On the West Coast, a center for alternative energy technology, researchers see opportunities for new ideas in Puerto Rico’s wrecked power grid and Washington’s turn from climate policy.
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Conditions at the largest housing project for low-income seniors on the hurricane-ravaged island illustrate a health crisis for the most vulnerable.
The Trump administration isn’t alone in criticizing the World Trade Organization. But it may be the only country trying to subvert it.
The president said the reporter, Dave Weigel, should be fired for a photo he posted on Twitter of a sparsely filled arena before a rally for the president in Florida.
The wild and ugly campaign for Senate, fraught with incendiary comments and molestation claims, has left even veterans of the state’s politics searching for parallels.
The video, released after an Arizona jury acquitted the officer of murder, renewed calls for reforms in law enforcement. Activists described the shooting as an execution.
In Jackson, Miss., the president hailed heroes of the civil rights movement even as activists and politicians said his presence insulted the effort to confront the state’s history.
Life in this haven for nature lovers and spiritual seekers has been anything but serene in recent days.
Alabama struggles with health care, education and infrastructure. But such issues have often been forgotten during the race between Doug Jones and Roy S. Moore.
The quick-moving fires that have forced thousands of Californians to evacuate their homes continued to sweep across the southern part of the state.
The fires in Los Angeles are a test not only for the city but for its mayor, Eric Garcetti.
Some share his homophobia and Islamophobia. Others cannot bear to see a Democrat in the Senate. And many doubt the allegations of sexual impropriety.
Writers from across the political spectrum on Senator Al Franken’s decision to step down amid accusations of sexual misconduct.
Emergency crews in the Los Angeles area were contending with brisk winds, steep terrain and fatigue from days of relentless work.
When wildfires threaten, be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice, officials say. Here are some suggestions on how to get ready for such an emergency.
The Democratic senator of Minnesota is scheduled to speak at 11:45 a.m., a day after dozens of his colleagues called for him to step down.
The House easily passed legislation requiring each state to recognize another state’s concealed-carry gun permit. But the bill faces doubt in the Senate.
House Republicans are embracing the Senate’s repeal of the health law’s mandate that most people have insurance, but they are not buying a side deal to stabilize insurance markets.
The two met on the Words With Friends app, and photos of their in-person meeting delighted thousands of people on social media.