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  1. 2 Former Houston Police Officers Charged in Connection With Fatal Raid U.S., August 23

    Prosecutors said the officers fabricated information to obtain a warrant for the raid, in which a man and a woman were killed.

  2. In Aftermath of El Paso Attack, a Reckoning on Texas’s Divisive Political Rhetoric U.S., August 23

    A letter sent out by Gov. Greg Abbott before the El Paso shooting asking donors to “defend Texas” from illegal immigration has angered Democrats.

  3. Walmart to Overhaul and Reopen El Paso Store Where 22 People Were Killed U.S., August 22

    The renovated store will include a memorial to the victims and should be ready by the holidays, Walmart said.

  4. Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America U.S., August 22

    As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms.

  5. 5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans U.S., August 21

    The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department said.

  6. The Next Democratic Debate Is One Poll Away From Being Split Over Two Nights (Again) U.S., August 21

    If one more candidate qualifies for the September debate in Houston, it will be spread across two nights. Tom Steyer and Tulsi Gabbard are close.

  7. N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump U.S., August 20

    After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions.

  8. Touch Football, Sold as Safer, Now Requires a Helmet Sports, August 20

    A Texas program for high schools mandated soft-shell helmets after serious injuries occurred during incidental contact.

  9. ‘If You’re Like Me, You Can’t Sit By. This Is America.’ Opinion, August 20

    With a lawyer, most unaccompanied immigrant children don’t get deported. But most don’t have one, and go before a judge alone.

  10. ‘If You’re Like Me, You Can’t Sit By. This Is America.’ Opinion, August 20

    With a lawyer, most unaccompanied immigrant children don’t get deported. But most don’t have one, and go before a judge alone.

  11. Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say U.S., August 20

    The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future.

  12. El Paso, Two Weeks Later Opinion, August 19

    The residents of this city have shown the kind of grace we need from people in power.

  13. White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges U.S., August 19

    A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies.

  14. Job Training Can Change Lives. See How San Antonio Does It. Business, August 19

    A program with an intensive approach offers a rare success story in producing lasting wage gains. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”

  15. Cedric Benson, Former N.F.L. Running Back, Dies at 36 Sports, August 18

    Mr. Benson, who played for the Texas Longhorns and three N.F.L. teams, died in a motorcycle crash, friends and family said.

  16. A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away U.S., August 17

    These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”

  17. In El Paso, Hundreds Show Up to Mourn a Woman They Didn’t Know U.S., August 16

    He invited everyone in El Paso to his wife’s funeral. But he tends to her garden, alone.

  18. U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules U.S., August 16

    The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and Texas.

  19. A Texas-Size Political Scandal Threatens Powerful House Speaker U.S., August 16

    Speaker Dennis Bonnen is one of the most influential Republicans in Texas. Did he try to cut a secret deal to undermine members of his own party?

  20. E.P.A. Backtracks on Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals U.S., August 16

    The federal agency said it was re-evaluating the use of the M-44 poison devices, which are used to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes.

  21. She Wanted a Man With a Good Job Who Is Nice to Animals Style, August 16

    And I was that man.

  22. Su esposa murió en el ataque de El Paso; él invitó a toda la ciudad al funeral en Español, August 14

    Antonio Basco dijo que todos serán bienvenidos al velorio de su esposa este viernes. Cientos de desconocidos compran flores y planean asistir.

  23. F.B.I. Investigating Shootings at San Antonio ICE Facilities U.S., August 14

    No one was hurt after shots were fired at two buildings housing ICE operations on Tuesday, the authorities said.

  24. His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. U.S., August 14

    Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral service this week. People who never knew her are buying flowers, and planning to attend.

  25. My Name Is Darlin. I Just Came Out of Detention. Opinion, August 13

    A family divided by immigration authorities struggles to reunite.

  26. Algae Can Poison Your Dog U.S., August 12

    Dogs have become fatally ill after frolicking in water infused with the toxic algae, owners said.

  27. Una pareja murió para proteger a su bebé en El Paso; sus familiares viven un calvario en Español, August 12

    Después de su muerte, Jordan y Andre Anchondo se convirtieron en el rostro de la tragedia nacional. Los reflectores, intensificados por una visita de Donald Trump, han desestabilizado a la familia.

  28. They Died Shielding Their Baby in El Paso. Their Family’s Anguish Was Only Beginning. U.S., August 12

    In death, Jordan and Andre Anchondo became symbols of a national tragedy. The spotlight, intensified by a visit from President Trump, has left their families reeling.

  29. We Wanted to Know How Online Radicalization Was Changing the World. We Started With Brazil. Reader Center, August 11

    What we found there, for an article and an episode of “The Weekly,” went far beyond anything we had anticipated, with important, disturbing lessons for us all.

  30. In a Suffering City, an El Paso Priest Needed a Message of Hope U.S., August 11

    After a week of sharing El Paso’s grief, the Rev. Fabian Marquez sought a theme for his homily that would help a fearful and anguished community find comfort.

  31. After El Paso Shooting, Will Voters Revisit Beto O’Rourke? U.S., August 11

    The presidential candidate is back in the spotlight after a tragedy in a city that is core to his personal and political identity.

  32. El Paso Was a Massacre Foretold Opinion, August 10

    Those who are set on killing minorities are aided by the fact that they can easily obtain assault weapons in this country.

  33. Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions Travel, August 10

    Libraries are having a moment. In the past few years dozens have opened across the world, resembling nothing like the book-depot versions from the past.

  34. El sospechoso del ataque de El Paso confiesa que quería atacar a ‘mexicanos’ en Español, August 9

    La declaración jurada ante la policía de Patrick Crusius sobre el tiroteo en Walmart dice que él afirmó: “Soy el tirador”.

  35. Surgeons Labored to Save the Wounded in El Paso Mass Shooting Health, August 9

    The bullets ripped through one woman, shredding her intestines and leaving holes the size of a man’s fist in her side. But surgeons had to work fast, clearing the operating room to make way for other victims.

  36. ‘I’m the Shooter’: El Paso Suspect Confessed to Targeting Mexicans, Police Say U.S., August 9

    After waiving his Miranda rights, the suspect said he had used an AK-47-style rifle to carry out the killings, according to an affidavit.

  37. Los homenajes para las víctimas de El Paso en Español, August 9

    Cartas, mariachis y banderas conmemoran a las veintidós personas asesinadas en un Walmart. “Somos El Paso. Es blanco, negro, mexicano, asiático: el color no importa. Somos amor”.

  38. To Graduate, File a Fafsa, More High School Seniors Are Told Your Money, August 9

    More states are requiring it, and students who complete the form are more likely to attend college — especially low-income pupils, says a group that promotes college education.

  39. What Makes an American? Sunday Review, August 9

    I took reassurance this past week in a Texas immigration story that suggests America’s powers of assimilation remain formidable.

  40. Colonel Killed in Vietnam War Finally Came Home. His Son Flew the Plane. U.S., August 9

    Col. Roy A. Knight Jr. received full military honors after a Southwest Airlines flight carrying his remains landed at Love Field in Dallas.

  41. An Empty Parking Lot, Filled by El Paso’s Grief U.S., August 9

    Behind the Walmart where a gunman opened fire, dancers, mariachis and prayers commemorate the victims.

  42. Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. U.S., August 8

    Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years.

  43. Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment. U.S., August 8

    Calling out campaign donors isn’t a new political tactic, but the question of how much should be publicly disclosed about them has been an issue repeatedly raised by Republicans in recent years.

  44. El Paso Suspect Ordered Gun and Moved Out in Weeks Before Attack U.S., August 8

    The suspect’s mother called the police about a gun her son had ordered. Her lawyer said that it was an “informational call” and that she did not raise concerns he was a threat.

  45. Was Trump’s El Paso Visit a Turning Point? Opinion, August 8

    A day of racist comments left him looking small and isolated, while the city united against him.

  46. At the Walmart in El Paso, Serving Shoppers Meant Saving Them U.S., August 7

    When a gunman opened fire last Saturday, store employees leaned on their active-shooter training. Since then, they have been leaning on one another.

  47. Trump Comes to Console. El Paso Says No Thanks. U.S., August 7

    Rarely in recent memory has a relationship between a president and a city been so fraught. Tragedy may have only made it worse.

  48. Trump Uses a Day of Healing to Deepen the Nation’s Divisions U.S., August 7

    As the president traveled to Dayton and El Paso after this weekend’s mass shootings, he was greeted by protesters and lashed out at rivals.

  49. An Artist Whose Intricate Weavings Explore the Meaning of Home T Magazine, August 7

    Diedrick Brackens’s vibrant textiles tell stories about being black and queer in the South.

  50. The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’ Opinion, August 7

    Like the mobs that killed Americans of Mexican descent across the West in the early 20th century, the El Paso shooting suspect believed that Texas was better off as a territory run by, and for, white people.

  51. Black Man Led on Rope by Police Is Mentally Ill, His Family Says U.S., August 7

    A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., was shared widely on social media, conjuring for many images of slavery.

  52. The El Paso Screed, and the Racist Doctrine Behind It U.S., August 7

    From Pittsburgh to Christchurch, the men who have carried out deadly shootings cite the same fear: the replacement of white people.

  53. The El Paso Screed, and the Racist Doctrine Behind It U.S., August 7

    From Pittsburgh to Christchurch, the men who have carried out deadly shootings cite the same fear: the replacement of white people.

  54. President Plans Visits to Places Where Grief Mixes With Anger at Him U.S., August 6

    Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught.

  55. How the El Paso Shooting Exposes the Rifts in Texas Politics U.S., August 6

    In areas like Sugar Land, Tex., a burgeoning multiethnic population and suburbanites repelled by President Trump are giving Democrats more hope.

  56. ‘It Feels Like Being Hunted’: Latinos Across U.S. in Fear After El Paso Massacre U.S., August 6

    The shooting attack in El Paso has left many Latinos deeply shaken, raising questions about their place in American society.

  57. As Ohio and Texas Shootings Bring Calls for Change, Officials Try to ‘Thread the Needle’ U.S., August 6

    Ohio’s governor proposed a bill that would make it easier for the police to seize guns from people deemed dangerous. Its prognosis is uncertain.

  58. The El Paso Shooting Is the Violence Latinos Have Been Dreading Opinion, August 6

    This is what happens when our nation’s leader normalizes hate.

  59. Trump’s Racism Is a Global Problem for Our Country Opinion, August 6

    The president is serving up to our adversaries an ever more divided and weakened America.

  60. When the President Is a Bigot, the Poison Spreads Opinion, August 6

    The consequences ricochet around the world and embolden our adversaries.

  61. Readers Around the World Look at Mass Shootings in the U.S. and Ask, Why Are You Surprised? Reader Center, August 6

    Readers living outside the United States reacted to this weekend’s mass killings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, with a sense of gloom.

  62. World Reacts to El Paso Shooting and the Hate That Fueled It World, August 6

    After an attack targeting Latinos, international reactions depicted America’s mass shooting epidemic as violence in a country at war with itself.

  63. Photo of Mounted Police Leading Black Man by a Rope Prompts Outrage U.S., August 6

    The police chief of Galveston, Tex., apologized to the suspect and said two of his officers had caused the man embarrassment.

  64. The Nihilist in Chief Opinion, August 6

    How our president and our mass shooters are connected to the same dark psychic forces.

  65. How State Laws Allowed Military-Style Guns Used in Dayton and El Paso Shootings Interactive, August 5

    In Texas and Ohio, it’s legal to buy these high-powered firearms, use them with large-capacity magazines and carry them in public with a permit.

  66. White Terrorism Shows ‘Stunning’ Parallels to Islamic State’s Rise World, August 5

    Like Islamic State recruits, white nationalists are attracted to an apocalyptic ideology spread through social media.

  67. Trump Is a White Nationalist Who Inspires Terrorism Opinion, August 5

    Don’t pretend his teleprompter speech changes anything.

  68. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Tweet on Mass Shooting Deaths Strikes a Nerve Arts, August 5

    After attacks in El Paso and Dayton killed more than 30 people, the astrophysicist apologized for his ill-timed attempt to add context.

  69. What Drives People to Mass Shootings? Health, August 5

    There may be as many explanations as there are killers. But over the decades, scientists have seen some patterns emerge.

  70. Trump Echoes ‘Fox & Friends’ on Shootings. The New York Post Dissents. Business, August 5

    Some criticism of the president’s stance on gun control and his relationship to the rise of white nationalism came from conservative outlets.

  71. I Spent 25 Years Fighting Jihadis. White Supremacists Aren’t So Different. Opinion, August 5

    We can’t fight domestic terror groups efficiently until the law treats them the way we treat foreign ones.

  72. ‘Of Course He’s Racist’: 2020 Democrats Criticize Trump After Shootings U.S., August 5

    After shootings in Texas and Ohio killed dozens, Democrats renewed their condemnation of the president for divisive rhetoric and inaction on guns.

  73. ‘Of Course He’s Racist’: 2020 Democrats Criticize Trump After Shootings U.S., August 5

    After shootings in Texas and Ohio killed dozens, Democrats renewed their condemnation of the president for divisive rhetoric and inaction on guns.

  74. Trump Incorrectly References Toledo in Remarks on Mass Shootings Video, August 5

    President Trump incorrectly named Toledo, Ohio, instead of Dayton, as the location of a mass shooting that occurred on Sunday.

  75. Toledo? Trump Misstates Location of Ohio Massacre U.S., August 5

    The president drew criticism, but he’s not alone: A day earlier, Joe Biden made a similar mistake.

  76. Families of El Paso Victims Waited in Anguish After Shooting U.S., August 5

    Relatives had confirmed the identities of some people killed inside a Walmart on Saturday, but the city did not release a list until Monday afternoon.

  77. Conservatism Has a Violence Problem Opinion, August 5

    ‘The numbers don’t lie.’

  78. Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ but Ties Them to Immigration Laws U.S., August 5

    President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio.

  79. Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls U.S., August 5

    President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said.

  80. Two Days, Two Cities, Two Massacres Podcasts, August 5

    Mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, took place less than 24 hours apart. We spoke to Times reporters in El Paso about the aftermath.

  81. A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 U.S., August 5

    The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race.

  82. El Paso Shooting Victims: Here Are Some of Their Stories U.S., August 4

    The Walmart where the shooting happened, just miles from the United States’ border with Mexico, reflected bicultural life in El Paso.

  83. Walmart Store Connected Cultures, Until a Killer ‘Came Here for Us’ U.S., August 4

    El Paso has always been an international city. The worst anti-Latino attack in U.S. history left many feeling perplexed, and angry.

  84. El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language U.S., August 4

    If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society.

  85. The Right Way to Understand White Nationalist Terrorism Opinion, August 4

    Attacks like that in El Paso are not an end in themselves. They are a call to arms, toward something much more frightening.

  86. After El Paso Attack, Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. World, August 4

    The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S.

  87. James Comey: The President Has Exploited the Power of Racism Opinion, August 4

    The nation’s ability to contain it is faltering.

  88. El Paso and Dayton: Two Days of Gun Massacres in America Opinion, August 4

    Readers, including a Sandy Hook survivor, voice dismay at the failure to enact stricter gun laws.

  89. Some Democratic Candidates Seek to Link Shootings to Trump U.S., August 4

    In the wake of two shootings, one of which is being investigated as domestic terrorism, some said the president creates a culture that lets white nationalism thrive.

  90. El Paso Shooting: Massacre That Killed 20 Being Investigated as Domestic Terrorism U.S., August 4

    The authorities are considering charging the suspect with federal hate crimes, as well as federal gun charges that would carry the death penalty.

  91. When Hate Came to El Paso Opinion, August 4

    The worst massacre aimed at Latinos in American history happened in my hometown, to my people.

  92. Mass Shootings in 2019: A Week of Bloodshed Underscores the Scale of Violence U.S., August 3

    This year, there have been at least 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States.

  93. Minutes Before El Paso Killing, Hate-Filled Manifesto Appears Online U.S., August 3

    The authorities are studying a manifesto railing against immigrants that was posted online minutes before the mass shooting in El Paso.

  94. Massacre at a Crowded Walmart in Texas Leaves 20 Dead U.S., August 3

    A 21-year-old gunman rampaged through a store in El Paso crowded with thousands of customers. At least 26 others were injured.

  95. Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too U.S., August 3

    After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack.

  96. El Paso Reels After Walmart Shooting Leaves 20 Dead Video, August 3

    A gunman opened fire at a crowded shopping complex in El Paso on Saturday. At least 26 people were injured.

  97. El Paso Shooting: Multiple Fatalities Reported at Shopping Center U.S., August 3

    The police responded to reports of an active shooting in the Cielo Vista Mall area and warned people to stay away on Saturday.

  98. Day at a Shopping Center in Texas Turns Deadly U.S., August 3

    The police responded to reports of an active shooting in the Cielo Vista Mall area and warned people to stay away on Saturday.

  99. A Rookie Police Officer’s Gunshot, Intended for a Dog, Kills a Texas Woman U.S., August 3

    Margarita Brooks died Thursday after a shot fired by an Arlington officer hit her in the chest, the authorities said.

  100. Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits U.S., August 2

    Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male.

  101. Dallas Officers Pinned Tony Timpa and Joked During Fatal Encounter, Video Shows U.S., August 1

    “You’re going to kill me,” Mr. Timpa shouted repeatedly in newly released body-camera video. An autopsy classified his 2016 death as a homicide.

  102. On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump Opinion, August 1

    Increasingly, the court risks becoming identified as the president’s lap dog.

  103. Where Did It Go Wrong for Beto? Opinion, July 30

    A national campaign has exposed each and every one of his weaknesses. Is there any chance of a comeback?

  104. I’m a Republican and I Oppose Restarting Federal Executions Opinion, July 29

    More and more, conservatives don’t trust the government to get capital punishment right.

  105. John Ratcliffe, Nominee for Intelligence Chief, Is Seen as Staunch Trump Ally U.S., July 28

    The congressman from Texas sharply challenged Robert S. Mueller III, the former special counsel, during last week’s hearing.

  106. ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Enough, America’s First Gun Violence Minister Says. U.S., July 28

    The saying “has been co-opted by the gun lobby to keep the church from taking action,” the Rev. Deanna Hollas said.