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  1. Pentagon Tests Lasers and Nets to Combat a Vexing Foe: ISIS Drones Washington, Today

    As deadly drone attacks by the Islamic State increase, American officials are experimenting with technologies that can destroy the weapons.

  2. New Yoga Trips, From Cambodia to Colorado Travel, Today

    Sessions will feature hiking, horsemanship and meditation.

  3. When Paddling Is Just the Start Sunday Business, Yesterday

    The techniques needed to keep a small boat moving forward are important, but an outrigger canoe instructor on Maui also teaches the ways of the waves.

  4. ‘The Politics of Nondiscrimination Have Gone Too Far’: Readers Debate Free Speech National, September 21

    In a case that pits a gay couple against a Colorado baker, Times readers grappled over the protections of free speech.

  5. The Police Need to Understand Autism Op Ed, September 19

    A 14-year-old Arizona boy’s terrifying experience underscores that officers should be trained on how to recognize people on the spectrum.

  6. A Down Payment With a Catch: You Must Be an Airbnb Host Business, September 18

    A start-up in Seattle will lend money to home buyers who promise to make a room available for rent continuously for up to three years.

  7. In Alaska’s Far-Flung Villages, Happiness Is a Cake Mix Dining, September 17

    The store-bought box, one of the few dependable food items in a place of scarcity, is tricked out for dinners and fund-raisers by many a “cake lady.”

  8. Cake Is His ‘Art.’ So Can He Deny One to a Gay Couple? Washington, September 16

    A Colorado case that pits a gay couple against a baker who refused to serve them will mostly center on the protections of free speech.

  9. Why the Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Loves Croatia — and Colorado Travel, September 15

    She trains in New Zealand and Chile, races in Europe and will compete in the Olympics. To fight fatigue, she naps, jogs and snacks on dried mangoes.

  10. The Oregon Trail Dining, September 14

    The latest winemakers to settle in the region are bringing new perspectives, fresh energy and heartfelt enthusiasm to the country’s most exciting wine area.

  11. How to Keep on Top of Technology When You Write About It Business, September 13

    Nick Wingfield, a New York Times technology reporter who writes about Amazon and Microsoft, discusses the tech he’s using.

  12. Pete Domenici, Long a Powerful Senate Voice on Fiscal Policy, Dies at 85 Obits, September 13

    An influential six-term senator from New Mexico, Mr. Domenici was a plain-spoken master of budget, tax and nuclear power issues.

  13. Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World Climate, September 13

    Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.

  14. $2 Million Homes in Kentucky, Washington and Connecticut Real Estate, September 13

    A brick house surrounded by horse farms in Goshen, a waterfront home on Bainbridge Island and a cedar-shake house in Litchfield County.

  15. What You Get for $2 Million Slideshow, September 13

    A brick house surrounded by horse farms in Kentucky, a waterfront home on Bainbridge Island, and a cedar-shake house in Litchfield County.

  16. In Washington and Idaho, Fishing and Feasts Travel, September 13

    A fishing expedition was part of a cheap getaway that centered around the states’ spectacular natural beauty — with some quality food in the mix.

  17. Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile Investigative, September 12

    The page, posing as an activist group, was one of hundreds of fake accounts Russia used in an information campaign during the election, a revelation that has put Facebook on the defensive.

  18. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns After Another Abuse Accusation National, September 12

    Months after he said he would not seek a second term, Mr. Murray resigned after five men accused him of sexual abusing them decades ago, when they were underage.

  19. Explore 7 N.F.L. Cities Beyond Football Travel, September 12

    Not everyone loves football, but there’s plenty to like about the N.F.L. cities hosting games this weekend.

  20. On the Path of Chuck Berry’s ‘Promised Land,’ Five Decades On Travel, September 11

    The musician’s 1964 hit chronicles the African-American experience in the 20th century. We followed Mr. Berry’s lyrical route to see what had changed.

  21. Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You Interactive, September 9

    Let’s skip the nationwide bidding war and cut right to the winner.

  22. His Dream in Reach, an Immigrant Chef Is Suddenly Unsettled Dining, September 8

    Suny Santana, brought to America as a child, was set to open a restaurant when he learned that the government may end his permission to stay.

  23. The Cheap Charms, Altered and Otherwise, of Portland, Ore. Travel, September 8

    The Rose City is full of great food, shopping and comedy — all enhanced by a legalized pot-tourism scene.

  24. Montana Battles Wildfires Amid a Severe Drought National, September 7

    The fire season was extreme this year in Montana, and it is not over yet. Thousands of people have been evacuated, and two firefighters have died.

  25. Harvey and Irma, Married 75 Years, Marvel at the Storms Bearing Their Names National, September 7

    Harvey and Irma Schluter are 104 and 92 years old. Never before have two storms bearing their names followed each other.

  26. Pacific Northwest Fires Smother Region in Smoke and Ash National, September 6

    Dozens of blazes burning across Oregon and Washington have tainted the air and sent ash raining down on urban centers.

  27. Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Says the Police Pointed a Gun at His Head Sports, September 6

    A two-time Pro Bowl defensive end reported on Twitter that he was held at gunpoint and handcuffed after the Mayweather-McGregor fight in Las Vegas.

  28. Utah Hospital Bars Police From Patient-Care Areas After Nurse Is Handcuffed Express, September 5

    The police are conducting a criminal investigation into the detention of a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital that was captured on video.

  29. To View Clyfford Still Retrospective, Just Click Culture, September 5

    The website of the Clyfford Still Museum will publish some 450 paintings and 1,750s drawings by the Abstract Expressionist.

  30. Ruined ‘Apartments’ May Hold Clues to Native American History Science, September 4

    In Colorado, archaeologists have begun excavating two “great houses” in what once was a northern settlement of the ancient Chaco civilization.

  31. Utah Nurse Handcuffed After Refusing to Draw Patient’s Blood Express, September 1

    A video of the episode showed an extended confrontation between the nurse and a police officer during which she screamed, “Somebody help me!”

  32. The Week the Earth Stood Still Op Ed, September 1

    When normally stoic scientists start draining the barrel of awful superlatives, it’s time to pay attention.

  33. Football Among the Old Believers, in Alaska Sports, August 31

    Keeping a high school football team together is tough, between a Russian Orthodox sect leery of the outside world and the chores of life in an isolated village.

  34. On Voting Reforms, Follow Illinois, Not Texas Editorial, August 31

    There are two ways to respond to the crisis of voter participation in America. Only one is right.

  35. Eclipsing Dreams of Better Lives Op Ed, August 31

    An important Supreme Court case looms on the rights of noncitizens as the government’s dragnet picks them up at a growing rate.

  36. U.S. Test Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile Washington, August 30

    Days after another missile launch from North Korea, the United States tested its intercepting capabilities off the coast of Hawaii.

  37. $900,000 Homes in Colorado, Pennsylvania and Vermont Real Estate, August 30

    A renovated midcentury-modern home in Denver, a 1907 stone house in Philadelphia and a lakeside retreat in Ferrisburgh.

  38. What You Get for $900,000 Slideshow, August 30

    A renovated midcentury-modern home in Denver, a 1907 stone house in Philadelphia and a lakeside retreat in Ferrisburgh.

  39. Fascism, American Style Opinion, August 28

    How many Republicans will refuse to collaborate?

  40. Our Stunning World Travel, August 28

    Hiking and packrafting for 130 miles over eight days on Kodiak Island connected us to the earth and our collective past.

  41. Utah Paleontologists Turn to Crowdfunding for Raptor Project Science, August 28

    Work on a huge sandstone slab with fossils of the enigmatic Utahraptor is stalled for lack of money. But the team hopes public support can get it back on track.

  42. A Guide to Joe Arpaio, the Longtime Sheriff Who Escaped Strife U.S., August 27

    He served six terms as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona before earning a criminal conviction and a presidential pardon. The Times first mentioned him in 1994.

  43. Mayweather vs. McGregor: Highlights From Every Round Sports, August 26

    McGregor, the U.F.C. champ, battled against Mayweather early, but tired in the late rounds and couldn’t withstand the boxer’s late surge in the 10th.

  44. Soviet-Era Program Gives Even Unoppressed Immigrants an Edge U.S., August 26

    While refugee camps swell with families escaping Islamic fundamentalists and civil war, a 1990 act conveys a favored status on Ukrainians and other applicants from former Soviet areas.

  45. Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio, Former Sheriff Opinion, August 26

    Readers decry the pardon. One calls it “yet another example of Mr. Trump’s scant regard for established processes and protocols.”

  46. Trump Pardons Joe Arpaio, Who Became Face of Crackdown on Illegal Immigration U.S., August 25

    Mr. Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation for his efforts to hunt and detain undocumented immigrants, had been convicted of criminal contempt.

  47. Johnny Goes to College Opinion, August 25

    My ex and I on a cross-country drive to drop off our son at school? Um, no problem.

  48. Parsing the Mayweather-McGregor Hype Times Insider, August 25

    The Times figures how to cover an event in which the real scorecard might be the amount of revenue generated.

  49. Christian Sect Members Charged With Abusing Children in New Mexico U.S., August 25

    Eight members of a paramilitary Christian sect were arrested on charges of child sexual abuse and other crimes after years of investigation by law enforcement.

  50. Cecil D. Andrus, 85, Carter’s Preservationist Interior Secretary, Dies U.S., August 25

    With Mr. Andrus leading the way, the Carter administration set aside more than 100 million acres in Alaska for federal protection.

  51. Videos of Girls Forced to Do Splits at Cheer Camp Prompt Police Investigation U.S., August 25

    Five Denver public school officials, including the cheerleading coach seen in the video that was made public, were put on leave by the superintendent.

  52. Say No to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Mr. Trump Opinion, August 24

    By pardoning an official who showed contempt for a judge, the president would show contempt for American courts.

  53. Why Trump Can’t Pardon Arpaio Opinion, August 24

    If the president can immunize government agents who violate constitutional rights, there will be no limit on his power.