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  1. Map: Where Hurricane Ian Hit Florida Hardest Interactive, Today

    See areas around Fort Myers and Florida’s southwest coast that experienced dangerous storm surges and extensive flooding.

  2. Sanibel Island Loses Its Only Bridge, With a Difficult Recovery Ahead U.S., Today

    With the three-mile bridge destroyed, the 12-mile barrier island can only be reached by boat or helicopter, making rescues difficult.

  3. Sanibel Island Loses Its Only Bridge, With a Difficult Recovery Ahead U.S., Today

    With the three-mile bridge destroyed, the 12-mile barrier island can only be reached by boat or helicopter, making rescues difficult.

  4. An Unconfirmed Death Toll Estimate From Lee County Spread Widely U.S., Today

    There is no official estimate of the number of people killed by Hurricane Ian in Lee County or across Florida.

  5. An Unconfirmed Death Toll Estimate From Lee County Spread Widely U.S., Today

    There is no official estimate of the number of people killed by Hurricane Ian in Lee County or across Florida.

  6. Hospitals in Coastal Cities Risk Flooding Even in ‘Weak’ Hurricanes, Study Finds Climate, Today

    In a third of the 78 cities examined on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, half or more of hospitals were at risk from a Category 2 storm, the researchers said.

  7. Ian’s Next Stop: South Carolina, Again as a Hurricane U.S., Today

    Weakened but still dangerous, the storm is expected to regain hurricane strength before making landfall on Friday.

  8. ‘From the Hood to the Holler’ Review: A Race to Galvanize the Poor Movies, Today

    A new documentary revisits the former Kentucky state representative Charles Booker’s 2020 campaign to unseat Mitch McConnell in the Senate.

  9. Ian Moves North Briefing, Today

    We have the latest on Hurricane Ian, another storm to gather strength with frightening speed.

  10. The Lesbian Perez Hilton of TikTok Style, Today

    When relationship dramas heated up this summer, she saw an opportunity.

  11. Florida has been inundated with rain and storm surge with more in the forecast. U.S., Today

    Ian has already brought a foot of rain to some parts of the state and storm surge of as much as 12 feet in some areas.

  12. Ian strains emergency services in Southwest Florida. U.S., Today

    Officials warned residents to be patient as emergency responders waited for conditions to improve to resume rescue and other efforts.

  13. Ron DeSantis’s Race Problem Op Ed, Today

    Ron DeSantis has targeted Black people, Black power and Black history.

  14. Before Hurricane Ian, Florida’s Southwest Coast Was a Place to Escape the Chaos National, Today

    Communities like Cape Coral and Fort Myers, south of Tampa Bay, suddenly found themselves at the center of the hurricane.

  15. Ian Bludgeons Southwest Florida With Devastating Winds and Storm Surge National, Yesterday

    A huge stretch of coastline from Naples to Sarasota appeared severely affected by lapping brown waves that drowned streets, homes and cars as frightened residents sought refuge.

  16. As Storm Hits, DeSantis Pauses Political Bomb-Throwing Politics, Yesterday

    As Florida’s governor and a potential Republican candidate in 2024, Ron DeSantis has often attacked President Biden and Washington. But now his state will need federal help.

  17. What to Do if Your Travel Plans Have Been Affected by Hurricane Ian Travel, Yesterday

    Airlines and hotels will have varying policies, so make sure to read the details carefully.

  18. Powerful Category 4 Hurricane Ian Slams Florida Video, Yesterday

    High winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Ian pounded southwestern Florida. The Category 4 storm was one of the most powerful to impact the United States in decades.

  19. Yesterday’s Hurricane Ian Florida live blog included two standalone posts:
  20. Hurricane Ian Made Landfall Just Short of a Rare Category 5 Storm Express, Yesterday

    Just two Category 5 hurricanes have hit the United States in the last 30 years, both in Florida.

  21. What does Hurricane Ian mean for Florida’s wildlife? Climate, Yesterday

    Big storms are part of the ecosystem, but they’re growing more destructive because of climate change.

  22. Flying into the eye of Ian: An experienced hurricane hunter takes a wild ride. U.S., Yesterday

    Nick Underwood said Wednesday’s flight was the roughest of his career.

  23. Flying into the eye of Ian: An experienced hurricane hunter takes a wild ride. National, Yesterday

    Nick Underwood said Wednesday’s flight was the roughest of his career.

  24. Here’s Where People Are Being Evacuated in Florida National, Yesterday

    The orders are concentrated along Florida’s Gulf Coast. On Wednesday, some were replaced with requests to shelter in place.

  25. Here’s how to stay safe when the power goes out. Express, Yesterday

    Improper use of portable generators carries several risks, including carbon monoxide poisoning.

  26. Alabama Inmates Strike, Denouncing Prison Conditions Express, Yesterday

    The exact size of the protest, which began on Monday, was not immediately clear. But advocates say thousands of inmates would forgo their usual jobs as cooks and cleaners.

  27. When does a storm surge typically peak? Express, Yesterday

    A storm surge usually builds over many hours as the eye of hurricane approaches the coast.

  28. Tracking the storm’s approach: A hunkered-down forecasting office. National, Yesterday

    The meteorologists expect to live in the office this week, pausing only to grab a few hours’ sleep on air mattresses.

  29. Some in Florida wait after choosing to stay in the hurricane’s projected path. National, Yesterday

    In deciding not to evacuate, they weighed the threat of destruction against that of trouble leaving on clogged highways.

  30. Which Midterm Polls Should We Be Taking With a Grain of Salt? Op Ed, Yesterday

    Three writers on whether Democrats should get their hopes up.

  31. Activists Flood Election Offices With Challenges Politics, Yesterday

    Groups fueled by right-wing election conspiracy theories are trying to toss tens of thousands of voters from the rolls. “They are just going to beat the system into the ground,” said one election official.

  32. The Florida Keys begin to feel the storm’s effects. National, Yesterday

    The storm brought flooding to the islands, and forecasters warned that the effects could worsen.

  33. Youngkin Stumps With Kemp in Georgia, Urging Conservatives to Vote National, Yesterday

    Brian Kemp’s re-election campaign has drawn a string of Republicans who have kept Donald Trump at a relative arm’s length.

  34. ‘The Real Deal’: Florida’s Low-Lying Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane Ian National, September 27

    The storm could bring a level of destruction that many in the densely populated Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida regions have never experienced.

  35. Ray Edenton, ‘A-Team’ Studio Guitarist in Nashville, Dies at 95 Obits, September 27

    In a career that spanned four decades, he played on thousands of sessions and accompanied many of the biggest names in country music.

  36. Majority of Florida Public Schools Cancel Classes Ahead of Hurricane Ian National, September 27

    About 50 K-12 school districts announced that they would close, along with about 30 colleges and universities.

  37. Closures and delays ahead as Florida airports brace for Ian. National, September 27

    Planes were being moved, runways closed and flights canceled as airports prepared for the storm.

  38. A Major Hurricane Has Not Hit Tampa for Over 100 Years Express, September 27

    In October 1921, a hurricane that slammed into southwest Florida killed at least eight people, causing widespread destruction and flooding parts of downtown Tampa.

  39. Here’s Where People Are Being Evacuated in Florida National, September 27

    The orders are concentrated along Central Florida’s Gulf Coast.

  40. Ron DeSantis Is Making an Asylum Crisis of His Own Op Ed, September 27

    Does America still embrace its international obligation to provide sanctuary to at least some unauthorized immigrants?

  41. Spending Bill Survives Senate Test, Staving Off Government Shutdown Threat Washington, September 27

    The vote on Tuesday came after Senator Joe Manchin agreed to leave out a plan to make it easier to build energy infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline in his home state of West Virginia.

  42. Hurricane Ian’s Uncertain Path Keeps Much of Florida on Alert National, September 26

    The authorities urged residents to begin evacuating some low-lying areas of the Gulf Coast. A troubling combination of dangerous storm surges, flooding and powerful winds is predicted for the coming days.

  43. Florida Residents Prepare for Hurricane Ian’s Impact Video, September 26

    Officials urged residents to prepare for serious storm surge and to evacuate low-lying areas as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida.

  44. A ‘Nightmare’ for Forecasters: Here’s Why Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger, Faster Climate, September 26

    Storms that intensify quickly and unpredictably present a big problem for public safety officials, who have less time to assess threats.

  45. Why Fewer American Children Are Living in Poverty The Daily, September 26

    There are some surprising reasons why millions fewer U.S. children are growing up poor today compared with 30 years ago.

  46. Does It Matter That Investigators Are Closing In on Trump? Op Ed, September 26

    He is not the only politician in America, even if it sometimes feels that way.

  47. Top State Judges Make a Rare Plea in a Momentous Supreme Court Election Case Washington, September 26

    In a surprising filing, state chief justices opposed an argument pressed by Republicans — that state legislatures may set federal election rules unconstrained by state constitutions.

  48. Brett Favre’s Most Memorable Stat May Be $8 Million Meant for the Poor Sports, September 26

    His role in the misappropriation of welfare money has infuriated people in his native Mississippi and prompted some fans to call for his removal from the Hall of Fame.

  49. The Megastate G.O.P. Rivalry Between Abbott and DeSantis Politics, September 25

    Publicly, Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has not criticized the migrant flights from his state by Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Privately, the Florida governor’s stunt stung the Texas governor’s team.

  50. Two Renovated Museums Offer a Peek at Spy Secrets — at Least for Some Washington, September 24

    The Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency both recently overhauled their showcases of espionage.

  51. How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits Science, September 24

    Bon Secours Mercy Health, a major nonprofit health system, used the poverty of Richmond Community Hospital’s patients to tap into a lucrative federal drug program.

  52. How Paul LePage, Running to Lead Maine, Benefited From Florida Tax Breaks Politics, September 24

    Mr. LePage, a former governor who is seeking to reclaim the office, has along with his wife benefited from property tax breaks reserved for permanent Florida residents, public records show.

  53. Maps: Tracking Hurricane Ian Interactive, September 24

    A map showing the storm’s path as it moves across Florida.

  54. Hurricane Ian Bears Down on Cuba, as Florida Prepares Express, September 24

    Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, issued an evacuation order for low-lying areas. Cuba was also preparing for life-threatening storm surge and evacuations in some western provinces.

  55. Georgia Official Says County’s Voting Equipment Will Be Replaced National, September 23

    New voting equipment will be installed in Coffee County, where allies of former President Donald J. Trump copied software and other data after the 2020 election.

  56. Hermine, a Post-Tropical Cyclone, Brings Heavy Rain to Canary Islands Express, September 23

    Forecasters said the storm was expected to bring three to 10 inches of rain to the Canary Islands.

  57. Ilse Nathan and Ruth Siegler, Sisters and Survivors Together, Die 11 Days Apart Obits, September 23

    They stood by each other at Birkenau, married other Holocaust survivors, lived near each other in Alabama and remained close into their 90s.

  58. Dragon Fruit Is Showing Up All Over. So Why Are Farmers Leaving the Business? Dining, September 23

    The flavor is a fixture on drink menus. But competition from abroad has South Florida growers rethinking their commitment to a once-lucrative crop that requires a lot of investment and care.

  59. Constance Wu, Fresh Off Her Book Style, September 23

    In her memoir, “Making a Scene,” the actress reveals her isolation after those tweets, racism in her career and how she’s moving on.

  60. Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Kill Prisoner With Method He Fears National, September 23

    Prison officials tried to insert an I.V. line for Alan Eugene Miller’s execution, but had to halt before his death warrant expired at midnight. The state said the execution would be rescheduled.

  61. Herschel Walker’s Company Said It Donated Profits, but Evidence Is Scant Politics, September 22

    The Georgia Republican candidate claimed his business donated 15 percent of its profits to charities. Three of the four groups named as recipients say they didn’t receive money.

  62. S-Town: Chapter 1 Podcasts, September 22

    “If you keep your mouth shut, you’ll be surprised what you can learn.”

  63. ‘S-Town’ Podcasts, September 22

    The story of a man who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it.

  64. What Explains the Alarming Democrat-on-Democrat Sabotage in North Carolina? Op Ed, September 22

    The heir apparent to the current governor is the target of an absolutely baffling prosecution.

  65. Mississippi Welfare Scandal Spreads Well Beyond Brett Favre National, September 22

    Millions earmarked for the needy in the nation’s poorest state instead went to projects that benefited the well-to-do, the state alleges, including a volleyball stadium at Mr. Favre’s alma mater.

  66. Herschel Walker Says He’s ‘Not That Smart.’ I Believe Him. Op Ed, September 21

    Walker is attempting to lower the bar of the upcoming debate so low so that anyone, even Walker, can clear it.

  67. Manchin’s Gas Pipeline Deal Irks Both Parties, Snarling Spending Bill Washington, September 21

    The West Virginia Democrat is trying to attach an oil and gas permitting measure to must-pass spending legislation.

  68. $1.1 Million Homes in Pennsylvania, Oregon and Kentucky Real Estate, September 21

    An 1861 house in New Hope, a Craftsman bungalow in Portland and a converted 1794 schoolhouse in Greensburg.

  69. Estas son las seis investigaciones que enfrenta Donald Trump en Español, September 21

    Sin el poder de la presidencia, el exmandatario enfrenta a una multitud de fiscales y abogados que lo investigan a él y a sus asociados.

  70. ‘We Tell The Whole Truth’: A Talk With the Head of Charleston’s New African American Museum Travel, September 21

    The International African American Museum, opening early next year, will tell a story of joy, trauma and resiliency. Dr. Tonya Matthews discusses her role and the museum’s challenges.

  71. Are There Better Places to Put Large Solar Farms Than These Forests? Op Ed, September 21

    For the great promise of renewable energy to be realized, states like Virginia must create an environment where solar, nature and people can peaceably coexist.

  72. Migrants Who Were Flown to Martha’s Vineyard Sue Florida Governor Express, September 21

    The Venezuelans who unexpectedly found themselves on a Massachusetts island say in their suit that Florida officials made “made false promises and false representations” to them.

  73. Will North Carolina’s Senate Race Break Democratic Hearts Again? Politics, September 20

    Since a blue wave in the state in 2008, winning elections hasn’t been easy for Democrats. But polling is evenly divided as Cheri Beasley and Ted Budd compete.

  74. Videos Show Trump Allies Handling Georgia Voting Equipment National, September 20

    The footage raises new questions about efforts by Trump affiliates in a number of swing states to gain access to and copy sensitive voting software after the 2020 election.

  75. Criminal Investigation Is Opened After Migrant Flights to Martha’s Vineyard National, September 20

    The sheriff of Bexar County, Texas, said it was clear that many of the 48 migrants flown to Massachusetts had been misled and lured away to score political points.

  76. A Rural Doctor Gave Her All. Then Her Heart Broke. Science, September 19

    Physicians suffer one of the highest burnout rates among professionals. Dr. Kimberly Becher, one of two family practitioners in Clay County, West Virginia, learned the hard way.

  77. The Story So Far: Where 6 Investigations Into Donald Trump Stand Washington, September 19

    The former president finds himself without the power of the presidency, staring at a host of prosecutors and lawyers who have him and his associates in their sights.

  78. After Texas Sent Him to Washington, One Migrant Launches a New Life National, September 19

    Lever Alejos, who was delivered to the nation’s capital courtesy of Gov. Greg Abbott, has found plenty of work. ‘I feel fortunate the governor put me on a bus to Washington.’

  79. Virginia Reverses School Protections for Transgender Students National, September 18

    The state’s Department of Education issued guidelines that would require students to file legal documents to be called by different pronouns.

  80. What the Martha’s Vineyard Stunt Says About the Trump Wannabes Op Ed, September 17

    Is Ron DeSantis really ready for prime time?

  81. Is That Legal? How Scores of Migrants Came to Be Shipped North Washington, September 16

    The migrant drop-offs orchestrated by two Republican governors raised questions about how the law treats immigrants. Here’s what you need to know.

  82. Migrants Flown to Martha’s Vineyard Say They Were Misled Washington, September 16

    The flights, arranged by Florida’s Republican governor, underscored how easily the fate of immigrants can be swept up in politics.

  83. In Georgia County With Racist History, Flier Paints Abrams as Invading Enemy Politics, September 16

    Stacey Abrams is making a campaign stop in largely white Forsyth County. A G.O.P.-branded flier urged residents to “protect our neighborhoods” in a rally that was later canceled.

  84. Mississippi Lifts Boil Advisory in Jackson, but Its Water System Remains Troubled Express, September 16

    Health authorities issued the boil-water notice in late July, when testing showed the water supply might be unsafe, and heavy rains in August caused the largest treatment plant in the system to fail.

  85. An Oratorio Cautiously Looks Back on Women’s Suffrage Culture, September 16

    Julia Wolfe’s “Her Story,” a commemoration with an eye toward the future, premieres in the state where the 19th Amendment achieved ratification.

  86. At Old Coal Mines, the American Chestnut Tries for a Comeback Climate, September 16

    Across Appalachia, scientists and foresters are trying to reintroduce a hybrid version, helping to revive damaged land while also bringing back a beloved tree.

  87. G.O.P. Governors Transfer Migrants to Faraway States Video, September 16

    The Republican governors of Florida and Texas sent roughly 150 migrants to Washington, D.C., and Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts to protest the high number of arrivals at the southern border.

  88. Judge Keeps Block on Inquiry Into Mar-a-Lago Files and Names Special Master U.S., September 15

    The Justice Department is planning to appeal, but the decision is likely to significantly delay its investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s handling of government records.

  89. Judge Keeps Block on Inquiry Into Mar-a-Lago Files and Names Special Master Washington, September 15

    The Justice Department is planning to appeal, but the decision is likely to significantly delay its investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s handling of government records.

  90. In ‘Cancer Alley,’ Judge Blocks Huge Petrochemical Plant Climate, September 15

    The company, an affiliate of Formosa Plastics, said it intended to move forward with the $9.4 billion complex in St. James Parish despite the ruling.

  91. Progressive Network Will Spend $10 Million on Asian American Turnout Politics, September 15

    The Asian American Power Network will focus on engaging Asian American voters on progressive issues and candidates in seven battleground states.

  92. Florida envía dos aviones cargados de inmigrantes a Martha’s Vineyard en Español, September 15

    El lugar de veraneo de los acaudalados y poderosos se convirtió en un improbable escenario en la lucha contra la inmigración ilegal.

  93. With Faraway Migrant Drop-Offs, G.O.P. Governors Are Doubling Down National, September 15

    Decisions to bus migrants to the vice president’s residence and to fly others to Martha’s Vineyard were the latest attempts to provoke outrage over record arrivals at the border.

  94. Understanding the Migrant Busing Crisis Interactive, September 15

    A tactic by Southern governors to shift the problems of border crossings onto Northern states escalated this week.

  95. Man Tells of Losing His Arm to an Alligator, Followed by Days Lost in a Swamp Express, September 15

    Eric Merda meant to go exploring, but ended up in what he described as a nightmare survival story.

  96. Could a National Abortion Ban Save Republicans? The Daily, September 15

    An effort by Senator Lindsey Graham to mend a rift in his party seems to have backfired.

  97. Florida Flies 2 Planeloads of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard National, September 15

    The moneyed summer resort became an unlikely arena in the fight over illegal immigration. Republican states have bused thousands of migrants to New York and Washington.

  98. Two 25-Year-Olds Could Be Elected to Congress, a Historical Rarity Politics, September 14

    Karoline Leavitt, a Republican from the Trump administration, and Maxwell Alejandro Frost, a progressive Democrat, could be the first members of Generation Z to enter Congress.

  99. Former Car Dealership Workers Pocketed Customers’ Money, Sheriff’s Office Says Express, September 14

    Two men were arrested and charged for stealing 24 vehicles from a Broward County, Fla., dealership that had employed them, and then selling them to various people and wholesalers.

  100. Where the New Climate Law Means More Drilling, Not Less Climate, September 14

    A compromise built into the law ensures oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico for the next decade. Activists say the region has been “sacrificed” to fossil fuels.

  101. West Virginia Passes Strict Abortion Ban National, September 13

    The bill, which has some exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother, will go into effect immediately if the governor signs it.

  102. Is Ron DeSantis the Future of the Republican Party? Magazine, September 13

    For years, Democrats have worried about the prospect of a more disciplined heir to Trump. In Florida’s pugilistic governor, that candidate may have arrived.

  103. How Poverty Programs Aided Children From One Generation to the Next Washington, September 12

    For families in West Virginia, which has had especially sharp drops in child poverty over the past three decades, the shift has played out in ways not fully captured by statistics.

  104. The Killing of Eliza Fletcher Is a Tragedy, Not a Morality Play Op Ed, September 12

    She didn’t live and die to illustrate any point or serve a political agenda.

  105. In Atlanta, a Local Prosecutor Takes on Murder, Street Gangs and a President National, September 12

    Fani T. Willis has emerged as one of the most consequential legal threats to Donald Trump while presiding over the justice system in Georgia’s most populous county.

  106. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, 93, Dies; Created Database of Enslaved People Obits, September 11

    A historian of colonial-era Louisiana, she dug deep into the archives to transform our understanding of the roots of American culture.

  107. Democrats’ Black Male Voter Problem Op Ed, September 11

    Stacey Abrams is concerned about Black male turnout in her race for governor in Georgia. She’s not the only Democrat who should be worried.

  108. Redefining What Nerd Culture Looks Like National, September 10

    Dragon Con has transformed from a niche science fiction convention into a diverse celebration of fandom.

  109. A Great Podcast, a Worthy Memoir and a Curdled Take on Clarence Thomas Op Ed, September 9

    A fall syllabus.

  110. B.Y.U. Says It Found No Evidence of Racial Slurs at Volleyball Match Express, September 9

    The school apologized to a spectator it had banned from its sporting events and said it could not corroborate a Duke player’s accusations of racial heckling. Duke said it stood by its players, “especially when their character is called into questi...

  111. After Long Brawl, South Carolina Senate Approves More Abortion Restrictions National, September 9

    Legislators failed to advance a total ban on abortion, instead adding more restrictions to an existing law. The G.O.P. split over exceptions for rape and incest.

  112. In Memphis, Renewed Attention on Violence After Shooting Rampage National, September 8

    The city, which had a record number of homicides last year, was already reeling from the abduction and killing of a young woman when a gunman shot seven people, four of them fatally.

  113. In Memphis, Renewed Attention on Violence After Shooting Rampage U.S., September 8

    The city, which had a record number of homicides last year, was already reeling from the abduction and killing of a young woman when a gunman shot seven people, four of them fatally.

  114. NASA Could Retry Moon Rocket Launch in Late September Science, September 8

    After two mission scrubs for technical issues, NASA officials have tentative hopes to launch the Artemis I mission on Sept. 27.

  115. Shooting Spree Leaves 4 Dead in Memphis and Paralyzes City Express, September 8

    The police arrested a 19-year-old who they said had carried out a string of shootings. Residents had been urged to stay indoors during the search.

  116. In a 1988 Murder, DNA Is Used to Identify Both the Victim and Her Killer Express, September 8

    The authorities employed genetic genealogy to solve a mystery: A 19-year-old “free spirit” traveling the country was killed by a truck driver, who left her body on an interstate in Georgia.

  117. Bird Flu Found in Dolphin in Florida and Porpoise in Sweden Science, September 8

    The findings represent the first time a highly pathogenic form of the virus, which has devastated bird populations this year, has been detected in cetaceans.

  118. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing N Y T Now, September 7

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  119. ‘Wellness’ Can Be a Trap for Moms. Here’s How to Avoid It. Op Ed, September 7

    Realizing that it’s not something you buy off the shelf.

  120. In Voter Fraud, Penalties Often Depend on Who’s Voting National, September 7

    Cases in Florida and a survey of prosecutions nationally indicate that despite the furor over voter fraud, prosecutions remain exceedingly rare and penalties vary wildly.

  121. South Carolina Judge Rules Against Use of Firing Squad and Electric Chair Express, September 7

    The judge sided with death row inmates in declaring the punishments cruel and unusual.

  122. Is the Democratic Midterm Surge Overrated? Why Republicans Can Still Win the House and Senate. Op Ed, September 7

    The Dobbs ruling and falling gas prices may have shifted the narrative. But the G.O.P.’s chances in the midterms still look good.

  123. Video Raises Concerns About Election Data Breach in Georgia County National, September 6

    Surveillance video from rural Coffee County, Ga., raised new questions about the extent to which election data was improperly shared with pro-Trump figures challenging the 2020 election results.

  124. B.Y.U. Is Still Investigating Racial Slurs at Women’s Volleyball Match Express, September 6

    Brigham Young University has asked people who were at the Aug. 26 game for help finding the person who yelled slurs at a Black player for Duke University.

  125. Water Pressure Is Restored in Jackson, Miss. National, September 6

    After a week with no water service, city officials are hopeful that they will soon be able to lift a boil-water order as well.

  126. Moon Landrieu, 92, Dies; New Orleans Mayor Championed Integration Obits, September 5

    He rose in local politics in the 1960s and ’70s by nurturing crosscultural connections, even as many other Southern leaders of his era exploited racial division.

  127. Northwest Georgia Hit by Severe Storms and Flash Flooding Express, September 5

    An estimated 12 inches of rain fell in Chattooga and Floyd Counties, where the governor declared a state of emergency. A flood watch was discontinued Monday evening.

  128. Water Crisis in Jackson Is ‘Unacceptable,’ Residents Say Video, September 4

    Over 150,000 people are without safe and reliable drinking water in Jackson, Miss. A pregnant mother, her husband and a community activist describe the dire conditions and explain how the water crisis has affected them.

  129. Body of Abducted Memphis Teacher Is Found, Police Say Express, September 4

    Eliza Fletcher was on an early morning jog last week when she was forced into an S.U.V., the police said. A man has been charged with her murder.

  130. Katrina Babies Are Hurting, but We Are Healing, Too Op Ed, September 4

    What happened to the children who lived through Hurricane Katrina?

  131. The End-of-Summer Child Care Crunch Is Here. I’m Not Amused. Op Ed, September 3

    North Carolina offers a frustrating example of how hard it can be to make changes that help families.

  132. Pilot Lands After Threatening to Crash Small Plane Into a Walmart Express, September 3

    The pilot took a plane from a Tupelo, Miss., airport on Saturday and flew erratically for hours, officials said. After negotiators convinced him to safely come down, another pilot talked him through landing.

  133. Lawsuits Over Tragedies Can Drag On. Not in the Florida Condo Collapse. National, September 3

    A little over a year after the Champlain Towers South fell, the Surfside condo victims’ families are about to be compensated for their losses.

  134. They Were at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now They’re Running for Congress. Washington, September 2

    A handful of Republicans who heeded President Donald J. Trump’s call to march to the Capitol are now vying to return to Washington, this time as lawmakers.

  135. Can You Drown Government in an Empty Bathtub? Op Ed, September 1

    What Jackson, Miss., tells us about America.

  136. Judge Says Lindsey Graham Can Be Questioned About Election Activity National, September 1

    Prosecutors in Atlanta have called the Republican senator to testify before a special grand jury investigating efforts by Donald J. Trump and his allies to overturn his election loss.

  137. A Water Crisis Drags On in Mississippi Interactive, September 1

    More than 150,000 people are without safe and reliable drinking water in the state capital.

  138. Mississippi Crisis Highlights Climate Threat to Drinking Water Nationwide National, September 1

    Aging infrastructure and underinvestment have left many cities’ water systems in tatters. Now flooding and other climate shocks are pushing them to failure.

  139. New Shows That Widen the Beaten Path Arts & Leisure, September 1

    Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic, on fall exhibitions that capture a period during which art and art history have been in flux, including the New Museum’s survey of the polymathic Theaster Gates.

  140. Hand-Me-Downs and Discards from Design History’s Treasure Chest Special Sections, September 1

    New books on gnarly trees with pedigrees, lost Miami buildings and vintage construction toys, along with a deep dive into African textiles.

  141. Virginia Judge Dismisses Case That Sought to Limit Book Sales Express, August 31

    Two petitions sought to block Barnes & Noble and independent booksellers from selling “Gender Queer” and “A Court of Mist and Fury” to minors in Virginia because of the books’ sexual content.

  142. Conservative Lawyer a Likely Target in Atlanta Trump Investigation, His Lawyer Says National, August 31

    John Eastman, who developed strategies to block certification of the 2020 election, appeared before a grand jury in Atlanta on Wednesday and invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.

  143. Toyota adds $2.5 billion to its investment in a North Carolina battery plant. Business, August 31

    The plan is part of a global push by the automaker to develop and produce electric vehicles.

  144. The August 31 Economy News Inflation Stocks live blog included one standalone post:
  145. After Truck Spills on Highway, ‘Alfredo Sauce Is Everywhere’ Express, August 31

    An overturned truck in Memphis covered the road in Alfredo sauce. It reportedly smelled great — at first.

  146. The Parkland Students, Four Years Later The Daily, August 31

    We look back at conversations with some of the survivors of the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

  147. Alabama Pastor Is Arrested While Watering Neighbor’s Flowers, Video Shows Express, August 31

    The Rev. Michael Jennings, a pastor of 31 years, had been watering petunias and hydrangeas when a neighbor called the police to report suspicious activity, his lawyer said.

  148. $650,000 Homes in Georgia, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Real Estate, August 31

    A 1960 house in Statesboro, a two-bedroom condominium on Beacon Hill in Boston and a Colonial Revival home in Madison.

  149. Ron DeSantis Is a Test Case Op Ed, August 31

    The DeSantis governorship provides insight into what our national life might look like if in 2024 the Republicans make a clean sweep.