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Roger Stone Uses Racial Slur on Radio Show

During a live radio show on Saturday, Roger Stone, the political operative who was spared a prison sentence this month by his friend President Trump, used a racial slur while…

Amid a Pandemic, Supporters Hope John Lewis Can Still Lie in State in the Capitol

When Representative Elijah E. Cummings became the first Black lawmaker to lie in state in the Capitol last fall, the public poured into Statuary Hall, a choir from Morgan State…

Officer Who Pressed His Knee on George Floyd’s Neck Drew Scrutiny Long Before

MINNEAPOLIS — The four teenagers drove around playing a game of Nerf Gun Assassin on a May evening before graduation in 2013. One of them randomly fired an orange dart…

Death of John Lewis Fuels Movement to Rename Edmund Pettus Bridge

The death of Representative John Lewis on Friday has renewed interest in a campaign to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the site of a turning point in…

This Border Town Was on the Rise. Then the Pandemic Hit.

BLAINE, Wash. — Over the past couple of years, Mike Hill poured more than $3.5 million into renovating his Chevron gas station and opening a Starbucks next door. People from…

‘They Didn’t Just Love Him. They Knew Him.’ Young Atlanta Activists Mourn John Lewis.

ATLANTA — By the time the Rev. James Woodall came to know John Lewis, Mr. Lewis was already a longtime congressman and a towering figure in the civil rights movement,…

Someone Tore Down a Union Army Statue in Saratoga Springs. Why?

Early on Thursday morning, the police in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., found a cast iron and zinc statue torn down from its stone pedestal in Congress Park and scattered in pieces…

Federal Officers In Portland Face Rising Opposition On Streets and In Court

PORTLAND, Ore. — An aggressive federal campaign to suppress unrest in Portland appears to have instead rejuvenated the city’s movement, as protesters gathered by the hundreds late Friday and into…

Trump Promotes Caricature of What Conservatives Want

Standing in the White House colonnade this week, President Trump told an interviewer that he’s “comfortable” with “freedom of speech” extending to the Confederate flag. “People love it,” Mr. Trump…

Why Trump’s Attacks on John Roberts Aren’t Working With Some Conservatives

LA PORTE, Ind. — Mitch Feikes is one of many conservatives who disagreed with some of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.’s recent decisions, including striking down a restrictive Louisiana…