Nascar’s Future Depends on These 5-Year-Olds
For families whose children harbor racing aspirations, quarter-midget tracks offer one of the earliest possible introductions to motor sports — leading some children to race before they can read.
07/21/2018 - 02:06 PM
Waitress Discusses Taking Down Man Who Groped Her: ‘We Deal With a Lot’
Emelia Holden, 21, said the encounter, which went viral on social media, prompted women to reach out to her and other servers to tell their stories of harassment.
07/22/2018 - 04:58 PM
Nine of Her Family Members on a Missouri Duck Boat Died. Somehow, She Survived.
Among the dead were Tia Coleman’s three children. “If they don’t make it, Lord,” she recalled praying on the boat, “take me too.”
07/21/2018 - 10:38 PM
After Flint, Watchdog Urges E.P.A. to Monitor Drinking Water More Closely
An inspector general’s report recommends more aggressive federal oversight of states and cities to protect public health.
07/19/2018 - 07:45 PM
Trader Joe’s Employee Killed During Hostage Standoff in Los Angeles
Dozens of hostages were freed after a gunman evading the police barricaded himself in the store in the Silver Lake neighborhood.
07/22/2018 - 11:21 PM
Mormon Church Seeks to Dismiss Lawsuit Accusing Ex-Church Leader of Rape
The church and the man accused of rape, a former leader of the church’s Missionary Training Center in Utah, cited statutes of limitations.
07/19/2018 - 05:34 PM
Year After White Nationalist Rally, Charlottesville Is in Tug of War Over Its Soul
Nearly a year after the rally, the city’s first black female mayor has vowed to address centuries of racial and economic disparities.
07/21/2018 - 06:55 PM
Florida Sheriff Cites ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Not Arresting Shooter in Parking Lot Killing
The Pinellas County sheriff said his office would not charge Michael Drejka, who fatally shot another man, Markeis McGlockton, during a dispute about a parking space.
07/21/2018 - 07:46 PM
One Dead and 13 Injured in Toronto Shooting, Police Say
A woman was killed and a girl around 8 years old was in critical condition, the police said. The suspect is dead.
07/23/2018 - 01:55 AM
News Analysis: How a Trump Decision Revealed a G.O.P. Memo’s Shaky Foundation
Documents released over the weekend plainly demonstrated that key elements of Republicans’ claims about the F.B.I.’s surveillance of Carter Page were misleading or false.
07/22/2018 - 09:17 PM
As Violence Flares, Kushner Threatens to Abandon a Plan B for the Mideast: Rebuilding Gaza
Jared Kushner and his partner in peacemaking, Jason D. Greenblatt, have declared that no foreign investors will pour money into Gaza during what they call a Hamas-driven conflict.
07/23/2018 - 12:57 AM
G-20 Finance Ministers, Failing to Halt Trump’s Trade War, Warn of Its Global Risks
As the I.M.F. projected that the currently announced tariffs could reduce global economic output by $430 billion in 2020, the odds only appeared to grow that friction will intensify.
07/22/2018 - 08:30 PM
Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endangered Species Act
In recent weeks, more than two dozen measures have been proposed to remove protections for species and weaken the law, which critics say impedes people’s livelihoods.
07/22/2018 - 11:04 PM
Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Help Build a Progressive Audience In Red States?
Welcome to Wichita, Kan., the biggest city in a state that hasn’t sent a Democrat to Congress in a decade. Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders’s support for an insurgent candidate help change that?
07/22/2018 - 04:39 PM
St. Louis Uber and Lyft Driver Secretly Live-Streamed Passengers, Report Says
Jason Gargac, 32, told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he made $3,500 from the live streams, which many criticized as an invasion of privacy.
07/22/2018 - 07:32 PM
Anti-Abortion Protesters at Queens Clinic Did Not Harass Patients, Judge Rules
The federal judge’s ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general’s office that aggressive protesters violated laws guaranteeing reproductive health access.
07/22/2018 - 05:49 PM
Democrats See Openings at State Level, Thanks to Trump Resistance
Opposition to the president is motivating many more Democratic voters in local races, creating an intensity gap, governors say.
07/22/2018 - 07:43 PM
A 3-Year-Old Died at a Texas Day Care. Here Are Ways to Keep Your Child Safe.
A boy died recently after being left in a day care van, an accident that officials said was avoidable. We looked at how to evaluate a day care program and assess its safety standards.
07/22/2018 - 09:33 AM
Without Evidence, Trump Claims Vindication From Release of Carter Page Documents
President Trump claimed that the surveillance warrant against Mr. Page proves wrongdoing on the part of the F.B.I. in asking to wiretap the former aide.
07/22/2018 - 12:37 PM
Their Father Was a Refugee in India. Now They’ve Teamed Up With the Trumps.
The Trump Organization has struck just one new hotel deal since the president took office. It’s with two brothers doing business in rural Mississippi.
07/22/2018 - 07:45 PM
As Trump Struggles With Helsinki’s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Complicity
Congressional Republicans have responded to Russia’s attacks with conflicting impulses, pressing to sanction Moscow even as some undercut the investigations.
07/22/2018 - 03:54 PM
Sniffles? Cancer? Under Medicare Plan, Payments for Office Visits Would Be Same for Both
The Trump administration hopes to cut red tape by establishing a single Medicare rate for office visits. But the change could reduce payments for the sickest patients, doctors warn.
07/22/2018 - 02:10 PM
It’s Not Just the Tampon Tax: Why Periods Are Political
More people than ever are discussing periods in public, including a push for “menstrual equity” and an end to tampon taxes. We explain.
07/22/2018 - 10:23 AM
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