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After a decade-long reform effort, Cook County Jail in Chicago is now being described as a model facility. Walk through the jail complex to see what has changed.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 10:00 am
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
Author: JAN HOFFMAN
Posted: December 17, 2017, 5:05 am
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for parts of the county, in Southern California. The fire is the third largest in modern California history.
Author: MIRIAM JORDAN and THOMAS FULLER
Posted: December 17, 2017, 3:23 am
Companies will have to pay more in taxes if they use nondisclosure agreements, but experts say it isn’t likely to deter businesses from seeking confidentiality.
Author: CHRISTINA CARON
Posted: December 17, 2017, 12:11 am
Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the accusations, but said they would be a distraction in a re-election campaign. He is the fifth member of Congress to step aside in two weeks.
Author: SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
Posted: December 16, 2017, 11:45 pm
What began as a training mission took a bizarre turn in 2004, an encounter that caught the attention of a Pentagon program investigating U.F.O.s.
Author: HELENE COOPER, LESLIE KEAN and RALPH BLUMENTHAL
Posted: December 16, 2017, 9:20 pm
Ms. Gillibrand, a senator from New York, has seen her rising star lifted higher by her run-ins with President Trump over his treatment of women.
Author: SHANE GOLDMACHER and MATT FLEGENHEIMER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:29 pm
The tax bill on the cusp of being passed by Congress is not the grand simplification of the code that Republicans promised when they set out to eliminate tax breaks and cut the number of tax brackets.
Author: JIM TANKERSLEY
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:24 pm
The final text of the legislation reverses language in earlier versions that could have slowed the growth of renewable energy.
Author: BRAD PLUMER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:02 pm
President Trump’s surname has become a racially charged taunt, or a braying assertion that the country is being taken back from forces that threaten it.
Author: DAN BARRY and JOHN ELIGON
Posted: December 16, 2017, 6:05 pm
The shadowy program began in 2007 and was largely funded at the request of Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader, who has had a longtime interest in space phenomena.
Author: HELENE COOPER, RALPH BLUMENTHAL and LESLIE KEAN
Posted: December 16, 2017, 5:32 pm
A video shows an encounter between a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and an unknown object. It was released by the Defense Department's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 5:05 pm
An intellectual property tax in the Republican bill is raising fears that it will further damage the island’s struggling economy.
Author: PATRICIA MAZZEI
Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:52 pm
By week’s end, Democrats’ excitement over Doug Jones’s upset win had been replaced by a more tempered view of the future in one of the nation’s most conservative states.
Author: RICHARD FAUSSET and ALAN BLINDER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:30 pm
The annual trip to the department store has long been a Christmas tradition, but in 2017, you can’t just show up anymore.
Author: SANDRA E. GARCIA
Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:23 am
The allegations included encounters in a car, a recording studio and a hotel room, where he allegedly exposed himself to a teenager.
Author: CHRISTINE HAUSER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 12:32 am
Doug Jones’s victory on Tuesday was a measure of the big benefits Democrats enjoy when they put more resources into reaching black and other minority voters.
Author: JOHN ELIGON
Posted: December 15, 2017, 1:12 am

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Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.
Author: MAYA SALAM and LANCE BOOTH
Posted: December 17, 2017, 11:34 am
After a decade-long reform effort, Cook County Jail in Chicago is now being described as a model facility. Walk through the jail complex to see what has changed.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 10:00 am
Right before Christmas, “S.N.L.” delivered a holiday message from the White House, with President Trump (Alec Baldwin) and company decorating a tree.
Author: SOPAN DEB
Posted: December 17, 2017, 9:15 am
The police said a naturalized Australian citizen tried to skirt United Nations sanctions by attempting to conduct trade deals on behalf of North Korea.
Author: JACQUELINE WILLIAMS and DAMIEN CAVE
Posted: December 17, 2017, 7:10 am
Anthony also heard some jeers, and he made just 5 shots in 18 attempts during his first game at Madison Square Garden since the Knicks traded him to Oklahoma City.
Author: MIKE VORKUNOV
Posted: December 17, 2017, 5:06 am
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
Author: JAN HOFFMAN
Posted: December 17, 2017, 5:05 am
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for parts of the county, in Southern California. The fire is the third largest in modern California history.
Author: MIRIAM JORDAN and THOMAS FULLER
Posted: December 17, 2017, 3:23 am
President Trump has called the tax cuts a Christmas present for the entire nation, but the fine print reveals some will get nicer gifts than others.
Author: JESSE DRUCKER and ALAN RAPPEPORT
Posted: December 17, 2017, 2:16 am
The Department of Health and Human Services played down a report that officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were told not to use several words in budget documents.
Author: SHEILA KAPLAN and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 12:32 am
Companies will have to pay more in taxes if they use nondisclosure agreements, but experts say it isn’t likely to deter businesses from seeking confidentiality.
Author: CHRISTINA CARON
Posted: December 17, 2017, 12:11 am
Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the accusations, but said they would be a distraction in a re-election campaign. He is the fifth member of Congress to step aside in two weeks.
Author: SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
Posted: December 16, 2017, 11:45 pm
A $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity.
Author: NICHOLAS KULISH and MICHAEL FORSYTHE
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:39 pm
The tax bill is a consequence of a fraction of the population taking control of the nation’s wealth and, with it, the nation’s political power.
Author: THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Posted: December 16, 2017, 9:47 pm
Ms. Gillibrand, a senator from New York, has seen her rising star lifted higher by her run-ins with President Trump over his treatment of women.
Author: SHANE GOLDMACHER and MATT FLEGENHEIMER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:29 pm
The tax bill on the cusp of being passed by Congress is not the grand simplification of the code that Republicans promised when they set out to eliminate tax breaks and cut the number of tax brackets.
Author: JIM TANKERSLEY
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:24 pm
White women’s votes show that gender unity in Democratic politics is a myth. You know where to look for real leadership.
Author: ANGELA PEOPLES
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:07 pm
As assailants in Hollywood, media and politics fall, will the Harasser in Chief elude the posse of women lawmakers giving chase?
Author: MAUREEN DOWD
Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
The defeat of the Islamic State is part of a surprisingly effective Middle East approach.
Author: ROSS DOUTHAT
Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
Many people love long car trips. For my girlfriend and me, they’re full of danger.
Author: JOANNE SPATARO
Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
Whatever your feelings about the longest night, the winter solstice is worth pausing to savor.
Author: MARK VANHOENACKER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
The slick roadway condition can be difficult to detect and develops unpredictably. Here’s what you can do to avoid this hazard.
Author: CHRISTOPHER MELE
Posted: December 16, 2017, 6:09 pm
President Trump’s surname has become a racially charged taunt, or a braying assertion that the country is being taken back from forces that threaten it.
Author: DAN BARRY and JOHN ELIGON
Posted: December 16, 2017, 6:05 pm
The shadowy program began in 2007 and was largely funded at the request of Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader, who has had a longtime interest in space phenomena.
Author: HELENE COOPER, RALPH BLUMENTHAL and LESLIE KEAN
Posted: December 16, 2017, 5:32 pm
By week’s end, Democrats’ excitement over Doug Jones’s upset win had been replaced by a more tempered view of the future in one of the nation’s most conservative states.
Author: RICHARD FAUSSET and ALAN BLINDER
Posted: December 16, 2017, 4:30 pm
Salma Hayek writes searingly about bullying and sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein; “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is out; and we’ve got ideas for procrastinating gift givers.
Author: KALY SOTO
Posted: December 16, 2017, 12:55 pm
After almost 40 years, she has reels of memorable film, a pile of awards and plenty of perspective on the current battle of the sexes.
Author: MAUREEN DOWD
Posted: December 16, 2017, 11:00 am
(I know otherwise.)
Author: RACHEL ABRAMS
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:00 am
A top executive has submitted at least 40 Freedom of Information Act requests targeting employees known to be questioning management at the E.P.A.
Author: ERIC LIPTON and LISA FRIEDMAN
Posted: December 16, 2017, 3:53 am
No matter how terrible the present, remember to wrap it nicely.
Author: ARTHUR C. BROOKS
Posted: December 16, 2017, 3:19 am
In a remarkable blog post, Facebook cited research showing that “passively consuming” social media made people feel worse. It also said it was trying to fix the problem.
Author: FARHAD MANJOO
Posted: December 16, 2017, 12:13 am
Get ready for a very merry war on Christmas.
Author: AMY SULLIVAN
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:37 pm
The unspoken question of endless browsing is “What do I need?” What I needed was less.
Author: ANN PATCHETT
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:27 pm
Braised lamb shanks with plenty of fresh herbs brighten up a winter meal.
Author: MELISSA CLARK
Posted: December 15, 2017, 7:36 pm
The energy giant is returning to a business it backed away from after the costly and reputation-tarnishing Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Author: STANLEY REED
Posted: December 15, 2017, 2:28 pm
For the woman behind the festive department store displays: family, art and plenty of Earl Grey tea.
Author: SHIVANI VORA
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:00 pm
The “mazel” shirt didn’t bring us luck, but it was a symbol of my husband’s loving soul: Even when he was ill, he did something for me.
Author: MELISSA GOULD
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:00 am
In her best-selling essay collection, “The Last Black Unicorn,” the star of “Girls Trip” writes about growing up in South Central Los Angeles.
Author: GREGORY COWLES
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:00 am
Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.
Author: CLAIRE CAIN MILLER
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:35 pm
Scientists have discovered an fossilized penguin as big as a human, and with a long, spear-like beak.
Author: CARL ZIMMER
Posted: December 12, 2017, 4:32 pm
Online prescription sites may help you find cheaper prices for some drugs, sometimes without using your insurance.
Author: CHARLES ORNSTEIN and KATIE THOMAS
Posted: December 9, 2017, 5:01 pm