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  1. $2.4 Million Homes in Florida, Rhode Island and Colorado Real Estate, Today

    A beachfront townhouse on Siesta Key, a shingled home near the bay in Bristol and a Tudor-style house in a leafy Denver enclave.

  2. $2.4 Million Homes in Colorado, Rhode Island and Florida Slideshow, Today

    A beachfront townhouse on Siesta Key, a shingled home near the bay in Bristol and a Tudor-style house in a leafy Denver enclave.

  3. Senator Jeff Flake, Facing Twin Threats, Is Said to Take On G.O.P. Rift in New Book National, Yesterday

    Seeking re-election in 2018, the Arizona Republican criticizes what he calls the nationalist and populist strain in the party.

  4. In Gold Butte in Nevada, Ancient Rock Art and Rugged Beauty Travel, Yesterday

    The national monument, which the Trump administration is reassessing, is full of life — Joshua trees, prairie falcons — and stunning petroglyphs.

  5. At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins Travel, Yesterday

    The new national monument, with remarkable archaeological sites, is under review by the Trump administration, which could reduce its size.

  6. U.S. Army Sergeant Is Charged With Trying to Aid Islamic State Foreign, July 23

    Sgt. First Class Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, is accused of trying to provide equipment, training and classified military information to ISIS.

  7. The Last Best Empty Place in America Op Ed, July 21

    Public land is always under threat. We are its enemy — and its savior.

  8. A Boulder Restaurant Celebrating New-Coloradan Cuisine Travel, July 21

    The long food narrative of the state informs the whole menu at Arcana, using almost entirely local meat and produce.

  9. John McCain Has Brain Cancer, Senator’s Office Says National, July 19

    The medical condition was discovered after the Arizona senator underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot above his left eye.

  10. Lawmakers Unite in Support for John McCain After Cancer Diagnosis National, July 19

    Republican and Democratic politicians alike praised the Arizona senator after learning that he has brain cancer.

  11. The Remote Oregon Town to Try Next Travel, July 20

    In tiny Joseph, Ore., you can find award-winning local whiskey, fair-trade chocolates and gorgeous scenery.

  12. 360 Travel Postcard: 8,150 Feet Above Oregon Video, July 20

    Soar to dizzying heights in Wallowa County, Oregon, a remote county even by the standards of the rural Northwest.

  13. What You Get for $500,000 Slideshow, July 19

    An antebellum home near Pittsburgh, a modernist house outside Santa Fe, N.M., and an 1895 townhouse in St. Louis.

  14. $500,000 Homes in Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Missouri Real Estate, July 19

    An antebellum home near Pittsburgh, a modernist house outside Santa Fe, N.M., and an 1895 townhouse in St. Louis.

  15. A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil National, July 19

    Jude Sparks was playing with his brothers in New Mexico when he stumbled over the fossilized tusk of a Stegomastodon, a prehistoric, elephantine creature.

  16. How to Dress Down Like a Power Player Styles, July 19

    The annual Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley is a veritable primer in mogul off-duty image-making.

  17. New Mexico Officers Won’t Face Federal Charges in Killing of Mentally Ill Man National, July 18

    Evidence shows that the officers — one retired, one back on the Albuquerque force — fired after concluding the man posed a threat, the Justice Department said.

  18. Flash Floods in Arizona Kill at Least 9 National, July 16

    The storm, which hit Saturday — the first day of Arizona’s monsoon season — disrupted a family gathering in central Arizona, killing at least six children.

  19. Noncompete Pacts, Under Siege, Find Haven in Idaho Business, July 14

    As some states make it harder to block workers from going elsewhere, Idaho has passed a law that tips the scale toward their employers.

  20. The Government Is Now the Yellowstone Grizzly’s Biggest Threat Op Ed, July 14

    Federal protection is set to expire at the end of the month, even as the bears’ food sources are collapsing. Meanwhile, hunters are lining up.

  21. Protected Wolves in Alaska Face Peril From Beyond Their Preserve Science, July 14

    New research suggests controlling the animals outside a preserve can affect those living within it, with implications for wildlife management programs elsewhere.

  22. Grandparents Win Reprieve From Trump Travel Ban in Federal Court National, July 14

    A ruling in Hawaii expands the list of “bona fide” relationships that can qualify refugees to enter the country; the attorney general vowed an appeal.

  23. Chain-Reaction Crash With Minor Injuries, Except for the Slime Eels National, July 14

    More than 7,000 pounds of hagfish, also known as slime eels, coated a section of Highway 101 with a gel described as “Spider-Man’s webbing crossed with a jellyfish.”...

  24. How Cowboys Make Deals at the Border Video, July 14

    In Nogales, Mexico, a door in the border fence is unlocked when cattle brokers and buyers strike the right price.

  25. One Congregation. Two Countries. Video, July 14

    In Naco, Ariz., one church holds services on both sides of the border to connect neighbors and families who are separated by four city blocks and miles upon miles of thick steel posts.

  26. A Border Fence Blurred Through Art Video, July 14

    The towns of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico, have a deep economic and cultural bond. An art installation on both sides of the border wall let residents imagine — if only for an evening — that there was no barrier between them.

  27. Nevada Rushes to Address Shortage of Newly Legalized Marijuana National, July 13

    Emergency measures endorsed by Nevada’s Republican governor are helping ease a shortage of cannabis, which is experiencing a surge in demand.

  28. Kendrick Lamar, Rap’s Skeptical Superstar, Avoids Arena Spectacle Weekend, July 13

    The rapper’s tour supporting his fourth album, “DAMN.,” is focused, direct and unglamorous.

  29. Alaska Looks at a Nuclear Threat, and Shrugs It Off National, July 13

    News about a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile is largely met with fatalism in Alaska, home to many military veterans and people on active duty.

  30. Clever Humpbacks Move In for a Meal at Salmon Hatcheries Science, July 12

    Researchers documented for the first time that the large mammals learned to feed on juvenile salmon released from hatcheries in southeast Alaska.

  31. ‘Nobody Leans on Cube’: Big3 Makes Way for McGregor-Mayweather Fight Sports, July 12

    Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 basketball league has been paid to move its championship across the street, clearing the way for the blockbuster fight.

  32. The Two Men Who Make Money From the N.B.A. in Summer Sports, July 12

    Warren LeGarie and Albert Hall have turned the Las Vegas summer league into a booming business: “We are the Burning Man of basketball.”...

  33. $975,000 Homes in Washington, Maine and Mississippi Real Estate, July 12

    A cedar-shake house on Bainbridge Island, a clapboard home in Yarmouth and a Federal-style house near Biloxi.

  34. What You Get for $975,000 Slideshow, July 12

    A cedar-shake house on Bainbridge Island, a clapboard home in Yarmouth and a Federal-style house near Biloxi.

  35. Local Officials Tackle How to Govern in a Divided America National, July 11

    At a two-day conference sponsored by The New York Times, mayors and other panelists discussed immigration, climate and health policy in a deeply partisan age.

  36. Did an Echo Call 911 During a Domestic Assault? Amazon Says No. National, July 11

    The authorities said the smart home device made an emergency call, but Amazon and a 911 official said that was not plausible.

  37. A Mausoleum for Endangered Species Science, July 10

    A warehouse in Colorado offers evidence of the immense demand for goods made from threatened and endangered animals.

  38. Wildfires Spread Across at Least Six States and Canada National, July 10

    Crews have been fighting wildfires in multiple states in the past week, some of which continued to rage on Monday.

  39. N.B.A. Summer League Produces Buzz (Lonzo Ball) and Panic (Markelle Fultz) Sports, July 9

    The exhibition showcase usually has lots of empty seats. Not this time.

  40. Delta Passenger Restrained After Trying to Open Exit Door, Charges Say National, July 8

    After a flight attendant smashed a wine bottle over the man’s head, he was restrained with the help of other passengers.

  41. Seattle Shows the Way to Higher Pay Editorial, July 8

    A recent dispute over whether Seattle’s $15 an hour minimum wage has helped or hurt workers has crucial lessons for all policy makers.

  42. The Time to Fix ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Was at the Start Culture, July 7

    CBS is facing criticism for letting Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park leave “Hawaii Five-0.” Our TV critic — who has watched every episode — weighs in.

  43. Roswell’s Mysteries Are Life’s Mysteries Op Ed, July 7

    What are we really looking for in stories of flying saucers and government cover-ups?...

  44. Roaming the Desert, in Search of Rare Plants Sunday Business, July 7

    A botanist explores the Great Basin and Mojave deserts of Nevada.

  45. The Art at the End of the World Magazine, July 7

    A pilgrimage (with children) to see ‘‘Spiral Jetty,’’ Robert Smithson’s profound testament to catastrophe.

  46. Women Move, World Improves Op Ed, July 6

    There’s progress on greater gender equality in politics. So everything’s going to get better.

  47. The Hard-Earned Richness of Wild-Caught Salmon Magazine, July 6

    The bright color and deep flavor of king salmon can only come from a journey of thousands of miles to the Alaskan coast.

  48. Trump’s Risky Offshore Oil Strategy Op Ed, July 5

    The president’s move to weaken safety on offshore drill rigs and expand drilling in the oceans threatens workers and beaches.

  49. A Border Fence Blurred Through Art Video, July 5

    The towns of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico, have a deep economic and cultural bond. An art installation on both sides of the border wall let residents imagine — if only for an evening — that there was no barrier between them.

  50. Chris Bosh’s Tenure With the Heat Ends Sports, July 5

    Bosh has not appeared in the N.B.A. in more than a year because of blood clots. He could return next season, if another team declares him fit to play.

  51. Partying Under the Midsummer Arctic Sun, Unless You’re a Worm Science, July 3

    “White nights” and sun that barely sets near the Arctic Circle are an occasion to celebrate for some living things. But a night crawler might want to stay in its burrow.

  52. A Patriotic Fourth: What Does That Mean Now? National, July 3

    Are Americans still feeling pride in a bitterly divided country? We hit the road to find out.

  53. Classic Americana in Las Vegas Styles, July 1

    “Vegas is one of those places that is always changing and always staying the same,” said the photographer Ryan Shorosky, who has been documenting its people for several years.

  54. Trump Backers ‘Furious’ That Senator Stood Against Health Care Bill National, June 30

    Dean Heller, the Nevada senator who broke with President Trump on health care, now faces the wrath of Las Vegas’s biggest titans and the Republican rank and file.

  55. A Fire-Scorched Arizona Pushes Prevention: Step 1, Clean Your Yard National, June 30

    More land has burned so far this year in the Southwest than anywhere else in the country, and firefighters are struggling to stay ahead of the flames.

  56. Where the Ping-Pong Scene Never Sleeps Travel, June 30

    In Portland, Ore., a city that takes its leisure seriously, several bars feature table tennis as a central attraction.

  57. Plague Is Found in New Mexico. Again. National, June 27

    Two people were found to have plague this week. What does the disease look like in the modern world, and why does it keep happening in New Mexico?...

  58. Waymo and Avis Reach Deal Over Self-Driving Cars’ Maintenance Business, June 26

    Avis Budget Group, a car-rental company, will perform basic upkeep on the fleet of self-driving minivans Waymo is deploying in the Phoenix area.

  59. Firefighters Battle Blazes in California and Utah National, June 26

    Strong winds and high temperatures remained obstacles for firefighters as they battled separate wildfires in California and Utah.