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  1. Claudette White, Innovative Tribal Judge, Dies at 49 Obits, Yesterday

    Judge White was an advocate for her people, the Quechan of Southern California. She had been calling out injustice since the third grade. She died of Covid-19.

  2. Boeing 777 Makes an Emergency Landing in Moscow After Engine Warning Foreign, Yesterday

    Pilots diverted to an airport in Moscow after an indicator warned of a possible engine failure on the airplane, a week after engines failed on two other Boeing jets.

  3. What Kind of Plane Am I Flying On? Travel, Yesterday

    After engine debris from a Boeing 777-200 rained down on a Denver suburb, some fliers may want to know more about plane safety and maintenance. Here are some answers.

  4. A Sacred Place Undone by Trump Must Be Saved by Biden Op Ed, Yesterday

    Bears Ears is one of the nation’s most compelling and mysterious landscapes and a place of worship for Native Americans.

  5. For Travel, a Sustainable Comeback? Travel, February 25

    From a newly certified Whale Heritage Site to scenic byways for electric cars, five new initiatives suggest the travel industry may be envisioning a more responsible future.

  6. C.D.C. Traces Covid Outbreaks in Gyms, Urging Stricter Precautions Science, February 24

    Coronavirus cases at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu were linked to carelessness about masks and symptoms, federal health officials found.

  7. Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes Op Ed, February 24

    A short film offering a firsthand perspective of the brutality of the pandemic inside a Covid-19 I.C.U.

  8. Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes Video, February 24

    A short film offering a firsthand perspective of the brutality of the pandemic inside a Covid-19 I.C.U.

  9. Under Fire, a Portland Chef Tries to Build a Fairer Workplace Dining, February 23

    Gregory Gourdet has revamped his plans for a Haitian kitchen, after being caught up in a citywide furor over the treatment of restaurant workers.

  10. Arizona Man Is Accused of Faking Own Kidnapping to Evade Work Express, February 23

    When the police arrived, they found the man with his hands bound behind his back by a belt and a bandanna “stuffed in his mouth” in Coolidge, Ariz.

  11. Independent Report Criticizes Aurora Police in Elijah McClain’s Death Express, February 23

    A panel commissioned by the City Council of Aurora, Colo., found “serious concerns” with an internal police investigation into the 2019 death of Mr. McClain.

  12. Portland Welcomes Monument (Origin Unknown) to Black Man Who Reached Pacific in 1805 Express, February 22

    City officials say they have no idea who raised a monument to York, the enslaved Black man who traveled with Lewis and Clark, in the park where a statue of a conservative Oregonian had stood.

  13. Nevada Is Moving to Vote Before Iowa in 2024. Harry Reid Makes the Case. Politics, February 22

    Goodbye, Iowa and New Hampshire. Hello, Nevada and South Carolina? The former Nevada senator is just one voice arguing that it’s time to change the nomination calendar.

  14. Nevada Is Moving to Vote Before Iowa in 2024. Harry Reid Makes the Case. Politics, February 22

    Goodbye, Iowa and New Hampshire. Hello, Nevada and South Carolina? The former Nevada senator is just one voice arguing that it’s time to change the nomination calendar.

  15. Storm Victims Didn’t Bring It on Themselves Op Ed, February 22

    Disasters call for compassion and action, not sniping on social media.

  16. Lessons on Resilience From Dogs and Dog Sledders Op Ed, February 22

    The adventurer Blair Braverman has led a team of sled dogs over a 900-mile race in Alaska, seen her skin dissolve in the desert and overcome Covid-19. What makes it all less terrifying? Accepting the unknown.

  17. Avalanche Warnings Are Issued in Northwest Express, February 21

    The warnings came as heavier-than-usual rainfall and snowfall was expected to hit parts of Washington and Oregon.

  18. United Flight Sheds Debris Over Colorado After Engine Failure Express, February 20

    The airplane, which had 241 people on board, scattered debris across several neighborhoods in Broomfield, Colo., before landing safely in Denver, officials said.

  19. An Outdoor Hockey Game That for Once Is in the Great Outdoors Sports, February 19

    The pandemic pushed the N.H.L. toward a scenic site instead of a football or baseball field for its outdoor game. It’s so pretty in Tahoe they’ll play two.

  20. The Presidential Primary Calendar Stinks. Now’s the Time to Shake It Up. Editorial, February 19

    Democrats should take the opportunity to reform an out-of-touch system.

  21. Meet Elizabeth Ann, the First Cloned Black-Footed Ferret Science, February 18

    Her birth represents the first cloning of an endangered species native to North America, and may bring needed genetic diversity to the species.

  22. Are Broker Commissions Too High? Real Estate, February 18

    Online home buyers do much of the work involved in acquiring a house. So why are brokers’ fees still calculated under the old system?

  23. Woman, 90, Walked Six Miles in the Snow for a Vaccine Express, February 18

    Frances Goldman had struggled for weeks to book a coronavirus vaccination in Seattle. So when she got a Sunday appointment, she didn’t intend to miss it — even if it meant braving the elements alone.

  24. What You Need to Know About Avalanche Safety in the Backcountry Express, February 18

    A dangerously unstable snowpack and an influx of people to the backcountry have contributed to a rash of deaths this winter. Here’s what you need to know about avalanche safety.

  25. Store in Oregon That Threw Out Food Is Confronted by Angry Activists Express, February 17

    The police responded to a Fred Meyer grocery store in Portland that had tossed its refrigerated food after a winter storm knocked out power throughout the city, infuriating residents.

  26. Oregon Is Vaccinating Teachers. It Might Not Be Enough to Reopen Schools. National, February 17

    Oregon is a case study in how Pacific Coast cities are lagging the country in resuming in-person teaching.

  27. How Joe Neguse and Stacey Plaskett Plan to Wield Their Influence After Impeachment Washington, February 15

    Both representatives said they took note of their roles as among the few Black lawmakers who played a role in the historic proceeding.

  28. Storms Bring Punishing Cold, Snow and Ice From Coast to Coast Express, February 13

    The harsh weather was a prelude to another winter storm that is expected to bring more snow, sleet and freezing rain to over 100 million Americans over the next several days.

  29. Can Biden Save Americans Like My Old Pal Mike? Op Ed, February 13

    A childhood friend’s deadly mistakes prompt reflection on our country’s — and my own.

  30. The State of the Virus: Sustained Progress in Most States Interactive, February 12

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  31. The Californians Are Coming. So Is Their Housing Crisis. Sunday Business, February 12

    Is it possible to import growth without also importing housing problems? “I can’t point to a city that has done it right.”

  32. A Fight to Save a Corporate Campus Intertwined With Nature Business, February 12

    The Weyerhaeuser site near Seattle, praised for its balance of building and landscape, is at the center of a battle between conservationists and a developer.

  33. A Surge of Women in Ski Patrols, Once Nearly All Men Sports, February 11

    The women say they bring a more varied approach and perspective to policing errant skiers and helping distressed ones.

  34. National Book Foundation Names New Leader Books, February 11

    Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is succeeding Lisa Lucas, who left the organization to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken.

  35. Idaho Officer Killed Man at His Home After Mistaking His Identity, Police Say Express, February 9

    The shooting took place in the backyard of a home in Idaho Falls, where police officers were searching for a man who fled a traffic stop on Monday morning.

  36. Covid Restrictions Might Factor Into Avalanche Deaths, Experts Say Sports, February 9

    In the first week of February, avalanches in the United States killed at least 14 people, an extraordinarily high number. Experts say one explanation might be increased interest in outdoor activities during the coronavirus pandemic.

  37. Was Bugsy Siegel the ‘Supreme Gangster’? A Biography Makes the Case Book Review, February 9

    Michael Shnayerson’s “Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream” is a rise-and-fall story of the bootlegger and murderer who practically invented Las Vegas.

  38. A Utah School Made Black History Month Optional. Then It Reversed Itself. Express, February 8

    The Maria Montessori Academy, a charter school in North Ogden, allowed parents to opt their students out. But after an outcry and discussions with the parents, it changed course.

  39. 4 Skiers Killed in Avalanche in Utah, Officials Say Express, February 6

    It was the third such deadly episode in days and the deadliest avalanche in the United States since May 2014, according to the authorities.

  40. Wyoming Republicans Censure Liz Cheney for Impeachment Vote Washington, February 6

    The state party voted to censure the No. 3 Republican in the House and demanded her resignation.

  41. Frank Shankwitz, a Founder of Make-a-Wish, Is Dead at 77 Obits, February 6

    A state highway patrolman in Arizona, he helped a terminally ill boy become a motorcycle cop and then came up with a plan to help more children realize their dreams.

  42. Albert Hale, Former President of Navajo Nation, Dies at 70 Obits, February 6

    Mr. Hale was a trailblazing lawyer and a vocal advocate for Indigenous rights and securing greater tax revenues for Arizona’s tribal nations. He died of Covid-19.

  43. The State of the Virus: A Notable Decline in New Cases Interactive, February 5

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  44. The N.F.L. Had Over 700 Coronavirus Positives. The Seahawks Had None. Sports, February 5

    The only team to play the entire season without any confirmed positive cases did so with innovative thinking, vigilance to protocols and some Pete Carroll-style competition.

  45. New Mexico State Police Officer Is Shot and Killed, Officials Say Express, February 4

    The officer was shot after he stopped a driver as part of a homeland security investigation, the police said. The driver was shot and killed after a chase on the highway.

  46. 3 National Guard Pilots Are Killed in a Helicopter Crash in Idaho Express, February 3

    The pilots were on a training mission when their aircraft went down Tuesday night, the Idaho Army National Guard said. Their bodies were discovered on Wednesday.

  47. Liz Cheney Chooses Her Own Path, and It’s a Perilous One Politics, February 3

    She fended off a challenge to her leadership role in the House G.O.P. in Washington, but pro-Trump forces there and in her home state of Wyoming still view her opposition to the former president as a betrayal.

  48. Three Skiers Found Dead After Avalanche in Colorado, Officials Say Express, February 2

    The skiers were found Wednesday under more than 20 feet of avalanche debris, the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management said.

  49. After Capitol Riot, Elected Officials Under Pressure Back Home National, January 31

    At least 19 state and local elected officeholders from across the country attended the Jan. 6 rally and, in some cases, stormed the Capitol.

  50. After Record Turnout, Republicans Are Trying to Make It Harder to Vote National, January 30

    The presidential election results are settled. But the battle over new voting rules, especially for mail-in ballots, has just begun.

  51. The retired general in charge of the Air Force Academy alumni association refuses to condemn Jan. 6 riot, angering its members. U.S., January 29

  52. Chad Wheeler Charged With Felony Assault in Domestic Attack Case Sports, January 28

    The N.F.L. lineman was arrested Saturday after a violent assault on a woman in his home.

  53. The State of the Virus This Week: A Milestone Looms Interactive, January 15

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  54. Cause of Life Interactive, December 20

    The more than 500,000 people we lost to the pandemic so far form a portrait of America. For this series of short films, we asked five people to celebrate the life of someone close to them.

  55. A Record-Breaking Week for the Virus, by the Numbers Interactive, December 18

    The state of the virus this week

  56. Montana Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted Interactive, November 3

    How different groups voted

  57. Utah Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Utah election.

  58. Utah Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Utah election.

  59. Nevada Voter Surveys: How Different Groups Voted Interactive, November 3

    How different groups voted

  60. Idaho Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Idaho.

  61. Hawaii Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Hawaii election.

  62. Colorado Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Colorado elections.

  63. Oregon Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Oregon election.

  64. Colorado Election Results: Second Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Colorado election.

  65. Idaho Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Idaho elections.

  66. Colorado Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps for the 2020 presidential election in Colorado.

  67. Hawaii Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Hawaii elections.

  68. A Nutmegger, a Buckeye and a Sooner Walked Into a Voting Booth... Interactive, November 1

    Every four years, as Election Day draws near, we embrace America’s oddball geographic nicknames.

  69. The Battlegrounds Within Battlegrounds Interactive, October 31

    Here are 20 counties in battleground states that are crucial for a White House victory.

  70. Live Results: Colorado Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, October 28

  71. Utah Presidential Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, October 28

  72. Colorado Polls: Who Different Groups Supported Interactive, October 28

  73. Colorado Presidential Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, October 28

  74. Live Results: Utah Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, October 28

  75. Trump’s Taxes Show He Engineered a Sudden Windfall in 2016 Interactive, October 9

    Over $21 million in highly unusual payments from the Las Vegas hotel Donald Trump owns with Phil Ruffin were routed through other Trump companies, then directed to Mr. Trump.

  76. What Made This a Record Fire Season? It Started With Lightning Interactive, October 2

    An unusual confluence of weather conditions sent nearly 14,000 bolts of lightning into the dry, hot forests of Northern California in August. But that was only the beginning.

  77. Record Wildfires on the West Coast Are Capping a Disastrous Decade Interactive, September 24

    One after another, major fires exploded across Washington, Oregon and California earlier this month. They have added up to the worst fire season on record.

  78. 12,000 Feet Up, With a Storm Coming In Interactive, September 23

    A summer romp in the Tetons with Jimmy Chin and his pals.

  79. California, Washington and Oregon Fire Tracking Maps Interactive, September 9

    Maps showing the major fires are burning in the western states.

  80. Architecture, in Abstract: A Quiz Interactive, August 13

    Can you identify the cities where these abstract architectural photographs were taken?

  81. Inside the Battle for Downtown Portland Interactive, July 31

    Night after night, calm gave way to chaos. See how the clashes between federal agents and protesters unfolded.

  82. On the Ground in Portland as Protesters Clash with Federal Authorities Interactive, July 22

    Our reporter spent another night in downtown Portland witnessing the protests in response to police violence and the presence of federal authorities.

  83. Here’s What I Saw on the Streets of Portland Last Night Interactive, July 21

    Our reporter spent the night in Downtown Portland, witnessing the growing protests in response to the presence of federal troops.

  84. Live Analysis: June 30 Election Results Interactive, June 30

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  85. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah Interactive, June 30

    Get the latest primary results from Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah.

  86. Watch This Protest Turn From Peaceful to Violent in 60 Seconds Interactive, June 26

    As a former police officer, I’ve handled large protests. What I saw in Seattle disturbed me.

  87. Live Primary Election Results: Georgia, West Virginia, Nevada and More Races to Watch Interactive, June 9

    Get the latest primary results from Georgia, West Virginia, Nevada and more.

  88. Live Primary Election Results: Iowa, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and More Races to Watch Interactive, June 2

    Get the latest primary results from Iowa, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and more.

  89. Hawaii Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, May 23

    Detailed results from the Hawaii presidential primary election.

  90. Oregon Election Results: Live Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, May 19

    Detailed results and maps from the Oregon presidential primary election.

  91. Live: Oregon State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, May 19

    Detailed results and maps from the Oregon primary election.

  92. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

    With billions of people staying home, the world is reinventing the weekend.

  93. Alaska Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, April 11

    Results from the Alaska presidential primary election.

  94. Wyoming Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  95. Utah Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  96. Oregon Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  97. New Mexico Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  98. Nevada Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  99. Montana Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  100. Idaho Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  101. Hawaii Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  102. Colorado Covid Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  103. Traffic and Pollution Plummet as U.S. Cities Shut Down for Coronavirus Interactive, March 22

    A satellite that detects pollution linked to cars and trucks shows declines over major metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York.

  104. Remote Learning Comes to America as Coronavirus Shuts Schools Interactive, March 10

    Facing the threat of the coronavirus, schools around the country are trying a new experiment in distance learning on a mass scale. We followed one family through the experience.