The ruling was over a lawsuit filed this year by a group of Republican governors and state attorneys general. A group of intervening states led by Democrats promised to appeal the decision.
In a striking victory for President Obama and Congressional Democrats, the chief justice, John G. Roberts Jr., affirmed the central legislative pillar of Mr. Obama’s term.
For the first time in decades, every major investment has fared poorly. The question is whether trouble in the markets will undermine economic growth.
Stocks across Wall Street are enduring one of the most prolonged periods of volatility of the past decade.
In Mr. Mulvaney, President Trump chose a hard-line conservative and former congressman with a deep understanding of how Congress works and a personal chemistry with Mr. Trump.
President Trump’s suggestion that he could intervene in the arrest of a Huawei executive could put his sanctions enforcement strategy at risk.
Jared Kushner played a major role in moving forward a bipartisan policy that has thwarted lawmakers for years.
Johnson & Johnson says its product is safe. But asbestos, a carcinogen that can exist underground near talc, was a concern inside the company for decades.
Here's what you need to know about talc and the health-related claims surrounding it.
Shops are boarded up and museums closed as the police prepared for more demonstrations, with 70 people already arrested. But at midday the protests were much calmer.
Away from the street protests, demonstrators have built thriving communities in Facebook groups, which are helping to fuel the Yellow Vests.
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A decision by a judge in Texas striking down the totality of the Affordable Care Act has little basis in law.
Nothing ever changes. The details are mind-numbing. And it will all determine the future of the country.
Being told no is inevitable in most creative endeavors. But maybe I could win by losing.
His sad journey is an extreme version of the country’s.
Nature offers its own consolations in the darkest days of the year.
In this season of giving, get (and give) Andrew Roberts’s brilliant new biography.
Many indigenous people who enter the Mexican justice system must navigate it without a translator — even if they don’t speak Spanish.
A proposal would change redistricting procedures to help ensure their party controls the Legislature.
In 2018, impunity came to an end.
The motivations behind policy, from tariffs to the wall.
A package of bills would allow the city to fight harassment by landlords.
Sometimes it can seem as if only the privileged support the cause. But the truth is more complicated.
Her children thriving, a onetime tabloid curiosity prepares to tell all.
Kyler Murray won the Heisman. Mason Fine of North Texas is about to be college football’s leading active passer. He’s two inches shy of six feet.
Mr. Walker, a Republican who has pushed Wisconsin to the right, signed legislation hobbling his Democratic successor as one of his final acts as governor.
Through a deal facilitated earlier this year, the National Park Foundation bought the home for $1.9 million and transferred it to the park service. The move comes after concerns about its upkeep.
California became the first state to mandate a full shift to electric buses in public transit, flexing its muscle as an environmental regulator.
In a lawsuit, officials of the Eastern Orthodox Church say the university has four manuscripts that were looted from a monastery in Greece in 1917.
When a local judge placed a gag order on a high-profile criminal case, it muzzled journalists and publishers around the world from reporting on a subject of international interest.
It is hard to overstate the singular importance of the Virgin of Guadalupe to the Mexican identity. Nowhere is the country’s devotion more apparent than at a yearly pilgrimage.
Roland Fryer’s ascent in the economics field was swift. Now he is embroiled in investigations into his workplace behavior.
Theresa May’s foray to Brussels to seek the E.U.’s aid in getting a deal through her Parliament ended in frustration, leaving her with no clear way forward.
From high-profile gerrymandering lawsuits to election fraud investigations, the Tar Heel State is at the center of the partisan fight over voting.
Do you really want to know what your pets are doing while you’re away?
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You can help a friend or loved one turn their special day into something remarkable, if you’re willing — but getting ordained is the easy part.
The director’s new film tells the story of his childhood in Mexico — but seen from the vantage of the domestic worker who raised him.
This Netflix film gives a straightforward, unadorned, up-close experience of Bruce Springsteen’s solo show, and it doesn’t cost a month’s rent.
Ma Jian, one of the sharper observers of contemporary China, though living in exile for 30 years, says this era resembles that of the Cultural Revolution.
Safety-orange jumpsuits, face masks, tactical vests: So-called war-core clothing is hot during these anxious times.
The Book Review’s poetry columnist, David Orr, picks 10 collections worth your attention.
She was in therapy for a death in her family. Most of her doctors thought her vision problem was stress related — except one.
As coyotes have flourished in urban environments, cities are faced with the task of learning how to coexist peacefully.
Orbiting instruments are now so small they can be launched by the dozens, and even high school students can build them.
A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.