President Trump’s order allowing state and local officials to veto refugee resettlement in their communities is likely “unlawful,” the judge said.
NYT National NewsA federal judge temporarily suspended a new Trump administration policy that allowed state and local authorities to opt out of receiving refugees, concluding that the policy would likely be found to be illegal
The Democratic presidential candidate said he would spend big even if the nominee was someone he had sharp differences with, like Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.
NYT National NewsMichael Bloomberg said he would mobilize his well-financed political operation behind the eventual Democratic nominee, even if it was someone he has sharp policy differences with, like Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren
Five inmates were slain last week, and two inmates escaped. The violence has illuminated an understaffed system troubled by gang warfare.
NYT National NewsMississippi's prisons have exploded into violence and chaos. Officials have blamed gangs, but others point to systemic problems that paved the way toward unrest. “You’ve heard the saying, pressure busts pipes,” one advocate said.
We analyzed some of the most popular social studies textbooks used in California and Texas. Here’s how political divides shape what students learn about the nation’s history.
NYT National NewsThe Times reviewed 6,400 pages of American history textbooks, and found that a conservative state and a liberal one tell different stories about American history. Here's what we learned.
She challenged privileged white parents to send their children to schools with predominantly black and Latino student bodies.
NYT National NewsCourtney Everts Myktykyn saw her white neighbors sending their children to schools outside of their gentrifying neighborhood. It made her mad. “You’re not too good to live here but you’re too good for the schools?”
Amid painful memories, members of the Iranian-American diaspora in Los Angeles are navigating mixed feelings about the Trump administration’s escalation with Iran.
NYT National NewsLos Angeles is home to the world's largest community of Iranians outside Iran, and there are now anxious feelings. Few sympathized with the Iranian general killed in a drone strike. But some criticized “imperialistic” U.S. policy in the Mideast.
The video was created to show off the University of Wisconsin. Instead, it set off a furor, and a reckoning over what it means to be a black student on campus.
NYT National NewsA short homecoming video for the University of Wisconsin prompted a burst of student activism, an attempt by university officials to educate about diversity and a reckoning over who feels at home at the school