Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

Tom Coburn, an ultraconservative Oklahoma Republican and family physician who in 16 years in Congress crusaded…

As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide

Uncomfortable with tech, many are struggling to use modern tools to keep up with friends and…

The Most Powerful People in American Politics Are Over 65

LAS VEGAS — Joseph R. Biden Jr. wasn’t accustomed to overflow audiences. It was a Tuesday…

Voting by Mail Is the Hot New Idea. Is There Time to Make It Work?

In Wisconsin, Democrats sued elections officials to extend voting deadlines. In Rhode Island, the secretary of…

Her Facebook Friends Asked If Anyone Was Actually Sick. She Had an Answer.

The only thing that should have been different about the first Friday in March was the…