In McConnell’s Own State, Fear and Confusion Over Health Care Bill
Medicaid covers nearly one in three in Kentucky, and people here don’t know what to oppose more: Obamacare or Republicans’ cure for it.
06/28/2017 - 03:10 PM
3 Chicago Officers Charged With Conspiracy in Laquan McDonald Case
They are accused of covering up for Jason Van Dyke, a white officer who fatally shot Mr. McDonald, a black teenager, in 2014.
06/27/2017 - 08:59 PM
With 3 Words, Supreme Court Opens a World of Uncertainty for Refugees
The “bona fide relationship” standard in the Supreme Court’s travel ban decision could shut out thousands of refugees who lack family ties in the United States.
06/27/2017 - 05:00 AM
Supreme Court Takes Up Travel Ban Case, and Allows Parts to Go Ahead
In a partial win for President Trump, the court said a limited travel ban could take effect, and agreed to take a case with implications for presidential power.
06/26/2017 - 04:14 PM
Mayors, Sidestepping Trump, Vow to Fill Void on Climate Change
American mayors in Miami Beach for their annual meeting urged the federal government to fight global warming and vowed to step up their own efforts.
06/26/2017 - 07:23 PM
Senate Health Bill Gets a Wary Reception, From Coast to Coast
Local news coverage across the nation shows that the reaction to the health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans is almost uniformly negative.
06/26/2017 - 05:29 PM
Pharmacist Gets 9-Year Prison Term in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
Barry J. Cadden, the former co-owner of a compounding pharmacy, had been convicted on charges related to tainted injections that killed dozens.
06/26/2017 - 10:08 PM
California Today: California Today: The Fight Over Single Payer
Wednesday: Single-payer politics, the growing problem of bee hive thievery and why Jay Leno still does stand-up.
06/28/2017 - 08:21 AM
Philando Castile Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement
The settlement with the city of St. Anthony came 10 days after Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Mr. Castile during a traffic stop, was acquitted.
06/26/2017 - 10:39 AM
De Blasio Defends New York Policies on Immigration
Trying to save grant money, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office sent the Justice Department a letter saying New York, a “sanctuary city,” was complying with federal law.
06/28/2017 - 09:11 PM
Senate Democrats Sought to Work With Trump. Then He Began Governing.
Democrats from states the president won thought they might find common ground with him. But his policies and posture toward them have had the opposite effect.
06/28/2017 - 08:47 PM
Trump Nominee Who Wrote Bush-Era Torture Memos Is Scrutinized
Senate Democrats accused Steven G. Bradbury, a Transportation Department nominee, of bad judgment for his role in providing legal blessing for waterboarding and other C.I.A. torture techniques.
06/28/2017 - 08:30 PM
Owner Is Angry His 20-Pound Lobster, Dinnah, Was Photographed by the T.S.A.
A crustacean that gained internet fame when a picture of a T.S.A. agent holding him at a Boston airport was tweeted provided four good meals in Savannah, Ga.
06/28/2017 - 08:25 PM
Homeland Security Prepares to Issue Travel Restrictions
After a Supreme Court ruling, American border officials will be advised how to enforce a limited travel ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority nations.
06/28/2017 - 08:12 PM
Perjury Charge Dropped Against Ex-Trooper in Sandra Bland Case
Brian Encinia, the officer who arrested Ms. Bland in Texas, agreed to end his law-enforcement career in exchange for dismissal of a perjury charge.
06/28/2017 - 09:34 PM
White House Warning Halted Syria Chemical Attack, Officials Say
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis noted the lack of a strike in the two days since the warning, which threatened that Syria’s president would “pay a heavy price” if he used the weapons.
06/28/2017 - 08:07 PM
In Blow to ‘Clean Coal,’ Flawed Plant Will Burn Gas Instead
Southern Company built its plant in Mississippi to show how coal could be burned with fewer carbon emissions. But it never worked as designed.
06/28/2017 - 07:55 PM
Torture Victim Seeking Asylum in U.S. Will Not Be Deported
A Venezuelan man who fled to Miami after being beaten by security forces back home is no longer in danger of being sent back, an immigration judge ruled.
06/28/2017 - 05:41 PM
Republican Party, Venezuela, Chris Paul: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
06/28/2017 - 05:55 PM
F.B.I. Agent Charged With Lying About Oregon Standoff Shooting
Prosecutors say the agent lied about firing his weapon during the armed occupation at Malheur Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon last year.
06/28/2017 - 09:27 PM
As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build
While he presses Republicans to get behind his bill for undoing Obamacare, Senator Mitch McConnell is also raising the specter of bringing Democrats into Senate health care talks.
06/28/2017 - 08:58 PM
Passengers Flying Into U.S. to Face More Scrutiny, but Laptops Allowed
After discussions with officials in Europe, the Department of Homeland Security has abandoned a ban on large electronic devices in favor of more robust screening measures.
06/28/2017 - 04:10 PM
Arkansas Man Topples Ten Commandments Monument
The man, Michael Tate Reed, slammed his car into the monument on Capitol grounds less than 24 hours after it was installed.
06/28/2017 - 03:11 PM
Selling (or Not) the American Health Care Act
The American Health Care Act is the most unpopular piece of major legislation Congress has considered in decades. But that may be in the way Republicans are messaging their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
06/28/2017 - 02:49 PM
Police Investigate Video of an Off-Duty Officer Pinning a Teenager
The officer in Lansing, Ill., can be heard on a video accusing the 15-year-old of trespassing and saying that he could kill the teenager.
06/28/2017 - 01:18 PM
Trump Interrupts Call to Compliment Female Reporter’s ‘Nice Smile’
Mr. Trump, speaking to the Irish prime minister, said of the reporter, “She has a nice smile on her face so I bet she treats you well.”
06/28/2017 - 01:01 PM
ABC Settles With Meat Producer in ‘Pink Slime’ Defamation Case
The network did not apologize or retract its reports, which questioned the safety of a common meat product.
06/28/2017 - 12:17 PM
Trump to Visit France on Bastille Day
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, invited President Trump, even though the two leaders have had a testy relationship.
06/28/2017 - 11:39 AM
A Sense of Duty to Teach Climate Change
The New York Times asked teachers how they are approaching the subject of climate change in their classrooms.
06/28/2017 - 08:00 AM
Republican Party, Ransomware, Sarah Palin: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
06/28/2017 - 09:25 AM
Right and Left React to the Travel Ban and Other Supreme Court Decisions
Read about how the other side thinks: reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision on the travel ban, the health care bill and more.
06/28/2017 - 03:00 AM
A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree
Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs.
06/28/2017 - 12:05 AM
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