Category : U.S

Scenes From a Pandemic Holiday Road Trip

Scenes from a holiday season that shone bright in dark times.

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Facing Deportation, They Fled to the Safety of a Church....

A Jamaican couple spent nearly two and a half years inside Philadelphia churches, isolated even further by the pandemic. This month,...

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Unemployment Aid Set to Lapse Saturday as Trump’s...

At least a temporary lapse in expanded unemployment benefits for millions of Americans is now inevitable because of President Trump’s...

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The Best Photos From 2020

Remember when? You probably don’t.

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Ruling on Lisa Montgomery, the Only Woman on Death...

A new delay could push Lisa Montgomery’s execution into the administration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has said he...

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Southern California’s Hospitals Are Overwhelmed, and...

Each day in California brings a mind-numbing new accounting of the tragedy underway. This week, the state became the first to reach...

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Robert Thacker, 102, Dies; Survived Pearl Harbor to...

His unarmed bomber was caught in the thick of Japan’s attack. He went on to fly some 80 missions in World War II and to become a record-setting...

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A Stinging Setback in California Is a Warning for...

Democrats lost four swing House districts in the state, suggesting that their hold on a number of formerly Republican seats is tenuous...

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As Virus Resurges in Africa, Doctors Fear the Worst...

The coronavirus killed far fewer people in Africa than in Europe and the Americas, leading to a widespread perception that it was...

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Dad Got the Vaccine, but No One Else Did — Yet

Vaccinated health workers must navigate another new normal: households in which not all family members are immunized.

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Early Vaccine Doubters Now Show a Willingness to Roll...

Polls show that pervasive skepticism is melting, partly because of the high efficacy rates in trials and the images of real people...

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Trump’s Fraud Claims Died in Court, But the Myth of...

For years, Republicans have used the specter of cheating as a reason to impose barriers to ballot access. A definitive debunking of...

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A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual...

Martin Adler, now 96, was looking for German troops in 1944 when he almost shot three Italian children. His daughter’s internet appeal...

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Neverland Ranch Is Sold for $22 Million

Ronald W. Burkle, the billionaire co-founder of the investment firm Yucaipa Companies, bought the ranch for a reported $22 million.

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Special Delivery: Thousands of Books

Special Delivery: Thousands of Books

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Barry Lopez, Lyrical Writer Who Was Likened to Thoreau,...

Mr. Lopez spent five years in the Arctic, and his books, essays and short stories explored the kinship of nature and human culture.

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A Racial Slur, a Viral Video, and a Reckoning

A white high school student withdrew from her chosen college after a three-second video caused an uproar online. The classmate who...

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What We Know About the Nashville Explosion on Christmas...

Federal agents were seen at a brick building on Saturday where an R.V. similar to the one that exploded had been parked in 2019.

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Jobless Benefits Run Out as Trump Resists Signing...

Millions of Americans lost crucial unemployment coverage, as the president continued to criticize the bill that would keep the aid...

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Federal Agents Scour Home as They Hunt for Clues in...

Investigators said they were working to determine whether more than one person was involved in the Christmas Day explosion that rattled...

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In 'The United States of Cocktails,’ Reports on America's...

For his new book, “The United States of Cocktails,” Brian Bartels roamed the country to report on local tastes, traditions and quirks.

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John Najarian, Pioneering Transplant Surgeon, Dies...

He was known for taking on difficult cases, many involving children. An anti-rejection drug he developed led to a scandal, but he...

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Deal Reached in N.J. for ‘Millionaires Tax’ to Address...

Gov. Philip Murphy said the tax would help make up shortfalls caused by the pandemic, but Republicans warned it would lead to an exodus...

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Ann Getty, Publisher and Bicoastal Arts Patron, Is...

She married into one of the world’s richest families but refused to let herself be marginalized as a socialite.

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Jerry Harris of ‘Cheer’ Arrested on Child Pornography...

Mr. Harris, a fan favorite on the Netflix series, was arrested and charged with production of child pornography on Thursday, days...

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For-Profit Jail Is Accused of Abuse After Death of...

Holly Barlow-Austin was kept in “deplorable and inhumane conditions,” deprived of water and denied medications, according to a lawsuit...

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