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  1. For Some Resorts, Multi-Mountain Passes Mean Crowded Slopes and Longer Lift Lines Travel, Yesterday

    The popularity of IKON and Epic passes have ski resorts cutting off weekend sales at the windows and warning crowds on social media to stay home.

  2. The Hottest Puffer in Sundance Style, Yesterday

    The coat everyone wants is a coat only a select few can get.

  3. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Invisible) Opinion, Yesterday

    A Trump loyalist who doesn’t want to admit it.

  4. Voting Will Be Easier in a Key State for the Presidential Race U.S., Yesterday

    In Arizona, where elections are getting closer, a federal appeals court undid strict limits on ballot collection and votes cast at the wrong precinct.

  5. A Home You Can Ski Right Into Real Estate, Yesterday

    For a tennis professional and his growing family, building a house near Lake Tahoe, Calif., was about more than just learning a new sport.

  6. A Lake Tahoe House That Mirrors a Ski Run Slideshow, Yesterday

    For an Oklahoma tennis player and his growing family, building a house near a California ski resort was about more than just learning a new sport.

  7. Working-Class Families in Despair Opinion, January 25

    Readers discuss an article about the high death rate from drug and alcohol abuse and suicide in the hometown of the columnist Nicholas Kristof.

  8. Oregon Shakespeare Festival Hires a Resident Intimacy Director Theater, January 24

    Sarah Lozoff is joining one of the nation’s leading regional theaters for all 11 of its productions in its 2020 season.

  9. On a Nude Beach With My Parents, Baring Almost All Well, January 24

    My Speedo stayed on but my secrets came out.

  10. A courtroom artist illustrates 2 senators at work. U.S., January 23

    Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska appeared to be closely following the arguments.

  11. Voting by Phone Gets a Big Test, but There Are Concerns U.S., January 23

    Some voters in the Seattle area will be able to cast a mobile ballot for an obscure election.

  12. Suspected Case of Wuhan Coronavirus Surfaces in Brazos County, Texas U.S., January 23

    Health officials said they were investigating the case and keeping the patient isolated at home.

  13. Where Are the Best Places for Millennials to Live and Work? Real Estate, January 23

    Younger workers are likelier to seek new cities for career advancement. Here are the Top 10 metro areas based on job-relevant factors.

  14. Downtown Seattle Shooting Leaves One Dead and Seven Injured, Officials Say U.S., January 22

    The suspects remain at large, the authorities said.

  15. A Scramble to Retrace the Steps of the First Wuhan Coronavirus Case in the U.S. U.S., January 22

    Health leaders in Washington State have been working to monitor at least 16 people who may have been in close contact with the man who flew in from China.

  16. La muerte de los gigantes de agua dulce en Español, January 22

    La pesca excesiva y la construcción de presas han puesto en peligro inminente a la megafauna de ríos y lagos del mundo. Pero muchas especies aún pueden salvarse.

  17. What if Trump Gave Alaska to Putin? Opinion, January 22

    Republicans seem to think no president’s misbehavior could ever be bad enough to warrant removal.

  18. Utah Judge Rules Against Woman Who Was Topless in Her Own Garage U.S., January 22

    A Utah judge ruled against a woman who tried to fight a lewdness charge for appearing bare-chested in front of her stepchildren.

  19. Utah Is Latest State to Ban Conversion Therapy for Children U.S., January 22

    It became the 19th state to curtail the discredited practice, which has been linked to suicide, homelessness and drug use.

  20. Supreme Court Seems Ready to Lift Limits on State Aid to Religious Schools U.S., January 22

    The justices heard arguments on a Montana scholarship program struck down by the state’s Supreme Court.

  21. Religious School Choice Case May Yield Landmark Supreme Court Decision U.S., January 21

    With oral arguments coming on Wednesday, both sides of the long-running fight over vouchers for religious schools are preparing for a watershed moment for public education.

  22. The Census Begins Where It Has Struggled Before: Remote, Frozen Alaska U.S., January 21

    The census began its 2020 count in a remote Alaskan village amid questions about whether officials can avoid yet another undercount of minority communities.

  23. The Freshwater Giants Are Dying Science, January 21

    Overharvesting and habitat loss endanger most of the world’s freshwater “megafauna.” But many species may yet be saved.

  24. Rural Montana Had Already Lost Too Many Native Women. Then Selena Disappeared. U.S., January 20

    For decades, with little public notice, Native women have gone missing or been found murdered. The search for Selena Not Afraid showed how much things had changed.

  25. 2 Honolulu Officers Killed and 7 Homes Burned in Violent Outburst U.S., January 19

    A man facing eviction shot at the police before setting fire to his home, officials said. The blaze spread to several other homes.

  26. Where Is Cory Gardner? U.S., January 19

    As the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump nears, the Republican senator from Colorado has gone to ground as he tries to keep moderates and independents in his corner while facing a tough re-election race.

  27. Navy Aircraft Carrier to Be Named for Black Pearl Harbor Veteran U.S., January 18

    Doris Miller was the first African-American sailor to receive the Navy Cross, for his bravery during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

  28. I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted Opinion, January 16

    Immigration can invigorate the country. But when it is poorly managed, it can cause social division — just as it’s doing right now.

  29. Liz Cheney Says She Won’t Run for Senate in Wyoming U.S., January 16

    Ms. Cheney, the highest-ranking Republican woman in the House, said she would seek re-election to that chamber rather than pursue a vacant Senate seat.

  30. Mark Hamill, a ‘Star Wars’ Star, Gets His Record Back U.S., January 15

    An Arizona bookstore found and returned an original vinyl record that had been inscribed by the composer John Williams and addressed to the actor.

  31. Seattle Takes On Citizens United Opinion, January 14

    A new law knocks “foreign-influenced” corporations out of city politics by working with the decision, not fighting it.

  32. 8 Wounded in Colorado Springs Stabbings U.S., January 13

    Five of the victims were treated in the hospital and later released, and a man was taken into police custody.

  33. Man Survives 3 Weeks Alone After Alaska Cabin Burns Down U.S., January 12

    Tyson Steele, 30, said the fire killed his chocolate Labrador, Phil.

  34. Who Signs Up to Fight? Makeup of U.S. Recruits Shows Glaring Disparity U.S., January 10

    More and more, new recruits come from the same small number of counties and are the children of old recruits.

  35. Fossil Reveals Earth’s Oldest Known Animal Guts Science, January 10

    The find in a Nevada desert revealed an intestine inside a creature that looks like a worm made of a stack of ice cream cones.

  36. Two Open Marriages in One Small Room Style, January 10

    A motorcycle accident brings together four lives that had been kept intentionally separate.

  37. How Serious Is Tom Steyer’s Polling Surge? The Upshot, January 9

    In a new survey, he’s second in South Carolina and tied for third in Nevada.

  38. Tom Steyer Qualifies for Democratic Debate With Two Surprising Polls U.S., January 9

    Mr. Steyer will join five other candidates onstage on Tuesday after registering double-digit support in Nevada and South Carolina.

  39. Overtaken by Frigid Seas, Hours From Help, There Was Little Chance of Survival U.S., January 9

    For an Alaskan fishing industry with an improving safety record, the sinking of the Scandies Rose was a devastating loss. It also began an astonishing tale of endurance.

  40. Who Killed the Knapp Family? Opinion, January 9

    Across America, working-class people — including many of our friends — are dying of despair. And we’re still blaming the wrong people.

  41. Who Killed the Knapp Family? Opinion, January 9

    Across America, working-class people — including many of our friends — are dying of despair. And we’re still blaming the wrong people.

  42. After a Measles Scare, Seattle Cracks Down on Vaccine Compliance U.S., January 8

    At a time when states and school districts are trying to increase vaccination rates, an aggressive strategy in Seattle appears to be paying off.

  43. Two Skiers Killed in Idaho Avalanche U.S., January 7

    Silver Mountain Resort said on Wednesday one person was still missing a day after the slide.

  44. Boy Scouts of America Is Sued Over Sexual Abuse Allegations U.S., January 7

    The lawsuit was filed after a window was opened for survivors to pursue justice in cases of decades-old alleged abuse.

  45. Portland Woman Accused of Snatching Hijab Is Charged With Hate Crimes U.S., January 6

    Prosecutors said that the victim told the police she “no longer feels safe wearing a hijab in public and is relying on alternative methods to cover herself.”

  46. To Fight Climate Change, One City May Ban Heating Homes With Natural Gas U.S., January 5

    Seeking to do their part to avert climate change, dozens of cities are exploring ways to limit natural gas heating in new homes. One city may also require existing homeowners to make a switch.

  47. It’s Not Just Software: New Safety Risks Under Scrutiny on Boeing’s 737 Max Business, January 5

    The company and regulators are looking into everything from the wiring on the plane to its engines.

  48. Leader of Right-Wing Border Militia Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge U.S., January 3

    The head of a group that detained migrants at gunpoint in New Mexico faces up to 10 years in prison.

  49. Headless Body in Cave Is Identified as 1916 Ax Murder Suspect U.S., January 3

    The case of Joseph Henry Loveless, who sawed his way out of jail in 1916, is among the oldest solved using genetic genealogy.

  50. Military Police Can Now Carry Personal Firearms on Marine Corps Bases U.S., January 2

    The Marine Corps said it expedited the policy change after recent fatal shootings at Navy installations in Pensacola, Fla., and at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

  51. Storm of Tumbleweeds Buries Cars, Terrifies Drivers and Astounds Police U.S., January 2

    On a flat stretch of highway in Washington State, tumbleweeds were piled as high as 30 feet across an area three football fields long.

  52. Tumbleweeds Bury Car in Washington Video, January 2

    Tumbleweeds overtook a stretch of highway in Washington State, and piled as high as 30 feet, trapping vehicles for hours.

  53. Where’s the Best Place to Buy a Winter Vacation Rental? Real Estate, January 2

    Here are some good bets for maximum profit.

  54. Coast Guard Suspends Search for 5 Missing After Fishing Boat Sinks Off Alaska U.S., January 1

    Two of seven crew members were rescued after the Scandies Rose, a 130-foot-long crab fishing vessel, sank on Tuesday night, the Coast Guard said.

  55. ‘It’s Creepy’: Unexplained Drones Are Swarming by Night Over Colorado U.S., January 1

    Sheriffs in western Nebraska and eastern Colorado say they don’t know who’s flying the drones — or why. The F.A.A. is investigating.

  56. $750,000 Homes in Mississippi, Missouri and Arizona Real Estate, January 1

    A brand-new cottage in Oxford, a 1967 modern-style home in Kansas City and a three-bedroom house with red-rock views in Sedona.

  57. What You Get for $750,000 Slideshow, January 1

    A brand-new cottage in Oxford, Miss.; 1967 modern-style home in Kansas City, Mo.; and a three-bedroom house with red-rock views in Sedona, Ariz.

  58. Seattle’s Foster Children Deserve Better Opinion, December 30

    Our most vulnerable children in Washington’s most populated county need safe spaces to heal.