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  1. The West Is on Fire. It’s Past Time to Act on Climate Change. Op Ed, Today

    The infrastructure deal is a good start. But much more must be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  2. Thinking About a Change? They Took the Leap. Summary, Today

    Stories about people trying something different in their lives have always inspired me. Now, the Times series It’s Never Too Late offers readers more examples.

  3. With Chop Suey and Loyal Fans, a Montana Kitchen Keeps the Flame Burning Dining, Today

    Pekin Noodle Parlor, one of the nation’s oldest Chinese restaurants, says goodbye to its longtime owner but holds tight to its colorful past and city.

  4. Mudslides in Colorado Shut Down Interstate 70 Video, Today

    Drone footage shows Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon, Colo., closed to travelers after a mudslide caused by heavy rains blocked the road. Sections of the highway could be closed for weeks.

  5. Mudslides shut down I-70 in Colorado, a major U.S. transportation artery. National, Today

    Gov. Jared Polis said he would issue a state of emergency declaration.

  6. Touring Trinity, the Birthplace of Nuclear Dread Science, Today

    A recent visit to the site of the first atomic bomb explosion offered desert vistas, (mildly) radioactive pebbles and troubling reflections.

  7. Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. National, Today

    We’re on top of the latest extreme weather in the U.S. and around the world. Follow here for news on heat waves, wildfires, floods and more.

  8. When All Else Fails, It’s Time to See the Olympic Body Mechanic Sports, Today

    How did John Ball become the go-to health professional for track and field athletes with creaky hips and balky knees? A devotee answers: Have you seen his hands?

  9. A brush fire in Hawaii exceeds 40,000 acres and prompts evacuations. National, Yesterday

    Residents were allowed to return home on Sunday but could be required to evacuate again if conditions worsen.

  10. Yesterday’s Climate Change live blog included one standalone post:
  11. The Bootleg Fire in Oregon is 84 percent contained, officials say. National, Yesterday

    Several days of rain have helped in the fight against the fire, which has consumed more than 400,000 acres.

  12. Jay Pickett, Veteran Soap Opera Actor, Dies at 60 Express, Yesterday

    His credits included “General Hospital,” “Days of Our Lives” and “Port Charles.” He died while filming a western in Idaho, where he was raised.

  13. The U.S. is wasting vaccine doses, even as cases rise and other countries suffer shortages. National, August 1

    A survey of data from 10 states shows that more than one million doses have been lost because of spoilage, missed appointments and other problems.

  14. ‘It Looked Like an Atomic Bomb’: Surveying the Bootleg Fire’s Devastation National, August 1

    For one couple, Oregon’s Bootleg Fire all but erased their home, leaving little except memories and a tan chimney spire.

  15. Stranded Killer Whale Survives With Help of Good Samaritans Express, July 31

    Rescuers and wildlife officials kept it cool and wet while waiting for a rising tide. The orca returned to sea about six hours after it was spotted on the rugged shores of an Alaskan island.

  16. Richard Lamm, Governor and Early Abortion Rights Supporter, Dies at 85 Obits, July 30

    He spearheaded the passage of a liberal abortion law in Colorado before Roe v. Wade, and he helped stop the 1976 Winter Olympics from being held in the state.

  17. They Spurned the Vaccine. Now They Want You to Know They Regret It. National, July 30

    People who once rejected the vaccine or simply waited too long are now grappling with the consequences, often in raw, public ways.

  18. Western Governors Seek Federal Aid in Wildfire Battle Video, July 30

    Gov. Gavin Newsom of California and Gov. Steve Sisolak of Nevada called for more federal firefighting assistance, as the states experienced yet another catastrophic wildfire season.

  19. Bootleg Fire Victim Tours Remains of Burned Home Video, July 30

    The Bootleg Fire, which has burned hundreds of thousands of acres in southern Oregon, is the nation’s largest active blaze. Marc Valens showed us how the fire destroyed his home.

  20. Muchos votantes latinos apoyaron al Partido Republicano, pero Biden quiere recuperarlos en Español, July 30

    ¿Los demócratas dieron por sentado el voto hispano en 2020? Algunos en el partido creen que sí y que no pueden permitirse los mismos errores en el futuro.

  21. Jill Biden had surgery on her foot at Walter Reed. Washington, July 29

    The first lady stepped on an object that became lodged in her left foot while walking on a beach in Hawaii, her spokesman said.

  22. 8.2-Magnitude Earthquake Near Alaska Triggers Tsunami Warning Video, July 29

    The warning was issued in parts of Alaska after the powerful earthquake struck about 75 miles off its southern coast, prompting a tsunami watch that spun as far as Hawaii. Within hours, the warning was lifted.

  23. The Arizona vote review winds down amid disclosures that it was paid for almost entirely by Trump supporters. National, July 29

    Cyber Ninjas said that it had collected more than $5.6 million from five pro-Trump organizations for the widely disparaged review.

  24. The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week T Style, July 29

    Wu Tsang’s latest installation, a restored Art Deco hotel — and more.

  25. Justice Dept. Warns States on Voting Laws and Election Audits Washington, July 28

    The department said that auditors could face criminal or civil penalties if they flouted elections laws.

  26. $3 Million Homes in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington Real Estate, July 28

    A renovated 1840s farmhouse in Bucks County, an 1890 Victorian in Denver and an energy-efficient retreat on Lopez Island.

  27. What You Get for $3 Million Slideshow, July 28

    A renovated 1840s farmhouse in Bucks County, Pa.; an 1890 Victorian in Denver; and an energy-efficient retreat on Lopez Island, Wash.

  28. He Wrote a Gardening Column. He Ended Up Documenting Climate Change. Magazine, July 28

    Over 45 years, his advice to Alaskans has changed with the transformation of the planet.

  29. After a Violent Arrest, 2 Police Officers in Colorado Face Charges Express, July 28

    Body camera footage showed an officer choking a man and aiming a gun at his head. “We don’t train this,” an angry Aurora, Colo., police chief said.

  30. Two of America’s largest reservoirs reach record lows amid lasting drought. Climate, July 27

    Water levels have plunged in Lake Powell and Lake Mead on the Colorado River. They’re part of a system that supplies water to 40 million people.

  31. The July 27 Climate Change live blog included one standalone post:
  32. Three people are killed and a fourth is missing after a flood rushes through Northern Colorado. National, July 27

    The flooding occurred in an area that has been ravaged by recent wildfires.

  33. Latino Voters Moved Toward Republicans. Now Biden Wants Them Back. Politics, July 27

    Did Democrats take the Hispanic vote for granted in 2020? Some in the party think they did, and can’t afford the same mistakes going forward.

  34. Utah Farm Draws a Rare Breed: The American Shepherd Business, July 27

    With the flow of immigrants disrupted, a homegrown prospect is being trained. “I love being in the mountains,” he says, “and I don’t mind being alone.”

  35. For Two Designers, a Onetime Collaboration Wasn’t Enough Real Estate, July 27

    When they first worked together, renovating a home that had once been a church, they never imagined they’d eventually get married there.

  36. A ‘Really Good Collaboration’ Gets A Whole Lot Better Slideshow, July 27

    When they first worked together, renovating a home that had once been a church, they never imagined they’d eventually get married there.

  37. Michael Enzi, Long-Serving U.S. Senator From Wyoming, Dies at 77 Express, July 27

    A four-term senator, Mr. Enzi was a consistent conservative with a consensus-seeking style. He died after a bicycle accident in Gillette, Wyo., the city where he began his political career.

  38. Alberto Salazar Is Permanently Barred From Track for Sexual and Emotional Misconduct Sports, July 26

    A former top coach who was once one of the world’s greatest distance runners, Salazar had already been suspended for breaking rules governing banned substances.

  39. Monsoon Rains Bring Flooding to Southwestern U.S. Video, July 26

    Heavy rain and thunderstorms caused flash flooding across parts of the drought-stricken Southwest, causing many roads to be submerged under the floodwaters.

  40. Scenes From a Dude Ranch on the High Plains Travel, July 26

    For more than 10 years, a British photographer spent her summers at a dude ranch in northwest Wyoming. Here’s what she captured.

  41. 8 Are Killed as Sandstorm in Utah Causes a Highway Pileup Express, July 26

    Officials said 22 vehicles were involved in a crash after high winds created a sandstorm that limited visibility on Interstate 15. Some of those killed were children, the highway patrol said.

  42. The Great Outdoors Is Giving Way to the Great Indoors Op Ed, July 25

    Covid-19 isn’t the only reason to wear a mask in the West.

  43. Scenes From America’s Largest Wildfire National, July 23

    Small fires burned inside hollowed-out trees. Smoke rose from the blackened dirt. On the edge of the Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon, firefighters worked to halt the advance of the flames.

  44. It’s a Grizzly Bear Survival Program. For Grizzly Bears. Science, July 23

    In British Columbia, researchers have undertaken a unique challenge: tracking orphan grizzly cubs, reared in a shelter, to see whether they can thrive back in the wild.

  45. Burned by Hot Housing Market, Some Buyers Back Off Real Estate, July 23

    Tired of sky high prices and losing out in bidding wars, some buyers are giving up and putting their house hunt on hold.

  46. ‘A Recipe for Catastrophic Fire’: How an Oregon Blaze Became the Nation’s Largest National, July 22

    At the edge of the Bootleg Fire, firefighters outnumber residents in remote forest towns. It has burned for weeks, fed by winds, a tinderbox of undergrowth and erratic fire behavior.

  47. Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Science, July 22

    The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus.

  48. How Big Is the Bootleg Fire? Interactive, July 22

    The 400,000-acre fire is still growing. And it is only 38 percent contained.

  49. A Grizzly Bear Terrorized a Man for Days in Alaska. The Coast Guard Saw His SOS. Express, July 22

    Down to his last rounds of ammunition, with bruises and a leg injury, the man was rescued by a helicopter crew that just happened by.

  50. Maine Will Make Companies Pay for Recycling. Here’s How It Works. Climate, July 21

    The law aims to take the cost burden of recycling away from taxpayers. One environmental advocate said the change could be “transformative.”

  51. In rural Oregon, with fire on the horizon, ‘Everybody is freaking out.’ National, July 21

    A family prepared to evacuate as the Bootleg Fire burned closer to their home and restaurant. In another town, T-shirts memorialized the nation’s largest blaze.

  52. Crews saved a World War II memorial from the Bootleg Fire. National, July 21

    The Mitchell Memorial commemorates the deaths of six people in Oregon who were killed by a Japanese bomb.

  53. Exploring Seattle’s Booming Beer Scene Travel, July 21

    This northwestern city makes some of the most creative craft beers around. The best place to try them is in the Ballard Brewery District.

  54. Oregon Governor Says Climate Change Is Fueling Wildfires Video, July 20

    Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon told residents that the devastating wildfires burning across the state are the result of a “climate crisis,” which has also led to more heat waves and drought conditions across the Western United States.

  55. A Drought So Dire That a Utah Town Pulled the Plug on Growth National, July 20

    Groundwater and streams vital to both farmers and cities are drying up in the West, challenging the future of development.

  56. The July 20 Climate Heat Wildfires live blog included one standalone post:
  57. Don’t Call Them ‘Shark Attacks,’ Scientists Say Express, July 20

    In recent years, researchers and wildlife officials in Australia and the United States have adopted terms like “bites,” “incidents” and “encounters.” They wish the public would, too.

  58. The Bootleg Fire tears across parts of Oregon ‘like a hurricane.’ National, July 20

    The fire, the largest in the United States, has consumed more than 364,000 acres.

  59. How Bad Is the Bootleg Fire? It’s Generating Its Own Weather. Climate, July 19

    Unpredictable winds, fire clouds that spawn lightning, and flames that leap over firebreaks are confounding efforts to fight the blaze, which is sweeping through southern Oregon.

  60. Wildfires Rage Across West Video, July 19

    Firefighters are battling to contain dozens of wildfires across the Western United States as a record-breaking drought and unrelenting heat have created ideal conditions for flames to quickly spread.

  61. Nicholas Kristof, a Times columnist, is weighing a bid for Oregon governor. Washington, July 19

    Mr. Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner known for his coverage of human rights abuses and women’s rights, said friends were trying to recruit him into the race to replace Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat.

  62. A wildfire near Lake Tahoe spreads quickly, prompting evacuations. National, July 19

    Multiple blazes burning around California have strained crews.

  63. Extreme heat bakes the Northern Rockies as wildfires rage in the West. Express, July 19

    The soaring temperatures have made wildfire season particularly dangerous.

  64. Lost Lives, Lost Culture: The Forgotten History of Indigenous Boarding Schools National, July 19

    Thousands of Native American children attended U.S. boarding schools designed to “civilize the savage.” Many died. Many who lived are reclaiming their identity.

  65. No Need for Speed Sports, July 19

    At Grants Pass Downs in Oregon, horses come first and women thrive as owners, trainers and jockeys. The approach is good for business, and the community’s soul.

  66. ‘If They Don’t Approve It, It’s Over’ Sports, July 18

    A vote on Tuesday could be the final straw that pushes the Athletics out of Oakland. For a nomadic team that has moved twice before, everything old is new again.

  67. Erin Gilmer, Disability Rights Activist, Dies at 38 Obits, July 17

    She fought for a more compassionate health care system, bringing an extensive knowledge of policy and even more extensive firsthand experience as a patient.

  68. Dara Khosrowshahi, Dad of Silicon Valley Styles, July 16

    The Uber CEO dreams of “pushing a button and getting a piano delivered to your home in an hour and a half.” Uh … let’s start with dinner?

  69. Monsoon rains flood the Grand Canyon, leaving one camper dead. Express, July 16

    Monsoon season brought heavy rain to the Southwest this week. Arizona’s governor declared a state of emergency for a hard-hit part of the state.

  70. Richard Sherman Pleads Not Guilty to Misdemeanors After Domestic Dispute Sports, July 16

    Sherman, a longtime N.F.L. cornerback, was accused of fleeing a single-car crash and trying to enter his in-laws’ house by force.

  71. In Nicolas Cage’s ‘Pig,’ How Much Is the Truffle Hog Worth Anyway? Dining, July 16

    In the high-stakes world of truffle hunting, the bond between human and animal may be priceless, but the economics are real.

  72. Drought and Heat Fuel Dozens of Wildfires Video, July 15

    Over 60 active fires are burning across the Western United States, displacing hundreds of people and burning over 900,000 acres, with hot, dry conditions expected to continue.

  73. The West’s fourth major heat wave will roast the northern Rockies. National, July 15

    Potentially record-setting temperatures are coming to parts of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah.

  74. Biden to Restore Protections for Tongass National Forest in Alaska Climate, July 14

    Former President Donald J. Trump invited mining and logging to a vast wilderness of bald eagles, black bears and 800-year-old trees. President Biden is reversing course.

  75. Delta Variant Widens Gulf Between ‘Two Americas’: Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Science, July 14

    Data from overseas, particularly Britain, suggest the spread of the virus will set vaccinated and unvaccinated communities on very different paths.

  76. Reconnecting With Keith Haring’s Grace House Mural (in 13 Pieces) Culture, July 14

    Ever wonder what happened to the artist’s 85-foot stairwell, sold at auction? It’s at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver — sliced and diced and on loan from a collector.

  77. The Bootleg fire in Oregon is among more than 60 wildfires in the U.S. National, July 14

    The Bootleg fire has burned more than 200,000 acres and prompted evacuations.

  78. The Heat Wave That Hit the Pacific Northwest The Daily, July 14

    Record-breaking climate extremes, from heat to drought to wildfires, are blanketing the United States this summer. This is how one region has been struck.

  79. Can the Black Rifle Coffee Company Become the Starbucks of the Right? Magazine, July 14

    The company doubled its sales last year by leaning into America’s culture war. It’s also trying to distance itself from some of its new customers.

  80. A Plane in Utah Lets the Fish Fly Express, July 13

    A widely shared video shows fish bursting out of a small plane, highlighting a method the state has used for more than a half-century to restock lakes.

  81. Wildfires Blaze Across Western U.S. and Canada Video, July 13

    Extreme heat and drought conditions have fueled wildfires across the West, with dozens actively burning in the region. In Oregon, the Bootleg Fire has burned more than 200,000 acres.

  82. Fish Released From Planes to Restock Utah Lakes Video, July 13

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said that last week it used planes to stock about 200 lakes that are inaccessible by vehicle. The division said it had stocked fish by air since the 1950s and that the fish had a high survival rate.

  83. Drought Hits the Southwest, and New Mexico’s Canals Run Dry National, July 13

    Acequias, the fabled irrigation ditches that are a cornerstone of New Mexican culture, have endured centuries of challenges. Can they survive the Southwest’s megadrought?

  84. Track Wildfires in the West Interactive, July 13

    See the latest on the Beckwourth Complex, Bootleg Fire and other wildfires burning in California, Oregon and elsewhere.

  85. Covid Didn’t Kill Cities. Why Was That Prophecy So Alluring? Upshot, July 12

    A distrust of urban life has persisted in America, finding expression in different ways over time.

  86. Branson Completes Virgin Galactic Flight, Aiming to Open Up Space Tourism Science, July 11

    The successful trip was the first in a series to the edge of space and beyond by billionaire entrepreneurs that seek to make human spaceflight more routine.

  87. Bootleg Fire in Oregon Scorches 150,000 Acres as Heat Wave Continues in the West National, July 11

    With record-breaking temperatures and hard-to-contain wildfires, Western states are struggling through a hellish summer.

  88. Weapons Cache Seized at Denver Hotel Near Stadium Hosting All-Star Game Express, July 11

    The F.B.I. said it did not believe the episode was connected to terrorism, but the police were still investigating why four people who were arrested were in a downtown Denver hotel.

  89. Richard Branson Launches Into Space on Virgin Galactic Flight Video, July 11

    The 70-year-old British billionaire and crew members of Virgin Galactic launched the commercial space plane Unity from New Mexico, reached the edge of space and landed safely back at the spaceport on Sunday.

  90. ‘You Just Feel Like Nothing’: California to Pay Sterilization Victims National, July 11

    More than 20,000 people, many of them disabled, poor or people of color, were forced to undergo the procedure under the state’s decades-long eugenics program.

  91. How Did Allison Highwolf Die? Distrust Fuels a Mystery in Indian Country. Washington, July 11

    When a Northern Cheyenne family questioned their daughter’s untimely death, official indifference deepened their pain — and their suspicions.

  92. Two Are Killed in Arizona Firefighting Plane Crash National, July 11

    The plane was engaged in aerial reconnaissance over the Cedar Basin fire when it crashed on Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management said.

  93. U.F.C. 264: What to Watch as Conor McGregor Fights Dustin Poirier Sports, July 10

    The third fight between McGregor and Poirier could be the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s biggest spectacle of the year.

  94. Haunani-Kay Trask, Champion of Native Rights in Hawaii, Dies at 71 Obits, July 9

    She helped found the field of Hawaiian studies and pressed for Indigenous sovereignty. “We will die as Hawaiians,” she said. “We will never be Americans.”

  95. Hidden Costs and Flawed Training Plague the V.A.’s Huge Software Upgrade National, July 9

    A $16 billion effort to modernize health records at the Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports say.

  96. Officials Kill Grizzly Bear Suspected in Fatal Attack of Woman in Montana Express, July 9

    Wildlife officials believe the bear was the same grizzly that killed a California woman on Tuesday, given the proximity to the attack and evidence found at both scenes.

  97. Heat-Related Deaths Increase as Temperatures Rise in the West National, July 9

    Record-breaking heat was expected throughout the West Coast this weekend, days after a deadly heat wave struck Oregon and Washington State.

  98. Hosting an Airbnb Right Now Is Harder Than You Think Real Estate, July 9

    The pandemic has increased demand and also ramped up the expectations of vacationers.

  99. Woman Is Killed in Montana Bear Attack Express, July 7

    A bear fatally attacked a camper in western Montana, the latest in a handful of serious incidents between humans and bears in the state.

  100. In Nature, a Biologist Finds an Unlikely Companion Book Review, July 6

    “Fox & I” is Catherine Raven’s memoir of her relationship with a bushy-tailed creature — no, not a dog.

  101. How G.O.P.-Backed Laws in Montana Could Hurt Native American Voting Politics, July 6

    Restrictions passed by the Republican-led Montana Legislature could have stark effects on Native American reservations, where voting in person can mean a two-hour drive.

  102. How Bad Are U.S. Wildfires? Even Hawaii Is Battling a Surge. National, July 5

    It’s among the wettest places on the planet, but shifts in rainfall, invasive grasses and a housing shortage are driving a wildfire spike on the islands.

  103. Far-Right Extremist Finds an Ally in an Arizona Congressman Washington, July 5

    Representative Paul Gosar’s association with the white nationalist Nick Fuentes is the most vivid example of the Republican Party’s growing acceptance of extremism.

  104. Amazon Transformed Seattle. Now, Its Workers Are Poised to Take It Back. Op Ed, July 5

    With the failure of the union campaign in Bessemer still fresh on their minds, labor organizers are looking to retool their strategy.

  105. How Weird Is the Heat in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver? Off the Charts. Interactive, June 29

    The heat smothering the Pacific Northwest has little precedent in four decades of record-keeping.

  106. New Mexico Special Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, June 1

    See full results and maps from the New Mexico special election.

  107. Positive Trends in U.S. Virus Case Counts Interactive, May 21

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  108. How the Skagit Valley Chorale Learned to Sing Again Amid Covid Interactive, April 8

    A year ago, their rehearsal was one of the first documented superspreader events. But tragedy and isolation couldn’t keep their voices apart.

  109. Will We Struggle to Reach Herd Immunity? Interactive, March 26

    Data from Idaho, Florida and other states offer a warning on “vaccine deserts.”

  110. A Year Without Travel Interactive, March 7

    The pandemic closed borders, halted air travel and emptied destinations of tourists. As its first anniversary nears, we look at how six places dependent on the industry have adapted to the disruption.

  111. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, March 5

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  112. 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.

  113. They’re Arctic Survivors. How Will They Adapt to Climate Change? Interactive, February 11

    Crisscrossing the tundra, digging dens, chasing prey: a rare look at the elusive wolverine in a rapidly changing region.

  114. 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.

  115. 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.

  116. 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.

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

    The state of the virus this week

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

    How different groups voted

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

    See full results and maps from the Utah election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Utah election.

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

    How different groups voted

  122. Idaho Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

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

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

    See full results and maps from the Hawaii election.

  124. Colorado Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Colorado elections.

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

    See full results and maps from the Oregon election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Colorado election.

  127. Idaho Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Idaho elections.

  128. Colorado Presidential Election Results Interactive, November 3

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

  129. Hawaii Election Results Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Hawaii elections.

  130. 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.

  131. The Battlegrounds Within Battlegrounds Interactive, October 31

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

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

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

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

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

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

  137. 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.

  138. 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.

  139. 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.

  140. 12,000 Feet Up, With a Storm Coming In Interactive, September 23

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

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

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

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

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

  143. 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.

  144. 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.

  145. 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.

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

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

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

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

  148. 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.

  149. 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.

  150. 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.