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My Family’s Global Vaccine Journey

On Feb. 22, Mom texted that she and Dad had booked a March 11 appointment to get their first shots, followed by second doses in April. A day later, she…

Maryland Passes Sweeping Police Reform Legislation

Maryland lawmakers voted on Saturday to limit police officers’ use of force, restrict the use of no-knock warrants and repeal the nation’s first Bill of Rights for law enforcement, taking…

Mother in Custody After 3 Children Are Found Dead, Police Say

A mother was taken into custody in California on Saturday after her three children were found dead in a Los Angeles apartment, the authorities said. Officers from the Los Angeles…

2 Deputies Shot Outside Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office

Two deputies were wounded — one shot in an eye and the other in the face — after “some type of altercation” outside the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the…

Army Medic Caron Nazario Accuses Virginia Police Officers of Assault

Caron Nazario, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, was driving to Petersburg, Va., from a drill weekend the night of Dec. 5 when he saw police lights flashing…

His Fence Says ‘Black Lives Matter.’ His City Says Paint Over It.

The colorful mural, adorned with hearts, a portrait of a local activist and the words “Black Lives Matter,” stands out at a busy intersection in West St. Paul, a community…

Marshall D. Sahlins, Groundbreaking Anthropologist, Dies at 90

Professor Sahlins agreed, and he remained a devotee of Mr. Lévi-Strauss for the rest of his career. He had one big problem with Mr. Lévi-Strauss’s approach, though: As the students…

Ramsey Clark, Attorney General and Rebel With a Cause, Dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, who championed civil rights and liberties as attorney general in the Johnson administration, then devoted much of the rest of his life to defending unpopular causes and infamous…

Young Migrants Crowd Shelters, Posing Test for Biden

WASHINGTON — The desperate plea landed this week in the email inboxes of employees in government agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and NASA: Will you consider taking a…

Turn the Lights Out. Here Come the Birds.

But before a city knows if a lights-out campaign will work, it first has to know how many birds it might help. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has used radar…