Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Leader and Aide to King, Dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a lieutenant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who…

‘We are Trying to Protect Our Own’: The Towns Keeping Part-Timers Out

John Lowry vacationed in Door County, Wis., when he was a child. He loved it so…

Don’t Need That $1,200 Stimulus Check? Here Are Places to Donate It.

Congress passed a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday, its most drastic measure to date…

In Abrupt Shift, Trump Cites Need for Ventilators and Criticizes G.M.

WASHINGTON — President Trump lashed out at General Motors on Friday, blaming it for overpromising on…

A $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Will Help, but More May Be Needed

WASHINGTON — If you want to shut down an economy to fight a pandemic without driving…

Live Coronavirus Updates and Coverage

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On Politics: We Have a Deal

Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based…

Why June 2 Is Suddenly the Hottest Date on the Primary Calendar

Think of it as Super Postponed Day. June 2 had been an afterthought on the Democratic…

Trump Wants U.S. ‘Opened Up’ by Easter, Despite Health Officials’ Warnings

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Tuesday that he wanted to reopen the country for business…

Oracle Providing White House With Software to Study Unproven Coronavirus Drugs

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing to use software provided by the technology giant Oracle…

Facing Crisis, Arts Groups Push for Their Own Bailout

The so-called coronavirus curve is far from flat, but for many of the country’s arts organizations,…

Texas and Ohio Ban Abortions During Coronavirus: ‘Those Who Violate’ Face ‘Full Force of The Law’

Alex Wong/Getty Images Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have both…

The View From Your Window

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer,…

Emergency Economic Rescue Plan in Limbo as Democrats Raise Objections

WASHINGTON — The fate of a sweeping government rescue package to prop up an economy devastated…

Young Voters Know What They Want. But They Don’t See Anyone Offering It.

The oldest of them were just out of college on 9/11; the youngest were not yet…

Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa — and Even the U.S.

Al Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the terrorist group’s largest and most active global affiliate, has issued…

Biden Takes Charge as Coronavirus Spreads: This Week in the 2020 Race

With the coronavirus pandemic front of mind, electoral politics may feel like a distant concern. Yet…

The Lessons of the Elections of 1918

Across the country, citizens were ordered to hunker in their homes to avoid catching a deadly…

How It All Came Apart for Bernie Sanders

In mid-January, a few weeks before the Iowa caucuses, Senator Bernie Sanders’s pollster offered a stark…

Swabs for Coronavirus? White House Enlists Military to Import

WASHINGTON — Faced with steep shortages of medical supplies to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the White…