The government shutdown has added confusion and delays to a new criminal justice law. Inmates who hoped to walk free will have to wait.
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The Northeast and Midwest were socked with a sudden drop in temperatures, setting off a new wave of woes: bitter wind chills, frozen car engines, canceled flights.
A Catholic high school in Kentucky has been thrust into a firestorm that touched seemingly every raw nerve in this polarized country — race, President Trump and the behavior of young white men.
A convergence of racial and religious groups set the stage for the viral moment. “I stepped in between to pray,” Nathan Phillips said on Sunday.
For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.
With President Trump recently signing into law a federal criminal justice reform bill, California’s experience is especially instructive.
Hurricane Maria led to a host of new plans to fix island barrios plagued by chronic flooding. A look at the Vietnam neighborhood shows why they may never be achieved.
Plunging temperatures on Sunday threaten to turn the rain, sleet and snow dumped on much of the Midwest and Northeast into solid ice.
Ms. Harris, the Democratic senator from California, announced her candidacy for the presidency on the holiday of Martin Luther King’s Birthday.
President Trump says he wants to reduce drug prices, but some patients could face higher out-of-pocket costs for medicines and other goods and services.
Mr. Mendez orchestrated one of the most audacious covert operations in the agency’s history: the rescue of six American diplomats from Iran in 1980.
The president’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, said his own widely reported statements about when talks about the skyscraper project might have ended were only “hypothetical.”
President Trump likes to say he has been tougher on Russia than his predecessors. But he has frequently contradicted his own administration’s anti-Russian positions.
The Trump administration’s agreement to lift sanctions on the business empire of the oligarch, Oleg Deripaska, would allow him to pay off substantial debt.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed regret for past support of crime legislation, while Bernie Sanders called President Trump a racist.
President Trump’s stop — to observe a moment of silence without extended public remarks — appeared to be a last-minute addition to his calendar.
It has now been a month since the government was open, and the partial shutdown has had wide-ranging effects across the United States.
The United States and China will meet later this month as administration officials look to calm volatile markets amid concerns an agreement may not be in reach.
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped and nonprofits are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.
The S.T.D. has gained ground among all women in the U.S., including those who are expecting.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion that injured members of a Kurdish-led force, days after an attack that killed four Americans.
The senator from California, a former prosecutor and one of the most prominent black women in politics, is the fourth woman to announce she is running in 2020.
Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.
Two years ago, the court struck down a ban on disparaging trademarks. Now, in a case about a clothing line’s name, it will consider what to do about scandalous ones.
With Rapid DNA machines, genetic fingerprinting could become as routine as the old-fashioned kind. But forensic experts see a potential for misuse.
Photographers captured scenes in the skies as the Earth’s shadow covered the moon.
Democrats described the proposal, offering temporary protection for young undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding, as a “hostage taking.”