Prosecutors’ Narrative Is Clear: Trump Defrauded Voters. But What Does It Mean?

ImageIn the narrative that prosecutors are building, President Trump continued to secretly seek to do business in Russia well into his presidential campaign even as Russian agents made more efforts to influence him.CreditCreditAl Drago for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The latest revelations by prosecutors investigating President Trump and his team draw a portrait of… Read More

The Wildfire May Be Over, but Those It Burned ‘Live That Nightmare Every Day’

ImageBill Blevins with his fiancée, Mary Sykes, at the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. “Our lives will never be the same again,” Ms. Sykes said.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New York TimesLOS MOLINOS, Calif. — Bill Blevins had pulled himself out of homelessness and addiction with a job as an alarm systems repairman, dexterous work with… Read More

Arizona Lawmaker Faces Calls for Resignation After Saying Black People Don’t ‘Blend In’ With Society

ImageDavid Stringer, an Arizona state lawmaker, is facing calls to resign after saying African-Americans and “other racial groups” don’t “melt in” to society like European immigrants.CreditCreditSean Logan/The Arizona Republic, via Associated PressAn Arizona state legislator with a history of anti-immigrant commentary is facing calls to resign after he told university students that black people “don’t… Read More

James Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Death of Heather Heyer

ImageJames Fields Jr. drove into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, killing one woman and injuring several other people.CreditCreditAlbemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, via Associated PressCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Sixteen months after swastika-toting white supremacists swarmed the streets of Charlottesville, one of the demonstrators was convicted of first-degree murder… Read More