m a conservative Christian and a Republican. I’m ashamed of Roy Moore.
With a major retrospective at the Pérez museum, the Miami filmmaker Dara Friedman talks about her art, her career — and her city as a cultural capital.
The Roy Moore race tests the limits of what might be the most Republican state in the country.
An 18th-century farmhouse outside Newport, a houseboat in Sausalito and a modern home in Atlanta.
An 18th-century farmhouse outside Newport, a houseboat in Sausalito and a modern home in Atlanta.
In the Bronx, a fund keeps poor people charged with small offenses out of the city’s most notorious jail by helping them make bail.
For many Americans, Thanksgiving travel generally means visiting family and perhaps some shopping. But if you have time for something a little different this year, there are worthwhile events happening across the country, in big cities and spots m...
That’s the beauty and brilliance of this transgender trailblazer.
Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, and his supporters are trying to discredit and diminish the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against him.
A man was killed in the Seminole Heights neighborhood, a crime thought to be linked to three other shootings last month. “This has got to stop,” the mayor said.
Doug Jones has portrayed his race for the Senate as an Alabama effort, apart from the national Democratic Party, but he is reaping the fruit of an energized party.
Amid long-whispered rumors and allegations of sexual impropriety, an Alabama county seeks to make sense of its most famous resident.
The federal bankruptcy court in Virginia’s capital moves quickly, has expert judges and legal precedents that are favorable to companies, and a reputation for approving huge fees for lawyers.
Ballots have been printed, and absentee voting has begun in Alabama, leaving Republicans with few options to stop Mr. Moore’s campaign for the Senate.
Roy S. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, was accused of sexual misconduct by a fifth woman. Republicans in the Senate have called for him to drop out of the campaign.
Read the text of a statement by Beverly Young Nelson, accusing the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama of a sexual assault when she was a teenager.
The new accusations came hours after Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared that he believes the accusers and urged Mr. Moore, a Senate candidate, to step aside.
For campaign managers like Kathryn Sorenson, much of their job was simply channeling the enormous wave of energy that came their way.
Partisan redistricting and increasingly restrictive voting laws will make next year’s midterm elections uphill battles for Democrats.
The more that I dug into last week’s election results, the less impressive I thought they were for the Democrats.
Officials said that Mr. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenagers, should be allowed to defend himself against the allegations.
The Republicans aren’t powerless to prevent Alabama from sending him to the Senate.
The wins were mostly in blue America.
The network’s prime time hosts, who gave Roy Moore the benefit of the doubt over sexual misconduct allegations, have been drawing viewers after a slump.
The cascade of allegations has prompted broad disavowals and public calls for resignations in male-dominated legislatures.
Mr. Moore criticized the women who accused him of misconduct, and in a blow to Republican leaders, the governor refused to delay the election.
Will a sex scandal cause Alabama to break with its long tradition of electing embarrassing showmen?
Republican leaders are searching for a way to block Roy Moore’s path to the Senate, but the jurist remains defiant over charges that he made advances on teens.
Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix was convicted of abusing more than a dozen trainees, including taunting three Muslims as “terrorists” or “ISIS.”
What could it have been about? Oh, any number of things, a highly scientific analysis of feuding neighbors through history suggests.
In an upper-middle-class suburb of Birmingham, few women were fans of Roy Moore, but many said he had a good chance of being Alabama’s next senator.
Romney has been a veritable profile in courage by Republican standards.
How selectively and hypocritically some Christians deploy the Bible.
How can some Christians cite the Bible to defend child molestation?
State party officials staunchly defended the Senate nominee after a report that he had made advances toward four teenage girls when he was in his 30s.
Roy Moore — and John McCain’s moral clarity
The last major American selvage denim manufacturer is closing. The American jobs are gone, but Japan has got you covered.
The resistance is transforming local politics. But it probably won’t stop there.
Mr. Moore, the Republican nominee for the Senate seat in Alabama, was accused of making advances toward teenage girls.
What Virginia tells us about our political future.
French and Italian opposition torpedoed an E.U. vote to reauthorize the world’s most popular herbicide, while Little Rock moved to restrict an alternative.
The supervisor is the subject of an internal investigation. The police report about the incident indicates that a woman stole a $6,000 Rolex and cash from his hotel room.
Objecting to identity politics is just a guise for objecting to the politics of people who are not white.
As he bitterly appeals only to the few Americans not repelled by his behavior, Democrats won with the politics of inclusiveness.
We talk with President Trump’s former chief strategist, and look at why a mass shooting could make Texas friendlier to guns.
Democrats’ broad-based election wins on Tuesday reflected the strength of the party’s diverse voters and the power of their anger over President Trump.
The student’s mother said she didn’t want her son to feel targeted “simply because he’s an African-American male.” The teacher was put on paid leave.
A transgender lawmaker in Virginia, a Sikh mayor in New Jersey and a refugee mayor in Montana were among Democrats’ victories in state and local elections. Was this a one-off rebuke of President Trump or a sign of what’s to come in next year’s mid...
Suburban areas appear to be in open revolt against President Trump, with a coalition of educated whites and minorities shunning Republican candidates.
The Democrats’ huge gains in Virginia’s House of Delegates don’t reflect gains with working-class voters they might need to flip the House.
A suburban rebellion against President Trump propelled Democrats to victory in races for governor, state legislature and mayor, in a series of elections.
It wasn’t just in one state. Across the country, the normal rules do apply to him.
The Democratic Party’s crowning success of the night came in Virginia, where Ralph S. Northam, an understated physician and Army veteran, won a commanding victory for governor.
Mr. Hurst, a Democrat, was elected to the State Legislature in Virginia. He said he hoped his victory showed that “anyone can turn tragedy into triumph.”
Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, ran into the clear limits of trying to run as President Trump had in a swing state.
Ralph S. Northam earned huge margins in metropolitan Virginia and the populous Washington suburbs.
Mr. Northam, Virginia’s lieutenant governor, defeated his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, according to The Associated Press, on Tuesday to keep the state’s governorship in Democratic hands.
In winning the governor’s race, Democrats served notice of what a liability Donald Trump can be.
Turns out the center can hold, after all.
Voters went to the polls on Tuesday from Maine to Seattle. They picked mayors and prosecutors and decided ballot measures on matters like drug price limits.
Each year, Camp Corral offers children of wounded veterans a trip to sleepaway camp to let go of the stress of growing up too fast.
Ms. Roem campaigned on everyday issues like reducing traffic, but in defeating a 13-term incumbent for a seat in the Virginia legislature, she made history.
Medical experimentation on chimpanzees has ended, but moving all of them into retirement will be a difficult task.
A national barometer, a Medicaid expansion, a drug-price referendum and a constitutional convention.
As economic inequality continues to expand, some wealthy people are reaching beyond their gated communities to connect with less fortunate neighbors.
Trumpism has taken over the G.O.P. because the party was mostly there already.
Police charged the neighbor, Rene Boucher, 59, with assault after he admitted to tackling Mr. Paul while the senator was mowing his lawn.
The Supreme Court said cases barring execution of mentally ill inmates do not apply to sane ones who cannot recall what they did.
A racially tinged campaign by the Republican nominee for governor, Ed Gillespie, has tightened the race and, perhaps, presented a template for how to run in the Trump era.
One of the Kentucky senator’s neighbors tackled him in his yard, according to a criminal complaint. It is unclear when Mr. Paul will return to work.
The race has divided voters along demographic lines highly reminiscent of last November’s election.
Roben Farzad’s “Hotel Scarface” recounts the wild years at the Mutiny, a hotel and club in Miami where celebrities, criminals and police all spent time during a drug-fueled era.
The senator suffered a minor injury in the attack, which happened on Friday afternoon, officials said. A man described as an acquaintance of Mr. Paul’s was charged.
Seven months after North Carolina repealed H.B. 2, which restricted restroom access for transgender people, the state is still grappling with the law’s fallout.
The rate of gun deaths in the United States rose to about 12 per 100,000 people, the second consecutive increase after a period of relative stability.
Voters in the “Black Mecca” are asking themselves how important it is to maintain a streak of black mayors dating to 1974.
A white supremacist gathering last weekend became a test of resolve for a mosque catering to refugees and a church still reeling from a fatal shooting.
The smoldering governor’s race in Virginia reveals the depth of the president’s power to shape the Republican Party of 2017.
The most popular properties on The New York Times’s “Find a Home” real estate listings site.
Down-ballot races for the House of Delegates measure partisan engagement. They may also offer a preview of national congressional voting in 2018.
To honor the bicentennial of Mississippi’s statehood, residents throughout the state are telling the stories of their own communities with photographs using the 21st century technology of smartphones.
His close Senate race in 1962 and election to Congress in 1964 portended a Republican sweep in what had long been a Democratic bastion.
The Affordable Care Act’s fifth open enrollment season starts Wednesday, but after months of attacks in Washington, many consumers are confused about the law.
The Democratic senator from Virginia is emblematic of the shifting politics for big technology companies, which face congressional hearings this week.
When a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico cracked recently, most of the oil wasn’t perceptible. The depth was one reason, but environmental forces were another.
Growing numbers of South Asians, Latinos and Arabs are a major reason for Virginia’s steady march toward the Democratic Party. The question is whether they will vote.
At two demonstrations in Tennessee on Saturday, as at many white nationalist events, local police faced unfamiliar crowds coming mostly from out of town.
Stop by his former home in the Lower Ninth Ward, see a show at Tipitina’s, spend a few minutes at the corner of Rampart and Canal.
Biloxi Public Schools said the book may be read with a parent’s permission. It had been cut from a curriculum over complaints about its racial slurs.
His rollicking piano style was the bridge to a new genre.
The city has been rattled by the unsolved shootings this month, which the police said may be the work of a serial killer. Victims’ families are mourning the “senseless” killings.
Also the week of Oct. 29: Eiko Otake dancing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and a televised sequel to Helen Macdonald’s memoir “H Is for Hawk.”
The Facebook video, of a couple passed out in a vehicle with a sleeping infant, was shared in what was described as an effort to shed light on opioid addiction.
Musicians and fans in the city where he lived and worked were saddened by Fats Domino’s death, but determined to celebrate.
Senator Lindsey Graham, once the target of President Trump’s barbs, is suddenly his cheerleader, even as other like-minded Republicans recoil from Mr. Trump.
His easygoing image concealed the boldness and subtlety of his music — Domino was an innovator who didn’t flaunt it. A dozen songs from his prime years prove it.