A Voting Rights Battle in a School Board ‘Coup’

For Black residents of Sumter County, the fight for representation echoed the civil rights era. For…

2020 Election Live Updates: On ‘60 Minutes,’ Trump and Biden Offer Sharply Divergent Visions

The interviews were broadcast on a day when President Trump, on a swing through New England,…

Video: How Homegrown Disinformation Could Disrupt This U.S. Election

In 2016, Russia developed a simple, effective playbook to undermine U.S. elections with disinformation on social…

Surprising Census Results in N.Y.C.

The self-response rate was higher than predicted, equaling the 2010 count despite what the mayor called…

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Providing more Americans with portable health care, portable pensions and opportunities for lifelong learning is what…

Opinion | The Justice Dept.’s Lawsuit Against Google: Too Little, Too Late

The time to do anything substantive about the overwhelming power of the giant tech companies passed…

Opinion | I’m Drowning in Campaign Lit and Freaking Out About My Mail-In Ballot

Greetings from swing state Pennsylvania.

Opinion | Trump Is Giving Up

Against both the coronavirus and Joe Biden, the president’s strategy increasingly accepts defeat.

The Ottoman Empire’s Influence on the Present Day

Alan Mikhail talks about “God’s Shadow,” and Benjamin Lorr discusses “The Secret Life of Groceries.”

Google, Early Voting, World Series: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.