1. See What Canadian Wildfire Smoke Looked Like in 8 Places This Week Interactive, Today

    Imagery from EarthCam shows how smoke from hundreds of wildfires in Canada enveloped cities in the Northeast and Midwest.

  2. James G. Watt, Interior Secretary Under Reagan, Dies at 85 Obituaries, Today

    Mr. Watt once declared that Interior Department policies over years had swung too far toward conservation under the influence of “environmental extremists.”

  3. Sonic Boom Heard Across D.C. Area Was From Military Jets, Officials Say Express, June 4

    The noise, which startled residents and shook buildings, was heard after the jets scrambled when a small plane entered restricted airspace. It was later found wrecked.

  4. Jackie on My Mind Op Ed, June 3

    Before she was an iconic first lady, Jackie was a clever “Camera Girl.”

  5. How Are Black Americans Progressing? National, June 3

    A series from Headway looks back at historical gains for their lessons today.

  6. Judge Dismisses D.C.’s Privacy Lawsuit Against Meta Business, June 1

    The District of Columbia accused the company of sharing user data in deceptive ways. A Superior Court decision said Meta had made its policies clear.

  7. New Oral History Peers Back at Obama, His Era and the Tradeoffs He Made Washington, May 31

    The first of 470 interviews of Obama administration officials and others involved in the debates of the time offer a fresh inside look at a consequential presidency.

  8. $900,000 Homes in New Hampshire, Colorado and the District of Columbia Real Estate, May 31

    A 1720 Colonial in Newton, a renovated farmhouse in Glen Haven and a three-bedroom condominium in Washington.

  9. In a City of Monuments, History Lives Onstage and in the Streets Culture, May 30

    Three new plays at theaters in Washington explore how the past is both erased and inescapable.

  10. A Debt Deal May Be Near, but the Drama Is Not Over N Y T Now, May 26

    Plus, how will “Succession” end? Here’s the latest at the end of Friday.

  11. In Capitols and Courthouses, No End to National Divide Over Gun Policy National, May 24

    After the Supreme Court ruled last year that people could carry guns outside their homes, legal challenges and legislative debates have been playing out across the country.

  12. George Washington University Drops Colonial Moniker Express, May 24

    The move comes after criticism of the team’s nickname because of its association with violence toward Native Americans and other colonized people.

  13. More migrant buses have already begun arriving in cities far from the border. Metro, May 11

    Manuel Castro, New York City’s immigration commissioner, said that up to 1,000 migrants could arrive daily in the coming weeks.

  14. Congress Votes to Roll Back Biden Administration Rule on Water Washington, March 29

    The president has promised a veto, but Republicans scored another win in their campaign to put Congress on record against White House policies.

  15. ‘The Era of Urban Supremacy Is Over’ Op Ed, March 15

    Many of the nation’s major cities face a daunting future.

  16. Imagining a Memorial to an Unimaginable Number of Covid Deaths T Style, November 9

    In cities, especially, monuments have become not just an artistic genre unto themselves but evanescent, ever-evolving tributes to those we lost — and continue to lose.

  17. Meet Me Downtown Interactive, October 26

    We visited 10 cities across the country to see how the pandemic and its aftershocks have reshaped the American downtown.

  18. Your Friday Briefing: U.S. to Unseal Trump Warrant N Y T Now, August 11

    Plus Russia prepares for show trials and Taiwan does not rise to China’s provocations.

  19. The Business Lunch May Be Going Out of Business Dining, July 11

    As remote work persists and business deals are sealed online, many upscale restaurants that catered to the nation’s downtown office crowd are canceling the meal.

  20. ‘Finally, some peace of mind,’ Biden says addressing the start of Covid vaccinations for very young children. Washington, June 21

    President Biden also visited a vaccination site in Washington, D.C. ahead of his remarks.

  21. Virus Cases Grow After White House Correspondents Dinner Washington, May 5

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken was among the attendees reporting coronavirus infections on Wednesday.

  22. A handful of coronavirus cases emerge after the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Washington, May 4

    Cases are not uncommon in Washington these days, and there is no certainty that those who tested positive were infected at the dinner.