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Teaching Activities for: ‘A Lynching Memorial Is Opening. The Country Has Never Seen Anything Like It.’

If it were possible to get to the memorial easily, do you think visiting it would be a good choice for a school field trip?

California Today: California Today: After Three Decades, Finally, an Arrest


Thursday: The authorities say they’ve caught the Golden State Killer, a judge rules in favor of DACA, and an “experience” that pays homage to avocados.

For Thousands of ‘Dreamers,’ It Has Been a Wild Ride. And It’s Not Over Yet.

The young undocumented immigrants have seen their hopes alternately elevated and dashed, sometimes in a single week.

Ex-Cop Arrested in Golden State Killer Case: ‘We Found the Needle in the Haystack’

Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, is the suspect in the case of a serial killer and rapist who terrorized communities in California in the 1970s and 1980s.

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White House Withdraws Ronny Jackson’s Nomination for V.A. Chief Amid Criticism

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Accusations leveled against Dr. Ronny L. Jackson’s time leading the White House medical staff led lawmakers to have concerns over his nomination.


Federal Agencies Lost Track of Nearly 1,500 Migrant Children Placed With Sponsors

The Administration for Children and Families learned of the missing children only after calling people who took responsibility for the youths when they were released from government custody.

Ronny Jackson, Golden State Killer, Bill Cosby: Your Thursday Briefing

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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, , remembers the thousands of victims of lynchings. It was inspired by the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin and the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.


Teachers in Arizona and Colorado Plan to Walk Out for Funding and Pay Raises


The walkouts are the latest surge of a protest movement that has already swept through West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky.

Fed Officials Worry the Economy Is Too Good. Workers Still Feel Left Behind.

Many Americans are just beginning to climb out of the Great Recession, yet policymakers are debating whether the economy is on the cusp of overheating.


The Korean War in Pictures


Three years of fighting ended when North Korea, China and the United States reached an armistice in 1953. But no formal peace treaty was ever brokered.


Overlooked No More: Maria Bochkareva, Who Led Women Into Battle in WWI

“My heart yearned to be there, in the boiling caldron of war, to be baptized in its fire and scorched in its lava,” Bochkareva wrote in her 1919 autobiography.


Bill Cosby’s Fate Rests With Jury as It Begins Deliberations

After 12 days of testimony, seven men and five women began considering whether Mr. Cosby is guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

Michelle McNamara Died Pursuing the Golden State Killer. Her Husband, Patton Oswalt, Has Some Questions for Him.

The author devoted years to identifying the Golden State Killer, but she didn’t live to see the arrest of a suspect, or her book about the cold case published.

News Analysis: Courts Give Trump a Possible Path Through a Legal Minefield on Immigration

Developments on the president’s travel ban and efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program signal that he could find a new way to counter the legal resistance to his crackdown.


New Allegations Emerge Against Ronny Jackson as White House Digs In

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Accusations that Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, the president’s pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, mishandled an opioid and wrecked a car while intoxicated surfaced in a document compiled by the Democratic staff of a Senate panel.

HUD Floats a Plan Intended to Reduce Reliance on Housing Assistance

But Ben Carson, the HUD secretary, said it was intended to start a conversation and should not be regarded as final.

Suspect Arrested in Golden State Killer Case

James Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was arrested at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif. The so-called Golden State Killer is thought to have killed 12 people, raped at least 45 people and burglarized over 120 homes in the 1970s and ’80s.


Home Depot Shooting: Dallas Officer Dies From Injuries

Officer Rogelio Santander died on Wednesday, one day after he, another officer and a store security guard were shot outside a Home Depot.


5 Black Women Were Told to Golf Faster. Then the Club Called the Police.

A confrontation caught on video at a Pennsylvania golf course echoed other recent racially charged incidents involving businesses, black customers and the police.

Wednesday, Apr 25

U.S. Must Keep DACA and Accept New Applications, Federal Judge Rules

The judge rejected the government’s assertion that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was unlawful.

Pruitt’s Security Chief Moonlighted for Tabloid Publisher That Backed Trump

Pasquale Perrotta is being investigated by the E.P.A. and Congress for his outside work, which included assignments for American Media Inc., the publisher of The National Enquirer.

Mulvaney, Watchdog Bureau’s Leader, Advises Bankers on Ways to Curtail Agency

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the bureau, also described the two types of people he was most responsive to as a lawmaker: constituents and the lobbyists who contributed to his campaign.

Parkland Gunman Carried Out Rampage Without Entering a Single Classroom

The police said Nikolas Cruz walked down the hallways of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and took aim at students and teachers trapped in the corridor.

Tuesday, Apr 24

Do Gun Owners Want Gun Control? Yes, Some Say, Post-Parkland

Gun owners who favor increased restrictions can be an overlooked group. Some have grown more vocal, marching and testifying in favor of limits.

Waffle House Shooting Suspect Once Had His Guns Taken Away. He Got Them Back.

Officials took the Nashville shooting suspect’s guns after a run-in at the White House last year. But his father gave the guns back.

‘I Just Wanted to Live,’ Says Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman

James Shaw Jr. grabbed an AR-15 from a shooter’s hands early on Sunday, most likely stopping further bloodshed at a Waffle House outside Nashville.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: An American Tragedy in Nashville

The Waffle House shooting is a painful reminder of Tennessee’s failure to protect its own citizens from mass murderers with guns.

Monday, Apr 23

This Start-Up Says It Wants to Fight Poverty. A Food Stamp Giant Is Blocking It.

Propel was begun to bring convenience and new services to food stamp recipients. A big government contractor is getting in the way.

Prince’s Family Sues Hospital That Treated His First Opioid Overdose

Though Prince declined all testing at the Illinois hospital, the lawsuit contends the medical staff did not do enough to find the cause of the overdose.

For Politicians Scraping Bottom, a Scarce Resource: Impeachment Lawyers

Despite the high stakes and bright lights, the nation’s statehouse impeachment bar is but a handful of battle-tested lawyers. The next test may be in Missouri.

Man Sought in Waffle House Shooting Had Been Arrested Near White House

The police said the gunman accused of killing four at the Nashville restaurant was arrested in Washington in July after saying he wanted to talk to the president.

Sunday, Apr 22

Texas Boy Killed by Truck as His School Held a Walkout on Guns

The boy had been trying to cross a busy highway in El Paso. He was not participating in the protest and was part of a group of students headed to a park, officials said.

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City

The rally, which was held outside of Atlanta, was monitored by more than 700 law enforcement officers from 42 agencies.

Saturday, Apr 21

Sheriff’s Deputy Is Fired After Fatally Shooting Unarmed Man in Houston

Deputy Cameron Brewer did not follow policy when he shot Danny Ray Thomas at an intersection last month, the sheriff’s department in Harris County, Tex., said.

Voting Laws for Felons Can Be Hard to Follow. Here’s an Overview.

Behind bars for murder in Maine? You can still vote. Convicted of perjury in Mississippi? You might be permanently barred from the ballot box.

Hundreds of Immigrant Children Have Been Taken From Parents at U.S. Border

The Trump administration says it separates immigrant families only when necessary to protect the child. But the government’s own figures show this has happened in more than 700 cases.

Voices and Pictures From the Student Walkouts: ‘We Deserve to Live Without Fear’

Students left their classrooms on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Here’s what they had to say about gun control and why they are protesting.