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.
07/17/2019 - 06:34 PM
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
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.
07/17/2019 - 06:01 PM
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
Suspect in Sadie Roberts-Joseph Killing Was Her Tenant, Police Say
The authorities said the suspect, Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was behind on rent he owed Ms. Roberts-Joseph, a respected community leader in Baton Rouge, La.
07/17/2019 - 10:08 AM
How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases
Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted.
07/16/2019 - 07:24 PM
MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles
A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome killings.
07/16/2019 - 05:18 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 - 06:29 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 - 06:06 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.
07/17/2019 - 05:43 PM
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 - 06:34 PM
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.
07/17/2019 - 05:19 PM
Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey
A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy.
07/17/2019 - 06:11 PM
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
A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats
The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself.
07/17/2019 - 03:35 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 - 06:33 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 - 05:02 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.
07/17/2019 - 05:00 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
On Politics: House Condemns Trump’s Attacks as Racist
It was the first time in more than 100 years that the House has approved a measure aimed at rebuking the president.
07/17/2019 - 01:10 AM
John Paul Stevens Is Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach
Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader of the court’s liberal wing.
07/17/2019 - 02:14 PM
John Paul Stevens: Canny Strategist and the ‘Finest Legal Mind’ Ford Could Find
Justice Stevens’s confirmation hearings in 1975 were the last not to be broadcast live on television. He was confirmed by unanimous vote.
07/17/2019 - 09:15 AM
The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know)
Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent.
07/17/2019 - 08:49 AM
Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program
The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish.
07/16/2019 - 09:19 PM
Trump Sets the 2020 Tone: Like 2016, Only This Time ‘the Squad’ Is Here
The president boasted of “marrying” Nancy Pelosi to four progressive congresswomen of color, betting that he can cast the entire Democratic Party as radical.
07/17/2019 - 09:31 AM
Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute
Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”
07/16/2019 - 07:40 PM
Tech Hearings: Congress Unites to Take Aim at Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google
A series of hearings on Capitol Hill showed the rising force of the political backlash against the country’s tech giants.
07/16/2019 - 07:58 PM
William Dannemeyer, 89, California Archconservative, Dies
A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists.
07/17/2019 - 02:09 AM
A Day After It Was Filed, New Trump Asylum Policy Gets Hit in Court
The American Civil Liberties Union challenged new rules that would prevent people from claiming asylum unless they applied in another country first.
07/16/2019 - 07:59 PM
Once Trump Talked About ‘American Carnage.’ Now He Says Critics Should Leave.
President Trump spent much of his campaign essentially disparaging America. In office, however, he has wrapped himself in the flag.
07/17/2019 - 10:56 AM
Read the House Resolution Condemning ‘Trump’s Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress’
The measure passed on Tuesday nearly along party lines.
07/16/2019 - 06:47 PM
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