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  1. Senior P.G.A. Championship, Held at Trump National Golf Club, Draws Protests National, Yesterday

    Despite continuing criticism, President Trump has rejected calls to fully divest from his family’s golfing empire, which reportedly accounts for about half of his personal revenue....

  2. Eight Die, Including Police Officer, in Mississippi Shootings National, Yesterday

    A suspect, Willie Cory Godbolt, 35, was being held in custody after the shootings at three locations....

  3. Suspect Is Held as 8 Die in Mississippi Shootings National, Yesterday

    The state authorities say a suspect is in custody after eight people, including a sheriff’s deputy, were killed....

  4. Rebuked Twice by Supreme Court, North Carolina Republicans Are Unabashed National, May 27

    Legislators seek to create state and local courts more aligned to their views — and to pay back Democrats for similar acts when they were in power....

  5. Georgia Democrats Know Close Won’t Count This Time National, May 27

    Jon Ossoff, who was two points shy of a House victory in April, is courting millennials and minorities in a race to hold off Karen Handel and seize a Republican seat in a runoff....

  6. One Way to Win Over a Company of Army Infantry Grunts: Commiseration Summary, May 27

    A relentless downpour offered a reporter and a company of infantry grunts a chance to empathize....

  7. Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal Business, May 26

    Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel....

  8. Alabama Executes Inmate Who Had Avoided 7 Earlier Dates National, May 26

    Tommy Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 killing of Troy Wicker, a riverboat engineer who was fatally shot as he slept in his home....

  9. For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History National, May 26

    The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary....

  10. ‘Dirty Dancing’: Where Kellerman’s Came to Life Travel, May 26

    The lake where Johnny lifted Baby may be gone, but the North Carolina and Virginia sites where the film was shot still offer plenty of nostalgia....

  11. Election Wars at the Supreme Court Op Ed, May 25

    Struggles over Congressional redistricting and campaign finance are about power — who has it, who gets to keep it. Expect more....

  12. As Statues Fall, the Specter of the Noose Rises Editorial, May 25

    In Mississippi, the historic epicenter of racist terror, a legislator says those who bring down Confederate memorials should be “lynched.”...

  13. Pets on the Premises? It’s a Hotel Perk Travel, May 25

    Guests who love animals can spend time with dogs, macaws and rescued tortoises and horses....

  14. Alabama Inmate, 75, Hopes to Dodge Death for an Eighth Time National, May 24

    The legal odyssey of Tommy Arthur, first sentenced to death in 1983, has became a symbol of the troubles of America’s capital punishment system....

  15. New Orleans Mayor’s Message on Race National, May 24

    In a speech after Confederate monuments were taken down, Mayor Mitch Landrieu made it clear how much racial attitudes needed to change....

  16. Man in Florida Told the Police He Killed Neo-Nazi Roommates for Disrespecting His Muslim Faith National, May 24

    The arrest of the man, who said he had also been a neo-Nazi, led authorities to discover that another roommate had been stockpiling materials that could be used to create a bomb....

  17. N.B.A. All-Star Game Back in Charlotte in 2019 Sports, May 24

    The game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the N.B.A. moved it because of a state law that limited anti-discrimination protections for L.G.B.T. people....

  18. $2.3 Million Homes in Colorado, South Carolina and Massachusetts Real Estate, May 24

    A modernist house in Boulder; a country-style home outside Charleston; and a 1775 house in Stockbridge....

  19. What You Get for $2.3 Million Slideshow, May 24

    A modernist house in Boulder; a country-style home outside Charleston; and a 1775 house in Stockbridge are on the market....

  20. What You Get for $2.3 Million Slideshow, May 24

    A modernist house in Boulder; a country-style home outside Charleston; and a 1775 house in Stockbridge are on the market.

  21. Stories of New Orleans: As Monuments Go Down, Family Histories Emerge National, May 24

    The removal of the city’s Confederate monuments has made the personal histories of whites and blacks all the more immediate. Here are five such stories....

  22. A Road Trip Through Rusting and Rising America Op Ed, May 24

    The comeback of distressed and lost communities is the story of Bill Clinton’s America, not Donald Trump’s....

  23. Mitch Landrieu Reminds Us That Eloquence Still Exists Op Ed, May 23

    The mayor of New Orleans just gave a speech on race and history that you need to hear....

  24. Several Athletes Have Defective Medals From Rio Olympics Sports, May 24

    The American wrestlers Kyle Snyder and Helen Maroulis and the beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings are among at least 100 athletes with damaged medals....

  25. Mitch Landrieu’s Speech on the Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans Op Ed, May 23

    This is a transcript of the mayor’s remarks about the removal of the last Confederate monument in New Orleans....

  26. My Family Didn’t Accept Me. Ole Miss Did. Op Ed, May 23

    For gay students in the South, college often provides a welcoming environment....

  27. Finding My Florida Travel, May 23

    It’s a much-mocked place — but also many states in one. All of them can be fascinating and, yes, sometimes weird....

  28. What to Read Before Your Florida Trip Travel, May 23

    Three writers offer a defense of the state....

  29. Justices Reject 2 Gerrymandered North Carolina Districts, Citing Racial Bias National, May 22

    The Supreme Court ruled that state lawmakers had violated the Constitution by relying too heavily on race in drawing the congressional districts....

  30. At Moogfest, Untamed Sounds and Futuristic Protests Culture, May 22

    This year, the festival in Durham, N.C., stayed nerdy, featured women and sought a more diverse future....

  31. How the Swastika Became a Confederate Flag Editorial, May 22

    Beneath the surface of white supremacism are symbols rooted in the Third Reich....

  32. Bringing the Dream of an Elite College to Rural Students National, May 21

    By placing college advisers in public schools, an organization is trying to break down the social, economic and psychological barriers that keep low-income rural students from dreaming big....

  33. 58,000 Haitians in U.S. May Lose Post-Earthquake Protections National, May 20

    American officials are weighing whether to extend a special residency status that was granted after a 2010 disaster but could expire in July....

  34. From Lofty Perch, New Orleans Monument to Confederacy Comes Down National, May 19

    A statue of Robert E. Lee, ensconced on a 80-foot perch for 133 years, was removed Friday. It was the last of four Confederate monuments taken down in New Orleans....

  35. 133 Years Later, a Statue Comes Down Video, May 20

    It took a whole day for the work to get done and two years of debate and deliberation to get there, but workers removed a statue of Robert E. Lee on Friday, capping an emotional process of change in New Orleans....

  36. How a Golf Course Is Reshaping a New Orleans Neighborhood Sports, May 19

    The newly opened South Course at Bayou Oaks and Columbia Parc, a mixed-income development, rose from the ruins of Hurricane Katrina....

  37. Open Thread: This Week in Style News T Style, May 19

    Nashville vs. Columbus, loaner jewelry and more....

  38. Black Judge Refuses to Recuse Himself in Shooting by White Officer National, May 19

    Judge Greg Griffin of Alabama had complained on Facebook of being racially profiled by the police, prompting lawyers defending a white police officer to suggest he step away....

  39. Confederate Monuments Come Down and Emotions Rise Video, May 19

    New Orleans is removing four monuments dedicated to the era of the Confederacy. See what remains at the sites in 360 degrees, and hear from residents and visitors as they are removed....

  40. Mississippi Boy, 6, Is Killed After Car Is Stolen From His Mother National, May 18

    The mother had gone into a store and had left the car running with the boy in the back seat, according to local reports....

  41. We Settle a Big Fashion Rivalry: Nashville vs. Columbus Styles, May 17

    Far from the coasts, two cities vie for fashion bronze. Our reporter checks out the scenes and, after many expense-account dinners, selects a winner....

  42. $850,000 homes in Indiana, Louisiana and California Real Estate, May 17

    A cedar-and-glass house in Michigan City; an Acadian-style home in New Orleans; and a modernist retreat in Palm Springs....

  43. What You Get for … $850,000 Slideshow, May 17

    A cedar-and-glass house in Michigan City; an Acadian-style home in New Orleans; and a modernist retreat in Palm Springs....

  44. What You Get for … $850,000 Slideshow, May 17

    A cedar-and-glass house in Michigan City; an Acadian-style home in New Orleans; and a modernist retreat in Palm Springs.

  45. New Orleans Removes Beauregard Statue, and Subdued Crowds Look On National, May 17

    The statue is the third of four monuments that have been removed — or will be removed — at the direction of the mayor, Mitch Landrieu, and the City Council....

  46. For Voting Rights Advocates, Court Decision Is ‘Temporary Victory’ National, May 16

    On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge to a ruling striking down North Carolina’s restrictive voting law. But a parade of other voting rights cases are headed toward the court....

  47. A Protest in Virginia With Echoes of the Klan Editorial, May 17

    By marching with burning torches, demonstrators objecting to removal of a Confederate statue left no doubt what their true interest was....

  48. Undue Burden: Trying to Get an Abortion in Louisiana Op Ed, May 16

    When getting an abortion is even harder than the decision to have one....

  49. Undue Burden Video, May 16

    When actually getting an abortion is even harder than the decision to have one....

  50. U.S. Hate Crime Law Punishes Transgender Woman’s Killer, in a First National, May 16

    A Mississippi man was sentenced to 49 years in prison, the first case in which violence against a transgender person was prosecuted under the federal Hate Crimes Act....

  51. Strict North Carolina Voter ID Law Thwarted After Supreme Court Rejects Case National, May 15

    The move leaves in place a lower-court ruling that struck down key parts of the law as an unconstitutional effort to target African-Americans....

  52. In One-Party Alabama, Senate Primary Sinks Into ‘Swamp’ National, May 15

    An untidy race is developing for the coveted Republican nomination in what could be the party’s first major primary clash of President Trump’s administration....

  53. ‘We Have to Repudiate It’: A City Confronts White Nationalist Protests National, May 15

    In an interview, Michael Signer, the mayor of Charlottesville, Va., discussed white supremacist protesters and the road forward in a city re-examining its history....

  54. Leave Your Safe Spaces: The 2017 Commencement Address at Hampden-Sydney College Op Ed, May 15

    Do not close your ears to opposing points of view. Otherwise you cannot learn....

  55. Young Black Democrats, Eager to Lead From the Left, Eye Runs in 2018 National, May 15

    From Massachusetts to Florida, lawmakers and others planning campaigns for governor are rejecting the view that their party must court white voters....

  56. Campus Life: Locked, Loaded and Loopy Editorial, May 15

    More states are allowing firearms at public universities on the bizarre premise that guns will fend off the epidemic of gun violence....

  57. Free Tuition? Tennessee Could Tutor New York Metro, May 14

    Enrollment is up by a third and federal student loan debt is down in the first state to offer free tuition at its community colleges....

  58. What Should We Do With Confederate Monuments? Letters, May 14

    As New Orleans removes the monuments, some applaud the move, while others believe they should be kept as reminders of a sad chapter of our history....

  59. White Nationalists Wield Torches at Confederate Statue Rally National, May 14

    Dozens of protesters led by Richard B. Spencer, a white nationalist, carried torches and chanted against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va....

  60. For-Profit Charlotte Law School Is Subject of North Carolina Inquiry Business, May 12

    Charlotte School of Law, already struggling to remain open and fighting lawsuits filed by former students, faces a civil investigation by the state’s attorney general....

  61. Apple Gives Corning $200 Million to Invent Better Phone Glass Business, May 12

    The investment in Corning’s Kentucky plant could also help Apple in Washington as it seeks support for big corporate tax cuts....

  62. Suddenly Intrigued by Scandals and Spies? Here’s What to See Travel, May 12

    With the F.B.I. and Russia investigations in the news, museums and tours (including those at the White House) can offer history and insight....

  63. Washington Welcomes the Wealthiest Sunday Business, May 12

    Sales of extravagant homes, cars and goods are up, as not only the Trump people but also many others discover the city’s new luxuries....

  64. Tributes to the Confederacy: History, or a Racial Reminder in New Orleans? National, May 12

    In New Orleans, supporters and critics of a plan to remove four Confederate monuments remain far apart, even as officials have already dismantled two tributes....

  65. Can We Get Back to Sally Yates for a Minute? Op Ed, May 12

    The day we fell in love with a lawyer from Georgia....

  66. Lifesaving Lessons for Driving While Black Editorial, May 12

    It is absurd, but sadly worthwhile, that states need to teach drivers how not to be killed by public servants....

  67. Anti-Gay Attacks Not Covered by West Virginia Hate Crime Law, Court Rules National, May 12

    The state’s Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that a law including provisions on sex discrimination does not protect against attacks committed on the basis of sexual orientation....

  68. Six High-Profile Hotels for Spring, From Havana to Stockholm Travel, May 12

    New properties include the Hotel Eden in Rome, the Grand Velas in Los Cabos and a Four Seasons revival of the Surf Club in South Florida....

  69. Ex-Florida Congresswoman Convicted of Taking Money Meant for Charity National, May 11

    Prosecutors said Corrine Brown and others solicited more than $800,000 in donations to fund student scholarships, but used the money on personal events and luxury skyboxes....

  70. Police Officer Says He Was Fired for Not Shooting. Now He’s Suing. National, May 11

    The man was waving an unloaded gun and asking to be killed. Officer Stephen Mader tried to calm him down, but another officer arrived and killed the man....

  71. Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down in New Orleans Video, May 11

    Crews removed the statue of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, around 3 a.m. and under a heavy police presence....

  72. Jefferson Davis Statue in New Orleans Is Removed National, May 11

    It was the second of four such statues or monuments targeted for removal as the city seeks to erase the vestiges of an era that celebrated racism....

  73. Republicans Don’t Feel Your Pain Op Ed, May 11

    President Trump’s Obamacare replacement plan “is stunning in its shamelessness and baldness.”

  74. Trump Voters on Comey’s Ouster: Some Cheers, and Some Fears of a Cover-Up National, May 10

    In Dahlonega, Ga., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Media, Pa., most Trump voters said they saw little reason to question the firing of the F.B.I. director. However, a few were concerned....

  75. Special Election Fights Expose House Republicans’ Squabbles With White House National, May 11

    Two surprisingly close races resulting from the president’s appointments are generating friction between the Trump administration and the party campaign committee....

  76. Reporter Arrested in West Virginia After Persistently Asking Questions of Tom Price Business, May 10

    The reporter tried to get Mr. Price, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, to answer a question about the new health care legislation....

  77. $1.9 Million Homes in Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee Real Estate, May 10

    A modernist house in Portland; an old stone home outside Philadelphia; and a 2015 traditional house built in Nashville....

  78. What You Get for … $1,900,000 Slideshow, May 10

    A modernist house in Portland; an old stone home outside Philadelphia; and a 2015 traditional house built in Nashville....

  79. What You Get for … $1,900,000 Slideshow, May 10

    A modernist house in Portland; an old stone home outside Philadelphia; and a 2015 traditional house built in Nashville.

  80. Katori Hall Is Named Artistic Director of the Hattiloo Theater in Memphis Culture, May 9

    Ms. Hall, a Memphis native and award-winning playwright best known for “The Mountaintop,” has been hired by an African-American repertory theater....

  81. Airport Melee Follows Latest Dispute Between Airline and Its Pilots Business, May 9

    Three arrests were made after sheriff’s deputies were called in to help control a crowd that was angered by the Spirit Airlines cancellations....

  82. Monuments of White Supremacy Editorial, May 9

    The memorials New Orleans is relocating were erected to valorize a war to preserve slavery and those who regretted its loss....

  83. In New Orleans, Racism’s History Is Harder Than Stone Op Ed, May 8

    The laudable plan to take down monuments will still leave less striking symbols of white supremacy in place....

  84. 10-Year-Old Girl Escapes an Alligator in Orlando National, May 8

    The official account is that she pried open the animal’s jaws, but an expert cast doubt on that story (He did offer some defense tips)....

  85. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young African Immigrant T Style, May 8

    Yaa Gyasi and Toyin Ojih Odutola — both born in Africa and raised in the same Alabama town — have become two of the finest observers of race in America....

  86. Tempers Flare Over Removal of Confederate Statues in New Orleans National, May 7

    The city has already taken down one monument, but crane companies in the region are receiving threats over the removal of three others....

  87. When That Feisty Neighbor Becomes the President National, May 6

    As a businessman, Donald J. Trump peppered local officials in Florida with requests, and governments pushed back. Now, some approvals come more easily....

  88. Trump: Hazardous to Our Health Op Ed, May 6

    Our salesman in chief celebrates hawking a shoddy product....

  89. The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food Op Ed, May 6

    By starting a community farm and a pig co-op, Fannie Lou Hamer pointed the way toward food sovereignty....

  90. Leaving College, Going to War Op Ed, May 5

    Fifty years ago, I was about to graduate — and get drafted into Vietnam....

  91. A Fatal and Fiery Photograph Reawakens Memories of a Soldier’s Life National, May 5

    A photograph taken in Afghanistan by Specialist Hilda Clayton at the moment a mortar tube exploded in 2013 has been republished this week, reviving details of the lost life of the young soldier....

  92. Custom Stalls and Air-Ride Suspension: How Derby Horses Travel in Style Business, May 5

    Airplanes where a horse can graze and supersize trailers that cushion the bumps of the road are standard transportation options for top racers....

  93. Destructive Storm System Bruises the Nation’s Midsection National, May 4

    At least 20 deaths have been blamed on the storms, which have flooded thousands of homes from Texas to Michigan....

  94. Taking Brooklyn to Nashville Special Sections, May 4

    Vadis Turner and Clay Ezell couldn’t afford a building in New York, so they went home to Nashville, which gets more interesting by the day....

  95. Going Home to a New Nashville Slideshow, May 4

    A couple returns to Nashville to establish and design a home in a fuller way than they could when they lived in Brooklyn....

  96. Going Home to a New Nashville Slideshow, May 4

    A couple returns to Nashville to establish and design a home in a fuller way than they could when they lived in Brooklyn.

  97. Don’t Jail Crime Victims for Not Testifying Op Ed, May 4

    I was shot in the stomach at a parade. Here’s why I refused to cooperate with the prosecution....

  98. Long-Awaited Miami Science Museum Comes to Life Science, May 3

    The opening of the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science comes after a scramble to finish the 250,000-square-foot structure....

  99. ‘The Daily’: On Comey’s Mild Nausea Podcasts, May 4

    Our reporter was in the room as James Comey, the F.B.I. director, gave his first public remarks about his handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails....

  100. 2 Fatal Police Shootings Yield 2 Different Results National, May 3

    Cases in South Carolina and Louisiana — one resulting in Justice Department charges, one not — are touchstones in the nation’s complex debate about race and policing....

  101. On Trail of Suspect, Bounty Hunters Killed an Innocent Man National, May 3

    Seven bounty hunters swarmed a car in Clarksville, Tenn., that they mistakenly believed had a wanted man in it, the police said. All seven were charged with first-degree murder....

  102. Kentucky Derby: Contenders, Long Shots and How to Watch Sports, May 3

    What to watch for after the draw settles the lineup and post positions.

  103. Georgia Wonders: Will Newcomers Dye the Suburbs Blue? U.S., May 3

    The white-flight suburb of Johns Creek, out of reach of Atlanta’s transit system, is now rippling with diversity and facing a possible watershed election.

  104. A Look Inside Airbus’s Epic Assembly Line Magazine, May 3

    A confluence of political and economic forces has prompted Europe’s largest airplane manufacturer to place a factory in Alabama — and to create one of the world’s most gargantuan supply chains.

  105. Where It’s Made: An Airbus Plane Video, May 3

    Take a 360° tour of the factory in Mobile, Ala, where Airbus produces its A320 family of aircrafts.

  106. Officers Won’t Be Charged in Black Man’s Shooting Death in Louisiana U.S., May 2

    The shooting death of Alton B. Sterling by white police officers raised an outcry and prompted a Justice Department inquiry, fueling a national debate about race and justice.

  107. Ex-Officer Who Shot Walter Scott Pleads Guilty in Charleston U.S., May 2

    Michael T. Slager was recorded shooting Mr. Scott, an unarmed black motorist, in the back as he fled a routine traffic stop in North Charleston.

  108. Bruce Hampton, 70, Jam Scene Patriarch, Dies After Collapsing Onstage Arts, May 2

    The career of an eclectic musician spanned decades before what turned out to be a final show in Atlanta, a concert in honor of his birthday.

  109. Legal Fight Could Make Kentucky Only State With No Abortion Clinic U.S., May 2

    Under a governor who calls himself “unapologetically pro-life,” Kentucky is pushing hard to close its last abortion provider.

  110. Congress Allocates $120 Million for Trump Family’s Security Costs U.S., May 1

    The additional funding, part of a spending deal that could pass this week, reflects the extraordinary costs associated with the family’s lifestyle.

  111. Kentucky Judge, Citing Conscience, Declines to Hear Same-Sex Adoption Cases U.S., May 1

    The judge said he believed “under no circumstance” would the best interests of a child be served in an adoption by a “practicing homosexual.”

  112. In New Orleans, a Festival Defies Trends and Welcomes Cuba Arts, May 1

    The 48th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival maintains its mission, showcasing regional talent, keeping danceable grooves the focus.

  113. West Virginia’s Governor, an ‘Unusual Democrat,’ Fights a G.O.P. Tide U.S., May 1

    Jim Justice, a billionaire businessman who counts President Trump as a friend, is facing off with Republicans while keeping his party’s tarnished national brand at a distance.

  114. Florida Deal Would Reverse Key Part of Obama’s Medicaid Expansion U.S., April 30

    The shift involves funding that the federal government provides to help hospitals defray the cost of caring for low-income people who are uninsured.

  115. Tornadoes and Flooding in South and Midwest Kill at Least 9 U.S., April 30

    A rare late-season blizzard also hit western Kansas this weekend.

  116. How the Left Learned to Hate Like the Right Opinion, April 29

    Liberals are discovering what conservatives have known for years: Negative energy is a powerful force.