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  1. 2 Virginia Police Officers Are Fired Amid Allegations of Links to White Nationalists U.S., Yesterday

    The actions came after online reports by an anti-fascist organization prompted investigations.

  2. Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says U.S., Yesterday

    Investigators say at least one county government was penetrated, and malware was planted at a Florida maker of election devices. The state says the elections “were not hacked.”

  3. Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says U.S., Yesterday

    Investigators say at least one county government was penetrated, and malware was planted at a Florida maker of election devices. The state says the elections “were not hacked.”

  4. Diver Who Helped Thai Cave Rescues Is Himself Rescued in Tennessee U.S., Yesterday

    Josh Bratchley, a member of the diving team that freed 12 Thai boys from a cave in July, was stranded for more than a day.

  5. Diver Who Helped Thai Cave Rescues Is Himself Rescued in Tennessee U.S., Yesterday

    Josh Bratchley, a member of the diving team that freed 12 Thai boys from a cave in July, was stranded for more than a day.

  6. Terry McAuliffe Will Not Run for President U.S., April 17

    The former Virginia governor concluded that his moderate profile would have limited appeal when Democrats appear to be choosing between younger, progressive contenders and veteran politicians.

  7. Judge Stops Prosecutors From Releasing Kraft Surveillance Video for Now Sports, April 17

    Prosecutors say they are obligated to release the video under Florida law. The Patriots owner, 77, is accused of paying for sexual acts at a parlor in Jupiter, Fla., in January.

  8. I’m the Child of Immigrants. I’m Not Giving Up on the Republican Party. Opinion, April 17

    In an increasingly diverse country, the G.O.P. can’t afford to alienate voters like me.

  9. Tennessee Advances Bill That Could Make It Harder to Register New Voters U.S., April 16

    A bill passed by the Republican-controlled House would punish groups for submitting incomplete voter registrations. Critics say it would stifle minority votes.

  10. Black Churches Destroyed by Arson See Spike in Donations After Notre-Dame Fire U.S., April 16

    A crowdfunding campaign for the three churches collected more than $850,000 after it was widely shared on social media on Tuesday.

  11. Parkland Students Bask in Pulitzer Mention: ‘They Took Us Seriously’ U.S., April 16

    The Eagle Eye student newspaper at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School did not win a Pulitzer Prize. But it got unexpected recognition for its coverage of a mass shooting.

  12. Biden, at Hollings Funeral, Talks About How ‘People Can Change’ U.S., April 16

    Mr. Biden once called Fritz Hollings his best friend in the Senate, strengthening his connection to the state, which is pivotal in the Democratic primary.

  13. A Small Town Bet on Sports Gambling. It’s Still Waiting. U.S., April 16

    A Supreme Court decision opened the way for states to allow sports betting, but some have moved slower than expected. One reason? Examples like Tunica, Miss.

  14. Suspect in 3 Black Church Fires in Louisiana Is Charged With Hate Crimes U.S., April 16

    Holden Matthews, the 21-year-old son of a deputy sheriff, had been charged with arson and now faces three additional charges of hate crimes.

  15. White Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Trying to Hire Hit Man to Lynch Black Neighbor U.S., April 15

    “$500 and he’s a ghost”: Brandon Cory Lecroy thought he was telling a hit man to target his neighbor. It turned out to be an F.B.I. agent.

  16. New Revelations in Case of Chinese Businesswoman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago U.S., April 15

    Yujing Zhang, who is charged with lying to a federal agent, will have to remain in jail while her case winds through the courts.

  17. Searching Out the Hidden Stories of South Carolina’s Gullah Country Travel, April 15

    The South Carolina Sea Islands and the Gullah Geechee people who have endured there are increasingly buffeted by economic and social change — not to mention lethal storms.

  18. Morehouse College, a Traditionally Black All-Male School, Says It Will Accept Transgender Men U.S., April 14

    The policy, which was announced on Saturday, will continue to ban from enrollment women anyone who identifies as a woman.

  19. Tornadoes Lash the South, Leaving 3 Dead, Including 2 Children U.S., April 13

    The children were sitting in the back seat of a car when a tree fell on it. Scenes of destruction in other parts of Texas also emerged.

  20. At the Masters, Jason Day Again Finds Pain and Perseverance Sports, April 12

    The Australian has been ridiculed for always being hobbled by some pain or ailment. This time, his back issues helped him sharpen his focus on the way to a share of the lead.

  21. Grand Jury Indicts Chinese Woman on Charges of Lying and Trespass at Mar-a-Lago U.S., April 12

    A consultant from China who was arrested after entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort was indicted on charges of making false statements to federal officials.

  22. Grand Jury Indicts Chinese Woman on Charges of Lying and Trespass at Mar-a-Lago U.S., April 12

    A consultant from China who was arrested after entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort was indicted on charges of making false statements to federal officials.

  23. At 3, He Said His Father Hurt His Mother. Decades Later, His Father Was Convicted of Murder. U.S., April 12

    The son, Aaron Fraser, found his mother’s remains while doing construction on his childhood home. On Friday, his father was found guilty of second-degree murder.

  24. 27 More Graves May Have Been Found at a Notorious Florida Boys School U.S., April 12

    The latest discovery adds to 55 graves already uncovered at a reform school that was infamous for beatings, abuse, forced labor and neglect.

  25. Tax Headaches? A Dose of Muni Bonds Might Help Business, April 12

    Households stung by the limit on state and local income tax deductions are chasing tax-free municipal bonds. But it’s wise to proceed carefully.

  26. A Charred Gas Can, a Receipt and an Arrest in Fires of 3 Black Churches U.S., April 11

    The 21-year-old son of a sheriff’s deputy was charged in connection with the blazes that destroyed three black churches in Louisiana.

  27. A Charred Gas Can, a Receipt and an Arrest in Fires of 3 Black Churches U.S., April 11

    The 21-year-old son of a sheriff’s deputy was charged in connection with the blazes that destroyed three black churches in Louisiana.

  28. ‘Extreme Pollen’ Blankets North Carolina in a Sneeze-Inducing Yellow Haze U.S., April 11

    Nationwide, pollen counts are reaching extreme levels this spring. In Durham, N.C., a former meteorologist’s drone captured the misery on camera.

  29. Keep the Federal Reserve I Love Alive Business, April 11

    The economist N. Gregory Mankiw says he loves the central bank but fears for its future as one of America’s great institutions.

  30. Sergio García’s Hunt for the Perfect Caddie Sports, April 11

    He considered his wife and a former tennis star before settling on his brother. “He’s excited about caddying here, but it is not the holidays.”

  31. Suspect Arrested in Fires at Black Churches in Louisiana U.S., April 10

    The three fires occurred over a 10-day period starting on March 26 in St. Landry Parish, north of Lafayette.

  32. Son of a Deputy Sheriff Charged With 3 Black Church Fires U.S., April 10

    The authorities arrested the 21-year-old son of a deputy sheriff in the blazes that set a rural Cajun community on edge.

  33. A ‘Glitch’ Left Young People Off the Jury Rolls. Does That Violate the Constitution? U.S., April 10

    Computer glitches have compromised jury selection processes across the country. More trouble surfaced recently in a death penalty case in Louisiana.

  34. Falcon Heavy Launch Postponed by SpaceX Science, April 10

    The most powerful rocket now available on Earth will wait another day for its next journey to orbit and back.

  35. $1.1 Million Homes in California, Florida and New York Real Estate, April 10

    A midcentury-modernist house in Los Angeles, a cottage on a lagoon in Sarasota and a six-family retreat in the Hudson Valley.

  36. The Future Passes Slowly in the Rural South Interactive, April 10

    Nassim Soleimanpour’s original play “Down by the Creek,” inspired by original photographs by Eugene Richards, written for T’s Culture issue.

  37. Parkland Victims’ Families Sue, Claiming Negligence in Mass Shooting U.S., April 10

    Families of the Parkland shooting victims filed 22 lawsuits, accusing the local school district and sheriff’s office in Florida of negligence.

  38. A Decade After Crash, Tiger Woods Hunts for Another Masters Sports, April 10

    Tiger Woods’s life came apart 10 years ago. Then came surgeries on his back, battles with painkillers. Another green jacket would be nice.

  39. What You Get for $1.1 Million Slideshow, April 10

    A midcentury-modernist house in Los Angeles; a cottage on a lagoon in Sarasota, Fla.; and a six-family retreat in Gallatin, N.Y.

  40. 2 Women Were Killed on a Beach Vacation in 1973. A DNA Test Just Led to an Arrest. New York, April 9

    A grisly double-murder in Virginia was unsolved for nearly 46 years. Then DNA left at the scene led police to a Queens man in his 80s with a long criminal history.

  41. Ed Westcott, a Singular Eye at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, Dies at 97 Obituaries, April 9

    He was the government’s official photographer at Oak Ridge, Tenn., a secret city where uranium was enriched for the bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  42. G.O.P. vs. Voting Rights (Yes, Again) Opinion, April 9

    Undermining a Florida ballot initiative.

  43. The Most Unwelcome Fan in Patrick Reed’s Gallery: His Father Sports, April 9

    The defending Masters champion is estranged from his parents. They live six miles from Augusta National. His father keeps showing up at tournaments.

  44. At Trump’s Florida Resort Empire, a Quiet Effort to Eliminate an Undocumented Work Force U.S., April 9

    A large immigrant work force helps run Mr. Trump’s resorts, an embarrassing reality for a president who has railed against undocumented migrants.

  45. 2 Arrested in Vandalism of Slave Memorial at University of North Carolina U.S., April 8

    The memorial was defaced with racial slurs and urine.

  46. A 17-Foot Burmese Python Was Found in Florida. What Was It Even Doing There? U.S., April 8

    The state has worked hard to decrease its population of Burmese pythons, but the nonnative species is resilient.

  47. Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Had a Hidden Camera Detector, Prosecutors Say U.S., April 8

    Yujing Zhang, 32, was allowed into President Trump’s resort by Secret Service agents, but was later arrested. The authorities said she also had large amounts of cash at her hotel room.

  48. Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Had a Hidden Camera Detector, Prosecutors Say U.S., April 8

    Yujing Zhang, 32, was allowed into President Trump’s resort by Secret Service agents, but was later arrested. The authorities said she also had large amounts of cash in her hotel room.

  49. Mother of Raniya Wright, Who Died After Fight, Says School Failed to Protect Her Daughter U.S., April 8

    Ashley Wright said she had alerted the school that her daughter was being bullied by a classmate before her death.

  50. ‘They Didn’t Burn Down Our Spirit’: Louisiana Black Churches Defiant Amid Fires U.S., April 8

    As the authorities investigated a series of blazes that destroyed three black churches, residents gathered Sunday with a mix of concern and defiance.

  51. The N.F.L.’s Great Cherry Tree Caper Opinion, April 8

    The league didn’t actually try to steal Nashville’s gorgeous cherry trees, but it sure felt that way.

  52. The N.F.L.’s Great Cherry Tree Caper Opinion, April 8

    The league didn’t actually try to steal Nashville’s gorgeous cherry trees, but it sure felt that way.

  53. The Snake Lady and the Masters: Augusta Imagines Life Post-Strip Clubs U.S., April 8

    It is hard to imagine Augusta without Whitey Lester, a downtown fixture for decades and the city’s last strip-club impresario.

  54. The Cheerleader Who Blew the Whistle on the N.F.L. Soldiers On Sports, April 8

    Bailey Davis started a national conversation about how cheerleaders are treated. Things have been rocky for her ever since.

  55. Casimir Pulaski, Polish Hero of the Revolutionary War, Was Most Likely Intersex, Researchers Say Science, April 7

    Disputed remains were the right height and age and showed injuries consistent with the general’s life. There was just one catch: “The skeleton looked very female.”

  56. Alabama’s Cruel and Unusual Prisons Opinion, April 6

    William Barr’s Justice Department faces a test in how it oversees the state’s deplorable prison conditions.

  57. 3 Black Churches Have Burned in 10 Days in a Single Louisiana Parish U.S., April 5

    Officials said that they had found “suspicious elements” in each case and that “there is clearly something happening in this community.”

  58. Knowing Natchez by Its Dead Travel, April 5

    The city cemetery encapsulates this Mississippi river town’s complicated, counterintuitive history.

  59. North Carolina Women’s Basketball Coach Faces Complaints of Racially Insensitive Comments Sports, April 4

    Sylvia Hatchell was placed on leave after players’ families complained to university officials, according to two people with direct knowledge of the accusations.

  60. He Said He Was Timmothy Pitzen, a Missing Boy. Tests Show He Isn’t. U.S., April 4

    Timmothy has been missing since age 6, after his mother apparently killed herself and left a note saying he was safe but “you will never find him.”

  61. Like ‘Stepping on a Rake’: A Wave of Scandals Hits North Carolina Republicans U.S., April 4

    Seven years ago, the party set out to transform the historically moderate state into a considerably more conservative one. But a string of scandals might have set them back.

  62. Gun Control Group’s Report Card on U.S. Banks’ Firearms Ties Has Several Fs Business, April 4

    Guns Down America graded 15 large consumer banks on their commitment to gun safety and their relationships to the gun industry.

  63. Malware Arrest Exposes Security Gaps at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club U.S., April 3

    The arrest of a woman with a malware-laced device revealed the challenge of protecting a president who prefers a resort over Camp David.

  64. Malware Arrest Exposes Security Gaps at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club U.S., April 3

    The arrest of a woman with a malware-laced device revealed the challenge of protecting a president who prefers a resort over Camp David.

  65. 'White Power’ Symbol Was Found at Site of Fire, Civil Rights Center Says U.S., April 3

    The Highlander Research and Education Center, which once hosted Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., believes a fire on its campus may have been arson.

  66. Alabama’s Gruesome Prisons: Report Finds Rape and Murder at All Hours U.S., April 3

    In a grim report on the Alabama prison system, the Justice Department detailed violence that was “common, cruel,” and “of an unusual nature.”

  67. She Survived a Slave Ship, the Civil War and the Depression. Her Name Was Redoshi. U.S., April 3

    New research suggests that Redoshi, who became a free woman in 1865, may have been the last living survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

  68. $875,000 Homes in North Carolina, Wisconsin and California Real Estate, April 3

    A renovated 1835 sawmill in Greensboro, a Gilded Age condominium in Milwaukee and a seaside house in Sonoma County.

  69. What You Get for $875,000 Slideshow, April 3

    A renovated 1835 sawmill in Greensboro, N.C.; a Gilded Age condominium in Milwaukee; and a seaside house in Sonoma County, Calif.

  70. The Army Thought He Was Faking His Health Issues. Turns Out He Had Chronic Lead Poisoning. Magazine, April 3

    After years of misdiagnoses, Stephen Hopkins learned that lead in his bones was making him sick. Now he’s calling for the military to increase testing for metal poisoning in troops.

  71. Woman From China Carrying Malware Arrested After Entering Mar-a-Lago U.S., April 2

    Federal authorities have arrested a 32-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly made false statements when she sought to enter Mar-a-Lago over the weekend.

  72. North Carolina G.O.P. Chairman Indicted in Corruption Probe U.S., April 2

    Robin Hayes, a former congressman, was indicted in connection with an effort to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner through campaign donations.

  73. North Carolina G.O.P. Chairman Indicted in Corruption Probe U.S., April 2

    Robin Hayes, a former congressman, was indicted in connection with an effort to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner through campaign donations.

  74. ‘It Just Went Poof’: The Strange Aftermath of Virginia’s Cascade of Political Scandals U.S., April 2

    Despite broad calls for the resignations of Virginia’s governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, they remain in office as the state tries to muddle on.

  75. University of North Carolina Memorial to Slaves Is Defaced With Urine and Racial Slurs U.S., April 1

    The school said one vandal had ties to a group called Heirs to the Confederacy. More than six months ago, protesters toppled a Confederate statue nearby.

  76. South Carolina Family Seeks Answers After Fifth Grader Dies Following School Fight U.S., April 1

    “I want to find out what happened, how it happened and who was involved,” said the father of Raniya Wright.

  77. Abortion Cases: A Conservative Judicial Agenda? Opinion, April 1

    Linda Greenhouse responds to readers’ comments on how abortion law is being influenced by the judiciary.

  78. DNA Is Solving Dozens of Cold Cases. Sometimes It’s Too Late for Justice. U.S., April 1

    Like many other decades-old cases, the 1973 killings of a Montana couple were finally solved using DNA and genealogy technology. But the suspect in the case had died in 2003.

  79. How Blackface Feeds White Supremacy Opinion, March 31

    A racist caricature from 19th-century minstrel theater still haunts America.

  80. Teenager Fatally Shot After Knocking on Wrong Apartment Door in Atlanta, Police Say U.S., March 31

    Omarian Banks, 19, thought he was outside an apartment he shared with his girlfriend, but a man inside confronted him and opened fire, the police said.

  81. Teenager Fatally Shot After Knocking on Wrong Apartment Door in Atlanta, Police Say U.S., March 31

    Omarian Banks, 19, thought he was outside an apartment he shared with his girlfriend, but a man inside confronted him and opened fire, the police said.

  82. Girls at North Carolina School Don’t Have to Wear Skirts, Judge Rules U.S., March 31

    A federal judge struck down a charter school policy that prohibited girls from wearing pants or shorts. “I hate wearing skirts,” a girl who opposed the rule wrote.

  83. College Student Samantha Josephson Found Dead After She Got Into a Car She Mistook for Her Uber, Police Say U.S., March 30

    Nathaniel D. Rowland, 24, was arrested in connection with the death of Samantha Josephson, 21, in South Carolina. The authorities did not disclose a motive or how she died.

  84. Georgia Is Latest State to Pass Fetal Heartbeat Bill as Part of Growing Trend U.S., March 30

    The American Civil Liberties Union vowed to sue if the bill is signed into law. The courts have blocked similar efforts in other states.

  85. Inside America’s Black Box: A Rare Look at the Violence of Incarceration U.S., March 30

    Would we fix our prisons if we could see what happens inside them?

  86. Matt Gaetz Is a Congressman Liberals Love to Loathe. It’s All Part of the Plan. U.S., March 30

    Mr. Gaetz came to Washington as the son of the Florida Senate president, with a reputation for deal making. His incendiary antics have put that rap behind him.

  87. North Carolina Is Ousted by Fifth-Seeded Auburn; Kentucky Survives Against Houston Sports, March 29

    The Tigers will be seeking their first trip to the Final Four when they meet Kentucky on Sunday in the regional final.

  88. Goodbye, Women’s History Month. Here Are 15 Women We Shouldn’t Forget. U.S., March 29

    From an 80-year-old tiger trainer to the motorcycle queen of Miami, these are the stories of trailblazing women you likely didn’t learn about in school.

  89. Former Trump Family Driver Has Been in ICE Custody for 8 Months U.S., March 29

    A chauffeur who for years drove President Trump’s family and staff in Florida has been detained under the president’s immigration crackdown.

  90. L. Douglas Wilder, Ex-Governor of Virginia, Accused of Sexual Harassment by College Student U.S., March 28

    A 22-year-old woman accused Mr. Wilder, the country’s first elected African-American governor, of kissing her without her consent in 2017.

  91. ‘You Can’t Put It Behind You’: School Shootings Leave Long Trail of Trauma U.S., March 28

    Three apparent suicides in Parkland, Fla., and Newtown, Conn., have alarmed people still grappling with the mental trauma created by school shootings.

  92. ‘Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering Is a Real Problem,’ Says Kavanaugh. He’s Right. Opinion, March 27

    The Supreme Court could make history by erecting a constitutional barrier to electoral maps that put party over country.

  93. Judge Blocks Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients in Arkansas and Kentucky Health, March 27

    The ruling is a blow to the Trump administration, which has approved work requirements in eight states and is reviewing applications from eight others.

  94. Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky Health, March 27

    The ruling is a blow to the Trump administration, which has approved work requirements in seven other states and is reviewing applications from eight others.

  95. Jim Crow Told Through the Lives, Black and White, of One Mississippi Town Books, March 27

    William Sturkey’s “Hattiesburg” is a story of racism and economics that offers a close-up, intimate view of segregation.

  96. Tintype Portraits of Old-Time Musicians from Appalachia Lens, March 27

    Traveling around Appalachia in her mobile dark room, Lisa Elmaleh chronicles the people preserving an unglamorous American tradition.

  97. The Patriot’s Guide to Election Fraud Opinion, March 26

    Dan McCready was a starry-eyed novice. Then his House race in North Carolina was stolen.

  98. A Boeing 737 Max Makes an Emergency Landing in Orlando Business, March 26

    The plane, the same type that crashed in Ethiopia this month and in Indonesia in October, reported engine problems.

  99. Robert Kraft Waives Arraignment and Requests Jury Trial Sports, March 26

    The New England Patriots owner continues his adversarial stance in the face of charges of soliciting prostitution.

  100. Republicans Really Hate Health Care Opinion, March 26

    They’ve gone beyond cynicism to pathology.

  101. Moving Alabama Into the Modern Age Books, March 26

    Doug Jones’s “Bending Toward Justice” is about his role in the famous 1963 church-bombing case and his experience running for senator in 2017.

  102. An Awakening in Columbus, a Reckoning in Williamsburg Travel, March 26

    Food and art propel an Ohio city into the future, and in Virginia, a town takes a hard look at its past.

  103. Supreme Court Set to Again Weigh Voting Maps Warped by Politics U.S., March 26

    The justices will consider on Tuesday whether extreme partisan gerrymandering crosses a constitutional line, an issue they left undecided last term.

  104. Justices Display Divisions in New Cases on Voting Maps Warped by Politics U.S., March 26

    Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, who may hold the decisive vote, expressed uneasiness about gerrymandering but also wondered if Supreme Court intervention was necessary.

  105. First Black Woman to Serve as a Virginia Police Chief Says Racist Officers Forced Her Out U.S., March 25

    Tonya D. Chapman, who resigned last week as the chief in Portsmouth, Va., said she was undermined by racist officers who opposed her reform efforts.

  106. Bourbon With a Japanese Touch Food, March 25

    Legent is a new bourbon born in Kentucky but blended by a Japanese master.

  107. Big Ears Festival: 15 Performances That Soothed, Jolted and Intrigued Arts, March 25

    Over 10 years, this open-minded music festival in Knoxville, Tenn., has never spelled out its aesthetic guidelines, and by now it doesn’t have to.

  108. With Override Vote Coming, Congress Examines Military Cuts That Will Fund Wall U.S., March 25

    The House will try on Tuesday to override President Trump’s veto of its resolution to kill his national emergency. The focus is on the projects that will be cut to fund the wall.

  109. With Override Vote Coming, Congress Examines Military Cuts That Will Fund Wall U.S., March 25

    The House will try on Tuesday to override President Trump’s veto of its resolution to kill his national emergency. The focus is on the projects that will be cut to fund the wall.

  110. Let’s Hear It for State U. Opinion, March 25

    Sometimes the best school isn’t the “elite” college at the top of the national rankings. It’s the public university just down the road.

  111. Will the Supreme Court End Gerrymandering? Arguments Begin This Week U.S., March 25

    Justices will be reviewing the case of North Carolina, where Republicans drew a map to maximize their power in the House. Plaintiffs challenging the map say it’s unconstitutional.

  112. Women Becoming Marines: ‘I’ Will No Longer Be in Your Vocabulary U.S., March 24

    Women make up 8 percent of U.S. Marines. The military base at Parris Island, S.C., is where these women train.

  113. After 2 Apparent Student Suicides, Parkland Grieves Again U.S., March 24

    On Saturday, for the second time in a week, a young person who attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the mass shooting in February 2018 was found dead in an apparent suicide.

  114. At Democratic Campaign Events, Mueller Report Is Barely Mentioned U.S., March 23

    The special counsel’s report, delivered on Friday, was on voters’ minds. But so were health care, immigration, school shootings and other subjects that hit closer to home.

  115. The Return of the Poll Tax in Florida Opinion, March 22

    A Republican proposal would condition the right to vote on the payment of all outstanding court fines and fees.

  116. Putting Literary Miami on the Map Books, March 22

    “I knew that there was a sophistication here,” said Mitchell Kaplan, the owner of Books & Books, “because I witnessed what people were reading,”

  117. A Kushner Is an N.B.A. Owner Sports, March 22

    Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is the son-in-law of President Trump, bought a minority stake in the Memphis Grizzlies earlier this season. Top N.B.A. players have spoken out against Trump.

  118. Teenager Arrested in Charlottesville After Racist Online Threat Shuts Schools for 2 Days U.S., March 22

    A user on 4chan promised an “ethnic cleansing in my school” in a post that targeted black and Hispanic students.

  119. How Virginia Has Coped With a One-of-a-Kind Loss Sports, March 22

    As a No. 1 seed last year, the Cavaliers lost to No. 16 Maryland, Baltimore County. Now they must deal with a similar matchup this year.

  120. Racism in Jury Selection Is Real. Can the Supreme Court Put an End to It? Opinion, March 21

    The ordeal of death-row inmate Curtis Flowers will yet again test the court’s commitment to equal justice under law.

  121. Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges U.S., March 21

    Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative impact that the Patriots owner’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president.

  122. Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges U.S., March 21

    Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative effect that the Patriots owner’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president.

  123. Mississippi Bans Abortions if Heartbeat Can Be Heard. Expect a Legal Fight. U.S., March 21

    A dozen Republican-held states around the country are pushing so-called fetal heartbeat bans, as abortion opponents aim to have Roe v. Wade revisited.

  124. Remember Chickenpox Parties? Kentucky Governor Says He Let His 9 Children Get the Virus U.S., March 21

    Gov. Matt Bevin said he intentionally exposed his children to chickenpox. Of people who shun vaccines, he said, the government “should not be forcing this.”

  125. What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out of Abortion Restrictions to Pass Opinion, March 20

    Many states are suddenly considering heartbeat bills, which would make it virtually impossible to get an abortion. That’s no accident.

  126. Florida Republicans Push to Make Ex-Felons Pay Fees Before They Can Vote U.S., March 20

    Supporters say the measure is meant to resolve confusion. Opponents contend it would undermine an amendment approved by voters in November.

  127. ‘Florida Is Tired of Being a Cheap Date’: Andrew Gillum Wants to Help Democrats Win in 2020 U.S., March 20

    In an interview, the former mayor and rising Democratic star confirms he’s not running for president, and outlines his plans to mobilize Florida voters for the election.

  128. $250,000 Homes in Maryland, Virginia and Ohio Real Estate, March 20

    A 1925 condominium in Baltimore, a log cabin in Williamsburg and a storybook house near Cleveland.

  129. What You Get for $250,000 Slideshow, March 20

    A 1925 condominium in Baltimore; a log cabin in Williamsburg, Va.; and a storybook house near Cleveland.