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  1. A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. Climate, Yesterday

    The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family.

  2. When ISIS Killed Cyclists on Their Journey Around the World World, June 24

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  4. Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? U.S., June 20

    The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But the idea is raising alarm.

  5. Trump Will Not Apologize for Calling for Death Penalty Over Central Park Five New York, June 18

    “You have people on both sides of that,” the president said when asked about the wrongly convicted defendants.

  6. A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. U.S., June 18

    A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration.

  7. Cities Start to Question an American Ideal: A House With a Yard on Every Lot Interactive, June 18

    Rising concerns about housing affordability, racial inequality and climate change are causing cities nationwide to re-examine their attachment to the detached house.

  8. What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining Why Trump Was Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway U.S., June 13

    A federal agency recommended firing President Trump’s counselor, but he said he would not comply. Here’s a look at the 1939 law restricting political activity by government employees.

  9. How Jon Stewart Became an Advocate for 9/11 Victims New York, June 12

    The former “Daily Show” host angrily scolded lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding the health care of emergency personnel.

  10. How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders New York, June 12

    “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel.

  11. Bernie Sanders Calls His Brand of Socialism a Pathway to Beating Trump U.S., June 12

    Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump, presented a forceful case for his brand of socialism through a framework of economic rights.

  12. ‘Help Us!’ The Panic at D.C. Pride Opinion, June 9

    We live in a country where revelers cannot even celebrate a group, cause or artist without the fear of a mass shooting.

  13. Yankee Doodle Donnie Opinion, June 8

    President Trump takes a cue from Samuel Johnson, who once declared that “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”

  14. Trump Hijacks the 4th of July Opinion, June 7

    The president decided that the one thing missing from the capital’s celebration was himself.

  15. Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow U.S., June 7

    The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program.

  16. Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan U.S., June 5

    The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration.

  17. Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House U.S., May 29

    The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender individuals.

  18. Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Arts, May 28

    Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution

  19. Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Arts, May 28

    Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution.