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  1. Immigrants in Prison in Arizona Letters, Yesterday

    John R. Lott Jr., president of the Crime Prevention Research Research Center, responds to an editorial that criticized him.

  2. Indian Slavery Once Thrived in New Mexico. Latinos Are Finding Family Ties to It. National, January 28

    The revelations have not only prompted personal reckonings but also fueled a larger debate on Hispanic and Native American identity.

  3. How to Enjoy a Luxury Las Vegas Getaway on a Budget Travel, Yesterday

    Las Vegas has a reputation for being expensive, but you can enjoy the best it has to offer without emptying your wallet.

  4. $1.4 Million Homes in Rhode Island, Colorado and Arizona Real Estate, February 21

    A Tudor-style house in Providence, a condominium in a renovated church in Denver and a 1930 Spanish colonial in Tucson.

  5. What You Get for $1.4 Million Slideshow, February 21

    A Tudor-style house in Providence, a condominium in a renovated church in Denver and a 1930 Spanish colonial in Tucson.

  6. Finding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck Dining, February 20

    Even in Anchorage, hunting down fresh fruit and vegetables can be like panning for gold. The smartest prospectors have a strategy.

  7. Sexual Misconduct Spurs New Elections: The #MeToo Races National, February 20

    Nearly a dozen special elections are being held in 2018 to fill vacancies left by lawmakers accused of sexual harassment or misconduct.

  8. How Mirai Nagasu Grew Up and Got Back to the Olympics Sports, February 20

    Mirai Nagasu was devastated when she was passed over for the 2014 Sochi Games. She nearly quit the sport, but then decided to write a new ending to her story.

  9. Trump Endorses Mitt Romney’s Run for Utah Senate Seat Washington, February 19

    Mr. Romney, who has publicly clashed with Mr. Trump in the past, has signaled he plans to serve as a check on the president if he is elected.

  10. The Dirty Little Deals That Would Foul the Environment Editorial, February 19

    Republicans are adding measures to appropriations bills that would gut protections of the air, water and landscape.

  11. Animals Are Losing Their Vagility, or Ability to Roam Freely Science, February 19

    A study of 57 species shows that human encroachment and development not only harm an animal’s habitat, but may affect their migration patterns and food sources.

  12. When Calling an Uber Can Pay Off for Cities and States Metro, February 18

    New taxes and fees on ride-hailing services have raised millions of dollars for transportation, infrastructure and even public schools.

  13. Mitt Romney Announces Senate Run, Saying Utah ‘Has a Lot to Teach’ Washington Politics, February 16

    Mr. Romney, a critic of the president, officially confirmed that he would run to fill the seat of Senator Orrin G. Hatch, who is retiring.

  14. What to Do When There’s an Active Shooter Express, February 16

    Experts who conduct security training say that you need to think ahead. Start by learning all the exits.

  15. The Power of Wearing Flowers T Style, February 16

    The impulse to adorn ourselves with flora is as old as civilization itself. Here, three floral artists offer new takes on the most atavistic — and enduring — of traditions.

  16. Headfirst With a Helmet, and Headlong Without Society, February 16

    The bride, who is working toward the 2022 Olympics, is used to going full speed into anything she does — including love.

  17. New Health Secretary Faces First Test as Idaho Skirts Federal Law Washington, February 15

    Alex M. Azar II, the health secretary, told Congress he would scrutinize Idaho’s plan to allow sale of insurance that does not comply with the Affordable Care Act.

  18. A University of, by and for the People Op Ed, February 15

    Land-grant colleges give all Americans access to an education no matter how much money their parents have.

  19. ICE Lawyer Charged With Stealing Immigrants’ Identities Express, February 14

    The top lawyer in the agency’s Seattle office will appear in court on Thursday on charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

  20. Engine Cover Blows Off on United Airlines Flight Express, February 13

    The plane landed safely in Honolulu after the engine casing came off midflight. A passenger said a loud bang was followed by violent shaking.

  21. Meth, the Forgotten Killer, Is Back. And It’s Everywhere. National, February 13

    The fight against methamphetamines was successful, but only to a point. In some states it’s now the leading cause of drug-related deaths.

  22. The Dangerous Illusion of Missile Defense Editorial, February 11

    President Trump has won billions of dollars for a program riddled with flaws and far from proven.

  23. Steve Wynn’s Tarnished Name and Now a Tainted Brand Business, February 11

    For decades, Steve Wynn used his persona and his name to promote his casino and hotel empire. To get past sexual misconduct allegations, it must act quickly, experts said.

  24. New Mexico Newspaper Apologizes for Cartoon Portraying ‘Dreamers’ as Muggers Culture, February 8

    The Albuquerque Journal, a leading New Mexico newspaper, apologized for a cartoon viewed as bigoted by many readers and political leaders.

  25. Where Did Rents Rise the Most in 2017? Real Estate, February 8

    These 10 cities saw the biggest percentage increases in rent over the last year.

  26. Without Steve Wynn, Casino Empire Risks Losing More Than a Name Business, February 7

    “None of us in this world are irreplaceable,’’ the head of a Las Vegas marketing firm said. “But that kind of raw imagination is pretty rare.”

  27. In Fight Over Science Education in Idaho, Lawmakers Move to Minimize Climate Climate, February 7

    On Wednesday, lawmakers in Idaho voted to gut their state’s science standards of all but a few mentions of climate change.

  28. Fourth School Reveals a Teacher’s Abuse Metro, February 7

    Frederic Lyman, named in the Choate sexual abuse report, engaged in sexual misconduct at all four schools where he taught, abetted by administrators’ silence.

  29. DealBook Briefing: Tesla’s Mass Market Hopes May Remain Elusive Business, February 7

    The electric car maker said it was on track to produce 5,000 Model 3s by the middle of 2018. But the numbers suggest profits may be hard come by.

  30. Steve Wynn Resigns From Company Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Express, February 6

    Mr. Wynn, a billionaire casino mogul, stepped down on Tuesday as chief executive and chairman of the board of Wynn Resorts. He is accused of decades of sexual misconduct.

  31. Idaho Stripped Climate Change From School Guidelines. Now, It’s a Battle. Climate, February 6

    Idaho is the only state whose legislature has removed climate change from its education standards. Teachers and students testified for it to be reinstated.

  32. Why a Big Utility Is Embracing Wind and Solar Op Ed, February 6

    Building renewable plants from scratch has become cheaper in some parts of the country than operating old coal-fired plants.

  33. Pence Doesn’t Rule Out Meeting North Koreans at Olympics Foreign, February 6

    The vice president said “we’ll see what happens” when asked about the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

  34. Two Cities, Two Countries, Common Ground Travel, February 5

    Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Mexico, are sister cities with shared history. The effect of the wall between them has been profound, but connections endure.

  35. Jon Huntsman Sr., Billionaire Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies at 80 Obits, February 2

    Mr. Huntsman was an industrialist who made a fortune, gave millions to cancer research and left a legacy of public service.

  36. Protecting Your Reputation When You’re Ready to Go Sunday Business, February 2

    A top manager is preparing to leave an organization she set on a good course. What if her successors foul things up and blame her?

  37. Director of Veterans Hospital Accused of Manipulating Ratings Is Replaced National, February 1

    Doctors at the veterans hospital in Roseburg, Ore., said administrators had turned away patients in an effort to improve performance scores.

  38. January’s Most Popular Listings Real Estate, February 1

    The most viewed properties on The New York Times’s “Find a Home” listings site.

  39. U.S. Test of Missile Interceptor Fails Off Hawaiian Coast, Officials Say Washington, January 31

    The failure comes as tensions with North Korea are running high. But it was somewhat routine for a missile defense system that even advocates will not promote as providing a defensive shield.

  40. $750,000 Homes in Washington, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia Real Estate, January 31

    A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington.

  41. What You Get for $750,000 Slideshow, January 31

    A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington, D.C.

  42. Hawaii Missile Alert Wasn’t Accidental, Officials Say, Blaming Worker Business, January 30

    The false warning on Jan. 13, which touched off panic and confusion, happened when an employee with a poor work record misinterpreted instructions, a state report said.

  43. Exxon Mobil Tripling Its Bet on the Hottest U.S. Shale Field Business, January 30

    The company will increase its output of oil and natural gas in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico to 600,000 barrels a day by 2025.

  44. Steve Wynn and the Economic Inequality Behind #MeToo Op Ed, January 29

    As a casino worker, I’ve seen how much wealthy men get away with.

  45. Stephen Wynn Steps Down From R.N.C. Post After Sexual Misconduct Claims Washington, January 27

    Mr. Wynn, who had been selected for the committee finance position by President Trump, was facing growing calls to step aside.

  46. In Tahoe, a Wild Intersection of Golf and Celebrities Sports, January 27

    The American Century Championship has never been your usual, tame golf tournament. Reports about President Trump’s visit in 2006 have brightened the spotlight.

  47. With or Without U.S. Funding, Unesco Celebrates American Cities Travel, January 26

    Unesco’s Creative Cities Network initiative is going strong, despite U.S. plans to pull out of the organization.

  48. Cuomo Uses Billionaire’s Plane for Sundance Trip Metro, January 25

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo used the private plane of a hedge fund manager to attend the screening of a documentary by his girlfriend, Sandra Lee.