The need to repair the nation’s criminal justice system has brought together the two parties in a way that is unusual in these days of partisan strife.
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Thousands of ballots have been rejected in Florida because voters’ signatures don’t match what’s on file. Democrats are arguing that’s disenfranchisement.
Brian Kemp and Rick Scott have drawn criticism for mixing their political lives with their public roles, contributing to the electoral turmoil in Georgia and Florida.
Old equipment in Palm Beach County prompted the elections supervisor to warn the county may not be able to meet the deadline in Florida’s statewide recount.
Authorities in Paradise slowly put names on the roster of the dead. Among them is Ernie Foss, a musician from San Francisco.
The antique car stands out like a museum piece in a vast landscape of destruction. But that is little comfort to its owner, who lost his home and his town to the flames.
The lawyer for Stormy Daniels has positioned himself as a critic of President Trump and has toyed with running for president in 2020.
Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.
The White House said that Ms. Ricardel was indeed leaving her post as a deputy national security adviser, but that she would still work in the administration — just not under the first lady’s roof.
An investigation by The New York Times revealed how Facebook fought back against critics during a flood of crises — with delays, denials and an influence campaign in Washington.
The company’s stock has been cut almost in half since last week as investors assess the potential payout if its equipment is found to blame.
A bipartisan proposal endorsed by President Trump to overhaul federal prison and sentencing laws would have its greatest effect on future prison populations.
The Pentagon chief defended President Trump’s order to deploy thousands of troops to the southwest border. But the long-term goals for the mission remain unclear.
Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat of Ohio, won a third term on Election Day in a state that President Trump claimed by eight points in 2016. In his victory speech, Mr. Brown said his re-election was proof that a progressive agenda could gain traction in the Midwest.
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Democrats are already arguing over how to approach the next presidential election; plus, how the president is responding to CNN’s lawsuit.
Representative Kevin McCarthy spoke to reporters after being elected as the next House Republican Leader. He said his party will need a stronger message in order to recapture suburban voters.
Europe and the United States are trying to agree to formal trade talks but the E.U. is already preparing to hit back if Mr. Trump moves ahead with car tariffs.
President Trump tweeted that steelworkers were receiving a raise because of his policies, ignoring the role a looming strike played in securing the wage increase.
The University of Texas at San Antonio investigated the episode, which students said came days after a lecturer confronted the student for putting her feet on an empty chair.
Her research with her husband, Robert Seyfarth, found that baboons and vervet monkeys had more complex social relationships than previously thought.
Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.
Illinois authorities defended an officer who killed the guard, Jemel Roberson, as he tried to stop a gunman at a bar. A Roberson family lawyer says the police are rushing to judgment.
When the fire broke out, many fled without the devices that would allow them to alert the world that they’d survived.
Marc Elias, a veteran of high-stakes political battles, is a powerful behind-the-scenes operator who has faced criticism from both left and right.
An heiress to a Texas oil fortune, she protected her assets as her brothers went bust trying to corner silver, and she quietly built a real fortune.
Kevin McCarthy, a California lawmaker and the party’s No. 2 in the chamber, will replace Paul D. Ryan, who is retiring at the end of the year.
A new study found that the United States could store enough carbon in natural landscapes to offset all the cars and trucks on the road.
Mr. Cruz, 20, struck a sergeant and took his electroshock weapon in the Florida jail where he is being held, the authorities said.
Hear from the firefighters, the residents and the scientists trying to find solutions.
The father of one of the American soldiers killed in Niger last year writes a letter of support for the Army captain who led the fateful mission.
Senators have staked the success of the bipartisan agreement on President Trump, but powerful pockets of opposition remain among some law enforcement officials and conservative lawmakers.
Though even temporary appointments for high-ranking posts are usually filled by Senate-confirmed officials, the Constitution does not require it, a law enforcement official said.
The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.
Wednesday: Similarities in the chaos, Juul suspends sales, and Shake Shack goes local for its first Bay Area opening.
Eager candidates offered name changes, helipads and even cactuses to entice the company into setting up shop.
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On the eve of the Federalist Society’s annual convention, leading conservative lawyers criticized Trump’s attacks on the justice system and the news media.
A wave of teacher walkouts helped candidates ride to victory. But when it came to raising state taxes, voters in red and purple states rebelled.
Rapid consolidation has created powerful groups of hospitals, with organizations dictating prices and fueling health spending in some areas of the country.
The Democratic wave is looking stronger a week after the election, with the party continuing to pick up seats in the House as well as one in the Senate.
Law enforcement officials said a custody battle played a role in the massacre of the Rhoden family in 2016. Members of another family were arrested in connection with the case.
Representative Jeff Denham lost his bid for re-election after four terms, falling to Josh Harder, a Democrat, in a district that encompasses a swath of farmland in Central California.
Strained forces, budget shortfalls and political dysfunction have cast doubt on the Pentagon’s shift in focus from terrorism to global powers — and President Trump’s support for a strong military.