More Members of Congress Are Retiring, Many Citing Dysfunction

​ More than three dozen incumbents have announced they will not seek re-election next year. Some are running for other offices, while others intend to leave Congress altogether. Eleven are

A Troubling Trump Pardon and a Link to the Kushners

​ A commutation for a drug smuggler named Jonathan Braun had broader implications than previously known. It puts new focus on how Donald Trump would use his clemency powers in

To Beat Trump, Nikki Haley Is Trying to Speak to All Sides of a Fractured

​ Her campaign will test what political strategists and observers of her rise in politics have said is among her greatest political skills: an ability to massage her message to

Here Are the Members of Congress Giving Up Their Seats, Setting Up a 2024 Fight

​ The fight for control of Congress could be heavily influenced by the already large number of members retiring or seeking higher office. More than three dozen members of Congress

Nadia Mohamed Calls Her Minnesota Mayoral Win the First Chapter

​ Nadia Mohamed, the 27-year-old mayor-elect of St. Louis Park, Minn., says her win is just the first chapter. [This article is also a weekly newsletter. Sign up for Race/Related

DeSantis Faces Critical Decision on Cruise Ships in Key West

​ A campaign donor to Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to expand cruise ship operations in Key West, where voters have tried to restrict them. Since the early days of the

In This Atlanta Suburb, Teens Taste Freedom at 10 M.P.H.

​ ACROSS THE COUNTRY Image In This Atlanta Suburb, Teens Taste Freedom at 10 M.P.H. In Peachtree City, Ga., golf carts are everywhere, giving young people in particular an early

The Stabbing of Derek Chauvin: What We Know

​ The attack in an Arizona prison was the latest violent episode involving a high-profile inmate at a federal correctional facility. Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was

U.S. Troops Still Train on Weapons With Known Risk of Brain Injury

​ A blast shattered the stillness of a meadow in the Ozark Mountains on an autumn afternoon. Then another, and another, and another, until the whole meadow was in flames.

Thanksgiving Travel: Anticipating Record Crowds Amidst Weather Concerns

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and despite concerns over inflation and memories of previous holiday travel disruptions, a record number of Americans are gearing up to hit the skies