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  1. Militia in New Mexico Detains Asylum Seekers at Gunpoint U.S., Yesterday

    A citizens militia known as the United Constitutional Patriots has begun detaining families of asylum seekers at gunpoint before handing them over to Border Patrol agents.

  2. A Market-Driven Green New Deal? We’d Be Unstoppable Opinion, Yesterday

    Any serious energy transformation will need to harness America’s powerful and creative economic engine.

  3. At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall Sports, Yesterday

    The University of Colorado has come closer than most institutions to wrestling with an urgent question: Is running a college football program unconscionable?

  4. Who Was Sol Pais, the Woman Sought in Colorado? U.S., April 17

    To classmates, the 18-year-old seemed quiet and smart, but a journal posted online appeared to reveal a young woman who felt “on the verge of boiling over.”

  5. ‘Infatuated’ With Columbine: Threats and Fear, 20 Years After a Massacre U.S., April 17

    The frenzied hunt for an armed woman drove fears that Columbine still had the power to captivate would-be attackers, and that the community would never be free.

  6. Yuma Declares Emergency in Bid for Help Handling Surge in Migrants U.S., April 16

    The mayor of Yuma, Ariz., has declared a state of emergency, saying the number of migrants being released from Customs and Border Protection facilities is overwhelming the city.

  7. ‘When the Glaciers Disappear, Those Species Will Go Extinct’ Interactive, April 16

    America’s glaciers are losing ice as the world warms. That’s disrupting habitats for fish, insects and even bacteria.

  8. Officials Seek Woman ‘Infatuated’ With Columbine Who Made Threats in Denver Area U.S., April 16

    The F.B.I. was searching for Sol Pais, who the authorities said was armed and had made a “threat related possibly to the schools.”

  9. Hundreds of Denver Schools Are Closed as F.B.I. Seeks Woman ‘Infatuated’ With Columbine U.S., April 16

    The F.B.I. was searching for Sol Pais, who the authorities said was armed and had made a “threat related possibly to the schools.”

  10. An Afghan War Widower Is Caught Up in a ‘Chronic Problem’: Wrongful Deportation U.S., April 16

    Officials deported the spouse of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, leaving the couple’s 12-year-old daughter to live with her grandparents in Phoenix before the decision was abruptly reversed.

  11. 20 Years After Columbine, What Have We Learned? U.S., April 14

    A horrifying mass shooting that unfolded onscreen in real time has become a recurring nightmare with a well-worn script.

  12. Mike Budenholzer Has Come a Long Way From Bucket of Blood Street Sports, April 14

    The coach of the N.B.A.-best Bucks learned basketball from his father and Native Americans while growing up amid a melting pot in the Arizona high desert.

  13. Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police Interactive, April 13

    The tech giant records people’s locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the innocent.

  14. Brigham Young Students Value Their Strict Honor Code. But Not the Harsh Punishments. U.S., April 12

    The voices of young people with different views of social justice are pushing the Mormon Church to modernize.

  15. These Funds Rode Small Companies to Big Returns Business, April 12

    Three top-performing funds each racked up returns of more than 25 percent, helped by bets on small- and mid-cap growth stocks.

  16. In the Stock Market, Value Again Lags Growth Business, April 12

    For a decade, value stocks have failed to surge ahead. Investing in them may be a smart move, but it is likely to require patience.

  17. Sarah Sellers and the Craziest Schedule in Running Sports, April 12

    The surprising runner-up in last year’s Boston Marathon wants to be an elite runner while keeping her job as a nurse anesthetist. She insists that being busier makes her faster.

  18. For a Seattle Enclave, Isolation May Be Its Salvation Travel, April 12

    The working-class neighborhood of South Park is hard to reach and affordable. It’s also somewhat of an anomaly in one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities.

  19. A Mother’s Search for Redemption and Survival Interactive, April 10

    Sharr White’s original screenplay “South Platte,” written for T’s Culture issue.

  20. Blizzard Hits Central U.S. a Day After States Bask in Spring Sunshine U.S., April 10

    The storm pounded parts of the Rockies and the Plains, dropping temperatures by up to 50 degrees in places like Denver.

  21. Alaska Relies on Ice. What Happens When It Can’t Be Trusted? U.S., April 10

    Climate change is warming Alaska faster than any other state, bringing early thaws that create hazards and disrupt long-established ways of life.

  22. New York City Is Requiring Vaccinations Against Measles. Can Officials Do That? Health, April 9

    Mandatory vaccination is rare, but it has been done — and upheld by the courts. While judges have allowed health officials to fine citizens for refusing, forced vaccinations are highly unusual.

  23. March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual Interactive, April 9

    Temperatures soared more than 20 degrees Fahrenheit above the March average in many parts of Alaska, a result of disappearing sea ice and a wobbly jet stream.

  24. March Temperatures in Alaska: 20 Degrees Hotter Than Usual Interactive, April 9

    Temperatures soared more than 20 degrees Fahrenheit above the March average in many parts of Alaska, a result of disappearing sea ice and a wobbly jet stream.

  25. Buses and Trains Lack Safety Features That Are Standard Elsewhere Business, April 8

    The number of people killed in train and bus accidents is relatively low. But the nation’s top safety board says a few simple measures could cut the figures even more.

  26. In Hawaii, the Quilt Makers Keeping a Centuries-Old Tradition Alive T Magazine, April 8

    This week, pieces by the Poakalani quilting circle are on display during the Salone del Mobile in Milan as part of a collaboration with Loewe.

  27. The Making of a Hawaiian Quilt Video, April 8

    It can take up to one year to finish a traditional, handmade Hawaiian quilt.

  28. Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Seemed Destined for Glory. Why Did She Kill Herself? Sports, April 8

    Catlin was lining up for a shot at Olympic gold. And an elite mathematical mind would open opportunities off the track. But torment lurked behind the success.

  29. 2019 ACM Awards: Women Make Noise Outside the Top Categories Arts, April 8

    Reba McEntire, the host of Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, said the weather in Las Vegas was so cold it “froze us women out of entertainer of the year.”

  30. With Indigenous Languages in Steep Decline, Summer Camps Offer Hope U.S., April 7

    An immersion camp in California that aims to revitalize Hupa is part of a growing worldwide effort to revive endangered languages.

  31. Pushing for Tighter Borders, Trump Asks Jews for Support U.S., April 6

    A speech underlined how many conservative Jewish voters, alarmed by rising threats of anti-Semitism and energized by Mr. Trump’s pro-Israel policies, have embraced President Trump.

  32. ‘They Will Bounce Back’: In Seattle, Where the Boeing Max Is Built, They’ve Recovered Before U.S., April 5

    Seattle is feeling the pain from Boeing’s 737 Max crisis, but the aircraft manufacturer has weathered other tough challenges.

  33. If Prisons Don’t Work, What Will? Opinion, April 5

    The Democratic presidential candidates should look at what a growing number of prosecutors are doing to end mass incarceration.

  34. It Wasn’t My Wedding Ring. It Was My Only Ring. Style, April 5

    Purging my possessions — and some anatomy — revealed what I treasured most.

  35. Bald Eagles, Symbol of America, Are Dumping Trash on the Seattle Suburbs U.S., April 2

    Scores of the birds are feasting at a county dump, flying off with all manner of waste, some of it rather vile, and dropping it in the surrounding neighborhoods.

  36. A Key to the Arctic’s Oil Riches Lies Hidden in Ohio U.S., April 2

    The findings of a test well drilled in Alaska three decades ago have been a closely guarded secret. We found answers in a Cleveland courthouse.

  37. From Drinking Vinegar to Cordial Food, April 1

    Andy Ricker has reformulated his Som line of vinegars, reimagining them as cordials to mix with seltzer or a cocktail.

  38. Congestion Pricing: N.Y. Embraced It. Will Other Clogged Cities Follow? New York, April 1

    Traffic-choked cities like Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Portland, Ore. may be emboldened by New York’s decision to give congestion pricing a try.

  39. DNA Is Solving Dozens of Cold Cases. Sometimes It’s Too Late for Justice. U.S., April 1

    Like many other decades-old cases, the 1973 killings of a Montana couple were finally solved using DNA and genealogy technology. But the suspect in the case had died in 2003.

  40. Ben Ray Luján, High-Ranking House Democrat, Will Run for Senate in New Mexico U.S., April 1

    Mr. Luján is a trusted ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and was seen as a possible candidate to replace her when she retired.

  41. Joe Biden Scrambles to Stem Crisis After Lucy Flores’s Allegation U.S., March 31

    The former vice president’s attempt to rebut her story without dismissing it — or her — illustrated the #MeToo-era challenges that await a 76-year-old known his close physical contact with women.

  42. Who Is Lucy Flores, the Woman Accusing Joe Biden of Kissing Her? U.S., March 31

    Ms. Flores, 39, is a former Nevada state assemblywoman who lost campaigns to become the state’s lieutenant governor and to represent the Fourth District in Congress.

  43. The $70,000-a-Year Minimum Wage Opinion, March 30

    A small Seattle company shows that capitalism can have a heart.

  44. Trump’s Order to Open Arctic Waters to Drilling Was Unlawful, Federal Judge Finds Climate, March 30

    The decision has broad implications for Mr. Trump’s effort to push drilling across the American coastline and on public lands.

  45. Trump’s Order to Open Arctic Waters to Oil Drilling Was Unlawful, Federal Judge Finds Climate, March 30

    The decision has broad implications for Mr. Trump’s effort to push drilling across the American coastline and on public lands.

  46. Joe Biden Says He Did Not Act Inappropriately with Lucy Flores U.S., March 30

    The former vice president, accused by Ms. Flores, a Nevada Democrat, of kissing and touching her, did acknowledge ‘expressions of affection’ on campaign trail.

  47. Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Work Requirements in Utah U.S., March 29

    The move came two days after a federal court blocked similar requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky and reaffirmed the administration’s conservative priorities.

  48. Meet the Curiosity-Seekers and Die-Hards at the Last True Blockbuster Business, March 29

    “I just wanted to relive my childhood,” said a man who had driven nearly 1,000 miles to see what’s left of the video chain he grew up with.

  49. With Guns Drawn, Officers Raided Home to Get Feverish Child U.S., March 29

    The police burst into an Arizona home to take custody of a toddler, raising questions about when parents can be stripped of control over their children’s health care.

  50. Goodbye, Women’s History Month. Here Are 15 Women We Shouldn’t Forget. U.S., March 29

    From an 80-year-old tiger trainer to the motorcycle queen of Miami, these are the stories of trailblazing women you likely didn’t learn about in school.

  51. Supreme Court Refuses to Block Ban on Bump Stocks U.S., March 28

    Challengers said the Trump administration exceeded its authority in banning the devices, which the Justice Department has said helps transform semiautomatic weapons into fully automatic machine guns.

  52. Arizona Lawmaker Under Fire for Anti-Immigrant Remarks Resigns Amid Inquiry Into Old Sex Charges U.S., March 28

    The former state representative, David Stringer, faced an ethics committee investigation into reports that he was charged with sex crimes in the 1980s.

  53. $1.3 Million Homes in Connecticut, Arizona and Oregon Real Estate, March 27

    A 1904 Arts and Crafts estate in Stamford, a mountainside house in Tucson and a 1924 bungalow in Portland.

  54. What You Get for $1.3 Million Slideshow, March 27

    A 1904 Arts and Crafts estate in Stamford, Conn.; a mountainside house in Tucson; and a 1924 bungalow in Portland, Ore.

  55. On a Colorado Ski Trip, Planes, Trains, No Automobiles Travel, March 27

    Getting to the slopes without driving was the dream. The Winter Park Express from Denver made it (almost) possible.

  56. Do You Speak My Language? You Should Opinion, March 26

    In an increasingly global world, Americans should be adding, not slashing, opportunities for their children to learn another tongue.

  57. Republicans Really Hate Health Care Opinion, March 26

    They’ve gone beyond cynicism to pathology.

  58. A ‘Dancey-Dance’ From a Choreographer of the Everyday Arts, March 26

    Ann Carlson has made dances for lawyers, fly fisherman and even sheep. This time, she’s using trained dancers — and thinking about the art form itself.

  59. Want to Adopt a Wild Horse? The Government Will Pay You $1,000 U.S., March 26

    The government is trying to make adoptions of mustangs and burros more enticing as one way of controlling the population of the animals on public lands.

  60. Letter of Recommendation: Revolving Restaurants Magazine, March 26

    A taste of Space Age audacity in a world that lacks it.

  61. Border Patrol Takes a Rare Step in Shutting Down Inland Checkpoints U.S., March 25

    The Border Patrol has closed the checkpoints in West Texas and New Mexico, which can be 100 miles from the border, to muster staffing to handle a major influx of migrant families.

  62. Senator Tom Udall Will Retire, Ending a Dynasty in the West U.S., March 25

    Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico said he would not seek re-election in 2020, opening a path for young and diverse Democrats who may vie to succeed him.

  63. Residents of New Mexico Compound Plead Not Guilty to Terror Charges U.S., March 21

    A group of family members stands accused of running a terror camp and using malnourished children as pawns. Their lawyers say they are being targeted because they are Muslims.

  64. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. Interactive, March 20

    The particular sheen of America by Amtrak.

  65. Overlooked No More: Elizabeth Peratrovich, Rights Advocate for Alaskan Natives Obituaries, March 20

    Peratrovich and her husband rallied Natives to ensure the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, the first anti-discrimination law in the United States.

  66. For Clues to Howard Schultz’s Leadership, Look Beyond Starbucks U.S., March 20

    Mr. Schultz, a possible presidential contender, is best known for his wildly successful coffee company. But his time as an N.B.A. owner left a very different legacy.