‘Too Many Years of Putting Up and Holding Back’: Puerto Ricans Say They’ve Had Enough
Puerto Rico’s capital has seen days of protests demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló. But the anger goes well beyond the governor.
07/18/2019 - 01:50 AM
A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye.
A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late.
07/18/2019 - 02:00 AM
FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy?
Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent.
07/18/2019 - 02:00 AM
Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired
Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees.
07/18/2019 - 12:12 AM
Heat Wave to Hit Two-Thirds of the U.S. Here’s What to Expect.
Dangerously hot temperatures are predicted from Oklahoma to New England. Here’s the forecast, with some tips on staying safe.
07/18/2019 - 01:12 AM
At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate)
Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake.
07/17/2019 - 08:28 AM
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Who Led Liberal Wing, Dies at 99
On the Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens transformed from a Republican antitrust lawyer into the leader of the court’s liberal wing.
07/17/2019 - 05:38 PM
A Girl, 15, Reported a Sexual Assault, Then the Detective Abused Her, Too
The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a teenager he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities.
07/17/2019 - 03:57 PM
On Politics: House Kills Impeachment Resolution
The House will not impeach President Trump for statements the chamber condemned this week as racist.
07/18/2019 - 02:04 AM
U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia
The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated.
07/18/2019 - 12:12 AM
At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation’s ‘Destruction’
“These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments.
07/17/2019 - 11:49 PM
Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman
Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths.
07/17/2019 - 08:41 PM
A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads
The departure of Planned Parenthood’s president, Leana Wen, underscores a central tension: Is it a political organization first, or a health organization? And can it be both?
07/17/2019 - 10:52 PM
Georgia Beachgoers Save Stranded Pilot Whales in Dramatic Rescue
After a pod of whales washed up on the shores of St. Simons Island, dozens of people raced to push them out to sea.
07/17/2019 - 07:24 PM
House Passes Intelligence Bill That Would Expand Secrecy Around Operatives
The measure also calls for intelligence agencies to conduct new reviews of influence operations by foreign adversaries, including Russia.
07/17/2019 - 07:07 PM
Impeachment, Contempt Citations and More: 5 Major Issues Congress Voted On Today
The House wrestled with a busy, and divisive, agenda on Wednesday. Here’s a quick digest of some of the important issues it considered.
07/17/2019 - 09:33 PM
El Chapo ‘Tried to Kill Me’: A Final Witness Confronts the Drug Lord
She emerged from the shadows of the Sinaloa cartel to speak out in court as El Chapo was sentenced to life in prison.
07/17/2019 - 11:53 PM
Pentagon to Send 2,100 More Troops to the Southwestern Border
The 1,100 active-duty troops and 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard will join roughly 4,500 military personnel currently stationed there.
07/17/2019 - 06:41 PM
Heat Wave, Congress, National Parks: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
07/17/2019 - 07:26 PM
House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto
The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress.
07/17/2019 - 06:32 PM
Fewer Inspections for Aging Nuclear Plants, Regulators Propose
The proposal would significantly weaken or reduce the number and rigor of its safety inspections at the nation's 59 nuclear plants.
07/17/2019 - 07:06 PM
Overlooked No More: Florence Merriam Bailey, Who Defined Modern Bird-Watching
Her pioneering approach involved quietly examining birds in their natural habitat, rather than shooting them, as people had previously done.
07/17/2019 - 06:32 PM
Disney Calls Heiress’s Pay Criticism a ‘Gross and Unfair Exaggeration’
Walt Disney’s grandniece Abigail Disney had said she was “livid” about the company’s pay practices after a visit to Disneyland last year.
07/17/2019 - 06:23 PM
House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution
The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions.
07/18/2019 - 12:10 AM
Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says
But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer.
07/17/2019 - 11:55 PM
Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey
After the young man who had accused Mr. Spacey invoked the Fifth Amendment, the district attorney said the prosecution could not go forward.
07/18/2019 - 12:24 AM
Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video
The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club.
07/17/2019 - 05:33 PM
House Votes to Repeal Obamacare Tax Once Seen as Key to Health Law
The so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself, was dealt a blow by an unlikely foe: Democrats.
07/17/2019 - 10:48 PM
House Holds Barr and Ross in Contempt Over Census Dispute
The House voted Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress over the census dispute.
07/17/2019 - 07:31 PM
Sanders Calls for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry
In a speech in Washington, Bernie Sanders laid out his vision of “Medicare for all” and asked Democrats to join him in refusing money from health care PACs, lobbyists and executives.
07/17/2019 - 08:00 PM
5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court
He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan.
07/17/2019 - 01:25 PM
How a Bay Area Explosion Pushed the Military to Desegregate
Wednesday: A look back at the Port Chicago disaster, 75 years later. Also: Another Elon Musk venture, and California State Fair food.
07/17/2019 - 11:56 AM
Donald Trump, John Paul Stevens, Planned Parenthood: Your Wednesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
07/17/2019 - 10:44 AM
One Small Step for Experimental Space Gear. Many Giant Leaps of Imagination.
A gallery of scenes from when the space age was young and extraterrestrial travel looked fun.
07/17/2019 - 05:00 AM
To Make It to the Moon, Women Have to Escape Earth’s Gender Bias
The Apollo program was designed by men, for men. But NASA can learn from its failures as it aims to send women to the moon and beyond.
07/17/2019 - 08:58 AM
Welcome to America’s Newest National Park. Don’t Mind the Power Plant.
Indiana Dunes National Park offers hiking, bird-watching, sing-alongs and the chance to dine on prepackaged camp meals, within 40 miles of Chicago.
07/18/2019 - 12:49 AM
With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook
House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names.
07/17/2019 - 01:44 PM
I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked.
My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do.
07/17/2019 - 04:15 PM
Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? V.A. Still Doesn’t Know
The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results.
07/17/2019 - 05:00 AM
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