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Newsmax Apologizes for False Claims of Vote-Rigging by a Dominion Employee

The conservative news outlet Newsmax formally apologized on Friday for spreading baseless allegations that an employee of Dominion Voting Systems had rigged voting machines...

National Security Surveillance Plummeted Amid Pandemic and Russia Inquiry Fallout

The judge in that case said the F.B.I. had reported to the court that its internal oversight and compliance audits in 2020 had found...

Biden, Calling for Big Government, Bets on a Nation Tested by Crisis

“People are fed up with this,” said Senator Rick Scott of Florida, who heads the campaign arm for Senate Republicans leading into the 2022...

C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took a major step on Tuesday toward coaxing Americans into a post-pandemic world, relaxing the...

Why Some Black Democrats Haven’t Embraced a Voting Rights Push

To Jackson’s tight-knit voting rights community, members of which view themselves as torchbearers in the mold of Mr. Figgers and Mr. Evers, it’s all...

Breaking With Predecessors, Biden Declares Mass Killings of Armenians a Genocide

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Saturday recognized the mass killings of Armenians more than a century ago as genocide, signaling a willingness to test...

Tribes Want Medals Awarded for Wounded Knee Massacre Rescinded

On Dec. 29, 1890, along the Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the southwest corner of South Dakota, the U.S. Army...

Biden administration withdraws Trump-era proposal restricting transgender people in homeless shelters.

The Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a rule proposed by the Trump administration that would have allowed single-sex homeless shelters to exclude transgender people...

U.S. regulators cite shortcomings after inspecting a Baltimore plant where J.&J. doses were ruined.

Federal regulators on Wednesday issued highly critical findings from their inspection of a Baltimore plant that was forced to throw out up to 15...

Walter Mondale, Ex-Vice President and Champion of Liberal Politics, Dies at 93

A twist of fate — a vacancy, and then an appointment to fill it — had propelled Mr. Mondale into state politics. Now came...

As New Police Reform Laws Sweep Across the U.S., Some Ask: Are They Enough?

In February, Illinois enacted a law that rewrote many of the state’s rules of policing, and mandated that officers wear body cameras. In March,...

100 Days Without Trump on Twitter: A Nation Scrolls More Calmly

But how significant is the noise? Many Republicans still seem to be hanging on Mr. Trump’s every word. But others say that without Twitter...

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Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

The millions of votes counted across Scotland on Saturday could be among the most consequential in recent times, and not because of their impact...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

As glaciers melt and shrink in the Alps of Northern Italy, long-frozen relics of World War I have been emerging from the ice.They include...

A Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth. Where Will It Land?

A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...

An Election Win for Boris Johnson, but His Strategies Risk Breaking Up the U.K.

LONDON — The great realignment of British politics accelerated this week, but it is pulling in starkly different directions north and south of the...