■ How to watch: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern on nytimes.com, The New York Times app, CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español and CNN.com. ■ Candidates: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Senator Elizabeth
WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the federal higher education law, aiming to increase access to college for low-income and minority students with huge infusions financial
Compared with the $25 million fund-raising hauls that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren reported in the third quarter of 2019, everyone else’s totals were bound to seem small. But the other Democratic
Dana Fradon, whose sophisticated and occasionally absurd lampoons of businessmen, politicians and lawyers helped define The New Yorker’s postwar comic voice, died on Oct. 3 at his home in Woodstock, N.Y.
A balloon that popped in a Florida mall on Sunday caused a panic that sent shoppers running and prompted police SWAT teams and federal agents to lock down the commercial center for several hours, the said
WESTERVILLE, Ohio — There are many challenges involved in televising a presidential debate featuring a historic number of candidates. Keep track of speaking time. Calibrate the camera shots. “It’s a very
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday escalated pressure on Turkey by filing fraud and money laundering charges against the country’s second-largest state-owned bank, accusing it of helping Iran
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday took a step toward opening up the pristine woodlands of Alaska’s National
For an art heist, it was a simple affair. A man ducked into a San Francisco gallery and walked out less than a minute later holding one of its best pieces: a $20,000 Salvador Dalí etching. “I was alone
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter said on Tuesday that it would continue to be lenient with world leaders who appeared to violate its policies against violent speech because the company believed preserving those
Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — When the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Andrew Wheeler, accused California of allowing
The actress Felicity Huffman reported to a minimum-security federal prison camp in the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday to begin serving a 14-day sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal,
FORT WORTH — When James Smith called a nonemergency police number at 2:23 a.m. on Saturday, he opened with a note of concern: “I’m calling about my neighbor.” He had noticed that his neighbor’s doors open,
MINNEAPOLIS — At a suburban supermarket a few days ago, Warda Abdi, a Somali-American, was approached by a white woman she had never met, who said: “We love you guys. We want you to be here.” A far different
WASHINGTON — George P. Kent, a senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine policy, on Tuesday became the latest high-ranking witness to be questioned behind closed doors by House impeachment
WASHINGTON — Tuesday night’s Democratic debate will play out with some unusual background noise coming from Washington: whistles being blown by multiple people. Former ambassadors, top foreign policy and
A man drove up to a police station in a small town in Northern California on Monday and told officers that he had killed four of his relatives — including one person whose body was in the car just outside,
An Indiana woman who called the police in December and told them that her 14-year-old son had threatened to shoot up his former school will face criminal charges if prosecutors have their way. Prosecutors
When they tune into Tuesday night’s CNN/New York Times Debate, what will Democratic voters be hoping to see? And what can opinion polls tell us about where the primary electorate stands on the issues?
SAN JUAN, P.R. — The terrifying storm of gunfire broke out in the dark on Monday, piercing the early evening calm at a public housing complex near the University of Puerto Rico with hundreds of loud shots.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed prepared on Tuesday to reject a constitutional challenge to the federal response to the worst debt crisis in Puerto Rican history, one that threatened basic services
As part of our 2020 debate coverage, we are asking political debate coaches and experts to tell us what each candidate needs to do to win, and what advice they would give those onstage. Then we will ask
■ The debate is 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern in Westerville, Ohio. ■ You can watch it on nytimes.com, The New York Times’s app, CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español and CNN.com. ■ Twelve Democratic candidates
COLUMBUS, Ohio — As Tuesday night’s Democratic debate approached, members of the Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter at Ohio State University tried to figure out where to focus their energy.
WASHINGTON — The last Democratic debate took place barely a month ago, but it might as well have occurred in a different political era. Ukraine was just another country in Eastern Europe, and the House
As the 2020 Democratic candidates descend Tuesday on Westerville, Ohio, a northern suburb of Columbus, for the fourth presidential debate, here are 12 fast facts about politics and the economy in the State
In June of 2018, Mark Pennington received troubling news from his ex-girlfriend, with whom he shared custody of their 2-year-old son. She had taken a hair follicle from the boy, she said, and had it analyzed