For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History
The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary.
05/26/2017 - 10:22 AM
Few in St. Louis Knew Confederate Memorial Existed. Now, Many Want It Gone.
The monument has emerged from obscurity in the last few weeks, as four prominent memorials to the Confederacy in New Orleans were pulled down amid protests.
05/26/2017 - 05:00 AM
Loophole in Rules on Transgender Troops Denies 2 Their Commissions
Two service academy cadets will not become officers because of a wrinkle in the Pentagon’s transgender policy its chief author says he didn’t foresee.
05/26/2017 - 03:45 PM
Air Force Investigating Possible Mishandling of John Glenn’s Remains
Officials opened the inquiry after allegations that a mortuary employee at Dover Air Force Base had offered to show the remains to inspectors.
05/26/2017 - 11:27 PM
At Wellesley, Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump and Invokes Nixon Resignation
As her commencement speech unfolded, it was increasingly critical of the administration of the man who defeated her to become president, without ever naming him.
05/26/2017 - 07:49 PM
Lee Boyd Malvo, Serving Life in ‘Beltway Sniper’ Case, Must Be Resentenced, Judge Says
A federal judge in Virginia ruled that the life sentences imposed when Lee Boyd Malvo was a teenager were unconstitutional.
05/26/2017 - 06:08 PM
Greg Gianforte, Montana Republican, Captures House Seat Despite Assault Charge
A wealthy candidate overcame a crisis of his own making, winning a closely watched contest a day after he was accused of physically attacking a reporter.
05/26/2017 - 02:13 AM
California Today: California Today: Rising Rent Threatens a Los Angeles Treasure
Friday: A Los Angeles landmark struggles to survive, Mark Zuckerberg’s great American road trip, and the Golden Gate Bridge turns 80.
05/26/2017 - 08:43 AM
The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App
The app, which shut down in April, was plagued by bad press from the beginning, earning itself a reputation as a place for racism, sexism, bullying and bomb threats.
05/27/2017 - 06:00 AM
Two Killed in Portland After Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say
The men were fatally stabbed after they tried to stop a man who was yelling at two women who appeared Muslim, the police said.
05/27/2017 - 01:09 AM
Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89
Mr. Brzezinski, who guided Mr. Carter during the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, had decades of influence in global affairs.
05/26/2017 - 10:23 PM
Kushner Is Said to Have Discussed a Secret Channel to Talk to Russia
A back channel between Jared Kushner, a White House adviser, and Moscow was proposed to discuss Syria, but never pursued, in the weeks before Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.
05/26/2017 - 10:57 PM
Mild in Mideast, Trump Is All Elbows in a Europe Eager to Jab Back
The president played the statesman in the Middle East, but has switched to a familiar role, disrupter, as he joins the Group of 7 meeting, getting headlines like “Boor in Chief.”
05/26/2017 - 09:14 PM
Op-Ed Contributor: Invite Your Neighbors Over for a Barbecue This Weekend
We’re more connected than ever — but we’re estranged from the people next door.
05/26/2017 - 08:40 PM
U.S. Quietly Lifts Limit on Number of Refugees Allowed In
Despite President Trump’s efforts to curtail resettlement, the State Department’s move could result in a near doubling of refugees entering the country.
05/26/2017 - 08:36 PM
White House Backs Down on Keeping Ethics Waivers Secret
In a reversal, the White House said it would publicly disclose waivers allowing former lobbyists to work in the administration.
05/26/2017 - 08:04 PM
Fact Check: Defending Cuts, Mulvaney Misleads on Food Stamps and Big Bird
The budget director defended proposed budget cuts with inaccurate claims.
05/26/2017 - 07:46 PM
Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Cooperate With Congress
Oleg V. Deripaska’s offer comes amid increased attention to his ties to Paul Manafort, who is one of several Trump associates under F.B.I. scrutiny.
05/26/2017 - 07:40 PM
Manchester, Hillary Clinton, Paris Agreement: Your Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
05/26/2017 - 06:21 PM
For Many, ‘Bloom County’ Creator’s Trump Joke Doesn’t Land
Berkeley Breathed, the creator of the comic strip, shared a (fake) letter telling him to stop using Mr. Trump’s image.
05/26/2017 - 04:56 PM
Liberals Wanted a Fight in Montana. Democratic Leaders Saw a Lost Cause.
Tension between party leaders who will not compete for unlikely seats and an energized base loath to concede anything to Republicans risks demoralizing activists.
05/26/2017 - 04:37 PM
With a Presidential Boost, the P.G.A. Comes to Trump National
The event, the Senior P.G.A. Championship, illustrates the pitfalls associated with a president unwilling to make a clean break with his commercial empire.
05/26/2017 - 03:10 PM
Alabama Executes Inmate Who Had Avoided 7 Earlier Dates
Tommy Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 killing of Troy Wicker, a riverboat engineer who was fatally shot as he slept in his home.
05/26/2017 - 02:59 PM
Trump Says NATO Allies Don’t Pay Their Share. Is That True?
When the president suggests that many allies “owe massive amounts of money” to the alliance, he has a point, but he mischaracterizes the way it works.
05/26/2017 - 02:13 PM
The Mall of America’s Writer-in-Residence Has a Knack for Landing Offbeat Gigs
The poet has won similar contests for Amtrak, Los Angeles and even the Dollar Shave Club.
05/26/2017 - 01:24 PM
Senator John Kennedy (No, Not That One) Embraces Anonymity
The freshman Republican from Louisiana has a famous name and a low-key approach — except for the occasional comedic swing.
05/26/2017 - 10:15 AM
Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?
Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes.
05/26/2017 - 08:57 AM
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