The decision came five years after Mr. Garner’s dying words — “I can’t breathe” — became a rallying cry.
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President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist.
The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020.
Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before.
Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors.
Ghislaine Maxwell worked with Mr. Epstein for more than a decade, raising questions about what she knew of his alleged sexual exploitation of young women and girls.
For a brief moment, the civil rights movement and the space race came together.
With the private sector moving aggressively into space, NASA is no longer the only game in town for would-be space travelers.
Here’s what you need to know.
Tuesday: A series of days with 90-degree temperatures may be on the horizon.
After the president targeted four progressive congresswomen of color with a racist trope, they fired back.
We asked readers to share their experiences of busing. Hundreds of you responded.
Tuesday: What a newly acknowledged investigation of a respected community figure says about policing gangs. Also: The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
The progressive-liberal civil war isn’t just a conflict of what’s too far left.
The president distracts with outrage. If only Republicans would supply some of it.
The dog whistle days are apparently over.
The House speaker is demoralizing people the Democratic Party needs.
After the Virginia governor’s racist yearbook scandal, the University of Richmond is grappling with disturbing images from its own history.
The Communist Party’s past efforts to coerce minorities failed. Repression in Xinjiang will too.
A populist-nationalist corrective to American exceptionalism would be welcome. Trump’s bigoted exceptionalism isn’t it.
Protesters in the late ’60s and early ’70s pushed for spending at home on the same multibillion dollar scale as the moon race.
His racist idea of citizenship is an old one, brought back from the margins of American politics.
The war there is an unwinnable disaster.
The most significant collection of photographs depicting African-American life in the 20th century is being auctioned. Historians fear the archive could end up hidden away.
As social media expands its cultural dominance, the people who can steer the online conversation will have an upper hand.
Amid rising demand for beef alternatives, major restaurant chains remain skeptical. One has vowed never to offer them, while others are taking a wait-and-see approach.
Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests.
HBO received the most nominations of any network, bouncing back after Netflix dominated last year.
An expert found that New York City housing policy deepens segregation, but City Hall wanted the report kept secret.
The images stirred an outcry about the spread of violent content on social media and the inability by tech companies to police it.
Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site.
47 Died in This Train Explosion. 6 Years on, Deadly Cargo Still Rolls Through Canada’s Cities.
A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.
In the throes of addiction, people congregate around Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Someone impersonating high-profile leaders in the entertainment industry is conning people seeking work.
Go forth and read that trashy novel.
Trade wars, climate change and slowing economic growth can mean severe trouble. So what’s a long-term investor to do?
How to actually notice the world around you.
Charred tomatoes give this chilled soup its rustic, smoky flavor.
Playing in the N.B.A. summer league, visits to an outlet mall and a photograph with Vince Carter. “It’s going to be hard to go back to reality.”
Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”
Teatro Nuovo, a fledgling company, comes to New York with Bellini, Rossini and an unusual arrangement of its players.
Travelers with heart conditions, diabetes and epilepsy can check on themselves — even report to their doctors — with new devices and apps.
An American ban on trophies may have contributed to a growing trade in lion skeletons.
Pluribus, a poker-playing algorithm, can beat the world’s top human players, proving that machines, too, can master our mind games.
While additional high-tech roadside charging facilities will make electric driving more practical, convenient home equipment sways many to go electric.
If only we had been under the covers like normal parents.
“A slow love was happening without either of us knowing it.”