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  1. As Gunman Rampaged Through Florida School, Armed Deputy ‘Never Went In’ National, Yesterday

    Surveillance video showed the only armed sheriff’s deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., doing “nothing” during last week’s deadly shooting.

  2. What Do Jotted Talking Points Say About Trump’s Empathy? Washington, Yesterday

    Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.

  3. What Land Will Be Underwater in 20 Years? Figuring It Out Could Be Lucrative Climate, Today

    Detailed information about climate risks is surprisingly hard to find. A Silicon Valley start-up is trying to change that.

  4. On Execution Day, Three Killers in Different States Meet Different Fates National, Today

    In a rare move, Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas commuted Thomas Barlett Whitaker’s death sentence. In Florida, Eric Scott Branch was put to death. And in Alabama, Doyle Lee Hamm’s execution was delayed.

  5. West Virginia Teachers Walk Out Over Pay National, Yesterday

    Teachers from across the state converged on the Capitol to protest pay raises they say are too stingy.

  6. A Day of Raw Mourning and Rare Accountability on TV Culture, Yesterday

    Anger and anguish over school violence dominated the news, in part because victims made sure it stayed in the news

  7. Florida’s Marco Rubio Finds Himself at Center of Gun Debate, Again National, Yesterday

    The senator has struck an unsteady balance between firmly supporting gun rights and appearing proactive in response to atrocities at home, with mixed results.

  8. Ex-Arkansas Judge Receives 5 Years for Coercing Sexual Acts From Defendants National, Yesterday

    The former judge had told young men their charges could be reduced if they performed what he called “community service,” according to the Justice Department.

  9. Hotel Carrying New Trump Brand Secures $6 Million Tax Break Investigative, February 21

    The first of the Trumps’ Scion hotels is being built in the Mississippi Delta. The local developers, saying it would draw tourists, sought state tax relief.

  10. Listen to ‘The Daily’: Students Protest Gun Violence Podcasts, Yesterday

    Demands for gun restrictions have followed one mass shooting after another, but little has changed. This time, the students who survived are leading the charge.

  11. Marco Rubio and an N.R.A. Official Were Jeered and Lectured on Gun Control Washington, February 21

    Senator Rubio and a spokeswoman for the N.R.A. were repeatedly heckled at a nationally televised forum after they refused to back new measures.

  12. Two Polarizing Issues, Gun Control and Immigration, Have Thwarted Compromise Washington, Yesterday

    Despite strong public support and bipartisan congressional backing for action, deep political divisions on the two issues yielded no deal.

  13. In School Shooting’s Painful Aftermath, Sheriff Faces Questions Over Police Response National, February 21

    The Broward County sheriff defended his office’s response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

  14. 11 of the Most Dramatic Moments in a Day of Confrontation Over Guns National, February 21

    Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week traveled to the White House and the Florida State Capitol and called for changes to gun laws.

  15. Florida Republicans Face Mounting Pressure to Act on Gun Control National, February 21

    Student protesters who survived last week’s shooting want a range of new restrictions. Yet G.O.P. leaders appear set on pursuing narrower measures.

  16. University Pulls Back on Pollution Study That Supported Its Benefactor Business, February 21

    The president of Tennessee Technological University wrote to the E.P.A. saying the accuracy of the emissions study had been called into question.

  17. Florida Students Began With Optimism. Then They Spoke to Lawmakers. National, February 21

    A week after a shooting killed 17 at their high school, students were lobbying state lawmakers to strengthen gun control, and meeting with resistance.

  18. Florida Shooting Survivor: ‘I Will Fight Every Single Day’ Video, February 21

    One hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas students traveled to Tallahassee to advocate for gun control. Survivors spoke to legislators while supporters protested across the country.

  19. After a Blowup Kara Walker Lets Off Steam in New Orleans Weekend, February 21

    Delayed by a dispute between Ms. Walker and organizers, her calliope installation finally opens to the public at Prospect New Orleans.

  20. A Case for Wild Flamingos Calling Florida Their Home Science, February 21

    A new study could help make the case for treating flamingos as Florida natives, which could entitle them to certain protections in the state.

  21. An Armed Principal Detained a Campus Gunman. But He’s Against Arming School Staff. National, February 21

    A national effort is underway to arm and train school staff members, but a former assistant principal who survived an attack believes it’s misguided.

  22. With Grief and Hope, Florida Students Take Gun Control Fight On the Road National, February 20

    Students fed up with gun violence hopped a bus to Tallahassee, Fla., and planned protests from coast to coast. Whether their activism would amount to anything was far from clear.

  23. Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder Business, February 20

    Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh and Jack Kingston express suspicion toward the teenage survivors. The website Gateway Pundit claims they were coached.

  24. At the Mouth of the Mississippi, a Weird and Fragile Beauty Travel, February 21

    In southern Louisiana, where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico, the land is barely land at all, but rather, mere fingers of earth, marsh and mist.

  25. Florida School’s R.O.T.C. Lost 3 Cadets; Suspect Was a Member National, February 20

    The Junior R.O.T.C. program at Stoneman Douglas High School attracts hundreds of students who study subjects like leadership, military drilling and marksmanship.

  26. Letter of Recommendation: Vivaldi’s ‘Winter’ Magazine, February 21

    Infinitely less popular than “Spring,” but not without its charms.

  27. Florida Legislator’s Aide Is Fired After He Calls Parkland Students ‘Actors’ Express, February 20

    The aide, Benjamin Kelly, emailed a reporter with a far-right conspiracy theory commonly shared after mass shootings.

  28. Clooney, Winfrey and Spielberg Donate Money for March Against Gun Violence National, February 20

    Hollywood figures make donations of $500,000 to the March for Our Lives, organized by student survivors of the Parkland, Fla., shooting.

  29. Questions for Facebook About Russia’s Use of Its Network Business, February 20

    As Robert S. Mueller’s investigation rolls on, calls for Facebook to provide more information could grow louder.

  30. Chattanooga Is Changing. But Its Charms Remain. Travel, February 20

    Despite some transformative growing pains, the city may well be one of the most pleasant and livable ones in the United States.

  31. Treating the Victims, and the Teenager Accused of Gunning Them Down National, February 20

    Emergency workers at a Florida hospital treated victims from last week’s mass shooting, and then they trained their attention on the man accused of the carnage.

  32. After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced Business, February 19

    Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.

  33. Nashville’s Mayor Has Stumbled. Who Will Cast the First Stone? Op Ed, February 19

    Megan Barry’s affair with a subordinate has her opponents outraged. The rest of us aren’t sure what to think.

  34. Arthur J. Robinson, Known as ‘Mr. Okra’ to New Orleans, Dies at 74 Obits, February 19

    Mr. Robinson, a direct heir to the city’s street-peddling tradition, rolled through the streets every day hawking produce from his pickup truck (“I have ooooranges and bananas!”).

  35. There’s Reason for Hope on Guns Op Ed, February 19

    Don’t despair. It prevents change.

  36. As Victims Are Mourned in Florida, a Search for Solace, and Action National, February 18

    Funerals and worship services after the shooting in Parkland, Fla., saw grief expressed in anguish, fury, calls to faith and loving remembrances of the dead.

  37. Don’t Let My Classmates’ Deaths Be in Vain Op Ed, February 18

    I am a freshman at the high school where 17 people were killed. If you have a heart, you need to advocate for change so this never happens again.

  38. When Calling an Uber Can Pay Off for Cities and States Metro, February 18

    New taxes and fees on ride-hailing services have raised millions of dollars for transportation, infrastructure and even public schools.

  39. Emma González Leads a Student Outcry on Guns: ‘This Is the Way I Have to Grieve’ Express, February 18

    Students used Twitter, the news media and a courthouse rally to pressure lawmakers for gun control after a deadly shooting at a Florida high school.

  40. Florida Agency Investigated Nikolas Cruz After Violent Social Media Posts National, February 17

    After visiting and questioning Mr. Cruz at his home in 2016, the Department of Children and Families determined he was not a risk to himself or others.

  41. In Florida, Extraordinary Obstacles for Changes to Gun Laws National, February 17

    Florida’s pro-gun approach came under scrutiny after mass shootings in Orlando in 2016 and in Fort Lauderdale, but little changed.

  42. Driven From Island Homes by Storms, Dialysis Patients Can Do Little but Wait National, February 17

    More than 200 patients were evacuated to the mainland United States when hurricanes blasted their islands last fall. Many are still in Atlanta, unable to go home safely.

  43. Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons National, February 17

    Al Hoffman Jr., a powerful Republican donor based in Florida, said he would end his contributions to candidates and groups that oppose a ban on military-style weapons.

  44. On a Day Like Any Other at a Florida School, 6 Minutes of Death and Chaos National, February 16

    Second by second, lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were transformed, broken and stolen.

  45. While Loading Gun at Florida School, Shooting Suspect Told Student ‘Better Get Out of Here’ National, February 16

    A freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School said he encountered Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in shooting that left 17 dead, on school grounds loading a gun.

  46. Trump Visits Florida Hospital That Treated School Shooting Victims Washington, February 16

    “It’s very sad something like that could happen,” a solemn Mr. Trump told reporters afterward.

  47. Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting Washington, February 16

    Paul Ryan, Bernie Sanders and others stated facts and falsehoods in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.

  48. A G.O.P. Guide to Mass Shootings Opinion, February 16

    The simple plan for the N.R.A’s servants to follow if they want to avoid doing anything about gun violence.

  49. A ‘Mass Shooting Generation’ Cries Out for Change U.S., February 16

    When a gunman killed 17 students this week at Stoneman Douglas High in Florida, the first response of many classmates was not to grieve in silence, but to speak out.

  50. Canadian Olympic Success, a #MeToo Event and Saskatoon: The Canada Letter Foreign, February 16

    In this week’s Canada Letter a reporter at the Olympics takes questions about the country’s performance so far and we highlight a new landmark on the prairies.

  51. They Survived the School Shooting. Now They’re Calling for Action. Video, February 16

    Just hours after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at their high school in Parkland, Fla., students turned to social media to advocate for more gun control.

  52. ‘We Are Broken’: Families Gather at Florida Shooting Vigil Video, February 16

    At a candlelight vigil Thursday night for the 17 people killed in a Florida school shooting, attendees chanted, “No more guns.”

  53. Reporting on a Mass Shooting, Again Insider, February 16

    Gun violence is common enough in the United States that Times journalists have developed a logistical playbook for covering it. But tragedy wears on them like everyone else.

  54. Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Gun Behind So Many Mass Shootings Podcasts, February 16

    The AR-15 assault rifle used in Parkland, Fla., this week was purchased legally, officials said. How did a weapon designed for warfare become easier to buy than a handgun?

  55. Gunfire Erupts at a School. Leaders Offer Prayers. Children Are Buried. Repeat. National, February 15

    Deadly shootings in schools have become a sad and distinct American ritual, with familiar images and a familiar response.

  56. Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Showed ‘Every Red Flag’ National, February 15

    Mr. Cruz, the suspect in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, had no criminal history. But his childhood was certainly difficult.

  57. ‘How Did This Happen?’: Grief and Fury After Florida Shooting National, February 16

    The president and the first lady made an unannounced visit to meet with law enforcement officials and medical workers who helped in the wake of the shooting.

  58. A Mother Weeps for Her Angel: ‘I Hope She Didn’t Die for Nothing’ National, February 15

    As students who survived the Florida school massacre struggled to make sense of the horror and loss, an entire community turns out at a vigil.

  59. Limiting Access to Guns for Mentally Ill Is Complicated National, February 15

    After the shooting, Florida officials and President Trump stepped into the balancing act between public safety and the right to bear arms.

  60. YouTube Comment Seen as Early Warning in Shooting Left Little for F.B.I. to Investigate Washington, February 15

    A commenter who shared a name with the suspect in the Florida school vowed to become a “professional school shooter” in a disturbing post that the authorities examined last fall.

  61. 6 Great Gardens to Visit in Florida Travel, February 16

    From Coral Gables to Sarasota: orchids, azaleas, bromeliads (and butterflies).

  62. The Things We Know About School Shooters Op Ed, February 15

    Law enforcement officials and mental health experts have learned a lot about how to identify and intervene against potentially violent students.

  63. The Names and Faces of the Florida School Shooting Victims National, February 15

    Some of the 17 people who died in the shooting had tried to spare others during the chaos. Among the dead: a teacher, a coach, a dancer and a trombonist.

  64. What Congress Has Accomplished Since the Sandy Hook Massacre Interactive, February 15

    More than 1,600 mass shootings have taken place in America since then.

  65. Officer Loses, Then Regains, Job After Conflict Over Confederate and Mississippi Flags National, February 15

    Wardell Jackson was disciplined after being filmed arguing with people waving the Mississippi flag, which includes a likeness of the Confederate battle flag.

  66. The Truth About the Florida School Shooting Op Ed, February 15

    Those kids were growing up in a country that didn’t care enough about their lives.

  67. Arrest Papers for Nikolas Cruz Interactive, February 15

    Arrest documents released Thursday by the Broward County Sheriff's Office for Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17 counts of premeditated murder in the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

  68. What Congress Has Accomplished Since the Sandy Hook Massacre Interactive, February 15

    More than 1,600 mass shootings have taken place in America since then.

  69. Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump’s Immigration Plan Podcasts, February 15

    The president wants merit-based migration. But what counts as merit? We also report on the shooting at a Florida school in which at least 17 people died.

  70. Suspect Confessed to Police That He Began Shooting Students ‘in the Hallways’ National, February 15

    Mr. Cruz faces 17 counts of premeditated murder — one for each of the people he is accused of killing with a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle at his former high school.

  71. How $225,000 Can Help Secure a Pollution Loophole at Trump’s E.P.A. Investigative, February 15

    A Tennessee truck dealership lavished a local Republican congresswoman with campaign donations. It also sells “Make Trucks Great Again” caps.

  72. As Shots Ring Out, a Student Texts: ‘If I Don’t Make It, I Love You’ National, February 14

    Scenes from a dread-filled day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a former student fatally shot 17 people.

  73. Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Described as a ‘Troubled Kid’ National, February 14

    Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., remembered the suspect as a quiet student who nonetheless alarmed others.

  74. Death Toll Is at 17 and Could Rise in Shooting National, February 14

    The gunman, armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 assault rifle, was a former student of the school who began his rampage shortly before dismissal time, the authorities said.

  75. What Happened Inside the Florida School Shooting Interactive, February 15

    A gunman armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 assault rifle and “countless magazines” killed at least 17 people at his former high school on Wednesday.

  76. Filming a Rampage: Students Capture Florida School Attack Video, February 14

    Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., hid in closets as a gunman fired a semiautomatic weapon into their classrooms. Seventeen people were killed.

  77. Making Pregnancy Safer for Women of Color Op Ed, February 14

    A Florida clinic raises the rate of healthy full-term births by minimizing stress and offering full prenatal care, regardless of ability to pay.

  78. Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking Dining, February 13

    The search for the missing grain led to Trinidad and Thomas Jefferson, and now excitement among African-American chefs.

  79. Candidate Ejected From West Virginia House Floor for Listing Lawmakers’ Oil and Gas Donors Express, February 12

    The candidate, Lissa Lucas, was protesting a bill that would make it easier for oil and gas companies to drill on private land.

  80. Meats and Poultry Just a Click Away Dining, February 12

    Porter Road in Tennessee ships fresh pork chops, steaks and poultry nationwide.

  81. Starting an Intimidating World Tour in the Big Easy Travel, February 12

    Our new columnist — chosen (out of 13,000 applicants) to visit all of the spots on our 52 Places list — finds plenty to celebrate in New Orleans, including fierce pride and a spirit of forgiveness.

  82. Planners of Deadly Charlottesville Rally Are Tested in Court National, February 12

    People injured at the alt-right rally in Charlottesville, Va., say in a lawsuit that organizers conspired to incite violence. The defendants say the First Amendment protects them.

  83. Kentucky Rushes to Remake Medicaid as Other States Prepare to Follow Science, February 10

    The state will require many people to work, volunteer or train for a job to qualify for coverage — and to prove it with frequent documentation.

  84. The Brutal Life of a Sanitation Worker Op Ed, February 9

    In his final speech, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King pushed for justice for sanitation workers. We haven’t done enough.

  85. Developers Seek $6 Million Tax Break for Trump-Managed Hotel Investigative, February 9

    The president’s family business has teamed up with local developers on a Mississippi Delta hotel. The developers want financial relief from the state.

  86. About That Song You’ve Heard, Kumbaya National, February 9

    The old spiritual sung around campfires will be performed plenty during Black History Month, especially in the Georgia community that claims it as its own.

  87. The Great Republican Power Grab Editorial, February 8

    It’s not just the partisan gerrymandering. It’s the effort to delegitimize the courts that try to rein it in.

  88. Atlanta’s #BillionDollarLawyer Is Looking Out for Your Favorite Rappers Arts & Leisure, February 8

    Drew Findling, a criminal defense lawyer in the hip-hop capital, has become an advocate and father figure for rappers like Offset, of Migos, and Gucci Mane.

  89. Kyle Duncan Is Unfit to Be a Judge Op Ed, February 8

    My husband wrongly spent 14 years on death row. Kyle Duncan represented the people who put him there.

  90. In the Girl Scouts’ Honor Letters, February 8

    A reader supports the renaming of a Savannah, Ga., bridge for Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts.

  91. Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle Arts & Leisure, February 8

    Mr. Buffett, who has a new Broadway show, “Escape to Margaritaville,” built a half-billion-dollar empire on his laid-back beach brand. But he’s all business now.

  92. Muhiyidin Moye, Black Lives Matter Activist, Is Shot and Killed in New Orleans National, February 7

    Many knew Mr. Moye as the man who jumped through police tape to seize a Confederate battle flag in 2017, but he had been an activist for years.

  93. Democracy, on the March Op Ed, February 7

    How to respond to Trump: Expand voting rights.

  94. $1.3 Million Homes in California, Virginia and Indiana Real Estate, February 7

    A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

  95. What You Get for $1.3 Million Slideshow, February 7

    A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

  96. Supreme Court Issues Partial Stay in North Carolina Voting Case Washington, February 6

    In the latest battle in the voting wars in North Carolina, the Supreme Court blocked part of a lower court order revising voting districts there.

  97. ‘I Know That God Will Forgive Me,’ the Nashville Mayor Says. But Will the Voters? National, February 6

    Mayor Megan Barry is facing questions after acknowledging an extramarital affair with the head of her security detail.

  98. Wendell Pierce: The First Time My Dad Gave Me ‘The Talk’ Arts & Leisure, February 6

    Scared to be bused to a predominantly white school in New Orleans, the actor was given some empowering advice from his father.

  99. A Dissenter’s Legacy: How to Win Without Violence Op Ed, February 6

    When Gene Sharp died last week, he left a trove of advice about nonviolent protest and resistance tactics that should interest foes of Trump.

  100. Seeking Humanity in a Prison Passion Play Photo, February 6

    “Prison Nation,” the latest issue of Aperture magazine, features work from more than a dozen photographers and writers.

  101. Signal System Was Down for Safety Upgrades Before Fatal Amtrak Crash, Authorities Say National, February 5

    A crew was upgrading the signals to install the technology known as positive train control, which is designed to prevent the very kind of crash that occurred on Sunday.

  102. The Alt-Weekly Crisis Hits Nashville. And Democracy. Op Ed, February 5

    In city halls and statehouses, the only thing standing between an oligarchy and a true republic is often a local reporter.

  103. Medicaid Work Requirements Are Yet Another Burden for Trans Workers Op Ed, February 5

    Transgender people face a double bind: Find jobs amid rampant prejudice or lose critical medical coverage.

  104. What It May Take to Strike a Segregationist’s Name From a Georgia Bridge: Hundreds of Girl Scouts National, February 4

    After years of failed efforts to replace the name of Gov. Eugene Talmadge on a bridge in Savannah, Ga., the Girl Scouts have a plan to honor their founder.

  105. Fatal Amtrak Crash in South Carolina Is New Challenge for Rail Service National, February 4

    A passenger train crashed into a freight train on Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 100 in the third high-profile crash involving the rail company since mid-December.

  106. Deadly Amtrak Crash in South Carolina Video, February 4

    An Amtrak train traveling from New York to Miami hit stationary freight train early Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring at least 116 others.

  107. In New Orleans, Whispers of Haiti Become a Brassy Mardi Gras Shout National, February 3

    The band Arcade Fire will put on a Haitian-themed party and parade at a time when the news has been bleak for many Haitian-Americans.

  108. America’s Last Slave Ship, and Slavery’s Stain Editorial, February 3

    The discovery of what may be the Clotilda’s wreckage has reawakened the pain of enslavement among descendants of its human cargo.

  109. Taking a Knee and Taking Down a Monument National, February 3

    The relocation of a 30-foot-tall stone sculpture at a Louisiana courthouse is entangled in litigation, and its relocation is projected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  110. ‘They Can’t Wait to Vote’: Energized Democrats Target Dominant G.O.P. in Statehouses National, February 3

    Republicans have dominated state governments for almost a decade, but Democrats are exploiting President Trump’s unpopularity in an effort to make inroads in 2018.

  111. A New Orleans Restaurant Offers Creativity Between Bread Slices Travel, February 3

    At Turkey and the Wolf, standard lunchbox fare is just a launching pad for the high-flying imaginings of a merry band of inventors.

  112. A West Virginia Newspaper Won Journalism’s Top Award. Now It’s Filed for Bankruptcy. Business, February 2

    The Charleston Gazette-Mail has long had a reputation as a scrappy and tenacious local watchdog, but it isn’t immune to the pressures of the industry.

  113. Trump’s (Other) Memo Cover-Up Op Ed, February 2

    His Labor Department is trying to bury an internal report about a new rule that would allow business owners to keep tips for themselves.

  114. A New Life for an Old-School Couple Society, February 2

    Widowed 80-somethings team up: “Together we have 105 years worth of experience being married. So we like to tell people we’re pretty sure we know what we’re doing.”

  115. A ‘Blue’ Florida? There Are No Quick Demographic Fixes for Democrats Upshot, February 1

    Why a big influx of Puerto Ricans and the potential return of voting rights for felons aren’t as meaningful as some might assume for 2020.

  116. 36 Hours in Orlando Interactive, February 1

    Don’t equate Orlando with mouse ears and thrill rides: The city is a checkerboard of intriguing neighborhoods filled with intriguing galleries, shops and restaurants.

  117. Train Carrying Republican Lawmakers to Retreat Crashes Into Truck Washington, January 31

    One person in the truck was killed in the rural Virginia crash, and the lawmakers were preparing to take buses to their resort in West Virginia.

  118. Along Miami River, Derelict Bait Shops Give Way to Luxury Condos Business, January 30

    Once notorious for “dead bodies, floating cars and nefarious activities,” the river is in the midst of a renewal, including plans for a Major League Soccer stadium nearby.

  119. Complaint Accuses Contractor of Underpayment at Medicare Call Centers Washington, January 30

    The Communications Workers of America said in a complaint filed on Friday that a large government information technology contractor could owe workers as much as $100 million in back wages.

  120. Simon & the Whale Opens in the Freehand New York Dining, January 30

    The latest from Gabriel Stulman; a popular California chain takes root in the Flatiron district; and other restaurant news.

  121. Will 1,500 Street Cameras Be a Wet Blanket in New Orleans? National, January 30

    Residents wonder whether the city’s freewheeling appeal will suffer if bars, clubs and other businesses are required to install street-facing security cameras that the police can monitor.

  122. If Curling Can Make It in Tampa, It Can Make It Everywhere Interactive, January 30

    Once written off as the “I could do that!” sport, curling has revived Olympic dreams in subtropical Florida and beyond.

  123. From Annapolis to Congress? These Three Women Know Tough Missions Washington, January 29

    The women, who were contemporaries at the Naval Academy, are part of a powerful wave of political activism in the era of President Trump.

  124. If Curling Can Make It in Tampa, It Can Make It Everywhere Interactive, January 30

    Once written off as the “I could do that!” sport, curling has revived Olympic dreams in subtropical Florida and beyond.

  125. A Monument the Old South Would Like to Ignore Op Ed, January 29

    The debate over the fate of Nashville’s Fort Negley tests the traditional Southern argument for preserving history.

  126. Officers in Florida Shootings Say They Can Stand Their Ground, Too National, January 28

    Florida passed a law to protect “any person” who was acting in self-defense. Was that meant to include the police?

  127. Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida Op Ed, January 27

    The weather’s been stormy at the White House.

  128. Training Quick and Staffing Unfinished, Army Units Brace for Surging Taliban Washington, January 26

    A brigade of military advisers is being heralded as a key part of President Trump’s strategy to turn the tide in Afghanistan, but its commander has raised internal concerns about the challenges it faces.

  129. How a Church Deacon Found the Biggest Prime Number Yet (It Wasn’t as Hard as You Think) Science, January 26

    The Memphis area man used the church computer to discover a Mersenne prime with over 23 million digits. He had been looking for 14 years.

  130. Wyatt Tee Walker, Civil Rights Oracle Op Ed, January 25

    The Birmingham minister understood white ambivalence about racism.

  131. One Person, One Vote Op Ed, January 25

    Also: The gymnasts and the (local) journalists.

  132. Descendants’ Stories of the Clotilda Slave Ship Drew Doubts. Now Some See Validation. National, January 25

    “So many people said that it didn’t really happen that way, that we made the story up,” one woman said of the boat that brought her great-great-grandfather to America.

  133. Tears in the Cockpit: When a School Shooting Strikes Close to Home National, January 24

    The emotional strain of confronting a mass shooting can be magnified in a community where the faces are familiar and police and medical resources are limited.

  134. Video Shows U.S. Park Police Firing 9 Times in Fatal Shooting of Driver National, January 25

    Footage of a Nov. 17 shooting shows several minutes of a stop-and-go chase, which ends with the driver, Bijan Ghaisar, being shot at close range.

  135. Judge Acquits Senator Menendez of Several Charges Metro, January 24

    A federal judge acquitted Senator Robert Menendez and his co-defendant of seven bribery and mail fraud charges, leaving them to face 11 charges at retrial.

  136. North Carolina Prisons Drop Ban on ‘New Jim Crow’ Express, January 24

    Citing the First Amendment, the state A.C.L.U. argued that inmates should be allowed to read Michelle Alexander’s book about racism and mass incarceration.

  137. Wreckage of Last Known Slave Ship in U.S. May Have Been Found National, January 24

    A reporter in Alabama set out to find the remains of the Clotilda, which was set on fire in 1860 after bringing 110 slaves to the waters off Mobile, Ala.

  138. $600,000 Homes in Florida, Connecticut and California Real Estate, January 24

    A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.

  139. What You Get for $600,000 Slideshow, January 24

    A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.

  140. In Affordable Nashville, Grain Bowls, Hot Chicken and Blistering Guitars Travel, January 24

    There’s always the music, of course, from the Opry to hideaways like Santa’s Pub. The food is memorable, too, including Indian-Southern fusion.