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The White House’s latest disaster relief request pushed the total from this year’s hurricanes and wildfires close to $100 billion, but it came with suggested cuts.
Tens of thousands of new arrivals fleeing damage from Hurricane Maria have arrived. Many expect to stay — and they could reshape Florida and its politics.
For its 100th anniversary, the N.H.L. commissioned an Ottawa artist to paint all of the players voted as the top 100 in the league’s history.
Two new works by the choreographers Marjani Forté-Saunders and Gillian Walsh make dramatic use of the Manhattan spaces in which they are performed.
As Iraq liberates the last territory from Islamic State, the country is starting to grapple with the extent of the group’s destruction.
If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right congregation?
Prosecutors argued that two apparent throat-slitting gestures made by a defendant were an attempt to intimidate. A defense lawyer said his client had to scratch his neck.
On government tables, it looks as if it’s low-income people. But the real losers would be higher up the income scale.
Ricardo L. Ramos stepped down amid a continuing blackout on the island and withering criticism for a costly repair contract.
The military allowed him to address a university graduation, while negotiations aimed at a peaceful and face-saving exit continued.
At the Whitney, this artist’s superb midcareer survey and catalog highlight her art, life and times — and a world of possibility for painting.
The problem is not the Russians — it’s us. A huge percentage of the population can’t tell fact from fiction.
The longtime civil rights leader said he plans to make “lifestyle changes” but will not allow the disease to interfere with his advocacy work.
President Trump wants to cut taxes and reduce the nation’s trade deficit, two goals that stand in direct conflict with each other.
House Republicans have touted their tax plan as good for the middle class. The reality is more complicated.
Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.
South Korean doctors operating on an injured North Korean soldier found parasitic worms crawling in his dietary tract, a symptom of poor hygiene and nutrition.
A daylong debate over taxes devolved into an angry shouting match as Senators Orrin Hatch and Sherrod Brown sparred over whether the bill favored the rich.
As foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, who broke free from a violent relationship in her 20s, is challenging assumptions in a traditionally male sphere.
Ms. Shawkat talks about her three series — “Search Party,” “Transparent” and “Arrested Development” — as well as why sexual harassment in Hollywood feels like her personal war.
My stepfather was determined to make up for our lack of shared DNA and disprove the saying that blood is thicker than water.
Lawmakers see a possible turning point against inappropriate behavior that has been tolerated on Capitol Hill because of political power.
This season spares few between now and spring. Here’s how to build a survival kit to get you through unscathed.
In a pair of tweets late Thursday night, President Trump weighed in on the sexual assault allegation against Senator Al Franken.
A radio host said Al Franken, now a Democratic senator, forcibly kissed and groped her in 2006, before he took office. He then apologized.
Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Republican Party intends to stick by its nominee for a United States Senate seat.
The divisions that have split Republican leadership from its grass roots have sunk to a new level because of the Alabama Senate candidate.
The spill in South Dakota comes just days before Nebraska regulators will decide on a permit needed for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline
Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.
Mr. Newman, a numismatist for nearly a century, was one of the country’s most distinguished authorities on the art and history of coinage and paper money.
A new study suggests passenger pigeons were hyper-adapted to living in a large, stable population, leaving them unable to cope when humans hunted them en masse.
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.
Even the morning of the holiday isn’t too late to find something good to drink. Here are ideas for what to get when you remember that you forgot.
Your smartphone is not deliberately losing speed just because your phone maker has a new gadget for sale. For devices that do slow down, here are some fixes.
The House tax bill, up for a vote on Thursday, would tax benefits that put the children of college workers through school and help doctoral students get their degrees.
The last two years in American politics have revealed our very different senses of loyalty, from its purpose to its objects.
Roy S. Moore, the Senate candidate from Alabama, and his supporters are trying to discredit and diminish the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against him.
We asked readers to share succinct summaries of their personal lives. Here are some of our favorites.