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Today β€” February 20th 2019Your RSS feeds

Wall Street, Seeking Big Tax Breaks, Sets Sights on Distressed Main Streets

By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN and JIM TANKERSLEY

Hedge funds and other wealthy investors are plowing money into so-called opportunity zone funds, a creation of the 2017 tax law that provides incentives for spending on projects in poor areas.

The Madness of King Donald

By JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN

The new BBC production of “King Lear” is great fun — and an uncomfortable reflection of American politics these days.

Has Republican Resistance to Trump Collapsed?

By LIZ MAIR

William Weld has offered a glimmer of hope to NeverTrumpers. But many Republicans once opposed to the president are jumping on his 2020 bandwagon.

Yesterday β€” February 19th 2019Your RSS feeds

Justice Clarence Thomas Calls for Reconsideration of Landmark Libel Ruling

By ADAM LIPTAK

The Supreme Court’s 1964 decision in New York Times v. Sullivan, Justice Thomas wrote, was not rooted in the text and history of the Constitution.

Why Trump’s Emergency Mess Means Danger for the Courts

By ROBERT CHESNEY

The president’s move has already been challenged in court. Win or lose, he is almost certainly forcing an alarming judicial precedent.

Another Sick Migrant Dies in Border Patrol Custody in Texas

By CAITLIN DICKERSON

A 45-year-old migrant suffering health problems has become the latest to die in Border Patrol custody after crossing the border in Texas.

16 States Sue to Stop Trump’s Use of Emergency Powers to Build Border Wall

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and ROBERT PEAR

A coalition of 16 states, including California and New York, is challenging President’s Trump use of emergency powers to spend billions on a border wall.

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Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time

By JIM ROBBINS

Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, white-nose syndrome.

Sidebar: When Does Kicking Black People Off Juries Cross a Constitutional Line?

By ADAM LIPTAK

The Supreme Court will consider whether a Mississippi prosecutor’s long record of excluding black jurors amounted to unconstitutional race discrimination.

Elizabeth Warren Wants a Wealth Tax. How Would That Even Work?

By NEIL IRWIN

There are other tools that don’t involve quite the risks and challenges of targeting the richest families.

Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time

By JIM ROBBINS

Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, white-nose syndrome.

Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time

By JIM ROBBINS

Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, white-nose syndrome.

21 Savage on ICE Detention, the Grammys and His Uncertain Future

By JON CARAMANICA

“My situation is important ’cause I represent poor black Americans and I represent poor immigrant Americans,” the rapper said.

Graham Vows to Investigate Whether β€˜Bureaucratic Coup’ Tried to Oust Trump

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Senator Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he would find out whether officials at the F.B.I. and the Justice Department tried oust President Trump.

Election Fraud in North Carolina? State Board Will Hear Evidence This Week

By ALAN BLINDER

The North Carolina State Board of Elections will consider whether fraud tainted a campaign for a seat in Congress, and whether the Ninth District should hold a new vote.

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