On This Block, Worries Run Deeper Than Flint’s Tainted Water
Yes, this Michigan city is being promised clean water. But residents have seen no relief from more entrenched, though less publicized, problems.
04/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
With Ally in Oval Office, Immigration Hard-Liners Ascend to Power
Proponents of a tough stance on illegal entry have taken top jobs in the Trump administration, and they are seeing their ideas become policy.
04/24/2017 - 11:43 AM
Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates, a First for Any State on One Day Since 2000
Jack H. Jones Jr. died at 7:20 p.m., and Marcel Williams at 10:33 p.m., both from the injection of a three-drug combination, after a flurry of failed, last-ditch appeals.
04/24/2017 - 11:52 PM
New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments, Under Police Guard
Workers dressed in flak jackets, helmets and scarves to conceal their identities because of concerns about their safety removed a monument early Monday.
04/24/2017 - 11:13 AM
Jay Dickey, Arkansas Lawmaker Who Blocked Gun Research, Dies at 77
Mr. Dickey prevented the government from investigating the public health effects of gun violence, but long after leaving office, he did an about-face.
04/24/2017 - 06:54 PM
Conservative Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation
Two organizations accused the California university of discriminating against right-wing speakers and violating students’ free speech rights.
04/24/2017 - 07:18 PM
Bill O’Reilly Breaks His Silence After His Exit From Fox News
Mr. O’Reilly addressed his fans in a podcast posted to his personal website, claiming that “the truth will come out” about multiple harassment allegations against him.
04/24/2017 - 09:31 PM
California Today: California Today: Chasing Justice in L.A., 25 Years After Riots
Tuesday: Commemorating the 1992 Los Angeles riots, Silicon Valley imagines a future with personal aircrafts, and a photo essay about Selena fans.
04/25/2017 - 08:38 AM
Bearing Witness to Executions: Last Breaths and Lasting Impressions
Only a few people ever watch death sentences carried out in the name of the state. Here, five witnesses recall their experiences in the nation’s death houses.
04/23/2017 - 11:34 AM
Trump Takes Forceful Tone at Holocaust Remembrance: ‘Never Again’
The president appears to be trying to reset his relationship with the Jewish community after a series of controversies.
04/25/2017 - 01:37 PM
Road Rage Cases With Guns More Than Double in 3 Years, Report Says
An analysis suggests that states with large numbers of concealed-carry permit holders and relaxed gun laws had more cases of road rage with firearms.
04/25/2017 - 01:24 PM
American Brandy Is Surging, Even in Whiskey Country
Copper & Kings, in Kentucky, is just one of many distillers, large and small, betting that brandy will be the next big brown liquor.
04/25/2017 - 01:17 PM
‘The Bachelor’ Star Chris Soules Arrested After Deadly Crash
The authorities said Mr. Soules, who appeared in season 19 of the series, left the scene of an motor-vehicle accident where a death occurred.
04/25/2017 - 12:31 PM
Orrin Hatch Says He Can Accept Temporary Tax Cuts That Raise Deficit
Senator Orrin G. Hatch, the Republican leader of the Senate finance committee, said on Tuesday that he could support such cuts if they helped stimulate the economy.
04/25/2017 - 12:18 PM
Wall ‘Will Get Built,’ Trump Insists, as He Drops Funding Demand
The president signaled that he could accept a short-term spending bill that did not include money for a barrier at the Mexican border.
04/25/2017 - 12:22 PM
Trilobites: Some Surprising Dog Breeds Have Ancient American Heritage
A new study of 161 breeds traces some ancestry back to the Americas of 10,000 years ago.
04/25/2017 - 12:00 PM
United Airlines Passenger Was Violent in Removal, Police Report Says
Newly released documents say Dr. David Dao flailed his arms and fought with an officer, a claim his lawyer called “utter nonsense.”
04/25/2017 - 11:57 AM
Flynn May Have Broken Law by Not Disclosing Russia Dealings, Lawmakers Say
Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House oversight committee, said Michael T. Flynn also appeared to have inappropriately accepted funds without permission.
04/25/2017 - 12:56 PM
Ivanka Trump Is Jeered in Berlin After Defending Her Father
The president’s daughter, on a stage with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, said her father was a champion of families. Some in the audience groaned.
04/25/2017 - 10:33 AM
Parsing Trump’s Promised Tax Plan, From Rates to Deficits
Key questions are whether the president is aligned with House Republicans, whether he is keeping his campaign promises and whether his proposal has a chance of passing.
04/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
Right and Left: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss
Read about how the other side thinks: From the right, a successful 100 days for Trump; from the left, a Trump takedown; and from the center, a plan.
04/25/2017 - 03:00 AM
In New Trade Front, Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber
After determining that Canada has improperly subsidized the sale of softwood lumber, the Commerce Department imposed penalties of up to 24 percent.
04/24/2017 - 11:02 PM
White House Memo: Trump Wants It Known: Grading 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ (but His Were the Best)
Though he has called it “an artificial barrier” and a “ridiculous standard,” President Trump is deeply anxious that he be judged a success after 100 days.
04/24/2017 - 09:40 PM
Trump Is Said to Seek Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15 Percent
Such a cut, from the current rate of 35 percent, would mean a significant reduction in revenue that could jettison his campaign promise to curb deficits.
04/24/2017 - 09:18 PM
Some Jewish Groups Bristle at Thought of Trump at Capitol Holocaust Ceremony
In his first three months in office, President Trump has found himself at the center of recurrent and at times bewildering controversies surrounding his relationship with Jews.
04/24/2017 - 09:14 PM
Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds
The United States had fewer middle-income earners and more at the extremes than any of 11 Western European countries in a Pew Research Center report.
04/24/2017 - 09:10 PM
News Analysis: As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, U.S. Fears Time Will Run Out
Behind the Trump administration’s sudden urgency on North Korea lies a stark calculus: that the country is capable of making a nuclear bomb every six or seven weeks.
04/24/2017 - 06:04 PM
Congressional Memo: The Spending Bill Was Supposed to Be Easy. Then Trump Intervened.
Republicans may control Washington, but the president’s insistence on money for his proposed border wall has turned a sure thing into a major drama.
04/24/2017 - 06:03 PM
Marine Le Pen, New Orleans, Arkansas: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
04/24/2017 - 11:56 PM
Sessions Vows to Enforce an Anti-Bribery Law Trump Ridiculed
Attorney General Jeff Sessions underscored his commitment to such cases amid concerns that they would take a back seat to violent crime and illegal immigration.
04/24/2017 - 04:50 PM
U.S. Embassies Post Article Extolling Trump’s Mar-a-Lago
The article, which has been removed from the State Department’s ShareAmerica site, gave a visitors’ guide to President Trump’s club in Palm Beach, Fla.
04/24/2017 - 04:47 PM
With Executions in Balance, Supreme Court Grapples Over Role of Experts
An Alabama death row case, asking whether defendants who may be mentally ill are entitled to independent expert witnesses, also affects two executions Arkansas is hoping to carry out.
04/24/2017 - 04:15 PM
Political Calculus: Big Turnout for Ossoff Surpassed Recent Democratic Benchmarks
Newly released voting data shows another example of voter enthusiasm that could help in the party’s long-shot goal to win back the House next year.
04/24/2017 - 03:58 PM
Highlights of Obama's First Post-Presidency Event
Former President Obama held his first public appearance since leaving office, leading a discussion with half a dozen young people at the University of Chicago, in front of an audience of college students.
04/24/2017 - 02:57 PM
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Syrian Government Workers After Sarin Attack
The United States is seeking to punish those behind chemical weapons attacks carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s government.
04/24/2017 - 06:39 PM
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