‘Trump, Trump, Trump!’ How a President’s Name Became a Racial Jeer
President Trump’s surname has become a racially charged taunt, or a braying assertion that the country is being taken back from forces that threaten it.
12/16/2017 - 01:05 PM
Thomas Fire Spreads Rapidly to Santa Barbara County
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for parts of the county, in Southern California. The fire is the third largest in modern California history.
12/16/2017 - 10:23 PM
Alabama Democrats Savor a Rare Win. Now It’s Back to Reality.
By week’s end, Democrats’ excitement over Doug Jones’s upset win had been replaced by a more tempered view of the future in one of the nation’s most conservative states.
12/16/2017 - 11:30 AM
Welcome to Chez Santa. Do You Have a Reservation?
The annual trip to the department store has long been a Christmas tradition, but in 2017, you can’t just show up anymore.
12/15/2017 - 11:23 PM
Months After Storm, Puerto Rico Stares Down Another Blow: The Tax Bill
An intellectual property tax in the Republican bill is raising fears that it will further damage the island’s struggling economy.
12/16/2017 - 11:52 AM
Three More Women Accuse Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Misconduct, Variety Reports
The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.
12/15/2017 - 07:32 PM
Democrats Draw Vivid Lesson From Alabama: Mobilize Black Voters
Doug Jones’s victory on Tuesday was a measure of the big benefits Democrats enjoy when they put more resources into reaching black and other minority voters.
12/14/2017 - 08:12 PM
Cook County Jail’s Comeback
After a decade-long reform effort, Cook County Jail in Chicago is now being described as a model facility. Walk through the jail complex to see what has changed.
12/17/2017 - 05:00 AM
In Opioid Battle, Cherokee Want Their Day in Tribal Court
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
12/17/2017 - 12:05 AM
Tax Bill Would Curb Breaks for Sexual Abuse Settlements
Companies will have to pay more in taxes if they use nondisclosure agreements, but experts say it isn’t likely to deter businesses from seeking confidentiality.
12/16/2017 - 07:11 PM
Nevada Democrat Facing Harassment Accusations Will Not Seek Re-election
Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the accusations, but said they would be a distraction in a re-election campaign. He is the fifth member of Congress to step aside in two weeks.
12/16/2017 - 06:45 PM
News Analysis: File Your Taxes on a Postcard? A G.O.P. Promise Marked Undeliverable
The tax bill on the cusp of being passed by Congress is not the grand simplification of the code that Republicans promised when they set out to eliminate tax breaks and cut the number of tax brackets.
12/16/2017 - 03:24 PM
Tax Bill Largely Preserves Incentives for Wind and Solar Power
The final text of the legislation reverses language in earlier versions that could have slowed the growth of renewable energy.
12/16/2017 - 03:02 PM
Kirsten Gillibrand, Long a Champion of Women, Finds the Nation Joining Her
Ms. Gillibrand, a senator from New York, has seen her rising star lifted higher by her run-ins with President Trump over his treatment of women.
12/16/2017 - 03:29 PM
2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’
What began as a training mission took a bizarre turn in 2004, an encounter that caught the attention of a Pentagon program investigating U.F.O.s.
12/16/2017 - 04:20 PM
Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program
The shadowy program began in 2007 and was largely funded at the request of Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader, who has had a longtime interest in space phenomena.
12/16/2017 - 12:32 PM
‘Look at That Thing!’ U.S. Navy Jet Encounters Unknown Object
A video shows an encounter between a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and an unknown object. It was released by the Defense Department's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program.
12/16/2017 - 12:05 PM
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