Trump Rules: Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Helps Call the Shots
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.)
10/21/2017 - 10:06 AM
The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback
The Environmental Protection Agency published toxic chemicals it will evaluate first under a new law. Here is a look at those chemicals, how they are used and the health threats.
10/21/2017 - 08:16 AM
10 Minutes. 12 Gunfire Bursts. 30 Videos. Mapping the Las Vegas Massacre.
The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. The Times mapped 30 videos to draw perhaps the most complete picture to date of what happened.
10/21/2017 - 05:00 AM
Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says
An 18-month study of more than 2,000 officers in Washington found that those with cameras used force at about the same rate as those without.
10/20/2017 - 08:31 PM
In St. Louis, Protests Over Police Violence Disrupt Economy, and Win Attention
Regional leaders are taking notice as the almost nightly rallies have prompted businesses to close and the cancellation of concerts.
10/20/2017 - 05:00 AM
Where Did the Napa Fire Begin? Investigators Scour the Ashes
Dozens of investigators are digging through the debris of the Northern California fires to determine what sparked the blazes.
10/20/2017 - 04:29 PM
Los Angeles Police Investigate Rape Claim Against Weinstein
The latest allegation against the former movie mogul was made by an Italian actress and model, who told police that the attack occurred in 2013.
10/20/2017 - 09:00 AM
Ex-Presidents and Trump Show Unity at Hurricane Benefit Concert
The concert is part of a fund-raising campaign, One America Appeal, aimed at assisting hurricane recovery efforts.
10/21/2017 - 11:26 PM
The New Washington: ‘The New Washington’: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Mr. Tillerson talked with Jason Zengerle about his most important diplomatic relationship — the one with President Trump, factoring the president’s tweets into foreign policy strategy and more.
10/21/2017 - 09:45 PM
Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules
The ruling, which gave the federal government 11 days to find a sponsor to take custody of the teenager, could put her health at risk, doctors said.
10/21/2017 - 09:15 PM
News Analysis: Political Guardrails Gone, a President’s Somber Duty Skids Into Spectacle
The weeklong feud between President Trump and a Democratic congresswoman after a soldier’s death might never have happened had either side followed convention.
10/21/2017 - 07:05 PM
N.A.A.C.P., Seeking a New Voice, Names Derrick Johnson as President
With a pair of major announcements on Saturday, the century-old organization moved to reclaim its role as the nation’s pre-eminent voice on civil rights.
10/21/2017 - 05:06 PM
Conservatives, With Bannon’s Help, Look for Revenge in Mississippi
A brewing Republican vs. Republican fight could test whether the anti-incumbent insurgency backed by Stephen K. Bannon becomes a credible national movement.
10/21/2017 - 01:11 PM
Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud
Records reveal that fraud and abuse in small-business health plans have left employers and employees with hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid medical bills.
10/21/2017 - 11:44 AM
McCain in Twilight: An Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism
Senator John McCain, the irrepressible Arizona Republican, has long felt free to speak his mind. But since his cancer diagnosis, he has been a vocal defender of national ideals.
10/21/2017 - 11:13 AM
Trump Says He Will Release Final Set of Documents on Kennedy Assassination
A 1992 law that sought to quell conspiracy theories about the killing mandated the release of the secret documents by Oct. 26 of this year.
10/21/2017 - 02:35 PM
Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor
Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
10/21/2017 - 06:00 AM
High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate.
10/21/2017 - 08:12 AM
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