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  1. Violin Vigils Honor the Memory of Elijah McClain Culture, July 13

    Mr. McClain, who played the violin, died while being detained by the police in Colorado last summer.

  2. ‘We’re Not an Island’: Rural Outbreaks Challenge Oregon’s Virus Success National, July 13

    Oregon was sandwiched between two states that had big coronavirus outbreaks but managed to keep its numbers low. Until it couldn’t.

  3. Daughter’s Obituary Blames Politicians for Arizona Man’s Virus Death Express, July 13

    Kristin Urquiza, writing about her father’s death, pointed the finger at how state and federal leaders have handled the coronavirus pandemic.

  4. Montana 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.

  5. Idaho 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.

  6. Hawaii 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.

  7. Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears Climate, July 12

    Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup costs left to taxpayers.

  8. For Sports Halted at the Outbreak’s Onset, Loans Saved Staff Sports, July 12

    A youth gymnastics organization. Community-based skeet shooters. A freshly formed lacrosse league. These are some of the organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program funds.

  9. Former U.S.A. Gymnastics Coach Faces 14 Charges of Lewdness With a Minor Express, July 11

    Terry Gray, who had been a coach for the U.S.A. Gymnastics women’s national team, was arrested on Friday, the police said.

  10. Coronavirus Fears Stem the Flow at Atomic Liquors, Las Vegas’s Oldest Bar National, July 11

    Nevada shut bars again after the virus surged. While restaurants remain open, customers find it’s not the same.

  11. After an Arrest at a Black Lives Matter Protest: Deportation Proceedings Politics, July 11

    A Phoenix activist was supporting one cause, and caught up in the unresolved fight of another.

  12. Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules Express, July 10

    The decision by a federal appeals court protects about 700 bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from being hunted.

  13. Thinking of Traveling in the U.S.? These States Have Travel Restrictions Travel, July 10

    A third of states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.

  14. Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say Express, July 10

    The number of wild animals killed by vehicle traffic was down as much as 45 percent in Maine and 21 percent in California, according to a U.C. Davis report.

  15. Utah Governor Declares State of Emergency After Protests Over Police Shooting Express, July 10

    Protests erupted after the district attorney in Salt Lake City said there would be no charges against the officers involved in the May shooting of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal.

  16. How the Coronavirus Has Changed Air Travel: A Visual Diary of a Flight Interactive, July 9

    In late June, a photographer flew from Seattle to Boston. This is a step-by-step visual account of the flight.

  17. Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base Politics, July 9

    This November, the uneasy relationship between the most right-wing voters in the Republican Party and the statewide lawmakers who rely on their votes will burst into the open.

  18. Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Death of Seattle Protester Express, July 8

    The driver, Dawit Kelete, 27, struck two protesters with his car early Saturday, one of whom later died, prosecutors said.

  19. Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Death of Seattle Protester Express, July 8

    The driver, Dawit Kelete, 27, struck two demonstrators with his car early Saturday, one of whom later died, prosecutors said.

  20. In Parched Southwest, Warm Spring Renews Threat of ‘Megadrought’ Climate, July 8

    Rapid melting this year showed that good snowpack doesn’t necessarily translate into full reservoirs.

  21. New Red Algae Are Threatening Hawaii’s Coral Reefs, Scientists Say Express, July 8

    The recently discovered species covers coral in a thick layer and suffocates it. Scientists don’t know where it came from.

  22. What It’s Like to Enter the Work Force From Your Childhood Bedroom Express, July 8

    They studied for years to get full-time jobs. Now, they’re right back where they started.

  23. Drivers Are Hitting Protesters as Memes of Car Attacks Spread National, July 7

    In recent days, one person was killed in Seattle and two people were injured in Bloomington, Ind. Dozens of similar incidents have occurred across the United States.

  24. Una mujer sin país: adoptada al nacer y deportable a los 30 en Español, July 7

    Creció convencida de que era estadounidense. Cuando se dio cuenta de que no lo era, su búsqueda para solucionar el problema la puso en riesgo de deportación.

  25. A Woman Without a Country: Adopted at Birth and Deportable at 30 National, July 7

    She grew up thinking she was American. When she realized that she wasn’t, her quest to fix the problem put her at risk of deportation.

  26. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  27. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  28. Ben Ehrenreich’s Dispatches From the Beginning and End of the World Book Review, July 7

    In “Desert Notebooks,” a study of arid America reveals the roots of our present calamities.

  29. Months Into Virus Crisis, U.S. Cities Still Lack Testing Capacity National, July 6

    With cases surging, some cities are seeing long testing lines and slow results.

  30. Spencer Cox Wins Utah’s G.O.P. Primary for Governor, Beating Jon Huntsman Politics, July 6

    Mr. Cox, the state’s lieutenant governor, is expected to win the general election as well. He had the endorsement of Gov. Gary Herbert, who rose to his office after Mr. Huntsman left it.

  31. Where Italian and Slovene Cuisine Meet Dining, July 6

    “Friuli Food and Wine,” a new book from two Colorado restaurateurs, puts a northern Italian regional cuisine in focus.

  32. States May Curb ‘Faithless Electors,’ Supreme Court Rules Washington, July 6

    The court said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidates they had promised to support.

  33. Phoenix Police Kill Man in Parked Car, Igniting New Protests National, July 6

    The fatal shooting, captured on video, comes at a time when cities around the United States are grappling with anger over deaths at the hands of the police.

  34. 8 People Believed Dead After Planes Collide and Crash Into Idaho Lake Express, July 6

    All 8 passengers and crew members on both planes are believed to have died, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office in Kootenai County.

  35. Seattle Protester Dies After Being Struck by Car Express, July 5

    Summer Taylor, 24, died Saturday night, a hospital spokeswoman said, and a second protester was in serious condition. The driver was in custody, the authorities said.

  36. Fourth of July Celebrations Dulled by Soaring Coronavirus Cases National, July 4

    Many Americans, fearful of the virus, stayed at home and held muted celebrations, although some went on undeterred.

  37. 3 Officers Fired Over Photos Taken Near Elijah McClain Memorial Express, July 4

    The Aurora, Colo., police chief said the officers mocked the death of Mr. McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist who died several days after officers put him in a chokehold last summer.

  38. Making It Work Op Ed, July 4

    Women ask themselves, “How can I do this for one more day?” But they do.

  39. Women Ask Themselves, ‘How Can I Do This for One More Day?’ Op Ed, July 4

    Portraits of those who are making it work.

  40. Women Ask Themselves, ‘How Can I Do This for One More Day?’ Op Ed, July 4

    Portraits of those who are making it work.

  41. Virus Surges in Arizona, but the Rodeo Goes On National, July 3

    A former state official called what has happened in Arizona “a story of missed opportunities.” Hospital beds in the state are filling up.

  42. U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Sharply, but Deaths Are Still Down Science, July 3

    This seemingly counterintuitive trend might not last, experts said. But the nation can still learn from the decline.

  43. Pence Postponed Arizona Trip After Secret Service Agents Showed Signs of Virus Washington, July 2

    The agents’ conditions were among several virus-related factors that led the vice president to change his plans for a visit on Tuesday.

  44. Pence Postponed Arizona Trip After Secret Service Agents Showed Signs of Virus Washington, July 2

    The agents’ conditions were among several virus-related factors that led the vice president to change his plans for a visit on Tuesday.

  45. ‘Can We Please Talk About Black Lives Matter for One Second?’ Magazine, July 2

    Should a Black protest movement be used to advance other progressive priorities?

  46. Private and Religious School Backers See Broad Victory in Supreme Court Decision Washington, July 1

    The court drew its decision narrowly when ruling against a Montana tax break that excluded religious schools. But denominational school advocates will push a broad application.

  47. In the Autonomous Zones Styles, July 1

    Autonomous zones, protest camps and intentional communities alike thrive on hard work and consensus — and can become disastrous rapidly.

  48. Police Clear Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’ National, July 1

    The so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It was the site of at least four shootings last month.

  49. Utah Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, June 30

  50. Live: Colorado State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, June 30

  51. Colorado U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, June 30

  52. Live: Utah State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, June 30

  53. Utah Primary Election Results: Fourth Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  54. Colorado Primary Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, June 30

  55. Utah Primary Election Results: First Congressional District Interactive, June 30

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

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

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

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

  58. Supreme Court Gives Religious Schools More Access to State Aid Washington, June 30

    Religious schools should have the same access to scholarships and funds as other private schools, the justices ruled, in a victory for conservatives.

  59. Amy McGrath Will Face McConnell in Kentucky, and Hickenlooper Wins in Colorado Politics, June 30

    Ms. McGrath and John Hickenlooper, two moderate Democrats, prevailed in their Senate primaries on Tuesday. In Oklahoma, voters approved a Medicaid expansion.

  60. Colorado Police Investigate Officers Over Photos Taken Near Elijah McClain Site Express, June 30

    Mr. McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist, died several days after the police in Aurora restrained him with a chokehold last summer.

  61. Results in Kentucky and Primaries in Colorado and Utah: What to Watch For Politics, June 30

    A challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell has finally emerged, and John Hickenlooper and Jon Huntsman Jr. are looking for their next jobs, among other races unfolding on Tuesday.

  62. College Coaches Might See Top Prospects Through Streams This Summer Sports, June 30

    At least four big events are planned in Las Vegas in July. But these are no bubbles like in the pros — there are no mandated coronavirus tests or restrictions on where players may stay.

  63. Body of One of Three Hikers Missing on Mount Rainier Is Found Express, June 29

    Inclement weather has hampered the search for the hikers, who officials said were climbing in different locations.

  64. Another Fatal Shooting in Seattle’s ‘CHOP’ Protest Zone National, June 29

    City officials have vowed to dismantle the free-protest area set up during anti-police demonstrations and retake the Capitol Hill police station. But worries of confrontation have delayed a resolution.

  65. Actual Coronavirus Infections Vastly Undercounted, C.D.C. Data Shows Science, June 27

    The prevalence of infections is more than 10 times higher than the counted number of cases in six regions of the United States.

  66. I Was in Love With a Tree That Swallowed the Sky Op Ed, June 27

    The cutting of a beloved tree felled my heart. Then a bird came.

  67. Hickenlooper Stumbles in Colorado Race, Complicating Democrats’ Senate Push Washington, June 27

    The former governor has faltered in a primary campaign for a seat that is essential for Democrats to capture if they hope to retake the Senate majority.

  68. New Numbers Showing Coronavirus Spread Intrude on a White House in Denial Washington, June 26

    Both President Trump and Vice President Pence seem oblivious to the new chapter in the pandemic.

  69. 3 Die in New Mexico After Drinking Hand Sanitizer, Officials Say Express, June 26

    A spokesman for the state’s Health Department said the cases were related to alcoholism.

  70. Many Students Will Be in Classrooms Only Part of the Week This Fall National, June 26

    Some American school districts are beginning to announce hybrid schedules that include a mix of online and in-school learning, presenting a difficult challenge for working parents.

  71. 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.

  72. Another Nightmare Video and the Police on the Defensive in Tucson National, June 25

    A city with a relatively progressive image and reform-minded police is grappling with a brutal death in police custody — and why it took so long to become public.

  73. Another Nightmare Video and the Police on the Defensive in Tucson National, June 25

    A city with a relatively progressive image and reform-minded police is grappling with a brutal death in police custody — and why it took so long to become public.

  74. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today U.S., June 25

    Updates on the surges in Texas, California, Arizona and Florida.

  75. Here’s What You Need to Know About Elijah McClain’s Death National, June 25

    Mr. McClain died days after he was detained by the police last summer. His death has come to occupy a central place in Colorado’s fast-moving debate over police reform.

  76. You’re Probably Inhaling Microplastics Right Now Op Ed, June 25

    A new study found plentiful evidence of these tiny particles in dust in the nation’s most remote places.

  77. Former Arizona Official Pleads Guilty in Adoption Scheme Express, June 24

    Paul D. Petersen charged as much as $30,000 to bring pregnant women into the United States and give up their newborn children for adoption, officials said.

  78. Tucson Police in Turmoil After Death of Latino Man in Custody National, June 24

    The police chief of Tucson, Ariz., offered to step down after the release of a video depicting the death of a handcuffed man. Three officers involved have already resigned.

  79. Tucson Police in Turmoil After Death of Latino Man in Custody National, June 24

    The police chief of Tucson, Ariz., offered to step down after the release of a video depicting the death of a handcuffed man. Three officers involved have already resigned.

  80. Utah Primary Forecast Interactive, June 24

  81. Colorado Primary Forecast Interactive, June 24

  82. Oregon Primary Election Results: Second House District Interactive, June 24

  83. Oregon U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, June 24

  84. Oregon Primary Election Results: First House District Interactive, June 24

  85. Oregon Primary Election Results: Third House District Interactive, June 24

  86. Oregon Primary Election Results: Fifth House District Interactive, June 24

  87. Oregon Primary Election Results: Fourth House District Interactive, June 24

  88. George R. R. Martin Is Typing Styles, June 24

    This fantasy series clearly won’t write itself.

  89. Projects to Stash Carbon Dioxide Underground Get a Boost Climate, June 24

    The government, after years of delays, is finally clarifying rules on tax breaks for companies that use carbon capture to fight climate change.

  90. $1.1 Million Homes in Washington, California and Vermont Real Estate, June 24

    A waterfront bungalow on Bainbridge Island, a modern sanctuary in Los Angeles and an expanded late 18th-century farmhouse on more than 85 acres in Dummerston.

  91. What You Get for $1.1 Million Slideshow, June 24

    A waterfront bungalow on Bainbridge Island, Wash.; a modern sanctuary in Los Angeles; and an expanded 1782 farmhouse in Dummerston, Vt.

  92. Don’t Be Fooled by Seattle’s Police-Free Zone Op Ed, June 24

    The city looks progressive but has a history of racism and exclusion. This could be a turning point.

  93. Trump Boasts About Wall During Visit to Southern Border Video, June 23

    During his visit to Yuma, Ariz., President Trump exaggerated the progress his administration has made in constructing a wall along the border with Mexico.

  94. Ahead of Trump Visit, Church Makes Unproven Claim of Virus-Killing Technology Politics, June 23

    The president went to Phoenix to speak to a group of student supporters.

  95. 2 Arrested in Alabama Shooting That Killed 7 Express, June 23

    The men are awaiting extradition to Alabama on capital murder charges in connection with the shooting deaths this month of four men and three women in a house outside Huntsville.

  96. Why a Rotting Green Bay Boardwalk May Help Solve America’s Jobs Crisis Business, June 22

    Some cities and states are looking toward a simple solution to mass unemployment: Hire workers directly.

  97. ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Pulls Racist Playing Cards From Popular Game Express, June 22

    Prominent members of the trading card game’s community say more still needs to be done to include people of color.

  98. We Can Find Common Ground on Gay Rights and Religious Liberty Op Ed, June 22

    It does not have to be all or nothing.

  99. Shootings Test Viability of Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’ National, June 22

    A series of shootings in and around the “Capitol Hill Organized Protest” zone have escalated calls for a resolution.

  100. When Pandemic Precautions and Vegas’ Hedonism Collide Op Ed, June 21

    While gamblers refuse masks, workers fear for their safety.

  101. ‘Exploding Whale’ Park Memorializes Blubber Blast 50 Years Later Express, June 20

    Residents of a coastal Oregon city voted to name a park for a 1970 explosion that rained chunks of rotting whale flesh on curious bystanders.

  102. 1 Dead and 1 Injured After Gunfire in Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’ National, June 20

    Medics in the protester-run zone treated the victims before they were transported to a hospital. Some protesters objected to the arrival of officers in riot gear.

  103. W.H.O. Warns of ‘Dangerous Phase’ of Pandemic as Outbreaks Widen National, June 19

    Beijing and Seoul have had a recent surge in coronavirus cases, and businesses are recoiling in America as infections sharply increase in Southern and Western states.

  104. ‘Into the Wild’ Bus, Seen as a Danger, Is Airlifted From the Alaskan Wild Express, June 19

    The Alaska Army National Guard transported the bus to a “secure site” after two hikers have died and at least 15 have had to be rescued while trying to reach the bus in the remote Alaskan wilderness.

  105. M.L.B.’s Restart Encounters an Obstacle It Can’t Negotiate With Sports, June 19

    The league was planning to temporarily close all its training complexes in Arizona and Florida after players in both locations tested positive for the coronavirus.

  106. DACA: Esto podemos aprender de un ‘dreamer’ de Arizona en Español, June 18

    Los consejos de un estudiante sobre cómo manejar la incertidumbre y luchar por una vida mejor.

  107. Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Is a Hot Spot, but It May Be Calming Down Science, June 18

    Some researchers interpret a new timeline of some of the formation’s biggest eruptions as evidence that its activity is waning.

  108. When Antifa Hysteria Sweeps America Op Ed, June 17

    The panic is a measure of how deluded public discourse has become.

  109. Video Shows Aftermath of Shooting at Albuquerque Protest Video, June 16

    The gunfire occurred during a protest in Albuquerque over the removal of a statue of Juan de Oñate. One victim was hospitalized and the police took into custody several members of a right-wing militia.

  110. Man Is Shot at Protest Over Statue of New Mexico’s Conquistador National, June 15

    Two statues of Juan de Oñate are being removed after long-simmering tension between Native Americans and Hispanics over Spain’s conquest of New Mexico.

  111. 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.

  112. A Striking Disconnect on the Virus: Economic Pain With Little Illness Interactive, June 6

    In corners of the U.S. facing financial ruin, but where the coronavirus hasn’t arrived in full, an analysis of economic and infection data helps explain why some see reopening as long overdue.

  113. Live Analysis: June 2 Election Results Interactive, June 2

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  114. 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.

  115. 12 Restaurants America Loves. With Recipes! Interactive, May 26

    We’re making food from our favorite restaurants at home.

  116. Hawaii Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, May 23

    Detailed results from the Hawaii presidential primary election.

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

    Detailed results and maps from the Oregon presidential primary election.

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

    Detailed results and maps from the Oregon primary election.

  119. ‘It’s Hard When You Can’t Go Anywhere’: Life Inside an Assisted Living Facility Interactive, May 9

    We gave disposable cameras to six residents of Evergreen Gardens, a long-term-care residence in Colorado, so they could document their days during the coronavirus pandemic. These are their photographs.

  120. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

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

  121. Where Americans Live Far From the Emergency Room Interactive, April 26

    In large swaths of the U.S., people have a hard time reaching a hospital that offers the kind of inpatient care needed to treat the coronavirus.

  122. Wyoming Caucus Election Results 2020 Interactive, April 19

    Detailed results and maps from the Wyoming presidential caucus election.

  123. Alaska Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, April 11

    Results from the Alaska presidential primary election.

  124. 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.

  125. 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.

  126. 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.

  127. New Mexico 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.

  128. Nevada 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.

  129. Colorado 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.

  130. 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.

  131. 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.